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Aug 12 2017
06:01 pm

Mayor Burchett: "They may have a right to spew vile hatred in Charlottesville but I have a right also to condemn it."

Former Congressman John Dingell: "I signed up to fight Nazis 73 years ago and I'll do it again if I have to. Hatred, bigotry, & fascism should have no place in this country."

Sen. Orrin Hatch: "We should call evil by its name. My brother didn't give his life fighting Hitler for Nazi ideas to go unchallenged here at home."

Hillary Clinton: "The incitement of hatred that got us here is as real and condemnable as the white supremacists in our streets. Now is the time for leaders to be strong in their words and deliberate in their actions."

My Father (from his oral history): "So we stayed there in those box cars until we got into Germany. They unloaded us and put us on trucks and took us to a prisoner of war camp there. I never will forget seeing that Nazi flag, the swastika flying over the camp. That was the most despicable thing that I had ever seen in my life. I hated that Nazi swastika flag. Clear to the time that I came home, every place we went the swastika was flying overhead. To me, that was just contemptuous."

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LeftWingCracker's picture

Bravo to Tim Burchett

This well could cost him the Congressional seat, and he said it any way, great on him!

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Donald Trump: "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides. On many sides."

Washington Post: What a presidential president would have said about Charlottesville

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Born without eyes if we don't see him now

Remember this - Donald Trump freezes funding to groups fighting right-wing terror and white supremacism

American officials briefed on the proposed changes told Reuters the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) initiative could be renamed “Countering Radical Islamic Extremism”.

The reclassification would remove its work combatting far-right attacks and mass shootings, such as the massacre of black churchgoers in Charleston, which are rarely classified as terrorism by American authorities.

Newsweek - WHITE TERRORISM' AND DONALD TRUMP: WHY HAS THE PRESIDENT SLASHED THE GRANT FOR GROUP COMBATING KKK?

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(link...)

jmcnair's picture

And don't forget the Trump Train.

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The far right is planning 9

The far right is planning 9 rallies nationwide this weekend alone

The largest scheduled rally is the "March on Google," which will take place in nine major US cities Saturday. The aim is to protest the firing of Google employee James Damore over a controversial memo he wrote about the company's diversity policies.

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In response to

In response to Charlottesville, "Obama tweeted a quote from Nelson Mandela Saturday night: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” "

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