A resistance.social that has several layers of meaning. Enjoy some Kurt Vile, which is enjoyable always, anyway.

Kurt Vile - "Pretty Pimpin" Official Video

Directed by Daniel Henry
youtu.be/659pppwniXA

A man from South Africa moved onto my street right before the 2016 election. He wasn't eligible to vote then, but when he became a citizen, I helped him register.

He knocked on my door yesterday to announce he is proudly voting in his first election on November 3rd, in person. It's important to him to walk in.

One election won't solve all of our problems, but voting is the most pressing issue we have right now and it is the one that we all need to take part in. Be like my neighbor and

Reminder to the headline writers: this is DURING an election. Some people have already voted.

This is about Roe v Wade, voting rights, the ACA, civil rights, and anything else the GOP wants to take, along with stealing the election.

➡️ vote.org

200,000+ COVID deaths, by the way, and not a word anywhere.

Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ginsburg seat, kicking off Supreme Court fight weeks before election:
washingtonpost.com/politics/na

Of course they do. Not only do they not trust this president, but Republicans set a precedent for an election year. People didn't forget.

And a majority of Americans want the ACA to stay in place, and in Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Missouri residents voted for a Medicaid expansion - still waiting for that to happen. 

Republicans don't care.

VOLUNTEER, DONATE, and VOTE for Democrats.

Majority says winner of presidential election should nominate next Supreme Court justice:
washingtonpost.com/politics/po

The Trump/Republican endgame: a naked, authoritarian power-grab on Election Day.

Remember that chaos is Trump's friend. In a tumultuous post-election dispute fraught with legal challenges, Trump wins. 

We all must vote. There is no reason or excuse more important than saving our democracy. 

Put your ballot where it hurts Trump the most - in the COUNTED column.

GOP senators reject Trump’s assertion about transfer of power — with no direct criticism of the president:
washingtonpost.com/politics/tr

A majority of Americans do not trust a potential coronavirus vaccine since they do not trust the messenger, Trump himself.

It will take well-performed, transparent clinical trials monitored by an independent board vetted by career scientists. Nothing Trump can say, or do, will change these facts. The only political move is his undercutting of scientists.

Undercutting Scientists, Trump Says Tightening Covid-19 Vaccine Guidelines ‘Sounds Like a Political Move’:
nyti.ms/33VTRfr

Trump is going to have a related problem at the debate where there won't be a friendly audience (just a token audience of reporters) so he won't have cult cheering to feed on.

If he repeats phrases several times in a row (as he normally does at rallies), he'll just look lost. And his statements and lies will fall flat and Biden will have the opportunity to walk all over them. I can't wait.

Analysis | For a brief moment, Trump comes face-to-face with political reality:
washingtonpost.com/politics/20

This letter, like all the ones before it, is noble, but there are some bedrock facts to face.

Over 200,000 Americans have perished to Covid-19. Donald Trump is not only doing nothing to combat the virus, he is actively encouraging behavior that worsens the death toll AND silencing authorities trying to save people. Despite these facts, Trump's approval rating has not fallen. At all.

Which is why I repeat that the rest of us must do everything we can to elect Joe Biden.
washingtonpost.com/national-se

voters:

Do not be alarmed but do pay attention. Everyone else, help spread the word. Pennsylvania is a swing state and every vote is needed to help elect :biden4president:

Use both envelopes, the security envelope and the mailing envelope if you are voting by mail. Then mail it right away or go to a drop box. It's easy :pa: :voteblue:

Alarm grows over 'naked ballot' ruling in Pennsylvania thehill.com/homenews/campaign/:

This should scare all of us. Trump and his enablers are willing to do everything to keep him in power, even if it means destroying our democracy. However, they also mean to scare us into not believing in our own power to vote, and we cannot allow that to happen.

Save lives. Save our rights. Vote blue straight ticket. Vote early, vote in person but most importantly just VOTE. Speak up. Don't accept this.

Trump won’t commit to a ‘peaceful transfer of power’ if he loses:
washingtonpost.com/politics/tr

Justice was not served for . Black people deserve to live in security. Black women deserve so much more than this. Black children do not deserve generational trauma. Police brutality is a nationwide crisis & we need leaders who will address it.

Joe Biden says the decision in Taylor's case does not answer the call for equal justice: cnn.com/us/live-news/breonna-t

For the last few years, we have seen our democracy become increasingly unstable. You don't have to look far to see it.

Trump has said he plans to fill RGB's seat and essentially contest the election results all the way to the Supreme Court, where his hand picked SCOTUS will keep him in power. Democracies have fallen before. We have very little time to defend what is left of this one.

Trump Declines To Promise Peaceful Transfer Of Power After Election:
npr.org/2020/09/23/916221894/t?

This development comes not a moment too soon. We are on the verge of an authoritarian dictatorship in this country and one of our two major parties is actually, treasonously, on board with this.

Trump will attempt to steal the upcoming election and Republicans will support him all the way, even though they know he is a criminal and that his claims are fraudulent.

The rest of us must vote .

Democrats lay out a plan to halt the drift toward authoritarianism:
washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

Par for the course -

Ted Cruz blocks a U.S. Senate resolution to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg, citing a “partisan” amendment:

texastribune.org/2020/09/22/te

This is what governing looks like. Republicans should try it sometime.

An extraordinarily compelling reason to vote for Democrats in November. Of course it won't reach the Senate floor until Moscow Mitch isn't Majority Leader anymore. :registertovote: :voteblue2:

House Democrats unveil reforms to prevent future presidential abuses -
washingtonpost.com/national-se

You can't vote if you're not registered to vote. Deadlines to do it are approaching. Do not wait. Register today. vote.org/

Register. Vote. Donate. Volunteer. Vote against every Republican everywhere so the survivors are more afraid of the voters than they are beholden to their donors.

:registertovote: :voteblue:

Meanwhile small businesses die on a daily basis because they were given an 8 week program to get through what has now been 6+ months of a pandemic.

200,000 people and counting are dead from Trump's mismanagement of the entire government.

Pentagon used taxpayer money meant for masks and swabs to make jet engine parts and body armor.
Shortly after Congress passed the Cares Act, the Pentagon began directing pandemic-related money to defense contractors.
washingtonpost.com/business/20

Remember all those times Mitt Romney tried to claim he was different from the rest of the Trump suck ups? Surprise, he's not.

Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee -

The announcement means Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has enough votes to move forward with Trump's pick.
politico.com/news/2020/09/22/r

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Make your vote count!

Your right to vote matters. Make sure you’re registered. While registration isn’t required in every state, every state has minimum requirements.

Knowing what they are and being prepared to vote is an important part of a democracy.

Learn about your voter rights and requirements. Be informed by checking where your polling place is. Learn about mail-in voting.

Visit nationalvoterregistrationday.o
and share! Be :registertovote:

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