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Sunday December 4th, 2022 morning edition

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Trump never got around to gutting the Johnson amendment, but as it turns out, it doesn’t matter.

A new investigation by ProPublica and the Texas Tribune finds that right-wing churches routinely flout the law without fear of retribution from the IRS.

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The pastor didn’t endorse a candidate but criticized the war, which was being led by incumbent George W. Bush.

But it’s another sign that the walls in place to protect our rights are crumbling.

It used to be when someone like Rep. Lauren Boebert said churches should be allowed to “direct the government,” you could dismiss it as crazy talk. »

Nebraska man gets prison for leaving noose for coworker

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(AP) — A former employee at the Oriental Trading Co. has been sentenced to prison for leaving a noose on a floor scrubber that a Black colleague was set to use.

The Nebraska U.S. Attorney’s office said Bruce Quinn, 66, was sentenced Friday to four months in prison and one year of supervised release for leaving the noose for his coworker to find.

Prosecutors said a 63-year-old Black man who worked for Oriental Trading found the noose made out of orange twine sitting on the seat of the equipment in June 2020. »

White supremacist Nick Fuentes slams 'divorced woman girlboss' Marjorie Taylor Greene as the far-right figures turn on each other, videos show

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White supremacist Nick Fuentes slammed Marjorie Taylor Greene's character on an online show.

Nick Fuentes, a white supremacist organizer who says he is working on the 2024 presidential campaign of Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, turned on Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she condemned him earlier this week.

Fuentes did not provide any evidence for his claim that Greene wanted to visit Ye's campaign HQ. »

Raphael Warnock has a 4-point lead over Herschel Walker in the Georgia Senate runoff: poll

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Warnock has a 50%-46% lead over Walker in the Georgia Senate runoff, per a new SurveyUSA poll.

Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia has a four-point lead over Republican candidate Herschel Walker in the state's high-profile December 6 Senate runoff, according to a new poll conducted by SurveyUSA for 11Alive News.

A recent Emerson College Polling survey showed Warnock leading Walker 49%-47% among likely voters, while a new CNN poll had Warnock ahead of Walker 52%-48%, also among likely voters. »