What if I have lost my ability to be surprised??? What then???
On Monday, Jeff Sessions’s Justice Department announced that it would award over $98 million in community policing grants to local police departments that agree to give up undocumented immigrants to federal immigration authorities.
Today the California legislature signed a bill which would give it “sanctuary state” status, lending more clarity to the term which has been left (sometimes intentionally) fuzzy.
Republican Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, a hardline Obamacare critic who recently recommended that someone “snatch a knot” in Lisa Murkowski’s “ass,” has been taking heat in a round of town hall events in Georgia, although he—like many of his colleagues—remains as impervious as ever to the very good points made by some of…
It’s like raaaaiiiiiiin, on your golf vacay.
What a day, what a day!
On Monday, the last day of Texas’s legislative session, some state lawmakers engaged in what seemingly the entire media has tacitly agreed to call a “scuffle,” which I guess is the word for grown men exhibiting their prejudices and shooting off death threats at one another, allegedly.
On Sunday evening, Texas Governor Greg Abbott appeared live on Facebook where he enthusiastically signed a bill banning sanctuary cities in his state. The first-term Republican governor, who scribbled his signature with flourish, did not provide the public with any advance notice regarding this signing.
A federal judge in San Francisco has temporarily blocked a portion of an executive order that threatens to withdraw funding from jurisdictions that limit cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration agents.
Texas state representative Victoria Neave is going on a four-day hunger strike to protest a Texas House bill that targets sanctuary cities. On Sunday, the rookie Dallas lawmaker attended mass and accepted a Communion wafer. She will not eat again until Wednesday, after the legislature votes on Senate Bill 4. Neave told
Hours before Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new crackdown on sanctuary cities on Monday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Chicago raided the home of Felix Torres and shot him. Torres was taken to the hospital and remains in serious condition.
On Monday Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a man whose heart was surgically removed at birth and now sits in a cryogenic chamber in Russia, threatened to cut federal funding from sanctuary cities that “frustrate” the “enforcement of immigration laws.”
As the repercussions of Donald Trump’s executive order to eliminate federal funding for “sanctuary cities” trickles down through the country, Texas is the latest state in the country to roll over and comply with the new administration.
California State Senator Nancy Skinner of Berkeley—one of the many legislators who objects to President Trump’s targeted travel ban—has called for the release of Melania Trump’s immigration papers. This demand is tied to a more general protest against the executive order so toxic to the welfare of thousands of…
And now, it begins: In light of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order that will cut federal funding from sanctuary cities, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giminez ordered county jails to comply with all federal detention requests.
As protestors gathered in action against President Donald Trump’s executive order that would immediately halt funding to “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration policies, city officials across the nation prepare themselves for what will surely be a long, hard fight.