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  1. CNN made a bitch ass move in inviting known white supremacist Richard Spencer on your network to talk about Trump’s racist tweets. It’s mocking Black people, pouring salt in the already gaping wound. How dare you, Jake Tapper!

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  2. Breaking

    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died

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  10. #HighDrama on the House floor after @SpeakerPelosi called Trump’s comments about 4 Congresswomen of color to go back to your country RACIST tweets….

    A motion to strike @SpeakerPelosi words failed.

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  11. Drama on the House floor…..

    Nancy Pelosi called Trump’s comment racist and hell broke out

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  13. rikyrah says:

    Remember, #KellyanneConway used to work for the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a white nationalist think tank associated with Numbers USA + Center for Immigration Studies. They’ve been central in pushing Trump’s attacks on migrants. https://t.co/TxbpgbkNr1— It’s Going Down (@IGD_News) July 16, 2019

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  14. rikyrah says:

    That’s about the time I went from “nazis are bad, i want to out them in my spare time” to “holy fuck nazis have very effectively infiltrated the local GOP.” I started looking into that angle, and turning up a lot.— Gwen Snyder is uncivil (@gwensnyderPHL) July 16, 2019

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  15. Let a Black person defy a subpoena and @RepJerryNadler would proceed immediately with contempt charges before sundown and they’d be in jail.

    Trump openly defies the law, then encourages others to violate the law & they do it. The AG is about protecting Trump & white supremacy.

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  16. rikyrah says:

    Hawaiian congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has garnered little traction since she launched her presidential campaign. But the military veteran and staunch anti-interventionist is winning headlines today after campaign finance filings revealed a surprising donation: $5,600 from Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey.

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  17. Ametia says:

    Word of the Day : July 16, 2019

    Auxiliary: adjective awg-ZILL-yuh-ree

    Definition
    1 a : offering or providing help

    b : functioning in a subsidiary capacity

    2 of a verb : accompanying another verb and typically expressing person, number, mood, or tense

    3 a : supplementary

    b : constituting a reserve

    4 of a boat : equipped with sails and a supplementary inboard engine

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  18. rikyrah says:

    Emmy nominations: Game of Thrones and Veep score big in final seasons while Central Park Five drama When They See Us gets SIXTEEN nods

    Game of Thrones and Veep scored major nominations for their final seasons when the Emmy nominations were announced on Tuesday
    The Big Bang Theory did not get any major nominations for its final season, and Julia Roberts was snubbed for her work in Homecoming
    A number of Hollywood stars were nominated, including Michelle Williams, Sam Rockwell, Amy Adams and Mahershala Ali
    Schitt’s Creek, Fleabag and When They See Us also did well with Emmy voters
    Game of Thrones earned 32 nominations setting the record for the most nods ever for one season
    HBO led with 137 total nominations, followed by 117 for Netflix and 58 for NBC
    By CHRIS SPARGO FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

    PUBLISHED: 11:49 EDT, 16 July 2019 | UPDATED: 13:52 EDT, 16 July 2019

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  19. My brother said the “go back to Africa, your country, is racist bigots number 1 thing to go to. It starts from the playground to high school, college, to your job, all the way to the Oval Office.

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  23. WEAK! Roger Stone #CrimingWhileWhite

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  24. rikyrah says:

    Steven Nelson @ stevennelson10
    ‘What’s your ethnicity?’ Kellyanne Conway asks @AndrewFeinberg on the White House driveway, trying to redirect question about Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet on congresswomen

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  25. rikyrah says:

    NEW: A senior DOJ official said AG Barr made final call on decision not to move forward in prosecuting Officer Pantaleo in #EricGarner’s death, siding with EDNY recommendation over DOJ’s own Civil Rights division, which *recommended prosecution.*— Alex Mallin (@alex_mallin) July 16, 2019

    Now, this isn’t Dolt45.
    Barr never met a Black person that he didn’t think belonged in jail….so, the thought that he’d prosecute a wrongful death of a Black person against a cop was inconceivable. Those of us who looked at his record when he was nominated….no shock in the least.

