The Reverend William Barber II is having a blessed day—less than twenty-four hours after he rocked the Democratic national convention with a prophetic call for social justice, a federal appeals court threw out a voting law he has campaigned against for the last three years. The law restricted early voting and ended same-day voting registration,…
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At a hearing Wednesday, Ross and fellow House Financial Services Committee members grilled Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief Richard Cordray on the agency’s planned federal regulations of payday lenders.
Ross and dozens of other Florida delegates have signed onto legislation to derail the CFPB’s rules, and the bill would set Florida’s current state-level regulations as the model for the nation.
Critics point to the large sums payday lenders have donated to those lawmakers and to data showing that Florida’s law has done nothing to curb the abuses of a business model that extracts some $3 billion each year from the poorest places in America.
Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan says he likes what he’s looking at in regards to 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Yeah, I’m having a WTF moment with the rest of you.
All that is needed here is a two sentence recap to confirm why you, I, and the next guy and gal are mind boggled.
1. Louis Farrakhan is a lifelong Muslim that heads up the largest Black Muslim organization in America.
2. Donald Trump is no friend to Black America, and has made Muslims a chief target to be expunged from American soil.
So what’s up with Farrakhan’s coddling of Trump? Find out here. –> Soup 2 Nuts Media: Is Louis Farrakhan Endorsing Donald Trump?