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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: It’s been a stunning year for pop phenomenon Sam Smith. Along with releasing their latest pop-driven singles like “Dancing With a Stranger” (with Normani) and “How Do You Sleep,” Smith also managed to finally express their truest self by coming out as non-binary and officially changing their pronouns to “they/them.” But in a new interview with SiriusXM …

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Federal Judge Blocks Military Funds For Border Wall

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge in El Paso on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration’s plan to pay for border barrier construction with $3.6 billion in military funds, ruling that the administration does not have the authority to divert money appropriated by Congress for a different purpose. The Trump administration was planning to use those funds to build 175 …

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Trump Tweets Bonkers Clip Of Himself As Marvel Villain Who Got Killed By The Good Guys In The Last Movie

Mediaite reports: Team Trump shared a video today mocking Democrats on impeachment depicting President Donald Trump as Marvel supervillain Thanos. Thanos, for the unfamiliar, is the main antagonist of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. His goal is to collect all of the Infinity Stones, because once he does he can snap his fingers and wipe out half the population …

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Trump Claims He Warned Russian Diplomat About 2020 Election Meddling, Russian Diplomat Denies Discussion

Bloomberg News reports: President Trump warned Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov against “any Russian attempts to interfere in United States elections” during an Oval Office meeting on Tuesday, according to the White House. Trump also urged Moscow to “resolve the conflict with Ukraine,” the White House said, referring to Russia’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. Trump’s meeting with Lavrov …

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Andrew Yang Qualifies For Next Democratic Debate

The New York Times reports: The entrepreneur Andrew Yang has qualified for next week’s Democratic debate, bringing the lineup to seven and ensuring that the candidates onstage will not all be white, though the lineup still does not include any black or Latino candidates. A national Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday showed Mr. Yang at 4 percent. He needed to reach …

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Budget Deficit Spikes $342B In First Two FY20 Months

Fox Business reports: The U.S. government deficit spiked 12 percent to $342 billion during the first two months of fiscal year 2020, according to data from the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO says the U.S. budget deficit will average $1.2 trillion a year from 2020 to 2029, amounting to 4.4 percent to 4.8 percent of gross domestic product. The federal …

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Graham: Don’t Call Any Trial Witnesses, Just “End This”

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Senate Republicans do not expect to call witnesses President Trump might want to hear from most in an impeachment trial, conceding there are not the votes to summon key figures such as Hunter Biden and the unidentified government whistleblower whose complaint sparked the process. Senate impeachment rules require a majority vote to call witnesses, …

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Christian TV CEO: Trump Created The Space Force To Stop The Earth-Killing Asteroid Prophesied In The Bible

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: End Times author and SkyWatch TV CEO Tom Horn appeared on “The Jim Bakker Show” today, where he asserted that President Donald Trump authorized the creation of a “U.S. Space Force” because he knows that the asteroid prophesied in the Book of Revelation is headed toward Earth. Horn was on Bakker’s show today …

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Schumer To 2020 WH Dems: Senate Trial Comes First

CBS News reports: President Trump’s trial could tie up senators on the Senate floor for the entire month of January, right before the first contest of the Democratic primary calendar scheduled in Iowa for Feb. 3. With the possibility of close votes on procedural questions such as what witnesses should be called to the Senate floor, Schumer says colleagues should …

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American Family Association Issues Xmas Boycott List: Gap, Pet Smart, Nordstrom, Foot Locker, Staples, More

From the American Family Association: AFA reviews up to five areas to determine if a company is “Christmas-friendly” in their advertising: print media (newspaper inserts), broadcast media (radio/television), website, social media (Facebook, Twitter) and/or personal visits to the store. If a company’s ad has references to items associated with Christmas (trees, wreaths, lights, etc.), it was considered as an attempt …

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