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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Is the
Black Mother (& Leader) America Needs Now

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 6/3/2020 9:42:25 AM

As protests for racial justice and against police brutality continue to unfold across the country (and worldwide), many of the events have turned violent, with nighttime burning and looting taking the place of more peaceful daytime rallies. And unsurprisingly, President Trump is only stoking the (literal) fires with his incendiary and not at all fact-based tweets. (Namely, he called protesters “THUGS” in his characteristic all-caps tweet-shout, and dropped a phrase with racist origins that also glorifies violence: “When the looting starts, the shooting starts.”) But among all the nation’s leaders who, unlike Trump, are actually trying to do some leading


Joe better hurry up and get that nomination before Dems drop him for this shiny, new penny.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Italiano 6/3/2020 9:44:30 AM (No. 430693)
What happened to Michelle and Oprah?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: hammondb3 6/3/2020 9:45:55 AM (No. 430695)
People who disrespect the property and lives of others ARE THUGS. Bottoms is a lightweight. It's a comedic travesty, however, that Stacy Abrams does not share her last name.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Quigley 6/3/2020 9:46:08 AM (No. 430696)
I saw the video of the young guy getting beat to death on the street in Dallas. Were the people doing the beating protestors or THUGS? Explain your answer.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jean123 6/3/2020 9:52:16 AM (No. 430705)
All this Alice in Wonderland talk is getting really tiresome.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: PCMM 6/3/2020 10:05:08 AM (No. 430722)
I’m sorry, but posting this junk here is like tricking someone into seeing a puppy snuff film or maybe some gay porn. It’s toxic.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird 6/3/2020 10:09:05 AM (No. 430725)
Right. She’ll be a winner, from sea to shining sea…. Big in Flyover Country … The perfect person to be a heartbeat or a brain cell away from the Oval Office. /s
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 6/3/2020 10:21:27 AM (No. 430742)
I need to find a hole to get sick in.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 6/3/2020 10:27:43 AM (No. 430751)
So, let's see, that would make it a BiteMe-Bottoms ticket, eh? That's hilarious! Too bad Holder isn't running for president with this woman! Or Samantha Power or Clapper. . . . the combinations are endless!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: John C 6/3/2020 10:28:41 AM (No. 430752)
Amelia who. Yahoo news is a joke.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: rabblerouser 6/3/2020 10:34:58 AM (No. 430761)
She is no better that Kamala Harris or Stacy Abrams. She has contradicted herself several times, just like a typical Dim.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Right Time 6/3/2020 10:35:34 AM (No. 430763)
Why is Keisha glorified as a leader now? Oh, I know. She trash talked Trump to her reporters (and not Trump) Meanwhile the looters own her city
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Strike3 6/3/2020 10:38:47 AM (No. 430769)
If I have to choose between a Black Mother and Donald Trump, there really isn't much effort in the choice. Anybody who thinks these rioting sweethearts are anything but THUGS is severely delusional.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Foghorn 6/3/2020 10:40:30 AM (No. 430771)
This is just another unjustified blast against President Trump. Those looting and robbing are THUGS. If the looters and those carrying weapons to a 'demonstration' are THUGS. There is no other name for them. They are bento on collapsing the economy and ruining small businesses around the country. The intend, along with the statements given in the write up is also intentionally supporting the removal of President Trump.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: StrikingViking 6/3/2020 10:55:33 AM (No. 430788)
I recently saw a news clip of President Obama in the White House calling protesters who loot or commit other violence THUGS. I don't remember any angst amidst the MSM at the time.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: mc squared 6/3/2020 11:01:45 AM (No. 430800)
Go ahead and flame me, but what cities, states and the country DON'T need now is a woman named Keisha. We already had an Obama Hussein. That this article about her and the riots was in the 'Yahoo Lifestyle' section is prescient.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DVC 6/3/2020 11:21:42 AM (No. 430838)
I thought that Fat Stacy was the perfect choice. A puff piece every other week printing nonsense, trying to puff up various nobodies and third string politicians. Fighting for a chance to get on the Titanic, it looks like to me.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Chuzzles 6/3/2020 11:23:14 AM (No. 430840)
I have long been saying that the true presidential contender is going to be their VP choice. This is going to be a bait and switch game this year, and the democrats won't be able to say thing one about it either. They are still in the sheeple mindset, therefore fair game for the DNC. As long as they don't nominate Spacey Stacey Abrams, I guess I can live and laugh at whomever they pick.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: aasilver 6/3/2020 11:26:15 AM (No. 430845)
How about a twofer - Aa Dem ticket with Stacy on the top and keisha on the bottom. Now that is a visual!!!!!!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: cold porridge 6/3/2020 12:17:52 PM (No. 430915)
All I had to do was read the headline and then see that it was from Yahoo. That told me it was all bull crap. I skipped reading it.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rama41 6/3/2020 12:32:38 PM (No. 430925)
Looks like rhe Dems are heading for a fun time in Milwaukee this summer.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: David Key 6/3/2020 12:35:09 PM (No. 430929)
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Reply 22 - Posted by: lakerman1 6/3/2020 1:16:39 PM (No. 430960)
I have the same opinion of Yahoo that President trump has.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 6/3/2020 1:19:54 PM (No. 430963)
More propaganda posted in Yahoo as a news article. This could have been (and probably was) written by Bottoms' campaign staff. It has the wrong title, though: "It shall be called “Bottom’s Dream” because it hath no bottom."
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Reply 24 - Posted by: anniebc 6/3/2020 1:39:10 PM (No. 430986)
She's not.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: NYbob 6/3/2020 1:58:35 PM (No. 431005)
Yahoo is such a farce. Imagine how far gone a fired brain has to be to think that anything posted by Yahoo news is useful or accurate. Hey kids, are you still thinking Bernie is the 'one?' LOL. Next time pay attention when we talk to you.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: KatieJo 6/3/2020 2:16:01 PM (No. 431027)
I can't believe someone wrote that headline. Straight faced or not.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: JackBurton 6/3/2020 3:18:30 PM (No. 431092)
Side note. When I want to call someone a .... an anal orifice, I call them a yahoo. Swift would be proud. Secondly, yes... the 'protesters' were thugs.. a lot of 'em. Ask the owners of the Target or the Autozone or the myriad of small, family businesses that got looted or torched. For years, the Left has been telling us that Trump is bad.... not because he's done bad things. The economy was great. Lifting the regulatory burden was great. Standing up to overseas tyrants was.... hey, I could do this all week. But Trump said some bad things. Or said good things ineptly. That should be enough for ALL of us to not like him, eh? But the left has enough moral ambiguity to choke a herd of horses if they buy the protesters without reservation. 170 businesses torched in Minneapolis alone. Lefties, don't tell me about the mote in my eye, eh?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: 4Justice 6/3/2020 9:53:44 PM (No. 431518)
He did NOT call protesters "Thugs". He was talking about LOOTERS and VANDALS who were RIOTING, burning buildings and violently acting out!!!!!! I am so sick of the LYING media !!!!
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