Hi Mike, I live in what was once the progressive great state of Texas, now completely broken by 20 years of Republican rule.

Our great champion Sarah Weddington passed away a few months ago, barely noticed. She was 25 years old when she argued Roe v. Wade before the Supreme Court and received a 7 to 2 approval vote.

Anne Richards was our greatest governor, Molly Ivans made us think and laugh, we sent representatives like Barbara Jordan, Jake Pickle, and Lloyd Doggett and senators like Lloyd Bentsen to Congress. And President Lyndon Johnson got civil rights legislation.

Now under Republican rule we have Ted Cruz, felon Attorney General Paxton, etc.

We have a chance in November to replace our corrupt Governor with Beto O’Rourke who has shown the courage to confront and call them out. I believe if we can get him elected it will be the start of breaking the fever hold the republicans have over this state, and other Midwest states will follow.

I’m Judith and I live in Austin, Texas

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Here’s one thing the Democrats can do about SCOTUS, as AOC suggests, Impeach four justices, three for perjury and Thomas for his conflicts! At a minimum, a Thomas and a Kavenaugh investigation would be most revealing. The Democrats must at some point hit back hard, their most glaring failure!

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again Michael, thank you.

it helps me feel better/stronger that you validate what I am thinking and feeling.

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Thank you for your passion and ability to motivate people to action. I believe, as you do, that there are more of us than them. Moving people to vote is key to saving our democracy. My biggest worry is that so many focus on inflation and gas prices and don’t see the overall bigger threats.

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Thank you, Michael. It's important to celebrate Revolution Day, the day of the signing of the document which declared people's right and our DUTY to overthrow a government that turns despotic.

Tom Paine, perhaps the most clear-thinking of our founders, had this to say about the period in which he lived:

"These are the times that try men's souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like Hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated."

The part that is most significant today, I believe is: "What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value." The fundamental right to control one's own body must be fought for by men and women. Every generation must eventually make sacrifices in the name of freedom, or freedom dies.

Voting is critical. Voting is not enough, not nearly enough.

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It's a sad Fourth of July for people in republican run states!! California is going to fight hard because that Republican hate is coming!! Democracy always wins and that's what we should celebrate everyday!!! PEOPLE VOTE DEMOCRAT!!

Thanks Michael!! Your energy and dedication will get the VOTE out!!

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People think I’m “TOO POLITICAL” because I won’t shut up about ALL that has happened—but I’m with you 100%, Michael Moore‼️

I’ve been in trouble my whole life for questioning authority—fellow teachers called me radical !

I’m PROUD I’ve spent my life as an activist & RADICAL—if more people would SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER, we would NEVER be in this MESS‼️

SPEAK-UP, People—don’t just thank Michael ‼️

(I now see the courts want to undo the Flint water issue‼️ They’re now trying to shut you up, Michael, just like Ralph Nader ! NEVER GIVE UP‼️)

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Time to revisit a segment from what was, in my opinion, one of the best television programs ever broadcast on American TV. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIpKfw17-yY

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I love the Irish Parliament member. What he said was quite true.

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My declaration is to:

1. Write to 200 Voters in TX, GA, MI. to simply ask them to Vote, in my penmanship, via snail mail. These non-digital methods are not the default, so maybe they will be noticed. We are working with people all over the country (Vote Forward).

2. Work with Third Act on ongoing projects to get out the Vote. Recently we partnered with a Civics organization to engage Seniors in Voter Registration.

Vote like your life depends on it.

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I agree! I like the idea that we declare what we will do for the cause.

I will start.

I am supporting Beto in his run for Governor of Texas by writing

letters to likely TX voters and have sent money as well. (go to his website for more info)You can go on any of the websites of people we need to support, even if you don't live in that state, and find ways to help. It doesn't require money. You can write postcards and some groups will provide the stamps if you can't.

My state does not need the help as much, so that is why I am helping elsewhere.

Other people running to consider- Stacy Abrams, Rev. Warnock. There are many. Pick the people who

align with your beliefs as Mike has done. Go to the INDIVISIBLE website for more ideas. We are with you Mike!!!!

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Excellent and completely in the spirit of Independence Day!

