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Texan from Bama, USAF Ret, LOCD Chair #CommonDefense #DemCast
Jan 6, 2023 57 tweets 10 min read
A case in Texas, Webb county centered, that Texans should pay attention to. Qualified Immunity is head butting 1st Adm protections.

#FirstAmendment v
#QualifiedImmunity… Appeals court to decide if First Amendment should have protected Laredo’s “big crazy lady” from arrest

Priscilla Villarreal was arrested over her Facebook postings. In a rare proceeding, the entire 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will weigh whether
Jan 5, 2023 9 tweets 5 min read
Shilling for the Kev is Rep James
R-MI with opening nomination.

#Day3 Rep Bishop R-NC nominating Donalds from FL as #NotKev
Jan 4, 2023 7 tweets 6 min read
This gives a short bio on the 20 who bucked McCarthy. Rep Chip Roy TX21, mouthiest camera and Rep Michael Cloud TX27, says immigrants Force crop quarantine.

What are your predictions for the 4th vote?

#DemCast #RepublicansInDisarray…? This was Rep Cloud making conspiracy claims about quarantining crops during an event in Rock Port 2022. His followers sucked it down and added. TX27, TX15, TX21 have MAGA, QAnon elected in the House.

#DemCastTX #RepublicansInDisarray
Aug 24, 2021 5 tweets 4 min read
Call these congressmen now. Tell them to stop blocking the budget reconciliation bill.

Rep Gonzalez, McAllen
Ph: 956-682-5545, 202-225-2531

Rep Vela, Brownsville
956-544-8352, 202-225-9901

Rep Cuellar, Laredo
202-225-1640, 956-725-0639
#DemCastTX #BudgetReconciliation 2) These men are refusing to raise taxes on the rich so you and your children can have a better life.

Do you have kids? This bill would send $300 to you every month AND help you pay for child care.
#DemCastTX #Heathcare
Jun 27, 2021 11 tweets 4 min read
Greater disparities to emerge in Texas as unemployment benefits, protections against evictions and utility shutoffs end.

#DemCastTX #EconmicJustice… via @TexasTribune 1) "Federal unemployment benefits ended for Texans on Saturday. Their electricity can be cut for nonpayment starting Tuesday. For renters, evictions will begin to proceed normally again at the end of July.
Jun 26, 2021 7 tweets 3 min read
"America’s Last Patrol and former Hidalgo County Commissioner Cuellar came together to make preparations on Hernandez’s new home.

“Well you know he’s a vet, what we do we step up for any veteran that needs our help,” Peña.
#DemCastTX #Veterans… 2) Veteran organization America’s Last Patrol helps in assisting veterans. KVEO Photojournalist Sal Castro

Cleaning up the debris, volunteers started the process of building Hernandez’s a home.

#DemCastTX #Veterans
Jun 25, 2021 9 tweets 3 min read
Here we go Chauvin sentencing with victim impact statements & I'm a mess listening to George Floyd's daughter. 💔 Image Nephew speaks on his family's pain, requests maxium & thanks the court.
😭😭😭😭 Image
Jun 24, 2021 6 tweets 1 min read
🔥 Whoops 🔥

New York Suspends Giuliani’s Law License "A New York appellate court suspended Rudolph W. Giuliani’s law license on Thursday after a disciplinary panel found that he made “demonstrably false and misleading” statements about the 2020 election as Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney.
Apr 16, 2021 15 tweets 14 min read
Title III — Election Security

This title aims to improve the security of U.S. election infrastructure to counter the threat of foreign interference.

#PassFTPA #HR1
#FreedomToVote #DemCast • Establishes new grants to fund election security upgrades
• be owned & controlled by citizens or permanent residents of the US
•report cybersecurity incidents of goods & services provided to the EAC & DHS

#ElectionSecurity #FreedomToVote
Apr 16, 2021 18 tweets 10 min read
Title II — Election Integrity
This title would address restoration of the full protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and several other pressing voting rights issues, and also seeks to curb partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts.
#ForThePeopleAct #PassFTPA Subtitle A — Findings Reaffirming Commitment of Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act
Sect 5’s pre-clearance provision, which required states & localities w/histories of discriminatory voting practices to secure federal gov approval prior to making any changes to their rules.
Apr 16, 2021 17 tweets 16 min read
What does #ForThePeopleAct HR1 do for American voters?

This will be my hat tip to Rep John Lewis, may you rest in power Sir.

Let's advocate #GoodTrouble and #PassFTPA HR1.

#DemCastTX #CommonDefense
#Indivisible #FreshVoicesRise Across 10 titles, this historic legislation would make it easier to vote in federal elections, end congressional gerrymandering, overhaul federal campaign finance laws,…
Apr 16, 2021 6 tweets 6 min read
Switching over to the elections committee because apparently I'm a gutton for punishment.

#DemCastTX #txlege #elections
Follow: ⬇️… Ms Ebbe & Mr Glen Maxey oppose #HB3920 This bill would impose hardships on Texas voters.

Apr 15, 2021 27 tweets 27 min read
House takes up a quite a few onerous bills. Looking for my favorite SDEC Committee Woman @itsJenRamos

#DemCastTX #SD21 💃
Follow… Image I see some volunteers of Moms Demand in the Gallery. Open carry and poll watcher bills at polling sites really has me concerned after all the voter intimidation last year across Texas.

Y'all rock #DemCastTX
#txlege #txpol
Aug 16, 2020 41 tweets 32 min read
1/ Alabama -- Military Vote By Mail
Federal Voter Assistance Program (FVAP)

US Citizen
18 yrs old
Absent from your voting residence.

Voting assistance for Service members,
their families and overseas citizens

#DemCast #DemCastAL #MilitaryVoting 2/ Alabama #Military VBM
*Postmarked ballots must still be received by the 7th day after the election.

Please mail your voting materials early enough to account for mail delivery times. Check the recommended mailing dates section in Chapter 1 for details.
Aug 8, 2020 85 tweets 54 min read
Get to know your state laws on ABBM ballots:

🔹️ who may turn in a 'marked ballot'
🔹️ where the 'marked ballot' can be received
🔹️ how the the 'marked ballot' must be received

Each state is different
#DemCast #DemCastTX… Alabama is a hard core voter supression state.

🔥 Ala. Code § 17-11-9

No one other than the absentee voter may return their own ballot by mail or hand delivery.

#DemCast #DemCastAL