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Am I right, that this is the first time trump has talked about Covid 19 since the election?

He has not said anything about all the Americans who have died or have been infected since the election.
Rudy is the first person he has acknowledged with Covid 19 and wished well. Am I right?
Posted by tulipsandroses | Sun Dec 6, 2020, 06:07 PM (4 replies)

trump alluded to black people taking land, in reality the law allows black land to be stolen

This is a lot of information. But its important

The Gullah-Geechee have owned land since the 1800s. One terrible law allows their land to be stolen

Several decades ago, my parents took a timeshare tour on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. The island was in the early stages of being transformed into a resort destination. This metamorphosis was the brainchild of real estate developer Charles Fraser, who, in the 1950s, envisioned turning the sparsely populated, rural island into an ultra-extravagant paradise. Luxury resorts and modern retirement communities—almost all with “plantation” in their names—soon overtook the island. Trendy restaurants and upscale boutiques suddenly dotted the landscape, while private yachts constantly cruised the waterways.
Although the barrier island is very small—you could run around the whole thing in a 12-mile loop—developers somehow managed to squeeze 26 18-hole golf courses onto it. Today, Hilton Head Island is one of the top vacation destinations in the United States.
But it wasn’t always this way. Hilton Head is one of several formerly Black-owned islands, whose transformation came at a heavy, painful cost for decades—all thanks to a shady legal practice that one U.S. attorney describes as “the worst problem you’ve never heard of.” This loophole has robbed millions of acres from Black Americans in multiple Southern states over the past century. Worst of all, it’s still happening—and getting worse.

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The Gullah-Geechee people were also able to do something truly remarkable for Black Americans during that time period: They purchased their own land. Using what might be called “crowdfunding” today, the community at large contributed what they had, all so that its members could own the land beneath their feet. As a result, the Gullah-Geechee were the first African Americans in North America to own a large amount of land en masse.

Gullah-Geechee land was passed down to their descendants over generations. Unfortunately, this was done largely without legal documentation. There were several reasons for this, with one large factor being that Black Americans were not afforded access to legal resources. The few who did were not treated fairly by the all-white Southern court system.

Land handed down to a property owner’s children without legal documentation is referred to as “heirs property.” Without a clear title or will, heirs don’t technically hold the land, but do inherit an interest—like owning stock in a company. This ownership system is common in the Gullah-Geechee corridor, but can also be found in other impoverished regions throughout the South, such as on certain Native American tribal lands and in Appalachia.
][link:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/8/1/1960612/-The-Gullah-Geechee-have-owned-land-since-the-1800s-One-terrible-law-allows-their-land-to-be-stolen|

If this ain't about some bullshit

Native islanders won't have to move out as new Hilton Head townhouses rise. Here's why

A townhouse community proposed for the north end of Hilton Head Island on a piece of heirs' property will allow native islanders already living there to stay, according to documents submitted to the Town of Hilton Head Island.
The project, preliminarily named "Squire Pope Village," will have about 42 homes for purchase, according to the project's developer, James Moore with the Moore Realty Group, Inc.

Two acres will be set aside near Indian Pipe Lane for the eight mobile homes of the families who currently live there, according to those documents.
"What we’ve tried to do is accommodate the residents who are living here," Moore said during Monday's pre-application meeting. "There’s family heritage on the land."
The Greens are one of the native families living on the property. Shani Green said her family has been on the land since the early 1900s.

"We want to preserve our heritage and remain on the land that we were born and raised on," Green said. "That's all the Green family knows. So we wanted to stay on the property."

Heirs' property is land co-owned by many people and was likely purchased by freed slaves, according to the Center for Heirs' Property in Charleston. At some point, the land was either passed down without a written will or without being probated, according to the center.

Years ago, an out of state relative of one of the families who lives on the property decided to sell, Green said.

Through a quiet title action — a judicial process to determine who has interest in the property — 188 heirs were identified, according to Green and Maria Parker, a real estate attorney working with the Green family.


( I think this is where developers are taking advantage - The out state relative may not even know about the property. They have never lived there. They have no stake in the community. So a developer contacts them and says, hey you own land worth X amount of dollars would you like to sell it? )
[link:https://www.islandpacket.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article206814779.html#storylink=cpy|

You can hear the greed dripping in this developer -
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Their Family Bought Land One Generation After Slavery.The Reels Brothers Spent Eight Years in Jail for Refusing to Leave It.
[link:https://features.propublica.org/black-land-loss/heirs-property-rights-why-black-families-lose-land-south/|
Posted by tulipsandroses | Sun Dec 6, 2020, 01:02 PM (2 replies)

After 9 Months, 14M Cases, 275K Dead, Fox & Friends Suddenly Discovers Masks Work In Fighting COVID

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Posted by tulipsandroses | Sat Dec 5, 2020, 10:00 PM (2 replies)

The 2nd on Netflix movie about gun control. - Were they trying to say something about the left ?

