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Aging, humorless Dem Senator rips judicial nominee Don Willett over Bacon Marriage tweet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 11/15/2017 at 6:30pm

Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted confirmation hearings for several judicial appointees including Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett. Willett has been nominated for a spot on the fifth circuit.

An avid Twitter user, Willett is a bright, humorous spot on the social media platform. Prior to the hearing, many a...

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News Outlets Forced to Clarify Melania Trump Has No Body Double After Ridiculous Internet Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:36pm 10/19/2017 at 5:36pm

2017, a most ridiculous time to be alive. Wednesday, internet sleuths thought they were really on to something — the “Melania Trump” standing next to the president was not in fact Melania, they claimed.

Dressed in a trench coat and sporting a fab pair of sunglasses, someone whose TV has jacked...

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How “Me Too” Unfairly Maligns Men and Perpetuates Victimhood

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:44pm 10/18/2017 at 9:44pm

If you’ve paid any attention to social media this week, you’ve likely seen several posts saying “me, too.”

Meant to amplify instances of sexual assault, and prompted by the innumerable Harvey Weinstein victims, women who believe themselves victims of such an instance have been encouraged by their peers to mark themselves by...

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Covering Up Political Bias: NY Times Social Media Guidelines for its Reporters

http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/25/were-there-ever-liquor-carts-at-the-times/
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 9:20pm 10/13/2017 at 9:20pm
http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/25/were-there-ever-liquor-carts-at-the-times/

I’m in favor of mainstream media reporters and news people speaking their political minds on social media.

Let it all hang out, tell us how much you hate Republicans/Conservatives/Non-Liberals/Americans/Donald Trump/Deplorables etc.

Lay your political biases on the table for all the world to see. If your news reporting is straight up and supported,...

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Google sold ads to Russian-linked parties too

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:20pm 10/10/2017 at 7:20pm

A Russian-linked operation different from the Kremlin-linked troll farms that spent bank on Facebook ads, dropped tens of thousands of dollars placing ads on YouTube, GMail, and other Google platforms. Their goal? Presumably to interfere in the 2016 election.

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Facebook Forks Over 3,000 Potentially Russian-linked Ads to Congress

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAay3FrjbnE
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 1:39pm 10/2/2017 at 1:39pm
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Caving to pressure from Capitol Hill, Facebook is releasing some 3,000 possible Russia-linked ads to Congress who has been investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.

When the ads will be turned over to Congress has not yet been made clear. As part of the announcement Monday, Facebook also indicated...

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Valerie Plame Resigns from Iran-Deal Backer Ploughshares Foundation After Sharing Anti-Semitic Article

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:00am 9/25/2017 at 10:00am
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Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson resigned from Ploughshares Fund, a foundation that was a key component to the Iran Nuclear Deal, after she tweeted an anti-Semitic article that claimed American Jews drive the wars in the Middle East.

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Congresswoman: NRA, Dana Loesch are Domestic Security Threats

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/11/2017 at 4:00pm

Radio host, TV host, and NRA spokeswoman has had quite a week. Journalists caused outrage after they claimed she said she wanted to fist The New York Times (she actually said fisk).

Huffington Post’s Yashar Ali penned a great and gracious apology on Twitter to Dana for his mistake.

Now others have gone...

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Court: VA Politician Who Blocked Constituent on Social Media Violated First Amendment

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Chair-Phyllis-J-Randall-1726409590911855/posts/?ref=page_internal
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:00am 8/1/2017 at 10:00am
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U.S. District Judge James Cacheris in Alexandria, VA, ruled that politicians who block followers on social media violates free speech.

From The Wall Street Journal:

A federal court in Virginia ruled that a local politician violated the free-speech rights of a constituent she banned from her Facebook page, in a case the judge...

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J. K. Rowling Spreads False Claim About Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/29/2017 at 1:30pm
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In yet another example of the anti-Trump contingent creating and spreading misleading stories about President Trump, J. K. Rowling has gone on a Twitter tirade about a video that shows Trump supposedly ignoring a child in a wheelchair.

What the now-viral video fails to show is that at the beginning of this...

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Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief: CNN a victim of “social media mob frenzy” over Trump wrestling GIF

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 1:00pm 7/9/2017 at 1:00pm
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Yeah, CNN threatened to out the guy who made the CNN wrestling meme. But the threat, according to CNN, was just some language that the legal suits stuck into the CNN statement. So if you complain about it, you’re just part of a social-media “mob” that is falsely playing the victim.

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The Left’s Best Freak Outs to SCOTUS Ruling on Trump Travel EO

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/26/2017 at 6:30pm
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In the wake of the Supreme Court reinstatement of substantially all of President Trump’s travel Executive Order, the left is responding as expected.

Left-wing and Islamic groups are outraged and don’t seem to understand the rul...

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The Internet’s Worst Post-Baseball Shooting Reactions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 4:06pm 6/14/2017 at 4:06pm

Gunman James Hodgkison, a Bernie Sanders supporter, opened fire on GOP lawmakers as they practiced for the annual Congressional baseball game Wednesday morning. He shot Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), two Congressional aides, and two members of the Capitol Police force were also shot. Scalise remains in critical condition.

Rather than reflect on...

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Congressman Writes COVFEFE Act to Preserve Presidential Tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/12/2017 at 5:30pm
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President Donald Trump sure loves Twitter! This is why Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) introduced the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement Act, which would preserve all of Trump’s tweets as presidential record.

Yes, the acronym is COVFEFE to mock Trump’s infamous tweet when he wrote “Despite the constant negative covfefe.” The...

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FCC Chairman Reads Mean Tweets

http://ijr.com/2017/05/871504-fcc-chairman-ajit-pai-reads-troll-tweets/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/17/2017 at 2:30pm
http://ijr.com/2017/05/871504-fcc-chairman-ajit-pai-reads-troll-tweets/

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has been targeted by radical leftists for his stance on net neutrality.

Seemingly unfazed by the hate, Pai joined IJR to read nasty tweets lobbed at him by anonymous internet trolls…and it’s wonderful:

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Model Chrissy Teigen Says Trump Should Pay for Her Botox and Anxiety Meds

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 5:00pm 5/6/2017 at 5:00pm
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Apparently, Chrissy Teigen’s mental and emotional state is deteriorating, and she blames it all on the president . . . and wants him to foot the bill for her botox and anxiety meds.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Model Chrissy Teigen says President Trump’s behavior is causing her to up her medication and she...

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Why is this Twitter account publishing the names and locations of Trump donors?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 1:45pm 4/27/2017 at 1:45pm

A Twitter account called @everytrumpdonor is posting the names, locations, amount donated, and field of employment of Trump donors.

Yes, political donations are public record, easily searchable on FEC sites, but why tweet how private citizens donated? What’s the point?

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