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This is a bizarro-world version of the point righties used to make about left-wing 9/11 Truth cranks during the Bush administration. If you *really* believed that the Bush administration masterminded a terrorist plot that killed thousands of Americans, your response wouldn’t be limited to leaving “Bush knew” comments on YouTube videos like “Loose Change.” You’d
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The Supreme Court has become notoriously skittish about Second Amendment cases in the years after Heller. That may change now after a Third Circuit ruling upheld a ban on firearm ownership for felons, even those convicted of non-violent crimes. In a 2-1 decision, the court ruled that a tax-evasion conviction was sufficient for a lifetime removal
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Spoiler: Almost certainly not, although this isn’t anywhere close to the insanity that Sidney Powell keeps promising. A new lawsuit in Wisconsin seeks to throw out 156,807 votes based on alleged violations of Wisconsin statues and the Constitution, using numbers mainly based on estimates from a data “expert.” If the lawsuit succeeds, it could throw
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The new Marvel video game offers players an honest representation of traditional, conservative American values in a modern setting. (The following contains mild spoilers for the 2020 video game Spiderman: Miles Morales) It’s hardly a secret that the entertainment industry leans left. Your average Hollywood zip code resembles the cast and crew of a Democratic
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Publishing giant Penguin Random House Canada announced Monday that it would be releasing Toronto professor Dr. Jordan Peterson’s latest book next year, a decision that apparently left multiple employees in tears. What are the details? Vice‘s Manisha Krishnan broke the story, reporting that the staff felt their employer — the largest publisher in Canada —
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Joe Biden at a campaign appearance in Pittsburgh, Pa., August 31, 2020; President Trump at a White House coronavirus briefing, August 10, 2020. (Alan Freed, Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Indeed, this is astonishing: This is astonishing, from @zeynep’s newsletter: 91% of Democrats think that the 2020 election was free and fair, up from 43% in 2016 pic.twitter.com/gK5chv8sUL
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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon delivers a speech on Brexit day in Edinburgh, Scotland, January 31, 2020. (Russell Cheyne/Reuters) This summer, the Scottish Conservatives accused Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon of misrepresenting data on multiple occasions in order to suggest that the prevalence of COVID-19 was five times higher in England than in Scotland. The
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Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy was heavily criticized by sports commentator Shannon Sharpe Tuesday morning after McCarthy used a sledgehammer and a watermelon to motivate his players to win their Sunday match against the Minnesota Vikings. McCarthy reportedly pulled out a sledgehammer during Saturday night’s team meeting and smashed watermelons, mimicking the prop comic
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A kindergartner in Las Vegas learns online, August 24. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Fairfax County Public Schools — the education system that includes two Geraghty boys — is coming under withering criticism after the release of a new study that shows online learning is causing a serious drop in academic achievement. The Washington Post, this morning:
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Ohio lawmakers say elective surgeries might be paused amid a COVID-19 outbreak taking place across the state. According to a Tuesday CBS News report, confirmed coronavirus cases in the state are surging. The outlet reports that the state’s seven-day rolling average of daily new cases has risen in two weeks from 4,467 new cases per
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CNN Newsroom coverage of Joe Biden’s prospective national security team’s Tuesday press conference celebrated the replacement of President Trump’s idea of an America First foreign policy with one that is based on truth, facts, and science. Political director David Chalian touted an end to seeking America’s interests first: “The idea of America First is gone. Everything Joe Biden led
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