Friday Open Thread

TGIF, EVERYONE.

Just getting around to seeing this speech.

DAMN

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36 Responses to Friday Open Thread

  1. Ametia says:

    So now the media is suddenly FIXATED on Trump grabbing pussy? GTFOH

    He and ha always been a filthy PIG, just like Bill Clinton. TWO PEAS IN A POD

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    • eliihass says:

      As if the sleazy boasts of the amoral, twice divorced sleaze ball real estate/Reality t.v guy is somehow more disturbing and shocking than the sleazy behavior of the amoral, married president who was busy in the Oval office sticking cigars up the silly 22 year old intern who had a crush on his power…all while his wife and daughter were just upstairs… And actively defended and provided cover by the very same amoral, power-hungry, greedy, unscrupulous enablers who still surround them to this day…and who lack any self-awareness as they express ‘shock and disgust’ at the amoral, sleaze ball real estate/reality t.v guy who was until recently great chums and golf buddies with the amoral, sleaze ball ex-president..

      You really can’t make this stuff up Ametia..

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  2. rikyrah says:

    FROM POU:

    conlakappa • 5 hours ago
    My college friend [gay white male from Virginny; recognizes his privilege] always cuts to the chase. His response when I sent him the tweet about a Drumpf supporter trying to make journo have an epileptic seizure:

    Yep, those are this asshole’s people. The angry and white and – so they’d like you to believe – the left behind.

    But nobody left them behind. They got lazy and fat and thought they were on a roll. Meanwhile, Real America grew up all around them, and not particularly quickly. Slowly, and steadily over the last 50 years.

    What’s notable here is that Real America got a look at these sad fools and just walked away. Now they elect appropriate representatives for the world they live in, cuz they own the joint. And oh, that makes the angry, white and lazy so very angry.

    But they can’t reclaim the grip they lost. So Trump is their parting shot in this world – one last chance to slap the Zenith TV before the foiled up rabbit ears fall off and the screen goes blank.

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    LOL

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    • rikyrah says:

      Yolandria_in_LA @GeauxEllessyoo
      @PragObots Al tried to warn folks of Billy’s ain’t ishnes but NBC, dude bros & their apologists didn’t want to believe it. Let the spin bgn.

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  13. I have to go run some errands. I’ll check in when I can.

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  14. rikyrah says:

    The President is in our building!!

    It’s on lockdown, so that he can vote :)

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  15. Ametia says:

    Ava DuVernay’s ‘13th’ explores the intersection of racism and criminal justice

    Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th” lands with unsettling, unstoppable force, delivering a long-buried lesson on race, history, criminal justice and political cynicism with such swift concision that viewers may emerge feeling wiser, but still not knowing what hit them.

    Named for the 13th Amendment, which declared slavery illegal except as a punishment for criminality, DuVernay’s film expertly threads the audience through the myriad ways that loophole has been used to control, suppress and decimate communities of color: through mass arrests and imprisonment after the Civil War (when black men’s free labor was used to help rebuild a ravaged South); through the criminalization of activism during the civil rights era; and through draconian law-and-order policies that started with the Nixon administration and continued through the Clinton and Bush years. As the film argues, politicians and a compliant media have stoked and exploited an irrational fear of African Americans — especially young African American men — initially to secure white votes, and more recently to feed a profit-driven private prison system.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/ava-duvernays-13th-explores-the-intersection-of-racism-and-criminal-justice/2016/10/06/cd8e4414-8a38-11e6-875e-2c1bfe943b66_story.html?wpisrc=nl_movies&wpmm=1

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  16. Liza says:

    12 photos that capture the destruction of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
    Updated 10:16 AM ET, Fri October 7, 2016

    http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/06/americas/hurricane-matthew-photos-haiti/index.html

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  17. Liza says:

    This is so unbelievably sad, these folks just don’t stand a chance against these storms.

    Hurricane Matthew Kills At Least 264 in Haiti: ‘The Situation Is Catastrophic,’ Says Haitian President
    Published:
    Oct 6 2016 12:00 AM EDT
    By Pam Wright and Ada Carr
    weather.com

    https://weather.com/news/news/hurricane-matthew-haiti-deaths?utm_medium=social&utm_

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  20. Good morning, everyone

    Liza, any word from your family? I pray all is well.

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