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US Data Centers Help Allied Governments Spy On Dissidents
A new report has unveiled a shadowy world of online vendors all too willing to share their hacking expertise to any government willing to pay. Read more...
NAFTA Origins, Part One: The Original NAFTA Included Great Britain
This starts a series of guest posts by Matt Stoller on the origins of NAFTA and the TPP. Read more...
Colorado Lawmaker Blames Minority Poverty On Fried Chicken
A Republican state senator in Colorado is coming under fire after implying at a hearing on Wednesday that African-Americans and Hispanics faced increased poverty because they ate more fried chicken. Read more...
Gohmert: 'Radical Islamists' Taking Spanish Lessons 'Because We Don't Fear Hispanics'
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Thursday told a group of business leaders that he opposed comprehensive immigration reform that did not deal with "radical Islamists" who were taking Spanish lessons "because we don't have any fear of Hispanics coming into the country." Read more...
Mexico has captured the head of the notoriously vicious Zetas drug cartel. Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as “Z-40,” was caught in Nuevo Laredo by Mexican Marines. Read more...

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Never mind what his fellow Senators are saying about border security, or that immigration from Mexico is at a net-zero rate, Sen. Rand Paul is still not going to support the immigration bill because Congress won't be the ones to decide when they consider our border to be secure. Read more...
As the Senate begins its debate on the immigration reform bill, Democracy Now! speaks to Shena Gutierrez, whose husband was nearly killed in an encounter with Border Patrol agents. While still unconscious in the hospital, he was threatened with deportation. She explains what happened. Read more...
Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly says Republicans are making a mistake by trying to court Hispanics with comprehensive immigration reform legislation. Read more...
Texas Sen. John Cornyn (R) on Thursday warned his colleagues in the Senate that people who were "wearing some form of turban" were illegally immigrating into the United States by crossing the Southern border. Read more...
I'm quite sure that there are plenty of constructive things you could say about President Obama's recent trip to Mexico and what policies would actually benefit the citizens of both countries, such as our trade laws and our drug policies among other things, but you weren't going to find that on this Saturday's Fox & Friends. Read more...