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NFL players lash out after Trump rants about athlete protests

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Image: Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images Football players are lashing out at Donald Trump after the president went on an extended rant about athlete activism at a rally Friday night. Trump called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel or otherwise protest during the national anthem and encouraged fans to boycott the league. SEE ALSO: Why Russia hasn't successfully screwed with Germany's election — yet "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He's fired! He's fired!" Trump [...]

Larry Flynt offers $10 million for dirt on Donald Trump

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Larry Flynt will pay up if you have dirt on Donald Trump. Image: David Livingston/Getty Images Need some cash and have some dirt on Donald Trump? You might want to talk to Hustler founder Larry Flynt. The adult magazine mogul is offering $10 million "for information leading to the impeachment and removal from office" of the president. SEE ALSO: Sports teams are deserting Trump’s hotels, and it’s hitting his wallet hard The full-page ad was published in the Washington Post on Sunday, complete with a toll-free hotline and an email address for readers to send their tips to. I love [...]

Sports teams won’t stay at Trump’s hotels, which is hitting his wallet hard

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The Chicago Cubs visited Trump at the White House, but other teams refuse to stay at his hotels. Image: Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Trump has been riling up pro athletes with disinvitations to the White House and attacks on police brutality protests. Now some teams are hitting back where it hurts: his wallet. Pro sports teams from the NBA, MLB, and NHL have stopped staying at Trump-owned hotels. The Washington Post reached out to all teams in those three leagues and the NFL (that's 123 teams altogether) and found at least 16 no longer stay at Trump hotels while on [...]

91-year-old former congressman sets the Twitter bar in the Trump era

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John Dingell has been owning Twitter for years. Image: ambar del moral/mashable 91-year-old former congressman John Dingell has been quick, witty, and on fire with his 140 characters for years. Despite his age, he knows how to use the tweet machine the way it was intended: biting commentary, playful retweets, and insightful and smart reactions. Time and again he's shown he's mastered Twitter. After tweeter-in-chief Donald Trump was elected, Dingell's Twitter game has become even more relevant and fiery. SEE ALSO: Artist paints offensive tweets he received outside Twitter's HQ to highlight how Twitter handles abuse After the violence in [...]

White House social media guy reveals whos really writing some of Trumps tweets

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Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images It's every social media manager's worst nightmare.  Dan Scavino Jr., who runs social media for President Donald Trump, accidentally tweeted out an attack on NBC News from both his account as well as Trump's account on Wednesday.  Scavino quickly deleted the tweet. The tweet on Trump's account is still up. I don't think Trump did this tweet pic.twitter.com/HXZHPr6Nls — Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) October 4, 2017 The error provides a glimpse behind the scenes of how Trump's Twitter account is run. It has been generally assumed that Trump sends most of his own tweets.  Trump may have [...]

Don’t believe that fake viral photo of a NFL player burning the U.S. flag

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Another day, another chapter in the ongoing feud between Donald Trump and NFL players who are taking the knee in protest against police brutality.  SEE ALSO: The first NFL game of Sept. 24 started with a powerful, unprecedented protest You might have seen on Twitter or Facebook this picture that purportedly depicts an NFL player burning the U.S. flag in the locker room as his teammates enthusiastically look on: Image: facebook/vetsfortrump Besides the utter absurdity of the scene, it immediately pops to the eye that there's something wrong with the hand holding the flag. But that didn't prevent many people [...]

Marshawn Lynch’s shirt says everything about how his feelings on Donald Trump

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Image: Getty Images If his approval rating isn't registering and Donald Trump needs help determining who is not on his side of history these days, he can look for answers in Marshawn Lynch's wardrobe. The Oakland Raiders running back, known just as much for his on the field antics as he is for his playful treatment of the media, was spotted wearing a shirt with a strong message ahead of Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos: "Everybody vs. Trump." It's a loud and clear statement, particularly in the face of dissent between Trump and NFL players who are Kaepernicking (or [...]

Trump to Puerto Rico: Show us the money

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Image: Getty Images With Puerto Rico in a worsening humanitarian crisis, President Donald Trump continues to hold the U.S. territory's debt over its head. It is difficult to fathom just how irresponsible and entirely beside the point Puerto Rico's debt is when it comes to its current situation. Puerto Ricans are Americans, just like the people in parts of Texas and Florida that the government is helping after two other major hurricanes this season.  Yet on Friday, Trump doubled down on holding disaster aid hostage to the U.S. territory's debts, which total about $70 billion.. "Ultimately, the government of Puerto [...]

People who can’t handle NFL protests are canceling their DirecTV sports package

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Taking a knee during the national anthem is upsetting some DirecTV customers. Image: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) Ignorance is bliss, especially when it comes to free speech at football games.  That's what Trump supporters and other football fans who can't handle sports activism seem to think. For the football fans who claim they are bothered seeing athletes standing up (or rather, kneeling) for the right to protest, DirecTV is caving with refunds to their sports package, the Wall Street Journal reported. SEE ALSO: The first NFL game of Sept. 24 started with a powerful, unprecedented protest The cancellations stem from 49ers [...]

President Flip Flops show off the times Trump has contradicted himself

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Most politicians flip flop on issues, but when it's documented on Twitter, it makes things a little more obvious. Notorious tweeter and President of the United States, Donald Trump, is pretty infamous for criticizing an issue in the past, then doing that exact same thing as president. Now you can proudly display your favorite Trump flip flop exactly where they belong: your feet. SEE ALSO: Reporters call out Trump’s claim that he saw Harvey ‘horror & devastation’ President Flip Flops are pretty simple — on one foot you have the original tweet, on the other, you have a tweet that [...]