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Was once a republican. long long ago, in a far, far away place. I apologize.

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Spike in hate crimes prompts special NY police unit

Source: CNN

An "explosion" in hate crimes since Election Day has prompted the creation of a special police unit to fight the uptick in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday.

The announcement coincided with an address at Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church, where Cuomo called for an end to the divisiveness that has gripped the country.

"The ugly political discourse of the election did not end on Election Day. In many ways it has gotten worse, [turning] into a social crisis that now challenges our identity as a state and as a nation and our people," he said.

President-elect Donald Trump wasn't specifically mentioned in his church address, but Cuomo has in the past criticized Trump and vowed in a New York Daily News op-ed that he would "reject the hateful attitudes that pervaded throughout the 2016 campaign."

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/20/us/hate-crime-unit-new-york/

The Southern Poverty Law Center has counted more than 700 incidents of hateful harassment and intimidation since the election.

Trump just got caught peeking at Melania’s ballot–and Twitter is having a field day

Source: US UNCUT

Donald Trump has become the laughingstock of Twitter for peeking at the ballot his wife, Melania, was filling out.

Earlier this morning, the GOP nominee and his wife went to their polling location to cast their ballots as crowds gathering booed them. During the actual voting process, Donald and Melania Trump are seen at the voting booth, while his Secret Service detail surrounds them and media snaps photos. Then, very briefly, in front of the entire world, Trump noticeably looked at his wife’s ballot before walking out of the booth.

Read more: http://usuncut.com/politics/photo-day-trump-caught-peeking-melanias-ballot/


Read the Twitter comments- it's GREAT!
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