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Grassley wants vote on Protecting Mueller

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Thursday, Senate Judiciary Chair, Sen. Chuck Earnest Grassley (R-IOWA) said he wants to bring up the Bill to Protect the Special Council, for a vote.

He wants a vote as soon as possible on legislation to limit President Donald J Trump’s ability to fire a special counsel like Robert Swan Mueller.

Grassley said if he gets agreement from Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), the senior Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, the measure will “be ready for action a week from tomorrow.”

Also on Wednesday, Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) announced they were merging two prior efforts meant to protect the special counsel into one bill, titled the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act.

 

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Town Halls For Our Lives- Greensboro, goes after Ted Budd

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Saturday, Greensboro North Carolina,  a group of minors, two as young as 14, held a Campaign Rally for three Democrats running in 2018.  One speaker is running for House of Representatives, Adam Corker in North Carolina’s 13th district, which includes Greensboro.

The young organizers were not sure of the message of the rally and were unable to explain to the Media why they were there, but the three guest speakers did answer questions about gun control.

BUDD SPEAKS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SCHOOLS

THEY WERE ANGRY BUDD DIDN’T SHOW UP

Corker spent the most time talking, he wants to unseat Congressman Ted Budd, a member of the Freedom House Caucus.  Corker attempted to stir up hatred and anger toward Budd for owning a gun shop and Budd’s support of the 2nd amendment.

“He appeases ISIS,” Corker said of Budd.  “Ted has blood on his hands. He insults us, and Ted is constantly trying to stoke fears of children and parents.  Ted is crazy. He lacks in sensitivity,” said Corker.

CORKER WON’T ANSWER

Corker says he has taken no PAC money.  Pop Wire asked him for a statement about the organizers of the National Rallies and the sponsors of marches, who are super pacs and action committees and if their multi- Million platform was actually “In-Kind” donations.  Corker did not asnwer.

When asked by an audience member whether he had reached out to talk to Budd and debate him personally on the gun issue, Corker said,”no” he had not.

Corker used the National platform of March for Our Lives, which is now calling themselves Town Halls For Our Lives, to speak about his anti-gun platform, for close to 2 hours.   It was clearly an event where Corker was in the position of Host, and the expected guest of honor.

Corker had been using the platform to poke at Budd for weeks:

The group of children said they had invited Kathy Manning, who is running as a Democrat against Corker, but she declined to attend as well.  There was one campaign sign there for her, but the vast majority of attendees were there to support Corker.

The message of the minors was that they wanted the Government to save them and protect them from guns.  A general theme was that Republicans are radicals who love guns and would need to be forced by legislation, to give up their guns.

The audience was made up of about 75-80 people.  50 women over 50 and 25 men over 50 and about 5 teenagers.

One woman said she wanted the kids to “bring it home for her” because she almost cried every morning thinking her children would be shot at school.  One man wanted more data on gun deaths. One woman wanted to make sure Republicans could not organize their candidate’s campaigns.

One woman said she was a local teacher and that she felt that paying teachers more money would help end gun violence.

There was an armed guard, even though there were no protestors.  There were Corker yard signs lined up on the wall.

One Veteran, Buzzy Wyland of Greensboro, interrupted the panel to give a speech about his feelings about citizens owning guns.  He called gun owners “lunatics” and said that citizens did not need the “weapons of Mass Destruction” that Budd sold in his local gun shop.  “Anyone who wants those guns has got to go,” he said.  “Guys who want to play shoot bad guys may have fun at the range, but that is crazy. This is crazy,” he said.

After weeks of poking at Budd online and harassing him for not doing what the children organizers wanted, they still insisted that the platform was “nonpartisan”.   However, one of the children especially enjoyed defaming Budd, and even asked the adults, who jumped at the chance, to make taunting phone calls, all at the same time to Budd’s office. They were excited about the idea of  disturbing his office staff.

Today, we had everyone in attendance call Congressman Ted Budd’s office all at once and leave a message telling him he…

Posted by March For Our Lives – Greensboro NC on Saturday, April 7, 2018

The adults laughed and especially enjoyed that.  The National Organizers bragged about that tactic on their facebook page, Greensboro, March for Our Lives.

And then the event ended with one more group call, where Dominic Patifie taunted Budd saying he was sorry he didn’t come to the Town Hall, but would have time to talk when he was out of work.

 

GREENSBORO IS AT ODDS

Children want the guns:

ADULTS SAY NO

Indivisible Town Halls- we have been here before

 

Populist wire is in talks to interview Mark Robinson- watch for that soon.   The lobbying and activist group has planned to make another appearance at the next school board meeting to put pressure on the attendees and school board. Populist wire will update as we get more information.

 

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PTA in Raleigh: White Privilege campaign for 8 yr olds, excuse for a failing school?

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Hunter Magnet School in Raleigh North Carolina was in the news Thursday for a PTA sponsored campaign to teach parents and children anti-White racism for elementary school children and their families, called “White Privilege”.

“He’s 8 years old,” said parent Amber Pabon, a parent of a student at Hunter. “What does he need to know about racism or white privilege?”

Parents received these notes from their children, by the school sponsored Parents groups. Hunter Magnet Elementary is a Wake County Public School.

