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If by a Liberal they mean someone who looks ahead not behind,someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions,.Then I am a Liberal, John F. Kennedy 1960
Jan 21 4 tweets 2 min read
"an announcement last week from the Biden administration that it will extend some protections to migrants reporting employer abuse was so historic. Per on.msnbc.com/3HlHRJ2 In a Jan. 13 news release, the Department of Homeland Security said that “noncitizen workers who are victims of, or witnesses to, the violation of labor rights, can now access a streamlined and expedited deferred action request process.Per on.msnbc.com/3HlHRJ2
Dec 8, 2022 7 tweets 4 min read
@DJGalbreath For their part, the liberal justices – Elena Kagan, Ketanji Brown Jackson and Sonia Sotomayor – robustly argued that incorporating the theory into constitutional law would be a threat to democracy.[Read more at bit.ly/3uBkXGq by @Edpilkington] Elena Kagan cited three recent supreme court rulings that all counter the theory.[Read more at bit.ly/3uBkXGq by @Edpilkington]
Dec 4, 2022 6 tweets 4 min read
@jordi_nito Researchers are a step closer to unravelling the cruel mystery of the dementia that afflicts my wife and so many others [Read more at bit.ly/3VTpakp by @mdmaylwin] As life expectancy lengthens and science grows more sophisticated, the extent of dementia’s drain on society is revealing itself at every turn.[Read more at bit.ly/3VTpakp by @mdmaylwin]
Nov 14, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
@Zrimmy [Read more at bit.ly/3tg9Hi3 by @SmithInAmerica , an excerpt is below] [Read more at bit.ly/3tg9Hi3 by @SmithInAmerica , an excerpt is below]
Nov 14, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
[Read more at bit.ly/3tg9Hi3 by @SmithInAmerica , an excerpt is below] [Read more at bit.ly/3tg9Hi3 by @SmithInAmerica , an excerpt is below]
Nov 8, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
@RogerLamb1 The ranting right is winning, from the US to Israel. The left must raise its game [wrote Simon Tisdall in bit.ly/3holk3N] US Democrats and leftwing parties around the world have failed to come up with a compelling narrative to counter the lies and distortions of extremists[wrote Simon Tisdall in bit.ly/3holk3N]
Nov 7, 2022 6 tweets 4 min read
@maryderrickart The results of the midterms may determine if American democracy endures [wrote @RBReich in bit.ly/3hkoHIZ] Republican ascendancy is always a possibility with US elections, but the perils this time are more extreme than ever[wrote Robert Reich in bit.ly/3hkoHIZ]
Nov 6, 2022 9 tweets 5 min read
@TartanmanDavid ‘Sulking and moping is not an option’: Obama campaigns with Biden ahead of US midterms[reported the @AP in bit.ly/3NBqNQK ] Democrats roll out political heavyweights to deliver closing arguments, warning that democracy itself is at risk[reported the @AP in bit.ly/3NBqNQK ]
Nov 5, 2022 13 tweets 5 min read
@DrDavidHabbel Abortion might help Democrats in the midterms in two major ways [wrote Laurel Elder, Steve Greene and Mary-Kate Lizotte in bit.ly/3zM2XMf ] If young pro-choice voters turn out in higher numbers than forecast models are expecting, it could provide a bounce to Democrats in key races[wrote Laurel Elder, Steve Greene and Mary-Kate Lizotte in bit.ly/3zM2XMf ]
Nov 4, 2022 17 tweets 10 min read
@M4A_Weathergeek ‘They haven’t tried’: Bernie Sanders criticizes Democrats’ economic messaging [reported @salamdogmillion in bit.ly/3NAXTAj ] In a Guardian interview, the Vermont senator urges people to turn out for next week’s ‘consequential’ midterm elections[reported @salamdogmillion in bit.ly/3NAXTAj ]
Nov 2, 2022 9 tweets 6 min read
@AhBrightWings How Michigan’s abortion referendum could decide key congressional race [wrote @PoppyNoor in bit.ly/3SPRPVn ] Democratic candidate Elissa Slotkin[@RepSlotkin] says abortion is a top issues in the state and fear of a ban will motivate voters to re-elect her: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’ [reported @PoppyNoor in bit.ly/3SPRPVn ]
