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Prof. Biden Claims 'a Black Man Invented
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Posted By: Pluperfect, 9/4/2020 4:33:45 AM

Joe Biden, who claims he wants to fact-check Donald Trump in real time during the presidential debates, told a real whopper on Thursday during his visit to Kenosha. “People fear that’s, which, that which is different. We gotta, for example, why in God’s name don’t we teach history in history classes? A black man invented the light bulb, not a white guy named Edison.”(Snip for tweet) Fact check: False. Make no mistake about it, Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. Joe Biden presumably was referring to Lewis H. Latimer, a former slave who worked as a researcher under Edison,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: KatieJo 9/4/2020 4:45:02 AM (No. 530953)
Hey Joe, don't use God's name when peddling lies. Just don't.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL 9/4/2020 5:14:51 AM (No. 530957)
There are morons out there that will believe him. Sometimes, listening to him, I wonder what medications he is taking. He reminds me of my brother in the early stages of dementia.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: watashiyo 9/4/2020 5:32:06 AM (No. 530963)
Well, I'm sure it was the black man who landed on the Moon first.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: GO3 9/4/2020 6:31:07 AM (No. 530980)
... and an ancient Egyptian invented the spark plug.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Maggie2u 9/4/2020 6:40:26 AM (No. 530984)
Well duh poster 4, how else did they get those carpets to fly?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: privateer 9/4/2020 6:41:37 AM (No. 530985)
Joe didn't invent Belligerent Senility...but he has perfected it.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: ireneR 9/4/2020 6:58:09 AM (No. 531000)
While many people may have contributed to the “invention “ of the light bulb, current textbooks in the US correctly identify the inventor that truly “gave us lights” as Al Gore. Gore needed a light source to work at night while inventing the internet. This represents the birth of the phrase “necessity is the mother of invention” when Gore responded to questions from the press at to the motivation for his invention.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sam1 9/4/2020 7:05:36 AM (No. 531004)
I have Black Fatigue!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: govlawyer 9/4/2020 7:07:37 AM (No. 531009)
Don't blame Joe for the bubbles in his think tank....thank him for the hours of entertainment he gives because of them.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: udanja99 9/4/2020 7:08:42 AM (No. 531012)
Why does everyone on the left continue to tell such huge whoppers when it is so easy to disprove them?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jinx 9/4/2020 7:08:51 AM (No. 531013)
Maybe his speech writers went to public schools where our history is being changed to be PC. He really is in late stage dementia. Shame on is handlers for setting him up for ridicule.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: natpock1 9/4/2020 7:18:21 AM (No. 531024)
Joe is lying again, but the story made me look up Latimer and he was an interesting guy and should be used to inspire people to work hard and succeed against the odds. But thats not the story the left wants to tell.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: shredmaster 9/4/2020 7:26:02 AM (No. 531031)
Yeah, the old Soviet Union used to claim they invented stuff before the USA did too. See any similarities in their political views?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rather Read 9/4/2020 7:26:53 AM (No. 531033)
A black man did invent the super soaker. Thanks for lots and lots of fun Lonnie Johnson. Seriously there are a lot of interesting black men and women in American history with real accomplishments to their names so why does Lazy Joe make stuff up?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Lazyman 9/4/2020 7:27:31 AM (No. 531035)
This must be in the 1619 History project but really out of 1984.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: a man over thirty 9/4/2020 7:30:25 AM (No. 531036)
"Belligerent senility." A perfect description of Biden's angry outbursts. Thanks, # 6. Joe senses he's losing it and it results in the angry outbursts we see on video. And the Left and media ignore the obvious dementia because Orange Man Bad. Sickening.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: justjoe1237 9/4/2020 7:47:55 AM (No. 531046)
"... a white guy named Edison." "White" has become a pejorative, a put down, an insult. And this from fanatics who cannot stop talking about the evils of racism. If you are a racist regarding blacks, you are the lowest human possible. But racism against whites is fine, is to be encouraged. Screw that white guy named Edison! And every other white guy. Yes, it's true, racism is sweeping the country. Racism against whites.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: pixelero 9/4/2020 8:01:31 AM (No. 531056)
Naked pandering. Using lies. Literally saying anything. Pity is some believe it.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: gone2pot 9/4/2020 8:15:45 AM (No. 531066)
So, did a white guy named Clapton invent the blues and not a black guy named Johnson? (black, assuming Johnson would have voted for Biden of course)
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Clinger 9/4/2020 8:18:52 AM (No. 531069)
Was Crapper black too?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Lawsy0 9/4/2020 8:23:23 AM (No. 531073)
Poster #1 is right; nothing in American education has ever been done in God's name. Joe used to be a sponge: soak it all up but have to squeeze to get it out. Now he is a blotter: soaks it all up but gets it backward. Hiden may have been thinking of cardiac pioneer, Vivien Thomas, the only black doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1943. Check out the movie about him called ''Something the Lord Made,'' (used in treating infants born with Blue Baby Syndrome.)
