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Trump’s America is Not the Country My Grandfather Immigrated To

March 18, 2018

I am the son of an immigrant I did not have what many people would consider to be “the American Immigrant Experience”. My father was born and raised in the Bronx. My mother, on the other hand, came to America…

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‘Sh*thole Countries’? Lady Liberty Would Slap Trump Silly for What He Just Said, If She Could

January 11, 2018

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus,…

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‘Drag Him’, ‘Kick Him’: Watch Fox Host Laugh Maniacally At Call For Violence On White House Press

August 3, 2017

On Wednesday the White House press briefing briefly turned into rhetorical warfare. Donald Trump’s senior advisor, Stephen Miller, went ballistic on CNN reporter Jim Acosta. The issue was Trump’s latest xenophobic position on immigration reform. Acosta, the son of Cuban…

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