Daily Show Prep: Monday, August 28


Panhandling in downtown South Bend’s crosshairs | Local |

Downtown South Bend Inc. has erected new signs urging people not to give panhandlers money, and to instead donate to homeless service providers.

Facebook Messenger hoax uses your friends to trick you | Daily Mail Online

If you get a suspicious Facebook message from one of your closest friends, be careful what you click.

Amazon to Cut Prices at Whole Foods Following Takeover – Breitbart

Amazon plans to use its deep pockets to make big changes at Whole Foods, saying it will cut prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and more when it completes its $13.7 billion takeover next week.

Carney: Amazon Just Crushed the Anti-Trump Food Price Fear Mongerers – Breitbart

“You could soon pay more for worse food. Thanks, Donald Trump,” blared a Washington Post headline on December 6.

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Much as 43% on First Day – Bloomberg Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as much as 43 percent.

Stephen King bans Trump from seeing ‘It’ as revenge for Twitter blocking: ‘No clowns for you, Donald’ | Boston Herald

“Donald Trump blocked me on Twitter. I am hereby blocking him from seeing IT or MR. MERCEDES. No clowns for you, Donald. Go float yourself,” King tweeted late Thursday.

King’s It Promotes White Male Privilege | The Daily Caller

For all the virtue signaling Stephen King does on Twitter, not even his work is free from progressive scrutiny. A Boston University scholar claims that his classic horror novel, “It,” and the upcoming movie adaptation, are problematic because its protagonists are “white, straight, and able-bodied.”

Fake Hate: Man Lied About Being Stabbed For ‘Neo-Nazi’ Haircut – The Burning Truth

I told my audience to be cautious about this story because it seemed like your typical fake hate accusation.

Tennessee Theater Cancels ‘Gone With the Wind’ Screening After 34 Years Over ‘Racist’ Content Complaints

The Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee, will no longer screen Gone With the Wind after the theater’s board said it had received “numerous comments” from viewers who called the 1939 film “insensitive” and “racist.”

The New Obamacare Tax You’re About to Pay if The GOP Congress Doesn’t Stop It | NTK Network

American Action Forum is noted for years that the hardest hit by the tax will be Americans making less than $50,000 per year.

Exclusive – Brent Bozell: The Slow Death of the Republican Party – Breitbart

We are watching the GOP systematically committing suicide.

Indiana Teacher Demands Parents Tell Kids to Stop Talking About God in Class

“With McCordsville Elementary being a public school, we have many different religions and beliefs, and I do not want to upset a child/parent because of these words being used,” the teacher’s letter said. “If you go to church or discuss these things at home, please have a talk with your child about there being an appropriate time and place of talking about it.”

Additional Videos in the Channel 12 Memorial Vandalism Report | Mike Broomhead | 550 KFYI

Bryan West from Channel 12 did an “exclusive” story.  He went to a Confederate memorial at Wesley Bolin Plaza to talk about defaced memorials. When he got there he found the memorial defaced and a guy on a bicycle fleeing the scene. He called police and then reported on it.

Forget Lee, Washington; Christ Statue Must Go from Catholic School

San Domenico School, a nominally Catholic institution in San Anselmo, California, has removed the vast majority of its Christian statues and icons as “an effort to be inclusive of all faiths.”