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Here's an interesting take: Students should refuse to go back to school.

https://twitter.com/tribelaw/status/1531753485661884416?t=KlnjWaP4TDcxPkGCft2DMA&s=19




Laurence Tribe

@tribelaw

An intriguing idea: “What if students, parents, and teachers took the next three months to mobilize? They could create thousands of local committees supporting the strike and decide on what the national demand might be—say, an assault-weapon ban.”

theatlantic.com

Students Should Refuse to Go Back to School

4:44 PM · May 31, 2022

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Tue May 31, 2022, 05:00 PM (29 replies)

Uvalde's only pediatrician shares the horror of treating school shooting victims

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/uvaldes-only-pediatrician-shares-horror-treating-school-shooting-victi-rcna31045

The only pediatrician serving Uvalde, Texas, revealed to "TODAY" what it was like to treat the wounded of the Robb Elementary School shooting and shared their horrific survivor stories.
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Mon May 30, 2022, 11:51 AM (2 replies)

Morning Tweet from Aunt Crabby.

https://twitter.com/DearAuntCrabby/status/1531270667227779079?t=eVDaVm0bUVVWSjw2O2GP8A&s=19



Aunt Crabby Calls Bullshit 

@DearAuntCrabby

Good Morning Nasties. A reminder that a "Well Regulated Militia" does not kill kids. That's the tweet.

8:45 AM · May 30, 2022

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Mon May 30, 2022, 09:06 AM (2 replies)

This is certainly a possibility.

https://twitter.com/VippusaO/status/1530804225030094849?t=gmUnGWkZNH1TaBOOSk-jGw&s=19

https://twitter.com/milesjreed/status/1519900641891696640/photo/1?
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Sun May 29, 2022, 09:23 AM (4 replies)

A visual statement that makes a big impact.

https://twitter.com/Experiance01/status/1530176827645431808?t=8bGwzSOTFjlWAAilCOs1FQ&s=19

https://twitter.com/Experiance01/status/1530176827645431808/photo/
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Fri May 27, 2022, 08:33 AM (4 replies)

The little kids are just legally sanctioned target practice.

https://twitter.com/FreshResists/status/1530140308113174529?t=2zkRbSLL39ZZhJWPrurs-w&s=19


FreshVoicesRise
@FreshResists
Living in the land of the free means 18 year olds can buy AR15s to kill 10 year olds. The rights of the killers are protected in the 2nd Amendment. The little kids are just legally sanctioned target practice. Their lives are a price Republicans are willing to pay.
#FreshWords
5:54 AM · May 27, 2022
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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Fri May 27, 2022, 06:38 AM (2 replies)

Republicans don't want solutions. . .

https://twitter.com/briantylercohen/status/1527361641108516877?t=PL3QOU-D-Azf1JA5Gse5oQ&s=19



Brian Tyler Cohen

@briantylercohen

Republicans complain about high gas prices. Then they vote against cracking down on price gouging at the pump. Republicans complain about the baby formula shortage. Then they vote against funding for baby formula. They don’t want solutions, they want problems to campaign on.

1:52 PM · May 19, 2022

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu May 19, 2022, 04:09 PM (7 replies)

This phrase perfectly describes certain utterances.

https://twitter.com/KellyScaletta/status/1525687568251092992?t=S0tjD3KPhAkMEt_87epsZQ&s=19



Cliff Schecter

@cliffschecter

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May 14, 2022

Replying to @EliseStefanik

Yeah, I'm just sure of it. Like w Jan 6th, right? Or Tree of Life, yes? You used rhetoric meant to dehumanize for exactly this just yesterday, you orally-flatulent, 2-faced mass of moral refuse. You light the spark and put the guns in their hands. But you've got prayers!

Machine Pun Kelly 

@KellyScaletta

"Orally-flatulent" is a special turn of phrase.

11:00 PM · May 14, 2022

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Sun May 15, 2022, 08:41 AM (0 replies)

Bette Midler Tweet nails it.

https://twitter.com/BetteMidler/status/1525201372198625284?t=seDujvjXO-WNOR8z5lMFPw&s=19

https://twitter.com/BetteMidler/status/1525201372198625284/photo/1?
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Fri May 13, 2022, 03:35 PM (9 replies)

Dear Joe. An open letter to the President.

https://newsletterwithecm.substack.com/p/dear-joe?s=r&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=email

Hey there, Mr. President. Forgive the informality. In an earlier version of this letter, the honorifics left me with a sense that it wasn’t ok to speak my mind to you, and after all, you are the president and I am your constituent, and we should be able to talk candidly. Hello.

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We have seen the GOP and their base of white supremacists invade and destroy the Capitol in an attempt to steal the election days before your inauguration, and then we’ve sat here, for almost eighteen months so far, as the Department of Justice fails to indict a single primary organizer of those events despite the deepest, most incendiary actions tracking all the way into the Oval Office of your predecessor.

We have seen the GOP smash our voting rights state by state, gerrymandering districts beyond recognition and decimating one of our most important rights, while the Democratic party sits back and says, oh well, too bad so sad, Freedom to Vote Act, the filibuster is more important than you are.

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And now, we have read a draft opinion from one of those same justices, supported by four more of them who plainly lied during their confirmation hearings, that will destroy the bodily autonomy of more than half the people in this country, and we have watched in response as the Democratic party, and you, have engaged in performative gestures of support while doing nothing, literally nothing, to try to preserve our rights and save our lives, and while a member of our own party claims the filibuster as his protection and thereby sentences pregnant people in America to forced birth and preventable death.

Despite all this, you seem to think that we are the ones who will have to do more, yet again, come November.

Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu May 12, 2022, 10:09 AM (11 replies)
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