Monthly Archives: July 2016

NEW POLL: Hillary +9 In Swing State Pennsylvania

This has made a lot of people happy here at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Hill reports: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican nominee Donald Trump by 9 points in Pennsylvania, according to a new Suffolk University poll. In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton has 50 percent support and Trump has 41 percent support among likely general-election voters in the ...

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Rep. Louie Gohmert: Immigrants Will Ruin America Because They Don’t Understand Us [AUDIO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Today on “Breitbart News Daily,” Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas said that Democratic Party under President Obama “is not that much different from the Democratic Party fifty years ago that was out to manipulate African-Americans. They’re still manipulating them,” Gohmert said. The Republican congressman also criticized Sen. John McCain, who is facing a ...

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Wikileaks Release Includes DNC Voicemails

CNN reports: Wikileaks released a series of voicemails Wednesday from the Democratic National Committee hack showing donors plying top-level officials for favors, and one donor expressing outrage that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders had won a say in the drafting of the party’s platform. In one of the 29 voicemails released, a woman who donated $300 to Clinton called the party ...

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DAUGHTER SUMMIT: Chelsea Would Meet With Ivanka To Discuss The Tone Of The Campaign [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Chelsea Clinton would entertain the idea of a meeting with Donald Trump’s children, or perhaps even her longtime friend Ivanka Trump, over the tone and rhetoric of the presidential campaign between their parents. During an interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer aired Thursday on “Today,” Clinton remarked that such a meeting or “children’s summit” had not occurred to her. ...

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New York Daily News: Lock HIM Up!

From the New York Daily News: He is running for President of the United States, right? