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Old 21st June 2021, 03:38 AM   #441
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To poke at a bit of a round-up of some of the things that state Democrats have been doing during the Biden Presidency, because that's a subject that tends to get much less attention from national media.

Democrats Deliver: In Blue States, Dems Pass Historic Wins for Voters, Workers, and Minorities

There's a bunch, in short.
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Old 21st June 2021, 06:39 AM   #442
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Like MTG and Gohmert, Johnson says and does so many stupid things that he deserve a thread dedicated just to him.

He showed up at a Juneteenth event in Milwaukee and got booed and swore at.


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Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson joined in a Juneteenth Day celebration in his home state, only to see his speech drowned out by a chorus of boos.

Johnson, of Oshkosh, made an appearance Saturday at a Republican Party booth in Milwaukee, where he drew a growing crowd once people recognized him. Some people swore at him and said, “We don’t want you here.”

Imagine that. He helped block the creation of the holiday last year, questioned why it should exist this year, and then wasn't welcomed at an event celebrating the holiday.

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When asked what he thought of the boos Saturday, Johnson said: “This is unusual for Wisconsin. Most people in Wisconsin say, ‘You are in our prayers; we are praying for you.’ ... But you got some people here that are just sort of nasty at some points.”

"People say"
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Old 21st June 2021, 06:51 AM   #443
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Originally Posted by Aridas View Post
To poke at a bit of a round-up of some of the things that state Democrats have been doing during the Biden Presidency, because that's a subject that tends to get much less attention from national media.

Democrats Deliver: In Blue States, Dems Pass Historic Wins for Voters, Workers, and Minorities

There's a bunch, in short.
And they MUST be STOPPED!*



*Part of this nutritious breakfast.
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Old 21st June 2021, 08:14 AM   #444
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Originally Posted by Aridas View Post
To poke at a bit of a round-up of some of the things that state Democrats have been doing during the Biden Presidency, because that's a subject that tends to get much less attention from national media.

Democrats Deliver: In Blue States, Dems Pass Historic Wins for Voters, Workers, and Minorities

There's a bunch, in short.
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Old 21st June 2021, 08:58 AM   #445
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Originally Posted by Regnad Kcin View Post
And they MUST be STOPPED!*



*Part of this nutritious breakfast.
Bunch of commiesocialistlibs!
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So it has. Unfortunate.
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Old 22nd June 2021, 04:25 AM   #447
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How soon till filibuster is removed? Mitch took it out as needed to approve supreme court justices.
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Failure of the bill to move forward would be a major blow for Democrats that will likely trigger a fresh outpouring of calls from progressives to eliminate the legislative filibuster, which requires most bills to get the votes of at least 10 Republicans given the current Senate makeup. But the votes are not there to eliminate the filibuster with Manchin and several other moderate Democrats opposed.
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Old 22nd June 2021, 07:23 AM   #448
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How soon till filibuster is removed? Mitch took it out as needed to approve supreme court justices.

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...But the votes are not there to eliminate the filibuster with Manchin and several other moderate Democrats opposed.
That would be the same person who, when he did ask his real employers (bribers) for help bribing some Republicans to join the Democrats on something in that leaked phone call, specified that the only reason was not to actually get the thing done but just to shut the lefties up.
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Old 22nd June 2021, 12:00 PM   #449
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Two Democrats defend filibuster as something holy that provides stability.
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kyr...filibuster.amp
The Republicans will steal the 2022 election if election reform does not happen. Once they have power and get around to naming another judge, filibuster goes out.
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Old 22nd June 2021, 12:20 PM   #450
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Originally Posted by Tero View Post
Two Democrats defend filibuster as something holy that provides stability.
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kyr...filibuster.amp
The Republicans will steal the 2022 election if election reform does not happen. Once they have power and get around to naming another judge, filibuster goes out.
Keep in mind that the fillibuster has already ended when it comes to judges (It was removed for lower courts under Obama, and the Supreme court for Trump.) Any changes to the fillibuster now will apply only to legislation.

I don't like the fact that Moscow Mitch and the rest of the republican senators are blocking much needed legislation via the fillibuster. But, I do like the idea that if the republicans ever regain the white house and both houses, the Democrats would at least have the fillibuster to prevent the Republicans from getting out of control.

