Tag Archive: immigration

Jan 13 2018

Cable News Could Use More Like Joy Reid

MSNBC host Joy Reid does not suffer rude fools lightly. She asks direct questions of her guests and has the facts at her fingertips. Her interview this morning with Donald Trump apologist Pastor Mark Burns was the perfect example for other host of cable news on how to handle guests who won’t answer questions, spew …

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Jan 12 2018

The Racist-in-Chief

If there was any ever doubt in anyone’s mind that Donald Trump is a racist, that doubt was erased yesterday. In a meeting in the Oval Office discussing the protected status of immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa countries as part of a bipartisan immigration bill, according to a Washington Post report, Trump went …

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Sep 18 2017

States Rights California Style

In his “New Rules” segment of his HBO show Real Time, Bill Maher took a stand against “outside agitators” who are trying to interfere with California’s liberal agenda. Adopting a good ol’ boy accents while lamenting federal overreach, Bill Maher wrapped up tonight’s Real Time episode with a New Rule: The “States’ Rights” issue now …

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Mar 04 2017

Whatever Happened To The Muslim Ban?

Donald Trump started off his term with a bang issuing an executive order (EO) banning immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries citing terrorism and national security as the primary reasons. He lost bigly in court and eventually rescinded the order promising a new order that so far has not materialized. The administration requested a report …

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Feb 20 2017

About Those Swedish Terror Attacks

It now seems that Donald Trump is relying of Fox news for international intelligence. At a rally on Saturday in Melbourne, Florida, he railed against immigration by citing a non-existent incident in Sweden. “We’ve got to keep our country safe. You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in …

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Feb 09 2017

Thank You, Ninth Circuit

The three judge panel of Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously declined to lift the stay of Donald Trump’s executive order banning the entry of Muslims from seven mostly Muslim countries. The Trump Administration’s controversial executive order to limit travel from seven Muslim majority countries suffered a major setback on Thursday after a panel of …

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Jan 31 2017

The Resistance: Monday Night Massacre

Monday night, three hours after acting Attorney General Sally Yates issued a letter instructing US Attorneys not to defend Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, Trump fired her. The last time that happened was in 1973, when Richard Nixon fired Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox at the height of the Watergate scandal. It precipitated the resignation of Attorney …

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Mar 21 2016

The Wall

During the Cold War of the last century when the news media talked about ” the wall” everyone’s mind turned to East Berlin and the wall that the Soviets built to keep the citizens of that part of the divided city from defecting to the west. Now talk about “the wall” is back. This time, …

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Nov 23 2015

What John Said Last Week Today

One of my favorite pundits is comedian John Oliver. Since leaving “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” he has made his mark on the premium cable network HBO with “Last Week Tonight.” Once a week, John takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events, often laced with “colorful” language, videos and costumed characters. …

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Nov 23 2015

What’s Donald Trump Campaigning For? Dictator In Chief

When Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign it wasn’t with a patriotic flourish or story about how America helped him to fulfill his dreams of success.  Instead he offered a highly racist and bombastic screed against undocumented Mexicans living in the U.S. accusing them of being drug smugglers, murderers, rapists and being unintelligent.  Continuing down …

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