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Pitchfork-wielding protesters
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Posted By: Ribicon, 7/1/2020 11:05:11 PM

A caravan of protesters—some wielding plastic pitchforks—descended on the Hamptons Wednesday to blast the rich and decry the nation’s rising income inequality. More than 100 drivers and about 200 marchers paid a visit to the homes of some of the world’s wealthiest people, including ex-New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg. “Tax the rich, not the poor!” the protesters chanted outside Bloomberg’s $20 million Southhampton mansion, with some calling the failed presidential candidate a “looter.”(Snip) They noted that while the virus outbreak has deeply impacted low-income and communities of color, the wealth of US billionaires has surged.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: anniebc 7/1/2020 11:08:55 PM (No. 463823)
The most ignorant bunch of peasants in history. The poor do not pay taxes!!!!! I'm not envious of billionaires and have no desire to be one. More money, more problems.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog 7/1/2020 11:11:45 PM (No. 463826)
Yes, those people in the Hamptons are doing too well. They should stop hiring people and improving their businesses. The good of society demands it.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Quigley 7/1/2020 11:13:51 PM (No. 463830)
Well, his Mob came to meet their maker, Roy Batty style.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 7/1/2020 11:28:28 PM (No. 463848)
If Biden is elected...a distinct possibility if Trump doesn't stop taking advise from his daughter and Jared, then we will all see our taxes skyrocket! And it won't go for the deficit...it will be doled out at the public trough like nobody's beesnus... After members of the three branches of Federal Government take their share of course! You could tax all billionaires at 100% and not touch our national debt or our need for increased Big Government! It is never going to stop until the dollar is absolutely worthless! Buy Gold and Silver now...even with the increased pricing I am buying! Start small but keep buying at regular intervals and you will be surprised how much you can accumulate without really feeling it. Remember, you aren't "buying" anything...you are moving money from your right pocket to your left! And your left has a zipper on it while the right one is full of fake Monopoly Money! Thanks Federal Reserve for watching out for us Joe Lunchboxes out here!!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: NYbob 7/1/2020 11:33:42 PM (No. 463854)
If you are a billionaire and you aren't prepared to handle a 100 or so 'marchers,' you really haven't been paying attention for the last couple of decades. Some phone calls to the local police force might be a good idea and when was the last time you made a contribution to the local precinct?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross 7/1/2020 11:35:02 PM (No. 463856)
Mob no doubt made up of slightly less rich white pantywaist fully indoctrinated liberals.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 7/2/2020 12:25:52 AM (No. 463879)
If not for rich people they wouldn't have jobs; if they have jobs. I blame schools and liberal teachers for the poor education these protesters received. By all means leave this awful country.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Heraclitus 7/2/2020 12:30:45 AM (No. 463887)
Most likely the residents had made their contributions to blm, virtue-signaling, you might say. They'll probably flee to the The Vineyard from The Hamptons, and there meet up with the Os at their new estate. We know that when the barbarians began their invasion of the Roman Empire, the infiltration was slow, sporadic; but soon the slow invasion became a tsunami. This is a small number of people fixin' for a communist takeover (every leftist's wet-dream).
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Reply 9 - Posted by: chumley 7/2/2020 12:37:48 AM (No. 463892)
Wait a minute. When the rioters threatened to come to the suburbs, the good people were going to say "enough" and start shooting. More armchair commando and internet tough guy talk I guess. We are handing them the country without even a whimper.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 7/2/2020 1:24:55 AM (No. 463922)
The Hamptons Huh? I can just hear Thurston Howell IV now: "But Lovey and I donated to Black Lives Matter AND gave Al Sharpton a seat on the Board. You were supposed to eat us last!!!"