One of the links on the handout goes to a manifesto sent home by the PTA, is written by feminist scholar Peggy McIntosh title, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.”

WHAT IS WHITE PRIVILEGE?

“I have the privilege to forget about my White Privilege,” says the worksheet. “For white people at least, this is a lifelong process, full of inevitable f*** ups but also of epiphanies.”

In step four, the worksheet discusses the difference between “racism and discrimination,” claiming only white people can be racist because of their dominating skin color.

PDF HERE

It has been pointed out that the Mother who complained is a “person of color”.

BUT COULD THIS BE AN EXCUSE TO EXPLAIN A FAILING SCHOOL?

According to Great School Rankings, Hunter is not doing very well :

Hunter Magnet School Raleigh NC

1/10
Student progress 

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Very concerning:

ARE THEIR TEACHERS TEACHING?

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

1/10
Equity overview 

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.

Could it be the teachers?

Race/ethnicity

This shows results across different races/ethnicities on Math test given to students once a year. Big differences may suggest that some student groups are not getting the support they need to succeed.

Students
% Proficient
All students  
(350 students)
61%
State avg: 55%
Hispanic  
(9% of students )
29%
State avg: 47%
1/10
Low-income students

Very concerning:

Test scores for low income students at this school fall far below the state average for all students.


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All students
5/10

Low-income  
(43% of students )

1/10
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Exposed: Town halls for gun confiscation- tells minors to sign Legal Papers

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Fresh off of a handful of victories, March For Our Lives has decided to branch out their community organizing into Town Halls for Our Lives, to try to lobby for gun confiscation in America.

From the National Organizing Page for Town Halls For Our Lives, “Hundreds of thousands of us marched across the country on March 24. But that’s only the beginning.

To take this message directly to lawmakers, we need them to hear us directly–and soon. Every single member of Congress is back in their district on District Work Period–better known as “recess”–between March 23 and April 9. So March for Our Lives has raised the call for a congressional Town Hall in every district in America on April 7.”

Apparently, the Parkland recruiters have gotten teenagers to organize other teenagers too young to vote, to call and harass their Congress Members to attend a “Town Hall” full of minors who are screaming at them.

Sounds like an ambush.

But if they are questioned about it, we face the “Laura Ingraham” treatment of being called a “bully against children”.

Pop Wire reported about such a case in Raleigh, North Carolina where a school resource officer was accused of bullying children after asking about event details: LINK HERE

 

What is very curious is why the Organization asks minors to sign away their rights?

LEGAL DOCUMENTS FROM TOWNHALL HERE

CAN MINORS SIGN THIS?

WHO ARE THE “EVENT MARSHALLS”?

IF “EVENT MARSHALLS” ARE ADULTS, CAN WE TALK TO ONE OF THEM?

“By choosing to attend this event, you are committing to participate nonviolently and in accordance with the law, to work to de-escalate confrontations with others, and to obey the orders of authorized event marshals and of law enforcement.

You also acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any injury or damage to your person or property resulting from or occurring during this event and that you release all event sponsors and organizers (and their officers, directors, employees, and agents) from any liability for that injury or damage.”

PopWire exchanged Twitter messages with an organizer for the Greensboro event.  He says is not 18 yet, we will not quote him directly, however, he agreed to be interviewed and then replied with a “canned response” numerous times.  It also appeared that he was getting direction on how to answer from someone.

TWITTER EXCHANGE WITH A MINOR PARTICIPANT ORGANIZER

Minor Participant: I know your website leans pretty hard to the right, but I’m happy to answer any questions you might have! Ill turn 18 next month- i’m registered to vote.

PopWire: Great thanks. So how is the response been so far to the anti-gun movement? That is a pretty rural district. I campaigned against Budd in the 13th. I know that district well.

Minor Participant:Let me stop you right there. I’m not against guns. I believe that if you want to hunt or protect yourself that is your right. What we are trying to accomplish is common sense safety regulations, like the banning of semiautomatic weapons or high capacity magazines, in order to keep our society safe. We hope to share that view with Congressman Budd, if he is nice enough to accept our invitation to meet.

PopWire: It sounds like he is being invited into an ambush that could get physically violent against him

Minor Participant:  Well, the national organizers just lived through a school. shooting, so i think we can forgive them for not polishing their words. as far as you thinking that there is a threat to congressman’s Budd’s safety, it sounds like you’re implying that i would commit a felony which i would remind you is libel, if you’re actually a real reporter, which i think you are not.

PopWire: So-everyone I know owns at least one AR-15- I wonder if you understand the real numbers of people who own the guns you want to ban:

Minor Participant: Trust me I understand the daunting task before us. Using models from the European Union (bigger than the US), and Australia (pretty damn big), then we can find success and save live.

And feel free to quote me on anything i’ve said, but if you aren’t gonna ask unslanted questions, which I truly believe you aren’t capable of, I’m gonna stop answering them.

PopWire: Are you willing to arrest people? Kill people? Have your national leaders thought that out, because that is what people outside of your group really want to understand?

Minor Participant:Feel free to quote me on anything i’ve said, but if you aren’t gonna ask unslanted questions, which I truly believe you aren’t capable of, I’m gonna stop answering them.

Town Halls for Our Lives, coming to a  Republican Officer holder near you.

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