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Past articles by David:

No discipline for Minnesota cop who promised to wipe Black Lives Matter 'off the face of the Earth'

A Minneapolis police officer said that members of the force considered Black Lives Matter to be a terrorist organization that "we will wipe off the face of the Earth" — but he did not face any discipline.Jacqueline Bilek told the Minnesota Reformer that she contacted the department about a man placi... → Read More

Steve Bannon says supporters more prepared for uprising than Confederacy was: 'Give it to them with both barrels'

Conservative podcast host Steve Bannon said his supporters are more prepared for uprising than the people who fought in the Revolutionary and Civil wars. During his Tuesday War Room broadcast, Bannon argued that his audience knew the third world war was underway."They (the audience) understand that ... → Read More

'No legitimate basis’ for Jim Jordan’s Hunter Biden investigation: analysis

An analysis by Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin found that House Republicans are already in jeopardy of failing in their investigation into President Joe Biden's family. In her column Tuesday, Rubin observed that Republicans "reached the 'temper tantrum' stage of the Hunter Biden' scandal.'" "... → Read More

'Another crisis is building' at Fox News as second defamation lawsuit gets green light for trial

A defamation lawsuit against Fox News by voting machine company Smartmatic appears to be headed to trial after the New York Supreme Court gave the green light last week.An analysis by The Guardian found that the $2.7 billion lawsuit could be "more dangerous" than the $1.6 billion lawsuit brought by... → Read More

Larry Hogan: 'Trump needs to be held accountable for January 6th'

Former Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) on Monday called for former President Donald Trump to be "held accountable" for inciting a riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.During an interview on Fox News, Hogan agreed with remarks former Vice President Mike Pence recently made about Trump, saying the ex-president... → Read More

'Ratings Were Dropping': Fox News Allows Host To Report On Dominion Lawsuit

Fox News management had a change of heart and allowed host Howard Kurtz to report on Dominion Voting Systems' lawsuit against the network. → Read More

ABC Host Rips Regulation Cuts 'Under President Trump' After SVB Bank Collapse

ABC host Martha Raddatz noted that Trump-era regulation cuts may have contributed to the rapid collapse of Silicon Valley Bank last week. → Read More

'A question of honesty': Fox News host asks Kevin McCarthy about giving Tucker Carlson Jan. 6 tapes

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) suggested that Fox News host Tucker Carlson proved there is a two-tier system of justice in the United States that discriminates against conservatives by airing deceptive coverage of the Jan. 6 attacks. During an interview on Fox News, Bartiromo noted that McC... → Read More

Fox News host nails GOPer for offering nothing 'other than just criticism' on Biden's budget

Fox News host Shannon Bream grilled Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) after Republicans criticized President Joe Biden's budget but failed to put forward their own.During an interview on Fox News Sunday, Bream noted that Biden said "he's going to reduce the deficit, shore up Medicaid and Social Security and ... → Read More

Steve Bannon gushes over Matt Taibbi's testimony: 'That literally could be Alex Jones testifying'

Conservative podcast Steve Bannon praised "Twitter files" reporter Matt Taibbi by comparing him to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.On his Thursday War Room broadcast, Bannon aired a portion of Taibbi's testimony before a House committee on government "weaponization" of social media."That, in fact, is... → Read More

'Get on with it': Jim Jordan gets earful from Dem fed up with GOP 'playbook' of lies

Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) clashed with Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Thursday after she accused Republicans of using a "playbook" that includes "false narratives" about the 2020 election and the Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021.At a House Oversight hearing on government "weaponization," Plaskett blasted... → Read More

Ron DeSantis threatens to 'run a boat' smuggling unvaccinated tennis player despite DHS ban

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) claimed on Wednesday he would "run a boat from the Bahamas" to skirt vaccination policies for number 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic.In recent weeks, DeSantis has been at odds with the Biden administration after Djokovic declined to receive a Covid-19 vaccination before enter... → Read More

'Magical thinking': Jamie Raskin wrecks GOP's Covid hearing by scorching Trump

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) blasted a House Select Committee on Covid-19 by noting that former President Donald Trump had refused for months to investigate the virus's origins but praised China President Xi Jinping instead.At a hearing to determine the origins of Covid on Wednesday, Raskin wondered why... → Read More

'A mistake': Mitch McConnell tears into Tucker Carlson's 'depiction' of the Capitol riot

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said on Tuesday he opposed the way Fox News host Tucker Carlson depicted the Capitol attack of Jan. 6, 2021. Carlson aired the first part of his series on the Capitol attacks on Monday after being given thousands of hours of footage by House Speak... → Read More

Ron DeSantis trashes blogger registration bill: 'Not anything that I've ever supported'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday came out against a bill that would require bloggers to register if they report on political figures.The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Jason Brodeur (R), would have bloggers disclose who paid them and fine them up to $2,500 for late reporting.Following DeSanti... → Read More

Kari Lake Thinks GOP 'Mafia' Is Out To Get Her

Failed Arizona candidate Kari Lake suggested she constructed a sort of "life insurance" policy for herself because members of the Republican establishment might make her a mafia-style offer to leave politics or be murdered. → Read More

Former Trump security adviser flips on ex-president: 'I'm likely to support other candidates'

Former Deputy National Security Advisor Matthew Pottinger said this week that he is unlikely to support his former boss, Donald Trump, in another run for president in 2024. During an interview with The Washington Post, host David Ignatius asked if the former official had plans for endorsing Trum... → Read More

Michelle Obama recalls 'sobbing' at Trump inauguration: 'There was no color on that stage'

Former First Lady Michelle Obama shared why she broke down in tears during Donald Trump's presidential inauguration. In an audio clip of her upcoming podcast that was shared with People magazine, Obama recalled why she left "uncontrollably sobbing" the day Trump became president in January 2017.... → Read More

Mike Pompeo On Trump: A 'True Conservative' Wouldn't Run Up $6 Trillion In Debt

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) took a shot at his former boss, Donald Trump, on Sunday by suggesting the former president was not a "true conservative." → Read More

Larry Hogan Won't Run In 2024 Because 'Multi-Car Pileup' Would Help Trump Win

Former Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) revealed that he is not running for president because he does not want to help former President Donald Trump win a third nomination. → Read More