The NYT reports: One day after President Obama assailed the “political posturing” of Republicans who have called for barring Syrian refugees from entering the United States, Senator Ted Cruz responded: “Come back and insult me to my face.” Cruz challenged Obama to a public debate on refugee policy, criticizing Obama for having made his remarks on a trip to Manila. “I prefer it in the United States and not overseas, where you’re making the insults,” Mr. Cruz said. “It’s easy to toss a cheap insult when no one can respond.”
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Donald Trump drew a crowd of some 40,000 people to his Alabama stadium bash Friday night. The Washington Post reports that, in the most audacious Donald Trump spectacle yet, in a summer full of them, as the Republican presidential front-runner, in his Boeing 757, thundered over a football stadium Friday night and gave a raucous speech to one of the largest crowds of the 2016 campaign.
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"So, I was walking through Chicago and I saw that there was a "Muslim Book Store."
I was wondering what exactly was in a Muslim bookstore, so I went in.
As I was wandering around taking a look, the clerk stopped me and asked if he could help me.
I imagine I didn't look like his normal clientele, so I asked, “Do you have a copy of Donald Trump's book on his U.S. Immigration Policy regarding Muslims and illegal Mexicans?"
The clerk said, "F*ck off, get out and stay out!"
I said, "Yes, that's the one! Do you have it in paperback?" [ECS]
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