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Musk Ordered To Testify After False Nazi Accusation

The Huffington Post reports: A Texas judge has ordered Elon Musk to testify in a deposition as part of a defamation lawsuit that accuses the billionaire of falsely linking a Jewish man to a neo-Nazi brawl. The tech billionaire and far-right sympathizer was hit with the lawsuit in October after he falsely accused 22-year-old Ben Brody of being a federal …

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QAnon Candidate Demeans Special Olympics Athletes

The Washington Post reports: A Republican congressional candidate in Ohio said Wednesday that he would not end his campaign despite backlash over comments he recently made denigrating people with mental disabilities. “After carefully considering the pressure and attacks by the Washington Establishment Machine, my family and I have decided that there is no mission more important than continuing this race …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Ticket sales at the box office this weekend will be flowing as freely as spice on the desert planet of Arrakis. Director Denis Villeneuve‘s big-budget sequel “Dune: Part Two,” where “spice” is an all-powerful commodity, is targeting $70 million to $80 million in its opening weekend. Warner Bros., the studio behind the sci-fi epic, is conservatively projecting a …

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BREAKING: Judge Axes Trump From Illinois Ballot

Chicago’s ABC affiliate reports: A Cook County judge has ordered the Illinois Board of Elections to remove Donald Trump from ballots statewide for the March 19 primary. However, the judge also issued an immediate stay to her own order to give time for the former President’s attorneys to appeal. A group of voters claims he should be barred for engaging …

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Hate Group Continues To Flail Against Kim Davis Ruling

Via email from the Liberty Counsel: Liberty Counsel filed a reply brief this week in Ermold v. Davis to the U.S. District Court of Eastern Kentucky supporting its previous motion to reverse the jury verdict against former Rowan County Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis who was sued by two same-sex couples for not issuing them marriage licenses. The Ermold plaintiffs objected …

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Catholic League: Intolerant Homosexuals Are Crashing St. Patrick’s Parades To Thrust Their Agenda On Others

Via press release from the Catholic League: Homosexuals not only have a Gay Pride Parade in New York City at the end of June each year, there are gay events throughout the entire month. But that isn’t enough. Their relentless intolerance is stunning, which explains why gay activists—as opposed to ordinary gay people—are constantly thrusting their agenda onto others. Their …

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NYT: Short-Term Deal Struck To Avert Govt Shutdown

The New York Times reports: Congressional leaders said on Wednesday they had agreed to another short-term stopgap spending bill to head off a partial government shutdown at the end of the week, paving the way for a temporary path out of a stalemate that has repeatedly threatened federal funding over the past six months. The deal, initially floated by Speaker …

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GOP Rep Again Takes Credit For Bill She Voted Against

The Huffington Post reports: Rep. Maria Salazar (R-Fla.) this month celebrated delivering $1.4 million to a children’s hospital in her district, even attending a photo op where she handed over massive checks to leadership and staff at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Except Salazar voted against the bill that provided this money. “The doctors and staff at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital are …

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GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Blocks IVF Protection Act

Politico reports: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) blocked passage Wednesday of a bill to protect access to in-vitro fertilization nationwide — the first federal clash in the roiling debate over fertility care that an Alabama court sparked earlier this month by granting legal personhood to frozen embryos. “The bill before us today is a vast overreach that is full of poison …

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Supreme Court To Consider Trump’s Immunity Claim

The Washington Post reports: The Supreme Court will review Donald Trump’s unprecedented claim that he is shielded from prosecution for actions taken while in office, further delaying the former president’s federal trial in the nation’s capital on charges of conspiring to overturn his 2020 election loss to remain in power. The justices set argument for the week of April 22 …

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