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Zero Tolerance & Prolife

Trump is backed by all sorts of interesting people, including many who say they are “prolife,” i.e., very fond of children…at least before they’re born. After that, the little slackers are on their own. But, the point is, you’d think that pro-lifer’s concern for the wellbeing of the unborn would extend to those unborn people…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

As always, with Trump in the White House, and a corrupt GOP running Congress, there’s no shortage of interesting and/or chilling stories to read on the web. This week we’re watching: There’s a scary piece over on the BBC website, Why local US newspapers are sounding the alarm by Taylor Kate Brown. Local papers are…

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ICE: Prepare To Melt

Could ICE…a.k.a., Immigration and Customs Enforcement…melt down into a tired little puddle? It just might happen, according to Sean McElwee. Writing in The Nation, McElwee looks at the growing rage against ICE in the country, and at the number of political figures who are calling for it to be shut down entirely. His conclusion, it…

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Do Unto Thee What Thou Hast Done Unto Others

By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant Procrustus, in Greek mythology, was the heartless and malicious son of Poseidon, the sea-god.  Procrustus owned a fortress on Mount Korydallos midway between the cities of Eleusis and Athens. A blacksmith by profession, he whiled away his hours by enticing unsuspecting guests to stay the night and sleep upon his…

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Protesters Stopping Child Migrant Buses

More good news about liberal Americans—protestors are stopping the buses meant to take migrant children to ICE’s detention centers. Check out this story by David Boddiger in Splinter, ICE Protests Spreading As Demonstrators Block Buses Transporting Migrant Children. It seems that people are actually using their bodies to block ICE buses and vans carrying children…

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Some Beauty In A Grim World

It is too easy to despair right now, with a would-be fascist government in Washington. But, even in these dark times, there are reasons to hope. All over America, there are rallies and protests in favor of immigrant rights, and in protest of Trump’s brutally inhuman policy of separating children from their parents—and all those…

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#FamiliesBelongTogether.

Trump has said that he will stop separating children from their parents at the border, but saying one thing and doing another has been an earmark of his administration. Also, there are a great many children already in detention, and how or if they will be reunited with their families hasn’t been revealed as yet.…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

Once more, we’ve had a busy week on the web. Trump and his minions have provided us with no end of reports to follow…and be appalled by. Particularly compelling have been the endless stories arising from the separation of children from their parents at the border. Among the stories we’re following on this topic are:…

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Support This Petition To Keep Families Together

We don’t usually publicly support petition drives, even if (or particularly if) they are headed up by celebrities. But, this time, we’re going to make an exception. Natalie Portman, she of Star Wars and much else, is promoting a petition to stop the separation of children from their parents by Trump’s thugs at the border.…

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