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Hi, Jon. #CASEAct is pro family in that it allows independent creators & small "mom-n-pop" businesses a means of possibly protecting their families' incomes against #copyright infringement. It is #Covid_19 related because... 1/2
... these same families livelihoods have been decimated w/ #StayAtHome orders cancelling events, photo shoots, etc. Pro photographers generally have two income streams: assignments & the licensing of #copyrighted material. (Same as musicians w/ royalties) so... 2/3
...#justOne Senator, @RonWyden, is hitting these families with a double slap in the face by: 1/ Denying them equal access to justice & 2/ Ensuring a primary income stream disappears or is at least minimized. The #CASEAct is common sense legislation that passed the House... 3/4
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See firsthand the trauma and unfairness of voting via #VoteByMail in Oregon:
PS: And here, next door to the City Hall/Police Station where I dropped our ballots, is the local cannabis dispensary, for which an elderly city council member recently thanked God: "It's the only business generating enough taxes during COVID to keep our town solvent!" #Oregon
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1. News: Senators Want Details On President Trump's SECRET POWERS. The day he declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency, he made a cryptic remark,

“I have the right to do a lot of things that people don’t even know about”

washingtontimes.com/news/2020/may/… #Trump #News #PANIC
2. News: WHOA! Gavin Newsom looks to CLOSE PRISONS amid budget woes washingtontimes.com/news/2020/may/… #Trump #News #CoronaVirus
3. News: Michael Flynn adversary’s law firm backs Democrats, having contributed $240,000 in the 2019-20 election cycle, almost all to Democrats or left-leaning causes, the filings show. washingtontimes.com/news/2020/may/… #Trump #News #ObamaGate #FreeFlynn
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We have filed a motion seeking a temporary restraining order on behalf of clients in their class action lawsuit over handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in #Oregon prisons. It would force ODOC & the governor to take action now as we move forward with our litigation and trial #orpol
The order would require the governor and the Department of Corrections to take every action within their power to reduce the risk the disease poses to incarcerated Oregonians. We believe that our plaintiffs will suffer immediate irreparable injury unless the TRO is issued.
To inform the court about what is happening inside Oregon's prisons during the pandemic, we have submitted dozens of declarations or witness statements from incarcerated people alongside our motion for a temporary restraining order.
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Dear USA. PLEASE SEND HELP. Kate Brown has now decided to extend our emergency order till July 6th AND she's already calling off football in the FALL until she gets a VACCINE!! Oregon needs help. We have low numbers from COVID and have no income from Unemployment.
#helporegon
#auditoregon #freedom #constitutionalrights #ConstitutionOverCoronavirus
Share this and help us get out from this tyranny. No mandatory vaccines. No tracking. Where's our federal funds for unemployment? @potus @DOJPH @OAN

247sports.com/college/oregon…
Religious restrictions in Oregon have lead to churches now creating a lawsuit to be able to uphold their rights.
wweek.com/news/courts/20…
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Live tracker: How many coronavirus cases have been reported?
Using data from the COVID Tracking Project, we’re following how each state is responding to Covid-19.

Scroll down to the photo of the States in this article & then click on the State.
politico.com/interactives/2…
Iowa 3,159 positives on Monday. And now today Wednesday, 3748 positives, Iowa has a population of 3.18 million.
Georgia on Monday had 18,947 positives, today they have 20,740. Georgia has a population of 10.6 million.

But they have opened up their stay at home orders. Salons, restaurants, tattoo parlors now open. Expect these numbers to go way up. #Georgia #Georgians #COVID19
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Neskowin Creek RV MaskMakers are a group of self-quarantined fulltime RVers saving our sanity by cutting & sewing masks to SAVE LIVES.
We have donated in Lincoln City: Fire Department, Ace, Safeway, DutchBros, Samaritan Hospital...

