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We Need Immigrants…NOW

One of the reasons that Trump and his followers have been anti-immigrant is that, they say, America is already pretty well filled up. There’s no vacancy here. We have too many people for too few jobs, and, ergo, “immigrants take jobs away from Americans.” The kicker is that that isn’t true. Oh, yes, we may…

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Flash: Trump’s In Deep

News Flash: just how deep in Trump in Putin’s pocket? It looks like its pretty well down there. Vox is reporting that Trump’s ties to the Russian mafia go back 3 decades. In the piece, Sean Illing interviews Craig Unger whose book, House of Trump, House of Putin, looks at 45’s Russian connections over the years.…

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Nathan Phillips: American Hero

Depressed by the events of the last few days? With MAGA kids abusing Nathan Phillips, a Native American elder and Vietnam Vet, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial? You’ve a right to be. It’s damn depressing stuff. But here’s a way to lighten your mood. Go take a look at this interview with Phillips…

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Student In MAGA Video Identified

The Cincinnati Inquirer has identified the student in the MAGA video as Nick Sandmann. Further, Sandmann has issued a long statement putting forth his version of the encounter between himself and Nathan Phillips, a Native American elder and Vietnam Vet. In the statement, Sandmann said that his group was insulted and threatened by a group…

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MAGA Kids: Where Were The Adults?

The recent incident in which a group of MAGA-hat wearing kids from Covington Catholic High School harassed and insulted Nathan Phillips, a Native American elder and Vietnam Vet, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial is distressing on so many levels. One of those is the question: “Where were the adults?” The boys had been…

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MAGA-kids: Not Just A One Off

The recent incident in which a band of MAGA-hat wearing teenagers confronted and insulted a Native American elder, Nathan Phillips, has outraged the nation. But, it turns out that it wasn’t the only case of racial harassment that the teenagers engaged in that day. New video has emerged showing an earlier incident on the Lincoln…

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Smirk-Boy’s Mom Blames Black Muslims

The boy who confronted Native American elder Nathan Phillips has still not been officially identified. However, a woman claiming to be his mother did contact the online publication Heavy.com and said the young men were innocent and that they had been provoked by “Black Muslims.” The boy appears as seemingly the leader of a mob…

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Trump…and the stab in the back

There is an instructive tale being reported on New York Times and Rawstory. Both news outlets are providing the revealing history of “Pat LeBlanc, chairman of EBW Electronics based in Michigan.” Mr. LeBlanc was a solid Trump supporter back in the day, one of the many thoughtful business executives who saw Trump as an alternative…

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Persuade, Don’t Insult

Social Media is loaded with celebrities and common folks hurling curses and names at Trump. I do not give those posts a like and I certainly do not share them. I deplore Trump on a personal level for his failings as a decent human being and on the political level for his deplorable policies and…

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Parody Project Takes On The Wall

The Parody Project, the musical “group” that mixes politics with music and a wry sense of humor, is at it again. This time, they’ve parodied Trump’s much trumpeted Wall with a does of Joshua Fit the Battle. Give it a glance, and remember you can support the group at their web page.  

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