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Due to the latest report of Trump's sexual improprieties, Trumpers have gotten Tara Reade trending again, calling liberals/Democrats hypocrites. Here's the difference: Ms. Reade's allegation was taken seriously, but due to inconsistencies and multiple people discrediting her,
the allegation has been deemed unreliable. To this point, it's been the only such allegation made against Biden. On the flip-side, there have been over 33 such allegations made against Donald Trump. Many of the stories are similar to one another and have largely been consistent.
Said stories have also not been discredited like Ms. Reade's was. Therefore, the single allegation against Joe Biden appeared to be quite out-of-character for him, meanwhile, given Donald Trump's history, similar allegations made against him seem sadly in-character.
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@carmenxbrook #MedicareForAll Act of 2019: Introduced in the House 2/27/19.

House members who support the bill: 118. Number of additional House members needed for passage: 100.

congress.gov/bill/116th-con…
@carmenxbrook #MedicareForAll Act of 2019: Introduced by #Bernie 4/10/19.

Senators who support the bill: 15. Number of additional Senators needed for passage: 45 w/ filibuster, 36 w/o filibuster. congress.gov/bill/116th-con…
@carmenxbrook IF #Republicans hold the Senate, NO #healthcare bills will pass. McConnell & the GOP are killing 400 bills, most bipartisan, passed by the House incl'g multiple bills on rx drug prices, #vets' healthcare, preexisting conditions. See the list here: threadreaderapp.com/thread/1305516…
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🔴 Senate #Republicans have KILLED 400 bills passed by the House, most w/ GOP votes. #Dems need to win 4 seats (3 if #Harris is VP). 6 races are tossups: CO-Gardner, GA-Perdue, IA-Ernst, ME-Collins, MT-Daines, NC-Tillis.

thread: Bills Killed by Senate GOP newsweek.com/mitch-mcconnel…
🔴 BIPARTISAN Bills PASSED by the House but KILLED by Senate #Republicans:

Climate Action Act
Raise Minimum Wage
Violence vs Women Act
Corporate Transparent Act
Enhanced Background Checks
Gold Star Family Relief Act
Save the Internet Act
Equality Act
🔴 BIPARTISAN Bills PASSED by the House but KILLED by Senate #Republicans #2

Paycheck Fairness Act
Protect Preexisting Conditions Act
Lower Prescription Drugs Act
Ban Offshore Drilling Act
Invest in Maine Street Act
Lower Prescription Drugs Act #2
#STEM education
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Why do I tweet so much politics? I rarely did prior to Trump. But he has turned a discussion about politics into a discussion about Democracy. Politics is largely emotional, Democracy is not. In our country, the keyholder to our Democracy is...
The President. The President sets direction, ideology, tone and represents it both domestically and abroad. The President builds the team of professionals to set policy on economics, health care, education, infrastructure, science and tech, foreign relations, the military..
...social safety nets, immigration, law, our response to crisis and the environment and represents how we express those policies both here and abroad. The character of the President is a barometer around the world to America’s response to threat and participation to our friends..
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Trump’s National Security Strategy, signed Dec ‘17. Clearly he failed to read/follow this—although he signed it. @realDonaldTrump @GOP @SenateGOP @SenateDems @KamalaHarris @JoeBiden @HouseJudiciary @RepAdamSchiff @RepJerryNadler @SpeakerPelosi @SenSchumer
Spoiler alert: Russia, North Korea, & other “authoritarian regimes” like China, Saudi, are not our buddies: due to brutality/oppression of citizens. Additionally, notes Russian cyber attacks on elections & invasions of Georgia, Ukraine (Belarus). Repeat: NOT OUR BUDDIES.
Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons is a long-standing U.S. goal. However, Trump saw opportunity to MAKE MONEY & sold nuclear power plants to the “oh-so-stable” Saudi dictator, MBS. Who brutally murdered Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi provided 15 of 19 terrorists on 9/11.
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Beware, some smart people are speaking truth about today's two major political parties with relation to Blacks, but truth devoid of context is not factual - context matters. Let's briefly set the record straight. A thread:
1/ Today's Democratic party was the 1800s & early 20th century Republican party (literally) & had Black support. Lincoln was in fact a Republican, but here's context: he was moderate-left on social issues (he opposed slavery but supported segregation).
2/ A notable transition started in the 1920's: Republicans refused to pursue civil rights (go further left), which alienated black voters (who overcame suppression ref: poll tax.). In late 20s, Hoover, a Republican President, ingratiated himself with southern segregationists.
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It's SEPTEMBER!! Which means #Election2020 has officially begun!
So exciting!
10 States have #EarlyVoting or In-Person Absentee Voting in September:
IL KY MI MN MO MS SD VA WI WY
#MakeVotingPlanNOW
#VoteBlueToSaveAmerica
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#PostcardsforAmerica
Dates below for all States
Planning to #VoteByMail?
In 34 States, you can Apply for your Absentee Ballot RIGHT NOW for #Elections2020
AK AZ CA DE FL IA ID IL IN KS KY
LA MA MD ME MI MN MS NC ND NE NH
NV OH OK RI SD TN TX VA VT WI WV WY
#AbsenteeBallots #AbsenteeVoting
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#VoteBlueToSaveAmerica
Concerned about #USPSsabotage and delayed mail?
Here are all the alternate ways to request your #AbsenteeBallot to #VoteByMail
It differs by State

