John Roberts has officially fallen from grace.
For ten years, the 60-year-old chief justice of the nation’s highest court was considered a conservative darling, consistently advancing the right’s agenda with major rulings on issues such as campaign finance, religious freedom, reproductive rights, guns, and race.
But this term has seen a remarkable shift to the left for the Roberts court. And for many conservatives, the chief justice’s decision on Thursday to side with the liberal wing in upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act – for the second time – marked the ultimate act of betrayal. (Source: Read more)
Louis Farrakhan stated “We need to put the American flag down. Because we’ve caught as much hell under that as the Confederate flag” in remarks before the Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, DC on Wednesday first reported by DC’s WMAL.
Farrakhan said, “White folks march with you because they don’t want you upsetting the city, they don’t give a damn about them nine.”
He added that when the police took suspected shooter Dylann Roof to Burger King they were saying “You did a good job. Kill all them [bleep.]” (Source: Read more)
For three years, more than $43 million the Department of Veterans Affairs had set aside to inform veterans about their benefits sat in an account, not a penny spent, until an agency financial manager happened to notice.
By then, it may have become too late for the cash-strapped agency to spend the money, a new report says.
The Inspector General’s office, in a report issued last week, cited a “breakdown of fiscal controls” and “lack of oversight” in concluding that VA officials had “no need” for the $43.1 million. At least not for the purpose they claimed, which was to print personalized handbooks that explain in detail what benefits a veteran is eligible for. (Source: Read more)
The Political Agitator’s response: Cash you are right on point. But the real problem I have is Ignant Safe Negroes. I love smart ignant a.. folks. Flags of the Confederate States of America – Wikipedia
All of you Con-federate battle flag supporters riddle me this….you claim that the battle flag (as opposed to the original flag) is ll about heritage and Southern pride, and not about race or bigotry. You say that you deplore the fact that white supremacist groups have misappropriated it for their own purposes. But then why didn’t YOU do something about that? Why didn’t you say something or do something, or make it known that these groups do not represent true Southern heritage, and what they were doing was wrong? Because YOU AGREED WITH THEIR CRAP, THAT’S WHY!!! SO COME OFF IT! – Response to the following: Cooter Defends The General Lee, Vows To Keep Selling The Confederate Flag