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  • Tons of Redskins nickname options have been trademarked by a guy in Virginia

    07/13/2020 1:13:55 PM PDT · by C19fan · 141 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 13, 2020 | Liz Roscher
    The NFL’s Washington franchise announced on Monday that it is officially retiring the “Redskins” part of its name. What will they go by now? We have no idea. It’s a weird move to announce a name change without a new name, and a theory is emerging that would explain why the club decided to do it that way. According to several Washington Post reporters, the preferred pick for the team’s new name is already trademarked by someone else, and the two parties are now fighting over it.
  • There’s Another Republican Group Supporting Biden—Except It’s The Same Old Never Trump Names.

    07/13/2020 11:46:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 13, 2020 | Brad Slager
    The only trend to be seen is in the amount of these articles. Over the weekend The Washington Post had a lengthy piece on the alleged surge of Republican groups that are emerging to oppose President Trump and back Joe Biden. If they are to be believed, The Never-Trump Movement Becomes a Campaign Force, but in order to be believed you need to overlook a reality; these are many of the same names we are already familiar with in this "movement".The piece opens by highlighting a video, uploaded by a disenfranchised Trump voter who declares he is so fed up with...
  • Washington’s NFL team is retiring the Redskins name; new name to come later

    07/13/2020 9:07:13 AM PDT · by bkopto · 183 replies
    WaCompost ^ | 7/13/2020 | Les Carpenter and Image without a caption Les Carpenter Reporter covering Washington's NFL team and
    Washington’s NFL franchise has announced that it is retiring the Redskins name, and plans to introduce a new name soon. Monday’s announcement comes just days after the organization released a statement July 3 saying it would be undertaking a “thorough review” of the team’s name, a process the team said in Monday’s announcement has “begun in earnest.” In an interview July 4, Coach Ron Rivera — who is working with owner Daniel Snyder to choose a name — said he hoped the new name would be in place by the start of the 2020 NFL season. Others have said it...
  • Trump Aides Undercut Fauci as He Speaks Up on Virus Concerns

    07/12/2020 5:19:16 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 57 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 12, 2020 Updated 8:06 p.m. ET | Maggie Haberman
    Administration officials moved to treat the nation’s top infectious disease expert as if he were a warring political rival, releasing a list of what they said were questionable statements he had made. By Maggie Haberman President Trump’s advisers undercut the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, over the weekend, anonymously providing details to various news outlets about statements he had made early in the coronavirus outbreak that they said were inaccurate. The move to treat Dr. Fauci, who has led the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for decades, as if he were a warring political...
  • Biden’s vision comes into view, and it’s much more liberal than it was (anyone see Gropin' Joe today?)

    07/12/2020 6:43:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Joe Biden is looking at building 500 million solar panels, slashing U.S. carbon emissions within 15 years, and rapidly expanding a government-sponsored health care plan. He wants to overhaul the way policing is conducted on American streets and the way success is measured in primary schools. Over the past week, the presumptive Democratic nominee has offered the biggest burst of policy proposals since he effectively won the nomination, including a plan to spend $700 billion on American products and research. It marks a significant move to the left from where Biden and his party were only recently - on everything...
  • Mueller defends Stone prosecution and says 'his conviction stands' in Washington Post op-ed

    07/11/2020 4:47:59 PM PDT · by libstripper · 66 replies
    CNN, via MSN ^ | July 11, 2020 | Kevin Bohn
    Former special counsel Robert Mueller, in a very rare move, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post defending his office's prosecution of Roger Stone and saying he is still a convicted felon and "rightly so" in light of President Donald Trump's commutation of Stone.
  • Pollak: Bogus NBER Paper Accuses Sean Hannity of Mass Murder

    07/10/2020 12:05:41 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 July 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    A team of economists has published a National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper that accuses Fox News host Sean Hannity of killing thousands of people through “misinformation” about the coronavirus pandemic. The paper, “Misinformation During a Pandemic,” was funded by the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago, but largely consists of partisan hackery dressed in statistical models to smear a popular pro-Trump voice. To begin with, at least one of the authors of the paper, David Yanagizawa-Drott, appears to dislike President Donald Trump intensely. He complained in 2017 that then-New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady supported...
  • Mask off: Another influential lawmaker calls for overthrow of capitalism. Calls for replacement of 'rotten system' with 'socialist world'

