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KKK ‘Social Visit’ Cards Left at Joe Biden Supporters’ Homes in Tennessee

Cards describing a “social visit” from the Ku Klux Klan were left at the homes of Joe Biden supporters in Tennessee, intimidating local residents.

Breana Green, of Shelbyville, described how she noticed that a sign showing support for Biden in her neighbor’s yard had been disturbed.

Speaking to WSMV, Green said the yard was littered with a number of “business cards” reportedly belonging to the KKK.

Green believed the cards were left in response to the Biden-Harris yard sign, which also had tire marks indicating it had been run over.

“It’s scary knowing that just supporting a presidential candidate can incite this kind of vandalism,” Green said.

“There is some anxiety that people could be targeted in my family,” she added.

“People in the community could be targeted as well. I just don’t think this should be something that we’re dealing with in 2020.”

Speaking to WPLB, Green described that the cards said how the KKK had paid “a social visit,” with a warning that the next time will be “a business call.”

Green said she feels like the littering of the cards was an act of intimidation by the white supremacist group.

“I can’t imagine the folks in Shelbyville who are people of color, how they are feeling. They must be feeling really scared,” Green said. “And I want to make sure the community comes together to make them feel like they are welcome.”

Another woman told WSMV that the same cards were left at her home and that her Biden-Harris sign had been stolen.

Shelbyville Police confirm that both Biden and Donald Trump signs have been targeted in the area and that KKK material previously appeared in the city in 2016.

Deputy police chief Brian Crews said there is no clear indication of intimidation, but

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Trump accuses Chris Wallace of siding with Joe Biden in first debate

President Trump in his first tweet following Tuesday’s first presidential debate accused moderator Chris Wallace of siding with his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden.

The wordless tweet simply features an image of Trump on the left opposed by Wallace and Biden together on the right, in the style of an old arcade game’s character-select screen — down to the abbreviation “VS” in the font of the “Street Fighter” series.

Throughout the chaotic first debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Fox News host Wallace repeatedly chastised both candidates — but particularly Trump — for interrupting him and each other.

President Donald Trump and Moderator Chris Wallace
President Trump and moderator Chris WallaceUPI/Backgrid

Each candidate was guilty many times over of cutting off his opponent mid-sentence, including during what were supposed to be the two uninterrupted minutes to which they were entitled at the start of a new segment.

“You’re debating him [Biden], not me,” Wallace cracked at one point to Trump, who saw it a different way.

“I guess I’m debating you, not him,” replied Trump. “But that’s OK, no surprise.”

The result was a stop-and-go contest that often descended into petty personal attacks at the expense of substantive points on policy.

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All of Joe Biden’s Homes, In Photos

Photo credit: Dilip Vishwanat - Getty Images
Photo credit: Dilip Vishwanat – Getty Images

From Town & Country

For most of his 44-year-long career in public office, Joe Biden had a nickname: Middle Class Joe. He also often called himself “one of the poorest members of Congress.” His scrappy roots—born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to a father who suffered a number of financial setbacks—are now a big part of his 2020 presidential campaign’s plan to appeal to American voters. But according to the Wall Street Journal, the reason why Biden was often at the bottom of the wealth ladder among his colleagues in the Senate had a lot to do with his life-long obsession with real estate. “Even as a kid in high school I’d been seduced by real estate,” he wrote in his 2007 autobiography, Promises to Keep.

Biden began buying homes—especially those that were outside his budget—in his twenties, taking out multiple mortgages and receiving loans against life insurance policies. His net worth was often in the negatives—in 2007, he was ranked the least wealthy senator.

Today, the 77-year-old Democratic presidential nominee is hardly middle class anymore. According to a 2019 Forbes estimate, Biden and his wife Jill are worth $9 million, much of that accrued from speaking fees and book deals that came pouring in after his vice presidency. About $4 million of that worth is in his real estate.

While the Bidens’ collection of homes pales in comparison to his opponent Donald Trump’s many gilded palaces, the family still lays claim to an impressive group of stately digs. Cases in point, below.

Greenville, Delaware

Photo credit: Google Earth
Photo credit: Google Earth

In 1996, Biden purchased four acres of secluded, lakefront land in the upscale suburb of Wilmington, Delaware, and built this 6,850-square-foot home. According to Zillow, the lot was purchased back then for $350,000 and

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Joe Gruters and Chris Sprowls fight minimum wage amendment

TALLAHASSEE – Two state Republican leaders added their voices Monday in opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually boost the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Florida.

Republican Party of Florida Chairman Joe Gruters, a state senator from Sarasota, and incoming House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, described the ballot initiative as “a Trojan horse,” “a trap door” and “a wolf in sheep’s clothing” that will bring to Florida “failed policies” from liberal cities where streets are “covered in poverty, riots, crime.”

“Voting ‘no’ on Amendment 2 may save your favorite restaurant from closing, or your favorite waiter or waitress from losing their job,” Sprowls, who will become House speaker after the November elections, said during an online press event with a top lobbyist for the restaurant and hotel industry.

Gruters, a certified public accountant, contended the state’s current minimum wage is primarily for entry-level positions and that the ballot measure would destroy hundreds of small businesses across Florida.

“This is not about siding with corporations, it’s about siding with Florida families,” Gruters said. “If you want to give individuals opportunities in the future to get those entry-level positions, like one of the interns in my office who started at minimum wage, and I’m lucky to keep him at $20 an hour in just under a year and a half.”

But prominent Orlando attorney John Morgan, who has spearheaded the drive to pass the amendment, disputed that a minimum-wage increase would result in layoffs or reduced worker hours, as opponents argue.

Attorney John Morgan.

“When they say this is going to force people to lay off people, think about this for a minute: what they’re saying is that right now, all these businesses have people working there that they don’t really need,” Morgan

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