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 2021-11-05 16:35 

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Cognitive Tests, Tax Returns From Politicians? Who Asked?...

On Thursday's David Brody ' The Water Cooler' program , Nikki Haley attacked members of Congress in leadership positions (many of whom are, admittedly, senior citizens) and demanded they have cognitive tests after they release their tax return...

 2021-11-05 16:20 

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Emerald Robinson Suspended By Newsmax For False Vaccine Tweet...

[Above: Emerald Robinson in happier days, starring in "Hit Team," 2015. -- eds] Emerald Robinson is to ultra-conservative propaganda machine Newsmax what Steve Doocy is to ultra-conservative propaganda machine Fox News. She is one of two (occasion...

 2021-11-05 16:12 

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White Nationalist Richard Spencer Destroyed At 'Unite The Right' Trial...

Spencer is one of 24 white supremacist organizers of the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville being sued under the Ku Klux Klan Act for damages and to bankrupt and dismantle the white supremacists' organizations, BuzzFeed News repor...

 2021-11-05 15:41 

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Rittenhouse Juror Dismissed After Telling Racist Joke...

One of jurors chosen for the Kyle Rittenhouse case was dismissed Thursday morning after telling a racist joke to a court police officer: The juror, a retired white man, made the joke to a court police officer as the officer escorted him to his car on Wedn...

 2021-11-05 15:04 

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Jacob Wohl Makes Santa's Naughty List With Racism On Gab...

Oh, Jacob Wohl, there's gonna be a big hunk of coal in YOUR stocking this year, for stupidity! With all the attention on Kyle Rittenhouse and the Charlottseville Nazis, Jacob Wohl wants to remind everyone he's still a cancer on society, too. https...

 2021-11-05 14:54 

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Anti-vaxxer Of The Day: Mak Pahar, Dead From COVID...

In a twitch livestream recently, Pahar couldn't understand why he was feeling sick, why his immune system was failing, And why the ivermectin he claimed to be taking wasn't working. Source: Daily Mail A Canadian Covid denier who believed the earth...

 2021-11-05 12:56 

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Rudy's Testimony In Lawsuit Could Leave Fox In Deep Doo-Doo...

As you probably know, the Smartmatic voting machine company has filed a $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox, Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, and Jeanine Pirro, as well as Rudy Giuliani and Sydney Powell. Dominion Voting Systems has sued Fox News for $...

 2021-11-05 11:56 

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WHOA: Pfizer Says Covid Pill Cuts Hospital Stays, Deaths By 89%...

This is a BFD, as Joe Biden would say. Between this and Merck's new pill, there will be some easy and lifesaving options for covid patients. When they stop a study because the results are that good, that's a classic sign of a game-changing medicat...

 2021-11-05 11:31 

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That Didn't Take Long: Already, Calls To Resign For NJ Trumper...

Turns out conservative truck driver Edward Durr, that man who took down New Jersey's senate majority leader, has exactly the sort of views we would expect. Via the Washington Post: Hours after the race was called in his favor, Durr faced calls to resi...

 2021-11-05 11:31 

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Racist Jesse Watters Mansplains MLK's Beliefs...

Fox News' Jesse Watters hijacks the beliefs of Martin Luther King Jr., to defend the racist trope of critical race theory used by Republicans to smear teachers and the Democratic party. Critical race theory, ( while not being taught in K12 and was mos...

 2021-11-05 10:00 

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Giuliani Calls Biden 'A Mental Incompetent' Who 'Could Destroy The World'...

Attorney Rudy Giuliani, who represented former President Donald Trump, on Thursday accused President Joe Biden of being "a mental incompetent" who could destroy the world. During an interview with Giuliani on Real America's Voice, host Steve B...

 2021-11-05 03:00 

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Don't Choose Extinction...

Listen to the velociraptor! Now is the perfect time - and maybe the last time - to make a difference. No more corporate welfare for Big Oil, more money for green technology and for feeding the poor. Source: Daily Kos H/T: @bluegal Open thread below.......

 2021-11-05 00:35 

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At Last, It's Time To Nix The Filibuster For Voting Rights...

