Something to Think About …. “✊🏽 #TakeAKnee …. Don’t Forget Why the Protest Began ✊🏽 …. “!!

Trump took two knees in Helsinki.

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~Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee~

RESPECTFUL GESTURE

Sept. 25, 2017

In early 2016, I began paying attention to reports about the incredible number of unarmed black people being killed by the police. The posts on social media deeply disturbed me, but one in particular brought me to tears: the killing of Alton Sterling in my hometown Baton Rouge, La. This could have happened to any of my family members who still live in the area. I felt furious, hurt and hopeless. I wanted to do something, but didn’t know what or how to do it. All I knew for sure is that I wanted it to be as respectful as possible.

A few weeks later, during preseason, my teammate Colin Kaepernick chose to sit on the bench during the national anthem to protest police brutality. To be honest, I didn’t notice at the…

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IOTD …. “🐘 Images of the Day, Special Edition …. #BeKindToElephants 🐘 …. “!!

America’s Nightmare Continues

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~~Ellen Launches #BeKindToElephants Campaign~~

~~Published on Nov 16, 2017~~

Following the ‘so-called president’s’ decision to allow hunters to bring “trophy” elephants into the U.S., Ellen stood up for the majestic creatures and called on viewers to help her raise awareness for her cause using #BeKindtoElephants on social media.

For everyone who reposts or retweets her photo, we’ll make a donation to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

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Keith Olbermann, #78 …. “So, What About Those Oval Office Tapes? …. Oooppss! …. “!!

from It Is What It Is

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~~May 23, 2017~~

DRUMPF’S TAPES VERSUS COMEY’S MEMOS

The revelation that James B. Comey documented his interactions with Drumpf  – describing in detail how the president urged him to quash the federal investigation into Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser – provided the clearest evidence yet that Mr. Trump tried to influence the government’s inquiry into possible links between his associates and Russia.

It also shined a bright light on something more commonplace:

the F.B.I.’s practice of keeping careful, contemporaneous notes.

In sensitive investigations as well as in routine matters, it is standard for people who work in law enforcement to keep detailed phone and meeting logs

~~SOURCE~~ 

http://www.nytimes.com

I feel this is important information about what is happening in the Republican Administration lead by Drumpf and what we need to be aware of.

Keith Olbermann series called “The Resistance” continues.

He has posted installment…

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Imagine …. “Pentatonix …. OFFICIAL VIDEO …. “

Not only is this beautiful and brilliant, it plays tribute to two of our greatest artists

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Imagine

~~March 11, 2017~~~ 

Pentatonix’s Brand New Spin On John Lennon’s Classic

Putting Tears In Everyone’s Eyes

Everyone knows the John Lennon song, “Imagine” – but Pentatonix puts their own spin on it with a powerful message that everyone can take to heart! Their voices, coupled with the moving lyrics first penned by Lennon in May 1971, come together to make a rendition of the song that everyone should hear at least once in their life!

Lennon’ inspiration for “Imagine” came about when he tried to envision a world with only peace, and without the division among all people.

The song was released later that year in October, and it was an instant hit.

Since it’s release, “Imagine” has been covered by countless artists and groups hoping to share the same message of inclusion and love.

Such is the case with Pentatonix’s chilling version!

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