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19 Sep, 4 tweets, 2 min read
It's time to double-down on negative-partisanship, folks.

The SCOTUS can and will strike down Obamacare, probably right after the election, because even if a new justice is not appointed and Justice Roberts sides with the 3 remaining liberals on the court, a tie will let the
Texas appeals court ruling stand (which basically struck down the entire law). We cannot win that fight. It's already over

Yes, we're that screwed. But obviously, defeating Trump and winning back the Senate is even more critical, because the court can be remade by a Dem
Congress and POTUS. It's widely agreed that @RachelBitcofer was the only pollster to get 2018 right, and she's right now. I hate to admit it, but the one thing the @ProjectLincoln gets right is something its founders knew all too well (and Rachel brings the receipts): going
negative works. And it's why RGB's loss can—and had better—have a silver lining.

Please read Rachel's article posted in my thread—and hers. This is not a drill. We either turn-on the negative partisanship and win, or just wave goodbye to this Republic.

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18 Oct
I have never met anyone that voted for Trump that I have any respect for, and never will. Anyone that watched that freak show in 2015, and still voted for that monster has no excuse and deserves no grace. I don't even want to hear their contrived attempts to justify it. Ever.
And "thank them" for it? I'd rather poke my own eye out with a fork.
But lot's of skin-deep liberals think it's virtuous to gush over their "courage" to change their mind. It really just gives them an opportunity to tweet some platitudinous drivel about "finding your path," or whatever. Not to sound like @gus802, but fuck that noise.
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.@Moonalice on @Alivelshi talking about @Facebook fuckery and the QAnon problem it's created.
@Moonalice @AliVelshi @Facebook "Internet platform are incapable of policing themselves." - @moonalice.
@Moonalice @AliVelshi @Facebook Ugh, @Moonalice says that @Facebook is only removing the holocaust denial posts in ENGLISH; the ones our journalists see. They persist in other languages. Zuckerberg is a public menace.
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The old-school conservative movement always prided itself on wanting to preserve the status quo and the values of the past. How ironic that those seizing our country in the name of conservatism have turned most liberals into conservatives, in that one respect.
What so infuriates me is that nowhere in the media do these so-called conservatives ever have defend their warped and craven views. They just regurgitate talking points from whatever political agenda they were sent to the TV to propagate.

We don't talk about this either
Conservatives have resisted every single social & governmental initiative that made America the envy for the world. WITHOUT exception, while contributing almost nothing. Yet still, they are given outsized hegemony by the media, which lets them manipulate everything around us.
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Because everything about these disgusting shitbags wasn't bad enough? I cannot believe we can't rid ourselves of this filth. Have we no pride left as a culture? All gone?
When I was growing up, we still had some sense of collective outrage that could still shame people this disgusting and keep them from infecting the entire culture. But our media MUST monetize them because their greed matters more than our pride. We are so not worthy.
If you think our problem is Donald Trump, or even Republicans, there's a whole forest around those few trees that you're not seeing. America is infected with a virus; the counter-evolutionary virus. It's taking us backwards. And faster every day.
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I said a year ago, I will say it now. Congress should make it a federal crime to use manipulated video in campaign videos. Full stop.
The tech gets better every week, If you don't see how bad this could get, and how much damage it can and will do to the whole world, you're just not thinking about it very clearly.
But how can congress do important work when scoundrels like @Jim_jordan and @mattgaetz are distracting everyone with their ridiculous daily clown shows? We are just so fucked.
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Mom just made her 500th phone bank call. Her leader says he's going to ask @JoeBiden to invite her to the inauguration. Wouldn't that be amazing? A true highpoint for anyone, let along a 93 yo. I'd let her go, despite the dangers.
@JoeBiden When I asked her leader if she was keeping up with the kids, he just chuckled and said, "She's driving the pace car, and running so far ahead of everyone else, I'm almost thinking of telling her to stop before she exhausts herself, and makes them feel inadequate."
@JoeBiden The 4 times I have phone banked, I was worn out at about 50 calls. And even then, I wanted to kill about a 3rd of the people I reached.
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