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Matt Gaetz Defends Tucker Carlson – By Pushing Replacement Theory

yahoo.com – By Antoinette Siu – Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz is defending Tucker Carlson and replacement theory — the racist and xenophobic notion that Caucasians are being replaced by migrants being brought into the United States.

Fox News conservative host Tucker Carlson has been touting replacement theory in recent months. In an interview with Megyn Kelly last week, Carlson said the Biden administration was trying “to change the racial mix of the country.” He added: “In political terms, this policy is called ‘the great replacement,’ the replacement of legacy Americans with more obedient people from far-away countries.”

“The great replacement” is a term commonly used by white nationalists and other racist organizations.

More… https://www.yahoo.com/now/matt-gaetz-defends-tucker-carlson-224651445.html 

Covid-19 Vaccines In Salad Dressing? Here’s What Michael Flynn Claimed

forbes.com – Bruce Y. Lee – Lettuce be clear about what Michael Flynn said on a video that’s been making the rounds on social media.

While on what appeared to be a video panel, Flynn, the former National Security Advisor under former U.S. President Donald Trump, mentioned that “Somebody sent me a thing this morning where they’re talking about putting the vaccine into salad dressing, or salads.” So basically Flynn was sharing his “thing” or someone else’s “thing” with whomever happened to be watching the video panel. Was Flynn actually tossing around a conspiracy theory about Covid-19 vaccines being secretly put in salads or salad dressing? Did he leave any context behind what he said? Was their any chard evidence behind what he said?

Well, take a look at what he said in the video accompanying the following tweet:

More… https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2021/09/24/covid-19-vaccines-in-salad-dressing-heres-what-michael-flynn-claimed/ 

Judge orders Trump Org. to address subpoenas by New York attorney general for company records

ktvz.com – By Kara Scannell – A New York judge has ordered the Trump Organization to submit a report next week to the New York Attorney General in an effort to resolve a long-running dispute over subpoenas for records, according to an unsealed order.

“The Trump Organization, by September 30, 2021, shall provide a report, in reasonable detail, of actions taken to preserve, collect, and produce hard-copy and electronic documents responsive to the OAG subpoenas,” Judge Arthur Engoron in a stipulation and order dated September 2 and unsealed Friday.

More… https://ktvz.com/politics/cnn-us-politics/2021/09/24/judge-orders-trump-org-to-address-subpoenas-by-new-york-attorney-general-for-company-records/ 

In red California, anger over recall blowout. ‘The Democratic Party is the New York Yankees’

latimes.com – By Hailey Branson-Potts – JANESVILLE, Calif.  — On election day, Denise Pickens had a surprising feeling: Hope. Surely, she figured, Gov. Gavin Newsom would be booted out of office. Or at least get a good scare. There was such fervor here in rural Lassen County — where a whopping 84% of voters supported the recall, the highest percentage in the state — that it was hard not to believe it could happen.

More… https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-09-18/rural-red-california-recall-election 

France and China are furious over the U.S.’s new defense pact with Australia and the U.K.

usatoday.com – By Deirdre Shesgreen Michael Collins – WASHINGTON – Forget “freedom fries,” the bitter diplomatic rift between the U.S. and France over the latter country’s decision not to support the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Enter the sub snub, a growing quarrel between Washington and Paris over the Biden administration’s decision to help Australia develop a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, among other defense technologies, in a deal unveiled by the White House on Wednesday.

More… https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2021/09/16/france-china-furious-over-us-defense-nuclear-sub-deal-australia/8364491002/ 

Tucker Urges Nicki Minaj’s Cousin’s Friend to Call Him About Swollen Testicles

dailybeast.com – By Justin BaragonaFox News host Tucker Carlson capped off a second straight night of coverage of Nicki Minaj’s wild claim that the coronavirus vaccine causes swollen testicles by urging the rap superstar’s cousin’s friend to contact him for an interview.

In case you are somehow still unaware, Minaj faced harsh public backlash on Monday when she admitted on Twitter that she hadn’t yet gotten vaccinated, saying that she was doing her own “research” into the shot.

More…  https://www.thedailybeast.com/tucker-urges-nicki-minajs-cousins-friend-to-call-him-for-interview

Trump falsely calls recall ‘rigged’ on Election Day. Why did he stay out of Newsom race?

sacbee.com – By Gillian Brassil and David Lightman – Former President Donald Trump mostly held his tongue on the California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recall election, but he had a last-minute complaint. The former president said the election was “probably rigged” in an interview on conservative television news outlet Newsmax last week and added that Democrats were good at rigging elections that used mail-in ballots.

More… https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article254231618.html

Mike Lindell, pro-Trump conspiracy theorists fail to draw crowd at Kentucky rally

salon.com – By Bob Brigham – Some of the biggest names pushing pro-Trump conspiracy theories were unable to draw much of a crowd at a “We the People Reunion” rally in Kentucky. “The event is hosting speakers such as the CEO of MyPillow, Mike Lindell, former national security advisor Michael Flynn and Pastor Greg Locke, who has in the past admitted to being at the Capitol during the January 6 Capitol riot,” WFIE 14 News reported.

More… https://www.salon.com/2021/09/12/mike-lindell-pro-trump-conspiracy-theorists-fail-to-draw-crowd-at-kentucky-rally_partner/

‘Reprehensible’ Lincoln’s statue should be removed too, suggested Missouri Republican lawmaker

washingtontimes.com – By Andrew Blake – Republican Missouri state Rep. Tony Lovasco suggested dismantling monuments to former President Abraham Lincoln in light of a longstanding statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee being removed this week.

Mr. Lovasco implied as much Thursday in a social media post while commenting on a video showing the removal Wednesday of the Robert E. Lee from prominent display in Richmond, Virginia, the former capital of the Confederacy.

More… https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/11/missouri-republican-suggests-removing-statue-repre/