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Rene Denfeld
Bestselling novelist, death row investigator & public defender, happy foster adoptive mom, NYT hero of the year 2017.
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Ed Yong Aug 3
🚨🚨Here’s the big piece I’ve been promising: an Atlantic cover story about the US’s catastrophic mishandling of the pandemic. It’s a full autopsy of what went wrong, every unattended weakness & unheeded warning, every festering wound & reopened scar. 1/
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Rene Denfeld Aug 3
Replying to @AlicePoet
sending all the love and support
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Elizabeth Rosner 🌊 Aug 3
“When two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong.” ― Richard Dawkins
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Rene Denfeld Jul 31
Replying to @ReneDenfeld
ugh voting *by* mail not my mail.
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Rene Denfeld Jul 31
This is Oregon too. Automatic ballots come in mail, no corruption, no issues. No fraud. Very high turn out. We've been voting my mail since 1998.
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josie duffy rice Jul 31
16 year old in Mississippi has been in jail for over 500 days and has yet to be charged with a crime.
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Rene Denfeld Jul 30
Replying to @CSnyderHall
Amen. Whenever we say someone deserves to die we elevate our own partially informed (and possibly completely wrong) emotional judgement into a death sentence. No one should have that power.
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Rene Denfeld Jul 30
Replying to @CSnyderHall
I don't think that is ever my decision to pass that judgement, or anyone else's decision. The possibility of error is too profound.
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Steve Schmidt Jul 30
Fascism. Authoritarianism. The question has always been, could it happen here? Because the answer has been NO does not mean that it will always be so. It is happening here. It is happening right now. Trump crossed the rubicon this morning. For the first time in American 1/
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Rene Denfeld Jul 30
But doesn't the governor's mandate requiring being masked in public places & gatherings? That is certainly the justice center. They should be modeling responsible behavior.
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Rene Denfeld Jul 30
As someone who has worked with the guilty and the innocent: no one deserves to die. No one. A just, responsible and caring society prevents harm. Even to the fools. Even to the madmen.
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Elizabeth Rosner 🌊 Jul 30
*if people can vote* is a phrase being used without irony in the United States of America in the year 2020
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Kellye Garrett Jul 30
Can you imagine being such an amazing human being that even though you know you're dying of cancer, your last thoughts are still about millions of other people and encouraging them to make a difference?
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Rene Denfeld Jul 30
Given the way COVID is sweeping prisons, this seems dangerous. why aren't your officers following the mandate?
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Noelle Crombie Jul 28
Video shows 3 deputies forcing actor to the ground, placing knee on his neck for nearly 1 min, locking him to ‘metal urine grate’ on the floor & leaving him unattended for nearly 3 hrs.
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Rene Denfeld Jul 29
In the GOP mindset, people protesting against police brutality is the same as terrorists running planes into buildings.
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Alyssa Milano Jul 29
Stop what you’re doing and watch this chaos.
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sarah iannarone (she/her) Jul 29
Don't kid yourself, it's the power of community on display in Portland that Trump fears most.
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Elizabeth Rosner 🌊 Jul 29
Looking very much forward to this conversation on Tuesday August 2nd, about matters closest to my heart, mind, and soul. With appreciation in advance to .
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Frank Rich Jul 29
Very few top-tier NeverTrumpers acknowlege what does here. Trump didn't hijack the GOP, he was the culmination of a party that has condoned and exploited racism ever since Nixon embraced the "Southern Strategy" 50 yrs ago.
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