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Homocon Milo Vows To Sue Paper For Reporting On His Call To “Start Gunning Journalists Down On Sight”

Via Mediaite: The political provocateur recently drew a lot of attention after he told Observer reporter Davis Richardson that he “can’t wait for the vigilante squads to start gunning journalists down on sight.” He took this up a notch when Mediaite‘s Amy Russo asked him to elaborate on his remarks, and he responded by warning that journalists who critique President ...

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Five Murder Charges Filed Against Maryland Shooter

The Associated Press reports: First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man with a grudge against Maryland’s capital newspaper after police said he shot his way into the newsroom, killing four journalists and a staffer and wounding two others. Jarrod Warren Ramos was swiftly arrested, interrogated and jailed pending a 10:30 a.m. hearing in Annapolis. A court document classifies ...

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Twitter Rakes Marco Rubio Over F-Bomb Lament

Sen. Marco Rubio this morning took to Twitter to lament the F-word’s appearance in news reports, likely spurred by last night’s unbleeped F-bomb on CNN, which was delivered by a Maryland shooting survivor in response the the usual “thoughts and prayers” that spill out after every mass shooting. Rubio apparently sees no link between coarsened language in the media and ...

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How Trump Engineered Justice Kennedy’s Retirement

The New York Times reports that Trump greased the wheels of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement by stocking the lower courts with judges that had once clerked for him. Even the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court may have been part of that plan as Gorsuch himself is a former clerk for Kennedy. And then there’s this: One person ...

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Trump Wants US To Leave World Trade Organization

Axios reports: President Trump has repeatedly told top White House officials he wants to withdraw the United States from the World Trade Organization, a move that would throw global trade into wild disarray, people involved in the talks tell Axios. What we’re hearing: “He’s [threatened to withdraw] 100 times. It would totally [screw] us as a country,” said a source ...

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Obama To Dems: Stop Pining For A Magical Savior

Politico reports: Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday in the lush backyard of two Beverly Hills megadonors, Obama warned of a country and world on the brink — “you are right to be concerned,” he told the crowd — but said they’d flub their chance to change that if ...

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McConnell Mocks Calls To Delay SCOTUS Nomination: They Forget I Said “Presidential” Election Year [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was awful giddy Thursday night while discussion the future confirmation of President Donald Trump‘s next Supreme Court nominee. Appearing on Fox News, McConnell was asked to react to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) accused the Senate Majority Leader of “setting the rules” by not allowing “a Supreme Court justice during an election year.” ...

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Maryland Mass Shooting Survivor: I Don’t Give A Fuck About Your Prayers If There’s Nothing Else [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Anderson Cooper had two survivors of today’s shooting at Maryland’s Capital Gazette newspaper on his show Thursday night. Reporter Selene San Felice said she was doing fine —considering she’d just watched someone die. San Felice says she’s still making sense of the tragedy but knows she’ll want to advocate for policy change. “I don’t know what I ...

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Oh dear. Playbill reports: A host of Broadway artists united to record a music video for Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie’s 1985 anthem “We Are the World.” Released by Broadway Records, the video calls for healing and unity in the world today. Participating artists include Christy Altomare, Kelli Barrett, Andrew Burns, Nikki Renee Daniels, Jordan Donica, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, Justin Guarini, ...

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