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McConnell points finger at Trump in
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Posted By: Ribicon, 1/19/2021 1:32:23 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is explicitly pointing his finger at President Donald Trump for helping to spur the attack on the Capitol by the outgoing president’s supporters. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday on the Senate floor, “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.” McConnell spoke six days after the Democratic-led House impeached Trump on charges of inciting the Jan. 6 attack. A Senate trial on whether to convict Trump and perhaps bar him from ever again holding federal office is expected to begin in coming days. After years of supporting Trump

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Pardon Julian Assange and let's see what dirt there is on these demons. Our own government won't release the blackmail they have on these types because that's all part of the game.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jinx 1/19/2021 1:36:07 PM (No. 666410)
I have never liked McConnell. His true colors are coming out. He is a RINO and a lover of China.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: msjena 1/19/2021 1:36:29 PM (No. 666411)
McConnell is a traitor. If the Senate does anything other than dismiss the fake impeachment against President Trump, I will not be voting Republican again.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 1/19/2021 1:36:36 PM (No. 666412)
Essence of weasel.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99 1/19/2021 1:39:09 PM (No. 666414)
OP is right. No doubt the Turtle is being pressured by his Chicom masters.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ladyhawke 1/19/2021 1:40:01 PM (No. 666417)
Disgusting. Mitch is a faithful parroting servant of the Chinese Communist Party.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LanceLink1 1/19/2021 1:45:41 PM (No. 666419)
The federal government is a legal organized crime syndicate. Working with other crime syndicates legal or otherwise.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: mathman 1/19/2021 1:49:59 PM (No. 666425)
And your wife has promised you what if you stray?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Heraclitus 1/19/2021 1:50:01 PM (No. 666426)
There they go again. Can't restrain themselves from using hot, inflammatory language, meant to rile, not bring reason and wisdom to the Well of the Senate. No reaching out to people who have seen their President excoriated for five years, the most vicious, cruel and relentless attacks, and who themselves have been demeaned, ridiculed, targeted and persecuted, marginalized and left without recourse. Not agreeing to the $2000 stimulus makes sense now. If one more nudge was needed to put those two radical leftists over the mark in GA, this was it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone 1/19/2021 1:52:14 PM (No. 666429)
Who knows for sure, as no comprehensive law enforcement investigations have yet to be concluded. But one thing is certainly for sure, both McConnell and Pelosi at the top of the heap of the UniParty Congressional Aristocracy were ultimately responsible for the security of the US Capitol building on January 6th, and the moronic mob action there made them look very incompetent. So both have a personal and political, and professional interest in projecting quick blame on others, especially Trump.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: GoodDeal 1/19/2021 1:52:38 PM (No. 666430)
Wherever the cross-eyed little weasel goes he leaves a vapor cloud of sulfur lingering in the air. The whole point of finding trump guilty in this fake impeachment is to prevent him from becoming President again. Let's see who goes along with this lynch-mob.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jethro bo 1/19/2021 1:54:24 PM (No. 666432)
How come when Trump says the election was stolen and people violently protest, folks go Bat Guano crazy. But when Hitlery says the elections was stolen and people violent protest, well, that free speech?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: moonlightflip 1/19/2021 1:55:24 PM (No. 666434)
He's obviously not going to run for re-election in 6 long years...
