Expel Roy Moore from the United States Senate! Alabama voters kept that from being needed

Originally, this post was supposed to have appeared this morning, saying that the Senate should expel Roy Moore if he had been elected; I wrote it early, because I wanted to have it ready to go. But, Alabama voters rejected Mr Moore’s candidacy: in a choice between a man who may have tried to f(ornicate) …

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Is CNN trying to become Fair and Balanced?

They actually presented a fair article about President Trump! Donald Trump — keeper of promises Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN | Updated 6:24 AM ET, Thursday, December 7, 2017 Washington (CNN) A politician who actually does what he told voters he would do seems almost unfathomable in Washington, a town of broken promises. For Donald …

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New York Times readers are upset that paper depicted a white nationalist as a human being.

From The Washington Post: New York Times expresses ‘regret’ over white nationalist profile By Erik Wemple | November 27, 2017 | 11:10 AM The New York Times over the weekend published a nicely turned satire — “Choose Your Own Public Apology” — lampooning the men who’ve attempted to make amends for their histories of sexual …

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Comment rescue: Eric on local authorities defying federal law

In a comment on the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Eric wrote: My beef with this was that, just as with sanctuary cities, you have situations where left wingers think they can just ignore federal law. I would love to ask these leftards what they would think if a conservative city or state decided it …

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We are amused

From The Hill, not exactly a right-wing news site: Protesters scream at the sky to mark anniversary of Trump’s election By Brett Samuels – 11/08/17 08:18 PM EST People across the country gathered Wednesday night to scream into the sky to mark the anniversary of President Trump winning the 2016 election. Crowd members are clashing …

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It wasn’t an empty threat

Well, they were warned: DNAinfo and Gothamist have shut down just days after unionizing November 2, 2017 | 5:22 PM Every single article from local news sites DNAinfo and Gothamist–including all of their subsidiary sites–has been taken down and replaced with a message from their owner, Joe Ricketts, informing the public that both companies are …

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Is journalism actually being done?

First I saw this tweet: Must read WaPo exclusive: Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier https://t.co/DkfwxgduV5 via @adamentous — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) October 24, 2017 Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier By Adam Entous, Devlin Barrett and Rosalind S. Helderman | October 24, 2017 | …

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Freedom of Speech works both ways

From The Washington Post: ‘It’s BS’: MLB player who knelt during national anthem denied service at Alabama restaurant By Jacob Bogage | October 24, 2017 | 3:19 PM Bruce Maxwell (@Bruu_truu13) was barely home in Huntsville, Ala., when he met a rude welcome. Out to lunch with Huntsville city councilman Devyn Keith (@DevynsKeith) and another …

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Federal judge: Registered sex offenders cannot be kept from using the internet

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Judge strikes down Kentucky’s social media ban for sex offenders By John Cheves | jcheves@herald-leader.com | October 20, 2017 1:07 PM Frankfort: Kentucky’s registered sex offenders have the constitutional right to use Facebook, Twitter and other online social media, a federal judge ruled Friday. Ruling in a lawsuit brought by a …

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October Court Day! A celebration of, among other things, the Second Amendment

When I was growing up in Mt Sterling, Kentucky, there was a tradition called October Court Day. Court Day is the third Monday in October, and it was when the rural folk would bring all sorts of their produce and hand-made goods to town for sale or trade. Having been away from the Bluegrass State …

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