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  29. rikyrah says:

    THE👏 CRUELTY 👏IS👏THE👏 POINT 👏

    DEMONS 😠 😠

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  31. Ametia says:

    Please, pray tell, why folks think that 45 being a racist is big news?

    WHY ISN’T 45 BEING A HORRID, UGLY, THIEVING, CORRUPT, LYING, FILTHY, LAW-BREAKING POS IN OUR WHITE HOUSE FROM JUMP & CONTINUES TO OCCUPY IT?

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  32. rikyrah says:

    Just a few months after a judge sentenced her, President Bill Clinton signed the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, written by then-Sen. Joe Biden, which banned incarcerated people from using Pell Grants to pay for college. Prisons across the country discontinued their education programs, and within a year, the number of incarcerated people enrolled in classes declined by 44%. By 1998, fewer than 4% of incarcerated people were taking post-secondary courses.

    THIS is something that, if you want to hit Biden on Criminal Justice reform – it’s valid. And, challenge him on what he’s going to do NOW. And, does he see the harm in what he did.

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    • Liza says:

      Well, like I said, Biden was a Senator for 26 years, part of the good old white boys club. He’s been around long enough to have been on both sides of a lot of issues.

      His record is not going to endear him to a lot of people. It could be argued that a lot of this occurred 20 – 30 years ago, he was a good VP, etc…

      I dunno. I argue back that there are better candidates right now. Plus he’s too old.

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  33. rikyrah says:

    🤔🤔🤔

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    Thread

    When folks like me write that this MSM has bent over backwards to try and normalize Dolt45, THIS is an example. And, you can’t think that this was a singular occurrence 😒😒

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  37. rikyrah says:

    And, THIS is but one reason as to why 44 DON’T OWE YOU, ME OR ANYONE ELSE SHYT😠😠😠

    HE👏TOLD👏YOU👏IN👏2016👏

    But, your azzes didn’t listen.
    But, people like me, who did listen, we will bring receipts all day, Dear😒😒

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  38. rikyrah says:

    Of course, the Birther Trophy Wife has been a mute.😒😒🙄🙄

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  40. rikyrah says:

    Finally got to watching reports on the Epstein bail hearing…
    I’m gonna say it again..
    The movie Taken needs to be changed from the ‘ action’ genre, and now placed in the ‘ documentary’ genre….

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  41. rikyrah says:

    Trump set to decimate USDA research, fire hundreds of scientists

    Rachel Maddow reports on the approaching midnight deadline set for USDA researchers to respond to a short notice reassignment or be fired, with most scientist expected to be fired, gutting one of the premiere U.S. taxpayer-funded scientific institutions.
    July 15, 2019

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  42. rikyrah says:

    Trump moves to effectively end asylum, family separations ongoing

    Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, talks with Rachel Maddow about the latest legal trick the Trump administration is trying to use to turn away refugees at the border, and describes how the Trump administration is still separating immigrant children from families using flimsy legal pretext.

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  43. rikyrah says:

    Clinton warning about Trump ‘deportation force’ proves prescient

    Rachel Maddow reminds viewers of Hillary Clinton’s warning in a 2016 debate about what Donald Trump’s stated intentions toward immigrants would mean in practical terms for immigrants and the country as a whole.

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  44. rikyrah says:

    Omar cites corruption, ineptitude among reasons to impeach Trump

    Rep. Ilhan Omar talks with Rachel Maddow about learning first-hand what to do when the president of the United States targets you with a racist attack, and why she supports holding Donald Trump accountable by beginning impeachment proceedings against him.

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  45. rikyrah says:

    😒😒😒

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    Racist Trump spectacle distracts from other damaging Trump news

    Rachel Maddow looks at new reporting from CNN on how Russia transmitted hacked materials to Wikileaks to help Donald Trump in the 2016 election, and at a new criminal trial spawned from the Mueller investigation, and what has taken the attention away from those two stories, Donald Trump’s racist invective against four U.S. congresswomen of color.

