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 2021-09-10 08:47 

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'So grateful': Internet cheers Biden 'telling it like it is' as he unveils massive plan to get Americans vaccinated...

Thursday evening a focused and emphatic President Joe Biden unveiled his massive six-point plan to get the remaining 80 million unvaccinated Americans vaccinated, and the internet cheered. His plan includes issuing an emergency order to companies with mor...

 2021-09-10 00:14 

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Ex-staffer about to 'set fire' to Trumpworld by exposing 'surprising new scandals' in tell-all: report...

A former White House official and chief of staff to Melania Trump is about to reveal what a publishing source calls "surprising new scandals" in a new tell-all memoir.Stephanie Grisham, who served as White House press secretary and communications ...

 2021-09-09 23:54 

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Trump's 'wildly incompetent' Arizona audit hits a new low: report...

The Trump-backed Arizona "audit" of the 2020 presidential election is still not over, but a political analyst at local Arizona news station ABC 15 this week caught the "auditors" in an embarrassing new error.As reported by Vice News, one o...

 2021-09-09 23:45 

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'That can't be true' Former Fox News employee horrified after learning network has vaccine mandate...

Former Fox News employee Todd Starnes, who was fired from his job after agreeing with a guest that Democrats were worshippers of Moloch, expressed horror on Thursday when he learned that the conservative cable news network had a vaccine mandate.After Pres...

 2021-09-09 23:16 

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Biden issues a sweeping, unprecedented executive order to increase vaccinations in the US...

As mutant coronavirus strains surged across the United States, Dr. Rochelle Walensky was alarmed....

 2021-09-09 22:39 

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One California night, I became a climate refugee...

GREENVILLE, CA — At 10 a.m. on July 22nd, I interviewed a New York University professor about using autonomous robots, drones, and other unmanned devices to suppress structural and wildland fires. I sent the interview to an online transcription serv...

 2021-09-09 21:50 

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Many white Americans feel threatened by the increasingly diverse country — and their fear is dangerous...

If you put all Americans in a bag, shake us up and pull one of us out, the odds are that you will pull out someone who identifies as white. That has held since the nation's founding. However, sometime in the middle of this century — in a mere tw...

 2021-09-09 21:07 

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'Clearly unconstitutional': Merrick Garland reveals DOJ's strategy to fight the Texas abortion law...

On Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the State of Texas in response to its draconian new anti-abortion law, which went into effect on September 1.The Texas law outlaws...

 2021-09-09 20:56 

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a hilarious response after Sarah Palin criticized her feminism...

After Gov. Greg Abbott defended Texas' draconian new anti-abortion law at a press conference, he was lambasted by a long list of Democrats — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York City. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin rose to Abbott&...

 2021-09-09 20:00 

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Watch: Jen Psaki shoots down Peter Doocy's suggestion that Biden should fire Dr. Fauci...

Fox News personality Peter Doocy tried to get Dr. Anthony Fauci fired on Thursday, falsely suggesting the immunologist, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and Chief Medical Advisor to the President lied to Congr...

 2021-09-09 19:32 

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Scathing memo offers blueprint for attacking 'extremist' Republicans on COVID-19: report...

During the 2020 election, many Democrats hammered Republicans relentlessly over their failure to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously — and according to a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee memo that CNN has obtained a copy of, Democrats al...

 2021-09-09 18:45 

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This woman needs a kidney — but says unvaccinated COVID patients in Florida are blocking her transplant...

Carol Johnson was elated to learn her brother was a match for her kidney transplant. Under normal circumstances, that would mean surgery could be scheduled within a couple of weeks. However, that isn't the case in Tampa Florida. According to The Tampa...

 2021-09-09 18:22 

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The GOP's fight against abortion won't lose it many friends — but it will create new enemies...

For today's edition of the Editorial Board, I have at the ready a tall pitcher of ice-cold water. I'm going to pour it all over a sizzling hot take I saw in the wake of the new law virtually outlawing all abortion in Texas, a law that's going ...

 2021-09-09 17:33 

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'How difficult is this to understand?': GOP governor goes off on 'crazy' anti-vaxx conspiracy theory...

With one of the lowest COVID vaccination rates in the United States, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) has been fighting an uphill battle to get residents vaccinated in his state. The Republican governor has also dealt with his fair share of conspiracy t...

 2021-09-09 17:27 

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Former Senate majority leader explains why Democrats need to 'abolish the filibuster once and for all'...

Although some centrist Democrats have been vigorously defending the filibuster — namely, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona — many other Democrats have been expressing their frustration with it. One of them is...

 2021-09-09 17:11 

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The Republican Party overplayed its hand in Texas...

The Texas Heartbeat Act (SB 8), which went into effect on September 1 when the conservative majority on the United States Supreme Court declined to review it, packs a big political punch. The law is rife with misinformation. A fetus, for example, has no h...

 2021-09-09 16:19 

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Employer of anti-masker who 'deliberately' coughed on supermarket shoppers announces she 'no longer works' there...

