Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sinead O’Connor Under Suicide Watch

Sinead O’Connor has been hospitalized under a suicide watch after posting a rambling Facebook message this afternoon in which she claimed to have overdosed because her husband and children have abandoned her. Irish news outlets have tweeted that O’Connor was found “safe and sound and is getting medical assistance.” O’Connor has apparently lost custody of her children, which appears to ...

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Ben Carson On Colorado: Both Sides Of Abortion Issue Need To Tone Down Hateful Rhetoric [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson denounced “hateful rhetoric” across the political spectrum in the wake of a shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood facility that left three people dead. Abortion rights supporters have said that such rhetoric has motivated violence against Planned Parenthood clinics around the country. “There is no question that you know hateful rhetoric no ...

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NBC’s Chuck Todd Calls Out Donald Trump On 9/11 Lies: “Truthfulness Matters! Facts Matter!” [VIDEO]

An increasingly exasperated Chuck Todd called out Donald Trump’s lies about those mythical 9/11 celebrations on Meet The Press this morning, telling him, “You’re running for President of the United States! Your words matter! Truthfulness matters! Fact-based stuff matters!” Trump rolled right over the criticisms and continued to bloviate that everybody knows the media is lying because “so many people ...

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Mike Huckabee: The Anti-Abortion Movement Has No Responsibility For “Domestic Terrorism” [VIDEO]

Mike Huckabee appeared on CNN this morning where he denounced the “domestic terrorism” in Colorado, adding, “I don’t know any pro-life leader, any––if you can tell me one, please correct me––but I don’t know of anybody who has suggested violence toward Planned Parenthood personnel.” Anti-abortion leaders may not condone violence, but Huckabee needs to visit the comments section on just ...

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Carly Fiorina: It’s Typical Left-Wing Tactics To Link Colorado Murders To Anti-Abortion Rhetoric [VIDEO]

Carly Fiorina appeared on Fox News Sunday this morning where she denounced the left for “demonizing the messenger” by linking anti-abortion rhetoric to the murders at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. And then she talked about “taking our country back.” Watch below.

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BRITAIN: Secretary General Of Commonwealth Nations Vows To Pursue Decriminalizing Homosexuality

Homosexuality remains criminalized in 40 Commonwealth nations. Newly-elected Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland wants to do something about that. Via the Independent: A report this month by the Kaleidoscope Trust shows that more than 90 per cent of LGBT Commonwealth citizens live in jurisdictions where they are treated as criminals or suffer discrimination. Testimony from LGBT people in that report ...

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IRELAND: Panti Bliss Moves In Mysterious Ways For U2 At Dublin Concert [VIDEO]

Entertainment Ireland reports: It was a night for the locals as U2 welcomed a few familiar faces on stage at 3Arena last night. During a performance of Mysterious Ways, the stage got 100% more fabulous when Panti Bliss strutted on stage and shook what God gave her. As the song finished up, Bono and Panti shared a few words on ...

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REPORT: Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooter Handed Out “Impeach Obama” Pamphlets To Neighbors UPDATE: Killer Said “No More Baby Parts” To Cops

File this under “totally not surprising.” Via Buzzfeed News: Zigmond Post, who told BuzzFeed News he was a neighbor of Dear’s in Hartsel, said the man once gave him anti-Obama pamphlets. Post said he once went to Dear’s home to retrieve two dogs that had gotten loose. “We were there for a minute and the guy was already handing us ...

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M.I.A. – Borders [VIDEO]

British rapper and Oscar nominee M.I.A., whom you may best know from her bird-flipping 2012 Super Bowl performance with Madonna, addresses the refugee crisis in the video for her latest single. Newsweek reviews: It’s a visual feat, with striking images depicting hundreds of sullen people perched on boats, scaling fences, walking in the ocean and running across fields, mimicking the ...

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IOWA: Trump Drops To Third Place In New Poll

From the Des Moines ABC affiliate: A poll released Wednesday from Iowa State University and WHO-HD shows Ben Carson in the top spot among Republicans seeking their party’s nomination for president. The poll shows 27.2 percent of Republicans likely to participate in the Iowa Caucuses would support Carson, a former neurosurgeon. With 16.7 percent, Marco Rubio comes in ahead of ...

