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Facebook Isn’t The Problem. Congress is.

Congress has recently grilled Facebook’s Marc Zukerberg and Facebook itself has come in for a lot of (well-deserved) abuse in recent weeks. But is Facebook really the problem? Ms. Zeynep Tufekci, a cyber-security expert and commentator, rather suspects not. The real problem, she suggests, is Congress, which has had the power to regulate social media,…

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Top Pick To Replace Ryan Is a White Supremacist

Ku Klux Klan Cross Burning

Wait. What? This guy’s for real? Alas, so it seems. The leading Republican candidate in the race to take Paul Ryan’s place in Congress is a chap named Paul Nehlen, a fairly obscure non-entity who has been floating around Wisconsin politics for some time. The kicker? He is a white supremacist who’s best known for…

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Force Fox To Fire Hannity and Ingraham

BOYCOTT FOX NEWS ADVERTISER “MY PILLOW.”   By Marc Keyser, author of TheResistance.Blog Fox News host Laura Ingraham on The Ingraham Angle attacked Parkland student, David Hogg, and he fired back with a boycott of Fox News advertisers. In the aftermath of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on…

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For The Fox Of It

By Burt Gretzinger To hear Sean Hannity tell it, he’s done nothing wrong, of late. There isn’t anything seedy or corrupt about his vehement defense of the President when (it has emerged) he and the president share the same seedy and corrupt lawyer. Not only has Sean Hannity not, say, completely violated journalistic ethics, but…

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Atlantic Says He’s Unfit

Nice article over on the Atlantic’s web site this week, Unfit To Command by David Frum. In it, Frum looks at all Donald Trump’s shortcomings and comes to the conclusion that he is flat-out incapable of running a country. Or, as he puts it, “Even if he’s offering to take you to church, you don’t…

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Will David Hogg be the death of Fox News?

by Marc Keyser, TheResisance.Blog@ogkeyser Parkland Student David Hogg called for a boycott of Fox News advertisers in response to the vicious attacks on him and the anti-NRA movement. Fox is determined to keep right-wing-extremist Laura Ingraham on the air. Apparently, losing millions of dollars in advertising revenue is not convincing enough. We need to see…

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The Day Jared and Ivanka Got Zapped by Planned Parenthood

Business Insider is reporting that Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump arranged a secret meeting with Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood. Delisa Shannon, Richard Feloni and Alana Kakoyiannis, writing in Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump tried to cut a secret deal with Planned Parenthood — here’s what happened, note that Jared and Ivanka offered a…

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Comey Is My Homey

Just a quick reminder. James Comey will be giving his first interview Sunday night. Should be a right royal circus. Comey will, of course, not be unbiased. After all, he has an ax to grind and a reputation to save. And, too, he is selling a book and has every financial reason to play it…

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Freedom City: Chapter IV

Editor’s Note: We now present the next excerpt from Philip Becnel’s new satirical novel, Freedom City. Just to remind you, in the book he envisions a fascistic post-Trump America. But, fortunately, a band of merry monkey wrenchers sets out to defend democracy. This week, we are giving you chapter 4, which is (alas) the last…

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“Thoughts and Prayers” – An Obituary

“Thoughts and Prayers” Found Dead,  World Completely Unfazed by Bette Blackwell The world reacted with a total lack of surprise at the announcement of the expected and entirely timely demise of the phrase, “Thoughts and prayers”. The cause of death was massive overuse. The first use of the phrase, most often stated as “(Our/my) thoughts and prayers…

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