Category Archives: Open Thread

Reparations Hearing | The Anointed Opening Statement of Ta-Nehisi Coates

God Is In This Ta-Nehisi Coates words were like King David’s slingshot against Goliath… Author Ta-Nehisi Coates told lawmakers at a House committee hearing that the debate over reparations is “a dilemma of inheritance.” Coates called out Senate Majority Leader … Continue reading

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Happy Juneteenth!

Why is June 19th known as Juneteenth? The answer is rooted in history. “Juneteenth is an African-American holiday that celebrates the emancipation of slaves in Texas in 1865.” Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Call Them What They Are: BRIBES! Emoluments Clause, Anyone?😠😠

Just let this have been 44 getting $2 from ANY foreign government, and Fox News would have been doing an EMOLUMENTS CLAUSE course in every segment. And, let’s be clear – this is about the EMOLUMENTS CLAUSE… The Constitution was … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Mitch McConnell is as much a threat to this country as Dolt45

Because, he’s a TRAITOR. Plain and simple. Never forget…during the 2016 Election Cycle, when President Obama was first alerted at the attempts of the Russians to interfere, he wanted to make a bi-partisan statement, informing the American people of what … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Now, They Have Re-opened the Japanese Internment Camps😠😠

You know, when this all started, there were those of us who brought up concentration camps. And, we definitely brought up the Japanese Internment Camps during WWII. But, you had folks, especially in the media, who poo-pooed us, and told … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Old School Weekend

Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

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Friday Open Thread | Rick Gates and Michael Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence

The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates to turn over documents by June 26 and testify on July 10. Why it matters: Flynn and Gates both … Continue reading

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