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Fox NFL Sunday Airs URL That Directs Visitors to Pro-Trump ‘Lets’ Go Brandon’ Website

Fox NFL Sunday aired a short segment Sunday morning that warned NFL fans that the Philadelphia Eagles have returned to a viable threat, a return to greater “Fly, Eagles, Fly” glory. However, the creative minds that produced it the bit satirized the Emergency Alert System (EAS), which may have violated FCC regulations. (ESPN was slapped […]

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Trump Challenges ‘Heads of Various Papers’ to Debate ‘Big Lie’ on TV: ‘Ratings Bonanza for Television!’

Former President Donald Trump is ginning for a fight. Specifically, a televised debate with anyone of seeming import to a debate “that the 2020 Election was rigged and stolen.” Cynics will see this as a naked play for attention and a way to amplify his baseless claims that his loss to President Joe Biden in the […]

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Matthew McConaughey Announces Decision on Run For Texas Governor

Actor Matthew McConaughey announced on Sunday that he will not run for governor in Texas, following months of speculation. McConaughey said in September that he was “measuring” the idea of a gubernatorial, calling himself “more of a folksy and philosopher poet statesman than I am a, per se, definitive politician.” In a video posted on […]

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South African President and WHO Official Criticize ‘Unjustified’ Travel Bans From Omicron Variant

The President of South Africa and an official from the World Health Organization criticized on Sunday countries banning travel following the discovery of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. “Travel restrictions may play a role in slightly reducing the spread of COVID-19 but place a heavy burden on lives and livelihoods,” Matshidiso Moeti said in a […]

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Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter Will Change Name to Enes Kanter Freedom in Honor of Becoming U.S. Citizen

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is changing his name to Enes Kanter Freedom in celebration of becoming a U.S. citizen. Kanter’s manager, Hank Fetic, told The Associated Press that Kanter will have his citizenship oath ceremony on Monday will complete his legal name change at the same time. The Athletic first reported the name change […]

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Acosta and CNN Medical Analyst Slam Rep. Ronny Jackson Over Covid Conspiracy Tweet: ‘Doctor of Disinformation for the Far Right’

Jim Acosta and CNN medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner bashed former White House physician and current Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) on Sunday for spreading Covid disinformation. Acosta labeled Jackson as “the doctor of disinformation for the far right,” while Reiner pegged him as “a former doctor.” Acosta noted that “we’re still dealing with disinformation” and that […]

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Mississippi Governor Says Biden Vaccine Mandate ‘Hardened’ People Against the Shot, Makes It ‘More Difficult in Rural States’

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) claimed on Sunday that President Joe Biden‘s Covid vaccine policy has “made it more difficult in rural states like Mississippi to get more and more people vaccinated.” During the interview with MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, Reeves underscored his support for the vaccine — mentioning that he publicly received his shots — […]

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Arizona Legislator Tweets: ‘Be More Like’ Joe McCarthy

Arizona State Senator Wendy Rogers tweeted a photo of late U.S. Senator Joe McCarthy on Saturday, with text encouraging people to follow in his footsteps of getting, “rid of the communists.” Be more like Senator McCarthy. Get rid of the communists. pic.twitter.com/kyaLsvBP5H — Wendy Rogers (@WendyRogersAZ) November 27, 2021 Rogers has remained consistent in her […]

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