‘In no way qualified’: Ben Carson torched on Twitter for criticizing Biden for considering a Black woman for SCOTUS nominee

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Dr. Ben Carson, who worked as the Housing Secretary under former President Donald Trump’s administration, is facing backlash for his recent attempt to accuse President Joe Biden of “identity politics” for considering a Black woman nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. T
Appearing on “The Vince Coglianese Show” WMAL radio show, Carson was asked about the impending Supreme Court vacancy following Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement announcement.

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‘In no way qualified’: Ben Carson torched on Twitter for criticizing Biden for considering a Black woman for SCOTUS nominee

Image via U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) / Wikimedia Commons

Dr. Ben Carson, who worked as the Housing Secretary under former President Donald Trump’s administration, is facing backlash for his recent attempt to accuse President Joe Biden of “identity politics” for considering a Black woman nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. T
Appearing on “The Vince Coglianese Show” WMAL radio show, Carson was asked about the impending Supreme Court vacancy following Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement announcement.

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Echoing ‘Vladimir Putin’s talking points’ is putting Fox News at odds with ‘pro-Ukraine’ Republicans: conservative

During the George W. Bush years, the right-wing media, including Fox News, were quick to parrot neoconservative talking points. But Fox News has since taken a much more Trumpian turn, and its biggest star, Tucker Carlson, often promotes MAGA isolationism and a hypernationalist “America first” ideology. That isolationism, Never Trump conservative David Frum stresses in an article published by The Atlantic on January 28, is putting Fox News pundits at odds with more hawkish conservatives when it comes to Russia and Ukraine.

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Echoing ‘Vladimir Putin’s talking points’ is putting Fox News at odds with ‘pro-Ukraine’ Republicans: conservative

During the George W. Bush years, the right-wing media, including Fox News, were quick to parrot neoconservative talking points. But Fox News has since taken a much more Trumpian turn, and its biggest star, Tucker Carlson, often promotes MAGA isolationism and a hypernationalist “America first” ideology. That isolationism, Never Trump conservative David Frum stresses in an article published by The Atlantic on January 28, is putting Fox News pundits at odds with more hawkish conservatives when it comes to Russia and Ukraine.

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Jimmy Kimmel trolls Donald Trump Jr. with hilarious 2024 campaign ad parody

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Jimmy Kimmel trolls Donald Trump Jr. with hilarious 2024 campaign ad parody

Understand the importance of honest news ?
So do we.
The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health – mental and physical – but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.
We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.
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‘Trumpist isolationists’ and GOP cold warriors are engaged in a fierce ‘tug of war’ over Russia and Ukraine

It isn’t hard to understand why Russian President Vladimir Putin was hoping that former President Donald Trump would be reelected in 2020; President Joe Biden has been much more critical of the Kremlin — especially with fears that Russia will invade Ukraine. CNN’s Gloria Borgers, in an op-ed published on January 28, argues that the GOP now find itself torn between its anti-Russia/Cold War history and Trump’s unapologetically pro-Putin tone.

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Rachel Maddow slams Arizona AG for failure to deal with electors scandal

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow did not mince words when she criticized Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) for his failure to look into the fake electors’ scandal after the case was forwarded to his office from the Secretary of State Katie Hobbs.
On Thursday, January 28, Maddow discussed the timeline of events noting that the investigation goes back to December 22, 2020. At the time, Hobbs’ office had received fake electors’ documents from two different sets of Republicans. Both sets of documents included the state seal.

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The FBI has rejected a spyware program used to crack smartphones — here’s why

Pegasus is a type of spyware that was developed by an Israeli company, the NSO Group, and has the ability to crack smartphone communications on the Android and iPhone platforms. According to New York Times reporter Michael Levenson, the FBI considered using Pegasus in the United States but decided against it. And NSO, according to Levenson, now finds itself “blacklisted” by the Biden Administration because of civil liberties concerns.

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The FBI has rejected a spyware program used to crack smartphones — here’s why

Pegasus is a type of spyware that was developed by an Israeli company, the NSO Group, and has the ability to crack smartphone communications on the Android and iPhone platforms. According to New York Times reporter Michael Levenson, the FBI considered using Pegasus in the United States but decided against it. And NSO, according to Levenson, now finds itself “blacklisted” by the Biden Administration because of civil liberties concerns.

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