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Writer/editor for Portland Phoenix, others. World Famous Grasshole. Troublemaker. Official press contact for Lisa for Maine: https://t.co/d7JcqBqvxH.

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America is not special. There is absolutely no reason America cannot fall apart like any other failed state. It is… https://t.co/xuIWwnu9w7
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleSpeechless. This is Boston tonight. #BLACK_LIVES_MATTER https://t.co/90pmK9tiVR
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleBeautiful moment of respect in Boston for George Floyd’s life but bet you won’t see this and the peaceful protests… https://t.co/MKUPDnNUnK
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleI can’t tell if it’s parody or not. https://t.co/KIa7qA2iis
6/1
2020
The #Celtics @smart_MS3 on why he's participating in the tonight's peaceful protest here in Boston. https://t.co/KCiKufqonG
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleWhere are the dudes with guns decrying the authoritarian lockdown? Hey @AdrienneMaine - what’s your opinion on thi… https://t.co/FxVqwSIWOgRegarding the President, politics, law enforcement & Antifa - we have a problem. Here’s my story - for last 15 yrs… https://t.co/LhbQoPfScJ
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleBlack Protestor caught 2 White Protestors tagging Starbucks. https://t.co/06LuT4ryb8
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle.@PolicePortland lead a peaceful protest down Congress Street. I estimate a thousand or more here. #PortlandME https://t.co/RLHiuyUR2g
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleThe crowd has now moved in front of Portland City Hall. https://t.co/PeyQRbjNct
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle#RIGHTNOW: Hundreds of protesters have gathered in Portland’s Monument Square. @newscentermaine https://t.co/q2WXrNToRR
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleNote that police are outfitted with state of the art military gear and armored vehicles, while nurses have had to w… https://t.co/BBhK3nH5Ar
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @writingMaine @ASFried @IamAdrianMoss Didn't that team include ... his daughter? @ASFried @IamAdrianMoss LePage endorsed Crafts, so I guess that makes him "establishment"? That had to sting for Bennett.Man, this is a good thread. https://t.co/AK9mznCDb9Angry male voices shouting commands at people on their porch are the brand of US state-sponsored violence that vuln… https://t.co/uvAJo2YM3w
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleIt's outrageous that Maine legislators are not universally calling for online voter registration. #mepolitics https://t.co/Q6i9TvoKo1
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleNo one gives a shit because we don’t have any actual fans, but our music is rooted in black traditions, Black Lives… https://t.co/qtLJuq29qs
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @ASFried True story. Still also true that talking about the “violence” of current protests without putting police… https://t.co/kCO4hYppGx @ASFried It’s not pitch perfect for many of us. To decry “violence” without noting the police are often instigators… https://t.co/uBtsjXmWvMThis is super interesting, but I wonder how much the parallels with 1968 break down considering how radically diffe… https://t.co/ApbP7V95xOOnly in America is it possible to scale up the police presence three fold (more?) on a dime but months into a globa… https://t.co/QlULgiNIN7
Retweeted by Sam PfeiflePassive voice is for when the state does violence. Active voice is for when a protester does? Got it. https://t.co/2ror8Sen1K
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleFor 4 years, folks laughed at Trump's assumed ignorance, all the while, he was pumping up the cops. Now every dam… https://t.co/tVNi7q45ZY
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleLike..they really got us out here marching during a pandemic that’s disproportionately killing black folk, to prote… https://t.co/X5mg52kV1E
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleHow about this outbreak? Could we try it on this one? https://t.co/W9RFvzjWyPDamn. This thread. https://t.co/aL7FiasdvL
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleWhat a powerless feeling to watch this and not be able to do anything about it. https://t.co/q15dvkrSb4NYPD officers just drove an SUV into a crowd of human beings. They could‘ve killed them, &we don’t know how many th… https://t.co/Giak0f2Ieo
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5/31
2020
In 2015, early in the campaign cycle, two guys in Boston beat a Hispanic man w/a metal pipe & pissed on him. They c… https://t.co/r3sygO5zfp
