@IronMan I look forward to electing a president who has the capacity to understand how data can help us and, while he cares deeply for the people of his country, will make decisions based on the evidence he is shown by the competent people around him rather than how things make him feel.
And just in case anyone feels like both-sidesing me today, here's what the Republicans are up to.
Trump officials claim there is no systemic racism in policing as protests sweep US https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/501547-trump-officials-claim-there-is-no-systemic-racism-in-policing-as
Is this perfect? No.
Should it have taken this long? No.
Do I support it? Yes.
Will I work to elect more people who will pass police reform? Until the end.
It's a start but more needs to be done. We will stay in the streets until it is.
Dems to unveil sweeping police reform bill https://politi.co/2UnxviP
That 38% may not change, but that leaves 62% of us who can get him out. He's losing Independents voters and he's unlikely to get them back.
Register to vote, check your registration, remind your friends and family to do so, and volunteer or donate and help get organized.
This administration needs to end. #MondayMotivation
CNN Poll: 38% approve of the way Trump is handling the presidency, while 57% disapprove. That's his worst approval rating since January 2019:
Police reforms can't wait.
You can tell your own mayor that you want them to happen right now.
Easy script: I’m calling to urge the mayor to pledge to and enact the #8CantWait Use of Force policies. I know our area would benefit from these policies.
The #8CantWait policies are simple, common-sense, and would make our community safer.
Help now: https://8cantwait.org
Everybody's got to stand up.
@IronMan There's an article in the WaPo today that explains a lot of what you say. Residents don't want a complete defunding and Trumpers have latched onto those words. There are a lot of people who like all or nothing thinking, no police or militarized police.
A good person to listen to is Alicia Garza, one of the founders of Black Lives Matter. (Not DHS director Chad Wolf, who thinks there is no systemic racism. I'm not going to quote him. People can read the article.) https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/06/07/protests-defund-police/
Root out the evil and make infractions public.
They need to stop covering for each other and some of them need to get out in front of this, themselves.
Sometimes, it's not "a few bad apples." Sometimes, it's a diseased tree. That doesn't mean no law enforcement. It may mean abolishing unfixable departments and restructuring what obviously isn't acceptable.
How about #ReformThePolice and reduce what falls under their acceptable abilities?
#DemilitarizeThePolice and funds will be freed up. Reallocate that $ (defund isn't really the accurate word to use, that's what Trumpers are running with to undermine the reform effort now) to communities.
The June 9th #PrimaryElections are Absentee ONLY. Per ND SoS, there will be no polling locations open for this election.
Registered voters should have received an application for an absentee ballot in the mail.
Mail- in Ballots for the June 9 election MUST BE POSTMARKED BY TODAY(June 8)
Absentee ballots can also be brought in-person to county dropbox locations. Full list of locations found here: https://vip.sos.nd.gov/pdfs/dropboxes/Dropbox%20Locations.pdf
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South Carolina has several cancelled House primaries for Democrats in cases where there was only one candidate or only one made the ballot for various reasons. See this page to find out which districts:
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💥South Carolina’s US House and US Senate primaries are on June 9th!💥
•Bring a photo ID
•Polls open 7am-7pm
Democratic US Senate candidate Jaime Harrison has no primary opponent & automatically advances to the general election.
Find where to vote, see a sample ballot, learn about COVID-19 safety measures, & more:
More info on all the races:
Your deadline for mail-in ballots for your #Primary Election is tomorrow, June 9! Vote for US House, State Assembly & Senate, local races.
Postmark your ballot by 6/9 or take it to the drop box (at least one per county): https://www.nvsos.gov/sos/home/showdocument?id=8644
If you didn't get a ballot in the mail, scroll down on the same site to find your county in-person polling location. Go there tomorrow and vote! Hours are 7 am - 7 pm PDT. (Wear a mask and practice social distancing!) 😷 <------> 😷
West Virginia voters, you have primary elections on Tuesday, June 9th, for President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Governor, and state and local elections including 3 State Supreme Court seats.
Completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by June 9 to be counted if you received a mail ballot. Election Day polls open 6:30AM and close 7:30PM.
Check polling places. Some were consolidated:
Your vote counts. Use it! #WearAMask and be safe.
There are important races, including primaries for U.S. President, U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and local seats.
Every registered voter was sent a no-excuse, absentee ballot. If you haven't returned it, use a drop box. The mail deadline has passed. 📮 https://www.georgiademocrat.org/vote/find-my-countys-ballot-drop-boxes/
If you haven't received one, you must vote in person. Take photo ID. 🗳
Voter protection hotline: 1-888-730-5816 ☎️
I have attended services at St. John's Episcopal Church DC with Right Partner. Sitting in front of the Lincoln pew, #89. We have stood in Lafayette Park many times, even toured The White House. I will remember the events of last night for the rest of my life. I certainly will when voting against every Colorado GOP candidate on the ballot 11/03/2020.
Your primary is today June 2nd, 2020. Due to the volume of mail voting, additional locations have been established for you to drop off your ballot. You can no longer mail it.
Drop boxes are at each city and town hall across the state. Ballots must be dropped off by 8PM to be counted.
List of city/town hall locations (RI.gov) »
They can also be dropped off at the Board of Elections office located at 2000 Plainfield Pike in Cranston.
Be aware of what you share.
White Nationalists are tryjng to hijack our protests and manipulate you. Don't let them.
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