Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 192)
 

Trump Officially Wins Michigan’s 16 Electoral Votes

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Posted by    Monday, November 28, 2016 at 3:22pm 11/28/2016 at 3:22pm

The state of Michigan has announced that President-elect Donald Trump has officially won the state’s 16 electoral votes:

The Board of State Canvassers certified Trump’s 10,704-vote victory on Monday, nearly three weeks after the election. The two-tenths of a percentage point margin out of nearly 4.8 million votes is the closest presidential...

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Report: Vulnerable Democrats Show Eagerness to Work With Trump

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Posted by    Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/28/2016 at 2:30pm

Oh how the tables have turned! Only a few weeks ago we talked about vulnerable Republicans, but the election put the GOP in charge of Washington, D.C., leaving the Democrats scrambling for ways to remain relevant.

According to The Hill, some of those Democrat politicians who face reelection in 2018 <...

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Judge Allows Dylan Roof to Represent Himself in Trial

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Posted by    Monday, November 28, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/28/2016 at 1:00pm

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel found Dylan Roof competent to stand trial for the murder of nine black people at a church in Charleston, S.C., last summer.

Today, the judge has decided that Roof can represent himself in his trial:

Roof made the last-minute request as jury selection was set to...

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Ohio State: Suspect Plowed Car Into People, Used Knife to Stab Victims

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Posted by    Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:16am 11/28/2016 at 11:16am

Media outlets & Ohio State reported an active shooter on campus, but it turns out the suspect mainly used a knife and a car. NBC has released the name of the attacker:

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Trump Appoints White House Counsel, Deputy National Security Advisor

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Posted by    Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/26/2016 at 4:30pm

President-elect Donald Trump has appointed Donald McGahn as White House counsel and Kathleen Troia McFarland as deputy national security advisor.

McFarland currently works for Fox News as a national security analyst after working “under three Republican administrations.” From The Hill:

“I am proud that KT has once again decided to serve our country...

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Vladimir Putin Hands Steven Seagal a Russian Passport

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Posted by    Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/26/2016 at 4:00pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given American actor Steven Seagal a Russian passport. I’ll never understand why these famous people find Russia so enticing:

Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the...

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Vladimir Putin: Russia’s Borders Do Not End Anywhere

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Posted by    Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/26/2016 at 2:00pm

At an awards ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin told young students that Russia’s borders do not end:

On stage Putin questioned Miroslav Oskirko, a nine-year-old prodigy who said he knew...

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Rosie O’Donnell Criticized for Suggesting Barron Trump Has Autism

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Posted by    Friday, November 25, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/25/2016 at 7:30pm

People on social media have pummeled Rosie O’Donnell after she suggested that President-elect Donald Trump’s son has autism.

Yes, there is no shame in having an autistic child,...

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Did Boston’s CNN Channel Accidentally Air 30 Minutes of Porn?

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Posted by    Friday, November 25, 2016 at 7:00pm 11/25/2016 at 7:00pm

The internet went crazy this morning after a report surfaced that Boston’s CNN channel aired 30 minutes of hardcore porn. Media took off with it, but I have to admit that the details appeared sketchy because how does a major cable provider like RCN unknowingly air 30 seconds let alone 30...

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Author Dies After Allegedly Suffering From ‘Post-Trump Stress Disorder’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUnv6Kb7syQ
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Posted by    Friday, November 25, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/25/2016 at 5:30pm
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Author Jeff Gillenkirk died from a heart attack two days after he published his article “The New PTSD: Post-Trump Stress Disorder.” The Washington Times reported:

Gillenkirk, 67, suffered the heart attack Tuesday while teaching a class of third-graders in San Francisco, Alternet reported.

Mr. Gillenkirk, an Alternet contributor and onetime speechwriter for former...

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UK Government Can Ask Internet Providers for Citizens Browsing History

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Posted by    Friday, November 25, 2016 at 3:30pm 11/25/2016 at 3:30pm

The United Kingdom has become Big Brother. The government passed the Investigatory Powers Bill, which means internet providers must provide the asking government agency with a citizen’s internet browsing history. The bill provides that power with these agencies, a few may raise eyebrows:

Metropolitan Police Service
City of London Police
Police forces maintained under...

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Politico Editor Resigns After Tweeting for Attack on White Supremacist Leader

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Posted by    Friday, November 25, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/25/2016 at 3:00pm

Politico‘s national editor Michael Hirsh has resigned after he pushed for attacks on white supremacist leader Richard Spencer and published Spencer’s address. Spencer’s group National Policy Institute recently held a gathering in DC with people posting pictures of themselves doing the Nazi salute.

Spencer and his small minded group hold despicable viewpoints,...

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Knife Attack at French Priest Retirement Home Leaves One Dead

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Posted by    Friday, November 25, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/25/2016 at 1:30pm

French authorities have begun a search for a man who murdered a woman at a retirement home for priests in southern France. FRANCE 24 reports the police have identified the suspect, but no one mentions his name:

The man, brandishing a sawn-off shotgun and a knife, tied up and killed the woman...

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Judge Finds Dylann Roof Competent to Stand Trial in Charleston Church Shootings

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Posted by    Friday, November 25, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/25/2016 at 1:00pm

Last summer, Dylann Roof opened fire at the historic Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, murdering nine black people during a meeting. The court started jury selection this month, but U.S. Distric Judge Richard Mark Gergel stopped the process when Roof and his defense team filed a...

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Black Teens Attack White Catholic Schoolgirls While Bus Driver Does Nothing

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Posted by    Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 6:39pm 11/24/2016 at 6:39pm

Four white Catholic schoolgirls told The New York Post that black teens attacked them on a bus while the driver did nothing to help:

“Oh, white girl got money!” a young black man sitting with a friend commented as the girls travelled on the BX8 bus around 3 p.m. Tuesday after dismissal...

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Arab Social Media Cheers as Fires Devastate Israel

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Posted by    Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/24/2016 at 2:30pm

The Arab world has taken to social media to celebrate a massive brush fire that continues to destroy northern and central Israel. The Times of Israel notes they use #israelisburning to express their joy, moving it to the third most popular hashtag in the world.

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No, Hacking Did Not Cost Hillary Three Swing States

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 6:30pm 11/23/2016 at 6:30pm

So it seems that computer scientists and election lawyers have advised the Hillary Clinton campaign to demand a recount in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania because they have found evidence that shows the results “MAY HAVE BEEN manipulated or Shacked.” I emphasize MAY HAVE BEEN because the evidence is not crystal clear....

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