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Cardi B Tells Joe Biden to Get ‘Spicy’ in a Series of Videos Posted to Her Instagram

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The internet’s most famous political commentator, Cardi B, did not hold back when it came to expressing her opinions of Tuesday night’s presidential debate.

The rapper, who is known almost as much for her political activism as she is for her music career, took to Instagram to give live commentary on the hectic debate (which was widely-regarded as a “sh*t show”)

Throughout the series of videos posted to her Instagram account, Cardi raged at the television, loudly refuting Trump’s lies and condemning his un-presidential behavior.

She also relayed a special message directed specifically at Joe Biden and his team, in which she told him he needed to get “spicy” to combat Trump’s bullying behavior.

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Joe you better get fuckin spicy

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“I’m letting y’all know right now: tell Joe to get aggressive. When [Trump] talks over Joe, he better start like, ‘Excuse me! I’m talking. I’m talking!'” she advised. “Don’t let this man pick on you. He just wanna do a show. So you gonna give him a show. Give him a show! This is your time to shine, Joe! Kamala Harris, she used to get spicy in the debates. You better get spicy!”

Cardi’s video series on the debate covered everything from the economy…

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Like let’s talk about the economy recovery!

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After Trump began to brag about how he “built the greatest economy in history,” Cardi quickly set the record straight. “This is the thing about when Obama became president: the economy was already down, so all those eight years, he was building it up,” she explained. “So when [Trump] became president, the sh–t was already good.”

To police reform…

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Hold on yall …..I’ll be back

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She agreed with Biden’s assertion that “the vast majority of police officers are good, honorable, decent people.” “People are trying to make it seem like people hate cops,” she said. “Nobody hates cops. We just hate the bad cops. There’s gotta be something to fix the bad cops, like a law.”

To taxes…

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Of course, Cardi was still very heated at the recent news that President Trump only paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016. She became infuriated when Trump claimed the report wasn’t true. “That’s the wrong answer!” she screamed. “You tell him that you paid $750 in taxes! I pay more than that!”

To climate change.

When asked what his stance was on climate change and environmentalism, Trump responded with a pie-in-the-sky answer saying: “I want crystal clean water and air. I want beautiful, clean air.” Cardi had none of that, responding, “So why did you cancel all those climate change plans?”

But of course, like millions of Americans, she was both frustrated and disgusted with how the debate seemed to quickly devolve into a circus.

The debate became hard to watch with Trump yelling over Biden and Wallace scrambling to keep any semblance of order. And of course, Trump ended up resorting to ad-hominem attacks and name-calling, insulting Biden’s intelligence and picking on his son, Hunter Biden, for previously struggling with drug addiction.

The latter insult especially ticked Cardi B off. “For Trump to [insult Biden for his son’s drug-use] was such a low-blow,” she said in a post-debate video. “Especially to people that have to turn to drugs for comfort. And a lot of his f—–g supporters turn to that s–t as well, so that was so unnecessary and gross.”

At the end of her Instagram tirade, Cardi posted an exhausted-sounding video saying: “I wish that Joe Biden would’ve spoken to me before that debate because I would’ve told him to roast [Trump’s] ass. And I got jokes under my belt.” Who knows? Maybe Biden will take her up on her offer for the next debate!

And of course, Cardi topped off the debate recap with an Instagram caption that we can all get behind: “PLEASE WE GOTTA GO VOTE!”

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Offset Is Detained By Police After Run In With Trump Supporters And He Live-Streamed The Whole Thing

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Offset Is Detained By Police After Run In With Trump Supporters And He Live-Streamed The Whole Thing

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Week after week there is no shortage of Cardi B and Offset news. It seems like every other day we have a new story involving their on-again off-again relationship, their extravagant gifts to one another, or their outspoken political beliefs.

However, over the weekend Offset made headlines for a brief encounter with Beverly Hills police after he passed by a pro-Trump rally.

Offset decided to livestream his interaction with police and the result was a heated exchange that resulted in the arrest of one of Cardi B’s cousins and many wondering why the police stopped the Migos rapper to begin with?

Offset was detained by police after driving past a pro-Trump rally in Beverly Hills.

On Saturday evening, rapper Offset streamed a confrontation with police on Instagram Live while being pulled over, after a passerby reported that a person inside the Migos rapper’s car allegedly pointed a gun through the window at him as they drove past a pro-Trump rally in Beverly Hills.

According to police, they received a license plate and vehicle description that matched that of Offset and attempted to make a traffic stop. That’s when Offset began to livestream the encounter with police.

“Because you’ve got guns out, I’m not finna move my hands from my steering wheel,” Offset can be heard saying in video reported by TMZ, before officers open the door and pull him out of the vehicle. “You can’t just open my door,” he says. “That’s illegal. I’m going to sue to the shit out of y’all.”

