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Dana Loesch and Myth of the NRA; See Her Most Vile Attack on America Yet

Dana Loesch the vitriolic spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association, has launched another vile attack on American institutions that truly safeguard our liberty, but the mighty organization she claims to represent is a myth, according to tax documents and other sources. Loeschemay be one of the most polarizing figures in American history. She’s the biggest threat to democracy since Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels....

Bernie Sanders Calls Donald Trump Tweets ‘Delusional, Insane’ (Watch!)

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Democratic candidate for president, told Conan O’Brien last night (Nov. 29) that President-elect Donald Trump’s rambling Tweets are “delusional and insane.” He also warned that Trump and the GOP are about to engage in a massive effort to suppress poor and minority votes. Sanders, who was defeated in the Democratic primary by Hillary Clinton, was responding to one of Trump’s off-the-wall claims that was widely denounced yesterday as an outright falsehood....

Gawker, a Pioneer of Internet Snark, Closing In Wake of Thiel Vendetta

Gawker, the Web site that pioneered Internet snark and grew into a major online player, is ceasing operations next week, a victim of a campaign of legal terrorism waged by gay Silicon Valley mogul Peter Thiel. It marks the beginning of a chilling chapter in online media. Thiel, who made his money launching PayPal and being an early investor in Facebook, waged a secret campaign against the site to punish owner and publisher Nick Denton. ...

Hulk Hogan Gets a Big Payday From Gawker and We’re All Poorer For It

Is Hogan A Hero? In the late ’70s, Hulk Hogan was fearless every Saturday on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Who knew he was really a shy, sensitive guy? No wonder he sued when Gawker.com posted his sex tape online. Even more remarkable, who knew a jury would give him $140 million? Fast forward about 30 or so years and the once mythical God of Thunder can now be seen blubbering with regularity on national television. His skin must be paper thin. ...