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Posted By: MissMolly, 8/11/2020 4:26:08 PM

oe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris, the prominent senator from California whose political career has included many barrier-breaking moments, as his running mate, his campaign announced on Tuesday. The decision comes more than a year after Harris, who was also a 2020 Democratic candidate, clashed with Biden over racial issues during the first primary debate. If elected, she would be the nation’s first female, first Black and first Asian American vice president.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jntsrgn 8/11/2020 4:27:44 PM (No. 506614)
She isn’t eligible to be President.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: snapper451 8/11/2020 4:29:17 PM (No. 506616)
Probably the least likable, other than the witch Whitmer from MI. Great pick for us, it appeared that even blacks did not like her based on her South Carolina performance. Where was Jim Clyburn? Finally - she's not "black" - Jamaican / India Indian. Plus she is a nasty, nasty person.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Videodrone 8/11/2020 4:29:47 PM (No. 506617)
Guess we've given up on "Natural Born Citizen" thing
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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter 8/11/2020 4:30:09 PM (No. 506618)
From what I read, #1, you are right. Democrats must know it yet they have something up their sleeve. As for me and my house, this news does not move me. Trump will be reelected in 2020.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Felinefine 8/11/2020 4:31:11 PM (No. 506620)
Heels Up is NOT African American.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: cactus 8/11/2020 4:33:05 PM (No. 506623)
Other than the fact that I don't like her, I won't be listening to her. Her voice grates across my eardrums.
30 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 8/11/2020 4:34:30 PM (No. 506624)
Willie Brown's plaything!
48 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: justavoter 8/11/2020 4:35:14 PM (No. 506625)
The hands on and heels up ticket!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 8/11/2020 4:35:29 PM (No. 506627)
I think her new Joker facelift will attract a lot of votes.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 8/11/2020 4:35:33 PM (No. 506628)
She was born in the U.S. She's a natural born citizen of the U.S, , regardless of what Jamaican laws say.
14 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 8/11/2020 4:35:42 PM (No. 506629)
Will she be bringing her knee pads to the campaign trail? Better ask willie brown!
20 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: DVC 8/11/2020 4:36:30 PM (No. 506630)
So, it's Old Camel Face. Lash her to the binnacle, she gets to go down with the ship, too. Irrelevant.
14 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: Quigley 8/11/2020 4:36:31 PM (No. 506631)
Kamel A Hairass.
18 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: Muguy 8/11/2020 4:37:12 PM (No. 506634)
I guess Big Mike the Wookie chose $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
13 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: GoodDeal 8/11/2020 4:37:24 PM (No. 506635)
Lady Camaltoe it is. The Doom Crew has formed. Oh boy a woman of color. A woman of low iq low intelligence and lacking in moral conviction and virtue and someone who drinks way too much.
21 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: DVC 8/11/2020 4:38:06 PM (No. 506636)
#10, should be born in the US of American citizen parent(s). From what I read, neither of her parents were citizens when she was born. That is not a natural born citizen.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 8/11/2020 4:38:55 PM (No. 506638)
If this were the Kennedy Era they would have called this Kramalot.
17 people like this.

