The only reaction Democrats should have to Joe Biden picking Kamala Harris for his running mate is a warm embrace of his new running mate. Harris is not only a historic pick, as the first Black and Asian American woman to be on a national ticket for either party, but she is young, tough as nails (just ask Attorney General Bill Barr, or Biden for that matter) and prepared to do the job on day one. … [Read more...] about Picking Kamala Harris makes history, but will it make a difference in November?
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South Carolina Senator James Henry Hammond explained that those better men must rule the rest: most folks were "mudsills" he said, supporting their betters just as the sills of a house were driven into the mud to support the house itself. The mudsills were society's menial workers, dull, unambitious, and good only for creating wealth that better, civilized people with educations and connections would use to advance the economy and society. … [Read more...] about Historian: Americans are right to wonder if the Great Experiment has failed
At the rally, one of the organizers conducted a call-and-response that began with the question: "Did Hitler do anything wrong?" The crowd vigorously replied "No!" During the gathering, participants repeatedly intoned the phrases such as "Seig Heil" and "Heil Hitler" and performed Nazi salutes with their arms outstretched. One organizer shouted at counter-protesters: "The heat here is nothing compared to what you're going to get in the ovens!" The organizers frequently invoked "Auschwitz," as was the case when, in anticipation of the rally, the Daily Stormer, the white supremacist publication, wrote: "Next stop Charlottesville. Final Stop: Auschwitz." It remains unclear whether this was merely a rhetorical device or instead an expression of their ultimate objectives. … [Read more...] about Three years later, Charlottesville’s legacy of neo-Nazi hate still festers