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Video: Emotional “Fox & Friends” guests turn on Trump over Charlottesville presser

This clip is really something, especially when Gianno Caldwell chimes in at 1:40 or so. And with the sole exception of “Hannity,” there’s no show on television that was less likely to generate it. Imagine the president settling in this morning expecting reinforcements from F&F …

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Teamsters skate on celebrity extortion charge

There was a disappointing end to a trial in Boston yesterday which combined the worlds of celebrity reality television and labor unions. At issue was the show Top Chef and its star, Padma Lakshmi. While filming an episode a few years ago, Lakshmi learned what …

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Can a flower shop refuse service to “white nationalists” online?

What goes around comes around, I suppose. An online florist based in Chicago has adopted a new policy which seems to be custom made for controversy and court action. If you want to order any flowers from them at their website you’ll need to answer …

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Hope and change? Hicks Trump’s pick for “worst job in Washington”; Update: Acting?

First came Sean Spicer by default. Mike Dubke, the professional who never quite put his stamp on the White House, then got the official nod, followed by Sean Spicer by default again. Anthony Scaramucci showed up for a hot second and flamed out spectacularly, leaving …

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Protester who helped topple Durham statue arrested after admitting her actions at press conference

Earlier today Allahpundit posted a video of the toppling of a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina. Police announced they would be bringing charges against those responsible for bringing down the statue and this evening they arrested a 22-year-old woman. From WRAL: A North Carolina …

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Krauthammer: Let’s face it, Trump’s press conference today was a moral disgrace

If Trump is the Republican id, this exchange between Laura Ingraham and Krauthammer is a dialogue between the ego and superego. Ingraham, a nationalist, is all about the agenda. Was Trump’s presser today a good thing? Well, she says, he made some solid points — …

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Is it time to regulate Google as a public utility?

The firing of James Damore has raised questions not only about Google’s internal tolerance but about whether it should be trusted to filter the entire internet. At National Review, Hoover Institution fellow Jeremy Carl argues that we’re already seeing the first steps on a slippery …

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CNN: Hell no, we won’t run Trump’s new ad

This is the second time this year they’ve rejected a Trump spot. They turned down the first one three months ago because it referred to “fake news,” which is understandable. Why would a publication run an ad that calls their own product bogus? The supposed …

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Has North Korea gone past the point of no return?

That’s not the first question for policymakers, but it’s the nagging issue that matters most. After North Korea’s decision to take a pass on its missile test in waters near Guam, the first question to ask is whether this amounts to a blink in the …

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The John Duarte trial is starting and you should pay attention

Back in May we talked about the infuriating case of John Duarte. In case you missed it, he’s the California farmer who was being fined millions of dollars in a battle with the Army Corps of Engineers over alleged damage caused to “Waters of the …

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