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NC legislature looks to rein in Governor's near-limitless emergency power.
I guess we'll see who's "protecting democracy"...

#NCpol #NCGA #NC #WNCnews #Asheville #Charlotte #Durham #Raleigh #Greensboro #Wilmington #AVL #AVLnews
I guess I'll start the list here.

First entry is DemocracyNC...

#NCpol #NCGA #HB264 Image
Second & third entry is ProgressNC and Coalition for Health Care of NC...

#NCpol #NCGA #HB264 Image
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Metathread on #nc11 's Rep @CawthornforNC, since I keep having to dig for references.

I went to the deeply conservative @patrickhenrycol, the same place that @CawthornforNC flunked out of after a semester and a half. I'm one of the 180+ PHC signatories of this letter condemning him.
Some other statements from signatories:
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Getting ready to live tweet the Governor's COVID briefing.

Will a reporter ask whether and when he's going to crack down harder? Will TWO reporters ask this question?

Let's see!

You can watch here:

Gov. Cooper runs down case counts, hospitalizations and deaths.
There is real hope we can stop loss of life. First vaccines arrived. I talked with UPS driver who made that delivery - first in country.
We spent months prepping for this moment.

We expect more doses next week after next round of approval.
Still need clarity from feds on how many doses we'll get.
Feds tell us weekly how many doses we get & we need more time to plan. VP Pence said they'd work on it.

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Police in Asheville, N.C. arrested 6 at a far-left riot where militants were breaking the windows of a hotel. Responding @AshevillePolice were surrounded & ambushed. Asheville is an #antifa hotspot in the southeastern region of the US.…
Auden David Miller, 19, of #Asheville, is charged w/assault on a government official, resisting a public officer & much more.

Abigail Lynn Snow, 23, of Asheville, is charged with disorderly conduct, failure to disperse on command & much more. #AntifaRiots
Lavender Batya Ross, 23, of #Asheville, is charged w/failure to disperse on command, resisting a public officer & more.

Payton Claire Anapol, 21, of Swannanoa is charged w/disorderly conduct, failure to disperse on command, resisting a public officer & more.
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While in, one sense, this is certainly cause to celebrate, the devil is always in the details. What the city council is effectively saying is that #reparations for slave racial capitalism requires an INCREASED participation IN slave racial capitalism.

A quick breakdown thread
Here is a copy of the full resolution passed by @CityofAsheville's City Council and signed by @EstherManheimer…
So, first, the celebration part. The power of the language of repair in this document cannot be overstated. The idea of local governance seeing their mission as making amends for slavery and Jim Crow is likewise a game changer and something that should be replicated.
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So weird!
A local #Asheville leftist moonbat quote-tweeted me - twice - and blocked me.
Almost as if she didn't want me to see the utter stupidity of their engagement.
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Of course, it's widely understood that #BluePrintNC outfits employ people.
Simply reporting information doesn't require an assumption of wrong-doing. Although it is interesting that this immediately came to her mind.
It's almost as if she assumes the worst motives in others.

She apparently deleted that tweet about the PPP $.
Maybe she's fine-tuning her stupidity. We'll see.
But, first - she's perusing my timeline. Where she quote-tweeted this:
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AFD crews are on scene of a 2 story working fire off Hilliard ave, defensive attack, with a 3 story apartment building exposure. A 2nd alarm has been requested.
Defensive operations are still underway, with a good knock on the fire. AFD stations are being backfilled by county FDs. No injuries reported at this time. Red Cross will assist residents of exposed apartment building to the fire.
Fire is under control.
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20 non-RD folks that you might like to follow... #20For2020
1. @lisawheelerpac medical
2. @mackensy #asheville food insight
3. @GHGGuru for climate & ag info
4. @BioBeef for animal ag & genetics info
5. @thefarmbabe all about ag
6. @beefrunner runner & beef dude ...
7. @BuckeyeHannah smart about the ag space
8. @kevinfolta plants and agriculture
9. @PileOfGoop debunking
10. @CeliacBeast about celiac disease
11. @JPlovesCOTTON telling your story
12. @shillito_ray evidence
13. @SavorTooth good writer ...
14. @DrLizaMD and 15. @HHSkepDoc debunking on medical and health issues
16. @edgeben on wheat and crops
17. @joeschwarcz debunking health myths
18. @TheNutrBabe #stand4science on nutrition
19. @foodsheds dairy
20. @ZDoggMD speaks out about medical misinformation #20For2020
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Lights for Liberty #50States #CloseTheCamps
#LightsforLiberty #Lights4Liberty

THREAD of all 50 States & DC
Find your State's & Retweet it to your Senators (I've tagged) & Rep
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In the "very red, very small" town of Anniston #Alabama

#LightsforLiberty #Lights4Liberty
#AL @brookecarbo
@SenDougJones @SenShelby
THREAD #50States
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