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My Heart Isn’t Bleeding

Reading through the news over the past month, I’ve seen a lot of stories about worried people.  Texas ranchers are facing difficulty in getting loans, farmers in the South and California are wondering if they’re going to be able to harvest their crops, thousands of people in coal country are worried about losing their health insurance, and farmers in the plains are concerned about losing export markets.  Yes, they’re facing real problems, and they’re not happy.  But here’s the thing:  They all voted for Donald Trump and for Republicans for Congress.

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Dear Republicans: Allow Me To Introduce You To Someone

One of the stories over the past few years has been the efforts of various Republicans to re-write citizenship laws outlawing “birthright citizenship” to the children born here to undocumented immigrants. The most recent attempt was in January of this year. Each of them has failed, which is why some have even discussed changing the Constitution. Why that? Because they don’t have a leg to stand on. I’d like to introduce them to someone.

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