Trump sycophant Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says defunding the Department of Justice would “completely cut out of their budget the ability to persecute Republicans”
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/mar-a-lago-raid-gop-response-defund-fbi-1394486/
Conservatives are doing what they do best in the wake of the FBI searching Donald Trump’s Palm Beach estate: playing the victim
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/fox-news-melting-down-fbi-raid-mar-a-lago-1394457/
Firearms banned at events with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has argued ‘gun-free’ zones are less safe
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/guns-banned-at-turning-point-rallies-with-florida-gov-ron-desantis-2022-8
The conservative group Project Veritas was ordered on Thursday to pay Stanford University nearly $150,000 in legal fees after a federal judge dismissed the activist organization’s defamation lawsuit against the California school.
— Read on www.reuters.com/legal/litigation/project-veritas-hook-stanford-legal-tab-after-defamation-ruling-2022-08-05/
Education is under attack — because it is essential to democracy. Educators can fight back, and turn the tide
— Read on www.salon.com/2022/07/30/resisting-fascism-and-winning-the-education-wars-how-we-can-meet-the-challenge/
Georgia’s Marjorie Taylor Greene, Pennsylvania’s Doug Mastriano and other Republicans are ushering white Christian nationalism into American politics.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/opinion/msnbc-opinion/why-republicans-christian-nationalism-so-dangerous-n1297527
This is a real shock… if you have no legal training at all. Otherwise it’s pretty obvious.
— Read on abovethelaw.com/2022/07/exit-sandmann-maga-kids-defamation-lolsuits-against-media-finally-laughed-out-of-court/
Former NSA contractor says in interview ‘I knew it was secret … but I also knew that I had pledged service to the American people’
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jul/25/reality-winner-leaked-file-on-russia-election-hacking-because-public-was-being-lied-to
Fox News dishonestly edited and lied about a video of Pete Buttigieg discussing gas prices | Media Matters for America
— Read on www.mediamatters.org/fox-news/fox-news-dishonestly-edited-and-lied-about-video-pete-buttigieg-discussing-gas-prices
Fox News predicted “a weekend of rage” from pro-choice demonstrators, but instead there was anti-abortion violence and intimidation | Media Matters for America
— Read on www.mediamatters.org/fox-news/fox-news-predicted-weekend-rage-pro-choice-demonstrators-instead-there-was-anti-abortion
The site’s terms of service allow its managers to suspend users for “any reason or no reason” whatsoever.
— Read on truthout.org/articles/trumps-site-truth-social-has-been-banning-users-over-posts-on-jan-6-hearings/
Jack Posobiec is a political operative and internet performer of the anti-democracy hard right, known primarily for creating and amplifying viral disinformation campaigns. His disinformation typically focuses on making his political opponents seem dangerous or criminal, while ignoring or downplaying the corruption of authoritarians. Posobiec has repeatedly employed
— Read on www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/individual/jack-posobiec
WASHINGTON (AP) — The social media posts are of a distinct type. They hint darkly that the CIA or the FBI are behind mass shootings .
— Read on apnews.com/article/islamic-state-group-technology-buffalo-government-and-politics-4e3dc9e6aeee05161acdc3c0e17a278b
Watch The Recount’s video on Flipboard. See more videos about Videos, Politics.
— Read on flipboard.com/video/recount/ae2259a2ea
We’ve cut all the other insurrectionists off from their ad revenues. Now, let’s do Fox News.
— Read on checkmyads.org/branded/were-ready-to-break-the-fox-news-machine/
The National Republican Senatorial Committee has had two television ads pulled over the course of three weeks. That’s both unusual and embarrassing.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/maddowblog/gop-ads-are-pulled-airwaves-dishonest-rcna32093
Speaking on Tucker Carlson Tonight Tuesday, the Fox News host and noted Russian sycophant took aim at K-pop’s most dangerous target: BTS.
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/tv/tv-news/tucker-carlson-bts-white-house-visit-1361200/
Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/uvalde-nra-wayne-lapierre-victims-1360374/
If Kaepernick is in fact signed by the Las Vegas Raiders, the NFL media machine will work in overdrive to rewrite history.
— Read on www.thenation.com/article/culture/colin-kaepernick-gets-his-chance-and-its-tough-to-care/