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Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule
From: Salon.com | By: Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President signs four more Congressional Review Act rollbacks, bringing total number to seven…or six more than all his predecessors combined
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This year marks the third birthday of the Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis with a mission to champion women and diverse voices. The 2017 festival, which runs from May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas, unveiled its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Jill Filipovic is a modern wonder of opinion journalism. Never before have I seen a writer who is so devoid of rationale and reason. She is the writer’s equivalent of the artist, Jackson Pollock. She sprays words on a screen and whatever the result,...
From: Red State | By: Jay Caruso | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Just like the Medicaid expansion, Sessions aims to dragoon state and local officials and leave them "no real option but to acquiesce."
From: Reason | By: Damon Root | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This post The Coming Government Shutdown appeared first on Daily Reckoning. After the health care fiasco, the dip-buyers return with a vengeance. Is a government shutdown next? And when? Brian Maher has more... The post The Coming Government Shutdown...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Brian Maher | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While many rejoiced over news of TheBlaze network firing polarizing hostess Tomi Lahren, the schadenfreude could be both short-lived and premature. There’s so much conflicting information on this topic right now that it’s still TBD how exactly Tomi...
From: The Sports Bank | By: paulmbanks | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 3rd annual celebration of women in cinema, and “3 Generations,” a transgender drama starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon, has been selected as the opening...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A man charged with killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told police he fired a gun because he felt threatened by a large male passenger who sat near him and was trying to scare with gunfire, according to...
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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No officers will be charged in the killing of a man who confronted police with a BB gun in Washington last June.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It’s not every day a studio rents out a theater and hosts an event just to debut a trailer, but that’s exactly what STX Entertainment did last night in Hollywood with the new trailer for Luc Besson’s sci-fi thriller Valerian and the City of a Thousand...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ben Pearson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Mark Zuckerberg is breaking out the big guns.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Big Sick is one of the best movies you’ll see in 2017 and one of the most refreshing, romantic, and emotionally brutal romantic comedies…of all time? That sounds like hyperbole, but in the weeks since I named it my favorite movie of SXSW 2017,...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Two Florida school resource deputies lost their jobs after covering up a Leesburg High School employee being accidentally shot with a Taser.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Every week in /Answers, we attempt to answer a new pop culture-related question. This week’s edition asks “Which comedy also makes you cry a whole bunch?”As always, we have submissions from the /Film writing crew and podcast team, along with...
From: SlashFilm | By: /Film Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Now in its third year, the Arkansas festival continues to champion diverse voices....
From: Indiewire | By: Kate Erbland | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Psychologist Daniel Levitin describes his decision to keep firearms for self-defense as emotionally satisfying but irrational.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Every year in March, movie theater exhibitors gather in Las Vegas for CinemaCon, a convention spotlighting the newest advances in multiplex technologies and presentations from most of the major movie studios showcasing their film slates for the next...
From: SlashFilm | By: Peter Sciretta | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Women are increasingly taking up this traditional masculine pastime, looking to connect with nature and the food chain.
From: New York Times | By: STEPHEN CASTLE | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Poet Corinne Lee on writing her epic book-length poem Plenty and finding new ways to live in a rapidly changing world.
From: The Rumpus | By: Alex Dueben | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Sony debuted the first footage from its adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower at CinemaCon on Monday night, teasing the July release for the first time. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, who also worked on the screenplay with writers Akiva Goldsman,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It's not easy being a state-sponsored propaganda news organization when your country is embroiled in domestic unrest. Case in point RT.
From: Mediaite | By: Jon Levine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A handful of foreign tanks — including Russia’s — now match the power of the U.S. Army’s main battle tank, the M1 Abrams, an American...
From: Defense Tech | By: Brendan McGarry | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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On Tuesday, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) launched an investigation into how the nation's leading painkiller manufacturers fueled the current opioid crisis—the most deadly drug epidemic in US history. McCaskill requested internal sales and marketing...
From: Mother Jones | By: Julia Lurie | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gun control advocates are asking the Connecticut Supreme Court for permission to argue against a judge’s decision last year to dismiss a wrongful-death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school...
From: Seattle Times | By: DAVE COLLINS | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Kodak Black's "Tunnel Vision" video makes a strong statement about pro-Trump sentiment and anti-black violence
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Pulver | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Underground tells the story of how enslaved women made complicated decisions around motherhood, from taking measures to control their fertility to ending unwanted pregnancies, and the lengths they went to protect their children. The post On ‘Underground’...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Regina Mahone | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Hope Tomi Lahren has a firm grip on her designer bootstraps, because the controversy-courting conservative talking head—who’s made a career out of insulting feminists, Black Lives Matter activists, immigrants, refugees, millennials, and basically...
