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Oakland Mayor Hits Back at Jeff Sessions: ‘Racist’

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responded to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s rebuke on Wednesday, telling reporters that Sessions and President Donald Trump were “racist” for conflating criminals with “immigrants.”

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CNN’s Ana Navarro: Trump Immigration Plan ‘Racist’

CNN’s “Republican” pundit Ana Navarro said President Donald Trump’s new immigration proposal that aims to lessen the downward pressure on wages and help working-class Americans of all backgrounds is “racist.” Incensed at Trump’s RAISE Act proposal that would consider an

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New Orleans Begins Removing Civil War-Era Monuments

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — The removal of Civil War-era monuments is underway after almost two years of calls by Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) to remove four that he deemed “racist”.

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U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Texas Illegal Alien Death Penalty Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear another death row case from the Texas County that ranks number one in the nation for sending defendants to the death chamber. The Honduran national urges he should have been given resources to develop his claim of mental illness and drug addiction and prosecutors should not have considered his status as an illegal alien.

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NFL Players Heed Pro-Palestinian Call to Boycott Israel Trip

TEL AVIV – Three NFL players have pulled out of a scheduled trip to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government following an open letter published by pro-Palestinian activists urging them to distance themselves from Israel’s “brutal” and “apartheid” policies.


Hate Hoax: Pro-Trump Students Cleared of Harassment Claims

Two college students who are President-Elect Donald Trump supporters have been cleared of accusations that they harassed other students after celebrating Trump’s victory with police finding no evidence to support the hate crime claims.

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Teachers Union Pushes the Bilingual Education Teachers Hate

Democrat Senator Ricardo Lara is leading the charge for the California Teachers Association union in an effort to pass Proposition 58 to revive the failed bilingual education banned by a 1998 English-only initiative.


Blake Shelton Apologizes for ‘Homophobic’ Tweets

Blake Shelton has apologized after Twitter messages the singer allegedly sent years ago resurfaced this week, causing some social media users to accuse the country music star of being “extremely homophobic.”

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Jerry Brown Signs $125 Billion Budget Without a Single Objection

Every California governor for the last 44 years has used the state’s line-item-veto to kick-out the most egregious fantasy spending by the legislature, but Governor Jerry Brown signed this year’s record $125 billion budget without a single spending veto.

Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a primary night event on June 7, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York.

Hillary Clinton Won’t Say Donald Trump Is A Racist

“Do you think that Donald Trump is a racist?” ABC’s David Muir asked Clinton in an interview with the presumptive Democratic nominee last night. “Well, I don’t know what’s in his heart,” Clinton admitted, before describing Trump’s comments as “a racist attack.”

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Judge Denies Kamala Harris Koch Brothers’ Donor List

A conservative advocacy group backed by the Koch brothers won a First Amendment victory this week denying California Attorney General Kamala Harris access to the names of conservative nonprofit members and contributors.