NightSide with Dan Rea – Rundown for April 29, 2019

Activist Massachusetts D.A.s Go To War With I.C.E. Two Massachusetts district attorneys are suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the agency’s policy of taking wanted illegal immigrants into custody at courthouses. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins are plaintiffs in a complaint claiming to defend the sanctity of our courts protecting public safety. Whose side are you on?

Whites Need Not Apply For Cannabis Delivery Licenses in Massachusetts. In a 4 to 1 vote, Massachusetts cannabis regulators have given initial support to providing two year exclusive marijuana delivery licenses to minority groups. The Cannabis Commission says it will restrict the licenses to economic empowerment applicants who have been certified by the state as hailing from an area harmed by drug prosecutions, or people who are going through the state’s social equity program. Is this reverse discrimination?

The New York Times Finally Apologizes For An anti-Semitic Cartoon of Trump and Netanyahu. The New York Times Opinion section has issued another apology over a cartoon published last Thursday of President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu which was called offensive because of "anti-Semitic tropes." The new apology blames the decision to run the syndicated cartoon on a single editor working without adequate oversight. Is this too little too late?

Are Orthodox Jews Being Scapegoated For The Measles Epidemic in New York? A Jet Blue plane from the Dominican Republic to New York City was delayed Sunday night after flight crews profiled an Orthodox Jewish boy with mosquito bites as having measles. There has been a recent measles epidemic in Rockland County New York, a predominately Orthodox area. Dan wants to know why the measles have suddenly become an issue now for the area. Could it be the source of the virus are unvaccinated migrants crossing into New York outside of the immigration system?

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