Have also donated to: Tillamook, Marion, Washington, Lincoln counties & Good Morning America morning show in New York...
To this point we have been using materials WE ALREADY HAD &/or purchased out-of-pocket. Some materials are becoming very scare (ELASTIC!) - everywhere...
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Oregon needs to close #PDX airport (to prevent those in pandemic-affected cities from bringing #COVID19 here) and then reopen the state as follows. 1/
1) Designate which hospitals will continue to treat covid patients
2) Reopen all other healthcare facilities and practices to non-covid patients, as soon as there are enough surgical masks to provide one to each patient.
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3) Reopen all state parks, trails, etc to the public, with a caveat that citizens should continue to practice social distancing, step 6 ft off trails to let others pass, and wear a mask when running within 25 ft of others or when hiking with friends not in your household.
3/
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@CDCgov, it’s me again. This “report” you released is a flawed mess. If you’re attempting to address #RacialHealthDisparities then why are 12 of 14 states you cherry-picked ranked between 15-46th in terms of Black Population percentage. #TheLies
cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/6…
Instead of analyzing outcomes from #DC, #Mississippi or #Louisiana, all with >30% Black population, you chose to pad the numbers and present #Utah, #Oregon, and #Iowa... all <3% Black population. We. See. You.
Remember the #HealthCareSystem May discriminate but #COVID19 does not Image
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Nothing like a lawsuit to get the phones ringing! We are so appreciative of all of you who've been in touch since we filed a lawsuit on behalf of 7 clients over #COVID19 response in #Oregon prisons. Here's a thread of what you can do to help.
First, if you're thinking "Lawsuit, what lawsuit?" here's an article to get you up to speed. portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2020/…
If you know someone in an #Oregon prison who wants to share what's happening, mail them our legal intake questionnaire to fill out and return to us as "legal mail." Next best option is for you to complete our online survey on their behalf. Find both here: ojrc.info/covid19
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"At least six of Spain's 17 regions were at their limit of intensive care unit beds, and three more were close to it, authorities said. Crews of workers were frantically building more field hospitals."
oregonlive.com/coronavirus/20…
"Smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing."

"Nearly 15% (almost 13K) of all those infected in Spain are health care workers, hurting hospitals' efforts to help the tsunami of people gasping for breath."
"#Moscow went on its own lockdown Monday as all of Russia braced for sweeping nationwide restrictions. The Russian capital of 13 million accounts for over 1,200 of the country's more than 1,800 coronavirus cases."
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If you live in OREGON this pertains to you, please read this thread and pass on the information.

"Governor Kate Brown today issued Executive Order 20-12

All non-essential social and recreational gatherings of individuals are prohibited immediately, "

#COVID19
#OREGON
"regardless of size, if a distance of at least six feet between individuals cannot be maintained. Gatherings of members of the same residential household are permitted."

#COVID19
#OREGON
"Closes and prohibits shopping at specific categories of retail businesses, for which close personal contact is difficult to avoid, such as arcades, barber shops, hair salons, gyms and fitness studios, skating rinks, theaters, and yoga studios."

#COVID19
#OREGON
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This thread connects #China to US, Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg and is incredibly essential to understand something greater that is going on. Most do not know that Vir Biotechnology is founded by @BillGates and @MikeBloomberg dollars through "Gates Family Fund". #coronavirus
FIrst of all, you should know that I started this research when I was looking into the funding behind #HB3063 in #Oregon. I connected the dots between Vir Biotech in Portland, to @ESHforOregon and @OHSUDoernbecher.
I then put the connection between OHSU, @Merck
, @GSKUS @pfizer and @OHAOregon. I learned that the @CDC was making r public health dpmts sign IGA's binding them to these agreemnts or else lose public health funding and their jobs. OHA gives more money for "cooperative funds"
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MAR 19 #WWIII #COVID19 MD THREAD 1: Most stories from WaPo: Siobhán O'Grady, Rick Noack, Marisa Iati, Alex Horton, Miriam Berger and Katie Mettler
March 20 at 7:31 AM PT .. skip all TRUMP lies, JUST FACTS HERE
tinyurl.com/ry9j5q7 FRONTLINE TROOPS @AMSA_News @ANANursingWorld
MAR 19 #WWIII vs #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: Way too late for #Fresno #McCarthy THIS IS #WWIII on our #AmericanSoil. Against tiny but vicious Enemy #COVID19 ...AND OUR #FRONTLINTROOPS Need #N95 masks #ProtectiveEquipment (Like #China has) HERE is a 60 page PDF #HANDBOOK @usairforce
MAR 19 #WWIII vs #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: FIRST the toll to date. 250,000 Reported CASES (Remember MANY Countries do not report..including #Turkey #Russia ) 11,000 DEATHS #Italy passed #China #Spain up 30% @WHO @maddow @CNN @JohnsHopkinsSPH @UCSF @BuzzFeed @SCMPNews @guardian
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Just met with @repblumenauer and #Oregon business leaders. A summary:

