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 2021-04-21 03:00 

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 2021-04-21 00:19 

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Police Shoot 15-Year Old Black Girl Dead In Ohio...

In Columbus, Ohio, right around the time the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial was being read, police decided to go ahead and shoot and kill another innocent Black person. This time it was a 15-year old girl. Reporting is sparse, but there are a lot of v...

 2021-04-20 21:51 

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Rep. Val Demings Yells At Jim Jordan: 'Did I Strike A Nerve?'...

The shouting began during a House Judiciary Committee hearing into hate crimes against Asian Americans. "As Jordan called for an amendment to the bill, he went on a tangent attacking Democrats for their rhetoric about the police," Mediaite reporte...

 2021-04-20 20:45 

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Psaki Plays Whack-A-Mole With Beltway Press Trolls...

The White House press corps is so starved for conflict from the White House that they are willing to create controversy to have some. They are all becoming wingnuts now. The AP's Jon Lemire began the questions by trying to pressure Jen Psaki and cause...

 2021-04-20 20:05 

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WATCH LIVE: Jury Delivers Derek Chauvin Verdict...

After 11 hours, the jury is prepared to deliver a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd. Their choices are: 2nd Degree Unintentional Murder (Up to 40 years in prison) 3rd Degree Murder (Up to 25 years in prison) 2nd Degree ...

 2021-04-20 18:45 

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Kayleigh Worried That Presidential Words 'Inflame Events'...

Kayleigh McEnany, TraitorTrump's serial lying White House Press Secretary and now a Fox News contributor, is suddenly worried that certain words a president might say during a crisis could inflame people. You heard me right. President Biden waited unt...

 2021-04-20 18:31 

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Biden Calls George Floyd's Family As Jury Is Sequestered...

Joe Biden broke his silence on the Derek Chauvin trial earlier today, noting that he had spoken on the phone with George Floyd's family. "I can only imagine the pressure and the anxiety they're feeling," Biden said. "I'm praying th...

 2021-04-20 16:43 

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MASSIVE Republican Hypocrisy Over Maxine Waters...

Predictably, the right-wing lying media machine took Maxine Water's words regarding the Chauvin trial out of context and made the story about her instead of a cop killing a handcuffed Black man in cold blood. It's so predictable, because women lea...

 2021-04-20 16:29 

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Eric Cantor Is Back With Both Sides Revisionism, Yay!...

It's 4/20, and Eric Cantor is definitely high on his own supply. But it's not weed, it's lies. Duuude. Cantor blamed Obama's "so-called stimulus bill" for the "extremism and craziness in D.C." You mean the stimulus bill tha...

 2021-04-20 16:01 

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Pillow Guy Mike Lindell Is Obsessed With Jimmy Kimmel...

Those poor, poor, Jimmy Kimmel interns. Their job yesterday was to watch Mike Lindell's "Frank-a-thon4; for his "social media website" and clip the over ten times Lindell meantioned Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel played all of them during last ni...

 2021-04-20 15:53 

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COVID Denier Ted Nugent Admits Getting COVID, 'I Thought I Was Dying'...

One of the most odious NRA loving right-wing a-holes, rocker Ted Nugent , who a little over a week ago claimed the coronavirus was a hoax because his tour was canceled, now admits getting COVID, and it's a "clusterf**k"; Ted Nugent, who has rep...

 2021-04-20 14:40 

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Prominent Norwegian COVID Denier Dies...from COVID...

Gardner gained notoriety from claiming that the virus was no worse than the common cold or a mild flu . Several of his Facebook posts and YouTube videos were taken down for containing misinformation, as well as others about the "stolen" US electio...

 2021-04-20 13:58 

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FL Sheriff Warns New Residents Not To 'Vote Wrong' And Ruin Their Paradise...

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd warned new Florida residents not to "vote the stupid way you did up north" during a press conference with Governor Ron DeSantis to introduce his shocking new "anti-riot" law. Via Newsweek: "This is what w...

