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Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States. He was inaugurated in January 2017. Before his presidency, Trump was a real estate mogul and reality TV personality. 

Federal Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh, no doubt, clinched the Supreme Court nomination when Donald Trump learned he’d written that presidents should be exempt from criminal investigations and indictments while in office. more

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It’s as American as apple pie to elect a bright, new generation of self-proclaimed democratic socialists. They’re fighting to preserve the American ideal of sharing the economic benefits of democracy with everyone, not just the wealthy. more

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The U.S.-Mexico border lies more than 1,800 miles from Milwaukee, but for some local families who have had loved ones detained by ICE, it feels as though it’s right down the street. more

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Ahead of his Pabst Theater show, David Cross discusses comedy, Donald Trump and bass fishing. more

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We once thought nothing could be more frightening than Donald Trump threatening to rain down the “fire and fury” of America’s nuclear arsenal upon other nations, but the economic destruction being inflicted on American companies and their workers ... more

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Trump’s family separation at the U.S.-Mexican border is a horrendous practice—whose optics and ethics have been condemned by Democrats and Republicans, alike—and whose legality has been challenged by the ACLU. more

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The heat didn’t silence angered citizens Saturday afternoon, as hundreds gathered in downtown Milwaukee to protest actions taken by President Trump’s administration regarding families detained at the U.S./Mexico border. more

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President Donald Trump broke ground on Foxconn’s new manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant Thursday. Simultaneously, protesters called for transparency and honesty concerning the state’s and village’s handling of the $10 billion factory. more

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If Donald Trump were trying to maximize disruption on his latest trip to Milwaukee he couldn't have timed it any better. more

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The U.S. Supreme Court passed up a chance to strike down Wisconsin’s brazenly corrupt political gerrymandering that supporters of democracy hoped would finally lead to fairer, more honest election districts throughout the country. more

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Read the Shepherd Express’ “Saving Our Democracy” column for the week of June 28 to July 4, to get politically and socially active; read about activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary ... more

Saving Our Democracy

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Wisconsin voters can do their part to preserve America’s health care protections—including coverage for preexisting conditions—by removing Scott Walker and Brad Schimel from office this November. more

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Our Founding Fathers always feared America falling into the hands of a totally unscrupulous president without any respect for democracy. more

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ABC cancelled the very popular return of sitcom “Roseanne” given its star’s recent racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett. The ugly racism that destroyed the show is now on its way to doing the same thing to the Republican Party. more

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America cannot be great when African Americans and other people of color experience oppression and mass incarceration. NFL players, concerned citizens and community organizations can mobilize from grassroots to boardrooms, but the government’s ... more

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Saving Our Democracy for the week of May 24-30, 2018 is the Shepherd Express’ clearinghouse for activities in the greater Milwaukee area that push back against discriminatory, reactionary and authoritarian policies of Donald Trump and the far right. more

Saving Our Democracy

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Every family should apply for their election-year $100 bribe from Gov. Walker, but then they should vote for someone else this coming November who will restore all the community services Walker has devastated as governor. more

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Despite the evident fall of rightwing zealot Steve Bannon, Wisconsin still has two Republican candidates who were sleazy enough to receive Bannon’s personal endorsement: Kevin Nicholson—a candidate for the Republican nomination to oppose ... more

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Impeachment by the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate will happen if and only if there is a very clear smoking gun showing anyone other than Trump’s committed base that the president crossed serious criminal lines. more

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Former President Richard Nixon’s big lie about welfare going to Cadillac-driving African Americans is still being perpetuated decades later by Republicans like Gov. Scott Walker to draw racist support for their ongoing war on the poor. more

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