-Consumables hoarding is creating artificial shortages and disrupting orderly supply chains
-Most “small” businesses losing $1-10k/day
-Immediate, direct funding (not just loans) needed to save small entities
-Significant drop in investing and deal activity
-PDX stands to lose dozens of performing arts venues
-Xenophobic attacks on biz owners
-We can’t afford to NOT directly fund local recovery; as evidenced by prior recovery acts, it will prove more costly to rebuild than keep afloat
-The most marginalized and vulnerable must be first in line for assistance
-Washington is not trusted or expedient, thus we need to rely on community leaders to convey information
-Biz leaders have the appetite and ability to bridge comms gap between government and the public
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MAR 6 #CoronavirusOutbreak #CoronavirusUSA Live UPDATES MD THREAD 1: Sorry no time to start now .. will just post this. Crowdfunded TRUCK @CDCgov #Atlanta for #IMPOTUS45 Photo Op. SEE ACT BLUE TO KEEP IT ROLLING .. And Breaking 100,000 Cases. @votevets @AMSA_News @maddow @CNN
MAR 6 #CoronavirusUSA from LIVE UPDATES MD THREAD 2: FROM 10:24 PM Yesterday: U.S. death toll rises to 12, as worries increase over possible #viruscluster on #GrandPrincess #cruiseship off #CA GOT THAT #Trump @GavinNewsom uses HIS Army to help. SEE MORE tinyurl.com/slyw2cu
MAR 6 #CoronaVirusUpdates MD THREAD 3: NOT GOOD. There were 62 Passengers who stayed on board w other sick ones, one died. BUT They DID NOT DELIVER enough TEST KITS for them ALL...Why Not @GavinNewsom?! @USArmy @uscoastguard QUIT LISTENING to BAD LAY ADVICE from #TrumpsCDC @UCSF
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MAR 5 #CoronavirusOutbreak MD THREAD 1: Latest ARGIS Map 3/5 6:53AM .. NOTE #China not supplying DEATHS update.FIRST SEE #IMF Report from yesterday.. AND Breaking #Boris suspends #British #Parliament .. IS #Iran totally sure that Vendor from #Wuhan had come to HolyDays before?
MAR 5 #CoronavirusOutbreak MD THREAD 2:
Yesterday's MD THREAD: tinyurl.com/ww2jk4h
by MD trained during #HIV #AIDS Epidemic When we had to fight YEARS for Research, and Treatment.
Still do @VP #Pence killed many in #Indiana in 2015 #maddow @seattletimes @sfchronicle
MAR 5 #CoronavirusOutbreak MD THREAD 3: WaPo Mapping LINK...tinyurl.com/qrsxkva as I note above I like ARGIS JohnsHopkins Map better but this is US alone... HEADS UP..SCARY folks...
While #ImpeachedForLife #IMPOTUS45 #Trump and @VP Pence are clueless @maddow @CNN @votevets
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⚠️The similar genomes of 2 #coronavirus infections in #Washington suggest #COVID19 may have been spreading in the state for ~6 weeks.

150—1,500 people “have either been infected and recovered or currently are infected now.”

