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"If you thought they were gazing at the earth, and feeling small, and reflecting on the trouble the planet and its inhabitants are in, they weren't. They were trying to catch skittles in their mouths."

A comment at a Facebook post by the NYT: "Watch Jeff Bezos and his fellow passengers on the Blue Origin flight play with Skittles and experiment with gravity on their trip to space on Tuesday."What if you had to argue: The Skittles-catching foolery in space was the best form that philosophical inquiry could take under those circumstances.  If the "what if you had to argue" game seems alien, read my 2012 post "What if you had to argue that it's good for children to play 'What if you had argue?'"...
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Donald Trump Jr. says he was 'just f---ing' with Mitt Romney by calling for him to be expelled from the Senate, book says

Donald Trump and Mitt Romney Joe Raedle/Getty Images; Susan Walsh-Pool/Getty Images Trump Jr. told the RNC chairwoman he was just 'f---ing' with Romney in calling for him to be expelled, a new book says. Trump Jr.'s tweet calling Romney "a member of the resistance" caught the chair, Ronna McDaniel off guard. "You know I can't just kick him out of the party, right?" McDaniel told Trump Jr., per the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump Jr. assu...
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Behind Black Rifle coffee, the 'anti-hipster' answer to Starbucks' 'latte liberals' says sales are surging

"How do you build a cool, kind of irreverent, pro-Second Amendment, pro-America brand in the MAGA era without doubling down on the MAGA movement and also not being called a [expletive] RINO by the MAGA guys?" Black Rifle Coffee Company CEO Evan Hafer told The New York Times. Quinton D. Hapke Photography via Black Rifle Coffee Company Veteran Evan Hafer founded Black Rifle Coffee Company Salt Lake City, Utah in 2014. Hafer said he wants to provide coffee to veterans and what he calls the "p...
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Trump says he has no financial interests in Russia. Here's a run-down of the decades his businesses have spent trying make his mark there.

Emin Agalarov, Donald Trump and Aras Agalarov attend the red carpet at Miss Universe Pageant Competition 2013 on November 9, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Victor Boyko/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump has often claimed he has "nothing to do with Russia," but that's far from the truth. Trump's efforts to lay down his name in the Russian capital stretch back more than 30 years. His most recent attempt to break ground in Moscow was a long process that reportedly lasted well into...
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"CPAC did two straw polls: One with former President Donald Trump included and one without him."

"In the first, Trump crushed with 70%, which, if you've followed politics over the past, say, five years, will not surprise you. DeSantis came in second with 21%, the ONLY candidate not named Trump who got more than 1% in the straw poll. In the second straw poll -- without Trump -- DeSantis took 68%(!) of the vote. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came in second with 5% followed by Donald Trump Jr. and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at 4% and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem at 3%."From "The leader of th...
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Donald Trump Jr. says destruction of George Floyd mural might be a sign from God

Donald Trump Jr. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. thinks a destroyed George Floyd mural in Ohio might be a sign from God. "I mean you have to wonder if ... a higher power, is telling us something here?!?" he wrote. Don Jr. made the comments in a lengthy caption on an Instagram post. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a 131 word Instagram caption, Donald Trump Jr. speculated that the destruction of a George Floyd mural in Toledo, Ohio might be a sign from G...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Instagram, Minneapolis, Abc, Trends, Fox, Ohio, Fox News, Donald Trump, Jesse Watters, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Floyd, Toledo Ohio, Donald Trump Jr

Colbert Mocks Donald Trump Jr for Bombing CPAC Joke (Video)

Late-night host Stephen Colbert torched Donald Trump, Jr. for a joke he made during his Conservative Political Action Conference speech...
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Eric Trump 'flipped out' and yelled at campaign staff on election night after he predicted they'd win 322 electoral college votes, book says

Eric Trump hosts a campaign event in Monroe, N.C., on Oct. 8, 2020. Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Eric Trump yelled at his father's campaign data analysts at the White House as results came in on election night, according to a new book. Eric had predicted to friends the night before that his father would win reelection with 322 electoral college votes. "We pay you to do this," he reported yelled at staffers in the White House Map Room. "How can this be happening?" See mo...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Fox News, Michael Wolff, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Eric, Donald J Trump, Monroe

Rick Scott tiptoes around influence of Trump family in GOP primaries as 2022 nears

