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  • Jane Fonda says Hollywood is "afraid" to discuss its diversity issues in powerful Golden Globes speech

    03/01/2021 5:34:21 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    CBS News ^ | March 1, 2021 | BY SOPHIE LEWIS
    "There's a story we've been afraid to see and hear about ourselves in this industry," Jane Fonda said at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. "A story about which voices we respect and elevate and which we tune out, a story about who's offered a seat at the table and who is kept out of the rooms where decisions are made." An actress, producer and documentarian — as well as an entrepreneur, activist and author — Fonda, 83, has spent six decades in Hollywood, winning two Oscars and seven Golden Globes, among countless other awards. She's has been arrested many...
  • How Does All of This End?

    02/24/2021 5:14:06 PM PST · by george76 · 76 replies
    American Institute for Economic Research. ^ | February 23, 202 1 | Jeffrey A. Tu cker
    here is a sense in the air that the pandemic is winding down, and the toxic culture of division, fear, and hatred along with it. Cases are down dramatically. Deaths too. Hospitalizations are no longer irregular. Restrictions are being repealed. You can follow all the action daily at the CDC’s new and unusually competent landing page on the virus (it only took them a year to build this). Despite all the talk of a new normal and infinite mandates, there is hope that it could all unwind quickly, pushed by force of public impatience and frustration with restrictions, and a...
  • America Today - Two cultures occupying one land: Can the center hold?

    02/09/2021 7:48:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/09/2021 | Andrew W. Coy
    From the presidential election of 2016 to the presidential election of 2020, from the huge, mostly peaceful protest on Jan. 6 to facing our second presidential impeachment of the same president, it is all too clear that we are becoming two cultures. We are becoming two cultures that occupy one land. The last five years have shown us all that there are two distinct cultures in America. From extremely partisan elections to election fraud to impeachments to possible Deep State criminality, it is hard to see how these two cultures can become one again. It is hard to see how...
  • 'We Are Not Each Other's Enemies'

    01/14/2021 7:53:23 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 68 replies
    The Family Research Council ^ | January 14, 2021 | Tony Perkins
    For most of us, the last week has felt like a lifetime. In the course of eight days, we've lost the Senate and an election challenge, watched as angry people stormed the Capitol and equally angry leaders impeached the president. We've seen the crushing of our voice, the silencing of our freedoms, and felt the wave of corporate punishment start to roll across the country. Americans are so badly shaken that 80 percent of them think the country is falling apart. And church leaders, political leaders, and Christians aren't far behind. The choice before us is as plain as it...
  • UPDATE: Wisconsin Supreme Court shows divisions as it hears Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn state's election

    12/12/2020 6:16:05 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 12/12/2020 | Patrick Marley
    MADISON - The state Supreme Court showed deep divisions Saturday as it contemplated a final push by President Donald Trump to throw out Democrat Joe Biden's narrow win in Wisconsin. The arguments — a rarity on a weekend — came amid a string of legal setbacks for the president. During the arguments, a federal judge in Milwaukee ruled against Trump, dealing the seventh defeat to Trump and his allies in 10 days over Wisconsin's results. The three liberals on the state's high court showed extreme skepticism toward Trump's arguments. Three conservatives showed some support for at least parts of his...
  • Well Done, Everyone: Left-Wing PAC Crowdfunds Georgia Billboards to Divide Republicans: "Perdue/Loeffler Didn't Deliver For Trump, DON'T Deliver For Them"

    12/02/2020 3:37:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 136 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/02/2020 | Stacey Lennox
    Can everyone in Georgia please take a deep breath? We have a Senate runoff to win, and you are giving out-of-state ne’er-do-well’s a fundraising and interference opportunity.First, Andrew Yang noted his joy at the intraparty war going on in the state over election irregularities.Now, Really American, a progressive PAC, is the latest entrant into the fray. They are framing these billboards as something that’s being done by angry Trump supporters. They are not:Georgia trumpers are FURIOUS.Georgia trumpers want to boycott the election.WE THINK THEY SHOULD TOO.So we're crowdfunding 20 more of these billboards in trump counties in GA to remind...
  • Girl in the Mirror (WARNING: Communist Propaganda)