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Skinnydip 9/4/2020 8:31:00 AM (No. 531081)
Joe's "brain" is like Silly Putty. Remember how you used to flatten it out and press it against the newspaper comics? The image transferred but it was backwards.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: lakerman1 9/4/2020 8:32:23 AM (No. 531084)
when 'black Studies' was being revved up in the academic world, back in the 1960s, there were outrageous historical claims made for the 'black race.' One of the claims was that black sub saharan Africans invented airplanes and were using them, back in the 1400s. If Biden had a functioning brain, he could talk about the actual achievements of blacks in the U.S. But he is as fake as Elaine's orgasms. (obscure reference to a seinfeld episode.) He was intellectually impaired from the get go, and adopting the mantel of civil right activist 'since I was a junior in high school,' doesn't fit, unless blacks accept that late to the dance lie.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: rsgonner 9/4/2020 8:34:11 AM (No. 531086)
It is called, "We believe truth rather than facts". Don't need no stinkin' facts when you can make up your own truth.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: MickTurn 9/4/2020 8:35:38 AM (No. 531090)
It was the burned out first trial light bulb from Edison's shop Joe found in the trash...go for it Joe, you're on a ROLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 9/4/2020 8:38:32 AM (No. 531094)
You laugh at the idiocy of it all, but read the book 1984 and you will see that part of their strategy was to rewrite history. It is a very disturbing read in light of what we are living now.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Kafka2 9/4/2020 9:18:57 AM (No. 531130)
With the unending babbling and nonsense coming out of Biden's mouth, one can only wonder what would be worse. Biden being a sock puppet controlled by unelected, anonymous people. Or, Biden fully in charge as President. Either option is fraught with peril. After 47 years of "I feel your pain" with nothing done about it when he was in full possession of his facilities, we can only expect the worst.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Zigrid 9/4/2020 9:27:19 AM (No. 531136)
The answer as to why the lefties tell so many's from the marxist manifesto... tell a lie often enough and people will believe you...the soros rent a mob rioters are from the same hand book...called the useful idiots...hillary and pelosi are in the basement coaching biden on never surrender even if you kill the country....maybe hillary can become secretary of state again and sell Russia more uranium...
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Reply 29 - Posted by: uberic 9/4/2020 9:52:08 AM (No. 531167)
And it was Einstein's housekeeper than actually came up with relativity.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: little guy 9/4/2020 9:54:06 AM (No. 531168)
Straight out of Calypso Louie's playbook. He claimed Beethoven was black, the 3 biggest Greek philosophers (Plato, Aristotle and Socrates) were black, the pyramids were built by blacks who could fly! On and on.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Strike3 9/4/2020 10:00:39 AM (No. 531175)
It was actually Tesla who created the design for the light bulb, not Edison, but he didn't have much of a suntan either.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Sunhan65 9/4/2020 10:05:56 AM (No. 531181)
American blacks invented "systemic racism." Prior to 1967, it didn't exist.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Italiano 9/4/2020 10:12:13 AM (No. 531189)
You know that even black liberals are laughing at him and shaking their heads. Over the decades, both parties have fielded bad candidates. They had McGovern, Dukakis, Mondale, we had Dole, McCain, Romney. But nobody has ever seen anything like this.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: RISailor 9/4/2020 10:12:21 AM (No. 531191)
From reading a recent Edison biography - Edison had many guys on his development team. No one member "invented" the light bulb. It took thousands of hours to produce reliable, lasting lamps. Only Edison's name appeared on US patent applications. Once again, Biden is full of it.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: MDConservative 9/4/2020 10:18:03 AM (No. 531203)
Years ago the world laughed as Soviet Premier Khrushchev claimed the Russians invented everything imaginable before anyone else did. History repeats with Dopey Joe. "White people didn't build that...or that...or that either..."
