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Lacking any other ideas, Trump and doubles down on border cruelty, firing everyone who stands in Stephen Miller’s way

I wanted to write about immigration yesterday, after news broke that Donald Trump had fired Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, but I just didn’t think that I could do the subject justice, given the sheer magnitude of everything that’s been happening. But, with that said, I’ve decided to give it another shot right now. […]

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Make America Rake Again

As of right now, 76 people are known to have died in the drought-stricken Sierra foothills of Northern California, where a wildfire, dubbed “Camp Fire,” has been burning for 10 days. As 1,276 people are still unaccounted for, this number is expected to rise considerably over the coming days, as the smoldering remains of over […]

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What kind of man stands in front of thousands and mocks a sexual assault survivor? And, more importantly, what kind of country allows it to happen?

Two days ago he said that Dr. Blasey Ford was "credible." What changed? pic.twitter.com/tNrzuEG1bu — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) October 3, 2018 Clearly Donald Trump has made a decision to go on the offensive. It’s disgusting, but it doesn’t surprise me. I’m just curious as to why he’s decided to change direction now, after several days […]

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“I really don’t care”

As I remember having railed against people who criticized Michelle Obama for her fashion choices, I guess what I’m about to say could come across as a bit hypocritical. In my defense, though, Michelle Obama was a decent human being, and, at least I’m pretty sure, never would have visited a for-profit concentration camp for […]

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I too have zero tolerance

The above photo, taken by photographer John Moore, shows a heart-broken two year old Honduran asylum seeker being taken from her mother at the US-Mexico border. The scene, sadly, is one that has become all too commonplace these past several weeks, as the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy toward migrants crossing the southern border has […]

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