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Thread: The Electoral College: Thwarting Direct Democracy and Enabling Minority Tyranny 🗳️⚖️

1️⃣Let's talk about the Electoral College and how it impacts our democracy. 🇺🇸 #ElectoralCollege #DirectDemocracy #MinorityTyranny Image
2️⃣ The Electoral College is an outdated system that distorts the principle of "one person, one vote." 🙅‍♂️🗳️ It gives disproportionate power to states with smaller populations, diminishing the voice of the majority. #OnePersonOneVote #RepresentationMatters Image
3️⃣ Under the Electoral College, candidates focus on swing states while largely ignoring others. This means that citizens in non-battleground states often feel neglected and their concerns overlooked. 🗺️⚖️ #SwingStates #NeglectedVoices Image
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Throughout history, those in power have recognized the immense influence of mass communication. Joseph #Goebbels, in 1933, hailed radio as the "eighth great power" and leveraged it as a tool for propaganda.
The German government subsidized the production of affordable radios, ensuring widespread access to broadcasts that disseminated provocative speeches and carefully crafted "news."
Reflecting on the past, we find a parallel in the evolution of communication mediums. In the black and white era of cinema, radios were symbols of affluence, mostly seen in the homes of the privileged.
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Special Issue on 4G #Singapore
I would like to thank the contributors-Bilveer Singh, Daniel P.S. Goh, Terri-Anne Teo, Norman Vasu, Marcus Teo, Andrew Yu and Stephanie Kwan Nga Lam.
#Politics #peoplesactionparty… Image
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@SteveBarclay I know you don't care about my life but I do.
I also am not silly enough to expect any kind of recognition or an answer.
I suppose you think what's the point of me even tweeting then.
It because it makes me feel better.
Most of this story is boring but I like
attention to detail.
Yesterday I tried to get my prescription for bisoprolol you probably don't know what that is, so please let me explain.
Three years ago I had a heart attack not really surprising I'm a broken adult who used to be a broken child.
The NHS looked after me with
Such dedication that I will always be so grateful for, words can never express my thanks for the care I received.
Back to my story.
The pharmacy told me they were struggling to get my medication,I phoned my GP surgery, The Receptionist told me she has had literally hundreds of
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@RishiSunak you said you would encourage us to trust you,how's it going from your point of view? From mine it's not going well at all,what are you going to do ? You have to get control,@SuellaBraverman needs to go,you need to show your face at #COP27 you need to order an
Investigation into the security threat not only by @SuellaBraverman but also @trussliz you also need to find out why @BorisJohnson hid the security risk that @trussliz was to our country,she put us all at risk,why didn't the media alert us? Why didn't the government?,why are
There so many leaks in government?its still going on today,we are all so disappointed, some may have had hope you would change things for the better @SuellaBraverman coming back was probably your biggest mistake so far( who knows, there's probaly more) the Tories are finished you
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Good morning everyone🌸🌞🌸
Happy Sunday have a great day everyone 😀
So @BorisJohnson is possibly going to #COP27 to represent our country why? He's not PM anymore why is it even considered?,who does he actually think he is,he should be stopped immediately,if @RishiSunak can't
Do his job then step aside,this is getting more ridiculous by the day,who is running this country?, apparently @RishiSunak was given £141k from fossil fuel donors to help with his latest leadership campaign this is a conflict of interest,the rot and
Corruption continues,none of them are honest and sincere,Trust,integrity, honour,honesty they are just swear words in the @Conservatives #EnoughIsEnough #DemocracyMatters #GeneralElectionNow #LeakySue needs to go now!
@threadreaderapp please unroll
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Good morning everyone 🌸 🌞 🌸
Happy Saturday wishing you all a wonderful day 😊
I'm so confused today why is @RishiSunak spending all his energy on bashing @UKLabour?
Sending emails talking about @jeremycorbyn and what he thinks are similarities between @Keir_Starmer
@jeremycorbyn beliefs,let's look at them for a moment,abolishing anti strike laws,create a nationalised energy company,getting rid of nomdom status,not allowing private schools to avoid tax,no over seas bank accounts,isn't it strange that everyone of these would help ordinary
People of the uk to have fairness across the board,how can it be right that a select few have access to all these things,while the rest of us struggle to keep up trying to pay enough into the system to keep this country going,everyone! and I mean everyone! should pay their fair
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Good morning everyone 🌸🌞🌸
@RishiSunak doesn't like his family being attacked eg: his wife's nomdom status but we all know he's going to attack ours from every angel with his leadership and budget,they ask why were angry,it makes no difference what colour you are ,what religion