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Reply 36 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 9/4/2020 10:18:48 AM (No. 531207)
Which is worse? The shameless pandering or pushing a false history? This is another reason to never vote for Biden or any Democrat.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Marzon 9/4/2020 10:20:21 AM (No. 531210)
And yet in all of Africa there wasn't so much as a five story building built between the collapse of the Egyptians and the arrival of the Europeans.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/4/2020 10:47:44 AM (No. 531244)
Here's the real story of Edison. Many people at the time, like Tesla, were working on the invention of the light bulb and Edison had a black shop man who was straight out of Africa. The black man was a fast runner that survived many lion attacks because of his speed and stealth. When Edison completed his invention of the light bulb and put it down on paper to patent it he handed it to his shop keeper to run as fast as he can to the patent office to register it before some one else does. That's where the story of the black man involved with the invention of the light bulb came from so Biden is half right.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: cold porridge 9/4/2020 10:55:17 AM (No. 531251)
Biden's campaign has to be the most embarrassing and pathetic in US history.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: happy conservative 9/4/2020 11:09:03 AM (No. 531269)
Allow Biden to continue is elder/parental/spousal abuse. The man should be at home in a rocking chair on the porch watching his many grandchildren (from different moms) play in the yard. This is pathetic and pitiful. Jill, you're a wretch for allowing this to be done or doing it to your husband. What are you thinking? $$$ There should be term and age limits. Experience is wonderful, but when the faculties go in older age, people should be sensible and give up the "power".
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Reply 41 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 9/4/2020 11:11:29 AM (No. 531271)
Something more down Joe's line, who invented the phonograph?
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Reply 42 - Posted by: joew9 9/4/2020 11:27:37 AM (No. 531293)
Edison came in one morning and found his black janitor, Johnny Galt, had left a working light bulb on his desk along with his resignation notice as he was moving to a gulch somewhere.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Maryland_Patriot 9/4/2020 11:29:47 AM (No. 531297)
Don Surber posted this: Maybe some need to get off their high horse. Lewis Howard Latimer indeed patented the making of the carbon filaments 3 years before Edison patented using them in the incandescent light bulb. Latimer was the son of two slaves who ran away as teens to Massachusetts in a celebrated case in which Bostonians raised $400 to purchase the freedom of the black Romeo and Juliet. Their son lied about his age and joined the Navy in the Civil War at 15. After the war he became a patent draftsman who worked on Alexander Graham Bell's application for a patent on the telephone. Latimer later went to work for Edison and sided with him in a patent dispute over the carbon filaments. Neither man invented the light bulb. The idea had been kicked around for decades. British scientist Warren de la Rue came up with the first one in 1840, using platinum as the filament. That made it too expensive to be commercially viable. Plus the only source for electricity was a series of batteries. Two generations later, Latimer and Edison came along. And 30 years later, William David Coolidge, working for General Electric, came up with using tungsten filaments. Maybe Donald Trump should raise Latimer from history's graveyard as a great American because he was.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: bighambone 9/4/2020 11:39:13 AM (No. 531309)
It seems that Joe Biden is suddenly finding out a lot of things about America that he obviously never knew during his over 47 years as a DC liberal Democrat and “UniParty” lawyer-politician. Equating non compliant Black criminal perpetrators who assault and shoot police with the causal affect of the ancient and obsolete practice of slavery that was abolished by law in the USA over 150 years ago is one of Biden’s biggest whoppers to date. Maybe someday Biden will figure out that there never was slavery in the States of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, Illinois, or New York.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Trapper 9/4/2020 11:44:48 AM (No. 531316)
The article calls this an "internet rumor." It's not. There is a whole mess of false "black history" that has been circulating since before the internet, going back at least to 1970, which was the first time I heard a bunch of it from a "guest lecturer." It's a big list of stuff claimed to have been invented by blacks but credited to whites. Some that I remember are the stop-and-go light, golf tee, peanut butter. Of course it's all nonsense, fabricated "history" designed to make a group feel better about itself and its lack of accomplishment. Fairy tales. Not history.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: A.I. 9/4/2020 11:54:24 AM (No. 531326)
Isn’t that inventor the nephew of Uncle Ben?
