#BrettKavanaugh is the ninth Justice of the Supreme Court. 1/
A man who has been proven to have lied under oath multiple times about his role in torture under Bush43 and about multiple details surrounding at least 2 (possibly 3) credible allegations of sexual assault made against him... 2/
A man who wrote that Native Hawaiians (and by extension Native Americans) are NOT due the terms of their treaties with the US—sovereignty over their own elections... 3/
A man who wrote in emails that Afirmative Action measures, which are founded on the basis of #BrownVBoard’s requirement of equal protection of the law, is a “naked racial set aside.” ... 4/
A man who is credibly alleged to have tried to rip a 15 year old’s clothes off—who exposed his dick to a first year college student forcing her to touch it... 5/
A man who spent 15 of 20 years in public service as a conservative movement hit man and vowed revenge on Democrats... 6/
A man who has written and not recanted his belief that Presidents should NOT be able to be prosecuted for criminal activity while in office —#THAT man was just confirmed to take the 9th seat on the bench of the Court that determines the meaning of our constitution. 7/
A man whose judicial decisions demonstrate willingness to use technicalities and legal process to break the law and lord power over women’s right to exercise agency over their lives... 8/
And #THAT man, #BrettKavanaugh, will likely be there for the rest of his life: 30-40 years. 9/
This happened because hundreds of thousands of documents that revealed the content of #BrettKavanaugh’s work in the Bush43 years were kept from Senate, unable to be reviewed at all. Other documents were reviewed by Senate, but falsely marked confidential. Public never saw. 10/
This happened because @JeffFlake @JoeManchinWV .@SenatorCollins and @SenatorTimScott COMPLIED with this process, which was rigged from start and only got worse when the FBI was handcuffed by president, unable to question the witnesses that mattered. 12/ nytimes.com/2018/10/05/us/…
Know this: Unjust systems and structures are only able to stand because we assent to them. We comply. We vote “Yes” to them. 1) by our direct vote, 2) by not voting, or 3) by voting for people then failing to hold them accountable to just standards. 13/
Responsiblity for #BrettKavanaugh, traces back to the voter. We are responsible. Only 60% of eligible voters turn out for national elections in the US—40% in midterm elections. Many of the Senators who voted “Yes” to confirm K we’re elected during midterm elections. 14/ #Vote2018
And turns out the least likely folks to vote in midterm elections are folks who value justice—or at least say they do. 15/
Australia has compulsory voting. 100% of their electorate votes in every election. Can you imagine how much we could change our nation if 100% of just eligible voters got off the couch and to the polls!!! 16/
Now imagine how just a world we could shape together, if we were to do as Florida is poised to do right now—restore voting rights for returning citizens?! #Vote2018 17/
There is ONLY ONE THING TO BE DONE NOW! #VOTE✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻 turbovote.org 18/
Drive your grandmom to VOTE!
Knock on doors to make sure your neighbors VOTE!
Post on social media and demand that your friends and followers VOTE!
Declare Nov6 your workplace holiday, then go together and VOTE! 19/ #VoteNov6th #Vote2018
Write about VOTING!
Speak about VOTING!
Dream about VOTING!
Because to #vote in a democracy is the most basic way that we ALL have to live into God’s Genesis 1:26 call to exercise stewardship of the world!!!!
#VOTE! 20/20

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Oct 5, 2018
People ask what #patriarchy is. Think “Jim Crow” and apply it to women—all women. It’s a web of systems, structures, practices and believes that enforce gender hierarchy and silence women. 1/
#This is what #patriarchy looks like in the US right now. 2/
And #patriarchy looks like #this. Yesterday, .@OrrinHatch refused to listen to women and their concerns. 3/
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Oct 2, 2018
To male evangelical pastors who resonate with Trump’s call to arms against #metoo for “vulnerable” white men who “can be accused at any moment and have their lives ruined” by a false accusation. 1/
There are no more false accusations of sexual assault than any other crime—about 2%. Meanwhile, 1 in 5 women in US are victims of rape/sexual assault and 60% of survivors NEVER REPORT IT AT ALL. Who is in danger here? Under your logic women should be deathly afraid of men. 2/
Let’s think about this: To believe that men are suddenly going to be falsely accused by women who they never abused is to reveal an incredibly low view of women. It is also incredibly narcissistic. Believe it or not, we don’t live our lives thinking about you! #CallToPause 3/
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Sep 20, 2018
Let’s be clear. The .@FBI is already conducting #BrettKavanuagh background check. Same for all Supreme Court nominees. #ChristineBlaseyFord is simply asking that they include her claim in their normal course of work, so that the facts that Kavanaugh is judged by are confirmed. 1/
27 years ago the White House ordered the FBI to investigate #AnitaHill’s claim against @JusticeThomas67. This is #BASIC. The investigation was complete within 3 days. 2/
GOP is saying #ChristineBlaseyFord “is in no position” to dictate parameters of her testimony. #NO! 37 yrs ago Blasey Ford was #innoposition to control her attackers. Today she is standing in her power. She is demanding basic respect. #FACTSFIRSTTHENHEARING #dealwithit #SCOTUS 3/
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Apr 22, 2018
From 2015–before #metoo #churchtoo #silenceisnotspiritual. #THIS is most white-male-centered narcissistic drivel I have ever read in my entire life. @JohnPiper claims scripture is his authority then offers no exegesis of any text. “Principles” instead. 1/ desiringgod.org/interviews/sho…
Teaching “principles” rather than teaching excellent exegesis is a narcissistic tactic of control. ANYONE can claim the scripture says ANYTHING when they leave the scripture out. Brings followers into close relationship w/ leader, but leaves them not knowing Jesus (The Word). 2/
What .@JohnPiper did here was unbelievably manipulative. Demonstrated #ZERO submissiveness to scripture. Has nerve to guilt/shame women into “submission to scripture” then offers #NONE. Only offers his own “principles,” which scripture would drop-kick. 3/
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Jan 20, 2018
1. FACT CHECK: Dreamers DID NOT break the law. They were brought here BY THEIR PARENTS as children. They are not responsible and should not be penalized for someone else’s wrong. #basicethics #nosoullesspolitics #TruthMatters #DreamActNow
2. FACT CHECK: Dreamers DO PAY TAXES. Under DACA Dreamers are able to work, pay taxes, Social Security, build businesses, pay business registration fees, etc. #TrumpShutDown pitting Dreamers against “tax paying Americans” is ignorant as hell. #nosoullesspolitics #DreamActNow
3. FACT CHECK: Who is holding whom hostage? #TrumpShutdown is holding America hostage—trying to force us into #humansacrifice ritual: “Choose white children over brown immigrants. Dems said #NO! #ShutItDown #WeSeeYou #DreamActNow #nosoullesspolitics .@chuckschumer @NancyPelosi
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