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Neo-Nazi groups are increasingly spreading their hate from buildings and overpasses

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White supremacists are drawing attention to themselves and their organizations with a low-budget method — hanging banners from overpasses.

Racist hate organizations have spread their message for years with banners displaying their group names and slogans, but those demonstrations have become increasingly common in recent months, reported the New York Times.

The Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism found 72 such episodes between May 20, 2017, and last Monday, while none were documented in the previous five-month period beginning in December 2016.

Those banners primarily displayed racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim messages such as “America first: End immigration” to “‘Diversity’ is a code word for white genocide.”

More than two-thirds of the banners were set up by “alt-right” groups such as Identity Evropa, which was responsible for 28 banners in 13 states.

The banners cost very little to produce, and often garner local news coverage to amplify their message.

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Identity Evropa, whose members helped organize the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, has been identified as a white nationalist group by the ADL and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

The neo-Nazi group Patriot Front was responsible for nearly 30 percent of the banners listed in the ADL report.

Two other neo-Nazi groups, Vanguard America and Atomwaffen, also displayed racist banners.

The banners were reported in 21 states, and Oregon had the most — thanks in large part to neo-Nazi resident Jimmy Marr.

A Marine sergeant was kicked out of the corps for unfurling a banner with Identity Evropa messages in North Carolina.

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Trump Twitter-snarls at ‘Impeachment Day’ protesters as the product of ‘Radical Left Democrats’

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Impeachment Day protesters on Twitter on Sunday morning, downplaying their efforts after seeing a report on Fox News.

Taking to Twitter the president wrote, "Yesterday was the Radical Left Democrats big Impeachment day. They worked so hard to make it something really big and special but had one problem - almost nobody showed up. “The Media admits low turnout for anti-Trump rallies ...saying enough. Democrat voters want to hear the politicians talking about issues. This is a huge distraction and will only help Donald Trump get elected. 'Greatest President since Ronald Reagan' said a counter-protester. LehighValleyLive."

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Trump’s first term: hits and misses

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"Promises made, promises kept," goes one of President Donald Trump's main 2020 reelection slogans. Is that true?

Here are some of the key policy hits and misses -- comparing his accomplishments to his promises -- from a tumultuous first term.

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Economy:

The economy will be Trump's major selling point.

GDP grew 3.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019 and the last recession was a decade ago. Unemployment is at a 50-year low of 3.6 percent.

Trump's frequent claim that the economy is probably "the best" in US history is an exaggeration, though.

Economists see growing dangers, including exploding government debt and growing backlash from Trump's aggressive trade policies, especially with China.

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The racist roots of American policing

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Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes in recent years helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.

But tensions between the police and black communities are nothing new.

There are many precedents to the Ferguson, Missouri protests that ushered in the Black Lives Matter movement. Those protests erupted in 2014 after a police officer shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown; the officer was subsequently not indicted.

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