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Reply 47 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 9/4/2020 12:02:15 PM (No. 531336)
History will also show that it was Biden's Democrat party that outlawed the light bulb and that it was President Trump that saved it. So in a way Donald Trump re-invented the light bulb.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: udanja99 9/4/2020 12:04:38 PM (No. 531341)
OK, Fingers Hiden, how about you and all of your supporters give up absolutely everything that WAS invented by white people? Enjoy that cold cave. Oh, yeah. You can have peanut butter because it was invented by a black man, but you’ll have to grow your own peanuts, grind them with rocks and store it in leaves because storage boxes, food processors etc were all invented by whites.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: mathman 9/4/2020 12:25:07 PM (No. 531357)
I wish Biden would stick to historical fact. But he can't. He can't remember anything. Fact: "The real McCoy." Elijah McCoy was a black man. He invented a pressure oiler to be used on railroad wheels. Without oil the wheel freezes. His oilers were so good that people would not buy imitations. Fact: Dr Charles Drew, a black man, discovered the blood types still in use. He had been tasked to discover the characteristics of black blood, to prove transfusing it into whites would cause damage. He failed, spectacularly. Fact; many other blacks contributed to science and engineering. You could look it up. The light bulb was not so much of an invention as an innovation. Find something which would shed light when a current went through it, which was not expensive. Now we use tungsten (except in CA where light bulbs are banned). But tungsten is hard to work with, and bulbs use coils of coils of very fine tungsten wire. Fact: the inventor of the sewing machine which could sew together the upper and lower part of a shoe was a black man. Fact: the developer of rapid production of white sugar was a black man. I could go on.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: Historybuff 9/4/2020 12:50:37 PM (No. 531387)
Maybe he invented black light. . .
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Ribicon 9/4/2020 12:57:48 PM (No. 531394)
If bLACK people are the end-all and be-all, where heck do the Democrat Socialists get off running an old WHITE guy for president?
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Right Time 9/4/2020 12:59:28 PM (No. 531396)
I believe that I have heard that a black man invented the traffic light. Perhaps In his muddled and senile mind Biden got "traffic light" and "light bulb" confused.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: DVC 9/4/2020 1:02:57 PM (No. 531401)
LOL! Yeah, probably in a small village in Africa in 1600s, right, Joe? Now this is funny.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: DVC 9/4/2020 1:16:31 PM (No. 531413)
The "invention" of the light bulb happened LONG before Edison and his TEAM OF RESEARCHERS worked out an affordable way to make bulbs that lasted a long time -- and then put in place central electrical generating systems to make them practical for ordinary folks. And even if you had a truckload of modern light bulbs in 1840 - there was no easy way to power them up. The only source of electricity was a bunch of glass jars full of very nasty, dangerous, strong acid and then suspend plates of copper and zinc in them to make a "primary battery" which is not 'charged up', but which makes electricity through the consumption of the metal plate materials and the acid. To "recharge it" - you pour out the acid ( a nasty, toxic waste product) and put in new acid, metal plates and go again. Primary batteries like this powered the telegraph lines for decades. You can sometimes find the battery jars in antique shops. I have one. But, as I said - running household lights from primary batteries was too expensive and inconvenient. Until electric generators for neighborhoods were in place, it didn't matter if you had light bulbs for sale, nobody wanted them.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: cycloneman 9/4/2020 1:19:02 PM (No. 531418)
Next thing you know, Joe Biden will claim that a black man invented the internet. But we all know that Al Gore invented the internet.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: Trapper 9/4/2020 1:52:41 PM (No. 531448)
Sorry, but a black man did not invent stop and go lights, nor did a black man "invent" peanut butter. the Egyptians came up with peanut butter thousands of years ago. Don't believe any of the "black history." It's all made up nonsense. Take one claim and google it a while and you will find the true story.
