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

"But if they’re telling you that decisions they’d make in office would make a real difference to crime in your community, you’d be a fool to believe it."

Which explains why Republicans are doing it. They think the base is a bunch of fools.

It's the exact same plan as their plan for healthcare, inflation, infrastructure, jobs, etc, etc.

Opinion | Those GOP ‘tough on crime’ ads? They’re based on a very big lie.-

Whatever caused the recent increase in crime, it wasn't police budget cuts. Because that never happened.
washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

@TonyStark
⚡️If we weren’t chasing some brown van around town all the time we’d reduce crime, yah we would!⚡️

Some additional facts about student loan forgiveness:

Nearly 90% of those benefiting from the policy earn less than $75,000. A significant percentage of student loan debtors didn't get a four-year degree. That means they also don't get the income boost of a bachelor's degree. Women hold two-thirds of the student loan debt in the U.S., according to a widely cited estimate from the American Association of University Women (AAUW)— with Black women holding the most. This is because women earn less than men overall, and so take longer to pay back their loans. Often, childcare costs add to the financial pressure as well.

This is good policy and it will help the American people.

It would be great to see some TV news shows cover these facts more, particularly prime time shows.

4 Facts That Show Who Benefits Most From Student Loan Forgiveness-
money.com/who-benefits-from-st

For those who still don’t get it, this is a real pro-life program.

‘The kids are just happier’: could California’s universal school meal program start a trend? |
theguardian.com/environment/20

Imagine how threatened he would feel if someone was trying to remove the rights he has over his own body.

washingtonpost.com/nation/2022

@MJ

If we know anything about GOP in Texas, find him at the airport on a flight to Cancun.

I hate even bringing his name up, but it's important for us all to realize how despicable it is to spread lies and conspiracy theories.

Alex Jones made himself rich on the tragedies of other families and made it worse for those families by encouraging his followers to stalk and threaten grieving families. They've endured years of people lying about their kids. They've endured years of lawsuits trying to stop the pain.

His outsized platform has made it impossible for them to lead a normal life, as much as anyone could after such a tragedy. He doesn't deserve a normal life in any way whatsoever.

Whatever is the worst punishment Alex Jones can get from this, it's not bad enough.

Alex Jones reprimanded by judge after heated exchange during second defamation trial-
nbcnews.com/now/video/alex-jon

@TonyStark

Just a sample of what this Moron promoted ...

Claimed the government has turned “weather weapons” on its citizens.

Claimed the government has used chemicals to turn people gay — and that “the majority of frogs in most areas of the US are now gay” because of the experiments.

Promoted the “Pizzagate” conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton was running a satanic sex-trafficking ring out of a D.C. pizza restaurant.

Suggested the following were inside jobs and/or false flag operations: 9/11, the Boston Marathon bombing, Charlottesville, the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Brussels terrorist attack and the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

Falsely connected the Chobani yogurt company and its employment of refugees to child sexual assault and a rise in tuberculosis.

Was sued after Infowars falsely identified the shooter in the Parkland massacre.

I agree whatever punishment he can get is NOT ENOUGH!!!

Finchem and his supporters are more than election deniers: they want to restructure the voting system in Arizona to ensure that the electorate is limited essentially to white voters with cars.

Since 1991, Arizona has had a system for voting that permits anyone to vote by mail simply by informing their election office that this is their preference. It’s really popular.

Finchem and other Republicans now want to eliminate voting by mail and require all voters to drive to polling stations on Election Day. That would create a pretty big hardship on huge numbers of voters.

Ironically, it was a Republican legislature that passed vote by mail in 1991. Now that Arizona has become a very competitive state, they don’t want it anymore. So all they do now is lie about voting.

PolitiFact | False: Arizona secretary of state candidate says ballot harvesting altered election result-
politifact.com/factchecks/2022

The people of Arizona (and elsewhere, really) must decide what kind of country they want to live in and then vote accordingly.

An extremist minority in the country really wants to remove rights that do not affect them directly. They want to ban abortion, birth control, gay marriage, transgender people’s rights, books they don't like -- you name it -- even though no one is forcing them to do anything they don't want to do. They will not prosecute or punish rapists, but rather their victims. Americans must get involved in the political system to ensure their rights are protected. If not, this is how we will live from now on.

vote411.org

Arizona Uses 121-Year-Old Law to Enforce Near-Total Abortion Ban-
businessinsider.com/arizona-us

And he’s not the only one.

