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Only one of the six men sitting on the US Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, was placed there by a president who won the popular vote in his inaugural term.
Less than an hour ago, 11:20 am Pacific, @resistbot asked me (via SMS) if I was registered to vote.* I do not usually interact with it, but this time, I replied "yes." That seemed innocuous. I thought the group might be looking for data about percentage of users who are registered. But no. They wanted ALL of my personally identifiable information: real first and last name, date of birth, mailing address. https://twitter.com/kegill/status/1047556806380142593 No where do they tell you anything about how they will use or manage your DOB. That's the kicker: date of birth. Yes, they need an address to put on a letter to Congress. And yes you have to have a lot of trust about how they treat that info. But DOB moves their data-gathering into a whole new realm. Remember when we were up in arms last year when Kansas politician Kris Kobach asked all 50 states…continue reading →