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  • Arianna Huffington Ignored Sexual Misconduct at The Huffington Post

    11/14/2017 11:21:31 AM PST · by Old Teufel Hunden · 5 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 11/14/2017 | Melanie Ehrenkranz
    When Susan Fowler rocked Uber’s world with a meticulous account of the company’s sexual harassment and gender discrimination issues, the ride-sharing service turned to its only female board member to help clean up its culture (and its image). Arianna Huffington was perfectly poised to position herself as the feminist savior who would advocate for Uber’s women—she oversaw the subsequent Eric Holder investigation, and promised that “no brilliant jerks will be allowed, and no one will be protected because they are top performers.” But being a powerful woman with a stake in a company, and its profits, doesn’t mean Huffington was...
  • Protester confronts President Trump at U.S. Capitol: ‘Treason’

    10/24/2017 1:53:49 PM PDT · by DFG · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/24/2017 | SA Miller
    A protester confronted President Trump on Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol, shouting “Trump is treason!” Mr. Trump was headed into a luncheon with Republican senators when a man in a crush of reporters threw a handful of miniature Russian flags emblazoned with the name “Trump.” The man, dressed in a suit and tie, had blended in with the press who were watching as the president walked past. He later identified himself to reporters as Ryan Clayton, a liberal activist whose writing has been featured in the Huffington Post and who has appeared as a commentator on a variety of TV...
  • Protester throws Russian flags at Trump as he enters GOP lunch

    10/24/2017 10:29:11 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 104 replies
    The (S)Hill ^ | 10/24/17
    A protester threw Russian flags at President Trump on Tuesday as he entered the GOP policy lunch. The protester could be heard shouting "Trump is treason" as the president walked by. "Why are you talking about tax cuts when you should be talking about treason?" the man could be heard shouting in videos.
  • Supreme Court To Take On Trump’s Travel Ban

    06/26/2017 7:34:37 AM PDT · by aMorePerfectUnion · 11 replies
    hufferpufferpost ^ | 6-26-17 | Frej
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on President Donald Trump’s ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries. The case will be argued in October. Within two weeks of taking office, Trump issued an executive order restricting visits from seven Muslim-majority countries for three months and suspending America’s refugee resettlement program, arguing that federal officials needed to review the vetting process in the interest of national security. The order fulfilled one of the new president’s most controversial campaign promises. But the chaotic weekend that ensued ― dozens of people detained at airports and protests nationwide ― also played...
  • North Korea Proves Your White Male Privilege Is Not Universal

    06/19/2017 7:46:12 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 34 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 03/23/2016; Updated 06/19/2017 | La Sha
    On the Revocation of White Privilege in North Korea “That’s what the hell he gets. Good for him!” My mother had uttered those words in her typical matter-of-fact tone one morning as she watched the news. “He” was Michael Fay, an 18-year-old from Ohio who had confessed to vandalizing cars in Singapore, and was subsequently sentence to six lashes from a rattan cane. I was in sixth grade and all I could imagine was how horrible the pain would be. My mother was unmoved at the thought, remarking, “He earned that.” I thought about my mother’s words a few days...
  • Impeachment Is No Longer Enough; Donald Trump Must Face Justice [HuffPo Inciting Violence]

    06/14/2017 7:08:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 98 replies
    Huffington Post (Archived copy) ^ | 6/11/17 | Jason Fuller
    Screenshot of the lede (you can click on the link to read the entire screed)
  • Ethics Chief: Some Trump Nominees Push Back On Ethics Rules With ‘Ferocity’

    04/28/2017 8:14:44 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 7 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 4/28/2017 | Dana Liebelson
    WASHINGTON ― Some of the Trump administration’s nominees have pushed back against the government’s ethics requirements with “a ferocity we’ve not previously seen,” Walter Shaub, the director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, told a top White House lawyer in an email this week. Shaub was responding to Reince Priebus, President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, who, when asked on Fox News Wednesday why the White House has been slow to fill key positions, claimed that many nominees were “sitting and waiting for OGE.” “That’s not the case,” Shaub wrote in an email sent to Stefan Passantino, the White...
  • Bogus study on the minimum wage and fast food