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 7/2/2020 1:43:05 AM (No. 463927)
Yawn. Idiots playing idiot games.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Timber Queen 7/2/2020 2:47:15 AM (No. 463951)
A new tactic is emerging from the Marxist mind; incursions into the enclaves of the wealthy. First Beverly Hills, then St. Louis and now the Hamptons. They appear to have skipped over middle class suburban neighborhoods, for the time being, in favor of the woke elites. These are their advance recon missions, probing for weakness. They are also propaganda tools to frighten middle America; if the rich with their private security can be targets, then the rest of us would have no chance against a mob. I also think there is a bit of prejudice against us deplorable bitter clingers of Bibles. They paid us no mind for decades, perhaps we are still the forgotten men and women - a force unknown and unknowable by them. Let us hope so. Its a good thing when you're underestimated by your enemy. MAGA:KAG - May our enemies fall into their own traps.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: KatieJo 7/2/2020 4:48:37 AM (No. 463960)
I hope some of these wealthy residents rethink their sympathies. I all sounds so lovely when it's removed from your world. When the invasion comes, it gets real pretty quick.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: globalwarmer 7/2/2020 4:51:04 AM (No. 463962)
Soros is having a ball.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: planetgeo 7/2/2020 5:03:46 AM (No. 463966)
These are classic Marxist tactics...get the crazy and violent 2% to band together in giant mobs that look like they're the 60% and start rioting and looting in the big population centers, then target the elite so they start surrendering much of the government and business infrastructure to them in order to be temporarily left alone...and then completely take over and exterminate all your opposition. Has nobody read the history of these cretins? They're following their standard playbook. And there's a really simple defense strategy to completely stop all of this. Identify and cut off their funding sources. Meet any and all violent acts with overwhelming force. Arrest or kill their leaders. You cannot give in to any of their demands. You cannot start any extortion payments. You cannot let them expand their bases of unopposed group actions. This is existential. Stop them now or lose everything.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DCGIRL 7/2/2020 5:25:39 AM (No. 463971)
This is what happens when you let a racist, domestic violent terrorist group get away with this crap. Oh, by the way, most of the rich own this. The funnel money to this violent crowd and make excuses for them. They punish us if we speak out.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: dbdiva 7/2/2020 5:50:33 AM (No. 463982)
Would not surprise me if some in the Hamptons had donated to a BLM bail fund.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Roy Davis 7/2/2020 6:44:50 AM (No. 464010)
Venezuela, here we come!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 7/2/2020 7:02:58 AM (No. 464027)
It's kind of amusing how stupid and ignorant these people really are. I would roll on the floor if they targeted the Obama estate. If you want more money get a freakin' job you morons. Being paid by George Soros to burn the country down is not a career.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Justcurious 7/2/2020 7:08:29 AM (No. 464030)
The barbarian mob. No thank you, I like living in a modern society, which is made possible by property rights. It's societal suicide to blindly follow the ignorant and malevolent, the entitled.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ajaxliquor 7/2/2020 7:17:48 AM (No. 464034)
#14. That’s the rub of it all for me. It’s mysterious actually. Just how DOES the evil genius continue to meddle with such blatant wrongdoing? I know who he is. They know who he is. I know (about) where he lives. They know EXACTLY where he lives. I know what he does. THEY know what he does. It keeps me from jumping completely into the faith pool that suggests that some day our victory will come. Why? Why doesn’t anything ever get done to put him out of business? He must absolutely OWN the entire United States Department of Justice. OR..... the DOJ is in on the whole friggin’ thing. There is no other explanation. It sometimes makes me want to start drinking again. Maybe a little LSD. We can only pray that there is such a counter effort afoot by DJT that will bring this crap to an end, and that God will take care of him all who depend on him for a solution.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: ajaxliquor 7/2/2020 7:20:12 AM (No. 464036)
...AND all who depend on him.....