#VoteByMailEarly

Find all the info you need in dropdown menus by State here: postcardsforamerica.com/vote-by-mail.h…

#VoteBlue

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There’s so much fresh hell going on I didn’t hear what that sheriff said until now.

That sheriff wants to warehouse black men. He wants a generation to die out in those warehouses.

That is what Hitler thought, too. #VoteBlue PLEASE!
#DavidBeth said this publicly because he knows that there are many—including the “president”—who feel the same way. This tells me that he’s talked about this idea with people & they said nothing to dissuade him. He thinks he’s cracked the code & genocide is the answer.
This was said in America in 2020.

When I beg you all to register and #vote it’s because Sheriffs are usually elected. Many in law enforcement are.

Judges are elected, too.

A judge would sentence these black men to those warehouse concentration camps for them to die.
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#Independents & #progressives who aren't sure they're going to #VoteBiden should spend 20 mins finding out what's really at stake from 3 top (former) #Republican strategists. Their answer is EVERYTHING. /thread
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@SteveSchmidtSES 1>#Republicans have no platform. Literally. They are officially a cult of personality.

2>#RNC made lawless use of the people's house, the most powerful symbol of the state. Trump's in effect saying he IS the state, he IS the law.
Schmidt: 3>Trump campaign & #RNC know using the #WhiteHouse & WH staffers for the convention is illegal & did it anyway. Trump doesn't just demand loyalty. He demands his staff break the law as proof that HE is the law. "The light's gone from flashing yellow to flashing red."
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#Democrats believe there is nothing to fear from the voices and votes of the American people. We will restore the full power of the Voting Rights Act and stamp out voter suppression in all its forms. 1/18 #DemPartyPlatform #votingrightsact #DemFuture
#Democrats will curb the corrupting influence of money in politics and protect the integrity of our elections from all enemies, foreign and domestic. We will never accept political gridlock as our fate. 2/18 #DemPartyPlatform #MoneyInPolitics #FreeAndFairElections
#Democrats will never tire in our fight to deliver results & create opportunity for all Americans.We will end the war on government that has politicized our institutions,denigrated public service & left the American people on their own instead of working to make them whole. 3/18
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1. As yet more Jerry Falwell Jr. scandals come to light, I've decided to do a thread of everything I've ever written about him and Liberty University in the context of exposing evangelical authoritarianism. But let's start with the latest and a summary for those late to the party
The latest is this. "Pool boy" Giancarlo Granda has now accused Falwell of sharing a picture with him of a Liberty University student exposing herself on the Falwells' farm.

Now to where we've been over the last few days

hillreporter.com/jerry-falwell-…

#WednesdayThoughts #EmptyThePews
3. So, in an attempt to get ahead of the damning revelations about to drop re: Jerry Falwell watching while Granda cuckolded him, Falwell tried to blame the whole thing on his wife. Called it an affair "in which I was not involved."

