Tuesday Open Thread | Chance The Rapper is the recipient of the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award

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Update on Trumpcare- Legislative EVIL

Trying to keep you updated on Trumpcare and its resulting horrors.

Thanks to Ametia for finding this video about the HUMAN cost of Trumpcare.

This mother from Florida, discussing what Medicaid means to her son and their family. It will break your heart, and enrage you that anyone has to worry about this because sociopaths want to give millionaires and billionaires tax cuts. Please share this video- this is but one of 76 MILLION HUMAN STORIES about Medicaid and who it helps.

 

Here is another twitter thread about just one story of millions that would be destroyed by Trumpcare. Here are the first two tweets. Follow the thread:

REAL PEOPLE’S LIVES ARE AT STAKE

Words like LIFETIME LIMITS
PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

These are more than words. These are words that can KILL PEOPLE.

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Monday Open Thread | AFRICA!

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Happy Birthday, SouthernGirl2!!!

It’s SG2’s Birthday!!

SG2 is our Social Justice and Twitter Warrior.

She has no idea how much she is appreciated for all that she does here at 3CHICS!!

In addition, she is a fabulous wife, mother and cook. One of these days, I will be rolling up to the ranch with my tupperware in hand :)

So, a very Happy Birthday, SG2!!!!

From Your Favorites:

Whitney….

Michael….

Prince…..

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Sunday Open Thread

Have Blessed Sunday, Everyone.

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Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy the weekend with family and friends.

THIS IS THE USA, FOLKS.

ICYMI

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Putin’s Specific Instructions for Active Measures Against the United States During the 2016 Presidential Election

From The Washington Post:

 

 

The intelligence captured Putin’s specific instructions on the operation’s audacious objectives — defeat or at least damage the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, and help elect her opponent, Donald Trump.

EXCERPT:

Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried “eyes only” instructions that its contents be shown to just four people: President Barack Obama and three senior aides.

The White House debated various options to punish Russia, but facing obstacles and potential risks, it ultimately failed to exact a heavy toll on the Kremlin for its election interference.

Inside was an intelligence bombshell, a report drawn from sourcing deep inside the Russian government that detailed Russian President Vladi­mir Putin’s direct involvement in a cyber campaign to disrupt and discredit the U.S. presidential race.

But it went further. The intelligence captured Putin’s specific instructions on the operation’s audacious objectives — defeat or at least damage the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, and help elect her opponent, Donald Trump.

At that point, the outlines of the Russian assault on the U.S. election were increasingly apparent. Hackers with ties to Russian intelligence services had been rummaging through Democratic Party computer networks, as well as some Republican systems, for more than a year. In July, the FBI had opened an investigation of contacts between Russian officials and Trump associates. And on July 22, nearly 20,000 emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee were dumped online by WikiLeaks.

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