A woman who refused to wear a mask inside a Nebraska supermarket and apparently "deliberately4; coughed on other customers "no longer works for" her now-former employer, software giant SAP.The viral video, which has received over 4 million ...

 2021-09-09 16:13 

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Christian construction company fires man who says the 'Holy Spirit' made him 'confront' women over bathing suits...

A Christian construction company that lists its values as "faith, respect, truth, and integrity" says it has fired Logan Dorn, a man caught on camera saying his "righteous anger" and the "Holy Spirit" made him harass several young ...

 2021-09-09 15:41 

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Conservative insider slams the 'wacko freaks and geeks' trying to unseat Gavin Newsom in California's recall election...

In his series of Not My Party videos, Tim Miller — a Never Trump conservative and former Republican who supported now-President Joe Biden in the 2020 election — has offered countless examples of the type of extremist behavior that drove him ou...

 2021-09-09 15:37 

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'Unjust, patriarchal laws': Alabama pastors protest Texas abortion law with 'Handmaid's Tale' costumes...

Two Alabama pastors garbed in costumes from...

 2021-09-09 15:34 

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California recall shows Republicans will never give up the Big Lie...

Fox News is stirring concerns that the California recall election may be in need of an audit a conservative tactic now being widely used to discredit Democratic wins throughout the country. During a Tuesday broadcast of Fox News'...

 2021-09-09 15:12 

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Ivermectin causes 'sterility' in 85% of males who take it: study...

Far-right extremists and conspiracy theorists, many of them anti-vaxxers, have been falsely claiming that Ivermectin — an antiparasitic drug typically given to animals — can be used to prevent or treat COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administ...

 2021-09-09 14:42 

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America's ultra-wealthy are responsible for 28% of unpaid taxes in US — $7 trillion in lost revenue: report...

Wealthy Americans owe approximately 28% of all back taxes and have avoided paying an estimated $163 billion each year, according to a new report published by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. According to The New York Times, the Treasury found the top ...

 2021-09-09 14:22 

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Watch: Rep. Katie Porter takes down 'fiscally irresponsible' Joe Manchin for blocking budget bill...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that he would block President Joe Biden's budget bill, which Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) called...

 2021-09-09 13:41 

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Democrats see an 'opening' in Texas thanks to the state's draconian abortion law...

Texas' draconian new anti-abortion law, which went into effect on September 1, is having an impact far from Houston, Dallas or San Antonio. From Virginia to California, Democrats have been using the law to attack Republican candidates who don't li...

 2021-09-09 13:15 

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'Not supported by data': Fact-checkers dismantle Ted Cruz's claim that migrants are fueling the Texas COVID crisis...

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is blaming the Biden administration's policy on migrants for the spread of COVID-19 in Texas -- not Republicans' adamant refusal to incorporate mask mandate.s Now, fact-checkers are breaking down his claim and setting the r...

 2021-09-09 13:07 

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Greg Abbott is not ignorant — he's a liar...

So often progressives, many of us missing the school days of gold stars on our spelling quizzes, love nothing more than to dunk on Republicans for saying stupid stuff. And boy, don't conservatives know how to weaponize that...

 2021-09-09 12:34 

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'9/11's unsettled dust': Bush's EPA hid health risks from toxic dust at ground zero — and thousands died...

As this week marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, we look at an enraging new documentary,...

 2021-09-09 11:12 

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'They're on the backs of the people who took the vaccine': Miami doctor refuses to treat unvaccinated patients...

A Florida doctor is making her stance clear where the COVID-19 vaccine is concerned: get vaccinated or you cannot be treated in-person at the practice. According to the Miami Herald, Dr. Linda Marraccini sent out a mass email to the 3,000 patients she and...

 2021-09-09 10:20 

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'So you agree, Republicans are just like the Taliban?' Texas lawmaker mocked for odd comparison...

A Republican lawmaker in the Texas House of Representatives was recently ridiculed for seemingly boasting that abortion is so immoral that even the Taliban prohibits the practice. His comments come in response to a Houston Chronicle op-ed headlined "T...

 2021-09-09 10:11 

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Biden DOJ to sue Texas over abortion ban: WSJ...

The U.S. Dept. of Justice is finalizing plans to sue the State of Texas over Gov. Greg Abbott's abortion ban, which some legal experts have called unconstitutional....

 2021-09-09 10:01 

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Christian extremist says 'righteous anger' made him confront women for wearing 'pornographic' bathing suits...

A Christian extremist flouting what he calls his "freedom of speech" is refusing to apologize to several women he harassed at a beach by telling them "the truth" that in his estimation their bathing suits were "pornographic4; and no...

 2021-09-09 01:51 

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Fox News has been setting up a new 'Big Lie' in case the GOP loses California's recall race...

More recent polling indicates that California Gov. Gavin Newsom may survive the GOP recall and block the ascendance of a know-nothing radio show host who once served as a mentor to a young Stephen Miller. No matter what the polling says, the fact is that ...

