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Kentucky Diocese: Abusive Students Face Expulsion

From the Catholic Conference of Kentucky: The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School have issued the following statement: We condemn the actions of the Covington Catholic High School students towards Nathan Phillips specifically, and Native Americans in general, Jan. 18, after the March for Life, in Washington, D.C. We extend our deepest apologies to Mr. Phillips. This behavior …

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Mob Of Catholic High School Boys Wearing MAGA Hats Surround And Abuse Native American Elder [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) condemned a group of young students for displaying “blatant hate, disrespect, and intolerance” in a viral video apparently taken during Friday’s Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, D.C. “This Veteran put his life on the line for our country,” Haaland, one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress, wrote on Twitter. “The …

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Hate Groups Demand GOP Apologize To Steve King

From a letter signed by multiple hate group leaders: Dear Leader McCarthy, We are appalled that Republican leadership would choose to believe a liberal news organization famous for their bias over an outstanding member of Congress who has served the people of Iowa and the United States honorably and faithfully for 16 years. If Congressman Steve King believed and stood …

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Steve King Rages About His Freedom Of Speech After GOP House Leaders Boot Him From All Committees

NBC News reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told reporters Monday that the GOP had voted unanimously to remove Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, from all committees amid the rising uproar over his recent comments about white nationalism. “We will not be seating Steve King on any committees in the 116th Congress. It was a unanimous decision…” McCarthy told reporters. …

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Trump Quotes Man He Once Called “Hitler Lover”

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday quoted a man he once denounced as a “Hitler lover” to defend his plan to build a wall along the southern border. In a CNSNews column claiming Democrats were hoping to “reduce the number of white men” in the country, political commentator Pat Buchanan urged Trump to declare a national emergency …

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Trump Again Makes Racist Attack On Elizabeth Warren

The Washington Post reports: One hundred years after U.S. soldiers killed and maimed hundreds of Sioux men, women and children at the Wounded Knee massacre, Congress formally apologized in 1990 by expressing its “deep regret on behalf of the United States.” On Sunday night, President Trump used that same massacre as a punch line in his latest broadside against Sen. …

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Rep. Steve King Tries To Save His Racist Ass [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) gave a speech before Congress on Friday in an effort to defend himself from the outrage over remarks about white supremacy. King’s fellow conservatives have blasted him for his comments published by The New York Times in which he questioned how and why terms like “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became offensive. When he …

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Cultists Boycott Red Lobster For Dropping Carlson

The Wrap reports: Tucker Carlson has lost another advertiser: seafood chain Red Lobster confirmed to The Wrap that it will drop the prime time Fox News program. “Red Lobster’s advertising buying guidelines reflect our core values and commitment to supporting programming that represents the highest standards of good taste, fair practice and objectivity. We reserve the right to make changes …

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White House Asks US Army Corps Of Engineers About Diverting Hurricane Relief Funding For Border Wall

The Wall Street Journal reports: The White House has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to look into projects approved in a bill providing disaster relief for Puerto Rico, Texas, California and Florida to see where funding could be diverted to build a wall along the border with Mexico, according to a congressional aide familiar the discussions. Almost three …

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Graham Calls For Trump To Declare Wall “Emergency”

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday said President Trump should declare a national emergency so he could build the U.S.-Mexico border wall after last-ditch negotiations in the Senate fell apart. “It is time for President Trump to use emergency powers to fund the construction of a border wall/barrier. I hope it works,” Graham said in a statement. …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Says He Rejects White Supremacy

Earlier today the New York Times published a lengthy interview with GOP Rep. Steve King in which he lamented that “white supremacist” and “white nationalist” have become offensive terms. Hours later and after many denouncements from fellow Republicans, King is trying to cover his ass. Here’s his full statement: Today, the New York Times is suggesting that I am an …

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Steve King: “White Supremacist” Isn’t Offensive To Me

The Hill reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is questioning how terms such as “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became offensive in the U.S. “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” King asked in an interview with The New York Times published on Thursday. “Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits …

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Trump Junior Compares Immigrants To Zoo Animals

USA Today reports: Donald Trump Jr. likened his father’s proposed border wall with Mexico to a zoo fence Tuesday evening, sparking a sharp backlash on social media from users who thought he was comparing immigrants to zoo animals. “You know why you can enjoy a day at the zoo?” the son of President Donald Trump wrote in an Instagram post …

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Trump Blames Dems For Deaths Of Migrant Children

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday attempted to blame Democrats for the two deaths of immigrant children being held by his Border Patrol and Customs enforcement officers. “Any deaths of children or others at the Border are strictly the fault of the Democrats and their pathetic immigration policies that allow people to make the long trek thinking they …

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Fox Rages Against “Hypocritical Intolerance” To Tucker Carlson’s Racism As Advertiser Boycott Grows Larger

Talking Points Memo reports: “We cannot and will not allow voices like Tucker Carlson to be censored by agenda-driven intimidation efforts from the likes of Moveon.org, Media Matters and Sleeping Giants,” a Fox News spokesperson said in a statement to TPM on Tuesday. “Attempts were made last month to bully and terrorize Tucker and his family at their home. He …

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14 Advertisers Have Now Ditched “Dirty” Tucker Carlson

The Huffington Post reports: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is rapidly losing advertisers amid a controversy over his recent comments on his show regarding immigrants. On “Tucker Carlson Tonight” last week, the host suggested that immigrants are making the United States “dirtier.” As of Tuesday afternoon, at least 14 advertisers have announced that they’ve broken ties with or are in the …

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POLL: 34% Of GOP Voters Would Donate To Wall Fund

From the right wing Rasmussen Reports: Congress appears likely to refuse funding again for President Trump’s border wall, but one-in-five voters are willing to dig into their own pockets to privately fund the barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 21% of Likely U.S. Voters say they would contribute money to …

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Tucker Carlson Doubles Down On “Dirty” Immigrants

“In a fast-evolving economy it could be preferable to import more engineers and fewer people with low skills, no matter how nice or well-meaning those people might be, and we always assume they are. That’s what we said, that was our claim, and it’s hard to argue with that. In fact nobody on the left did argue with it, they …

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Another Advertiser Dumps Tucker Carlson For Racism

From the Hollywood Reporter: Fitness training equipment brand Bowflex will no longer advertise on the Fox News primetime show Tucker Carlson Tonight, a spokesperson for parent company Nautilus on Monday told The Hollywood Reporter. “We can confirm that Nautilus, Inc., parent company for Bowflex, has pulled its ads from the Tucker Carlson Tonight show,” the company said. “We buy media …

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Major Advertiser Drops Tucker Carlson Over Racism

Salon reports: Fox News host Tucker Carlson is currently facing a crisis with one of his advertisers due to controversial remarks he made last week about immigration. The insurance company Pacific Life issued a statement on Friday expressing extreme dissatisfaction with comments made by Carlson about immigration on the previous night’s program. “Our leaders demand that you shut up and …

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