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Weaponized Immigration Rhetoric

January 31, 2018

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A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but that logic doesn’t apply to immigration-related rhetoric. President Donald Trump in his State of the Union speech along with political leaders and activists have weaponized specific words in an ongoing battle for the hearts and minds of the American people. For example, take “chain […]

Trump’s Racist Words

January 22, 2018

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President Trump attacked African and Haiti nationals as undesirable to come to the United States recently. He has halted several Muslim nations, by executive order, from permitting their citizens to enter the United States. This nation was built by the “tired and poor” and moved forward by “huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Those of […]

Enact Law Protecting Dreamers

January 15, 2018

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If we decide to send the Dreamers and those who are here on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) back to their country of origin, then we should also teardown the Statue of Liberty and send it back to France as well. I’m sure France could find a home somewhere, where the Statue will represent something other […]

Germany Starts Enforcing Hate Speech Law

January 1, 2018

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Germany is enforcing a law that demands social media sites move quickly to remove hate speech, fake news and illegal material. The law gives networks 24 hours to act after they have been told about law-breaking material. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will be the law’s main focus, but is is also likely to be applied […]