Never Been Anything We’ve Been Able to
Accomplish When We’ve Done it Together’ 51 replies
Joe Biden (D) experienced another brain freeze moment during the climax of his Democratic National Convention (DNC) address Thursday evening, telling the audience that there has “never been anything we’ve been able to accomplish when we’ve done it together.”While accepting the party’s nomination as its presidential candidate, Biden said the United States is facing four crises, which he is best equipped to fix after decades served in the Senate and White House. Those challenges are, in his words: “the worst pandemic in over 100 years. The worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The most compelling call for racial justice since the ’60s, and the undeniable realities and
police, says employees can wear pro-police clothing 48 replies
Goodyear Chairman, CEO and President Rich Kramer on Thursday released a statement following public uproar over a slide shown at a Topeka, Kansas plant that suggested pro-police apparel should be banned. The slide categorized “Blue Lives Matter,” “All Lives Matter,” “MAGA Attire” and “Political Affiliated Slogans or Material” as “unacceptable” but described “Black Lives Matter” and “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Pride” as “acceptable.” “The slide in question was created by a plant employee to try to explain what is acceptable to wear in the workplace.
Could Help Trump Steal Election 45 replies
In her Wednesday DNC convention speech, Hillary Clinton implied that a “foreign adversary” could sway the U.S. elections, and suggested that an electoral college victory without a corresponding popular vote win would render the victor’s election illegitimate. “Vote for honest elections, so we, not a foreign adversary, choose our president,” Clinton implored viewers. “And don’t forget, Joe and Kamala can win by three million votes and still lose–take it from me. So we need numbers [to be] overwhelming so Trump can’t sneak or steal his way to victory.” Since losing the 2016 election, Clinton has repeatedly implied that President Trump has colluded with Russia both during and after his election victory.
dishonest, and mostly about Obama 44 replies
Michelle Obama famously said, “When they go low, we go high.” She should have reminded her husband before he gave his speech for the online Democrat convention. Standing in a room in Philadelphia, with the words “Writing the Constitution” over his right shoulder, Obama gave a speech that almost wholly ignored Biden, whom he’d ostensibly come to praise. Instead, Obama viciously attacked Trump and did a constitutional rewrite that allowed him to cast Trump as a constitutional threat. From the start, Obama was up to his old tricks. Even while he wanted to use the Constitution to challenge Trump, he couldn’t praise it.
pro-police gear after Trump boycott
call 43 replies
Goodyear clarified its policy on acceptable workplace attire on Thursday, one day after reports that one of its facilities in Topeka, Kansas had banned “Make America Great Again” and “Blue Lives Matter” apparel which prompted President Trump to call for a boycott of the Ohio-based company. Goodyear Chairman and CEO Rich Kramer said the slide from a presentation at the Topeka plant “was not approved or distributed by Goodyear Corporate or anyone outside of that facility.” The company has clarified its policy to inform employees that they can “express support for law enforcement through apparel at Goodyear facilities,” but are asked to “refrain” from wearing apparel of a political nature.
security officials come out in support of
Biden 37 replies
More than 70 former Republican national security officials, including some former members of the Trump administration, came out in support of Joe Biden’s bid for president Thursday, according to an open letter that also offered a scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump’s first term in office.(Snip)”Donald Trump has gravely damaged America’s role as a world leader,” the first point in the letter says. (Snip) is “unfit to lead during a national crisis,” “solicited foreign influence,” “aligned himself with dictators,” “disparaged our armed forces, intelligence agencies, and diplomats,” “undermined the rule of law,” “dishonored the office of the presidency,” “divided our nation,” “attacked and vilified immigrants” and “imperiled America’s security.”
WTAM 1100 has fired an anchor who referred to Sen. Kamala Harris as the nation’s “first colored vice presidential candidate” in a news promo Wednesday night. “We are aware of the reference made on WTAM by Kyle Cornell,” Ray Davis, the station’s program and promotions director said in a statement. “We take this matter very seriously and addressed it immediately. The term used is extremely offensive and does not align with our station’s core values and commitment to the communities we serve. He is no longer with WTAM.”
Alleged ‘We Build the
Wall’ Scam Worked 36 replies
Federal prosecutors in New York charged Steven Bannon and three others with conspiracy to commit fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering Thursday. At the center of the charges is We Build the Wall, a crowdfunded organization that promised to do what Bannon said Trump couldn’t: build a privately funded wall along America’s border with Mexico. Bannon and his alleged co-conspirators built some short sections of wall in New Mexico and Texas, but prosecutors say they they also skimmed millions from the donations.(Snip)Prosecutors allege Bannon raked in $1 million, and that one of his co-conspirators splashed out vast sums on high living,
Biden Will ‘End This Pandemic’ 34 replies
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) vowed that her running mate Joe Biden “will bring us together to end” the coronavirus pandemic.“Joe will bring us together to end this pandemic and make sure that we are prepared for the next one,” Harris said during her VP acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on Wednesday night. Harris and other DNC speakers criticized President Donald Trump for the pandemic. “Donald Trump’s failure of leadership has cost lives and livelihoods,” she said. Harris’ promise that Biden will end the coronavirus pandemic is not the first disease the Biden campaign has vowed to cure
the Responsibility to Perpetuate the
Human Species’ 33 replies
Sen. Kamala Harris (D.-Calif.), the Democratic vice presidential nominee, said in a Democratic presidential primary debate on Oct. 15, 2019 that “women have been given the responsibility to perpetuate the human species.” Harris was explaining her views about abortion and why, were she president, she would aggressively use federal power to go after state that were placing restrictions on abortion.(Video) “For any state that passes a law that violates the Constitution, and in particular Roe v. Wade, our Department of Justice will review that law to determine if it is compliant with Roe v. Wade and the Constitution, and if it is not, that law will not go into effect,”
suspended after using homophobic slur 33 replies
Thom Brennaman, the longtime play-by-play man for the Cincinnati Reds, was suspended indefinitely Wednesday and acknowledged his career might be over after video showed him using a homophobic slur on a hot mic earlier in the day. The 56-year-old Brennaman was pulled from the broadcast booth by the Reds after he said, “One of the f-g capitals of the world,” on the Fox Sports Ohio TV broadcast during the first game of a scheduled doubleheader in Kansas City. It was unclear what Brennaman was referring to. (Snip)The Reds in a statement announced the suspension and said they were “devastated by the horrific, homophobic remark.”
Is No Vaccine for Racism’ 32 replies
Sen. Kamala Harris spoke about the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, focusing on the racial disparities in deaths from the virus.“While this virus touches us all, we gotta be honest, it is not an equal opportunity offender,” she said. “Black, Latino, indigenous people are suffering and dying disproportionately.”Harris said that it was an effect of “structural racism” and “injustice” in the institutions of the United States.“This virus, it has no eyes, and yet it knows exactly how we see each other and how we treat each other,” she said. “And let’s be clear, there is no vaccine for racism.”