I do have to wonder though, why Moscow Mitch didn't eliminate the fillibuster in the first 2 years when Trump was president.... instead of passing all sorts of pro-republican legislation, they relied heavily on executive orders (which, as we have seen, are often easily rescinded.) I assume it was some sort of tactical decision on his part.
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Old 22nd June 2021, 12:31 PM   #451
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
He showed up at a Juneteenth event in Milwaukee and got booed and swore at.





Imagine that. He helped block the creation of the holiday last year, questioned why it should exist this year, and then wasn't welcomed at an event celebrating the holiday.




"People say"
God, Johnson is an idiot.
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Old 22nd June 2021, 12:31 PM   #452
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Keep in mind that the fillibuster has already ended when it comes to judges (It was removed for lower courts under Obama, and the Supreme court for Trump.) Any changes to the fillibuster now will apply only to legislation.

I don't like the fact that Moscow Mitch and the rest of the republican senators are blocking much needed legislation via the fillibuster. But, I do like the idea that if the republicans ever regain the white house and both houses, the Democrats would at least have the fillibuster to prevent the Republicans from getting out of control.

I do have to wonder though, why Moscow Mitch didn't eliminate the fillibuster in the first 2 years when Trump was president.... instead of passing all sorts of pro-republican legislation, they relied heavily on executive orders (which, as we have seen, are often easily rescinded.) I assume it was some sort of tactical decision on his part.
What legislation did they want to pass that they didn't? They got their legislative agenda of tax cuts and failed to repeal Obamacare on a vote. What legislative agenda did they have the need to remove it?
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God, Johnson is an idiot.
In more breaking news, this just in: water is wet.
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I do have to wonder though, why Moscow Mitch didn't eliminate the fillibuster in the first 2 years when Trump was president.... instead of passing all sorts of pro-republican legislation, they relied heavily on executive orders (which, as we have seen, are often easily rescinded.) I assume it was some sort of tactical decision on his part.
What legislation did they want to pass that they didn't? They got their legislative agenda of tax cuts and failed to repeal Obamacare on a vote. What legislative agenda did they have the need to remove it?
Admittedly, they didn't really have much of an 'agenda' (other than "what do rich people want today?" and "how can we wreck government?"). But, they could have still done more to further their goals (as aimless as those goals were)...

- they could have used legislation for many of the things Trump enacted via executive order... financial and environmental deregulation, border wall construction, etc.
- further defunded or cut back on the authority of the Federal elections commission
- although the repeal of Obamacare failed, they could have chipped away at some of the edges... remove the budget for advertising, limiting the enrollment times, etc.
- forced government cutbacks
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
Admittedly, they didn't really have much of an 'agenda' (other than "what do rich people want today?" and "how can we wreck government?"). But, they could have still done more to further their goals (as aimless as those goals were)...

- they could have used legislation for many of the things Trump enacted via executive order... financial and environmental deregulation, border wall construction, etc.
- further defunded or cut back on the authority of the Federal elections commission
- although the repeal of Obamacare failed, they could have chipped away at some of the edges... remove the budget for advertising, limiting the enrollment times, etc.
- forced government cutbacks
Then they would have to deal with the outcomes of all those, they simply didn't have the support for a real legislative agenda and so had no need to end the filibuster. If it had stood between Mitch and something he wanted and could get passed it would have been gone like it was for judges.
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Everyone should be pissed with Joe Manchin but for a reason other than all those previously mentioned. The jackass should have played coy on his position on filibuster. The filibuster keeps the majority in check but it also keeps the minority in check. It only works as a tool of compromise if the minority party thinks that the majority might just get tied of their **** and get rid of it. If getting rid of the filibuster was Joey's last resort to protect the sacred right to vote, you'd have seen some Republican defections and maybe a real bipartisan bill. He could have been the guy that got the John Lewis Voting Rights Act passed. Now he's just a stupid dumb-ass.
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I still have to laugh whenever I hear McConnell claim the For the People Act is a "power grab by the Dems". It just doesn't get more "projectiony" than that.
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Now he's just a stupid dumb-ass.
He's not stupid, he's getting paid by the Kochs and doing exactly what his deep-red constituency wants. I don't know who's buttering Sinema's bread, but I assume there's a similar situation there.

