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Old 11-05-2018, 04:05 PM
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This article made me really mad the other day, too: 12 Young People on Why They Probably Won’t Vote

Some don't have stamps. They don't know what postmarked means or how to send mail and have no access to any resources to explain such a thing because it's their parents' fault. One adult human is not motivated, and thinks that some someone should explain the issues and somehow enable voting on Snapchat or Instagram.

I knew that was clickbait designed to make me mad, but I let it sucker me anyway.
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Old 11-05-2018, 06:02 PM
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I've just had an idea: to motivate at least some of the people:

If you don't use your vote, somebody else gets to use it
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Old 11-05-2018, 06:52 PM
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Old 11-05-2018, 08:14 PM
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Voting 2018: Here's what to do if you're turned away at the polls - CNNPolitics
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Old 11-06-2018, 11:59 PM
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Georgia Secretary of State and GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp had problems with his voter ID when he went to cast his ballot on Election Day.

“It turns out his voting card was invalid,” a reporter with Atlanta’s WSB-TV revealed in a video report on Kemp’s issues voting at his polling place in Winterville, Georgia.
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That's more like the leopard eating its own face.
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Yep, no wave here. At least I don't have to stay up late tonight.
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I knew that was clickbait designed to make me mad, but I let it sucker me anyway.
I fell for that one too.
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Donald Trump's unchecked hold on power has come to an end | The Guardian

From the linkThe 2018 midterms weren’t a blue wave for Democrats, but they were a landslide for women voters and women candidates. For a man who famously thought he could grab women by the genitals, Donald Trump is about to experience just how painful a squeeze that can be.
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A+ trolling and history lesson.

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Cross posted in the Facebook thrad:

NY Times out with a big piece on Facebook: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/t...on-racism.html

A notable bit:
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When Facebook users learned last spring that the company had compromised their privacy in its rush to expand, allowing access to the personal information of tens of millions of people to a political data firm linked to President Trump, Facebook sought to deflect blame and mask the extent of the problem.

And when that failed — as the company’s stock price plummeted and it faced a consumer backlash — Facebook went on the attack.

While Mr. Zuckerberg has conducted a public apology tour in the last year, Ms. Sandberg has overseen an aggressive lobbying campaign to combat Facebook’s critics, shift public anger toward rival companies and ward off damaging regulation. Facebook employed a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activist protesters, in part by linking them to the liberal financier George Soros. It also tapped its business relationships, persuading a Jewish civil rights group to cast some criticism of the company as anti-Semitic.
I was on the fence about Schumer before - he had some points where the Senate Democrats were reasonably effective, but these deals lately with judges seemed suboptimal at best.

But this is unacceptable...




After an election in which fake news and propaganda on Facebook were used to help the right-wing elect an authoritarian bigoted idiot, and likewise Facebook has been fomenting ethnic violence in Myanmar and elsewhere, and has been exploited to promote authoritarianism and undermine democracy across multiple countries, etc. and taking advantage of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories to deflect blame. The Democrats' Senate leader can't be covering for them. Schumer can't be telling Mark fucking Warner to moderate.

Yet all the focus is on Nancy Pelosi.
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