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.@POTUS’s expectations haven’t often met reality during his first 500 days in office. The #GOPTaxScam is a prime example of why his presidency has been #500DaysOfBummer
President Trump has spent 1/5 of his days in office at a golf course. That's probably great for his stroke, but not so great for the American public. #500DaysOfBummer
Who is paying for the wall?

Mexico? 🙅‍♀️

American taxpayers? 🙅‍♀️

The U.S. Military? 🙅‍♀️

#500DaysOfBummer 🤷‍♀️
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Yale history prof @TimothyDSnyder outlined 20 lessons from the 20th Century on preventing tyranny from overcoming democracy. His book is a must-read for #TheResistance:… (Thread)
1/ Do not obey in advance. Do not acquiesce or conform to the new regime, offering to comply before compliance is required by law. Hitler's party consolidated power b/c too many citizens offered anticipatory obedience.
2/ Defend Institutions. Trump has aggressively sought to undermine all independent institution that opposes his admin, including the free press, the judiciary, DOJ, FBI, & #Mueller. Choose an institution you cherish and take its side.
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"Fehlverhalten von Fussgängern"? #alternativefacts

Greetings to RZ5237 van driver, who DID NOT stop for me while I was already on the pedestrian crossing. He saw me, waved, looked away and drove on. True story, happened today
Having clean windows is a good thing, but not enough. Adjusting mirrors equally important. It is crucial to always look what is happening *around* the vehicle

In my experience, lots of drivers suffer of "stiff neck": they don't see walking & cycling people coming from their side
It is agreed that you cannot see everything with the mirrors. But a driver always has the option to turn his head!

Based on my personal observation of drivers creating dangerous situations: not turning the head and having a proper look to check road is clear is very common error
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