Reply 18 - Posted by: udanja99 8/11/2020 4:44:03 PM (No. 506642)
PDT will have a field day with this choice.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: john56 8/11/2020 4:45:00 PM (No. 506644)
Oh darn, there goes California. Maybe she'll be like that girl in the college up north and walk around with a mattress tied to her back.
20 people like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: jimincalif 8/11/2020 4:45:35 PM (No. 506646)
So the Dow dropped like 500 points from 2:00 pm EDT to market close. Any correlation?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: SinCitySnark 8/11/2020 4:49:11 PM (No. 506651)
Ha! Knew it! The Dems are worried about CA. That is the only logical reason to put her on the ticket. She adds nothing electorally to a Biden ticket. The Dems know they are toast. Just trying to keep the down ballot in their biggest stronghold safe... And try to delegitimize Trump's victory along the way. That and old Gropy Joe wants some brown sugar.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Starboard_side 8/11/2020 4:49:51 PM (No. 506653)
She is NOT African-American, and they will try to fool enough people by stating she's black with the hope that word sounds like the same thing. She's Jamacian (father) and Indian (mother) which is NOT Asian-American either.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone 8/11/2020 4:51:34 PM (No. 506658)
Apparently Harris was born in California to a father who was a Jamaican citizen and a mother who was a citizen of India at the time of her birth and then for the most part resided in Canada until she was 18 years of age. So Harris is not of traditional African-American heritage, which brings up the question because of her parent’s foreign citizenship, does Harris meet the constitutional requirement of being a natural born citizen at the time of her birth? Chances are if some States keep her off the Democrat ballot as not meeting that constitutional requirement that the five liberals on the Supreme Court will have the final say on Harris’s natural born citizenship status. Biden picking Harris is not really going to help Biden win any States that he would not have won otherwise. If you watched Harris during past Senate hearings it is clear that she is a very abrasive and nasty piece of work, and does not in anyway come across as a friendly and likable person. Maybe Biden will deputize Harris to debate President Trump in his behalf?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: thewarden 8/11/2020 4:52:41 PM (No. 506660)
Technically, Obama wasn’t eligible either due to his alleged daddy’s African citizenship at his time of birth. Highly doubt anyone cares about Willie Brown’s concubine being ineligible either. Remember, POC and Dems are above the law. Barf.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Califedup 8/11/2020 4:53:07 PM (No. 506661)
Frightening thought that this radical, commie thug female from Commie California would be President if Biden is elected President because Biden will not last a year in office before he croaks from either dementia or old age. Can you imagine Biden trying to repeat the oath of office for President when he can't even read off of a teleprompter? We all must work harder than ever to make sure President Trump is re-elected and the reality is the democrat communists are dedicated to outright stealing this election at all levels and imposing a totalitarian dictatorship over our beloved country.. Kamala Harris looks like a retired gone to fat WWF wrestler who transitioned from male to faux female. Brutal.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: NorthernDog 8/11/2020 4:53:11 PM (No. 506662)
Joe must have liked her slight Indian accent, which he is prone to comment on. But I think she's an awkward fit. Her own campaign flopped. As others have said - she is Not African American. Expect an Et Tu Brute moment if this pair somehow wins.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: snakeoil 8/11/2020 4:53:58 PM (No. 506664)
Horizontal Kamala? In the past we had slogans like A Chicken in Every Pot. Now we can have A Facelift for Every Skank. She didn't do that hot against The Hawaii Punch. Poor Spacey Abrams is so upset she got to wastubs full of KFC.
15 people like this.

Reply 28 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns 8/11/2020 4:54:06 PM (No. 506665)
Dopey and The Doper.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: TexaTucky 8/11/2020 4:55:44 PM (No. 506668)
This has to be Cosmic Candid Camera . . . aliens from a jokester planet are laughing their Schumers off as they troll us by seeding the Democrat ticket with a feckless, corrupt, senile, white male plagiarist and an angry Willie-suckin-bLASIAN-beeyotch-from-he!!.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: SweetSweetback 8/11/2020 4:55:45 PM (No. 506669)
And the Trump campaign can roll out the DNC debate video of Harris calling Joe a racist, ad nauseum.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns 8/11/2020 4:56:11 PM (No. 506670)
They had to postpone the announcement 2 weeks due to a horrendous plastic surgery operation. She looks like The Riddler now .
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Jethro bo 8/11/2020 4:56:32 PM (No. 506671)
Wow! Is this a great country or what! She has risen from laying on her back the the number 2 elected position in the land. Only in America that skill set propel one to such exalted heights!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 8/11/2020 5:00:30 PM (No. 506678)
Here we go again. Where was she born? Where was she born? Were her parents American citizens? Were her parents American citizens?
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Reply 34 - Posted by: skacmar 8/11/2020 5:01:17 PM (No. 506682)
Biden selected someone who slept their way to where they are (per Willie Brown in California) and seems even less likable than Hillary. Any criticism of Kamala Harris will be met with "your'e attacking women" or "your'e a racist" by Biden / Harris supporters. Harris will be anointed as the second coming. Her selection is nothing more than pandering to blacks and women. Unfortunately, some people may now vote for Biden / Harris so they can feel good abut themselves and help alleviate their "white guilt" and prove to themselves that they are not racist (these are people who are too dumb to be voting).
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Phantomll 8/11/2020 5:02:46 PM (No. 506684)
She is a nasty piece of work. She showed her true colors during the Kavanaugh hearings.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: anniebc 8/11/2020 5:03:13 PM (No. 506685)
All that hype and a facelift for someone almost nobody wanted for President. Wasn't biden racist against Indians? Oh who cares? This has to be the most boring VP pick ever. Biden couldn't even find a black, black woman. Ha! Ha!!!!
9 people like this.

