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Donald Trump Escalates Democrat-Blaming For His Border Baby Snatch Policy

“The U.S. will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility,” President Donald Trump told the world this morning, via a speech to the National Space Council. “Look what happened in Europe and other places. We can’t allow that to happen in the United States. Not on my watch,” Trump said, after a morning spent tweet-blaming Democrats for his administration’s controversial immigration policy of separating children from parents at the border. “We want… Read


Fox Sports, USGA Apologize For Graphic Language Inadvertently Broadcast

FOX Sports

Fox Sports and the United States Golf Association (USGA) have apologized for the airing of some graphic language on a sexual encounter by some fans that was picked up by a network microphone during the US Open. The audio of the conversation was published by Awful Announcing and can be heard here. Fox has dozens of microphones strategically placed on the course and picked up a conversation between two fans talking about an encounter. "Today, during the live FS1 broadcast… Read


Mexico Beats Germany 1-0 In World Cup, Avenges News Outlet’s Insult

German newspaper Die Welt took a swipe at Mexico today in the name of World Cup soccer, publishing a somewhat inflammatory headline about what Germany would do to them on the pitch by alluding to US President Donald Trump’s plans for a barrier on the border. By hinting at erecting a wall against Mexican soccer’s advance, perhaps the Die Welt editors forgot the not-so-small matter of the Berlin Wall and the pain it caused their own country. Maybe it was intended to fire up… Read


Director James L. Brooks Tweets That “Nursing Babies” Are Being Pulled From Mothers At Border

Writer, director and producer James L. Brooks has weighed in on the zero-tolerance policy at the US southern border. In a late Saturday night tweet, Brooks claimed President Donald Trump was using a policy of family separation “as hostages to get his damn wall.” Brooks, whose resume includes The Simpsons, Taxi and Mary Tyler Moore television shows, as well as the films Terms of Endearment, The Edge of Seventeen and Broadcast News, said "Nursing babies are being pulled… Read


‘This Week’: Steve Bannon Claims Border Outrage Aims “To Demonize Donald Trump”

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said criticism of President Donald Trump’s border policy and foreign policies has reached a point where “The whole purpose here is to demonize Donald Trump.” Appearing on ABC-TV’s This Week with ABC chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, Bannon defended the president’s initiatives, saying in the case of family separation that he’s merely following the law and promises to seal the border. The administration has… Read


‘Meet The Press’ Panel: President’s Twitter Activity Fueling Mueller Probe

The Mueller investigation is yielding more heat than light, much of it caused by President Donald Trump’s propensity to take to Twitter and vent. That was the conclusion by the media panel on this week’s Meet The Press. Led by moderator Chuck Todd, the group included David Brooks, columnist for The New York Times; Amy Walter, national editor of The Cook Political Report; Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute; and Eugene Robinson, columnist for The… Read


Seth MacFarlane Tweets He Is “Embarrassed” To Work For Fox After Tucker Carlson Tells Viewers To Ignore Other News Sources

Seth MacFarlane has not exactly been a shrinking violet over the years when it comes to scrutinizing his own home network, Fox. But the creator of Family Guy and The Orville has taken things up a notch this weekend, tweeting that he is “embarrassed” to work for the network after the latest Fox News flap. MacFarlane on Saturday retweeted a post from CNN’s Brian Stelter, who commented on what Tucker Carlson told his Fox News viewers. “Isn’t this sad?” Stelter asked, before… Read


AMC Silences Chris Hardwick Talk Show & Comic-Con Panels After Abuse Claims

A day after allegations of emotional abuse and sexual assault were leveled against Chris Hardwick by an ex-girlfriend, AMC has decided today to officially pull the plug on their long time host’s talk show and appearances at San Diego Comic-Con next month. "We have had a positive working relationship with Chris Hardwick for many years,” said the home of The Walking Dead in a statement on Saturday, one day before Season 2 of Talking With Chris Hardwick was set to debut… Read


Washington Post Staff Issues Open Letter To Jeff Bezos As Labor Dispute Heats Up

Jeff Bezos

An ongoing labor negotiation between Washington Post publisher and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his employees has ramped up, as an open letter has been issued by more than 400 Washington Post staffers asking for better pay and benefits. The signees included editorial, advertising, production, drivers and managers, as well as such prominent staff as White House reporter Ashley Parker and politics reporter Dave Weigel. The labor dispute between Bezos and the union that… Read


Samuel L. Jackson Under Fire For Alleged Homophobic Tweet

Samuel L. Jackson

Tough-talking actor Samuel L. Jackson wished President Donald Trump a happy birthday on Friday, but the Twitterverse took exception to the perceived anti-gay slurs in the message and laid their vengeance upon him. Jackson’s tweet: "Must have been a party at The White House, Mitch, Paul, Rudy & others were spotted wearing knee pads & carrying these lined up outside. Happy Birthday." The tweet included an image of a product called "After Dick Mints" with the tagline "Going… Read


President Kim Kardashian West? “Never Say Never,” Says The Celebrity

Fresh off her political triumph in getting a prison sentence commutation for Alice Johnson, Kim Kardashian West isn’t ruling herself out of an eventual run for office. Appearing on CNN’s The Van Jones Show, Kardashian West said a political career isn’t likely right now. But, she added, “I guess never say never. But that’s not going to be like, Kim’s running. That’s not where I am.” The Kardashian clan hasn’t clearly declared its party affiliations. Kim appeared at the… Read


President Trump Tweetstorm: “IG Report Totally Destroys James Comey”

It’s Saturday morning, and the Commander-in-Tweet was right on schedule, producing his regular Twitter tweetstorm of free-flowing ideas for the online audience. Today, fresh off his Singapore and G7 summits, he turned his eyes to domestic issues, taking on border control, his poll numbers, the ongoing Witch Hunt, and a special retweet on MS-13. The day is still young, so more may be on the way. Check back for updates as they happen. Today’s tweets: "Americans must… Read