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Thread 🧵 will contain #Redistricting Committee info, contacts, links & any schedules I find.

We must actively participate in Democracy if we want it to survive the pressures from those who teeter on the fringe of fascism.

Speak! Don't allow them to gerrymander your voice away!
National Conference of State Legislatures:… ImageImage
The Constitutional mandate to redraw electoral district lines follows the decennial Census, as we learn where we, the people, live.

Click on the map to view redistricting info for federal & state legislative districts in each state. Image
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Numerous tornado warnings popping up in the region -- now including for Annapolis at 14:17 EDT. #weather #Maryland
Confirmed #tornado moving northeast, according to @NWS_BaltWash.
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And Americans, here's a living thread of ways you can help. I'll continue to update, please do add additional resources to the comments.

Contact your representatives. @Wazhmasaidi put together this guide on how to find them and what to say:…
The Afghanistan Diaspora Hub website has a list of ways to help, including hosting a family, becoming a foster parent, volunteering, donating, advocating:
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Each week I pull ~51000 tweets on US State mentions. Here's a collection of word clouds from tweets pulled on 2021-08-07. Each state + DC can be found in the replies!
#Python #USA #WordCloud #TwitterData
Each week I pull ~51000 tweets on US State mentions. Here's the word cloud for #Alabama from tweets pulled on 2021-08-07!
#Python #WordCloud #TwitterData
Each week I pull ~51000 tweets on US State mentions. Here's the word cloud for #Alaska from tweets pulled on 2021-08-07!
#Python #WordCloud #TwitterData
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The in-town @WhiteHouse media pool has been summoned. No event indicated on @POTUS released schedule.
"We are now told we will drive 30 minutes and to bring snacks," according to radio pooler @smeghaniAP.
Motorcade of @POTUS has just departed the @WhiteHouse.
"Did not see the president but we are rolling" at 14:17 EDT, according to radio pool reporter @smeghaniAP.
Update: @POTUS is visiting Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5 Training Facility in Lanham, #Maryland.
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Each week I pull ~51000 tweets on US State mentions. Here's a collection of word clouds from tweets pulled on 2021-07-31. Each state + DC can be found in the replies!
#Python #USA #WordCloud #TwitterData
Each week I pull ~51000 tweets on US State mentions. Here's the word cloud for #Alabama from tweets pulled on 2021-07-31!
#Python #WordCloud #TwitterData
Each week I pull ~51000 tweets on US State mentions. Here's the word cloud for #Alaska from tweets pulled on 2021-07-31!
#Python #WordCloud #TwitterData
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Now that #Oklahoma and #Texas have officially withdrawn from the #Big12-2-2-2, several academic institutions in the league have started the process of backchanneling (while of course remaining committed to the Big12-2-2-2) for a new home.
Not wanting my own beloved college cast aside to a G5 league that is more aligned with our aspirations and history, I’ve taken it upon myself to produce a similar piece, so that another elite league may choose to add us and carry us on their financial shoulders.
I of course, am speaking of University of #West #Virginia. There are several things that set #WVU apart from your average D1 entity. These unique qualities define us, and should give us immediate consideration for our admission into either the #ACC, #BIG16, #PACnumber, or #SEC.
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Even if every unvaccinated eligible person were to get their first dose today, it would take *at least* 8 weeks for the country to reach 83-85% *fully* vaccinated (the remaining 15-17% of persons are too young or too sick to get vaccinated)

Upshot: we *also* need a mask mandate
This is happening throughout the nation. Yes, #VaccinesSaveLives but they’re not enough to overcome #DeltaVariant *on their own* — if we want to avoid shutdowns, now is the time to #MaskUp
The “pandemic of the unvaccinated” is nothing more than a political talking point detached from reality. The reality is that #VaccinesSaveLives but they’re not enough to stop the spread of #DeltaVariant— we also need to #WearAMask

