Category Archives: Civil Liberties

DeVos, promising to do more to protect the rights on those accused of committing crimes against women on campus, says, “If everything is harassment, then nothing is”

There was an interesting article in the New York Times just after the election about the 53% of white women, and 42% of women across the board, who cast their votes for Donald Trump in 2016. [note: A whopping 64% of non-college educated white women voted for Trump.] Well, I was reminded of the piece […]

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As Dreamers anticipate a deportation order from the Trump administration, more anti-immigrant graffiti appears in Ann Arbor

Donald Trump is expected to announced tomorrow that he’s decided to kill the Obama administration immigration policy known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which essentially allows those who immigrated to the United States illegally as children, to stay in the country without fear of deportation, so long as they continue to be good, […]

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Good luck ever attracting another Hispanic voter to the GOP

To all those Republicans who were learning Spanish in hopes of attracting Latino voters, you can sell back your textbooks. #ThePartyOfArpaio — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) August 26, 2017

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Under cover of a Category-4 hurricane, Trump quietly pardons racist Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, patron saint the “Build The Wall” set

Tonight, as Hurricane Harvey sits off the coast of Texas, threatening to unleash its furry… Trump quietly made good on his promise to pardon racist Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, signaling to members of his white supremacist base that he’s solidly on their side, and to members of his administration that he’s willing to reward loyalty […]

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Richard Spencer told by MSU that he and his fellow Nazis are not welcome in East Lansing

Yesterday, Michigan State University confirmed that the National Policy Institute, a fascist think tank led by white supremacist Richard Spencer, had requested the opportunity to have Spencer speak on campus. Today, the university’s president, Lou Anna K. Simon, issued the following statement, making it clear that he and his organization are not welcome. “After consultation […]

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