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BE A GUARDIAN FOR DEMOCRACY!
Be a Poll Worker!
As well as VOTING & REGISTERING others, being a poll worker (or Poll Watcher) is one of the best ways to help Democracy & ensure fair elections in your State
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State-by-State Requirements for 50 ALL STATES & links to sign up.
What’s the difference between Poll Worker & Poll Watcher?
#PollWorker Nonpartisan,Paid
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(Observers, Monitors, Challengers)
Be A Guardian of Democracy!
Be a Poll Worker or Watcher #Elections2020
Be A Guardian of Democracy!
#PollWorker #PollWatcher
A decade ago, Tea Party recruited saying “build relationships w/ election admins; they control access to vote” & they're still manning voting stations.
Volunteer. Help take back the vote. #Elections2020
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Fayetteville, #Arkansas Doctor Robert Morris Levy, who worked with the Fayetteville #VA, was arrested for mail & wire fraud, making false statements to the VA OIG, and 3 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the death of 3 veteran patients.
Levy was also under the influence while working. He was interviewed for being under the influence of alcohol in 2015, but denied it. (I guess nothing came of it)

In 2016, he appeared drunk again, was tested, and was found to have .396.0 mg/dL in his system and was suspended.
Levy admitted to it & entered a treatment program. After treatment, he made plans to go back to work for the VA. He had to submit to various drug tests, which he passed, however it looks like they found out later that he bought some substance to beat those tests.
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Another crooked #Union boss was arrested.

Glenn Blicht, President of the Longshoremen Union Local 1964, was arrested for demanding and taking bribes from an employer in exchange for NOT representing Union employee's interests.

#ButNothingsHappening #UnionCorruption
LOL...and once again, THERE ARE TAPES!
Just as a reminder, and to put them in one place, there have been quite a few busts related to corrupt union bosses and officials. Here's the former VP of the UAW who pleaded guilty to corruption:

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Lights for Liberty #50States #CloseTheCamps
#LightsforLiberty #Lights4Liberty
#NeverAgainIsNow

THREAD of all 50 States & DC
Find your State's & Retweet it to your Senators (I've tagged) & Rep
All Twitter Handles here:
Senators pc2a.info/TwitterHandles…
Reps pc2a.info/SenatorsPhones…
In the "very red, very small" town of Anniston #Alabama

#LightsforLiberty #Lights4Liberty
#AL @brookecarbo
@SenDougJones @SenShelby
THREAD #50States
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1. #News ~ BOOM! Hannity Asks Trump About Italy, UK, Australia Officials Spying on his Campaign, President Trump adds, “And Ukraine” (VIDEO) thegatewaypundit.com/2019/06/boom-h…

#Trump #Qanon #TickTock #Hannity
2. #News ~ Tucker Carlson Warns President Trump on Tech Censorship: You Will Not Be Reelected if Your Supporters Cannot Speak Freely (VIDEO) thegatewaypundit.com/2019/06/tucker…

#Trump #Qanon
3. #News ~ 4 Suspects Charged Nearly 5 Years After Malaysian Airlines Crash Killed 298 People dailycaller.com/2019/06/19/mal…

#Trump #Qanon
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@cspanwj #PatriotsFight #TraitorsJustice #QAnon #WeAreTheNewsNow
#Virginia #VA #Warner2020

Mark Warner MUST be voted out in 2020. He is a disgrace. He may even be disqualified by then for acting as an agent of the Russian govt without registering.

@cspanwj #PatriotsFight #TraitorsJustice #QAnon #WeAreTheNewsNow
#Virginia #VA #Warner2020

Mark Warner is telling the Alphabets to defy DECLAS.
Warner has gone all-in. #VA should take note. He is due for reelection in 2020.

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1. #VA prosecutors should open a special grand jury to investigate whether the @GOP has committed #treason. Begin by calling @realDonaldTrump admin officials starting with all K&E political appointees in @TheJusticeDept. Force them to testify and, if they resist under 5th Am,
2. grant them immunity. If they still resist, lock them up for criminal contempt.
@NewYorkStateAG and California's @AGBecerra can do the same. Then call all the @SenateGOP who ran in 2016 next. I'm 90% certain
3. they took Russian money just like Trump. That's what Barr is hiding.

First subpoena all their personal and campaign bank records along with RNC's records for Russian influence evidence. If it is found and they didn't report indict for treason: levying war on the US.
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Continuing the drama... Dance card #3 in play after his #ProAbortion statement & the yearbook image surfacing. #RalphNortham now says he's not one of the people imaged in the costumed image in his yearbook. Now says he has no intention of resigning at this time.
#NorthamResign
2) 🤔Does it really make it better if #RalphNortham wasn't in the yearbook image & yet, he chose to use it as one of the images on his specific page? That, for me, would actually be a statement that appears 2be a direct #Racist political statement, orchestrated by him.
#Resign
3) #Coonman?
Really?
No certainly - NOT - him in the image & it wasn't his choice to add the image either; nor the nickname Coonman. These are in no way #Racist... #NorthamResign has no basis in fact.

