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Navy to name ship after pioneer gay activist Harvey Milk

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On July 14, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus indicated he intended to name a planned Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO-206) after the famed civil rights leader. In April, Bob Filner, a Democratic congressman, got the idea that the next ship christened by the U.S. Navy should be named after Milk. Milk…

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Propagandist Rasmussen goes full wing-nut on its Twitter account

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Rasmussen Reports has stopped pretending.

Known since its origin in 2003 as a conservative market-research firm standing out from the crowd of political pollsters by standing to its right, Rasmussen has dropped the act. Instead it has been embraced without shame the role of unwavering loyal subject to Donald Trump.

Investigative journalism is not required to undercover how Rasmussen has morphed from pollsters to propagandist. One just needs to visit its Twitter account.

There, more than ever before, the verified account for Rasmussen Reports churns out daily dozens of pro-Trump tweets and retweets. On October 30 alone, the site published 45 of them.

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WATCH: Texas Trump supporters surround and harass Biden campaign bus headed to Austin rally

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According to KEYE Austin, a planned rally for Joe Biden in Austin, Texas with several local politicians and candidates was canceled after an incident on Interstate 35, where SUVs and pickup trucks flying Trump flags tailed and harassed a Biden-Harris campaign bus near New Braunfels as it approached Austin from San Antonio.

According to the report, Democrats deny that the cancelation was specifically due to the road intimidation incident.

"Texas Democrats were hoping to host speakers like Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Wendy Davis and Austin Mayor Steve Adler but the Texas Democrats told us they canceled the event so not to take away attention from vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, who made three stops in the Lone Star State on Friday in Forth Worth, McAllen and Houston," said the report.

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How Donald Trump is undermining the will of the American people

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Bill Finkle will brave COVID-19 and drive around Kansas City all day on November 3 giving free rides to seniors who need a lift to the polls.

Finkle passionately believes both in giving citizens every opportunity to vote and in properly counting every ballot cast.

Yet while ordinary citizens like him risk their very lives to keep democracy running, notorious liar Donald Trump pursues an unprecedented campaign to undermine the will of the people in an attempt to steal a second term.

This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute.

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