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Major Retail Group To Air Brutal Faux Infomercial During SNL In Attack On Republican Border Tax Plan [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A top retail group is launching a TV ad campaign slamming House Republicans’ proposed border-adjustment tax (BAT) with a parody of classic informercials. The National Retail Federation (NRF) on Tuesday debuted the ad on “Fox and Friends,” and it will air during this week’s “Saturday Night Live.” Both are shows President Trump is known to watch, and ...

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Bush Slams Rise Of Racism Under Trump [VIDEO]

People Magazine reports: For eight years since leaving the White House, George W. Bush has refused to criticize publicly those who succeeded him, saying he didn’t want to make an already tough job any harder for President Obama and, now, President Trump. But one rocky month into Trump’s tenure, it’s harder to keep quiet. “I don’t like the racism and ...

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Grindr Debuts Official In-House Poet

No, seriously. His name is Max Wallis and he announced his debut in a Guardian column: Poetry and sex have a long and venerable history, one often being used in the service of setting up the other. Catullus kicked things off, and Lord Byron, Sharon Olds and Carol Ann Duffy, among others, have run with the ball since. The work of ...

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Trump To Fawning Fox Hosts: There’s No Method To My Tweeting, I Do It To Go Around The Other Guys [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said Monday that there is “no method” to the way in which he uses Twitter, his preferred social media platform with which he often seeks to end-around the media by communicating directly to his millions of followers. “No method, really. It’s just — it’s not venting either,” Trump said when asked about his Twitter habits ...

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BRITISH: PM Theresa May Braces For Second Scottish Independence Referendum Demand Over Brexit

The Times Of London reports: Theresa May is preparing for the Scottish government to call a second independence referendum to coincide with the triggering of Article 50 next month. Senior government sources say there is serious concern that Nicola Sturgeon will use the start of the Brexit process to demand another vote on the future of the UK and that ...

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Betsy DeVos Spawns Outrage With Claim That Black Universities Prove Success Of School Choice

ABC News reports: Angry social media users flew into an uproar Monday evening after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued a statement that some said ignored the context under which historically black universities were created. The statement called historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) “real pioneers when it comes to school choice,” and came shortly after President Donald Trump held a ...

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Today In Creepy Robots [VIDEO]

Holy crap. Wait for it to jump. From the clip description: Handle is a research robot that stands 6.5 ft tall, travels at 9 mph and jumps 4​ ​feet vertically. ​It uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators, with a range of about 15 miles on one battery charge. ​​​Handle uses many of the same dynamics, balance ...

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Abusive Behavior By CPAC Attendees Draws Apology From Host Convention Center Management

The Huffington Post reports: Attendees at a college recreation conference were greeted by a surprise Friday, when a manager for the convention center where their conference was being held came to their closing session and apologized for the inappropriate behavior of attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference, which was meeting in the same space. The National Intramural and Recreational ...

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Trump: Obama Is Organizing The Protests [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has been dismissing the protests against his presidency and demonstrations at congressional town hall meetings across the country as concocted by his political enemies. But now he has an alleged culprit: Barack Obama. In an interview Monday with Fox News Channel, Trump said that he believes his predecessor is helping to organize the protests. ...

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TONIGHT: First Episode Of When We Rise, Dustin Lance Black’s Four-Part LGBT Rights Mini-Series [VIDEO]

I’ve been waiting in vain all day for an updated trailer so let’s go with the original one below. The A.V. Club sets up the mini-series that launches tonight: “Each generation has its own epic confrontations it must deal with,” narrates Cleve Jones (Guy Pearce) over the opening scenes of Dustin Lance Black’s When We Rise. When he makes this ...

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