NFL Announces Social Justice Slogans
Will Be Inscribed on Every Field 60 replies

Posted by Imright 9/1/2020 11:59:01 AM Post Reply

NFL end zones will be inscribed this season with two slogans: “It Takes All Of Us” on one end line, “End Racism” on the other.As part of its social justice awareness initiatives, the NFL also will allow similar visuals on helmets and caps.Previously announced were decals on the back of helmets, or patches on team caps, displaying names or phrases to honor victims of racism and/or police brutality. “Each player will have the option to honor an individual by displaying that person’s name via a decal on the back of their helmet,” the memo said,

More troops say they’ll vote
for Biden than Trump: poll 55 replies

Posted by Ribicon 8/31/2020 9:39:21 AM Post Reply

More active-duty U.S. troops say they’ll vote for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden than President Trump in the November election, a new poll shows, continuing a steady decline in the commander in chief’s favorability ratings among service members. A Military Times survey released Monday found that if the election were held today, 41% of active-duty troops say they’d vote for Mr. Biden, compared to just 37% for the president. Another 13% said they intend to back a third-party candidate, while 9% said they’d skip the presidential election altogether. The Military Times surveyed 1,018 active-duty troops for the poll.

Biden condemns violence
in Portland and calls on
Trump to do the same 47 replies

Posted by Dreadnought 8/31/2020 10:18:12 AM Post Reply

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is forcefully condemning the violent protests that took one life in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday evening, calling on President Donald Trump to do the same. “The deadly violence we saw overnight in Portland is unacceptable,” Biden said in a statement on Sunday. “I condemn this violence unequivocally. I condemn violence of every kind by anyone, whether on the left or the right. And I challenge Donald Trump to do the same.” Biden is expected to travel to southwestern Pennsylvania on Monday to deliver remarks intended to contrast

Pressure mounts on Barr DOJ to
identify funders, organizers of violent riots 47 replies

Posted by Pluperfect 8/31/2020 4:38:21 AM Post Reply

Conservative pressure is mounting on Attorney General William Barr and his Justice Department to ratchet up investigations of violent rioters across the country, specifically to identify those funding and organizing the mayhem. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Calif., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, made weekend appeals for DOJ to take action to cut off funding and logistical support for the groups of rioters that have terrorized and destroyed American cities for months.

Appeals court denies Michael Flynn and
Justice Department’s effort to end his case 38 replies

Posted by Ladyhawke 8/31/2020 12:54:00 PM Post Reply

A federal appeals court ruled Monday against Michael Flynn and the Justice Department in their request to quickly shut down his criminal case. The 8-2 decision restores power to a judge to question the Justice Department’s moves in the politically divisive case, when Attorney General William Barr dropped charges against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser earlier this year despite twice pleading guilty to lying under oath to lying to the FBI.
Flynn had fought District Judge Emmet Sullivan’s decision to ask a third-party lawyer to argue against the Justice Department’s dismissal in the case, and his plans to hold a hearing, which has not yet happened.

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims
‘I Am Not Banning Fracking’ 33 replies

Posted by Imright 8/31/2020 5:52:27 PM Post Reply

CLAIM: Joe Biden claimed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: “I am not banning fracking.”VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Biden has promised to ban fracking — repeatedly — as has his running mate. Biden said Monday — during a speech supposedly on violence: “I am not banning fracking. Let me say again: I am not banning fracking. No matter how many times Donald Trump lies about me.” The problem, for Biden, is that he explicitly promised to ban fracking during the second Democratic Party presidential primary debate on July 31, 2019, in Detroit, Michigan. CNN’s Dana Bash asked him the question directly: Bash: Thank you, Mr. Vice President. Just to clarify,

‘Do I look like a radical socialist with a soft
spot for rioters? Really?’ Joe Biden slams
Donald Trump for linking him to violence and
accuses president of ‘poisoning our very democracy’
in Pittsburgh speech denouncing rival’s leadership 31 replies

Posted by Imright 8/31/2020 5:31:23 PM Post Reply

Joe Biden ridiculed President Donald Trump for some of the attacks he’s made about the Democrat, while making the case he’s the president who can bring people together, the opposite of Trump, who Biden said was ‘poisoning our very democracy.’ ‘You know me, you know my heart, you know my story, my family story – ask yourself, do I look like a radical socialist with a soft spot for rioters? Really?’ Biden said from Mill 19, a converted steel mill, on a Monday trip to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pushing back on team Trump’s assertion that Biden’s a leftist in cahoots with the most destructive protesters.

