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August 13, 2017 at 8:18 am #1202183826
The old thread is messing up now.
Charlottesville officials: 1 dead, 19 injured after crash near “Unite the Right” rally
Opinion: Charlottesville spotlights Trump’s toxic failure to lead
Bergen: Charlottesville killing was an act of domestic terrorism
http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/13/opinions/charlottesville-act-of-domestic-terrorism-bergen/index.htmlAugust 14, 2017 at 12:11 pm #1202184923
New comments from Trump two days late:
Trump calls white supremacists “repugnant”
http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/14/politics/trump-condemns-charlottesville-attackers/index.htmlAugust 16, 2017 at 10:29 am #1202186958
Heather Heyer’s mother speaks at the memorial service, and it’s quite powerful and stirring:
Victim’s mom: They tried to kill my child to shut her up
http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2017/08/16/susan-bro-mother-heather-heyer-memorial-service-bts.cnnAugust 16, 2017 at 10:40 am #1202186969
Re-posting this under this continuation of the thread!August 16, 2017 at 9:43 pm #1202187440
Likely new communications director:
Hope Hicks named interim WH communications director
http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/16/politics/hope-hicks-white-house-communications-director/index.htmlAugust 16, 2017 at 9:52 pm #1202187449
I can already see the SNL sketches.August 17, 2017 at 7:05 pm #1202188176
Why is the Alt-Left free of criticism?
VA Senate candidate Corey Stewart defended President Trump’s insistence that “both sides” were responsible for violence in Charlottesville. “No one has been talking about the violent Antifa that have been equally to blame for the violence that occurred,” Stewart said.
Not only that, the police did not follow standard riot control protocol. The first thing you do is separate the ‘combatants’ by creating a police barrier between the two. It is not very complicated and is very effective…you’ve probably seen this simple tactic on CNN.
The destruction of historical monuments is very Taliban/ISISlike…it is “a form of cultural cleansing”.
You cannot deny your history and it should not be hidden or forgotten.August 17, 2017 at 7:23 pm #1202188184
Van Jones crying and Wolf and Anderson at the point of tears is so completely preposterous, it is laughable.
and I did laugh out loud when I read it. Come on guys, get a grip.August 17, 2017 at 10:00 pm #1202188236
Removing monuments from the Civil War to erase history is a mistake.
My opinion that those monuments should be left alone isn’t because I support the horrible things that have been done in our history. It’s exactly the opposite.
Every country’s history has a dark spot in it. More than one, if we’re being honest. But the fact that we aren’t still mired in those dark places means that we have made strides .
Rewriting history is positively Orwellian, and a terribly dangerous path.
Just a word of advice…
the post by Teridax is interminable and boring
and GusCruz’s last post is an excellent article about racism…astute. It is worth going back to part 1.
August 17, 2017 at 10:11 pm #1202188244
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:
“Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, posted a comment in a Facebook conversation Thursday morning saying she hoped President Donald Trump will be assassinated.”August 17, 2017 at 10:44 pm #1202188262
“By giving us the opinion of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.” Oscar WildeAugust 18, 2017 at 9:43 am #1202188646
Confederate memorials to be removed post-Charlottesville
Mother of Charlottesville victim says she won’t speak with Trump
Trump drives his few political friends away
http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/18/politics/donald-trump-bob-corker-tim-scott-friends/index.htmlAugust 18, 2017 at 9:57 am #1202188662
OMG! This is hugeeee! Ugh, yeah.