Book Recommendations

There is so much going on, so quickly it’s rare to have a chance to take an in-depth look of what’s happening. There are so many good books that it can be hard to know where to start, so here are a few book recommendations to get you started.

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Immigration – Facts & News Links

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As a citizen of the country that just saved you from an (allegedly) imminent violent death, please accept my sincerest apologies that the steps we take to enforce our immigration laws have personally inconvenienced you. https://t.co/6U25TrUVSR FrequentlyBant photo
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You have no chance of being detained for crossing the border illegally if you don’t cross the border illegally. You also have no chance of being separated from your children for breaking immigration laws if you don’t break immigration laws. Facts are hard.
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Anti-immigration rally on Hill organized by Dan Dubois & the Canadian Combat Coalition fizzles, leader disappointed https://t.co/jZEcYiQUNf. One might call this an embarrassing flop! https://t.co/vdlp6eaNOY RyannaEvans photo
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Justice is served!

Father and son spew hate at CA immigration rally; after video goes viral, son loses scholarship https://t.co/DRDzaokzbk
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@2Cents69 If you're a Democrat, running in a state and in a border district that has massive illegal immigration, you're not going to win.
7 hours ago
This tech group working in support of kids being grabbed and detained, just got a big turn down. https://t.co/aOpj0XHJFt

Dated Apr. 22, 2017:
Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to ‘rest easy’ http://bit.ly/2w3tyAL

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to ‘rest easy’

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to ‘rest easy’

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to 'rest easy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now here illegally can “rest easy,” President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the “dreamers” they will not

Source: bit.ly/2w3tyAL

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees https://nyti.ms/2jFudrd

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

A draft report by the Department of Health and Human Services contradicts a central argument made by advocates of deep cuts in refugees.

Source: nyti.ms/2jFudrd

Trump’s rescinding of DACA will cost the US economy at least $200 billion http://bit.ly/2xtgrxg

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NRA | Guns — Facts & News Links

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How Much Did The NRA Spend On Getting Trump Elected? They Broke Their Record For Campaign Spending http://bit.ly/2fFIi3e

How Much Did The NRA Spend On Getting Trump Elected? They Broke Their Record For Campaign Spending

How Much Did The NRA Spend On Getting Trump Elected? They Broke Their Record For Campaign Spending

How Much Did The NRA Spend On Getting Trump Elected? They Broke Their Record For Campaign Spending

At 10 p.m. PST on Sunday, October 1, a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving at least 50 dead and over 400 injured in local hospitals. This horrific act is now the deadliest shooting in modern American hist…

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‘Thoughts and prayers’ — and fistfuls of NRA money: Why America can’t control guns – LA Times http://lat.ms/2fK2elh

‘Thoughts and prayers’ and fistfuls of NRA money: Why America can’t control guns

‘Thoughts and prayers’and fistfuls of NRA money: Why America can’t control guns

'Thoughts and prayers' and fistfuls of NRA money: Why America can't control guns

NRA political contributions are the reason America can’t control guns.

Source: lat.ms/2fK2elh

Why more than 100 gun control proposals in Congress since 2011 have failed – CBS News http://cbsn.ws/2FcQbcs

Why more than 100 gun control proposals in Congress since 2011 have failed

Why more than 100 gun control proposals in Congress since 2011 have failed

Why more than 100 gun control proposals in Congress since 2011 have failed

None of the proposed legislation became law and very few of the proposals even made it to the House or Senate floor

Source: cbsn.ws/2FcQbcs

WATCH: Florida sheriff comes out against arming teachers: “Teachers should teach” http://hill.cm/Ds5O5aF

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FEMA | Disasters – Facts and News Links

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General overseeing Puerto Rico response breaks with Trump: We don’t have enough troops or equipment http://hill.cm/cZJIOMz

‘Not enough’ troops, equipment in Puerto Rico, says general in charge of relief

‘Not enough’ troops, equipment in Puerto Rico, says general in charge of relief

'Not enough' troops, equipment in Puerto Rico, says general in charge of relief

The Defense Department has not sent enough troops and vehicles to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico but will soon send more, according to the three-star general newly in charge of coordinating the military response.

Source: hill.cm/cZJIOMz

The French are a lot further & yet they had no problem responding RIGHT AWAY: http://bit.ly/2fw5KQq

French aircraft, troops back Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Caribbean

French aircraft, troops back Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Caribbean

French aircraft, troops back Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Caribbean

France has flown two A400M military airlifters and is sailing over the helicopter carrier Tonnerre to deliver humanitarian aid to islands in the French Caribbean.

Source: bit.ly/2fw5KQq

Puerto Rico mayor fires back at Trump admin: “This is not a good news story, this is a people-are-dying story” http://hill.cm/dHH8xWY

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Women’s Issues – Facts & News Links

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Women’s Issues

Trump’s planned elimination of violence against women grants is pure cruelty. http://slate.me/2hF0JW5

Trump’s Planned Elimination of Violence Against Women Grants Is Pure Cruelty

Trump’s Planned Elimination of Violence Against Women Grants Is Pure Cruelty

Trump’s Planned Elimination of Violence Against Women Grants Is Pure Cruelty

These crucial grants support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and elder abuse.

Source: slate.me/2hF0JW5

White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump – The Washington Post http://wapo.st/2vMRJHx

Analysis | White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump

Analysis | White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump

Analysis | White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump

Women in the Trump administration earn 63 cents for every male dollar, according to a new, more representative analysis of White House staff pay.

Source: wapo.st/2vMRJHx

Trump Has Nominated 42 US Attorneys So Far. Only One Is A Woman. http://bzfd.it/2xtCzZ6

Trump Has Nominated 42 US Attorneys So Far. Only One Is A Woman.

Trump Has Nominated 42 US Attorneys So Far. Only One Is A Woman.

Trump Has Nominated 42 US Attorneys So Far. Only One Is A Woman.

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White House – Facts & News Links

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Men make 37% more than women at Trump White House, economist says https://usat.ly/2sNDZXv

Men make 37% more than women at Trump White House, economist says

Men make 37% more than women at Trump White House, economist says

When comparing median salaries, women working for the Trump White House are making much less than their male counterparts, according to an analysis from an economist.

Source: usat.ly/2sNDZXv

White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump – The Washington Post http://wapo.st/2vMRJHx

Analysis | White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump

Analysis | White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump

Women in the Trump administration earn 63 cents for every male dollar, according to a new, more representative analysis of White House staff pay.

Source: wapo.st/2vMRJHx

Trump’s Cabinet So Far Is More White and Male Than Any First Cabinet Since Reagan’s – The New York Times http://nyti.ms/2hb1yJA

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Jobs / Employment – Facts & News Links

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Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs | The Nation http://bit.ly/2vIldTS

Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs

Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs

Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs

A new study provides galling examples of this trend.

Source: bit.ly/2vIldTS

Trump’s first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama’s last year – CNNMoney http://cnnmon.ie/2CKEDOw

Trump’s first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama’s last year

Trump’s first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama’s last year

Employers added about 2 million jobs during Trump’s first year in office, but that fell just short of Obama’s record his final year in office.

Source: cnnmon.ie/2CKEDOw

The Trump Job Market Looks A Lot Like The Obama Job Market | FiveThirtyEight http://53eig.ht/2yHMbzV

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