Monthly Archives: May 2016

Marco Rubio: I Want To Be Helpful To Trump [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: The last time Marco Rubio and Jake Tapper spoke on CNN, Rubio said he has some concerns about Donald Trump. When they reconvened today, Rubio said he wants to help Trump however he can to defeat Hillary Clinton. Yes, Rubio no longer appears to be simply passively for his party’s nominee. He told Tapper today he’s committing to ...

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Activist Peter Staley Slams Bernie Sanders For Misleading Statement About Meeting On HIV/AIDS

From the Facebook page of noted HIV/AIDS activist Peter Staley: “Feeling used and abused by the Sanders campaign right now. They just issued a press release making it sound like our meeting was about his endorsement of AHF’s drug pricing ballot initiative in CA. Senator Sanders never brought the issue up during our meeting. WE brought it up near the ...

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Walmart Stays Mum On Transgender Policy

From the New York Daily News: Walmart, the country’s biggest retailer, is staying silent about its transgender bathroom policies. The Arkansas-based corporation repeatedly refused to reveal its stance about transgender bathroom use for its shoppers and employees, despite requests by the Daily News every day for the past week. Inquiries to Walmart’s media relations team were first sent last Tuesday, ...

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Glenn Beck Guest: Donald Trump Was Sent By God To Save America From “Sheer Evil” Of Hillary [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On his television program last night, Glenn Beck sat down with Rabbi Daniel Lapin to discuss Lapin’s contention that Donald Trump represents the only hope for saving America. Beck, of course, has been a consistent and vocal critic of Trump and has repeatedly vowed never to vote for him, but Lapin did his ...

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Drug-Resistant “Superbug” Bacteria Reaches US

Yikes. From the Washington Post: For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top U.S. public health official says could mean “the end of the road” for antibiotics. The antibiotic-resistant strain was found last month in the urine of a 49-year-old Pennsylvania ...

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Michelangelo Signorile: Gawker Didn’t Out Peter Thiel

Yesterday billionaire homocon Peter Thiel declared that he secretly funded Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker in retaliation for the site having outed him nearly a decade ago. Michelangelo Signorile has a problem with that. He writes: Reporting on a public figure who has been open to many people as gay, and is out in public as such, is not the ...

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Trump: I’ll Debate Bernie Sanders For $10 Million

Politico reports: Donald Trump on Thursday said he would “love” to debate Bernie Sanders and raise $10 million to $15 million in the process, even if the Democratic challenger is not well positioned to be his general election foe. “He’s a dream,” the presumptive Republican nominee told reporters ahead of an energy-focused speech in Bismarck, North Dakota, when asked about ...

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Log Cabin Republicans Slam “Duplicitous” Dems For Voting Down Bill That Included LGBT Protections

“We should have known — those duplicitous Democrats are at it again! Headlines from the liberal media this afternoon are blaring that the House GOP killed this legislation, but the truth is that when given the choice between supporting the LGBT community and supporting runaway spending, nearly the entire House Democratic Caucus showed their true colors and voted in support ...

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Democrats Help Vote Down House Spending Bill Despite Earlier Approval Of LGBT Rights Amendment

Last night openly gay US Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney finally succeeded in pushing through an amendment that would put President Obama’s executive order on federal contractors into law. Today Maloney and his fellow Democrats vowed against the underlying spending bill. The Hill explains: Most Democrats voted against the bill due to its spending levels and policy riders. Taken together with ...

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US House Rep. Zoe Lofgren Calls Out Transphobic Witness: Lady, You Are An Ignorant Bigot [VIDEO]

This is what an ally looks like. From Talking Points Memo: During a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) railed against a witness who testified against the Obama administration’s recent guidance for schools on how to accommodate transgender students. Lofgren read aloud part of the testimony from Gail Heriot, a member of the United States Commission on ...

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Bernie Sanders Agrees To Debate Donald Trump

Unreal. Via Mediaite: In what might turn out to be the political equivalent of the Rumble in the Jungle, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders now seem to agree on facing each other ahead of the California primary. Trump appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, where he was asked about everything from his previous support of Hillary Clinton, to using ...

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MAGIC NUMBER: Trump Clinches GOP Nomination

NBC News reports: Businessman Donald Trump has clinched the GOP nomination, NBC News reported Thursday. After receiving confirmation of new unbound delegates in North Dakota, Colorado and Pennsylvania, NBC updated its delegate count, showing that Trump had earned more than the 1,237 needed for a nomination. By NBC’s count, Trump has secured 1,238 delegates. Thursday’s delegate count puts Trump in ...

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Sanders Pledges Better Access To Generic Medications At Rescheduled Meeting With HIV/AIDS Activists

From the Washington Blade: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a new commitment to highlight access to generic medications during a meeting with HIV/AIDS activists, according to attendees at the meeting. The meeting took place late Wednesday in San Bernadino, Calif., with days remaining before the Democratic primary in the state on June 7. According to a statement from the ...

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BRITAIN: Gay Judge Tapped For Top Post

The Guardian reports: Sir Terence Etherton, Britain’s first openly gay senior judge, has been appointed master of the rolls, making him head of the civil judiciary in England and Wales. The 64-year-old lawyer’s promotion was confirmed by an announcement from Downing Street on Thursday morning. Etherton, who has been on the court of appeal and is currently chancellor of the ...

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Trump Campaign Accidentally Emails Plans To Attack Hillary Clinton With Decades-Old Whitewater Scandal

Via Politico: Donald Trump, who in recent days has accused Bill Clinton of rape and suggested he and Hillary Clinton may have had a role in the death of one of their close friends, plans to focus next on the Whitewater real estate scandal, POLITICO has learned. Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo on Wednesday morning emailed a researcher at the ...

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US House Finally Approves LGBT Protections Bill Would Put Obama’s Executive Order Into Law

But check out the amendments. Politico reports: The House late Wednesday night passed a spending bill amendment that would ban federal contractors who discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender people, putting into law a 2014 executive order. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) had attempted to attach a similar amendment to a Veterans Affairs appropriations bill last week, but House ...

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Glenn Beck Guest Is Just Asking: What Patriot Will Step Up And Assassinate Trump If Need Be? [AUDIO]

Via World Net Daily: Talk-radio host Glenn Beck has already had at least one visit from the Secret Service this election cycle over perceived threats on the life of GOP front runner Donald Trump made on his show, and he may be in store for another. During Wednesday’s broadcast Beck interviewed best-selling suspense author Brad Thor and the pair discussed ...

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Hillary Jokes About VP Options With Ellen [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton played a game of “Who’d You Rather” to try to choose her running mate, quickly ruling out rival Bernie Sanders. Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in an episode airing Wednesday, Clinton was asked to choose who she’d want as a running mate as two famous people appeared on a screen. “We’ll ...

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Homocon Peter Thiel: I Secretly Financed Hulk Hogan’s Lawsuit Against Gawker Because They Outed Me

From the New York Times: That is the back story to a legal case that had already grabbed headlines: The wrestler Hulk Hogan sued Gawker Media for invasion of privacy after it published a sex tape, and a Florida jury recently awarded the wrestler, whose real name is Terry Gene Bollea, $140 million. What the jury did not know — ...

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TRAILER: Careful What You Wish For

From Deadline: Starz has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Careful What You Wish For, the Nick Jonas starring thriller directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum. The film will bow theatrically in June, followed by a VOD release before it moves to Starz later this year. Isabel Lucas (Knight of Cups), Graham Rogers (Quantico) and Dermot Mulroney also star in the film ...

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