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Enigma, I'm not a snowflake, I'm an avalanche. never claimed to be nice or lady like. I swear a lot. Human rights for#resist #ACA Tik Tok mutha fucka
Jan 15 5 tweets 1 min read
Republicans will chant “thoughts and prayers” after 20 kindergartners are executed in school, as they step over the corpses to vote against gun reform. Republicans will scream “voter fraud” as they vote against election security 3X. Republicans will cry “my body my choice” when it comes to a life saving vaccine, but will force a 12 year old to give birth to her rapist’s baby. Republicans will salute the blue and claim the party of law and order, as they beat police with an American flags.
Dec 10, 2021 8 tweets 2 min read
The US economy added 5,583,000 jobs, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.This is the highest number of jobs created in the first 10 months of any presidency since records began in 1939. Wages in the US are up 4.9% this October compared with the same time last year. Now let’s talk about TFG. Trump was the first president since Hoover to leave office with less jobs. But the economy grew only 2.3% in 2019
The real GDP declined 3.4% in 2020 from the previous year. It was the largest drop since 1947
Dec 6, 2021 7 tweets 2 min read
Let’s talk about Nikki Haley’s record when she was governor of South Carolina… @NikkiHaley You championed to bring Volvo plant to the state, had a reported price tag of $70 million of state "surplus" money and a remaining $53 million through economic development bonds. By one estimate, the deal could cost taxpayer $87 million in interest payments alone.
Nov 11, 2021 8 tweets 2 min read
I’ve been watching Dopesick and it makes me feel sick. It makes me feel sick because it’s personal. It’s personal because I’ve been to more funerals than weddings. I don’t need to go to high school reunions because I see all my old friends either in line at a wake or coffin It makes me feel sick that 20 plus years later, millions dead many of those friends and patients that I loved, and nothing has changed. Big Pharma writes the rules and dictates policy. Rehabs are profit over people.
Apr 13, 2021 4 tweets 1 min read
When I was pulled over for an expired registration, the trooper had my car towed and drove me home. When I got pulled over after a long night of driving, the trooper told me to drive straight home. When I got arrested, I got handcuffed in the front, was allowed to use my phone and they officers brought me to breakfast before taking me to the court house. I think about these incidents a lot, and how different they might be if I wasn’t white.
Oct 1, 2020 8 tweets 2 min read
Four years ago, 89.7% of Americans had health insurance. By 2019, that number had dropped to 86.3%; then 5.4 million more Americans lost their health insurance in the middle of a pandemic. Four million hospitality workers haven’t seen a paycheck since March while retail sales jobs are still down by 600,000.
Sep 13, 2020 8 tweets 2 min read
Here’s what Trump is doing to the Hispanic population. He is seeking to cut the Department of Housing and Urban Development by about $8.6 billion (15.2 percent), which would take a toll on the economic empowerment of millions of Latinos. Today, Latinos already account for a $2.3 trillion economy—the eighth largest in the world if it were ranked on its own. Investments in programs that empower Latino communities.