Opinion: We Know We’re In Trouble when Gitmo Looks Fair

If you’re a child and an immigrant, this was the week you were told that your rights matter less than the rights of suspected terrorists at Gitmo.

On the plus side, the Senate unanimously passed  a House bill making cruelty to animals a felony. This is a good thing. read more

Smugglers Are Sawing Through Trump’s $10 Billion Wall In Minutes

Trump's big beautiful wall has turned into a big beautiful failure as smugglers are sawing through it.

Opinion: Children Cannot Consent

Children cannot give consent to so many things under the law.

Whether it’s when someone rapes children, when children get medical treatment, or when children escape violence, their stories are framed as if they can give consent. We see this with the Jeffrey Epstein case, with medical deferments of deportation, and with asylum cases. This article barely scratches the surface. read more

Opinion: We Can Be Better Than Sending Sick People to Certain Death

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We can do better than sending sick people to certain death, forcing them to literally beg Emperor Trump for their lives. We can do better than taking issued student visas away because the student’s friends may have said something we don’t like. read more

Democrats Blast Trump For Robbing The Military To Pay For His Wall

Speaker of the House Pelosi and Senate Democrats are vowing to fight Trump's move to steal $3.6 billion from military projects to fund his wall.

Trump Moves To Deport Sick Migrant Children From The US

Trump takes his cruelty to a new level by trying to deport sick immigrant children by taking away their medical deferment status.

Trump Refuses To Provide Flu Vaccinations To Detained Migrant Families

The Trump administration is trying to create a flu epidemic among detained migrant families by refusing to provide flu vaccinations.

Judges Rule Trump Has To Give Caged Kids Soap, Sleep, and Toothpaste

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A panel of judges have ruled against Trump and determined soap and sleep are essential to the health and welfare of his caged migrant kids.

Opinion: If You Want To Stop Illegal Immigration, Perp Walk Donald Trump

For all the bellyaching about undocumented immigrants, we can solve the problem if we perp walk Donald Trump and other CEO’s who benefit the most from their labor.

Donald Trump doesn’t like it when he’s called a racist. We’ve seen him deny it – even trying to argue with a straight face that he’s the least racist person in the world. read more

Rachel Maddow Calls Out Trump For Destroying The American Dream With New Immigration Rule

It's clear that Donald Trump doesn't believe in the American story because he's never had to actually live it a single day of his life.

The MAGA Agenda Collapses As 72% Of Americans Oppose Trump’s Immoral Immigration Policies

According to a Pew Research Center survey, 72 percent of the country supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

Even Members Of Congress Are Calling Trump’s New Attack On Legal Immigrants Racist

Members of Congress responded to Trump limiting assistance to legal immigrants by slamming the rule change as racist and xenophobic.

Rachel Maddow Calls Trump’s Response To El Paso A Dark Stain On American History

The El Paso terrorist attack itself is a dark moment in American history. Donald Trump's shameful response made it much darker.

Opinion: Inciting Hatred Ought to Be an Impeachable Offense

[Where indicated, this article includes opinion by Tobias J. Grant, legal analyst at PoliticusUSA]

If a president incites one group of Americans to hate another group of Americans, it ought to be an impeachable offense. No matter what your views on the size of government may be, surely we can agree that a President must be duty bound to protect all Americans – not just the ones he likes. read more

Elijah Cummings Explodes And Screams At DHS Secretary For Abusing Separated Kids

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings screamed at Trump's acting DHS Secretary for abusing separated migrant children in detention centers.

Opinion: Patriotism Means Rejecting Trump’s Sh*t hole Vision for America

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The most patriotic thing an American can do is reject Donald Trump’s sh*t hole “vision” for America. It’s not because Donald Trump proposed it. It’s because his “vision” consistently brought war and political instability every time it was tried by ordinary countries in history who were trying to achieve the exceptionalism that America already has. Exceptionalism doesn’t mean perfection. read more

Trump Is Golfing As ICE Prepares To Wreak More Havoc On Immigrant Families

As the Trump administration prepares a new round of raids targeting immigrant families in major American cities, the president hit the golf course.

The Fear Is The Point: Rachel Maddow Exposes The Reason Behind Trump’s ICE Raids

The thing about running a campaign based solely on minority resentment and fear is that you have to keep increasing the dosage.

Trump’s Citizenship Executive Order Is Already Going Up In Flames

Donald Trump's executive order stunt that he announced on Thursday isn't the only distraction he's pulling out following his census loss.

Rachel Maddow Reveals Sexual Assault Incident Involving A Child At One Of Trump’s Migrant Camps

Maddow highlighted some of the allegations laid out in a new NBC report, and they are among the most disturbing that have come to light yet.