The ultimate problem is the Democrats have a 48 seat majority.
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When is that infrastructure bill coming?
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Anyone else notice that Biden is a pathological liar?
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Anyone else notice that Biden is a pathological liar?
No, but as compared to the guy he replaced, any dishonesty from Biden hardly seems worth mentioning.
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Anyone else notice that no one has to keep a running record of Biden's lies? Anyone else notice how they pale in comparison to those lies told by Ex-Prez Psychopath? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies don't kill people? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies aren't crazy conspiracy theories? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies don't incite an insurrection? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies are not attempting to overthrow our Constitution, our Democracy, and our Rule of Law? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies aren't coming from a mentally deranged moron living in his own little delusional world because his narcissism won't allow him to accept he lost?
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Anyone else notice that Biden is a pathological liar?
Oh, I'm sorry, but you lost the privilege of a "you too" on Democrats after you elected the absolute biggest liar in the history of mankind back in 2016.
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Anyone else notice that no one has to keep a running record of Biden's lies? Anyone else notice how they pale in comparison to those lies told by Ex-Prez Psychopath? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies don't kill people? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies aren't crazy conspiracy theories? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies don't incite an insurrection? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies are not attempting to overthrow our Constitution, our Democracy, and our Rule of Law? Anyone else notice how Biden's lies aren't coming from a mentally deranged moron living in his own little delusional world because his narcissism won't allow him to accept he lost?
"Biden declares white supremacists ‘most lethal threat’ to US"

This whopper was a headline at The Guardian. Oh, and I take great exception to the assertion suggesting that Biden isn't a mentally deranged moron. He's also a senile old fart.
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Oh, I'm sorry, but you lost the privilege of a "you too" on Democrats after you elected the absolute biggest liar in the history of mankind back in 2016.
Comparing Biden's lies to Trump's is like claiming a parking ticket is as big a crime as hijacking a car with a baby in it and leaving the kid in the middle of the road to get hit by a semi. After all, they both involve cars.
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"Biden declares white supremacists ‘most lethal threat’ to US"

This whopper was a headline at The Guardian. Oh, and I take great exception to the assertion suggesting that Biden isn't a mentally deranged moron. He's also a senile old fart.
Person, woman, man, camera, TV. Gawd, Trump was just such a stupid **** up: I suspect he was incapable of the missionary position. It's too bad his mom didn't have an abortion.
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It looks like ten GOP senators have reached a potential deal with Biden on a 1.2 trillion dollar Infrastructure plan. Let's see how McConnell and the more progressive Dems will deal with this. I just hope the extremists on both sides don't screw this up.
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"Biden declares white supremacists ‘most lethal threat’ to US"

This whopper was a headline at The Guardian. Oh, and I take great exception to the assertion suggesting that Biden isn't a mentally deranged moron. He's also a senile old fart.
Evidence of the hilited? Or did you mean Trump, the self-proclaimed chosen one?
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Evidence of the hilited? Or did you mean Trump, the self-proclaimed chosen one?
See, the problem is that we called Trump mentally unstable or defective for years now, for good reason, so now they have to call Biden the same. It's the same principle that had them call the "msm" 'fake news' after reports of actual fake news surfaced during and after the 2016 election, etc. They have to accuse others of what they're accused or guilty of.
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"Biden declares white supremacists ‘most lethal threat’ to US"
This whopper was a headline at The Guardian.
He was right: he was quoting FBI Director Christopher Wray who said:

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"In fact, we've viewed it (domestic terrorism) as such a critical threat that back in June of 2019 under my leadership, we elevated racially and ethnically motivated violent extremism to our highest threat priority on the same level with ISIS and homegrown violent extremists where it remains to this day."
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Shortly after, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked Wray if he stood by his testimony that white supremacist extremism is the dominant and most persistent force of domestic terrorism threats today.

"I would certainly say, as I think I've said consistently in the past, that racially motivated violent extremism specifically of the sort that advocates for the superiority of the white race is a persistent evolving threat," Wray said. "It's the biggest chunk of our racially motivated violent extremism cases for sure and racially motivated violent extremism is the biggest chunk of our domestic terrorism portfolio."
But why should we believe the FBI? Trump doesn't. The FBI is part of the YUGE witch hunt out to get him. After all, they were the ones who really orchestrated the Jan. 6 insurrection, right?



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Oh, and I take great exception to the assertion suggesting that Biden isn't a mentally deranged moron. He's also a senile old fart.
Take as much exception as you like if living in the same alternate reality as Trump rocks your world.

