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Flagrant Flashback: Gore Vidal Outs McCarthy, Cohn On TV Talk Show

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It was 1977—a pre-Geraldo Rivera era of decent network TV talk shows—when Roy Cohn, a one-time attorney for Donald Trump and the owners of Studio 54, appeared on Midday Live on WNEW and debated writer and “public intellectual” Gore Vidal. Bill Boggs hosted and/or moderated the proceedings. Cohn booked the engagement to promote his book…

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Right Wing Conspiracy Nuts, Don Jr. Troll Activist Parkland Students

Politics  

As the rest of the country has essentially sat on our asses complaining about the state of things and launching the occasional protest, the teenagers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have emerged as the true leaders of the Resistance. Now, if they could only help the Democratic Party get its shit…

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Hate Groups On The Rise Since Trump Election

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We all saw this coming, didn’t we? The Southern Poverty Law Center said yesterday that the number of hate groups in the U.S. has increased since the election of one Donald J. Trump, thanks to Trump’s immigration stance and his perceived sympathy for white supremacists. Apparently when you call white supremacists some “very fine people,”…

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Trump Blames Everyone Except BFF Putin For Election Tampering

Politics  

In a moment that will surely be looked upon with relish when Robert Mueller exposes Trump’s total complicity in the 2016 Russian hacking operation, Trump went on Twitter Tuesday morning and blamed Barack Obama for Russia’s interference in the election. Trump used Obama’s own words against him by tweeting out one of the former President’s…

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Parkland Student: Inevitability Of Shootings ‘Facade’ Promoted By GOP

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As the country still reels from the tragedy of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, one thing has become clear: The kids at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are braver than anyone in Congress right now. While elected officials at every level of government have found it easier to offer…

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Trump Blames Parkland Mass Carnage On Classmates For Not Reporting Shooter

Politics  

On April 20, 1999, the country stood still in shock when two teens killed 13 people and wounded 20+ more with two shotguns, a 9mm carbine, and a semi-automatic handgun at Columbine High School. On Valentine’s Day 2018, the country barely batted an eye when one teen killed 17 adults and children with an assault…

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Your Thoughts And Prayers Are Worthless. We Demand Action And Change.

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With heartbreaking, nauseating regularity we’ve almost become numb to the BREAKING NEWS of yet another mass shooting in the United States of America. Today, on Valentine’s Day, it was a public school in Parkland, Florida. Teenagers scrambling to hide under desks. Teachers barricading children inside classrooms. At least seventeen lives lost. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High…

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NYTimes Hires, Then Fires Homophobic, Racist Writer Busted On Twitter

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Just a few months after running a sympathetic profile of a Nazi, The New York Times is further proving that it is trolling the entire country. Shortly after the Times announced Tuesday that it had hired a writer named Quinn Norton to lead its opinion section on the “power, culture, and consequences of technology,” savvy…

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Dr Seuss Villain DeVos Won’t Investigate Trans Discrimination Complaints

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With her pinched nose and large, probing raccoon eyes, Betsy DeVos is looking more and more like a Dr. Seuss character every day. And considering her Education Department just announced it will ignore complaints filed by transgender students who are banned from restrooms matching their gender identity, let’s just go ahead and say that character…

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