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12 steps to danger: How alcoholics anonymous can be a playground for violence-prone members

In the spring of 2011, Karla Brada Mendez finally seemed happy. She was 31 and in love, eager to move ahead on the path to maturity – marriage, a family, stability.  She had a good job in the customer-service department of a large medical supply firm, and was settling into a condo she had recently bought near her childhood home in California’s San Fernando Valley.

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Trump’s border violence is sick entertainment for his fans - and they love it

Eliminationism is violence, usually encouraged by powerful social and political elites, against whole groups of people who are deemed to be "pollutants," "subhuman" or in some other way "inferior." Such language and values have been almost fully normalized in America under Donald Trump.

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'We've Been Saying This for Two Years!' CNN's Dana Bash Blames Trump for 'Stoking' the Hatred Shown on Mail Bombing Suspect's Van

After law enforcement arrested Cesar Sayoc as a suspect in the string of mailed explosive devices to top Democratic figures as well as CNN, Sayoc's alleged van was discovered to be covered in pro-President Donald Trump stickers and images attacking his opponents.

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'He Couldn't Stop Laughing': CNN Reporter Details the 'Disturbing' Behind-the-Scenes Reality of Trump's Endorsement of Violence Against the Press

President Donald Trump continued to press the boundaries of liberal democracy on Thursday night when he endorsed and cheered a lawmaker's assault on a member of the press that occurred in May 2017. The president praised Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MO) and the fact that he used a bodyslam to silence a reporter who asked him about health care the day before a special election, calling the GOP representative "my kind of guy."

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Trump Openly Celebrates the Assault of a Journalist While Campaigning in Montana

Revealing his party's pleas for "civility" to be a complete farce, President Donald Trump brazenly celebrated a brutal attack on an American reporter Thursday night at a rally in Montana.

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Sexual Assault Among Minors Is More Common Than You Think - Here Are 6 Things You Should Know

Christine Blasey Ford’s account of allegedly being sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were teenagers is provoking both informed and uninformed comment from politicians. Still more private conversations about the subject are happening in homes and offices around the country.

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'Blood on the President’s Hands': Conservative Writer Warns That Trump Will Get Someone Killed

Bret Stephens, a conservative opinion writer for the New York Times, delivered an ominous warning Friday about President Donald Trump's escalating attacks on the press.

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'The President Calls for More Violence than Anyone Else': Maxine Waters Fires Back After Trump's False Attacks

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) faced a swell of outrage Monday after she supported recent protests of members of President Donald Trump's administration, but as she made clear on MSNBC Monday night, she is not backing down.

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'He Profited from that Violence': CNN's Anderson Cooper Exposes NRA President Oliver North's Blatant Hypocrisy

As the National Rifle Association continues its campaign against calls for stronger gun safety legislation in the United States, the organization's new president, Oliver North, called out a supposed "culture of violence" in the United States as the reason for heightened levels of gun violence. But, as CNN's Anderson Cooper pointed out Tuesday night, he left out a key part of the discussion. 

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Security Guards 'Forcibly' Prevent Reporters From Attending EPA Hearing - And Shove One Out of The Building

The Environmental Protection Agency “forcibly” blocked reporters form attending a Tuesday summit with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, at one point grabbing a “reporter by the shoulders” and shoving her out of the building.

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Unearthed Audio Reveals Atlantic Columnist Advocating Extreme Violence Toward Women Who Have Abortions

As bad as the Atlantic's decision to hire the new conservative Kevin Williamson originally appeared, it now looks even worse. A newly rediscovered recording shows Williamson digging his heels in on his violent views toward women who've had abortions.

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