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Texas Congressman Filemon Vela Pens Blistering Letter To Trump: ‘Take Your Border Wall And Shove It Up Your Ass.’

Congressman Filemon Vela

“Before you dismiss me as just another ‘Mexican,’ let me point out that my great-great grandfather came to this country in 1857, well before your own grandfather.”   A U.S. Congressman from Texas of Mexican-American descent has penned a mercilessly unapologetic response to Donald Trump‘s overt racism toward Latinos this morning …

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Trump Defends Fraudulent University By Claiming That Those Who Were Lied To Simply Didn’t “Go Out And Make It Happen”

Donald J. Trump at a news conference in New York in 2005 where he announced the establishment of Trump University. Credit Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press

Seeking to stop the bleeding, sketchy video of happy Trump University customers is released.   Donald Trump is reeling after a federal judge in California ordered internal Trump University documents and sales “playbooks” to be released over the weekend, as part of an ongoing investigation related to multiple class action …

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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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