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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Poll: Majority of Texans Support Trump Muslim Ban, Border Wall

Despite his March loss in the 2016 Presidential Primary for Texas, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s proposals for a southern border wall and a temporary ban on the entry of noncitizen Muslims to the United States enjoy majority support among the state’s registered voters.

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Michael Lind: The Solution to Racial Divisions Is the American Melting Pot

Michael Lind writes in Politico on “How to Fix America’s Identity Crisis” by returning to an old idea – the American Melting Pot. Lind references the famous play of that name by Israel Zangwill, about which Teddy Roosevelt famously said, “That’s a great play, Mr. Zangwill, that’s a great play.”

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With Apologies to Donald Trump for the Crazy ‘Nativist’ Rant of Cardinal Dolan

This week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan took to the New York Daily News to write an incoherent and defamatory political hit piece against Donald Trump. As a Catholic priest, I can only say it is embarrassing to have a Cardinal so blatantly and unfairly trying to associate Mr. Trump with the worst kinds of racism imaginable.