Monthly Archives: April 2016

John Boehner: Ted Cruz Is Lucifer In The Flesh

It’s well-known that John Boehner doesn’t like Ted Cruz, but DAMN. From the Stanford Daily: “You can call me boner, beaner, jackass, happy to answer to almost anything,” said former Speaker of the House John Boehner as he took the stage at CEMEX Auditorium on Wednesday evening. Boehner joined David M. Kennedy, faculty director and history professor emeritus, in a ...

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Will Ferrell To Play Ronald Reagan With Alzheimer’s

Variety reports: Having already famously portrayed former President George W. Bush in various comedy sketches, Will Ferrell is now setting his sights on another former commander in chief. Sources tell Variety Ferrell is attached to star as President Ronald Reagan in the Black List script “Reagan.” Penned by Mike Rosolio, the story begins at the start of the ex-president’s second ...

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FLASHBACK: That Time Carly Fiorina Said “Ted Cruz Cannot Possibly Beat Hillary Clinton” [VIDEO]

Lots of outlets are gleefully noting all the times that Carly Fiorina attacked Ted Cruz, so let’s also play along: Back in December, a top Ted Cruz surrogate launched a sexist attack on Carly Fiorina, tweeting that Fiorina went “full vagina” during a debate. Steve Deace, an Iowa-based talk show host, not only endorsed Cruz but is also a prominent ...

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NCAA Adopts New Anti-Discrimination Policy

From the Raleigh News & Observer: Without mentioning North Carolina’s House Bill 2, the NCAA’s Board of Governors on Wednesday adopted a requirement that sites bidding on NCAA events demonstrate they will provide safe environments free of discrimination. “The higher education community is a diverse mix of people from different racial, ethnic, religious and sexual orientation backgrounds,” Kirk Schulz, president ...

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NOM Vows To Unseat “Cowardly Gutless” Republicans Who Voted Against Missouri’s Anti-LGBT Bill

NOM has the sadz about yesterday’s result in Missouri. From Brian Brown: We’ve been done in by three cowardly Republican legislators who voted with LGBT extremists to deny supporters of marriage protections from government persecution. Because of these gutless Republicans who have betrayed Missouri values and the GOP platform, supporters of marriage will continue to be targeted by extremists for ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Cast Of Hamilton Does Sweeney Todd Mashup For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Theater Mania recaps: The company of Broadway’s Hamilton took top presentation honors at this week’s 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, an event that serves as the culmination of six weeks of spring fundraising efforts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the cast perform a transformed version of their opening number “Alexander Hamilton,” featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda as the Demon Barber Sweeney ...

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Roy Moore Has Had Enough Of Your Gay Shit [VIDEO]

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, flanked by his hate group leader wife and Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver, this afternoon held a press conference to denounce the mentally ill “atheists, homosexuals, and transgenders” who conspired with the SPLC to file ethics complaints against him with the state Judicial Inquiry Commission. AL.com reports: The JIC, which could determine whether ...

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Kevin “Death To Gays” Swanson: Gays Love Each Other Just Like Cannibals Love Their Victims [AUDIO]

“Get your kids out of the gender-neutral schools, get your kids out of the gender-confused mess, pull them away from the wrong discipleship programs and please do not send them to the NAMBLA preschool right down the street or the GLSEN kindergarten or the gender-blendered primary school. Please, do not send them to the NAMBLA pedophilia preschool or the transgendered ...

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98 Degrees Goes Springsteen On North Carolina

Billboard reports: The just-announced My2K Tour — featuring a roster of pop stars most famous for their contributions to the charts in a decade when MTV’s TRL ruled the music business — is sure to be a hot ticket for nostalgia-loving audiences. Just not anyone in North Carolina. Originally scheduled for 35 dates, My2K will now stop in only 33 ...

