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Why are so many black Americans Christians?


It seems odd to me that they would embrace the religious system that white people used to justify enslaving them.

Democrats with dreams of impeachment should consider how Iran-Contra turned out


Watergate has emerged as the preferred historical scandal for understanding the Trump administration in its first sixth months. There are plenty of good reasons for this, but they come with an unfortunate side effect: The Watergate fixation feeds the fantasies of liberals and the left.

The Watergate parallel can serve as a salve, holding out the promise that Trump’s administration — with all its vulgarity, disrespect for the rule of law, and questionable foreign entanglements —will be truncated in the same way Nixon’s was. As a check against the idea that all of the scandals must result in President Trump’s downfall, Trump’s opponents should start paying attention to another case of presidential malfeasance with a far more ambiguous resolution: Iran-Contra.

Unfolding five years into Ronald Reagan’s presidency, around the same point in the second term that Watergate began choking the Nixon administration, Iran-Contra had it all: a wild cast of questionable characters, serious violations of law, secretive foreign partnerships, an extensive cover-up, and a web of orders and directives that traced all the way to the White House.

But in the end, not only did Reagan survive the scandal but so did most of the 14 indicted administration officials, thanks to administration stonewalling and a stack of presidential pardons. As it turns out, the executive is remarkably well equipped to defend itself against investigation, even when pitted against a dogged independent prosecutor.

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https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/the-big-idea/2017/7/25/16020518/trump-iran-contra-reagan-parallels-impeachment



How did Cheney and Bush fare after war profiteering and ordering torture?

Trump orders intel community to comply with probe of 2016 campaign surveillance

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a White House statement.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/24/trump-orders-intel-agencies-to-comply-with-probe-of-2016-surveillance.html

Vetting Bernie: A Resource of The People's View in Regard to the Candidacy of Bernie Sanders.



Here, you will find an archive of the work that The People’s View authors have compiled over the last 4 years. These articles are thoroughly sourced, using hundreds of links to reputable online sources.


This information is all publicly available; we have no investigatory journalists nor access to inside information. Much of what the authors have written about has been public knowledge, especially in Sanders’ home state of Vermont.


However, the mainstream media has time and time again chosen to ignore Sanders’ record in favor of creating a horse race in 2016 and keeping Sanders around for the “Democrats in Disarray” talking point since the 2016 election. The authors of this site have released this information today as once again, Bernie Sanders seems intent on working against the Democratic Party for his own personal gain in very much the same way he did in 2015.

We encourage everyone who cares about not only the Democratic Party but the country as a whole to share this article far and wide. Our media has not learned anything from 2016 but the more we, the people, have access to this information the more likely it is that Sanders’ candidacy fails to get off the ground. We cannot afford to have Bernie Sanders once again infiltrate the Democratic Party to inject his own personal vendetta as a way to undermine the party. It is through the sharing of information that we, as the voting public, can have the final say as to whether or not Bernie Sanders has a voice in the 2020 presidential election. Those of us that truly know Bernie Sanders, know that he is unfit to lead. It is only through a resounding loss in 2020 that he will finally hear this message.]



https://www.thepeoplesview.net/main/2019/2/10/7k3dyoonuniyqdaieidq9bgc3anmhl
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