Monthly Archives: July 2016

Ted Cruz BOOED Off The Stage At GOP Convention After Refusing To Endorse Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Definitely the best moment of this entire four-day Nuremberg Rally. ABC News recaps: Ted Cruz just became the first primetime speaker of this Republican convention to be booed off the stage. The Texas senator mentioned Donald Trump’s name just once during his Republican convention speech — and it wasn’t even an endorsement. “I want to congratulate Donald Trump on winning ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Republican National Convention Day Three

Day three of the Republican National Convention will be gaveled to disorder at 7PM. Today’s speakers include Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich and his current wife, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Eric Trump, Scott Walker, Pam Bondi, and right wing radio shrieker Laura Ingraham. Embedded below is the GOP official live stream.

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Feds Approve Budweiser-Miller Merger

But it’s a rather complicated deal. Bloomberg reports: Anheuser-Busch InBev NV won U.S. antitrust approval for its takeover of SABMiller Plc, after the maker of Budweiser agreed to give up ownership of the Miller brand and open the door to greater competition from craft beers. AB InBev will sell SABMiller’s stake in MillerCoors LLC, separating the two brands, and refrain ...

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Carl Bernstein: Homocon Blogger Matt Drudge Deserves The Credit For Donald Trump’s Nomination [VIDEO]

He’s probably right. The Hill reports: Legendary Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein says Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report deserves more credit for Donald Trump’s GOP presidential nomination than any other news organization. “Fox has driven Trump’s campaign less than Drudge,” Bernstein, who famously broke the Watergate scandal, told CNN on Wednesday. “A large measure of why Trump is the ...

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Dem Rep. Mark Takai Dies Of Cancer At Age 49

While still a Hawaii state rep, Takai played a critical part in the 2013 passage of his state’s same-sex marriage bill. He was elected to the US House in 2014. NBC News reports: U.S. Congressman Mark Takai, who served as the representative for Hawaii’s first district, has died, NBC News has confirmed. Takai, 49, announced in May he would not ...

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The Liberal Redneck On Black Lives Matter [VIDEO]

Viral YouTube star and real life comedian Trae Crowder is back today with a commentary on Black Lives Matter. As usual I won’t recap the clip below so that the jokes aren’t ruined. Crowder is on tour as part of the WellRED Comedy Tour, see his dates and locations at this link.

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Melania Trump’s Speechwriter Confesses To Plagiarism, Trump Family Rejects Her Offer To Resign

But as it turns out, it was Melania who supplied the words. The New York Times reports: A longtime employee of the Trump Organization took responsibility for lifting two passages, from a 2008 speech by Michelle Obama, for Melania Trump’s address on Monday at the Republican National Convention, saying that it was an innocent mistake. The employee, Meredith McIver, who ...

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Trump Advisor Al Baldasaro Calls For Hillary Clinton To Be Executed By Firing Squad For Treason [AUDIO]

The inevitable result of last night’s demonizing from the podium of the GOP convention. Via the Daily Beast: It is not enough to simply beat Hillary Clinton, an adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign said. She must be killed. The theme of the last two nights has been less ‘Make America Safe Again’ or ‘Make America Work Again’ and more ‘Lock ...

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Caitlyn Jenner At Log Cabin Event: I Don’t Speak For The Trans Community, I Only Speak For Myself [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Reality star Caitlyn Jenner on Wednesday morning bashed anti-transgender bathroom laws around the country, joking that some Republicans should be banned from public restrooms. “Over the last few years, we have three Republican state representatives who were all arrested for lewd behavior in a men’s bathroom,” she said, mentioning former Mississippi Rep. John Hinson, former Idaho Sen. ...

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REPORT: Ted Cruz To Endorse Trump Tonight

Remember when Trump called Ted Cruz a compulsive liar, accused his father of helping to murder JFK, and made fun of his wife’s appearance? Ted Cruz doesn’t. Via Breitbart: Daniel Schneider, executive director of the American Conservative Union, talked to Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon about the Trump campaign, Ted Cruz, and conservative politics, saying, “Ted’s definitely ...