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Reply 57 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 9/4/2020 2:26:14 PM (No. 531472)
Joe has always been a bit of a dim bulb.
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Reply 58 - Posted by: Butch 9/4/2020 3:27:51 PM (No. 531529)
An Englishman named Joseph Swan from Newcastle-upon-Tyne invented the AC light bulb, which is the one that´s most commonly used today. Edison´s light bulb was a DC version that was bound by all the limitations of a DC electrical system. We use AC almost exclusively today because transmission of DC power for over, say, five or ten miles just doesn´t work. AC power can be stepped up to high voltage and transmitted for thousands of miles.
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Reply 59 - Posted by: Sgtglh 9/4/2020 3:49:52 PM (No. 531548)
Al Gore invented the light bulb.
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Reply 60 - Posted by: EQKimball 9/4/2020 4:06:02 PM (No. 531557)
As long as he is at it, he should mention that Jesus was black, the pharaohs were black, and the airplane was invented in Africa thousands of years ago, as proven by an anonymous ancient artist's stone-carved petroglyph that looks like either an odd looking bird or a stealth fighter, take your pick.
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Reply 61 - Posted by: MorningStar 9/4/2020 5:20:42 PM (No. 531629)
I was reminded of the brilliant young man, Vivien Theodore Thomas, from Nashville, Tenn, who was privileged to work beside, and with the amazing surgeon, Dr. Blalock @Johns Hopkins. While he developed superb "surgical skills," which rivaled his mentor, Thomas NEVER attended college, much less medical school. He was a genius in his technological skills, but was NO medical doctor. His ability to learn and perfect his skills, in testing, and training were an absolute Godsend to humanity and their combined contributions to the advanced science of cardiac surgery, especially in the cases of "blue babies."
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Reply 62 - Posted by: 4Justice 9/4/2020 10:12:38 PM (No. 531815)
Latimer did improve upon the light bulb (added a longer wearing filament) like all really good patent draftsmen do. My partner was a master patent draftsman and improved a lot of inventions. He even made his own patented inventions, but he never took credit for other people's work.
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Reply 63 - Posted by: NYbob 9/4/2020 11:16:47 PM (No. 531851)
He is on the national stage running for President and it NEVER occurs to him to point to the achievements that are possible when people from different races and backgrounds work together. As always biden finds a way to demean someone and to cause unnecessary pain. THAT is the kind of 'statesman' this low life hack has been his entire life.
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If the idea of a November spent hunkered down at home with mass protests and violence again roiling the streets sounds appealing, don't worry: The left has a plan for that. A coalition of influential progressive groups—including the SEIU, AFT, Color of Change, Indivisible, MoveOn, and Demos—is organizing, the Daily Beast reports, for "mass public unrest": "Occupy shit, hold space, and shut things down, not just on Election Day but for weeks." Only a fool would think that this "nonviolent civil disobedience" will stay nonviolent after a summer that's seen over 500 riots across the nation.
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Target pledges to increase number
of Black employees by 20%
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Posted by Ribicon 9/10/2020 1:36:47 PM Post Reply
Target Corp. plans to increase its number of Black employees by 20% over the next three years as part of its growing efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive company, executives said. The Minneapolis retailer on Thursday announced its latest commitment to racial equity as it also made public more detailed information about the ethnic and gender makeup of its employees and leaders. Target’s total workforce last year was 360,000, with 25% of employees Latino, 15% Black, 5% Asian and 5% people who identified as mixed race, American Indian or other underrepresented groups. However, the diversity is less the higher the position,
What’s going on with the
Durham investigation, if anything?