    07/10/2020 7:13:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/9/2020 | Art Moore
    As a member of the Seattle City Council, she's had an outsized influence on the nation, leading the charge for a $15 minimum wage. Now, with the passage of her so-called "Amazon Tax," the Socialist Alternative party member, Kshama Sawant, is making it clear that her legislative measures are only part of a much larger agenda. Calling the passage Tuesday of a more than $200 million tax on top of the 3% city tax on corporations "a historic victory for working people," she warned Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos "and his class" that she and her allies are "preparing the ground...
  • ABC/WaPo Poll: 15% of Bernie supporters will vote for Trump as Biden faces “massive enthusiasm gap” in general election

    03/29/2020 2:34:01 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 31 replies
    legalinsurrection.com ^ | 3/29/20 | William A. Jacobson
    “Indeed, strong enthusiasm for Biden among his supporters – at just 24% – is the lowest on record for a Democratic presidential candidate in 20 years of ABC/Post polls. More than twice as many of Trump’s supporters are highly enthusiastic about supporting him, 53%.” Biden has only bare majority (51%) support among Democrats, and a 24% enthusiasm gap in a match up against Trump. From the ABC News poll write-up: Former Vice President Joe Biden has emerged as Democrats’ top choice for the presidential nomination in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, but with only bare majority support within his...
  • ABC/WaPo Poll: 15% of Bernie supporters will vote for Trump as Biden faces “massive enthusiasm gap” in general election

    03/29/2020 10:04:54 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 28 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | March 29, 2020 | William A. Jacobson
    The public perception problems for Joe Biden are growing. He’s not all there, as is obvious from his disastrous livestreams and TV interviews, and has all but disappeared during the Wuhan coronavirus crisis. A just-released ABC News / Washington Post poll reveals another problem, one that comes as no surprise: Democrats are not enthsiastic about Biden, even as he racks up delegates and appears headed to the nomination. Biden has only bare majority (51%) support among Democrats, and a 24% enthusiasm gap in a match up against Trump.
  • The Media and 2020: Deja vu All Over Again

    07/09/2020 5:33:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | July 9, 2020 | David Keltz
    Some things never change for the mainstream media. After being blindsided by the results of the 2016 election, the New York Times and other media outlets professed that they would make a concerted effort to be more introspective. They claimed they would try to better understand Trump’s appeal that won over the hearts and minds of so many of the 63 million people who voted for him. As Michael Barboro wrote in the Times on November 9th, 2016, the morning of Trump’s historic victory, “It’s 3:30 a.m. in the newsroom, and we’re in a state of shock. Donald J. Trump,...
  • Qatar Airways is requiring passengers to wear face shields. This is what health experts had to say.

    07/08/2020 6:10:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 8, 2020 | By Natalie B. Compton
    As mask rules have caused some controversy on U.S. airlines in recent months, Qatar Airways is taking an even stronger stance by requiring economy passengers and cabin crew to wear both face masks and face shields on board. In its recent announcement, the airline says it will provide passengers with a complimentary kit of disposable protective gear that includes a shield, surgical mask, gloves and hand sanitizer gel.
  • Usama bin Laden wanted to kill Obama so 'totally unprepared' Biden would be president, declassified docs show

    04/22/2020 10:57:27 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 22 2020 | Gregg Re
    Usama bin Laden wanted to assassinate then-President Barack Obama so that the "totally unprepared" Joe Biden would take over as president and plunge the United States "into a crisis," according to documents seized from bin Laden's Pakistan compound when he was killed in May 2011. The secretive documents, first reported in 2012 by The Washington Post, outlined a plan to take out Obama and top U.S. military commander David Petraeus as they traveled by plane. “The reason for concentrating on them is that Obama is the head of infidelity and killing him automatically will make [Vice President] Biden take over...
  • Declassified Docs Show Bin Laden Wanted to Kill Obama - Thought Biden was Totally Unprepared