Sen. Rick Scott this weekend avoided directly addressing efforts by former President Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. to boost primary...
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Trump Organization removed CFO Allen Weisselberg from leadership at dozens of subsidiaries amid tax fraud scandal: report

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg looks on as then-U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. Carlo Allegri/Reuters/File Photo Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg was removed from leadership roles at 40 of the company's subsidiaries, The Wall Street Journal reported. His removal comes after he was terminated as director of one of Trump's Scotland golf courses. ...
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Seth Meyers Brutally Mocks Don Jr.'s CPAC Bomb

The “Late Night” host had a field day with Donald Trump Jr.’s failed attempt to tell “incomprehensible jokes” over the weekend.
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Advisor To Major Pro-Trump Group Runs Racist Newsletter

This article was co-published with The Informant, which covers hate and extremism in the U.S. It was an email so racist it might make a ku klux klansman blush. An advisor for the influential conservative youth organization Turning Point USA recently published an essay for subscribers of his personal newsletter that, among other things, said Black people have "become socially incompatible with other races" and "American Black culture has evolved into an un-fixable and crime-ridden mess." ...
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Donald Trump Jr says he 'understands addiction' before attacking former drug addict Hunter Biden in CPAC speech

Donald Trump Jr talking at CPAC conference C-Span Donald Trump Jr says he "totally understands addiction" at CPAC, whilst lamenting Hunter Biden. Trump Jr adds that he believed Hunter Biden is a "total waste." President Biden has said he is "very proud" of his son. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Donald Trump Jr has taken the stage at CPAC - America's largest Conservative conference - to call Hunter Biden a "total waste" and accused him of "selling access to the highes...
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We found Jeffrey Epstein's other little black book, which revealed hundreds of new connections to the disgraced financier and convicted sex offender

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:We found Jeffrey Epstein's little black book from 1997, and discovered new connections to the convicted sex offender. Joe Rogan is sparking outrage inside Spotify with his controversial show.A secret club helps prepare young CEOs to take over the world.America is in the middle of The Great ...
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Donald Trump Jr. on his father's Sunday CPAC speech: 'People will be outraged'

Former President Donald Trump will close this weekend's CPAC gathering in Texas by delivering the event's headliner speech.
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A 7-point-plan to reinstate Donald Trump as president 'in days, not years' was handed out at CPAC

Former President Donald Trump. Getty A plan to reinstate Donald Trump as president circulated at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The outlandish plan involves ousting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and replacing her with Trump. The conspiracy theory that Trump will be reinstated as president is popular among his supporters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas have been handed cards outlining...
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Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Texas At CPAC Dallas And Gets The Tumbleweed Treatment

“Way to insult the people you want on side,” one Twitter user responded. “Tough room,” joked another.
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Donald Trump Jr. was mocked for trying to crowdfund legal fees for his dad to sue Facebook, Twitter, and Google

Donald Trump Jr. Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. asked Telegram users to donate money toward his father's legal fees. Donald Trump is suing Facebook, Twitter, and Google over censorship claims. Telegram users mocked the younger Trump for seeking donations despite the Trump family's wealth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump Jr. was mocked after he asked followers to donate money to support his father's class-action lawsuits against Facebook, ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Trends, News UK, Donald Trump, Telegram, Sundar Pichai, Forbes, Trump, Don, Capitol, Facebook Twitter, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Jr

Former Virginia Gov. Mcauliffe’s Antigun Ignorance Is Showing. Again.

By Mark Oliva Former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is showing Old Dominion voters that he’s ignorant of the most basic facts surrounding gun ownership. IMG iStock-884220580 U.S.A. -( Former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is showing Old Dominion voters that he’s ignorant of the most basic facts surrounding gun ownership. That’s not good news for Virginia gun owners, since McAuliffe is taking a second run at the Governor’s Mansion. This time, his antigun baggage is overflowin...
Tags: New York, Guns, White House, Virginia, Fbi, Andrew Cuomo, Commonwealth, IMG, McAuliffe, Terry McAuliffe, Donald Trump Jr, NSSF, Trump Jr, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Commonwealth of Virginia

One sentence in the Trump Organization indictment suggests more charges are coming, former prosecutor says

