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Fox News Guest Says Trump Voters Should Pay for Border Wall by Crowdfunding It

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A Fox News guest proposed a crowdfunding campaign to avoid the looming government shutdown over disagreements about funding for a border wall to separate the U.S. and Mexico. New York Post columnist Michael Goodwin appeared Monday on Fox & Friends, where he reiterated an argument made in his Saturday column. “Clearly the public supports strong border security. I think many people, I’m not sure the majority of the public thinks a wall is absolutely essential, but most people understand that a wall has to be part of the solution to border problems that we have,” Goodwin said “So is there a private way […]

James McAvoy donates £257,000 to NHS medics’ PPE crowdfunding appeal | World news | The Guardian

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The actor James McAvoy has donated £257,000 to a crowdfunding campaign set up to by a group of doctors to raise money to buy vital protective equipment for NHS staff treating coronavirus. The Scottish star of the X-Men movies and Atonement gave the money to support the efforts of concerned NHS medics who launched a page on Thursday appealing for money to buy personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, visors and gloves because they feel they are “going to war without armour and protection”. The campaign has raised more than £440,000, surpassing the initial target of £200,000, which has […]

Remember That $600,000 Stormy Raised with Crowdfunding? Trump’s About To Take It All and Then Some

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Things are not looking good for Stormy Daniels and her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, in the wake of their failed lawsuit against President Donald Trump. On Monday, Trump’s attorneys, led by Charles Harder, asked a court for nearly $800,000 in lawyers’ fees and penalties from Daniels after her devastating legal defeat against Trump, according to CBS News. The adult film actress claims to have had a one-night affair with Trump and accused him of using hired thugs to silence her. Daniels then sued him for defamation after he called her allegations a “total con job.” Advertisement – story continues below In October, Judge S. James Otero dismissed […]

The GOP Grievance Machine Is Crowdfunding for the Kenosha Shooting Suspect

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Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The GOP grievance machine is well-oiled, well-defended, and well-funded, and the Kenosha shooting suspect, Kyle Rittenhouse, is just the latest beneficiary of its design. Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old former police cadet, has been charged with murder, among other crimes, for allegedly killing two protesters and injuring a third during a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last week. Now, he’s landed the legal and financial backing of big-time conservative lawyers, one of whom recently represented the St. Louis couple accused of threatening Black Lives Matter protesters with guns […]

Alyssa Milano Mocks Veteran’s Crowdfunding Campaign for Border Wall

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“Charmed” star Alyssa Milano is not a fan of the crowdfunding campaign to fund a border wall between the United States and Mexico. The campaign, hosted on the GoFundMe website, has raised over $12 million as of this writing at midday Friday. “Oh, yes! Let’s #GoFundTheWall while not taking care of our veterans. Cool. Cool. Cool,” tweeted the 46-year-old Milano, who has previously actively campaigned for the Democrat Party. She endorsed Hillary Clinton for president in the 2016 election and was present at the hearing for now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, when the judge was forced to defend himself against […]

Alyssa Milano Mocks Triple Amputee Veteran for Crowdfunding Border Wall Instead of ‘Taking Care of Our Veterans’

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Left-wing Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano mocked the crowd funding campaign to build a border wall, started by a triple amputee Air Force veteran, arguing that the money could be used to take “care of our veterans.” “Oh, yes! Let’s while not taking care of our veterans. Cool. Cool. Cool,” Alyssa Milano said in a social media post. Oh, yes! Let’s #GoFundTheWall while not taking care of our veterans. Cool. Cool. Cool. — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 20, 2018 However, as others on social media pointed out, the founder of the crowd fund effort, Brian Kolfage, a veteran of the Air Force and […]

World’s First Oral Sex Robot Ready To Go After Hitting 500% Of Crowdfunding Target – LADbible

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New technology is forever being introduced to the world, usually with the intention of enhancing the quality of our lives – so, obviously, the next thing to get the go-ahead is the world’s first oral sex robot. The machine is the world’s first oral sex simulator that is capable of using artificial intelligence to teach itself to improve its performance – again, of course it is. “We spent the last three years listening to feedback from our 200,000 Autoblow 2 owners and in response built a new machine that mechanically better replicates the gliding and friction combination of the mouth […]

Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to fraud charges related to border wall crowdfunding campaign

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Former Trump administration chief strategist Steve Bannon pleaded not guilty on Thursday after being indicted and taken into custody in New York on federal fraud charges. The latest: A federal judge agreed to release Bannon on a $5 million bond. His travel will be restricted to the New York and Washington, D.C. areas, and he will not be allowed to use private jets or boats without permission. The state of play: Bannon, along with three others, allegedly defrauded donors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars for their own profit with a crowdfunding campaign called “We Build the Wall” that […]

Christian Crowdfunding Site Raising Money For Kenosha Killer Kyle Rittenhouse | Michael Stone

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Domestic Terrorism For Jesus: The Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo is hosting a fundraising drive for alleged domestic terrorist Kyle Rittenhouse after legitimate crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe refused to do so. GiveSendGo, which self-identifies as the “fastest growing Christian Crowdfunding site made by Christians for Christians,” has already raised over a $100,000 for the Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse, the domestic terrorist charged with murder after killing two BLM protesters and wounding another. The “Fundraising Story” for Rittenhouse reads: Kyle Rittenhouse just defended himself from a brutal attack by multiple members of the far-leftist group ANTIFA – the experience was undoubtedly a […]