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Expecting people to be on time is part
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Posted By: mc squared, 7/9/2024 12:34:25 PM

Duke Medical School claims it is “white supremacy culture” to expect people of color to be on time in a strategic plan for creating an “anti-racist workforce.” The medical school said its goal is to “catalyze anti-racist practice through education” in a 2021 plan titled “Dismantling Racism and Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Medicine.” The guide — praised by the school’s dean — called out what it deemed “white supremacy culture,” with its purported nitpicking about being on time, dress code, speech and work style. It also contains a series of negative terminology vis-à-vis white culture.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jasonB 7/9/2024 12:37:57 PM (No. 1753039)
Back before everything offended everyone. This phenomenon of ALWAYS being late was known as a certain kind of time. Yes it starts with 'N'.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 7/9/2024 12:45:53 PM (No. 1753043)
Remind me about “shiftless.”
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mcscow sailor 7/9/2024 12:53:14 PM (No. 1753046)
Being on time is a courtesy to your teammates, to your clients, and is essential in manufacturing. Teaching sloth is race-based is racist
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 7/9/2024 12:53:47 PM (No. 1753047)
Civilization is a "white supremacist" plot according to the lazy, incompetent, uneducated, stupid AND ignorant. But, in reality, civilization is important. And if you cannot or will not learn to be civil, perhaps you need to be at least unemployed, or if the uncivility is too much, in prison or in another country?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Skinnydip 7/9/2024 12:57:58 PM (No. 1753048)
Maybe this is why doctors are never on time for your appointment.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grateful 7/9/2024 12:58:18 PM (No. 1753049)
There is only one goal of any medical school: train all medical students to be the best doctors possible. That's all patients want. Period.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Vaquero45 7/9/2024 12:58:26 PM (No. 1753050)
In the future, base your medical care on two things: 1. Don't treat with a doctor under 40. 2. Don't treat with a black doctor.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/9/2024 1:05:21 PM (No. 1753056)
Alrighty then….. being late, or never, is black privilege.
65 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: itsonlyme 7/9/2024 1:05:47 PM (No. 1753057)
Cysttemik Raycysum
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Newtsche 7/9/2024 1:09:06 PM (No. 1753060)
Yet they'll be wee-weed up if other peoples' money doesn't come on time.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: planetgeo 7/9/2024 1:13:12 PM (No. 1753063)
Of course...doesn't everyone hope they get a doctor that boogies in late for your cardiac surgery?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bpl40 7/9/2024 1:14:36 PM (No. 1753065)
I suppose so is driving on the right hand side and respecting other people’s right to their own property!
43 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: Snow Possum 7/9/2024 1:18:00 PM (No. 1753067)
Let me deduce from recent history what democrats feel about blacks... 1. They are too stupid to know how to get a free state issued ID 2. They are too criminal to be expected to reveal their actual identity in order to vote 3. They are too lazy to be expected to be on time As a conservative, I believe that blacks are SMART enough to get an ID, NOT criminals who are afraid of revealing their identity and fully capable of telling the time.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: edgar 7/9/2024 1:23:53 PM (No. 1753075)
This is the breakdown of civil society. There are certain norms that society relies upon to function properly. If you can't show up for the job, you don't belong in the job. It is not racist, it is how civil societies work.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Sully 7/9/2024 1:27:55 PM (No. 1753076)
The racists are the numbnuts who claim: Black people can't get ID. Black people can't be policed. Education is acting white. Work ethic is acting white. It is ignorant not tolerant to embrace these stereotypes.
67 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: wilarrbie 7/9/2024 2:01:25 PM (No. 1753092)
How is the current disdain for anything White people do to be successful or socially cohesive considered 'racist'? Maybe something less successful people should emulate instead of denigrating. We're successful because of hard choices lazy people don't want to do. It's not a White thing.
