Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News


Thursday, May 19, 2022

Bess Levin: Like a crazy old man who spends his days shouting at an empty blender and thinks the government is performing mind control on people through their microwaves, Donald Trump apparently believes that the reason his newly formed social media company, Truth Social, is not a runaway success is because Google has internally decided to sabotage him. read more

A document filed by Donald Trump's new business partners makes terrible reading for the former president. read more

With parents struggling to navigate the baby formula shortage, breast milk donation banks are seeing a sharp increase in demand -- but also a jump in donations. read more

Former President George W. Bush made a plausible Freudian slip as he was criticizing the unjust war in Ukraine: "The result is an absence of checks and balances in Russia, and the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq -- I mean of Ukraine," Bush said. read more

The House of Representatives passed new legislation designed to deal with the threat of domestic terrorism on Wednesday along a largely party line vote, with just one Republican in favor. read more

Donald Trump's business failings - and the number of lawsuits he currently faces - are laid bare in damning detail in the S-4 registration statement that Digital World Acquisition Corp., the special-purpose acquisition company which is merging with Trump's Trump Media & Technology Group Corp. to take it public, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. Multiple risk factors associated with doing business with Trump are highlighted in the filing because, it says, the company's success depends largely on his reputation and popularity. read more

The head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges counties with high Covid-19 community levels to encourage people to mask up in public indoor settings. read more

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Pentagon's Office of Inspector General has found that the brother of Retired Army Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in former President Trump's first impeachment trial, likely faced retaliation from the then-president's officials. read more

Russia will reportedly consider abandoning captured Russian troops in Ukraine to avoid having to exchange captured members of Ukraine's Azov regiment. read more

Ryan Bort: Tucker Carlson has long promoted the idea of the "great replacement," a racist conspiracy theory holding that white people are being systematically replaced by immigrants. read more

John Fetterman, Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, easily won the state's Democratic primary for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, according to a race call by The Associated Press, but the Republican race appeared headed for a recount. read more

Finland and Sweden formally submitted their bids for NATO membership on Wednesday morning, casting aside decades of strategic neutrality to embrace the military alliance in a swift transformation prompted ... read more

A racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo is putting new pressure on Democrats to consider gun-control legislation -- but once again centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is emerging as a problem. read more

Crypto boosters such as Matt Damon, Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow have been criticized for hyping virtual currency without highlighting the risks. read more

Amanda Carpenter: Doug Mastriano is an insurrectionist, period. read more


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