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  • The Southern Manifesto of 1956 (99 Democrats & two Republicans from Virginia)

    06/20/2020 3:57:07 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    History.House ^ | 6/21/20
    On this date, Howard Smith of Virginia, chairman of the House Rules Committee, introduced the Southern Manifesto in a speech on the House Floor. Formally titled the “Declaration of Constitutional Principles,” it was signed by 82 Representatives and 19 Senators—roughly one-fifth of the membership of Congress and all from states that had once composed the Confederacy. It marked a moment of southern defiance against the Supreme Court’s 1954 landmark Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka (KS) decision, which determined that separate school facilities for black and white school children were inherently unequal. The Manifesto attacked Brown as an...
  • I Must Object: A rebuttal to Brown University’s letter on racism in the United States

    06/06/2020 6:35:34 AM PDT · by karpov · 9 replies
    City Journal ^ | June 5, 2020 | Glenn Loury
    Last week, in the aftermath of the national fury that has erupted, and continues, over the apparent killing by a Minneapolis police officer of a black man, George Floyd, while he was being taken into custody, a letter appeared in my inbox from Christina H. Paxson, president of Brown University, where I teach. The letter, sent to thousands of students, staff, and faculty, was cosigned by many of Brown’s senior administrators and deans. “We write to you today as leaders of this university,” the letter begins, “to express first deep sadness, but also anger, regarding the racist incidents that continue...
  • Buffalo Mayor Has Best Response to Rioter Who Set Fire to City Hall: ‘We Have You On Camera, You Idiot’

    05/31/2020 7:40:49 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 20 replies
    RedState ^ | May 31, 2020 | Nick Arama
    Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown had a simple message about the attack on the city hall. It wasn’t clouded by simpering silliness like Mayor Jacob Frey of Minneapolis who urged people to understand the sadness of the rioters....“We have you on camera, you idiot,” Brown said. “We’re going to find you and prosecute you to the full extent of the law. So get ready, because we’re coming.”....
  • Baker County Judge overturns Governor's coronavirus executive orders

    05/18/2020 1:16:40 PM PDT · by Jack Black · 15 replies
    The Baker City Herald ^ | 5/18/2020 | unsigned news story
    Baker County Circuit Court Judge Matt Shirtcliff this morning issued a preliminary injunction declaring Gov. Kate Brown's executive orders related to the coronavirus pandemic as "null and void." Attorneys for the governor said they would file a motion seeking review of Shirtcliff's decision by the Oregon Supreme Court.
  • The Corrupt Four Families Of California ~ Newsom, Brown, Pelosi & Feinstein

    05/16/2020 5:25:03 PM PDT · by Syncro · 38 replies
    youtube ^ | May 8, 2019 | djlovelace
    Gavin Newsom is succeeding someone who could be considered his quasi-uncle, since his inauguration continues the decades-long saga of four San Francisco families intertwined by blood, by marriage, by money, by culture and, of course, by politics – the Browns, the Newsoms, the Pelosis and the Gettys. The connections date back at least 80 years, to when Jerry Brown’s father, Pat Brown, ran for San Francisco district attorney, losing in 1939 but winning in 1943, with the help of his close friend and Gavin Newsom’s grandfather, businessman William Newsom. Fast forward two decades...
  • Antonio Brown’s Latest Confrontation with Police Causes Rift with Community

    01/13/2020 3:09:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Police have released information on a series of tense confrontations between officers and former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown, which occurred at his Hollywood home. According to an incident report, Brown's girlfriend - and mother to his three children - called police to help her remove her belongings from his home after an argument the night before. Police say when they approached the front door of Brown's home to explain the situation, he became argumentative. They say Brown wanted to report his girlfriend's Bently as stolen. She was able to provide video of Brown gifting her the vehicle, but police...
  • Patriots Release Antonio Brown

    09/20/2019 1:23:24 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 113 replies
    CBS BOSTON ^ | 09/20/2019 | CBS BOSTON
    BOSTON (CBS) — Antonio Brown’s Patriots career is over after one game. ADVERTISING After a controversial day, the Patriots released the wide receiver from their roster. “The New England Patriots are releasing Antonio Brown,” Patriots spokesperson Stacey James said. “We appreciate the hard work of many people over the past 11 days, but we feel that it is best to move in a different direction at this time.” The news broke Friday, just moments after Brown shared some posts on social media that indicated something was about to take place. He posted a photo of himself and Tom Brady to...
  • Queens cops sting Broadway piano player who allegedly thought he lured 14-year-old for sex

    09/12/2019 5:10:46 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Broadway World ^ | September 7, 2019 | Stephi Wild
    Broadway pianist Justin Brown, age 26, has been arrested for trying to have sex with a minor, according to the New York Post. Brown has worked as a rehearsal pianist for Dear Evan Hansen and King Kong. Brown began talking to someone who he assumed to be a 14-year-old boy on the dating app Grindr, when he was really talking to an undercover NYPD cop. He was arrested when he showed up to the Queens address with a backpack full of lubricant and condoms. His bail was set for $20,000 at Queens Criminal Court. Queens Acting District Attorney John M....
  • Tallahassee: Multiple People Wounded in ‘Massive Stabbing’ at Industrial Park

    09/11/2019 10:10:16 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 41 replies
    breitbart ^ | 09/11/2019 | Joshua Caplan
    The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating what was described as a “massive stabbing” at a business in Tallahassee, Florida, according to emerging reports.
  • Antonio Brown asks Raiders to release him in Instagram post

