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21st century American history
Joined January 2014
songs I like lately: David ramirez, heaven Samantha fish, he did it heartless bastards, how low lily hiatt, walking proof Valerie June, call me a fool amy helm, the stones I throw
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A lot of American police seem to think these days that they don't need to obey the law, and that they are entitled to respect no matter what
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Just saying— if we elect Cheri Beasley in NC and Val Demings in FL to the US Senate, Democrats control Congress.
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Trevor Noah: "If you think your son's high school reading assignment is too explicit, check out his browser history." #VAgov #education #TheDailyShow
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The 2 basic building blocks of American democracy are education and voting. Both are under sustained attack. Support your board of education and your voting rights.
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The more I learn about this woman the more impressed I am.
Stacey Abrams’ political organization has donated $1.34 million to efforts to wipe out medical debt. The donation is part of the group’s push for the expansion of Medicaid in the 12 states that have refused to expand the insurance to all poorer adults. apne.ws/qev9RJO
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Gear US infantry should consider: -“a heated mannequin clad in military kit... to fool any Russian snipers using thermal scopes” -"armed drones" - “land-line communications — complete with old-school rotary phones, in places.” --cell phones banned coffeeordie.com/ukraine-fron…
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Next: Nashville firm to move "Austin City Limits" to Tennessee
JUST IN: A block in downtown Austin, which houses @acllive and the Austin W Hotel, has been sold to a Nashville firm for $260 million atxne.ws/3pDfltV
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U.S. billionaire wealth surged by a cool 70% during the pandemic and we’re somehow still debating whether the billionaires should be taxed.
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For my money, one of the best division commanders in American history. Thanks, Sic
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Amazon has its own Army now?
We love this picture from our fulfillment center launch in Arkansas. 🇺🇸
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Whenever I hear someone say that God doesn't give us more than we can handle, I wonder about all the people who killed themselves
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So hiring a reporter to check facts for the Bo book. She's young. Doesn't know Bo. I showed her this—said, "All you need to know ..." Her reply: "OMG this is nuts."
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Only thing I need to know is that no one I know cares. -- Here’s what to know about the World Series matchup between the Astros and Braves
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