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Daily Show Prep: Thursday, June 15

 

Eyewitness Video Of Congressional Baseball Shooting – Video – The Burning Truth

Here’s eyewitness video of the congressional baseball shooting that wounded Rep. Scalise and others yesterday.

The Disgusting Aftermath Of Alexandria Shooting – The Burning Truth

Fake News: New York Times Revives Debunked Lie About Sarah Palin – The Burning Truth

They haven’t learned anything from yesterday’s shooting of Rep. Scalise.

Time.com: Hodgkinson’s ‘Motive Is Still Unclear’

A motive is still unclear, and the FBI is investigating the incident. Slater, of the FBI, said it’s too soon to say whether the GOP lawmakers were targeted in a deliberate attack. “We’re exploring all angles,” Slater said.

New York Times Tipped Off Virginia Shooter to GOP Practice Field – Think Americana

CNN’s Kaye Repeats Debunked Claim Scalise Spoke to David Duke Group

Not mentioned was that back in 2015 it was already reported that the man who invited Scalise to speak in 2002 disputed the account that the congressman spoke to Duke’s group. The man who booked hotel space for the group’s convention, Kenny Knight, has claimed the event Scalise spoke to was a separate event for his local community group which he held in the same hotel as Duke’s group to take advantage of the available space. Additionally, a flyer for the convention shows no sign that Scalise was one of the scheduled speakers.


Hour 2

Conservative Comedy ‘Last Man Standing’ May Get Another Run – on CMT

“CMT may come to the rescue of another canceled ABC series. The Viacom-owned network is in preliminary talks to revive canceled Tim Allen comedy Last Man Standing. Insiders stress talks are in the early stages as CMT is exploring if it can revive the expensive show at a price point that works for the niche cable network.”

NFL Network Warns Staffers to Steer Clear of Politics on Social Media

As more and more sports fans call for members of the sports media to “stick to sports,” news has leaked that the NFL Network is now warning employees to avoid talking about politics on their social media accounts.

Woman ‘made up sex attack claims against 15 men and sent innocent man to jail for 7 years’

Jemma Beale, 25, made false rape and sex assault claims against 15 different men — and sent an innocent man to jail for seven years, a court was told.

DNC Hackers Targeted Heritage Foundation With Phishing Hacks | The Daily Caller

TheDC has obtained a copy of that email, and former Heritage Foundation president Jim DeMint confirmed the phishing attempts to TheDC on Tuesday. DeMint added that the hacking attempts (to his knowledge) were largely unsuccessful. DeMint said that the hackers targeted employees who were “outside” of Heritage’s firewall. DeMint added that they never had any indication that Russian hackers ever infiltrated Heritage’s internal computer systems.


Hour 3

Michigan Auto Dealership Says Local Panhandler Rejected Job Offer: ‘I Make More Money Than Any of You’ – Breitbart

A Brighton, MI auto dealership put out a sign discouraging people from giving money to a local panhandler after managers said they offered him a job that he turned down because it was less money than he was currently making, says a ClickonDetroit report.

Fox News Dropping ‘Fair and Balanced’ Slogan – Breitbart

The cable news channel is reportedly set to drop its 20-year-old marketing slogan in an effort to distance itself from its former chief Roger Ailes, who invented it when he launched the network in 1996, according to New York magazine.

Powerball To Dump Illinois Over “Lack Of Budget” | Zero Hedge

As if Illinois didn’t have enough to worry about between an imminent downgrade to junk (as soon as July 1), soaring debt costs, insolvent pension funds, and roads that may soon resemble the lunar surface, today in the latest insult to a relentless series of injuries, the lottery itself is about to dump Illinois.

Scalise shooting update