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I am cheering for you all to take up Mike's call to "arms". Get out the vote. Start some of those brilliant constitutional legal minds on a study of how to restructure the Senate distribution of seats so they are more representative of the population -- which translates into more representative of majority of Americans. A body with so much power should be representative of the country, not the engine of minority oppression as it appears to be. It may take years, but it may be a worthy mission. For example: if North Dakota with a population of less than 1/4 of 1% of the country gets 2 senators then maybe, California, with a population of 11.9% of the country should get 102 senators, or sticking with a total of 50 seats - then 6 senators out of total of 50 and ND would have to share a senator with several other low pop states. l know those numbers look crazy but that's just how out of balance the senate appears to be. Just a thought from a friend. Love to you all on this July 4, MJ

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On this day we celebrate the birth of our representative form of democracy. Within our celebratory mood we should also remember that there are persons, forces that do not appreciate our form of government. These forces exist outside our land; but also exist within. For the most part these folks within, who're not appreciative of our grand experiment, spend their days yelling at the pidgins in the park. From time to time opportunity and providence allow these enemy's of freedom the ability and resources to turn their ire from the pidgins to the general population; often with great successes. The thread that connects all these denigration's to our republic, are their assertions that representative democracy doesn't work. Their frequent reference to the forgotten man, and our acceptance of this over used and over generalized rhetoric give oxygen to their cause. These enemy's of our democracy will use any topic or issue to foment division. The attempts to divide us are rooted in the knowledge that to divide is to conquer. The measure of our enemy's successes is the number of citizens that don’t vote or wast their vote in protest. The fuel for democracy is participation; you have one job. Vote for your best candidate, that can win. Good folks doing nothing or nearly nothing will ruin this land. -73%water

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Jul 4, 2022·edited Jul 5, 2022

If the "FREEDOM TO VOTE ACT " (H R-1) is not already in place early enough before the MIDTERM ELECTIONS this November, then Republicans will win TOTAL CONTROL OF CONGRESS.

IF THAT HAPPENS, Republicans will REVERSE everything that President Biden has accomplished including the "BUILD BACK BETTER ACT" (Should it become law before then)

And Republicans will STOP the investigation into the Jan 6, insurrection claiming that the attack on the capital was completely legal.

Then Trump or someone just like him will be back in the white house in 2024.

Please l DEMAND that all Americans with websites and media platforms who believe in DEMOCRACY and the RULE OF LAW must immediately urge Americans to PEACEFULLY take to the streets in protest to protect our voting rights and to REVERSE Republican anti voting laws before it is too late to do anything about it.

And because our voting rights are being stolen by Republicans who are viciously passing anti voting laws---many more Americans are going to lose the right to vote.

Without our right to vote we will lose many of our precious rights and freedoms.

Trump-Republicans are attacking our Democratic norms. They want to control who gets to vote, who counts the votes, and who declares the winners.

As an American who loves the precious freedoms of the United States, I cannot sit back and watch our FREEDOM TO VOTE disappear without doing everything I can to help stop this from happening.

Because of the URGENCY of this situation, and with all due respect, I must demand that you ADD to your website's agenda to: PLEASE URGE YOUR READERS TO PEACEFULLY TAKE TO THE STREETS TO PROTECT OUR VOTING RIGHTS IMMEDIATELY.

And because Republicans have passed Anti Voting laws into their favor, including the right to DECERTIFY AND OVERTURN AN ELECTION, they will illegally win in all future elections.

SO FAR Republicans have passed over 400 new anti-voting laws in 49 states using false allegations of voter fraud. Making it much harder for people to vote..


CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS have said that they will OVERTURN any election that does not go their way.


Without the FREEDOM TO VOTE ACT, all parties (except The Republican party) will no longer be able to win elections.

The "Freedom To Vote act" will REVERSE all Republicans ANTI VOTING laws and PROTECT our right to vote.

And if the filibuster still stands in the way, then it must be abolished.

Please push for peaceful mass protests to protect and restore our voting rights before Trumps Republicans succeed in an AUTHORITARIANISM TAKEOVER of the United States.



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Thank you for this! Since I have learned the truth about how our country was founded, the 4th seems so hypocritical. How can we celebrate freedom when millions of Americans are locked up, in poverty, going hungry and hove no healthcare? Now our basic rights of choice in bringing a pregnancy to term and soon to marry whom we love. It is feeling more like a white supremist holiday.On the other hand, the good part is that we fought for freedom from unjust control .... so for me, that is what this holiday is about - the revolution - the one Bernie began. I have sent your keynote by Mike Wallace out to family and friends as my Fourth of July message. I hold that we can take back our country and bring health, liberty and happiness to all.

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