Posts Tagged ‘Pence

06
Oct
16

Chat Away: The Debate Edition

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16
Jul
16

Tweets Of The Day

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This was vetted before it was published. This portrayal of black people by the media is not an accident. It is deliberate, manipulative, and disgusting

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31
Mar
15

A Tweet Or Two

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So sorry for the setback, GB. We here at TOD want you to know that we have your back, we admire your strength and courage, and we are rooting for you all the way

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Yay

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Different day. Same disgusting BS

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Wow

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There is no pleading ignorance about nooses. When you use a noose against a Black person, everyone knows what you mean. Everyone one knows the threat, violence, and racism it represents. Everyone knows that you are terrorizing Black people

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But…but…cops are here to protect everyone

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Great article

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Continue reading ‘A Tweet Or Two’

20
Oct
10

oh boy, these people……

CBS: Dozens of Republicans who strongly touted their opposition to the 2009 Recovery Act have nonetheless quietly made requests for stimulus money, according to a report by the Center for Public Integrity.

The report finds that leading members of Congress — including Rep. Pete Sessions, Indiana Rep. Mike Pence, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, former presidential candidates John McCain and Ron Paul, and Tea Party favorites Michele Bachmann and Sen. Scott Brown – have discreetly requested stimulus funds despite their public opposition to the initiative.

Sessions, a Texas Republican, has repeatedly decried the law as a “trillion dollar spending spree” that was “more about stimulating the government and rewarding political allies than growing the economy and creating jobs.” But in February of 2010, Sessions wrote to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood urging him to allocate $81 million in stimulus money for a project in an affluent Texas suburb, according to the report.

In his letter of request, Sessions changed his tone regarding the potential usefulness of stimulus aid in relieving recession-related hardships. “Carrollton’s project will create jobs, stimulate the economy, improve regional mobility and reduce pollution,” he wrote.

Conservative advocacy groups that oppose the Recovery Act have expressed their dismay at news of the discrepancy between rhetoric and reality on the part of some lawmakers.

“The GOP should not be taking this money and spending it regardless of where it came from,” Rob Gaudet, national coordinator for Tea Party Patriots, said to the Center for Public Integrity. “They should be fighting against it with every fiber of their elected beings.”




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