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DC Pizzagate Shooter Get Four Years In Federal Prison

The HuffPost reports: A North Carolina man who took a gun to a family-oriented pizza restaurant in northwest D.C. to look into a conspiracy theory that the eatery was home to a child sex trafficking ring was sentenced on Thursday to four years in federal prison. Federal prosecutors sought 4.5 years for Edgar Maddison Welch, who pleaded guilty in March ...

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Alex Jones: Every Liberal Publication Is Calling For The Murder Of Trump, His Family, And Supporters [VIDEO]

Safiyah Riddle reports at Right Wing Watch: Conspiracy theorist broadcaster Alex Jones alleged on his radio program today that liberals are inciting violence and leading the U.S. into a civil war. Jones claimed, absurdly, that liberals are advocating on “every publication outlet they own” for people to “kill the president, kill his family and kill his supporters.” The result, according ...

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Homocon Site Gateway Pundit Denied Congressional Press Pass, Vows To Appeal To Speaker Paul Ryan

Politico reports: The right-wing website Gateway Pundit was denied a congressional press pass from the Senate Periodical Press Executive Committee on Tuesday, and now plans to appeal the decision to Speaker Paul Ryan. The committee upheld its previous denial of Gateway Pundit’s application for a press pass, which gives the holder access to certain areas of the Capitol otherwise sealed ...

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Homocon Chadwick Moore On Fox: Most Gay People Only Care About Pop Music And The Beach [VIDEO]

Homocon nutjob Chadwick Moore appeared on Fox News on Tuesday night to denounce the Gays Against Guns rally held at the Stonewall Inn to mark the anniversary of the Pulse massacre and tell some lies about Donald Trump, whom he claimed rushed to Orlando after the attack. Which, of course, never happened. Via Gay Times: After describing the Stonewall Inn ...

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Raving Conspiracy Promoter Sean Hannity Denounces “Top Conspiracy Theorist” Rachel Maddow [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: On Monday night, Sean Hannity went after MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, calling her MSNBC’s “top conspiracy theorist.” In a new segment where he calls out “liberal conspiracy theorists,” he began by re-airing the clip of Chris Matthews, or as Hannity calls him “Mr. Thrill Up His Leg,” admitting that the Trump-Russia conspiracy that “pursuers” kept pushing “came apart” ...

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JP Morgan Chase Pulls All Ads From NBC Over Megyn Kelly’s Upcoming Interview With Alex Jones [VIDEO]

The Wall Street Journal reports: NBC anchor Megyn Kelly’s plan to air an interview with right-wing provocateur Alex Jones has caused a firestorm to erupt on social media, but so far advertisers have remained quiet — with at least one notable exception. J.P. Morgan Chase has asked for its local TV ads and digital ads to be removed from Ms. ...

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REPORT: Ads On Breitbart Plummet By Nearly 90%

Digiday reports: Six months ago, Breitbart was riding the wave of the election, plotting an international expansion to provide a platform to spread far-right, populist views in Europe. But today, Breitbart is facing traffic declines, advertiser blacklists, campaigns for marketers to steer clear and even a petition within Amazon for it to stop providing ad services. There were just 26 ...

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REPORT: Trump’s $110B Saudi Arms Deal Is Fake

The Brookings Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, reports: Last month, President Trump visited Saudi Arabia and his administration announced that he had concluded a $110 billion arms deal with the kingdom. Only problem is that there is no deal. It’s fake news. I’ve spoken to contacts in the defense business and on the Hill, and all of them say the ...

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Bizarro World: Breitbart Fires Writer For Hate Speech

CNN reports: Katie McHugh, the Breitbart writer who tweeted a number of incendiary remarks in the immediate aftermath of the London terror attack, is no longer with the right-wing news site, four sources familiar with the situation told CNN. Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow announced McHugh’s departure internally Monday morning. After this article was initially published, McHugh herself confirmed she was ...

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Alex Jones Launches $200K Contest To Pay Protesters If They Get On Camera With “CNN Is ISIS” Signs [VIDEO]

Slate reports: Infowars, the alt-right media outlet that claims the anti-Trump protest movement is funded by George Soros and other sinister globalists, launched a contest this week that rewards Alex Jones fans $1,000 for donning a t-shirt or sign that says “CNN is ISIS” on TV. “We are launching a new contest to stand up to the Left’s calls for ...

