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Trump can't find any women to endorse his extremist Supreme Court pick

https://shareblue.com/brett-kavanaugh-supreme-court-women-endorsements/

Trump can’t find any women to endorse his extremist Supreme Court pick

When Trump announced his nomination of radical right-wing judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, he sent reporters a list of 34 members of Congress who had issued statements praising Kavanaugh.

But there was one very telling problem with Trump’s list: not one of those 34 endorsers was a woman.

Vanita Gupta, president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, pointed out the disparity Monday night on Twitter.

There are 107 women in Congress, 29 of whom are Republicans. Trump could have asked any one of them what they thought of his nominee. He either didn’t bother, or didn’t like what they had to say.

It’s an embarrassing omission for Kavanaugh, who made a big show Monday night of bragging about his supposed pro-woman credentials.
He praised his mother for inspiring him and mentioned that the majority of his law clerks have been women.

But Kavanaugh’s actual record as a judge is anything but pro-woman — which might be one reason Trump couldn’t find any women lawmakers willing to write rave reviews of his nominee.

As a D.C. Circuit Court judge, Kavanaugh infamously denied a 17-year-old immigrant access to abortion last year. His decision, which was later overruled, was as patronizing as they come. MORE...


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As the New York Times editorial board pointed out Monday, we still don’t know the full extent of just how badly Kavanaugh will trample on Americans’ basic rights, especially women’s rights.

But we know enough.


Kavanaugh is a right-wing stalwart who has been thoroughly vetted by right-wing groups determined to reshape the Supreme Court in their image.

He was nominated by Trump, who has repeatedly vowed that his Supreme Court nominee would overturn Roe v. Wade and end legal abortion.

And Kavanaugh praises women in the same breath as he praises Trump, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by 19 women — and who apparently couldn’t be bothered to ask a single woman serving in Congress what she thought of his nominee.

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Wake up women.!!
As Anti-female-rights as Trump is, he would rather ignore all women, Dem or Repub.

Doubt he bothered to put a women's name on the reporter's list regardless of wanting their endorsement.
Trump treats ALL women as inferior.
Have no doubt that Trump would prefer that women weren't included in voting at election time either. (Wait for it..)

This is the total mindset of Trump.
Women's value & place in society is servile to men.


BREAKING!!! GIULIANI IS AN UNREGISTERED FOREIGN AGENT/WaPost

FromGarland's Twitter Thread:
https://mobile.twitter.com/ericgarland/status/1016644063804776448

From WaPo Article:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/giuliani-works-for-foreign-clients-while-serving-as-trumps-attorney/2018/07/09/e21554ae-7988-11e8-80be-6d32e182a3bc_story.html?utm_term=.02684b61ed9c

https://twitter.com/ericgarland/status/1016644063804776448


Replying to @ericgarland
TURKEY? KAZAKHSTAN? WHO KNEW? HE SEEMED SUCH A GREAT GUY THE ENTIRE US MEDIA ONLY TOOK HIM AT FACE VALUE 8 MILLION TIMES!



Replying to @ericgarland
His security consulting firm is also being investigated in Brazil for suspected no bid contract arrangements.

Eric Garland
@ericgarland
MEDIA!
ps thank you for calling rudy and not career diplomats, judicial experts, or properly verified members of the intelligence community as guests on your shows nice work everyone

Eric Garland
@ericgarland
pps dear corporate media i'm looking forward to the next few weeks of reading me, john schindler, and the rest of my friends' work from 17 months ago as "fresh headlines" good job



Replying to @ericgarland
Can he serve as trump's attorney if DC bar says he's 'inactive?
RUDOLPH W GIULIANI GREENBERG TRAURIG LLP 200 APRK AVE 39TH FLOOR
NEW YORK NY 10166
United States
Email:
Phone: 2128016805
Fax: (212)508-6146

Membership Type: INACTIVE ATTORNEY
Membership Status: Good Standing

Rick Wilson Responds to Greenwald's Kremlin Connection


https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/1015953614878191616








Hey UK, found another balloon idea for you!



You're welcome

💕🍃☺ EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton joins star-studded lineup for Ozy Fest in Central Park /July 21-22

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-pol-hillary-clinton-ozy-fest-20180704-story.html

EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton joins star-studded lineup for Ozy Fest in Central Park

By SPENCER DUKOFF
07/ 05, 2018

Ozy Fest announced Thursday that Hillary Clinton would appear at the third annual event July 21-22 in Central Park, the Daily News has learned exclusively.

New York summer festival season is with HER!.




Whoo Hooo! Dem

THANK YOU NEW YORK

Here's the story, mark your calendars & BBC Will Livestream
Rock on brave Hillary! You Go Girl!


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Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear at the third annual Ozy Fest that takes place July 21 and 22 in Central Park, the Daily News has learned.
Clinton will be interviewed by Laurene Powell Jobs, president and founder of the Emerson Collective, a nonprofit organization that advocates for progressive causes.

