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HAB911's Journal
HAB911's Journal
June 27, 2018

Trevor Noah EVISCERATES the Civility Argument

June 26, 2018

Republican tax law hits churches

Republicans have quietly imposed a new tax on churches, synagogues and other nonprofits, a little-noticed and surprising change that could cost some groups tens of thousands of dollars.

Their recent tax-code rewrite requires churches, hospitals, colleges, orchestras and other historically tax-exempt organizations to begin paying a 21 percent tax on some types of fringe benefits they provide their employees.


June 26, 2018

After on-air racial slur, top DeSantis fundraiser reportedly suspended from Fox News

A prominent Donald Trump surrogate and member of Ron DeSantis's national finance team used a racial slur during an appearance on Fox News over the weekend.

Monday evening, the Daily Beast reported that the comment had prompted the cable news channel to temporarily suspended him for two weeks.

Video clips from the Sunday appearance show David Bossie, Trump's former deputy campaign manager, get into heated debate with Democratic strategist Joel Payne, who was also appearing on "Fox & Friends Weekend."

Bossie and Payne were debating Democrat's assertions that Trump is racist when Bossie asked Payne: "Are you out of your cotton-picking mind?" Payne is black.


June 26, 2018

I just listened to talking heads on CNN

this morning about how there is nothing to be gained by fighting back and how it is just a trap to act like Trump.

I wanted to ask them, well, what did the GOOD Germans do during the rise of Hitler? Let's do the opposite, shall we?

June 25, 2018

Supreme Court clears way for Sonoma County deputy to be tried

in shooting of boy with a pellet gun

he Supreme Court on Monday allowed parents to press ahead with a lawsuit against a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed their 13-year-old son who was walking on a sidewalk carrying a plastic pellet gun.

The justices without comment or dissent denied the county’s appeal seeking immunity for the officer. The court’s decision clears the way for the parents’ wrongful-death suit to go before a jury.

In recent years, the high court has repeatedly blocked lawsuits against law enforcement officers for using excessive force, but it refused to do so in the case of Gelhaus vs. Lopez.

The shooting of Andy Lopez on an October afternoon on a sidewalk in Santa Rosa sparked protests and rallies five years ago. The 5-foot-3 boy was seen carrying a plastic gun that Deputy Erick Gelhaus, an Iraq war vet, thought might be an AK-47.


June 25, 2018

The federal government says this man rightfully owns Havana's cruise port

The United States government knows him as certified foreign claim number CU-2492. But he wants to make a more personal introduction to Tampa Bay.

He is Mickael Behn, a 43-year-old U.S. citizen residing in England, where he works in television production.

And, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Behn is the rightful owner of Havana Harbor, the cruise ship terminal for Cuba’s capital city.

The harbor was taken from Behn’s family when the socialist government nationalized property without compensation.


June 22, 2018

U.S. Navy plans immigrant internment camps to detain tens of thousands in CA, AL, AZ

An internal document shows the U.S. Navy has developed a plan to construct 'austere' tent cities capable of holding tens of thousands of immigration detainees on remote bases in California, Alabama and Arizona.

The Navy planning doc obtained by TIME says two sites in California could house up to 47,000 immigrants each, two sites in Alabama could host 25,000.


June 21, 2018

Re: Pentagon sending military lawyers to border to help prosecute immigration cases


why this doesn't fall under Posse Comitatus?

The purpose of the act – in concert with the Insurrection Act of 1807 – is to limit the powers of the federal government in using federal military personnel to enforce domestic policies within the United States.

June 20, 2018

Flight attendant: I won't work flights that separate immigrant kids from families

'I will no longer be complicit'

For the past 29 years I have been a flight attendant for a major U.S. airline. Several weeks ago, I worked two flights (one to San Antonio and the other to McAllen) which proved to be two of the most disturbing flights I've ever experienced in my career.


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