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#Update We are seeing exciting things for #RankedChoiceVoting!! It would bring #democracy to #elections! My thread of #DownBallotProgressives & causes #NotMeUs🔹 + some w/ #YangGang🔹 +
🌻 @GreenPartyUS #MedicareForAll
Follow @TheRagtagBand
.@Ally4Congress🔹is running for Congress in #VA11 against corp Dem @GerryConnolly🔹June 21 ‘22*! She’s endorsed by @Leftists4Office @CallForCongress @AC4Congress2020 @LiamOMaraIV and more! #NotMeUs #YangGang

.@AazamiShervin🔹 is running for #CA30 against corporate Dem @BradSherman🔹 June 7, 2022*! He’s 💯grassroots funded! #NotMeUs #MedicareForAll

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🔥 I can't stress this enough: there are places *participating* in the US #DeltaVariant wave where the fully vaccinated rate is as high as 63%

Let that sink in.
San Mateo County, #California: 66% of the population is *fully* vaccinated and the case rate is higher than it was in early April

source: CDC
Nassau County, #NewYork: 60% of the population is *fully* vaccinated and the case rate has increased 76% in the last 7 days

source: CDC
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This the second 🧵dedicated to precious children hospitalized with COVID and #MISC, but luckily #TheySurvivedCovid. Three other threads memorialize pediatric #SoulsLostToCovid. By telling their stories, we can learn from their experiences.
First thread of children that survived COVID
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🧵This is the 2nd thread dedicated to the precious children that have died from COVID during this never-ending pandemic. By telling their stories we'll ensure that their memories live on #SoulsLostToCovid
This thread memorialized 30 children that survived after admission to ICUs from COVID or multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children #MISC.
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Incredible #sunrise #eclipse #wow #israeljoffe #northbethesda #Maryland #PacMan
Cool article featuring me from #newsweek about the #pacman #Eclipse this morning, thanks :) #israel #joffe #thursdaymorning #fda #sunrise #thursdayvibes…
Another cool article featuring me and my eclipse pics and videos... #FoxNews about the #pacman #Eclipse this morning.. It was an awesome thing to witness at sunrise, thanks :) #israel #joffe #thursdaymorning #fda #sunrise #thursdayvibes…
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I was able to go "maskless" in Kohls and Target and it was great, but I kept telling people "I am vaccinated, I am not a Republican asshole" and luckily everyone laughed.

#maskoff #Vaccinated #Maryland
Note: The stores were EMPTY. So I felt comfortable. If it was a busy Saturday, mask on. If anyone got close to me, mask went up.

BUT it was nice to be able to pull it down if I was in an EMPTY section.
My maskless face! I felt naked!!! Image
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Here is the list of 175 Republicans who voted to cover up the violent attack on our Capitol and Democracy.
#ncpol #January6Commission #January6CommissionNow
Rep. Aderholt
Rep. Brooks
Rep. Carl
Rep. Moore
Rep. Palmer
Rep. Rogers
Rep. Young
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🇺🇸#USA 🇮🇷#Iran #Maryland #LAWSUIT #SANCTIONS

R.Boyd of Maryland has been charged with ten counts of violating the Iran Transaction and Sanctions Regulations (IEEPA) and the International Emergency Eonomic Powers Act (ITSR).
Mr Boyd is accused of importing Iranian rial banknotes into the US via Jordan between 2015 and 2018, which he then distributed to US customers without the required OFAC licenses.
Even after Boyd was warned by authorities in 2016 that his actions were in violation of US sanctions, the scheme is said to have continued.
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The military has a growing problem with white supremacy & extremism –– because our country does.

Lecia Brooks, SPLC's Chief of Staff, testified before @HASCDemocrats today about white supremacists' presence in the military.

Read her remarks:

Over the years, SPLC researchers have identified dozens of former & active-duty military personnel among the ranks of some of the country’s most dangerous and violent white supremacist groups.