    10/17/2020 5:40:07 AM PDT · by Patriot_MP · 30 replies
    YouTube ^ | 16 OCT 2020 | Lincoln Project
    Vote for change. Vote for her. (The LEFT came out with the little propaganda video - please see the comments below the video)
  • Likely Voters Believe the Country Will Be More Divided if President Trump Loses

    09/01/2020 7:08:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/01/2020 | Stacey Lennox
    According to a new Rasmussen poll, likely voters see a more divided America after four years of the Trump presidency but think the country is less divided than it was when Barack Obama left office. This finding is consistent with polling by Gallup in January of 2020. At that point, Americans were feeling significantly better about race relations and several other big-ticket issues: Screenshot from Rasmussen poll. American satisfaction with race relations increased 14 points between Barack Obama leaving office and President Trump’s re-election year. It was the fourth in the list of most improved metrics, behind the economy, national...
  • A House Divided

    08/29/2020 11:00:51 AM PDT · by Twotone · 43 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | August 29, 2020 | Tal Bachman
    There must be something wrong with me. The fireworks closing off the Republican National Convention were sensational. The music was inspiring. The speakers throughout the entire convention did well—no major screw-ups that I saw. The stories worked. And through it all, Trump and his proxies articulated a clear case for re-election. As conventions go, it felt like a success. And yet as the last firework fizzled out, some melancholy seized me, and I wondered if the real story of the week wasn't the convention at all, or the upcoming debates, or even the winner of the 2020 election. I wondered...
  • Stop Apologizing For America

    08/07/2020 4:47:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | August 7, 2020 | Ryan Bomberger
    Dividing people is always easy. All it takes is a lie dressed up in a hashtag. Uniting people is never easy. It takes a lot of work, a lot of listening, and a lot of learning. It takes humility and honesty. It requires context that brings clarity. And it’s worth every effort.  We live in the United States of America. From sea to shining sea we are the most diverse, most charitable, most unique nation in the world. In America, passion and perseverance transform poverty into Oprahs, refugees into Albert Einsteins, and Holocaust survivors into Nobel Laureates like Elie Wiesel....
  • Is The Divide Becoming Irreparable?

    08/06/2020 5:48:18 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 43 replies
    Sparta Report ^ | 8/5/2020 | Eugene Quintus Whipplewart
    This Time, The House Divided May NEVER Reunify!AMERICANS HAVE NEVER BEEN THIS IDEOLOGICALLY NOR POLITICALLY DIVIDED ... IS THE DIVISION TOO DEEP? HAVE WE REACHED A POINT OF NO RETURN IN AMERICAN SOCIETY? Are we now in a time of such division and separation from each other in American Society that there’s no chance of unity, for reconciliation, nor coming together to find the simplest and most basic of common ground? Are the differences between Republican and Democrat, Liberal and Conservative, Leftist and Traditionalist, Patriot and Globalist too deep for any possible reconciliation? (snip) “The survey of 1,001 likely voters...
  • America's Sovereignty Is Teetering on a Precipice

    07/06/2020 4:00:53 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 12 replies ^ | 7-4-20 | Carol Swain
    Skip The false narratives about America’s racial evils conveniently omit the actions of Christian and Jews who worked tirelessly over the last two-plus centuries to bring about justice for the downtrodden. Jewish and Christian men and women, often working through their congregations, risked everything to fight against the evils of slavery and to empower newly freed slaves and hard-working freedmen. As a result, many of those helped with a hand up went on to establish businesses and attain educations that enabled them to become valued and productive citizens. Skip The current racial narrative uses the oppressor/victim rhetoric to make a...
  • Washington Post Flynn source/felon was "senior administration official." Samantha Power queried the day before.

    05/13/2020 1:55:16 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 54 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 13, 2020 | AAABEST
    The only relevant part of the article is this: According to a senior U.S. government official, Flynn phoned Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak several times on Dec. 29, the day the Obama administration announced the expulsion of 35 Russian officials as well as other measures in retaliation for the hacking. This is the entirety of the info on the Flynn leak in the WP article. Nothing else is written. It seems the reporter got the info from a "senior administration official" who hit the system, verified the date and volume of Flynn calls (and nothing else) to the Russian. Question: The...
  • An open letter to United Methodists

    02/18/2020 8:20:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/18/2020 | By Christian McShaffrey
    While I am very sorry to hear of the painful divisions your denomination has been experiencing since the General Conference in 2019, I am writing to assure you that there is hope for the future through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.Delegates and bishops pray before a key vote on church policies about homosexuality during the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis. | Photo: UMNS/Mike DuBoseAh, but what is the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Does it, perhaps, change with time or is it — like Jesus himself — the same; yesterday, today, and forever?The Anglican ministers who founded your...
  • Is America So Divided Because We Like It That Way?

