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NBC fires ´Today´ host Matt Lauer
for ´inappropriate sexual behavior´

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/29/2017 7:36:09 AM

NBC News says longtime "Today" show host Matt Lauer has been fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior." Lauer´s co-anchor Savannah Guthrie made the announcement at the top of Wednesday´s "Today" show. Guthrie read a statement from NBC News chairman Andy Lack, stating that the company has received a detailed complaint from a colleague Monday night "about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace" by Lauer. Lack´s statement said the company found that after a serious review of the complaint it represented "a clear violation" of the company´s standards, and Lauer was terminated as a result. Lack added in his statement that it

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Reply 1 - Posted by: fed-up, 11/29/2017 7:43:02 AM     (No. 11464845)

wow.. must have been pretty bad to fire him on the spot. Makes me wonder how much rumor had been known already. ... am I the only one that thinks this is getting out of control? There is harassment, assault, then there is inappropriate behavior or comments.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rabidrepublican, 11/29/2017 7:45:18 AM     (No. 11464847)

I´m having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NancyD, 11/29/2017 7:46:26 AM     (No. 11464849)

NBC´s Andy Lack wrote "On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer.

That is Fake News. Bernie and Sid show were talking about this 10 days ago.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northcross, 11/29/2017 7:47:07 AM     (No. 11464850)

If we are going to dump these perverts, should we not also dump the executives who tolerated their behavior, and helped cover it up? Not just the NBC producers, but the slush fund creators in Congress.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 11/29/2017 7:47:35 AM     (No. 11464851)

Does this have something to do with Katie Couric´s colonoscopy?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 11/29/2017 7:56:38 AM     (No. 11464862)

Do you think that the left is beginning to rue the day they targeted Roy Moore? Talk about karma!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: greggojo, 11/29/2017 7:58:29 AM     (No. 11464865)

Uh, when I saw this headline at the NYPost I thought it was some sort of typo or satire. OMG, isn´t Lauer the (second class) king of the liberal persona on American television? Was Lauer another "icon" who fellow workers have known about for years? And I agree with the above poster who said the executives who didn´t stop this behavior, or willfully overlooked it for how long? should also be fired.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 11/29/2017 7:58:49 AM     (No. 11464867)

This is starting to remind me of the day care witch hunts in the 80s, and the pedophile priests of the 90s. I´m wondering how many innocents are getting caught up in the frenzy.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 11/29/2017 7:59:02 AM     (No. 11464869)

What is going on is a gigantic purge using sexual misconduct as the catalyst to get rid of these radicalized jerks. I don´t want to sound all "conspiracy-ist"- but. I probably will; the Las Vegas shooting event changed everything. There is very little doubt that murdering idiot was a radicalized man sent insane by left wingers. The left has scared its little self. Regardless for the reason, this sexual harassment stuff has been around forever- why is it just now suddenly being used as an excuse to purge networks, entertainment, politics and media? Notice- all seats of the most influential radicalized leftists. I notice also the universities seem immune, so far.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Staunch Repub, 11/29/2017 7:59:57 AM     (No. 11464870)

Fake news exactly right - - well known a while.... AND, tip of avalanche that was about to be exposed.... So Lack ´stepped up´ so to speak.. Lauer will have a new show on PMSN
BC soon..

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 11/29/2017 8:04:16 AM     (No. 11464875)

They must have another 0bama toadie ready to hop onto his lilly pad.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: controlfreak, 11/29/2017 8:05:24 AM     (No. 11464877)

Do we know yet if this ´colleague´ was female? or male?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ru4us, 11/29/2017 8:06:35 AM     (No. 11464879)

Physicians have, so far, escaped the purge as well.
Also notice all the sadness from colleagues of Lauer is about his firing, not his behavior.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 11/29/2017 8:09:20 AM     (No. 11464882)

Social media is full of women - the grim, quivering kind with ´Coexist´ and ´I´m With Her´ stickers on their cars - bemoaning the loss of cuddly widdle nonthreatening Matt.

