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Hedge Fund Guy Tom Steyer Vows to Spend $100 Million On His Presidential Campaign

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Tom Steyer has entered the Democrat presidential primary with a vow to spend $100 million of his own money on the race.

The hedge fund manager’s money makes him an immediate force in the primary, but it’s unclear how the white male so closely linked to big finance will fare in an increasingly progressive party.

Steyer’s entry is certainly bad news for Joe Biden, whose campaign has been floundering with scandals centered on his touching and sniffing of women and his past support for segregation.

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Steyer’s video is titled “Fundamental Change,” which is presumably a smack at Biden, who told wealthy donors in a speech that nothing would fundamentally change for them if he was president.

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Steyer’s key issue is climate change, which many Americans consider to be exagerrated or an outright hoax. Steyer has been a progressive donor for years.

 

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Rapper Lil Wayne Breaks the Silence on George Floyd’s Death

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On May 29, 2020, Lil Wayne commented on the death of George Floyd.

The controversial death involved Minneapolis Police Department officer Derek Chauvin placing his knee on Floyd’s neck as he was handcuffed on the ground.

“I think when we see these situations, I think we also have to understand that we have to get very specific. … And what I mean by that is we have to stop viewing it with such a broad view, meaning we have to stop placing the blame on the whole force and the whole everybody or a certain race or everybody with a badge,” Wayne remarked during an IG Live chat with rapper Fat Joe.

Wayne added: “We have to actually get into who that person is. And if we want to place the blame on anybody, it should be ourselves for not doing more than what we think we’re doing.”

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On top of that, the New Orleans rapper explained why he doesn’t always go public on these political issues.

“What else am I gonna do after that?” Wayne said to Fat Joe. “Some people put a tweet out and they think they did something. Some people wear a shirt and they think they did something. What you gonna do after that? Did you actually help the person? Did you actually help the family? Did you actually go out there and do something? So, if I ain’t about to do all that, then I ain’t about to do nothing. I’ll pray for ya.”

Wayne shared more of his thoughts regarding how people should process information during times of controversy.

“It’s actually learning about it,” Wayne commented. “What we need to do is we need to learn about it more. If we wanna scream about something, know what we’re screaming about. If we wanna protest about something, know what we’re protesting about. Because if we wanna get into it, there’s a bunch of facts that we think we know that we don’t know. … We scream about things that, sometimes, they really ain’t true.”

Wayne and Joe’s full discussion can be viewed below:

Riots have spread to other cities across the U.S., which included Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed. On May 29, Derek Chauvin received charges of murder and manslaughter in the killing of Floyd.

 

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