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Fake News, Real Panic: Viral Tweets Of Ventilator Shortage Forcing Hospitals To Select Which Patients Will Die

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10:00am 3/28/2020 at 10:00am

Andy Slavitt, the former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid under President Obama, took to the Twitter machine on Thursday night with some very alarming news about a hospital in Michigan.

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Dr. Birx Criticizes Media Fear-Mongering and Unrealistic Models and Projections

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8:30am 3/27/2020 at 8:30am
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Thursday’s Coronavirus Task Force briefing was a big one, but President Donald Trump wasn’t the one who created a stir during the session.

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College Student Facing Felony Charges for Terrorism Over Joke Photo of AR-15 on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:30am 3/16/2020 at 10:30am

Imagine finding yourself in this kind of trouble. What a crazy situation.

The College Fix reports:

College student facing felony charges of terrorism over joke AR-15 photograph

A college student from Lake Superior State University is facing terrorism charges for posting a picture to social media last fall in which he displayed his firearm...

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Media, Democrats Rush to Declare ‘Wuhan Coronavirus’ Term Racist – Except It’s Not

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 1:00pm 3/10/2020 at 1:00pm
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Here we are in the midst of a Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in America, and everyone is pulling together as a team to combat and beat this thing, right?

Wrong.

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Federal Appeals Court dismisses PragerU suit against Google, rules YouTube is not a ‘public forum’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00pm 2/28/2020 at 5:00pm
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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court dismissal of Prager University’s lawsuit against Google regarding restrictions placed on Prager U videos on YouTube, which is owned by Google.

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Bloomberg has spent $400 million (so far) to buy the election, but ‘Mini Mike’ Meme is priceless

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:02pm 2/21/2020 at 7:02pm
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has hired many people to say nice things about him on social media.

Supporters of President Donald Trump do this for free, which has given the world some of the funniest videos.

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s First 2020 Priority Was to Declare War on $30 Pizzas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 3, 2020 at 2:00pm 1/3/2020 at 2:00pm
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On any given day, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio makes it all too easy to dunk on him, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it when the opportunity presents itself.

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Christmas Miracle: One College Student Donates Kidney to Another After Seeing Facebook Post

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/25/2019 at 1:00pm

These students don’t know each other or even go to the same school. What an amazing story.

WEAR TV reports:

Pensacola family receives the gift of life this Christmas

A Pensacola family will be celebrating Christmas at the hospital this year, but it will be a happy celebration after a successful kidney transplant.

Keith Fell...

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VIDEO: College Republican President Attacked at Sacramento State

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 12/10/2019 at 2:00pm
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An argument on social media spilled over into real-life recently at Sacramento State University. A physical altercation followed and was captured on video which has since gone viral. The young man on the receiving end of the attack is the president of the College Republicans.

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Maryland Governor Blasts Local Official Who Ordered Removal of Thin Blue Line Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 4, 2019 at 9:00am 11/4/2019 at 9:00am
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Republican Maryland Governor Larry Hogan unloaded on Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich after he demanded a police station remove a thin blue line flag given to them by a young boy.

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Obama’s White House Photographer Suggests White House Staged Trump Situation Room Photo

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 28, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/28/2019 at 1:00pm
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The White House released a photo of President Donald Trump and his advisors watching a raid in Syria that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

President Barack Obama’s White House photographer Pete Souza suggested on social media that the White House staged the photo.

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REPORT: Steven Crowder Claims YouTube is Silencing Tulsi Gabbard

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:00pm 10/25/2019 at 7:00pm
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A new experiment performed by conservative comedian Steven Crowder alleges that YouTube isn’t merely lying but that they’re purposely going out of their way to curate search results within the United States to a degree that could be considered election tampering.

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Mitt Romney has a Secret Twitter Account. Hello, ‘Pierre Delecto’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11:00am 10/21/2019 at 11:00am

I find it funny how everyone now loves Utah Sen. Mitt Romney because he has become one of the louder voices against President Donald Trump.

McKay Coppins wrote a loving profile of Romney in The Atlantic, which also included the senator groaning about Trump’s use of Twitter.

Except…it seems like Romney enjoys Twitter...

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College Students Who Leave Facebook for a Week Report Being Less Depressed

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/7/2019 at 12:00pm

This isn’t surprising at all. One other upside of this is that students who stay off social media are probably going to concentrate more on their studies.

The Nieman Lab reports:

College students who go off Facebook for a week consume less news and report being less depressed

Threatening to leave Facebook, or talking...

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Faculty at U. Iowa Told Not to Promote Upcoming Greta Thunberg Visit on School’s Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:30pm 10/5/2019 at 1:30pm
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At least one professor really wanted to promote this upcoming appearance, but the administration said they can’t use their social media to promote political policy changes.

The Gazette reports:

University of Iowa tells faculty not to promote Greta Thunberg visit via UI social media

In the news that teenage globe-trotting climate activist Greta Thunberg...

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Women’s March Votes Off New Board Member Zahra Billoo Over Anti-Israel Tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00am 9/19/2019 at 11:00am
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On Monday, the Women’s March voted off its board Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory, and Bob Bland due to the anti-Semitism controversies surrounding them.

The organization announced 16 new members to the board. I noted in my Monday blog that Zahra Billoo could cause problems for them due to her past statements on...

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Saudi Arabia Trying to Improve Image by Using Instagram Influencers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/9/2019 at 5:00pm
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Saudi Arabia has chosen to use Instagram influencers as a way to help boost its global image.

They took this route instead of stopping the execution of gays and journalists and embracing basic human rights.

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