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Cocaine Republican Eyes Political Return: A Case Study of White Privilege (video)

Trey Radel, a Florida Republican resigned in disgrace from Congress two years ago after a cocaine conviction. But he’s eyeing a political return and is hitting the talk show circuit. How’s that possible? It’s a case study in white privilege. The 2013 arrest briefly rose to national attention when it was revealed that Radel had voted to drug test poor people before they could receive food stamps and other social services.... Read More...

Graham Defies Trump on Immigration: Keep Your Hands Off Children!

Lindsey Graham, a conservative South Carolina senator, has sent a clear message to Donald Trump . He strongly suggesting congressional Republicans aren’t rolling over on Trump’s draconian immigration plans and vowed to protect immigrant children. Trump promised during a “60 Minutes” interview last Sunday to deport at least 3 million illegal immigrants during the first 100 days in office and register Muslim’s from countries where terrorists are active.... Read More...