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Sep 19, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
The closer we get to midterms, the more trolls & chaos agents we'll see coming out of the woodwork.

Their goal is to cause division in the Dem party and those supporting it, like in 2016. 1/
twitter.com/i/moments/9739… #WednesdayMotivation What is a chaos agent? Simply put, someone who actively tries to damage movements or stop goals from being met.

In the context of the resistance, it's a person who discourages people from supporting Dems, voting Dem, and undermines faith in the movement. 2/ #disinformation
Sep 18, 2018 12 tweets 6 min read
Dear @SenatorCollins - I'll tell you why I waited to report a coworker who touched me inappropriately, and why reports of harassment and assault can have "odd timing". 1/12 #MeToo #Kavanaugh At an event for a coworker who was leaving the company, I was chatting with a married male coworker. Suddenly his hand was up the back of my blouse, almost touching my bra.

I froze in shock for a second, then backed away, stammering "What are you doing?" 2/12 #TuesdayThoughts
Sep 8, 2018 8 tweets 5 min read
#disinformation alert! 🚨

The right's latest talking points are false claims that #Kavanaugh's young children were harassed by Democrats as they were escorted out of the hearing.

This is quickly and easily debunked by a simple Google search. 1/8 A Fox News opinion peice expressed dismay that the 2 young girls were upset by the lack of civility shown to their father.

It doesn't say the children were harassed.

Their mother chose to remove them when Dems addressed the lack of transparency.
2/8 📰goo.gl/CYCaQW
Sep 4, 2018 10 tweets 6 min read
The #KavanaughSCOTUS hearings start today.

I've seen MANY people express frustration, and trolls posing as progressive far left are bashing Schumer & Senate Dems.

Dems can't stop this confirmation.

Here's why, and what WE need to do. #TuesdayThoughts THREAD 1/6 🙋‍♂️ Why don't Dems just not show up? Then the senate can't vote on the confirmation!

👩‍🏫 There are easy procedural ways around that, esp. after McCain’s replacement is named (will be sooner than later if Dems try no-show). They could slow it down by hours - not weeks. 2/6
Aug 27, 2018 10 tweets 6 min read
As we get closer to midterms, trolls and bots will push #FakeNews more than ever.

Here are some tips for spotting and fact checking possible propaganda or disinformation posts on social media. 1/9 #MondayMotivation The tweet above that says McCain admitted to being a war criminal is an example of disinformation.

When you read the @snopes article, it's clear that McCain was talking about a false confession he wrote while a POW as a result of torture. 2/9 goo.gl/owo1Pb
Aug 20, 2018 23 tweets 11 min read
This account was created in March 2018. A date for the military parade was announced on March 9th.

A month ago, Craig was up to 15K followers. That's extremely unusual for a 6 month old account that doesn't belong to a celebrity or public figure. 1/ #scammers #MondayMotivation Almost immediately, the account started tweeting about the #1millionveteransmarch, using graphics with military imagery, constantly asking people to follow and retweet to get him to 100K followers so he would "qualify for funding". (Note the Buy Me a Coffee link).
Jul 25, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
🚨Important #CallToAction 🚨 This move to #ImpeachRosenstein won't pass, but Trump will use this as an excuse to fire Rosenstein.

EVERYONE, but especially those with Republican MoC's - call them NOW, and tomorrow, and the day after that! When Trump tries to fire Rosenstein, we march.

Make sure you're signed up for rapid response alerts to march peacefully.
act.moveon.org/event/mueller-…
Jul 16, 2018 8 tweets 4 min read
The #TreasonSummit was bad - but not unexpected. We all knew Trump wouldn't stand up to Putin.

1. Don't spread fear & panic - that's their goal
2. Take time away to process if you feel overwhelmed
3. Stick to the plan
1/7
Here's the plan.

If you haven't signed up for rapid response alerts if Trump fires #Mueller or #Rosenstein DO IT NOW. 2/7
goo.gl/w2RTqs
Jul 13, 2018 6 tweets 4 min read
I see people tweeting about feeling scared, how things are so bad and getting worse. They sound #panicked & dwell on worst case scenarios.

We have reason to worry, but dwelling on the worst case scenario isn't productive & can damage our cause. THREAD 1/6 #FridayFeeling #panic Thinking about what you can do in the worst case scenario isn't a bad idea.

Dwelling on it and panicking is not good for anyone and is counter productive to our cause.

Fear & hopelessness are our enemies - they paralyze people & stop them from taking action. 2/6
Jun 24, 2018 6 tweets 3 min read
From my senator @ChrisVanHollen who traveled to the border with @SenJeffMerkley.

Witnesses reported @CBP STOPPING immigrants from following the legal process to present themselves for asylum, FORCING them to enter the US illegally #SundayMorning #BorderCrisis 1/5 Senators spoke to a woman who fled death threats from gangs in her home countries & had her child forcibly taken from her & were not told where they were or when they could see them again 2/5
Jun 15, 2018 8 tweets 6 min read
People fleeing violence should be allowed to follow the legal process to apply for #Asylum.

Instead, they are jailed & separated from their children, sometimes thousands of miles apart.

