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Trump Has Terrible Judgment As He Brags About Mike Tyson Endorsement In Indiana, The State Where Tyson Did Time For Rape

(Source: Politico)

Today I will become the first Injustice.in writer to agree with Carly Fiorina on any matter, let alone a matter of what constitutes class and tastefulness. My solidarity with Ted Cruz’s vice-presidential pick Carly Fiorina begins–and ends–with utter distaste for statements Donald Trump made on Wednesday when he bragged about his endorsement …

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Tea Party Activist Admits What Everybody Already Knows About Voter ID Laws: They Exist To Disenfranchise Minority Voters

Tea Party Activist Jim DeMint

Former Senator from South Carolina says “the left is trying to draw votes from illegals” Jim DeMint, the former Tea Party senator from South Carolina turned president of the Heritage Foundation – a neoconservative think tank that prominent political journalist Russ Bellant once described as having “an agenda of austerity …

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War On The Poor and People Of Color: Federal Judge Upholds Controversial Voter ID Law In North Carolina

A voting rights rally in Winston-Salem, N.C., in 2015.
Travis Dove for The New York Times

A new era of voter suppression post-Voting Rights Act. A federal judge on Monday afternoon upheld systemic GOP-passed changes to voter eligibility in North Carolina elections, including an enormously controversial voter identification provision that civil rights groups insist unfairly targets black Americans, minority populations, and economically disparaged demographics statewide. It is believed …

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The American Authoritarian On Full Display Today: Trump Says Protesters ‘Don’t Love Our Country’ To Cheering Throngs

(Credit: AP/Carolyn Kaster/Salon)

“You know in New York we had some protesters, they’re all paid for,” he says as the crowd chants “Trump, Trump, Trump, Trump.” After a few weeks of moderately toning things down in a vague attempt to sound presidential, Donald Trump has reverted to his old authoritarian, say-what-you-want-deal-with-consequences-later ways this afternoon …

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Trump’s America: Disturbing New Ad For Congressional Candidate Mike Pape Oozes Xenophobia

Photo Credit: Think Progress/Youtube

New TV ad advocating for Kentucky Republican seeking first Congressional district filled with ugly stereotypes about Latino immigrants simply entitled “Stop” Mike Pape is a Republican running for a congressional seat in Kentucky’s first district. He is also an enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump’s nativist, anti-immigration ideology and has presented …

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Thousands Show Up To Protest Trump Appearance In Manhattan, Lead To Violent Clashes With NYPD And Trump Supporters

Mass demonstrations by diverse groups joined forces against Donald Trump Thursday evening in Manhattan (Rebecca Lawrence)

Midtown Manhattan became a heated battlefield Thursday evening as thousands of protestors convened around Grand Central Station to protest a GOP fundraising gala at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where all three remaining Republican presidential nominee hopefuls were in attendance.  The NYPD was out in full force, prepared with riot gear, …

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