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About SouthernGirl2

A Native Texan who adores baby kittens, loves horses, rodeos, pomegranates, & collect Eagles. Enjoys politics, games shows, & dancing to all types of music. Loves discussing and learning about different cultures. A Phi Theta Kappa lifetime member with a passion for Social & Civil Justice.

Thursday Open Thread | Fox News anchor Kelly Wright says he can no longer ignore racism at the network

At a news conference on Wednesday, news anchor Kelly Wright spoke to reporters about the second lawsuit lodged against Fox News this year for racial discrimination. As the only black anchor on Fox, Wright can be a more public face … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Repealing Obamacare could violate international law

We’ve already seen that repealing Obamacare is politically perilous. Now there’s a new complication: It may also violate international law. The United Nations has contacted the Trump administration as part of an investigation into whether repealing the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Senate Intel Chairman Richard Burr Is Stalling Russia Investigations

The Senate’s investigation into Russian interference in November’s election seems to be going nowhere fast. From Yahoo News’ Michael Isikoff: More than three months after the Senate Intelligence Committee launched its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election — … Continue reading

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Watch Live: A Conversation with President Obama

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where he started his political career. Obama will speak Monday at noon the University of Chicago, where his … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Sean Hannity Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Tulsa, OK – Columnist, attorney, and former Fox News contributor Debbie Schlussel appeared on today’s Pat Campbell Show and accused Fox News Prime Time Host Sean Hannity of the same type of behavior that lead to Bill O’Reilly leaving the … Continue reading

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Sally Yates will testify on Russia during an open congressional hearing

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was fired by the Trump administration earlier this year for refusing to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries, will testify about Russia during an open congressional hearing … Continue reading

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz won’t seek reelection

Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election in 2018, two sources who have been informed of his decision told BuzzFeed on Wednesday morning. Chaffetz later confirmed in a statement on Facebook that he will “will not be a candidate for … Continue reading

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