They are also the kind of complete idiots who ´still believe Anita Hill.´ This is the distrustful, alienated, suspicious environment they have created in every home and business. This is exactly what they wanted. And now they don´t like it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 11/29/2017 8:12:46 AM     (No. 11464886)

#1 Yes, this is getting out of hand. It´s like the Night of Long Knives for Feminazis. Suddenly there won´t be a single heterosexual male face left on television news.
Then they´ll purge the white women...

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Newtsche, 11/29/2017 8:14:12 AM     (No. 11464887)

It takes a different kind of person to desire sitting in front of a camera, being the face coming into your home. Not all are sexual aggressors but all are, yeah, different.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/29/2017 8:14:18 AM     (No. 11464888)

We don’t watch NBC (unless they broadcast some of the golf coverage?) but are delighted to see this dreadful little creature get smacked down and dumped…

He has poisoned the environment for far too long.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/29/2017 8:17:37 AM     (No. 11464891)

NBC has standards?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/29/2017 8:17:55 AM     (No. 11464892)

Our President doesn’t miss a beat:

On Twitter Wednesday, President Donald Trump said “Wow, Matt Lauer was just fired from NBC for ‘inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.’ But when will the top executives at NBC & Comcast be fired for putting out so much Fake News.”


MAGA!!!!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 11/29/2017 8:23:03 AM     (No. 11464897)

I don´t care what your beliefs are....you have to see that there is something very unusual going on right now!

The evil is being revealed in multiple unrelated areas:
Media elites as sexual predators.
Hollywood elites as rapists and molesters
Political elites robbing the citizens to pay for their evil acts
Political elites cheating in their own party
Political elites as traitors to their country for payment from foreigners
Global warming fraud and manipulation revealed
Charity fraud being exposed
Scientific research results are being faked

All of these are things that many people knew about, but the perpetrators have managed to keep the general public in the dark.
So watch out embezzlers, adulterers...the curtain is being pulled back. 


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Reply 21 - Posted by: Nosillod, 11/29/2017 8:23:12 AM     (No. 11464898)

Ohio University made a big deal to disassociate itself from Roger Ailes a few years ago. (I´m not sure if they actually went so far as to give back the millions of dollars he donated to them.) I will be curious to see what their reaction will be to a left winger who harasses womyn.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Gop_guys, 11/29/2017 8:25:19 AM     (No. 11464900)

Betting 12 hit the nail on the head. It will come out and I bet it isn´t pretty.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: arcady, 11/29/2017 8:25:49 AM     (No. 11464902)

Respectfully, the Dem/media/government complex has been enabling this for a very long while. This has only been the tip of the iceberg. I have been curious seeing these first branches of the tree exposed so far. As always, there´s never only one cockroach with the Dems.

And this latest episode in Dem/Leftist/socialist hypocrisy demonstrates yet again the iron rule. Whatever the Left accuses the Right of doing, they´re already doing far worse, and have been for far longer.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Rather Read, 11/29/2017 8:27:04 AM     (No. 11464905)

I was talking about this with a friend of mine last night. We both wondered where do you draw the line between creepy and inappropriate behavior and consensual flirting? Suppose there has been a history of flirting behavior between a worker and a boss, the she doesn´t get the raise or the position she thinks she should. Then the flirting becomes harassment and in today´s society, the man is automatically the villain.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bpl40, 11/29/2017 8:27:23 AM     (No. 11464908)

The NYT must have known this for long time. The $64 million question is - Why is this relevant now and why wasn´t it actionable before? The real answer remains - the goal now is overturning the results of the 2016 elections, this is collateral damage.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: chillijilli, 11/29/2017 8:29:27 AM     (No. 11464910)

I thought we´re not supposed to rush to judgment unless it´s Moore or Trump. There must be a video of the incident making it impossible for Lauer to deny the charges.
So do we expect a public apology and an I-will-carry-on-and-earn-back-your-trust a la Franken? And, oh my. Don´t you think Megyn is salivating about her chances for reviving her tanked ratings by snagging the 1st interview with her colleague? NBC probably sees this as a win-win. They look all sanctimonious. Megyn gets a badly needed bump. Katie returns to fill in. And yes, Lauer makes a lateral move to sister channel MSNBC.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: angelesgift, 11/29/2017 8:35:26 AM     (No. 11464917)