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Reply 13 - Posted by: excalgalcg 1/19/2021 1:55:30 PM (No. 666435)
Why am I not surprised? Mr. McConnell it was Pres. Trump who got you re-elected. You are a traitor and should be recalled but you have China on your side. No wonder Trump got blocked in every way to ruin his career. Despicable Deep State Republican senate leader. How does the senate find a way to tolerate him knowing how he has turned on Trump.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: marbles 1/19/2021 1:59:41 PM (No. 666438)
# 11 Because the MSM controls the narrative. and they are the PR arm of the dem party.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ToryWhite 1/19/2021 2:02:15 PM (No. 666441)
The response to the "storming" (haha) of the U.S. Capitol from its denizens is this: overwrought in the extreme, dishonest, vain, self-important, elitist, and stodgy. What a crew of weenies. Guess they don't have any daily life at all there anymore. McConnell is covering for Biden, China, and the Lord knows what else.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Geoman 1/19/2021 2:03:48 PM (No. 666444)
The soon to be former Senate Majority Leader is trying to deflect his failure to address the disenfranchisement of 74 plus million Americans. I wouldn't even support the disenfranchisement of democrat voters, much less tens of millions of conservatives who supported our soon to be former president.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 1/19/2021 2:12:16 PM (No. 666452)
Another swamp rat! His wife got a job from Trump and now he stabs Trump in the back. McConnell is running for cover because of his Chinese connection through his wife as revealed by Peter Schweizer. This is Mitch trying to immunize himself from future charges that he is profiting from China through his wife's family. This isn't the first time these charges have surfaced. Mitch is in deep doodoo with the Left.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Penney 1/19/2021 2:15:55 PM (No. 666456)
McConnell seems to have joined the radical left. Maybe he has been there all along, leading to this sad time? The lefties are streaming out of the woodwork!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: stuBdoc 1/19/2021 2:19:30 PM (No. 666461)
Not to condone the nonsense at the Capitol, but the people in that crowd already knew about the evidence of fraud before Trump spoke a word. It was out there for anyone who cared to know since 11/4. Trump was reciting it so that the rest of the morons would maybe hear it. McConnell should be recalled. His political usefulness has passed its sell-by date, and his ties to China are dangerous in these times.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: jimkata 1/19/2021 2:26:28 PM (No. 666465)
Does anyone have an actual number of those rioting? I always see the same 10 people breaking through the halls of congress. Also a riot usually involves many things torn down. Aside from a few things stolen. where is the damage to the Capitol? I would have expected the rotunda burned out or something similar.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: heartlandmom 1/19/2021 2:29:43 PM (No. 666468)
Hillary lied and incited a four year investigation of Trump, but nothing happened to her. I guess then Bush/Cheney lied about the Irag war causing many young men to die, nothing happened to them.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Chiritwo 1/19/2021 2:34:35 PM (No. 666471)
Wonder how any of them can look themselves in the mirror. What a bunch of yellow bellied sniveling swamp rats. There are a few with a spine besides President Trump but not many. I'm going to start pushing for term limits. Get rid of these swamp dwellers. They are truly corrupt people - they have ruined America through their greed and lust for money and power.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/19/2021 2:37:11 PM (No. 666477)
Pelosi and McConnell are responsible for the security of the Capitol. They have 2500 Capitol Police. It was reported several days prior that caches of weapons were being distributed around the Capitol. The Trump crowd was able to identify some of the individuals that appeared they did not belong, as they had riot, or protective gear. The Capitol has many security cameras. They knew what was happening, as they were watching it on their security cameras, yet did nothing. This was allowed to happen, and encouraged to happen. Antifa was there to make it happen, and they were paid to do it. McConnell wants to cast the blame on Trump, when it is he that is to blame. McConnell has never been an active man. McConnell would have about 40 Senators, if Trump had not worked so hard to get the other 10 re-elected. McConnell should be replaced as leader. He has done nothing to limit the size of the government, nothing to represent the people, his following only the establishment elite. McConnell has allowed the Senate to become a rubber stamp. No debate, just omnibus bills nobody has read. McConnell has made the Senate not respected for any of the traditions, which are only privileges for the elite.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Rather Read 1/19/2021 2:40:02 PM (No. 666481)
I regret all the times I voted for him.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Namma 1/19/2021 2:42:04 PM (No. 666484)
Mitch. You are the one who lied All foe money you and your china-doll wife. Your love of money will be your down fall. Well deserved
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DCGIRL 1/19/2021 2:46:59 PM (No. 666489)
Watch what you do and say Mitch, you could only have a hand full of republicans left after we sit out the election for the next 4 years.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Nimby 1/19/2021 2:51:01 PM (No. 666493)
What did you do to set it right?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: OBX Pete 1/19/2021 3:04:35 PM (No. 666499)
It's called 'FREEDOM OF SPEECH". Enough of this by the left trying to take that away from us. Mitch McConnell is not one of us !!!!!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: judy 1/19/2021 3:08:29 PM (No. 666501)
Call MItch W Jr...My my the fake republicans are beyond help...Romney, McConnell, McCain, Flake, Sasse, Ryan, McCarthy, Cheney..... Will the Kentucky republican party censure McConnell like Wyoming is doing to Liz Cheney?????