Expect many more cases, soon.
nytimes.com/2020/03/01/wor…
Unfortunately, community spread of #coronavirus has been occurring in MULTIPLE regions for weeks. In #Oregon, the infected school worker(!) had symptoms for a week before being tested — add the long incubation period, and this person likely was infected 2-3 weeks ago.

#COVID19
As I discussed, we cannot stop #coronavirus, but we can contain it.

But unfortunately, I expect many more #COVID19 cases for the next 4-6 weeks (at least).

#CoronavirusOutbreak
pscp.tv/w/cSo_VTFkdktP…
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#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

2. #Oregon TE Jacob Breeland

Height: 6-4 7/8
Weight: 252
Hand: 9 7/8
Arm: 32 5/8
Wingspan: 78 1/8
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

3. #FloridaAtlantic TE Harrison Bryant

Height: 6-4 6/8
Weight: 243
Hand: 9 4/8
Arm: 30 5/8
Wingspan: 74
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

4. #Washington TE Hunter Bryant

Height: 6-2 2/8
Weight: 248
Hand: 10 right hand (pinky deformation), 10 3/8 left hand
Arm: 32
Wingspan: 76 4/8
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If you don't live in #Oregon, you should pressure your state food bank network to create a program like Oregon's Free Food Market, something they have in addition to traditional food banks. This is where folks can get fresh produce
oregonfoodbank.org/find-help/find…
It is available to everyone. The only questions asked when you go is what your zip code is, how many live in your household, and if this is your first visit. Nothing about your income or immigration status. This makes it welcoming & reduces stigma because anyone can go.
It happens once/month at each site, but there are 33 sites in Portland that have their Food Market each month. Food Banks are heavy on carbs, the Food Market/Harvest Share is about produce. Lots of produce.
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#Urla, #Turkey- Love ❤️ at First Sight. A Magnificent Historic Fishing Village with a Stunning Little Harbor. Home of Ancient Vibeyards-Wineries (3000+ Yrs Old!). Many Thousand Yr Olive Orchards. The Epicenter Of Turkey’s Organic Slow-Food Movement. A Culinary Mecca!
Considering: Have lived in & explored lovely wineries of #Oregon, lived in #HawkesBay #NZ & explored wineries there .... I was so very impressed with the exquisite wineries in #Urla,#Turkey. Here’s one of my top favorites “Nero d’Avola - Urla Karası” with OMG Factor.
As for Boutique Extra Virgin #OliveOil Choices: Wow-Inspiring. ❤️ #Urla #Turkey
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Version 3 of the #CFBPlayoff rankings were released last night. What you expected? If youve followed along since early Oct you know the process. You werent surprised. For the rest of you, lets take a look & compare to what was projected using the same process used for 5 yrs.
First off, why does the committee use this process? Think about it. 14 busy guys make up this committee. They have roughly 60 hrs from when the last game ends on Sat to when they need to have this Top 25 created on Tues. If they evaluate only 30 teams to get that 25, how much
time is adequate to evaulate? 1 hr? Thats 30 hrs of evaluation. Half the time is gone & no one has slept. The process of getting a consensus out of 14 people hasnt even started. Thats why this process is kept so simple, & its why they have a defined predictable process.
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Be A Guardian Of Democracy!
#BeAGuardianOfDemocracy
Be A #PollWorker
THREAD with info & links to signup in all 50 States.
Here's the #PostcardsforAmerica website link to this: postcardsforamerica.com/be-a-guardian-…
& a GoogleDoc: pc2a.info/BeAPollWorker2…
Share! We need 👀 at the Polls!
#DemCast
Wonder what the difference is between Poll Worker & Poll Watcher?
#PollWorker Nonpartisan,Paid
(Clerks, Judges, Inspectors, Checker, Precinct Worker)
#PollWatcher Partisan,Volunteer
(Observers, Monitors, Challengers)
Be A Guardian of Democracy!
Be a #PollWorker or #PollWatcher
And, if you think you're too young to Be A Guardian of Democracy, check out the ages for these states.
#BeAGuardianOfDemocracy
Be A #PollWorker
#YouthPollWorker
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