Becki F. is now pushing the same apparent lie
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1st, I’m a progressive.
But come on progressives, are “Medicare For All,” “The Green New Deal,” or “Ending Citizen’s United” the hills you want to die on? If you do, there will be no living to fight another day.
#VoteBlueToSaveAmerica
#Blue2020
#BidenHarris
@DemCast
We need to defeat tRump if we are going to have a chance to live to fight another day. We cannot afford the luxury of being purists, arguing about whether or not the party will or won’t move completely away from fossil fuels or will or won’t embrace Medicare for all.

#VoteBlue
If we hold out for those demands we will find ourselves living in a dictatorship with zero freedoms. We can fight for the other things later. If we don’t take a stand against tRump right now, there won’t be anything left to save.
#TrumpHoaxedAmerica
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This is not a drill! 🚨

There are traitors at the top level of our govt. attempting to install an authoritarian, even fascist, regime.

If you treasure Democracy you must #VoteBlue. See comments for a full list of Dem candidates for U.S. Senate.

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#wtpSenate
#wtpBlue
To donate to any candidate: actblue.com and scroll down to "Donate"

AK: Dr. Al Gross (I) @DrAlGrossAK

AL: Doug Jones @DougJonesHQ

AZ: Mark Kelly @CaptMarkKelly

CO: John Hickenlooper
@Hickenlooper

DE: Chris Coons @ChrisCoons

GA: Jon Ossoff @ossoff

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GA: Rev Raphael Warnock @ReverendWarnock

ID: Paulette Jordan @electpaulette

IL: Dick Durbin @DickDurbin

IA: Threresa Greenfield @GreenfieldIowa

KS: Barbara Bollier @BarbaraBollier

KY: Amy McGrath @AmyMcGrathKY

LA: Adrian Perkins @PerkinsforLA AND

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I hope you’re sitting down when you watch this 3 part video. This was filmed April 3, 1969. Ready to have your mind blown? Watch & R/T. 👇🏼 #TheMoreYouKnow
Part 2 of 3: Do you know why the DNC pushes a #Communist Agenda? Because you become so totally dependent on them you can’t think for yourself anymore. PLEASE WAKE UP!!!
Part 3 of 3: do you see it all now clearly? #DemocratsAreDestroyingAmerica ON PURPOSE!! This truly is a matter of life or death. #VoteBlue and we’ll all be in a #ConcentrationCamp within a year. #AreYouAwakeYet?
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Since Trump is clearly trying to impede vote by mail for the upcoming election, it’s important that citizens know what they can do to maximize the chances their mail-in ballot is counted.

#VoteByMail #VoteByMail2020 #VoteBlue #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica2020 #AbsenteeBallot
First and foremost, drop your mail-in ballot off at a polling place on election day if you can. You can get a delivery receipt and it completely bypasses the postal service. If you can't do it yourself, you can designate someone else to do it for you.
To ensure that it is postmarked in time, I'd drop it in the mail at least a week before election day. The sooner the better though.

And finally, to counteract any “insufficient postage” issues, COPY THE DELIVERY ADDRESS INTO THE SPACE FOR THE RETURN ADDRESS.
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Here’s a thread on trump’s executive orders -
I owned an accounting , tax & payroll business for 30 years, so I do have some expertise in these matters. What trump calls “payroll taxes” is the $ used to fund Social Security & Medicare.

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Almost all of us have been paying into this fund our entire working lives. It exists to insure that we will have money and medical care when we are too old or disabled to work. When this “tax” gets cut it means there is less money for each of us when we need it.
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The payroll tax “holiday” only affects people who are working. It does nothing to help the millions who are unemployed. The $400/wk. in additional federal unemployment benefits is dependent on already struggling states being able to fund 25% of the payments.
3/6
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Texas is IN PLAY for 2020!

Every Tweet & Retweet for Candidates is like a campaign contribution.

You help most by following & amplifying each of them - even if you don’t live in TX.

Every dem candidate is in this 🧵- making it super easy!

Help me kick some GOP BUTT!

#ONEV1
MJ Hegar is up against the guy the GOP are grooming to take Mitch’s place as party leader.

Follow @mjhegar & lift her up!

Hegar will work hard for Texas & help break the legislative log jam that keeps the Senate from working to make all American lives better.

