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sheshe2

(84,224 posts)
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 07:57 PM Feb 2024

Fani Willis: "I don't need anything from a man. A man is not a plan. A man is a companion."

Fani Willis: Let’s go on and have a conversation. I don't need anything from a man. A man is not a plan. A man is a companion. I don't need anybody to foot my bills. The only man who has foot my bills completely is my daddy. @Acyn




Jo
@JoJoFromJerz
Fani Willis is a strong, independent, articulate, successful and powerful Black woman who knows exactly who she is, what she wants, and what she is worth, and THAT is why she scares the everloving fuck out of Republicans.


Fani Willis: Let’s go on and have a conversation. I don't need anything from a man. A man is not a plan. A man is a companion. I don't need anybody to foot my bills. The only man who has foot my bills completely is my daddy. @Acyn]


Strong independent women scare Republicans.

Thank you Fani.
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Fani Willis: "I don't need anything from a man. A man is not a plan. A man is a companion." (Original Post) sheshe2 Feb 2024 OP
Kick dalton99a Feb 2024 #1
She's wonderful. SORRY there was this tension in their relationship, elleng Feb 2024 #2
She has guts, gab13by13 Feb 2024 #3
I felt what Nathan Wade stated and later Fani Willis mashed up. LiberalFighter Feb 2024 #7
Hope your right about him. Joinfortmill Feb 2024 #45
I really dont know what you women see in us... getagrip_already Feb 2024 #4
Scum by and large... Evolve Dammit Feb 2024 #12
I love it when my wife hears about rotten men. Pinback Feb 2024 #25
Costanza: I really hope there are pigmen. All of a sudden Evolve Dammit Feb 2024 #36
Lol Joinfortmill Feb 2024 #46
Excellently said, Fani Willi!!! 💙🇺🇸🍀🕊️🕯️ Cha Feb 2024 #5
I only caught a little bit of it today. sheshe2 Feb 2024 #8
That's what I got from Cha Feb 2024 #11
IMO, she wasn't cool. She was hot and outraged, but right on target and effective. n/t Eyeball_Kid Feb 2024 #16
Joy Reid did a clip on that. LiberalFighter Feb 2024 #6
her testimony was riveting ecstatic Feb 2024 #9
Ms Willis also said dweller Feb 2024 #13
Amen, Sheshe Hekate Feb 2024 #10
BOOM! peggysue2 Feb 2024 #14
I have been playing catch up. sheshe2 Feb 2024 #15
She is awesome. There is no wonder why republicans are afraid of her. brer cat Feb 2024 #17
Go Fani and Go Georgia! sheshe2 Feb 2024 #18
She did fine Roc2020 Feb 2024 #19
I think so too. sheshe2 Feb 2024 #20
I suspect the attack on Fani is not a good strategy from an election point of view PurgedVoter Feb 2024 #21
I REALLY like that! That's how I feel, too. calimary Feb 2024 #22
You are more gracious than one woman soldierant Feb 2024 #40
Well, I do have to put up with him... but HE also has to put up with ME! calimary Feb 2024 #43
I dont get it... Smackdown2019 Feb 2024 #23
You are right! sheshe2 Feb 2024 #24
If nothing else, trump has all but ensured the case won't start until after election. Silent Type Feb 2024 #27
Don't know how this will turn out, but that's an impressive lady. Also loved her "my daddy" stories. Silent Type Feb 2024 #26
This woman continually amazes me. llmart Feb 2024 #28
Very cool-my sentiments exactly jfz9580m Feb 2024 #29
Absolutely my belief as well. sinkingfeeling Feb 2024 #30
Put that on a t-shirt and sell millions. twodogsbarking Feb 2024 #31
Just one more thing Columbo............ twodogsbarking Feb 2024 #32
o the rhyming song lol et tu Feb 2024 #35
+1 sheshe2 Feb 2024 #33
This attitude scares the shit out of men Sanity Claws Feb 2024 #34
Not me. I find her assertiveness sexy. Kennah Feb 2024 #39
Words That Every Woman Deep State Witch Feb 2024 #37
I'm hopeful that this judge forced an uncomfortable hearing to HELP Fani, not hurt her Mr. Ected Feb 2024 #38
The "single woman with nest egg" soldierant Feb 2024 #41
She is awesome. Evolve Dammit Feb 2024 #42
Amen, sister. Joinfortmill Feb 2024 #44
Kicking back to the top. n/t ChazII Feb 2024 #47

elleng

(131,735 posts)
2. She's wonderful. SORRY there was this tension in their relationship,
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 08:07 PM
Feb 2024

I've been imagining they were on good terms.

gab13by13

(21,648 posts)
3. She has guts,
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 08:08 PM
Feb 2024

In the beginning I thought it was a bad move when they dragged her down into the muddy details, but the more she spoke, the more believable she became.

I trust judge MacAfee to do the right thing.

Keep doing what you're doing Fani. An exoneration by this judge may help Fani if Georgia GQP state Magats try to remove her with their new law.

getagrip_already

(15,160 posts)
4. I really dont know what you women see in us...
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 08:11 PM
Feb 2024

Outside of pure physical lust that is.

We cheat on our wives, we lie to our friends, hell, we aren't even honest with ourselves. Plus, we start all the wars.

If I were a woman, I'd strongly consider being a lesbian, or at least bi.

Men, yuck.

