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50 + 60 = 100 (???)

EXCLUSIVE: The Restrictions Journalists Agreed To In Order To Attend The Koch Brothers’ Conference

Only the reporters who agreed to the following provisions would be allowed to attend:

We would like to invite you to cover this private event; however, we ask that you agree to the ground rules below.

1) Media credentials will be given to those covering the event on-site. These credentials must be prominently displayed at all times. Credentials are non-transferable.

2) You have been invited to cover the program, general mood of the event and interviews with program participants, elected officials, and leaders from each group represented at the seminar.

3) The program is strictly pen and pad, with the exception of the one-on-one Policy Leader Discussions with Govs. Bush and Walker and Sens. Cruz and Rubio. Freedom Partners will also livestream the Policy Leader Discussions. We will work with you individually to meet any requests outside of these guidelines.

4) Given the privacy rights of our members and other guests, you may not report on anyone’s attendance at the event unless you are specifically granted an interview request or they are a part of the formal program. You are to treat their attendance as off the record unless otherwise discussed and approved prior to an interview.

5) Out of respect for all event attendees, interview requests should only be made through the Freedom Partners communications team. We are more than happy to help facilitate these requests and help you secure interview opportunities.

6) Media will stay off-site and be granted access on-site during the general program hours.

7) We trust that you will abide by these ground rules and, therefore, we want to allow you to walk around freely at those sessions that will be open to the media. However, not all sessions will be open to media and we expect that you will respect this parameter by not attending or trying to attend closed press events. Our team will be happy to debrief you on closed press meetings and provide you with information that will help inform your stories.


http://thinkprogress.org/media/2015/08/03/3687249/koch-freedom-partners-media-restrictions/

Happy Birthday Mr. President!

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August 4, 1961 (age 54 years)
Barack Obama, Date of birth


Cake
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or pie?



Thanks for all your hard work
peace,
kp

“… We all know that the real reason the call was made to the police was because they are black."

“… We all know that the real reason the call was made to the police was because they are black. I understand that there have been several recent burglaries in your community and everyone is on a heightened sense of alert because of that. I want you to understand the kind of heightened alert I am on every day and every time my sons leave the safety of their home.

To the woman who was following and videotaping my sons, you frightened two young men who have lived in this community their whole lives. Please explain to me why my sons were so frightening and suspicious? Do you fear every child riding a bicycle in your community? Are backpacks the Berwyn PA equivalent of a hoodie?

Please understand where my heightened alert comes from. Whatever you think of the Trayvon Martin verdict several things are clear. The young black man (who is now dead) was perceived as one who was “suspicious and did not belong in that community”. These are the words told to the police about my boys.

To the parents in the Greens at Waynesboro, how would you feel knowing that a stranger has a video tape of your children? How would you feel knowing that there is now a police incident report with your children’s names, address and birthdays permanently a part of an official record? How would you feel if your children tell you now that they no longer feel comfortable going to their friends’ homes, or riding their bicycles?




http://pattyebenson.org/2015/07/30/this-is-not-ferguson-los-angeles-or-baltimore-its-berwyn-pennsylvania-in-2015/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TredyffrinTownshipCommunityMatters+%28Community+Matters%29&utm_content=FaceBook

Donald Trump explains why there won't be another black president for generations

KARL: So let me ask you about something you tweeted last year. You said of Barack Obama, "Sadly, because President Obama has done such a poor job as president, you won't see another black president for generations."

What did you mean by that?


RUMP: Because I think that he has set a very poor standard. I think that he has set a very low bar and I think it's a shame for the African American people.

And by the way, he has done nothing for African Americans. You look at what's gone on with their income levels. You look at what's gone on with their youth. I thought that he would be a great cheerleader for this country. I thought he'd do a fabulous job for the African American citizens of this country.

He has done nothing.




Is this what a Republican trying to woo black voters looks like? "I'm so disappointed President Obama didn't do more for you, and you should vote for me because I would do more." That's believable! About as believable as Trump's prediction that "I will win the African American vote."

It's also ... wow. We get one crack at a black president in generations because the first one somehow disqualified all the other black people, says a guy who has race, gender, and inherited wealth in common with George W. Bush. It's a beautiful illustration of how white men think of themselves as the norm and everyone else as a special case. White men succeed or fail for themselves as individuals while getting endless benefit of the doubt, everyone else represents their people while getting zero benefit of the doubt. This is certainly one of the upsides of having Donald Trump in the race—all the ugly stuff that's usually at least a little veiled is right there out in the open for everyone to see. If only it didn't remind us how far we have to go by appealing to so many voters



LOL More:
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/week-transcript-donald-trump/story?id=32829376&singlePage=true
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/08/03/1408337/-Donald-Trump-explains-why-there-won-t-be-another-black-president-for-generations

"Pull yourself together"

"We must end all abortions"

Who else is excited about GOP debate?

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Ray Tensing who murdered Sam Dubose is demanding his job back.



http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/07/31/tensing-union-demands-uc-job-back/30932331/

The dentist has a kill list of 43 different animals

Palmer on Thursday wrote to to his patients to say he he was sorry for killing the beast, but described hunting as his passion.

“I don’t often talk about hunting with my patients because it can be a divisive and emotionally charged topic,” he wrote. “I understand and respect that not everyone shares the same views on hunting.”

Repeating his claim made in an earlier statement, Palmer said he had no idea the lion he killed was “a known local favourite” and said he would assist the Zimbabwean authorities.

The dentist has a kill list of 43 different animals including a polar bear, a mountain lion, an elephant and an African lion he killed in 2005, according to records obtained by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.



http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/31/zimbabwe-extradition-dentist-killed-cecil-the-lion
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