36 people like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: paral04 7/9/2024 2:07:01 PM (No. 1753096)
Are thy implying that races other than White are too stupid to be able to tell the time in order to be punctual?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DVC 7/9/2024 2:09:26 PM (No. 1753099)
Re #17, or too indolent to both.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Venturer 7/9/2024 2:10:29 PM (No. 1753100)
The more you give in to blacks, the more they demand. They have been gaining ground over the years and now other races are starting to awaken.
28 people like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: Birddog 7/9/2024 2:19:46 PM (No. 1753103) doctors, clinics, and an entire medical system, will Duke stop charging "All Clients" for late and missed appointments? Just Black ones? What about Doctors being late? What about students being late/missing classes, tests, labs, clinics? While in Nursing school I was "Failed" in an STNA Class, even though I had FAR...the highest grades of the entire class, a 99.7 average, 100% on all tests, clinicals and the final, because I was 12 minutes late for a final revue session( a final I didn't even NEED to take because the rest of my scores guaranteed a Pass), because there was an Ice Storm the prior night and I had to clear trees, with a chainsaw/tow cable from my house all of the way to the campus.( I was the only male left in the class of 35 by that point, and when I went to the dept Chairman to ask for review was informed that that particular instructor had NEVER in 6 years had a male student pass her class, but she had tenure, and the next available seat for that REQUIRED class credit with a different instructor wouldn't be until the following year.His recommendation was to take the equivalent class at a different college and transfer the credit, just eat the ding on my overall GPA(3.9) by accepting the "F".
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Reply 21 - Posted by: formerNYer 7/9/2024 2:23:47 PM (No. 1753106)
expecting employees on time is NOT racist, making excuse for poor employees no matter what color is racist.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: frankdn 7/9/2024 2:28:26 PM (No. 1753107)
It hasn't happened, but it could: if some leftist were to tell me that expecting someone to be on time truly is part of the culture of white supremacy, I would of course agree. I would also point out: that is why white culture is supreme.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Kate318 7/9/2024 2:31:04 PM (No. 1753108)
I worked in theater for decades. This phenomenon was known as CP Time, and is well-known within the black community.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: daisey 7/9/2024 2:40:40 PM (No. 1753110)
So no complaining when your surgeon doesn’t show up for your surgery on time. Or your lawyer doesn’t show in time for your trial. Or you go to an appointment and the office isn’t open yet because no one showed up, or the teacher doesn’t show up til after lunch. This is stupid. Everything is racist. I’m sick of it.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: brownshoepogue 7/9/2024 2:42:35 PM (No. 1753111)
#7: already happening. Before accepting an assigned MD or Physician Assistant, I query when and what med school graduated from, class standing, etc. Generally if they graduated med school grad/residency after 2010-ish I pass. My body-my choice. If enough peeps do similarly, then those who graduated from Didn't Earn It (DEI) med schools will find suitable clients who share their treatment criteria as per CRT/wokism/DEI. OBTW: My PA is an ethnic East Indian. Graduated/residency before 2010-ish. Smart, experienced, incredible work ethic, punctual and owns a watch!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: winmag 7/9/2024 2:43:23 PM (No. 1753112)
Liberalism truly is a mental disorder.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Catherine 7/9/2024 2:54:43 PM (No. 1753115)
# 7 - reminded me of something my black boss said once. She made a dr appt and said he was white. She said she's not going to any black dr.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Strike3 7/9/2024 2:55:47 PM (No. 1753116)
Since racism is such a hopeless white problem, why don't we just split the country and give each race their piece. Blacks can start out with half our money (that will be a bargain in the long run) and they can set up their own civilization, business, schools, hospitals, everything. I will give them fifty years before they all die out and that's being generous. Then we won't have to listen to this continuous damned whining.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Ruhn 7/9/2024 2:56:26 PM (No. 1753117)
eju-kay-shun The soft bigotry of lowered expectations.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: privateer 7/9/2024 3:12:04 PM (No. 1753126)
There may be some historical precedent that explains this. Everyone knows that slaves showed up for work on the cotton fields 'whenev'
