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  • Dr. Fauci outs himself, sharing Atlantic Festival platform with Hillary, Pelosi, Stacey Abrams, and a Marxist BLM co-founder

    09/13/2020 5:37:52 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/12/2020 | Pater Barry Chowka
    Yesterday, Jeffrey Goldberg, the infamous editor of The Atlantic, whose latest fake news article one week ago alleged that President Trump had cruelly disparaged members of the U.S. military, sent an email announcing the lineup of speakers for this year's annual Atlantic Festival of esteemed progressive thought leaders. The two top highlighted speakers at the event, which this year will be streamed virtually online and free to access, are Hillary Clinton and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Also on the bill are Nancy Pelosi; Stacey Abrams; Bill Gates; and the Marxist co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Alicia Garza. Another speaker is Chesa...
  • The Arc Of Stacey Abrams

    08/18/2020 9:44:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 18, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    Stacey Abrams is not a serious politician. Her influence is built on the sole foundation of media adoration inflated by glowing profiles but ignored by the Biden campaign during the presidential veepstakes. Failed 2018 Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams thought she might be on the ticket this week. Given her weeks of public campaigning in the run-up to the vice presidential selection process, her allies in the media seem to have agreed.Breaking with longstanding tradition, Abrams openly sought out the number two spot after narrowly losing her bid for the Georgia governor’s mansion just two years earlier. Ever since...
  • Stacey Abrams: ‘Racism’ Runs Through the Republican Party That Elected Tom Cotton

    07/27/2020 7:50:51 PM PDT · by malach · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07.27.20 | Pam Key
    Monday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut,” former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams reacted to Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) writing that the Founding Fathers thought slavery was “a necessary evil.” Abrams said, “There is no such thing as a necessary evil. Evil is evil, and slavery is one of the ultimate evils. And I think having this conversation on the day when John Lewis lays in state is a critical moment of reckoning.” She continued, “If Tom Cotton is sincere in his desire to understand history then he should be celebrating the 1619 Project. He should be celebrating The Voting Rights...
  • RINO/Romney Clone Kelly Loeffler Among Corrupt Senate Virus Profiteers

    07/19/2020 8:02:46 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 28 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | July18, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    As Rep. Doug Collins, R-GA, and ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, valiantly defended President Trump against the deep state coup trying to unseat the duly elected President of the United States, the mind pondered the possibility of a Sen. Collins from Georgia defending the President on the Senate floor. Instead, we got a big business donor whom we are assured has all the boxes checked and an “R” next to her name. You know, someone like a Mitt Romney or a Susan Collins or a Jeff Flake. With Collins, we would have been assured of a passionate conservative...
  • The Hill's Campaign Report: Is Georgia reaching a tipping point?

    07/10/2020 2:54:04 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 10 2020 | Max Greenwood,Julia Manchester and Jonathan Easley
    Democrats’ hopes of capturing statewide office in Georgia may have been dashed in 2018, but this year the party appears on the cusp of a breakthrough. The state’s two Republican senators are facing increasingly competitive reelection bids, and President Trump’s poll numbers are suffering there as he scrambles to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic and respond to ongoing civil unrest over racial injustice and police brutality. Democrats, meanwhile, say that changing demographics in Georgia have made the state ripe for political change. Some 322,000 new voters joined the state’s rolls last year, including many young voters and people...
  • Stone Mountain and other monuments to the Confederacy should be wiped clean (opinion)

    06/10/2020 5:30:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | June 10, 2020 | George Shepherd
    In last week's memorial service for George Floyd, the Rev. Al Sharpton noted that the recent demonstrations against abusive policing were caused not just by Floyd's death after a white officer kneeled on his throat. Instead, it was the last straw after centuries of oppression. Mr. Sharpton noted, "Because ever since 401 years ago, the reason we could never be who we wanted and dreamed of being is you kept your knee on our neck." One weapon to suppress African Americans: monuments to white supremacists. Soon after the Civil War, Southern whites began reasserting their dominance. During the following 80...
  • Candidate for governor calls for removal of Stone Mountain carving

    08/15/2017 5:56:24 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 58 replies
    WSB ^ | August 15, 2017 | Richard Elliot
    One of the gubernatorial candidates is calling for the removal of Confederate statues and monuments from around the state, including Stone Mountain's Civil War carving. The Democratic party front-runner for governor, Stacy Abrams, said the carving of three Confederate leaders at Stone Mountain, which is designated by state law as an official Confederate memorial site, should be removed. “It is 2017, and now is the time for us to have a conversation about removing the last vestiges of that type of hatred and that type of vitriol toward minority communities in Georgia,” Abrams told Channel 2’s Richard Elliot. The Georgia...
  • Is the famous Stone Mountain sculpture the next Confederate symbol to be removed? How?

