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Conservative Groups Stand Against Carbon Tax

Conservative Groups Stand Against Carbon Tax … A coalition of conservative and free-market think tanks are heaping praise on an anti-carbon tax resolution that was recently introduced in the lower chamber … Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news delivered to your inbox before breakfast! Source: Conservative Groups Stand Against […]

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White House mystery: Where is Macron's gifted oak tree?

This Saturday, April 28, 2018, photo shows an empty area where a tree was planted by President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during a tree planting ceremony is seen through the media van window on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 28, … Source: White House […]

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Top House conservative 'has stepped down' from chaplain search committee after remarks

Top House conservative ‘has stepped down’ from chaplain search committee after remarks. By Luis Sanchez – 04/29/18 01:10 PM EDT 0. 0. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+. inShare … Source: Top House conservative ‘has stepped down’ from chaplain search committee after remarks

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Facebook Continues Onslaught on Conservatives, Blames Mishap on Algorithm Shift

Facebook’s public relations problems seem to be piling up. First, the social media giant was forced to defend itself after data showed a bias against conservative news outlets. Then, the company faced bipartisan backlash as the Cambridge Analytica scandal put the privacy of users’ personal information … Source: Facebook Continues Onslaught on Conservatives, […]

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Sadiq Khan: Our urban millions must wrest control from hostile, inhumane Tories

Not just the poor, the inner-city dwellers, the ethnically diverse and the young – who the Conservatives have repeatedly failed – but also the middle classes, the commuters, those in the suburbs, and all who value Britain’s tolerance, diversity and proud traditions. This is hitting in particular people living in … Source: Sadiq […]

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Labour's final push to seize territory from Tories in local elections

“I would say the chances are 50/50,” says Simon Hogg, the Labour leader on Wandsworth council, which has been held by the Conservatives since 1974. For Labour to storm this Tory fortress – Wandsworth was Margaret Thatcher’s favourite council and it boasts the country’s lowest council tax – would … Source: Labour’s final […]

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Conservative news outlet cries foul over Facebook 'spam' ban

A conservative website called out Facebook on Friday for placing a “spam” ban on one of its stories after an algorithm used by the social media company prevented users from sharing it. After reaching out to Facebook, the Daily Caller News Foundation claimed the ban was lifted an hour later, but the … […]

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MSNBC's Joy Reid can't prove hackers wrote 'hurtful' posts

Joy Reid attends the Tribeca television screening of ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ April 20, 2018 during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Reid insists that homophobic language in one of her old blog posts is the work of a computer hacker. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision via The … […]

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Marin Voice: A smart candidate might focus on the youth vote

I say potentially, because only 46 percent chose to cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election — an increase of a mere 1.1 percent over 2012. While the younger generation votes Democratic by a 2-1 margin, of the 27 percent that make up the voting-eligible population, a hefty one-third pulled the lever … […]

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What Trump really means when he cries “fake news!”

It’s particularly disconcerting to witness the way conservatives yell “fake news” at every unfavorable news story with an unmitigated glee. They know that cavalierly dismissing obviously factual stories as “fake” really aggravates liberals, and trolling the left is, for right-wingers circa 2018, an activity more … Source: What Trump really means when he […]