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  1. ESPN Host Rips 'Cowardly' Network For Silence On Trump's Racism
    ESPN Host Rips 'Cowardly' Network For Silence On Trump's Racism

    ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard thwarted his boss's mandate that politics are not discussed on the network, instead lambasting Trump over his racism and ESPN's cowardice in refusing to confront it.

    After Jemele Hill called Trump a white supremacist on Twitter, she was suspended. ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro issued a shameful policy in an effort to appease the networks older white conservative racist male viewers.

    Le Batard opened up his segment by saying, "I've got to talk about what happened with Trump last night."

    The ESPN host was referencing Trump's North Carolina fascist-like rally on Wednesday, when Trump attacked Rep. Omar so vehemently, his cultists started chanting "send her back."

    Dan said what happened at he rally was "deeply offensive" and "un-American."

    "Basically a chant "send her back" is not the America that my parents came to get for us for exiled for brown people like," Le Batard said.

    He continued, "There is a racial division in this country that's being instigated by the president and we here at ESPN haven't had the stomach for that fight because Jemele did some things on twitter and you saw what happened after that and then here all of a sudden nobody talks politics on anything unless we can use one of these sports figures as a meat shield in the most cowardly possible way to discuss these subjects."

    Go Dan, go Dan, go Dan, go!

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  2. Stable Genius Shows Off Ignorance, Memory Issues, In Oval Office

    Human rights activist Nadia Murad is an Iraqi who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018.

    She was raped and imprisoned by ISIS. Her entire family was murdered.

    "Where are they now?" asked Stable Genius.

    You can't make this stuff up.

    25th Amendment the guy, already. They won't because Republicans.

    You just don’t believe this. This is first class study material for beginning psychologists to learn what narcissism and a complete lack of empathy and understanding are about. He doesn’t even listen. ‘My parents were killed’. ‘Where are they now?’ https://t.co/MwUgLyAu4S

    — IJsbrand van Veelen 🇪🇺 (@ijsvv) July 19, 2019


  3. Ilhan Omar Calls A Fascist A Fascist

    Ilhan Omar is right. Business Insider:

    Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar said President Donald Trump was a "racist" and "fascist" a day after he falsely accused her of supporting Al Qaeda and looked on as the crowd at a rally in North Carolina chanted "send her back."

    "I believe he is fascist," Omar told reporters on Thursday.

    The Minnesota lawmaker, who is a naturalized US citizen, said America is "supposed to be a country where we allow democratic debate and dissent to take place."

    Since Brit Hume insists we only use the "dictionary definition" of "racist," let's check out Merriam-Webster's when it comes to "fascism," shall we?

    Fascism (N) - often capitalized: a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition

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  4. Geraldo Yells At Hegseth: 'I've Heard 'Go Back To Puerto Rico' '

    Pete Hegseth, Trump's #1 presidential fluffer, got an earful from Geraldo Rivera, who basically said he'd beat him up if Pete dared to say the same thing to him that Trump said to the four freshmen Congresswomen.

    Hegseth never did,

    Geraldo Rivera, a friend of Trump, joined Fox and Friends this morning and vented his frustration over Trump's racist tweet directed at Ilhan Omar and her colleagues.

    Trump's tweet culminated into a racist exhibition when his rallygoers chanted at Rep. Ilhan Omar, "send her back."

    The Fox News morning show played video of Trump making believe he didn't like the racist chants his rallygoers were spewing at his North Carolina rally.

    Geraldo explained, "'Go back to where you came from' is the old racist trope that all of us, ethnic or racial minorities, have grown up with at various times. It is unforgivable at this day and age, and I really lament that it came up."

    Rivera continued, "We cannot ever fall back into that lazy kind of "the other" that we did for several days there."

    That kind of honesty on Fox News about Donald Trump was too much for Hegseth to handle so he tried to rewrite and lie about the meaning of Trump's racist tweet.

    And as he was doing so he got a little more than he bargained for.

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  5. New Hampshire Republican: 'Owning Slaves Doesn't Make You A Racist'
    New Hampshire Republican: 'Owning Slaves Doesn't Make You A Racist'

    Where does one begin when the defense of Donald Trump turns into an economic rationalization for slavery, and that race never entered into the equation?

    It's sometimes hard to believe that we're actually living in the twenty-first century when you hear people say things like this. But I suppose for people like Werner Horn slavery is, or at least was, just a natural part of the human condition.

    Source: Fox News

    A lawmaker in New Hampshire said this week that American slavery had nothing to do with racism and was just purely about economics.

    Republican state Rep. Werner Horn raised eyebrows in a now-deleted social media post, insisting those who owned slaves weren’t racist and were just making a “business decision.”

    The lawmaker made the comment in response to former state House member Dan Hynes who criticized President Trump over his tweet that four freshmen congresswoman, all American citizens, should “go back” to their home countries, USA Today reported.

    “If Trump is the most racist president in American history, what does that say about all of the other presidents who owned slaves?” wrote Hynes on Facebook.

    This prompted Horn to respond, writing “Wait, owning slaves doesn’t make you racist…”

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