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Federal judge deals another blow to group challenging Ohio's voter roll purge #VoterSuppression #VoteBlue #ThursdayThoughts
2/"Under the Ohio policy the Supreme Court upheld, failure to cast a ballot for two years triggers a process where notices are repeatedly sent to voters whose registration is flagged.
3/"Registration is canceled if there's no response to the notices, no votes are cast during the next four years and the voter's address isn't updated."
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Indiana Caught Illegally Purging 20,000 Voters – Are You One?
#VoterSuppression #VoteBlue #ThursdayThoughts…
2/"Altogether, Indiana cancelled the registrations of a mind-boggling 469,000 voters, the majority using suspect methods. The problems, say our experts, go way beyond the violation of the federal court order.
3/"A name-by-name analysis indicates the vast majority of the nearly half million purged remain Indiana residents who should not have lost their rights.."
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And the Trump/Nixon parallels continue to mount! #ThursdayThoughts #VoteBlue…
2/In a letter to Nixon, while sitting on a plane, Elvis wrote: "“I am Elvis Presley and admire you and Have Great Respect for your office,” he wrote in a childish chicken scratch on the first of six sheets of American Airlines stationery. “I talked to Vice President Agnew in
3/"Palm Springs three weeks ago and expressed my concern for our country.” Elvis’s concerns paralleled the president’s (“The Drug Culture, The Hippie Elements, The SDS, Black Panther, etc.”), and the King boasted of his expertise: “I have done an in-depth study of Drug Abuse and
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"..if you just leave shame behind, you can cast off the bonds those notions impose. Shamelessness is liberation. You want to fact-check us, they say? Go right ahead. We just don’t care." #ThursdayThoughts #VoteBlue…
2/"Eons ago, I spent some time writing copy for those fliers that show up in your mailbox around Election Day. My fellow consultants and I would often debate how far we could go in making negative claims about opponents. The standard was usually that if something was literally
3/"true, you could probably get away with it, even if it was misleading. You could get away with saying “Congressman Smith voted to let cannibals out on parole!” even if the cannibal parole provision was buried in a thousand-page appropriation bill. As long as he voted for it,
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It's astonishing that Kemp has no oversight, that he can perpetuate this dubious scheme in the full light of day. #ThursdayThoughts #VoteBlue #NeverthelessSheVoted…
2/"It isn’t often you get to watch an election being stolen in real time, but that might be what is happening right now in Georgia. When it comes to the nationwide, comprehensive, carefully planned Republican effort to suppress the votes of people who are likely to vote
3/"Democratic, particularly racial minorities, there is a menu of techniques Republicans employ — voter ID laws, voter purges, limiting early voting, closing polling places in heavily minority neighborhoods, and racial and partisan gerrymandering.
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"...women seem dejected d/t all the mob talk. The purpose of the mob talk is to dampen enthusiasm" on the left. -- .@fred_guttenberg, a Parkland parent and tireless gun control activist.

CALLING ALL WOMEN: let's post photos of us protesting.

Let's see these "mobs". #WeAreTheMob
(PS: the above photo is not mine. I don't go out and physically protest d/t disability, but if I did, these are the signs I would hold.) #WeAreTheMob
TBC: the context of the "dejected" statement by @fred_guttenberg was that after Kavanaugh, the Republicans are banging the "Democrats are an angry mob" drum, the purpose of which seems to be to keep women from speaking out. Fuck that! Here's a shot of the #MarchForTruth, Seattle.
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#ThursdayThoughts The constant focus & criticism on #RodRosenstein is DUMB. Rod wasnt involved in:
•Clinton MYE coverups/crimes
•Dossier, bullshit Russia narrative
•Weiner laptop lies
•Spying on campaign
•Legitimizing Clinton while targeting Trump
•Media leaks
@FoxNews media pundits have found their scapegoat while completely ignoring REAL corrupt, criminal govt officials responsible EVERYTHING. The obsession w/ Carter Page FISA, who wasnt even on campaign, while ignoring all events that took place in 2016 (Rod wasnt involved)... DUMB.
What people are mad about is they arent getting their💥BOOMS💥validated fast enough (which I agree is fucking maddening). Instead of focusing on events/people ACTUALLY INVOLVED in 2015/2016, who've resigned, retired or fired, & connecting all the dots to expose the bigger picture
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Mike Kalny, a Republican who held the elected position of precinct committeeman, sent this to Johnson County Democratic Women’s north chapter president, Anne Pritchett.