Calls mounted Wednesday for U.S. Senate Democrats to reform or abolish the filibuster after all but one of the chamber's Republicans blocked yet another voting rights bill. Only Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) joined Democrats to support a full floor d...

 2021-11-05 00:27 

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CNN Obsesses On Milk Money, Ignores Biden's Child Tax Credit...

Two CNN reporters (one I usually really admire, one of whom I've never heard) put out some colossal garbage on the air Thursday morning. Brianna Keilar introduced Evan McMorris-Santoro';s reporting as one of a typical middle-class family being hit ...

 2021-11-04 23:57 

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'Virginia' Is For Liars: Media Narrative Fail Part Infinity...

Published with permission of PRESS RUN , Eric Boehlert's must-read media newsletter. Subscribe here . After triumphant election cycles in 2018 and 2020, Democrats suffered stinging setbacks on Tuesday when they lost Virginia's governor's race,...

 2021-11-04 20:43 

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Ron DeSantis Proposes An SS Type Election Force...

Taking a page out of the Nazi playbook and Texas, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis proposed putting together an enforcement agency to investigate non-existent election crimes. This is another assault on our democratic form of government and an attack on the ...

 2021-11-04 18:40 

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The Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Is A Hot Mess...

Even before the trial for Kyle Rittenhouse started, the judge presiding over the case, Bruce Schroeder, started bungling it so badly that it made it probable that it would end up being at least appealed if not declared a mistrial. Schroeder ruled that pro...

 2021-11-04 16:59 

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Adults Do Nothing As Students Chant Sex Insults At Female Goalie...

During a high school hockey game between Armstrong High School and Mars Hockey Club in Pennsylvania, a number of Armstrong students chanted explicit sexual remarks at the female goalie. The goalie was brought to tears. Nobody, not one adult, not one paren...

 2021-11-04 16:27 

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Stinchfield Insists Jan 6 Rioters Were Just 'Unorganized Tour'...

On Tuesday's Newsmax show "American Agenda," host Grant Stinchfield went off the rails defending the seditious MAGA mob that ransacked the US Capitol. Remember January 6? The Trump riot that left many dead officers in its wake and more injured...

 2021-11-04 16:11 

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Capitol Rioter Who Bragged 'She's Definitely Not Going To Prison' Is Going To Prison...

You probably remember her as the dingbat who flew to D.C. on a private jet and promoted her business as she live-streamed at the Capitol riot as if it were all a big joke. "Sorry I have blonde hair white skin a great job a great future and I'm not...

 2021-11-04 15:46 

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QAnon Meets Ancestry.com And Insists Trump Is Patton's Heir...

So ha ha funny there's this sect of the QAnon movement that expected JFK Jr. to not only be secretly alive, but also to show up at Dealey Plaza this week and announce he is Trump's running mate for 2024. HUNDREDS of people showed up for this balon...

 2021-11-04 14:58 

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GOPer Claims Trump Tax Cuts Did More To Lift Kids Out Of Poverty...

Rep. Kevin Brady isn't exactly the sharpest tool in the shed, as he displays in this interview with Stephanie Ruhle this morning. But he does know how to spin. "When it comes to monetary policy, that is on the Fed. I know you think the Biden admin...

 2021-11-04 14:24 

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Dems Have A Deal To Lower Prescription Drug Costs...

For starters, the price of insulin would be capped at $35 a month, CNN reports . Also, seniors and people with disabilities would have their out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs capped at $2,000 a year. And drug companies that raise prices faster th...

 2021-11-04 13:02 

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Looks Like Jersey's Joe Manchin Losing To Wingnut Truck Driver...

It's not official yet. With more than 99% of the New Jersey vote counted, looks like Edward Durr, a furniture store truck driver, will win by 2,000 votes against Steve Sweeney, the Democratic Senate majority leader -- and a lot of Democrats are thrill...

 2021-11-04 11:59 

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Max Burns: If Dems Want To Win Next Year, Give Voters What They Want...