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Trump Campaign Sends Email With Link To InfoWars Story Bragging About Pro-Trump Crowd Size [VIDEO]

Death And Taxes reports: Donald Trump has already started his 2020 reelection campaign, and why not with all the success he’s had in the first five months of his presidency? On Saturday, the campaign sent out an email to supporters letting everyone know about the successful “Pittsburgh, Not Paris” rally, celebrating the imminent death of the planet. In addition to ...

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Sean Hannity Returns To Continue Seth Rich Conspiracy Claims Despite Fox Having Retracted The Story [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Sean Hannity returned to his Fox News show Tuesday night, opening his program with an extensive monologue promising updates on the debunked Seth Rich conspiracy theory. Hannity has pursued the theory that DNC staffer Seth Rich was murdered because of his links to Wikileaks, after Fox 5 published a (now retracted) report alleging the existence of evidence of ...

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O’REILLY REDUX: Sean Hannity Goes On Vacation As Advertisers Hit The Exits Over Seth Rich Conspiracy

As the number of boycotting advertisers continues to grow, last night Fox News announced that Sean Hannity is taking a brief vacation starting tonight. Sound familiar? Via Mediaite: Could this be the end for the love-him-or-hate-him hallmark of the conservative cable news channel and one-time ratings juggernaut? It’s worth noting that the network has been in familiar territory before–in fact ...

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Sean Hannity’s Show Loses First Major Advertiser

Variety reports: Online auto classifieds site Cars.com said it would cease advertising on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” after the program’s popular host over several broadcasts promoted a largely discredited story about the murder of a Democratic National Committee staffer, then said he would cease discussing it out of concern for the victim’s family. “The fact that we advertise on a ...

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Sean Hannity Caves On Seth Rich Conspiracy [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: With Fox News having retracted the story that Rich had been in contact with WikiLeaks, and Rich’s parents writing an op-ed begging those politicizing Rich’s murder to please stop, Hannity said the following: “I totally and completely understand how upset and how hard this is on this family, especially over the recent coverage of Seth’s death. I’ve been ...

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SNORK: Sean Hannity Begs For Help After Fox News Formally Retracts Bullshit Claims About Seth Rich

Earlier this afternoon Fox News formally retracted their insane claims about the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich after the Rich family essentially threatened to sue them into oblivion. The retraction came just as Media Matters, with no overt call to action, simply posted a list of the advertisers on Sean Hannity’s show.  And oh boy, is Hannity ever freaking ...

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FINALLY: Fox News Issues Public Apology For False Reporting On 2016 Murder Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich

Just posted by Fox News: On May 16, a story was posted on the Fox News website on the investigation into the 2016 murder of DNC Staffer Seth Rich. The article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting. Upon appropriate review, the article was found not to meet those standards ...

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InfoWars Claims White House Press Credentials

The Hill reports: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Monday blasted the Trump administration after Infowars said it had been given White House press credentials. “I want to throw up,” Murphy tweeted. “@POTUS has granted legitimacy to a group that believes Sandy Hook was a hoax carried out by paid actors.” Infowars claimed on Monday it had received the credentials in ...

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IDAHO: Alex Jones Surrenders In Lawsuit Filed By Chobani Yogurt, Recants Claims About Their Employees

The Los Angeles Times reports: Alex Jones backed down. Again. The far-right conspiracy theorist agreed Wednesday to settle a defamation lawsuit filed against him by Greek yogurt manufacturer Chobani. The key component of the settlement agreement required him to retract inflammatory comments about refugees and the company he made on his Infowars broadcast last month. “During the week of April ...

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Breitbart: The GOP Has Its “Knives Out” For Trump

According to Breitbart, Sen. John McCain’s expressed alarm at the still-unfolding Trump/Comey scandal likely arises because he hates Russia so much. And apparently, that’s a bad thing. They write: McCain has been a proponent of the Russian election-influence narrative, and a central figure in Senate hearings on the issue. He expressed his dismay over President Trump’s decision to dismiss Comey ...

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