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🧵Dear fellow clears, especially fellow WW, I have a few things to say to us. Note these are things I continuously have to remind myself, too. I’m saying it for me as well as you & am going to use myself as the example here:

Let Black ppl, especially Black women, be human. 1/
First & foremost, I ask you to please take just a moment to read this article in it’s entirety, it’s such an important skill for being human & letting others be human:… /2
Second, please stick with me & watch this 2 minute video—I promise it’s worth it: /3
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It was an absolute joy to welcome JOSH SHAPIRO & AUSTIN DAVIS to the huge rally in Stroudsburg yesterday! Monroe County REALLY showed up for Josh, Austin & our entire slate of excellent Dem candidates. We have receipts💅🏻 😁…@JoshShapiroPA @AustinDavisPA #PAGov #MonroeCountyPA 🧵… ImageImageImageImage
Our amazing MAUREEN MADDEN! @MaddenforPArep (And MY State Rep…woohoo! 🎉 🙌) I voted for Maureen because she has done incredible things for #HD115 & will continue to protect CHOICE in PA. Go, Maureen, go! #MaureenMadden #PAHouse #BlueNovember #RoevemberIsHere ImageImageImageImage
Our FIERCE 💪 Stroudsburg Mayor & #HD189 candidate TARAH PROBST really got the crowd going. I am thisclose to Tarah’s District. SHE IS GOING TO ROCK THE HOUSE! 🔄 @TarahProbst We are #TeamProbst 24/7/365. She is going to shake up Harrisburg & WE CAN’T WAIT! #FlipThePAHouse ImageImageImageImage
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Don’t let anyone tell you young people don’t show up to vote.

We are — and we will continue to show up these last five days until Election Day, including on campus at UT Austin!
Want to help us turn out even more young voters in key states and vote out MAGA Republicans? Volunteer with us today! #GOTV
That early voting line of college kids we showed you earlier from Austin, Texas?

It's 80+ people longer now and growing.

Don't mess with Gen Z ✊
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Hate speech is a way of dominating & monopolizing the conversation:
- It removes the possibility of polite, congenial dialogue.
- No productive discussion can happen until it is removed, b/c one party is only *pretending* to be there for dialog but is only there for broadcasting.
Hate speech is a weapon being used to shut down political discourse -- under the guise of promoting it.

It's a kind of false flag operation -- a strategy of war disguising itself as "legitimate political discourse."
Putin and the American right-wing are using the exact same tactics -- and this is no accident. It's not a coincidence Elonely Muskrat is carrying water for Russian dictators and oligarchs -- the right-wing as an ideological movement is now global.
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Election day is fast approaching!

Are you still hoping to make a bigger difference?

Here are the 8 most important things you can do before, during, and after election day!

(Have you ever heard of #7?)

#VoteAND #2022midterms #Volunteering

Before we get specific ... In general, work exponentially for biggest impact. Whatever you choose to do, if you bring in more people, your impact will grow. And if you bring in more people who will themselves bring in more people ... now we're talking!

BEFORE election day:
1) Check your voter registration at

2) Vote early. If there are problems, you'll have time to resolve them by election day.

3) Get out the vote! Phone & text bank or write postcards w/ @RovVote

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Desperate much?

Barnicle: “While abortion is an issue, it nowhere reaches the level of interest of voters in terms of the cost of gas, food …”

Me: You can’t divorce being forced to carry an unwanted pregnancy from the economic realities of having a child.”

Families are worried about the cost of housing while Kemp sits on $400M in funds to stop evictions. We’re the 8th largest state but have the 4th highest eviction rate. 2/
Families are struggling with healthcare costs, but Kemp refuses to expand Medicaid and give health insurance coverage to 500,000 Georgians. 49% are working people.

Another big category? Women forced to carry unwanted pregnancies to term are 60% less likely to work full-time. 3/
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Join @gaslitnation to Get Out the Vote (#GOTV)! Trainings included, helping democracy guaranteed! Let’s plant seeds of hope together! 🧵…
October 25th Tuesday 5pm Eastern Time — Phonebank with @Sister_District for North Carolina’s state races to protect abortion rights and election integrity. RSVP here!…
October 28th Friday 3pm to 5pm Central Time (Not eastern) — Phonebank with @IndivisibleTeam for U.S. Senate Candidate @JohnFetterman in Pennsylvania. RSVP here!…
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Saturday August 20th, 2022.
News you can use. 🧵 Image
I think it's way past time we corrected the record, and stopped legitimizing the dangerous and extreme beliefs of the religious right. They are NOT "pro-life", and I don't know how much more death it will take for the whole country to realize that.