Offset’s representatives have released the following statement in response to the incident.

“Artist and Philanthropist Offset was detained by the Beverly Hills Police Department following an attack by aggressive Trump supporters,” the statement reads. “He was released shortly thereafter. Offset thanks his fans for their support and wishes everyone peace and safety during these trying times. He encourages everyone to get out and vote because nothing changes if nothing changes.”

Although the police say a crime was committed, they add that the victim didn’t want to press charges.

“The victim of the crime did not desire to press charges for the pointing of the weapon,” police said in a statement. Police also reassured Offset was not arrested.

The Migos rapper live-streamed the entire encounter on Instagram Live.

As soon as the police made the traffic stop, Offset got his phone and began to livestream the encounter with police. Considering the way police so often handle encounters such as this with Black men, it was a wise decision on his part.

In the video, you can hear officers ask him to exit his car but he refuses becase the officers have their guns pointed at him.

“I’m not going to move my hands from the steering wheel,” he can be heard saying in the video.

In the video, you can also hear Offset argue with officers over what had just happened, as he claims people had “beat his car up with a flag.”

A passenger in Offset’s car was arrested and charged with firearms offenses.

Although police literally dragged Offset out of his own vehicle, officers have reiterated in statements that the rapper was not arrested or charged with any crime. However, a passenger in his car, 20-year-old Marcelo Almanzar (who shares a surname with Offset’s wife, fellow hip hop heavyweight Cardi B) was arrested and charged with carrying a loaded, concealed firearm in a public place, according to the report.

In a tweet, Philip Lewis of the Huffington Post said that person, Marcelo Almanzar, is Cardi B’s cousin. However, as of Sunday afternoon, Marcelo is still in a Beverly Hills jail on a $35,000 bond.

Cardi B showed up to the scene and allegedly had to be restrained after trying to intervene to help her husband.

As the story broke on Saturday, Cardi B rolled up to the scene in her new black Rolls Royce just as Offset was arguing with the cops. When he refused to turn off his car, police reached into his car and physically dragged him out of it.

“That’s my husband! Why are you pointing a gun at him?” the rapper yelled while restrained by a friend, according to The Daily Mail.

Cardi then gets out her phone and shouts, ‘Let me record this.’ As Offset is led away, she yells loudly: ‘No! This is crazy! My husband is not armed. My husband is not armed.”

Much of the commotion took place as a crowd gathered – including several people carrying pro-Trump signs which had to have added to the tense situation.

By Sunday, things appeared to be back to normal for the couple as the pair went shopping in Beverly Hills.

Despite the traumatic incident, both Cardi B and Offset were sharing stories to their Instagram on Sunday as the couple were out shopping in Beverly Hills.

The pair had popped into a Beverly Hills Hermès store, and in an Instagram post joked that they were ‘spoilt’ by the luxury goods on offer.

So what do you think? Did Offset make the right choice to livestream the encounter with police?

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IWillVote.com Makes It Easier Than Ever to Iron Out All the Details of Your Voting Plan

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IWillVote.com Makes It Easier Than Ever to Iron Out All the Details of Your Voting Plan

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It goes without saying that the upcoming election is poised to be the most important election of our time. America’s economy is struggling under Trump’s disastrous handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Latinos have been on the frontlines as essential workers and have taken the brunt of the pandemic’s negative economic impact. And Americans are more polarized and divided than ever. It’s time to come together. It’s time for a change.

The good news is, we the people have the power to make that change. The general election is on November 3rd and your vote is your voice. If you feel overwhelmed or confused by the voting process, know that there is nothing to fear. The Democratic National Committee has created a website called IWillVote.com that simplifies and streamlines the voting process–no matter where you live, no matter what your voting method of choice is. 

IWillVote.com makes it so it’s never been an easier or more convenient time to make your voice heard. It has tons of useful features that can break down the voting process so anyone can do it. The website covers everything from early to day-of voting, from mail-in ballots to in-person options. And if you prefer to find out information in Spanish, the DNC has a Spanish-language website called VoyAVotar.com. So, all your bases are covered.

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IWillVote.com takes all of the confusion out of the voting process so you can focus on helping move our country forward instead of getting bogged down by the logistical details of election day. Not to mention, the website has state-specific pages that break down deadlines and requirements depending on where you live. 

Latinos are now the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. We can’t let our community be left behind by failing to make our voice heard. We get to decide the future–all we have to do is vote it into existence. Once you decide your voting plan, make sure to help your friends and family make one too, because every vote matters. And with so much at stake, we can’t afford to sit this one out. The future is on the ballot. 

Go to IWillVote.com and text VOTE to 30330 to learn what choices you have to vote in your community and get information on where and when to vote.

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