“The whole mission of the festival is to bring diverse voices to one stage, and expose people to unexpected perspectives,” Ozy Media founder Carlos Watson told the Daily News in April.

According to Watson, Clinton and Powell Jobs will discuss the “politics of the moment,” as well as emerging social movements and new opportunities concerning health, technology and family.

The former First Lady joins a lineup that already includes newsmakers like comedians Michelle Wolf and Chelsea Handler, actress Laverne Cox, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, writer Malcolm Gladwell, sportscaster Jemele Hill, billionaire Tom Steyer, author Salman Rushdie and more.


In addition to panel discussions and demonstrations, the festival at Rumsey Playfield will feature performances by musical acts Common, Passion Pit and Young the Giant, plus culinary experiences from celebrity chefs Marcus Samuelsson and Roy Choi.

After attracting more than 5,000 attendees for last year's single-day festival with a lineup that included Samantha Bee, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Katie Couric and Issa Rae, Ozy Fest will expand to two days in 2018.
The festival will also be live-streamed by the BBC.

In October, there was speculation that Clinton would join academia, with multiple sources revealing to the Daily News that the former New York senator was in talks to join the faculty of Columbia University.

Scroll thru Photo Exhibition/"Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing"

Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing
Barbican Art Gallery
Through September 2, 2018


This summer, Barbican Art Gallery is staging the first UK survey of the American documentary photographer Dorothea Lange (1895–1965), one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. The gallery describes Lange as “a formidable woman of unparalleled vigor and resilience.”

The exhibition, called Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing, charts Lange’s photographic vision from her early studio portraits of San Francisco’s bourgeoisie to her celebrated Farm Security Administration work (1935–1939) that captured the devastating impact of the Great Depression on the American population.

The show features the iconic Migrant Mother as well as rarely seen photographs of the internment of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War and several post-war series documenting the changing face of the social and physical landscape of 1950s America,

MORE...


At this link you can scroll thru the slideshow of a few of Lange's most iconic photos.
https://potd.pdnonline.com/2018/06/53000/#gallery-1

https://twitter.com/pdnonline/status/1013532965568176130?

"Absolutely about a new lawless International Oligarchy taking over.

Suspend the rule of law for themselves.
For us, it’s zero tolerance expanded Law & Order.

"Trump is absolutely about a new Lawless International Oligarchy taking over."


From Steve E. Wunder
Steve E. Wunder
@BiGLiFeLiNe
Replying to @ericgarland and @LincolnsBible

"A man you can bait with a tweet.." HRC's Warning of Trump, 2016 DEM Convention






SNIP

"At a briefing on Aug. 8, Trump said that any further threats from the North Koreans would be met with “fire and fury.” And it's making everyone think of the same thing: Hillary Clinton's tweet about nuclear weapons from the 2016 campaign.

“A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons,” Clinton warned the United States in a tweet barely a year ago.

The message was signed with Clinton's first name, a sign that she wrote it herself, as opposed to staffers. It's frighteningly relevant now, as Trump appears to level threats against North Korea.

From ELITE DAILY, 8/2017
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.elitedaily.com/news/politics/hillary-clinton-tweet-trump-north-korea-nuclear-codes/2040080/amp

The Putin/Trump Plan: Merge Oligarchies

https://twitter.com/PuestoLoco/status/1015045092015566850

https://twitter.com/PuestoLoco/status/1014855606807793664

Twitter Link/discussion

https://mobile.twitter.com/PuestoLoco/status/1014855606807793664

Facebook warns 800,000 users that it accidentally unblocked people they had already blocked

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.businessinsider.com/facebook-bug-unblocks-blocked-users-2018-7

Facebook warns 800,000 users that it accidentally unblocked people they had already blocked

Facebook is warning some 800,000 users that a bug caused the system to unblock some people that they had previously blocked.

It meant that the supposedly-blocked users could view the profiles of people who had blocked them, and send them messages - which isn't supposed to happen after you block them.

The block tool is sometimes used by people to protect themselves from abusive or harassing behaviour.


The bug was live between May 29 and June 5, Facebook said, and has since been fixed. Users who were affected will receive a message from the company warning them about it.

Blocked users couldn't see posts shared by the person who blocked them that were only visible to their friends - but "someone who was unblocked might have been able to contact people on Messenger who had blocked them," the company says.

A Facebook spokesperson declined to comment on how many of these temporarily-unblocked users took advantage of the bug to contact the person who had originally blocked them, or to view profile information that they shouldn't have been able to access.

This is a significant error from Facebook. Victims of harassment or of abusive ex-partners will sometimes use the block feature to prevent aggressors from contacting them or viewing their online activities.
This bug could have given these bad actors an avenue back into their victims' online lives that shouldn't have been open to them.

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