 2021-04-20 13:22 

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Happy 4/20! According To Pew, 91% Of Adults Now Support Legalizing Marijuana...

According to a new poll, 91% of U.S. adults say either that marijuana should be legal for medical and recreational use or that it should be legal for medical use only. Fewer than one-in-ten (8%) say marijuana should not be legal for use by adults. Via Pew...

 2021-04-20 13:21 

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Senators To Biden: It's Time To Close Guantanamo...

Echoing recent demands from human rights advocates and former detainees, two dozens members of the U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus on Friday pressed President Joe Biden to finally close the Guantnamo Bay offshore military prison, where 40 men are still bein...

 2021-04-20 13:05 

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Keilar Compares Trump's Hannity Appearance To A 'Mean Girls Group Chat'...

I'm happy to see that New Day co-anchor Brianna Keilar is continuing the same sharp criticism she was famous for on her midday show. "Usually when a former president gives his first interview after leaving the White House, they wait longer than th...

 2021-04-20 13:00 

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Geraldo Rivera Scolds Tomi Lahren Over 'Outrageous' George Floyd Claim...

Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera disagreed with fellow contributor Tomi Lahren on Monday about whether George Floyd was responsible for his own death. During a Fox News segment that was focused on criticizing Rep. Maxine Waters (R-CA), Lahren veered of...

 2021-04-20 11:40 

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Trump Might Not Run, But No One In The GOP Can Beat Him...

The first part of Ross Douthat's latest column makes the standard case for Ron DeSantis as a 2024 Republican presidential nominee: He was attacked for COVID recklessness, but his state's per-capita caseload and death numbers are about average for ...

 2021-04-20 03:00 

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Ingenuity...

NASA keeps outdoing themselves. Two months ago, the rover Perseverance arrived on the red planet in a picture perfect landing. Now, at about 3:30 AM EST, its tiny rotorcraft took its first flight on a different planet successfully! Being the geek that I a...

 2021-04-19 22:50 

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Chauvin Trial Judge Rips Into Rep. Maxine Waters For 'Confrontational' Remarks...

Over the weekend, right wing media apparently had a field day with an interview Rep. Maxine Waters did while she was at a protest for Daunte Wright. In typical right wing media fashion, they ripped her words out of context in order to gin up a racist rant...

 2021-04-19 22:30 

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Journalists Are Skeptical, Until It Comes To What Police Tell Them...

Danielle K. Kilgo , University of Minnesota The death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo might well have made international headlines on March 29, 2021 the day he was shot and killed by a police officer had the emerging narrative been different. Instead, early ne...

 2021-04-19 21:30 

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The Future Of The Republic Rests On HR1 'For The People Act'...

Nicholas Espritu , University of California, Los Angeles The recent national elections — conducted in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic — highlighted difficulties Americans face to register to vote and cast a ballot. But the right to vote ca...

 2021-04-19 19:29 

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Mike Lindell Gets Punked By Prank Trump Call...

In what looks like a Mickey Mouse operation, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell got several prank calls live while hosting his new social media platform called" FrankSpeech ." Lindell has run into a ton of problems trying to launch the platform and so is h...

 2021-04-19 19:21 

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'Justice' Amy Coney Barrett Scores $2M Book Deal...

In case anyone doubted that the Supreme Court really needs to be bound by ethics rules they don't define themselves, today's news about Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's sweet book deal should cement that belief. According to Politico ...

 2021-04-19 18:39 

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Right Wing Pastor Calls For Holy War...

"Pastor" Greg Locke is the principal preacher at Global Vision Bible Church in Tennessee. He also refuses to accept that Joe Biden is president, is an anti-vax whack , and counters his own church's mission statement by introducing politics int...

 2021-04-19 16:50 

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My Pillow Guy Mike Lindell Says He's Countersuing Dominion...

