Monthly Archives: October 2015

Trump Issues Warning To Wall Street Journal

Whatever the Wall Street Journal is doing, they better STOP doing it right now. Or else Donald Trump is going to do something and those WSJ commies will know that something has been DONE, by golly!

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Ryan Anderson: Houston’s LGBT Rights Law Would Impose “Ruinous Liability” On Anti-Gay Christians

“HERO would impose new, and potentially ruinous liability on innocent citizens for alleged ‘discrimination’ based not on objective traits, but on subjective and unverifiable identities. HERO would further increase government interference in markets, potentially discouraging economic growth and job creation. And, as to issues surrounding ‘gender identity’ and ‘transgender’ teachers, students and employees, HERO could require education and employment policies ...

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MICHIGAN: Activists File For 2016 LGBT Rights Vote

Michigan activists yesterday filed the paperwork to place a broad LGBT anti-discrimination constitutional amendment to a public vote in November 2016. The Detroit Free Press reports: Dana Nessel, the Michigan attorney who took the same-sex marriage case all the way to the Supreme Court, is leader of Fair Michigan, which hopes to begin gathering petition signatures for the ballot proposal early ...

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EGYPT: 224 Killed In Russian Jetliner Crash, Officials Discount ISIS Claims Of Responsibility [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: A Russian airliner has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board, Egyptian officials have said. The Airbus A-321 had just left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for the Russian city of St Petersburg. Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the plane’s “black box”. An official ...

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PERU: Cops Raid Gay Strip Club [VIDEO]

After an investigation lasting several weeks, Peruvian police have raided a gay strip club which they claim was operating as a “clandestine brothel” in which the owners took a cut from go-go boys hired for sex by VIP card-holding patrons. Spanish-language news reports say that Club Casanova, located in the Lima suburb of Brena, held 60 customers at the time ...

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NORTHERN IRELAND: Assembly To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage For Fifth Time In Five Years

Northern Ireland’s Assembly has rejected same-sex marriage four times since the 2011 election. Sometime in the coming weeks they will vote yet again. Pink News reports: Sinn Féin has uged all SDLP members to support a measure to legalise same-sex marriage. Northern Ireland has been criticised for being the only major territory in the UK not to have equal marriage ...

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MISSOURI: State Court Rules That Calling Employee “Cocksucker” Doesn’t Violate Human Rights Law

A Missouri state appeals court has ruled that called a gay employee “cocksucker” and asking if he has AIDS does not violate the law because Missouri has no employment protections for LGBT citizens. Courthouse News Service reports: A divided three-judge panel ruled Tuesday that James Pittman cannot hold his former employer, Cook Paper Recycling Corp., liable because state law does ...

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Tony Perkins: Houston Wants To Punish Christians For Refusing To Celebrate Homosexuality

“Houston may be the fourth largest city in America, but it’s number one in media buzz heading into next Tuesday’s election. With everyone from celebrities to athletes weighing in on Proposition 1, the bathroom ordinance might be the most-watched issue of 2015. Yesterday, even Hillary Clinton weighed in on the side of the radical measure, which punishes people who refuse ...

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ROMANIA: Dozens Killed In Bucharest Nightclub Fire Following Rock Concert Pyrotechnics

In an incident that echoes the gruesome Rhode Island nightclub fire of 2003, dozens of concert attendees in Bucharest, Romania were killed tonight in a nightclub fire that may been sparked by a metal band’s pyrotechnics. The Express reports: At least 25 people have been killed and 88 wounded in the blast – thought to have been triggered by fireworks. ...

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Anthony Bourdain: Every Restaurant In America Would Shut Down Under Trump’s Deportation Plan

The Hill reports: Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain says America’s restaurant industry would shut down if Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election. Bourdain blasted Trump’s vow to deport illegal immigrants if elected, saying it would leave the nation’s kitchens empty. “If Mr. Trump deports 11 million people or whatever he is talking about right now, every restaurant in America would ...

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CALIFORNIA: GOP House Candidate Confesses That She Made Up Death Threats Against Her

Last year the US House candidacy of GOP former Stanislaus County Clerk and anti-abortion activist Karen Mathews Davis gained national attention when she claimed to have gotten death threats from anonymous writers who threatened to shoot her and her husband in the head if she didn’t withdraw from the race. While the feds investigated, Davis told the local press that ...

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Porn Company Threatens To Sue Retired Boxer Yusaf Mack For Claims He Was Drugged Into Performing

Earlier this week retired pro boxer and father of ten Yusaf Mack, 35, claimed that he has no memory of performing in a gay porn video and therefore must have been drugged against his will. Today the porn site behind the video is threatening to sue. Pink News reports: In response to the accusastions, the company have rubbished Mack’s “patently ...

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Ted Cruz: When Media Attacks, I Fight Back [VIDEO]

The Cruz campaign capitalized on the GOP debate flap today by rushing out a clip touting their candidate as the only one who stands up to them there evil gotcha journalists who insist on asking policy questions.

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Favorite Halloween Candy By State

The website Influenster polled 40,000 readers on their favorite Halloween candy and somehow candy corn topped the responses from Oregon, Wyoming, Tennessee, Texas, and South Carolina. Blech. More reasonably, the highest total number of votes went to Reese’s Cups. If you can’t make out the logos on the map, hit the link for each state’s result.

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RNC Caves, Fires NBC From Upcoming GOP Debate

This weekend GOP presidential candidates are scheduled to meet and plot on how to remove the RNC from future debate decisions. RNC chairman Reince Preibus, hoping to thwart a palace coup, has beaten them to the punch and fired NBC. From his letter: I write to inform you that pending further discussion between the Republican National Committee (RNC) and our ...

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Empire State Celebrates Its FM Antenna [VIDEO]

Fifty years ago yesterday the Empire State Building went live with its fancy new FM antenna, which was apparently a very big deal to New Yorkers burdened with transistor AM radios. To celebrate, last night the iconic tower staged a light show to Steely Dan’s “lite rock classic,” FM (No Static At All), complete with the unbleeped F-word and a ...

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Sarah Palin: I’m Not One To Claim Victim Status But Here’s How I’m Totally A Victim Of The GOP

You guys, Sarah Palin has a very important opinion about the GOP debate flap: “Finally it occurs to folks this idiotic practice of ‘throwing GOP candidates to the wolves’? Yeah. I’ve been there. I’m beyond crying you a river… beyond EVER claiming ‘victim status’ but for y’alls edification, I sure don’t remember all this GOP outrage and the establishment’s conscience ...

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MISSISSIPPI: Jackson Newspaper Endorses Marriage Equality Plaintiff Joce Pritchett For State Auditor

The editorial board for the newspaper in Mississippi’s state capital has endorsed marriage equality plaintiff Joce Pritchett [above left] in her bid for state auditor. If elected she would become the first openly gay person to hold office in Mississippi. From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger: Jocelyn “Joce” Pritchett is a civil engineer and business owner with 25 years experience working with ...

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Apple: Keep Houston’s LGBT Rights Law

With four days left before the referendum, Apple has joined dozens of major corporations in backing Houston’s LGBT rights law. Their statement: “Apple is proud to be a part of Houston with four stores that employ over 500 people. Our stores and our company are open to everyone, regardless of where they come from, what they look like, how they ...

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POLL: Majority Says Kim Davis Should Do Her Job

As the Kim Davis saga continues to plod along in the courts, a poll released today reveals that a majority of Americans oppose religious exemptions for civil servants. The Associated Press reports: Most Americans — 56 percent — now think government officials who issue marriage licenses should be required to issue them to gay and lesbian couples even if they ...

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