A Message From Lucianne  

S-CR-TEO

S-G1-LC






   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


B-CR-TEO
Statue of Broward’s ‘racist’ namesake
will be removed from courthouse

Miami Herald [FL], by Carli Teproff

Original Article

Posted By:Ribicon, 10/10/2017 11:06:18 PM

A statue of Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, the namesake of the county, will soon be removed from the courthouse after a lawyers group raised concerns that he had been a racist, Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief said Tuesday. “This is just a piece of artwork and has nothing to do with the commission,” Sharief told the Herald Tuesday. “Complaints came in and subsequently the statue will be removed.” The statue’s fate came into question after the courthouse news and gossip blog, JAABlog, published documents including a speech in which Broward called for African Americans to be relocated to a separate nation, according to the

Comments:
Why stop at removing the statue when you can rename the county? Know who else wanted to relocate African Americans to a separate nation? Why, none other than the man on the penny. Get rid of him, too.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: southron, 10/10/2017 11:52:37 PM     (No. 11412780)

The Mayor who approved the removal is not only Black but also a Muslim.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: bubber, 10/10/2017 11:55:14 PM     (No. 11412784)

Well sure ... then you just replace it with your "racist" ...problem solved ...rinse ...repeat ....

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


   

 

R-G6-LC
  
R-LU-C1


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: GrandmaP, 10/11/2017 9:14:11 AM     (No. 11413089)

Good grief. Who wasn´t a racist back then according to modern day "standards?"

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/11/2017 11:14:25 AM     (No. 11413239)

I still want to know when they are going to shut down Yale University and turn it into section 8 housing. Yale was a slave trader.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 924970




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Ribicon"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Ribicon"



Trump calls James Comey’s investigation
of Hillary Clinton ´obviously a fix´
Guardian [UK], by Jamiles Lartey    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/18/2017 9:57:47     Post Reply
Donald Trump suggested in tweets early on Wednesday that former FBI director James Comey had decided to spare Hillary Clinton from prosecution “long before investigation was complete” into her government email practices, calling the process “a fix”. “FBI confirms report that James Comey drafted letter exonerating Crooked Hillary Clinton long before investigation was complete,” Trump tweeted, continuing, “Many people not interviewed, including Clinton herself. Comey stated under oath that he didn’t do this-obviously a fix? Where is Justice Dept?” Trump was referring to documents released by the FBI on Monday which show that Comey had composed a draft entitled: “Drafts of

Jefferson Davis school in Mississippi
to be renamed after Barack Obama
Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/18/2017 11:50:42     Post Reply
A predominately black elementary school in Jackson, Mississippi, named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis, will be renamed after former President Barack Obama, leaders announced Tuesday. Davis Magnet IB PTA President Janelle Jefferson said during the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting that school stakeholders voted earlier this month to rename the school Barack Obama Magnet IB, a move that will go into effect for the 2018-19 school year, The Clarion Ledger reported. (Snip) “We really wanted to know what they thought,” Ms. Jefferson said. “They could relate to Barack Obama because of his achievements, because he looks like them.”

   

 

R-TA-Wide_2
  


 
ICE Detainer Issued for Suspected
Wine Country Arsonist in Sonoma Jail
Breitbart, by Chriss W. Street    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/17/2017 8:47:06     Post Reply
The U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) issued a detainer request on the Sonoma County Jail for Jesus Fabian Gonzalez, who was arrested Sunday on suspicion of arson in Wine Country fires that have killed at least 40 residents. Breitbart News reported earlier this week that Sonoma County Sheriffs had arrested Jesus Fabian Gonzalez, 29, at Maxwell Regional Park in Sonoma County after a series of reports of ongoing fires in the region. (Snip) Mr. Gonzalez, who is homeless and reportedly known by law enforcement to have been living under a nearby bridge, claimed he was cold and had lit the

Head of MI5 says Britain is facing the
biggest terror threat in three decades
from extremists who mount deadly attacks
with just a few days planning
Daily Mail [UK], by Kate Ferguson    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/17/2017 3:44:55     Post Reply
The head of MI5 today warned Britain is facing the biggest terror threat of his 34 year career - as he said tech giants have an ´ethical responsibility´ to crack down on extremists. Andrew Parker said extremists are mounting deadly terror attacks with just a few days of planning as the UK sees a ´dramatic´ jump in the scale and pace of the threat. In his annual ´state of the union´ assessment of the threat facing the UK, he said extremists are exploiting ´safe spaces´ online, hindering intelligence efforts to root them out. And he issued a fresh challenge to technology firms,

