NAACP Warns Florida “Is Openly Hostile Toward African Americans”; HRC Says DeSantis Is Weaving “Bigotry, Hate, and Discrimination Into State Law” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ cruel laws targeting marginalized communities continue to receive blowback from national and state organizations. Civil rights groups NAACP and Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have... Continue »
Week of May 15, 2023 THREE OPPOSITION MESSAGES FROM THE WEEK Zero-sum politics with migrants set against schools and veterans: This week, right-wing outlets ran a headline story about 20 houseless veterans who were allegedly kicked out of a hotel to make space for asylum seekers in upstate New... Continue »
Week of May 8, 2023 THREE OPPOSITION MESSAGES FROM THE WEEK ‘The Sky is Falling’- the Racist Hysteria Over Title 42: The clock struck midnight on May 11, and the United States is still standing, but the retractions of the hysteria won’t be forthcoming. This week, Fox ran a... Continue »
Week of May 1, 2023 THREE OPPOSITION MESSAGES FROM THE WEEK H.R. 2 – dressing up nativist fundraising as legislation: After over 12 congressional hearings, consolidating multiple bills, and tens of millions spent on political promises, the House majority dropped their plan for the border, and they have again... Continue »
Week of April 24, 2023 THREE GOP MESSAGES FROM THIS WEEK Cruel, extreme and unworkable,  the House Majority anti-Immigrant bill: House majority leadership held a press conference on Thursday to announce their plan to push a political messaging document to show their base they are still committed to the... Continue »
Before committing the deadliest antisemitic attack in the nation’s history, the domestic terrorist who carried out the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh claimed his targets were those who “bring invaders.” A little less than a year later, another domestic terrorist murdered 23 people in an... Continue »
The Republican House Judiciary Committee invited Jessica Vaughn to Congress in spite of her connections to white nationalism and anti-Semitism   Continuing their dangerous trend, House Republicans have once again invited another witness to testify in a border related hearing who is currently employed by a hate group. Jessica... Continue »
This month marks ten years since the introduction of the “Gang of Eight’s” comprehensive immigration reform bill. In June of 2013, the U.S. Senate passed that historic bill by a strong bipartisan majority, with 14 Republicans joining all Democrats. The bill, S. 744, would have put millions of undocumented... Continue »
An ongoing report of Ron DeSantis’ Anti-Immigrant Activity   Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants to be elected President of the United States in 2024, but faces a major roadblock before he can even get the Republican nomination: Donald Trump. Part of the DeSantis strategy is to outflank Trump on... Continue »
Week of April 17, 2023 THREE GOP MESSAGES FROM THIS WEEK The Congressional Dais, the Stage for GOP’s Nativist Political Theater:  The House Republican majority was quick to pat themselves on the back for a job well done for all the “oversight” they provided in their first one hundred... Continue »