Trying to decide if I think it´s a purge conspiracy, or just creeps who thought being leftist meant they could do anything they wanted and get away with it. I´m kind of leaning toward the latter.
For one thing, the creeps saw how Slick Willy´s seriously bad behavior wasn´t just covered - it was excused and justified because of his support of abortion. Apparently, being pro-abortion does NOT cover a multitude of sins. Someone Else is in charge. Heh.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Clinger, 11/29/2017 8:38:35 AM     (No. 11464919)

Why now as #9 asks, the left has seen their Russia BS backfire right in their faces essentially taking Hillary out in the process. Their new battlefront is the resumption of the sexual harassment charges against Trump. They are desperate and for once, clearly willing to accept casualties. They are preparing the battle field purging the open plane of all potential stumbling blocks, stones and fallen trees. The charge is coming and it will be relentless.

They absolutely in no way shape or from are willing to accept Trump as POTUS. They are emboldened by the Establishment GOP who like the Scottish Nobles in Braveheart sit proudly on their horses as if they are ready to take a stand while in reality they simply turn away and let meley commence.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: starboard, 11/29/2017 8:42:43 AM     (No. 11464926)

The perfect example of schadenfreude.
Even perfumed princes get caught with their pants down.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Jerseyden, 11/29/2017 8:46:24 AM     (No. 11464928)

Somehow I have the feeling Megan Kelly’s is dancing around the coffee table this morning

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 11/29/2017 8:47:00 AM     (No. 11464929)

What is going on?! I can´t believe the libtards are allowing all of their icons to be thrown under the bus for behavior that has been going on for decades just because they had a long overdue change of heart in tolerating such shenanigans.

There HAS to be a bigger goal. I had thought it was mostly to go after Roy Moore, but such a leftist bloodbath has to have a bigger ultimate target.

Trump survived one of these charges during the election. Do the leftoids have something else in the works for him? You know that they would consider losing dozens of "their" perverts in exchange for being rid of Trump to be an acceptable casualty rate.

When will we know?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 11/29/2017 8:55:50 AM     (No. 11464938)

Lauer is a consummate jerk. Good riddance.

However, as other posters have noted, I wonder if we will see a bunch of greedy women coming out of the woodwork and looking for a cash settlement. Where should we draw the line. Moore´s case is a he said/she said case. Is it true? Don´t know but it was 40 years ago.

What happens if a male boss fires an unproductive employee and she decides to make some stuff up? All she would have to say is he grabbed my bottom and the guy is in for a hell of a mess.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: harleynyc, 11/29/2017 8:58:25 AM     (No. 11464945)

$28+ Million savings for NBC. No doubt there was a ´inappropriate sexual behavior´ clause. Leads me to believe that a company can set-up an employee in a trap to get him fired.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/29/2017 8:58:59 AM     (No. 11464946)

That will save NBC tons of money.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: smcchk, 11/29/2017 9:01:15 AM     (No. 11464949)

I worry too, #31, what the end game is. But they sure are breaking a lot of eggs for an impeachment omelet. Though the POTUS can just pull an Al Franken now, "understand" and go back to work.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/29/2017 9:01:18 AM     (No. 11464950)

#33 Jinx!


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Reply 37 - Posted by: Saraguay, 11/29/2017 9:01:47 AM     (No. 11464951)

Yes, #31. Trump is the big game here. The NYT or Wash Post or some other newspaper/left wing entity has something on Trump that they believe will take him down. It´s only a matter of time before they fire their elephant gun and try to bring down the biggest trophy of them all.


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Reply 38 - Posted by: winnie1, 11/29/2017 9:02:34 AM     (No. 11464952)

Somewhere in NYC an ex Journalist of the Today Show is celebrating....and her name is Ann Curry

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Reply 39 - Posted by: controlfreak, 11/29/2017 9:03:03 AM     (No. 11464953)

One report says it happened during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, another says 2016 in Rio. Did it happen twice, or are reporters getting misinformation? By the way, both reports say the victim is female.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Krause, 11/29/2017 9:06:56 AM     (No. 11464958)

Getting to be the norm.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 11/29/2017 9:07:28 AM     (No. 11464959)

