Cork Gaines, provided by Published 10:16 am PDT, Sunday, October 7, 2018 Jason E. Miczek/AP Eric Reid is back in the NFL and played in his first game on Sunday after signing with the Carolina Panthers. Reid is a former teammate of Colin Kaepernick with the San Francisco 49ers and was the first player to join him in kneeling during the national anthem before games. The safety went unsigned as a free agent during the offseason and joined Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL. Reid will continue with the collusion case but had previously said he was unsure if he would still kneel during the anthem. Former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid is back in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers, and before his first game, he did kneel during the national anthem as part of his continued protest against social injustice. Reid had gone unsigned for six months as a free agent, which led to him joining Colin Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL. Reid is a former teammate … [Read more...] about Eric Reid kneels during national anthem before first game back in the NFL
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. JOHN DICKERSON: It's Sunday, October 7th. I'm John Dickerson and this is FACE THE NATION. The fight over Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court is finally over but the angry atmosphere both outside-- CROWD (in unison): November is coming. JOHN DICKERSON: --and inside the Capitol-- MAZIE HIRONO: That's what I am left with, Mister President, anger, fury, disgust. JOHN CORNYN: It has been cruel, reckless and indecent both to Doctor Ford and Judge Kavanaugh. JOHN DICKERSON: --has gone from bad to worse. And now with only a month left before the midterm elections, both parties are energized making the chances for more division across America even more likely. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: What he and his wonderful family endured at the hands of Democrats is unthinkable. It's unthinkable. In their quest for power the radical Democrats have turned into an angry mob. JOHN DICKERSON: Maine Republican … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on October 7, 2018
Christopher Columbus was a narcissist. He believed he was personally chosen by God for a mission that no one else could achieve. After 1493, he signed his name "xpo ferens" – "the Christbearer." His stated goal was to accumulate enough wealth to recapture Jerusalem. His arrogance led to his downfall, that of millions of Native Americans – and eventually fostered his resurrection as the most enduring icon of the Americas. Columbus in chains In 1496, Columbus was the governor of a colony based at Santo Domingo, in what is now the modern Dominican Republic – a job he hated. He could not convince the other "colonists," especially those with noble titles, to follow his leadership. They were not colonists in the traditional sense of the word. They had gone to the Indies to get rich quick. Because Columbus was unable to temper their lust, the Crown viewed him as an incompetent administrator. The colony was largely a social and economic failure. The wealth that Columbus … [Read more...] about How Did Christopher Columbus Become a National Symbol?
The following is a transcript of the interview with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky that aired Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, on "Face the Nation." JOHN DICKERSON: We go now to Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell who joins us from Louisville Kentucky this morning. Mr. Leader let's start with something you said to The Washington Post you said, "I want to thank the mob because they've done the one thing we were having trouble doing which is energizing our base." Who is the mob? SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL: Well the people that were attacking our members at their homes and in the halls. It was really quite a display of aggressiveness far beyond what I would consider peaceful protesting. They were trying to intimidate members of the Senate not only in our home states but also up here actually in- in the Capitol and at our homes here in Washington. And I'm really proud of my members for not knuckling under to that- those kind of mob like tactics. JOHN DICKERSON: Is it … [Read more...] about Transcript: Sen. Mitch McConnell on “Face the Nation,” October 7, 2018
The following is a transcript of the interview with Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine airing Sunday, August 9, 2018, on "Face the Nation." JOHN DICKERSON: We begin with Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins who made a dramatic 45 minute speech to the Senate on Friday outlining her decision to vote for Judge Kavanaugh. Welcome senator. SEN. COLLINS: Thank you, John. JOHN DICKERSON: You were one of the senators who backed the FBI inquiry. You said it was a very thorough investigation. But Dr. Ford's lawyers said that none of the people they put forward were interviewed. They said there is corroborating evidence and nobody wanted to see it. SEN. COLLINS: It was a thorough investigation. Keep in mind that there've already been six FBI background investigations that have been done on Judge Kavanaugh and I, along with Jeff Flake and Lisa Murkowski, insisted that there be a supplemental FBI investigation to look at these allegations because they were so serious. There was a lot of, … [Read more...] about Transcript: Sen. Susan Collins on “Face the Nation,” October 7, 2018