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Documented.net released a treasure trove of documents and videos from the highly secretive Council for National Policy #CNP. These videos are taken from the report by @NickSurgey published at documented.net/2020/10/docume… (this is updated with new YouTube links)
#ALEC CEO and Council for National Policy member Lisa Nelson told the #CNP that ALEC had been working with three GOP attorneys on “action items that legislators can take to question the validity of an election.”
"How to Win - Untapped Strategies for Igniting the Right's Resources" Speakers at the CNP May 2019 meeting include President of Lindsey Communications Joan Lindsey, Faith Wins President Chad Connelly and Council for National Policy President Bill Walton
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1/ ALEC’s Annual Meeting Queues Up Fights Over Federal Powers, Fossil Fuels, Big Tech, Labor Rights, and the GOP’s Culture Wars exposedbycmd.org/2021/07/28/ale… via @EXPOSEDbyCMD
2/ A new ConCon proposal called the Application Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution to Propose an Amendment to Require Fiscal Limitations and Accountability for the Legislative and Executive Branches of the National Government.
3/ The radical Energy Discrimination Elimination Act would punish financial institutions and other companies that cease to do business with fossil fuel companies by barring the state from investing in them and denying them state business. Image
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Reporter warns far-right Republicans may be close to achieving a 'radical rewrite' of the Constitution rawstory.com/reporter-warns… Since 2014 the Convention of States Project and other groups including #ALEC have helped lawmakers in 15 states call for a new constitutional convention
The Convention of States Project is led by a prominent right-wing activist ― former Tea Party Patriots founder Mark Meckler, who is also the current acting CEO of Parler, and a member of the #CNP Council of National Policy's Gold Circle #ShadowNetwork Image
According to The Center for Media and Democracy, lawmakers proposed 42 Convention of States resolutions in at least 24 new states this year. Article V of the US Constitution states that a constitutional convention could be convened if 2/3 of the states - 34 states call for it. Image
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“Although all electronic election equipment is vulnerable, e-poll books are particularly risky bc they often rely on a wifi connection or bluetooth. In LA County, e-poll books supplied by Knowink, whose products are in about 25 states, caused chaos...1/ thedailyedge.substack.com/p/hacking-our-…
...due to massive connectivity problems. Georgia also had significant problems with its Knowink electronic poll books, both during a test election and during the recent primary. “ 2/
“I also find it disconcerting that Knowink’s managing director...is a former Republican election official & that its product developer...once campaigned for Ed Martin, who is now President of the Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, which opposes the Equal Rights Amendment. “ 3/
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@RepSwalwell Here's a thread with the Resistance orgs & actions that address the specific areas they (the Koch RWing) used to gain power. None of us can do it all... it's small, focused & consistent steps to a win (that's how it worked!)..

Thread 1/
@RepSwalwell There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve & actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Action ⤵️
@RepSwalwell 2/ cont’d... Plz keep reading for specific resources & citizen actions.

- oppose the closure or privatization of USPS

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- steps to end Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV AND protect voting rights
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@djrothkopf Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy!

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms, citizen power threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

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@djrothkopf There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Actions ⤵️
@djrothkopf 2 cont’d/. NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if".

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- End Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights

Resources 👇
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@Marston4ca42 Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy!

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms, citizen power threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

Thread 1/
@Marston4ca42 There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Actions ⬇️
@Marston4ca42 2 cont’d/. NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if".

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- End Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights

Resources ⤵️
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@willwilkinson @Mickeefl @AdamSerwer Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy! 👇👇

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms and citizen power. Threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

Thread...1/
@willwilkinson @Mickeefl @AdamSerwer PLZ take more citizen actions in addition to #GOTV
This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 2/ 👇
@willwilkinson @Mickeefl @AdamSerwer There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@JadedCreative Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy! 👇👇

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms and citizen power. Threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

Thread...1/
@JadedCreative PLZ take more citizen actions in addition to #GOTV

This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 2/ 👇
@JadedCreative There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@waltshaub Please consider what you can do today to protect the foundations of Democracy! 👇👇

Behind trump's antics, the Koch WH, Cabinet & agencies are weakening our rights, internet freedoms and citizen power. Threatening #ElectionSecurity, we’re at risk of state's #ConCon

Thread...1/
@waltshaub PLZ take more citizen actions in addition to #GOTV This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 2/ 👇
@waltshaub There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@waltshaub PLZ take these additional citizen actions in addition to #GOTV This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 1/
@waltshaub There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
@waltshaub 2 cont’d/. Plz read this thread for resources & citizen actions.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- steps to end Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights
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@ericgarland P LZ take these additional citizens actions in addition to #GOTV This is the battle of our lives... there is no one leader, org, election or candidate that is going to fix our long term Koch RW Network problem. It's up to each of us to work now...

