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  • West Midlands Police in England arrest 12-year-old for racist online messages sent to Black soccer player

    07/13/2020 10:30:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Twitchy ^ | July 12, 2020 | Greg P.
    Premier League star Wilfried Zaha tweeted earlier this morning that he was the target of racist abuse online from a fan of a rival club: And this prompted an investigation by the West Midlands Police Department: A few hours after the reported messages, these crack detectives solved the case and arrested a 12-year-old:
  • Brazen Lying Is Media’s Latest Escalation In Campaign Against Trump

    07/10/2020 12:55:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 10, 2020 | Molly Hemmingway
    As if orders went out from a central director, nearly every major media outlet flat-out lied about President Trump's speech.When Sen. Bob Dole accepted the Republican nomination for president in 1996, his speech hit on the themes of “honor, decency and straight talk.” He proudly mentioned the great Republican Abraham Lincoln and explicitly denounced racism.“The Republican Party is broad and inclusive. It represents many streams of opinion and many points of view. But if there’s anyone who has mistakenly attached themselves to our party in the belief that we are not open to citizens of every race and religion, then...
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio bans all large gatherings in NYC through September EXCEPT Black Lives Matter protests, insisting the 'historic movement must be respected' as demonstrations haven't caused a spike in coronavirus

    07/10/2020 2:41:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 91 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 10, 2020 | Luke Kenton
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that he is banning all large gatherings in the city in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus, but gave exception to Black Lives Matters protests insisting the ‘historic’ demonstrations must be respected. Speaking to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Thursday night, de Blasio said the demonstrators’ calls for social justice and racial equality were too important to silence, considering more than a month of protests had not caused a spike in COVID-19 cases. While protests will be permitted to take place without push-back, de Blasio said that all other large events...
  • Washington Post: Trump Moved to Secure ‘Legacy of White Domination’ in Mount Rushmore Speech

    07/06/2020 1:29:47 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 06 2020 | HANNAH BLEAU
    The Washington Post proclaimed that President Trump attempted to “resuscitate his troubled reelection campaign by galvanizing white supporters” during Friday’s patriotic Mount Rushmore speech and asserted that he moved to secure the “legacy of white domination.” The Post’s Robert Costa and Philip Rucker, in a July 4 screed not labeled opinion, unloaded on President Trump’s July 3 speech and asserted that Trump is alienating Republicans who are apparently “unnerved” by his “unyielding push to preserve Confederate symbols and the legacy of white domination,” which was “crystallized by his harsh denunciation of the racial justice movement” during Friday’s speech:
  • Mississippi's blood-stained flag is America's crisis (opinion) [Trample 1st Amendment] [ed]

    06/28/2020 4:05:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 3 replies
    CNN ^ | June 27, 2020 | Aunjanue Ellis
    Malcolm X was not pleased. The crowd was meager. Fannie Lou Hamer deserved better. She had stopped in Harlem to speak as his guest just months after her instrumental role in the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's historic challenge to unseat Mississippi's all-White, all-male delegation to the 1964 Democratic National Convention.
  • Washington Post Devours It's Own at Elite's Stalinist Halloween Party Blackface Debacle

    06/18/2020 7:10:39 AM PDT · by qwertyz · 11 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | June 18, 2020 | Rod Dreher
    A stupid costume choice at a Halloween party two years ago is front-page news in the newspaper of record in the capital city of the Empire? What on earth? ... I read it first with bemusement at the moral panic, and then finally, with horror over what we are doing to ourselves.... Honestly, what kind of white idiot shows up in blackface these days? Granted, this was 2018, but blackface was extremely taboo then. That’s what Schafer’s joke was about: how Megyn Kelly got herself in a world of trouble by suggesting that blackface was not that big a deal....
  • President Trump Delivers Remarks at the 2020 United States Military Academy at West Point Graduation

    06/13/2020 4:27:55 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 11 replies
    youtube / President Trump ^ | 6/13/20 | President Trump
    Something to lift our spirits. Something you won't see on the LSM. It brought tears to these tired eyes.
  • Canceling Ivanka Trump spurs backlash for Kansas college

