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Donald Trump Is Not the “Least Anti-Semitic Person” Ever
Alt-Right / Anti-Semitism / Bigotry / Hate Crimes/Violence

Donald Trump Is Not the “Least Anti-Semitic Person” Ever

Jewish facilities in eight states, the District of Columbia and Toronto were the target of threats today, including bomb threats to the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) offices in Atlanta, Boston, New York and Washington. Even prior to these incidents, the ADL had tracked 122 bomb threats so far this year. This sparked every member of the … Continue reading

Jeff Sessions Russiagate Questions and Reader
Jeff Sessions / Russia / Trump Appointees

Jeff Sessions Russiagate Questions and Reader

There are several things that are extremely troubling about Attorney General Jeff Sessions getting ensnared in Russiagate. He is the Attorney General and lying under oath as part of his confirmation is a serious matter (a point he emphasized during the Clinton impeachment proceedings). Prior to the Trump campaign, Sessions was a hawk on Russia … Continue reading

Twenty-five Senators Urge AG Sessions to Address Hate Crimes
Islamaphobia / Jeff Sessions / Key Trumpians / Right Wing Hate Groups

Twenty-five Senators Urge AG Sessions to Address Hate Crimes

Citing the “alarming increase in bias-motivated violence” since the election of President Trump that has left  “[m]any members of racial, ethnic and religious minority communities, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, live in very real fear for their safety,” Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) led a … Continue reading

Trump’s Troubling Poll Numbers
Trump Poll Numbers / Uncategorized

Trump’s Troubling Poll Numbers

APPROVAL RATING Gallup Tracking Rolling average. N=approx. 1,500 adults nationwide. Margin of error +/- 3. 2/13-15/17 1/20-22/17 Approve 40 45 Disapprove 54 45 Difference – 14 0 Pew Research Center Feb. 7-12, 2017. N=1,503 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 2.9 Feb. 7-12, 2017. Approve 39 Disapprove 56 Difference – 17 ON THE ISSUES Disapproval … Continue reading

Trump Violated the Constitution on Day 1
Business Conflicts / Emoluments Clause

Trump Violated the Constitution on Day 1

Norman Eisen explains how Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution. For more information read: Laurel Raymond Trump has violated his oath to the Constitution: His first act as President, Think Progress. See also: Judd Legum, Under political pressure, Kuwait cancels major event at Four Seasons, switches to Trump’s D.C. hotel. After Election Day, everything changed, … Continue reading

Coretta Scott King, Jeff Sessions and the GOP
Authoritarianism / Trump Appointees / Voter Suppression / White Supremacy

Coretta Scott King, Jeff Sessions and the GOP

This evening the Senate found Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren out of order for reading a letter from Coretta Scott King submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee with regard to Jeff Session’s 1986 nomination to serve as a federal judge in Alabama.  Senator Warren was shocked and responded, I am surprised that the words of Coretta … Continue reading