Monthly Archives: March 2016

OPEN THREAD: Super Tuesday Reactions

[NOTE: I’ve moved this post back to the top.] There’s going to be an avalanche of news today so lets use this open thread for you folks to post your thoughts and reactions. If you’re in a Super Tuesday state, let us know about your experience at the polls. It’s quite possible that by this time tomorrow each party will ...

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Paul Ryan Calls Out Trump On KKK [VIDEO]

From the Washington Post: House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) issued a stern rebuke Tuesday to his party’s presidential front-runner, calling Donald Trump’s recent equivocation about receiving support from white supremacists a “fundamental” break from conservative orthodoxy. “This party does not prey on people’s prejudices,” Ryan told reporters at the weekly House GOP leadership news conference. Without addressing Trump by ...

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EEOC Files Lawsuits Seeking To Define Sexual Orientation Discrimination As Sex Discrimination

Via press release: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has filed its first two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. The federal agency’s Philadelphia District Office filed suit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Scott Medical Health Center, and, in a separate suit, in U.S. District Court for the ...

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People Hosts Series On Trans Pioneers [VIDEO]

From People Magazine: For years, transgender voices have been pushed to the background. But for Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, two transgender women who participated in the Stonewall Riots in 1969, keeping quiet was not an option. From the director of Emmy-nominated Transparent, Rhys Ernst, and Focus Features, the film company behind Oscar-nominated The Danish Girl, comes a new ...

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Todd Starnes Polls Followers On Nominee Trump

Fox News reporter Todd Starnes this afternoon launched a poll of his 70K Twitter followers, asking if they’d vote for Trump in the general election. So far 38% say they would not. That result actually tracks fairly closely with some recent polls by major outlets. Whether these GOP voters would actually stick to their guns remain highly speculative.

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David Duke: Donald Trump Will Save Christian America From Hillary’s “Jewish Tribal Extremists” [AUDIO]

Brian Tashman has the transcript at Right Wing Watch: “We must understand that we are now in a struggle for the survival of European mankind. We must never mince our words about that. We are going down in numbers, all over the world. Mass immigration is going to completely remake our countries, our politics, our values, our religious beliefs, everything ...

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CUBA: Rolling Stones To Play Free Concert

From the band’s announcement: The Rolling Stones will perform a groundbreaking concert in Havana, Cuba on Friday March 25, 2016. The free concert will take place at the Ciudad Deportiva de la Habana and will be the first open air concert in the country by a British Rock Band. Always exploring new horizons and true pioneers of rock, the Stones, ...

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Franklin Graham: Boycott Girl Scout Cookies Because The Girl Scouts Are Indoctrinating Kids On LGBT Rights

“The Girl Scouts organization sure isn’t what it used to be! St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson isn’t worried about being politically correct in letting people know about it either. He told church members and scout leaders that the Girl Scouts is wrong in their support of transgender rights and homosexuality and is not aligned with the teachings of his church. ...

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Pastor John Hagee: Vote For The Bible Today [VIDEO]

Pastor John Hagee, who says that Sodom & Gomorrah was only a “pilot study” for killing homosexuals, is urging his followers to get out today and “vote for the bible.” Because if they don’t, godless liberals will increase their “savage attack” on the freedom of religion and all Americans will lose their guns. According to the clip below, five of ...

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Head-To-Head Poll: Clinton +8 Over Trump

CNN reports: In the scenario that appears most likely to emerge from the primary contests, Clinton tops Trump 52% to 44% among registered voters. That result has tilted in Clinton’s favor since the last CNN/ORC Poll on the match-up in January. But when the former secretary of state faces off with either of the other two top Republicans, things are ...

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Daily Beast: How Breitbart Mobs Attack Trump Critics

The Daily Beast today published a fascinating look at how Breitbart eggs on its social media followers to viciously attack conservatives who oppose Trump. One writer for a right wing site has even purchased a gun for self-defense. From the story: (Breitbart chairman Stephen) Bannon revels in what he likes to call a Fight Club ethos. A Breitbart insider, who ...

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Matt Baume On Gay Oscar Winners [VIDEO]

“Sam Smith just won an Oscar and noted that he’s the first openly gay man to win an Academy Award — but wait, that can’t be right, can it? Well, no. Here some of Oscar’s queerest moments — and honestly, I think it’s a GOOD thing that Sam lost count.”

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Liberty Counsel Loses AGAIN As SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal Of New Jersey’s Ban On Ex-Gay Torture

The Supreme Court has denied cert on Liberty Counsel’s appeal seeking to overturn New Jersey’s ban on ex-gay torture. How many losses does this make for Liberty Counsel in just the last year? Mat Staver is missing Antonin Scalia: “In a country born on the will to be free, it is a sad day when that nation turns its back ...

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AUSTRALIA: Labor Senator To Retire Rather Than Support His Party In Backing Same-Sex Marriage

Stuff reports: West Australian Senator Joe Bullock has announced he is retiring from politics, citing an inability to support the Labor Party’s position requiring MPs to vote in favour of same-sex marriage. Calling it “homosexual marriage,” the 61-year-old right-wing Senator told Parliament on Tuesday night that he was “morally obliged” to quit, just two years after entering Parliament because he ...

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Seth Meyers Vs Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Seth Meyers returned to SNL form last night with a great bit about Donald Trump. Salon recaps the clip below: Meyers first noted Rubio’s recent attempts “to beat Trump at his own game — which led to the whitest round of snaps ever played.” Regarding Rubio’s slight against the size of Trump’s hands (and, implicitly, his manhood), Meyers said, “When ...

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NASCAR CEO Endorses Trump [VIDEO]

And a bunch of star drivers too. Politico reports: NASCAR CEO Brian France endorsed Donald Trump at a rally in Valdosta, Georgia — one day ahead of all-important Republican primary contests across the South. “I’ve known Donald for over 20 years,” France said. “I’m going to tell you one thing: You know about his winning and success. He wins with ...

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Huckabee Defends Trump On KKK [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: On Fox News’ The Five earlier today, most of the hosts defended Donald Trump in the controversy over his refusal to disavow David Duke. All three of them dismissed it as silly liberal media bias. Hours later, Bill O’Reilly dismissed it as a “complete non-story” because Trump isn’t a racist. But on The Kelly File tonight, not only ...

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