    04/13/2017 3:26:12 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | Howtheworldworks
    In light of fast food and wages being talk in the news along with Trump's droppin da bomb, I thought I'd share this study refuting a study about forcing McDonalds and oteher places to increase their wages. I haven't seen it here, I figure its time to get it up
  • O'KEEFE via twitter: @HuffingtonPost why was your writer Ryan Clayton passing out Russian flags...?

    .@HuffingtonPost why was your writer Ryan Clayton passing out Russian flags @ @realDonaldTrump #CPAC2017 speech? Trying to create #fakenews? https://t.co/lfOuywyHIg— James O'Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) February 24, 2017
  • Huffington Post Consults Zen Master on 'Coping With Trump'

    02/23/2017 1:53:50 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | February 23, 2017 | P.J. Gladnick
    Now that it has dawned on most of the leftwing opponents of President Trump that removing him from office via impeachment or the 25th amendment is very unlikely, what is left for them? Well, Jo Confino of the Huffington Post recommends consulting the writings of a Zen master for advice. Unfortunately, the recommendations offer little solace for the exceedingly angry diehard leftists as we shall see:
  • Trump's Speech At The GOP Retreat Proves We've Smashed Through The Looking-Glass

    01/29/2017 4:10:49 AM PST · by sergiod · 10 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 1/26/17 | Matt Fuller
    PHILADELPHIA ― President Donald Trump appeared before a supportive group of lawmakers at the congressional GOP’s annual retreat Thursday to cheer on his own anti-trade, anti-immigration, anti-Obamacare rhetoric. But there was a key difference between his usual speeches and the one he delivered here: Republicans now have the ability to make law. “We’re actually going to sign the stuff that you’re writing,” Trump said to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). “You’re not wasting your time!”
  • After Decrying Fake News, Journalists Are Still Binging On Fake News

    01/23/2017 1:50:08 PM PST · by markomalley · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 1/23/17 | Sean Davis
    If you thought the results of the 2016 election would cause members of the news media to do a bit of soul-searching about the tenor of their coverage, you were wrong. If you thought they might want to understand why their hysterical attempts to take down Donald Trump were all for naught, you were mistaken. And if you thought they were interested in understanding why media trust numbers just hit record lows, you were delusional.After spending weeks post-election complaining about the rise of so-called fake news and attributing Hillary Clinton’s loss to its proliferation, a large number of members of...
  • PizzaGate Resauranteur Sexually Assaulted Employee, 2008..?

    01/22/2017 3:03:33 PM PST · by gaijin · 67 replies
    Reddit ^ | January 21, 2017 | me
    A disturbing Reddit thread claims that in 2008 the ex-business partner of James Alefantis, DC chef and restauranteur Carole Greenwood, caught Alefantis in the act of sexually battering her then 17 year-old son. Subsequent internet postings identified the location of the alleged crime scene as being Comet Ping Pong Pizza, a DC ping pong-themed pizzaria featuring live music acts. Citing a "family emergency", Greenwood abruptly terminated her business dealings with Alefantis and disappeared, finally surfacing as Executive Chef at Bethesda's Food & Wine Co. An anonymous poster to the thread, presumably Alefantis, objects to the dark story: "Why wouldn't I...
  • The Internet wants to give Chelsea Manning a hug