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Reply 31 - Posted by: jimincalif 7/9/2024 3:12:13 PM (No. 1753127)
Not all cultures are equivalent.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 7/9/2024 3:26:00 PM (No. 1753138)
Sooooo......... being Black is like being in a union, only without having to pay your dues!!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 7/9/2024 3:36:10 PM (No. 1753141)
If I was the instructor its fine to be late, just expect to be failed.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 7/9/2024 3:58:03 PM (No. 1753156)
Total indifference to the value of other people's lives.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns 7/9/2024 4:43:07 PM (No. 1753192)
God forbid that you anesthesiologist should be on time for your surgery.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: slsusnr 7/9/2024 4:57:11 PM (No. 1753201)
I'm an NJROTC instructor in a very diverse inner-city school in the Midwest. Skin color has absolutely nothing to do with success or failure, and just an oh-by-the-way: I'm white with a black wife. Culture, culture, culture is everything. Unfortunately, far too many native blacks grow up in a thug culture. Seventy five percent or so of them were illegitimate births. Thank LBJ's Great Society for destroying the black family. Some of my smartest black cadets are Africans and they come from terrible places (e.g., Sudan), but at least their cultures value the family and education. So, anyway, avoid any recent graduate of Duke medical school of any skin tone. Their student culture is defective.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 7/9/2024 6:06:01 PM (No. 1753240)
People who are consistently late think that their time is more important than your time. And that they are more important than you. I cut people like that out of my life and business promptly.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: downnout 7/9/2024 6:13:00 PM (No. 1753242)
So being on time is white supremacy? Well then, I must be the leader in the white pointed hat because for me being on time is THE defining characteristic of one’s upbringing.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: udanja99 7/9/2024 6:30:46 PM (No. 1753258)
Perhaps every school, medical or otherwise, should teach what my father taught us kids when we were growing up… If you can’t be on time, you’ll never amount to anything in life.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Ashley Brenton 7/9/2024 7:40:46 PM (No. 1753283)
I notice that cultures that do not emphasize timeliness tend to not have things like NASA. And their building codes tor stuff like apartments, etc. are somewhat "lackadaisical".
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Reply 41 - Posted by: NeonVortex 7/9/2024 7:49:31 PM (No. 1753287)
I am so glad I retired to the Philippines. Safe, affordable, and the government doesn't hate your guts because you're white
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Reply 42 - Posted by: K620 7/9/2024 7:54:53 PM (No. 1753290)
“Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment.” That’s what I hear on basically every phone message or text doctor’s appointment reminder I get. It annoys me, because I know why they say it (and it doesn’t apply to me, and so no, I won’t arrive 15 minutes early). I got a reminder last week from a practice I really like and they said, “Please arrive on time for your appointment.” Yippee! I was practically doing cartwheels. You respect me, I’ll respect you.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/9/2024 8:22:47 PM (No. 1753307)
Yeah.... just show up late at a job interview and don't be surprised with the consequences.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: JimBob 7/9/2024 10:59:45 PM (No. 1753344)
Note to all outstanding medical school applicants: Don't bother applying to Duke. Apply somewhere else where performance mattetrs. #36, THANK YOU! I recall an old saying that I posted where I work: "Promptness..... is the Courtesy of Kings"
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Reply 45 - Posted by: MissMann 7/10/2024 12:06:37 AM (No. 1753359)
The tyranny of low expectations...
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Reply 46 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 7/10/2024 12:40:21 AM (No. 1753369)
So what's with all the property damage and fights involving blacks in fast food restaurants because their burgers didn't get done on time?
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Reply 47 - Posted by: mifla 7/10/2024 5:23:35 AM (No. 1753420)
So I can label any action I don't want to take as racist, and the world will accommodate me. Good luck in the real world. You aren't going to be my doctor.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: ARKfamily 7/10/2024 6:20:40 AM (No. 1753436)
It has nothing to do with white supremacy. It has everything to do with respecting other people (treat others as you would want to be treated) because I can guarantee that being late WILL affect someone else. These identity politics are getting VERY OLD. . .
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Reply 49 - Posted by: Are You Serious 7/10/2024 8:02:20 AM (No. 1753504)
I am willing to bet that when Trayvon is lying on the operating table, he hopes that his surgeon is an advocate of "white supremacy".
4 people like this.

Reply 50 - Posted by: Rumblehog 7/10/2024 8:24:44 AM (No. 1753521)
So, this is slowly beginning to explain why Africa is the continent free of all racism. You can honestly tell, now can't you?
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Strike3 7/10/2024 8:24:56 AM (No. 1753522)
One thoughtless person being late can sometimes create a snowball effect, in everything from assembly line work to the doctor's office to golf course tee times. People arrive at the country club and expect to be able to jump in front of the next party just because they had a tee time reserved and it backs everybody up. This trend may help to explain why there have been no professional black golfers in decades since Tiger, who relied on his Chinese half to achieve success.
4 people like this.

Reply 52 - Posted by: Kafka2 7/10/2024 8:52:17 AM (No. 1753542)
People who are not on time are rude.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: aripeny 7/10/2024 8:54:46 AM (No. 1753544)
Doctors can be late for your appointment with no apology, explanation or consideration of the patient's time. The patient if late, can be denied the appointment and charged as a no show. What was once a medical practice is now a bad business model.
3 people like this.

Reply 54 - Posted by: TurtleDove 7/10/2024 9:08:41 AM (No. 1753553)
Hence hillary clinton & several other dems using the horribly racist expression "black people's time". I will make sure I don't do business with DMS physicians ever again.
2 people like this.

Reply 55 - Posted by: griddog1 7/10/2024 9:10:40 AM (No. 1753556)
It's called being responsible, why is that so hard?
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Reply 56 - Posted by: janjan 7/10/2024 9:11:36 AM (No. 1753557)
The rules of professionalism do not have a skin color attached to them. Do Blacks understand how insulting it is to be thought incapable of being on time or having some special privilege of their own to be rude to others? The whole premise behind DEI is that if merit matters people of color won’t qualify. Nothing could be more racist.
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Reply 57 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 7/10/2024 9:12:06 AM (No. 1753558)
Remind me to never need surgery or any emergency care from any graduates of Duke Medical School.
6 people like this.

Reply 58 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/10/2024 9:46:34 AM (No. 1753596)
Duke Med School, get it through you thick rebellious heads. It's all about personal responsibility not melanin content.
3 people like this.

Reply 59 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 7/10/2024 10:10:07 AM (No. 1753603)
It is hard to say which is worse, DEI in medical or commercial airflights.
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Reply 60 - Posted by: Zigrid 7/10/2024 10:36:15 AM (No. 1753622)
Only proves to me...the rules in my Mama's house were spot on what you promise...treat everyone with respect....sound growing up rules.....
5 people like this.

Reply 61 - Posted by: h24015 7/10/2024 10:47:06 AM (No. 1753626)
If she has kids I hope we find out who her pediatrician is.
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Reply 62 - Posted by: edgar 7/10/2024 11:16:12 AM (No. 1753657)
The soft bigotry of low expectations.
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Reply 63 - Posted by: leonardo 7/10/2024 12:30:07 PM (No. 1753732)
SO, how much BS does it take to wake people up? What if the pilot of YOUR plane, or YOUR surgeon decided that it did not matter when they showed up? “Sir, your new CAR has been delayed for 2 months … have a nice day, you racist.”
2 people like this.

Reply 64 - Posted by: NessunDorma 7/10/2024 2:03:57 PM (No. 1753820)
So what's the gist here, Dean? Non-white medical students can show up whenever they like, dress and groom themselves however they like, speak whatever patois they choose and comport themselves in the workplace however they like? And you expect them to become competent doctors capable of serving the general public? I guess I'll have to make a note to avoid healthcare givers who come by way of Duke. Thanks for the warning.