From: A.V. Club | By: Katie Rife | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The last time we checked in with Joe Dante’s redoubtable movie website Trailers From Hell, Candyman director Bernard Rose was extolling the strange virtues of the 1982 fantasy epic, The Dark Crystal. Now, in the latest video from TFH Towers, another...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Clark Collis | Monday, March 27, 2017
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'The Wire' had an abundance of bleak moments that made it's happier endings stand out.
From: Warming Glow | By: Christian Long | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Fetty Wap robbery/shooting details are rolling in, and Fetty says he's going to handle it in the streets -- not with the cops.  Details on who fired the shots inside...   After Raheem Thomas, also known as Fuzz, was slapped with weapons and assault...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The ultimate outsider candidate collaborates with the GOP establishment to marginalize the House Freedom Caucus and pivot toward centrist Democrats
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Monday, March 27, 2017
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David Lynch proved himself as a master of film music in his 1986 feature.“Every note of music has enough breath to carry you away, and as a director, all you have to do is let the right wind blow at the right time” — David LynchSound and...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Angela Morrison | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Amid her dramatic divorce proceedings, it sounds like Scarlett Johansson is slowly getting used to the idea of dating again! In case you didn't know, the actress filed for divorce from her husband of two years Romain Dauriac earlier this month. Currently,...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump recently signed the NASA Transition Authorization Act, which provides $19.5 billion in funding and adds human exploration of Mars as an agency objective. It’s like a flower blooming in the wasteland. At $19.5 billion, the budget...
From: Texas Monthly | By: J. Craig Wheeler | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Women are designing products to make it easier and more fashionable to carry concealed firearms.
From: NPR | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Since the 1970s, I spent my career hoping to one day witness the return of a liberal Supreme Court. Now I’ll never have the chance.
From: Washington Monthly | By: sdesai | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Five years after the shooting.
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Monday, March 27, 2017
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THE great French philosopher, Charles Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu was an eclectic writer. He started his writings innocuously enough in 1722 with a satirical offering: The Persian Letters, that made him quite famous within the French society. But...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I’ve become a bit of a shoegaze junkie as of late. There’s something comforting about being drenched in dreamy nostalgia and shit tons of reverb that simply tickles my fancy. So when Singaporean label Middle Class Cigars reached out to me I jumped...
From: The Beijinger | By: tomarnstein | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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On the advice of a playwright friend, actor Robert Harling sat down and wrote a play about the pain his family went through when his sister Susan died of complications from diabetes. He wrote about the strong Southern women who surrounded his mother...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The latest issue of The New York Review of Books arrived on my doorstep last week, and it quickly became the saddest issue of the NYRB I’ve ever read – because this was the first issue I read after the death of the journal’s legendary editor, Bob...
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Steve Donoghue | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It’s also a sign that the league is learning how to market its stars As Opening Day approaches the MLB hype train is chugging along at top speed trying to entice fans old and new alike to tune in and watch the boys of summer do their thing. The baseball...
From: Bless You Boys | By: Ashley MacLennan | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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[Content Note: Domestic violence; guns; death.]I have written many, many times about the link between domestic violence and mass shootings—most recently last month. Today, it grieves me to report that there has been another shooting in which a woman...
From: Shakesville | By: Melissa McEwan | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Perhaps they are really saying: This will not happen to me. I will be prepared. And, in hoisting that hypothetical gun, they feel they are made safe from the appalling vulnerability of living.
From: The Rumpus | By: Whitney Templeton | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The following two articles by the one and only Seymour Krim appear in his bitchin’...
From: Bronx Banter | By: Alex Belth | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Welcome to “Second Glance,” a bi-weekly column that spotlights an older film of note that was not as commercially or critically successful as it should’ve been. This week, we take a look at Martin Scorsese’s 1986 sequel to The Hustler, The Color...
From: Flavorwire | By: Jason Bailey | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Fetty Wap was back home in Paterson, NJ this weekend and got robbed.  Find out about the foolywang behavior of the person posing on IG with his chain and the following shootout inside... Reason #3247 why you can't always go back to the hood once you...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Sean Hannity took to Twitter to fire back at a segment on “CBS Sunday Morning,” in which veteran TV journalist Ted Koppel told the Fox News host that he is “bad for America.” Hannity blasted the interview that ran as “fake ‘edited’ news.”...
From: The Wrap | By: Brian Flood | Monday, March 27, 2017
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