Death Threats Against FCC Chairman Are Unprecedented and Must Stop

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rolled back President Barack Obama’s “net neutrality” policy, Chairman Ajit Pai told reporters, “It’s not going to kill democracy.” But could it kill him? Federal officials are certainly concerned, now that a flood of death threats has reached a level most insiders say they’ve never seen. This is “routine for… Please follow and like us:

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Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites

Google, the most powerful search engine in the world, is now displaying fact checks for conservative publications in its results. No prominent liberal site receives the same treatment. And not only is Google’s fact-checking highly partisan — perhaps reflecting the sentiments of its leaders — it is also blatantly wrong, asserting sites made “claims” they demonstrably… Please follow and like us:

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Conservatives aren’t done with Steve Bannon yet

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday repudiated his former chief strategist, saying Steve Bannon was never as influential as he claimed to be — but the far-right candidates who have long clamored for Bannon’s support aren’t willing to disavow him so quickly. In an explosive statement, the president suggested that Bannon had “lost his mind”… Please follow and like us:

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Question Posed: How Did Bob Corker Go from ‘Dead Broke’ to $69 Million Net Worth During 11 Years in U.S. Senate?

“How do you increase your net worth by 69 million dollars while you’re working full-time as a Senator?” That’s the question Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibbi asked about Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) on Friday. Neither Taibbi nor Rolling Stone are fans of Corker (or of President Trump, Republicans, or conservatism in general). And Rolling Stone has… Please follow and like us:

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New reason to fear Google, Facebook

The threats to freedom of thought aren’t coming from the government these days, but from corporate America, says a columnist in the Wall Street Journal. Kind of a groupthink, which Psychology Today speaks of as the result of members of a group valuing “harmony and coherence over accurate analysis and critical evaluation.” “It causes individual members… Please follow and like us:

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President Trump’s 2017 MAGA accomplishments

WASHINGTON, December 18, 2017: President Trump and his administration have generated an amazing number of wins for America and Americans. He is making good on his “MAGA” promise. The President’s lack of previous political experience has made his first-year rocky, to say the least. As Democrats, liberal media and political foes in both parties do everything… Please follow and like us:

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Trump: ‘No, I’m not’ firing Mueller, as allies step up attacks on special counsel probe

WASHINGTON — Amid increasing Republican attacks on Robert S. Mueller III over the scope and impartiality of his investigation of Russian campaign meddling, President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had any intention of firing the special counsel. “No — no, I’m not,” Trump said on Sunday as he returned to the White House from… Please follow and like us:

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Tax reform is just the first step in rolling back the nanny state

One way to kill a predatory animal is to deny it sustenance. The tax-cut bill passed by the Senate, if it clears a conference with the House and President Trump signs it, may be the first step toward starving the big-government beast. Reporting on the Senate vote early Saturday morning reflected the biases of various media… Please follow and like us:

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GERMANY – Germany facing political crisis as coalition talks collapse

Chancellor Angela Merkel was left battling for political survival Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed — plunging Germany into a crisis that could see it hold fresh elections. Europe’s biggest economy now faces weeks, if not months of paralysis with a lame-duck government that is unlikely to take bold policy action. Germany’s… Please follow and like us:

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Foreign excise tax for U.S. companies could pose problems for tax bill

WASHINGTON — A complicated excise tax proposed for foreign transactions by multinational companies looms as potential problem for the House Republican tax bill. Conservative groups aligned with the wealthy Koch brothers have compared the provision to a border-adjustment tax that they helped kill this summer. Those groups, including Freedom Partners, were pushing for the excise tax… Please follow and like us:

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Communist front group behind ‘Uprising’ planned Nov. 4

Antifa at war Antifa activists around the country are declaring something huge is going to begin on Nov. 4. There are wild rumors of revolution and civil war. But what looks more likely is something along the lines of Occupy Wall Street on a national scale. And while violence is not inevitable, the inherently violent nature… Please follow and like us:

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Report: Gary Cohn Likely to Leave White House

Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser, is looking to leave the White House after congress passes the president’s tax reform plan, Bloomberg news reported Wednesday. Cohn, who served as the chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs before joining the Trump administration, is considering exiting the White House, two sources told Bloomberg. Sources also told… Please follow and like us:

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House Republicans pass GOP budget with $1.5 trillion deficit increase to fund Trump’s tax cuts

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Thursday gave final approval to a 2018 GOP budget resolution, allowing for a $1.5-trillion deficit increase that sets the stage for President Donald Trump’s tax cuts. Republicans overcame internal divisions about the budget but must still resolve differences over the coming tax package, which is scheduled to be unveiled next week.… Please follow and like us:

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Bannon brings ‘war’ to California

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Former Trump administration strategist and GOP agitator Stephen K. Bannon on Friday told California Republicans, whose state party has fallen in membership and political influence, that their salvation lies in putting aside their differences and getting to work — just as they’d done to help move President Donald Trump to his surprise victory… Please follow and like us:

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