    06/10/2020 1:19:50 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    ABC "News" / Disney ^ | June 10, 2020 | By The AP
    WICHITA, Kan. -- Donors are pushing Kansas' higher education board to fire Wichita State University's president after he canceled a virtual speech by Ivanka Trump for its technical school's graduation. The Kansas Board of Regents scheduled a special meeting Wednesday to discuss what it called “personnel matters.” Its staff did not say more, but the meeting comes only two days after a former board member from Wichita said the regents should ask for President Jay Golden's resignation. Golden canceled Trump's speech after students and faculty protested. Students staged an impromptu rally Wednesday to support him. Steve Clark, the former regent...
  • Stu Peters: Manx Radio host suspended over Black Lives Matter comments

    06/06/2020 3:44:08 PM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    BBC Radio ^ | June 5, 2020 | Ellen Vannin
    Manx Radio took Stu Peters off air after Wednesday's programme in which a black caller challenged him for writing "all lives matter" in an online forum. "I've had no more privilege in my life than you have. I'm a white man, you're a black man," he told Jordan Maguire. Manx Radio said it had referred the issue to the Communications Commission. Mr Peters declined to comment when contacted by the BBC. Manx Radio's managing director Chris Sully said: "Stu Peters will not be presenting the Late Show whilst an investigation takes place.
  • University of Central Florida launches probe of professor who said 'white Americans are under siege' and black people would not experience systemic racism if they 'behaved liked Asian Americans'

    06/05/2020 1:25:23 PM PDT · by C19fan · 62 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 5, 2020 | Matthew Wright
    A professor from the University of Central Florida is under investigation after he claimed 'white Americans and white culture were under siege' while making several racist stereotypes about black people in the country. The announcement from UCF came just a day after the associate psychology professor, Charles Negy, took to Twitter to offer his comments surrounding the mythological 'black privilege.' He said in a Wednesday tweet: 'If African Americans as a group, had the same behavioral profile as Asian Americans (on average, performing the best academically, having the highest income, committing the lowest crime, etc.), would we still be proclaiming...
  • Serena Williams' Reddit co-founder husband Alexis Ohanian RESIGNS from their board because he is a 'father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: 'What did you do?''

    06/05/2020 1:20:39 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 5, 2020 | Rachel Sharp
    Serena Williams' Reddit co-founder husband Alexis Ohanian has resigned from the company's board because he is a 'father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: 'What did you do?'' The tech founder, who shares two-year-old daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. with his tennis star wife, made the shock announcement in a video uploaded to his Instagram page around midday Friday. In the footage, he says he is stepping down 'for me, for my family, and for my country' so that his seat on the board can be filled by a black candidate and so...
  • Biden to deliver remarks in Philadelphia Tuesday on nationwide protests

    06/01/2020 7:16:03 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 01 2020 | Justine Coleman
    Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden will deliver remarks in Philadelphia on Tuesday addressing the protests across the country sparked by George Floyd’s death. Biden will speak in front of a pooled press on “the civil unrest facing communities across America” Tuesday morning, his campaign announced in a release Monday night. The former vice president had met with African American community leaders in Wilmington, Del., on Monday and said he would be making national speeches on the future and direction of the country. “I need help and advice as we go on as to what I should and shouldn’t be doing,”...
  • Fox News panel epically mocks ex-DNC Chair Donna Brazile after she claims ‘there’s no first amendment right to lie’

    05/29/2020 4:56:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    Lifezette ^ | May 28, 2020 | Staff
    Panelists on Fox News’ “The Five” could not help but burst out laughing on Wednesday as they mocked former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile for outrageously claiming that “there’s no First Amendment right to lie.” Panelists on Fox News’ “The Five” could not help but burst out laughing on Wednesday as they mocked former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile for outrageously claiming that “there’s no First Amendment right to lie.”
  • Loud speech can leave coronavirus in air for up to fourteen minutes - study

