The Party That Cares

JFK

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

John F. Kennedy

MLK

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

BHO

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.

Barack Obama

EU warns Britain on life after Brexit

A man at an anti-Brexit protest waves both a Union Jack flag and a European flag on College Green outside The Houses of Parliament in central London on June 28, 2016

Britain got its first taste Wednesday of a future outside the EU as Europe’s leaders met without premier David Cameron and warned London it must accept EU migrants to win access to the bloc’s free trade zone. The heads of government, meeting without a British representative for the first time in 40 years, said in a statement that Britain would be treated as a “third country” with both “rights and obligations”. Continued access for to the huge EU single market of 500 million people “requires acceptance of all four freedoms, including freedom of movement,” EU president Donald Tusk told a …read more

Source:: Yahoo

Is Sotomayor the new Scalia?

On the losing end of a 5-3 decision regarding police searches without a warrant, Sonia Sotomayor last week unleashed a withering dissent. With direct references to Ferguson, Missouri, and a reading list of black authors including Ta-Nehisi Coates and W.E.B Du Bois, Sotomayor took the majority to task for ignoring the realities on the ground.

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Source:: CNN

Democrats Rally Communities Around Ending Gun Violence

Democrats continued pushing for gun legislation by taking the hot-button issue to their congressional districts on Wednesday, a week after they launched a daylong sit-in on the House floor to protest inaction on measures to curb violence.

The group of Democrats are calling Wednesday the National Day of Action, and it’s taking place 17 days after 49 people were killed in the worst-ever U.S. mass shooting, at gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida. Nearly 50 representatives are gathering in the District of Columbia and 29 cities from coast to coast alongside volunteers and gun violence survivors to …read more

Source:: Newsweek