    08/14/2017 12:15:49 PM PDT · by slouch-no-more · 37 replies
    August 14 | Self
    During the past couple of years we have witnessed an important part of our history being erased, as one Confederate statue after another is removed from the public eye, in order not to "offend" anyone. Ridiculous, I know.. Personally, I find these efforts at denying history to be stupid and insulting, but it got me thinking.. What about Stone Mountain in Georgia? This awesome mountainside sculpture depicts three Confederate figures during the Civil War: Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis. Has anyone here heard anything from the crazy left about destroying this? Surely they believe it's a racist...
  • Stone Mountain monument at center of racial tension over Confederate tributes

    11/28/2015 1:04:27 PM PST · by bob_denard · 95 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Saturday 28 November 2015 | Matthew Teague
    Names and flags have been removed from statehouses and street signs across the US, but at the stone-etched Georgia monument, no one is able to claim victory Exactly a century ago this holiday weekend, more than a dozen men climbed to the top of a mountain outside Atlanta, pulled on white hoods and lit a 16ft, kerosene-soaked wooden cross. It marked the rebirth of Ku Klux Klan, and Stone Mountain became the Klan’s spiritual home.
  • MLK monument to be built above Confederate heroes at Stone Mountain

    10/13/2015 12:13:14 PM PDT · by bob_denard · 51 replies
    new pittsburgh courier online ^ | 13/10/2015 | Terry Shropshire
    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — State officials have confirmed that a monument to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. will be built “above and beyond” the monument that celebrate the heroes of the Confederacy on the gigantic rock at Stone Mountain Park. According the Associated Press and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed off on the project. Park officials said that an elevated tower — featuring a replica of the Liberty Bell — would celebrate the single line in the civil rights martyr’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech that makes reference to the 825-foot-tall hunk of granite: “Let...
  • A monument to MLK will crown Stone Mountain

    10/11/2015 10:48:18 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 52 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | October 11, 2015 | Jim Galloway
    On the summit of Stone Mountain, yards away from where Ku Klux Klansmen once burned giant crosses, just above and beyond the behemoth carving of three Confederate heroes, state authorities have agreed to erect a monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Specifically, an elevated tower — featuring a replica of the Liberty Bell — would celebrate the single line in the civil rights martyr’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech that makes reference to the 825-foot-tall hunk of granite: “Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia.” (snip) Gov. Nathan Deal has green-lighted the projects, and a formal...
  • NAACP still pushing to sandblast Confederate leaders from Stone Mountain

    07/20/2015 7:21:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Hot ^ | July 20, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    Once the Confederate Battle Flag came down on the grounds of the South Carolina Capitol complex, the Left had won their great victory and everyone could go home and get on with their lives, right? (I’ll pause for a moment so everyone can finish laughing.) Of course not. Nothing is ever truly going to be enough, and the NAACP has been on a push for more than a week with a larger target in mind. A much, much larger target. They would like the 90 by 190 foot sculpture at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia sandblasted from the face of...
  • Atlanta NAACP Proposes Sand Blasting Stone Mountain to Remove Davis, Lee, Jackson

    07/15/2015 1:21:05 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 58 replies ^ | 7-15-2015 | Trey Sanchez
    The Atlanta chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has proposed that the sculpture of Confederacy President Jefferson Davis, General Robert E. Lee, and General "Stonewall" Jackson be sand blasted off the side of Stone Mountain in Georgia. Chapter leader Richard Rose is telling local news outlets, "Those guys need to go." They can be sand-blasted off, or somebody could carefully remove a slab of that and auction it off to the highest bidder. All of this recognition of Confederate generals is upholding the white supremacy on which the Confederacy was founded and the war was...
  • Sandblasting the Confederate faces off Stone Mountain? Yeah, right.

