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The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Respectfully…

From: TurnpikeIkeTo: Michael Harriot Y’all get around them white folks and demean black ppl for making choices that they believe. Sad I thought some of you ppl were better then that. What ever happened to herd immunity, technically if Kyrie is the o ly one unvaccinated everyone should be fine Advertisement Dear sirs or madmen, […]

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Texas School Official Advises Teachers to Offer Books With Opposing View of the Holocaust. You Know Slavery Is Next

“We are in the middle of a political mess, and you are in the middle of a political mess, and so we just have to do the best we can,” Peddy said, NBC News reports. Advertisement Here’s how the Guardian explains it: The training came after the Carroll school board had reprimanded a fourth-grade teacher […]

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Trump Rally Uses Flag From January 6 for Pledge of Allegiance

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a “Save America Rally” near the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)  Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. So much for one nation, indivisible. A right-wing rally featuring former President Donald Trump and […]

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Trump’s Latest Head-Scratching Statement Kind Of Sounds Like He’s Suggesting That Republicans Shouldn’t Vote?

It’s been almost a year since Donald Trump lost re-election and he still hasn’t gotten over it. Instead, he’s continued to simply claim that he really won while letting minions, like Mike Lindell and Sidney Powell, hatch incoherent and baseless conspiracy theories (that land themselves in legal and financial trouble). Though Bill Maher recently laid […]

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George Clooney’s Pre-Presidential Experiences With Donald Trump Paint The Portrait Of A ‘Knucklehead’ Doofus

With exceptions (e.g., Richard Marx punching bag Scott Baio), Hollywood has never been exactly pro-Trump. You can find any number of earnest denouncements of the former president, who now lives in resorts, ranting at strangers and yet still lording over a major political party. But you don’t often find lighthearted takedowns that double as dead-on […]

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The President of Racist Windstorms Makes Baseless Claim That Haitian Migrants Coming to the US ‘Probably Have AIDS’

Trump Makes Baseless Claim That Haitian Migrants Coming to the US ‘Probably Have AIDS’ “Many of those people will probably have AIDS, and they’re coming into our country, and we don’t do anything about it. We let everybody come in. It’s like a death wish for our country.” G/O Media may get a commission Wait, […]

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Ivanka Trump Came ‘Incredibly Close’ To Heading The World Bank, But Steve Mnuchin Reportedly Put A Stop To That

Few people have profited off being Donald Trump’s spawn like Ivanka Trump. Apart from clearly being the former president’s favorite child, she’s also ascended to White House positions to which she was almost certainly unqualified, along with making a ton of money for herself and husband Jared Kushner. But there was one major job she […]

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Chris Wallace Kept Grilling A GOP Leader Who Still Refuses To Say Trump Lost Re-Election (To No Avail, Of Course)

We’re closing in on a year since the 2020 election, which wasn’t as terrible for Republicans as it could have been but was bad for one of them: former president Donald Trump, who lost to Joe Biden by over eight million votes. Ever since then, Trump and a number of loyalists have claimed, without proof, […]

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Bill Maher Warns Democrats Of The ‘Slow-Moving Coup’ Trump Is Attempting In The Run-Up To 2024

Bill Maher isn’t always — or, arguably, even often — correct, but when he’s right, he’s right. On Friday’s episode of Real Time, the HBO host and commentator returned to a subject he’s been talking about since before virtually everyone else: Donald Trump attempting a coup. He’s been warning he’d do it since around 2018, […]

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Trump Is Big Mad Biden Won’t Let His Allies Withhold Damning Evidence About Jan. 6, Calling The 2020 Election The ‘Crime Of The Century’

The Congressional investigation into the events of Jan. 6 has kicked things up another notch. The GOP has been very against it from the start, and they’re not happy that subpoenas have gone out to a number of Trump loyalists, among them Steve Bannon and Mark Meadows, demanding what is likely damning evidence about the […]

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It Sounds Like Matt Gaetz’s Jailbound BFF Just Made The Senator’s Life Even Worse

Don’t forget: Matt Gaetz, perhaps the Trumpiest member of the Senate, is under federal investigation for his ties to a sex trafficking ring that may include minors. The congressman recently lawyered up, prepping for a “scorched-Earth” trial with a team that includes someone whose client list includes Jeffrey Epstein, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and cult […]

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Donald Trump Announced A New Super PAC With A Name That Somehow Isn’t A Parody

What do you do when you’ve already made America great again? You do it again. On the same day Facebook, his second favorite social media platform, went down, former president Donald J. Trump tried to upstage them with news that was the equivalent of leftovers. Remember everyone’s favorite Trump Super PAC, Make America Great Again […]

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The Secret Service Dubbed Melania Trump ‘Rapunzel’ Because She Rarely Left The White House

The damning Trump books are coming fast and furious these days, each with their own truckloads of unique dirt. Reporters had finally picked Bob Woodward and Robert Costa’s Peril clean when there was another juicy book to devour: Stephanie Grisham’s I’ll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House, by the […]

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Rudy Giuliani Admitted Under Oath That He Got Some Of His Voter Fraud ‘Evidence’ Off Of Facebook

It’s hard to believe it’s closing in on a year since Rudy Giuliani and other Trump loyalists started making wild and baseless claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election. But their actions are still biting them in the butt. In a deposition in August, the Fox News-less Giuliani admitted, under oath, that he didn’t […]

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Jared And Ivanka’s Uncouth Attempt To Force Their Way Into A Meeting With Queen Elizabeth Was Reportedly Foiled When They Couldn’t Fit Into Trump’s Helicopter

There’s yet another Trump book en route, this one from inside the White House. Stephanie Grisham — the press secretary no one remembers, probably because she never held a single press briefing — is about to release the amusingly titled I’ll Take Your Questions Now, and no shock that it’s filled with goodies. For instance: […]

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FedEx Driver Won’t Deliver to Homes With BLM, Biden Signs. So, FedEx Sends Him Packing

FedEx Driver Fired After Claiming He Won’t Deliver to Homes With BLM Signs Advertisement “We are appalled by the behavior depicted in this video, which does not reflect the views of FedEx,” a Fed Ex spokesperson said, Black Enterprise reports. Paterno originally posted the video on Sept. 16 and it was viewed by some 40,000 […]

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