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I really enjoyed this Charles Blow article. I left Twitter for reasons that had nothing to do with Elon Musk. Social media can be full of hate speech, bots, trolls, and people screaming at you.

I read Mr. Blow’s work and see him on TV. I’ve been fine with 0 hellbirdsite for a couple of years plus. He will be fine with his new endeavors. 👇🏾

Opinion | My Twitter Pullback Is About More Than Elon Musk;
Social media is full of hate speech, bots, vitriol, attack armies, screamers and people who live for the opportunity to be angry.
nytimes.com/2022/05/01/opinion

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Oz does not want to talk policy, because he would lose.

Oz also doesn't know the people of Pennsylvania and it really shows.

Dr. Oz peddled green coffee extract on TV as a “magic weight loss cure” and raspberry ketone as “the number one miracle in a bottle to burn your fat.”

The hallmark feature of both supplements was to enlarge Dr. Oz's bank account while shrinking the bank accounts of people he took advantage of.

Dr. Oz is also a fake resident of Pennsylvania as most Pennsylvanians know.

John Fetterman is an AmeriCorps volunteer, has a Master's Degree in Public Policy, was a long-time mayor of Braddock, PA, and is the current lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania.

Fetterman is a well qualified public servant. Dr. Oz is a fraud.

The Fetterman campaign probably should just hire Dr. Oz. His comments sure make him sound like he really wants to vote for the guy. :fetterman2:

The Fetterman Campaign Should Just Hire Dr. Oz-
nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/0

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@TonyStark

Fetterman is one hundred percent focused on every Pennsylvanian and their wellbeing from education to healthcare to infrastructure to wages to public safety. There is no daylight between how he will vote and if those votes will benefit the majority of Pennsylvanians.
Since Oz isn’t a Pennsylvanian, maybe he doesn’t know that but he sure does seem like a 😂:fetterman: :fetterman2: :fetterman: :fetterman2: :fetterman: :fetterman2:

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@TonyStark I have to say I really don’t understand all the fuss about his clothes. It’s not like a person can’t wear a hoodie and then wear a suit when it’s appropriate and not get things done. Just saying. 😅

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Give Ted Cruz any opportunity to be a colossal jerk, and he'll reflexively take it.

Ted Cruz votes against bipartisan bill to prevent another Jan. 6-
texastribune.org/2022/09/27/te

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"The median score on the structural racism index for Republicans is 0.67, compared with 0.45 for independents and 0.27 for Democrats.”

Put differently, Republicans are much more likely to buy into the notion that white people are victims.

The poll also found that the religious group that makes up the core of today’s GOP and MAGA movement has the highest structural racism measure among the demographics it surveyed: “White evangelical Protestants have the highest median score, at 0.64, while Latter-day Saints, white Catholics, and white mainline Protestants each have a median of 0.55. By contrast, religiously unaffiliated white Americans score 0.33.”

The company you keep says a lot about you.

Opinion | Just how racist is the MAGA movement? This survey measures it.
washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

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The only spending cuts Republicans support are benefit cuts. Cost savings aren’t really what they’re looking for.

Fact check: Republican attack ads against Warnock and Kelly mislead about Medicare |
cnn.com/2022/09/27/politics/fa

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@Nebula Shame on Youngkin and eery other politician using students this way, and good job students for standing up for each other. Trans students directly affected by these policies may be a small minority of school kids, but their classmates understand why speaking up for marginalized groups matters.

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Republican-controlled states continue to block Medicare expansion. Bet the ads don’t mention that.

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The Biden infrastructure plan is sending money to states to put more EV chargers along highways, encouraging purchase and use of electric vehicles.

See one in someone's driveway while you are out canvassing in the next six weeks? There's another talking point.

Even Texas has an EV charger deployment plan. Republican state officials pretend climate change isn't happening, but who wants to pass up federal funds and leave buyers of electric pickup trucks stranded on those long stretches of highway between cities? (I'd ask about Teslas, but Tesla builds its own charging stations since its vehicles have a proprietary charger.)

npr.org/2022/09/27/1125375419/

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A short-term setback for the American Taliban.

They will soon redouble their efforts at making women second class citizens whose uteruses are owned by the state.

abcnews.go.com/US/south-caroli

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@MariaHill For all the negativity about President Biden’s age, his policies are very forward thinking.

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I’m not a fan of the Wall Street Journal’s position on anything, but The Bulwark makes excellent points here about WSJ’s pretty sickening endorsements.

Election deniers shouldn’t be endorsed for office by a major paper like this. I used to read WSJ now and then but no more. Differing opinions are one thing. Differing realities aren’t part of democracy.

thebulwark.com/what-country-is

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