AMERICA REELING FROM BACK TO BACK SHOOTINGS

WHITE SUPREMACIST SHOOTINGS SHOULD BE LABELLED “TERRORISM” 2 mass shootings in less than a day leave at least 29 dead and 53 injured The mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, happened only 13 hours apart, highlighting America’s ongoing struggle with gun violence. The suspect has been identified by authorities as Connor Betts, […]

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This is the gun control legislation Mitch McConnell won’t allow senators to vote on

WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faced a backlash on Twitter Sunday after tweeting that he stood with law enforcement and offered prayers to the victims of violence in El Paso. “We stand with law enforcement as they continue working to keep Americans safe and bring justice,” McConnell said in a tweet that was met […]

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El Paso shooting suspect appears to have posted anti-immigrant screed

El Paso shooting suspect appears to have posted anti-immigrant screed Today  04:16 am JST  49 Comments By MICHAEL BIESECKER, REESE DUNKLIN and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN DALLAS About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart, a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an “invasion” […]

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After El Paso, We Can No Longer Ignore Trump’s Role in Inspiring Mass Shootings

After El Paso, We Can No Longer Ignore Trump’s Role in Inspiring Mass Shootings The manifesto declares the imminent attack “a response to the Hispanic invasion,” accuses Democrats of “pandering to the Hispanic voting bloc,” rails against “traitors,” and condemns “race mixing” and “interracial unions.” “Yet another reason to send them back,” it says. Related Here Is […]

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Are White Supremacists Really Being Embolden By Trumps Rethorics

‘How do you stop these people?’: Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric looms over El Paso massacre By Philip Rucker August 4 at 5:04 PM President Trump has relentlessly used his bully pulpit to decry Latino migration as “an invasion of our country.” He has demonized undocumented immigrants as “thugs” and “animals.” He has defended the detention of […]

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Trump heroically saves us from himself-by Dana Milbank

By Dana Milbank Columnist June 24 at 7:50 PM Let us praise President Trump for saving us from himself. As public outcry swelled, Trump announced over the weekend that he would postpone immigration raids and mass deportations, reversing a reckless plan devised a week earlier by a thoughtless fellow by the name of — let’s see here — […]

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