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‘Their values are cash and not Christ’: Rev. Barber rains holy hell on right-wing Values Voters Summit

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Bishop Dr. William Barber II is demanding a “values revolution” to counter Values Voters Summit’s celebration of President Donald Trump and Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore.

“I just can’t call it Christian right, it’s so wrong, it’s not Christian. Gun-waving politicians that support segregation is not Christian, it’s crazy,” explained Rev. Barber on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” Saturday.

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“It’s time really for there to be a major challenge to this kind of public heresy that we see going on that is so counter the real values of Christianity,” Rev. Barber concluded.

“We’re looking at pictures of him waving his tiny pistol around at this Values Voters Summit,” MSNBC anchor Joy Reid replied to Rev. Barber. “The stuff they’re distributing there, it feels so counter to the core message of Christian love in the Bible. It’s hard for me to believe they read that Bible and get that out of it.”

“Actually, from Jeremiah 22 to Jesus and Matthew 25, Christian values for nations and political leaders has to do with love and justice, equality, stopping exploitation of the vulnerable, caring for the poor, caring for children, welcoming immigrants, helping the sick and loving all,” Rev. Barber preached. “And by these standards, the so-called Values Summit is not about Judeo-Christian values, it’s not about Christianity, but the values of a heretical rhetorical extremism funded by a whole lot of money, perpetrating a fraud on the American people.”

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“Their values are cash and not Christ, greed and not grace,” Rev. Barber concluded. “What the president did was irreligious, it is an anathema to Christian values. He boasted about taking health care, that’s not Christian.”

“He promoted arrogance, he promoted warmongering — these are not Christian values — and it’s high time that we call it out,” Rev. Barber demanded. “These are not Christian values but the values of an extreme corporate oligarchy trying to use the values and claim the faith as a way to gain power.”

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“You cannot have a government that creates problems, that has hundreds of years of legalized slavery and segregation that writes policies that lift up the greedy and forgive corporate crooks and then treat people like things and corporations like people and then say there’s no responsibility,” Rev. Barber explained. “This is a con, it’s been going on a long time … it’s as old as the slave master who had people who endorsed slavery and found theological ways to do that.”

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Donald Trump Jr. one of only 3 people who wants to legally kill an Alaskan grizzly bear this year

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According to a report from Reuters, Donald Trump Jr. has been awarded an out-of-state permit from Alaska to hunt and kill a grizzly bear this year making him one of only three who applied for one of the 27 permits available.

The report states the son of President Donald Trump has "been granted the right to hunt a grizzly bear in northwestern Alaska near the Bering Sea town of Nome, a state official said on Friday."

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Internet heaps praise on CNN’s Anderson Cooper for his ‘must watch’ destruction of Rod Blagojevich

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CNN's Anderson Cooper received near-universal praise across the board for what one commenter called his "fiery rebuke" of recently paroled former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on Friday night that culminated in the CNN host telling him excuses for why he should not have been in prison were "bullsh*t."

During the highly-contentious interview, Cooper came armed with facts and did not let Blagojevich get away with comparing himself to political prisoner Nelson Madel a which drew a smirk and rebuke from the CNN host.

Many on Twitter were quick to point to the interview as one all cable hosts should look at as a way to stop guests who go on shows to lie with no pushback.

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Bill Barr’s relationship with Trump ‘on the rocks’ as unleashed president ‘openly defies him’: ex-prosecutor

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In a CNN segment analyzing Donald Trump's insistent comments and tweets about Justice Department business, former federal prosecutor Eli Honig stated that the relationship between the president and Attorney General Bill Barr is now "on the rocks" and does not look promising for the future.

Speaking with "New Day" host Christi Paul, Honig explained that Barr has repeatedly cautioned the president about his comments but that Trump is flat out ignoring the Attorney general -- meaning that their relationship has taken a bad turn.

"It's interesting, Christi, the relationship between Trump and Barr seems to be on the rocks," Honig explained. "We saw Bill Barr step up and show some spine when he said to ABC News, the president is making my job impossible."

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