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Editorial Cartoon In New Mexico Sparks Controversy – A Viewpoint Or Incorrect Information?

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This cartoon which ran in a New Mexico newspaper as an editorial cartoon was created by Sean Delonas, and syndicated by CagleCartoons.com. The newspaper is defending it against critics by saying it offers “different points of view.”

 

An editorial cartoon published in the Journal came under fire Wednesday from elected officials – including both of New Mexico’s U.S. senators and others for being “misguided and bigoted.”The syndicated cartoon showed an apparently frightened white couple being accosted at gunpoint by members of MS-13, an international criminal gang targeted by President Donald Trump whose members are primarily from Central America.

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, a Democrat who is running for re-election

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A Rising GOP Star At 20, Aundré Bumgardner Defects Over Trump

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On a difficult election night for Connecticut Republicans in 2014, Aundre Bumgardner was one of the bright spots, a 20-year-old black (CTLatinoNews.com  Editor’s Note:  Bumgarder’s parents are from Panama) candidate whose election to the state House gave the GOP a jolt of youth and racial diversity. He was hailed by the Republican state chairman as part of the next generation of leaders in our party.

Three years later, Bumgardner no longer is a member of the House or the Republican Party.

In fact, Bumgardner’s name showed up recently in the unlikeliest of places. He is listed as the campaign treasurer of the Democrat who unseated him in 2016:

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Maria Part 2:’ Puerto Rico To Take Another Hit From Tax Bill

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The federal government could put another obstacle in Puerto Rico‘s road to economic recovery.

If Congress passes the bill to revamp the U.S. tax code, companies with operations on the island would be treated as those functioning abroad. The bill would put a 12.5 percent tax on intellectual property income made by those companies. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Friday that companies would be taxed at a minimum rate of 10 percent on their overseas profits.

The move would make it less attractive for companies in Puerto Rico to stay there since they could get a more favorable tax rate elsewhere.

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