Reply 37 - Posted by: Sully 8/11/2020 5:04:06 PM (No. 506687)
Ergo, the plastic surgery. She used to be so pretty. My goodness. What happened to her face? None of the black female options he had were good, but she got destroyed by Tulsi Gabbard. Oh and Harris destroyed Biden. In the debates. Oh, and Harris was for open boarders and free heathcare for all. I am 100% behind this pick.
7 people like this.

Reply 38 - Posted by: JustCause 8/11/2020 5:05:13 PM (No. 506689)
Bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha Great Choice Joe - The value of my Orville Redenbacher's popcorn portfolio will be going off the chart... This is going to be fun.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: padiva 8/11/2020 5:06:54 PM (No. 506691)
#32 it also worked in England for the lovely MMarkle. /s Let's think back to 1996. Rep candidate (Bob Dole) resigned his US Senate seat to campaign for potus full-time. Can we expect Ms Harris to resign from the US Senate if she plans to campaign full-time?
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Reply 40 - Posted by: ocho reales 8/11/2020 5:09:08 PM (No. 506692)
It is my understanding of nationality law that if you are born in the United States you are an American citizen by virtue of that birth irrespective of the nationality or legal status of your parents. If that is correct she is eligible. That is why so many pregnant foreign national mothers try to get to the US to have their baby: so the child can be an American citizen at birth and grant them some kind of immigration preference.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: lakerman1 8/11/2020 5:11:14 PM (No. 506696)
It is really ironic that the founding fathers were worried about foreigners heading up the brand new U.S. government, tried to write clear language to avoid that, and we recently suffered through 8 years of a foreigner as president, and we run the risk of having another foreigner as Vice President, and, perhaps quickly, president. At least Barack Obola had one parent who was a U.S. citizen. Kamala sutra has not one. now I have to wonder if Kamala's mother became a Canadian citizen, and did the same with her two small daughters...even Chief Judas John Roberts would have trouble with that...
9 people like this.

Reply 42 - Posted by: navybrat 8/11/2020 5:15:25 PM (No. 506700)
Biden could not have picked a more hateful and rude person.
16 people like this.

