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Martin Dyckman: What have we become in the time of Trump?

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A young woman who works at a store that we frequent told of a recent experience that haunts my mind, as I hope it will yours. She and her husband were homebound from a European vacation. As the aircraft waited on the tarmac at Amsterdam’s airport, an announcement told three named passengers to identify themselves to a flight attendant. Every name, she noted, sounded Middle Eastern. Each was asked to produce a passport, even though all the passengers had had…

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Khizr Khan featured in new Hillary Clinton ad airing in Florida

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Hillary Clinton’s campaign is up with a new advertisement, this time featuring the father of a deceased Muslim American solider. Hillary Clinton’s campaign is up with a new advertisement, this time featuring the father of a deceased Muslim American solider. The 60-second spot, called “Captain Khan,” features Khizr Khan, the father of Humayun Khan, a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq in 2004. In the advertisement, Khan tells the story of what happened on the day his son died. Captain…

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Darryl E. Owens: Donald Trump’s Wrath over Khan offers more evidence of unfitness to lead troops

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Perhaps the most poignant words spoken at last week’s Democratic National Convention came from a heartbroken dad who’d lost his son in Iraq in service to Old Glory. Yet, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s scheme to bar Muslims from entering the nation for which Khizr Khan’s son, U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan, sacrificed his life only magnified his loss. Khan took aim at the Donald, firing both barrels. He questioned whether Trump was acquainted with the Constitution. And he blasted…

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DCCC says David Jolly failed to speak out on Donald Trump’s statement on the Khan family, but he did

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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is calling out a number of House Republicans for failing to issue a statement in the wake of Donald Trump’s attack on Khizr and Ghazala Khan over the weekend. The Khans were the parents of an Army Captain Human Khan, who was killed in Iraq in 2004. The couple became nationally famous after they appeared at the Democratic National Convention last Thursday night, where Khizr Khan dramatically unveiled a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution and challenged Trump if he had ever…

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