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Friday, August 19, 2022.
News you can use. 🧵 Image
The efforts to protect people and their private data, or even educate the public on how and what kinds of data are collected by smart phones, and who that data is shared with, have been stunningly a lot of things.

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Yes! Thank You, @JeremyTN64 for being the example that proves this point! It’s doable we all see the efforts of Jeremy are proving the points I am making after seeing 4 spots, not just as uncontested Republicans for DA & Judges, with 0 candidates in District 11 all together.
So to recap from yesterday. #GOTV #EarlyVoting is here. Pick your pick for #governor. Rally behind @Campbell4TN, myself, Carson, @AD5NL, @JeremyTN64, as well as our D neighbors as (I), & the only mayor candidate that doesn’t scream self absorbed or here to help Butt.
Speaking of David Carson though, this isn’t a message for David to put out there, but it is a good 1 for @MauryCountyDems to discuss with our fellow #MauryCountians. We have a unique opportunity #HD71 gives us the chance to have 2 #StateReps from Maury County.
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#EarlyVoting starts today, & I got to do something surreal, which was see my name on this ballot. Takeaways from my trip to #GOTV.
Butt is even more dishonest than we already thought (trailers included) as the self proclaimed “proven Republican leadership” candidate is an (I)?
Baker is not a serious candidate, he is trying to help Butt by attempting to siphon off from Charlie Norman.
How we fail as a party is by allowing so many offices to go unopposed. We need more people to step up and run for office to bring balance to the ballots.
This starts at the fact there were just no listed candidates for a field w/any distinction. @MauryCountyDems after this election cycle we need to have a serious look at ourselves to figure out a plan to increase our party listings on the ballot for 2024. We’re in all districts
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The link from @thedailyherald & conversation in @AD5NL’s 🧵 I understand, but I want to know from @MauryGOP followers on this. Does it bother you that the Mayor made a grandstanding gesture for some bogus fundraising quotes delaying @MauryCoSchools budget for the upcoming year
Just to fundraise off of something he knows can be overturned with a simple majority? Are you okay being used as a prop for his campaign as Andy demonstrates that he doesn’t care about the issues, and Andy refused to give an explanation on the actual issues inside the budget?
Has Andy ever shown that he cares for anything besides Andy? Ask yourself those questions as we enter Early voting.
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🧵1/ This #IndependenceDay, let’s talk about how to keep our democracy. This is not hyperbolic—right *NOW* the GOP is enacting an *ongoing* coup 50+ years in the making. #53PickUp #VoteBlue
2/ Odds are you don’t have a strong understanding of US civics because our government didn’t *WANT* you to understand it. The GOP’s most reliable voting block are uneducated whites. They want it easier to dupe voters with diversions & propaganda. 🧵:
3/ It’s also easier to fool people into thinking the Democrats are purposely or incompetently messing things up if your audience doesn’t know how civics works. The GOP & enemy countries have massive & effective propaganda networks to turn public opinion. Image
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For the first time in my life I felt unsafe doing #GOTV & got personally targeted & my photo posted on a QAnon type site.

More appalling was how many on #healthcare & #academia, if you are connected on social media like FB, are pro-violence & anti-rule of law & support J6.
If you are a Black, immigrant, LGBTQ, chronic illness, Muslim, etc person, patient, #HCW, teacher, heck yeah, is scary

Thing is those who have been safely tucked in cocoon of suburbia, worried about junior making the cut for the bball team
now feels suddenly scary

Us: not new
We *need* the ppl who typically enjoy more safety to step up. It feels “ick” to report, like you are an informant in Nazi Germany or something, but it is opposite: being “nice” & “not controversial” & “let’s all get along”
➡️empowers bullies

Be a true ally
Not bully ally

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1/ "Fear and Loathing in Central Florida" 🧵

I'm pretty fn sick of the corrupt politics in Florida. Casinos, bigotry, Disney, election fraud, Russia, Elon, insurrection...Mormons? That's right, Central Florida has it all.

#Wokened 👀
#OperationAvalanche Image
3/ Here's a couple of the state and federal laws she is helping break. It's reminiscent of Rod Blagojevich...except way fn worse. #HobbsAct

@TheJusticeDept this entire thread is for you. Cheers.… ImageImage
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/1 4/17/22 UPDATE - DOJ IS #DOINGSOMETHING 🧵: Litigator here. I’m a bit mystified by the defeatism and non-stop #DoSomethingGarland which seems to rear its head even when progress is made.
/2 REALITY CHECK: Trump et al. could get thrown in jail tomorrow and it would not change the fact that the GOP is laser-focused on overturning election results by co-opting state officials & passing voter suppression laws.
/3 WE GOTTA #GOTV: We have to put our energy into winning elections and that means all of us. Instead of hand-wringing and despairing, sign up to GOTV and get voters registered - we have primaries going on right now and we need to get Dem voters focused.
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This 👇🏽👇🏿👇🏻 This is why #BLM exists & why “implicit bias” is not only real but it kills