#VoteBlue Image
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*RETWEET THIS FAR & WIDE*
*SEE MY PINNED POST FOR TIPS TO PROVE YOU MAILED IN YOUR BALLOT*

Use the links to make sure your mail-in ballot is counted!

#KnowYourRights HAVA 2002 #VoteBlue #TeamJoeTalks 🌊

Alabama (AL) myinfo.alabamavotes.gov/VoterView/Prov… or sos.alabama.gov/city-county-lo…
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Alaska (AK) myvoterinformation.alaska.gov
Arizona (AZ) my.arizona.vote/AbsenteeTracke…
Arkansas (AR) voterview.ar-nova.org/voterview
California (CA) sos.ca.gov/elections/ball…
Colorado (CO) sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections…
Connecticut (CT) Email LEAD@CT.gov or call (860) 509-6100 portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Election-…
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Is someone CRIMINALLY Liable for
KNOWINGLY & WILLFULLY
distorting, editing, & masking
Public Medical Information,

...& perpetrating FRAUD upon the American People?

What if this was AIDS /HIV?
👉#H_C_Q_Cures_COVID_19
Lots of Vents for DENIERS!
#MyBodyMyChoice #MeToo
#VoteBlue
To Vax or Ventilate yourself as a #Cure_Denier is
your Constitutional Right.
After all, #MeToo
#MyBodyIsBeautiful #MyBodyMyChoice

The Constitution even applies to Low I.Q. persons.

#H_C_Q__Cures__COVID__19
Gilead’s influence over the process of clinical investigation & approval of therapeutics is undeniable.
A direct threat to Remdesivir,
#H_C_Q
has likely been in Gilead’s crosshairs for months.

omnij.org/Gilead:_Twenty…

23 July Paper by @JamesTodaroMD
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(Thread) @replouiegohmert @GOP @Jim_Jordan I find all of you total hypocrites. Ol Louie says Barr being destroyed for doing his job & how terrible that is. Yet #gop has had no problem destroying good men & women in govt just doing their jobs b/c they dared go against @POTUS 1/
& reported wrongdoing or doing their job of intel. When there are so many contacts w/Russians & it is known @FBI & intel agencies monitor foreign govts. It is t/person's fault who was talking to them in inappropriate ways that they got caught in counter intel. @TheJusticeDept 2/
& #BillBarr is obviously the protector of #Trump, not of equal justice for all. No one, no not one, forced Flynn to lie or not register as foreign agent. Those were HIS choices. Manafort should be in jail. All found guilty by jury of their peers & commuting Stone & releasing 3/
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Bookstore owner down here in South Carolina placed the recent book, "White Fragility," in her store window and is now receiving death-threats.

Can we talk about this? penguinrandomhouse.com/books/566247/w…
So many things to unpack here.

First of all, conservative cancel culture is and always has been alive and well. goodmorningamerica.com/culture/story/…
Where'd that "party of free speech" stuff go, anyway? reason.com/2017/10/10/rep…
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An unmarked NYPD cruiser struck a black teenager on Halloween.

When this writer tried to find out more, he learned how the NYPD is shielded from accountability for their many abuses.

#BeTheChange4Justice ⚖️

propublica.org/article/my-fam…
Some examples of their egregious abuses:
•NYPD arrested Black/Latino boys at alarming rates while the kids were doing age-appropriate activities.
•They were randomly selected and charged w/out legitimate reason.
•The NYPD didn’t notify parents.

#BeTheChange4Justice ⚖️
Abuses, contin’d:

• Children were held for running from plainclothes officers.
• Event descriptions were changed to meet officers’ needs to avoid accountability: the unmarked NYPD cruiser striking the kid turned into the kid running into the police car despite witnesses.
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An important Confederate statue that needs to be removed on November 3rd, is Mitch McConnell.
Vote him out Kentucky!!!!✨✨✨✨
So fun fact. I have NOT received 1 NEGATIVE COMMENT OR DM from this tweet yet......

#VoteBlue
#BlackLivesMatter
#VoteByMail
#Kentucky
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I’m 34.

I’m just wondering how old my followers are?

Not that it matters.

Just thought it would be an interesting Sunday question.
Also. The last 90 days has actually been 17 millenniums.
Mr. Wynn is almost 10 months!
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