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleThe mainstream media is presenting the movement in Minneapolis as being misled by outside agitators and even foreig… https://t.co/pLaMfvy1gg
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleWhen you’re not for #m4A so you make up meaningless phrases like “protecting health care.” Wut? https://t.co/pfGLmbYMGk @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel If the King bill goes through to modify the program and allow us to use it to pay employe… https://t.co/NfphilQsR3The US Postal Service is a lifeline for millions of people. Now it's in danger because Congress has undermined the… https://t.co/Bg0shkiZnL
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel And you might be interested in the little bank-big bank dynamic my banker explained in ro… https://t.co/r3jUuhCWpb @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel I dunno. Maybe PayPal has different criteria? https://t.co/LRsx9ivZHz @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel And my original point stands: It’s not like Collins is the only legislator in the country… https://t.co/nXcU13LDsA @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel Sure, sure - maybe “shitty” was an overstatement. And I’m lucky we could quickly transiti… https://t.co/y2xbJgBF4FEverybody! We need to get our heads around what’s happening, Mpls and St Paul are being attacked by fascist “accele… https://t.co/XPvospbpB2
Retweeted by Sam PfeiflePeople on Twitter might think Minneapolis people seem irrational right now. But I just got an invite to a gathering… https://t.co/ediCXnkTTB
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleStarted recording these white guys who was completely out of place planning to "86 this building" it seemed like an… https://t.co/z9ozi8JSrn
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel I guess. But I tried to go through the local bank I always work with. If it funnels every… https://t.co/r2WGX2mA9J @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel To be fair, a non-profit I’m on the board of got $250k and it for sure saved our ass. M… https://t.co/Yw2y2dDIXj @Chowdahead123 @JimFossel We’re small. Only three employees. Our bank told us the funds were tapped before we got t… https://t.co/KeswsPfhyd @hhharlow @emilyrmurtagh https://t.co/dbAdKs4jmb @JimFossel Jim, that’s just nonsense. I’m no Gideon fan, but it’s quite the stretch to think Collins is the only se… https://t.co/Zv9n37UhxHJust casually tear-gassing people. This is fucked. https://t.co/tmq6VfTWSTYes. This is the Facebook bullshit I came to know so well. Just amazing. https://t.co/cVHYvyxQab @RonEschaton @originalgriz @PressHerald That’s some astute constitutional analysis. Thanks for playing.Police stood by while armed white militias menaced state capitols, but fired rubber bullets, tear gas, and stun gre… https://t.co/5Unp26ODzT
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @TracingJung @SaraGideon These are the proposals of @LisaForMaine, an independent Green running against Collins. Lo… https://t.co/NKFi61ug1c
5/30
2020
@RonEschaton @originalgriz @PressHerald You again. Of course it can be followed. It's just hard. It COULD be enfo… https://t.co/CoFy4RXVVHA @PressHerald Friday evening shot + chaser. #Maine #mepolitics https://t.co/wO2DtJ7OLX
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @dbernstein They don't care? @RonPlacone I can't help but wonder what a powerful force for good Lennon could have been all this time since he was taken from us.There's a lot to pay attention to right now, and it can be dizzying, but @LisaForMaine has made a pledge to fund th… https://t.co/GhvVUEGU1vHi! We’re open for curbside pick-up again! 😎 Available weekdays 10-4. Want to receive updates like this in your in… https://t.co/Q8TrBnWZHW
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @JamesxMyall Shit. I way over-planted my tomatoes. @benbragdon @gregkesich @SusanYoungMaine @PatCallaghan6 And, to be fair, Brakey's doing it, too, in CD2. Less of a… https://t.co/VOGcrHGYnY @benbragdon @gregkesich @SusanYoungMaine Would love to hear your thoughts on Gideon ducking the @PatCallaghan6 Dem… https://t.co/tng38A6XcWCool write up from @SamPfeifle on two killer new records from Portland based bands @FCAFBand and @amrcnclssc Had th… https://t.co/cJSrMJMIsT
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @spizzyspose The veneer is being pulled back and we’re seeing what was there under the bullshit all along: -unbri… https://t.co/TN80BrhWog @MnDPS_MSP You thought maybe the dude with the camera pointed at him and the mic in his hand was just cos-playing or wut? @camanpour @WoodardColin Do we?Police don't have to act like this. They don't in other countries. Police in the US are infested with white suprema… https://t.co/cuOj9RFqsH
