Author: Blazing Press

Ford Tells Trump: We Will Not Move Lincoln Plant to Mexico

President-elect Donald Trump said Ford had called to reassure him that the company has decided not to move its Lincoln assembly operations from Louisville, Kentucky to Mexico. “Just got a call from my friend Bill Ford, Chairman of Ford, who advised me that he will be keeping the Lincoln plant in Kentucky — no Mexico,” Trump wrote on Twitter. The news was shocking to local residents, since Ford had never announced any intention of moving Kentucky jobs to Mexico. Ford operates two plants in the Louisville community, with their truck plant producing the full-size Lincoln Navigator. Ford currently employs...

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Trump supporters launch #TrumpCup as a protest against Starbucks

Donald Trump supporters have started asking for their Starbucks drinks under Trump’s name as a movement against the coffee giant. After a viral video showing a Trump supporter yelling at a barista gained traction on Wednesday, other supporters have banded together to protest what they view as political and anti-white discrimination. The man in the video told the Miami Herald that he was racially discriminated against and that the barista wouldn’t serve him because she knew he was a Trump supporter. The hashtag #TrumpCup isn’t new, but blew up after a Twitter user posted instructions to followers Friday morning....

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The New Twitter Alternative Championed By The Alt-Right

For those alt-right individuals and other social media refugees who feel that their views are suppressed, there’s a new social network that promises a digital space for completely free and unfettered communications. Gab, a platform that looks and feels like a combination of Twitter and Reddit, is meant to “put people first and promote people first,” as it was described to me by its founder. And this week, it’s been attracting thousands of users, many of them alt-righters exiled from Facebook and Twitter, though its founder insists that it aims to expand beyond that community and build a more...

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Kanye West 40 min rant: I would have voted for Donald Trump

Kanye West has always been something of a provocateur and a nihilist, and is staunchly anti-political correctness. Last night he stirred a maybe unprecedented level of controversy, however, declaring at a Saint Pablo Tour show in San Jose: “I would have voted on Trump”. “This is my platform and I’m going to talk about the paradigm shift that’s happening right now,” he said at the top of a 40-minute political speech that came at the cost of several songs. It’s hard to ascertain exactly the point he was trying to make as we only have tweets and videos from...

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Iraqis Welcome Trump’s Stance on ISIS, but Fear It May Backfire

Many Muslims in the Middle East have reacted with a mix of caution, suspicion and scorn to Donald J. Trump’s election victory and his appointments of aides with hostile views toward Islam. Struggling to understand what Mr. Trump’s ascent means for their war-ravaged region, some have expressed hope that he will confront militant Islamist extremists far more aggressively than the Obama administration has done. But others fear Mr. Trump’s views will be exploited as a recruiting tool by the Islamic State and other violent militants. In Iraq, whose modern history has been profoundly shaped by the decisions of American...

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