The show notes for Episode 20 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/02/episode-20-get-active-anyone-who-says-aca-repeal-is-fait-accompli-is-just-wrong-wsg-aslavitt.html
STAT OF THE WEEK – Les Leopold at The National Memo – As the top 1% saw their incomes rise 198% from 1978 to 2015, the bottom half’s incomes DECLINED by 1%.
Laurel Raymond at ThinkProgress: Hundreds of Republican lawmakers aren’t holding town halls this recess
Chris Savage at Eclectablog: Republican Tim Walberg is hiding from and lying to his constituents, refuses to meet with them
Find a town hall meeting in your area (if there IS one) at the Town Hall Project website.
Adam Green & Stephanie Taylor at Huffington Post: House Democratic Leadership May Lose 2018 Opportunity
H.R. 610 – The Choices in Education Act of 2017
CHAFF OF THE WEEK: Trump Calls the News Media the ‘Enemy of the American People’
George Lakoff: #ProtectTheTruth
LOLGOP at The National Memo: We Need A Simple Way To Remind Everyone That Trump Is Ripping Us Off
LOLGOP at Eclectablog: If the Affordable Care Act is saved, it will happen THIS week
Peter Suderman at Reason.com: Major Blow to Obamacare Mandate: IRS Won’t Reject Tax Returns That Don’t Answer Health Insurance Question
INTERVIEW: Andy Slavitt on Twitter: @ASlavitt
ACA repeal affects many who aren't aware.
Here are the people impacted on in one place.
RT if you think helpful. pic.twitter.com/1TmP1J1KGD
— Andy Slavitt (@ASlavitt) January 13, 2017
Warning to country: do not play this in reverse. https://t.co/Sm75YaM8Xy
— Andy Slavitt (@ASlavitt) December 21, 2016
Detroit Free Press: Water shutoffs to resume in Flint before spring
Intro and Outro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre from the album Zoolook.
The Sit and Spin Room logo by Anne C. Savage.