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Reply 23 - Posted by: udanja99 7/2/2020 7:55:12 AM (No. 464064)
Too bad that they didn’t stop by Fredo’s house while they were out there. No more bankruptcies? I’ve never seen such ignorance. The only way to do that would be to have no more businesses at all. Is that what they want? Where do they think their phones, food, clothes, cars, homes, medical care, utilities, etc come from? I lived in a communist country for 3 years so I have first hand experience on how well government provides those necessities. They s@ck at it.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: bpl40 7/2/2020 8:05:16 AM (No. 464074)
I will reluctantly repeat yesterday's posting. The 82nd Airborne armed with depleted uranium rounds increasingly looks like the only viable solution left.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: franq 7/2/2020 8:05:52 AM (No. 464075)
Stay dry, #21. That won't fix it. Advice coming from one who's been sober over 10 months.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: mizzmac 7/2/2020 8:19:30 AM (No. 464085)
They should head up the coast to Martha's Vineyard. Maybe drop in on Barack and Michelle.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: harleynyc 7/2/2020 8:21:00 AM (No. 464086)
they had to be bused in, as they were to other selected locations. who's paying for this ?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Daisymay 7/2/2020 8:24:57 AM (No. 464091)
I don't have any idea about the entry point to the Hamptons, but if there is only one way in and out, I would bet there will be Gates or something even more sturdy erected there Today! Maybe a Moat! I can't see those High and Mighty people allowing a Bunch of Rag Tag Protesters running wild in their Sanctuary!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: TheLadyNextDoor 7/2/2020 8:29:09 AM (No. 464096)
#26....you beat me to it. My sentiments about the Obama's exactly.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: HPmatt 7/2/2020 8:38:48 AM (No. 464102)
Plastic pitchforks.....made in China by Hasbro....hahaha Look at those manufactured signs they were supplied with....
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Reply 31 - Posted by: bigfatslob 7/2/2020 8:44:27 AM (No. 464116)
Economics challenged mob out to kill the goose or geese laying the golden eggs.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: mobyclik 7/2/2020 8:58:10 AM (No. 464146)
Wonder how many of these ''Elites'' sent out Jeeves to take a knee for these scum? ''The Master says he's with you, but the people 3 doors down might be Republicans, if you're interested!''
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/2/2020 8:58:27 AM (No. 464147)
Protesters, now go find Obie's house and do the same. And perhaps Billary's and Bite Me's house. Also, drop in on Georgie Boy Soros' place to say hi with your pitchforks.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/2/2020 9:09:08 AM (No. 464168)
Prayers of thanksgiving for #21 and #25. We need you with us since we still have quite a ways to go to get to November.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: fairplay 7/2/2020 9:18:13 AM (No. 464184)
Don't these demonstrators know that money can't buy love? A lot of MSM types have mansions in the Hamptons!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 7/2/2020 9:47:13 AM (No. 464229)
Seems like the income inequality is getting larger. Oh, and it doesn't matter if plastic, looks real enough to me.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Bluefindad 7/2/2020 10:00:11 AM (No. 464248)
Modern day Jacobins? Is this the beginning of our Reign of Terror? Has someone eaten the ergot-laden rye?
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Trapper 7/2/2020 10:43:55 AM (No. 464310)
Yawn. Wake me up when they descend on Beverly Hills, or show up in front of the Obamas' or the Clintons; mansions. Notice that the Seattle nonsense didn't end until they showed up at the gate in front of the mayor's house.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: michimatician47 7/2/2020 11:15:58 AM (No. 464356)
Call the caterers. Put a couple of open bars on the lawn. Problem solved.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: jacksin5 7/2/2020 11:28:38 AM (No. 464384)
The worry about the residents of the Hamptons, or other enclaves of the Rich. They will either pay off the organizers, and if that doesn't work, reinstitute the equivalent of the Pinkerton Goon Squads.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: udanja99 7/2/2020 12:09:06 PM (No. 464442)
#25, not dry. Sober. Stay sober. Dry pretty much means on the wagon but not in recovery, ie: miserable. I’ve been sober and in recovery for 32 years. If I hadn’t quit drinking I would have been dead a couple of decades ago.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: DynomiteThings 7/2/2020 12:25:23 PM (No. 464474)
So basically the "protesters" are targeting their own parents...
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Zigrid 7/2/2020 12:51:26 PM (No. 464498)
The villagers are revolting Bloomberg... and doesn't obama have a mansion up there?... seems to me I remember a $4,000,000 oceanfront home was purchased by him.... or was it payment for screwing America into the ground for eight years..... by grateful political elite and global activists from Europe and china....the chickens... obama....have come home to roost....
