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Robert Reich @RBReich Berkeley, CA

Berkeley prof, frmr Sec of Labor. Cofounder, Inequality Media. New book: The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It. Order a copy: https://t.co/AK8n1T713G

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Friends! Please drop your voting plan in the comments. Today is a good day to check your voter registration and make sure it's up to date.
Retweeted by Robert ReichThere's nothing more grotesque than the GOP working to ram through a Supreme Court pick before they get substantive… https://t.co/aW9ieOuv1c
Retweeted by Robert ReichSay it with me: Abolish the Electoral College. https://t.co/oe920yIK7d
Retweeted by Robert Reich
9/23
2020
Do not obsess over the GOP’s shameless hypocrisy. This is who they are. Democrats must see McConnell’s exercise of… https://t.co/40nLu2V6yw🚨 Support however you can! We have a Senate to take back. https://t.co/LJThXeroSA
Retweeted by Robert ReichAs if this weren't bad enough, at least ten of these contractors double dipped, receiving Pentagon funds even thoug… https://t.co/unDu7b59y6*whispers* It’s not just the Supreme Court; McConnell has already successfully confirmed 200+ federal judges and ea… https://t.co/cDsE7aQDHG
Retweeted by Robert ReichSay it with me: Abolish the Electoral College. https://t.co/oe920yIK7d"It affects virtually nobody," Trump says of the coronavirus, which has now killed 200,000 Americans and counting https://t.co/qHrZvUWNhX
Retweeted by Robert ReichThe real looting in America. https://t.co/9xupjP0cjx
Retweeted by Robert ReichBloomberg spending $16 million to pay court fines and fees of nearly 32,000 Black & Hispanic Florida voters with pa… https://t.co/hr3HG7pPt3
Retweeted by Robert ReichThere's nothing more grotesque than the GOP working to ram through a Supreme Court pick before they get substantive… https://t.co/aW9ieOuv1cThe real looting in America. https://t.co/9xupjP0cjxHappy #NationalVoterRegistrationDay: 1) Make sure you're registered to vote 2) Confirm that your registration is… https://t.co/dbJE8rCl35As a reminder, Trump knew how deadly COVID was in FEBRUARY and deliberately chose not to act—all the while pretendi… https://t.co/NvFp8oGKajDefeating McConnell means flipping the Senate. Here are 6 winnable races that need your support right now: https://t.co/xEIWwbjaX3Friends! Please drop your voting plan in the comments. Today is a good day to check your voter registration and make sure it's up to date.Does a 6th GOP justice -- nominated by an impeached president who lost the popular vote by 3M, confirmed by GOP sen… https://t.co/Xuyha8BGFPRepublicans are packing the Court right now.Your reminder that the Constitution doesn't set a limit on the number of Supreme Court justices. Lincoln added a tenth justice in 1863.Reproductive freedom and gay rights are now on the ballot. (Tell everyone you know, especially young people who often don't bother to vote.)Without the ACA, the roughly 100 million Americans who have pre-existing conditions (along with millions more who h… https://t.co/1qpIzGCYELYour reminder it was only Roberts’s decision to side with the Court’s 4 liberals when ACA was last challenged that… https://t.co/CYYT7WB7ecMitch McConnell and his GOP lackeys are on the brink of entrenching minority rule for an entire generation. Taking… https://t.co/C7qfICYUeaA 6th GOP justice, nominated by an impeached president who lost the popular vote by 3M, confirmed by GOP senators r… https://t.co/6i6mtsmGY5
Retweeted by Robert ReichWhat would my heroes -- RBG, John Lewis, and Paul Wellstone -- have done? They'd fight for democracy, for social ju… https://t.co/NT4wd74aKAYour reminder that if you've had Covid or test positive for Covid antibodies, you've got a preexisting condition. S… https://t.co/5xeHbHGjBZ
Retweeted by Robert Reich
9/22
2020
