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GOP Senator Slams Trump’s Call To “Regulate” Twitter: Terrible Precedent, May Backfire Once Dems Take Over

“This may be attractive from a distance to some at any given moment, but it’s a very dangerous, slippery slope to start opening the door to having the government regulate these platforms. Governments have force as their only real weapon. You don’t want force deciding the art of persuasion or deciding the art of communication with social media. “You don’t …

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Cop Turned Dem Rep: What The Hell Are Police Doing?

Rep. Val Demings writes for the Washington Post: As a former woman in blue, let me begin with my brothers and sisters in blue: What in the hell are you doing? I joined the Orlando Police Department when I was 26 years old — a young black woman, fresh out of an early career in social work. We all know …

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Roger Stone Must Surrender To Prison On June 30th

The Associated Press reports: By the end of June, he’ll be Inmate No. 19579-104. But Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will start his prison sentence without needing to comply with a Bureau of Prisons directive that newly sentenced inmates be sent to a federal quarantine site. Bureau of Prisons spokeswoman Sue Allison told The Associated Press …

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White House Reposts Trump’s “Shoot Them” Tweet

CBS News reports: President Trump on Friday called protesters in Minneapolis “thugs” and vowed that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” He tweeted after protesters outraged by the death of a black man in police custody torched a police station. The tweet was quickly flagged by Twitter as “glorifying violence.” Twitter quickly tagged the post, saying, “This Tweet violated …

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Minneapolis Mayor Blasts Trump For Calling Him Weak: Weakness Is Pointing At Others During A Crisis [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey (D) early Friday morning slammed President Trump’s criticism of his leadership amid the protests that have erupted in the Minnesota city after the police killing of George Floyd. Early Friday Trump lashed out on Twitter at Frey, saying that he would “send in the National Guard” if the mayor couldn’t “bring the City …

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Ingraham: Trump Can Relate To Police Brutality Because Of Everything He Went Through With The Russia Probe

“Time and again, we see that the real change agents in America are those who stay in their communities and build them up, not burn them down. Rosa Parks is a beloved, global symbol of freedom and justice because of the determination and dignity with which she carried out her civil disobedience. Would burning a store had been more powerful …

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Trump Vows To “Regulate” Twitter After Latest Warning

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has lashed out at Twitter after it limited access to one of his tweets. The social media firm said the post, in which Mr Trump suggested he would have people rioting in the wake of George Floyd’s death shot, had violated its rules on glorifying violence. The tweet that Jack Dorsey’s company decided had finally …

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MN State Cops Arrest CNN Crew During Live Broadcast

CNN reports: CNN journalist Omar Jimenez has been taken into police custody during a live broadcast at the site of the protests in Minneapolis, after clearly identifying himself to officers. Jimenez’s crew, including a producer and a camera operator, were also placed in handcuffs. The CNN camera was also taken into custody and continued to record as the crew was …

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Twitter Adds “Glorifying Violence” Warning To Trump’s Tweet: “When The Looting Starts, The Shooting Starts”

The New York Times reports: Twitter said early Friday that a tweet from President Trump implying that protesters in Minneapolis could be shot violated the company’s rules against glorifying violence, in a move that threatens to escalate tensions between Mr. Trump and his favorite social media megaphone over its content policies. The company prevented users from viewing Mr. Trump’s message …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: Elton John has remembered his friend Larry Kramer, the late gay rights and AIDS activist, screenwriter, and author, as “a warrior” for his cause and a “giant of a man.” Kramer, who penned the Tony Award-winning play The Normal Heart and earned an Oscar nomination for his screenplay to Women in Love, died Wednesday (May 27) after …

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