Monthly Archives: March 2016

NEW YORK CITY: Mayor Announces “Non-Essential” North Carolina Travel Ban For City Employees

And for Georgia too, should today’s veto be overridden. Capital New York reports: Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he is instituting a ban on “non-essential travel” by New York City employees to the state of North Carolina following the passage of a law there that overturns anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. De Blasio said he ...

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Tony Perkins Has The Georgia Super Sadz: Gutless Governor Nathan Deal Has Cowardly Capitulated

Just in via press release: The devil has gone to Georgia again, but this time it was in the form of Big Business and cowardly politicians. In a staggering announcement this morning, the two-term governor of the Peach State has capitulated to big business and decided to give the government a blank check to punish Georgia’s men and women of ...

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Glenn Beck: Breitbart Homocon Milo Yiannopoulos Is The Goebbels Of Donald Trump’s Campaign

Today Glenn Beck declared that Breitbart homocon Milo Yiannopoulos is the Joseph Goebbels of Donald Trump’s campaign. Goebbels, as you may know, was Hitler’s minister of propaganda. They are very unhappy about this at Breitbart: Beck’s point of contention was a story Yiannopoulos penned last week regarding Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s retweet of an image of his opponent Sen. ...

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Today’s US Capitol Shooter Shouted “I’m A Prophet Of God!” During 2015 Protest In House Gallery

It turns out that Capitol Police already knew this guy. From the Daily Beast: ABC and NBC News report police have identified Larry Dawson of Antioch, Tennessee as the gunman who allegedly drew a gun at the visitors center on Monday. Dawson was shot by a police officer and taken to the hospital. In October, Dawson was caught yelling he ...

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POSTED: My Fourth Column For Pride Life

Last month I launched a twice-monthly column for the website of Britain’s Pride Life magazine, a quarterly LGBT rights and lifestyle magazine. Today’s fourth installment is titled This Week In US Politics: Things Get Ugly All Around. Hit the link for my update on the GOP race and the situation in North Carolina. DISCLOSURE: Pride Life is owned by the ...

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GEORGIA: State Senator Calls For Veto Override

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Minutes after Gov. Nathan Deal said he would veto the ‘religious liberty’ bill that reached his desk less than two weeks ago, state Sen. Mike Crane [photo] called on his fellow lawmakers to overturn the governor’s decision. Crane, a Newnan Republican running for Congress, said Deal’s announcement Monday “is another example of how the political class ...

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Todd Starnes Has The Georgia Sadz

Todd Starnes wails for Fox News: Georgia’s Republican governor stunned the state’s religious community Monday by vetoing legislation that would have protected preachers who refuse to perform LGBT marriages. “It’s open season on people of faith in our state,” said State Sen. Josh McKoon, the author of the 2014 Religious Freedom Restoration Act. “It’s a slap in the face to ...

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BREAKING: White House On Lockdown After Shots Fired At US Capitol Building Visitors Center

Little is known so far. From the Associated Press: The U.S. Capitol Police are telling staff in the Capitol complex to shelter in place after a report of gunshots being fired in the Capitol Visitors Center. The White House also was put on lockdown because of the report. The situation was apparently contained to the Visitors Center but no further ...

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Animal Rights Activists Disrupt Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Because Ham Is Eaten On Easter [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: A teacher from North Carolina was arrested after he and a handful of animal rights activists disrupted the noon Easter Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Security guards wasted no time sprinting toward Jacob Martin during the packed Midtown service, ushering the 23-year-old down the empty aisle as he yelled into a bullhorn, according to ...

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CNN Commentator Vs Trump Supporter: He Cheats On His Wife And You Call That Integrity? [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: CNN contributor Tara Setmayer, who in the past has never hidden her anti-Trump agenda, got into an impressive war of words with conservative commentator Scottie Nell Hughes on CNN Monday morning. I note “impressive” specifically to highlight Setmayer’s quotations from scripture off the top of her head in direct rebuttal to Hughes’ claims over the issue of Donald ...

