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Conservative Got-Ya Journalist Crosses Border in Osama bin Laden Mask and Looks More Ridiculous Than He Did in a Pimp Costume

Conservative Got-Ya Journalist Crosses Border in Osama bin Laden Mask and Looks More Ridiculous Than He Did in a Pimp Costume
Are you ready for a good laugh? James O’Keefe crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in an Osama Ben Laden mask for his latest "bombshell" report video and he thinks it proves…something? Right? It's Obama's fault!
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Sen Elizabeth Warren Has Some Fighting Words

Sen Elizabeth Warren Has Some Fighting Words
Senator Elizabeth Warren recently laid out 11 core progressive values in a powerful speech at Netroots Nations. Watch the video on the flip, in which the senator explains how these principles are fundamentally American — and something we should be fighting to support.
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This Is What Central American Refugees Are Fleeing

Reaction to NYT reporter Sonia Nazario's piece claiming Central America's immigration crisis is actually a refugee crisis.
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Separation of Church and Mexico: Right-Wing Pastor Says Jesus Would Not Help Immigrant Children

Pastor Robert Jeffress, a Dallas megachurch buffoon who previously has said Obama's policies are paving the way for the Antichrist, now tells FOX News that Jesus doesn't want you to help immigrant children: "Jesus loved children, but he also respected the law. He said, "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's."
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Prayer Rug or Soccer Jersey? Breibart Can't Tell the Difference.

Prayer Rug or Soccer Jersey? Breibart Can't Tell the Difference.
Would you be able to tell the difference between a prayer rug and a soccer jersey? Well, Breitbart.com can't. They tried using a picture of the jersey to claim that immigrants crossing the border had "terrorist" elements.
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The Rick Perry Border Conspiracy Show

The Rick Perry Border Conspiracy Show
Texas Governor Rick Perry went on ABC this past weekend and attempted to spread border conspiracies so absurd that the host cut him off.
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National Governors' Meeting: Debutante Ball for Prez Wannabes

National Governors' Meeting: Debutante Ball for Prez Wannabes
The National Governors Association's three-day gathering is a time for grave discussions on immigration, education and health care reform implementation. It's also a time for preening peacocks to strut their stuff, vying for their chance to be presidential contender.
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Racist? Check. Oblivious to History? Check. Louie Gohmert? Oh, Most Definitely Needs to be Checked

Racist? Check. Oblivious to History? Check. Louie Gohmert? Oh, Most Definitely Needs to be Checked
Sam Seder talks with a caller about Louie Gohmert's intensely false impression of who exactly is immigrating to the US.
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ICE Detention Orders: Violating the Constitution, Undermining Public Safety, Draining Local Resources

ICE Detention Orders: Violating the Constitution, Undermining Public Safety, Draining Local Resources
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is an unreliable partner that crafted an unauthorized and unfunded detention mandate woven from the whole cloth of anti-immigrant bias to the detriment of local communities. It is time to focus on what local communities do well and wash local hands of this mess. ICE detainers are requests to local law enforcement to hold the person in the request for up to 48 hours. Discretion to enforce those requests rests with local law enforcement, who also foots the bill.
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Video: VA Town Disturbingly Readies the Torches and Pitchforks for a Proposal to Help Refugees

Video: VA Town Disturbingly Readies the Torches and Pitchforks for a Proposal to Help Refugees
A town hall meeting in Lawrenceville, Virginia, revealed loud and clear the people's honest feelings about the prospect of housing young refugees from Central America in an abandoned college campus: "We don't want you here." The deal, which was signed by the federal government, was attacked viciously from the townspeople and filmed by the "Story of America" series. The video — after the jump — is disturbing, both for its proud racism and the boisterous manner in which that hate is expressed and ultimately cheered. Sometimes in the name of Jesus.
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