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Red Ghost 7/2/2020 1:46:03 PM (No. 464562)
The Clintons don't have a place here in the Hamptons and neither does Obama. The Clintons usually free load when they come out here. And Obama is on Martha's Vineyard which you need a plane of a ferry to get to. Not so easy. They are pretty much isolated on the Vineyard. Soros has a couple of houses out here between his own and his kids. I will be money that there will be no protesters at his houses. They know he is one of their funders along with the Chinese, Russians and Iranians. But Trump must make a public statement about support this country and the police. He needs to do an Oval Office address and I'm not sure why he is not. Lodotters are the brightest people around, give me some reasons as to why he is not taking the bull by the horns. And while I would like to see a couple of these terrorists shot, it would be suicide for Trump to authorize that. He would never do it. But, a statement? He needs to do something. He MUST keep this country together and right now it's tearing apart.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: rsgonner 7/2/2020 1:57:45 PM (No. 464573)
#21-Look up "egregore". That is how Soros is doing it. As Sherlock Holmes said, "First eliminate the impossible. Whatever is left, no matter how improbable, is the answer." This is the same destructive force of the French Revolution, the Russian Revolution, the Nazi Revolution and the Maoist Revolution.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: JubilationTCornpone 7/2/2020 2:21:53 PM (No. 464602)
The beatings will continue until morale improves.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: mc squared 7/2/2020 2:36:55 PM (No. 464620)
Do they know that Fredo has a house there?
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Reply 48 - Posted by: Agent Orange 7/2/2020 2:43:27 PM (No. 464628)
Okay boys and girls, just a brief note on what they would encounter if they went to Rural America; 1. On any given weekend in the Upper Midwest, during hunting season, in one state alone there are an estimated 6000,000 mostly guys with guns. These guys have the guns money can buy with the best optics on the market. You all better think twice about what you are planning. 2. It's been posted many time over the last few months, so here it is again for the Karen's of the world. Our rural/hunting friends will also spend many hours, even days, up in a tree or in a blind in hopes of shooting one duck, deer, boar or what have you. Do you think the hunters in rural America would get bored waiting for these BLM/Antifa militants, I don't thin so. 3. So you want to go into the Heartland and give these gun loving, bible clutching, American loving idiots a lessen they will never forget. Remember, a passel of hogs can devour a human, teeth and all in a matter of hours. There probably wouldn't even be a cup of remains (filtered through pig poop) to give to their Mommies for a proper burial. 4. I'd be willing to bet that most every home in rural America has a gun/pistol/shotgun handy, and they are able, willing and capable of protecting their loved one, homes and property. So, to the fools that believe that they can go and ransack rural America, you had better have made out your will and notified your next of kin before you do something as stupid as thinking urban American's and rural Americans are the same easy pushover. MSgt USAF (ret)
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Reply 49 - Posted by: udanja99 7/2/2020 6:04:57 PM (No. 464798)
Off by about $10 million, #43. He paid around $14 million. Not bad for someone who made $400 grand a year as president and never finished the book for which he received a $40 million advance. Still wondering where that $900 Billion in stimulus money went?
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Nearly a year after Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in a Manhattan jail of a supposed suicide, the most wanted woman in the world was finally caught by the FBI. After a year of speculating whether she was taking advantage of extradition laws in Paris or smuggling In-N-Out burgers in Los Angeles, Ghislaine Maxwell was found hiding out on a 156-acre compound, which she had purchased with cash in the tiny town of Bradford, New Hampshire. Epstein's henchwoman has been charged with conspiracy to entice minors to engage in illegal sex acts, conspiracy to transport minors to engage in illegal sex acts, transportation
Report: NFL Expected to Play Black
National Anthem Before Season Opening
Games
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Posted by earlybird 7/2/2020 9:34:09 PM Post Reply
The NFL reportedly plans to play a song titled, Lift Ev’ry Voice And Sing, also known as the Black National Anthem, prior to every season opening game this year. The song, according to a source to ESPN, will be played prior to the Star-Spangled-Banner. According to ESPN: Early last month, commissioner Roger Goodell in a video admitted that the league had erred in how it handled peaceful NFL player protests of police brutality and systemic oppression. Goodell condemned racism and affirmed that Black lives matter, pledging his allegiance to the players in the battle for equal justice under the law.
