Category Archives: Current Events

Wednesday Open Thread | Tennessee man says he was fired after being spotted sitting during national anthem

Tennessee man says that he was fired from his job at a local kickboxing gym because he sat during the national anthem at a weekend event. Local news station Fox 17 reports that Tyler Chancellor, who until this week had … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Mike Pence’s NFL game walkout stunt was planned in advance

Mike Pence is is UNFIT FOR OFFICE. He pulled a walkout stunt to stir racial strife against BLACK NFL PLAYERS when he knows darn well the protests are about police brutality and racism.  But Pence is silent about white supremacists … Continue reading

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Shout out to our Native American brothers and sisters.. Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day Come celebrate with us as we pay tribute to the “FIRST NATIONS” people & their beautiful rich culture. Please feel free to share music, lyrics, videos, dance … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | San Juan’s mayor appealed to the United Nations for help while Trump went golfing

As storm-ravaged Puerto Rico struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria, Donald Trump made an unscheduled trip to his golf resort in Virginia on Saturday, marking his 69th golf trip since taking office in January 2017. The golf outing is just … Continue reading

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Brad Parscale: Facebook, Google and Twitter employees were embedded inside the Trump campaign

WE’RE DOOMED. DEMOCRACY IS DEAD……. Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale says Donald Trump won election on Facebook with highly targeted ads — and infrastructure was a key issue President Donald Trump talked on Twitter, but Facebook was the crucial … Continue reading

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Photos: Mass shooting at Las Vegas Music Festival

WARNING: Some photos are graphic

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Tuesday Openn Thread | Phoebe Snow Week

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