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Tucker Carlson: Feminism Is A War Against Nature

“Why does no one ever ask that question? If this liberation movement – which has been pretty transformative – is worth doing in the first place? You would think we’d know that women are happier. Are they happier? I don’t think anything has changed our society more for the worst. What you are describing is a movement that is at …

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Warren Hits Mayor Pete For Closed-Door Fundraisers

CNN reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on Pete Buttigieg to open up his private fundraisers to reporters and reveal the clients he worked with during his time at McKinsey, the management consulting firm, after a speech on Thursday in Boston. Warren, who rarely goes after her rivals by name, has mostly steered clear of responding to Buttigieg’s own criticism of …

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Vaping Sends Youth Tobacco Use To 19-Year High

Axios reports: New data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey show that 6.2 million middle school and high school students use tobacco, the highest level since 2000. Why it matters: Tobacco use among middle schoolers and high schoolers remains high thanks to the popularity of e-cigarettes. Health advocates and some states are blaming misleading advertising, media and inconspicuous vape devices …

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Gorka: LGBTQ Characters Will “Destroy Star Wars”

“James Bond is now a woman, and she’s black. Are you ready for it? 007 has gone intersectional. And they’re going to destroy Star Wars as well, we have the statement from J.J. Abrams that Star Wars is going to go LGBTQ. Well, you know, if you couldn’t destroy the franchise already, let’s destroy it a little bit more. “The …

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Migrant Teen Dies Unattended In Texas Cell

ProPublica reports: Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, a 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant, was seriously ill when immigration agents put him in a small South Texas holding cell with another sick boy on the afternoon of May 19. A few hours earlier, a nurse practitioner at the Border Patrol’s dangerously overcrowded processing center in McAllen had diagnosed him with the flu and measured …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports: Following a world premiere at Cambridge, Massachusetts’ American Repertory Theater, Jagged Little Pill brings some patience, deliverance, and the mess you left when you went away to Broadway. The musical, featuring the songs of Alanis Morissette, officially opens at the Broadhurst Theatre December 5. Previews began November 3. The musical, directed by Diane Paulus, weaves the songs of …

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Darryl Issa: Trump Should Pardon Duncan Hunter

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: In an interview with the Union-Tribune editorial board, former Rep. Darrell Issa, a Republican insider who once chaired the powerful House oversight committee, talked seriously about presidential clemency should Hunter be sentenced to prison on March 17. “It’s not my decision. It’s the president’s decision,” Issa said when asked about a pardon. “But I would …

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Ethics Panel Warns Hunter: Stop Voting On House Bills

Roll Call reports: The House Ethics Committee notified Rep. Duncan Hunter that his recent guilty plea means he should no longer cast votes in the House. The instruction is not mandatory, but the panel threatened action against him if he continues to vote. Hunter last voted on Wednesday, in favor of a measure to crack down on robocalls. He did …

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Giuliani’s In Ukraine With Nutbag #QAnon Devotee

The Daily Beast reports: Rudy Giuliani has found a new ally in his globe-trotting attempts to fight President Trump’s impeachment, teaming up with a cable-news reporter and conspiracy-theory political cartoonist who has suggested that Hillary Clinton killed Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich and that Democrats eat people. In his quest to defend Trump and dig up dirt on his …

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