SPOILER ALERT!!

I watched this on Netflix last night and was really creeped out by it. I felt like this was subtle or not so subtle messaging about left leaning folks that want gun control. I felt like it fed the notion of " Radicals on the Left, Deep State" bullcrap. Somebody talk me down.
Or was this just Hollywood imagination as usual? It is in the top ten watched on Netflix, however its not getting good reviews. The acting is awful too. My review though is that there is some propaganda here about people that want gun control.

Premise of the movie:
The 2nd follows secret-service agent, Vic Davis, on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. Yikes. His son's friend Erin Walton (the daughter of a Supreme Court Justice) is the target, and this armed gang will stop at nothing to kidnap her and use her as leverage for a pending landmark legal case.
[link:https://www.purewow.com/entertainment/the-2nd-ryan-phillippe-netflix|

A Secret Service agent must save his son and the daughter of a Supreme Court justice from armed terrorists.

This movie has gotten a lot of bad reviews. Panned as a really bad Die Hard wannabe.

My problem with the movie is its all good and well until you realize that the terrorists were trying to force the hand of the Supreme Court to get rid of the 2nd amendment. They do not come right out and say that. However, when the mastermind of the plot - The Director of The CIA - talks about kids killed in school and how sometimes you have to sacrifice a few to save many, it becomes clear which way they want the court to decide. When its found that he's the mastermind of the plot, he says he's the tip of the spear" - My point again about - furthering that deep state crap.

It just felt like propaganda turned into a movie. The left want to take away the 2nd amendment, they want to take away your guns, the deep state. Radicals, they are coming for you.

Somebody talk me down. Am I reading too much into this? Was this just Hollywood being Hollywood.
Posted by tulipsandroses | Sat Dec 5, 2020, 11:37 AM (15 replies)

How William Cooper and his book 'Behold a Pale Horse' planted seeds of QAnon conspiracy theory

I had never heard of this guy or this book before tonight. So, I decided to try the online dating thing again. One guy that messaged me, in his profile, it lists Behold a Pale Horse as the book he's currently reading. So out of curiosity, I googled it. Yeah, uhm, its a no. Maybe he's reading this book for research purposes, but I am not going to try to find out. He can keep all that conspiracy bullcrap to himself.


EAGAR, Ariz. — When authorities killed William Cooper in a burst of gunfire outside his hilltop home in eastern Arizona, he was an author and radio host who had attracted a rabid following among UFO buffs, prisoners and the militia movement
For them, his book, “Behold a Pale Horse,” and nightly shortwave radio show lifted the veil on how the world actually works.
Through his death in 2001, Cooper’s legacy was cemented. He was seen as a sage and legend. His book would become a defining text for conspiracy-minded people. What might have otherwise been seen as an amateurish hodgepodge of ideas earned gravitas once its author was gunned down.


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That Cooper would die in a shootout with authorities seemed fated. And, in his book, he suggested it was an honorable way to die
“I believe that any man without principles that he is ready and willing to die for at any given moment is already dead and is of no use or consequence whatsoever,” Cooper wrote in the creed that began his book.

The internet was not yet ubiquitous in the mid-1980s when Cooper started spilling what he said was clandestine information from top secret documents he read as a member of a naval intelligence unit.

Cooper used not only his book, but also in-person lectures, mail-order cassette tapes and a show on shortwave radio to share his understanding of a master plan to destroy the world.

Even though many have never heard of Cooper, his dark, conspiratorial thinking has endured and been amplified. He was a forerunner to the conspiracy theorists of today such as Alex Jones — with whom Cooper feuded.

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The book has also attracted followers of the conspiracy theory known as QAnon, which falsely casts Democrats as doing the bidding of globalists in order to shield their perversions, including devouring babies for their nourishing blood.

[link:https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/nation/2020/10/09/behold-pale-horse-how-william-cooper-planted-seeds-qanon-theory/5916328002/|
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[link:https://newrepublic.com/article/150922/pioneer-paranoia|
Posted by tulipsandroses | Wed Dec 2, 2020, 12:36 AM (5 replies)
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