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26 Jun 2019

#NoKidsInCages Press Conference, ‘Art Installation’ at Ninth Circuit Courthouse

As the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals deliberates on whether or not toothbrushes and soap are essential aspects of “safe and sanitary” conditions, local advocates are organizing a press conference event outside the San Francisco courthouse as part of the #NoKidsInCages campaign. According to the Facebook event page, people are

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26 Jun 2019

Wayfair is Furnishing Child Detention Centers, so Let’s Boycott Them

Wayfair, you’ve got just what I…nope! Last week, Wayfair employees caught on to the fact their bosses were in bed with BCFS, a “nonprofit” operating migrant detention centers for Department of Health and Human Services with plans to open another facility in Corrizo Springs, Texas. The furniture giant gladly accepted

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19 Jun 2019

Trump Threatened to Deport Millions, Here’s How You Can Fight Back

Donald Trump desperately wants to win again, so he’s falling back on what worked for him the first time around: dehumanizing and threatening undocumented residents, especially of the brown sort. As part of his official campaign kickoff week, the “president” threatened to start deporting millions of people beginning next week.

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05 Jun 2019

Manny’s Hosts an All-Day Live Mueller Report Reading

Have you read all 448 pages of the Mueller report? If you haven’t, you’re in the good company of most Americans and majority of Congress. But have no fear, you can have the whole dang thing read to you Thursday. Manny’s is hosting an all-day, word for word, reading of

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29 May 2019

Mueller to Congress: I Did My Job, Now Do Yours

Throughout the entire Special Counsel process, every move and absence of word by Robert S. Mueller has been methodical and, at least from all outward appearances, professionally ethical at the highest level. Mueller’s surprise announcement from the seventh-floor podium of the U.S. Department of Justice did not deviate from what

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01 May 2019

William Barr Doesn’t Seem to Know Much but Somehow Knows He’s Right

Sen. Lindsey Graham has proclaimed that all things Robert S. Mueller III, Russia, collusion, obstruction and basically anything skeptical of Donald J. Trump, are done. Done, dammit! Done. The setting for Graham’s grand judgement was at the outset of Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where Attorney General William Barr was

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19 Feb 2019

Let’s Get Civical Is The Podcast That’s Equal Parts Civics Class and Comedy Show

I bet you think you’re pretty well educated about politics. You can probably name most of the Dems who’ve already announced they’re running in 2020 but can you explain what gerrymandering is? What about ‘cloture’? Or ‘quorum’? Politics is more than just the names on the ballot. It’s also the

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06 Feb 2019

Don’t Believe the Hype: An Economic Storm is Brewing

By Ryan Smith Everywhere you turn the constant refrain on the economy is everything is looking up.  Last night Donald Trump crowed from his State of the Union pulpit about how his policies have ushered in the greatest prosperity the United States has ever seen. JP Morgan Chase’s analysis of

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