Monthly Archives: February 2016

Glenn Beck Doubles Down: Breitbart’s Chairman Is The Joseph Goebbels To Donald Trump’s Brownshirts

This morning Glenn Beck described Donald Trump’s supporters as “Brownshirts.” As it turns out, later in the same broadcast Beck doubled down, calling Breitbart‘s chairman the “Goebbels” of Trump’s rabid backers. From the transcript posted this afternoon by Breitbart: Bannon – I don’t know his first name – “Bruce” Bannon – I don’t know who the hell he is. But ...

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Marco Rubio Caves, Will Now Attend CPAC 2016

Marco Rubio has withered under attacks from Teabagistan and says he will now attend CPAC 2016. I believe some of you called this earlier this week. From the right wing Hot Air: What took so long? Team Rubio made it clear that they weren’t averse to speaking at CPAC — Rubio has spoken there for the last few years — ...

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Donald Trump Promises Pat Robertson: I’ll Appoint SCOTUS Justices Just As Right-Wing As Scalia [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: While speaking today with televangelist Pat Robertson at Robertson’s Regent University, Trump specifically praised Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas, the two most conservative justices on the Supreme Court. “Justice Thomas doesn’t get enough credit,” Trump said. “He’s a wonderful man, he’s a wonderful guy.” After criticizing Chief Justice John Roberts as not being ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Elliot Morales, Confessed Killer Of Gay Man, Says Victim “Instigated” His Own Slaying [VIDEO]

As I reported yesterday, confessed killer Elliot Morales is finally on trial for the May 2013 hate crime slaying of Mark Carson, a black gay man Morales shot to death on a West Village corner. Morales, who is representing himself in the trial, yesterday questioned Carson’s companion on the night of the murder, declaring that the pair had instigated the ...

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Bristol Palin Loses Custody Battle With Levi Johnston

Bristol Palin today lost a years-long custody battle with her first baby daddy Levi Johnston, who parlayed his brief time in the spotlight into a photo spread in Playgirl Magazine. The New York Daily News has the details: Sarah Palin’s daughter lost her seven-year custody battle with her ex-fiancé, Levi Johnston. Johnston announced the news in a Facebook post on ...

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Trump Gets First Endorsement From Sitting Member Of Congress: US House Rep. Chris Collins Of New York

The Buffalo News reports: Rep. Chris Collins, a mainstream Republican from Clarence, on Wednesday became the first sitting member of Congress to endorse bombastic billionaire Donald Trump for president. “Donald Trump has clearly demonstrated that he has both the guts and the fortitude to return our nation’s jobs stolen by China, take on our enemies like ISIS, Iran, North Korea ...

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REPORT: White House Vetting Moderate GOP Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval As Possible SCOTUS Nominee

From the Washington Post: Brian Sandoval, the centrist Republican governor of Nevada, is being vetted by the White House for a possible nomination to the Supreme Court, according to two people familiar with the process. Sandoval is increasingly viewed by some key Democrats as perhaps the only nominee President Obama could select who would be able to break a Republican ...

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Glenn Beck: Donald Trump Is “Grooming Brownshirts”

“There is a storm coming of biblical proportions, a storm coming beyond your recognition. When the economy collapses, when our currency is worth toilet paper, who do you want, who do you want handling our nation? You want somebody who has divided us, who is grooming Brownshirts? I was at the caucus last night. I had never seen anything like ...

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The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Gaga [VIDEO]

Quite a production. Clip recap: At the 2015 Oscars, Lady Gaga performed a medley of songs from The Sound of Music to mark the 50th Anniversary of the classic movie. In return, the cast of The Sound of Music pay their thanks to the ‘Mother Monster’ by performing their take on some of Lady Gaga’s hits. (Via Towleroad)

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TEXAS: Bakery Refuses Wedding Cake For Gay Couple

This being a small town in Texas the couple has no legal recourse. From the Longview News-Journal: A same-sex couple says they were saddened last week when a Longview bakery refused to bake their wedding cake, and the business owner said it would have offended her faith for the business to be linked to the event. Ben Valencia and Luis ...

