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Fox News host Laura Ingraham suggests having the government take over Facebook and Twitter ‘like public utilities’

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Fox News host Laura Ingraham made a stunning suggestion on her Friday night show, arguing that the American government should take over private social media networks so that they can be regulated.

“There’s a thought that given the enormity of these corporations, and this is a public square today,” Ingraham said. “This is the equivalent of what we used to see in the old town square was people with a bull horn. And so could there be a movement to treat them more like public utilities, so they have some quasi-government oversight of these entities?”

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Ingraham laid the blame on the tech industry, which she said is controlled by “intolerant” liberals on the West Coast.

“The west coast, otherwise known as the left coast: overwhelmingly left wing, overwhelmingly probably voted for Hillary,” she said. “They say, this is just an algorithm.”

Ingraham then advocated for Microsoft’s fledgling and much-mocked search engine, Bing.

“Everyone seems to have an experience with it,” she said of search results that don’t suit her. “By the way, Bing is the is the best search engine. The least biased in Bing. For whatever reason, that’s what I’ve discovered.”

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Stephen Colbert rips ‘idiot’ GOP senator for defending Trump’s unconstitutional self-dealing

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"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert returned from New Zealand for a new show that aired Monday evening.

"I have been as far from the insatiable black hole of news that is Donald Trump as you can get on this planet.

I've heard there have been some developments over the last 10 days that did not go well for Donnie,"

The host ripped Trump's 71-minute press conference.

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Some of the most powerful Texas House Republicans said Monday they no longer support GOP Speaker Dennis Bonnen, marking the biggest blow yet to his political future amid the fallout from a secret recording released last week by a hardline conservative activist.

Five Republicans considered senior members of the lower chamber issued a statement withdrawing support for him: State Reps. Four Price of Amarillo, Dan Huberty of Houston, Lyle Larson of San Antonio, Chris Paddie of Marshall and John Frullo of Lubbock.

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