We have lots of smart Senate candidates -- both keepers and flippers -- to give Democrats a great working majority come January. Let's support all of them and get them all elected.

• 4 Senate 'Keepers'...
AZ- Mark Kelly-- markkelly.com
GA- Raphael Warnock-- warnock.senate.gov
NH- Maggie Hassan-- maggiehassan.com
NV- Catherine Cortez Masto-- catherinecortezmasto.com

• 5 Senate 'Flippers'...
FL- Val Demings-- valdemings.com/home/
NC- Cheri Beasley-- cheribeasley.com
OH- Tim Ryan-- timforoh.com/about/
PA- Jon Fetterman-- johnfetterman.com
WI- Mandela Barnes-- mandelabarnes.com

We really need Democrats to keep the Senate. Clear reasons by now.

JD Vance Is Struggling to Hold On to Republicans’ Senate Seat in Close Ohio Race -
bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

People from racial minority groups have to identify with white protagonists all the time. It shouldn’t be so hard for some white people to identify with a person of color or a character of color. Unless there's something else at work, of course.

Film and theater should reflect the whole society that produces them. Good actors are good actors. Good films are good films. Good stories are good stories. Melanin and hair color don't define a character, especially not a fictional character in a story about mythical people.

If people are worried about authenticity, I challenge them to go out and find a real mermaid or a Hobbit for the roles.

Fear of a Black Hobbit-
The demand to keep politics out of art is too often a demand for art to conform to conservative politics.
theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/

@TonyStark American society has kept up this pretense for like three hundred years. Why start changing now?
I, a huge fan of the original LOTR movies both welcome and enjoy the diversity represented in this series. Plus one for the focal characters of the proto-hobbits being female!
For the weakness and division in the cultures of that age of Middle Earth, skin color means nothing. To Americans offended by this, they should reflect that the orc’s lines descended somewhere.
I know who l’ll stand with in that universe!

@TonyStark
Representation of how our world really looks is important. It all dials down to the same thing, fear of change because of what the past really is.

All these people who are mad about a diverse world will eventually find out that world is actually full of people who are a lot kinder and more accepting than are.

Voter turnout is going to be the key to the upcoming elections. People warning us about threats to our democracy are absolutely right. The GOP is trying to suppress voter turnout and take it over as much as possible under the false flag of election fraud.

Talk to your friends and family about the importance of voting (globalcitizen.org/en/content/h) and help them verify their voter registration or get registered.

These websites allow you to check your voter registration and/or help you to register: vote411.org/, vote.org/, and iwillvote.com/. You should do this ASAP especially if you want to vote by mail.

Volunteer some time for a local campaign or to register new voters. Knock on doors or phone bank.

No one can afford to think that voting doesn't matter or to only vote in presidential years or only for the top of the ticket.

Opinion | This Threat to Democracy Is Hiding in Plain Sight-
nyti.ms/3R8MmZ0

Vote, folks. Don't ever miss an election.

That's how a minority of voters in this country stacked the courts with incompetent political hacks. Republicans get out and vote, and that includes these people.

Dems, independents, and everyone else have to get some discipline about voting or we're just handing the power to right wing screwballs. I can't say it any more clearly.

Opinion | Hey QAnon! Republicans are playing your song.
washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

Once again demonstrating why we absolutely have to be concerned and take an interest in politics and voting.

Republicans will do untold damage if they win the midterms.

Opinion | Chris Murphy’s warning: A GOP House would defund the Ukraine struggle-
washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

Live in or near New Mexico's House District 2 (ballotpedia.org/New_Mexico%27s) or have an interest in helping win one of this year's most flippabale U.S. House of Representatives races?

Volunteer to help elect Democrat Gabe Vasquez
(gabeforcongress.com/) who is running against Trumpist Yvette Herrell (who is funded by the fossil fuel industry and is a good buddy of seditionist Couy Griffin, recently barred from office per the 14th Amendment.)

Gabe has a very real chance to win but is getting very little national attention and could really use some volunteers. :CTA: :nm:

Call Voters in Southern New Mexico with Gabe Vasquez and the NM Dems Coordinated Campaign! · Democratic Party of New Mexico 2022-
mobilize.us/nmdemocrats/event/

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