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  47. rikyrah says:

    😒😒😒

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  48. rikyrah says:

    Go Zerlina👏👏
    No, this IS NOT ‘both sides’ bullshyt 😠 😠

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    Lynn V (@lynnv378) Tweeted:
    Trump knew people would fall for his tweet distraction. He knew the puppets at CNN & MSNBC would cover it like the Earth is on fire. He knew people would blame someone like Nancy Pelosi. He used race, that’s always been his distraction tool, to change the subject & it worked. https://twitter.com/lynnv378/status/1150745731050954753?s=17

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  51. rikyrah says:

    When I say that she had time today….to bring receipts 👏👏👏👏👏

    Lynn V (@lynnv378) Tweeted:
    How Dumb.

    Since in office Trump attacked:
    Maxine Waters
    Cory Booker
    Fredericka Wilson
    LeBron James
    Steph Curry
    Jemele Hill
    April Ryan
    Jim Acosta
    Colin Kaepernick
    Kenneth Frazier
    “Shithole Countries”
    Puerto Ricans after Maria
    TPS Recipients
    More

    YES HE WOULD HAVE STILL DONE IT. https://t.co/MItDirxldv https://twitter.com/lynnv378/status/1150739696324153344?s=17

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  52. rikyrah says:

    Jackie Alemany (@JaxAlemany) Tweeted:
    The outrage that sparked Dems to coalesce around the Squad feeds Trump’s preferred narrative that the party is beholden to it’s far-left flank.. https://t.co/TjiD2ESgMX https://twitter.com/JaxAlemany/status/1151082973636288512?s=17

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  53. rikyrah says:

    Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

    Source: AP

    WASHINGTON — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women’s rights groups.

    The head of a national umbrella group representing the clinics said the administration is following “an ideological agenda” that could disrupt basic health care for many low-income women.

    Ahead of a planned conference Tuesday with the clinics, the Health and Human Services Department formally notified them that it will begin enforcing the ban on abortion referrals, along with a requirement that clinics maintain separate finances from facilities that provide abortions. Another requirement that both kinds of facilities cannot be under the same roof would take effect next year.

    The rule is widely seen as a blow against Planned Parenthood, which provides taxpayer-funded family planning and basic health care to low-income women, as well as abortions that must be paid for separately. The organization is a mainstay of the federally funded family planning program and it has threatened to quit over the issue.

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  54. rikyrah says:

    Trump administration reopens dangerous ‘longline’ fishing off California

    Source: raw story
    July 16, 2019

    The Pacific leatherback sea turtle, at up to 2,200 pounds the largest turtle on earth, could disappear from our oceans, yet Trump regulators have OK’d a type of fishing that could wipe out the massive animals.

    Pacific leatherback sea turtles are one of eight turtle species the Fisheries Service has identified as most at risk of extinction. The number of West Pacific leatherback sea turtles declined about 6% a year from the 1980s through 2011.

    An estimated 562 nesting female adults survive now. In 2040, that number is projected to drop to 260 adult females in 2040, so few that leatherbacks likely could not make a comeback.

    Despite this, in April the National Marine Fisheries Service issued a two-year permit to allow two boats to fish for swordfish 50 to 200 miles off the coast of California and Oregon using fishing lines with hundreds of baited hooks. The lines, up to 62 miles long, also catch turtles, seals and birds. David Haworth, captain of the Pacific Horizon, and John Gibbs, captain of Southern Horizon, are named in the permit.

    “Sea turtles could go extinct if deadly longline fisheries are expanded,” said Todd Steiner, executive director of Turtle Island Restoration Network……………………………………..

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  55. rikyrah says:

    FedUp_Mom (@Fedup_Mom) Tweeted:
    @ladyc10 @3ChicsPolitico I have my issues w/Pelosi but she can see McConnel’s master plan better than “the squad” who speak to the choir & won’t STFU for a sec to understand we’re hanging on by a thread. Not only is no fantasy liberal leg going to be passed he’s packing the courts to strike down the ACA! https://twitter.com/Fedup_Mom/status/1150828948739284992?s=17

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  56. rikyrah says:

    Well…..well….🤨🤨🤨

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  57. rikyrah says:

    😂😂😂

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  59. rikyrah says:

    Good Morning, Everyone 😄 😄😄

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  60. vitaminlover says:

    Good morning, Ametia.

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