    04/23/2020 4:56:01 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 38 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 04/23/2020 | Milly Vincent
    Osama bin Laden planned to assassinate President Barack Obama to unsteady the United States by putting 'totally unprepared' Joe Biden in charge. Declassified documents seized from Bin Laden's Pakistan compound as he was killed in May 2011 reveal his plans to throw the U.S. 'into a crisis' by killing Obama while he traveled in a plane with U.S. military commander David Petraeus. The 45-page document, which were first reported by The Washington Post in 2012, is now available in full along with hundreds of others from the raid.
  • AOC-led push to kill Amazon's NYC move under renewed scrutiny as city faces catastrophic job losses

    05/27/2020 1:57:28 PM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-27-20
    s New York City suffers an economic crisis on top of the coronavirus pandemic, some are looking back with regrets at the left-wing campaign that forced Amazon to scupper a plan to bring tens of thousands of jobs to the area – arguing this project could have helped the Big Apple weather the storm. “At this time when coronavirus is ravaging incomes across New York, wouldn’t it be nice if the city and state at least knew that one of the world’s largest companies, one of the rare concerns positioned to thrive through the crisis, had made a long-term commitment...
  • Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman retires, citing campaign of ‘bullying’ and ‘retaliation’ by Trump after impeachment testimony

    07/08/2020 10:22:05 AM PDT · by Kozy · 96 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/08/2020 | Missy Ryan
    An Army officer who played a high-profile role in President Trump’s impeachment proceedings is retiring from the military over alleged “bullying” and “retaliation” by the president, his lawyer said Wednesday. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who served as a national security aide at the White House until earlier this year and was up for promotion to colonel, will leave the military instead, his lawyer, David Pressman, said in a statement. “Through a campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation, the president of the United States attempted to force LTC Vindman to choose: Between adhering to the law or pleasing a President. Between...
  • Media Lies About Trump Mount Rushmore Speech An Ugly Preview Of What’s To Come

    07/08/2020 10:08:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 8, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    What happens if COVID death rates plummet to the point of no longer being a pandemic threat? The media will turn it on Trump.> Legacy media became predictably hysterical after President Donald Trump’s speech Friday defending American exceptionalism at one of the nation’s most iconic monuments, Mount Rushmore. “We will state the truth in full, without apology: We declare that the United States of America is the most just and exceptional nation ever to exist on Earth,” Trump proclaimed from the South Dakota Black Hills. “We are proud of the face that our country was founded on Judeo-Christian principles, and...
  • With Trump, bypass media coverage and judge for yourself

    07/08/2020 6:37:30 AM PDT · by lasereye · 3 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | July 8, 2020 | Byron York
    That much news coverage is biased against President Trump goes without saying. But every now and then there comes an episode of bias so egregious that it deserves attention. The coverage of the president's July 3 speech at Mount Rushmore is one of those episodes. The Wall Street Journal editorial page called it "one of the best speeches" of Trump's time in office. Conservative intellectual Roger Kimball called it "perhaps his most forceful and eloquent to date." The message, Kimball said, was an "invitation to unity in the midst of conflict." Indeed, Trump's theme was a call for Americans to...
  • How could Iran retaliate for Natanz explosion? - analysis

    07/07/2020 4:35:45 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 50 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | July 7, 2020 | Seth J. Frantzman
    [Tehran] is in a difficult position because it labeled the explosion an accident, but it is now facing a deluge of foreign media reports seeking to conclude that the explosion was perpetrated by a state or group. This is what Iran's regime is reading: Major media from The New York Times to The Washington Post and local media such as Kuwait's Al-Jarida have all sought to assert that Israel was involved in the mysterious July 2 explosion at a warehouse in the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility... [t]hat could set back the program for months or a year. Iran, however, is...
  • Joe Biden is bringing back the front-porch campaign. It might work. (probably not)

    07/07/2020 3:21:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Republicans keep hoping and expecting that former vice president Joe Biden will have to leave his basement and hit the campaign trail sometime soon. Don’t be surprised, though, if that doesn’t happen. Biden looks to be trying to run a 21st-century version of the standard 19th-century “front porch campaign” - and it might work. Presidential candidates rarely actively campaigned in the 19th century. The lack of a national railroad system made travel too arduous for candidates before 1850. Even after that, it took days for trains to travel between major cities, and the lack of any means of mass communication...