Johnny Carson

“Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: Are you ready?” Johnny Carson

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Donald’s wall Tall, Tough & Hot

“It’s Tall, It’s Tough, It’s Too Hot to Touch,” said Trump about his wall. Although many thought he was talking about The Rock.

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Annie Lennox

“Now this is a song to celebrate. The conscious liberation of the female state! Mothers, daughters and their daughters too. Woman to woman. We’re singin’ with you. The inferior sex got a new exterior. We got doctors, lawyers, politicians too. Everybody, take a look around. Can you see, can you see, can you see. There’s a woman right next to you.” Annie Lennox

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Richard Pryor

“I’m angry because I’m talented, there’s nobody I’ve ever met in the business of comedy who’s any more brilliant than me, and I will never get the recognition for what I do in my lifetime. Because of, there’s one bad seed in America, it works for economic reasons, it’s called racism. Racism keeps a lot of talented human beings underground.” Richard Pryor

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Yusuf Cat Stevens

Cat Stevens was correct, “Oh baby baby it’s a wild world. It’s hard to get by just upon a smile.” Time to get on the Peace Train

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Mark Twain

“I don’t see any use in having a uniform and arbitrary way of spelling words. We might as well make all clothes alike and cook all dishes alike. Sameness is tiresome; variety is pleasing.” Mark Twain

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Cher

“Women have to harness their power – it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.” Cher

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Racism

A critical misconception white people have about racism, is believing, one has to be ignorant, to be racist. Trust and believe, those with a high I.Q. may be racist too.

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humanity Jim Cavanaugh Racism Republicans stop gun violence white nationalist

“Birmingham in 1963, they [the] Klansmen, they beat the freedom riders at the bus station, they killed the four little girls at the Birmingham church, they turned fire hoses on the marchers. Which side are you on, Bull Connor’s side, the police commissioner? Or are you on the side of the people just trying to vote, or sit at the lunch counter? Which side are you on? You’ve got to pick a side, and we’re there now, we’re there today. There’s no choice, you’ve got to pick a side. And if you pick silence, we know what side you are on.” Jim Cavanaugh, Retired ATF Specialist

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Wanda Sykes

“I’m a black, gay woman. I think the only way to make the GOP hate me more is if I sent them a video of me rolling around on a pile of welfare checks.” Wanda Sykes

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Ronald Reagan

“America represents something universal in the human spirit. I received a letter not long ago from a man who said, ‘You can go to Japan to live, but you cannot become Japanese. You can go to France to live and not become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany or Turkey, and you won’t become a German or a Turk.’ But then he added, ‘Anybody from any corner of the world can come to America to live and become an American.” Ronald Reagan

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Imagine

Imagine if this was the couple descending that golden hued escalator on June 16, 2015. Imagine, as John and Yoko did, “No need for greed or hunger. A brotherhood of man. Imagine all the people sharing all the world.”

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Don't be fooled, again.

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” Soren Kierkegaard

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Chief Justice John Roberts Judges Law

“We do not have Obama judges, or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges. What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them.” Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, November 21, 2018

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Aisha Moodie-Mills Dear Democrats Oath of Office

“If you are playing a game by the rules, and you are playing against somebody who’s cheating, then your rules aren’t going to get you far.” Aisha Moodie-Mills, Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

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Happy birthday Hiram Ulysses Grant

“I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it, that the attentions I am receiving are intended more for our country than for me personally.” Ulysses S. Grant

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Theodore Roosevelt

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the president… is morally treasonable to the American public.” Theodore Roosevelt

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Happy birthday Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“I felt that a number of people might have questioned my loyalty, but I continue to be a patriotic American.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Release the Mueller Report

“For the men and women of the FBI, bravery is reflected not only in the physical courage often necessary in the job. It can be seen in the courage of conviction, in the courage to act with wisdom in the face of fear, and in the courage it takes to admit mistakes and move forward.” Robert Mueller

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Patriotism We the People

“We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what’s in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.” President Barack Obama

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Equal Pay Lilly Ledbetter Men for Pay Equality Wage Gap

“The first bill that President Obama signed into law was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. I think it says something about his priorities that the first bill he put his name on has my name on it too. As he said that day with me by his side, ‘Making our economy work means making sure it works for everyone.” Lilly Ledbetter

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Comedy Central The Daily Show with Trevor Noah the wall

“If there’s a concrete wall in front of you, go through it, go over it, go around it, but get to the other side of the wall.” – Donald Trump

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Uncategorized

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” Maya Angelou

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