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Trump Admin To Gut Protections For Migratory Birds

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration will move on Thursday to weaken a century-old law protecting migratory birds by dropping the threat of punishment to oil and gas companies, construction crews and other organizations that kill birds “incidentally” in the course of their operations. With the outcome of November’s presidential election uncertain, the Trump administration is moving quickly …

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Wilbur Ross: China’s Coronavirus Is Good For US Jobs

NBC News reports: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that the coronavirus outbreak in China could lead businesses to bring jobs back to the U.S. and Mexico. “Well, first of all, every American’s heart has to go out to the victims of the coronavirus. So I don’t want to talk about a victory lap over a very unfortunate, very …

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Pompeo Mocks NPR Reporter: I Hope She Finds Peace

Mediaite reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doubled tripled down on his offensive against NPR’s All Things Considered host Mary Louise Kelly, Wednesday, claiming, “I hope she finds peace.” “I took a leap of faith with Mary Louise, invited her to the State Department back in December, we had a great conversation, she asked me if I’d do her the …

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Trump Celebrates Pompeo’s Attack On NPR Reporter:
“I Think You Did A Good Job On Her, Actually” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump made light of a dispute between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and an NPR reporter on Tuesday, saying that the top diplomat “did a good job on her.” Trump recognized Pompeo as “our great secretary of State” during remarks announcing his administration’s Middle East peace plan alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White …

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Steve Mnuchin Mocks Greta At Davos: Who Is She?

The BBC reports: Donald Trump’s treasury secretary has dismissed Greta Thunberg’s call for immediate fossil fuel divestment, saying the 17-year-old activist should go to college and study economics. In a withering slapdown on the climate emergency movement, Steven Mnuchin pretended not to know who Thunberg was, before dismissing her concerns as ill-informed.  “Is she the chief economist? Who is she, …

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Homocon Columnist: Disgusting, Perverted, Degenerate Events Like Mid-Atlantic Leather Set Back LGBT Rights

Homocon Washington Examiner columnist Brad Polumbo last appeared on JMG when he accused “unhinged, intolerant leftists” of committing a “digital lynching” of former GOP House Rep. Aaron Schock. Today Polumbo is back with a similar rant, this time aimed at the queer kink community. He writes: Homosexuals were wrongly maligned for centuries as perverts and deviants. Modern left-wing gay people …

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McSally Celebrates Insulting CNN Reporter, Dodges Same Question From “Liberal Hack” Laura Ingraham

Mediaite reports: Former Air Force combat pilot and appointed Senator Martha McSally chose the GOP-friendly confines of Fox News to dismissively mock the outrage over her insult of CNN reporter Manu Raju—but then repeatedly ducked and dodged when Laura Ingraham pushed her to answer his “easy question” about whether or not there should be witnesses in the Senate trial of …

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Fox Host: Are We Sure Elizabeth Warren Is A Woman?

“The Democrat primary is like one of these cheapo horror movies where all the black and minority actors get killed off first, leaving onstage the same tired old white people. Mostly septuagenarian white men, although I believe Elizabeth Warren — oh yeah, she’s still in, she’s of course officially a person of color in that she was Harvard Law School’s …

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GOP Rep Sorry For Saying “Democrats Love Terrorists”

The Washington Examiner reports: Georgia Rep. Doug Collins apologized for claiming that Democrats love terrorists following the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. The congressman made the statement on Wednesday night after House Democrats moved to limit President Trump with a War Powers Act. He told Fox Business, “I didn’t think she could become more hypocritical than she was during …

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WV Governor Fires All “Nazi Salute” Prison Guards

CBS News reports: West Virginia’s governor fired a group of recently graduated corrections officers Monday, after they made a gesture resembling a Nazi salute in their class photo. Governor Jim Justice also fired a staffer Monday at the state’s corrections officer academy, the third staffer terminated in the scandal, and suspended four instructors without pay for failing to report the …

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Douchebag GOP Rep Celebrates Xmas With 1992 Clip Of Hillary Clinton Being Clobbered By Lighting Rig [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) spent Christmas Eve celebrating a video of a lighting rig falling on former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton during a 1992 interview with 60 Minutes. “Remember the reason for the season! #MerryChristmas” posted Gosar on Twitter, Tuesday, along with a Christmas present emoji and a clip of the rig falling on …

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Sarah Sanders Sorry For Mocking Biden’s Stutter

Mediaite reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden tore into former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders after she made fun of him for acknowledging his problems with stuttering during the PBS & Politico Democratic Debate. As Biden spoke about the people he has met throughout his campaign near the end of the debate, part of his statement included an …

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Trump Says Late Democrat Is “Looking Up” From Hell

CNN reports: President Donald Trump attacked Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell and her late husband, Rep. John Dingell, during a rally on Wednesday, implying the former congressman was “looking up” from hell. “Debbie Dingell, that’s a real beauty,” Trump said of the congresswoman, noting he was watching her on television during impeachment proceedings. Trump said that he gave the family the …

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Feds Probe Junior’s Killing Of Endangered Sheep

Roll Call reports: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it will review allegations that Donald Trump Jr., may have illegally killed a rare sheep during a recent trip to Mongolia and imported parts of the animal back to the U.S. Animal conservation activists said President Donald Trump’s eldest son may have violated a federal wildlife anti-trafficking law after ProPublica …

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Trump Retweets Junior’s Call To Harass House Dems

Deadline reports: An aggressive President Donald Trump warmed up for his appearance later today at the annual Army-Navy football game with some smash-mouth tweeting. In an unusually busy early morning, the Commander-in-Tweet treated his Democrat foes like it was Ravens vs. Jets, running over them with taunts, threats and retweets. The game plan appears to be aggressive targeting of the …

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McConnell Laughs About Blocking Obama’s Judges

The Huffington Post reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday night bragged about blocking President Barack Obama’s attempt to fill federal judicial vacancies for two years. Then, he laughed about it as he discussed the Republican Party’s effort to stack the courts with conservative judges under President Donald Trump. “I was shocked that former President Obama left so …

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WH Defends Trump’s Ridiculing Of Greta Thunberg

CNN reports: The White House on Friday issued a statement in response to questions about why the first lady did not respond to her husband’s ridiculing of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg after she was named Time’s “Person of the Year.” #BeBest is the First Lady’s initiative, and she will continue to use it to do all she can to help children,” …

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Trump Ridicules TIME’s Selection Of Greta Thunberg

Axios reports: President Trump called TIME’s decision to name 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as its 2019 Person of the Year “so ridiculous” in a Thursday tweet.Thunberg responded in September to another tweet from the president that mocked her attitude and tactics, saying, “I honestly don’t understand why adults would choose to spend their time mocking and threatening teenagers and …

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Junior Rips “Gimmick” Of Greta Thunberg Decision

So utterly predictable: The president’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., attacked Time magazine on Wednesday over the magazine’s choice of climate change activist Greta Thunberg as “Person of the Year.” In a tweet, Trump Jr. ripped the 16-year-old activist’s acceptance of the award, which he called a “marketing gimmick” played by the magazine. “Time leaves out the Hong Kong Protesters …

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Fox Guest Star Parker: Food Stamp Cuts Are “Fantastic”

“I think that President Trump and his administration are doing an incredible job making America great again. This is fantastic news, that they are now acknowledging those that are sitting on their couch, they’ve gotten very comfortable on the couch, to say our national food stamp program is for those that are in need, desperate need. “They fixed the economy, …

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