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Daily Archives: December 7, 2016

Pope Francis: It’s a Sin to Spread Fake News

Pope Francis this week slammed media outlets spreading fake news, calling it a sin. The Hill reports: In an interview with the Belgian Catholic weekly “Tertio,” Francis said scandal-mongering media outlets risk falling prey to coprophilia, or arousal from excrement, … Read More

Trump Will Hire Foreign Workers to Staff Mar-A-Lago This Winter

So much for creating jobs for Americans. President-elect Donald Trump plans to staff Mar-A-Lago this winter with foreign workers. The Hill reports: According to the Palm Beach Post, Trump won approval from the U.S. Labor Department in October to hire … Read More

Trump Announces $50B Investment by SoftBank

President-elect Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that Japanese tech company SoftBank will invest $50 billion in the U.S. and introduce 50,000 new jobs. Donald Trump claims head of Japan's SoftBank Group agrees to invest $50 billion in US https://t.co/K8x0fgDk6p https://t.co/4EhEyuhU3R … Read More

Denzel Washington Blasts Media for Selling ‘BS’

Actor Denzel Washington slammed the mainstream media on Wednesday for pedaling “BS.” “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you do read it, you’re misinformed,” Washington, the star and director behind the new film “Fences,” told ITK at … Read More

Sanders: GOP Blocked ‘Trump Proposal’ to Lower Drug Prices

Bernie Sanders lashed out at the GOP on Tuesday after they blocked his bill to lower drug prices. The Hill reports: The Independent Vermont senator tried to get unanimous consent to amend the 21st Century Cures Act, which is expected … Read More

Trump Named Time’s Person of the Year

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday was officially named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. “It’s a great honor. It means a lot,” Trump told NBC’s “Today” show. “To be on the cover of Time magazine as the person of the year … Read More

Clinton to Throw Thank-You Party for Millionaire Donors

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are set to host a thank-you party on Dec. 15 in honor of their millionaire donors. The Hill reports: The party at the Plaza Hotel’s Grand Ballroom on Dec. 15 is expected to feature fashion … Read More

Colorado Electors Sue State in Effort to Block Trump

Two Democratic electors in Colorado have filed a lawsuit against the state on Tuesday in order to try and force the state to allow them to vote against Donald Trump. The Hill reports: Polly Baca and Robert Nemanich had pledged … Read More

Bob Dole’s Law Firm Was Paid $20,000 per Month by Taiwan

According to documents filed with the Justice Department, former Sen. Bob Dole’s law firm was paid $20,000 per month to advance Taiwan’s interests in Washington. The Hill reports: Public documents under the Foreign Agents Registration Act show the Taiwanese government … Read More

George Takei: Trump Tweet ‘Hammered’ Boeing Stock

Actor George Takei criticized Donald Trump on Tuesday for his tweet about Boeing, which he claims caused the stock to drop. Trump spreading fake news: Contract costs to date are $170mil in design fees. Nothing built yet. But Boeing stock … Read More