Why, when you see it, say something, do something
The system changes not by sharing tweets & hashtags but actions & consequences & removal of toxicity from the system

Follow #BlackTwitter
Above #MedEd #TikTok improvement: #citeblackwomen who lead this work (not only utilized the savior mindset of Black & brown as victims) #Blackexcellence @citeblackwomen center Black women
Send #SoMe traffic to Black creators & activists. #healthcare…
Take #sharethemic initiative. It allowed #Blackexcellence to speak thru #influencer accounts to large followings for a day. I looked at before/after numbers, it did NOT drive any additional traffic to the actual accounts of those voices. Resurfacing this:
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Those of us with immigrant backgrounds have NO idea what debt we owe these women for risking their lives so some of us can shop at Whole Foods with other suburban moms, then drive a Lexus home to ride on a Peloton, & think only our own hard work created this access to success.
Those of us who are Muslim have a partial experience of what it is like to be made the face of threat and danger and vilified.

…But “the West “still wants to “save” Muslim women… make us a token or mascot of saviorism & evidence of being a shining city on the hill.
In comparison, the black woman doesn’t have that opportunity to be paraded around as the most recent woman “saved” & celebrated - the tropes are universally harmful & exploitative/pejorative vs Black women in society/media + centuries of economic barriers/being exploited.
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For #Virginia #ClimateAction, the choice is clear:

VOTE @TerryMcAuliffe…

The contrast between McAuliffe's respect for science and #Trumpkin @GlennYoungkin's climate denial is stark.
For a perspective, see @VoteClimateUS's scorecard: McAuliffe 68, Youngkin 12.5. (Terry's score is harsh while Glenn's is generous.)…

#GOTV in Virginia!
Vote, get three #Virginia friends/acquaintances out to vote, go canvassing, make calls to assure Ds win up and down the ballot to support #climateaction:

If you care about #climateemergency, join @Enviro_Voter:
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He may Rest In Peace, but the things he fought for are still a problem eight years later and there is only one man too blame for those problems.

#GOTV Nov 2.
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In 2013 Duggan’s experience is less than Adams in 2021. Did this affect the lack of progress by the Duggan administration?
If you review Duggan’s record, as he stated, he failed everywhere. Image
Then the next election
Duggan’s slogan was ‘promises made , promises kept’ which was a lie by his own measure. The same goes for what he has stated for 2021. Image
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Thank you @CallForCongress for all you did to help #GOTV for @ninaturner, the #MedicareForAll and living wage candidate for #OH11!!♥️

Please bring word as it comes! We’re watching!
Shareef and Lisa guess what? Jason Call has confirmed he will join us in Tacoma to rally for national improved Medicare for All and amplification of @WholeWashington #I1362 on August 21st!

So confirmed speakers so far:

@iam4M4A (1/2) Image
.@KennyBallentine of course will be here, & I have another announcement pending!♥️ (2/2)

Come on Nina!!

We need Medicare for ALL!!💯🏩🧶

“Only all that we love is on the line!!! Hello somebody!!”~TNT Image
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“QAnon is ...a self-sustaining environment of #disinformation & #misinformation...

.. QAnon hijacks the architecture of social media..

..By controlling acceptable forms of information, QAnon traps its members in a downward spiral of radicalization.”…
“As P.W. Singer and Emerson Brooking describe in.. book Likewar: The Weaponization of #SocialMedia, this phenomenon of “junk” or “fake news” is not new. In 2016, a similar, but related, conspiracy known as “Pizzagate” resulted in a shooting at a DC area pizza parlor.” #SoMe
Above is not limited to academic articles

There has been an increase in #antiAsianhate crimes
targeting of #GOTV by minorities
including this attempt to intimidate me for my GOTV, by armed right wing

There was the #Nashvillebombing (with QAnon beliefs)
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Just stop these tiny violins. As a woman of color who lost my mother to the pandemic, as a licensed physician, and as a public servant, I can say it is EXACTLY women like Dr. Birx who drive out women like me from “her” turf & prematurely end the lives of women like my mother.
You don’t have to buy an assault rifle and show up to shoot someone’s mother to have blood on your hands.
Bureaucrats like Dr. Birx has blood on their hands no different from as if she did this. You can kill, passively, while wrapped in an Hermès scarf.…
@JeromeAdamsMD this is an example of bureaucrats & policies causing death

Perhaps before implying seeking accountability for the policy-driven deaths of so many mothers & loved ones

is “anti-feminist”
learn history
bureaucrats kill women & men of color…
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