In a frivolous move, My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell is suing Dominion for 1.6 billion dollars in damages to "protect his First Amendment rights." In the complaint, the privately held company says that it is suing to protect free speech and to remedy h...

 2021-04-19 16:36 

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DeSantis Signs Bill Allowing Drivers To Run Over Protesters...

Ron DeSantis, the mini-Trump, has signed into law a highly controversial bill that grants civil immunity to people driving over protesters who are blocking the road. In the HB1 bill , Florida it defines a riot as a public disturbance involving three more ...

 2021-04-19 16:30 

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Matthew McConaughey Leads Greg Abbott In TX-GOV Poll...

It's a long ways away, but these kind of numbers should give Texas Republicans pause. Greg Abbott's general bungling and indifference to Texans dying from Covid, the power grid failure, snowstorms, etc has created an opening for someone like the a...

 2021-04-19 16:17 

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Pirro: 'No Time For Sympathy' For Cop Shooting Victims...

Don't tell Jeanine "Wine Box" Pirro to feel sympathy for black kids shot by cops. On this weekend's "The Five" Pirro shouted down others on the panel over the shooting of Adam Toledo, 13, by Chicago Police. "But don't tell ...

 2021-04-19 14:49 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Moves To Expel Maxine Waters From Congress...

Besides the usual dumbells, Greene's resolution, if it ever comes, will get almost no support and go nowhere for trying to expel the 30-year incumbent. But such stuff does get into the mainstream media and will help Greene raise ever more cash, so muc...

 2021-04-19 13:44 

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In Her A.M. Debut, Brianna Keilar Brings Sharp Attack On Fox Chyrons...

Brianna Keilar, never one to pull punches, makes her debut today as the new morning show co-anchor on CNN's New Day. Looks like she's going to keep it up! "Fox in the era of President Joe Biden is a carousel of conspiracy theories and fearmong...

 2021-04-19 12:23 

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Last Week Tonight: We Need Bankruptcy Reform And We Won't Get It...

John Oliver explains how bankruptcy "reform" led to a system that made it almost impossible for it to be used by the people who need it the most. Via Slate: This week, Last Week Tonight walked its audience through America's byzantine system of...

 2021-04-19 12:23 

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Florida Ferris Wheel Operator Gets A Beating After Assaulting Black Mom...

A Ferris wheel operator in Florida was caught on video attacking a Black mother before being taken down by a crowd of onlookers. The incident was said to have occurred Saturday night at the Opa Locka Hialeah Flea Market Carnival in Miami-Dade County. Vide...

 2021-04-19 11:43 

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NYT: OAN Knew Election Claims Were False When It Made Them...

If you are a lawyer representing, say, a voting machine manufacturer suing the Trump-centric propagandist conspiracy network known as OAN, you probably already have today's New York Times story on the network printed out, all the interesting bits high...

 2021-04-19 11:43 

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Maskless 'Christian Woman Of God' Cited After Barging Into Nordstrom Dressing Room...

Maskless moron talking to cops outside Nordstrom Rack in Austin gets dealt with "I am a Christian woman of God" Full body cam video https://t.co/emiZ7yQHiS pic.twitter.com/R806wIBLef — Wu-Tang Is For The Children (@WUTangKids) April 19, 2021...

 2021-04-19 10:52 

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Will Cain: Carlson's Anti-Vax Reporting Is 'Spreading Fear On Purpose'...

Fox News host Howard Kurtz on Sunday hosted a panel that conflated CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta with Fox News host Tucker Carlson when it comes to reporting on the efficacy of vaccines. On his Sunday Media Buzz program, Kurtz pointed to what he called a ...

 2021-04-19 01:12 

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Cancel Culture Won't Silence Colin From Portsmouth!...

Love to the family, mate... Open Thread below...

 2021-04-18 19:00 

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Former Australian PM Warns Lachlan Murdoch More Right-Wing Than His Father...

Just what we need. Someone even more extreme than his father with just as big of a lust for power continuing to brainwash millions of Americans. CNN Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter spoke to former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull about his e...