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Reply 30 - Posted by: BillW. 1/19/2021 3:16:26 PM (No. 666507)
I've heard YouTube dim wits altering the president's message that day, but anyone who heard what he actually said and still loves America wouldn't say that this Traitor is spouting.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: MDConservative 1/19/2021 3:21:40 PM (No. 666510)
About time some got this figured out...
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Reply 32 - Posted by: hershey 1/19/2021 3:27:58 PM (No. 666522)
Damned 'post turtle'.....
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Reply 33 - Posted by: ramona 1/19/2021 3:30:45 PM (No. 666525)
Enjoy your season of revenge while it lasts, Mitch. The lefties are coming for you too. You may plead that you never wanted Trump to win, either election, and you can display all the efforts you made to thwart the America First agneda
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Reply 34 - Posted by: JackBurton 1/19/2021 3:34:03 PM (No. 666533)
Says a 'reporter' to a known Antifa leader: In the multitude of video clips posted on Twitter by Sullivan, there is a woman who seen celebrating with him. She tells Sullivan “we did it, you were right, we did it.” THEY did it. No disinformation necessary. And, yes, it WAS stolen.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Memphis 1/19/2021 3:42:07 PM (No. 666544)
I think McConnell is crooked and sleazy.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: TXknitter 1/19/2021 3:48:25 PM (No. 666551)
There must be some kindling lighting the firestorm of press talking about the “upcoming Senate impeachment trial.” I am sad to think its maybe not just democrat wishful thinking. Mitch just finished throwing PDJT completely under the bus. Elections have consequences - keeping rinos and known treacherous, corrupted ones in those Senate seats are part of why we find ourselves here.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna 1/19/2021 3:49:48 PM (No. 666552)
He may be a weasel and a traitor but he's come a long way on those dashing good looks !
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/19/2021 3:59:24 PM (No. 666561)
Speaking of finger pointing; The Turtle can note the citizens pointing middle fingers in his general direction. He will need a very wide angle lens to photograph it for his Twitter or Tik Tok feed.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Periwinkel 1/19/2021 4:05:57 PM (No. 666568)
Mitch is the reason the Senate is 50/50. He had a great candidate in, Representative Doug Collins; but he chose the vapid and stupid Kelly Loeffler who turned out to be the worst candidate ever. Plus her husband was wealthy and a big donor. Kelly just wanted to play Senator!
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Reply 40 - Posted by: DVC 1/19/2021 4:09:02 PM (No. 666573)
No, we saw through ALL YOUR Deep State lies. McConnell works for the ChiComs, along with Traitor Joe and many more folks in Congress. They sure as hell don't work for the interests of the American people.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: hisself 1/19/2021 4:22:23 PM (No. 666589)
This is an AP story. How do we know it is true? OTOH, they are talking about McConnell. And by the way, what riot? One broken window, one woman killed by the police, no fires, no destruction of businesses.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 1/19/2021 4:24:30 PM (No. 666591)
There have been 40 posts on this thread - - but only #17 came up with the correct answer. Mitch is selling out Trump as part of a deal with the commie demonrats - - so that they don't indict his and our beloved Mrs. McConnell - - a/k/a the Chicom tool Elaine Chao. Leave Elaine alone - - and I'll give Trump a good trashing. Nothing more complicated than that.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 1/19/2021 4:59:48 PM (No. 666637)
McConnell's behavior reminds me of when Dennis Hastert got all wee-weed up when the FBI raided Congressman William J. Jefferson's office in the Capital. Both are acting like somehow the Capital was sacrosanct like a place of worship.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: rememberwhen 1/19/2021 5:00:13 PM (No. 666640)
McConnell is accidentally correct. The mob, i.,e., leftist plants have been fed a steady diet of lies from the propaganda media and extreme left pols for years.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Quigley 1/19/2021 5:08:06 PM (No. 666649)
The mob of aunt-iffa thugs? I watch the new video of the 2017 inauguration riots and saw aunt-iffa thugs harassing a 75-80 year old woman who was trying to get through their lines. Who fed them lies, muttch?
