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Texas GOP Shrugs Off Lynching Rant By Rep. Chip Roy: What About That Time Eric Swalwell Slept With A Spy?

Via press release from Texas GOP chair Allen West: Congressman Chip Roy’s comments were inappropriate and unfortunate, no one should infer hanging as a metaphor. While his comments about hanging were dumb, they’re not grounds for resignation. I would advise that the Texas Democrat Party Chairman read American history and remember lynching was a Democrat Party tool of violence and …

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Rep. Chip Roy Calls For Lynchings: “Find All The Rope In Texas And Get A Tall Oak Tree, We Ought To Do That”

The Daily Beast reports: Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) kicked off Thursday’s House hearing on violence and discrimination against Asian-Americans by railing against the Chinese Communist Party and extolling lynchings, saying he takes “justice very seriously.” “The case we are talking about here the tragedy we just saw occur in Atlanta, Georgia,” Roy declared. “I would also suggest that the victims …

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Father And Son Charged In Murder Of Georgia Jogger

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A Brunswick father and son were charged with murder and aggravated assault Thursday night in the shooting death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. They were arrested one day after the GBI’s Kingsland branch opened its investigation into the shooting. A video showing Arbery’s death, posted online Tuesday morning, triggered a dizzying turn of events that increased public …

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