“Young people are leaving the Republican Party in droves, new study finds” Reply


SALON

As young millennials leave in droves, research suggests the future of the GOP may be more precarious than it appear

“Al Franken Explodes And Rips FCC Chairman’s Plan To End Net Neutrality”


POLITICUS USA

After FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a speech that he wants to reverse net neutrality rules and end open and free Internet, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) went off and vowed to fight the Chairman’s proposal to destroy the Internet.

“Some Of The Biggest Anti-Trump Voices Might Go Silent In A Matter Of Days”


HUFFINGTON POST

A writer’s strike is creeping closer to reality and nobody’s talking about it.

With stinging criticisms cloaked in humor, late-night hosts Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Trevor Noah and the whole cast of “Saturday Night Live” have provided American audiences a way to laugh off their political anxiety. But on May 2, we may have to say goodbye to them for now.

“So much for hope: “South Park” abandons serialization, apparently all really is lost”


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(Credit: Comedy Central)

CNN BREAKING NEWS . . .


More than 80% of Americans say the country is more deeply divided on major issues this year than in the past several years, and more than half say they are dissatisfied with the way democracy is working in the US, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.

The poll’s findings also suggest a sizable minority agree with both parties on at least some issues, and nearly eight in 10 hope to see the GOP-controlled government incorporate some Democratic policies into its agenda.

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“What Trump’s Taxes Reveal About His Business Record: A Closer Look”


“Breaking up with my type: How I learned to stop worrying and let myself loathe the men I once desired”


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“Former Playmate Pamela Anderson pens anti-porn op-ed: Millennials “are the crack babies of porn”


Pamela Anderson (Credit: AP/Colin Young-wolff)

Pamela Anderson (Credit: AP/Colin Young-wolff)

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“Obama celebrates birthday with star-studded bash”


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“The EU Has A Plan To Get Rid Of Racist Comments On Social Media For Good. Will It Work?”


THINK PROGRESS

Tech juggernauts Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft have agreed to take down hateful content within 24 hours of reviewing it, according to new conduct rules the European Commissionannounced Tuesday to align with national laws criminalizing violent online speech.

The new rules require social media companies to remove posts or disable accounts, when necessary, that reference violence or hatred targeting individuals or groups based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, or nationality. Tech companies must also develop and display clear guidelines outlining the sites’ prohibition of violent and hateful speech, and train employees on how to flag the illegal content. MORE