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If you have not voted in your state's primary yet, here are some things you can do:

See if you can vote early. Fewer people at an early voting site means less exposure to germs.

See if you have no-excuse absentee voting or vote by mail and request your ballot now.

If your best option is to vote in person, please still vote on your primary day. Stay a meter (39 inches) away from others and wash your hands after you touch the screen, marker, pen, or anything else that doesn't belong to you.

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It's not supposed to happen, but I seem to have lost a few followers in switching instances. If that's you and you see me because someone else boosted me, follow me again and I should see the notification. Though the small numbers here mean we aren't spreading the message as widely yet as we do on the bird site, it also means I see my notifications!

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I just read this CBS article that says that most voters think that Trump will win reelection.

If you're a Trump supporter, stop reading. You're happy.

If this idea is abhorrent to you and you are an American over the age of 18, you have a lot of control over this. You get to vote for the Democrat in November! Register now! Get your friends and neighbors registered! Drive them to the polls! There are more of us, and this poll also shows that if we , we win. cbsnews.com/news/2020-poll-mos

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Maybe use some of that $6 trillion to build the social safety nets we needed before this crisis and clearly still do.

If Republicans can conjure a half trillion for Cruise Ships, they can keep Social Security and Medicare afloat.

Trump says nation can see "light at the end of the tunnel" as Washington pushes $6 trillion stimulus: cbsnews.com/news/watch-live-co

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@AgentCarter_SSR2020
It would be a good idea to instruct Dr. Fauci on the ways of the Vulcans when dealing with Mr. Trump.

Either hand is sufficient.

@CaptainAmerica2020 @IronMan2020 @NatashaRomanova

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Even Joe Manchin gets this.

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin outlines Democratic concerns in coronavirus relief bill talks: “It seems like we are more focused on the big corporations and the health care of Wall Street than we are on the people in rural America and main street.”

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Getting coronabird.com up-to-date again! Please help me if you have some spare time ❤️ #coronavirus

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Nothing will get you attacked faster than calling bullshit on misinformation and outright lies. We have to do it anyway, and we’ll never run out of occasions. wired.com/story/professors-cal

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This hurts to read, but so much of it rings true. My own family ridiculed my decision to try to get into public service and generally succeeded in dissuading me from it.

How can we reverse this downward trend? Leading by example is effective, but means to extend its reach must be found.
foreignpolicy.com/2020/03/23/d

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UN News: **Ease sanctions against countries fighting COVID-19: UN human rights chief**

"As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday called for an easing of sanctions against countries such as Iran to allow their medical systems to fight the disease and limit its global spread."

news.un.org/feed/view/en/story

#humanrights #news #bot

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Joe is right.

Biden: Coronavirus shows why conservatives should drop ObamaCare challenge

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday called on the Trump administration to drop an ongoing lawsuit seeking to throw out the Affordable Care Act, citing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

thehill.com/homenews/campaign/

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Individuals and companies continue to step up where the POTUS fails.

Ford joins 3M, GE in speeding up ventilator, respirator production | Article [AMP] | Reuters

mobile.reuters.com/article/amp

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Trump on Hydroxychloroquine: "It's been around for a long time, so we know if things don't go as planned it's not going to kill anybody."

Fox News: “Drug cleared by Trump, FDA for coronavirus testing also found in fish tanks.”

Take them both off the air.
Man Dead From Taking Chloroquine Product After Trump Touts Drug For Coronavirus:
forbes.com/sites/tarahaelle/20

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We've sure come a long way from "Obamacare will kill our nation's cherished seniors" to "Okay, we need the older people to die because the stock market is too low and we have an election coming up."

nbcnews.com/news/us-news/texas

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@NatashaRomanova
I think Trump tolerates him more than listens to him.

A NYT story excerpt:

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@IronMan2020 “While Fauci said he and the President ‘disagree on some things,’ he described Trump as responsive: ‘He goes his own way. He has his own style. But on substantive issues, he does listen to what I say.’”

1. I hope they disagree on more than “some things.”
2. I know Dr. Fauci is in an almost impossible position here as an intelligent person who pulls focus away from trump, but does he really expect us to believe trump listens to anyone unless they have leverage over him?

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I understand why, but who wouldn't want to see it?

Fauci on Trump: 'I can't jump in front of the microphone and push him down'

cnn.com/2020/03/23/politics/fa

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@IronMan2020
We had some N95 masks because Scott does work around the house and bought some last year.

Every little bit will help a medical worker.

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Warning about disinformation 

If anyone sees this photo being posted anywhere, the account is most likely spreading pro-trump talking points. Every account that I’ve seen posting it has been a magat claiming he isn’t responsible for people dying from taking chloroquine.

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@TPol
Sound decisions require logical reasoning.

Promoting the idea of risking one's life for no purpose other than some potential short-term material gain is not a logical decision.

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Vulcans believe that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. @FirstOfficerSpock is half human, and I, like Spock, live on a ship with humans. We recognize that the human way of caring for the few also has it merits.

Most who believe in the needs of the many recognize that children benefit from life with grandparents, and many children are raised in grandparent-headed families. Few children would sacrifice their grandparents for any amount of money. washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

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