    01/04/2020 6:19:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | January 4, 2020 | Myra Kahn Adams
    Last year, rhetoric about “uniting the nation” was virtually absent from the presidential campaign trail — an observation applied equally to President Trump and all the Democrats vying to unseat him. Henceforth, will the concept of “uniting” make a 2020 comeback? No, and here’s why: The plague of polarization has so thoroughly infiltrated the American psyche that even asking the question, “Who can unite the nation?” sounds like a quaint 20th-century flashback.  That’s because it is from back in May 1999 when then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush famously stated, “I'm a uniter, not a divider," describing his governing style. He...
  • Liberals Setting the Stage to Claim 2020 Election Results Illegitimate

    12/11/2019 3:30:59 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | December 11, 2019 | Ben Shapiro
    In the lead-up to the 2016 election, Democrats fretted openly about the possibility that Donald Trump, being a rather poor sport, might refuse to acknowledge an election loss. To be fair, Trump refused to state that he would accept election results, depending on the circumstances: “I’ll keep you in suspense,” he stated in his Oct. 19, 2016, debate with Hillary Clinton. Clinton, for her part, called his statement “horrifying,” adding that he was harming American democracy. Trump, of course, won. And Clinton spent the next couple of years suggesting openly that she had been robbed in the election. Democrats blamed...
  • How Russian Hybrid Warfare Has Weaponized Disinformation

    11/15/2019 8:34:54 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 15, 2019 | Nolan Peterson
    KYIV, Ukraine—As the Russian shells and rockets rained down on them in the frontline town of Debaltseve in February 2015, Ukrainian troops began to receive curious, anonymous text messages on their cellphones. “Your comrades nearby already left their positions, so you should leave yours as well,” one message read. The messages also claimed that Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s president at that time, as well as Ukrainian military commanders, had “betrayed” their soldiers. The Ukrainian military later concluded that Russian military forces had taken over the local cellphone network with mobile jamming stations. The text messages were part of a psychological operation...
  • Quest To Find A Solution To Political Division

    10/08/2019 5:11:25 PM PDT · by Captain7seas · 29 replies
    10/08/19 | Caroline Hefley
    Quest To FInd a Solution To Political Division. I’ve been pondering, praying and grieving about our current political hostility that we the people of this great nation are experiencing. Its emotional impact is unprecedented to say the least. This negative, historically and highly intense separation of political parties has lead me to this one word. “Allegory!” This word compelled me to research its definition. This is what I discovered. Allegory; a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. My mental allegorical picture was layered with extreme heights of...
  • Purging Dude Walls Toward Leftist Utopia

    08/30/2019 2:58:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | August 30, 2019 | David Limbaugh
    If the left is so loving, tolerant and inclusive, why is it so driven by unquenchable bitterness? What fuels it to divide Americans? No, I'm not talking about the Democratic presidential candidates, though any one of them demonstrates the same theme. The American left is just gorged with angst and apparently on a mission to share its misery. The insanity emanating from leftists today is overwhelming. It used to be that when you came across an outrageous story in the news, you just shook your head and thought, "This is weird." But you found solace in realizing it was not...
  • Americans of Both Political Persuasions: Stop Politicizing Absolutely Everything

    08/18/2019 4:09:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | August 18, 2019 | Mark Meckler
    When accused pedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein died over the weekend, the president of the United States retweeted a far-right conspiracy theory that claimed the Clintons murdered him.On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown’s death at the hands of a police officer, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris repeated false rumors about Brown’s death — specifically the now-proven lie he was killed mercilessly while attempting to surrender with his hands up. When the Miss America pageant decided to drop its swimsuit competition, Gretchen Carlson described it as a “cultural revolution.” The New York Times described it as an effort to “redefine its...