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Obama On Colorado Shootings: Enough Is Enough

Reacting to yesterday’s shootings in Colorado Springs, President Obama today again called for stricter gun control measures. In a written statement, Obama said that regardless of the motive, it was unacceptable that these sort of mass shootings happen so frequently in the United States. “This is not normal. We can’t let it become normal,” he said. “If we truly care ...

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COLORADO: Police Officer Killed In Planned Parenthood Attack Was A Pro-Life Co-Pastor At His Church

The Washington Post reports: The police officer who was killed during Friday’s shooting standoff at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs has been identified as Garrett Swasey, 44, a co-pastor at his church and an ice-skating champion. Swasey, who was married and had two young children, had been with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs police department for ...

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BERMUDA: Hotel Boots Heritage Foundation Forums

Saying that they reject his “anti-diversity” message, a major Bermuda hotel has canceled two planned speeches by the Heritage Foundation’s Ryan T. Anderson. According to the general manager of the Hamilton Princess, the events were booked “under a different guise” and would not have been approved had the hotel known of Anderson’s positions on LGBT rights. Gay Star News has ...

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Tony Perkins: The Colorado Attack Was Terrible And By The Way, The SPLC Inspires Terrorism

“While the investigation into the shooting at the Planned Parenthood center continues, regardless of what the motive is determined to be, we strongly condemn this violence. As the target of domestic terrorism inspired by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the staff of the Family Research Council empathize with all the victims of this violence. All of us at the Family ...

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COLORADO: Planned Parenthood Shooter Surrenders, Two Civilians And One Police Officer Dead

The Washington Post reports: A suspect is in police custody following an hours-long ordeal at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., where at least five police officers and six civilians were injured in a shooting Friday. One of the injured officers has died, a federal law enforcement official told The Post. The Colorado Fraternal Order of Police also ...

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BREAKING: “Active Shooting” Taking Place At Planned Parenthood Clinic In Colorado Springs

Raw Story reports: A gunman opened fire Friday afternoon at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. Police said the gunman shot at passing cars from the parking lot of a clinic in Colorado Springs, reported KRDO-TV. The shooter was reported about 11:45 a.m. local time. A police officer said the gunman shot out the rear window of his patrol car ...

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CANADA: Gay Syrian Immigrant Worries That Refugee Policy Will Endanger Lives Of Gay Refugees

Early this week Canada announced that gay Syrian males will be admitted under their refugee policy, but other “lone males” will not. A gay Syrian who recently won asylum in Canada tells the local press that this policy could endanger the lives of gay Syrian refugees who identify themselves. Metro News reports: “If I was a refugee in a camp ...

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CHICAGO: Protesters Blockade Stores In Protest Of Killing Of Black Teen By White Cop

Protesters are blockading the storefronts of major retailers on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile at this writing in protest of the murder of a black teen by a white police officer, who has since been charged with murder. The Chicago Tribune is live-blogging from the scene. Hit this link for photos and video from the ongoing protest.

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Rep. Alan Grayson: Ted Cruz Isn’t A “Natural Born” American And I’ll Sue If He Wins The GOP Nomination

Rep. Alan Grayson has gone birther on Ted Cruz. Via Mediaite: Florida Congressman Alan Grayson told radio host Alan Colmes Wednesday that if Ted Cruz is elected president, he “will file that beautiful lawsuit saying that he’s unqualified for the job” according to the Constitution. “It’s not ‘The Biggest Loser’ that they’re choosing, it’s ‘The Biggest Bigot,’” Grayson said challenging ...

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SINGAPORE: Haters Launch Petition Against Adam Lambert Concert Over His “Anti-Family Values”

Over 12,000 Singaporeans have signed a petition calling for the cancellation of Adam Lambert’s scheduled New Year’s Eve concert because of his support for LGBT rights and his “highly sexualized” performance style. From the petition: Adam Lambert is hardly the kind of performer to send off our historic Jubilee Year or to usher in the New Year. His track record ...

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