Arrogant and sanctimonious, Lauer thought he was appointed to tell the rest of us how to live our lives.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 11/29/2017 9:09:00 AM     (No. 11464961)

I just heard the read statement by Savannah Guthrie on the Glenn Beck Show. She sounded like a high school girl reading from a text book. Very unprofessional. Didn´t have the serious "bite" like all the "fake news" proponents used when trying to take down candidate Trump in the primary season. HA!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Krause, 11/29/2017 9:10:37 AM     (No. 11464964)

The abortion card is losing it´s protection insurance.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: boomerak, 11/29/2017 9:14:37 AM     (No. 11464970)

Sounds like George Stephanopoulos investigation is in order, and may be already under execution.
If ever in history the old cliché "Don´t throw rocks when you live in a glass house" were more apropos it would have to be NOW!

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Reply 45 - Posted by: OBX Pete, 11/29/2017 9:25:47 AM     (No. 11464982)

To those who are claiming shock at this development......have you never read the National Enquirer ???

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Reply 46 - Posted by: texaspast, 11/29/2017 9:30:33 AM     (No. 11464989)

The Blind Boys of Alabama recorded a song long ago that kind of fits (been done by Elvis and Johnny Cash, too) It´ called ´Run on for a Long Time.´

Deleted long lyrics. Please note from site rules: "Personal essays (“Vanity Posts”), chain letters, parodies, songs, poems and un-attributed screeds are not permitted and will be removed." LCom Staff.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: sillykay, 11/29/2017 9:34:02 AM     (No. 11464994)

Matt is an "asshat"

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 11/29/2017 9:54:13 AM     (No. 11465023)

I wish some guy would claim ´inappropriate behavior´ against Shepard Smith. It would make FOX a much better station to watch!

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Reply 49 - Posted by: snapper451, 11/29/2017 9:58:30 AM     (No. 11465031)

Here is a solution for you. The crime occurred in Russia. I say we turn Matt over to the Russians and let them dispense the justice.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: Virtudawg, 11/29/2017 10:01:12 AM     (No. 11465036)

So, what´s the gender of the complaintant?? Just wondering . . . .

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Reply 51 - Posted by: PAdiva, 11/29/2017 10:25:57 AM     (No. 11465064)

#32 Good business people know to have a witness (of the same gender as the employee) in the room when firing (or reprimanding) an employee.
So sad! Now Lauer can´t pontificate as host of a New Year´s Day parade.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: M2, 11/29/2017 10:46:53 AM     (No. 11465100)

Yet another swamp being drained.

We are well into Congress.
The media and entertainment are wobbling.

We have two MAJOR swamps to drain: The IRS and public education. The latter is more complicated but I´d bet the pickings there will be awesome!

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Reply 53 - Posted by: Smart11344, 11/29/2017 10:52:11 AM     (No. 11465109)

What part of Matt limped out of NBC?

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Reply 54 - Posted by: M2, 11/29/2017 10:55:17 AM     (No. 11465111)

Any bets that Lauer won´t be back on air after the appropriate apology groveling and intellectualized reasoning or denial?

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Reply 55 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 11/29/2017 11:03:55 AM     (No. 11465122)

BTW, does this mean that Matt´s invitation to President Trump´s Christmas party Friday night has been rescinded? Bueller?

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Reply 56 - Posted by: msjena, 11/29/2017 11:22:42 AM     (No. 11465149)

All of these alleged champions of women´s rights (ie, the right to abortion) are being revealed as treating women like their personal playthings. Lauer won´t be back on the Today Show but I wouldn´t be surprised to see him land at MSNBC!

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Reply 57 - Posted by: dvc, 11/29/2017 1:20:18 PM     (No. 11465254)

Grin.
Grin.
Grin.
Grin.
Grin.
Grin.
Grin.
Grin.

Schadenfreude system in overload mode, cutting in emergency cooling system. GRIN!

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Reply 58 - Posted by: dman, 11/29/2017 1:35:26 PM     (No. 11465266)

Exactly, #44. Clichés become so for good reason. This goes back to John 8:7 and casting stones.

All these lib hypocrites are getting exactly what they deserve.