Skyrocketing demolition costs for
riot-damaged Minneapolis, St.. Paul
properties delay rebuilding 30 replies

Posted by Ribicon 8/31/2020 12:20:19 PM Post Reply

One day after rioters destroyed the Sports Dome retail complex in St. Paul, a construction crew hired by the city knocked the building down because it was dangerously unstable. Then the city presented the property owners with a $140,000 bill for what it would cost to haul away the debris. “We were really upset about that,” said property owner Jay Kim, whose insurance policy covers a maximum of $25,000 in demolition costs. “We thought that was high. But we didn’t know how much demolition would cost at the time.” Like dozens of other investors whose properties were severely damaged in the May riots,

‘This Is Really Bad’ — Social Media Weighs
in After Biden’s Very Bad Day in Pittsburgh 29 replies

Posted by Imright 9/1/2020 11:56:13 AM Post Reply

Joe Biden is in the Catch-22 of his political career, folks. If he stays in his basement, he faces the legitimate question of whether he’s fit — both physically and mentally — to assume the duties of the presidency. If he hits the campaign trail, he runs the risk of… Pittsburgh.The latter occurred on Monday, and it wasn’t a pretty sight. At all. Put another way, Joe had a very bad day in Pittsburgh. A really bad day.As my RedState colleague Nick Arama reported, Biden gave a speech in Pittsburgh on Monday that went far beyond simple gaffes and pregnant pauses. A performance that left little doubt.

When NBA, MLB And NHL Players
Picked Jacob Blake To Be Their
Saint, They Chose Poorly 27 replies

Posted by RockyTCB 8/31/2020 7:03:14 AM Post Reply

The officer who shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has been tried and convicted by Democrats, the media, and truth-be-damned activists before the case is resolved. It’s a mirror image of the Michael Brown shooting (the officer was cleared) in Ferguson, Missouri, and the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd (the officer has yet to go to trial). The difference is this time, pro athletes, pampered and well-paid, joined the mob.
They should be ashamed of their behavior. They quit on the employers who pay their soaring salaries, and estranged themselves from their fans, who provide the dollars the owners

Biden to address racial tensions on Monday 27 replies

Posted by Pluperfect 8/31/2020 4:01:18 AM Post Reply

I have to admit, I came close to titling this, “Guess where Joe Biden will not go on Monday?” to play off Karen’s piece on Trump’s Kenosha visit but decided to pass. Humor is not really my forte if I’m honest, so it makes more sense to go with a different lede. Joe Biden is going to address racial tensions on Monday, but the talk won’t originate from Wisconsin. POLITICO reports Biden’s decision to skip Wisconsin is because of Trump’s visit (emphasis mine).Two sources with knowledge of the former vice president’s travel discussions say that while Biden is expected to travel, he will steer clear

Green Bay Police: Antifa Member with
Flamethrower Cried in Fetal Position
When Caught 26 replies

Posted by scottj 9/1/2020 4:51:58 PM Post Reply

A suspected member of Antifa — who was allegedly armed with a flamethrower — cried in the fetal position before his arrest during a Saturday evening protest in Green Bay, Wisconsin, according to law enforcement. WBAY reports;   Matthew Banta, 23, is charged with obstructing an officer and two counts of felony bail jumping.   The criminal complaint says Banta “is known to be a violent Antifa member who incites violence in otherwise relatively peaceful protests.” Police say he’s known as “Commander Red.”   Corrections*

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