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Reply 65 - Posted by: Ned Scott 7/10/2024 6:59:49 PM (No. 1754023)
Number 23 Kate318, Years ago, my mother, who was a public school teacher, attended a speech given by the late Patterson, NJ principal Joe Clark. Mr. Clark was known for the strict policies he implemented to improve student academic performance and attendance. In commenting on the tendency of some students and even some school employees to be consistently late for the start of school in the morning, Mr. Clark quipped that “many people are on ‘c.p ’ time or ‘colored people’s time.’”
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Reply 66 - Posted by: pensom2 7/11/2024 12:48:13 PM (No. 1754456)
It's about culture, not color. Our African American population would make huge forward strides if there were more "Oreo's."
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Posted by Dreadnought 7/14/2024 12:28:14 AM Post Reply
The gunman who attempted to assassinate former President Donald Trump Saturday was identified as 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks, sources told The Post. Crooks, of Bethel Park, Pa., squeezed off shots — one of which grazed Trump in the ear — at an outdoor rally in Butler, just outside Pittsburgh. Sources said Crooks was planted on a roof of a manufacturing plant more than 130 yards away from the stage at Butler Farm Show grounds. He was killed by Secret Service snipers. An AR-style rifle was later recovered. Bethel Park is a village 40 miles south of where the Butler rally was held. Why Crooks fired on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee is unclear.
Biden insists ‘we are not enemies’
as he addresses nation in brief Oval Office
speech after Trump assassination attempt
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Posted by Imright 7/14/2024 8:48:14 PM Post Reply
President Biden urged the nation to unite in a rare Oval Office address on Sunday night – a day after a gunman tried to assassinate former President Donald Trump at a Pennsylvania campaign rally. “My fellow Americans, I want to speak to you tonight about the need for us to lower the temperature in our politics and to remember that while we may disagree, we are not enemies, we are neighbors, we are friends, coworkers, citizens, and most importantly we are fellow Americans,” the 81-year-old president said. (Photo) “Yesterday’s shooting at Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania calls on all of us to take a step back, take stock of where
There’s only one right response to the
Trump shooting
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Posted by Calvinesq 7/14/2024 7:53:17 AM Post Reply
I was boarding a plane from Los Angeles back home to Philadelphia when the news hit that former President Donald Trump had been injured during a rally in Butler, Pa. The details were sketchy, but the responses online and on the plane were already wild — and entirely predictable. [SNIP] But the only response here isn’t to make Trump a god or a goat: It is to declare, once and for all, that we will finally stop pledging our allegiance to guns more than to one another.
FBI says it is investigating Trump shooting
as ‘potential domestic terrorism’
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Posted by Dreadnought 7/14/2024 4:33:08 PM Post Reply
The FBI says that the attempt to shoot Donald Trump is being investigated as a potential act of domestic terrorism, adding that the shooter acted alone and had no known ideology. “We are investigating this as an assassination attempt, but also looking at it as a potential domestic terrorism act,” Robert Wells, assistant director of the FBI counterterrorism division, tells reporters. The gun used in the attempted assassination was an “AR-style 556 rifle” that was purchased legally, FBI Special Agent Kevin Rojek tells reporters.
In prime-time address, Biden warns of
election-year rhetoric, saying ‘it’s
time to cool it down’
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Posted by Dreadnought 7/14/2024 8:40:39 PM Post Reply
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden warned Sunday of the the risks of political violence in the U.S. after Saturday’s attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump, saying, “It’s time to cool it down.” In a prime-time national address from the Oval Office, Biden said political passions can run high but “we must never descend into violence.” “There is no place in America for this kind of violence — for any violence. Ever. Period. No exception. We can’t allow this violence to be normalized,” Biden said. Biden spoke for about five minutes from the Oval Office. He noted that the Republican National Convention was opening in Milwaukee on Monday,
Biden ups Trump’s Secret Service protection
after assassination attempt, orders investigation
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Posted by Imright 7/14/2024 3:25:13 PM Post Reply
President Biden said Sunday he is “grateful” Donald Trump is doing “well” after surviving an assassination attempt Saturday night, speaking about the need for “unity” during this time. The president said he spoke with the Secret Service and directed them to provide Trump with every “resource” of protection given the shooting, and to monitor security at the Republican National Convention. “I’ve directed an independent review of national security at yesterday’s rally to assess exactly what happened and we’ll share the results of that independent review with the American people as well,” Biden said, speaking at the White House.
