Action: Ask Blumenthal to Demand a Nunes Investigation

Indivisbles, we have a chance to make an impact on the Russia investigation. How? Demand that the Democratic members of the Senate Judicial Committee formally request that the Justice Department investigate Devin Nunes for potential obstruction of Justice in the Russia investigation. (Thanks to Santa Cruz Indivisible for doing the leg work on this, and reaching out!) Senator Blumenthal: …

Tax Reform, Housing Policy, & Race

You're probably hearing a lot about tax reform right now. You're hearing about tax cuts for the middle class from the GOP, and if you're paying enough attention, you're also hearing about some changes to the tax code that will cancel those out. For our purposes, we'll be talking specifically about the implications of the …

Medicare for Everybody is Inevitable

By Valerie Eastwood, J.D., LL.M. The time is NOW! On September 13, 2017, along with 15 co-sponsors—Tammy Baldwin, Richard Blumenthal, Cory Booker, Al Franken, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Martin Heinrich, Mazie Hirono, Patrick Leahy, Ed Markey, Jeff Merkley, Brian Schatz, Tom Udall, Elizabeth Warren, and Sheldon Whitehouse—Bernie Sanders introduced Medicare for All, single-payer health care …

IndivisibleCT Says No More Wars

An Open Letter to Connecticut's Senators & Members of Congress: Indivisible Connecticut calls on our Senators and Members of Congress to resist President Trump's march to war with North Korea. That includes Senator Richard Blumenthal who said that the United States should consider military action if North Korea fires missiles on Guam. While we understand …

IndivisibleCT Helps Launch #FightBackCT

On Sunday, May 21, Senator Chris Murphy's Fight Back CT initiative officially kicked off with house parties and resistance gatherings across the state. IndivisibleCT co-hosted a kick-off event with Swing Left at Hanging Hills Brewery in Hartford. We were excited to have over 40 people turn out to help support Fight Back CT, and to …

I’m a Keeper –The Electoral College

I am sure many members of IndivisibleCT feel--maybe strongly--that the electoral college has to go.  I disagree and this post explains why. In this debate there are two sides--the abolitionists and the keepers. I am a keeper, even though the abolitionists have a cooler name. I think there is danger in getting rid of the …

Red America, Blue America, & the Electoral College

In the wake of the 2016 Presidential election, Americans heard a lot about the Electoral College. Many people learned about it for the first time--or at least since the first time since they forgot what they learned during the 2000 election--and opinions ran high on all sides. Many liberals insisted it was undemocratic (but also held …

Where to Begin?: Democratic Politics and the Russia Question

If you’re like me you’ve been glued to your computer screen watching the dumpster-fire—or, more accurately, democratic tragedy—unfolding over the investigation (or non-investigation) of Russia’s tampering in the 2016 presidential elections. This has been a sordid affair, with secret White House meetings, the pathetic tale of General Flynn, the lying of Senator Sessions, and the …