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We must step up and keep up the fight to Stop Kavanaugh from joining the Supreme Court. Trump may be bad at keeping his marital and financial commitments but he's great at keeping his worst political commitments. #BlockBrett…
There is reason to believe we can win in stopping Kavanaugh from joining the Supreme Court. As @JeffreyToobin writes: “fighting Supreme Court nominees, even against formidable odds, can succeed—and produce a better Court than anyone might have expected.”…
We’ve been here before. We’ve fought before. We’ve won before. Nixon and Reagan both offered up extreme nominees. Four were defeated, and America was made better and more balanced as a result.
Fight on. The data (& justice) are on our side

“the current Republican margin in the Senate is just a single vote, & Kavanaugh’s long paper trail, both as a judge and as a Republican political appointee, gives Democrats a great deal of material to exploit.”

Call the Senate to #ReleaseTheRecords. Protect choice, healthcare, marriage equality. And let's not reward Mitch McConnell's theft of a SCOTUS seat. (202) 804-8191

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Oct 2, 2018
Basically, Donald Trump benefitted from welfare. The kind American culture celebrates instead of vilifying and criminalizing. Our entire system is upside down.…
The more I think about it. The more it works. Donald Trump is a welfare recipient. He got massive amounts of cash subsidies from his father, but that was only possible by cheating the government. So essentially Trump lived off of taxpayer money his entire life.
It’s so easy for Americans to believe the myth of success when it comes to a heterosexual white man. Trump was BELIEVABLE because of the gender and race he inherited. The press believed it. Entertainment producers believed it. Voters believed it. White supremacy is believable
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Sep 27, 2018
Taps twitter mic. Thread comin' #KavanaughHearings
The Daily today helped me understand that the GOP wants to see #KavanaughHearings as a trial so the standard of “beyond a reasonable doubt” will assure he walks. But Democrats (and I) see this as a job interview, not a trial.
This is about all we know of this job candidate versus how he has presented himself. There’s a pattern: “Keg Club” days, Yale heavy drinking and belligerence, THREE named accusers, yearbook references. #KavanaughHearings
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Sep 1, 2018
Dear @marcorubio, “total lunacy” is a US senator using his voice to criticize a movie he hasn’t seen while remaining silent over visible violations of the Constitution by the executive branch.
Senator @marcorubio’s failure to speak out against child kidnapping, emoluments violations, and attacks on law enforcement by this president is a disservice at a time when our people need reminders that we are a nation of laws that apply to all.
The American people pay for @marcorubio’s salary, for him to do a job which is to act like a member of a co-equal branch of government, not sit by while the Executive undermines our national security and claims that crimes aren’t crimes when they involve his associates.
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Aug 6, 2018
Russia. Turkey. Hungary. She would be an asset to any authoritarian regime really.
@RadioFreeTom also corporations. Big evil ones that profit off of jailing kidnapped children for example, or manufacturing weapons and promoting them via compromised political organizations. Or poison makers. She would do really well at a poison manufacturer.
If there’s an organization that euthanizes healthy puppies who bring joy to hospitalized orphans, I feel like Sarah Sanders could run their comms
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Jul 17, 2018
iPhone X cellular data just stopped working. Removed and reinserted SIM. Powered off and on. Did soft reset. Reset network settings. Called carrier. Still down. Is full device reset recourse?
Update: I can get to but that’s it. I think that’s the future they want. “Why would you need to go anywhere else??” I hate conglomerates.
Just called @ATT again. Got automated message saying they are experiencing network outage in my area (direct opposite of what rep told me 90 mins ago), and they will text me when it’s resolved
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Jul 17, 2018
Just woke from a weird dream in which a republican US president took the side of a KGB Officer over his own intelligence community in full view of the global media and was allowed to return home right after and sleep in the White House. Crazy stuff. Good morning everyone!
A lot of people are saying I didn’t dream that. It really happened?? And the KGB officer is also the Russian president who poisoned people in America’s number one ally recently and kills his own journalists and continues to wage cyber warfare attacks against the US right now.
In my dream I only watched Fox News and it made sense if Barack Bin Laden or Chelsea Soros sold out America, but what doesn’t make sense is how an old rich white republican man who became president insisting he would keep America Safe publicly embrace our enemy and be stay free
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