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He was right: he was quoting FBI Director Christopher Wray who said:





But why should we believe the FBI? Trump doesn't. The FBI is part of the YUGE witch hunt out to get him. After all, they were the ones who really orchestrated the Jan. 6 insurrection, right?





Take as much exception as you like if living in the same alternate reality as Trump rocks your world.

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Wray is lying and Biden didn't saying anything about terrorism, he said "most lethal threat". BLM has been rioting and burning down huge chunks of cities, estimated damage as much as $2 billion according to III. What exactly have white supremacists been doing? Hiding? Lurking in the shadows waiting to strike? If white supremacists -- wherever they may be -- burned down an abandoned food truck in a vacant lot it would be front page news in WaPo for a week at least. It would be the only thing on CNN for a year. LOL.

Oh, and Biden was threatening us with nukes today while he babbled about his plan to end gun violence without making any mention of the people who are actually engaging in gun violence every weekend and racking up a yuge number of casualties, while Lori Lightfoot spends all of her time primping in front of a mirror, ignoring the body count while trying not to look like a frog.
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If the groups that are behind essentially all of the political violence (terrorism) in this country, including the attempted re-enactment of Bastille Day, aren't the biggest threat to the country, then what is? It must be something other than political violence (terrorism). So... the current wave of election-system rigging by Republicans to create single-party fake "elections" from now on like all the second-world countries we used to scoff at for it? The Republicans' insistence on letting damaged bridges go unattended til they're a life-or-death emergency that either collapses or forces the shutdown of an interstate highway at the last minute? The Republicans' insistence on giving away basic utility management to private corporations that are always incentivized to manage them worse than a public agency? The Republicans' insistence on continuing to do the same thing to us with the medical industry, making us the subject of pity for people in other countries? Both parties' insistence on a "government" system that runs primarily on bribes? No, wait, I've got it... it must be the Democrats' insistence on calling trans-gender people what they want to be called!
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Old 23rd June 2021, 07:10 PM   #473
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Wray is lying and Biden didn't saying anything about terrorism, he said "most lethal threat". BLM has been rioting and burning down huge chunks of cities, estimated damage as much as $2 billion according to III. What exactly have white supremacists been doing? Hiding? Lurking in the shadows waiting to strike? If white supremacists -- wherever they may be -- burned down an abandoned food truck in a vacant lot it would be front page news in WaPo for a week at least. It would be the only thing on CNN for a year. LOL.

Oh, and Biden was threatening us with nukes today while he babbled about his plan to end gun violence without making any mention of the people who are actually engaging in gun violence every weekend and racking up a yuge number of casualties, while Lori Lightfoot spends all of her time primping in front of a mirror, ignoring the body count while trying not to look like a frog.
LOL: "Wray is lying". Typical. Everyone who doesn't support your Trumpian view is "lying". All the judges, including those appointed by Trump, who found Trump's lawsuits being baseless, are "lying". All those who conducted the recounts of ballots and found no fraud are "lying" including those run by GOP, blah, blah, blah. Only Trump...he who has been diagnosed a pathological liar by numerous psychiatrists and psychologists and those who worked with him...he is telling the truth!

'Threatened us with nukes".......

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Old 23rd June 2021, 09:42 PM   #474
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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
Wray is lying and Biden didn't saying anything about terrorism, he said "most lethal threat".
Actually I'd say he's basing things on real, hard data...

From: Center for Strategic and International Studies
The data show three notable trends. First, right-wing attacks and plots accounted for the majority of all terrorist incidents in the United States since 1994....Second, the total number of right-wing attacks and plots has grown substantially during the past six years....(right-wing extremists) committed over 90 percent of the attacks and plots between January 1 and May 8, 2020. Third, although religious extremists were responsible for the most fatalities because of the 9/11 attacks, right-wing perpetrators were responsible for more than half of all annual fatalities in 14 of the 21 years during which fatal attacks occurred.
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BLM has been rioting and burning down huge chunks of cities, estimated damage as much as $2 billion according to III.
First of all, the issue was "fatalities". While there has been some vandalism and rioting associated with the BLM protests, there have been very few deaths associated with them. (In fact, most protests have been peaceful.)

Secondly, while there has been some property damage associated with BLM protests, not all of them have been done by BLM protesters themselves. Instead, various opportunists (such as right-wing extremists, or even people out for personal/financial gain) are often the cause of the vandalism.

