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"We are stronger than you. You have made our commonwealth stronger. You will not succeed. There is no place for you here."  Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to white nationalists in Charlottesville

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After the horrible white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, and Trump's brinkmanship with North Korea, most are us reeling. Issa of course remains silent. We hope you'll be able to gather with our extended Indivisible family today and throughout the week to show our love and strength. And to help us fight against the GOP's planned tax cuts for the super rich.

Tonight there are candlelight vigils around San Diego, including these in downtown San Diego and Encinitas (or check here to find one near you): 

UVA Charlottesville Victims Candlelight Vigil - San Diego
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
San Diego County Administration Center
1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego

Candlelight Vigil for Charlottesville - Encinitas
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cottonwood Creek Park, 95 North Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas
We will stand in unity, rally at the four corners of Hwy 101 and Encinitas blvd then walk with candles along Hwy 101.
This Week’s Updates
Tuesday Rally at Issa's Office
Thanks to the 456 protesters who showed up this Tuesday. We successfully drowned out the handful of Trumpsters who attend weekly now. See more pictures here. Also check out this video.


Saturday, August 12: Applegate, Kerr and Levin Candidate Forum
An amazing turnout (600+) and excellent Q&A yesterday morning with the three democratic candidates for CD49. 



Issa made the news again this week:
Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 15, 10:00 a.m.: Weekly Rally at Issa's Vista Office - "Not One Penny"

1800 Thibodo Rd., #310, Vista, CA
August 15th is the official kickoff of the Tax March's "Not One Penny" (in tax cuts for the super rich) campaign. This comes as President Trump and Congress have made tax code changes their top legislative priority. We have t-shirts for the first 100 rally attendees! We will sign a "Not One Penny" letter to Issa and have postcards ready for you to mail. And if you don't have time to make a sign this week, we have Not One Penny signs for you.

In Issa's recent newsletter, he said he has been getting to work on tax reform. Let's show up in numbers to remind Issa that he works for us and we do NOT support tax cuts for the super rich! Bring your signs, your friends, and your energy!
See here for more details and to RSVP. 
 
Thursday, August 17, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.: Weekly Encinitas Unity Issa Street Corner Protest
At the corner of El Camino Real and Encinitas Blvd. For more information, check encinitasunity.com.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  Be on the lookout for our possible upcoming Budget Townhall dates: August 21st-27th (pending availability of speakers). Rep. Issa and Sen. Harris have both been formally invited. No word from Issa yet.
Legislative Update

Congress is on recess, so our Legislative Team is taking a  well deserved break for the month of August. Thanks for all the hard work!

Action Items
Key Actions for this week: 
  • Call Issa and let him know loud and clear that you do not support the GOP tax cuts for the rich.
  • Call Issa to ask him to speak out against the terror attack in Charlottesville (and Trump's cowardly statements).
  • Check out the Indivisible August Recess toolkit.
  • By Tuesday 8/15, please comment on the Administration's plan to shrink or eliminate four of California’s marine sanctuaries to “clear the way” for offshore drilling. Follow the links and then click on the Comment Now! blue button.
    Protect our National Marine Monuments
    Retain the 5-yr. moratorium on offshore oil leasing
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