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  • OAN Finally Admits ‘No Widespread Voter Fraud’ After Settling Defamation Suit

    05/09/2022 9:16:03 PM PDT · by semimojo · 49 replies
    Yahoo/Daily Beast ^ | 5/9/2022 | William Vaillancourt
    The right-wing cable network One America News Network on Monday ran a pre-recorded 30-second segment acknowledging that there was “no widespread voter fraud” by Georgia election workers in the 2020 presidential election. The segment appears to be part of a recent settlement relating to a defamation lawsuit brought against the network by two such workers.The segment notes that an investigation by state officials into unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud made by ex-President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani turned up nothing. “The results of this investigation indicate that Ruby Freeman and Wandrea ‘Shaye’ Moss did not engage in ballot fraud...
  • Pope Francis Says NATO Started War in Ukraine by ‘Barking at Putin’s Door’

    05/07/2022 8:27:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 157 replies
    Daily Beast via Yahoo News ^ | 05/03/2022 | Barbie Latza Nadeau
    ROME—Since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Pope Francis has floated the idea that he wants to take a trip to Kyiv to try to broker a ceasefire. But now he says he would prefer to go to Moscow to try to talk some sense into Vladimir Putin, who he has not outwardly condemned in the now nearly three-month-old war and only did so lightly in a lengthy interview with an Italian newspaper. “I feel that before going to Kyiv, I must go to Moscow,” he told Corriere Della Sera in an interview that ran Tuesday. But the meeting...
  • Hunter Biden Laptop Whistleblower Sues Schiff, CNN, the Daily Beast, Politico (Good!!!)

    05/04/2022 9:52:54 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 34 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/4/2022 | Caroline Downey
    The Delaware computer repairman who alerted authorities to the existence of Hunter Biden’s laptop sued on Tuesday Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, CNN, the Daily Beast and Politico, claiming that he suffered financial and reputational damage after they alleged that the leak was Russian disinformation.Business owner John Paul Mac Isaac filed for the suit, he told the New York Post, because his livelihood was significantly disrupted by tech platforms, mainstream media, and Delaware locals after he turned in the laptop, which would eventually become the subject of a federal investigation. “After fighting to reveal the truth, all I want now is...
  • Trump’s Worst Judge Just Made Travel a MAGA Nightmare

    04/19/2022 6:13:56 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 143 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Apr 18, 2022 | Lawrence O. Gostin
    The coronavirus pandemic may feel like a past-tense phenomenon for many Americans, even though the dangers are real and ongoing. But a federal judge appointed by Donald Trump just did everything she could to send the nation back into chaos. On Monday, Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Florida threw out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s mask mandate for air travel and other forms of mass transportation. Deaths from COVID-19—and the mask mandates intended to prevent them—may be on the wane nationwide, but whatever you think about such policies, this is the latest and most egregious example of a...
  • Putin Reportedly Plans To Retaliate Against America By Helping Trump Win The 2024 Election

    04/11/2022 12:51:59 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 66 replies
    Uproxx ^ | APRIL 11, 2022 | MIKE REDMOND
    As Russia continues to be mired in its invasion of Ukraine, which has not gone as planned, the Kremlin is reportedly looking to retaliate against the United States for levying crippling sanctions and galvanizing the West in support of Ukraine. However, Russia’s plan for revenge sounds awfully familiar, and stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Moscow wants to meddle in the 2024 presidential election by propping up Donald Trump. Yup, we’re doing this again. Here’s what one of Vladimir Putin’s “pet pundits” recently said on Russian state TV. Via The Daily Beast: “We’re trying to feel our way,...
  • Shocker: Far-Right Men Accused in Michigan Guv Kidnap Plot Duck Conviction

    04/09/2022 3:06:35 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 17 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Apr 8, 2022 | Pilar Melendez
    In a shocking twist, a gaggle of white men accused of conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in the weeks before the 2020 presidential election dodged convictions on Friday. After five days of deliberations, a Michigan jury acquitted Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta of several charges, including conspiracy, for what prosecutors said was a depraved scheme born out of anti-government anger at the Democratic leader’s COVID-19 restrictions. The jury, however, could not come to a consensus on the other two defendants and alleged ring leaders of the plot—Adam Fox and Barry Croft—and thus their cases may end in a...
  • ‘It’s a S***show’: Russian Troops Are Now Turning on Each Other

