Only in America
Fourteen employees of an Idaho elementary school have been suspended for wearing Halloween costumes that depicted stereotypical Mexicans facing a border wall. Some of the teachers and staff wore sombreros, ponchos, and fake moustaches while others dressed as segments of a wall marked with the slogan “Make America Great Again.” “We are better than this,” said the district superintendent.
A Washington state lawmaker has circulated a memo calling for the U.S. to become a Christian theocracy in which nonbelievers are killed. Republican Rep. Matt Shea’s memo, “Biblical Basis for War,” envisions a Christian army seizing territory and killing “all males” in areas that refuse to “obey Biblical law.” Shea blamed the “counter-state” for revealing his plans; the local sheriff sent the memo to the FBI.