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    When he cracks, I hope someone catches it on video. Others will need proof to see how unfit he is to lead.

    Thought a tantrum might be described as masculine or proof of his alpha male-ne....oh god I'm gonna puke...
    chillin in kyoto grand with my man Skrill

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    Atlanta/Georgia peeps: Tom Price's seat is up grabs: https://www.nationaljournal.com/s/64...8WE1TLH27TPIPJ

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    If we don't make that a close race, I think it strongly indicates we'll lose the 2018 midterms pretty easily. ^

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    Once a Democrat runner is decided, I'm going to make it a point to do phonebanking and donations. Thanks for alerting us to i!

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    Thank you Crooked Media podcast! It's John Osoff: http://go.electjon.com/page/s/join-o...ENhbXBhaWduIn0

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    ^so to follow my own directive, I donated money to Osoff's campaign today.

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    Only knows desire. Perky Compson's Avatar
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    For sure, sending some cash that way today!

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    Done!

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    ^ you both are the best!

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    ^ I'm not sure about being the best, but don't let me forget to donate to Osoff's campaign again.

    I also donated to United to Protect Democracy (Thanks Ryan) because lawyers are only evil when they're on the other side. Also because one of those lawyers is President Obama. Also because:

    “This administration has raised the level of ethics training and oversight to a new level compared to the practices of the previous administration,” he (Sean Spicer) told Politico.

    I think he means "razed."

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    I've been calling my Republican congressman to vote no on the healthcare bill. I'm trying to get others as well. Hoping it dies in the House on Thursday.

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    just discovered donatebigly.com - ha! Based on which of the Trump team clowns you select (also incl. McConnell and Ryan), it will provide a list of causes that person has opposed and give charity suggestions/links; and it tells you the address where you can send acknowledgment cards if you want to donate in that person's name.

    Because you want Jeff Sessions to know when you donate to the NAACP on his behalf.

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    I'm not sure if this belongs in this thread, but it's somewhat relevant, I suppose!

    A few weeks ago I attended a local interfaith women's meeting. I actually thought it was more of a "lib women unite" type of thing, but instead found myself surrounded by women of various faiths and political views. The group is new, so they're still trying to find their purpose. One of the focuses will likely be to change legislation in Georgia to include hate crimes. There's this guy who's been hanging around all the local islamic centers holding an assault rifle and shouting all kinds of awful shit. It's threatening and terrifying, obviously. But he's legally allowed to do so in Georgia - he has a permit to carry and there's no hate crime legislation here so they literally have no grounds for arresting him.



    Anyway, they've formed an action group to develop an action plan and I've volunteered to join. We're having our first meeting today.

    I'm also helping a local progressive group develop an ad campaign.

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    Call your representatives!!! The Republicans are trying to jam through AHCA again. I just called mine now.

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    Look at what these people did. I'm crying. It's inspiring. Little acts of protest we should all keep in mind for when the opportunity might arise.


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