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Posted by Magnante 9/10/2020 5:33:58 AM Post Reply
Ever since Attorney General Barr appointed U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the origins of the Russia collusion probe, Trump supporters have been waiting for the bomb to drop. And waiting. And waiting. But nothing ever happens. Judicial Watch’s founder Tom Fitton thinks that conservatives are being scammed. Instead of an investigation, it’s just another Washington cover-up. I suspect (or, maybe, hope), though, that Barr and Durham are holding their fire because of the election. Tom Fitton, whose organization doggedly uncovers documents the Swamp wants to hide, was on Fox News’ Lou Dobbs Tonight. He is concerned that the John Durham investigation is a sham
Oscars’ woke quota will
backfire on Hollywood spectacularly
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Posted by MissMolly 9/10/2020 4:20:58 AM Post Reply
According to last February’s ratings, 93 percent of us are already not watching the Academy Awards. Now Oscar is wondering: How do I whittle down that last 7 percent? Answer: woke quotas. That thunk you heard coming out of La-La Land on Tuesday was the sound of the Academy grandly planting its face in the sidewalk by announcing it was formally rejecting the pursuit of artistic quality in favor of a byzantine quota system. Starting with 2024 films, your project can’t even be considered for a Best Picture Oscar unless it meets a set of diversity targets
The NFL returns with 17,000 socially
distanced fans, kneeling players and
anthem walkouts: Patrick Mahomes' Chiefs
begin their Super Bowl defense against
the Texans after the crowd booed a moment
of silence for Black Lives Matter
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Posted by Ribicon 9/10/2020 11:01:53 PM Post Reply
The Houston Texans remained in the locker room during the Star-Spangled Banner and the reigning-champion Chiefs lined up for a singing of 'the black national anthem' on Thursday night as the NFL opened its season in Kansas City under dramatically different circumstances than any other campaign in league history. Not only was the limited crowd of 17,000 fans asked to follow social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic, but spectators were also prohibited from wearing Native American headdresses and war paint as the NFL attempts to combat racial injustice following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody on May 25.
Rhode Island professor says killing by
Portland activist OK from 'moral'
perspective: 'He killed a fascist'
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Posted by MissMolly 9/10/2020 4:05:16 AM Post Reply
A Rhode Island professor with a history of incendiary comments against conservatives is under fire this week for appearing to suggest that the fatal shooting of a Patriot Prayer supporter during unrest in Portland last month was morally justified. The comment from Erik Loomis, a history professor at the University of Rhode Island, came in response to a comment on his blog post: “Why Was Michael Reinoehl Killed?” The post questioned whether police deliberately “murdered” 48-year-old Michael Reinoehl, the man who fatally shot Aaron “Jay” Danielson on Aug. 29, the night Trump supporters clashed with backers of Black Lives Matter in Portland.