#FakeNews ==> #NOT ] !!! [
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1/ #CNP Members and Organizations
"The Council for National Policy (CNP) is a body that mixes large numbers of ostensibly mainstream conservatives with far-right and extremist ideologues, mostly from the far fringes of the religious right...
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2016…
2/ "What follows is a list of 18 of the hardest-line #CNP members and links to information about them and their groups, when available, published in the past by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Groups designated by the SPLC as hate groups are marked with an asterisk (*).."
3/
Tony Perkins
*Family Research Council
Washington, D.C.
CNP Vice President

* Designated as hate group
#CNP
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GAO agrees to investigate Mar-a-Lago members' influence on VA stripes.com/gao-agrees-to-… #WHPDaily #IndivisibleTimes #AltGovDaily #AltGov #Indivisible #SVRAV
@ProPublica has this document repository about Mar-A-Lago members' influence on the VA documentcloud.org/public/search/… #WHPDaily #IndivisibleTimes #AltGovDaily #AltGov #Indivisible #SVRAV
Original Story: propublica.org/article/ike-pe…
Startpage Search on the VA's Shadow Rulers at Mar-A-Lago startpage.com/do/dsearch?que…
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(1) A mass Horde of potential invaders has grown to nearly 15,000. I want to remind the politics over reality @TheDemocrats of the need here and now! This need is from HEROES, AMERICANS, not invaders.
The U.S.(HUD) estimates that 40,056 veterans are homeless on any given night.
(2) 11% of U.S. adult homeless are military veterans.
9% are female. Most are single and suffer from mental illness, alcohol and/or substance abuse, or traumatic disorders.
Nearly 45% of homeless veterans are African American or Hispanic.
Yet @TheDemocrats support this invasion.
(3) 41% are between the ages of 31 and 50.
1.4 million other veterans are considered at risk of homelessness due to poverty, lack of support, and dismal conditions in overcrowded or substandard housing. Yet @TheDemocrats support this invasion and block @realDonaldTrump's wall!
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President says civilian federal workers will not get a raise in 2019. Most folks think that most federal employees work here in the Washington area - but actually the opposite is true: 80% work elsewhere, including swing and red states /1
Approximate number of civilian govt. workers/voters in the following states will not get raises in 2019, because of @realDonaldTrump's decision today:
#FL: 79K
#GA: 72K
#IA: 9K
#KY: 23K
#MICH: 26K
#MO: 34K
#NC: 44K
#OH: 50K
#PA: 60K
#TX: 114K
#VA: 136K
#WV: 15K
#WISC: 15K
(OPM)
/3 Trump won Michigan, Wisconsin & Pennsylvania by some 80,000 votes, but says today that he's denying 101,000 civilian workers in those states a raise next year - and announcing it two months before a midterm election, and two years before he'll likely face voters again himself
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🔥No matter what Manafort's jury rules in #VA, Paulie Walnuts faces another criminal trial in DC next month for #conspiracy to defraud the US, failing to register as a foreign agent (#FARA), #MoneyLaundering, witness tampering & making false statements.😎

apnews.com/3b999f5a776547…
Prosecutors wanted to bring all charges in DC, but lacked venue for the tax & bank-fraud charges anywhere but #VA, where Manafort owns a home.

Manafort refused waive his venue rights so all charges could be brought in DC, likely b/c a VA jury would be better for him.🤔
But Manafort cannot avoid having his next trial in DC, where a jury would NOT be likely to be sympathetic towards him (or Trump).😃

#MuellerTime

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THREAD: So I’m just leaving the @DeptVetAffairs office in #Austin #Texas. A beautiful new facility with new tv’s, furniture, staff, art, and other fancy schmancy stuff...

cc: @POTUS @GregAbbott_TX
My doctor, which whom I’ve been seeing steadily over the last five years, let’s me in on a little secret. He said the @DeptVetAffairs lacks money to hire more staff, Docs/nurses/clinicians/etc... to support the YUGE amount of #Veterans waiting for care.
Not really a secret, right? We all kinda knew that... Here’s the kicker. Ready for this? Are you sitting down? He said “BUT, there’s a large bucket of money 💰 allotted to BEAUTIFY the #VA clinics throughout #Texas”. (Roughly $10M)
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Hey #Virginia
#Primary Election JUNE 12, 2018
Here’s a THREAD of ALL Democratic Candidates for Congress including Websites.
& Voter Info with Links
Register by MAY 21st here: elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal…
#BlueWave2018
#VA01 #VA02 #VA03 #VA04 #VA05 #VA06 #VA07 #VA08 #VA09 #VA10 #VA11
#ABSENTEE BALLOT in #Virginia
Request Absentee ballot by OCTOBER 30
Return by November 6
Online Application here: elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal…
Printable Application here: elections.virginia.gov/Files/Forms/Vo…
Send to Voter Registration Office here: vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformati…

