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  • Source: #Vikings OC John DeFilippo has been fired.

    12/11/2018 9:58:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    NFL Network ^ | December 112, 2018 | Ian Rappaport
    Source: #Vikings OC John DeFilippo has been fired.
  • Piers Morgan: You’ve hired me before, Mr President, so hire me again [as Chief of Staff] ...

    12/11/2018 10:10:52 AM PST · by EveningStar · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 11, 2018 | Piers Morgan
    Full title: You’ve hired me before, Mr President, so hire me again. I’m the one person whose reputation can’t be tarnished by becoming your Chief of Staff and I’m perfectly qualified for the job! Dear Mr President, I wish to formally apply to be your new Chief of Staff.You might not immediately recognize what qualities I have for such a massive job in your administration, especially following a hugely respected war hero like General John Kelly.But the key thing is to have someone at your side that understands you, has known you a long time, likes you and commands your...
  • De Blasio Fires Investigations Chief, Citing Abuse of Power

    11/19/2018 2:59:26 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11/16/2018 | William K. Rashbaum and William Neuman
    Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday took the extraordinary step of firing his embattled investigations commissioner, Mark G. Peters, the culmination of a fierce rivalry between the two powerful men. It was a rare and consequential action by a mayor to remove an investigations commissioner: The position is understood to come with a large degree of independence that allows impartial scrutiny of all areas of government, including the executive branch.
  • Facebook Fired Virtual Reality Pioneer for Supporting Trump

    11/13/2018 11:39:57 AM PST · by detective · 11 replies
    Front Page ^ | November 12, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Silicon Valley is in thrall to the cult of diversity. Its measures its employees against racial metrics even as an industry, whose engine is meant to be the intellect, purges any hint of intellectual diversity. It happened at Mozilla with Brendan Eich, the creator of Javascript. It happened at Google with James Damore. Now it happened at Facebook with Palmer Luckey. Luckey's Oculus fueled the race for virtual reality. Facebook bought his company for a fortune. And then it forced him out because he supported Trump and opposed Hillary.
  • Judicial Watch Statement on Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    11/08/2018 3:15:52 PM PST · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 8, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement in response to the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, bringing an end to his controversial tenure as the nation’s top law enforcement officer: I hope transparency and rooting out corruption and abuse becomes the focus of any new Attorney General. President Trump has been terribly victimized by Justice Department and FBI corruption. The Justice Department was a black hole in terms of transparency. It covered up institutional misconduct and, unbelievably, went out of its way to defend misconduct by Hillary Clinton and other Obama administration officials. Now...
  • Rod Rosenstein Heads to White House After Sessions Fired

    11/07/2018 1:03:12 PM PST · by Mariner · 100 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | November 7th, 2018 | Unattributed
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is reportedly on his way to the White House after Jeff Sessions was asked to resign Wednesday. Rosenstein currently oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential Russian collusion and interference in the 2016 presidential election. President Trump tweeted Wednesday that Sessions’ chief of staff Matthew Whitaker, a prominent Mueller critic, would be named acting attorney general.
  • Tribune fires staff writer (Voicemail Lady)

    11/06/2018 7:01:46 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 14 replies
    The Huron Daily Tribune has issued a statement Monday evening after the newsroom management heard a voicemail left by one of its staff writers to Republican U.S. Sen. Candidate John James. In the voicemail, Brenda Battel requests an interview with James, who is running against Incumbent Debbie Stabenow. Battel then unsuccessfully disconnects the phone, and is heard saying inappropriate comments about the candidate and the race. "I have listened to the voicemail left by Brenda Battel to Mr. James' campaign, and find no reason to defend this behavior," said Kate Hessling, editor of the Huron Daily Tribune. "Brenda Battel's employment...
  • Reports: Maryland fires head coach D.J. Durkin

    10/31/2018 4:13:37 PM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | October 31, 2018 | Bryan Fischer
    Just over an hour after the governor of the state laid into the Maryland Board of Regents over their decision to recommend retaining head coach D.J. Durkin, the school has gone in a different direction and bowed to public pressure by firing the embattled coach on Wednesday. Multiple reports confirmed the news from College Park:
  • Campbell Soup VP who tweeted Soros conspiracy is out