US Sen. John McCain receives
Liberty Medal from Joe Biden
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/16/2017 9:35:25     Post Reply
Philadelphia — When U.S. Sen. John McCain was a younger man, once or twice he was tasked with carrying Joe Biden´s luggage. On Monday, after Biden, the former U.S. vice president, awarded McCain with the National Constitution Center´s Liberty Medal, McCain was sure to let everyone know he hadn´t forgotten. "I´ve resented it ever since," McCain said on the lawn of the Philadelphia museum as he accepted the award for his lifetime of sacrifice and service to the country. (Snip) "The son of a gun never carried my bags," said Biden, a Democrat. "He was supposed to carry my bags;

Trump opens door to welfare reform
Washington Times, by S.A. Miller    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/16/2017 4:48:58     Post Reply
President Trump said Monday that he’s eyeing another major government reform — this time tackling welfare. He said some recipients are taking advantage of public assistance while others in need don’t get it. “We are looking very, very strongly therefore at welfare reform,” Mr. Trump told reporters at the start of a Cabinet meeting at the White House. The mention of welfare reform was unexpected. He rarely mentioned the topic during the campaign and has been consumed with other ambitious plans since taking office. Mr. Trump is currently trying to push a major tax-code overhaul through Congress, a huge undertaken

Breaking: Morehouse College
names new president
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, by Eric Stirgus    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/16/2017 2:39:38     Post Reply
Morehouse College board members have chosen the former dean of Georgetown University’s business school to lead the Atlanta-based, historically black college for men. The board voted late Sunday to name David A. Thomas the college’s 12th president. (Snip) Thomas said in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution his goals include increasing enrollment from its current 2,200 students to 2,500 students, providing more scholarships, finding opportunities for every student to study abroad, supporting faculty research and engaging in issues that improve outcomes for African-American men, noting Morehouse “is a place where we can offer solutions to those issues.”

   

 

B-G1-LC


 
Georgia cheerleaders to protest
anthem in stadium tunnel
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/16/2017 11:52:39     Post Reply
A group of Georgia cheerleaders say they´ll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday´s homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. Kennesaw State University cheerleader Shlondra Young tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the so-called "Kennesaw Five" will kneel until the U.S. flag "represents what it should." (Snip) Cobb County Sheriff Neil Warren tells The Marietta Daily Journal he called the school president after that game and was assured the demonstration would not happen again. School officials say they moved the cheerleaders off the field before

276 killed in deadliest single
attack in Somalia´s history
Associated Press, by Abdi Guled    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/15/2017 10:23:01     Post Reply
Mogadishu, Somalia — The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia´s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country´s information minister said early Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll was expected to rise. In a tweet, Abdirahman Osman called the attack "barbaric" and said countries including Turkey and Kenya had already offered to send medical aid. Hospitals were overwhelmed a day after a truck bomb targeted a crowded street near key government ministries, including foreign affairs. As angry protesters gathered near the scene of the attack, Somalia´s

Police-focused NFL protests
overlook rising, disproportionate
black homicide rate
Washington Times, by Valerie Richardson    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/15/2017 12:18:17     Post Reply
Lost in the uproar over the NFL sideline protests against police brutality are newly released statistics showing that the threat to black men is skyrocketing — not from trigger-happy or racist cops, but from crime. More than any other demographic group, black men are paying the price with their lives with a surging violent crime rate over the past two years, including a 20 percent jump in the overall homicide rate, even as the number of blacks killed by police declines. Using homicide figures from the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime Report released Sept. 25, Manhattan Institute fellow Heather Mac Donald

Man in country illegally guilty in drunken
crash that killed Johnson County deputy
Kansas City Star [Kansas City, MO], by Tony Rizzo    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/14/2017 10:43:22     Post Reply
A 39-year-old man in the country illegally pleaded guilty Thursday to causing a traffic crash that killed a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy last year. Adrian Espinosa-Flores, 39, pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless second-degree murder in the death of Master Deputy Brandon Collins. Collins was killed on Sept. 11, 2016, while conducting a traffic stop on U.S. 69 just north of 151st Street in Overland Park. Collins’ patrol vehicle was parked when a pickup truck driven by Espinosa-Flores ran into the back of Collins’ vehicle, pushing it into the SUV that the deputy had pulled over.

