Thursday afternoon, the House passed H.R.8 with a 237-208 vote on the House floor. Now, H.R. 8 moves forward to Senate where it will be hotly and closely contested. This legislation has the ability to pass the senate with the slimmest of margins due to the 50-50 split in the senate. Giving VP Kamala Harris the deciding and crucial vote on important legislation.
Last night, Georgia held its Senate Runoff election for its two senate seats in Congress. Those two seats were crucial to both Democrats and Republicans in the next congressional term stating this year. If the Republicans maintained those seats they would continue with the senate majority, lead by Minority Leader McConnell. Giving the Republicans the ability to block potentially harmful democrat legislation. If the Democrats where to win it would create a tie in the senate. Leading to the Vice President being the tie breaker on potential legislation votes. With Kamala Harris potential the new VP, it would allow for progressive legislation to move essentially unopposed through both houses.
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With this news cycle politicians, political pundits, and political commentators are calling for websites like 8chan to be removed. Certain influential demographics with in American news and political landscape believe censorship of this speech is a necessity to save likes and stop these mass shootings.
The men and women who choose to serve their communities and nation isn’t an easy one. Tough decisions have to be made, sacrifices have to be understood, and certain realities have to be faced by our law enforcement professionals.
Ever since I started this blog I have wanted Obsidian Concepts to be a learning tool that people could turn to. From your new shooter to your high speed low drag operators. A tool for military and law enforcement to engage and discuss and to become better professionals at their chosen professions.
The sacrifice of these heroes should never be forgotten. It is because of their sacrifice and belief in the character of this nation that we enjoy our freedoms. The freedom of speech, religion, and sex. The right to keep and bare arms. Checks and balances of government powers. The freedom of the individual. Their sacrifice has preserved those freedoms in this wonderful nation.
The black community relationship with law enforcement through our history in America has been one of racism, harassment, and victimization.
Everyone voice is essential and valid even if we fundamentally have opposing views. We must have the presence and ability to voice our discord with civility. To engage each other on the complex issues that are challenging this nation. While working with each other to create answers to the challenges we face as a nation.
Freedom, is an inherent right of all people. The freedom to speak freely, sovereignty to walk your own path, and the pursuit of the American dream. Freedom is embedded into the core of this nation.
Freedom. Is an inherent right of all people. The freedom to speak freely, sovereignty to walk your own path, and the pursuit of happiness. Freedom is embedded into the core of this Nation. Freedom is one of the cornerstones of our Constitution and our Democracy here in America.