You are,if your a good honest person with integrity and honour that's what matters,considering @SuellaBraverman is back spreading her toxic views for anyone willing to listen it's just more of the same,honestly #EnoughIsEnough #DemocracyMatters #GeneralElectionNow #ToriesOut1112
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Good morning everyone 🌸 🌞 🌸
In 49 days! yes 49 days we've had 3 Prime minister's,never has a more powerful man been in Parliament than @RishiSunak they can't vote him out, can you imagine a fourth PM in days ,they have not thought this through,they are going to be sorry very
Sorry,unfortunately because of their mistakes I fear we will too,charter cities are my biggest fear along with the destruction of the NHS,a man who lost billions of £ through fraud,PPE,a lack of appropriate insurance,a wife who was nom dom,BTW its only suspended she can reinstate
Any time she may already have,who knows,we need and deserve a #GeneralElectionNow that's what democracy is #DemocracyMatters
#EnoughIsEnough remember #ToriesThisIsOnYou "at haste repent at leisure" I fear they've made a big big mistake,one we will pay for dearly.#ToriesOut110
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Just to save everyone the time (not being funny it's getting boring and irritating) yes I've read the forde report,yes I've seen the labour files,anyone who is trying to discredit the @UKLabour to me is wasting their time,I will be voting @UKLabour in the General election.
No there's no doubt in my mind,no I don't need educating,I'm a big grownup girl who actually has a mind of her own,now let's talk about the important issue that are affecting our country. #costoflivingcrisis or more appropriately #CostOfGreedCrisis the fact that #DemocracyMatters
Democracy is being destroyed,has anyone taken the time to see what really happened in government yesterday?. #ToriesThisIsOnYou #ToriesOut105 #WhoVotedForThis we didn't, it's time for a #GeneralElectionNow time to put the country before the party @Conservatives.
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So the lady who is not for turning has been spun on a roundabout, by a man who was eliminated early in the leadership campaign,energy support is now @UKLabour policy,her budget is gone,all but very small tax cuts,what she going to say now all you ever hear is but I've done a two
Year plan,what's she going to stand behind now? So again we have a caretaker Prime Minister holding the hand of a completely incompetent PM,what now?,U Turn U Turn and U Turn ,I personally get dizzy ,you never know from one day to the next what's going to happen,it's like living
In a nightmare,32 billion brought back into the government but we are still 28 billion short where's that coming from?.
I've decided! Why has he decided he's the chancellor not the PM,he twice lost the leadership but it looks like he's now the most powerful man in government,will
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Russia has fomented the rise of the far right across central and eastern Europe. Like a virus attacking its host, malign Russian influence seeks out and attacks democracies.
Eroding the foundations of democracies takes years to fully achieve the desired destabilizing and disabling effects, as the western model of democracy becomes more discredited and undermined so the Kremlin’s model rises up.
Russia’s networks of influence are complex, rendering a countries ability to conduct oversight through transparency, accountability and the rule of law extremely vulnerable to exploitation and manipulation.
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So, correct me if I’m wrong:
🇺🇸 Senate does NOT require members to have any form of decency, honesty or true caring. Apart from that, being knowledgeable is not a requirement either?

Misinforming millions is acceptable up until one causes an insurrection?
Lies told when applying to public service jobs are not immediate reason to get fired over?
Accepting money they have no right to does not result in being fired?
Threatening somebody’s life is , well... not such a big deal?
Etc etc...
I am appalled.
I know politics is ‘a game of give and take’
I know without compromise there is nothing
Why it is normal in the 🇺🇸 that 1 person gets to stop everything he or his financial sponsors do not like?

EO are part of the system. But GOP seems to dislike it now.
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#WhyIWillVoteDemocrat in 24 days and So should you:

I am autistic, and back in the late 1980s and 1990s and Von before that, people with special needs both physically and mentally, were not given much of a future. The only places that we were told to be put away because
society didn't give us much of a future, were institutions or if we were lucky, group homes. My mom refused to see that happen. She raised me in a community where they were taught to accept me as who I was, a regular human being regardless
It was through that community and the support of many people including teachers who cared, and others, that made me the person I am today to help strive forward 4 rights for all people and not just for people with special needs, but for the LGBT community, women including
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