From: Washington Post
white nationalists, as counterintuitive as it might seem, have been known to attend Black Lives Matter rallies.
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Jones reviewed protests in more than 140 cities and spoke with U.S. officials within the joint terrorism task force. Most of the violence, Jones said, was committed by “local hooligans, sometimes gangs, sometimes just individuals that are trying to take advantage of an opportunity.”
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Four people who identify with the far-right extremist “boogaloo” movement are among those facing the most serious federal charges.
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A Twitter account that claimed to be run by antifa activists and called for violence at the protests was later linked to the white nationalist group Identity Evropa

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What exactly have white supremacists been doing? Hiding? Lurking in the shadows waiting to strike?
You mean other than committing ~90% of the terrorist attacks in the first 4 months of 2020?
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Old 23rd June 2021, 10:29 PM   #475
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
Actually I'd say he's basing things on real, hard data...

From: Center for Strategic and International Studies
The data show three notable trends. First, right-wing attacks and plots accounted for the majority of all terrorist incidents in the United States since 1994....Second, the total number of right-wing attacks and plots has grown substantially during the past six years....(right-wing extremists) committed over 90 percent of the attacks and plots between January 1 and May 8, 2020. Third, although religious extremists were responsible for the most fatalities because of the 9/11 attacks, right-wing perpetrators were responsible for more than half of all annual fatalities in 14 of the 21 years during which fatal attacks occurred.

First of all, the issue was "fatalities". While there has been some vandalism and rioting associated with the BLM protests, there have been very few deaths associated with them. (In fact, most protests have been peaceful.)

Secondly, while there has been some property damage associated with BLM protests, not all of them have been done by BLM protesters themselves. Instead, various opportunists (such as right-wing extremists, or even people out for personal/financial gain) are often the cause of the vandalism.

From: Washington Post
white nationalists, as counterintuitive as it might seem, have been known to attend Black Lives Matter rallies.
...
Jones reviewed protests in more than 140 cities and spoke with U.S. officials within the joint terrorism task force. Most of the violence, Jones said, was committed by “local hooligans, sometimes gangs, sometimes just individuals that are trying to take advantage of an opportunity.”
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Four people who identify with the far-right extremist “boogaloo” movement are among those facing the most serious federal charges.
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A Twitter account that claimed to be run by antifa activists and called for violence at the protests was later linked to the white nationalist group Identity Evropa


You mean other than committing ~90% of the terrorist attacks in the first 4 months of 2020?
Don't present Trumpists with actual facts. It just confuses them.
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Old 23rd June 2021, 10:57 PM   #476
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To poke at an all too common theme again... It's Georgia time again.

Uncovered: Attack on 364,000 Georgia Voters

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Reardon of Marietta, Georgia who is running for Vice-Chair of the state Republican Party, has filed a legal challenge to Horne’s vote — one of 32,379 voters in Cobb County Reardon has challenged under a little-noticed provision of Georgia’s new voting restriction law, SB202.

Reardon, who admits she never met, called nor contacted Horne, accused the African-American of the felony crime of voting illegally because, Reardon says Horne, like the thousands of others Reardon has challenged, does not live in Cobb County.
Our investigations team reached Horne at her home in Cobb County — and confirmed she is a legal voter. Nevertheless, Reardon is challenging her vote. Altogether, Reardon and 87 other operatives have filed challenges under the new law to block a breathtaking 364,000 voters from having their ballots counted.

A review of the list indicates most challenged are voters of color.

In an on-camera interview with this reporter, Reardon stated that she and her fellow challengers, including the Chairman of the Cobb County Republican Party, were given the unverified hit list by True the Vote, a right-wing group out of Houston, Texas.

Reardon admitted, “I did not speak to the 32,000 people.” In fact, she did not speak to a single one.
It gets worse from there, of course, but I think that's enough to introduce this particular development.
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Wray is lying and Biden didn't saying anything about terrorism, he said "most lethal threat".
Pres. Biden's statement:
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...-politics-live

Biden didn't say anything about terrorism, you say? Was it the word "terrorism" that confused you?

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BLM has been rioting and burning down huge chunks of cities, estimated damage as much as $2 billion according to III. What exactly have white supremacists been doing? Hiding? Lurking in the shadows waiting to strike? If white supremacists -- wherever they may be -- burned down an abandoned food truck in a vacant lot it would be front page news in WaPo for a week at least. It would be the only thing on CNN for a year. LOL.
As already pointed out, most of the rioting and looting took place after dark when the actual, overwhelmingly peaceful BLM protests took place during the day. The malcontents who came out at night to do the damage belonged mostly to gangs, were opportunists, and in some cases, right-wing extremists:

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Furthermore, the (BLM) protests in recent months have been largely peaceful. Violent incidents did occur, but many were initiated by outside groups with political agendas.

