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http://disq.us/p/2c24ez2 BeccaM • 12 hours ago • edited Florida Republicans: “No voting right for felons. Stop asking why most of them are people of color.” Florida voters: “We’re restoring voting rights to all felons who’ve done their time!” FL GOP: “Not so fast. They have to pay their fines, fees, and any restitution.” GOP-majority SCOTUS: “Not Jim Crow, nosiree, …

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These people really hate to have people vote.   The cult of tRump / Republican party know they are a minority.   The know their ideas are unpopular.   They know most people, the majority doesn’t agree with them.   So they are trying hard to enforce minority rule as much and as long as possible.   When did these …

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/23/oregon-portland-pro-trump-protests-violence-texts Patriots Coalition members suggested political assassinations and said ‘laws will be broken, people will get hurt’, leaked chats show Leaked chat logs show Portland-area pro-Trump activists planning and training for violence, sourcing arms and ammunition and even suggesting political assassinations ahead of a series of contentious rallies in the Oregon city, including one scheduled for this …

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REPORT: After Phone Calls With Jewish Reps, Trump Said “Jews Stick Together, Only In It For Themselves” The Washington Post reports: In unguarded moments with senior aides, President Trump has maintained that Black Americans have mainly themselves to blame in their struggle for equality, hindered more by lack of initiative than societal impediments, according to current and …

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https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/517707-trump-extends-ban-on-racial-discrimination-training-to-federal President Trump on Tuesday extended his administration’s ban on training involving race- and sex-based discrimination to include federal contractors, doubling down on an issue to appeal to his base, and white voters in particular.  The White House released an executive order that outlaws the teaching of “divisive concepts,” such as the idea that one race or sex …

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https://gothamist.com/news/trumps-doj-threatens-strip-funds-nyc-and-other-anarchist-cities-prompting-cheers-nypd-unions But while city leaders and New Yorkers mainly ridiculed the threatened cuts, the move was immediately celebrated by some of the city’s police unions — including the Police Benevolent Association, whose longtime boss Pat Lynch recently endorsed Trump. Ed Mullins, the president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, also said he that he agreed with the Attorney …

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https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/1/25/16919362/understanding-the-fake-historian-behind-americas-religious-right With a tie-breaking vote cast by Vice President Mike Pence, the Senate confirmed longtime religious-right figurehead and outgoing (and unpopular) Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to be the US’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom on Wednesday. Christian figures like Rev. Johnnie Moore, who served on the president’s evangelical outreach board during Trump’s campaign, praised Brownback as a “consistent, …

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