Ilhan Omar

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Let's stay focused on the task ahead: defeating Donald Trump in November and fighting for the America we deserve."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
House Progressive Caucus members Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) listen during a House hearing on October 22.
"Congress must reassert our Constitutional authority by passing a strong War...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Comedian George Carlin performing at Paramount Theater in New York City on April 24th, 1992 during his eighth recorded special for HBO. (Photo: via
"I'm not a very good American because I like to form my own opinions," said the...


Unimaginably, the lows go lower. In Texas, Laura Maradiaga, an 11-year-old girl who fled death threats in El Salvador with her terrified family, may be deported by herself thanks to an immigration court error, a pointless government shutdown, and the prevailing cruelty of the regime. Are we great yet? Nope, says Houston's police chief, who is as appalled as the rest of us. "Family values? American values? Judeo-Christian values?" he wrote. "The Nazis enforced their laws as well."