RESOURCE/ACTIONS THREAD 1/
@ericgarland There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
@ericgarland 2 cont’d/. resources & citizen actions.

- vehemently oppose GOP judicial nominees

- steps to end Citizens United & ALEC

- #GOTV & protect voting rights

See next tweet 👇👇👇
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@RedTRaccoon Here’s a good place to begin.

I hope everyone will take time to read or view Jeff Sharlet’s book “The Family” asap. It’s urgent!

Watch his video from “Democracy in Chains” author, Nancy MacLean too.

The Koch agenda is happening now.

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@RedTRaccoon We can’t wait & hope for impeachment or elections alone to solve our Koch RW problem.

NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan. We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

Resources & actions 1/
@RedTRaccoon There are steps we can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve and actions

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

2/ Resources & Citizen Action 👇
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@ericgarland Put on Motown AND ACT too! Every citizen has power.. no matter their constraints. PLEASE READ this thread..choose one or more actions to do

To end the Big $’s stranglehold on our country, it’s important to laser focus on a few key issues.

These issues determine ALL outcomes
@ericgarland Listed in this thread..orgs to help & steps citizens can take now to curb their power & protect Democracy. IF we're very focused & unified in our resolve & actions

- Protect elections integrity (local to federal)

- stop GOP judicial picks

- inform & engage our communities

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@ericgarland 1/ cont'd NOW is the time to work & plan for the "if". We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

Victory lies in the daily actions..the process. Follow, join & support the orgs empowering citizens today & use their actions.
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@amjoyshow @K_JeanPierre Plz don't wait or watch it go..impeachment or an election won's solve our Koch RW problem.

There are steps citizens can take right now to stop them. I have no promises of the outcome..but, if we're focused, relentless in our efforts & act now..we have a chance!

Resources 1/
@amjoyshow @K_JeanPierre Experts in fascism, authoritarianism & propaganda say our very best "weapon" against creeping Fascism & propaganda is

"To Plant the Seeds of Democracy" -G.Kasperov...

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

resources 2/
@amjoyshow @K_JeanPierre The Kochs RW started from bottom up.. That's where we must focus too.

There are experienced grassroots Resistance orgs & that each of us can follow, visit their sites, support, use their guidance & citizen actions. #EmpoweredToday

The steps ..."Seeds of Democracy"

Resource 3/
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@TaggartRehnn Every action we take now must be very focused on the foundations of protecting & building Democracy. The Kochs RW started from bottom up to win.. we must do the same.

Resources & Actions thread... 1/
@TaggartRehnn We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

We can be effective IF we're very focused & unified in both our resolve & actions nationwide.

Resources...2/
@TaggartRehnn There are experienced grassroots Resistance orgs & that each of us can follow, visit their sites, support, use their guidance & citizen actions. #EmpoweredToday

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/
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@brianschatz @chrisehyman Yes! Now is the time to rise up, to act. Please don't wait for an election or impeachment ..they won't solve our Koch & RW problem.

There are Resistance orgs & citizen actions/steps that citizens can take now to curb their influence & protect the future...Democracy.

Thread 1/
@brianschatz @chrisehyman Today is the time to work & plan for the "if". That means having a plan.

We don't have to agree on anything beyond opposing a Fascist RW takeover that endangers us all.

We can be effective IF we're very focused & unified in both our resolve & actions nationwide.

2/
@brianschatz @chrisehyman There are experienced grassroots Resistance orgs & that each of us can follow, visit their sites, support, use their guidance & citizen actions.

