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Triggered by Trump, SPLC Claims Jim Crow Segregation Is Alive and Well Today

On Friday, President Donald Trump said Robert E. Lee was a “great general.” Trump didn’t praise the Confederacy — his point was to emphasize the importance of Union General Ulysses S. Grant, who thought outside the box to finally defeat Lee, who as Trump said was “winning battle after battle.” Even so, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) jumped on Trump’s comments, even going so far as to declare that Jim Crow segregation is still alive and well today.

“Robert E. Lee was a slaveholder who led an armed rebellion against the United States to keep people enslaved,” SPLC Intelligence Project director Heidi Beirich declared in a statement. “By praising him, President Trump is making a direct appeal to the politics of resentment.”

They shoot rabid dogs.


Boston Globe botches math in big Elizabeth Warren scoop on Native American ancestry

The Boston Globe issued a correction to its big scoop about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s possible Native American ancestry, showing that their math was off.

The correction note, appearing now at the bottom of the report, reveals that the ancestry percentage of a potential 10th generation relative is actually even lower than originally stated.

The Globe initially reported that Warren has “strong evidence” of Native American heritage, stemming from six to 10 generations back, which would make her at minimum 1/512th (or .19 percent) Native American.


WESTERN EUROPE French hero, who sacrificed himself to save a hostage from an Islamist, won’t have a place named after him as ‘it may offend Muslims’

French hero Arnaud Beltrame, who sacrificed himself to save a hostage from a Islamist terrorist, won’t have a place named after him because it may upset Marseille’s huge Muslim community, Valeurs Actuelles reports.

On 24 March 2018, an ISIS terrorist stormed a supermarket in Trèbes, armed with a handgun, a hunting knife and three homemade bombs. He shot two people dead and took others hostage.


A Stronach Family Feud: How things fell apart between the patriarch and his heir apparent

Dan Donovan was talking about his old friend and former employer, Frank Stronach, a man he hails as a genius, and Frank’s daughter, Belinda. Donovan knew both Stronachs well during his four years as Magna International’s vice-president of corporate affairs. When he would see them together — Frank, handsome, hard-charging, smart, Austrian-born and a poor kid made good by his wits and a willingness to take business risks; and Belinda, the rich kid born into everything — what always struck him most, despite the different lives they had led, was how similar they were.


Witches Plan To Gather In Brooklyn To Curse Kavanaugh And The Patriarchy

Occultists in Brooklyn are inviting practitioners of witchcraft to place a hex on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the patriarchy.

Catland, an establishment that describes itself as “Brooklyn’s premiere occult bookshop & spiritual community space,” recently issued an invitation on Facebook which read, “Please join us for a public hex on Brett Kavanaugh, upon all rapists and the patriarchy at large which emboldens, rewards and protects them.”


Airsickness: Virgin launching Drag Queen Air


Virgin is launching a one-off “Pride Flight”, manned by LGBT+ pilots and crew, between London Heathrow and Newark airport in New York.

Hosted by Tituss Burgess, best known for playing Titus Andromedon in Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the flight will depart on 28 June in celebration of World Pride 2019.

The flight is being billed as “a true celebration of queer culture 38,000ft above the Atlantic”.

h/t RM