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Albuquerque had a Vigil tonight to protest ICE being in town - ACLU says ICE ROADBLOCKS ARE ILLEGAL



a post from a very activist Albuquerque friend tonight: " Albuquerque has a lot of beautiful people who will not stand for the division of people into documented vs: undocumented. I learned these things tonight: It is ILLEGAL for ICE to have check points. If you witness this HERE OR ANYWHERE, call your local ACLU. They are looking to prosecute ICE for ILLEGAL CHECKPOINTS. The grabbing is happening. It is happening in homes, on the street, at jobs and courthouses. Lawyers are working hard to protect people. SCHOOLS (at least APS) are SAFE ZONES. Children are safe AT SCHOOL. Please call your City Councilor before Wednesday or come to the City Council meeting on Wed. Feb 22, 5PM to support the renewal of ABQ as a sanctuary city. We are on the RIGHT SIDE of history in this struggle. If we do not stand together, we will all fall. Love your brothers and sisters. WE are strong together and will not fail. " ...
Posted by womanofthehills | Sat Feb 18, 2017, 12:25 AM (4 replies)

Friends in Albuquerque just posted ICE has roadblocks in South Valley Albuquerque

and 98the street. This is so sick.

"A friend's US citizen mother - 85 years old had ICE come to her door and demand her papers. Her mother has been naturalized for over 30 years. This happened in Albuquerque this week."
Posted by womanofthehills | Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:42 PM (12 replies)

Palmer talks about the wording of Flynn's resignation letter - what do you guys think?


Flynn’s resignation letter is seven paragraphs long, but here’s the relevant passage: “Unfortunately, because of the fast pace of events, I inadvertently briefed the Vice President Elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian Ambassador. I have sincerely apologized to the President and the Vice President, and they have accepted my apology.” In other words, Flynn lied to Mike Pence and he’s now trying to pretend that he somehow didn’t have ‘complete information’ regarding his own phone conversations. But the key here is what Flynn has omitted.

Real News. Fake President.

Nowhere in the above passage did Michael Flynn say that he misinformed or misled Donald Trump with regard to his phone calls to the Russian Ambassador. If Trump had been unaware of Flynn’s phone calls at the time they were taking place, Trump would surely have been asking Flynn questions about the matter when it came to light. And in this scenario, Flynn would have misled Trump just the same as he misled Pence – and Flynn would now be apologizing to Trump as well as Pence.

But Flynn makes no mention of having misled Trump on this at all – which suggests that Trump never asked Flynn about it. And there would only have been one logical reason for Trump to have not bothered asking Flynn about this revelation: Trump already knew about the Russian collusion, because Trump told Flynn to make the phone calls. Flynn’s resignation letter essentially acknowledges that Trump knew about Flynn’s criminal antics all along. It was a huge mistake for the White House to allow this resignation letter to go out tonight with this wording.

http://www.palmerreport.com/opinion/michael-flynn-resignation-letter-donald-trump-russia/1534/
Posted by womanofthehills | Tue Feb 14, 2017, 01:47 AM (8 replies)

"Was that Sean Spicer or Melissa McCarthy in the White House briefing room today?"

"Melissa McCarthy, the nation turns its lonely eyes to you to come back to Saturday Night Live this weekend and every weekend forever."



John Aravosis Verified account
‏@aravosis

Sean Spicer literally becomes @melissamccarthy during today's White House briefing.




http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/2/9/1631946/-Was-that-Sean-Spicer-or-Melissa-McCarthy-in-the-White-House-briefing-room-today?detail=facebook
Posted by womanofthehills | Thu Feb 9, 2017, 09:20 PM (2 replies)

Here is the greatest defense of President Bannon. Ever. (Fun new game on Fox News)

On Sunday, USA Today ran an editorial arguing that “Both Steve Bannon and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi share similar world views. Both harbor apocalyptic visions of a clash of civilizations between Islam and the West.” It took Tucker Carlson a couple days, but on Wednesday evening he came up with the definitive response:







http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/2/9/1631878/-Here-is-the-greatest-defense-of-President-Bannon-Ever?detail=facebook
Posted by womanofthehills | Thu Feb 9, 2017, 09:07 PM (0 replies)

General Strike Against Trump - Feb 17 - Facebook & Webpage Links



https://www.facebook.com/events/1756631744665376/

http://f17strike.com/


How To Participate

We encourage all who are able to demonstrate their resistance in any of the following ways.