Reply 43 - Posted by: Chiritwo 8/11/2020 5:17:08 PM (No. 506702)
#20 I was wondering what happened to the DOW. Thanks for the info.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: msjena 8/11/2020 5:17:46 PM (No. 506705)
She's half-Indian. But she's clean and articulate...
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Reply 45 - Posted by: bpl40 8/11/2020 5:19:19 PM (No. 506708)
If both her parents were Green Card holders at the time of her birth, the SCOTUS esp under Judas Roberts might consider that to be equivalent of Natural Born Citizenship. God knows more unnatural acts have been committed with the Constitution.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: TJ54 8/11/2020 5:23:48 PM (No. 506715)
LOL - heels up does nothing for him
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Reply 47 - Posted by: msjena 8/11/2020 5:23:51 PM (No. 506716)
This debate will never end, but I am of the view, as are most people. that there is nothing to support the idea that you have to be born of US citizen parents to be a natural born citizen. Being born in the US is enough. I do think there is an argument that citizenship should not be granted if the parents are here illegally.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: clayusmcret 8/11/2020 5:24:22 PM (No. 506718)
Hmmm, chosen for Biden's running mate was a leftist DA who was putting potheads in jail while toking herself, all while sleeping with a married man to get the senate seat. Biden is a DNC throwaway candidate for an election they already expect to lose. 20+ second tier candidates (not a first tier candidate in the bunch) and now we see two second tier candidates teamed together; the junior who called the senior a racist. Fine. Let’s get on to November. As quickly as Hideaway Joe's health is going down hill, the only way he could have been the sitting president for any shorter period of time is if he had picked Hillary Clinton as his running mate.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 8/11/2020 5:26:38 PM (No. 506720)
Yawn. She never made it to first base during her Presidential campaign. Why should anything be different now? She probably hates America as much as Obama did. Doubt Kamela was Biden's first choice before he was cornered into selecting a black female. What a weak ticket.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: linkay6 8/11/2020 5:32:58 PM (No. 506733)
She is NATIVE born not natural born since her parents were not US citizens. She also has dual citizenship with Jamaica. Not qualified to be president. In more ways than one!
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Reply 51 - Posted by: planetgeo 8/11/2020 5:33:16 PM (No. 506734)
Definitely good news for Trump. Harris brings absolutely nothing to the ticket. I see Trump picking up a significant percentage of the Black vote as a result of this choice.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: watashiyo 8/11/2020 5:39:30 PM (No. 506746)
Bite Me Biden's last statement to the media after announcing his Running Mate, "And I did not have SEX with that woman, .......I think."
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Reply 53 - Posted by: happy conservative 8/11/2020 5:41:44 PM (No. 506749)
She is a globalist/Soros plant. This is how the globalists continue their onslaught to destroy America. No conspiracy theory, she was funded by Soros for Senate here in CA. You want to know who's behind the Biden campaign and why he's still on the front of the ticket, that's why. The majority of America doesn't want to be another socialist experiment--but Soros is counting on us to be. His billions, along with Bill Gates' billions are funding the globalist movement. Harris is Soros's way to the Oval Office. They must be stopped! The lawlessness across the country has been funded by him and his cronies. He will stop at nothing to gain the world. Call me crazy, but you know he's bought the AG offices of most states and cities--you're watching it in Seattle, Portland, and Chicago. Harris was part of that in CA. MAGA!!! KAG!!! TRUMP 2020 AND BEYOND!!! WE MUST WIN IN 2020 OR WE'RE FINISHED!
9 people like this.

Reply 54 - Posted by: volksford 8/11/2020 5:44:43 PM (No. 506755)
Democrats......" we don't need no stinkin' Constitution "
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Reply 55 - Posted by: gdub2 8/11/2020 5:53:42 PM (No. 506770)
What heady times for the Biden campaign!
6 people like this.

Reply 56 - Posted by: sehall 8/11/2020 5:58:52 PM (No. 506781)
#heelsupharris trending!
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Reply 57 - Posted by: Mass Minority 8/11/2020 6:01:18 PM (No. 506783)
No one is going to pay any attention to the "natural born citizen" question and the republicans would be wise to let it be. Of more potent concern is the fact that she holds dual citizenship with India and some sort of reciprocal citizenship arrangement with with Jamaica ( and probably Britain as part of the British Commonwealth. All of which is currently being scrubbed from the internet. And just like the last Anti American Democrat Placeholder in chief she spent the first 18 years of her life in a foreign country, this time Canada. One can argue fairly persuasively that her loyalties and ideology is conflicted, to say the least. She has also tried to connect with Black americans by touting her experiences growing up under segregation. She was born in the stalwart bastion segregation California, the same year the civil rights act was passed, years after Jim Crow laws had been tossed on histories trash heap and the first cognitive memory she has of living in the "segregationist" hell hole of Southern California was during Reagan's presidency. Shes toast and Biden wouldn't recognize toast if it had butter and jam on it.
5 people like this.