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CANADA: Crowd Roars As Returning Gay Sailor Shares Ceremonial First Kiss With Boyfriend [VIDEO]

And what a kiss it was! The CBC reports: The first kiss for a returning sailor after a long deployment at sea is a sweet and memorable tradition. But in what is believed to be a first for the Royal Canadian Navy, that time-honoured ceremonial kiss was between two men. There were loud cheers today when Master Seaman Francis Legare ...

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VIRGINIA: National LGBT Groups To File Federal Fraud Complaint Against Ex-Gay Torture Group

Today the Human Rights Campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights will file a joint federal fraud complaint against a Virgina-based ex-gay torture group. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: The 38-page complaint, obtained in advance by the Blade, is set to be filed before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and accuses “People ...

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GERMANY: First Major LGBT Refugee Center Opens

As reported here several times, LGBT refugees from Syria and other nations continue to face abuse and violence in Europe’s burgeoning refugee centers. Yesterday authorities in Germany did something about it. Via The Local: Germany will on Tuesday open a shelter for homosexual refugees with space for more than 120 people, the association behind the project said. Speaking at a ...

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Trump Hugs Base: I Love The Poorly Educated! [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has thanked the poorly educated for his decisive victory in the US state of Nevada on Tuesday evening. He also celebrated securing the backing of the state’s Hispanic voters. Mr Trump secured a double-digit lead over his rivals, with nearly 44% of the vote. The billionaire real-estate mogul will now be looking ...

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Massive Attack – Voodoo In My Blood [VIDEO]

One of my favorite bands from the early 90s is back with a truly freaky and disturbing video for their new single. Rolling Stone reviews: The Ringan Ledwidge-directed video itself merges the menacing ball from Phantasm and the maniacal subway scene from Andrzej Zulawski’s Possession. In “Voodoo in My Blood,” recorded with Scottish rap-pop group Young Fathers, Gone Girl actress ...

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“Molecular Scissors” Seek Out Lingering HIV

A fascinating development via ArsTechnica: As long as there’s lingering HIV, patients must keep taking the drugs, which cause side-effects, make for high prescription bills, and raise the threat of drug resistance. At least, that’s the case for now. In a new study, scientists reveal a possible way to literally hack those lurking viruses out of a person’s DNA strands. ...

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President Obama Pens Guest Column For SCOTUSblog: I Take My Appointment Responsibility Seriously

President Obama today penned a column for SCOTUSblog. It begins: The Constitution vests in the President the power to appoint judges to the Supreme Court. It’s a duty that I take seriously, and one that I will fulfill in the weeks ahead. It’s also one of the most important decisions that a President will make. Rulings handed down by the ...

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The Daily Show Reports On Ali Forney Center’s Campaign To Buy Harlem Hate Church [VIDEO]

Last night the Daily Show ran a segment in which reporter Jessica Williams interviewed Ali Forney Center founder Carl Siciliano and Harlem hate Pastor James Manning about the coming foreclosure auction of his church. Manning repeated his “Starbucks semen latte” claims to a dumbfounded Williams and also repeated his vow that gay men will “have babies out of their asshole” ...

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Trump Crashes Glenn Beck’s Speech For Cruz [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Donald Trump crashed the Nevada caucus location at which conservative talk show host Glenn Beck was speaking Tuesday night on behalf of Ted Cruz. MSNBC was broadcasting a live look at the caucus site, Palo Verde High School in Summerlin, when Trump suddenly showed up and made an impromptu speech of his own. “We are going to have ...

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NOM Posts Another Fake Photo

NOM’s shameless history of using fake photos continued yesterday when they posted the above image of a January 23rd gay rights rally in Milan, claiming that it’s from a recent anti-gay “Family Day” event in Rome. Hundreds of NOM’s supporters have happily shared the photo on Facebook, apparently willing to overlook the many rainbow flags clearly visible. Not to mention ...

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