Monthly Archives: February 2016

KKK Grand Wizard David Duke: Voting Against Trump Is Treason Against White Christian Heritage [AUDIO]

Via Buzzfeed: David Duke, a white nationalist and former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard, is urging the listeners of his radio program to volunteer and vote for Donald Trump. “Voting for these people, voting against Donald Trump at this point is really treason to your heritage,” Duke said on the David Duke Radio Program Wednesday, referring to Ted Cruz and ...

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox: We’re Not Paying For Donald Trump’s Fucking Wall [VIDEO]

Real Clear Politics reports: In an interview Thursday with Jorge Ramos on Fusion, former Mexican president Vicente Fox responds to Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border. “I’m not going to pay for that fucking wall! He should pay for it. He’s got the money,” Fox said. “Are you afraid that he’s going to be the ...

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Man On PrEP Contracts HIV

Some of the most ardent proponents of PrEP have warned that few medications are 100% effective. Today, sadly, comes proof. Poz.com reports: Researchers have for the first time documented a case of an individual contracting HIV, a multi-drug resistant strain, while apparently adhering well to the daily regimen of Truvada (tenofovir/emtricitabine) as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The scientists concluded that it ...

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Sandoval Withdraws From SCOTUS Consideration

Mediaite reports: After reportedly being vetted by the Obama administration, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has withdrawn himself from consideration for the open seat on the Supreme Court. “Earlier today, I notified the White House that I do not wish to be considered at this time for possible nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States,” Sandoval said in a ...

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KENTUCKY: State Senate Committee Advances Bill To Nullify All Local Pro-LGBT Ordinances Because Jesus

From Fairness Kentucky: A “License to Discriminate” bill that would sanction discrimination against LGBT Kentuckians passed out of the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee this morning. Senate Bill 180, introduced by Senator Albert Robinson of London, seeks to gut local LGBT Fairness Ordinances passed by eight Kentucky cities. Those cities include Covington, Danville, the State Capital Frankfort, ...

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ALABAMA: Lawyer Sues Obergfell Majority SCOTUS Justices For $6M For Causing Him Mental Anguish

Alabama lawyer Austin Burdick has filed a $6M federal lawsuit against the five Supreme Court justices who voted with the majority in Obergefell. Because mental anguish. And other stuff! Seriously! AL.com reports: Burdick is suing the five justices for violations of the 5th Amendment, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and seeks, among other things compensatory damages, punitive damages, ...

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BREAKING: Italian Senate Approves Civil Unions!

By a vote of 173-71, moments ago the Italian Senate approved civil unions. The bill now moves to the House of Deputies where easy passage is expected. LGBT groups are calling the win a bitter victory as it comes without the formal legalization of stepchild adoptions by same-sex parents. Big thanks to JMG reader Andrea for help with the translations ...

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Rafael Cruz: Real Christians Don’t Back Trump [AUDIO]

“I think that they’re defining evangelicals in a very loose manner. If we look at the numbers, those that are people that call themselves born-again Christians that are committed to the lord, we won overwhelmingly among that group. Unfortunately — and this is a message that I have been carrying to America, as you said, for several years — there ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Italian Senate Debates Civil Unions Bill

The Italian Senate has begun its hearing on the hotly-contested civil unions bill, which no longer contains a provision for stepchild adoption by same-sex parents. Watch below. Italian speakers, help us out please. If the bill passes in the Senate today, it moves to the House Of Deputies where it’s expected to gain easy approval and then be signed into ...

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INDONESIA: Mayor Tells Young Mothers That Instant Noodles & Canned Milk Will Make Their Baby Gay

Coconuts Jakarta reports: We seriously do think that Indonesian politicians are competing to see who can say the craziest, most scaremongering thing possible about LGBT issues. After Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu recently declared that the pro-LGBT movement was more dangerous than nuclear warfare, today we have Tangerang Mayor Arief Wismansyah saying that feeding your baby canned milk and instant noodles ...

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TRAILER: The Brothers Grimsby

There’s a Grindr gag in here. From Entertainment Weekly: Finding out your brother is a spy might be a life-changing shock for most, but for Nobby (Sacha Baron Cohen), it’s an excuse to dive into one dangerous, and outrageous, adventure. The new trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest comedy, The Brothers Grimsby, highlights English soccer hooligan Nobby and the discovery ...

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REPORT: Wingnut Cabal Ready To Ditch Ted Cruz

Tony Perkins isn’t very happy with last night’s report from the National Review: A group of conservative activist leaders that voted late last year to endorse Ted Cruz over Marco Rubio held a conference call Tuesday to re-evaluate their positions based on new developments in the Republican presidential race, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation. The upshot: If ...

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SOUTH DAKOTA: State Senate Judiciary Committee Kills Bill To Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination

South Dakota’s Senate Judiciary Committee this morning killed a bill which would have legalized anti-LGBT discrimination by businesses. The bill’s chief sponsor was state House Rep. Scott Craig (above left). Lambda Legal celebrates but cautions that other anti-trans bills remain active in South Dakota:  “The Senate Judiciary Committee did the right thing today. House Bill 1107 was a harmful and ...

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Donald Trump In “Gay Voice” [VIDEO]

Last year the documentary Do I Sound Gay? generated quite a bit of discussion here. Today JMG reader James points us to the below clip in which Donald Trump’s voice is replaced by a stereotypically gay voiceover. On its surface most might find the clip amusing but there’s a lot to unpack here, not the least of which is that ...

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REPORT: Antonin Scalia Spent His Final Hours With Members Of A Secretive Society Of “Elite Hunters”

Shades of Opus Dei. From the Washington Post: When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died 11 days ago at a West Texas ranch, he was among high-ranking members of an exclusive fraternity for hunters called the International Order of St. Hubertus, an Austrian society that dates back to the 1600s. After Scalia’s death Feb. 13, the names of the 35 ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Today In Creepy Robots

Over 7 million views in one day. From Boston Dynamics: A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help ...

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John Kasich Rejects Anti-LGBT Business Discrimination: If Gays Ask For Cupcakes, Make Them Cupcakes

Speaking earlier this week at the University of Virginia, Ohio Gov. John Kasich rejected anti-LGBT discrimination by Christian-owned businesses. From the anti-gay Christian News: Kasich, who identifies as an Anglican, and personally believes that marriage is between a man and a woman, was asked a variety of questions ranging from the topics of climate change, religious freedom, immigration and creationism. ...

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Romney: Is A Bombshell In Trump’s Taxes? [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Former GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney called in to Fox host Neil Cavuto‘s show Wednesday afternoon, and speculated that Donald Trump might be deliberately concealing information about his net worth and donation habits from the American voters. Trump, Romney noted, had done a fine job harnessing people’s anger with a “political class that’s been fiddling and diddling,” leading ...

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MoveOn Hits GOP With Reagan’s Words [VIDEO]

From MoveOn: Senate Republicans just announced that they won’t even allow a committee hearing on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee—and they don’t even care who the nominee is. This is the most blatant partisan obstruction we’ve ever seen. Even Republican Senators Mark Kirk and Susan Collins—and former Republican Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor—disagree with it. In fact, you know ...

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AUSTRALIA: Government Apologizes For Mistreatment Of Gay Activists At Historic 1978 March [VIDEO]

From the Sydney Morning Herald: After a wait of nearly 40 years, “78er” Julie McCrossin​ says she was thrilled and emotional to learn that the NSW [New South Wales] government is to apologise for the discrimination and mistreatment that she and other gay rights activists suffered in 1978. The commentator and broadcaster said she understood that she and a group ...

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