Pinback

(12,186 posts)
25. I love it when my wife hears about rotten men.
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 10:53 PM
Feb 2024

Well, not 100%, because somebody suffered because of an asshole. But when she hears about a guy who cheats, hides money, blows money foolishly, never listens, never contributes to household upkeep, has a secret family, claps on one and three, etc., that makes my day, because they make me look like the hot guy on Virgin River by comparison.

sheshe2

(84,224 posts)
8. I only caught a little bit of it today.
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 08:19 PM
Feb 2024

I am playing catch up. From what I have seen, she did a great job! So cool. calm and poised under hostile fire.

Cha

(298,508 posts)
11. That's what I got from
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 08:27 PM
Feb 2024

The tweet Vids I’ve seen.

Early on when I was just reading about there were different opinions and I was getting depressed.

Kept looking for positive opinions and then they came 🕯️🍀🕊️🇺🇸

dweller

(23,766 posts)
13. Ms Willis also said
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 08:30 PM
Feb 2024

And kind of tossed this out as an aside
‘The only thing Mr Wade thinks a woman is for is making a sandwich’

I LOL’d



✌🏻

peggysue2

(10,909 posts)
14. BOOM!
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 08:41 PM
Feb 2024

This was stunning, strong, on-the-mark. I'm betting most women were cheering while being disgusted by this obvious hit-job on a effective prosecutor, a black woman who was not about to take a bunch of nonsense from these Trump-Hump lawyers.

I didn't get to see all of it. But what I did see? Wow, just wow.

Roc2020

(1,620 posts)
19. She did fine
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 09:25 PM
Feb 2024

I would be shocked if she is removed. Actually, I think this will backfire on the defense.

PurgedVoter

(2,222 posts)
21. I suspect the attack on Fani is not a good strategy from an election point of view
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 10:09 PM
Feb 2024

This is bad optics for the serial rapist, porn star paying off, lying man who claims he does his idiot mistakes on purpose. Going after the prosecuting attorney in this manner is making her a hero. Even if they manage to get her thrown off the case, maybe especially if they get her thrown off the case, it's gonna hurt them. Put simply, I am ready to vote for Fani. This old southern white boy is pretty sure she will fight for justice wherever she lands.

This set of attacks is only going to play well with TFG's already indoctrinated haters.

calimary

(81,723 posts)
22. I REALLY like that! That's how I feel, too.
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 10:21 PM
Feb 2024

A man is not a plan. A man is a companion. I dare say my husband would agree, and regard me in much the same way. Among other things, I’m a helpmate. And among other things, so is he.

soldierant

(7,029 posts)
40. You are more gracious than one woman
Fri Feb 16, 2024, 06:37 PM
Feb 2024

I spoke with years ago - who was (and even knowing just part of her history I would say justifiably) about how useless men are, and how she wouldn't want one around the house, ever, under any circumstances. At one point I meekly offered that I might consider having one as a pet, and she responded with strength, "I wouldn't even have one as a pet!"

Smackdown2019

(1,195 posts)
23. I dont get it...
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 10:26 PM
Feb 2024

I get ethics, but why is it unethical to have relationships and why is it prejudices to Trump case?

Its not like she is producing charges to put him away, she filed charges to put him away because a grand jury found he may violated the law.

We are all human and we live in a capitalism society. Are they wanting the counsel to be staring for money to try Trump? Nonsense!

Law is the law and she has the right to have relationships, she just cant have a relationship with the defendant; which i seriously doubt that will ever happened....

sheshe2

(84,224 posts)
24. You are right!
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 10:53 PM
Feb 2024

It reeks of tfg's desperation. This is pitiful to put it nicely.

This is a bench trial and I don't see the judge ruling for the prosecution's unwarranted charges,

Silent Type

(3,177 posts)
27. If nothing else, trump has all but ensured the case won't start until after election.
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 11:06 PM
Feb 2024

It was last scheduled for late August 2024, and Willis said days later it might be 2025.

But, yeah, the judge probably could have handled this differently. Felt for both of them.

jfz9580m

(14,529 posts)
29. Very cool-my sentiments exactly
Fri Feb 16, 2024, 03:46 AM
Feb 2024

My parents are the only people who have ever supported me-my mom that too. Not that my dad wouldn’t, but she was a working woman herself and somehow I ended up mostly getting stuff through her.

A man is not a plan..a man is a companion. I would not get anything via a man and never have.

When I was married we split the bills down the middle. My ex husband is great and supportive to this day because he is basically a feminist himself.

Go her..

Mr. Ected

(9,676 posts)
38. I'm hopeful that this judge forced an uncomfortable hearing to HELP Fani, not hurt her
Fri Feb 16, 2024, 05:39 PM
Feb 2024

Once the cat was out of the bag that she and Wade had had a relationship, it was a given that the defense side would leverage it to something tawdry and salacious. It had to be brought to the surface or the Trumpees would have claimed conspiracy even if the facts didn't warrant it.

I think Judge McAfee wanted to preserve a record that would withstand an appeal, and will rule in Fani's favor and put the trial back on the track it belongs on.

Anything else would be a major miscarriage of justice.

soldierant

(7,029 posts)
41. The "single woman with nest egg"
Fri Feb 16, 2024, 06:45 PM
Feb 2024

appears to be a black thing. At least so say two black news outlets that I read. Their daddies advise tham to put together a substantial amount of money for themselves and keep it for themselves. One of the two outlets even printed a list of celebrity black women who chimed in that they have one because their daddy told them to.

(I'm whte, and my daddy didn't tell me to, but he died when I was still post-natally in the hospital, so he has an excuse.)

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