#EmpoweredToday

- Secure Elections in States

- Stop #ConCon in states

- inform & engage our communities

- save Net Neutrality

3/
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🚨Latest Re: GOP stealth plan to Rewrite US Constitution

As of today June 13, 2019

💣There're 19 ACTIVE Resolutions in State Legslrs calling for a DANGEROUS #ConventionOfStates/#COS/#ConCon

💣3 Rslns have passed this yr

💣Over 70 have failed, been killed or died

#NoConCon
States w/Active #ConCon Resolutions:

#AL #IL #MA #NJ #NY #NC #PA

#AL & #PA introduced lgsln within past few days

ALL Rslns are in Committee

If you live in 1 of these states ☎️ committee members to demand these rslns be blocked

All info 👉docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…
#NoConCon
🚨Alabama Constituents

Pls call your House Rules Committee Members Now to demand HJR206 be killed in Committee

👉 legislature.state.al.us/aliswww/ISD/Hs…

🚨Pennsylvania Constituents

👉Pls call your House State Rules Committee Members to demand they Kill Rsln HR206

legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/cteeInf…
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📢 #HAWAII 🔥

I'm Yelling from Canada

CAN YOU HEAR ME?

Something REALLY Hinky is going on in your legislature

You've got Dems who are PUSHING DANGEROUS #ConCon Legislation that other states are WISELY dropping like Hot Potatoes

Look at this Committee Report ‼️
#NoConCon
Link to #HI Senate Judiciary Committee Report on resolution #SCR131
capitol.hawaii.gov/session2019/Co…

🚨It was adopted despite opposition from 16 Orgs; including @ACLU, @CommonCause @IndivisibleHI AND testimony of a HI Attorney General

Possibly this AG? 👇
Situation in #HI so disturbs me that I'm writing this thread on a Friday Night!

Here's Legiscan pg showing #SCR131

Note Action: One Day Notice 04-01-19

No amt of searching HI legislative pages provided a def'n of what this means

My guess - it goes to Senate for vote Apr 1
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📢May I please have Attention of Residents in these states:

#CT #DE #FL #GA #HI #IA #ME #MA #MN #MO #MT #NE #NV #NY #TX

You have ACTIVE #WolfPAC #ConCon resolutions in your legislatures

#HI & #MO are URGENT status

ALL rslns MUST BE BLOCKED
#NoConCon
Contact info for #HI & #MO 👇👇👇

🚨 Please CALL NOW! ☎️☎️☎️

#NoConCon
#NoConCon4AnyReason
8 other states have shot down same #WolfPAC resolutions in their Legislatures

Why? Because they realized that an amendment to the Constitution CAN BE DONE SAFELY without opening the ENTIRE CONSTITUTION to a #REWRITE

#NoConCon
#NoConCon4AnyReason
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GOOD MORNING #RESISTERS! 😺

Who's ready to kick some #ConCon Butt like we did last year!?

In 2018 only 1 #AstroTurf grps passed rslns calling for #ConventionOfStates

#COSProject: 0
#WolfPAC: 0
#BBATaskForce: 0
#USTermLimits: 2

#NoConCon
In fact we trounced these grps so hard in 2018 they've come out swinging 2019

They're RABIDLY pushing #ConventionOfStates

#COSProject has already passed 2 (AR UT)

AND 2 being RAMMED thru MS & KS 🚨

2nd pg #NoConConTracker - see 1st pg for more info 👇
docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…
#USTermLimits emboldened by their Victories in 2018 are pushing HARD to get more #ConventionOfStates rslns passed this year

🚨 2 are slated for FINAL VOTE - They're at FINISH LINE in #AZ & #GA

WE MUST PREVENT ANOTHER WIN for ANY of these grps

#NoConCon
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There are 2 separate but similar GOP efforts to re-write the US Constitution: (1) the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) Task Force; & (2) the more recent Convention of States project, which seeks a BBA & undefined decimation of the federal govt. They’re both scary AF. #NoConCon 1/
3/ Hopefully, the midterms threw these groups off their game, but I’ve lost track.
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All eyes on Georgia. Republicans are doing there what they want to do everywhere: banning abortions > 6 weeks, installing new unauditable ballot marking devices (& misleadingly calling them “paper ballot” systems), & joining the Religious Right’s Convention of States project. 1/
The Convention of States Project seeks to call an Article V Convention to amend the US Constitution. Is it a coincidence that they want unauditable voting systems? I don’t know but it shld scare the hell out of Democrats. It certainly does me. #HandMarkedPaperBallots #NoConCon 2/
3/ “Georgia becomes first state to pass Convention of States resolution” - March 2014 northwestgeorgianews.com/polkfishwrap/n…
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