My father was working to eradicate the Triple Evils of Racism (prejudice + power = oppression/destruction of a race deemed inferior), Poverty (Materialism) & Militarism. Pointing out the group that most commonly benefits from all 3 is not “labeling.” Truth before reconciliation. https://t.co/NRnt3zE3gN … [Read more...] about Steve Bannon says Martin Luther King Jr. would be ‘proud’ of Donald Trump. King’s daughter says otherwise.
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U.S. President Donald Trump (L-R), is joined by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, senior advisor Steve Bannon, Communications Director Sean Spicer and National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, as he speaks by phone with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2017. Jonathan Ernst: "Very early in the Trump administration, weekends were as busy as weekdays. On Trump's second Saturday the official schedule said he would be making private phone calls to a number of world leaders including Russia's Vladimir Putin. I arrived early and, before sitting down at my desk walked up to Press Secretary Sean Spicer's office. He, too, was just taking his coat off. I gingerly made the suggestion that previous administrations had sometimes allowed photos of such phone calls through the Oval Office windows on the colonnade. To my mild shock, he didn't even think about it twice. "We'll do it!" he said. In truth, I … [Read more...] about Bannon: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would ‘be proud’ of Trump’s boost to blacks and hispanics
Marking the anniversary of the assassination, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation in honor of the slain leader, saying: “In remembrance of his profound and inspirational virtues, we look to do as Dr. King did while this world was privileged enough to still have him.” … [Read more...] about MLK called ‘apostle of nonviolence’ on 50th anniversary
But some anti-trafficking activists were concerned she wasn’t a more forceful supporter of the bill, after going after Backpage.com as attorney general. “She’s conspicuously absent from being a sponsor” of the bipartisan legislation, known as the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, vice president of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Lisa Thompson noted at the time. “That raises eyebrows.” … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris’ role in Trump resistance may matter more than her thin Senate record
The poll does not paint a glowing picture of Trump's presidency less than two years before voters will decide whether to give him another four years in the White House. About 50% expected him to do a good job with the deficit, yet just one-third of those polled actually believe he is doing so. … [Read more...] about Poll: 48% of Americans have no confidence in President Trump