Blowback piles up on Muslim ban, judge bashing, immigration and fantasy wire-tapping

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rr 3-17-17 2Resistance Report for March 17, 2017

Resistance is:

  • Actively opposing the Trump Regime’s neo-fascist agenda
  • Actively implementing a vision and agenda rooted in human rights and sustainability

Mark Joseph Stern, Slate: One of America’s Most Conservative Judges Just Denounced Trump’s Judge-Bashing

“Such personal attacks treat the court as though it were merely a political forum in which bargaining, compromise, and even intimidation are acceptable principles. The courts of law must be more than that, or we are not governed by law at all.”

Mark Landler, The New York Times: Irish Premier Uses St. Patrick’s Day Ritual to Lecture Trump on Immigration

“There are millions out there who want to play their part for America — if you like, who want to amke America great,” he said, shooting Mr. Trump a pointed gaze as he appropriated the president’s campaign slogan. “You heard that before?” he said to nervois twitters.

Haroon Siddique, Jessica Elgot and Patrick Wintour, The Guardian: White House ‘will not repeat’ allegations that British GCHQ spied on Trump

“That’s just foolish and very dangerous stuff and President Trump better get a grip not only on his own press officer but on the kind of encouragement being given in the White House that makes a press officer make these stupid allegations in the first place.”

Maria Cardona, The Hill: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ rhetoric won him votes, but haunts him in court

“The illogic of the Government’s contentions is palpable,” wrote Judge Watson. “The notion that one can demonstrate animus toward any group of people only by targeting all of them at once is fundamentally flawed. The Court declines to relegate its Establishment Clause analysis to a purely mathematical exercise.”

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