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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns

Following accusations by four women that he had engaged in repeated physical abuse, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned. Schneiderman has issued a statement: “While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the...
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New Yorker: Four women accuse New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of physical abuse

New Yorker magazine is out with a devastating report against Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: Four women have come forward to accuse him of past physical abuse. All have been reluctant to speak out, fearing reprisal. But two...
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London’s Top Trauma Doctor Hits Back At Trump’s “Ridiculous” Knife Remarks to NRA

Trump’s ridiculous remarks at the NRA meeting about London hospitals swimming in blood from knife crime (covered by Anellis here) have been causing great annoyance in the UK. In his ignorance, what Trump did not know is that the NHS system in London...
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Washington Post: Charlie Rose’s predatory behavior at CBS News spanned three full decades

CBS is going to have some explaining to do as to why they looked the other way on news personality Charlie Rose's alleged acts of sexual harassment for a full three decades .Incidents of sexual ...
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Trump spreads fake news about Obama as he teases North Korean prisoner release

Donald Trump is teasing a possible prisoner release from North Korea, but in typical Trump fashion, he can’t just go with the truth: The past administration has long been asking for it, you say? The three Americans, Kim Dong Chul, Kim...
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NYT: Washington R*dsk*ns took passports, forced cheerleaders to ‘escort’ sponsors in Costa Rica

One of the ongoing issues in the NFL is how cheerleaders, while being poorly paid, are held to a perverse standard while everyone else in the organization is not. In a very easy to see way, cheerleaders face all of the same labor issues that women in...
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In Possible Blow To Mueller, Ukraine Shuts Down Manafort Investigation

Money laundering, a “Black Ledger” allegedly containing under the table payments made to Paul Manafort totalling $12.5Million, the sum which caused Manafort’s resignation as Trump’s campaign manager in Summer of ‘16, tax evasion and other charges of political corruption were being actively investigated by Ukraine until just recently. As of late April, such investigations have […]
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NYTimes Chief TV Critic James Poniewozik Comes Down Squarely On The Side of Michelle...

James Poniewozik’s piece in Today’s paper on Michelle Wolf’s performance at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner is well summed up by its title: Problem Was the Event, Not the Jokes:  When you hire a political comic, expect political comedy ...
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Think of the corporations! Illinois woman blames abortion for Toys R Us downfall

It’s no secret that anti-choice activists love to scream “baby-killer” at people who get abortions, but one Illinois woman is blaming those who get the procedure for killing corporations.  Yeah, you read that right. In a letter to the editor that...

Texas Man Kills Neighbor, Uses ‘Gay Panic’ as Defence: Only Gets Probation

James Miller of Texas will serve 10 years probation for killing his neighbor, Daniel Spencer in 2015.  If this sounds a bit lenient, it is made worse by the fact that Miller used “gay panic” as his defence.  And it worked.  Miller was charged with manslaughter but was found not guilty, and so, will only serve […]

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