Tulsi Gabbard and Her Right-wing Supporters

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Ellie McFarland | @El_FarAwayLand

On the first day of the Democratic debates, candidate Tulsi Gabbard surprised the nation with her graceful and consistent speaking. On a roster of 25 other Democratic nominees, the competition buried her. Candidates like Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Joe Biden stole the spotlight. But after the debates, Twitter, Facebook, and 4/8Chan were alight with the name “Tulsi”. In fact, she was the most searched candidate on the night of her debate. But what was really striking was the way those on the American political right jumped to support Gabbard. 

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U.S. Soldiers Kill Afghan Civilians for Sport, Collect Fingers as ‘Trophies’

U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan
Othman Mekhloufi | @othmanmekhloufi

In 2010, twelve U.S. soldiers were accused of deliberately killing Afghan civilians for sport and collecting their fingers as trophies. They, along with a Staff Sergeant, composed a secret “kill team”. The soldiers allegedly killed the civilians at random by blowing them up and/or shooting at them. These attacks occurred various times throughout the year, The Guardian reported.

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