 2021-04-18 19:00 

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Karen Maskhole Sues School Board Over Facemasks...

Karen Maskhole of Wisconsin, aka Heidi Anderson, made headlines last year when she went before the Elmbrook School Board to oppose a proposed facemask policy. Anderson stated that wearing a facemask was a pagan ritual : The district's ban came after a...

 2021-04-18 18:38 

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Boehner Blames Obama For Today's Racism In The GOP...

Former House Speaker (R-OH) on Sunday suggested that former President Barack Obama shared the blame for racist elements in the Republican Party. During an interview on NBC's Meet the Press , host Chuck Todd noted that "white supremacist" ideas...

 2021-04-18 17:21 

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Dr. Fauci: Masks Still Necessary To Prevent Asymptomatic Transmission...

Who needs Republicans on our airways when you've got network news hosts that can just repeat their talking points for them instead? During an interview with Dr. Anthony this Sunday, Meet the Press host Chuck Todd asked Fauci about Florida Republican G...

 2021-04-18 17:19 

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Most Vaccine Hesitancy Comes From Trump-Voting Counties...

The New York Times investigated county by county in the United States, discovering that it's mostly Trump voters refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Times examined survey and vaccine administration data for nearly every U.S. county, and f...

 2021-04-18 16:50 

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NRA Darling Boehner Pretends He'd Prioritize Gun Legislation...

Former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner has been making the rounds peddling his new book, and doing his best to try to pretend that his party's problems started with the election of Donald Trump, rather than the fact that Trump is just a s...

 2021-04-18 16:50 

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Bartiromo And Miller Worry Voting Rights Will Put Dems In Charge 'Forever'...

Fox News host Maria Bartiromo and former Trump administration official Stephen Miller worried over the weekend that Democrats will be in charge "forever" if voting rights are expanded or protected. During an interview on Bartiromo's Sunday mor...

 2021-04-18 16:13 

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TikTok Funny: PartyShirt Adds 'Snack Or Yack' To Their Video Arsenal...

I absolutely love the TikTok viral sensation duo PartyShirt, made up of 2 extremely charismatic and funny guys out in Los Angeles named X (short for Xavier) and Ivy. I talked about them in this intro post and linked to this hilarious scavenger hunt they w...

 2021-04-18 16:13 

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Amber Ruffin Decimates Cops And Criminalization Of Poverty...

Amber Ruffin absolutely dragged policing in this country in her "How Did We Get Here?" segment, rightly marrying together the criminalization of poverty and melanized skin as motivating factors behind cops murdering unarmed Black folks. Ruffin see...

 2021-04-18 14:35 

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Chris Wallace Grills Cornyn For Suggesting Biden Not In Charge...

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) on Sunday insisted that he did not mean to disrespect President Joe Biden when he suggested that someone else is in charge of the federal government. Fox News host Chris Wallace asked Cornyn about the tweet during an interview on F...

 2021-04-18 14:23 

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GOP Rep. Has No Answer To Simple Question About Gun Laws...

During a discussion about the 45 mass shootings just in the last month in the United States, CNN's Pamela Brown pushed Kentucky GOP Rep. James Comer on what policies Republicans would be willing to support to curb the violence, with the Congressman pu...

 2021-04-18 13:24 

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The America First KKK Caucus May Have Cancelled Itself...

On Friday afternoon, news leaked about a White Supremacist/Nazi style committee being formed by totally useless QAnon whackjob, Marjorie Taylor Greene. I guess she is so desperate to find a committee to accept her that she has no choice but to make her ow...

 2021-04-18 13:24 

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Greene, Gaetz, And Carlson Are Moving The Overton Window...

You probably know about this already: In an effort to "follow in President Trump's footsteps," a new America First Caucus led by far-right lawmakers is seeking to protect "Anglo-Saxon political traditions." The new caucus is recruiting...

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