Pelosi Blames GOP for Russian Annexation
of Crimea During Obama Admin
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Posted by Pluperfect 7/3/2020 4:54:45 AM Post Reply
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) on Wednesday blamed Russia’s annexation of Crimea on Republicans, though the invasion took place on President Barack Obama's watch. Pelosi slammed President Donald Trump and Republicans for their alleged inability to face Russian aggression—and tied them to President Barack Obama’s appeasement of Moscow. "You just described, not only for the president, but the Republicans in Congress, dereliction of duty," Pelosi told MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace. "Undermining our own elections, undermining our commitment to NATO, giving away the store, the base, in Syria. The list goes on and on. Ignoring the annexation of Crimea, the invasion of eastern Ukraine. The list goes on and on."
Moment a white woman pulls a handgun
on a black family in a Michigan parking
lot after they harangue her and accuse
her of being racist 'after SHE bumped
into them outside a Chipotle restaurant'
38 replies
Posted by Imright 7/2/2020 11:35:01 AM Post Reply
A woman has been filmed holding a black woman and her 15-year-old daughter at gunpoint in a horrifying confrontation leaving them fearing for their life. A shocking video, taken by the victim, shows a white woman pointing a pistol at Takelia Hill and her 15-year-old daughter Makayla at a parking lot outside an Oakland County Chipotle restaurant in Orion Township, Michigan. The woman was subsequently arrested. According to Hill, her daughter was allegedly bumped into by the woman as they were entering the fast food restaurant at around 8pm.
FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change
its offensive name and logo as Nike
removes all gear from its website
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Posted by Ribicon 7/3/2020 10:50:39 AM Post Reply
The Washington Redskins are facing growing pressure to rebrand as FedEx, a top sponsor, has officially requested a name change while Nike, the NFL's apparel provider, has removed team merchandise from its website. FedEx said in a statement Thursday it had requested the team change its name, ostensibly using its leverage as the title sponsor of the Redskins' stadium in Landover, Maryland to persuade team owner Daniel Snyder. Meanwhile, the NFL's official apparel provider, Nike, has made no statement over the matter, but silently scrapped all merchandise bearing the team's name or logo from its online store.
Virginia college may nix wasp
mascot, fearing tie to 'White
Anglo-Saxon Protestants'
34 replies
Posted by Ribicon 7/2/2020 2:08:24 PM Post Reply
Emory & Henry College in Virginia has announced to students the school will re-examine its wasp mascot. Why? The bug may appear “exclusive” to students who are not White Anglo-Saxon Protestants, or “WASPs.” While a public outcry over racism continues around the nation, the college is already concerned that its two historical namesakes—Methodist Episcopal Church bishop John Emory and founding father Patrick Henry—were slave holders. The school mascot has also come under scrutiny. “Conversations must examine how Emory & Henry’s past has contributed to current and ongoing systemic oppression,” said Dr. John Wells, president of Emory & Henry College, according to the
This Is Not Good: In May Reports
Came Out that Bill Clinton Dated
Ghislaine Maxwell – Now She’s Under
Arrest – What Next?
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Posted by Imright 7/2/2020 11:17:22 AM Post Reply
In May a new book claimed that Bill Clinton had an affair with Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged madam.The New York Post reported: Bill Clinton had an affair with British-born socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of helping recruit underage victims for notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, according to a blockbuster new book. The ex-president — who denies cheating on wife Hillary Clinton with Maxwell — reportedly engaged in the romps during overseas trips
‘What to the Slave is
the Fourth of July?’
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Posted by Ribicon 7/3/2020 3:19:04 PM Post Reply
Question for America: In a country where a white cop feels empowered to press his knee into a Black man’s neck for nearly eight minutes while he is handcuffed and pleading, “I can’t breathe,” why should I celebrate the Fourth of July? When I’ve spent the last six months watching a disease that doesn’t discriminate on its own, kill and infect Black people in America at an alarmingly disproportionate rate, why should I celebrate the Fourth of July? And when history tells me in weathered documents, like the Declaration of Independence we commemorate this weekend, that the nation’s founding fathers were a collection of noble hypocrites
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