 2021-09-09 01:36 

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How someone becomes a torturer...

by Christopher Justin Einolf, Northern Illinois UniversityEvery day, thousands of people are tortured in police stations, security offices and prisons around the world. Human rights organizations protest torture and advocate for survivors, but neither the...

 2021-09-09 01:25 

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Marine in Congress skewers Trump over his inflammatory Robert E. Lee comments...

Donald Trump was hilariously mocked by Marine serving in Congress following comments by the former president on the Afghanistan war.Trump, who is marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by providing commentary during boxing matches at a...

 2021-09-09 01:18 

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'Fascist victim complex': Ocasio-Cortez ridicules Kellyanne Conway as she clings to government post...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined left-leaning politicians and pundits Wednesday who took swipes at Kellyanne Conway after the former senior adviser to ex-President Donald Trump said she would not comply with a Biden administration request to resign fr...

 2021-09-09 01:04 

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Gov. Noem's new executive order seeks to outdo the Texas abortion ban...

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, signed an executive order on Tuesday restricting abortion medication after directing her...

 2021-09-09 00:18 

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Here's the real reason grifters are pushing a dodgy 'cure' for Covid — instead of the vaccines...

Proponents of ivermectin as a treatment for covid are now in damage-control mode after a series of stories about people overdosing on horse paste and sheep drench from feed stores. Such luminaries as Joe Rogan, Tucker Carlson, Brett Weinstein and United S...

 2021-09-08 23:28 

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'Don't you dare': Sean Spicer freaks out after Jen Psaki questions his role military academy board...

Former Donald Trump press secretary Sean Spicer announced on Wednesday that he will pursue legal action after being fired by the Biden administration.Spicer and Kellyanne Conway were told they had until the end of the day to resign or be fired for boards ...

 2021-09-08 23:10 

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Kellyanne Conway refuses to quit Air Force Academy board — and makes a ridiculous demand of Biden instead...

Former Donald Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway announced on Wednesday that she was refusing to resign from a military post and that President Joe Biden would have to fire her.Conway's announcement came after Biden gave Conway a 6 p.m. Wednesday d...

 2021-09-08 21:58 

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Playing dumb: The cruel lies of Gov. Abbott about abortion are much worse than ignorance...

So often progressives, many of us missing the school days of gold stars on our spelling quizzes, love nothing more than to dunk on Republicans for saying stupid stuff. And boy, don't conservatives know how to weaponize that...

 2021-09-08 21:35 

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Prominent economist sends urgent warning about expiring unemployment benefits...

As unemployment benefits for millions of U.S. workers expired on Labor Day, with many states suffering the worst surge of the pandemic, economist Joseph Stiglitz says it's...

 2021-09-08 20:34 

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Watch: Jen Psaki expertly dismantles Gov. Abbott's abortion ban promise to 'eliminate all rapists'...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday expertly dismantled and brilliantly mocked Texas GOP Governor Greg Abbott's promise to...

 2021-09-08 20:21 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene gets hit with a $2,500 fine from the Office of the Sergeant at Arms...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) is now facing a hefty fine for her repeated refusal to adhere to the federal mask mandate requiring face coverings in the House chamber. According to Forbes, the $2,500 fine was announced by the Office of the Sergeant a...

 2021-09-08 19:59 

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How a Democrat is feeding the 'insulting lie' used to attack Biden's plan to tax the rich: journalist...

In order to fund his "human infrastructure" proposals, President Joe Biden has recommended increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans — including inheritance taxes. Republicans and corporate lobbyists are claiming that doing so would punis...

 2021-09-08 19:44 

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Mitch McConnell sends 'lots of love' to Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema...

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says he prays...

 2021-09-08 19:23 

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Florida judge who shredded DeSantis doubles down: 'Everybody has to comply with the laws'...

A state circuit court judge who not only decimated Governor Ron DeSantis late last month but his team of advisors and his administration's legal arguments over the Florida Republican's ban on mask mandates is back, and he's doubling down.Judge...

 2021-09-08 19:01 

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Ex-Republican details how MAGA combines 'anarchy and authoritarianism' to make a 'white Christian state'...

Anarchists and authoritarians are two different things. While authoritarians want a heavy-handed government — whether they're far-right fascists or far-left communists — dedicated anarchists have an intense disdain for government in genera...

 2021-09-08 18:39 

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Rep. Jim Jordan accidentally shows the true face of the American fascist...

United States Representative Jim Jordan wrote the following to accompany a video of University of Wisconsin students going wild before the opening game of the college football season:...

 2021-09-08 18:18 

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CNN's John Avlon delivers epic take down of GOP's 'post-Trump' trend of 'eye-popping hypocrisies'...

CNN host John Avlon delivered an epic assessment of how the post-Trump Republican Party has reached a heightened level of hypocrisy as they struggle to find a new direction without the former president. On Wednesday, September 8, Avlon discussed a number ...

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