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Far-right ‘independent journalist’ kicked off Uber and Lyft gets suspended from Twitter — again

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Conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer has had her Twitter account suspended.

Loomer, who once worked for James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas, has lately described herself as an independent journalist.

In November of 2017, Loomer was banned from Uber and Lyft — on the same day — for her anti-Muslim bigotry.

Loomer has also been kicked out of a James Comey book signing.

She was hilariously drowned out by Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) when she interrupted a House committee hearing.

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Loomer was also suspended from Twitter in October and in February.

In a previous battle with Twitter, Loomer compared losing her blue check mark verification to the Holocaust.

PayPal, the financial transaction site co-founded by Donald Trump supporter Peter Thiel, is still continuing to process donations to Loomer.

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BUSTED: CNN’s panel of women defending Trump’s racism were literally the ‘Trumpettes’

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CNN aired a panel that featured “Republican women” defending President Trump’s racist tweets, but failed to mention that they were actually part of a pro-Trump group whose members the network had interviewed in the past.

This article originally appeared at Salon.

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Ben Carson is Donald Trump’s faulty human shield against accusations of racism

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Ben Carson is back in the news — after another long absence — because Donald Trump has once again been accused of racism.

This article originally appeared at Salon.

The secretary of Housing and Urban Development is the only African-American member of the president’s Cabinet, and is often trotted out to clean up after Trump makes a mess too obviously problematic for the media to ignore. While Trump has tried to spin his recent racist attacks on four progressive freshman congresswomen as a strategic maneuver meant to manipulate Democratic infighting to his advantage, Carson's re-emergence from his stupor should be a clear indication that the president’s team recognizes the damage that can be caused by his unforced errors.

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An illegal trend could be emerging after Trump let Kellyanne Conway off the hook for breaking federal law

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Federal workplaces are supposed to be free of politics, but a Trump administration appointee used a government forum Wednesday to express support for the president’s reelection.

At a conference on religious freedom hosted by the State Department, an official told the crowd of several hundred people that “hopefully he will be reelected,” referring to President Donald Trump.

It’s illegal for federal employees to engage in political activities while they are on the job.

“It’s a violation of the Hatch Act for a federal official, to say in her official capacity, to hope that the president will be reelected,” said Kathleen Clark, an expert on legal ethics at the Washington University in St. Louis.

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