Reply 58 - Posted by: ronniethek 8/11/2020 6:13:28 PM (No. 506796)
Not so fast #40. First of all the concept of an anchor baby being a citizen is entirely based on a court decision and is still a subject of contention among legal scholars. Secondly it does not ipso facto follow that an anchor baby would qualify as a NATURAL BORN citizen which is a higher standard in the constitution intended to ensure no dual loyalties for our president. As a dual citizen of USA and Jamaica its doubtful that she will be held to be qualified if challenged which I think she will be in court. The only thing she has going for her is that if the suit is brought say by the RNC there will be the usual race card references being played. It might be politically risky to challenge her but hopefully someone will.
6 people like this.

Reply 59 - Posted by: Kowgirl 8/11/2020 6:47:36 PM (No. 506826)
I'm so surprised at the number of L-dotters who do not know/understand the difference between being a "native" born citizen and a "natural" born citizen, and why the founding fathers thought this out in advance to include it in our Constitution.
5 people like this.

Reply 60 - Posted by: ladydawgfan 8/11/2020 7:43:18 PM (No. 506869)
Slo Joe and the Blow Ho!! Should make for an interesting campaign slogan!!
2 people like this.

Reply 61 - Posted by: EQKimball 8/11/2020 9:17:04 PM (No. 506930)
Forget race. Is America ready for a San Francisco Democrat?
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Reply 62 - Posted by: WI Cynic 8/11/2020 11:35:37 PM (No. 507029)
Has anybody told Joe yet?
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Reply 63 - Posted by: PChristopher 8/12/2020 12:16:11 AM (No. 507052)
Joe Biden didn't select anyone. He was TOLD who was going to be his running mate.
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Reply 64 - Posted by: pensom2 8/12/2020 4:21:03 AM (No. 507137)
I've read that her father's Jamaican ancestors were slave owners. The MSM seems more quiet about that now.
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Joe Biden selects Kamala
Harris as his running mate
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Posted by MissMolly 8/11/2020 4:26:08 PM Post Reply
oe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris, the prominent senator from California whose political career has included many barrier-breaking moments, as his running mate, his campaign announced on Tuesday. The decision comes more than a year after Harris, who was also a 2020 Democratic candidate, clashed with Biden over racial issues during the first primary debate. If elected, she would be the nation’s first female, first Black and first Asian American vice president.
Why I Want Biden to Lose
More than I Want Trump to Win
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Posted by StormCnter 8/11/2020 10:24:06 AM Post Reply
As regular readers of my column know, I’m no fan of Donald Trump. And that’s putting it mildly. I don’t like his chronic dishonesty. I don’t like narcissism. I don’t like his nastiness and his silly name-calling. I detest his need to constantly cause chaos, as he did with a recent tweet suggesting we should postpone the 2020 presidential election. There’s nothing about this man’s character that I like. And I hope he wins re-election in a landslide. Actually what I mean is that I hope the Republican candidate beats the Democratic candidate. And I wish the Republican candidate were almost anybody else.
Five-year-old boy is shot dead at point
blank range by neighbour, 25, as he
rides bike in his own front yard in
front of his two sisters, 8 and 7
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Posted by Ribicon 8/11/2020 2:41:15 PM Post Reply
North Carolina police have charged a neighbor with the murder of a five-year-old boy who was riding a bike in his own yard when he was shot at point blank range on Sunday evening. Darius Sessoms, 25, was taken into custody by Wilson police around 24 hours after he allegedly approached Cannon Hinnant in front of the young boy's father's house at 5:30pm and shot him in the head. Hinnant's seven-year-old and eight-year-old sisters witnessed the killing, their mother told WRAL. Sessoms lived next door to the family, and the killing is not believed to be random.
The Mainstream Media Is at the Point of No Return 38 replies
Posted by FlyRight 8/11/2020 5:05:42 AM Post Reply
A recent landmark poll of 20,000 citizens undertaken by the Knight Foundation and Gallup found that Americans’ hope for and trust in an objective media is all but lost. They see not only an ever-growing partisanship in news reporting but a determination by the mainstream media to push a political agenda instead of honestly disseminating the news. While generic faith in the media has been gradually declining over recent decades, the precipitous drop in trust and questions about what motivates the mainstream media can be traced to June 2015 and Donald Trump’s entry into the presidential sweepstakes.