Democratic congressman's staffer is FIRED
after saying she wishes shooter Thomas
Crooks had 'better aim' in vile post after
Trump's near-assassination
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Posted by mc squared 7/14/2024 1:44:50 PM Post Reply
A staff member of a Mississippi Democratic congressman took to social media and said she wished the shooter who tried to take Donald Trump's life had better aim. On Saturday evening, shortly after Thomas Matthew Crooks, 20, attempted to assassinate the former president during a rally in Pennsylvania, Jacqueline Marsaw, the field director for Mississippi Congressman Bennie G. Thompson shared a vile post on Facebook about the attack. Trump was left bloodied and hurt during the assassination attempt as he was seen suddenly grabbing hold of his ear as loud bangs rang out and whizzed by before he ducked to the floor.
Explosives Found in Car of Would-Be Trump
Assassin Thomas Matthew Crooks
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Posted by Dreadnought 7/14/2024 11:41:41 AM Post Reply
Explosives were found in the car of would-be Trump assassin Thomas Matthew Crooks after he was killed in a failed attack on the former president during a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, according to multiple reports. Crooks, 20, of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania was identified by the FBI as the man responsible for shooting Trump and numerous rally attendees in Butler, Pa. The shooter’s car was parked near Trump’s rally, and police dispatched bomb technicians after receiving multiple reports of suspicious packages, the Wall Street Journal first reported.
Warning signs about Secret Service emerged
months before Trump assassination attempt
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Posted by DVC 7/14/2024 11:15:49 AM Post Reply
Driving Vice President-elect Kamala Harris by an undetected bomb. Refusing extra resources for a presidential candidate. Admitting an agent on a White House detail assaulted her supervisor. Long before the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump on Saturday night such focused a harsh light on the Secret Service, the presidential security agency was already facing difficult questions about its capability, training, recruitment and emphasis on diversity..[snip] Several witnesses said they started to yell the man had a gun before he started shooting. And several lawmakers say they are now investigating reports that the Trump campaign had requested additional security resources recently, and was turned down.
'He Was Just an Outcast': Former Schoolmate
Describes How Trump Shooter Was Bullied
in High School
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Posted by earlybird 7/14/2024 6:43:25 PM Post Reply
Thomas Matthew Crooks, the 20-year-old man suspected of shooting former President Donald Trump, was routinely bullied in high school, according to a former schoolmate. Jason Kohler(snip) told a reporter what he remembers about Crooks. “He was bullied almost every day,” he said. “He would sit alone at lunch. I mean, he was just an outcast.” Kohler further described how other students would pick on Crooks:
Who is Thomas Matthew Crooks, the suspected
Trump rally shooter
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Posted by earlybird 7/14/2024 11:06:42 AM Post Reply
BETHEL PARK, Pennsylvania, July 14 - The FBI identified 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania as the suspect in the attempted assassination of former U.S. President Donald Trump at a campaign rally.(snip Crooks was a registered Republican. The upcoming Nov. 5 election (snip) would have been the first time Crooks had been old enough to vote in a presidential race. When Crooks was 17, he made a $15 donation to ActBlue, a political action committee that raises money for left-leaning and Democratic politicians, according to a 2021 Federal Election Commission filing. The donation was earmarked for the Progressive Turnout Project, a national group that rallies Democrats to vote.
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