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-Land of the Free
Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza accused of demoting admins because they were white
[NYPOST] Whiteness has become "toxic" under schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s regime, insiders charge.

At least four top Department of Education executives who have been demoted or stripped of duties under Carranza’s sweeping reorganization are poised to sue the city, claiming he has created "an environment which is hostile toward whites," a source told The Post.

The women ‐ all white, veteran administrators ‐ contend they were pushed aside for less qualified persons of color.

"These decisions are being made because DOE leadership believes that skin color plays a role in how to get equity ‐ that white people can’t convey the message," said a source familiar with the complaints.

"There’s a toxic whiteness concept going on."
Posted by: Fred || 05/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [267 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This is going on in all areas where people are employed in government or any large industries or education. Muslim pastor in Federal corrections dominates and controls all other religious programs.Forget HR. All are onboard the program. Its like free stuff being offered. You just show up.
Posted by: Dale || 05/20/2019 6:53 Comments || Top||

#2  "The women."

There's your mistake right there. Hell hath no fury...
Posted by: Tom || 05/20/2019 14:39 Comments || Top||

#3  The women thought "whiteness" only applied to the men, and they were fine with that. Now they're shocked - SHOCKED to be a target themselves. Gee, it appears I'm all outta fokks
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/20/2019 16:12 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) ‐ House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region.

Brennan, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, is scheduled to talk to House Democrats at a private weekly caucus meeting Tuesday, according to a Democratic aide and another person familiar with the private meeting. Both were granted anonymity to discuss the meeting.

The invitation to Brennan and Wendy Sherman, a former State Department official and top negotiator of the Iran nuclear deal, offers counterprogramming to the Trump administration’s closed-door briefing for lawmakers also planned for Tuesday on Capitol Hill. Democratic lawmakers are likely to attend both sessions.

The Trump administration recently sent an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Persian Gulf region, and withdrew nonessential personnel from Iraq, raising alarm among Democrats and some Republicans on Capitol Hill over the possibility of a confrontation with Iran.

Trump in recent days has downplayed any potential for conflict. But questions remain about what prompted the actions, and many lawmakers have demanded more information.

Trump and Brennan have clashed openly, particularly over the issues surrounding the special counsel’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Brennan stepped down from the CIA in 2017.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/20/2019 04:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [398 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How much is he getting paid for this?
Posted by: gorb || 05/20/2019 7:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Brennan must be pleading for more distraction/cover.
Posted by: Ulusomp Glainter5497 || 05/20/2019 8:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Wonder why the Dems don't want current data?
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/20/2019 8:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Wonder why the Dems don't want current data?

I wonder if this implies that Brennan has been in contact with the Iranians and would have current information? Nah, distraction/cover.
Posted by: Ulusomp Glainter5497 || 05/20/2019 8:20 Comments || Top||

#5  Well, at least they can't claim they didn't hear Iran's side of events.
Undisputed Snark O' The Day
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 05/20/2019 8:21 Comments || Top||

#6  #5 - Early Snark 'O The Day contender
Posted by: Frank G || 05/20/2019 9:13 Comments || Top||

#7  #1 How much is he getting paid for this?

Most likely, he's trying to get enough money for high-priced defense attorneys.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/20/2019 9:54 Comments || Top||

#8  Maybe they should all read Rantburg.
Posted by: Bobby || 05/20/2019 10:15 Comments || Top||

#9  Or this one.
Posted by: Bobby || 05/20/2019 10:17 Comments || Top||

#10  Typical political stunt. If they wanted true into they would ask the current leadership, this will be a platform on hating trump, nothing more.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 05/20/2019 11:45 Comments || Top||

#11  Definitely a 'man bites dog' moment as usually it is the Dems briefing Brennan.
Posted by: Airandee || 05/20/2019 14:40 Comments || Top||

#12  Wonder why the Dems don't want current data?

'cause he'll tell them what they want to hear instead.
Posted by: Mercutio || 05/20/2019 14:40 Comments || Top||

#13  Think they'll publish tapes of the meeting?


Nah, me neither.
Posted by: AlanC || 05/20/2019 17:00 Comments || Top||

#14 
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/20/2019 17:05 Comments || Top||


Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton is running for office
[NYPOST] The mother of Trayvon Martin is running for a seat on the Miami-Dade County Commission, the Miami Herald reported Saturday.

Since the death of her 17-year-old son, Sybrina Fulton has been advocating for social justice and an end to gun violence.

Martin was shot to death in 2012 by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood crime watch member in Sanford, Fla.

Zimmerman was charged with murder, but was acquitted after claiming he fired in self-defense.

Fulton said she’s not anti-gun, but wants better gun-control measures, including more background checks.
How about apologizing for raising that POS?
Posted by: Fred || 05/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [317 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How about an end to unwarranted physical attacks first?
Posted by: gorb || 05/20/2019 1:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Ran out of boodle already?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/20/2019 1:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Mods . . . .
Posted by: gorb || 05/20/2019 7:57 Comments || Top||

#4  The only thing missing in the headline is Trayvon Martin's martyred mother is running for office. Is she running as a Dem?
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/20/2019 8:53 Comments || Top||

#5  If George Zimmerman hadn't had a gun, no one outside of the local area would have ever heard of Trayvon Martin. There would have been a story about how the body of George Zimmerman was found with severe head wounds, and that police were still looking for his killer.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 05/20/2019 10:00 Comments || Top||

#6  ....body of George Zimmerman was found with severe head wounds, and that police were still looking for his killer.

Also still looking for the motive. Don't forget the motive.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/20/2019 10:58 Comments || Top||

#7  Not Sybrina Martin.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/20/2019 11:01 Comments || Top||

#8  This miss who raised Trayvon is pissed!
"No vicious young man with a fist,
Despising society,
Should suffer anxiety,
Or ever suspect himself dissed!"

Wikipedia bio's an even more impressive catalog of fallacious weaselry than I remembered. Talk page must be a riot... but I'm not feeling immortal today.
Posted by: Squinty Thremp4350 || 05/20/2019 11:52 Comments || Top||

#9  Interesting piece (Vice, May 2017) on his older brother (not endorsing it as reportage, of course, just as "window into the soul" (of what... you tell me ;-))).
Posted by: Squinty Thremp4350 || 05/20/2019 12:08 Comments || Top||

#10  Is this because Sybrina did such a good job in raising Trayvon that she wants to share her wisdom with the world?

Al
Posted by: Frozen Al || 05/20/2019 15:27 Comments || Top||

#11  ^ "Yeah, that... and Mother's Day, b-tch.

And don't you dare mess wit my bidness
Or question my motherly fitness,
Cuz Fruit and me did
All we could for that kid,
[long redaction], as gawd is my witness!"
Posted by: Clirt Huperesing5782 || 05/20/2019 16:50 Comments || Top||



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