Retweeted by Sam PfeiflePracticing journalism while Black is...illegal in Minneapolis now? https://t.co/7MUgjBmHJy
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleWe cannot denounce this strongly enough. https://t.co/RrZjiYiuNr
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleProtesters rally for affordable COVID-19 treatment https://t.co/RY7xL7cdBW https://t.co/fwgGz60p6G
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5/29
2020
@PatCallaghan6 @SaraGideon @BetsySweetME @BeeKay4ME At this point, it would be news if she DID show her face. It's… https://t.co/72nipokTKdPumped to receive these signed bookplates from @nealbascomb 😍 Get yours here: https://t.co/C9wxkL7kuA https://t.co/6xGvcPM0PM
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleThis is absurd! News organizations decide what is true all the time! Zuck wants all the benefits of audience withou… https://t.co/q9Vps5qCIDNot good. https://t.co/Bs3b85mN4b @tstenq Me too! I miss playing music in their front window so much. @mfalpac @SenatorCollins @MarieFollayttar @SuitUpMaine @MoveOn @BeAHeroTeam @IndivisibleTeam @SwingLeftMaine I mean… https://t.co/9kkhgK9u7pThe Air Force plans to award a contract to build hundreds of new nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles. Each… https://t.co/p3jDNPrXOT
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @ConnMan520 Maybe in a footrace? He looks kind of shifty and some of those old socialists have seen better days.What's the next best thing to being in an open field in summer with thousands of other people in front of a big sta… https://t.co/3FhBofzBaW
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleIt’s time to defund the police 🚨 (new, from me) https://t.co/hTwBQEeo0I
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleSooooo ... an “outsider” with a PAC paying for his ads and allied with the ultimate insider, POTUS, who “beats soci… https://t.co/RZ0u74C5KKWhen we go to our government for help, we don't need to be shamed, discouraged from applying, treated like a crimin… https://t.co/o1jQbuxm2z
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleBREAKING: Trump’s new Executive Order purports to protect free speech online https://t.co/Tm50dcP13h That’s not ho… https://t.co/RktI9yMMPu
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleThis is crazy town. Just plain callous disregard for human life. Legitimately hard to believe. https://t.co/x3UyYBcEAD @aaronfhamlin @GritsnG Thanks! I’ll read up. @TheMaineJess We’d love to have you on the Savage campaign. We need a fundraiser... @aaronfhamlin @GritsnG Still a pretty small sample though, right? I notice current candidates often don’t change… https://t.co/90FJKncMzL @aaronfhamlin @GritsnG I don’t disagree, but I feel like we really have to pick one, given the education hill we ha… https://t.co/fpiGVjO4GWSo here's an absoutely insane email from the President of the United States. https://t.co/mWjnovWS2w
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleThis is informative, fascinating, and terrifying. https://t.co/hZwQfgTsi3
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5/28
2020
@AwesomeZizz @spizzyspose And here in Maine, we have #RCV for the presidential race, so I can vote small party #1,… https://t.co/ETeu7Vxoqv @AwesomeZizz @spizzyspose I don’t disagree with that. Mostly I’m talking about the framing. It doesn’t have to be… https://t.co/aByXlQ2ufIThe absurd condescension from @PressSec on policies she does not understand is beyond parody at this point.
Retweeted by Sam Pfeifle @GritsnG That’s why I’m such a huge component of ranked choice voting. We have it here in Maine and it’s already ch… https://t.co/TnNHvw0h9HFelt good to just review some rock and roll this week: https://t.co/p16ZppVvs3Tune into @mainecalling at 1p to hear from high schoolers - including one of our own here at GNG - on the pandemic'… https://t.co/qbiijAM4JOMore than a third of Americans identify with neither party, and yet we’re always told it’s Dems vs Republicans. T… https://t.co/t45FEHQboT @RonEschaton @DylanLJMartin Whole nations, whole international organizations, the Veterans Administration of our o… https://t.co/LwnlJZHRee @RonEschaton @DylanLJMartin https://t.co/bdaTpZf337 @RonEschaton @DylanLJMartin https://t.co/mjLoAEGzCbPre-pandemic, @TiffanyBond could get 100 signatures a day on her own. Now she can get three. The state's rules, th… https://t.co/4uotfZVEJr
Retweeted by Sam PfeifleThis week: Maine tourism businesses enter uncharted waters, demand continues to fuel the real estate market, why pe… https://t.co/zKguaZfp4P
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5/27
2020

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