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Fox News host goes there: Black Lives Matter ‘has evolved into a tribal faction’

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Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld attempted to find “the middle ground” between colleagues Eric Bolling and Juan Williams in criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement on Thursday.

“When I hear Juan speak, I don’t hear Black Lives Matter. I hear the traditional civil rights voice,” Gutfeld said. “I don’t see Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King together in the same group. But somehow Black Lives Matter, in the world of identity politics, it has evolved into a tribal faction where they use grievances to dismantle our society. It’s not about joining a community. It’s about splitting it apart. That’s what I see as the difference between Black Lives Matter and previous civil rights movements. Not that I’m any expert at this at all.”

“But you’re trying,” co-host Kathleen Guilfoyle replied.

Gutfeld’s remarks came after the memorial service for the five Dallas police officers killed in a shooting attack during a demonstration against police violence last week. Neither he nor his co-hosts mentioned that the suspect, Micah Xavier Johnson, did not identify himself as part of the movement, or that protest organizers condemned the attack.

Bolling and Williams butted heads over Obama’s remarks at the memorial, with the former saying that the president should not have mentioned Alton Sterling — who was shot and killed by an officer in Louisiana days before the attack — during the service.

“Black America wants to hear this president — our first black president — speak to the anguish black people feel about violence by police against black people,” Williams said.

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“At a memorial service?” Bolling asked. “Is that the place or the time?”

“Exactly the place,” Williams insisted. “If he didn’t do it there he’d be a chicken.”

Watch the discussion, as posted online, below.

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Texas Republican denies trying to cleanse internet of references to the time she allegedly kidnapped a puppy

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The legal counsel for the Bexar County Republican Party in Texas is denying attempting to force Google to hide articles from her past.

"Google has received six requests to remove links to newspaper columns about Lynette Boggs-Perez, a recently elected Judson ISD trustee whose political career in Nevada was dogged by scandal before she moved to Texas," the San Antonio Express News reported, via Reason.

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Trump’s fans think he’s a macho he-man — he’s really a moral weakling who preys on women and kids

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Donald Trump's fans are obsessed with the idea that their hero is the pinnacle of manliness, here to restore the supposed greatness of American masculinity after its alleged assault at the hands of feminism and "political correctness." His fans paint semi-erotic art portraying Trump as handsome and virile, either with a couple of dozen pounds shaved off his waistline or as an over-muscular he-man. They are so sure that Trump radiates a vibrant masculinity that Trump fanboy and convicted criminal Dinesh D'Souza recently posted a picture of Trump sitting next to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with the caption, "Masculinity in the twenty first century: which one is YOU?" The implicit assumption was that the orange-tinted primate, hunched over in a poorly-fitted suit was obviously more of a studly macho man than the suave young Canadian.

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Questions swirl over Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s relationship with billionaire landlord

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A new report draws attention to a controversial mine in Minnesota, raising questions as to whether a potential conflict of interest could have paved the way for its construction.

A conglomerate owned by Chilean billionaire Andrónico Luksic purchased a $5.5 million house in Washington shortly before President Donald Trump assumed office, according to the New York Times. The home was then rented to Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, respectively the new president's son-in-law and daughter, raising questions about whether a potential conflict of interest arose for the new administration in regards to policy pertaining to Antofagasta, the conglomerate controlled by Luksic.

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