Stop the Tax Bill! Call Issa this week!


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Negotiators between the House and Senate are busily trying to come up with a compromise bill that both houses can vote for.  We still have time to make a difference for the 99% instead of for the 1% and corporations.
Our local protests and calls to Issa really matter this week

Here are 7 differences requiring reconciliation between the GOP House and Senate tax bills.  See email & phone numbers for Issa below.
Keep the pressure on the FCC to save Net Neutrality!
Although it may look like the FCC will do away with Net Neutrality, lodge an official complaint with the FCC. The more official complaints the better! Follow the information in orange at the top of the FCC page
Rep. Issa: Use of Trump Dossier for Probe 'Off the Charts Bad'

If the FBI used a salacious dossier funded in part by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign to launch an investigation into President Donald Trump, that would be "off the charts, bad" Rep. Darrell Issa said Friday.

A Proud Darrell Issa trying to discredit the FBI

The integrity of the FBI is crucial. We deserve to have full access to the information and documents we are entitled to, so we can know exactly what's going on at the FBI and that these investigations are being conducted without bias.+


While California burns, House Republicans voted to eliminate the tax deduction for personal losses from wildfires.

Upcoming Events
Tuesday, December 12, 10:00 a.m.: Weekly Rally at Issa's Vista Office - Issa, Stick to your NO vote on the Tax Bill!!!
1800 Thibodo Rd., #310, Vista, CA
Yes, I will be there.  For more information, go here.
Let's put the pressure on Issa to defend his constituents against major tax increases. Wear your NOT ONE PENNY shirts and bring your signs, your friends, and your energy!  Many of you have seen General Brahms and Bill Rider at the rallies. They are collecting toys for veterans who are not in a position to provide toys for their kids. Can you help? Please bring an unwrapped toy for boys and girls of all ages to the rally. Thank you for supporting these veterans
Thursday, December 14, 4:00 p.m- 5:00 pm.: Weekly Encinitas Unity Issa Street Corner Protest
At the corner of El Camino Real and Encinitas Blvd. Please join our lively weekly protest and show your support. For more information, check 

Friday, December 22, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.:  Flip the 49th Resistance Holiday Party
Flip the 49th New Office
5145 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA

Let’s celebrate our amazing work together, inaugurate the new Flip the 49th! office, and recharge for the new year!

Please RSVP here
Legislative Update

Legislative Section

Net Neutrality - The FCC plans to repeal Obama-era rules that kept net neutrality in place. Why it matters to you: communications companies could charge for faster-speed internet connections and determine who gets to see which website. See action item below.

What’s going on in Congress? Use these tools to find out.

To see what’s on the calendar for the upcoming week in the House, check here, the House Majority Leader’s calendar. You can click on each bill to get a summary of it.

If you want to get a clearer picture of ALL of the bills going through Congress: being introduced, going to committee,  and if they don’t die there, being brought to the floor for a vote, sign up for alerts.

MegaVote is a great place to get a summary of how your Representative and two Senators are voting. Sign up for alerts here

For non-biased information about what’s going on politically, check out this list. Notice that very few to no major media outlets are not biased towards the right or left. Where are you getting your information from? It matters.

Action Items
Call Issa's office - Stop the Tax Bill! Tell Issa we need him to vote to send the bill to committee and to keep his NO vote on the final bill. Share which parts of the tax bill will hurt you and why. (Calling his DC office is best for this.)
  • Washington DC Office - 202-225-3906
  • Vista CA - 760-599-5000 
  • Email Darrell 
We need your Help!

Flip the 49th needs a few strong people to help move a conference table and refrigerator into their new facility.  If you can help, please contact Ellen

Other Volunteer Opportunities:  Video Editing for our YouTube Channel, Data Entry to keep our membership and other items up to date, legal observer at our rallies (ACLU will train).  If interested please contact Kathy M.

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