When Democrats take control of the Senate and the presidency, reforming the Supreme Court must be at the top of the… https://t.co/qx46vOFIK8The American people will choose the next president who in turn will nominate the next Supreme Court justice.… https://t.co/k9HXDQ0t8IMore of this, please. https://t.co/o3yXNIbp03In the middle of a pandemic, the GOP is rushing to appoint a justice who will almost certainly vote to repeal the A… https://t.co/e12dW2ZsZcImagine if McConnell was this swift about getting desperately needed relief to the American people. https://t.co/GwyPTNux2sWe really really really really really really really really really really really… https://t.co/mbM8O6DIycTrump’s political interference in the CDC is unconscionable. 200,000 Americans have died so far. Bad enough to poli… https://t.co/BxfuaolIwRThe Electoral College should not exist. Pass it on. https://t.co/hcRkkft1c4A 6th GOP justice, nominated by an impeached president who lost the popular vote by 3M, confirmed by GOP senators r… https://t.co/6i6mtsmGY5Deutsche Bank is a criminal enterprise that needs to be shut down. https://t.co/FkyPXivpG2Your reminder that if you've had Covid or test positive for Covid antibodies, you've got a preexisting condition. S… https://t.co/5xeHbHGjBZTrump and his enablers have waged war on the truth, and now they are applauding police violence against members of… https://t.co/oDztiwuXcGNo one person in living memory has done more to undermine the functioning of the US government than Mitch McConnell… https://t.co/GCcrqt4Cli
Retweeted by Robert Reich- A 6th GOP justice, - nominated by pres who lost popular vote by 3 million, - who was impeached, - confirmed by G… https://t.co/PZ4NSW5wboWe’re leaving millions of Americans behind who don’t have reliable access to the internet. It’s long past time for… https://t.co/YNbRHyb2UB
9/21
2020
200,000 Americans dead so far from Covid-19. That's nearly 2 and a half times the number of U.S. service members wh… https://t.co/hYVIsLEPXS4 out of 5 of the current conservatives on Supreme Court were nominated by presidents who lost the popular vote. If… https://t.co/xqbl2u8SltSmall step, but a step. https://t.co/VXxz2BOuuZ6th Republican justice, nominated by a pres who lost popular vote by nearly 3 million, after his predecessor's pick… https://t.co/ctviXZyvbEGood morning. We're in the last gasp of minority rule. In 2021, we will fix the democracy the GOP has broken: a mod… https://t.co/V5gBc7kDSV
Retweeted by Robert ReichI'm crushed too, but this is no time for cynicism. Justice Ginsburg remained committed to equality and justice for… https://t.co/caYySHMwuRBiden this afternoon in Philadelphia: “If I win this election, President Trump’s nominee should be withdrawn and, a… https://t.co/RpRfBnaVEhWhat do these Senate Republicans have in common? Gardner Cornyn Cruz Graham Rubio Inhofe Grassley Ernst Tillis Pe… https://t.co/X6uf0PszOS
Retweeted by Robert ReichFine, but will she and Collins (and any other Senate R's expressing this view) commit to not voting on Trump's nomi… https://t.co/BdTYV7cCEDTo Alaskans and Mainers: Now, ask Murkowski and Collins if they’d vote on Trump's nominee in lame-duck session righ… https://t.co/s8iX0MbqJXGOP: “no Senate has confirmed an opposing-party president’s Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year.”… https://t.co/P0cDz3GBmWPeople in public life tend to fall into one of two broad categories – those motivated by principle, and those motiv… https://t.co/g6dtT1EeyxWhat do these Senate Republicans have in common? Gardner Cornyn Cruz Graham Rubio Inhofe Grassley Ernst Tillis Pe… https://t.co/X6uf0PszOSNo one person in living memory has done more to undermine the functioning of the US government than Mitch McConnell… https://t.co/GCcrqt4CliIt’s truly shocking that 4 of 5 conservative justices on Supreme Court (Roberts, Alito, Gorsuch & Kavanaugh) were n… https://t.co/6H31DHME2E
Retweeted by Robert ReichAll signs point to this sequence: 1. Trump sends name of nominee to Senate. 2. Hearings before Senate Judiciary Co… https://t.co/vtq34TtqYW"If I lose to him, I don't know what I'm gonna do. I will never speak to you again. You'll never see me again." --… https://t.co/a6xxv0hxXU
9/20
2020
So let me get this straight: a Democratic president can’t appoint a new a justice to the Supreme Court during an el… https://t.co/NQUcWXXbHe
Retweeted by Robert ReichApparently that is the McConnell Rule. https://t.co/A31UYCr7Jt
Retweeted by Robert ReichEven though much of their legislative agenda has stalled, Trump and McConnell have been packing the federal courts.… https://t.co/VElKBF1E4w"I want you to use my words against me. If there's a Republican president in 2016 and a vacancy occurs in the last… https://t.co/PrVGRPNXI5So let me get this straight: a Democratic president can’t appoint a new a justice to the Supreme Court during an el… https://t.co/NQUcWXXbHeIf McConnell and Senate Republicans replace RBG, Biden and a Democratic Congress would be justified in expanding th… https://t.co/U9yV5p2ijl
