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Daily Show Prep: Thursday, August 31

 

Fake News: Vice President Mike Pence Did Not Argue Against Hurricane Katrina Relief – The Burning Truth

The saddest part about the spread of fake news is that it usually takes 30 seconds to debunk. Had anyone who retweeted this nonsense (including Hollywood celebrities, and ‘news’ personalities) spend just a few seconds doing an internet search, they would have seen that it wasn’t true. Heck, the original video also disproves the original claim.

Anarchists To Antifa: Don’t Bully Vets | The Daily Caller

Anarchists on Reddit’s anarchism subreddit pleaded with Antifa Wednesday not to get into the habit of assaulting elderly disabled veterans, while protesting the rise of violent fascism.

Woman Files Lawsuit Related to Justin Bieber’s Testicles

Rosenberg tells PEOPLE that during the meeting it was suggested that Lombardo would have wanted to look at the records because she is “a young female.”

Americans Spent More on Taxes Than Food, Clothes in 2016

Americans on average spent more of their 2016 income on taxes than they did on food and clothing combined.

Anti-Video Game Researcher’s PhD Revoked | The Daily Caller

Ohio State University has pulled the PhD credentials of one of the leading authors of a controversial study that claimed first-person shooter video games enabled players to aim guns in real life.


Hour 2

Five White Men In Kansas City Have Been Kille | The Daily Caller

A 22-year-old black man in Kansas City who once said he wanted to “kill all white people” has been charged with murdering two middle-aged white men and is suspected of killing three more.

Why Does The Southern Poverty Law Center Have | The Daily Caller

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a liberal, Alabama-based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization that has gained prominence on the left for its “hate group” designations, pushes millions of dollars to offshore entities as part of its business dealings, records show…

Hmm … I wonder why a U.S. nonprofit needs to store millions of dollars overseas?

Schoolyard shove by two 10-year-olds leads to lawsuit | Toronto Star

It was an icy day in March 2015 when two 10-year-olds at a Toronto Catholic school engaged in a pushing prank that went wrong. Their shoves sent a classmate toppling to the ground, causing him to break his arm.

So much for Canadian universal healthcare.

All-Female ‘Lord Of The Flies’ Is S | The Daily Caller

An all-female “Lord of the Flies” remake is in the works, and it’s one of the dumbest ideas I’ve ever heard.

HHS Restores Work Requirement For Welfare | The Daily Caller

The Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday the restoration of work participation requirements under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.


Hour 3

FEC Releases GOP Emails, Withholds Dems | The Daily Caller

A liberal news outlet waited just four months before a federal agency gave it more than 1,000 pages of a Republican’s emails, while conservative groups’ requests have been ignored for years, according to documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group.

FOIA: FCC Gave Liberals Special Treatment | The Daily Caller

High-ranking officials at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave left-leaning groups a disproportionate amount of assistance compared to right-leaning groups in 2014, emails obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation show.

CONFIRMED: Comey Decided He Wasn’t Going to Refer Hillary For Prosecution Long Before FBI Investigation Was Over – Katie Pavlich

According to new transcripts released by the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon, former FBI Director James Comey made the decision not to refer then Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for prosecution long before ever interviewing key witnesses. Members of the Committee allege Comey made the decision months before FBI agents were finished with the criminal investigation into her mishandling of classified information during her time as Secretary of State.

Imran Awan Still Has Secret House Account | The Daily Caller

Imran Awan’s still-active email address is linked to the name of a House staffer who specializes in intelligence and homeland security matters for Indiana Democratic Rep. André Carson. Court documents and emails obtained by TheDCNF show Awan used the address 123@mail.house.gov in addition to his standard imran.awan@mail.house.gov account.