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Former President Carter Has Some Advice for Trump-Hating Dems They’re Not Going to Like

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While he’s no fan of Trump himself, former President Carter has some advice for Democrats that they are sadly unlikely to listen to: stop talking about impeachment.

Democrats have been talking about impeachment since before Trump even got elected, and while they spent the entire Bush Jr. administration echoing the same sentiment, their desire to see Trump out of office seems to be unprecedented by any other Presidential administration.

Leading up to the midterms, most Democrats seem to have a tunnel vision excitement for the potential of winning back the Senate: they can finally pull the trigger on impeachment hearings.

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However, the former Democratic president doesn’t share their sentiment. Carter, who has been a former president for 37 years, longer than anyone else in history, said impeachment is something he thinks should be off the table.

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“I don’t talk about impeachment,” he told Fox Business’ Niel Cavuto on Tuesday. “I think that’s the wrong thing for Democrats to do.”

While the majority of the left seems to think the Trump administration is ushering in doomsday for our nation (and those on the right think the left would prefer to see the nation destroyed), Carter, perhaps a little wiser than the rest of us, views the Trump era as “a phase of difficulty” that we are capable of overcoming.

“I don’t have any doubt that basic principles of America and the basic status we have of equality between people will prevail in the long term,” he said.

While few on the right have much in common with Carter ideologically, I think any sensible person would agree this is the attitude every American needs to have right now.

 

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Apple Backs Down, Will Allow Parler Back on App Store

The news is seen as a major boost for the First Amendment.

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Free speech is a fickle thing, and precious too.  If we’re not careful, it can be stripped away but those who hide behind the claim that a “private” company can limit your personal freedoms. Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms are almost always the culprits here, bending the algorithmic reach of those with whom they disagree. Enter Parler:  A free speech app where only the bare legal minimum of content would be moderated. The platform became incredibly popular with an astonishing swiftness, but soon faced trouble from companies who had previously aligned themselves with Facebook and Twitter’s more controlling stance. Apple, who had previously booted Parler from its App Store, has now relented to the Constitution. Apple has approved Parler’s return to the iOS app store following improvements the social media company made to better detect and moderate hate speech and incitement, according to a letter the iPhone maker sent to Congress on Monday. The decision clears the way for Parler, an app popular with conservatives including some members of the far right, to be downloaded once again on Apple devices. The letter — addressed to Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Ken Buck and obtained by CNN — explained that since the app was removed from Apple’s platform in January for violations of its policies, Parler “has proposed updates to its app and the app’s content moderation practices.” On April 14, Apple’s app review team told Parler that its proposed changes were sufficient, the letter continued. Now, all Parler needs to do is to flip the switch. The news is seen as a major boost for the First Amendment.

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WATCH: NC Man Slings Rabid Bobcat Across His Front Yard

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For many North Carolinians, neighborhood living brings with it the peace of mind that the most invasive animals you might have to deal with are squirrels who are trying to rest in your attic, or raccoons hoping to fatten up from your trash can.  The Tar Heel state has some bears, sure, but they’re not often the pestering or dangerous type like you might see in the Pacific Northwest or parts of California. But one man this week got up close and personal with a seriously frightening creature this week, after it lunged at his wife from underneath their car. A disturbing video captures the moment a rabid bobcat attacks a North Carolina woman—and the moment her husband grabs it off her and throws it through the air. Kristi and Happy Wade of Burgaw were walking to their SUV to take their cat to the vet the morning of April 9 when the growling animal ran across the street and attacked, WIS-TVreports. After throwing it several feet, Happy Wade eventually shot it after it ran into the couple’s garage and then continued to charge, ABC 11 reports. A neighbor who had been jogging by at the time stopped to help and called 911. Video of the incident is simply unbelievable. https://twitter.com/nojumper/status/1383145940807163904?s=20 The bobcat was injured by Wade and later euthanized by local law enforcement.  An autopsy revealed that the animal was indeed rabid, and the family has been undergoing treatment for their numerous bite wounds.

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