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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 10:22 PM

 

Kamala Harris Making Clear (the)Threat Posed to Nation by White Supremacists

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SEN. KAMALA HARRIS: I join issue with the statements of Senator Booker. I am deeply concerned and troubled about the words that I believe that Dick Durbin has shared with us that came from the President of the United States. I believe that the words spoken by any president of these United States are powerful words and should be spoken with the spirit of unifying and not dividing our country—should be spoken in a way that brings dignity to other human beings and does not demean them. I am deeply concerned when we are—just having celebrated the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, who spoke about the effect of racism in this country and words that are motivated by racism. For so many reasons they are harmful. They have led to death. At their mildest form, which is not mild, it suggests to one group of people that they are inferior, and to another that they are superior, to their fellow man.

This is a pivotal moment in the history of our country. When we are having discussions about whether the people of Norway—and will use your words, Madam Secretary—and you spoke about how they were referred to as by contrast to the people of Africa and the various countries—the 54 countries of Africa and Haiti, and we speak of them and you spoke of them, according to the president, as the people of Norway—’well, you know, they work very hard’—the inference being the people of the 54 states of Africa and Haiti do not. That is a fair inference. You run the Department of Homeland Security and when you say you don’t know if Norway is predominantly white when asked by a member of the United States Senate, that causes me concern about your ability to understand the scope of your responsibilities and the impact of your words, much less the policies that you promulgate in that very important department.

You opened by talking about a number of statistics that paint the threat the country faces from terrorism. Particularly you spoke of those who commit acts of terror who are not born in this country. The study you mentioned, however, leaves out some of the most rampant terror attacks that we’ve seen lately which were domestic acts of terror. As has been mentioned, there is a report from the FBI and DHS which outlines white supremacist extremists. And I quote, the report says, ‘will likely continue to pose a threat of lethal violence over the course of the next year.’ The report states that ‘white supremacist extremists are responsible for 49 homicides and 26 attacks from the year 2000 to 2016. More than any other domestic extremist movement.’ I am quoting. It is deeply troubling that in your opening comments when you talk about the threats to our nation, our homeland, to national security, that you fail to mention a report that outlined a very specific threat to us as the American people—deeply troubled. You must understand the inference, the reasonable inference that the American public is drawing from the words you speak, much less the words of the president of the United States.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Kamala Harris

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bigtree Friday OP
dalton99a Friday #1
stonecutter357 Friday #2
NBachers Friday #3
Cha Friday #4
EndGOPPropaganda Saturday #5
forgotmylogin Saturday #6
bigtree Saturday #8
LovingA2andMI Saturday #7
McCamy Taylor Saturday #9
bigtree Saturday #10

Response to bigtree (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 10:24 PM

1. Kick

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 10:35 PM

2. K&R I love Democratic party members !

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Beto O'Rourke

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 11:41 PM

3. Worth listening to the entire video- Kamala Harris is tough- I continue to be more & more impressed.

 

When the time for reckoning comes for the Trump Crime Syndicate, the Republican Party, and their international criminal cartel, I want Kamala Harris at the helm.
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Kamala Harris

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 11:42 PM

4. Yes, it's white nationalists who

 

are the threat to this country and who are the terrorists in New Zealand.. killing for trump.

Not Chelsea Clinton.
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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sat Mar 16, 2019, 12:08 AM

5. White supremacists like the President* ??

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Pete Buttigieg

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sat Mar 16, 2019, 12:17 AM

6. Title is a bit confusing

 

Good post, but the title is vague, sounding as if Harris made a "clear threat." It actually means:

Kamala Harris Makes Clear the Threat Posed to Nation by White Supremacists

(Sorry to grammar-police - and if that was a copy/pasted title. I was just unclear what it meant based on the syntax.)
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Response to forgotmylogin (Reply #6)

Sat Mar 16, 2019, 10:23 AM

8. I can see that

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Kamala Harris

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sat Mar 16, 2019, 12:38 AM

7. That's Why We Are

 

With Her!!!
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Sat Mar 16, 2019, 10:30 AM

9. Hurray! A Positive Thread! You can feel the love (for Harris) here! She has our backs!

 

I love Harris. And I love the author of this thread! Makes me feel good about being a Democrat!

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Beto O'Rourke

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sat Mar 16, 2019, 03:07 PM

10. kick

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Kamala Harris

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