Oct 30, 2022 9 tweets 5 min read
@mike19461117 Can Obama magic charm Democrats to the polls in crucial midterms? [Wrote @smithinamerica in bit.ly/3TRn0RE] The ex-president remains his party’s rock star and is touring key states to fire up voters – but his midterms record is far from flawless[Wrote @smithinamerica in bit.ly/3TRn0RE]
Oct 29, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
@StillAliveWell Many idealists have arrived in Washington only to find their dreams crushed by compromise.[wrote @smithinamerica in bit.ly/3fgaWdD] “Congress is changing me[Cori Bush said] a little bit in the way of helping me to see how, by pushing, our government can work for the regular everyday person…[read this in bit.ly/3fgaWdD by @smithinamerica]
Oct 27, 2022 13 tweets 7 min read
@Michael73312708 Florida governor debate: DeSantis defends abortion ban with false claims [wrote @MartinPengelly in bit.ly/3W4TpFH ] Charlie Crist, former Republican who switched parties, puts governor on defensive during Florida’s sole gubernatorial debate [wrote @MartinPengelly in bit.ly/3W4TpFH ]
Oct 26, 2022 8 tweets 5 min read
@SueFromStPaul @DrOz Abortion rights take centre stage as Oz and Fetterman clash in Pennsylvania Senate debate [wrote @adamgabbatt in bit.ly/3f1v96Z] The two candidates for the competitive Senate seat argued over the economy, crime and the tone of Republican attacks on the Democrat candidates health[wrote @adamgabbatt in bit.ly/3f1v96Z]
Oct 24, 2022 11 tweets 6 min read
@Cameron_W64 “Democrats need to address economic fears now – or risk losing their majorities [wrote @RBReich in bit.ly/3CSSFLa] “Until Democrats tell it like it is, their electoral majorities will continue to be fragile[wrote @RBReich in bit.ly/3CSSFLa]
Oct 23, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
@SethCotlar For Trump's Backers in Congress, 'Devil Terms' Help Rally Voters [wrote @jenvalentino and @SteveEder in yhoo.it/3Fqlku7]

“…there is another side to Miller’s[Rep. Mary Miller, R-Ill.] wholesome image. [wrote Jennifer Valentino-DeVries and Steve Eder in yhoo.it/3Fqlku7]

Since entering Congress, she[Rep.
Oct 23, 2022 16 tweets 6 min read
@profoundlymark @Yahoo ‘I’m deadly serious’: why filmmaker Michael Moore[says Academy Award-winning documentary maker Michael Moore] is confident of a Democratic midterm win [wrote Edward Helmore in bit.ly/3smm5MJ ] The Academy-award winner has been emailing a ‘daily dose of truth’ to mobilize supporters of the party to vote in November [wrote Edward Helmore in bit.ly/3smm5MJ ]
Oct 22, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
@oyestonyyes Ocasio-Cortez [the Democratic New York congresswoman wrote to Pence] ‘No one wants to hear your plan for their uterus’ [in @guardianUS article by @MartinPengelly in bit.ly/3VSqFA7] Congresswoman makes remark after former vice-president says there will be ‘pro-life majorities’ in House and Senate [wrote @MartinPengelly in bit.ly/3VSqFA7]
Oct 21, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
@MHaitch2 “America’s richest want to pay more taxes–but we won’t let them. We need a tax bracket and rate overhaul[wrote Bob Lord & Dylan Dsseault in bit.ly/3SAx1kR ] “End the Bracket Racket Act, a proposal to add five new tax brackets, starting with a 50% rate on income between $1 million and $5 million and progressing to a 90% rate on all income over $100 million,... [wrote Bob Lord & Dylan Dsseault in bit.ly/3SAx1kR ]
Oct 21, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
@NinaTribble1 Can abortion rights swing the US midterm elections? – video.[ reported by @oliverlaughland in bit.ly/3gn8YIy ] In the lead-up to the US midterm elections, the Guardian's Oliver Laughland travels to Indiana, the first US state to pass a new abortion ban into law following the overturning of Roe v Wade.[ reported by @oliverlaughland in bit.ly/3gn8YIy ]