Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rand Paul Wins CPAC 2015 Straw Poll

This is the third win in a row for Rand Paul. Romney won in 2012. Rand Paul’s father won in 2011 and 2010. To recap the last six years: Paul, Paul, Paul, Romney, Paul, Paul. And speaking of not wanting dynasties, all day long the Tea People have been screaming about reports that Jeb Bush bussed in supporters to freep ...

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CHARLOTTE: Haters To Stage Monday Rally Against LGBT Rights Ordinance

Via press release: The City of Charlotte is poised to pass a burdensome ordinance that will further regulate businesses, involuntarily shackle them to a political agenda, and erode their clients’ most basic sense of security that many have come to expect and enjoy in North Carolina’s premier city. On March 2, 2015 the Charlotte City Council will vote on whether ...

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Eurovision 2015: Ireland’s Entry

Via the Irish Times: Molly Sterling, a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Nenagh in Co Tipperary, has won Eurosong on the The Late Late Show and will represent Ireland at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna this May. The song, Playing with Numbers, co-written by Greg French, was announced the winner when it topped the scoreboard, which comprises a combination of ...

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NYC Sees Coldest February In 81 Years

The weather has been particularly hard on restaurants and nightspots, but has been a boon for all delivery services.

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NEW YORK CITY: Guinness To Return As Sponsor Of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

 Via the Wall Street Journal: Guinness has decided to resume sponsorship of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Fifth Avenue after dropping out last year, sparking criticism from gay activists who want a broad boycott because of what they call the organizers’ discriminatory policies. Diageo PLC, the parent company of Guinness, cited parade organizers’ decision to allow one gay group ...

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David Benham: How To Cure Gayness

“We had so many people from the gay community reaching out to us and one man in particular from the city of Chicago reached out and he said things to me that made me lose my appetite. But I simply responded in love. After a little conversation back and forth, I found out he loved baseball and I got him ...

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Viral Video Of The Day

Nearly one million views in two days. (Tipped by JMG reader Daddy Ray)

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RUSSIA: Top Putin Opponent Shot Dead

Four bullets in the back. The murder took place just a few blocks from the Kremlin.

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Bush At CPAC: No To Same-Sex Marriage

So much for the whisper campaign that Bush has evolved. Via the Washington Blade: Despite a perception that he’s the most LGBT-friendly Republican in the field of potential presidential candidates, Jeb Bush said Friday he remains opposed to same-sex marriage. Onstage at the second day of the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference, Bush was asked if his views had changed ...

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House Dems Reject Stopgap Homeland Security Funding Bill By 222-204 Vote

The GOP put forward a bill to fund Homeland Security for the next three weeks only. Democrats just refused and unless another vote is taken tonight, the agency will effectively shut down at midnight. As you can see, 50 Republicans refused to even vote for three more weeks. The Senate has approved a bill to fund Homeland Security until the ...

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Phil Robertson Rants About Hippies, STDs, and Jesus Jesus Jesus At CPAC 2015

This afternoon Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson was bestowed with the Andrew Breitbart First Amendment Award at CPAC in recognition of his righteous battle against the HGTV branch of the federal government. Pulling open his bible at the start of his acceptance speech, Robertson proceeded to launch into a strident call for a Christianity-based theocracy, at one point declaring that ...

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ARKANSAS: NOM Backs Bill To Allow Businesses To Reject LGBT Customers

“In Arkansas, two courageous state legislators, Rep. Ballinger and Sen. Hester, have introduced HB1228, the Conscience Protection Act, in the Arkansas state assembly. The legislators of the state of Arkansas need to hear from you right away… ask them to support HB 1228 and protect the individual conscience rights and religious liberties of the people of Arkansas. The consequences of ...

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CHARLOTTE: Benham Brothers Oppose “Depraved” LGBT Rights Ordinance

The Benham brothers have long battled against LGBT rights in their hometown and on Monday they will lead a hate rally against Charlotte’s proposed rights ordinance.

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Hannity Slams “Stupid Liberals” At CPAC

Hannity: “Let’s say I had a bees nest at my house. If I was stupid, like a liberal, and I took a baseball bat and I knocked down the wasp nest and the bees sting me, it wouldn’t be my fault, it wouldn’t be the wasp’s fault.” Huh? More via Mediaite: Fox News star Sean Hannity took the CPAC 2015 ...

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Wingnut Handouts: Swag At CPAC 2015

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Unions Demand Apology From Gov. Scott Walker After CPAC Comparison To ISIS

Via press release: We’re not going to stand by and let Scott Walker smear hard-working Americans, simply because the exercise their first amendment freedom to disagree with him. You don’t attack good men and women who give their time every day to make this country a better place. Public service workers have confronted terrorism. In the aftermath of September 11, ...

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MISSISSIPPI: State Supreme Court Says Marriage Should Not Wait For SCOTUS

From the Associated Press: Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices say the court should find the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and not wait for a gay marriage ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. Thursday’s 26-page statement, written by Justice Leslie D. King and joined by Justice James Kitchens, was attached to an order by a six-member court majority. The ...

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ARKANSAS: Apple Denounces Bill To Allow Businesses To Refuse LGBT Customers

Via the Human Rights Campaign: This week, Apple Inc., the world’s second largest information technology company, issued the following statement condemning the anti-LGBT bill in Arkansas, HB 1228 – a bill that could allow any person to undermine state laws by citing their personal religious belief as an excuse to discriminate against others: “At Apple inclusion inspires innovation. Our employees ...

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Leonard Nimoy Dies At Age 83

Via the New York Times: Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut “Star Trek,” died on Friday morning at his home in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles. He was 83. His wife, Susan Bay ...

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This Guy Is Planning To Stage A Walkout During The CPAC Speech Of Jeb Bush

Via the Washington Times: A movement is underway to stage an informal protest when former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hits the CPAC stage Friday. William Temple, a member of the Golden Isle Tea Party, told The Washington Times that the party doesn’t need another Bush in office, and said that the party should listen to the grass-roots activists that helped ...

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