Despite what party centrists are arguing, Democrats worried about 2022 should just do what voters want, says Daily Beat columnist Max Burns. The worst thing that could happen is for the party's conservatives to read McAuliffe's loss as a sign that...

 2021-11-04 11:58 

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Josh Mandel Spews Delusional Rant About Jenna Ellis In Bizarro Speech...

Josh Mandel, an absolute embarrassment to us Jews, can I just say, went on a delusional rant in praise of legal fraudster and electoral punchline Jenna Ellis. This, without the slightest hint of shame, at the laughably titled "Election Integrity Rally...

 2021-11-04 10:40 

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Family Unaware Their Loved One Was Dissected For A Paying Audience Of Onlookers...

The family thought they'd donated the man's body for medical research. Instead, Saunders ended up in a Portland Marriott hotel ballroom as the centerpiece of an autopsy and dissection before a live, paying audience. Source: KING 5 SEATTLE — ...

 2021-11-04 03:00 

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January 6th Wasn't A False Flag...

Liberal Redneck simply decimates the conspiracy that the January 6th insurrection was a false flag then sums it perfectly with this: It's becoming ever more clear that y'all crossed that dipshit Rubicon all by yourselves way back in January Open t...

 2021-11-04 01:00 

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Justice Kagan Forces Pro Gun Lawyer To Say Guns Can Be Banned On Subway...

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan forced a lawyer who was arguing for Second Amendment rights to admit guns can be prohibited on the New York City subway system. The confrontation came during oral arguments about a New York state law that makes it more di...

 2021-11-03 21:41 

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Yep, Trump Screwed Up The 2020 Census On Purpose...

Last year, minority advocates representing multiple backgrounds called for people to partake in the 2020 census. Many of them feared that if undercounted, minorities would lose or miss out on funding. Lack of representation and participation in the census...

 2021-11-03 20:33 

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Fox News' New Lie: Dems Attacked American Values...

On America's Newsroom , after a debate between two guests finished, co-host Sandra Smith suggested Terry McAuliffe lost the Virginia governor race because Democrats attacked American values. I kid you not. Both co-hosts made their thoughts about what ...

 2021-11-03 20:32 

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QAnon Expected JFK Jr. To Appear At Rolling Stone Concert...

Fans of the QAnon movement regrouped on Tuesday after John F. Kennedy Jr. did not show up at Dealey Plaza in Dallas as they had expected. The QAnon believers began gathering in Dealey Plaza on Monday evening. People on the scene said that they expected th...

 2021-11-03 18:27 

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MAGA Attacks Lindsey Graham: 'He Wants Us Dead!'...

Christian anti-vaxers Stew Peters and Lauren Witzke went nuts on Senator Lindsey Graham this week. Why so mad, kids? Graham reportedly wanted the US Capitol police to shoot the insurgents and traitors storming the US Capitol on January 6. Stew Peters, who...

 2021-11-03 17:25 

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Virginia GOP Racism Isn't A Dog Whistle, It's A Bullhorn...

Today is autopsy day for the Virginia gubernatorial election. I'm sure lobbyists and Republicans are sending Joe Manchin fruit baskets, thank you notes, and congratulations for mucking up the entire Democratic agenda. However, during the summer, Repub...

 2021-11-03 16:18 

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Phil Murphy WINS In New Jersey!...

Good news. Phil Murphy has been re-elected Governor of New Jersey. The cable news networks should note that Cook's Political Report's Dave Wasserman has replaced them as the gold standard for election results. "I've seen enough" from D...

 2021-11-03 15:31 

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Ron DeSantis Uses Second-Grader To Attack Mask Mandates...

On Fox and Friends this morning Governor Ron DeSantis introduced Fiona Lashells, a second-grader who was suspended 36 days for not wearing a mask. He's stooping to using children as political props to support his despicable deathSantis agenda. As the ...

 2021-11-03 15:07 

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Lesson From VA: Dems Need To Develop Rapid Response Muscles...

Greg Sargent writes this about the Virginia governor's race: For months, [Glenn] Youngkin and his allies have pumped ... raw right-wing sewage directly into the minds of the GOP base, behind the backs of moderate swing voters, via a right-wing media n...

