Monthly Archives: June 2017

Bianca Nikol Roberson,18, executed by white male in road rage attack

Police are hunting for a man who shot and killed a teenage girl in a road rage attack after the two merged into the same lane on a highway in Pennsylvania. Bianca Nikol Roberson, 18, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, was … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Rep Brenda Lawrence ‏Responds to Trump Tweets

Rep Brenda Lawrence, The #BossLady from Michigan did a mic drop on Donald Trump’s disrespect for women. She laid it DOWN! It is pure πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯. This is how you do it when you’ve had enough! Thank you, sista! "πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯"- @RepLawrence … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Sally Yates learned about Trump’s #MuslimBan by ‘reading about it on the internet.’

Worth watching the whole clip. Sally Yates learned about Trump's travel ban by 'reading about it on the internet.' pic.twitter.com/nKTLyHOOkT — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 29, 2017 Sally Yates: Trump administration behavior should be alarming to us as a country … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Department of Justice, discrimination, Ethnic Cleansing, Foreign policy, Immigration, Muslims, News, Open Thread, US Department of Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 112 Comments

Maddow: Lindsey Graham & Chuck Grassley try block FBI investigation

Don’t believe a word from Lindsey Graham & Chuck Grassley when it comes to Russia investigations. THEY’RE PLAYING US ALL. They don’t want an investigation. Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley has requested FISA applications from the FBI..in the middle of … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Current Events, Espionage, HACKING, News, Obstruction of Justice, Open Thread, Politics, Russia, Treason | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Wednesday Open Thread | Mark Warner: Treasury’s financial crimes unit has handed over 2,000+ pages of docs to Senate Intel Cmte

Warner: Treasury's financial crimes unit has handed over 2,000+ pages of docs to Senate intel Russia investigators https://t.co/KaWQCOcnjB — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) June 28, 2017

Posted in 2016 Elections, Current Events, Espionage, News, Open Thread, Politics, Russia, Treason | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 89 Comments

President Obama and family go river rafting in Indonesia

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The CBO Score on Trumpcare: Legislative Evil

The CBO came out with the score of Trumpcare. 22 MILLION WILL LOST HEALTHCARE. Including… 15 MILLION -NEXT YEAR 4 MILLION THAT HAVE EMPLOYEE BASED HEALTHCARE NEW: CBO-derived coverage losses by state (we allocated the 22 million proportionally among states). … Continue reading

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

Come all the way through, @chancetherapper! πŸ‘πŸΎ His acceptance speech for the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award was nothing but the truth. pic.twitter.com/rDazHMMIQB — The Root (@TheRoot) June 26, 2017 Two of our favorite people πŸ™ŒπŸΎ Watch @MichelleObama's powerful tribute to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | AFRICA!

When you're not afraid to rep your Africanity… pic.twitter.com/3r6mUZs8Yc — Black News (@BlackNewsOutlet) June 26, 2017

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