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Ukraine’s Ambassador To Elon Musk: “Fuck Off”

CNBC reports: American tech billionaire Elon Musk drew the public ire of Ukraine’s top officials on Monday after the Tesla CEO tweeted what he claimed was the most likely outcome of Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. “F— off is my very diplomatic reply to you,” Ukraine’s ambassador to Germany, Andrij Melnyk, wrote in response to Musk’s tweet. “The only outcome …

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Trump Files $475 Million Defamation Suit Against CNN

Bloomberg News reports: Former President Donald Trump sued CNN for defamation, claiming the cable news network has escalated a campaign of libel and slander against him recently because it fears he’ll run for re-election in 2024. Trump is seeking at least $475 million in damages, according to the filing. CNN has attempted to taint Trump “with a series of ever-more …

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Fetterman Ad Compares Oz To The Simpsons’ Dr. Nick

The Hill reports: Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman is out with a new ad mocking his GOP rival Mehmet Oz and comparing the celebrity surgeon to a quack doctor character from “The Simpsons.” “Before there was Dr. Oz, there was Dr. Nick,” Fetterman wrote in a tweet Monday, referring to the recurring character from the long-running animated sitcom. “They …

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Hurricane Ian’s Death Toll In Florida Now At Least 100

CNN reports: The number of people killed in Florida by Hurricane Ian rose to at least 100 on Monday, days after the storm made landfall at Category 4 strength, decimating coastal towns and leaving rescue crews searching for survivors while communities face the daunting task of rebuilding. At least 54 people died in Lee County alone, Sheriff Carmine Marceno said …

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George Conway: Trump Will Be Convicted Of Multiple Felonies And Unleash More Violence By His Followers

“Trump is in a downward psychological, emotional and physical spiral. His embrace of QAnon shows how extreme his deterioration is. “But here is the problem for the rest of us: Donald Trump is not going to go away immediately. He is going to try to use the electoral process, and threats of violence, to regain power and influence. “Then Trump …

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Supreme Court Boots Candace Owens’ Anti-Vax Appeal

Law & Crime reports: In another high-profile denial of certiorari on Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected without comment Candace Owens‘ petition over fact-checks that labeled her COVID-19 posts on Facebook a “hoax” and “false.” The conservative commentator had claimed that fact-checkers Lead Stories and USA Today’s determinations about her posts amounted to tortious interference, as Facebook …

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Oath Keeper’s Lawyer: “He Meant No Harm That Day”

NPR reports: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four other members of the far-right group tried to change history and disrupt the peaceful transfer of power on Jan. 6, 2021, prosecutor Jeffrey Nestler told jurors hearing the first seditious conspiracy trial. Rhodes never entered the building on Jan. 6, 2021, but he was photographed on the Capitol grounds “surveying” his …

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Mastriano To Speak At QAnon Pennsylvania Event Organized By Man Who Predicted Zombie Apocalypse

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: In April 2021, business consultant and right-wing podcast host Clay Clark organized a conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma, aimed at defying national and local restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. A radical right-wing conspiracy theorist, Clark filled the event with a variety of like-minded COVID-19, election, and QAnon conspiracy theorists such as …

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Trump Objects To Speedy Ruling In Special Master Case

Reuters reports: Donald Trump on Monday objected to a Justice Department request for an expedited ruling in the special master case involving documents seized by the FBI in an August search of the former president’s Florida home. “The government has not and cannot possibly articulate any real risk of loss or harm resulting from a more deliberative process,” Trump’s lawyers …

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MN Gov Nominee Spreads “Furries In Schools” Claim

CNN reports: The Republican candidate for governor of Minnesota repeated last week a bizarre hoax claim which has been debunked that children are being told they can identify as anthropomorphic cats and are being allowed to use litter boxes to urinate in schools. Scott Jensen, the Republican candidate and a former state lawmaker, made the comments while speaking to supporters, …

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