Here's what we can do NOW! 1/6 #AsylumSeekers #FridayMotivation .@raicestexas is the largest immigration services non-profit in TX: goo.gl/eT294F

Donate to their bond fund to help incarcerated parents pay their bail bonds so they can get out & fight to reunite w/ their children.
💸goo.gl/eT294F 2/6
Jun 4, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
#SCOTUS ruled in favor of the baker in the Colorado same sex wedding cake case today. I'm leaving the legal analysis to the experts, but it is worth noting a few things. <Short thread> #Coloradobaker #ReligiousFreedom 1/4
goo.gl/EfXUpS Per the article above, this is not a wide ranging ruling on #ReligiousLiberty, although it's still not good news for #LGBT rights, and many people will probably *perceive* it as a wide-ranging decision. 2/4
May 31, 2018 16 tweets 7 min read
Here's a real live example of a chaos agent who infiltrated the resistance, joined candidate rooms, warned others about infiltrators, used Russian talking points to turn black people against Dems, & now supports Trump. 1/ H/T @ManInTheHoody #ThursdayThoughts #disinformation Back in December 2017 she warned people about infiltrators. Makes her look like real resistance, right? 2/ #FakeNews #infiltrator
May 30, 2018 7 tweets 5 min read
Atty General Sessions announced on May 8th that @CBP will separate parents & children at the border - even those following the process to request asylum. 📰goo.gl/tmfLLP

Children will be taken to temporary holding facilities run by HHS. 1/6 #StopSeparatingFamilies The # of migrant children held by the US govt has surged 21% in the past month. As of May 29th, the govt had 10,773 children in custody.

HHS is adding is considering housing children at military bases as a last resort. 2/6 📰goo.gl/ZSwXEe #ImmigrantChildren #CBP
May 25, 2018 4 tweets 5 min read
This is Trump's Amerikkka. This is a perfect example of why Trump's outrageous #racist statements are NOT DISTRACTIONS.

This is how the @CPB agents treat KIDS they think of as #animals. 1/3 #FridayFeeling #Immigrants #abused #dehumanization Wednesday the @ACLU published a report of instances of abuse against UNACCOMPANIED MINORS from 5 yrs of DHS security documents.

@DHSgov didn't report #childabuse allegations to the @FBI.

📔Full ACLU report: goo.gl/kJRzja
📰 Source article: goo.gl/WG2hny
2/3
May 17, 2018 8 tweets 8 min read
Yesterday @POTUS said that #Immigrants trying to enter the US are #animals, not people.

Let's look at who he's talking about.

#Trump will separate children from parents to discourage #Immigrants, even those legally requesting amnesty. goo.gl/1qLtoL 1/6 #sanctuary Not people? So it's okay to separate children from their parents indefinitely?
📰goo.gl/P4gbs5

Does that @CBP officer look proud of his job? 2/6 #dehumanization #RacismInAmerica #SanctuaryCities #sanctuary
May 12, 2018 6 tweets 4 min read
I'm seeing accounts call themselves "bot hunters" & run prominent resistance accounts thru sites like botcheck.me. If the site says the account is a #Bot, they tweet that info.

It's a tactic to discredit #Resistance accounts & sow #chaos & #Division. THREAD 1/5 These fake "bot hunters" count on people believing them & blocking the accounts they call bots. This reduces the resistance account's reach & effectiveness.

Educate yourself on identifying bots so you don't fall for it. 2/5 #panic #disinformation #chaos
Apr 9, 2018 11 tweets 10 min read
There's been a lot of talk about #electionsecurity since we know #Russia will try to hack the #2018Midterms.

This thread will give brief overviews of #votingmachines, #opensource software & #handmarked #paperballots. THREAD 1/10 #MondayMotivaton Jurisdictions don't have 💰 or staff to buy new machines frequently or keep the ones they have up to date with security updates. There's no voting machine that can't be hacked. 2/10 nytimes.com/2018/02/21/mag…
Mar 22, 2018 20 tweets 17 min read
I've talked before about Russian #disinformation, and how the goal is to exploit existing divisive issues to weaken the enemy. 1 #InformationWarfare #WednesdayWisdom #CambridgeAnalytica #Russie #Putin #deza Bernie v. Hillary, Benghazi & the "email scandal" were perfect targets. There was already tension & division on those topics, so they were easy to exploit. 2
Mar 9, 2018 11 tweets 10 min read
Everyone's heard of #FakeNews. Before it was called fake news, it was called #disinformation. The goal is to cause confusion and chaos, so people don't know who to trust or what to believe. THREAD 1 #RussianCollaborators #Propaganda #FridayFeeling #FridayMotivation Disinformation promotes so much misleading & false info that people lose faith, give up. Disinformation is designed to weaken the enemy by discrediting it with lies and "leaks" of damaging "info". Hint: the enemy is us, the resistance. 2 washingtonpost.com/news/worldview…
Mar 2, 2018 22 tweets 17 min read
Over the past few months, several scam accounts have popped up that call themselves #resistance. Some ask for #donations to help impeach Trump. Some sell shirts, phone cases, etc. And there are others that ask for money for various causes. THREAD 1 #scam #donate #con #PSA I’ve written about some before, I have a collection of threads about them here. 2
twitter.com/i/moments/9501… #fraud #con #ripoff #cheat