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Barney Frank: Actually, Antonin Scalia Was The Leading Advocate Of “Fag Burning,” Not Flag Burning [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Former congressman Barney Frank Monday shocked his fellow MSNBC panel members, quipping that the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia “was actually the leading advocate of fag burning, not flag burning.” Discussing Donald Trump’s penchant for late-night tweetstorms, Frank warned Chris Matthews against “underestimating this man’s shrewd tactical sense.” “Scalia wrote the opinion, he was very strongly …

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McCain Gets Testy About Trump’s Latest Tweet: I Won’t Respond To Every Stupid Thing That Guy Says [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Republican Sen. John McCain said he’s still done with questions about President-elect Donald Trump. McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, was asked by CNN’s Manu Raju about Trump’s tweet about flag burning. “I have not been commenting on Mr. Trump and I will continue not to comment on Mr. Trump,” McCain told Raju. On Tuesday, Trump proposed a …

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Trump Flack Jason Miller Shrugs Off SCOTUS Ruling: Flag Burning Is Not A Constitutional Right [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Well that didn’t take long. Within minutes of President-elect Donald Trump taking to Twitter to casually assert that people who burn the American flag should, in his words, face a “loss of citizenship or year in jail,” his team was already making the rounds defending the indefensible. Jason Miller, the Communication Director for the Presidential Transition Team who …

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Trump: Flag Burners Should Lose Their Citizenship

The First Amendment is for losers. Via Politico: Burning an American flag should be a crime, President-elect Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning, punishable by a forfeiture of U.S. citizenship or a year in jail. Laws prohibiting the burning or desecration of the American flag have been struck down by the Supreme Court, most recently in 1989 and 1990, …

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