Monthly Archives: July 2016

AFA Radio Shrieker Sandy Rios: The DNC Speaker Whose Son Died In Iraq Is Probably A Jihadist [AUDIO]

“If you are so concerned, Mr. Khan, if you’re an American first, then distinguish yourself and condemn Islamists, condemn the Muslim Brotherhood, then we will listen to you, and stop waving the Constitution. As far as I can tell, Islam, truly, supporters of Islam and the Quran, cannot embrace the Constitution. Now, if you have a different view, then explain ...

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NOM Continues To Money-Beg On FADA After Other Haters Withdraw Over New Anti-Straight Language

In recent weeks both the Family Research Council and the Liberty Counsel have angrily withdrawn their support for the so-called First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) due to recently-inserted language that also would legalize discrimination against straight married couples on the basis of “religious belief or moral conviction.” But not NOM, who have completely hung their hat on FADA since they ...

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LAUGHABLE: Mike Pence Denounces Obama For Name-Calling At DNC, “It Has No Place In Public Life”

Oh, my sides. Via Politico: Mike Pence, speaking to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Friday morning, chafed at President Barack Obama’s prime-time convention speech in which he labeled Trump a homegrown demogogue — and then delivered an eyebrow-raising statement. “I don’t think name calling has any place in public life, and I thought that was unfortunate that the president ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Court Strikes Down Voter ID Law As Targeting Blacks With “Almost Surgical Precision”

Woo-hoo! Via Talking Points Memo: A three-judge panel of the U.S Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit has found North Carolina’s controversial GOP-backed voting restrictions were intended to discriminate against African American voters. The Friday ruling is a huge win for voting rights activists in a closely watched case in a potential 2016 swing state. In the opinion, the ...

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Trump & Clinton To Begin Getting Classified Briefings

The Washington Post reports: At some point, perhaps as early as next week, federal agents will sit down with Donald Trump and tell him classified information about the government and our foreign-policy efforts. For Democrats, this is a point of both anguish and political calculation. Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid has suggested that Trump’s murky ties to foreign interests ...

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Trump: The GOP Convention’s Lower Television Ratings Had Nothing To Do With Me, I Just Showed Up To Speak

The Hill reports: GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from the planning of last week’s Republican National Convention after the Democrats’ event, which ended Thursday, posted higher television ratings. “I didn’t produce the show — I just showed up for the final speech on Thursday,” the Republican presidential nominee told The New York Times when asked about the differences ...

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FLORIDA: Zika Virus Arrives In United States

The Washington Post reports: Florida officials on Friday announced the first local spread of the Zika virus through infected mosquitoes in the continental United States. Gov. Rick Scott made the announcement during a press conference Friday after a health department investigation into four suspected cases in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. He said transmission was confined to a small neighborhood just ...

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Trump Resort Sued Over Bedbug Infestation

Law Newz reports: A New Jersey man has filed a lawsuit against Trump National Doral Miami after he says he was bitten by bed bugs while staying at the resort, The Palm Peach Post reports. The lawsuit says he was bitten while staying at the resort’s Jack Nicklaus building. Trump National Doral Miami is owned by the Trump Organization. The ...

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Democrats Hit Again By Russian Hackers

Politico reports: Hackers apparently affiliated with Russian intelligence have launched a cyberattack targeting donors to the Democratic Party’s House campaign arm, sources and news reports said Thursday night, adding to the troubles unleashed by last week’s disclosure of embarrassing internal emails from the Democratic National Committee. The latest hack, aimed at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, was perpetrated by one ...

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Fox News Plays Benghazi Commercial As Muslim Dad Of Killed US Soldier Grieves At DNC [VIDEO]

Media Matters reports: Fox News ignored a speech by the father of U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, who was killed in 2004 in the Iraq war, instead opting to air commercials during the speech. Fox later went live to a song by pop singer Katy Perry after the speech. While CNN and MSNBC aired the video and Khan’s speech in ...

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Ex-Gay Nutjob: Satan Made Your Child Gay

The relentlessly vicious Christian site Charisma News has published a primer of sorts for parents whose children have come out. The first thing to do, ex-gay lunatic David Kyle Foster notes, is to blame Satan. He writes: Despite what the media and all of the pride parades might have you think, no one wants to be gay! Your child did ...

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Melania Trump’s Website Vanishes After Questions Raised About Whether She Actually Finished College

Via USA Today: Melania Trump’s professional website has disappeared from the Internet. The deletion of www.melaniatrump.com and subsequent redirect to the Trump Organization’s webpage was first reported by The Huffington Post. It disappeared after questions were raised about whether she actually finished her degree at the University of Ljubljana (her personal website said she got a degree in architecture) but ...

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Donald Trump: I Want To Hit Some Of Those DNC Speakers So Hard Their Head Would Spin [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday afternoon he wanted to “hit” some of the Democratic National Convention speakers “so hard” while watching them last night, including a “little guy…so hard his head would spin.” “You know what I wanted to. I wanted to hit a couple of those speakers so hard,” Trump said. “I would have ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Hillary Accepts Democratic Nomination

The 2016 Democratic National Convention comes to its climax over the next few hours as Hillary Clinton formally accepts her historic nomination. Watch below. Speakers still to come include Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Sen. Sherrod Brown, and NAACP North Carolina head William Barber, whom I had the pleasure of meeting last year. Sometime around 10PM, ...

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Tony Perkins Has The DNC Platform Sadz

Tony Perkins is ever so pissed that the Democratic Party platform does not endorse discrimination in the name of White Jesus. Via press release: Common sense isn’t the only thing that fell by the wayside in the DNC platform — so did religious liberty. America’s first freedom didn’t make the cut in what everyone agrees is the most radical document ...

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Federal Court: Sexual Orientation Discrimination Isn’t Covered By Existing Civil Rights Laws

Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a woman’s claim that existing civil rights law protects against sexual orientation discrimination — ruling that only the Supreme Court or Congress can make that the law. “Kimberly Hively has failed to state a claim under Title VII [of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for sex discrimination,” ...

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Sarah McBride Becomes First Transgender Person To Speak At Major Political Convention [VIDEO]

Watch below. Here is the full text of McBride’s speech: My name is Sarah McBride, and I am a proud transgender American. Four years ago, I came out as transgender while serving as student body president in college. At the time, I was scared. I worried that my dreams and my identity were mutually exclusive. Since then though, I have ...

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Cleveland Pride 2016 Has Been Cancelled

Here’s their full press release, but the reason for the cancellation is not at all clear. The Board of Directors of Cleveland Pride, Inc. announced today that the 28th annual parade, rally and festival has been cancelled for 2016. “We have been entrusted by our community to create a secure parade and festival environment for our LGBTQ brothers, sisters, mothers, ...

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US Navy To Name Ship For Harvey Milk

Oh yes, the sadz will be deafening. USNI News reports: The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News. The July 14, 2016 notification, signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, indicated he intended to name a planned Military Sealift ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Final Night Of Democratic Convention

Within the hour, 2016 Democratic National Convention chair Marcia Fudge will gavel to order the final (and arguably, gayest) night of the week. Watch below. Among the speakers leading off the afternoon program are HRC chairman Chad Griffin, openly gay US Rep. Sean Maloney, trans activist Sarah McBride, and staunch LGBT ally and former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter.  We’ll start ...

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