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Sarasota Fairgrounds on July 3, 2021 in Sarasota, Florida, United States. Paul Hennessy/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Manhattan DA's Trump Organization investigation is still ongoing after last week's indictments. Prosecutors described its CFO as "one of the largest individual beneficiaries" of an alleged tax scheme. The language suggests people other than Allen Weisselberg benefited and could be charged later. See m...
Tags: New York, Trends, New York Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Stormy Daniels, Eric, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr, Brendan Mcdermid, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Jacob Shamsian, Weisselberg

Trump's apparent confirmation of his company's tax schemes could haunt him in court

Former US President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Lorain County Fairgrounds on June 26, 2021 in Wellington, Ohio. Scott Olson/Getty Images Donald Trump seemed to confirm the underlying facts of the 15-count indictment against his company. His public remarks could give him legal headaches, according to a former prosecutor. Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, both Trump Organization executives, are also talking about the case. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: New York, US, Trends, United States, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Don, Eric, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Organization, Sarasota Florida, Allen Weisselberg, Eric Trump, Wellington Ohio, Jacob Shamsian

10 Things in Politics: D.C. money diaries, Trump enablers, and more

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics*. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths. MIXING IT UP: I hope you all enjoyed your holiday weekends. We're mixing it up a little today by bringing you a special edition (*just 5 things today) featuring some of Insider's best politics stories that you may have missed. I'll be back to regularly scheduled programming - and all the latest news - tomorrow.1. Capitol Hill staffers ar...
Tags: Congress, White House, Russia, US, America, Trends, United States, Capitol Hill, Cia, Dc, Rupert Murdoch, Cuba, Pew Research Center, Trump, Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump Jr

Donald Trump Jr. Gets The Bird Over July 4 Meme Of His Dad

His image of the former president flying over Mount Rushmore didn't go over so big on Twitter.
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Donald Trump Jr. says Trump Organization indictment is 'no different' than Putin's attempted killing of Alexei Navalny

Donald Trump Jr. Screenshot via Fox News Donald Trump Jr. made an analogy on Fox News Thursday night involving Vladimir Putin. He said the Trump Organization indictment is "no different" than Putin poisoning "Navatny." Trump Jr. mispronounced the name of Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump Jr. compared the criminal indictment against his father's company to Russian President Vladimir Putin's reported assassina...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Trends, Fox, New York Times, Manhattan, Fox News, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Jesse Watters, Alexei Navalny, Trump, Trump Tower, Watters

Trump's children will not remain loyal to him like Allen Weisselberg has, his niece Mary says

Donald Trump's children and their partners, from left: Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, Lara Trump, Michael Boulos, and Tiffany Trump. Getty Trump's children Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr. would be likely to flip on him, his niece Mary said. She said she believes her cousins would not show the same loyalty to Trump as Allen Weisselberg had. "They're not going to risk anything for him, just as he wouldn't risk anything for them," s...
Tags: Politics, New York, Rachel Maddow, News, Trends, Cnn, Manhattan, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Trump, Mary, Allen, Chris Cuomo, Maddow, Ivanka Eric

Donald Trump Jr. attempts to paint charges against Trump Org. CFO Allen Weisselberg as 'banana republic stuff'

Donald Trump Jr. on Fox News. Fox News Donald Trump Jr. appeared on Fox News to discuss the indictment of Trump Org. CFO Allen Weisselberg. Weisselberg was charged with tax fraud and other financial crimes by NYC prosecutors Thursday. Trump Jr. called the charges a "political persecution" that might happen in a "banana republic." See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump Jr. called the arrest of Trump Org. Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg a "political persecut...
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Donald Trump Jr. blasts Weisselberg indictment as 'banana republic stuff'

Donald Trump Jr. blasted the Manhattan DA’s office for bringing tax fraud and other charges against the company’s chief financial...
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Manhattan prosecutors charge Trump Org. and CFO Allen Weisselberg with 15 felony counts including scheme to defraud and grand larceny

Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump, Jr. at Trump Tower in New York. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Manhattan prosecutors criminally charged the Trump Org. and CFO Allen Weisselberg with 15 felony counts. Weisselberg and the Trump Org. were accused of scheme to defraud, conspiracy, and grand larceny, among other charges. They pleaded not guilty. See more stories on Insider's business page. A highly anticipated criminal indictment against the Trump Organization and its ...
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Far-Right Site Gab Is Very Mad Their Favorite One-Term President Passed on Them

Gab, the Facebook/Twitter knockoff historically popular with white supremacists, is hopping mad that Donald Trump chose video site Rumble instead of it as the ex-president’s new social media destination.Read more...
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