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Hometown: Detroit Area, MI
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Current location: San Francisco, CA
Member since: Wed Oct 29, 2008, 02:53 PM
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About Me

Partner, father and liberal Democrat. I am a native Michigander living in San Francisco who is a citizen of the world.

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If you're in a giving mood, the ACLU is not the only part of the resistance.

LAMBDA LEGAL is ready, willing and able to help when it's time for the LGBTQ community to "Lawyer the Fuck Up". Take a moment and share some love if you are able.

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http://www.lambdalegal.org

Trump fires head of Immigration Enforcement

Border patrol under Trump will be like the NYPD under Giuliani.

SALLY YATES FOR US SENATE

I don't care what state she calls home.

TRUMP FIRES ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL

Just hitting the wires. It's the Monday night massacre.

Lyft Company taking strong action against Trump administration.

This email just arrived to my inbox:


We created Lyft to be a model for the type of community we want our world to be: diverse, inclusive, and safe.

This weekend, Trump closed the country's borders to refugees, immigrants, and even documented residents from around the world based on their country of origin. Banning people of a particular faith or creed, race or identity, sexuality or ethnicity, from entering the U.S. is antithetical to both Lyft's and our nation's core values. We stand firmly against these actions, and will not be silent on issues that threaten the values of our community.

We know this directly impacts many of our community members, their families, and friends. We stand with you, and are donating $1,000,000 over the next four years to the ACLU to defend our constitution. We ask that you continue to be there for each other - and together, continue proving the power of community.



John & Logan
Lyft Co-Founder

White House says it intentionally left Jews out of Holocaust Memorial statement

he Trump administration on Saturday defended the White House statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day released the previous day following criticism over it not mentioning Jews or anti-Semitism.

Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks told CNN that "despite what the media reports, we are an incredibly inclusive group and we took into account all of those who suffered."

Hicks reportedly provided a link to a story that noted that while 6 million Jews were killed by Nazis, another 5 million non-Jewish people were killed under Adolf Hitler.

CNN said it asked whether the White House was suggesting Trump omitted a reference to Jews as Holocaust victims out of concern it would offend others targeted by Nazis.

Hicks responded, "it was our honor to issue a statement in remembrance of this important day."

The White House statement mentioned "innocent people" targeted by Nazis but didn't mention Jews or anti-Semitism, which CNN noted drew a contrast from past statements by former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

The Anti-Defamation League's Jonathan Greenblatt called the omission "puzzling and troubling," noting that it was a departure from past GOP and Democratic presidents.


http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/316718-wh-defends-holocaust-statement-that-didnt-mention-jews

Wu-Tangs RZA Directed An Episode Of Marvels Iron Fist

According to a Facebook Q&A with Iron Fist star Finn Jones on EXTRA that is being mined for multiple clickbait articles today because of a lack of juicy entertainment stories, rapper, producer, actor, and filmmaker RZA has directed an episode of Marvel’s Iron Fist show, debuting on Netflix in March. Jones revealed the information after talking about the playlist he made to get into the Danny Rand character, which consisted of 90s hip hop.

And actually, one of our episodes was directed by the RZA himself. Episode Six. So yeah there’s a very close tie with hip-hop and the ‘Iron Fist’ series.

Jones praised RZA’s knowledge of the martial arts film genre, which is frequently referenced in Wu-Tang songs, as are Marvel comic books. RZA also co-wrote and directed the 2012 film The Man With The Iron Fists, which is unrelated to the Marvel character, in which he plays a man with actual iron fists.

RZA’s involvement in Iron Fist is the most notable piece of news to come out of the Q&A, but the entertainment media will still manage to squeeze another two or three other stories out of it before the day is done.





https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/01/28/wu-tangs-rza-directed-episode-marvels-iron-fist/

That Nazi who was popped in the mouth will go on with his life. These people never will...

Number of Deaths

Jews: up to 6 million

Soviet civilians: around 7 million (including 1.3 Soviet Jewish civilians, who are included in the 6 million figure for Jews)

Soviet prisoners of war: around 3 million (including about 50,000 Jewish soldiers)

Non-Jewish Polish civilians: around 1.8 million (including between 50,000 and 100,000 members of the Polish elites)

Serb civilians (on the territory of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina): 312,000

People with disabilities living in institutions: up to 250,000

Roma (Gypsies): 196,000–220,000

Jehovah's Witnesses: Around 1,900

Repeat criminal offenders and so-called asocials: at least 70,000

German political opponents and resistance activists in Axis-occupied territory: undetermined

Homosexuals: hundreds, possibly thousands (possibly also counted in part under the 70,000 repeat criminal offenders and so-called asocials noted above)


https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10008193


So please, STFU about the poor little ratzi.


Mary Tyler Moore has passed away.

Just breaking.

Trump Not Enjoying White House as He Feels He Deserves

“Donald Trump holds the most powerful office in the world. But he’s dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote in the election and a persistent frustration that the legitimacy of his presidency is being challenged by Democrats and the media, aides and associates say,” the AP reports.

“Trump’s fixation has been a drag on the momentum of his opening days in office, with his exaggerations about inauguration crowds and false assertions about illegal balloting intruding on advisers’ plans to launch his presidency with a flurry of actions on the economy.”

“The bad press over the weekend has not allowed Trump to ‘enjoy’ the White House as he feels he deserves, according to one person who has spoken with him.”


https://politicalwire.com/2017/01/24/trump-not-enjoying-white-house-feels-deserves/
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