    09/07/2019 6:33:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 63 replies
    Yahoo ^ | September 7, 2019 | Erik He
    The Antonio Brown saga with the Oakland Raiders continued on Saturday, with the star wide receiver asking the team to release him on his Instagram page. “Release me Raiders,” he wrote, adding the hashtag #NOMore.
  • 2020 Dems’ Latest Attack on Obama: His DOJ Bungled the Michael Brown ‘Murder’ Investigation

    08/15/2019 10:24:44 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 5 replies
    freebeacon ^ | AUGUST 12, 2019 | Andrew Stiles
    Warren, Harris stand with activists against Obama officials Democratic presidential candidates continue to throw shade on the legacy of former President Barack Obama. They rarely criticize him by name, but many of the 2020 hopefuls have implicitly attacked Obama's record on health care, immigration, and climate change, among other issues. The latest example of implied criticism, courtesy of two prominent contenders, focuses on the Obama administration's investigation into the controversial police-involved shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass) and Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) marked the five-year anniversary of Brown's death on Twitter...
  • Newly Consecrated Gay Bishop Declares God Is A Woman

    06/28/2019 11:32:03 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 93 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/28/2019 | Ellie Gardey
    Rev. Thomas Brown, who is married to a fellow priest, was ordained as a bishop of the diocese of Maine in the Episcopal Church June 22. Immediately following his ordination, Brown referred to God as a "she" twice in the Nicene Creed. "She is worshipped and glorified. She has spoken through the prophets," the just-ordained Bishop Brown said, referring to the Holy Spirit. ...
  • Brawl erupts between parents, coaches at youth baseball game

    06/19/2019 1:50:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 45 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 19, 2019 | 3:54pm | Joshua Rhett Miller
    <p>A little league game turned into a giant brawl between parents and coaches in Colorado — and cops are looking to identify the participants.</p> <p>“These coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involving 7-year-olds and a 13-year-old umpire, took over the field and began assaulting each other,” police said on Facebook of the fight at Westgate Elementary School in Lakewood.</p>
  • Homosexuality and the Church

    04/27/2019 11:00:58 AM PDT · by OddLane · 8 replies
    Ask Dr. Brown ^ | 4/27/19 | Michael Brown
    Dr Michael Brown speaking at Southern Evangelical Seminary APRIL 13, 2019
  • Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris releases taxes

    04/14/2019 7:32:20 AM PDT · by Libloather · 57 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/14/19 | Juana Summers, Alan Suderman, Stephen Braun
    Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has released 15 years of tax returns, including her returns for 2018, and the California senator reports that she and her husband had a federal tax bill of about $700,000 on an adjusted gross joint income of about $1.9 million last year. The documents released Sunday provide the fullest picture of her finances as she pursues a White House bid. Harris reported an income of about $157,000 in 2018 from her job as a senator, as well as about $320,000 in net income as a writer; a book she wrote was published earlier this year....
  • Sherrod Brown Won't Run For President, After Months Of Planning For The 2020 Race

    03/07/2019 10:01:53 AM PST · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | March 7, 2019 | Henry J. Gomez
    Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio said Thursday that he will not run for president in 2020, a decision that comes after months of preparations for the Democratic primaries and just days after he appeared to be leaning toward a launch later this month. Brown, who revealed his plans in a conference call with home-state reporters, said he could be more effective in the Senate, where he just won a third term.
  • [Sherrod] Brown pledges to be most pro-union 2020 candidate if he runs

    02/23/2019 8:48:15 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 23, 2019 | Michelle L. Price
    Democrat Sherrod Brown brought a pro-worker message Saturday to Las Vegas casino workers who are members of what’s considered Nevada’s most powerful labor union, declaring that if he decides to run for president, he will be “the most pro-union candidate.” Brown, a U.S. senator from Ohio, said he’s going to make a decision about 2020 in the next month. He addressed workers in the union hall of the Culinary Union as he kicked off a trip to the early Western caucus state, which is seen as a key test of a candidate’s appeal to diverse demographics. Brown is the first...
  • 'And I did inhale': Kamala Harris admits marijuana use

    02/11/2019 9:40:19 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 95 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/11/19 | Dylan Stableford
    Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said in a new interview that she supports the legalization of marijuana — admitting that she has used it herself, and unlike Bill Clinton, she inhaled. “I did inhale,” Harris said, laughing, during a discussion posted Monday by “The Breakfast Club” on New York’s 105.1 FM. “It was a long time ago, but yes. I just broke news!” “Listen, I think [it] gives a lot of people joy,” she added. “And we need more joy.” Harris, a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, looked to dispel a rumor raised by co-host Charlamagne tha God that...
  • Sen. Sherrod Brown: 'We Have a President Who's a Racist'

    02/04/2019 6:26:29 AM PST · by ManHunter · 55 replies ^ | 4 FEB 2019 | Susan Jones
    ( - Moments after repeating his call for the resignation of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) declared on Sunday that President Donald Trump is "racist." Brown pointed to "news reports" and books to back up his claim. Chuck Todd, the host of NBC's "Meet the Press," asked Brown why "folks" such as Gov. Northam "are now being held accountable for blackface." "Well, I think this country hasn't dealt well with the issues of race," Brown said. "I mean, we have a president who's a racist. Who we have, you know--"
  • Sherrod Brown: 'We have a president who’s a racist'

    02/03/2019 11:11:25 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 106 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2-3-2019 | Micheal Nurke
    Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said Sunday that President Trump is a racist. "This country hasn't dealt well with issues of race. We have a president who's a racist," Brown, who is considering running for president in 2020, said during an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press." Host Chuck Todd then pressed Brown over whether he believes that Trump "in his heart" is a racist. Brown pointed to Trump's past claims that former President Obama wasn't born in the U.S. and allegations that he discriminated against black people as a real estate owner. "I don't know what 'in his heart' means....