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March 3, 2022

Holy shite: Anti-trans Texas House candidate Jeff Younger came to the University of North Texas and

Anti-trans Texas House candidate Jeff Younger came to the University of North Texas and this is how students responded.

March 3, 2022

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Kimberly Guilfoyle, fiancee of Trump Jr.

Source: The Hill

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol subpoenaed Kimberly Guilfoyle Thursday, seeking to compel testimony from the Trump campaign aide after a heated disagreement when she sat down for a voluntary interview with the panel last week.

Guilfoyle, fiancee of Donald Trump Jr., spoke at the rally that preceded the attack on the Capitol and, according to the committee, and was involved in fundraising for the event.

She was also reportedly in the Oval Office the morning of Jan. 6.

“Ms. Guilfoyle met with Donald Trump inside the White House, spoke at the rally that took place before the riot on January 6th, and apparently played a key role organizing and raising funds for that event. The Select Committee is seeking information from her about these and other matters,” Chair Bennie Thompson said in a statement.

Read more: https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/596784-jan-6-committee-subpoenas-kimberly-guilfoyle-fiancee-of-trump-jr

March 3, 2022

RT America ceases productions and lays off most of its staff

Source: CNN

New York (CNN Business)The production company behind the American version of the Russian state-funded network RT laid off most of its entire staff on Thursday, according to a memo obtained by CNN.

Misha Solodovnikov, the general manager of the production company, T&R Productions, told staff that it will be "ceasing production" at all of its locations "as a result of unforeseen business interruption events."

"Unfortunately, we anticipate this layoff will be permanent, meaning that this will result in the permanent separation from employment of most T&R employees at all locations," Solodovnikov wrote in his memo to employees.

The layoffs would mean an effective end to RT America. The network, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's main mouthpieces in the US, was dropped earlier this week by DirecTV. The satellite carrier was one of the two major television providers in the US to carry the network.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/03/media/rt-america-layoffs/index.html

March 3, 2022

After spending 90 minutes on the phone with Putin, Macron thinks "the worst is yet to come"...

After spending 90 minutes on the phone with Putin, Macron thinks “the worst is yet to come” in Ukraine and that Russia wants to take control of the whole country.

Emmanuel Macron pense que "le pire est à venir" en Ukraine après son échange avec Vladimir Poutine, qui a fait part de "sa très grande détermination" à poursuivre son offensive et dont le but est "de prendre le contrôle" de tout le pays, selon l'Elysée #AFP

Translated from French by Google

Emmanuel Macron thinks that "the worst is yet to come" in Ukraine after his exchange with Vladimir Putin, who expressed "his very great determination" to continue his offensive and whose goal is "to take control" of the whole country , according to the Elysée#AFP

March 3, 2022

This is a NYT article on Serena Williams:

Hmm... what's wrong here?!

No matter how far we come, we get reminded that it's not enough. This is why I raised $111M for @serenaventures. To support the founders who are overlooked by engrained systems woefully unaware of their biases. Because even I am overlooked. You can do better, @nytimes.

Also, FFS, say her name. "Tennis Star's"...
March 3, 2022

Kanye West Shares Disturbing 'Eazy' Video: Kidnaps, Kills Claymation Pete Davidson

Kanye West takes his issues with Pete Davidson to a deadly level in a new video he shared on Instagram for “Eazy” featuring the Game.

In the black-and-white clip, West kidnaps a claymation man that resembles the actor who is dating his ex, Kim Kardashian. West puts a bag over the claymation man’s head, ties him to the back of his bike, and later drags him through the dirt, buries him, and plants roses on his head. West is also seen carrying a decapitated head as he raps.

Toward the end of the video, the screen reads: “Everyone lived happily ever after except you know who,” with the word “Skete” — the name West has used to refer to Davidson — crossed out. The visual ends with the words: “JK He’s Fine.”

In January, West posted the song “Eazy” in the wake of news that Kardashian was dating Davidson. The song that contains the lines “God saved me from that crash/Just so I can beat Pete Davidson’s ass” was an apparent precursor to him “creating a dangerous and scary environment” as Kardashian wrote to her ex in a leaked text West shared on his Instagram in February. West, who appeared to be trying to woo Kardashian back, repented for sharing their private texts. In the since-deleted texts she told her estranged husband that he was creating a fearful environment where “someone will hurt Pete [Davidson] and this will all be your fault.” West later posted that he was “going to handle the situation myself” and that “upon my wife’s request” he told those viewing the Instagram messages he shared to not “do anything physical” to Davidson.


March 3, 2022

More of Boebert being an asshole: "Mayor Pete's busy getting knocked up and learning how to..."

In a post-#SOTU interview, Lauren Boebert launched a homophobic attack against Pete Buttigieg:

“Mayor Pete's busy getting knocked up and learning how to chestfeed.”

March 2, 2022

Twitter Spaces is kind of cool!

Right now I am listening to a VoteVets discussion with Wes Clark and Alexander Vindman.


Explainer here: https://help.twitter.com/en/using-twitter/spaces

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