Category Archives: Current Events

Open Thread | More About the Memphis Police Department😒

When you dig….it gets worse😒🤔 1. There are two layers of context – one local, one national – that everyone must first understand before they understand Tyre Nichols’ murder. — The Editorial Board (@johnastoehr) January 31, 2023 3. Layer No. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Don’t Lie About The Real Attempts At Police Reform From the Democratic Party

What we are NOT going to do, in the midst of this Tyre Nichols nightmare is allow folks to ” Both Sides” or LIE about the sincere efforts of the Democratic Party and Police Reform😠😠 WTF is Amanda Seales talking … Continue reading

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Open Thread | RIP, Tyre Nichols

Another week, another dead Black man dead at the hands of the police. His name was TYRE NICHOLS And, he died at a traffic stop. A traffic stop. He was just trying to GET HOME😢😢 Just an absolute waste. Pure … Continue reading

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Open Thread | With The GOP….Cruelty is ALWAYS THE POINT!😠

Never surprised by their cruelty and just plain evil when it comes to the GOP😠😠😠 New: Iowa Republicans are now proposing extreme limits on what food low-income people can eat through SNAP, putting even more pressure on families with children. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Who Republicans Are😒

Periodt. There is no “good Republican”. Holy shit. Top Republican Rick Allen (R-GA) was just recorded saying his party is going after Social Security because people “want to work longer.” (h/t @SSWorks) pic.twitter.com/gQln56a4A2 — No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Educate, Congresswoman Jackson Lee👏🏾

This entire thread👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Lauren, you would think now that you’re in the majority, you would actually consider reading the bills you tweet about. Or, maybe even hire someone who could help you. This tweet is inflammatory and fact-less and you … Continue reading

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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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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 | 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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