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Gun-toting ‘Kampground’ employee threatens Black couple spending a day in the park

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Add “camping while Black” to the long list of things white people find objectionable when they see it.

An employee at the Kampgrounds of America (KOA) took issue with a Mississippi couple walking through a park with their dog Sunday, The Clarion-Ledger reported.

“All you had to do is tell us you have to have a reservation and we would have left,” said the woman filming the video. “You didn’t have to pull a gun.”

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The gun-toting campground employee slowly put her handgun back into her pocket.

“Well I’m just telling you — you need to leave because it’s under private ownership,” she said. “You can’t be out here.”

The Black couple tried to explain to her why they didn’t think they needed a reservation to use the Oktibbeha County Lake, but the woman seemed disinterested.

Kampgrounds of America (KOA) is the world’s largest company with privately held campground.

“KOA Inc. is aware of the situation that occurred Sunday, May 26th at the KOA franchise in Starkville, Mississippi,” the company said in a statement. “KOA is currently looking into the matter and reaching out to all of the parties involved. Kampgrounds of America prides itself on providing a welcoming, safe environment for everyone to enjoy the outdoors.”

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Kushner’s business lawyers say lawsuit over horrific apartment conditions is a ‘political attack’

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Responding to a lawsuit from Maryland's Attorney General Brian Frosh charging “unfair or deceptive” rental practices, attorneys for an apartment management company owned by Jared Kushner are saying their client is on the receiving end of a "political attack," The Baltimore Sun reports.

According to the attorneys, Kushner is being singled out by the Maryland AG for his affiliations with the Trump administration, saying Frosh has "overreached, and in overreaching has turned what ought to have been, at best, a small administrative action of dubious merit into a sprawling prosecution threatening to devour the resources of the parties."

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Desperate conservatives unleash a torrent of misogyny to undermine Pamela Karlan’s devastating testimony

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As soon as Pamela Karlan, a constitutional law professor at Stanford who specializes in voting rights, opened her mouth during Wednesday's impeachment hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, I knew she would become the prime if not exclusive focus of the entire right-wing response to the hearing.

This article was originally published at Salon

Republicans were desperate to do anything to keep voters from paying attention to the actual substance of the testimony from the three law professors summoned to explain why Donald Trump should be impeached for his crimes, since the substance of their testimony is irrefutable. And while all three were articulate, intelligent and crystal clear in their arguments, only Karlan was female.

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After getting scorched by Pelosi, Sinclair reporter James Rosen suggests she’s lying about her religion

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James Rosen of Sinclair Broadcasting suggested on Thursday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was lying when she said she does not hate people because her Catholic faith teaches her not to.

Rosen caught the Speaker's wrath at her weekly press conference, when he shouted a question about her "hating" President Donald Trump.

Pelosi responded by coming back to the podium and dressing down Rosen. She noted that Catholics are taught not to hate.

Later, the Sinclair reporter showed up at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) weekly press conference.

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