Harris brings Baptist, interfaith
roots to Democratic ticket
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/12/2020 8:35:27 AM Post Reply
Kamala Harris, tapped on Tuesday as Joe Biden’s running mate, attended services at both a Black Baptist church and a Hindu temple growing up – an interfaith background that reflects her historic status as the first Black woman and woman of South Asian descent on a major-party presidential ticket. The 55-year-old first-term Democratic senator, whose name means “lotus” in the Sanskrit language, identifies as a Baptist as an adult and brought another faith into her life in 2014 when she married Douglas Emhoff, a Jewish attorney. Their wedding featured the breaking of a glass, a Jewish tradition, and Harris’ stepchildren
Thousands Of Americans Renounce
Citizenship, Citing Trump, Coronavirus
As Reasons
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Posted by Imright 8/11/2020 8:43:38 PM Post Reply
Nearly six thousand Americans renounced their citizenship in the first six months of 2020, a massive increase over the previous six monthThe numbers were reported by Bambridge Accountants New York, a firm which specializes in taxes for United Kingdom expatriates and U.S. citizens, which reviewed a government list of Americans who have renounced their citizenship. An IRS rule requires the government to publish these names every three months.In the first six months of 2020, a whopping 5,816 Americans renounced their citizenship, more than twice the number who renounced in all of 2019.
Why Are Republicans Mispronouncing
Kamala Harris’ Name? Racism
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/12/2020 9:10:29 PM Post Reply
Since Kamala Harris was announced as Joe Biden’s pick for Vice President, the negative immediate media coverage of Harris has, as expected, been swift and vicious. She’s already been attacked by right-wing commenters, and called ‘nasty’ by the President. But another big, underlying trend has been far simpler: Harris’ first name has been regularly mispronounced, often intentionally by the likes of seasoned political commentators like Tucker Carlson. But Harris, who pronounces her first name “COMMA-luh” and not “kuh-MA-luh,” shouldn’t have to deal with this. She’s been in the political spotlight for years, including her own presidential run just a few
A mad rush for the exits
as New York City
goes down the tubes
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Posted by MissMolly 8/12/2020 4:29:10 AM Post Reply
It’s not just a few Upper West Siders who are fleeing New York: Moving companies say they’re swamped with calls from residents looking to ditch the city — even though the COVID crisis has waned. One likely reason: The virus was but the last straw; New Yorkers are fed up with the shootings and lootings, homelessness on the streets, sub-par online schools, sky-high taxes and the sheer obliviousness of pols like Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. On Sunday, The Post highlighted families who’ve given up on the Upper West Side — now teeming with junkies, the homeless, convicts and others — and are headed for greener pastures outside Gotham.
All Eyes on Biden Campaign
as V.P. Pick Is Said to Be Imminent
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Posted by Garnet 8/11/2020 1:16:27 PM Post Reply
Joseph R. Biden Jr. has told allies that he has interviewed every finalist in his vice-presidential search, and his advisers are planning an announcement for the middle of the week, people briefed on the selection process said on Monday. In a sign that the choice is now in Mr. Biden’s hands alone, the four-member committee that screened his potential running mates is said to have effectively disbanded — its work is complete, Biden allies said, and there is little left to do except for Mr. Biden to make up his mind. Mr. Biden’s political team has prepared rollout plans for several of the finalists, and he is expected to announce his decision
Yer out! Major League Baseball games set
to add cameras in stadiums that detect fans
who are not wearing a mask as part of plans
to safely reopen amid pandemic
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Posted by Imright 8/12/2020 4:55:42 PM Post Reply
Major League Baseball teams are looking into introducing camera technology to ballparks that could detect whether or not fans are wearing masks in the stands. The software could also flag attendees who are wearing them improperly, like leaving their nose uncovered or dangling them around their neck. Several teams are in talks with Airspace Systems Inc, a California security firm with technology that can scan security footage for mask 'hot spots.' In trial runs, the Airspace system was able to clock mask use with over 80 percent accuracy.
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