Nick Sandmann Torches ACLU
Associate, Professor Who Called Him
‘Dangerous’: ‘I Will Not Be Canceled’
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Posted by MissMolly 9/11/2020 4:46:25 AM Post Reply
Former Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann fired back Thursday at an ACLU associate and a college professor who warned that he was “dangerous” and a “provocateur” and should be watched closely when he begins his freshman year at Kentucky’s Transylvania University, telling the pair that he is a “pro-life conservative Republican college student who won’t let cancel culture silence me” in a Fox News op-ed. On Wednesday, The Daily Wire reported that Sandmann was the target of a two-pronged attack that began when a graduate of Transylvania University, who became an associate attorney for the ACLU, warned that Sandmann’s presence at the school was a “bit of a stain”
Jane Fonda, Cheerleader to Ho, Che, and
Jim Jones, Can’t Be Friends With Jon Voight
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Posted by MissMolly 9/11/2020 4:35:07 AM Post Reply
“I don’t know what happened to Jon,” Jane Fonda told Howard Stern about Jon Voight in a Wednesday interview. “We were pretty close. He was my best friend among Hollywood people. We won Academy Awards together for Coming Home.” But now, because the star of Midnight Cowboy, Deliverance, and The Champ sees the world through a new lens, Fonda rules out the possibility of any friendship. “I couldn’t, no,” she says of holding a friendship with someone who holds very different political views. “I couldn’t.” “He changed into an extreme right-winger,” which she called “very sad.” Others who recall the half-century friendship between the liberal Democrat Henry Fonda
Viewers call to cancel Netflix after
controversial ‘Cuties’ premiere
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Posted by Ribicon 9/10/2020 3:21:59 PM Post Reply
Backlash against the French film “Cuties” continues to escalate, with objectors now demanding Netflix be canceled in response to the movie’s perceived sexualization of children. “Unbelievable that they released ‘Cuties’. So child porn is ok now Netflix? Raise your hand if you agree this is disgusting,” wrote one Twitter user, using the hashtag #CancelNetflix. The Twitter campaign against the streaming giant follows its release in August of a heavily criticized trailer and poster for the flick. The online outrage continues despite Netflix releasing a statement saying “we’re deeply sorry for the inappropriate artwork that we used” to promote the film. “Netflix is comfortable
Women Who Stole Kid's MAGA
Hat Charged With Hate Crime
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Posted by StormCnter 9/10/2020 2:03:31 PM Post Reply
Two Delaware women accused of accosting a 7-year-old boy outside of the Democratic National Convention and taking his MAGA hat are facing up to 15 years in prison for a hate crime.(Snip for tweet)Yes, it was “shameful.” It was also mean, stupid, small-minded, and wrong. But do the women really deserve to spend 15 years in prison for it? Fox News: “Violence in any form is unacceptable, but harming another person — let alone a child — because of the expression of their views betrays the principles on which our country was founded,” Jennings said in a statement to Fox News.
Democratic Senate candidate Mark
Kelly apologizes for racist joke
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Posted by NorthernDog 9/10/2020 4:12:02 PM Post Reply
Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly apologized on Thursday for an offensive comment he made two years ago while joking about the physiological changes his twin brother experienced after spending a year in space. (Snip) “He’s like halfway between an orangutan and a Howler Monkey. We’ve even changed his name to Rodrigo. He lives in the woods. He lives in Eagle Rock Reservation,” a reference to a New Jersey forest reserve and recreational park. The video of Kelly speaking was posted Thursday on Twitter by Moses Sanchez, a Republican businessman and Navy veteran who unsuccessfully ran for Phoenix mayor in 2018.
Kamala Harris's embrace of Jacob
Blake is the latest blow to #MeToo
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Posted by MissMolly 9/10/2020 4:45:20 AM Post Reply
It's been quite a week for Kamala Harris. In addition to promulgating anti-vaccination conspiracy theories about any coronavirus vaccine released during the Trump presidency, she met with the family of Jacob Blake, a man famous for fleeing from the police with his children in tow when he violated an existing restraining order after being charged with sexual assault. Blake has been famously lionized by the Left after being shot by the police when officers tried to arrest him as he reached in his car (telling them after the shooting that he had a knife, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel). Unlike the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd,
Biden's Press Secretary Flips Out When
if Asked Biden Uses a Teleprompter
During Interviews
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Posted by Hazymac 9/11/2020 7:33:05 AM Post Reply
For months now, it’s been clear that Joe Biden has been using a teleprompter for supposedly off-the-cuff campaign interviews and conversations. In April, when Bernie endorsed Joe Biden, they had a live stream conversation on Periscope where it was clear Biden was reading off a script. Since then there’s been a lot more evidence of Biden reading off a teleprompter, and rather poorly, even during interviews with the media. While appearing on Fox News on Thursday, Biden’s national press secretary, TJ Ducklo, had an opportunity to go on the record on this issue but refused. “Does Joe Biden ever use a teleprompter during local interviews or to answer Q&A with supporters?” Baier asked.
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