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VOTER ID in Virginia
#VoterID #VA
Find Local Voter Registration Office here: vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformati…
Application for free Voter Photo Identification Card here: elections.virginia.gov/Files/Forms/Vo…

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#VA01 #VA02 #VA03 #VA04 #VA05 #VA06 #VA07 #VA08 #VA09 #VA10 #VA11
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My son is a Veteran of the United States Army. He went to the #VA in Salt Lake City yesterday. This was the condition of the room he was seen in. Very unprofessional, unsanitary and disrespectful. Please retweet. Maybe @realDonaldTrump will see it.
.@OrrinHatch @SenMikeLee @RepJohnCurtis please look into this.
.update, the condition of the room was the way it was when he went in, no other room was offered and no attempt to clean it up was made for the duration of his appointment. No apologies offered. He received injections for a service injury during one of his tours in Iraq.
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1)
Donald J. Trump was elected to be @POTUS
He promised to put #AmericaFirst!
14mos later we have....
•100 percent vote by UN Security Council to sanction North Korea.
•41 percent decline in illegal southern border crossings
2) #AmericaFirst
•97,482 illegal immigrant arrests, 70 percent convicted of additional crimes, 52,169 expelled

•Adopted a resolute policy on Afghanistan

•Advocated for practical tertiary education

•Appointed an Education Secretary who is correcting abuses of Title IX
3) #AmericaFirst
•Appointed an Interior Secretary to improve forest management and expand users of public lands

•Approved the Keystone pipeline

•Called for international support of Iranian protesters
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Greater focus needed at #VA please. It’s not Fixed yet. Needs huge focus on PTSD which affects millions of veterans. Mental health is bigger than even the #OpioidCrisis Try this: Stop Making Veterans With #PTSD🇺🇸. How many countries are we bombing now? 7? 8?
Many #VietnamVets had ongoing #MentalHealth treatment for #PTSD. But when a huge influx of #IraqVets appeared with #PTSD the #VietnamVets #MentalHealthCounseling was DISCONTINUED! As if they were suddenly cured. Now #Vets with #PTSD cannot be accommodated. Too many!!!
Stop fucking #BOMBING and Stop making more and more #Vets with #PTSD
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#WomensMarch2018
Close to 3 MILLION PEOPLE last weekend
& it barely made a blip on the news.
SO, let's grassroots this out there - All States below.
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To Every One of you who went - Thank You!
Your Resolve is our Hope.
You are the Light at the end of the Tunnel.
The largest of the Womens' Marches this year was in Los Angeles. (600,000+)
Here are the performances and speeches compacted into a 30-minute video.

#WomensMarch2018 #WomensMarchLA
And a GoogleDoc counting EVERYONE EVERYWHERE: pc2a.info/WomensMarch201…
ALABAMA
#WomensMarch2018 ALABAMA
3000+ Marched!
Birmingham 2700 Dothan Huntsville 120 Mentone 60+ Mobile 350+ Montgomery 2000
The biggest movement the USA has ever seen. If the national media won't cover it, let's grassroots it!
FB page here: pc2a.info/2018WMAL
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This is why I want to #MAGA. #Family.

1. My mom and dad, married 61 years. Both raised in the coalfields of #WV. My dad is LTC-USA (RET), served in #Vietnam, and is 100% VA disabled. My mom raised 3 daughters pretty much by herself!

Where is the #America they loved?
2. My son, pictured here with his father. He served in the #USArmy, and due to his service, is 100% VA disabled. (He suffers from #PTSD and thus, #depression, and, sadly, #addiction.)

Will the #VA be there for him when he's old?
3. My daughter, here with me at her bridal shower. She's an elementary school #teacher, and works 12-hour days, making sure her students get the very best education possible.

Will she be forced to tell her students they can't say Merry Christmas?
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Hmmm. “Surprising #VA Data About Opioid Discontinuation, #Overdose and #Suicide: Clinical Implications” Abstract is sobering. This may challenge some policy initiatives regarding #opioids. Can’t wait to see the presentation! vendome.swoogo.com/2018-rx-summit…
“Due to these concerns, the Veterans Affairs (VA) conducted analyses of national data:
1. In fiscal year 2013, patients prescribed less than 90 morphine equivalent daily dose accounted for 95.8% of the sample & 85.7% of overdose/suicide-related deaths
2. In two sets of fiscal years — 2010-2011 and 2013-2014 — opioid discontinuation was NOT associated with overdose mortality but was associated with INCREASED suicide mortality.
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I'm at Water's Edge Brewery in Lake Ridge, Virginia tonight. Six of the seven VA House of Delegates seats here are held by Republicans. Tonight, that may change wildly.
Those seats in Prince William County, Virginia's second most populous, are a test of the anti-Trump grassroots movements spurred on by the Democratic party and progressive groups.
Of 8 groups, like @MoveOn, @BoldProgressive and @TheDLCC, that made endorsements in VA House races, 41% of their endorsements came to six Democrats challenging Republican incumbents in this county.
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