Those groups include👇

The Base
The Atomwaffen Division (AWD)
The Boogaloo Movement
The Atomwaffen Division (AWD): A neo-Nazi group that believes violence, degeneracy & depravity are the only sure way to establish order in their apocalyptic vision of the world.

Allegedly, AWD members have been responsible for 5 murders since 2017.…
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March 3, 2021: "African-American barber fights vaccine misinformation"

africanews - sister of euronews - "funded in whole or in part by European Union

#EU #Africa #OnlyTogether can we see through colonialism, #propaganda & PR spin. #AfNews #BLM

Another. "Barbershop Program Helping Customers Get Comfortable With COVID-19 Vaccine" #NBC

"...Wilkins reports on a professor using that trust to make Black Americans more comfortable with taking the COVID-19 vaccine."


University of #Maryland. "Increasing Confidence in the Flu #Vaccine among African Americans & Implications for #COVID19 vaccines"

"Building #trust"

From Nov 26 2020 thread reviewing a Vaccine Confidence Project Zoom meeting:

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We need to truly w/ #NationalRankedChoiceVoting. It would restore #democracy! My thread of #DownBallotProgressives that includes #NotMeUs + some w/ #YangGang!
Follow @nrcvorg @TheRagtagBand
.@ninaturner🔹is running for #OH11 for @RepMarciaFudge🔹seat she will be leaving in an #Election May! @BernieSanders @CoriBush @RoKhanna @OurRevolution @AndrewYang & many more have endorsed! #NotMeUs
.@GaryChambersJr🔹is running for #LA02 3/20/21 an open seat as @RepRichmond🔹vacates it. He’s 💯grassroots and will fight for someone he doesnt even know #NotMeUs #MedicareForAll
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The daily #Coronavirus thread is underway.

If Friday turned out to be fearful, we can only hope it's not a shocking Saturday.

More and more countries and regions heading back into lockdown as #Covid19 spreads quicker then the vaccines.

And already today new record - read on..
The first record to report is from crisis-torn #Brazil

For the 3rd successive day over 2,000 deaths.
But it's new #Covid19 cases rewriting the record books today with 84,047 positive tests, that's 12% more than the week before

2,152 more deaths takes total fatalities over 275k
Almost a record for #Norway too tonight.

905 new #Covid19 infections diagnosed in the last 24 hours, just 25 below the national record. Today's total is 31% up on the previous week.

Over 300 more Covid patients have been admitted to hospital in the last 2 days alone.
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Republicans who voted against #Covid19 #AmericanRescuePlan that would help their people.
Use Hashtag with state name.

Rep. Gary Palmer
Rep. Mo Brooks
Rep. Mike Rogers
Rep. Barry Moore
Rep. Jerry Carl
Rep. Robert Aderholt
Sen. Richard Shelby
Sen. Tommy Tuberville
Rep. Don Young
Sen. Daniel S. Sullivan
Sen. Lisa Murkowski
Rep. Andy Biggs
Rep. Paul Gosar
Rep. David Schweikert
Rep. Debbie Lesko
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Any policy enforcer imposes statutes & codes, phyiscally assult/murder a fellow countryman is Treason and Sedition.

Policy enforcers violate their own Federal Statutes 24/7.

Look up these statutes 👇
United States Code, Title 18 § 241 Conspiracy against rights.
United States Code, Title 18 §242 Deprivation of rights under color of law.

Policy enforcers for example when they pull you over & and issue you a fine violate the 4th Amendment & the 5th Amendment-due process.
According to a Supreme Court ruling police have no constitutional duty to protect us.

It is our natural right to defend ourselves against ANYONE!
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Marine One has landed @Andrews_JBA. @POTUS will take a very short Air Force One intra-state flight to Hagerstown, #Maryland, closer to his weekend destination of Camp David.
And @POTUS boards Air Force One.
No @FLOTUS on Marine One. Unclear if she'll be joining @POTUS at Camp David. Several aides were on Marine One for the ride from the @WhiteHouse to @Andrews_JBA.
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