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GOP Senator: Pre-Existing Conditions Coverage Is Like Insuring People Who Have Crashed Their Car [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) suggested on Sunday that people with pre-existing conditions deserved to pay more for insurance because they were like cars that had been involved in an automobile accident. The Wisconsin Republican pointed to Obamacare rules that forbid insurance companies from charging more for people with preexisting conditions. “We know why those premiums doubled,” he ...

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Linda Harvey: McDonald’s Must Be Boycotted Because A Few Stores Put Rainbows On French Fry Boxes [AUDIO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Ohio-based anti-LGBTQ activist Linda Harvey of Mission America is urging Christian conservatives to join her in boycotting McDonald’s because a few restaurants are serving fries in rainbow-themed packaging in honor of Pride Month. Harvey said that Christians must engage in a nationwide boycott of McDonald’s because “all this bowing before homosexual shame month, ...

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Catholic Bishop Decrees No Funerals Or Last Rites For Married Gays Unless They Repent On Their Deathbed

The Washington Post reports: The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Ill., is calling on priests there to deny Holy Communion and even funeral rites to people in same-sex unions unless they show “some signs of repentance” for their relationships before death. The decree by Bishop Thomas Paprocki also said that people “living publicly” in same-sex marriages may not ...

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SAN FRANCISCO: “White Privilege” Activist Plows Motorcycle Through Health Care Bill Protesters [VIDEO]

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: San Francisco police detained a motorcyclist who they said drove his bike at a group of protesters demonstrating against the federal health care bill in an apparent attempt to hit them, according to witnesses as well as photographs and videos from the scene. The red 2015 BMW motorcycle captured in photographs is registered to San ...

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Rep. Pete Olson Fauxpologizes For Saying Bill Clinton Threatened To Have Former AG Loretta Lynch Murdered

“The personal wreckage suffered by many people during the Clinton years is well documented. Just ask Paula Jones, Jim and Susan McDougal, Kathleen Willey and many others. However, in my discussion about Loretta Lynch and Vince Foster, I took the accusations a step too far. I regret my choice of words. The fact remains Hillary Clinton broke the law, violated ...

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Caitlyn Jenner On Virginia Gunman: Luckily The Guy Was A Bad Shot, Liberals Can’t Even Shoot Straight

The Washington Examiner reports: Asked during a discussion at the College Republican National Committee’s convention to comment on the violent attack on a GOP baseball practice earlier in the week, Caitlyn Jenner quipped, “Liberals can’t even shoot straight.” Video of Jenner’s remarks, which were delivered at a dinner closed to press on Friday, was posted to Facebook Live by a ...

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Jeff Sessions Thanks Sen. Tom Cotton For Friendly Questions About Spy Novels And James Bond [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s testimony has been marked by some heated moments, including tense debates over whether he is “stonewalling” the committee. And then came Sen. Tom Cotton, Republican of Arkansas. The first-term senator opened by suggesting Democrats on the committee were going down “rabbit trails,” invoked the novels of John le Carré and the James ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Homocons Threaten Charlotte Pride Sponsors With Boycott If They Don’t Withdraw Support

Charlotte’s Spectrum News reports: Deplorable Pride started as a small group. “Now everybody want’s to be a part of all this,” co-founder Brian Talbert said. Since threatening legal action against Charlotte Pride, its reach has grown. Appearing on Fox News, CNN and major conservative websites like Drudge Report. Deplorable Pride is now using that audience to threaten a boycott of ...

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Trump Blocks Pro-LGBT Veterans Group On Twitter

The Hill reports: President Trump appears to have blocked a veterans group that has been critical of his time in office on Twitter. “The Commander in Chief can block @VoteVets, the voice of 500k military veterans and families, but we will NOT be silenced,” VoteVets.org wrote on Twitter, including a screenshot that shows Trump had blocked the organization’s account. The ...