Retweeted by Robert Reich“The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vaca… https://t.co/ZPUjCqHklL
Retweeted by Robert ReichGOP now arguing Senate must replace Ginsburg now because if the election is litigated, just 8 justices risks a dead… https://t.co/0Y4eC2hoa5Crowd at the Supreme Court is growing by the minute https://t.co/0dgaY2JOFm
Retweeted by Robert ReichLewis Cummings Vivian Ginsburg We must carry the torch. We must renew the call for justice and equality in our… https://t.co/94z4sJqfoyLindsay Graham: "If a [Supreme Court] opening comes in the last year of President Trump's term, and the primary pro… https://t.co/z2CNyZfiSKI'm just going to leave this here. https://t.co/wygQrpqQLqAnd fight. https://t.co/dVg4N45HDk"My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” — Justice Ginsburg, just… https://t.co/FfOkbptsV1If McConnell and Senate Republicans replace RBG, Biden and a Democratic Congress would be justified in expanding th… https://t.co/U9yV5p2ijlMcConnell: "President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."We live in an age in which the fundamental principles to which we subscribe — liberty, equality and justice for all… https://t.co/KXOPrtcr2JDivest your energy from imagining the worst. Invest your energy in committing to and working for better...to stra… https://t.co/ESqbeR3BiN
Retweeted by Robert Reich“The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vaca… https://t.co/ZPUjCqHklLI am heartbroken for her and her family, and for all she meant to our country. May her legacy continue to inspire o… https://t.co/fUfIy5fV45We will never be able to fully convey our gratitude to her commitment to justice and equality in the face of incred… https://t.co/UMkHeDmgGSI am truly crushed. Justice Ginsburg's indomitable strength and courage was a guiding light in these dark times.
9/19
2020
A heartbreaking blow to America. Justice Ginsburg's tenacity was a bright light in these dark times. May her legacy… https://t.co/UJvQcWuLlTHold and protect each other.Your reminder that Mitch McConnell has been blocking the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act for 286 days.The news cycle may have moved on, but don't lose sight of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's corruption. He owns bet… https://t.co/ZT80b8eFNH
Retweeted by Robert ReichWow, federal judge rules Trump & Louis DeJoy were "involved in a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of… https://t.co/MeOKNBB4Rc
Retweeted by Robert ReichEvery single working American in the bottom 90 percent would make an additional $1,144 a month. Every month. Ever… https://t.co/jHXgod42PYhttps://t.co/vGedavUJjlIf America’s distribution of income had remained the same as it was in the three decades following World War II, th… https://t.co/o1klAPGnRBIf nothing else frightens you about a second Trump term, consider William Barr on the Supreme Court.
Retweeted by Robert ReichTotal student loan debt: $1.8 trillion Total cost of the 2017 Republican tax cuts: $1.9 trillion Funny how Trump… https://t.co/o6Ry3iydolA heat ray and 7,000 rounds of ammunition, to be used on Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. We are… https://t.co/5GS0Vd8249https://t.co/rvCZhO09jDAmerica's billionaires grew their wealth by $970,000,000,000 since March 18. That's $5,300,546,448 a day. Meanwhi… https://t.co/pbnl68uj6lIf nothing else frightens you about a second Trump term, consider William Barr on the Supreme Court.I just watched Biden tonight after watching Trump last night. Before, I'd been a bit worried about the upcoming deb… https://t.co/KRjbwIi2V9GOP senators in tough reelection fights (Gardner, Perdue, McSally, Daines) are running ads advocating for Americans… https://t.co/RpFmyxqegI
Retweeted by Robert Reich
9/18
2020
We can have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t… https://t.co/HcromkUuSwYour reminder that the New York Times gave Hillary a 91% chance of winning ahead of the 2016 election. Ignore the polls. Vote.
Retweeted by Robert ReichHead to https://t.co/UFiJEnVjgr for all the info you need to cast your ballots.
9/17
2020

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