Russia remains the number one security threat to America. Instead of complaining about how much we're spending (which is a drop in the bucket compared to our national defense budget), we need to remember the great debt of gratitude to #Ukraine that we owe to them for standing firm in the face of terror, making enormous sacrifices that we can't even imagine, and systematically dismantling the greatest threat to both America and world peace as a whole.


Our friend Jill has a message for you: If you live abroad, there is still time to request your ballot for the Georgia Senate race. But you must do it TODAY. Go here now:

* Georgia WIN List
* Georgia Working Families Party
* Georgia Youth Justice Coalition
* Indivisible Georgia Coalition
* Migrant Equity Southeast
* New Georgia Project
* Power the Vote
* Rep GA
* SONG Power
* We Vote. We Win.
* Women Engaged
* Young Democrats of Georgia

Many of these organizations also have volunteer opportunities available especially on the ground if that’s possible. Help and donate if you can or help spread the word about how to volunteer or vote on December 6th for Warnock. 3/3

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* Common Cause Georgia
* Democratic Party of Georgia
* Democratic Party County Committees
* Environmental Voter Project
* Fair Fight Action
* Georgia Alliance for Progress
* Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda
* Georgia Conservation Voters Action Fund
* Georgia Equality
* Georgia Muslim Voter Project


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Raphael Warnock’s Senate runoff race (Dec 6) is once again a critical one for the entire country and Georgians. Help him and them win again by supporting these Georgia-based organizations.

These are organizations doing critical election work right now across the state specifically to get out the vote for the runoff with a special emphasis on organizations that focus on and are led by women and people of color. Even a small donation will make a difference. These are the people on the ground who know how to get out the vote.

* 1000 Women Strong
* ACLU of Georgia
* Albany Voter's Coalition
* America Votes Georgia Runoff Fund
* Asian American Advocacy Fund
* Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta
* Black Voters Matter Fund 1/3

It really goes to show you who Republicans are that almost all Congressional Republicans (once again) do not denounce white supremacist extremism in society as a whole let alone denounce the depraved extremism of their party’s own members. Omission is complicity in the violence and especially in the rhetoric that leads to it.

Congressional Republicans were largely silent after POLITICO revealed Donald Trump dined with white supremacist Nicholas Fuentes:

@TonyStark The majority of Republicans don’t even accept that Joe Biden won 2 years ago.


To be sure, there is a connection between Republican politicians and political violence. And it didn’t just start with Trump, and it isn’t just a production of the past decade or two. Two big problems are when Ronald Reagan initiated his administration with "Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem" and second as the Republican Party embraced the most extreme voices in the 2nd Amendment movement. Now, they can no longer reign in the most extreme voices without endangering their own political careers, something they will not do.


ACLU GEORGIA offers voter info and early voting dates at their website for the runoff election for US Senator. Check it out.

There’s early voting going on now and the link has the information for every county in Georgia.

Please try to vote early for the December 6 election if you can.

And while we’re on that, please vote for Raphael Warnock.

Herschel Walker is unfit to lead. His party no longer supports democracy or women’s rights and well, we just don’t support that around

Raphael Warnock has proven he’s there to work for the people of Georgia.

Voter Resource Center 2022 - ACLU of Georgia:

Do you live overseas and want to vote Georgia runoff but are unsure how? Stop by our Zoom room help desk, and we'll walk you through it. Go here to sign up:

Say it! If you know any Georgia voters living overseas, make sure they go here and request their ballot TODAY! Don't delay. The deadline for overseas, registered voters to request a ballot is tomorrow!

There were two other Arizona propositions that are worth mentioning in the context of this piece. Arizona voters rejected a move to make voter identification much more onerous and they approved a campaign finance reform initiative.

The people who worked hard and followed through on this initiative skillfully threaded the needle for a common sense measure on a polarized battlefield. Kudos to that strategy and cheers to the Dreamers.

Educating the members of one’s community is a core part of a successful, healthy society. If one wants to value the lives of the young in particular, education must be part of it.

It’s good to see that most Arizona voters value common sense. Voting matters. It always does.

We lost in-state tuition. Here's how we won it back for all:

@TonyStark This is a great story to start the day with. Organizing and working for common sense goals is a winning strategy. And it takes time. But that time is worth it. Would it be better if those in power weren’t constantly vilifying immigrants and Black and Brown people? Obviously. But this is a good story of baby steps winning the day for something that benefits everyone. Great job, Arizona.

Kyle Rittenhosue has been a guest of honor at quite a few GOP campaign events leading up to the midterm elections. A significant number of GOP elected officials have already proven that this is the norm for them, not just Trump.

Trump knows exactly who these people are. There are many members of the Republican Party that have enabled Trump and continue to do so. They’ve had numerous opportunities to stand up to him and stop him but have refused to do so. And the white supremacist
elements of the Republican Party and their supporters see this and have become greatly energized by it, so much so that the threats of political violence are now everyday worries for our country. That’s a threat to the survival of the country.

They’re not better than this.

‘F---ing nightmare’: Trump team does damage control after he dines with Ye and white supremacist Nick Fuentes-

@TonyStark @PeppermintTwist it’s because they know that people will vote them out. If we had an actual functioning, federal government, they could probably take care of gerrymandering and voter suppression

@TonyStark Voting is our power. The 2022 election in MI was the result of a well executed long term plan. A successful gathering of petition signatures in 2017 led to Fair Maps proposal on ballot in 2018. We VOTED for it. Independent Fair Maps commission was formed. In 2022, we VOTED using fair maps, and finally have state legislatures that represent the people. We must (will) elect Dems nationally to get the control we need in House and Senate, to get fair maps in other states.

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@just_alex @TonyStark I couldn’t agree more. Yet, we must look forward. And the good news is we can look forward because the election-denying secretary of state candidates lost! To 2024!

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