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Alex Jones ordered to disclose Infowars business records in Sandy Hook civil suit

Alex Jones ordered to disclose Infowars business records in Sandy Hook civil suit

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Alex Jones on Friday lost his bid to shield internal Infowars records sought by lawyers suing him on behalf of the families of several victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.
Texas board votes to remove Children of the Confederacy Creed plaque from state capitol

Texas board votes to remove Children of the Confederacy Creed plaque from state capitol

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Texans led by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott voted Friday to remove a historically inaccurate plaque from the state capitol rejecting slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War.
GoFundMe to return donations to border wall campaign after effort falls short of fundraising goal

GoFundMe to return donations to border wall campaign after effort falls short of fundraising goal

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Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe will return donations pledged by people who contributed to a viral internet campaign created to privately bankroll the wall President Trump proposed building at the Mexican border, a company spokesman confirmed Friday.
Donald Trump calls on Democrats to negotiate as shutdown sets record

Donald Trump calls on Democrats to negotiate as shutdown sets record

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As the partial government shutdown reached a record 22nd day on Saturday, President Trump blamed Democrats and called on them to end it by agreeing to his demand to fund a border wall.
Donald Trump slams ‘corrupt’ former FBI officials for opening spy probe of him

Donald Trump slams 'corrupt' former FBI officials for opening spy probe of him

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President Trump blasted former FBI leaders Saturday over a report that the agency launched an investigation of the president to determine if he was a Russian asset after he fired FBI Director James B. Comey in 2017.
The Wall And Ecology

The Wall And Ecology

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Readers, don’t forget that I’m traveling today, headed to Spain. A lot of the posts you will see over the day will have been written in advance, and scheduled to post. Please be patient about my approving comments. I’ll get to them as I can, between flights. Here’s an interesting email from a conservative reader:…
The Martyrdom Of Peter Boghossian

The Martyrdom Of Peter Boghossian

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Peter Boghossian is one of a trio of liberal college professors who pulled off an awesome hoax last year: they placed a number of fake research papers in peer-reviewed academic journals. The papers were designed to demonstrate that you could write any idiotic thing in so-called “grievance studies” fields, and get it published as long…
When London’s Dragons Ruled Before Skyscrapers

When London’s Dragons Ruled Before Skyscrapers

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Courtesy of Dhiru Thadani Historically, property boundaries were generally demarcated by a physical object, either by a boundary marker or a fence to visually communicate the edges of land ownership. These were human impositions that represented a cultural, political, and social meaning upon a natural environment or within a settled area. In present day, the use of markers…
‘Red Pilled America’ podcast offers conservative stories

'Red Pilled America' podcast offers conservative stories

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The podcast peddles stories, not monologues, akin to what listeners hear on NPR or the Wondery podcast network. Except the stories at the core of "Red Pilled America" are unabashedly right of center.
Equal Rights Amendment a bid to enshrine abortion in Constitution, pro-lifers say

Equal Rights Amendment a bid to enshrine abortion in Constitution, pro-lifers say

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Forty years ago, Phyllis Schlafly led the successful drive to derail the Equal Rights Amendment, but this time, the most formidable opposition is coming from the pro-life movement.