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Ted Nugent: Parkland Survivors Are “Soulless Liars”

The Daily Beast reports: NRA board member Ted Nugent has attacked Parkland’s teenage school shooting survivors-turned-gun control activists, calling them “mushy brained” and “soulless” liars. In an appearance on The Joe Pags Show late Friday, Nugent apparently forgot about his promise to stop using “hateful rhetoric” after last year’s congressional shooting in Virginia. According to Nugent, the Parkland students pushing ...

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Ingraham Announces “Vacation” As Advertisers Flee

CBS News reports: Fox News’ Laura Ingraham announced Friday she would be taking a vacation the next week to celebrate Easter with her family as advertisers have dropped her show after she criticized a Parkland school shooting survivor. Her supporters have launched the hashtag #IStandWithLaura. In April 2017, embroiled in an advertiser boycott, Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly announced he would ...

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Laura Ingraham Apologizes As Advertisers Flee Show

Well, THAT didn’t take long. Less than an hour after at least two of her advertisers dropped her show over her petty attack on Parkland activist David Hogg, Fox News host Laura Ingraham has apologized “in the spirit” of Jesus. We must presume that this apology was handed down from Fox executives, but stand by for right wingers to accuse ...

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Rachel Ray Brand First To Yank Ads From Ingraham

The New York Daily News reports: An advertiser said Thursday it is severing ties with Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show just hours after Florida school shooting survivor David Hogg implored businesses to do so. Rachael Ray’s pet food brand Nutrish said Thursday it was distancing itself from the conservative pundit’s “The Ingraham Angle,” which airs weeknights at 10 p.m. “We ...

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David Hogg Goes After Laura Ingraham’s Advertisers

Newsweek reports: Gun control activist David Hogg, who survived the Florida school shooting last month, is calling for people to target Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s advertisers after she attacked him on social media over his college rejections. Ingraham shared a Daily Wire story on Wednesday, writing that Hogg had been rejected by four colleges he applied to “and whines ...

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Ingraham Mocks Parkland Student For College Rejection

ThinkProgress reports: On Wednesday, Laura Ingraham, host of the primetime Fox News show Ingraham Angle, mocked 17-year-old Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg for getting rejected by four colleges. Ingraham’s tweet links to a Daily Wire aggregation of an interview Hogg did with TMZ in which he discussed getting rejected from four University of California schools. In the six weeks ...

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Frothy Mix: I Misspoke About Guns And CPR [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: In an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) admitted that he was wrong when he told students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, to take CPR classes instead of fighting for gun control. “I blame myself. I said that wrong comment Sunday and I got everybody off on a rabbit ...

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RHODE ISLAND: Kidnapping Victim Demands Name Be Removed From Anti-Porn Bill Pushed By Anti-Gay Loon

The Hill reports: A Utah woman who was kidnapped from her home as a teenager in 2002 is demanding a controversial bill targeting online pornography stop using her name. Elizabeth Smart sent a cease-and-desist letter to prevent her name from being used to push a Rhode Island bill that would require a $20 fee to view pornography online. It is ...

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Christian College President Everett Piper Whines About Intolerant Reaction To His Comparing Gays To ISIS

Last week I reported that Oklahoma Wesleyan president Everett Piper had penned a column in which he compares gays to ISIS. Today Piper is very unhappy about people calling him out on that. So much for inclusion. So much for acceptance. So much for pluralism. So much for claiming that “it doesn’t matter what you believe as long as it ...

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Frontman For Band At Bataclan Massacre Rips Parkland Students, Calls Emma “The Awful Face Of Treason”

The Eagles Of Death Metal are the American band that was onstage in November 2015 as terrorists opened fired at Paris’ Bataclan Theater, killing 89 people. Spin Magazine reports: Jesse Hughes, the frontman for Eagles of Death Metal, took to Instagram on Sunday for a lengthy, impassioned decrying Saturday’s March For Our Lives protests as well as the Parkland teens ...

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GOP Rep. Steve King Attacks Emma Gonzalez

The New York Daily News reports: Controversial congressman Steve King responded to hundreds of thousands of people marching in the streets against gun violence by mocking the Parkland survivors still mourning the deaths of their classmates. The western Iowa Republican’s team spent its Sunday insulting those involved with March for Our Lives, including personal attacks on the teenagers who lived ...

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Rick Santorum: Student Activists Should Be Learning CPR Instead Of Protesting Against The NRA [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) suggested that students should take CPR classes and take steps to prepare for active shooter situations instead of holding protests calling for new gun laws. “How about kids instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about,” Santorum said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “Maybe taking CPR ...

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State TV Host: I Don’t Need Kids Lecturing Me On Gun Laws So This Morning I Donated To The NRA [VIDEO]

“I feel for these kids from Parkland high school. They’ve obviously been affected. They have a right to speak out and they should. But forgive me if I don’t want a lesson on the Second Amendment on a 16-year-old. Forgive me if I don’t want to watch a 9-year-old tell me that her dream is a world without guns. My ...

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BREAKING: Trump Moves To Ban Most Trans Troops

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Friday issued orders to ban transgender troops from serving in the military except in select cases — following through on a controversial pledge last year that has been under review by the Pentagon and fought out in the courts. The memorandum, filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, states that while the Secretary of ...

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Group That Killed Cecil The Lion Part Of Trump’s New Commission To Promote Big Game Trophy Hunting

Mother Jones reports: The Trump administration has launched a commission at the Interior Department to promote big-game trophy hunting and the “economic benefits that result from US citizens traveling to foreign nations to engage in hunting.” The council, which will cost taxpayers $250,000 a year, is charged with making recommendations to Secretary Ryan Zinke about removing barriers to importing trophy ...

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Trump Gloats About Firing Of “Choirboy” McCabe

The Hill reports: President Trump celebrated the firing of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe late Friday on Twitter, calling it a “great day for Democracy.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe, who was set to retire on Sunday, for not being forthcoming with investigators during an inspector general review. Trump had repeatedly attacked McCabe, claiming that the former FBI ...

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Tillerson Found Out He Was Fired From Trump’s Tweet

Axios reports: The State Department said that Rex Tillerson did not speak to President Trump before the announcement that Mike Pompeo would replace Tillerson as Secretary of State, adding that Tillerson was “unaware of the reason” for his dismissal. State added that Tillerson “had every intention of staying because of the critical progress made in national security.” Remarkable statement from ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Homocon State House Candidate Opposes Trans Troops Because They Might “Snap”

The Daily Beast reports: Peter Boykin, the founder of the right-wing activist group “Gays for Trump” who is running for the North Carolina House of Representatives, believes transgender troops “would be our weakest link.” Speaking to The Daily Beast, Boykin said he believed that transgender soldiers are “mentally challenged” and too expensive for the military. “As long as there are ...

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Mnuchin: Trump’s Rally Vulgarities Are “Funny” [VIDEO]

At last night’s rally in Pennsylvania, Glorious Leader ranted about “Pocahontas” Elizabeth Warren, “very low IQ” Maxine Waters, and “sleepy son of a bitch” Chuck Todd, among many other typical Trump attacks.  At one point, Trump even hushed boos of Kim Jong-Un while encouraging the crowd to boo the reporters in the back of the room. Today Treasury Secretary Steve ...

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The Mooch: Rachel Maddow Needs A Suppository To Get Over Her Trump Derangement Syndrome [VIDEO]

“One of the reasons why we never met with the North Koreans is out of the respect for the Chinese. When we cut that deal in 1953 — the armistice. China has grown. It’s now the second largest economy in the world. The president has a great relationship with President Xi. They obviously don’t like talking about that. And the ...

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