Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News


Tuesday, August 09, 2022

A day after the FBI conducted a search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, Hillary Clinton responded on Tuesday with a tweet promoting merchandise emblazoned with the phrase "But Her Emails" -- which has become the sardonic response among her supporters to Trump's many scandals. read more

One person has been killed after blasts rocked a military base in Crimea, the head of the Russia-appointed regional administration there said. read more

But at rallies set to take place this month in Arizona, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, featuring Gov. DeSantis as the star speaker, firearms will be strictly prohibited -- and not by liberals. read more

Both of North Carolina's Republican U.S. senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, voted against the bill. Journalist Danielle Battaglia, in an article published by the Raleigh News and Observer on August 8, stresses that they are facing a "vehement backlash" in their state for, during debates on the bill, opposing a proposal to limit how much private insurance companies can charge for the insulin used by diabetics. read more

A week before Rudy Giuliani was set to appear before a grand jury in Georgia, his lawyers contacted local prosecutors to inform them that a recent medical procedure would prevent the former New York City mayor from flying to Atlanta, according to court records. read more

In what may be a sign that inflation is easing, Adobe Digital Price Index reports that online prices of consumer goods fell 2% during the month of July compared to June and is down 1% year over year. read more

A New Orleans police officer declined to intervene when a witness alerted him that an unconscious woman was being raped on a street corner. read more

As President Donald Trump sought to hold a spectacular military parade on the Fourth of July, the former president had a request that stunned his top military advisers: He didn't want wounded veterans to be on display. read more

In this week's edition of Confider, we reveal how the Fox News star is deeply concerned about his personal texts with the raving conspiracy blowhard possibly leaking. read more

The U.S. Defense Department believes that as many as 80,000 Russian troops have been killed or wounded since the Kremlin's full-scale invasion of Ukraine less than six months ago, a top Pentagon official told reporters today. read more

Monday, August 08, 2022

Medicines that treat conditions from cancer to autoimmune diseases to ulcers can also end a pregnancy or cause birth defects. As a result, doctors and pharmacists in more than a dozen states with strict abortion restrictions must suddenly navigate whether and when to order such drugs because they could be held criminally liable and lose their licenses for prescribing some of them to pregnant women. read more

Steve Benen: When Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threatened to derail a microchip bill that he supported, as part of a partisan hostage gambit, it had the effect of pushing West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin into Schumer's arms, clearing the way for a breakthrough compromise. read more

President Joe Biden has been the subject of a variety of meme personas over his political career. Dark Brandon, a new persona for Biden, is now rising, seemingly with endorsement from the White House itself. "Dark Brandon" is a kind of antihero with glowing eyes that doesn't take any shit. read more

The FBI executed a search warrant on Monday at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, the former President confirmed to CNN. Trump declined to say why the FBI agents were at Mar-a-Lago, but the former President said the raid was unannounced and "they even broke into my safe." read more

A new 30-second ad released by the anti-Trump Republican Accountability PAC includes footage of Republican Senate hopeful Herschel Walker's ex-wife graphically describing him choking her and threatening to kill her during their marriage. read more


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