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The Pros And Cons Of Affirmative Action

Since the 1960s, Americans have regularly debated the merits of policies favoring members of groups frequently targeted by discrimination. Here are the pros and cons of affirmative action.

Area Man Would Hate Cam Newton Even If He Was Different Minority

MURRAY, KY—Adamantly stressing that his disdain for the 26-year-old quarterback is not based on any racial prejudice toward African Americans, local 49-year-old Michael Willet told reporters Friday that he would hate Cam Newton even if the Carolina Panthers star was a different minority.

Horrifying Police Body Camera Footage Clearly Shows Current State Of America

CINCINNATI—Following a traffic stop earlier this month by a University of Cincinnati police officer that ended in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist, authorities confirmed Thursday that the disturbing video recorded by the officer’s body camera clearly and graphically shows the current state of America.
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What Is Trump’s Relationship With White Nationalism?

Since the weekend’s violent protests in Charlottesville, VA, many have criticized President Trump for his failure to outright condemn the white supremacists involved. The Onion breaks down Trump’s relationship to this powerful hate group.

  • Q: What evidence is there that Trump has ties to white supremacy groups?

    A: The president maintains a 36 percent approval rating.

  • Q: Why has Trump’s response to these demonstrations angered the public?

    A: Americans demand much subtler displays of racism from their elected officials.

  • Q: What has the president done to distance himself from white nationalism?

    A: Married a Slovenian woman, thereby diluting his pure Anglo-Aryan lineage with the blood of a lesser Slav.

  • Q: Doesn’t Trump appointee Jeff Sessions have ties to right-wing extremist groups?

    A: You’re probably thinking of Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller, or Sebastian Gorka.

  • Q: What is his position on monuments memorializing Civil War veterans?

    A: Trump has been consistently in favor of Confederate statues despite a historical antipathy toward losers.

  • Q: Were there any signs during his presidential campaign that Trump might embrace white nationalism?

    A: None come to mind.

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