    05/14/2020 11:56:51 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 50 replies ^ | 5/14/20 | Tamar Beeri
    As Israelis are notoriously loud, it is perhaps in their own interest to continue wearing masks to stop the spread of the virus and "lower the curve." Tiny particles escaping from a person's mouth when they speak loudly – which may contain the coronavirus – can stay in the air from eight up to as much as 14 minutes, a study has found. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
  • Why It’s Important To Push Back On ‘Plandemic’—And How To Do It

    05/08/2020 12:01:54 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 36 replies ^ | 8 May 2020 | Tara Haelle
    By now you’ve probably heard about or even seen the video “Plandemic” that’s been spreading like wildfire through social media networks. This article is not the one you should give to your friend or relative or coworker who shared the video. This is an article for those who recognized the video as rife with conspiracy theories, misinformation and false claims, those who are frustrated and unsettled and disappointed in who they see sharing it, and those who want to know what to say when they see it. It explains why the video is successful, how to recognize propaganda like this...
  • Today’s Political Mob Has Consequences, Veteran Jurist Warns

    02/26/2020 5:27:20 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 25, 2020 | Fred Lucas
    Retired federal judge Janice Rogers Brown warned Tuesday about the perils of the mob that views politics as all important and ignores objective truth. President Donald Trump has had to contend with a fired-up “resistance” of political opposition that will not recognize his presidency as legitimate, Brown suggested. “Prior to the 2016 election, America had a cherished tradition of peacefully transferring power. No riots in the streets. No military coups. George Washington himself set the standard,” Brown said. “However, we now know elections have consequences only when the correct candidate is elected.” Brown, who served on the U.S. Court of...
  • When Bloomberg News’s Reporting on China Was Challenged, Bloomberg Tried to Ruin Me for Speaking Out

    02/20/2020 1:19:10 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 17 replies
    The War Room ^ | February 19, 2020 | Staff Writer
    I am one of the many women Mike Bloomberg’s company tried to silence through nondisclosure agreements. The funny thing is, I never even worked for Bloomberg. But my story shows the lengths that the Bloomberg machine will go to in order to avoid offending Beijing. Bloomberg’s company, Bloomberg LP, is so dependent on the vast China market for its business that its lawyers threatened to devastate my family financially if I didn’t sign an NDA silencing me about how Bloomberg News killed a story critical of Chinese Communist Party leaders. It was only when I hired Edward Snowden’s lawyers in...
  • Nancy Pelosi defends decision to rip Trump's State of the Union address

    02/15/2020 1:37:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 56 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | 2/15/20 | Veronica Stracqualursi
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended her decision to rip up President Donald Trump's State of the Union address earlier this month, a dramatic move that was criticized by Republicans as being disrespectful and a "breach of decorum." "One of my disappointments is the fact that with all that we have done legislatively, whether its equal pay for equal work, raising the minimum wage, gun violence protection, issues that relate to our children, the list goes on. I thought, well, let's get attention on the fact that what he said here today was not true," Pelosi told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in...
  • Joker Actor Joaquin Phoenix Accepts Best Actor Award at Oscars in Rambling Speech Referencing Cow Insemination and Condemning Cancel Culture

    02/10/2020 1:28:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    Bounding Into Comics ^ | 02/10/2020 | John F. Trent
    Joker actor Joaquin Phoenix accepted the Best Actor award at the Oscars for his role in Joker in a rambling speech that referenced cow insemination and condemned cancel culture. Phoenix began his speech saying, “I’ve been thinking a lot about some of the distressing issues we are facing collectively and I think at times we feel or are made to feel that we champion different causes. But for me I see commonality.” He continued, “I think whether we are talking about gender inequality, or racism, or queer rights, or indigenous rights, or animal rights, we are talking about the fight...
  • Video of Pelosi brings renewed attention to ‘cheapfakes’

    02/10/2020 9:04:32 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 64 replies ^ | 2/10/20 | Rachel Lerman
    In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, of California, tears her copy of President Donald Trump's State of the Union address after he delivered it to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The issue of misleading political messages on social media has arisen again, as President Donald Trump tweeted an edited video showing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi repeatedly tearing up his State of the Union speech as he honored audience members and showed a military family reuniting. Pelosi did tear the pages of her copy of the...