According to multiple reports, including a Washington Post fact check, there were no signs that that antifa was behind violence at these protests. As of earlier this month, federal prosecutors had not been able to link dozens of people arrested in protests in Portland, Ore., to antifa.

In fact, in at least one instance where a police officer was killed during a protest, the suspect was actually aligned with a far-right extremist group. In Oakland, Air Force Staff Sgt. Steven Carrillo — a member of the “boogaloo,” an online extremist group with violent views — is accused of killing a federal officer. Authorities have said he was using nearby peaceful protests as cover.

And during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, two people were killed and another was injured when someone opened fire.

Police have arrested 17-year-old Illinois resident Kyle Rittenhouse on a first-degree intentional murder charge in connection with those shootings.
NBC News has reported that Rittenhouse had promoted "Blue Lives Matter" online.
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/202...583#blogHeader


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Oh, and Biden was threatening us with nukes today
I already covered the lie about "threatening us with nukes". You really need to read for comprehension.

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while he babbled about his plan to end gun violence without making any mention of the people who are actually engaging in gun violence every weekend and racking up a yuge number of casualties,
What you really mean is that he didn't mention Black gang gun violence. Amirite? Gun violence that is almost exclusively against other gang members whereas the large scale gun violence perpetrated against strangers, in schools, and in work places is predominantly by white people.

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Mass shootings in the U.S. by shooter’s by race/ethnicity as of May 2021

Between 1982 and May 2021, 66 out of the 124 mass shootings in the United States were carried out by white shooters. By comparison, the perpetrator was African American in 21 mass shootings, and Latino in 10. When calculated as percentages, this amounts to 53 percent, 17 percent and eight percent respectively.
https://www.statista.com/statistics/...hooter-s-race/

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while Lori Lightfoot spends all of her time primping in front of a mirror, ignoring the body count while trying not to look like a frog.
I see you have adopted the "attack a woman's looks" so beloved of Dear Leader.
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Old 23rd June 2021, 11:56 PM   #478
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To poke at an all too common theme again... It's Georgia time again.

Uncovered: Attack on 364,000 Georgia Voters

To poke at the introduction part -

It gets worse from there, of course, but I think that's enough to introduce this particular development.
This might just need a new thread. In Arizona despite being told by the DoJ not to do it, alt-righters are going door to door and asking people who they voted for.

The Hill (via MSN): Door knockers asking how people voted falsely claim to represent Arizona county
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A group of individuals are going door-to-door in an Arizona county falsely claiming they represent local election officials and asking residents how they voted in the 2020 elections, according to a report from The Arizona Republic....

Former Republican Arizona political candidate Liz Harris said this week that she had organized canvassers to go door-to-door, the Republic reported. Harris initially told the newspaper that the canvassers were involved in the Arizona state Senate's election audit, but later said she could not confirm if they were. ...

The news comes after Department of Justice officials raised concerns last month about reported canvassing plans by Cyber Ninjas, the Florida contractor tasked with conducting the ongoing election audit in Arizona, for Maricopa County.

Pamela Karlan, the principal deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's civil rights division, warned in a letter to Arizona Senate President Karen Fann (R) in May that actions made in the controversial recount could violate civil rights laws.
This just goes from nutty to nuttier. The most nutty thing ever in history.


I do hope this backfires and the voters in AZ react to this nonsense in the 2022 election.

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
If the bishops follow this denial of communion for Biden, then they should ask every parishioner their position on abortion before receiving the sacrament.
Otherwise, the bishops are not sincere in their spiritual dogma.
The whole issue is basically pointless and an excercise in church politics. The decision to bar a parishioner from recieving communion rests with his or her local bishop, and as far as I know, both the bishop of Wilmington and the bishop of Washington have made clear that Biden is welcome to recieve communion.

It's worth noting this originated with some of the most staunchly conservative US bishops, who have made their opposition to the liberal (in a church context) reforms by Pope Francis quite clear.
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BLM has been rioting and burning down huge chunks of cities
No they haven't. Stop watching fake news.
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