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Families Belong Together March: Who marched today and where?

If this is already a Thread, I will gladly delete if you can point me to said thread.

We were in DC today and I was astounded at the turnout, Sounds like 30-50K -- and I am REALLY cool with that as I am seeing that it looks like the march was millions over the country and the world. It was REALLY hot here in DC and people still showed up -- TONS of preteens and teens with their parents. I talked to a few parents and they told me that it was their kids that wanted to be there.

Many kids insisted on parents showing up.

Did you or a friend march today? Let's share it together!

(Side note, here in DC, there was a trump policy rally -- I was told by a DC Police officer 1600 signed up. They were supposed to march the other way the Families Belong Together March was heading on Pennsylvania Avenue. They are silly people.)

My fave part of the day was being a part of the protesters who surrounded the Department of Justice building.

I know you don't know who sent you hearts.

But I want to say that I loved giving everyone one of my hearts away.

I love being a member here, and I appreciate this community.

From 2004 until today, I thank every one of you.

Crossposting a thread from the Virginia Group. **this is important**

Thanks to DU'r ehrnst for starting that thread. I have been alerted by friends in Stafford that there are shenanigans going on and while I posted there, I wanted to bring it to GD for more eyes to see.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10814469 is the thread.

I posted there this information:


Per a friend in the city:

Stafford County Registrar Greg Riddlemoser has thrown out over 1000 absentee ballots on a technicality. He has also refused to release the names of provisional voters in defiance of the State Board of Elections order.

Washington Post has been contacted as has NBC4.

I personally reached out to Dave Wasserman at the Cook Political Report and Benjamin Tribbet -- both of whom were intrumental in making sure Herring's recount was done properly a few years ago.

If anyone knows of a lawyer, let's get a judge to clear this up!

Am I the only one seeing an *AP* logo replacing DU on the front page?

I grabbed a screen shot, and will upload.

honest question for 'General Discussion': did Trump violate the Twitter TOS?


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Senate intel Committee to Roger Stone: preserve Russian related Docs


Senators Ask Trump Adviser to Preserve Any Russia-Related Documents

Roger J. Stone Jr., an informal adviser to President Trump, has been asked by the Senate Intelligence Committee to preserve any records he may have in connection to a broader inquiry into Russian attempts to interfere with United States elections.

The letter sent to Mr. Stone, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times, represents the first public indication of the scope of the committee’s inquiry, and possible connections to Mr. Trump’s campaign.

The Senate committee asked Mr. Stone, who is also under scrutiny from other federal investigators, to “preserve and retain all hard copies and electronically stored information as specified below in furtherance of the committee’s ongoing investigation into Russian actions targeting the 2016 U.S. elections and democratic processes globally.”

Mr. Stone confirmed the existence of the letter, which was dated Feb. 17. However, he said he had received it only on Friday, by email. Mr. Stone has acknowledged trading messages over Twitter with Guccifer 2.0, the online persona that officials believe was actually Russian intelligence officers.

He tweeted this on the same day: https://twitter.com/RogerJStoneJr/status/842903846645055488

(HT to pnwmom for asking about the tweet in this OP: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10028814475 )

Gross. On International Woman's Day, Trump got approval from China for this:

HE tweeted this crap:



Around the same time the AP broke this story:


The trademarks are for businesses including branded spas, massage parlors, golf clubs, hotels, insurance, finance and real estate companies, retail shops, restaurants, bars, and private bodyguard and escort services.

Bonnie and Clyde claim one last victim.

... carry on.

Crowd at CPAC waving these little pro-Trump flags that look exactly like the Russian flag.


Peter Hamby ✔ @PeterHamby
Crowd at CPAC waving these little pro-Trump flags that look exactly like the Russian flag. Staffers quickly come around to confiscate them.

Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos resigns in the wake of outrage over his past comments about

Source: Washington Post

The self-described “provocateur” was one of the most popular writers on the far-right website that was for years run by current White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon. Organizers of this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference rescinded their booking of Yiannopoulos on Monday, following an outcry after his critics resurfaced videos of him criticizing age-of-consent laws and joking about a teenage sexual encounter he had with a Catholic priest.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/02/21/breitbart-news-editor-milo-yiannopoulos-resigns-in-the-wake-of-outrage-over-his-past-comments-about-pedophilia/?utm_term=.52dcf41e02ba

This is a developing story. It will be updated.
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