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Reply 46 - Posted by: red1066 1/19/2021 5:26:39 PM (No. 666668)
Trump did not instigate the melee at the Capitol. The media, demosluts, and anti Trump Republicans did. Name one thing Trump lied about in his speech? Trump didn't lie.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: sciteach 1/19/2021 5:28:49 PM (No. 666677)
McConnell has always been one of the swamp-creatures where he has dwelt for decades at the bottom of the slime. Frankly, I am sick of even listening to a man with a mouth full of marbles. Can't wait to see the day when he is gone from the Senate.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 1/19/2021 5:33:30 PM (No. 666685)
China Mitch sees that he can punch a man going out the door. He’s a coward, a creep, and a communist sympathizer.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: skacmar 1/19/2021 5:36:37 PM (No. 666690)
THe good people of Kentucky should follow the example of the people of Wyoming and Censure Mitch McConnell for his idiocy and handling of the most recent Trump impeachment. If it weren't for Trump, McConnell would have been Minority Leader. If it weren't for Trump, McConnell would not have 50 Republican Senators! The reason Georgia lost their 2 Republican Senators is McConnell's inaction and criticism of Trump since the election. Now he is doing what losing Republican have always done...suck up to Democrats in hope of getting some crumbs. Grow some balls Mitch. Your actions are condemning Republican's to permanent minority status.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: davew 1/19/2021 5:36:59 PM (No. 666693)
The "mob" he is referring to were the people that signed up to be poll watchers and never got within 30 yards of a ballot signature. The only testimony we have so far is the affidavits that these good citizens tried to submit to the courts. Where are the affidavits from the Mitch McConnell Republicans that were allowed to witness the vote counting?
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Reply 51 - Posted by: starboard 1/19/2021 6:03:08 PM (No. 666727)
He's part of the CCP through his wife's family ties.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Iron Marshal 1/19/2021 6:21:10 PM (No. 666766)
Trump was "lying" about the election, what about the attorney generals of Texas and the 18 states that joined in the Texas lawsuif? Are they all liars too, Mitchie boy?
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Reply 53 - Posted by: rochow 1/19/2021 7:40:33 PM (No. 666887)
Drop this traitor a piece of your mind. Not too polite!! What a POS!!! You might want to ask him what his dear little Chinese commie wife thinks of the Genocide against the Uighurs in China?? She probably feels they deserve to get whatever the chairman dishes out, she and traitor husband are also just following 'orders'!!!
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Reply 54 - Posted by: paral04 1/19/2021 7:54:37 PM (No. 666905)
Now is the time to Primary this rat.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: bighambone 1/19/2021 9:40:00 PM (No. 667024)
The moronic mob lawlessness at the US Capitol was planned by extremists long before January 6th, and Trump’s speech had nothing to do with that mob action, that had already started when as Trump was still giving his speech. Clearly Trump did not tell anyone to go to the Capitol to break the law and after Trump finished his speech, with the huge crowd, it would have taken people listening to Trump’s speech about 45 minutes to reach the Capitol building after Trump finished his speech, a time when the mob was already inside the Capitol building. The proof of that is clear as a bell, as there is video of a BLM activist named Sullivan who traveled from Utah to DC for the expressed purpose of inciting that mob at the Capitol on that date and time, as he could be seen on the video telling the mob that they had to get Trump out of office and to burn down the Capitol building. That mob made the top of the Congressional Aristocracy, McConnell and Pelosi, go nuts, as they were ultimately responsible for the security of the Capitol building, and that moronic mob “outed” them as being incompetent, especially after it came out that Federal law enforcement had abundant intelligence beforehand that there was bound to be a lot of law breaking in DC on that date. That’s why they are projecting false blame on Trump.
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Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., on Sunday suggested that God is a woman while discussing the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump. Swalwell, 40, made the comments during an appearance on MSNBC, explaining Democrats’ decision not to subpoena additional witnesses.
Brit Hume says GOP should ‘move away
from Trump without alienating supporters’,
but reality bites
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Posted by Imright 2/16/2021 10:48:32 AM Post Reply
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Monday the Republican Party’s future lies in moving away from former President Donald Trump despite the fact that he remains wildly popular among the GOP base.During an appearance on “Special Report” with host Bret Baier, Hume said the “challenge” for Republicans “is to move away from Trump without alienating his supporters” after “many” of them “have concluded that they cannot win an election with Trump” following the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, which led to a second unprecedented impeachment.“He lost the last one and then he damaged his reputation terribly with his conduct after the election,” Hume claimed.