    10/28/2018 11:58:37 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 119 replies
    CNN ^ | October 28, 2018 | Danielle Wiener-Bronner
    The Campbell Soup lobbyist who said George Soros' foundation was assisting a caravan of migrants bound for the United States is no longer with the company. Kelly Johnston, formerly Campbell's vice president of government affairs, tweeted on Monday that the Open Society Foundations arranged for "troop carriers" and "rail cars" to support the caravan, which formed earlier this month in Central America. Johnston has since deleted his Twitter account. Campbell and Johnston had discussed his leaving over the summer, the company said on Saturday. Johnston was scheduled to leave in November, but the tweet sped up his exit. "In the...

    10/25/2018 10:06:46 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 41 replies
    TMZ ^ | 10-25-18 | Staff
    Megyn Kelly will NOT be back on the air at NBC after her blackface remark, barring a major miracle ... TMZ has confirmed. "Megyn Kelly Today" aired a repeat on Thursday morning, 2 days after she uncorked the absurd comment that it's okay to wear blackface at Halloween. Sources connected to the network tell us unless a Hail Mary is thrown and caught at some point today ... Megyn is gone for good.........
  • Megyn Kelly Taken Off Air, Reportedly Being Shopped to Other Networks

    10/25/2018 8:07:37 AM PDT · by gattaca · 84 replies
    Political Insider ^ | October 25, 2018 | Matt
    Megyn Kelly has been taken off the air during 9am slot on NBC following blowback after she questioned the offensiveness of blackface, angering much of her audience and colleagues at the network. CNN’s Oliver Darcy, quoting Brian Stelter, (both noted “media experts,”) weighed in on the reports: Kelly’s comments, which came during a discussion on offensive Halloween costumes, can be viewed below: In Stelter’s report at CNN, he said that “Kelly’s exit from the 9 a.m. hour of the “Today” show appears to be imminent, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. Kelly will not be hosting her program...
  • Megyn Kelly's show in doubt after blackface comments

    10/25/2018 6:20:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | October 25, 2018 | Brian Stelter
    Two years of pent-up bitterness and backbiting about Megyn Kelly have finally come to a head at NBC News. Her exit from the 9 a.m. hour of the "Today" show appears to be imminent. Variety reported on Wednesday evening that Kelly and NBC News executives have been holding conversations about a new role for her. Two people familiar with the matter confirmed that to CNN Business and said Kelly's show will be ending. Negotiations about the end date and other details are still underway. But Kelly will not be hosting Thursday's program, and she is unlikely to return later, one...
  • Nearly half of men ousted in #MeToo movement replaced by women

    10/23/2018 8:13:09 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/23/18 | JOHN BOWDEN
    Almost half of the high-profile male figures ousted from powerful positions in business, government and the media and entertainment industries during the #MeToo movement have been replaced by women, according to a New York Times analysis. According to the Times's analysis, at least 200 men have lost jobs or "major roles" after facing public allegations of sexual misconduct in the year since sexual assault allegations against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein helped bring the #MeToo movement to national prominence. Of those men, about 122 were replaced and 53 of those replacements were women. The Times analyzed the #MeToo movement's impact...
  • Star Wars author Chuck Wendig says he was fired by Marvel over ‘vulgar’ tweet

    10/12/2018 4:22:12 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 41 replies
    The Verge ^ | October 12, 2018 | Andrew Liptak
    Just a week after Marvel announced at New York Comic Con that Star Wars author Chuck Wendig would be penning a Darth Vader miniseries, Wendig says that he’s been removed from the series as well as from an unannounced Star Wars book after he was temporarily suspended from Twitter earlier this week. In a series of tweets, Wendig noted that he was fired from the remainder of the series “because of the negativity and vulgarity that my tweets bring... It was too much politics, too much vulgarity, too much negativity on my part.” A Marvel spokesperson confirmed that Wendig had...
  • Stephen Miller's 3rd-grade Teacher Suspended for Op-Ed Claiming He Was 'Strange,' Ate Glue

