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Chilling

No Guns. No Hate. No More.
Go read this entire Jonathan Capeheart column:

The implications of using six targeted killings of law enforcement to issue a sweeping assessment of peaceful protesters are frightening to consider. “Individual acts do not a legitimate law enforcement categorization make,” a former justice department official told me. “White supremacists are historically and contemporaneously to be viewed as a law enforcement concern – they act as violent units. Young black people taking to the streets and having meetings is quite different.”

Republicans are kicking people off food stamps

Former Albertsons #4438 - Orlando, FL (Union Park)

The budget resolution passed by the House on Thursday will push millions of already struggling people off food stamps, leaving the neediest Americans—children and the elderly among them—without food. The $4.1-trillion budget will take over $150 billion away from several poverty programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps low-income people keep food on… Continue Reading →

Jared Bernstein: ‘We’re not talking about tax reform, these are tax cuts’

The Hill's Newsmaker Series: Prospects for Tax Reform Featuring Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

American Enterprise Institute spokesman Michael Strain tangled with Jared Bernstein over the proposed tax cuts, and it did not go well at all for him. In the end, he ended up agreeing with Bernstein and ceding every point, including his claim that cutting corporate taxes would somehow magically create jobs. Ali Velshi led off the round… Continue Reading →

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