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Open Thread | The President Visits Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

It is the National Holiday for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We celebrate you, your love, and your legacy today. The world is better because of your commitment to justice, equity and true … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. 😂😂😂😂😂 I think this is how we all would react if suddenly given snow storm duty🤔🤔 This is what you get when … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Right: Damar Hamlin IS NOT “A Miracle”

He is a beneficiary of the best healthcare money can buy, and immediate access to it. A message from a hospital pastor: May I humbly request not to call #DamarHamlin’s recovery a "miracle”?It wasn't a miracle. He had a sudden … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Golden Globes🤗

Just a lot of good folks won. A diverse list of winners. Eddie Murphy gets a #GoldenGlobes standing ovation. pic.twitter.com/y2y16JQdWI — Ramin Setoodeh (@RaminSetoodeh) January 11, 2023 Eddie Murphy shares three pieces of advice for up-and-comers in the industry: 1) … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Who the GOP Is

Never forget There is no such thing as a decent Republican.😒 They have no interest in governing. "Sununu spoke with most members of the Senate Republican Conference and found that virtually all of them intended to do nothing but obstruct … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Our New Minority Leader, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Congressman Jeffries is the right man for this time. I’m sure you’ve already heard Hakeem Jeffries destroy Republicans from A to Z but now hear it with Nas’ Ether instrumental H/t @Someone20241575 pic.twitter.com/C04riPrMxf — Wu-Tang is for the Children (@WUTangKids) … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. he’s so adorable 🥺 pic.twitter.com/gYspzryc8I — Mʏ ғᴀɪᴛʜ ɪs ɢʀᴇᴀᴛᴇʀ ᴛʜᴀɴ ᴍʏ ғᴇᴀʀ ~ Mᴇɢʜᴀɴ Mᴀʀᴋʟᴇ (@MagaliDMathias) October 13, 2022 momma cat … Continue reading

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Open Thread | An Entire Day of Voting and Kevin McCarthy Still Couldn’t Get to 218!

BWA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA What a sad statement of affairs. To go from Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to this current clown show. It was my privilege today to gavel out the end of the 117th … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID is NOT ‘ just like the flu’.

I don’t know how many times this needs to be said. But, COVID is NOT ‘JUST LIKE THE FLU’. IT.IS.NOT. This is TRUTH If you have active #COVID, please do not get on a flight, train, bus, or other public … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Just Some Truths As We Begin 2023

From POTUS NEW: President Joe Biden signs the omnibus spending bill, which includes the Electoral Count Reform Act, into law. The law updates the process by which Congress counts Electoral College votes to avoid a repeat of the events of … Continue reading

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