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Reply 59 - Posted by: dvc, 11/29/2017 4:21:44 PM     (No. 11465388)

B O O M !!

Another leftist public figure detonates into flaming shards.

This is really fun.

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Reply 60 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/29/2017 4:21:58 PM     (No. 11465389)

Re #24, there is really no place in any business environment for “consensual flirting. For far too many (male and female) it is a cutesy Step One toward Something More.

Strictly business is the way to go. An office is not intended to be a playground, a mixer, “The Dating Game”.

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President Trump sat down with New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt for an interview in West Palm Beach yesterday. Schmidt was low-key and even respectful, while Trump was ebullient. You can read excerpts here. (As always, there is no point in reading any newspaper’s account of the conversation.) Trump was his usual unscripted self–rambling, not very articulate, sometimes humorously self-promoting, generally correct if often imprecise. He talked at length, and with great confidence, about Mueller’s investigation. Here, he knows things are going his way: Let’s just say — I think that Bob Mueller will be fair, and everybody knows that

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Defense of Trump Tax Reform
Breitbart Big Hollywood, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 12/28/2017 10:36:19     Post Reply
While most of Hollywood and the media have been lying about the massive tax reform passed by the House and Senate last week, legendary film director Ridley Scott proved that he has a much better grasp of how an economy works than most actors and journalists. He also proved that he is not at all interested in conforming to Hollywood’s obnoxious politics. While out doing publicity for his latest movie, All the Money in the World, the 80-year-old behind such iconic films as Blade Runner, Alien, Gladiator, The Martian, Thelma and Louise, and Black Rain, was not even asked about

Actress Rose Marie, best
known for ´The Dick Van
Dyke Show,´ dies at 94
Associated Press, by Lynn Elber    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 12/28/2017 8:41:29     Post Reply
Rose Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and a show business lifer who began as a bobbed-hair child star in vaudeville and worked for nearly a century in theater, radio, TV and movies, died Thursday. She was 94. Marie had been resting in bed at her Los Angeles-area home when a caretaker found she had stopped breathing, said family spokesman Harlan Boll. "Heaven just got a whole lot funnier" was the tribute posted atop a photo of Marie on her website. She was a child star of the 1920s and 1930s who endeared herself to

‘Fake News’: Half of all
Americans believe the media
make up anti-Trump stories
Washington Times, by Bradford Richardson    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 12/28/2017 7:14:25     Post Reply
Nearly half of all Americans believe the media fabricate negative stories about President Trump, according to a new survey. Forty-four percent of respondents in the 2017 Poynter Media Trust Survey say the media invent “fake news” to make the president look bad. Of that cohort, 24 percent say negative stories about Mr. Trump are made up “about half of the time”; 14 percent “most of the time”; and 6 percent “all of the time.” Seventy-seven percent are Trump supporters, and 74 percent are Republicans. The survey found that a substantial minority of Americans, 31 percent, believe the media are the

Democrats’ case for Trump-Russia
grand conspiracy crumbles with
lack of evidence
Washington Times, by Rowan Scarborough    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 12/27/2017 7:34:29     Post Reply
Two months ago, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, who is leading the House Democrats’ inquisition of President Trump, said it “still remains to be seen” whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in its interference in the 2016 election. Then on Dec. 10, the congressman from California went in a different direction. “We do know this,” the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence said on CNN, a frequent Schiff host. “The Russians offered help, the campaign accepted help. The Russians gave help and the president made full use of that help, and that is pretty damning, whether

Woman accused of racism by
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is
human-rights activist
Washington Times, by Bradford Richardson    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 12/27/2017 7:20:08     Post Reply
The woman Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee accused of racism is a celebrated photojournalist who helped document human-rights abuses in war-torn Guatemala during the 1980s. Jean-Marie Simon, whose first-class seat on a United Airlines flight was given to Ms. Jackson Lee, Texas Democrat, lived and worked in Guatemala during the turbulent decade that saw the military seize control of the government in a coup. Hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans were killed or “disappeared” during the conflict. Now a teacher, Ms. Simon, 63, is the author of “Guatemala: Eternal Spring Eternal Tyranny.” A 2012 blog post on Amnesty International said Ms. Simon



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