Monthly Archives: February 2017

Jerry Falwell Jr. To Head “Education Reform” Task Force

The Chronicle Of Higher Education reports: Jerry L. Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, has been asked by President Trump to head up a new task force that will identify changes that should be made to the U.S. Department of Education’s policies and procedures, Mr. Falwell told The Chronicle on Tuesday. The exact scope, size, and mission of the task ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Grindr Sued After Impersonator Sends Over 700 Men To Victim’s Home And Workplace

A New York City man has filed a civil lawsuit against Grindr, claiming that over 700 men have appeared at his home and workplace after receiving invitations to have sex from someone impersonating him on the service. Wired reports: Last October, Matthew Herrick was smoking a cigarette in front of his West Harlem brownstone when the first visitor appeared. As ...

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Jon Stewart Reads Trump’s New Executive Orders

The A.V. Club recaps: Stewart is no stranger to Colbert’s CBS set, but he’s rarely appeared in such impressive form, decked out in an oversized tie and a “dead animal” in honor of our new president’s fashion sense. It takes alarmingly little time for a punch-drunk Colbert and Stewart to lose the thread of the bit (reading out Trump’s next ...

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Trump Contradicts Spicer: Call It A “Ban” If You Want

The Hill reports: President Trump said Wednesday people could call his executive order barring refugees and people from seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the U.S. whatever they’d like amid questions over whether the measure is a “ban.” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday said the president’s executive order is not a “travel ban.” Spicer blamed the media ...

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REPORT: Trump Escalates War Against CNN

Politico reports: The White House has refused to send its spokespeople or surrogates onto CNN shows, effectively icing out the network from on-air administration voices. “We’re sending surrogates to places where we think it makes sense to promote our agenda,” said a White House official, acknowledging that CNN is not such a place, but adding that the ban is not ...

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