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Back When Breitbart Homocon Milo Yiannopoulos Called For Censoring And Banning Internet Trolls

Yesterday Twitter finally permanently banned Breitbart homocon Milo Yiannopoulos after his army of racist followers taunted Ghostbusters actress and SNL cast member Leslie Jones with racist and misogynist messages. Today the #FreeMilo hashtag continues to trend as the alt-right screams that Twitter has magically violated Yiannopoulos’ First Amendment rights. But today Mediaite smartly points to just four years ago when ...

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Trump On Plagiarism: All Publicity Is Good Publicity

Donald Trump has finally weighed in on the continuing furor over his wife’s plagiarism. While insiders have leaked reports that Trump is privately furious about the scandal, of course he spins it publicly as a victory. Truth is dead. Honesty is dead. Facts are dead. At least in Teabagistan.

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New York Post On Roger Ailes Scandal: What The Fox!

From what I can tell this is their first story about the Ailes scandal. They write: Roger Ailes’ 20-year reign as the boss of cable TV’s No. 1 news outlet could soon be coming to an end as he negotiates his departure from Fox News Channel. Ailes, 76 — who built Fox News into an influential, $3 billion business — is ...

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ROMANIA: Haters Win Court Ruling Allowing Parliament To Place Same-Sex Marriage Ban In Constitution

From the Associated Press: Romania’s Constitutional Court has ruled that a request from an anti-gay group to change the constitution to state that marriage is a union between a man and a woman is constitutional. The court’s ruling Wednesday paves the way for Romania’s Parliament to vote to change the constitution, last revised in 2003, which now says marriage is ...

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Cuomo To Manafort: I Can’t Let The Plagiarism Thing Go Because You Won’t Stop Lying About It [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: CNN anchor Chris Cuomo accused Donald Trump’s campaign manager of lying about Melania Trump’s convention speech in a heated exchange on Wednesday. Paul Manafort called on Cuomo to “move on” as he continued to deny accusations that Trump’s speech Monday night copied portions of Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. “But I can’t move ...

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott On The Anti-Gay GOP Platform: Same-Sex Marriage Is The Law Of The Land [VIDEO]

Politico reports: When it comes to Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s opinion on the Republican Party’s platform opposition to same-sex marriage, the Republican governor had just three words Tuesday night, despite his own state’s previous opposition to the law: The Supreme Court. “The Supreme Court has already made a decision,” Scott told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren, referring to the shooting ...

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NRA Official Tells GOP Convention: We Are The Nation’s Oldest And Largest Civil Rights Group [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Chris Cox, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund chair, spoke Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention to defend the Second Amendment and attack Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun control. “For the past thirty years, she hasn’t taken a walk, a nap or a bathroom break without a good guy with a gun there to ...

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Director Garry Marshall Dies At Age 81

Variety recaps: Garry Marshall, who created some of the 1970s’ most iconic sitcoms including “Happy Days,” “The Odd Couple,” “Laverne and Shirley” and “Mork and Mindy” and went on to direct hit movies including “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries,” died Tuesday in Burbank, Calif. of complications from pneumonia following a stroke. He was 81. Marshall went from being TV ...

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Fake Melania Trump Denies Plagiarism [VIDEO]

This put me on the floor last night. The Daily Beast sets up the clip: Stephen Colbert opened his second live show of the week by addressing the big controversy to come out of the Republican National Convention’s first night. As Colbert soberly told his viewers: Melania Trump has been accused of plagiarizing portions of a speech First Lady Michelle ...

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Twitter Permanently Bans Homocon Milo Yiannopolous For Harassing Ghostbusters Actress Leslie Jones

Buzzfeed reports: After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service. Yiannopoulos, who currently serves as Breitbart.com’s tech editor, has been hailed as a voice of the new “alt-right” movement. As such, he has made a living as a provocateur, continually inflaming tensions between progressive branches of the internet focused on identity politics and the fervently ...

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