Archive for August, 2017

There was a memorial service yesterday for Heather Heyer, the young woman killed over the weekend while protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Her mother offered forgiveness and urged mourners to honor her daughter by standing up to the injustices in the world.

Source: Perspectives: Time — Mother of Charlottesville Victim Urges ‘Righteous Action’ in Powerful Speech


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Many politicians, journalist, academics, and many in the mental health community are increasingly questioning the state of Trump’s mind and whether he is capable of continuing to be our President.

Source: Perspectives: STAT — Democrats in Congress Explore Creating an Expert Panel on Trump’s Mental Health


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As outcry continues to mount over President Donald Trump’s latest round of comments about the domestic terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, an outstanding question for many Americans is one about policy: What, if anything, will the federal government do to help combat far-right white extremism? The answer is long as Trump is in the White House, they will do nothing.

Source: Perspectives: Mic — The federal government had a plan to combat right-wing violence. Trump axed it in June.


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“Steve Bannon couldn’t be happier with Trump’s equating white supremacists with those who demonstrated against them in Charlottesville, praising Trump’s shameful press conference yesterday as a ‘defining moment.’

Source: Perspectives: Business Insider — Steve Bannon was reportedly thrilled by Trump’s wild press conference


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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s powerful speech delivered on May 19, 2017, on why Confederate symbols of hatred and violence must come down

Source: Perspectives: Here’s why the Mayor of New Orleans is taking down Confederate monuments (VIDEO)


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President Donald Trump and the Republican Party have failed to make our country safer, healthier, unified and provide whats needed for the well-being of all Americans. They have failed America, its Constitution, and its people. They have failed to provide the leadership necessary to make that possible.

Source: Perspectives: Time — How President Trump Failed His Biggest Leadership Test Yet


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At least we have Chief of Staff John Kelly in the White House who knows the difference between what is right and what is wrong. It would be great if it would be more than demeanor and express his objection verbally.

Source: Perspectives: NBC News — He ‘Went Rogue’: President Trump’s Staff Left Stunned (VIDEO)


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