Meghan Markle is pregnant, expecting second
child with Prince Harry
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Posted by ladydawgfan 2/15/2021 7:01:22 AM Post Reply
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their second child. “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother,” a spokesperson for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex told Page Six on Sunday. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.” The couple’s son, Archie, turns 2 years old in May. In announcing the pregnancy news, Markle, 39, and Harry, 36, shared an intimate black-and-white photo that shows Markle cradling her baby bump. Page Six is told the picture was taken remotely by the couple’s longtime friend and photographer Misan Harriman.
Hot Take: That 'Genius' Who Put Gorilla
Glue in Her Hair? NBC Blames
'Oppression,' 'Trauma of Black Beauty
Standards'
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Posted by mc squared 2/15/2021 10:06:15 AM Post Reply
So you know that warning label they put on aerosol cans, right? The one that says something to the effect of “Do not use near open flame or store at high temperature”? As the Missouri lady below found out the hard way, they meant that. Although in her defense, she just left an aerosol can in her hot car too long, but you get the point. /break for tweet/ There are all sorts of warning labels on all sorts of products, many of which fall somewhere in between common sense and downright silly. However, as most of
Fauci wins $1 million Israeli
prize for 'defending science'
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Posted by Ribicon 2/15/2021 11:51:07 AM Post Reply
Tel Aviv, Israel—Dr. Anthony Fauci has won the $1 million Dan David Prize for "defending science" and advocating for vaccines now being administered worldwide to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Israel-based Dan David Foundation on Monday named President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser as the winner of one of three prizes. It said he had earned the recognition over a lifetime of leadership on HIV research and AIDS relief, as well as his advocacy for the vaccines against COVID-19. In its statement, the private foundation did not mention former President Donald Trump, who undermined Fauci's follow-the-science approach to the pandemic. But
Frozen wind turbines hamper Texas power
output, state's electric grid operator says
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Posted by NorthernDog 2/15/2021 6:15:05 PM Post Reply
Nearly half of Texas' installed wind power generation capacity has been offline because of frozen wind turbines in West Texas, according to Texas grid operators. Wind farms across the state generate up to a combined 25,100 megawatts of energy. But unusually moist winter conditions in West Texas brought on by the weekend's freezing rain and historically low temperatures have iced many of those wind turbines to a halt. As of Sunday morning, those iced turbines comprise 12,000 megawatts of Texas' installed wind generation capacity, although those West Texas turbines don't typically spin to their full generation capacity this time of year.
Why Texas Has Gone Dark 34 replies
Posted by Dreadnought 2/15/2021 11:19:50 PM Post Reply
Much of Texas is experiencing rolling blackouts, as utilities are unable to keep power flowing. Why are these blackouts happening? My colleague Isaac Orr explains at AmericanExperiment.org.: More than 2.5 million people in Texas are currently experiencing rolling blackouts as temperatures remain in the single digits in many parts of the state. The Lone Star state is currently short of electricity because half of the Texas wind fleet (the largest in the nation) is iced over and incapable of generating electricity. Additionally, the natural gas infrastructure Texas has become so reliant upon has also frozen up.
Woke teachers want Shakespeare
cut from curriculum: 'This
is about White supremacy'
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Posted by Ribicon 2/15/2021 3:59:26 PM Post Reply
The crown teachers once put on Shakespeare now lies uneasy upon his head as the English playwright comes under assault from teachers who fault his un-woke attitudes regarding race, sexuality, gender and class. For the new breed of teachers, William Shakespeare is seen less as an icon of literature and more as a tool of imperial oppression, an author who should be dissected in class or banished from the curriculum entirely.(Snip) Elizabeth Nelson, who teaches English at Twin Cities Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota, told School Library Journal she gives her students Marxist theory when reading Shakespeare’s tragedy “Coriolanus” about the Roman leader.
Jason Chaffetz says
he's open to challenging Mitt Romney
in Utah Senate primary
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Posted by GustoGrabber 2/16/2021 7:38:12 AM Post Reply
Former congressman Jason Chaffetz says he is open to running against Sen. Mitt Romney in Utah. With a smile on his face, the retired politician told Fox News host Sean Hannity, "Yea, I would," when asked Monday evening about a primary challenge against Romney just days after the GOP senator voted a second time to convict former President Donald Trump on an article of impeachment. Chaffetz represented Utah's 3rd Congressional District from 2009 to 2017, and served as chairman of the Oversight Committee for the final couple of years. After retiring, Chaffetz joined Fox News as a contributor.
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