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Moment of Truth for Mike Coffman and Colorado Republicans: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision for America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President was not born … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Rep. Joe Heck and Nevada Republicans: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision for America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Senator Portman: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision of America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President was not born … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Republicans: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision of America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President was not born … Continue reading »

As Trump Hurls Racist Insults at Respected Federal Judge, Paul Ryan Endorses and GOP Responds to Trump’s Racism with Deafening Silence

Merger Now Complete: Trump and GOP One and the Same In yet another outrageous and indefensible attack, Donald Trump said yesterday that Judge Curiel, a well-respected federal judge, is unfit to hear Cohen v. Trump, the civil fraud lawsuit against Trump University, simply because of his ethnicity.  This latest racist broadside from Trump happened on the same day Speaker … Continue reading »

Senator Who Once Objected to Resolution Honoring Cesar Chavez Thinks Donald Trump Can Win Over Latinos

Sen. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is claiming that Donald Trump will attract Latinos and African-Americans in the upcoming general election — on which planet exactly, Senator? “Donald Trump is going to do better with Hispanics and African Americans,” Sessions claimed. “I am convinced, because he’s talking about things that will really make their wages go … Continue reading »

More Reminders Why We Cannot Allow Trump’s Nativism and Lies to Go Unchallenged or Become Normalized

We have long-believed that we cannot afford to normalize Donald Trump and his dangerous vision for America, nor allow his noxious ideas and his fact-free style of campaigning to become mainstreamed or treated as part of politics-as-usual. Over Memorial Day weekend, Trump provided two new examples of his divisive and nativist vision for the country and, in … Continue reading »

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch This Donald Trump Video From “Mother Jones”

Mother Jones has released a video superimposing Donald Trump’s voice over 1960’s footage of African-Americans being beaten and harassed by white Americans during the Civil Rights Movement era. It’s a frightening vision, and a very real comparison — Black protesters have been among the targets of Trump’s fanatics during his rallies across America. In one widely-reported … Continue reading »

After Calling Him “Wholly Unprepared To Be President,” Rubio Throws His Support Behind Trump

If Marco Rubio is still pondering his next move after his Senate term ends next year, we hear a position as a weather vane might available. This same man who once called Donald Trump a “con artist,” a “lunatic,” and “wholly unprepared to be President” has apparently pulled an about-face and has thrown his weight … Continue reading »

Kris Kobach for VP Would Make Official What Already Has Happened: Trump’s Mainstreaming of the Anti-Immigrant and White Nationalist Fringe

White nationalists and anti-immigrant activists are promoting Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as a potential vice presidential choice for Republican Donald Trump, MSBNC reports. Kobach is the architect of Arizona’s SB1070, the anti-Latino, anti-immigrant “show me your papers” law, as well as other state laws anchored in the concept of “self-deportation.”  In addition, Kobach is … Continue reading »