    03/23/2022 11:47:34 AM PDT · by libh8er · 103 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3.17.2022 | Allison Quinn
    After telling his friend that Ukrainian forces “tore apart” a column of Russian forces sent along with his own unit, he described complete disarray among the Russian military, with 50 percent of the unit suffering from frostbite on their feet. Two Russian soldiers have been caught venting about Putin’s “bulls***” war against Ukraine in an intercepted phone call as devastating losses reportedly led one soldier to drive over his colonel with a tank. “Basically, it’s a s***show here, I’ll put it that way,” an unnamed soldier near Mykolaiv in southern Ukraine can be heard telling a colleague in a recording...
  • The Trump Org Finds a New Way to Play Dirty With NY Investigators

    03/22/2022 10:08:18 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 29 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Mar 21, 2022 | Jose Pagliery
    In September, a judge gave the Trump Organization an ultimatum: Comply with the New York Attorney General’s two-year-old subpoenas, or hire an outside digital forensics company to gather the evidence. The Trump Organization chose the second option. But with a deadline for the information fast approaching, it’s becoming clear that the Trump family only hired the company to do some of the job—and what is coming will still take plenty more time. It turns out, the digital forensics company that the Trump Organization chose, HaystackID, wasn’t hired to actually get everything investigators wanted. “Haystack has not been engaged to perform...
  • Is the GOP’s War on Women Now Pro-Rapist?

    03/20/2022 6:13:02 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 42 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | March 19, 2022 | Wajahat Ali
    The modern GOP is now willing to empower and reward a rapist and his family if it means they can control a woman’s body, end abortion rights, and implement minority rule for white Christian men.
  • MSNBC Almost Brought Back Olbermann to Replace Maddow

    03/15/2022 3:50:23 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 3/14/22 | Lachlan Cartwright
    <p>To fill its upcoming Rachel Maddow void, MSNBC almost took a time machine back to the good old days of 2011.</p><p>Keith Olbermann, who shaped the network’s liberal voice before being canned more than a decade ago, was in lengthy discussions with NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell and news boss Cesar Conde to return to MSNBC and take over the key 9 p.m. time slot, the former Countdown host told Source Material.</p>
  • Frustrated Trump Wails: I Just Want to Stop the World From Killing Itself!

    03/08/2022 1:22:38 PM PST · by BusterDog · 29 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 12/11/20
    It’s been a tough few months for President Donald Trump, but at least, for the time being, he still has his Twitter account for when he needs to vent his frustration. On Friday, with the president getting increasingly angry about the Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing approval process for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, he urged the scientists to hurry up and blasted: “I just want to stop the world from killing itself!” In his Friday morning rant, Trump also described the FDA as a “big, old, slow turtle,” and frothed: “Get the dam vaccines out NOW!” On Thursday, the top advisory...
  • How Did John Stockton, the Most Boring NBA Legend, Become an Anti-Vax Weirdo?

    02/12/2022 1:36:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Jan. 25, 2022 | Corbin Smith
    Yes, perhaps the NBA’s most unassuming on-court legend believes in gonzo anti-vax conspiracies, and even appeared in an anti-vax documentary alongside RFK Jr.Most public-facing individuals who have indulged in vaccine denialism have not surprised me. Joe Rogan, for instance, is an MMA commentator who hosts a three-hour-long daily podcast where he browses the internet and conducts gormless interviews, nodding along to the sentiments of contradictory grifters. Of course that dude was going to “question the science” and seek “alternative treatments.” His whole life is one big alternate treatment-seeking journey that people pay him copious amounts of money to go on....
  • Republican strategists shocked by Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'stunning' endorsement power (pantywaists aghast!)

    02/12/2022 3:17:20 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 36 replies ^ | 2/11/22 | Brigid Kennedy
    If you can't get the backing of former President Donald Trump, perhaps that of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) will suffice. According to four "longtime Republican operatives" working on competitive GOP primaries nationwide, an MTG endorsement is "not only considered as welcome, but also as one that should be actively courted," The Daily Beast reports, noting the congressmember's power lies in her direct line to the former president, as well as her large network of grassroots donors. "It is stunning," one source told The Daily Beast. "Her popularity among much of the base and what she brings to a campaign...
  • Schweizer: We Need to Investigate ‘Whether the Biden Family May Indeed Be Compromised’ (video)

    02/07/2022 10:20:40 AM PST · by bitt · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/7/2022 | Trent Baker
    Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer, author of Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win, on Monday responded to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) saying if the GOP were to take back control of his chamber, they would investigate President Joe Biden’s ties to the Chinese Communist Party, as laid out in Schweizer’s book. Schweizer, during an interview with Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” called for an investigation into “whether the Biden family may indeed be compromised.” “There were five different deals,” Schweizer outlined. “There was a $20 million private equity deal that put together. There was...
  • You Might Not Like It, but Hunter Biden’s Shenanigans Are Real News...The mainstream press shouldn’t ignore the president’s son’s questionable business practices.

