#FreshVoicesRise
#DemVoice1

1 - How dare you preach about bipartisanship
When you’ve spent years tearing us apart
When you actually censure
Any republican that dares to show dissent
That dare to vote as their conscience dictates
When even a fist bump is a cause for outrage? Image
1 - How dare you preach about unity and bipartisanship
When you’ve spent years tearing us apart
When even to this day you actually censure
Any republican voice that dares to show dissent
That dare to vote as their conscience dictates
When even a fist bump is a cause for outrage?
2- How dare you talk about lies, lies, lies
And keep telling us that dems, leftist, socialists, etc..
Want us to believe this or that,
are lying to us left and right
But everything that comes out of your mouths
Can be debunked by research and statistics?
3- How dare you claim there is no gun problem
There are more mass shootings than days in the year
Children are taught mass shooting drills in school
There are more guns than people in the country
As the feeling grows across the nation
That no place is secure, and no one is safe
4- How dare you prat on about equality
And refuse to pass the equal rights act
Trying to make us believe the obvious lie
That it would be detrimental to women
While the pay gap is still an ongoing issue
And the representation of women is barely noticeable ?
5- How dare you claim to work for the working class
and in the next breath vote against the 15$ wage
You keep denying them universal healthcare
You give tax cuts to the rich
But wont even consider them paying their fair share
That’s not the working class but the ruling class
6 - How dare you stand there and tell us
racism isn’t really a problem
After groups after groups are discovered online
Of white supremacy groups spouting hate and bigotry
When plot after plots linked to them are discovered
Planning murder, mass shootings, and kidnappings ?
7 – How dare you claim America is not a Racist country
When every statistic
Proves the contrary with facts and numbers
Do you think we are convinced or persuaded by your words?
Or that your lone black republican senator spokesperson
Can somehow prove your nonexistent point ?
8 - How dare you stand there babbling about bad apples
When day in and day out atrocities occurs
At the hands of law enforcement all across the board
Dammed by the evidence of the own body cameras?
Condemned by their own recorded and taped words?
Only defended by the likes of you
9 - How dare you claim concern for children
Pretending to care for their well being
That your biased laws are meant to protect them
As you back up bills that allow examining children’s genitals
Who do you think will undergo this trauma?
When you can't tell them apart
10 – How dare you try and pretend to be Expanding voting rights
In the same breath as you talk about quality of votes
While you carve up the country to keep your power
For you know the only way for you to stay in power
Is the electoral college
As most are on to your shenanigans
11- How dare you talk about morality
When in your ranks admitting the worst kinds of people
Will you take just anyone, if they bring enough followers?
Is there anything you won’t do to secure power?
Is there no limit to how low you’re willing to go?
12 - How dare you claim today that the US is not a democracy
After spending the last hundred of years imposing sanctions
On various countries
For not following the expectations of a democratic nation
Now it's no longer convenient
You rely on semantics to do away with democracy?
13- Do you take us for fools
Have you noticed your party shrinking
Have you not noticed the degrading “quality” of your new base?
American people are no longer fooled by your words
Even part of your base now looks at you with disgusts
Soon most of them will fall away from you
For you have brought us nothing but disgrace

Muriel Vieux
May 2nd, 2021

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5 May
#FreshVoicesRise #DemVoice1 #OneV1

1 of 7 - You have not put party over country
You have put a man over party
A man so flawed he once disgusted all of you
You’ve chosen loyalty to that man
Instead of upholding your oath
But perhaps loyalty isn’t the right word Image
2 - You’ve watched him drop follower like flies
Crush his friends without second though
And instead of standing together
Of backing your fellow officials
You’ve chosen to squash your morals
Silenced the voices raging within
3 - You’ve turned against your own party
Forsaking not only every one of your ideals
But rising up against those who spoke reason
Against anyone who fought for the truth
All to pay fealty to a man
Who has never paid it to anyone
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4 May
#FreshVoicesRise
#DemVoice1
#ONEV1

Most of you can talk back at cops
Ask them questions and demand your rights
Without fear of being brutalized or worse killed
Most of us, can’t do that you see
Most of us, are black, that’s all they see Image
From your movies and your books
Depicting us all as gangsters or addicts
You’ve sown fear into all minds
That most of us are a danger
That most of us are violent
Most of you can jaywalk and shop
All in perfect freedom and innocence
Without fear of being arrested
Most of us, can’t do that you see
Most of us, are black, that’s all they see
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4 May
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1 of 12-
Are you willing to listen?
Are you ready to hear us?
I’m talking to you white America
We’ve been talking for a long time
We’ve been shouting for a while
But our message has not gone through
2- You’ve not been willing to listen
You’ve covered your ears
And shut your eyes
Because the truth is ugly
And the truth is hard to face
3- You want us to forget our past
You want us to give you a pass
To let things slide
To let them ride
You want us to shut up
To make it easier for you
Read 12 tweets
2 May
#FreshVoicesRise
#DemVoice1

@RickSantorum
Every time I hear this "speech" of yours, I can't help but wonder, if your lack of intelligence is a birth defect, or if it's something you've cultivated.
The sheer amount of stupidity in 3' is astounding.
1- You actually believe that American "culture" has not changed over the years and you present that thought as a "good" thing.
Let's just say that slavery was part of your culture... well maybe to you that hasn't changed, that would actually explain a lot of your actions.
2- The settlers were the first who ever settled somewhere and 'birthed" a nation, nobody had ever done this before...
Were you channeling your orange idol?
The US is one of the youngest nations just saying
Read 6 tweets
19 Apr
We always knew…

We knew about the resentment brewing
From affirmative action to special needs
We saw the bitterness rising in their hearts

We knew about the racism that was concealed
Only coming out under cover of darkness
Expressed where no one could see it
We knew about the rage that was suppressed
Lurking in shadows just waiting and waiting
For the opportunity to lash out and bite

We knew about the steaming hatred
Couched in seemingly benign actions and words
Carefully hidden behind bogus smiles
We knew America hadn’t really changed
Despite the laws, and the policies
Worthless words written on worthless papers

We knew because every single day
Thousands of us lived inside the reality
Thousands of us felt the sting of racism
Read 4 tweets
19 Apr
Why would you be outraged?
Your life isn’t being affected
Your heart doesn’t skip a beat
When you see the men in blue
You don’t break out into a sweat
When face to face with the police
How could you be outraged?
You have a certain peace of mind
You don’t have to instruct your child
Drill into his childish still developing mind
All the possible ways things go wrong
When his path crosses with the police
Why are you not outraged?
You are blinded by your own platitudes
You hide in your bubble of personal reality
Blissfully unaware of your privileges
Content to put on your rose-colored glasses
Annoyed to have to deal with our issues
Read 4 tweets

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