I knew exactly that Joe Biden's mouth has no filter when I picked him out of the available options and said -- I'm riding with Joe. I think that his decency, values, and experience are reason to vote for him.
I knew he would say something I wasn't crazy about before the campaign was over. My eyes were wide open and made the best pick I could for me, for my family, for my people, for America. I didn't think that his flaws would disappear, just that I was ok given that all humans are flawed.
I'm sure a lot of Trumpers and insensitive jerks are going to flip out about a brand name change of a product that they probably never think about or use, but the story behind this is way racist and it should have been done a long time ago.
Change is good, though. Change comes from speaking up. Always speak up.
Aunt Jemima character and brand name being removed from all products - https://abcn.ws/2N51Sqd
Plus the voter suppression they are counting on and actively working at.
The opposition to Trump must vote in massive numbers.
@IronMan Families who lost their loved ones wouldn't even stick around for the signing of this EO. He's not fooling people.
This man who has destroyed our economy, handed more than 100,000 people (and rising) death sentences, stoked the flames of racial hatred, ordered police and militia to attack peaceful protesters so he could have a photo op with a bible he never reads?
End Cash Bail now.
2/3 of Prisoners in California haven't been convicted but wait in jail because they can't afford bail - the rich folks, of course, are not among them. If you're stuck in jail you can't defend yourself, so the outcome is predetermined against the poor. The system is predatory. It's why "we have the best justice system money CAN BUY" it needs to end. Bail Bondsmen are part of the Prison industrial Complex. https://bit.ly/2YFmQ4h
Activism can sometimes take the form of contacting dictionary editors. Words are important, and I'd say lexicographers are more aware of that than most people.
Drake University graduate Kennedy Mitchum, 22, has convinced Merriam-Webster editors to update the definition of #racism to emphasize systemic racism, a concept that many white people evidently need to have defined.
@QueenRamonda Out of town & out of state counterprotesters too.
There's a good rationale for going to DC where 100,000 or more gather for protests and rallies no matter what your cause. Same with going your state capital, the nearest large city, or wherever your elected officials meet. It takes some real hatred to decide you need to take a trip to a tiny town far away to intimidate people calling for justice.
First, it's a welcome sight to see protests everywhere and going still.
But why do the counter protesters get to pack guns and hide behind the flag and nothing happens? If a bunch of armed BLM protesters started moving toward a police line, all hell would break loose.
A tiny Ohio town’s Black Lives Matter event was overrun by armed counterprotesters:
@IronMan It's like when small children think that they're invisible when they close their eyes, except that it's dangerous and not funny or cute at all.
Nobody tell DJT or he'll start attacking her.
Iowa governor to sign executive order restoring felon voting rights: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/502985-iowa-governor-to-sign-executive-order-restoring-felon-voting-rights
It really lights a fire under me
When, even to this day, I sometimes see
A troll with confidence they don’t deserve.
“The parties are the same,” they lie with glee.
Would I claim that this is a great poem? No, it’s just a little verse.
I didn't watch this as I have no need to hear Trump speak.
If I want random junk tossed at me that has nothing to do with anything I was looking for, I'll just go on YouTube and let their algorithm do the rest.
Anyway, this EO is not actually forcing anyone to change a thing. It's not binding. He can threaten to withhold funding, and his bluff will be called. This is a stunt by a weak and cornered moron.
Trump signs executive order on policing:
I didn’t either but let me take a guess that he did nothing, made a massive show about it, took a side against Americans, and took a shot at a Democrat.
Stop testing and nobody gets sick?
By this logic, we can all have eternal life. The doctors just have to stop issuing death certificates, then nobody would die anymore.
Unfortunately, the virus does not respond to lies very well. #COVID_19
Pence encouraged governors to downplay new community spread of coronavirus: report: https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/502891-pence-encouraged-governors-to-downplay-new-community-spread-of-coronavirus