Kansas Republican vows to send 'lesbian Indian' Democrat back 'to the reservation'…
When he said, "kickboxing lesbian Indian back to the reservation", he was talking about @sharicedavids, who is poised to be the first Native American woman our country has ever sent to Congress.

And of course, Kalny looks like this. Here's his FB BTW.
.@sharicedavids couldn't care less what some backwater shithead says about her.

She could use your support to show the GOP that a "lesbian Indian" can win in Kansas


#ThursdayThoughts #nationalcomingoutday #dayofthegirl
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USA Today published an OpEd by Trump yesterday. WaPo fact checker says almost every sentence is a lie.

Here are the facts:
👉The Trump admin is arguing in court to end protections for Americans with pre existing conditions. If they win, millions will lose health insurance.
👉GOP supports privatizing Medicare and starving of funds over time. Trump’s corp tax cut includes provisions that deplete Medicare’s revenue system.
👉Dems propose expanding medicare benefits for Seniors. Some propose a Medicare-For-All plan for seniors and non seniors alike.
The GOP can’t run on their #GOPTaxScam because it’s wildly unpopular.

They can’t run on healthcare because their plans would steal healthcare from millions of Americans.

All they can do is lie.

The truth is, you can’t afford for the GOP to win.
Take your stand. #BeAVoter
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How to SUCCEED as a new #Entrepreneur. (A thread)

1. Have a plan

You may not need a 50 page business plan but you need to have a PLAN that outlines your business model, your value proposition & method of reward for yourself and those the support your business.
2. Don't spending unnecessarily

If you are going to make it rain, make sure you have seed planted in the field.

You'll want to make more than you spend. Plan your spending just as much as you plan your income.
3. Stop trying to do everything yourself.

There is so much you can do on your own - learn to delegate.

Do what you are great at and delegate the rest to others who are better than you at what you are not great at.

Delegate and you'll get further than you can on your own.
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This is SO surreal that if a sit-com treatment were made for this Presidency, it'd never make it to air. Just can't suspend disbelief! #ThursdayThoughts #VoteBlue…
2/"On the road again, and full of indignation about, or perhaps admiration for, what he called “made-up” and “fabricated” Democratic accusations during the recent judicial confirmation turmoil, America’s feral president swerved into a denunciation of a nonexistent bill —
3/"“It’s called ‘the open borders bill’  ” — that, he thundered, “every single Democrat” in the Senate has “signed up for.” Now, before you wax indignant, if you still bother to, about such breezy indifference to reality, you must remember this: President Trump is guilty of much,
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Just breaking.... Trump has to do more than 'be concerned'. Country over financial friendships, @realDonaldTrump. #ThursdayThoughts #VoteBlue #JamalKhashoggi…
2/"The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered an operation to lure Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia and then detain him, according to U.S. intelligence intercepts of Saudi officials discussing the plan.
3/"The intelligence, described by U.S. officials familiar with it, is another piece of evidence implicating the Saudi regime in Khashoggi’s disappearance last week after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Turkish officials say that a Saudi security team lay in wait for
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Analysis | If Kavanaugh is confirmed, impeachment could follow. Here’s how. #CancelKavanaugh #ThursdayThoughts #VoteBlue…
2/"The countdown to the Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh is underway. A limited FBI investigation into sexual assault claims against the federal judge is done. The agency’s report was sent to the White House on Wednesday, and lawmakers began reviewing it
3/"Thursday morning. With some swing-vote senators expressing satisfaction after their initial reads of the report, the odds appear to be increasing for Kavanaugh’s confirmation to a lifetime appointment to the nation’s highest court. So what comes next? In early September, even
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Perspective | Dishing up lies while proclaiming the love of facts, Trump and Sarah Sanders gaslight America #CancelKavanaugh #ThursdayThoughts #VoteBlue…
2/"President Trump’s assault on truth — and would-be truthtellers — has hit a new low. It may not seem possible, considering that this is a president who has misled or lied to the public thousands of times. But consider what happened in a White House news briefing Wednesday
3/"afternoon. Then consider this week’s rushed and restricted FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh. And, finally, consider the administration’s response to the New York Times’s groundbreaking investigation of Trump family finances that was published this
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2/"...Kenneth G. Appold was a suitemate of Kavanaugh’s at the time of the alleged incident. He had previously spoken to The New Yorker about Ramirez on condition of anonymity, but he said that he is now willing to be identified because he believes that the F.B.I. must thoroughly
3/"investigate her allegation. Appold, who is the James Hastings Nichols Professor of Reformation History at Princeton Theological Seminary, said that he first heard about the alleged incident involving Kavanaugh and Ramirez either the night it occurred or a day or two later.
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"It surprised me a lot to hear him say that he never blacked out...yeah, very drunk." - James Roach, one of Kavanaugh's college roommates, who was not interviewed by the FBI. #ThursdayThoughts #NoKavanaugh
Brett Kavanaugh’s former college classmate Chad Ludington “unequivocally” says that Kavanaugh “has not told the truth” in denying the possibility that he blacked out from drinking: “I never saw him passed out but I saw him quite drunk” #Thursdaythoughts
Before I continue: In the first tweet, I spelled Jamie Roche's name incorrectly. It is, in fact, not "Roach". 🤣 Thank you, @chargrille, for the correction. ❤️ I blame not having my third cup of coffee yet.
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📢 NEW LA Times Poll (1/2) 📢

