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Obama Isn't Deporting 'Gangbanger' Immigrants, But Ones Who Run Red Lights - The Wire

Obama Isn't Deporting 'Gangbanger' Immigrants, But Ones Who Run Red Lights - The Wire | obama | Scoop.it
The Wire Obama Isn't Deporting 'Gangbanger' Immigrants, But Ones Who Run Red Lights The Wire Despite President Obama's expressed commitment to deporting only "gang bangers" and criminals, an investigation by The New York Times found that two-thirds...
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When I read media that highlights the things that are wrong in regards to emigration. I am reminded that this is one of the political parties both are talking heads and this has been how they get there base out to vote. This to me is also a way to keep down our 2nd class citizens . the ones that play by the rules should be given a break.

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Erin Madden's comment, April 14, 2014 12:18 PM
And how does this connect to our discussions of violent crime, and especially the article we read about immigrants and crime?
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A Cartoonist, Nevertheless, 1958-1965: Bill Mauldin Beyond Willie and Joe: An online tribute drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress (Library of Congress - Swann Foundation

A Cartoonist, Nevertheless, 1958-1965: Bill Mauldin Beyond Willie and Joe: An online tribute drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress (Library of Congress - Swann Foundation | obama | Scoop.it
In 1958, still seeking a path, Mauldin happened upon St. Louis. He visited Daniel Fitzpatrick, a left-liberal cartoonist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, who announced his upcoming retirement. Mauldin applied for the position, and soon had a venue for his cartoons.
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If you read this article as I did you will note the foundation that has been establish for the new Jim Crow laws we just have another name now. The war on drugs. Which strips black and brown from our civil rights.

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'Change is gonna come': Poverty from Johnson to Obama

'Change is gonna come': Poverty from Johnson to Obama | obama | Scoop.it
Donna Brazile says right-wing pundits like to argue that Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty began the expansion of welfare as we used to know it. Untrue, she says.
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This is to me the most deviant our government does us day in and day out sell false hope. I great example of how to control the mass’s is just not just religion my friends, look around you.

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Obama's message of increased minimum wage gives some hope, causes others ... - MLive.com

Obama's message of increased minimum wage gives some hope, causes others ... - MLive.com | obama | Scoop.it
Obama's message of increased minimum wage gives some hope, causes others ...
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I think this a great idea and it should have taken place years ago. The fact that we have not is keeping the poor in there place with little to no chance of getting out of poverty. We know have 2-3 states that have gotten on the 10.10 min wage band wagon. It is still a political ploy but one that will benefit the poor.

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Deming, Hidalgo County settle NM 'anal probe' lawsuit (Update)

Deming, Hidalgo County settle NM 'anal probe' lawsuit (Update) | obama | Scoop.it
ALBUQUERQUE >> A city and county in southern New Mexico have settled a lawsuit filed by a man taken to two hospitals and subjected to anal probes over suspicion of hiding drugs, the man's lawyer said Monday.
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this case was an example of social control gone mad. The authority overstepping there grounds. Why ? this person was label and known for trafficking drugs in his anal cavity . The law felt they had the right to violate his rights. This is an extreme but it happen. example of when social controls are not good for society.

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