Huge blast rocks Somalia´s
capital; police say 20 killed
Associated Press, by Abdi Guled    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 10/14/2017 9:18:10     Post Reply
Mogadishu, Somalia — A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed 20 people in Somalia´s capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they´d heard in years. The explosion appeared to target a hotel on a busy road in Hodan district and at least 15 people were injured, police Capt. Mohamed Hussein said. Security forces had been trailing the truck after it raised suspicions, he said. Police said people were trapped in the rubble of the Safari Hotel, which was largely destroyed in the explosion. The hotel is close to Somalia´s foreign ministry. Rescue workers

   

 

  


 


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Jane Fonda says she´s not
proud of America

50 replie(s)
Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 10/17/2017 2:38:14 PM     Post Reply
Jane Fonda made it clear she is not proud of America. During a recent interview with the BBC, Fonda was asked, "Are you proud of America today?" The actress was very quick to reply with a hard "no." "But, I’m proud of the resistance," she elaborated. "I’m proud of the people who are turning out in unprecedented numbers and continue over and over and over again to protest what Trump is doing. I’m very proud of them, that core." During the same interview, the 79-year-old was asked if she had a "sense of regret" for her visit to North Vietnam in 1972. The

How Hillary Clinton Still Can, and
Should, Become President After
The Trump Russia-Investigation

48 replie(s)
Newsweek, by Julia Glum    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/17/2017 12:43:14 PM     Post Reply
Sure, it´s been more than 340 days since Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton, but there´s still one very narrow, highly unlikely and entirely unprecedented way that Clinton could become president. And it has some Democratic die-hards dreaming again. Harvard University professor Lawrence Lessig offered a Clinton path to the presidency on Medium, putting forward a series of "if/then" scenarios that lead to House Speaker Paul Ryan handing the White House keys to Clinton. Here´s how constitutional law expert Lessig lays it out: If number 1: If Trump is definitively found to have colluded directly with Russia, he would be forced to resign or

Scarborough: Trump Is the ‘Antithesis’
of Everything Jesus Christ Taught

39 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 10/17/2017 6:31:11 PM     Post Reply
Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump was the “antithesis” of the teachings of Jesus Christ. Scarborough said, “You look in Matthew, and go through the Beatitudes. Every single Beatitude. You go through Jesus’s teaching. What he says he wants people to be. Donald Trump is the antithesis of just about every single thing that Jesus Christ said on the Sermon on the Mount. Go read it.” He added, “None of us are perfect, but he goes out of his way it seems to thumb his nose at all conventions. Including the basics of

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
says players should stand for anthem

39 replie(s)
CBS Sports, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/18/2017 2:41:23 PM     Post Reply
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says players should stand for the national anthem, speaking out amid the furor over some players´ protests before games. "We believe everyone should stand for the national anthem. That´s an important part of our policy," Goodell said in a press conference Wednesday in New York. But Goodell said he would not commit to making a rule stating players must stand for the anthem. "Our players will state to you publicly they are not doing this in any way to be disrespectful to the flag," Goodell said. He said the league is "not looking to get into politics, but what

The Law Is on the N.F.L. Players’ Side
35 replie(s)
New York Times, by Benjamin Sachs and Noah Zatz    Original Article
Posted By: Delta Dave- 10/17/2017 8:14:37 PM     Post Reply
As National Football League owners and players’ union representatives meet in New York today and tomorrow to discuss the players’ recent demonstrations — the kneeling, linking arms or raising fists during the national anthem — they should know how the law views these protests. This will not only tell them what the league lawfully can do; it also will reveal something about American values. There has been some confusion about the law and the anthem protests. Because the First Amendment generally treats government and corporate power differently, allowing a business to impose on its workers what the government

   

 