#CA10: @joshua_harder (D) 50% vs. Denham (R) 45%
#CA22: @JanzforCongress (D) 45% vs. Nunes (R) 53%
#CA25: @KatieHill4CA (D) 50% vs. Knight (R) 46%
#CA39: @GilCisnerosCA (D) 49% vs. Kim (R) 48%

cc: @BlueWaveCS🌊
📢 NEW LA Times Poll (2/2) 📢

#CA45 @katieporteroc (D) 52% vs Walters (R) 45%
#CA48 @HarleyRouda (D) 48% vs Rohrabacher (R) 48%
#CA49 @MikeLevinCA (D) 55% vs.Harkey (R) 41%
#CA50 @ACampaNajjar (D) 47% Hunter (R) 49%

cc: @BlueWaveCS🌊
Not really that stoked about these Senate ratings changed by @CookPolitical:

🔥THREE Senate seats shift red:

#MTSen: Lean Dem ->Toss Up
#NESen: Likely Rep ->Solid Rep
#NJSen: Likely Dem ->Lean Dem
#OHSen: Lean Dem ->Likely Dem

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Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow.

I just got chills.

New Time Magazine cover with Dr. Ford's likeness.
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Special ThanQ to @TheSpeaker2018 for memes, @punkassaudrey @NG54003898 @LouisMcFadden8 for group dig.

#KavanaughHearings #Kavanaugh #Avenatti #CreepyPornLawyer #Qanon #MAGA #trump #ThursdayThoughts
1. Michael Avenatti aka Creepy Porn Lawyer, simply won't go back in the closet.

The latest in his long history of antics is, of course the display of another sexual assault accuser, Julie Swetnick. This time aimed at derailing Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
2. Why does Avenatti so loudly protest Trump & his agenda?

In a tweet on Sept 26, Trump explained, "He is just looking for attention and doesn't want people to look at his past record and relationships-a total low-life!"

#KavanaghHearing #kavanaugh #Avenatti @realDonaldTrump
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Praise the Lord. Sing unto the Lord a new song & his praise in the congregation of saints.
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
Let them praise his name in dance: let them sing praises to him with the timbrel & harp. Ps 149
For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
Let the high praises of God be in their mouth & a 2 edged sword in their hand;
To execute vengeance upon the heathen & punishments upon the people;
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It's being reported that Prof. Ford's attorney has sent a letter to @senjudiciary saying that Ford will come forward to testify. The details have yet to be revealed. She is one courageous woman, and we will remain forever grateful. No matter what the outcome. #ThursdayThoughts
2/ Part of the text of the letter states that a "meeting on Monday will not be possible, however, and a full FBI investigation is preferable" BUT it clearly states that she is willing to testify.
3/ And it appears now that she will be prepared to testify next week. There's now speculation that Kavanaugh may not want to face having to testify due to some evidence..dunno what. He's at the WH again today & I continue to hear that McConnell is on the fence @ pulling the nom.
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New #QAnon 2226

Panic in DC.
James Baker testifying against Comey?


#QArmy #MAGA #WWG1WGA #Trump #potus #PatriotsFight #PanicInDC #ThursdayThoughts @realDonaldTrump @POTUS
New #QAnon 2227

Anon comments on new DJT tweet '10 minutes delta' from Q's Post.

Q replies:
Less than (1).

Ever wonder how that's possible?

#QArmy #MAGA #WWG1WGA #Trump #potus #PatriotsFight #ThursdayThoughts @realDonaldTrump @POTUS
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