This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

Fascist-bro Paul Ryan has his first challenger for the 2018 House Speaker election—and he’s a Democrat, which may or may not mean much. We’ll have to wait and see.

I can’t wait to see this: Apparently the GOP is finally going to release a draft of their healthcare bill, a draft that they’re DEFINITELY not working on as we speak.

Maxine Waters refuses to give up the fight against 45.

The UK opposed 45 visiting their country so much that his visit has been put on hold for at least two years. Good on them.

Sorry to be the bearer of awful news, but we have to fact the facts… Republicans keep winning elections. I don’t have the answers but we need to do something. We keep thinking it can’t get any worse, but it can.

The co-founder of Bitch Media, Andi Zeisler, does Twitter right:

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Jayson Flores is Gay on a Budget's Founder and Editor, Aries/Taurus cusp, bigender, Latinx, vegan, femme person, and the biggest Buffy fan you know. Now writing for Bustle, PRIDE, Everyday Feminism, and The Rumpus, where they are also Assistant Interviews Editor. Passionate, deeply feeling, sometimes angry, mostly emotional. Wants to make people feel less lonely in the world. Follow them on Twitter @gayonabudget. More from this author →