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Election-Denying Ex-Trump Aide Elected AZ GOP Chair

NBC News reports: Arizona Republicans on Saturday selected former state treasurer and Donald Trump aide Jeff DeWit to be the party’s next chairman, turning to a familiar face with relationships across the fractured party after its worst election in decades. DeWit replaces firebrand Trump ally Kelli Ward, who helped the former president in his efforts to overturn his 2020 election …

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Jordan Dismisses Renewed Calls For Police Reform

“Well, I don’t know that there’s any law that can stop that evil. What strikes me is just the lack of respect for human life. So, I don’t know that any law or any training or any reform is going to change. “You know, this man is handcuffed; they continued to beat him. The fact that we saw that these …

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Dem SC Bill Would Ban Teaching About Slave Owners

Charlotte’s Fox affiliate reports: School lessons on slavery are taught nationwide in classrooms, but a South Carolina Representative proposed bill could change that. Dr. Jermaine Johnson wants to ban educators from teaching about slave owners in schools across the Palmetto state. He says he’s just trying to make a point. “Anybody that’s a slave owner, that includes George Washington, was …

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Trump Roasts “Disloyal” DeSantis For Anti-Vax Stance

Politico reports: On Saturday, Trump took his sharpest swings at DeSantis to date, accusing the governor of “trying to rewrite history” over his response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Trump said DeSantis, who has been openly skeptical about government efforts to vaccinate people against the virus, “promoted the vaccine as much as anyone.” He praised governors who did not close down …

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Vaseline Woman Demands RNC Pay Her Legal Bills

Newsweek reports: Kari Lake, accompanied with MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, sat down with Steve Bannon on his War Room podcast on Friday to express disappointment in Ronna McDaniel’s reelection as RNC chair, and repeated demands for election integrity. “I heard that they [RNC] raised a couple hundred million for election integrity. We are asking the RNC to help us pay …

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Five Alaska Nazis Sentenced To Life Without Parole

From the Justice Department: Five members and associates of a white supremacist gang were sentenced in Alaska this week to life in prison without the possibility of parole for racketeering, including murder in aid of racketeering, kidnapping, and other offenses. The person formerly known as Timothy Lobdell, 46, who legally changed his name to “Filthy Fuhrer” (Lobdell); Roy Naughton, aka …

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Memphis Police Disband Notorious “SCORPION Unit”

CNN reports: A day after the public release of video showing the horrific police beating of Tyre Nichols, the Memphis police department announced it is permanently deactivating the unit that five of the involved officers belonged to. The SCORPION unit, launched in 2021, was tasked with tackling rising crime in the city, but has been heavily criticized in the aftermath …

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What Will Meta Do About Trump’s QAnon Extremism?

The New York Times reports: In September, former President Donald J. Trump went on Truth Social, his social network, and shared an image of himself wearing a lapel pin in the form of the letter Q, along with a phrase closely associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory movement: “The storm is coming.” In doing so, Mr. Trump ensured that the …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: “Avatar: The Way of Water” has passed “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as the fourth highest-grossing movie of all time. Director James Cameron’s sci-fi epic has now earned $2.075 billion at the global box office. “The Force Awakens,” another sci-fi sequel released long after previous installments, finished its theatrical run with $2.064 billion after hitting theaters in December …

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GOP Utah Gov Signs Anti-Trans Youth Healthcare Ban

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Gov. Spencer Cox signed two hotly debated bills Saturday: one that will create the largest school voucher program in state history, and another that will ban most gender-affirming health care for transgender youth. The controversial measures, which have drawn protest and debate since they were introduced, are the first two bills Cox has signed this …

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