WASHINGTON – A nascent effort by some conservative House of Representatives Republicans to form an “America First Caucus” to promote the policies of former President Donald Trump drew criticism on Friday for purported racial undertones in its founding document.
The effort is tied to first-term Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and has a policy platform that promotes “a common respect for uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions” and advocates for infrastructure with esthetic value that “befits the progeny of European architecture,” Punchbowl News reported on Friday.
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Now that the Democratic President-Vice President ticket is set, and Vice President Biden with Senator Harris are going to be the Democratic ticket on the November ballot, I figured now is a good time to remind everyone that:
- You’re not just voting for President.
- You’re voting to prevent a 7-2 dangerous conservative majority on the Supreme Court. Note: 87 year old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is single-handedly fighting off all 10 plagues so she can hang on until we have a new president. This alone should be enough for historic turnout!
- You’re voting for the next Secretary of Education, Housing Secretary and Attorney General.
- You are voting for the “down” ballot, as well……to keep the House and to gain majority of the Senate in Congress.
- You’re voting for federal judges.
- You’re voting for the rule of law.
- You’re voting for saving national parks.
- You’re voting for letting kids out of cages.
- You’re voting for clean air and clean water.
- You’re voting for scientists to be allowed to speak and do something to protect us from climate change and pandemics.
- You’re voting for greater transparency and confidence that the President isn’t using your tax dollars as a slush fund for his family and friends.
- You’re voting for housing rights.
- You’re voting for former incarcerated persons to be treated with dignity and assisted to be proud and productive members of society when they return.
- You’re voting for everyone to be able to adopt a child without a lot of red tape.
- You’re voting for Dreamers.
- You’re voting so that there will be Social Security and Medicare when you retire…and in your children’s future.
- You’re voting for veterans to get the care they deserve.
- You’re voting for rural hospitals.
- You’re voting so that everyone can have access to affordable health insurance.
- You’re voting for teaching to be treated like the noble profession that it is and for teachers to be paid like the heroes they are.
- You’re voting to have a President who doesn’t embarrass this country every time he attends an international meeting.
- And you’re voting against allowing the USA to become yet another authoritarian regime.
- You’re voting for sensible gun laws.
- You’re voting for children born to Military Troops overseas to still be counted as US citizens.
- You’re voting to curb homelessness and find solutions to affordable housing.
- You’re voting to take measures to end the racial asset and wealth disparities.
- You’re voting to defend women’s reproductive rights and a woman’s right to make all health related decisions regarding her body.
- You’re voting to acknowledge the humanity and protect the safety of our family and friends in the LGBTQ+ community.
- You’re voting to stop the normalization of white supremacy and dangerous bigotry in the mainstream.
- You’re voting to rebuild a functional CDC to help prevent or eradicate dangerous pandemics like the coronavirus.
I know we can’t all agree on everything. Now, this is a two candidate race Biden or Trump. Those are our only choices. One of them will be our President as a result of this election.
The Biden-Harris ticket isn’t perfect. No ticket ever was and no ticket ever will be. Perhaps, for whatever reason, Vice President Biden and/or Senator Harris don’t pass your purity test. Just know this, they will be much better than four more years of 45. We must do all we can to ensure that the Biden-Harris ticket wins!!
Javier Ambler was driving home from a friendly poker game in the early hours of March 28, 2019, when a Williamson County sheriff’s deputy noticed that he failed to dim the headlights of his SUV to oncoming traffic.
Twenty-eight minutes later, the black father of two sons lay dying on a north Austin street after deputies held him down and used Tasers on him four times while a crew from A&E’s reality show “Live PD” filmed.
Ambler, a 40-year-old former postal worker, repeatedly pleaded for mercy, telling deputies he had congestive heart failure and couldn’t breathe. He cried, “Save me,” before deputies deployed a final shock.
His death never made headlines.
Now, after months of questioning and requests for information from the Austin American-Statesman and KVUE-TV, police have recently released documents and video that shed light on that fatal night at a time when the nation confronts decades of injustice against minorities by law enforcement. The Austin American-Statesman is part of the USA TODAY Network.
Until 2013, Davis was the only female mayor in Compton’s history. On June 4, 2013, Aja Brownwas elected as Compton’s 2nd female mayor and the city’s youngest mayor. In 2004, Alita Godwin became only the second black woman to serve as Compton City Clerk.
Gun Control – I must be cruel to be kind
Fallacy – a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument
Gun Control – is an illusion the moment it is thought of. Having the ability to control guns is a fallacy delivered to the residents of the United States by law makers and lobbyist to appease those for it and those against it. The deception of gun control that has caused families harmed at the hand of a gun man to actually think a loved one’s death was not in vain if measures are taken. It is an illusion meticulously crafted by the tempter. Gun control like a paradox – in Hamlet – I must be cruel to be kind. Interestingly the bias for gun control is based solely on the group’s interest at the moment – a tragedy occurs. The attempt to control guns by congress and other DC based groups is the most deceitful casuistry and subterfuge of the 21st century in front of American citizens who are looking for answers albeit in the wrong place. We won’t find solace and comfort for our loved ones who have been shot at the hands of a random gunman. Congress and other on the [Hill] have no experience in helping those in pain. For this type of pain we must look to a force that is greater than congress, picket signs and petitions. We must look to Alpha and Omega, may you find Him now.
Republicans made two central promises. First, that the bill would simplify the U.S. tax code, allowing citizens to file their taxes “on the back of a postcard.” And second, that the overhaul would primarily benefit working Americans and the mid
As they pushed their sweeping tax bill through Congress, Republicans made two central promises. First, that the bill would simplify the U.S. tax code, allowing citizens to file their taxes “on the back of a postcard.” And second, that the overhaul would primarily benefit working Americans and the middle class. The first claim proved false.…
via The GOP Tax Bill Isn’t for the Middle Class. And It Was Never Meant to Be — TIME
Wiretapping, Healthcare, Lies, Journalism, talk, talk and more talk. The radio, TV, Sirius XM, Twitter and Facebook are all alive and jumping from one Trump story to the next. Between his Tweets and Fact Finding reality TV has become a thing of the past. The question that is overwhelmingly at the front of my brain is why do folks believe all the false statements and lies that have been thrown at us. Then I read the article below and #reasoning has been clearly defined.
It’s one thing for me to flush a toilet without knowing how it operates, and another for me to favor (or oppose) an immigration ban without knowing what I’m talking about.
Virtually everyone in the United States, and indeed throughout the developed world, is familiar with toilets. A typical flush toilet has a ceramic bowl filled with water. When the handle is depressed, or the button pushed, the water—and everything that’s been deposited in it—gets sucked into a pipe and from there into the sewage system. But how does this actually happen?
…“illusion of explanatory depth,” just about everywhere. People believe that they know way more than they actually do. What allows us to persist in this belief is other people. In the case of my toilet, someone else designed it so that I can operate it easily. This is something humans are very good at. We’ve been relying on one another’s expertise ever since we figured out how to hunt together, which was probably a key development in our evolutionary history.
… our dependence on other minds reinforces the problem. If your position on, say, the Affordable Care Act is baseless and I rely on it, then my opinion is also baseless.
New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.
Source: Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds