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Mike's Midterm Tsunami Truth #39
Roevember Election Day Mixtape
The Day has arrived. The verdict will soon be rendered. I have only one vote. So do you. But all of us together decide where we want the country to go.
I’ve been counting on the vast majority with whom I share this land, the ones who believe in the human rights of women, who believe that the human species is in deep environmental danger, who believe the rich, by getting richer, have made life harder for everyone else — I believe we, together, are going to turn this all around. Beginning today. Right?
To celebrate this day, I’ve made a playlist, a mixtape of special music for a special day. Something to listen to while in line at your polling place. Or listen to it tonight as you fall asleep. Or if you’ve already voted, just put it in your ears or on your sound system and let ‘er rip all day long. Feel good. Be proud of what you’ve done. Enjoy this moment. Have a virtual dance with me! Get ready for the future. There is much to do.
But today, sing a song, let out a yell, wear mismatched socks and share a simple kindness with someone. VOTE if you haven’t already! I’ll be at my polling location this afternoon. I will party with all of you tonight, no matter the outcome. We can’t be stopped now.
Enjoy the tunes!
00:00:00 Democracy — Leonard Cohen
00:07:04 Break My Soul — Beyoncé
00:11:35 People Have The Power — Patti Smith
00:16:35 The Times They Are A-Changin’ — Michael Moore
00:20:16 New Americana — Halsey
00:24:11 We Shall Overcome — Bruce Springsteen
00:28:57 Wasteland of the Free — Iris DeMent
00:34:07 Before The Deluge — Jackson Browne
00:40:01 America — Simon & Garfunkel
00:43:28 All You Fascists — Billy Bragg and Wilco
00:46:08 The Sound Of Silence — Disturbed
00:50:16 We Belong — Pat Benatar
00:53:53 Where Is The Love? — The Black Eyed Peas
00:58:01 American Tune — Paul Simon
01:01:41 Beyond The Sea — Bobby Darin
01:04:32 American Saturday Night — Brad Paisley
01:09:01 Better Days — The Goo Goo Dolls
01:12:27 Star Spangled Banner — Jimi Hendrix
01:16:12 American Idiot — Green Day
01:19:06 American Life — Madonna
01:22:56 Better World A-Comin’ — Woody Guthrie
01:26:00 Put On A Happy Face — Dick Van Dyke & Janet Leigh
01:29:33 Not Ready To Make Nice — The Chicks
01:33:23 Dog Days Are Over — Florence + The Machine
01:37:01 I’ve Seen All Good People — Yes
01:43:35 Under Pressure — Queen & David Bowie
01:47:29 You’re Not Alone — Allison Russell (feat. Brandi Carlile)
01:52:33 The Ghost of Tom Joad — Bruce Springsteen & Tom Morello
02:01:11 Talkin’ Bout a Revolution — Tracy Chapman
02:03:44 Try — P!nk
02:07:48 President — Wyclef Jean
02:11:23 All Along The Watchtower — The Jimi Hendrix Experience
02:15:21 Oh Very Young — Cat Stevens
02:17:51 The Greatest — Sia
02:21:10 We Got the Beat — The Go Go’s
02:23:40 Killing In the Name — Rage Against The Machine
02:28:53 F**k You — Lily Allen
02:32:25 We Can Be Together — Jefferson Airplane
02:38:10 About Damn Time — Lizzo
02:41:21 Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life — Eric Idle & Monty Python
Mike’s Midterm Tsunami of Truths:
Truth #1: The Campaign
Truth #2: Even a kid from 4th hour Trig class can beat this crowd
Truth #3: The Haters, the Bigots and the Supremacists Always Lose in the End
Truth #4: Introducing The Whackadoodle 10
Truth #5: Trump is not the Big Bad Wolf. But he is very afraid of You.
Truth #6: The Easy-to-Digest Republican Party Platform
Truth #7: Biden, Don’t F**k with Me
Truth #8: If you’re not registered, you can’t Roe, Roe, Roe the Vote!
Truth #9: Why will we win? Because the American people hate fascism.
Truth #10: Meet Blake Masters, Whackadoodle No. 9
Truth #11: 147 Reasons We Will Win on November 8th
Truth #12: Biden just gave us a boost and a toke.
Truth #13: Women. That’s it.
Truth #14: If the Mainstream Media Thinks There’s a Chance We May Be Right about Roevember, Watch Out.
Truth #15: Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, Whackadoodle No. 8
Truth #16: As Alex Jones has now been fined a billion dollars for his lies, that is nothing compared to the punishment other Republicans are going to get on November 8th.
Truth #17: Early Voting, Mail-in Voting, Dropbox Voting — These Were Made for Libs, Hard Workers, Book Readers, Artists, Busy Parents, Slackers, and Progressives like us! In other words, The Majority!
Truth #18: The Good Queen vs. The Mad King
Truth #19: A Workers' Revolt Extends to the Voting Booth
Truth #20: We Are in Charge
Truth #21: Don’t believe it.
Truth #22: If the election is about inflation and the economy, THANK GOD — We Win
Truth #23: We Believe in Science. And that’s why we will win.
Truth #24: Vote Local, Win National
Truth #25: The side with the best nursery rhymes wins.
Truth #26: We Will Win Because Americans Don’t Want to See This Happen...
Truth #27: We are going to win because our side has millions of good souls like this…
Truth #28: Whackadoodle No More
Truth #29: They’ve Got Big Plans That We’ve Gotta Stop
Truth #30: Turn Off the News! Stop Reading the Paper! They’re Filling Your Head with Mush.
Truth #31: If I Had a Hammer
Truth #32: This Is All You Need to Know
Truth #33: Let Me Call Your Non-voting Brother-in-Law!
Truth #34: Deep Down, You Know You’re Being Played
Truth #35: The kids are all right.
Truth #36: Dem Insiders Quietly Confide to Me What We’ve Known All Along
Truth #37: It Can’t Happen Here
Truth #38: The Day After the Blue Tsunami
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