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New Mexico could nominate the first 2018 Democratic candidate who supports abolishing ICE
On Tuesday, New Mexico voters could guarantee that at least one candidate who supports abolishing U.S.
Jun 6 3:10AM Newsweek

Trump Uses Flags, Military Troops to Make a Political Point
President Donald Trump speaks at a "Celebration of America" event at the White House that replaced an event with the NFL Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles and returned to one of his favorite topics: the national anthem. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) President Donald Trump on Tuesday brought his feud with the NFL and some of its players over national anthem protests to his backdoor literally.
Jun 5 10:23PM Roll Call

Media Only Hold Bill Clinton Accountable When It No Longer Matters
If Hillary were president today, which would make Bill Clinton First Gentleman, no one in the media would be asking him about any of this. No.
Jun 5 9:14PM Breitbart

Keith Ellison poised to leave Congress after filing to run for Minnesota attorney general
The first Muslim elected to Congress is poised to leave it, after filing to run for attorney general in Minnesota. Keith Ellison is also vice-chairman of the Democratic National Committee, a post he will probably have to leave.
Jun 5 9:13PM the Guardian

Even Without the Swimsuit Competition, Miss America Is a Horrible, Indefensible Institution
Miss America contestants will no longer compete in swimsuit and evening-gown competitions, chairwoman Gretchen Carlson announced Tuesday. On Good Morning America, Carlson, the 1989 Miss America and former Fox News host, said the pageant won't judge competitors on their physical appearance at all.
Jun 5 7:15PM Slate Magazine

Background Checking Candidates with Social Media
June 5, 2018 - Increasing numbers of search firms and employers are using social media and Internet searches to screen candidates before hiring, according to a recent poll. While drug testing and credit checks used to be the biggest factors that could disqualify an otherwise great candidate, formal social media evaluations are now being added to the list, according to the 2018 MRINetwork 'Reputation Management Study.
Jun 5 5:35PM Hunt Scanlon Media

Kim Dotcom asks Snowden, Assange to help create secure social media platform
Get short URL Kim Dotcom has invited Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and members of Europe's largest association of hackers to create a secure social media platform to replace "deep state conspirators" Twitter and Facebook. On Monday the internet entrepreneur put the concept to the WikiLeaks founder and famous whistleblower on Twitter, writing: After years of betrayal it's time for something better.
Jun 5 4:25PM RT International