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Democrats Launch #ImWithWally Tweetstorm In Support Of Gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster

As I’ve reported here several times, openly gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster is under attack in the Dominican Republic, where anti-LGBT activists and the Catholic Church have launched a joint campaign calling for his resignation for spreading “homosexual indoctrination.” Today US House Democrats launched a tweetstorm in support of Brewster using the hashtag #ImWithWally. Brewster stands accused in part because ...

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Dr. Stabby Predicts “Absolute Destruction” For GOP If Trump Is Not Awarded Nomination [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Monday predicted that the Republican Party would face “absolute destruction,” including the loss of the House and Senate, if businessman Donald Trump is not its presidential nominee. “If there are shenanigans, if it’s not straightforward, all of those millions of people that Donald Trump has brought into the arena are ...

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Trump: I Said All Those Horrible Things About Women When I Didn’t Know I’d Become A Politician

But what about all those horrible things he’s said SINCE becoming a politician? Via Mediaite: During an interview with Wisconsin talk radio host Charles Sykes, presidential candidate Donald Trump excused his history of sexist comments by saying he didn’t plan to run for office at the time. “I’ve been a person that’s been in the entertainment business and a very ...

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

JMG reader Harry tips us to a new ad campaign for one of Germany’s largest insurance companies. With the tagline “Your Use Pays Off,” the clip below promotes an exercise app with the implied promise that you’ll soon be fit enough to confidently stroll around your local gym in the nude. Possibly not cubicle-safe due to firm German buttocks.

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BREAKING: Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Announces VETO Of Anti-LGBT So-Called “Religious Liberty” Bill

Moments ago Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared that he will veto his state’s anti-LGBT so-called “religious liberty” bill. Among his reasons are that Georgia does not protect its LGBT citizens from discrimination in the first place, so further legislation is not necessary. UPDATE: Lambda Legal reacts. Today we feel very fortunate that LGBT people and people with living with HIV ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Holds Press Conference, Media Expects Anti-LGBT Bill Decision UPDATE: Deal Will VETO The Bill

UPDATE: Deal will VETO the bill. Earlier, from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Gov. Nathan Deal has a 10 a.m. press conference on his calendar. Chances are good that it’s about HB 757, the “religious liberty” bill. No doubt, by now you’ve heard about that email from Chris Riley, chief of staff for the governor, to Spiro Amburn, top aide to House ...

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POLITICO: Teabagistan Is Ready To “Pounce” If Republicans Cave On SCOTUS Nomination Hearing

Via Politico: There are plenty of plausible reasons why Republicans might eventually fold in the standoff over the Supreme Court: Overwhelming public opinion, a Democratic pressure campaign, and vulnerable GOP senators trying to save their jobs, to name a few. But there’s another even more persuasive reason they won’t: The wrath of the right wing. The activist right has been ...

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Trump: I’ll Sue Over Louisiana’s Delegates

Via Talking Points Memo: Following a report that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) may win more delegates in Louisiana’s primary than Donald Trump, even though Trump won the state, the Republican presidential frontrunner threatened to file a lawsuit on Sunday. Trump complained about the “rotten political system” during a Sunday interview on ABC’s “This Week.” “The Republican tabulation system is a ...

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Ivanka Trump Has Baby Boy

USA Today reports: Ivanka Trump, daughter of the Republican front-runner Donald Trump, has given birth to a baby boy, she announced via Twitter Sunday. Theodore James is her third child with her husband Jared Kushner. “Jared and I feel incredibly blessed to announce the arrival of Theodore James Kushner,” Ivanka Trump tweeted. Donald Trump has made frequent reference to his ...

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The Lawsuit Against North Carolina Has Been Filed

Early this morning North Carolina was sued in federal court over the recently signed law which overturns LGBT rights statewide and bans transgender citizens from using public facilities that align with their gender identity. The suit was filed on behalf of three individuals and two LGBT rights groups. Buzzfeed News has details: “By singling out LGBT people for disfavored treatment ...

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