    01/15/2017 3:35:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | January 15, 2017 | Evan Greer, internationally touring queer singer/songwriter, parent, and activist
    Chelsea Manning saw injustice and stood up for what’s right. Now, she’s serving a 35 year sentence in an all-male military prison. She’s been systematically abused by the U.S. government, held in conditions that the UN considers to be torture, and has attempted suicide twice during her 7 years behind bars. But now there’s hope. NBC reports that she is on President Obama’s “short list” for commutation. The news has sparked a groundswell of support for Chelsea online. Hundreds of thousands of people have already taken action to support her, but now the message is simpler than ever. But now...
  • Huffington Post falsely says Trump had more scandals in 2 weeks than Obama had in 8 years

    01/13/2017 11:57:14 AM PST · by grundle · 27 replies
    wordpress ^ | Janaury 13, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Fake news from the Huffington Post: “In 2 Terms, Barack Obama Had Fewer Scandals Than Donald Trump Has Had In The Last 2 Weeks” This ridiculously titled article from the Huffington Post is called “In 2 Terms, Barack Obama Had Fewer Scandals Than Donald Trump Has Had In The Last 2 Weeks.”For anyone who hasn’t seen it, I’d like to point out this blog entry that I wrote, which is called “Here are 1,342 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc.”I’ve seen a huge number of examples of Obama supporters being in denial about the horrible...
  • Nicole Kidman Thinks It’s Time All Americans Start Supporting Donald Trump

    01/12/2017 4:22:43 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 26 replies
    Huffpooh ^ | 1/12/17 | Cole Delbyck
    It sounds like Nicole Kidman is keeping her eyes wide shut when it comes to the many potential problems of a Donald Trump presidency. The Oscar-winning actress, who is a dual citizen of both the United States and Australia, caused some controversy this week when she encouraged Americans to accept and support the reality-TV-host-turned-politician now that he’s been elected. “I’m always reticent to start commenting politically; I’ve never done it in terms of America or Australia. I’m issue-based,” Kidman explained in a wide-ranging interview with BBC Two about her film “Lion.” “So I just say, he’s now elected, and we...
  • Impeaching Trump (Moonbat Derangement Alert)

    01/01/2017 10:52:07 PM PST · by goldstategop · 111 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 01/01/2017 | Robert Kuttner
    Trump is far more of a menace than Nixon. Trump will commit impeachable offenses. There is no way to contain him other than removing him from office, before the damage to our democracy is irrevocable. The process of building the impeachment case needs to begin now.
  • Huffington Post Owner AOL Lays Off 5% Of Staff: 500 Workers Lose Their Jobs

    11/17/2016 10:24:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/17/2016
    Following news that vocally pro-Hillary Clinton Spanish language media conglomerate Univision, which had a Q3 loss of $30 million after revenues dropped 8% to $735 million, would lay off between 200 and 250 workers, in part driven by the media organization's recent acquisition of insolvent Gawker Media, on Thursday ReCode reported that the media bloodbath continues, with another 500 workers, or 5% of the total staff, set to be let go by AOL. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong said that most of the cuts will come in its corporate units, while resources will be shifted more at mobile, video and...
  • Huffington Post kills editor's note calling Trump 'racist'

    11/08/2016 10:49:05 PM PST · by kevcol · 14 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 8, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    The Huffington Post announced late Tuesday that it is killing the editor's note in all of stories mentioning Donald Trump which states the Republican nominee is a "racist" and "misogynist," among other allegations. The website's Washington D.C. bureau chief, Ryan Grim, emailed staffers Tuesday evening about the organization's decision to remove the note. Grim cited the move as part of its plan to commence post-election Trump coverage with a "clean slate."
  • [Caesar Vargas] Why I Can No Longer Support Hillary Clinton

    11/03/2016 7:29:33 PM PDT · by AndyJackson · 27 replies
    Huffington Post Blog ^ | 11/2/2016 | Caesar Vargas
    It took me a long time to write this. I had to dig deep into my being to come up with these words. I’m recanting my endorsement of Hillary Clinton for the presidency. I’m aware of how vindictive Clintonians can be. I’m not speaking about the Clintons themselves, but of those surrounding them. Perhaps the saying is true: dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres.