Sunday, December 15, 2019
Racism is nothing new in American culture. It has always been a pernicious part of the political landscape. Lip service may be given to the melting pot concept, but the harsh day to day reality is that every group...
El Salvador native Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramirez despaired of ever being able to present himself and his family to apply for refugee status in the United States at the border crossing Brownsville, Texas, as was their legal right, due to...
Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor to Wired and an opinion writer for the LA Times. Thank you, Virginia, for putting faces on this ongoing American tragedy. https://twitter.com/page88/status/1142874829546315777 https://twitter.com/page88/status/1142878006517665793 https://twitter.com/page88/status/1142879078996992002 https://twitter.com/page88/status/1142879472884047874
Michael Scott Moore was taken hostage in 2012 and held for 2½ years by Somali Pirates when he went to their homeland to research a book. In his account of the ordeal — The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on...
Huffington Post “Andrea Pitzer, who literally wrote the book on the global history of concentration camps, defended the freshman lawmaker against Republican backlash during an appearance Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In With Chris Hayes… ...“The death camps ― which were on...
(Above: Twerp) Chuck Todd hit a new low today, carrying the GOP’s water on AOC’s calling the interment camps for Latin-American Refugees what they are — concentration camps — and criticizing Democrats for not condemning her. https://twitter.com/MeetThePress/status/1141465790010527744 If you prefer not to click on MTP’s link...
This is a bit of sleuthing worthy of Sherlock Holmes. A Washington Post staff photographer took photos of the folded, secret missive that Trump displayed briefly Tuesday before he left for Iowa, and then put back in his pocket....
(Above: Not really, we wouldn't treat dogs like this...) Can we has impeachment yet? At what point does inaction morph into complicity? Texas Monthly “After New Mexico State University professor Neal Rosendorf read a government report exposing dangerous overcrowding of detained migrants at...
Man, I never thought I would be nostalgic for the days when John Boehner was banging the gavel as Speaker of the House when not busy emptying out the liquor cabinets on Capital Hill, but that day has dawned....
If you're not up to speed on the back story, there's a RWNJ group called the "Minutemen Militia," whose purported role is to assist the U.S. Border Patrol -- which they believe is overwhelmed by an invasionary force of...

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