Apart from Trump tax frauds, keep the other outrages in your (and everyone else's) heads as well:

1. New Covid wave starting at higher level than last, while
Trump still against CDC, masks and social distancing.
2. Trump is pushing an illegitimate SCOTUS justice who will kill the ACA -- along with people with pre-existing conditions.
3. Fires and hurricanes still rampaging, yet Trump rolling back EPA rules and subsidizing oil and gas.
4. Trump threatening election coup, says he won't be bound by results and won't commit to peaceful transition.
5. Plus his attacks on the press, on working Americans, on the poor, on Black and Latinx Americans, on our foreign allies.
6. Not to mention that he's done everything Putin wants. Still hasn't criticized Putin for putting a bounty on American soldiers in Afghanistan, or for interfering in US elections, or for poisoning his opponent, and on it goes.

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6 Nov
Call me a radical Lefty, but billionaires shouldn’t be setting tax policy by Twitter polls.
With stunts like these, Elon Musk and other modern-day Robber Barons are gleefully making a mockery of how little they pay in taxes.
Remember: Musk pays little in federal income taxes, while his companies have raked in millions in federal contracts.

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Yesterday, before results were released in the California recall, Larry Elder’s campaign launched a website promoting baseless claims that the election was stolen.

We've reached the point where Republicans don't even wait until polls close before claiming an election was rigged.
It’s tempting to laugh at the absurdity of Elder’s ploy, but it’s a grave warning sign of how Republicans plan to run campaigns from here on out. Any result they don’t like will be written off as fraudulent.

We must keep fighting back against Republicans’ authoritarian agenda.
P.S. Californians, don't forget to vote in person before 8 p.m. today, or mail in or drop off your ballot as soon as you can. The stakes are too high to sit this one out.
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I remember as a kid talking with other kids my age about becoming an astronaut. At the time, astronauts came from middle-class and blue-collar families. They’d gone to public schools.

It was something any of us could aspire to.

Today’s space race could not be more different.
We used the term “we” to describe being the first to land on the moon. Bezos and Branson aren’t “we.” There's no common good in their achievement. They symbolize the extreme apex of wealth, much of it gained by paying workers low wages, dodging taxes and shutting out competitors.
If Branson and Bezos are advancing anything or anyone, it’s the prospect of making boatloads of money by selling future seats to other people able and willing to pay huge sums for the thrill. It's hardly impressive or heroic.
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Let me be clear: The Amazon union fight is far from over.
For seven weeks, Amazon pulled out all the stops in its most blatant anti-union blitz yet. Workers were forced to attend anti-union meetings, received multiple anti-union texts a day, and were bombarded by anti-union fliers in bathrooms.
The company hired an infamous union-busting law firm for the cool price of $3,200 a day, and even got the county to change the traffic light schedule so that union organizers had less time to talk to workers as they entered or left the warehouse parking lot.
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THREAD: Here is every state where a minimum wage worker can afford 2 bedroom rent:
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The cynical ploy of Ted Cruz and 10 other Republican senators will now force every other Republican member of Congress to openly choose democracy or fascism.
America will watch and remember those who choose the path of treason on January 6.
Here are the enemies of democracy:
Ted Cruz (TX)
Ron Johnson (WI)
James Lankford (OK)
Steve Daines (MT)
John Kennedy (LA)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Mike Braun (IN)
Cynthia Lummis (WY)
Roger Marshall (KS)
Bill Hagerty (TN)
Tommy Tuberville (AL)
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