Weekend open thread: What's going on?

Charlottesville confederate statues removed. Biden calls Putin with a warning. Schumer threatens to cut short Senate recess.

Another thread for you all to jump in and talk about the news, or whatever is on your mind this weekend, including what you’re up to.

I was ecstatic to finally see the Robert E. Lee statue that was a rallying cry for the white supremacists who marched — and murdered — in Charlottesville taken down today, along with other confederate statues around the ci…

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