 2021-11-03 13:16 

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Oops! This News May Blow Up Trump's Executive Privilege Claim...

The Washington Post reports today that the Trump campaign reimbursed Bernie Kerik and Rudy Giuliani for the hotel rooms they set up as command center for their efforts to get Pence to refuse to certify election results -- and that's a big problem for ...

 2021-11-03 13:15 

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Report: Breitbart Responsible For Much Of Facebook's Climate Misinformation...

In a new a study by the nonprofit Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) shared with the Washington Post, Breitbart, along with nine other publishers are responsible for nearly 70 percent of all climate change misinformation on Facebook. We've alre...

 2021-11-03 12:05 

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Jim Messina: 'If We Don't Go Out And Sell, We'll Get Our Butts Kicked'...

Welcome to the Electoral Autopsy That Never Ends! Joe Scarborough told Obama advisor Jim Messina, "I haven't seen a Democrat that knew how to punch on a campaign trail since Barack Obama. What does the party have to do?" "Joe Biden won the...

 2021-11-03 11:16 

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Josh Marshall On Why The Public Has Soured On Democrats...

As Wendy Williams would say, "How you doing?" I feel like crap, frankly. I was wrong to be optimistic about Virginia. Terry McAuliffe really tanked, and this morning, the cable stations are full of advice for Democrats. (Yes, Phil Murphy will win ...

 2021-11-03 11:15 

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Ivermectin Study Retracted After Data Found To Be Completely Wrong...

Remember all those studies that purportedly showed that the horse and sheep dewormer, Ivermectin, could cure or prevent COVID? Well, one of the most cited ones was just retracted. Study claiming that #ivermectin can treat #covid retracted after authors sa...

 2021-11-03 10:13 

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Dead Police Chief Wished He Would've Gotten The Vaccine...

His wife later said he would've got a vaccine if he knew how hard he would have to fight to live. "He actually said, 'If I get better, I'll take all three, I don't ever want to go through this again,'" she said. If only he'...

 2021-11-03 03:00 

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CARTOON: Republican Vampire Squid...

Open thread below......

 2021-11-02 23:02 

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Election Night Open Thread...

There is more than one election happening tonight, though you'd never imagine it from the way media is covering things today. In addition to the Virginia state elections, there are elections in New Jersey, there are mayoral elections, and more. This i...

 2021-11-02 20:44 

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Texas Woman Arrested After Pointing Gun At 7-year-old For Trick-or-treating...

Monica Ann Bradford was apprehended and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, which is a second-degree felony. And yes, the gun was loaded. Source: Fox9, Austin BUDA, Texas - A Buda woman was arrested after authorities say she pulled a gun...

 2021-11-02 19:23 

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Tom Cotton Smears Randi Weingarten With Homophobic Dogwhistle...

Fox News' "objective" anchor Bill Hemmer set up Cotton to go after Weingarten, first by misstating her name, then saying, "She's been a target throughout COVID and beyond. Terry McAuliffe had her at his final campaign rally last night ...

 2021-11-02 19:12 

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Zuckerberg's 'Meta' Name Already Taken By Anti-Capitalist Org...

As Facebook faces a firestorm for changing its corporate name to Meta amid heightened scrutiny over how the tech titan harms humanity, Greek economist and Progressive International co-founder Yanis Varoufakis on Friday called out the company for stealing ...

 2021-11-02 19:01 

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Rudy Giuliani Gets His Right-Wing Grievances Confused...

While talking to Steve Bannon's anti-American War Room, the lying personal attorney got his right-wing grievances mixed up. Jumping on the bogus critical race theory bandwagon, Rudy claimed teachers are actually teaching it and parents say their kids ...

 2021-11-02 16:44 

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Louis Gohmert On Climate: People Like Slightly Warmer Temps...

The world's stupidest Texas Republican House member, (and that's saying something, isn't it, Ronnie Jackson?) exposed the GOP's purposeful and willful ignorance on climate change in this brief clip. Rep. Louis Gohmert said in the Trump yea...

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