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Time for a brief reference to the Bill of Rights

Time for a brief reference to the Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights (Amendments 1 – 10) | National Center for Constitutional Studies: Amendment 1 – Freedom of Religion, Speech, and the Press Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Amendment 2 – The Right to Bear Arms A well-regulated Militia…

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Trump walks back his incendiary Minneapolis ‘thugs’ post – Twin Cities

Trump walks back his incendiary Minneapolis ‘thugs’ post – Twin Cities

Trump walks back his incendiary Minneapolis ‘thugs’ post – Twin Cities: President Donald Trump spent Friday walking back his post-midnight “thugs” tweet about Minneapolis protesters that added to outrage over the police killing of a black man. Trump’s later repeated condemnation of the killing and outreach to the man’s family was a marked change in tone from his earlier comments that also invoked a civil-rights-era phrase fraught with racist overtones. “When the looting starts, the shooting starts,” Trump had written…

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Is He a dumbass or just an ass?

Is He a dumbass or just an ass?

Democratic lawmaker goes on epic rant after GOP colleague admits hiding positive coronavirus test: “Every single day of this crisis this State Government Committee in Pennsylvania has met so that their members could line up one after one after one and explain that it was safe to go back to work,” he said. “During that time period they were testing positive. They were notifying one another. And they didn’t notify us.” “I never ever, ever knew that the Republican leadership…

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The Real Problem in America

The Real Problem in America

Trump’s Fifth Simple Trick for Stealing the Election Will Give You Nightmares—and Tear America Apart: Everyone knows he’ll cheat. Even his supporters know he’ll cheat. His cheating is one of the things they love about him. So that he’ll cheat—while loudly accusing the other side of cheating—is a given. There are plenty of concerns in the U.S. but the real problem that will eventually destroy us is the mindset of those in power. Nowhere can it be clearer than it…

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Who do you want to believe??

Who do you want to believe??

Georgia church closes two weeks after reopening as families come down with coronavirus – The Christian Post: Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle, an independent Baptist church led by Pastor Justin Gazaway in Ringgold, Georgia, restarted in-person services on April 26. Church representative Joan Lewis told The Christian Post on Monday, however, that they decided to suspend “in-person worship services for the foreseeable future” on May 11 after learning several families had contracted the virus. This is an example of what will be…

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McConnell’s Unintentional Criticism of TrumpMonkey

McConnell’s Unintentional Criticism of TrumpMonkey

Sometimes, even turtles make mistakes. Our Senator-Turtle is no exception. His attempt to once again take a stab at former President Obama becomes a glaring criticism of his beloved Moron in Charge: But I think it’s a little bit classless frankly to critique an administration that comes after you. You had your shot. You were there for eight years.“ ”I think the tradition that the Bushes set up of not critiquing the president who comes after you is a good…

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Our Infant in the White House

Our Infant in the White House

How 2 ex-presidents showed what real leadership looks like – CNNPolitics. People-focused as always, Barak Obama: “Even if we can’t get together in person this year, Michelle and I are excited to celebrate the nationwide Class of 2020 and recognize this milestone with you and your loved ones.” In an attempt to show unity in the midst of crisis and tragedy, George W. Bush communicated: “We are not partisan combatants,” Bush said. “We’re human beings, equally vulnerable and equally wonderful…

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Get ready for a campaign season full of China-Covid conspiracy theories – CNN

Get ready for a campaign season full of China-Covid conspiracy theories – CNN

Get ready for a campaign season full of China-Covid conspiracy theories – CNN: Updated 6:49 PM ET, Thu May 7, 2020 (CNN)Attacking China has now become the centerpiece for the upcoming 2020 election campaign by an increasingly desperate Republican Party and its vulnerable leadership. The Shell Game I guess the main question to ask when writing this post is, “How stupid are the American people?” The media is flooded with talk of conspiracy theories, the “who dun it” stories about…

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Our Personal Asshole

Our Personal Asshole

“During the resulting chat with host Steve Doocy, the president repeatedly and lavishly praised North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, with whom he met earlier this week, remarking: “He’s the head of a country—and I mean he’s the strong head. He speaks and his people sit up in attention. I want my people to do the same.” At other parts of the interview, Trump referred to FBI leadership as “scum,” denied rumors his wife Melania underwent facelift surgery, and suggested…

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