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Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
17:09
If you don’t know the indigenous land where you reside on, you can look it up here: https://native-land.ca/
Linda Brewster
18:06
The land of the newly understood not to be extinct Chemakum and the Quileute and Coast Salish.
Roy Pardee
18:22
Coast Salish & Port Gamble S'Klallam
Arnold Byron
18:48
I think Swinomish, Samish, perhaps others
Linda Bock
19:06
Linda Bock from Sammamish, Coast Salish, Stillaguamish, Duwamish
jeff e
19:20
Kitsap County, where I am is S'Klallam & Costal Salish land.
Nancy Street
20:01
Spokane
Melvin Mackey (Sqababsh Land)
20:42
Melvin Mackey — Vashon, WA — Sqababsh Land
Jeremy Chase
22:03
Jeremy from Vancouver WA
Tish Levee
23:05
Tish Levee from Nisqually land in South Salish Sea (aka Puget Sound) living on what is now called Lacey WA
Robert Brown
23:09
I am Robert Brown from Fircrest (suburb of Tacoma). I live on the lands of the Puyallup Tribe.
Ken Dammand
24:05
Ken Dammand participating from the Tulalip Reservation just North of Everett
Robert Brown
24:13
My comment on the MTG trials is that it isn’t known who is the official who can disqualify her. If it is Rathenberger, Secretary of State of Georgia, he won’t likely disqualify her.
Robert Brown
27:43
It would be good to know all the things they did to support the tea party. I have always wondered if they paid people directly to show up and protest at Democratic leaders’ town halls. By the way, do you notice that Republicans never hold town halls?
Jeff Eidsness
27:52
One argument in mTGs favor is hat the 14th amendment was intended to prevent southern warfigthers from getting into Congress, which now makes it obsolete, even if this is true,but she is still exposed at the state level.
Robert Brown
27:55
And now they are refusing to debate as well.
Jeff Eidsness
28:23
the Glen Morgan> wow
Roy Pardee
30:24
Ooh--disagree @Jeff Eidsness--civil war was the context for the 14A but the language is very generic--disqualifies anyone who "engaged in insurrection or rebellion, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof"
Linda Brewster
30:32
Another article re the canvas group and Glen Morgan...https://www.peninsuladailynews.com/news/group-going-to-voters-for-information/?fbclid=IwAR288vHlOvl1II412LYnwOF4U91fDvip7TWQ7T46sLRYXCsHMNXDn47h1tk
Jeff Eidsness
32:02
@Roy amendments have also been 'reinterpreted' by the SCOTUS but by the letter of the law, I agree with you
Norm Conrad
37:55
Meanwhile, those pundits and politicians who deliberately vote in districts in which they don't live get away with it, zero penalty. Especially if they are Republicans.
Roy Pardee
39:31
"I've never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure”
Robert Brown
41:58
Dennis Erickson was not a good man politically. Apparently, he was a good man otherwise.
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
44:49
Will study this article for sure. I would like to know. 14th Amendment is imprtant to democracy. Punish states a good idea.
Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
50:15
"less-trumpy"
Roy Pardee
51:48
the deal hasn't gone through yet though has it? He's not in charge right now
Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
55:00
i thought that the twitter deal had a poison pill, did they remove that?
Roy Pardee
55:22
I believe they did remove the poison pill
Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
55:37
#smart #sarcasm
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
56:47
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Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
56:57
• ACTION NEEDED: Boeing, Support Our Fundamental Democratic Values - Tell Boeing to stop funding Members of Congress who voted to overturn the 2020 election:o Share the Petition: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/boeing-support-our-fundamental-democratic-values/o Submit a Letter to the Editoro Call Boeing - Main switchboard: 312-544-2000o Share these with your network, on social media, etc.: Sludge article - Grassroots Groups Call on Boeing to Cut off Donations to Election Objectors – https://readsludge.com/2022/04/20/grassroots-groups-call-on-boeing-to-cut-off-donations-to-election-objectors/ Common Dreams – Boeing OP-ED - https://www.commondreams.org/views/2022/04/19/boeing-stop-funding-those-who-undermine-democracy
Lisa Goldsmith
57:05
He doesn't own Twitter until Sept/Oct. What he did now is block them from following him. Not from being on the platform.
Dwight Rousu
57:25
Be a Twitter Quitter
Tish Levee
57:26
27/22
Roy Pardee
57:29
Ah, that makes sense--thanks @Lisa
Roy Pardee
58:13
So, it's down right now, but FWIW, I've really enjoyed the community over at https://counter.social
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
58:52
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Max Bauman
59:57
Didn't Elon's Court filing explicitly attach legal liabilities to him banning any such individuals for non-transparent violations if such a ban DID occur without due explanation aligned with their ToS?
Lisa Goldsmith
59:57
Not much faith in Musk. But he could clean it up - get rid of all the bots and trolls who mess it up; and then a subscription basis could hold a lot of them back. Also all verified accounts, not anonymous folks taking shots. Could be interesting. Otherwise, he may have bought the next AOL or Myspace.
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:00:27
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Dwight Rousu
01:01:44
meaningfulmovies.org
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:01:47
The New Corporation - May 9th - FB event:https://www.facebook.com/events/1146163716184175
Max Bauman
01:04:20
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-rYQiNasmU&list=PL1zDCgJzZUy_O52bErVCYZfVYMgVgu3nX
Roy Pardee
01:05:15
I think this confirms @Lisa's statement that Musk blocked public citizen: https://twitter.com/Public_Citizen/status/1519064518441246725?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1519064518441246725%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnews.knowyourmeme.com%2Fnews%2Felon-musk-blocks-public-citizen-raising-a-kerfuffle-about-free-speech-on-twitter
Tish L/on Nisqually land
01:05:43
Not to mention Jewish groups on social justice issues
Nancy Street
01:07:02
The Right Wing has grabbed the microphone'
Max Bauman
01:07:04
I'm guessing its impossible to know whether or not he's got direct ties to the Koch network?
Max Bauman
01:07:52
Not that it'd surprise me at this point.
Nancy Street
01:10:57
Should be the opposite -
Roy Pardee
01:11:47
Relevant: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/04/democrats-storytelling-connecting-with-voters/629681/
Nancy Street
01:11:56
Yay for the young Mi senator who spoke out!
Julie Martinson
01:12:40
Some people had very ugly comments against the school levy in Marysville recently, too.
Dwight Rousu
01:15:28
sports like ultimate fighting seem to be modeling ultimate fighting politics.
Tish L/on Nisqually land
01:15:35
Yvonne, can you pupt the link to this group in the chat—the one you are talking about?
Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
01:15:35
@Julie the same thing happened n Kitsap County on our school bond
Tish L/on Nisqually land
01:15:56
Cindy--please put the link in the chat.
Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
01:16:09
@dwight exactly, just like wrastling
Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
01:17:19
"it's not slander if it's free speech," right?!
Tish L/on Nisqually land
01:17:39
the problem is that a person who has been slandered must sue the slanderer, and often they don't have the $ to go up against them in court.
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:17:43
Mallory McMorrow video response to attack ads 0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsOo0KB80es
Nancy Street
01:20:34
What about more guidelines for the Supreme Court?
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
01:21:10
ERA was one much needed.
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:21:13
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Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
01:21:41
There is a strong case to be made for a second bill of rights, we're past time for an amendment
Daniel Lewinski
01:21:56
Whereas as determined by the US Supreme Court in Bush v Gore, the individual citizen has no federal constitutional right to vote for electors for the President of the United States; https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/00-949
Nancy Street
01:22:18
Spokane County's Prosecutor's wife has connections with white Supremacy.
Tish L/on Nisqually land
01:22:29
We’ve been trying to get the Equal Rights Amendment for how long? I remember many of us going to Arizona in 1976 (?) to go door-to-door to get AZ to agree to confirm it.
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
01:23:03
Ken, we live in a facist state with two parties. who take money from the rich, the means of production.
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:23:35
Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism by Sheldon S. Wolin - https://press.princeton.edu/books/paperback/9780691178486/democracy-incorporated
Jeremy Chase
01:23:39
Democracy Inc.https://g.co/kgs/Z3hgS2
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
01:24:41
Thanks for the book recommendation. Ken.
Yvonne Brandon
01:28:10
Link to Netflix Series: "How to Become a Tyrant": https://pisaries.blog/2022/04/23/netflix-series-recommendation-how-to-become-a-tyrant-2021/
Nancy Street
01:28:25
Thank God for Stacy Abrams who doesn't give up.
Jeremy Chase
01:28:36
Ty Yvonne!
Tish L/on Nisqually land
01:28:51
Thanks, Yvonne
Alice Woldt
01:30:30
I will send a link to the domestic ask from Ecumenical Advocacy Days to Cindy to include with the follow up email for today's Happy Hour.
Ken Dammand
01:33:09
Sheldon Wolin: "Democrac, Inc.:. Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism." This is an absolutely great book that will provide an overall structure into which the events of tody can be meaningfully fit. Please get and read it.
Jeremy Chase
01:33:34
Ty Ken! Added!
Daniel Lewinski
01:34:26
For the Supreme court stating we don't have the right to vote, look in the Per Curium, Section II B, or do a word search on "electors".
Daniel Lewinski
01:34:38
On the link I previously sent
Nancy Street
01:37:07
Spokane
Nancy Street
01:38:28
s Public Television is hosting high school civic debates between 6 high schools starting MAY 2ND 7:00.
Jeff Eidsness (he/him)
01:38:52
Harming children is the easiest, lowest smear you can hurl.
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:46:28
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