B-G1-LC2


 
Yes, The Russia Scandal Is Real —
And It Involves Hillary Clinton

32 replie(s)
Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: RockyTCB- 10/18/2017 5:40:23 AM     Post Reply
Clinton Scandals: For well over a year now, the progressive left in the Democratic Party have tried hard to sell the idea that, a) Russia meddled in our election, and, b) that it was to the detriment of Hillary Clinton. After nearly a year and a half of investigating, neither appears true. What is true, and now documented, is that Hillary Clinton and her family foundation both benefited handsomely from Russian corruption. Citing federal officials and government documents, The Hill details the Russians´ nuclear-industry corruption here in the U.S., citing extensive evidence that "Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery,

Trump issues warning to McCain
after senator´s tough speech

30 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 10/17/2017 12:58:31 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a warning shot after Republican Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America´s foreign policy, saying "people have to be careful because at some point I fight back." McCain, a former Navy pilot who spent 5½ years in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp and is battling brain cancer, offered a simple response to Trump: "I have faced tougher adversaries." Trump said in a radio interview with WMAL in Washington, "I´m being very, very nice but at some point I fight back and it won´t be pretty." He bemoaned McCain´s decisive

Obama’s UN Ambassador Claims Someone
Else Made Unmasking Requests In Her Name

30 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 10/18/2017 4:41:38 AM     Post Reply
Someone within the Obama administration’s intelligence apparatus made requests to unmask the identity of Americans named in intelligence reports on behalf of Samantha Power, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. That’s what Power told the House Intelligence Committee last week during a closed-door interview. South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy revealed in an interview on Fox News on Tuesday that Power was “emphatic” on the point that someone else in the Obama administration made the unmasking requests that have been attributed to her. Fox News recently reported that Power made approximately 260 unmasking requests — a rate of one per business day

Sen. McCain Goes Off On Fox Reporter
For ‘Dumb Question’ [Video]

30 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Amber Athey    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/18/2017 10:58:06 AM     Post Reply
Sen. John McCain exploded on Fox News’ Peter Doocy on Wednesday for asking him if he would oppose everything that President Trump asks him to do. Doocy asked Sen. McCain if his relationship with the president is “so frayed” that McCain would “not support anything that he comes to you and asks for?” McCain snapped, “Why would you say something that stupid? Why would you ask something that dumb?” “My job as a United States senator — you mean I am somehow going to behave in a way that I’m going to block everything because of some personal disagreement?” McCain said incredulously.

Meghan McCain ‘Exhausted’ by Trump
Attacks: No ‘Threat’ Can Match What
My Father’s Gone Through

29 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Ken Meyer    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/18/2017 11:33:30 AM     Post Reply
Meghan McCain gave an interview on Tuesday where she responded to President Trump‘s warning towards her father after his speech against “spurious nationalism.” In a Good Morning America interview with George Stephanopoulos, McCain noted that Trump and her father clearly have different ideas about the best direction of the country. She went on to declare that she’s “exhausted” with the GOP’s infighting and the attacks against her dad after all the challenges he has already faced. “I don’t know if you guys have heard but my father is fighting glioblastoma right now and there’s nothing that could possibly happen or

After meeting, NFL, NFLPA release statement
indicating no change to anthem policy

28 replie(s)
Yahoo Sports, by Shalise Manza Young    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/17/2017 7:08:02 PM     Post Reply
The much-publicized Tuesday meeting between NFL officials, team owners, NFLPA officials and several players lasted about three hours. While there was undoubtedly a lot discussed in that time, it sounds as though there has not been a resolution on a rule change to require that players stand for the national anthem before games. A statement released jointly by the NFL and NFLPA called it a “productive meeting,” and that there will be another session in the future: Today owners and players had a productive meeting focused on how we can work together to promote positive social change and address inequality

Trump: Pol ‘totally fabricated’ story
of call to Gold Star family

27 replie(s)
New York Post, by Mark Moore    Original Article
Posted By: mc squared- 10/18/2017 8:27:39 AM     Post Reply
President Trump lashed out on Twitter against the Florida congresswoman who said he told a soldier’s widow that her husband “must’ve known what he signed up for,’ saying she “fabricated” the account. “Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!” Trump wrote on the social messaging site on Tuesday. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Democrat, said she was riding in the car with Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson, who was killed in Niger along with three other comrades, when she got

   

Post Reply   Close thread 924970



ST-GC


Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2015 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS