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Here’s What The ’60 Minutes’ Report On The Kid’s Climate Crusade Missed

CBS News apparently neglected to mention in a report Sunday about a climate crusade that one of the neutral experts the reporters interviewed is actually involved in various climate-related lawsuits against oil companies in California. UCLA law professor Ann Carlson was used in a 60 Minutes report as an expert observing the validity of a climate lawsuit holding the U.S. ...

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New WSJ Poll Suggests Trump’s Attacks On Socialism Could Gain Traction Ahead Of 2020

Only a scant few number of Americans view socialism in a favorable light, according to a Wall Street Journal poll published Sunday. The poll numbers come as President Donald Trump and the Republican Party continues painting Democrats as socialists ahead of the 2020 election. Only 18 percent of all Americans say they view socialism positively, while 50 percent view it ...

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Another Big Blue State Rejects A Major Pillar Of Democrats’s Climate Agenda

A Maine lawmaker is pulling his bill imposing a carbon tax on citizens as the state sought be the first to adopt one of the key pillars of the Democratic Party. State Rep. Deane Rykerson, a Democrat from Kittery, Maine, announced Thursday that he is pulling a bill imposing the nation’s first statewide carbon tax. He intends instead on creating ...

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Democrats Worry Agenda Will Die A Horrible Death In The Senate, Regardless 2020 Outcome

Democrats are warning that some of the party’s biggest agenda pledges are destined to crash in the Senate, regardless of the outcome of the 2020 election. Medicare for all, a potential Green New Deal, and a push for a $15 minimum wage would struggle to get past a Senate where Republicans will maintain lots of influence, even if Democrats sweep ...

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REPORT: Cohen Pitched A Book Idea Last Year Claiming Trump Is Not A Liar

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen pitched a book idea to several publishers in 2018 claiming that the president is not a liar or a cheat, The Daily Mail reported Friday. The report comes after Cohen testified in Congress that the president is all of those things. His comments refuting accusations of Trump’s dishonesty came in a ...

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Senate Confirms Trump’s EPA Pick Despite Major Democratic Opposition

President Donald Trump’s newest pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency was confirmed Wednesday even after Sen. Susan Collins announced her opposition to the former coal lobbyist. EPA acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler was confirmed ____, ending several months of speculation about who will lead the agency following Scott Pruitt’s resignation. Trump’s first agency head resigned in 2018 following months of ...

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Cohen Admits He Can’t Corroborate His Allegations Against Trump

President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen admitted Wednesday that he is unable to corroborate allegations that the president discussed elements of WikiLeaks’ email hacks with Roger Stone. “How can we corroborate what you’re saying?” Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz of Florida asked Cohen, referring to the former Trump confidant’s allegations that the president was aware of Stone’s contact with WikiLeaks’ founder ...

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GOP Pulls Power Move On House Democrats, Dings Climate Hearing Before It Begins

House Republicans scuttled a climate change hearing Tuesday before it began after too few Democrats showed up to contest adjournment. The House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations adjourned the hearing after Republicans secured a majority of votes. Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas excused the members after determining the subject matter of the hearing was outside ...

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Sen. Whitehouse Struggles To Respond After WSJ Accuses Him Of Climate Hypocrisy

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is struggling to respond after The Wall Street Journal suggested he was being hypocritical for pushing a campaign forcing various groups to disclose all of their donors before they file amicus briefs. The Rhode Island Democrat criticized Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in a January letter for accepting friend of the court briefs from “special interest ...

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‘Truly Remarkable’: Detroit Scores First Major Auto Plant In Nearly A Generation

Fiat Chrysler announced Tuesday that the company opening a new auto assembly plant in southeast Michigan as part of a multi-billion expansion into the city of Detroit. The plant will provide roughly 6,500 jobs to the city and is considered a monumentally large commitment, especially given Detroit’s recent struggles. The Mack Avenue Engine factory will be converted to an assembly ...

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Is Biden Worried Trump Will Turn His Son’s Sex Life Into Campaign Fodder?

Former Vice President Joe Biden has yet to enter the 2020 race for president. Some recent media reports have suggested that his son’s checkered private life could be part of the reason for the Democrat’s hesitation. Hunter Biden, the former VP’s 49-year-old son, would inevitably become campaign fodder if Biden were to join an increasingly crowded presidential race, Vanity Fair ...

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Regulators Want Tesla’s Elon Musk Held In Contempt For Violating Twitter Deal

The Securities and Exchange Commission asked a judge Monday to hold Tesla CEO Elon Musk in contempt for violating the terms of an agreement requiring the company to pre-approve his tweets. The SEC claimed Musk violated the agreement when he tweeted that Tesla would make around 500,000 cars in 2019. Musk tweeted again later that he “meant to say” weekly ...

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Internet Trolls Are Turning Facebook’s Content Moderators Into Rabid Conspiracy Theorists

Some of the people responsible for moderating content on Facebook are suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome while others are morphing into rabid conspiracy theorists, The Verge reported Monday. Many of the employees at Facebook contractor Cognizant are having meltdowns while attempting to moderate the vast troves of content people post on the social media platform. Combing through people’s content is ...

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Billionaire Behind False Flag Operation Played Role In Creating Fake News Software

Reid Hoffman, a billionaire who was allegedly involved in a false information campaign in Alabama, played a crucial role in developing software capable of creating “deepfake” news articles, sources confirmed. Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggests he distanced himself from OpenAI in 2018 after disagreements about the direction researchers were taking the group. OpenAI developed software capable of making fake news ...

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Here’s How Facebook Monopolizes Your Data, Even If You’re Not On Facebook

New reports are shedding light on the extent of Facebook’s ability to gobble up people’s private information. It appears the the company can also obtain very intimate data on users when they are not even using Facebook Facebook can apparently obtain deeply personal information without explicit permission about some people through Google and Apple apps Facebook is capable of using ...

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