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Smollett Fallout Continues in Chi-Town as Legislators Fight Back

As Smollett’s credibility lies in ruin, one Chicago legislator is trying to make it very tough for the actor to land another gig in the Land of Lincoln.

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Americans the nation over are furious in regard to the Jussie Smollett case, but nowhere is the fury more focused than in the Windy City.

Smollett, whose role on the television program Empire allowed him to bond with Chicago in a myriad of ways, is considered a persona non grata throughout much of the city today.  His hoaxed hate crime, and shady subsequent skating away from it, has angered Americans of all political stripes…including lawmakers.

One legislator in Chicago has had enough.

The prosecutors involved in the case, along with the Chicago Police department do believe that Jussie Smollett was not innocent in the case of the phony hate crime, and provided what amounted to a series of unacceptable excuses for their decision to let the actor off the hook.

This has led to a number of massive outcries against Smollett, the show Empire, and the legal team that concocted this out for Smollett.

Worse still; Smollett’s lawyers aren’t done making a ruckus, as they are now demanding an “apology” from the Chicago Police and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel over their continued pursuance of the case.

Smollett is accused, with evidence, of having paid two Empire extras to stage a fake hate crime against the actor, for the simple purpose of raising Smollett’s personal profile, thereby allowing him to demand a raise for his work.

 

 

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Anti Trump Pop Singer Verbally Eviscerates Bernie Sanders’ Voting Rights Idea

When Cher thinks you’re going too far to the left, that’s saying something.

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America has undoubtedly felt the pull of extremism in politics as of late, and some prominent public figures have begun to lash out at some of the wilder notions. This polarization is undeniably due to the sensationalism of the mainstream media, who have taken to the Trump presidency with a verbose and vitriolic attitude.  It certainly doesn’t help that President Trump is a bombastic and stubborn leader who revels in the public eye, taking pot shots at pundits and talking heads whenever he feels the urge. This division has caused our politicians, particularly those within the 2020 democratic field, to drive their party hard to the left in order to offset the Trump administration. But how far is too far?  Bernie Sanders’ recent proposal to allow incarcerated criminals to vote has certainly prompted that very question, with even some of the most progressive pop stars and most vocal anti-Trump voices rebuffing the democratic socialist. [Author’s warning:  Strong language ahead.] Pop star Cher defended herself from attacks on social media Tuesday in a series of now-deleted tweets after she was criticized for questioning Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) plan to let felons and terrorists vote. “TERRORIST KILLED INNOCENT PPL. IM SICK OF BEING NAILED 2 CROSS BECAUSE U PPL THINK IM A RACIST‼️IM NOT GOING TO DEFEND MYSELF‼️I CARE 4 ALL PPL,TRY TO HELP ALL PPL,” Cher said. “Excuse The Fk Out Of Me If I don’t want ,Murders, Rapists, &; CHILD MOLESTERS of every color to vote.” This post comes in response to a social media user who criticized Cher for panning the idea of letting felons vote. Cher has long been a critic of President Trump, and a staunch liberal, making her rebuke of Bernie Sanders’ plans a profound endorsement of the idea that the left is turning radical.

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Sarah Sanders Pressed to Resign or Be Fired by CNN Analyst

You know that things are looking desperate when television entertainers start telling the White House who to hire and fire.

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The media is having a heyday with the Mueller report, warping and wilting the 400+ pages to match whichever narrative they see fit. The President continues to tout the idea of “total exoneration”, complete with his “no obstruction” line, but even the most magnanimous of “news” providers are cautioning that this is likely an erroneous or misleading statement.  The Mueller report specifically and unequivocally states otherwise, but we aren’t talking about guilt anymore…we’re talking about political culpability. In that context, President Trump’s flippant, hand-wringing responses are more for the court of public opinion than the actual courts, and all of this is in response to the hyperbolic and partisan media hackery that we’ve been subjected to over the course of the last 12 hours, nay, the last 22 months. And the world of infotainment isn’t done yet, either, as CNN analysts are now making suggestions as to how Trump should rearrange his staff based on their findings in the Mueller report itself. CNN political analyst April Ryan called for the firing of White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday, claiming Sanders “lied” to the media following the release of the Mueller report. In May 2017, following the turbulent firing of FBI Director James Comey, Sanders told reporters that “countless” FBI agents had lost confidence in Comey despite one reporter’s assertion that the “vast majority” of them supported his leadership. According to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office, Sanders told investigators her claim was a “slip of the tongue” and was “in the heat of the moment,” admitting that it was not founded on anything. The White House’s current culture of upheaval notwithstanding, April Ryan’s understanding of the situation on Pennsylvania Avenue can only be interpreted through the lens of her position within the Washington infotainment industry, and is not indicate of…

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