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Last Call For The Phone Booth [VIDEO]

Via CBS News: Yes, there’s nothing like reaching out and touching someone from a phone booth. They used to be everywhere, but they are now rare coin-operated curiosities. Mo Rocca looks into the history of the once-ubiquitous phone booth, and of the wi-fi kiosks that are now replacing them in New York City.

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Koppel To Hannity: You’re Bad For America Because Your Fans Think Ideology Is More Important Than Facts

BOOM. Yahoo News reports: Veteran TV journalist Ted Koppel analyzed the media’s role in the political divide in Trump-era America on “CBS Sunday Morning” — and had a pointed moment interviewing Fox News host Sean Hannity. “We have to give some credit to the American people that they are somewhat intelligent and that they know the difference between an opinion ...

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Boris Epshteyn To Leave White House Post

Yet another shakeup. Politico reports: Boris Epshteyn, a special assistant to the president who oversees Donald Trump’s television surrogate operation, is expected to leave his high-profile post, multiple sources close to the administration told POLITICO. The well known, combative talking head, who fiercely defended Trump on television during the campaign first as a surrogate and then as a paid campaign ...

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SETTLED LAW: Right Wingers Fret About Neil Gorsuch’s Statements On Abortion And Same-Sex Marriage

Via World Net Daily: Daniel Horowitz, senior editor at Conservative Review, is not the least bit confident Gorsuch is the constitutional conservative many Republicans are hoping for. “Gorsuch is saying that Roe is the law of the land and Obergefell, which is one of the most radical opinions ever, is ‘absolutely settled law,’” Horowitz told WND. “There’s nothing there to ...

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EVERYONE BUT HIM: Trump Expands Trumpcare Finger Pointing To Include GOP House Freedom Caucus

The Washington Times reports: President Trump jabbed at the House Freedom Caucus and conservative groups Sunday on Twitter, blaming them for derailing the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. “Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!” the president tweeted. Friday’s decision to ...

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REPORT: Trump Told GOP House Reps To “Forget About The Little Shit” Details In The Failed Trumpcare Bill

Politico reports: Donald Trump had heard enough about policy and process. It was Thursday afternoon and members of the House Freedom Caucus were peppering the president with wonkish concerns about the American Health Care Act—the language that would leave Obamacare’s “essential health benefits” in place, the community rating provision that limited what insurers could charge certain patients, and whether the ...

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Has Michael Flynn Turned On Trump?

The Associated Press reports: CNN national security analyst Juliette Kayyem cited unnamed sources and the fact that Michael Flynn has not been called upon to testify under oath before the House Intelligence Committee as evidence that the former Trump adviser may have “cut a deal with the FBI.” “It’s not that interesting to me because I don’t think they’ll be under ...

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Priebus On Heathcare: Everything’s Now On The Table

The Hill reports: White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday said that all options are on the table for future negotiations on healthcare following the failure of Republican attempts to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “Everything’s on the table,” Priebus told “Fox News Sunday.” “We’ll give these guys another chance.” Priebus said President Trump is not “closing the door ...

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MINNESOTA: Ex-Gay Torture Clinics Run By Ladybird Bachmann Cited For Patient Records Violations

NBC News reports: A clinic that was accused of pushing bogus “pray away the gay” therapy — and is owned by former Rep. Michele Bachmann’s husband — was cited by Minnesota health inspectors for failing to properly keep patient records. Inspectors going through the paperwork at the Counseling Care clinic in Lake Elmo found last month that “developmental condition” and ...

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Pope Slams Populism In Speech To EU Leaders

The New York Daily News reports: Pope Francis urged European leaders on Friday to resist the “false forms of security” promised by populists who want to wall themselves off and instead bank on a future of greater solidarity and union. Francis welcomed 27 EU leaders to the Vatican on the eve of a summit to mark the 60th anniversary of ...

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