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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The University of Louisville attacks Freedom of Speech

From the Louisville Courier-Journal: White nationalist recruiting fliers posted around University of Louisville’s campus Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal | Published 2:59 p.m. ET September 21, 2017 A series of fliers urging students to join a white nationalist group have been appearing on the University of Louisville’s campus. “For all of those who feel alone in …

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Das deutsche Original wäre besser geklungen

First the tweet: America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars https://t.co/oUH7b0QPMt — Valerie Plame Wilson (@ValeriePlame) September 21, 2017 And now the screen shot, because it’ll soon disappear: Then she tries to salvage her reputation: 1) First of all, calm down. Re-tweets don't imply endorsement. Yes, very provocative, but thoughtful. Many neocon hawks ARE Jewish. https://t.co/m5oGgKPo2a …

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Freedom of speech isn’t so popular on campus

From The Washington Post: A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech By Catherine Rampell | Opinion writer | September 18 at 8:02 PM Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response …

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The Trumps fly to Texas; having nothing else to whine about, the left criticize their clothes.

It has been two days since fashionistae were ruthlessly mocked for focusing on Melania Trump’s shoes but that didn’t stop The Philadelphia Inquirer: Melania Trump’s stilettos another example of good fashion, but poor taste by Elizabeth Wellington | Updated: August 30, 2017 | 3:45 PM EDT I’ve been over the poor taste slithering from 1600 …

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The Washington Post is starting to report the truth about #Antifa Perhaps 'Radical Chic' seems less appealing?

One wonders how much ‘editorial regret’ The Washington Post is experiencing over the idiotic article, “Why the American left gave up on political violence, and why the right increasingly embraced it.” The author, Yoav Fromer,1 concluded: This doesn’t mean the left is inherently superior. But it has cleansed itself through a painful process of introspection. …

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