    07/15/2015 11:44:43 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 36 replies
    AJC ^ | July 14, 2015 | Greg Bluestein and Daniel Malloy
    It would take a monster of a sandblaster, and raise some highly uncomfortable questions about the selective editing of history, but the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP has called for the removal of the giant carving that depicts three leaders of the Confederate States of America on Stone Mountain. “It is time for Georgia and other Southern states to end the glorification of slavery and white supremacy paid for and maintained with the taxes of all its citizens,” reads the chapter’s release. “NAACP Atlanta chapter is calling for the immediate removal of all Confederate Memorial Monuments maintained by the state...
  • Atlanta NAACP Says “They Can Sand Blast Lee, Jefferson Davis, And Jackson” Off Stone Mountain

    07/14/2015 11:09:04 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 104 replies
    CBS Atlanta ^ | 7/13/15 | Maria Boynton
    The Atlanta Chapter of the NAACP is calling for the removal of the Confederacy from Stone Mountain Park. Local chapter president Richard Rose says, “It is time for Georgia and other Southern states to end the glorification of slavery and white supremacy, paid for and maintained, with the taxes of all its citizens.” According to Rose, “all of this recognition of Confederate generals is upholding the white supremacy on which the Confederacy was founded and the war was fought.” He goes on to say, “all of this should have ended in 1865 when Lee surrendered to Appomattox.” He’s referring to,...
  • NAACP wants removal of Confederate generals from Stone Mountain

    07/13/2015 6:15:13 PM PDT · by Mmogamer · 155 replies
    Wsb TV ^ | 07.13.15 | WSB TV
    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The Atlanta chapter of the NAACP officially called for the elimination of all symbols of the Confederacy from Stone Mountain.
  • Stacey Abrams: Trump's use of 'kung flu' shows 'racism is the core of his appeal'

    06/24/2020 2:56:01 PM PDT · by kevcol · 100 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 24, 2020 | Dominick Mastrangelo
    Democrat Stacey Abrams pointed to President Trump's use of the phrase "kung flu" to describe the coronavirus as an example of the bigotry in the United States she says he's counting on to help him win reelection. "Once again, he shows that racism is the core of his appeal," the failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate, who is black, said Wednesday on MSNBC.
  • Unethical Abrams: 10 ethics reasons why Georgians should not vote for Stacey Abrams for Governor (FLASHBACK May 17, 2018)

    06/20/2020 7:58:14 AM PDT · by bitt · 4 replies ^ | 5/17/2018 | William Perry
    Stacey Abrams was once a public official I liked… A LOT! But what a disappointment she’s turned out to be with both her leadership and ethics. She has more ethical challenges than any other statewide candidate. She’s become “Unethical Abrams” to me — the Kasim Reed of statewide politics. I’m tired of the voters of our state electing people to public office, only later to find out that they completely lack ethics. So with the primary election just days away, and many potential voters still undecided, here are 10 reasons why you should not vote for Stacey Abrams for Governor...
  • Saturday News Roundup: Trump Tires of Fauci, Grenell Pummels CNN, and Biden Veepstakes Odds

    06/20/2020 6:53:41 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 15 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    President Trump has had enough of Anthony Fauci’s bullsh*t. – Last night, President Donald Trump issued the following tweet: Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump Informed Dr. Fauci this morning that he has nothing to do with NFL Football. Forced Democrat run Minnesota to bring in the National Guard & end rioting & looting after seeing the destruction & crime in Minneapolis. 100% successful! Waiting to hear from Dem run Washington State... 91.5K 9:42 PM - Jun 19, 2020 Twitter Ads info and privacy 33.7K people are talking about this Trump’s tweet came after Fauci, in an interview on CNN, injected...
  • Group backing Stacey Abrams’ 2018 gubernatorial bid fined $50k by ethics panel

    06/19/2020 10:20:27 PM PDT · by bitt · 9 replies ^ | 6/18/2020 | james salzer
    A group backing Stacey Abrams’ 2018 gubernatorial bid was fined $50,000 by the state ethics commission Thursday for failing to report what it spent to help her win the Democratic primary. Gente4Abrams (People for Abrams) spent $240,000 for canvassing, social media posts, and print and radio advertising to help Abrams win the primary but didn’t report what it spent or where it got the money to pay for those efforts, the commission said. The group later registered with the state and reported spending about $685,000 more to help the Democrat’s general election campaign against Republican Brian Kemp. The commission voted...