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How long has Kalny’s family been here? Can we send him packing? Seems ripe for some #resistancegenealogy
In related news, WTF kind of headline is this, @KCStar?
@KCStar OK. So get this.

GOP precinct committeeman Mike Kalny, whose four grandparents all arrived in this country in the early 20th century, is telling the Native American woman she's going to be "sent back packing to the reservation?" Now I've seen it all.

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Two stunning pieces of #resistancegenealogy today:

@megansmolenyak returns to Lahren's tree (Yes! There's more!)…

and this sheer unadulterated brilliance by Stephen Miller's uncle, which says everything I've ever tried to say.…
These people traffic in anti-immigrant stereotypes and propaganda. In myths meant to demonize.

But the unvarnished FACTS of the historical record show that we are indeed a #nationofimmigrants, including those now shouting loudest to close the door. #resistancegenealogy
This story is about his mom's family, but don't forget that Stephen Miller's paternal ancestor failed his citizenship test.

The point is not to shame anyone, but rather to engender compassion for contemporary immigrants as we would hope it would have been extended to ours.
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