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Hillary Clinton Backs Out of Fortune Event Co-Starring Kirstjen Nielsen

In a few days, Kirstjen Nielsen, the former secretary of homeland security best known for separating migrant children from their families and detaining them in inhumane conditions, is scheduled to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington.

Hillary Clinton was set to speak at the summit, too. On Friday, however, she removed herself from the event, citing a scheduling conflict.

But a person close to Clinton’s decision-making process told Slate that she had decided to drop out after hearing that Nielsen was also on the docket. “We work with a lot of activists who are trying to do their best to improve this horrible situation down at the border,” the person said, citing Clinton’s support of RAICES and other organizations that advocate for asylees and immigrants. “At the end of the day, it’s an easy decision. You have to side with them.”

The person said one of those activists alerted Clinton to Nielsen’s slot on the schedule earlier this week, after which Clinton’s team notified Fortune that she would no longer be attending the event. Friday evening, Clinton’s name and headshot were removed from the summit’s website.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/hillary-clinton-fortune-summit-kirstjen-nielsen.amp
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Sat Oct 19, 2019, 11:48 AM (7 replies)

The Divine Miss M has a suggestion for language lessons for Mulvaney.

https://twitter.com/BetteMidler/status/1185145917667721218?s=20


Bette Midler

@BetteMidler
Mick Mulvaney seems to not understand Quid Pro Quo, so let’s start him back with some pig Latin: ouay areay uckedfay.



Posted by Arkansas Granny | Fri Oct 18, 2019, 07:32 AM (19 replies)

A picture is worth a thousand words.

https://twitter.com/NB_Chris/status/1184623168650133506?s=20

https://twitter.com/NB_Chris/status/1184623168650133506/photo/1
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu Oct 17, 2019, 09:43 AM (19 replies)

Do Republicans know the meaning of irony?

https://twitter.com/justinbaragona/status/1184155998182879234?s=20


Justin Baragona

@justinbaragona
So far today, Rand Paul, Ronna Romney McDaniel, Donald Trump Jr. and Meghan McCain have weighed in on how bad nepotism is.

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Tue Oct 15, 2019, 03:39 PM (1 replies)

OK, grab a tissue and watch this little girl express her love for her adoptive parents.

https://twitter.com/_SJPeace_/status/1183406755256176640?s=20

StanceGrounded
@_SJPeace_
Wholesome

Little girl telling how she felt meeting her adoptive parents for the first time.

"Do you know what happened to my heart? The first time I saw you, my heart fell in love with you."❤

My heart can't 😭

https://twitter.com/_SJPeace_/status/1183406755256176640

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Mon Oct 14, 2019, 10:08 AM (1 replies)

Bette Midler is a national treasure, I tell you, a national treasure!

https://twitter.com/BetteMidler/status/1182389615614926849?s=20

Bette Midler

@BetteMidler
Jacob Wohl, political idiot who wanted us to believe Liz Warren was raw dogging a jacked Marine now claims Kamala is boning her trainer. Should Jacob be MY new publicist? “Bette Midler doesn’t limp because of arthritic knees, she’s fucking a fireman Ironman triathlete mathlete!”

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu Oct 10, 2019, 04:24 PM (4 replies)

Great fact checking article on impeachment, whistleblower,trade war etc.

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/politics/ap-fact-check-trump-points-fingers-as-he-faces-impeachment-inquiry?__twitter_impression=true
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu Oct 10, 2019, 06:14 AM (11 replies)

This might be a good time for a reminder.

https://twitter.com/HarryJoebanks34/status/1181583730462228480?s=20

https://twitter.com/HarryJoebanks34/status/1181583730462228480/photo/1



Posted by Arkansas Granny | Tue Oct 8, 2019, 02:33 PM (1 replies)

I have a pie pastry question. PBS is airing a show about pies. They showed one

baker who was preparing crust for cream pies. It showed him spreading a substance around the inside of the pastry lined pie tin before he pricked the crust and baked it, but I missed what he was using.

It looked like it might have been some sort of fat, lard perhaps. He said he did it for cream pies to keep the crust from getting soggy. Has anyone heard of this?
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Sun Oct 6, 2019, 12:32 PM (19 replies)

The Divine Miss M has such a way with words.

https://twitter.com/BetteMidler/status/1179739652850364416?s=20


Bette Midler

@BetteMidler
How long before the super-secret transcript server is found dead of suicide with its guard on a smoke break and a security camera "malfunction"?

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Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu Oct 3, 2019, 09:22 AM (6 replies)
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