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Bernie Sanders To Cut Hundreds Of Campaign Staffers And Focus On June 7th California Primary

The New York Times reports: Senator Bernie Sanders is planning to lay off “hundreds” of campaign staffers across the country and focus much of his remaining effort on winning California, he said in an interview Wednesday. The Vermont senator revealed the changes a day after losing four of the five states that voted Tuesday and falling further behind Hillary Clinton ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Cruz Names Fiorina As Running Mate

This afternoon failed-at-everything former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina arrived in Indianapolis where she will take the stage with Ted Cruz at 4PM to officially become his running mate. Cruz has been mathematically eliminated from winning the required number of GOP delegates to clinch the nomination. Watch below.

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BREAKING: Missouri House Panel Rejects Anti-LGBT “License To Discriminate” Bill In Split 6-6 Vote

Via press release from PROMO Missouri: In a 6-6 vote this afternoon, the majority of the Emerging Issues Committee voted against SJR 39. The committee members that voted against SJR 39 are Rep. Jeremy LaFaver, Rep. Mike Colona, Rep. Jim Hansen, Rep. Sharon Pace, Rep. Caleb Rowden, and Rep. Anne Zerr. SJR 39 has had national attention in light of ...

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Colbert Mocks Anti-Trans “Bathroom Weirdos” [VIDEO]

From the Washington Post: Stephen Colbert doesn’t like that legislators in North Carolina and elsewhere are legislating which bathrooms transgender people can use. He even called them “weirdos” on Tuesday night’s show. “To all those lawmakers out there who are so obsessed with who’s using what bathroom and what plumbing they’ve got downtown?” Colbert said. “Newsflash: You’re the weirdos.”

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North Carolina Loses Architects Convention

The Associated Press reports: Another convention has canceled in North Carolina in protest of the state’s new law limiting anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community. Local media outlets report the American Institute of Architects will not hold its South Atlantic Region Conference in Wilmington this fall. About 500 architects were expected to attend, and tourism officials estimate the loss at ...

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ILLINOIS: Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The first sentence of the original ABC News report has been changed. It now reads: Former Speaker of the House John Dennis Hastert was sentenced today in federal court to 15 months in prison and two years of supervised release after he faced one of his accusers, who identified himself publicly for the first time as Scott Cross, ...

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How Not To Pronounce “Acela” [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Tuesday’s primaries in five Northeastern states was nicknamed “the Acela primary” by pundits, a reference to Amtrak’s Acela Express train that spans from D.C. to Boston. But local news anchors struggled to pronounce the high-speed rail service’s name. Bloomberg Politics created a humorous mash-up of all the anchors who tripped over the word (which is supposed to be ...

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Trump Now Needs Only 287 Delegates To Clinch

After yesterday’s five-state sweep by Donald Trump, the odds of a contested convention have diminished. The Hill reports: “I consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely,” Trump said at a press conference at his New York hotel Tuesday night. “As far as I’m concerned, it’s over. These two guys can’t win, there’s no path,” he continued. Trump needs just 287 more ...

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Seth Meyers On The Veepstakes [VIDEO]

Salon recaps: “Late Night” host Seth Meyers last night took a “Closer Look” at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s respective prospects for running mates. Clinton shrugged off a question on the matter from a CNN reporter over the weekend, saying she’s “just working hard to win on” yesterday’s Super Tuesday in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. “In Hillary’s defense, it’s not ...

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Ted Cruz To Make “Major Announcement” At 4PM

Ted Cruz is due to make a “major announcement” at 4PM today and most believe that he’ll reveal that Carly Fiorina will be his running mate. Yesterday CNN reported that Fiorina had submitted her tax returns for vetting by the Cruz campaign. Cruz has been mathematically eliminated from winning the GOP nomination outright and last night’s primary sweep by Donald ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: State Rep. Brian Sims Wins Reelection

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims won his district’s Democratic primary last night, beating his closest challenger by just over 700 votes. As no Republican filed for the seat, Sims will return as his state’s only openly gay legislator. Sims ended his bid for the US House back in February.

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