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Friday, March 23, 2018

Study: Trump Campaign Rallies Caused Violence To Spike

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Trump’s violent rhetoric on the campaign trail breeds real-life violence, leading to a spike in assaults wherever Trump makes an appearance.

That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that cities experienced an increase in assaults on days when they hosted a Trump campaign rally. There was no corresponding link between the incidence of violence and rallies for Hillary Clinton.

“It appeared to be a phenomenon that’s unique to Donald Trump’s rally,” said Christopher Morrison, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and lead author of the study.

The study, published in the journal Epidemiology, looked at data on assaults surrounding 31 rallies in 22 cities for Trump, and 38 rallies in 21 cities for Clinton.…

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#EndorseThis: Stormy Daniels Lawyer Tells CNN His Case Against Trump Is Christmas In Springtime

We’re all used to lawyers acting confident. Johnny Cochran, who successfully defended O.J. Simpson on murder charges, famously strutted into the courtroom as if the trial itself was merely a formality.

But it isn’t every day that a lawyer treats going to work like a holiday. It must feel like that when you’re taking President Trump to court.

In today’s clip, Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper that his case against The Donald is so strong, it feels like “Christmas and Hanukkah all rolled into one.” Avenatti contends that as many as six new women are coming forward with allegations against the President, and that his more-famous client will win her right to speak out.…

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Trump Says He Wants To ‘Execute Drug Dealers’

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.


terrifying report from Axios finds President Donald Trump openly musing to his associates about killing drug dealers.

“Trump has said he would love to have a law to execute all drug dealers here in America,” national political reporter Jonathan Swan writes. “[T]hough he’s privately admitted it would probably be impossible to get a law this harsh passed under the American system.”

In case readers may wonder if Trump is being serious, Swan confirms that “the president doesn’t just joke about it.”

“He tells friends and associates the government has got to teach children that they’ll die if they take drugs and they’ve got to make drug dealers fear for their lives,” Swan writes.…

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