None of it is hyperbole folks. Trump and the toady he installed are literally trying to sabotage the us postal service, an almost 250 year old institution. https://t.co/GkHZRrbUTu
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) August 3, 2020
A North Carolina toady, no less. A multi-millionaire trying to stifle the votes of the less fortunate, Louis DeJoy is vintage Trump.
Here are a couple of updated graphs from previous threads.
Won't do a full update, but will await tomorrow's numbers and see how big a change we get in NC requests for ABM ballots from today and the start of a 'new week.'#ncpol #ncvotes pic.twitter.com/m9NG8LzskS
— Old North State Politics (@oldnorthstpol) August 3, 2020
Good info. But did you really need to change the colors that represent election years? Pick a scheme, and stick with it. 2020 is confusing enough as it is.
Yes, I am terrified by what Cal thought of communism as a college student. This definitely takes precedent over him being a Bronze Star veteran who served in Iraq & Afghanistan after the terror attacks of 9/11. #ncpol https://t.co/V3Q0AiCk9E
— Lorcan Neill (@LorcanCNeill) August 3, 2020
Okay, I get the sarcasm, but many who frequent the ncpol feed won't. What am I saying? I'm the worst when it comes to ambiguous snarky observations...
Letting the federal $600/week supplement to #UnemploymentInsurance expire is simply going to make the #COVID19 recession that much worse while also exposing the inadequacies of North Carolina's insurance system. #ExtendUI #ncpol https://t.co/D4Swpv6KXC
— John Quinterno (@JohnQuinterno) August 3, 2020
He's not wrong, you know.
— Anna Scott Marsh (@AnnaScottMarsh) August 3, 2020
And poor Dandy's biggest supporter is too busy being prosecuted for bribery to throw any money at him. Bummer.
The issues with America's system of employer-based health insurance are compounded during times of economic hardship.
Could it be time to reconsider?@CarolinaJournal @JulieHavlak #NCGA #NCPOL @JordanRobertsNC @JoeColettihttps://t.co/wZLzkRxlGN
— John Locke Foundation (@JohnLockeNC) August 3, 2020
Don't waste your time reading this, there are no solutions presented. Because they have no solutions, only backhanded blame for the government.
— Gary Pearce (@jgaryp) August 3, 2020
Tell us about it, Gary:
This gerontocracy, like most things in America today, reflects the aging of Boomers. So many of us were born between 1944 and 1964 that we’ve dominated America economically, socially, culturally and politically as we’ve moved into our 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and now 70s.
Boomers will tell you that 70 is the new 50. We pride ourselves on our health, our fitness and our eternal youthfulness. We go on and on about it, like the gabby old geezers we are.
Actually, we’re just lucky. We happened to be born in the greatest nation on earth at the very time it went through an unprecedented economic boom with huge improvements in health care and the greatest gains in nutrition, education and quality of life in history.
We took it all for granted. We figured it was our birthright. We expected it to go on indefinitely without us having to do much. Like when we were kids.
Ayep. Nailed it. And bonus points for the word "Gerontocracy." I shouldn't get so excited over clever new nomenclature, but it's been a long f**king quarantine...
In the last decade, the number of educational options available to parents has grown significantly and placed school choice inside the mainstream of education policy in North Carolina.
Why? Because NC parents want school choice. https://t.co/ROHvHheQlZ #ncpol #nced
— Holly Grange (@RepHollyGrange) August 3, 2020
Why? Because conservatives love segregation.
With many government protections now gone, as many as 40 million Americans are at risk of losing their homes in the middle of the global health crisis. Lawmakers must act with urgency to prevent the coming housing crisis. #ncpol #evictionshttps://t.co/kEqOGhGgv9
— Progress NC Action (@ProgressNow_NC) August 3, 2020
Yeah, it's a huge deal. Eviction moratoriums expiring at the same time as federal UI benefits? Who thought that was a good idea? Republicans, of course. Always wrong.
The NC absentee ballot request web portal going online around August 27 will make it MUCH easier for voters to apply to vote by mail without using USPS for the request, PLUS providing counties with better data to process the request. #ncpol
— Gerry Cohen (@gercohen) August 3, 2020
Not sure if waiting is a good idea, but if this website works properly, we need to tell everybody how to do it.
The Federal Judge whose son was murdered by a deluded, whacked out Trumpist. It is beyond heartbreaking. Another murder by someone encouraged by the President to 'liberate'. He emboldens & empowers them. It's not an accident. #Dosomething #vote #ncpol https://t.co/ueA5Be2XA8
— Perry Woods (@WhalerCane) August 3, 2020
That is nothing short of infuriating. Trump should be dragged into court over this, even if it's merely a wrongful death civil suit. Grrr.
— #KAG2Q2Q #NoVoteByMail (@Wingzblessed) August 4, 2020
If your very life depends on one man's interpretation of a book you can freely read yourself, the problem is facing you in the mirror. Not to mention, that pastor or priest can livestream that sermon if it's so important, just like teachers have been doing.
— NCPoliticalNews (@NCPoliticalNews) August 4, 2020
And he also flip-flopped on Trump's "emergency" declaration that stole tens of millions in military funding for things like schools and health care facilities on NC bases. Hell, he probably tried to gut funding for the very thing he's ribbon-cutting right now. The man is worse than useless.
On that disgusting note, here's your Onion:
— The Onion (@TheOnion) August 3, 2020
Trump is probably jealous as hell.