Media 2.0 – N through Z

BREAKING: FCC Overturns Net Neutrality

After a slight scare when Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Ajit Pai received a note to evacuate in the middle of his closing argument in favor of overturning net neutrality rules implemented by the Obama administration in 2015, the commission voted to end those rules …

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Eric Holder warns GOP not to remove Mueller

(THE HILL) Former Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday warned Congressional Republicans not to make any moves to remove special counsel Robert Mueller, saying such an attempt “will not be tolerated.” “Speaking on behalf of the vast majority of the American people, Republicans in Congress …

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Putin 'puzzled' by claims of collusion with Trump

(AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday scoffed at allegations of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, saying they have been “invented” by Trump’s foes and have hurt the U.S. political system. He also mocked his critic, Alexei Navalny, who is barred …

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Trump 'prophet' makes bold prediction about media

In the early morning hours of Nov. 9, 2016, while most of the world watched dumbfounded as Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, one man was completely unsurprised. Mark Taylor, a retired firefighter from Orlando, Florida, claims the voice of God came …

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Is Trump Really Trying to Steal Employees’ Tips?

Just about every regulatory rollback is greeted by handwringing and hysteria these days. So we shouldn’t be surprised by the reaction to the Department of Labor’s announcement that it plans to partially repeal an Obama-era rule prohibiting restaurants, bars, and other hospitality businesses from tip …

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Alabama Is Sending Another Former Prosecutor to the Senate. Will This One Be Different?

Before U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions arrived in Washington, D.C., for a career in national politics, he served a 12-year stint as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama. President Ronald Reagan appointed him in 1981, just as Congress was about to turn federal …

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The FCC Just Voted to Roll Back Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on a party line vote today to rescind the net neutrality rules passed by the agency under President Obama. Two Republican-appointed commissioners joined agency Chairman Ajit Pai in a 3-2 vote to rescind the order and return to a …

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Air Travel Cronyism Falls Short in Senate

It’s that time of year again, when millions of Americans travel to visit friends and family for the holidays. The experience will be a headache for many, thanks in part to the government’s security theater, though also due to unfriendly airline practices. But believe it …

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Planned Parenthood Could Care Less About Women

Two companies in California that procured and sold aborted baby body parts that they bought from abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, reached a $7.8 million settlement after they were caught illegally profiting off of these body parts. Continue Reading....

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Are the Republicans in Big Trouble in 2018?

Many media outlets described the defeat of Roy Moore in Alabama as a defeat of President Trump, as if the voters in rejecting Moore were rejecting Trump. And, with Trumps approval ratings so low, does this predict a disastrous outcome for Republicans in 2018? Continue …

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