    10/12/2018 12:36:30 PM PDT · by truthkeeper · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 12, 2018 | Jessica Chasmer
    A California teacher who taught White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller when he was a third-grader has been suspended after she published an op-ed claiming he was a “loner” who ate glue in her class. The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District placed Nikki Fiske on “home assignment” pending an internal investigation following her piece in The Hollywood Reporter magazine describing the 8-year-old Miller as a “strange dude.” “Do you remember that character in Peanuts, the one called Pig Pen, with the dust cloud and crumbs flying all around him?” Ms. Fiske wrote Wednesday. “That was Stephen Miller at 8....
  • School Suspends Teacher Who Claimed Stephen Miller Ate Glue in Third Grade

    10/12/2018 9:16:01 AM PDT · by davikkm · 35 replies
    breitbart ^ | JOHN NOLTE
    Nikki Fiske, the third-grade teacher who claimed Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller ate glue as a child has been suspended. On Tuesday, the far-left Hollywood Reporter published another one of those childish, mean-spirited personal attacks against a Republican that has become so common throughout the establishment media. This one was titled “Stephen Miller’s Third-Grade Teacher: He Was a ‘Loner’ and Ate Glue.” Other than a nasty attempt to embarrass Miller, the story has no relevance to anything, much less an entertainment publication. The Hollywood Reporter, though, was merely doing a follow-up on a story about Miller as a third-grader...
  • Teacher suspended after telling media that Stephen Miller ate glue as a third-grader

    10/12/2018 8:12:18 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 57 replies
    Teacher suspended after telling media that Stephen Miller ate glue as a third-grader © Getty Images A teacher who claimed President Trump’s senior policy adviser Stephen Miller ate glue while he was a third-grade student in her class has reportedly been suspended from her job. The Los Angeles Times reported on Thursday that the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District placed Nikki Fiske on “home assignment” following her disclosures to The Hollywood Reporter. A spokeswoman for the school district to the Times that they are concerned about Fiske’s “release of student information, including allegations that the release may not have complied...
  • News anchor leaves CBS station after defending Kavanaugh in online post

    10/07/2018 8:17:24 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 7, 2018 | Louis Casiano | Fox News
    A veteran California broadcast journalist has resigned after writing a 400-word Facebook post last month defending then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from sexual assault allegations. Kris Long had been off the air at CBS affiliate KESQ-TV in Palm Springs since the Sept. 17 post appeared, the Desert Sun reported. On Friday he offered his resignation. “I want to thank those who have offered support and apologize again for any I may have offended,” Long said in a written statement. “I hope to return to the news business in the future.” “I want to thank those who have offered support and...
  • Gillum campaign staffer dismissed after tweet calling for Trump's execution surfaces

    10/01/2018 8:42:07 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/01/18 | JUSTIN WISE
    A staffer working on Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum's (D) campaign was dismissed after a series of offensive social media posts surfaced over the weekend. Screenshots of since-deleted tweets from Manny Orozco-Ballestas, a youth director for the campaign, were published by conservative blogger Jacob Engels. The tweets, which date as far back as 2012, included several in which Orozco-Ballestas degraded women and one in which he responded to a tweet from President Trump by saying "you need to be executed." The Tampa Bay Times reported on Sunday that Orozco-Ballestas was fired because of the language used in his social media...
  • Andrew Gillum staffer fired after calling for Trump's execution (TR)

    09/30/2018 1:48:52 PM PDT · by DFG · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/30/2018 | Gregg Re
    A youth outreach staffer for Democratic Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has been terminated after calling for President Trump's death on Twitter, and wearing a shirt calling pro-Trump states "Dumbf--kistan." The staffer, 24-year-old Manny Orozco-Ballestas, made a series of sexually graphic and politically charged comments on social media in 2012 and 2013, according to fringe blogger Jacob Engels, who flagged the posts. In one 2013 post, Orozco-Ballestas wrote to Trump: "you need to be executed." In another, he reportedly wrote, "If you're weighing 300 pounds+ maybe it's a good idea you stop posting all that fattening food pics on [Instagram]!"