Do not work (if possible). Post your support on social media.
Do not purchase anything.
“#BreakLunch” Use your lunch break to disrupt and participate:
Use social media to show how you #BreakLunch. Tweet, FB, Instagram, and Snapchat messages that support democracy. Include hashtags #BreakLunch, #GeneralStrike, #F17
Donate your lunch money that day to cause you believe in. Post about it and use those same hashtags.
Get creative and show the world how you #BreakLunch
Reach out to your representatives in Washington DC or your state and tell them why you are “striking” today, and post about it using strike related hash tags.
Join with other like-minded folks and occupy public space with positive messages of resistance and solidarity on our events page.
Get creative, always be nonviolent, and consider fun ways of showing dissent.
Participate in the National Day of Community Serviceto coincide with the General Strike on February 17. We hope this will allow folks who cannot ‘strike’ to take advantage of their employer’s commitment to Community Service and Community Service Leave request systems. We will announce more details and how to participate once we have confirmed commitment from institutions with whom we are currently negotiating.
Make your feelings known at any of a series of First Amendment Open-Mic gatherings. Again, more details and participating venues to follow.
If you are a teacher or student, please consider participating in the National Teach-In on Democracy set to take place February 17. Keep your students engaged.
This is not a National Day-Off; we’ve got work to do!! Get out and get busy!!! Be Peaceful! Have fun!

Posted by womanofthehills | Fri Feb 3, 2017, 01:09 AM (1 replies)

Kellyanne Conway smacks Steve Bannon after he inappropriately touches her - video

The incident actually took place on inauguration day, and aired live on CNN but went largely unnoticed at time. However it’s recently surfaced on social media thanks to a user named @fionabren and then spread wide by @KaivanShroff. The video clip, while not the best of quality, clearly shows Steve Bannon walking up behind Kellyanne Conway and placing his hand somewhere on her back. She then looks over, sees that it’s him, and smacks his hand away. There’s no audio, so it’s difficult to judge the specific context of what was going on, but it’s a bad look for Bannon considering his alleged history.


https://www.palmerreport.com/opinion/kellyanne-conway-smacks-steve-bannon-after-he-inappropriately-touches-her/1292/
Posted by womanofthehills | Thu Feb 2, 2017, 10:43 PM (8 replies)

Gorsuch Is The First Serious Shot at Roe v. Wade.

President Donald Trump picked Neil Gorsuch for his Supreme Court justice to replace Antonin Scalia. But if confirmed, will he follow the hardline conservative’s legacy? ‘America’s Lawyer‘ host Mike Papantonio joins ‘News With Ed’, saying that Gorsuch will follow suit on abortion rights, the Second Amendment, oil companies, big pharma and more.








https://trofire.com/2017/01/31/gorsuch-first-serious-shot-roe-v-wade/
Posted by womanofthehills | Tue Jan 31, 2017, 11:37 PM (7 replies)

Photos from Albuquerque Airport tonight

I now live in the middle of NM, but I lived for yrs in Albuquerque. Many of my Albuquerque friends marched today and posted pics.



Posted by womanofthehills | Sun Jan 29, 2017, 10:55 PM (15 replies)

Here's Kellyanne Conway's 1998 Stand-Up Comedy Performance

Fact: It's painful.
I could not watch more than a few minutes - flipped to the end - she sings in red boa. OMG!



http://www.motherjones.com/media/2017/01/kellyanne-conway-stand-comedy

Posted by womanofthehills | Tue Jan 24, 2017, 08:56 PM (14 replies)
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