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Log Cabin Republicans Mock National Equality March

CNN reports: Two years after the White House was adorned in rainbow colors to commemorate the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, gay rights activists and lawmakers are preparing to march on Washington again, saying the current President threatens to erase those gains. Gay rights activists plan to air their concerns at the “Equality March for Unity and Pride” ...

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Jim Bakker: Ariana Grande’s Murdered Fans “Literally Invited” Terrorism By Attending Her Concert [VIDEO]

“What was the name of that concert? ‘Dangerous Woman concert.’ If we could tell you what we know—and we don’t have time today—but we’re going to talk about some of those things, they literally invited these kinds of things to happen. They almost cursed themselves with this concert. I tell you what, God’s not going to put up with mockery. ...

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GOP City Councilman Screams At Campaign Worker: “You Wish You Were Getting Fucked By Me” [VIDEO]

The New Jersey Record reports: A Passaic County Regular Republican Organization employee lodged a harassment complaint against a township councilman after a heated argument about campaign signs. The argument was recorded on multiple cellphones. Susan Enderly, a Wayne resident and PCRRO employee, was completing paperwork on Sunday at the organization’s Wayne office when Republican Councilman Richard Jasterzbski entered. The two ...

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Trump Doubles Down On “Travel Ban” Language

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump has doubled down on his executive order banning travel to the US from six majority-Muslim countries. “People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN!” Trump said in the first of a series of tweets Monday ...

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BREAKING: Trump To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Accord

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Axios news outlet reported on Wednesday, citing two unidentified sources with direct knowledge of the decision. Trump who has previously called global warming a hoax, refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, ...

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Chuck Woolery, The Game Show David Duke

Newsweek reports: Chuck Woolery, the well-coiffed former Wheel of Fortune and Love Connection host, has recently complained that his right-wing views have prevented him from finding work in Hollywood. His foray, via Twitter, into the complex relationship between the European Jewish diaspora, German philosophy and the rise of socialism in 20th century Russia is unlikely to have Burbank’s best producers ...

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TEXAS: GOP Rep Threatens To Shoot Dem “In Self Defense” During Melee Over Immigration Bill [VIDEO]

More on today’s fracas in the Texas House from the Texas Tribune: State Rep. Matt Rinaldi, R-Irving, said he called U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement while hundreds of people dressed in red T-shirts unfurled banners and chanted in opposition to the state’s new sanctuary cities law. His action enraged Hispanic legislators nearby, leading to a tussle in which each side ...

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TEXAS: Lawmakers Fight After GOP Rep Tells Others He Called ICE To Have Protesters In Gallery Deported

The Texas Tribune reports: The last day of this year’s regular session of the Texas Legislature — normally a celebratory, ceremonial affair — was disrupted by hundreds of protesters raising their ire about the state’s new sanctuary cities immigration law. Meanwhile, tensions escalated among lawmakers on the House floor. The protesters, most of whom were wearing red, packed the gallery ...

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THE SADZ: Franklin Graham Freaks Out After NFL Team Sponsors “Sinful” LGBT Flag Football Tournament

“The New England Patriots announced they will be the first NFL team to sponsor a ‘Gay Bowl.’ They’re sponsoring Gay Bowl 17, which is a national championship tournament for LGBT flag football teams. The Patriots have the right to do whatever they want, but I’m disappointed that a great team from such a wonderful area of the country would promote ...

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Drudge: Gianforte Should Also Beat Up Paul Ryan

The Washington Examiner reports: Matt Drudge, editor and founder of the Drudge Report, had a little fun with the victory of Republican Greg Gianforte in the special election for Montana’s vacant U.S. House seat. Drudge sent out a tweet giving a nod to the tough-guy image Gianforte has made for himself after he was cited for misdemeanor assault against a ...

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TEXAS: Governor Brandishes Target Sheet At Gun Bill Signing: “I’ll Carry This In Case I See Any Reporters”

The Texas Tribune reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed a bill into law significantly reducing the cost to get a license to carry a handgun, making Texas one of the states with the lowest fee in the nation. “The right to bear arms is something that is synonymous with the state of Texas. We are proud to expand the ...

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