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Mourners Pay Tribute To RBG On Supreme Court Steps

CBS News reports: A large crowd of people gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court on Friday night after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Well-wishers left flowers and signs and broke into applause and songs, and the American flag outside the Supreme Court was lowered to half-mast. “I think it’s a testament to who she was as …

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Trump Praises Ginsburg As “A Titan Of The Law”

NPR reports: President Trump called Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg a “titan of the law” in a statement late Friday night on her death. “Renowned for her brilliant mind and her powerful dissents at the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg demonstrated that one can disagree without being disagreeable toward one’s colleagues or different points of view,” the statement said. The …

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McConnell Vows Vote On Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

CNN reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed on Friday that whomever President Donald Trump nominates to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will get a vote on the Senate floor, signaling a historic fight in Congress over one of the most polarizing issues in American politics. “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Metro Weekly reports: Rod Thomas, better known as Bright Light Bright Light, has released his long-awaited album Fun City, a tribute to queerness, queer spaces, and most of all, queer people everywhere. All but one of the tracks is a collaboration, and the roster reads as a who’s who of prominent (and should-be-prominent) LGBTQ artists, including, among others, Andy Bell …

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BREAKING: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At Age 87

NPR reports: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural, and feminist icon has died. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from cancer. Architect of the legal fight for women’s rights in the 1970s, Ginsburg subsequently served 27 years on the nation’s highest court, becoming its most prominent …

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41% Of QAnon-Aware Republicans: It’s Good For USA

Pew Research reports: During this campaign, public attention to the once-obscure QAnon – a collection of connected conspiracy theories that has been declared a domestic terror threat by the FBI – has grown, with a few “Q” proponents running for Congress and Trump expressing support for at least one of them. The percentage of Americans who say they have heard …

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Covidiot FL Pastor Banned From Disney World [VIDEO]

Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports: A man has been banned from Walt Disney World property after failing to comply with the company’s mask requirement, according to a video he posted on Facebook. “I’m kind of challenging this mask thing right now,” Roy Fields said in a Facebook video he streamed live from Disney’s Hollywood Studios this week. Fields runs a …

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White House Demanded Drug Makers Pay For $100 “Trump Cards” To Be Sent To Seniors Ahead Of Election

The New York Times reports: After months of heated accusations and painstaking negotiations, the White House and the pharmaceutical industry neared agreement late last month on a plan to make good on President Trump’s longstanding promise to lower drug prices. The drug companies would spend $150 billion to address out-of-pocket consumer costs and would even pick up the bulk of …

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Man Who Blocked Hurricane Relief For Puerto Rico Says He’s “The Best Thing That Ever Happened” To Them

The Independent reports: Donald Trump on Friday claimed he was the “best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico,” despite personally blocking funding to the U.S. territory for years, even as the island tried to rebuild from the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017. “I have to say in a very nice way, very respectful way, I’m the best thing …

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Roger Stone: Black Lives Matter And Antifa Planning To Club People In The Suburbs To Suppress Voting [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: ROGER STONE: What I said was I urged [President Donald Trump] to use both Insurrection Act and declare martial law if there was overwhelming and blatant and flagrant evidence of election fraud — as would be his legal right as the sitting president of the United States. ERIC METAXAS (HOST): I mean it wouldn’t just …

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