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NEW YORK -- Less than one hour after President Trump announced his Supreme Court nominee, Demand Justice, a new progressive activist group founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, already put up the website stopkavanaugh.com, exclaiming: “We need to demand that the Senate defeat the Brett Kavanaugh nomination.”

Hillary-Tied Group Launches ‘Stop Kavanaugh’ Website Within Hour of Trump Nomination

NEW YORK — Less than one hour after President Trump announced his Supreme Court nominee, Demand Justice, a new progressive activist group founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, already put up the website stopkavanaugh.com, exclaiming: “We need to demand that the Senate defeat the Brett Kavanaugh nomination.”

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Chris Cuomo attends the Turner Upfront 2018 arrivals on the red carpet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2018 in New York City. 376296 (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Turner)

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: Trump ‘Chose Not to’ Pick a Woman for SCOTUS

CNN host Chris Cuomo called President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh a sexist snub Monday night — just days after the network denigrated Judge Amy Coney Barrett with several tone-deaf profiles focusing more on her looks and family life than her legal career.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks to supporters gathered at The Champions of Liberty Rally in Hebron, Ky., Friday, Aug 11, 2017. Rep. Jordan was joined at the fundraising event by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Media Minimize Anti-Trump Dossier Role of Law Firm in Jim Jordan Wrestling Team Scandal

NEW YORK — In reporting on the Ohio State University probe of sexual abuse allegations by former student wrestlers against their team doctor, major U.S. news media outlets either entirely fail to report or minimize the detail that Perkins Coie, the law firm involved in the case, paid the controversial Fusion GPS firm to produce the largely discredited, infamous anti-Trump dossier that sparked collapsed claims President Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

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No Joke: Univision Cutting 15% of The Onion’s Staff

Univision intends to cut 15 percent of its staff at Onion Inc., which includes satirical websites The Onion and Clickhole, as well pop-culture website The A.V. Club and food website The Takeout.

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Italian Rolling Stone Calls for War on Populist Salvini

The Italian language version of Rolling Stone magazine has dedicated its July issue to inciting resistance against Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, in a manner reminiscent of similar public attacks on President Donald J. Trump in the United States.

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CNN’s Stelter: ‘Trump Is Poisoning the American People’

Last week at the Aspen Ideas Festival, CNN host Brian Stelter said President Donald Trump was “poisoning the American people.” Partial transcript as follows: BRIAN STELTER: Find me when Nixon, a criminal president, actually used the word ‘enemy’ to describe

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Economist Nouriel Roubini, anchorwoman Trish Regan, and Bill Shine attend the book party for Bremmer's book, 'Superpower: Three Choices For America's Role In The World' on May 12, 2015 at DBGB Kitchen in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for TIME)

Former Fox News Exec Bill Shine Joins Trump White House

Former Fox News executive Bill Shine has joined the staff of President Donald Trump’s administration, according to a Thursday statement from the office of White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 03: Ed Schultz attends Hulu Presents "Triumph's Election Special" produced by Funny Or Die at NEP Studios on February 3, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images for Hulu)

Radio, TV Host Ed Schultz Dead at 64

Ed Schultz, a veteran radio broadcaster and former show host for MNSBC and RT, has died at age 64, according to WDAY, a Fargo, ND, radio station where he was once an employee.

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Critics Blast New French Laws Censoring ‘Fake News’

The French National Assembly passed two bills this week concerning the censorship of “fake news” that have been sharply criticized as an attack on freedom of the press and the imposition of an “official truth.”

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Hayward: China’s Censorship Ideals Take Root on the American Left

What are you “independent” from, and how will you assert your independence? Free speech is under attack in America and all around the world.
It is not merely a matter of blatant authoritarian oppression and mob violence, but an insidious belief that free speech must be sacrificed in the name of social harmony. Now that the Internet has given everyone a megaphone, the people can no longer be trusted to express themselves without stern supervision.