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Gary Peters on health care: “I put it all an the line to make (the ACA) happen, so don’t question my motivations here.”

Michigan Senator Gary Peters held a town hall meeting today at Eastern Michigan University. As it was just announced yesterday evening, attendance was relatively sparse. I’d say there were maybe about 125 people in the audience, most of whom, judging by how people introduced themselves when posing questions to the Senator, were from Ann Arbor. […]

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As more stories come to light about immigrant children being taken from parents at the border, Trump blames his administration’s policy on Democrats

About three weeks ago, on May 7, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new “zero tolerance” policy at southern border. “If you smuggle illegal aliens across our border, then we will prosecute you,” Sessions said at the time. “If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you,” he continued. “And that child may […]

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I know, let’s separate immigrant children from their families and put them in military warehouses!

My favorite part of the Emma Lazarus quote at the base of the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free and I will lift my lamp beside them, separating out the children in the darkness and leading them to military warehouses" — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) May […]

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Donald Trump and the fiction that “women are raped at levels that nobody’s ever seen before” along the path of the migrant march from Honduras

Remember how, a few days ago, our president, after having watched a segment on Fox News about how a dangerous “caravan” of immigrants was making its way to our border from Latin America, took to Twitter to say that we had no choice to pass hardline immigration legislation. Well, in spite of having been informed […]

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Modeling Christian compassion on Easter, Trump tells 800,000 young American immigrants that he will not seek a solution to protect them from deportment

Happy #MAGA Easter, everyone. Here, in celebration of how far we’ve come, is an ugly reminder of how things were before we had a born-again (porn star fucking) evangelical (pussy grabber) in the White House (colluding with a dictator to bring down our democracy). Happy Easter! pic.twitter.com/QnCVYMJOTm — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) April 1, 2018 Always […]

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