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Voters respond positively to seeing what they are getting for their tax dollars. It needs to be at the granular level. Democrats everywhere need to show voters what THEY are getting IN THEIR AREA. In every jurisdiction, wherever possible, put up signs, billboards, etc. by local and regional projects, or in prominent spots depicting a project, with “Paid for by Biden’s _____Plan.

In many dozens of focus groups we conducted throughout California, in counties, transportation districts and statewide, this is what sold voters in all demographic groups on passing transportation tax measures.

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I’m writing to voters in Wisconsin. They have an upcoming election for their Supreme Court. We must get out the vote. They vote on April 4 th. I’m doing this through Vote Forward. Janet Protasiewucz supports a woman’s right to choose. Daniel Kelly is anti abortion. He was paid $120,000 by Republicans to work on ‘candidate integrity’ and ‘advise on fake electors.

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I disagree with Jim. Keep us fully informed about TFG. He’s outvoted get civil war started. Him, Marjorie Taylor Greene, and all the others who need to be expelled from Congress

Yes, we have a lot of work to do. Not only keeping him out of office, but getting his congressional colleagues expelled snd jailed.

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It is not Donald J. Trump, The Traitor, that real American Patriots should fear most, but the sizable following of zealots who are convinced they will better off without a government that represents all the people in the melting pot that America has become. Analogies to Hitler and the Nazi movement should be made with great caution, but still, this seems to be analogous.

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I’ve been alarmed since 2016. I’ve watched in horror as he spit in the face of all that is good and sacred in our country over and over and over. The problem I have now is overload. There have been so many, many events that have happened that I have forgotten too many of them. I wish someone would make a list of all the truly frightening, democracy threatening things he has said and done so that when we try to warn others who have not been paying attention, we will have more than just the current list of grievances.

We all have relied on the reporting of our news media to keep us informed. We rely on our doctors and nurses and scientists to keep us healthy. We trust our historians and scholars to record and teach our truth as a nation. One man, ONE MAN comes on the scene and has convinced millions that all we trusted was a lie and only he is to be believed. How could we be so ...... foolish? How bad have things been for so many that they really saw their salvation in a con artist? God forgive us for not hearing them and seeing them before and may God save our country.

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"Trump is not calling his supporters to action; he’s calling them to arms." How is it possible a man can openly call for violent overthrow of our government and he is allowed to continue??? Arrest him, and place a gag order on his attorneys. Though I advise everyone to lookup the stage play 'Quills' to decide for yourself if this would be a wise move.

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Thanks Joyce!

Regarding the bottom photo, I had always forced on Pres Obama’s expression. Tonight was different because I really focused on then VP Biden who was not hiding his feelings.

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I talk to young people when I have the opportunity to do so. It’s so important that they understand the danger we are in and the absolute necessity to vote Democrat in every election!

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We’re in this fight with you Joyce! Please let us know how we can help. Yes hopefully the justice system will do its job for the rest of us in the world! Love your forum and your insight!

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This WeeK Ahead was very Trump centered. He's fabulous at being the center of attention and yes, he's not to be ignored; he is to be stopped. Voters, yes! DAs, Yes! DOJ/Merrick Garland, YES, YES!!

But my question is WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO ABOUT THE MAGAs?

"MAGA, Not Trump, Controls the Movement Now' is the title of David French's Opinion in today's New York Times.

'It’s common to critique the Trumpist movement as a Donald Trump cult, but that’s not quite right anymore. He’s still immensely influential, but do true cultists boo their leader when he deviates from the approved script? Yet that’s what happened in December 2021, when parts of a Dallas rally crowd booed Trump when he said he’d received a Covid vaccine booster.'

'There may have been a time when Trump truly commanded his movement. That time is past. His movement now commands him.'

WHAT DO WE DO ABOUT THE MAGAS?

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Frankly I would be more than happy to have him 6 feet under covered in dirt. I know the people investigating him have to have “all their ducks in a row” but wish those ducks would swim a bit faster and get in formation.

One thing that those in a solid blue state (i am in California) need to do everything we can to reach out to those in “purple “ states. Get people to understand that their votes really do count when added to all other votes.

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It is not Donald J. Trump, The Traitor, that real American Patriots should fear most, but the sizable following of zealots who believe they will be better off without a government that represents all the people in this melting pot that America has become. Analogies to Hitler and the Nazi movement should be made with great caution, but this seems to be analogous.

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I’m paralyzed with fear.

I was a hell raising card-carrying member of SDS back in the 60’s and worked every day to end the war and change the world. Instead, 50+ years later I’m living in the dystopian nightmare that we were trying to prevent.

It isn’t fear of violence--I decided the day after Kent State that stopping tyranny was worth dying for. But after 40 years as a practicing nurse, I don’t think I can contribute much.

So at 71 I’m studying for the LSAT: lawyers don’t have to wrestle 250# bikers in the ER. Wonder if Canada will be willing to accept 75 year old dykes with bedfast wives as asylum seekers?

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Thank you. Good call to action!

It appears to me that MTG is running for VP and has been for a while.

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The rally was looney tunes; but dangerous and people can’t afford turn away, as Joyce said.

Important 🧵from Kathleen Belew, scholar of white supremacy and extremism on keep talking about it. The significance of Waco and the response of OKC:

https://twitter.com/kathleen_belew/status/1640147858954555392?s=61&t=8Vtvnmp1W7FeO8vjNmKTCg

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Let’s all become warriors for Wisconsin this week- please join me for some phone bank shifts! https://www.mobilize.us/wisdems/event/545075/?rname=Cheryl&share_context=event_details&share_medium=copy_link

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