Category Archives: Department of Justice

Open Thread | So, We Remembered the Unsuccessful Coup Attempt

What I remember most about 1/6 is that the domestic terrorists were just allowed to go home. There were no paddy wagons waiting to take them directly to jail. I have no doubt that they intended to kill Pence and … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Conspiracy, Current Events, Democracy, Department of Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Open Thread, Politics, President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala D. Harris | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Open Thread | Jailing Black Children in Rutherford County, Tennessee

Read about this abomination on Friday. Absolutely outrageous.😠😠😠😠 Three police officers went to an *elementary* school in Tennessee & arrested four Black girls. One girl fell to her knees. Another threw up. Police handcuffed the youngest, an 8 yo with … Continue reading

Posted in Criminal Justice, Department of Justice, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Open Thread | The Supreme Court Struck Down Roe vs Wade

By a 5–4 vote, the Supreme Court just allowed Texas to enforce a law that prohibits abortions after six weeks, with no exception for rape or incest. Roe v. Wade is, functionally, overturned. Justice Sotomayor all but says it. https://t.co/elazEg3xdZContinue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, 2020 Elections, Breaking News, Current Events, Democracy, Department of Justice, Open Thread, Politics, Supreme Court | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Open Thread | How to View Things

I have been struggling with coming up with topics. I saw a tweet this week that said that cable news viewership is down. I believe it. People Want normal back. They want sanity back. It’s weird. Trying to go back. … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Justice, Elections, Open Thread, Politics, President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala D. Harris | Tagged , , , , , | 38 Comments

Open Thread | More of the New Jim Crow

Texas has decided that Georgia shouldn’t be alone.   The Texas Senate just voted to limit Texans' voting options. Senate Bill 7, a GOP priority, would limit early voting hours, prohibit drive-thru voting and bar local election officials from proactively … Continue reading

Posted in Black Voter Suppression, Department of Justice, Elections, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Open Thread | We Must Support Kristen Clarke

Ms. Clarke is one of the good guys. She also is a fierce defender of Voting Rights. OF COURSE, the right hates her and is lying on her. But, we have to dig in and get her into the DOJ. … Continue reading

Posted in Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, Department of Justice, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Open Thread | Voter Suppression, 2021 Georgia Version

They are determined to block the Black vote in Georgia.😡😡😡 Well, Everywhere😠😠     Under its current leadership, GA has become the state with the longest wait lines in the country esp in urban areas. In 2020, black voters still … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Department of Justice, Elections, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 53 Comments

Open Thread | Another Saturday Night Massacre 😠😠

So, the criminal at the Head of the Justice Department tried to fire Geoffrey Berman- U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York. I say tried, cause Berman is pulling an Effie ( And I am telling you, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, Justice, Obstruction of Justice, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Open Thread | Why This Moment In Time?

Yesterday was the homegoing service for George Floyd. Been thinking a lot, as I watched the protests from across the world. Why this incident? Why now? I don’t really have an answer, except for that I don’t think it was … Continue reading

Posted in activism, African Americans, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Breaking News, Criminal Justice, Department of Justice, History, injustice, Institutional Racism, Justice, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police Reform, Police violence, Politics, Rikyrah's Rant | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Open Thread | Don’t Fall For the Okeydoke

Been watching the protests with a curious eye.😒😒   George Floyd's murder was about race, not class. — Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) May 31, 2020 SAY IT AGAIN😠😠😠 George Floyd's murder was about race, not class. — Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) May … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Black Lives Matter, Breaking News, Criminal Justice, Department of Justice, Institutional Racism, Justice, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police Reform, Police violence, Politics, Protests | Tagged , , , , , , , | 73 Comments