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“Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” - James Baldwin #AMJoy #reiders
Not sure how long this line can hold up, politically.
Thanksgiving's over, and now it's on. Candidates ditching the friendlies and mixing it up.
Roof’s actions were completely consistent with the cause of that flag and all the “service, sacrifice and heritage” associated with it. The Confederate flag represents treason in defense of human bondage and white supremacy, it always has, and always will.
And by "terrible" he means one where he can't use gerrymandering to choose his voters and thereby guarantee re-election, rather than voters getting to choose their representative.
No no we're not living through a second Gilded Age at all. Everything is perfectly fine and normal. Just an artist duct-taping a banana to a wall and selling it for $120,000 at Art Basel in Miami Beach, is all. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/artist-sells-banana-duct-taped-wall-120k-art-basel-miami-n1096876
Russia expert says GOP should now stand for "Gang Of Putin." Ouch...
The percentage of Republicans who view Russia as an ally has nearly doubled since Trump took office. “GOP” might as well stand for “Gang of Putin.” By turning into apologists & advocates for a Russian dictator, the GOP has become all that it once despised. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/12/04/republicans-have-become-party-russia-this-makes-m...
Nobody... except the civil rights organizations that sued his city to try and stop the policy and the many journalists at the time who as part of their reporting or the people who in social situations as @Soledad O'Brien tweeted about ... asked him about it https://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/nyregion/stop-and-frisk-practice-violated-rights-judge-rules.html