    02/07/2022 9:16:23 AM PST · by Red Badger · 34 replies ^ | Updated Feb. 07, 2022 7:00AM ET | Matt Lewis Senior Columnist
    WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT HUNTER.......... The 1980s TV crime drama Hunter featured an eponymous main character who popularized the catchphrase, “Works for me.” Today’s crime drama surrounding Hunter Biden evokes a different repeated utterance: “Who did Hunter work for?” The troubled presidential scion is in the news again and raising questions about his father, President Joe Biden. This unwanted attention has also renewed questions about the media’s relative lack of interest in the younger Biden’s highly questionable business interests during the 2020 presidential election. Last week, Politico reported: “The New York Times is still digging into Hunter Biden’s business...
  • Far-Left Daily Beast Turns on Joe Biden: “Progressives, Moderates, Republicans—Nobody Trusts Joe Biden”

    12/24/2021 11:14:27 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 25 replies
    Thegatewaypundit ^ | December 24 2020 | Jim Hoft
    Even the far-left Daily Beast is now admitting that you can’t trust Joe Biden. Joe Biden is losing Democrats. Joe Biden had a credibility problem his whole life. He was known for telling tall tales and sniffing kids. His family has multiple financial ties with China. His son is a drug addict who left evidence of taking drugs, hanging out with hookers, and cutting deals with China and other countries. This was all recorded on his laptop. Anyone who trusted Joe Biden a year ago was a fool. Now even some of those fools are waking up. The Daily Beast...
  • Bill O’Reilly: I Had to Console Trump After MAGA Fans Booed Him for Getting Vaccine Booster

    12/21/2021 8:12:57 AM PST · by RandFan · 146 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | Dec 21 | Jamie Ross
    Bill O’Reilly has revealed that he had to console Donald Trump after he was booed by his own supporters for getting a vaccine booster shot. Trump told MAGA fans that he’d had his COVID-19 booster during Sunday’s final stop on the “History Tour” he co-headlined with the disgraced ex-Fox News star. The revelation prompted a chorus of boos and jeers from anti-vaxxers in the crowd. In an interview with Dan Abrams on NewsNation, O’Reilly said Trump phoned him after the event and was apparently hurt by the reaction. “I told him that today, he called me,” said O’Reilly. “I said...
  • ‘The Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah Rails Against Antifa: They Are ‘Vegan ISIS’

    08/31/2017 10:34:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 1, 2017 | Marlow Stern
    The late-night comedy show took yet another surprising stance of late, criticizing the anti-fascist collective for its tactics. Occasionally, The Daily Show will surprise its (mostly left-wing) viewers by echoing the overheated rhetoric emanating from the right-wing echo chamber. This week, for example, the late-night comedy program defended Melania Trump’s decision to wear designer stiletto heels to tour the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. (Of course, the tony first couple ended up comforting a grand total of zero survivors, and the best evidence the White House could muster to back Trump’s assertion that he’d witnessed “first hand”...
  • Business Insider, Daily Beast Politicize Death of S.D. Governor’s Grandmother

    12/05/2020 3:49:47 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | December 4, 2020 | Tobias Hoonhout
    The Daily Beast and Business Insider tried to spin the nursing home death of Kristi Noem’s 98-year-old grandmother into a political hitjob, despite the fact that the death was not COVID-related and the nursing home enacted strict protocols for visitors. “Shameful,” was the reaction of Noem’s policy director Maggie Seidel to National Review. Daily Beast special correspondent Michael Daly — who has bashed Noem in five articles since August, but has yet to cover New York’s deadly COVID nursing home policy — tried to juxtapose the death of Aldys Arnold with Noem’s “downplaying of the pandemic and her continued refusal...
  • [bleep] You”: Roger Stone Dismisses Daily Beast Reporter Asking About Jan. 6

    12/09/2021 6:28:01 PM PST · by Subcutaneous Fishstick Blues · 10 replies
    Infowars ^ | 12/08/2021 |
    <p>Former Trump confidant Roger Stone had terse words for a nosy journalist inquiring about his decision to plead the fifth in the House’s January 6 Commission probe.</p><p>Approached on what appeared to be a residential street by a reporter for The Daily Beast, Stone – who’s been subpoenaed to testify in the Select Committee’s Jan. 6 investigation – abruptly dismissed the journo’s question.</p>