Author: Blazing Press

RENOVATIONS MAY KEEP TRUMP OUT OF THE OVAL OFFICE FOR ONE YEAR

PLANNED SECURITY UPGRADES MAY KEEP DONALD TRUMP OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE DURING HIS FIRST YEAR WASHINGTON – Donald Trump will assume office on January 20, 2017 but President Trump may have to wait until 2018 until he is allowed to use the Oval Office. According to Karl Rove, Trump could spend a quarter of his presidency working out of the Old Executive Office Building (now renamed the “Eisenhower Executive Office Building”) next door to the White House. Rove told Fox News on Wednesday that President Barack Obama punted the security upgrades and renovations including bullet-proof glass to the next incoming...

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Mystery flight circles over Denver; officials have few answers

DENVER — Thousands saw a plane circling the Denver metro area late Wednesday morning, questioning where it may have come from and what it may be doing. Officials at a host of federal organizations had few answers. Denver7 began tracking a flight named IRON99 as it traversed from California over the pacific. It traveled over the Rocky Mountains and eventually over the Denver metro area. Its arrival over the Denver metro is what prompted questions from a host of locals who saw it circling, questioning what it might have been doing. Visually, the plane circled in a racetrack-style oval shape...

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Republicans Now Control Record Number of State Legislative Chambers

Republicans added to their historic 2014 gains in the nation’s state legislatures with the addition of five state House chambers and two state Senate chambers in last week’s election, while Democratic control was reduced to levels not seen since the Civil War. Republicans are now in control of a record 67 (68 percent) of the 98 partisan state legislative chambers in the nation, more than twice the number (31) in which Democrats have a majority, according to the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). “That’s more than at any other time in the history of the Republican Party,” according...

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Univision restructures and lays off at least 200…

The Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications will lay off almost 6 percent of its workforce — between 200 and 250 people — after it slipped into the red last quarter, the company announced Wednesday. Univision has faced massive criticism for its anti Trump comments and slanted journalism, more recently from anchor Jorge Ramos. The layoffs, along with a planned restructuring, “are in response to difficult times, challenging times,” Isaac Lee, Univision’s digital, entertainment and news chief, told The Washington Post in his first public comments on the moves. “We need to position ourselves for the future.” Univision had a third-quarter...

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College Professor Creates List Of “Fake News” Sites To Avoid

During the election, many people paid attention to news stories on social media — even the president-elect ended up retweeting REAL statistics from these news sites. A professor of communication has created a list of ‘unreliable’ news sites to help people ‘do better’. Melissa Zimdars, an assistant professor of communication at Merrimack College in Massachusetts, put together a publicly available Google doc cataloging “False, misleading, clickbait-y and satirical ‘news’ sources.” It’s been making the rounds on social media as people seek to cleanse their newsfeeds of misinformation. Many of the sites on the list are supposed ‘aggregators’. Breitbart, the leading...

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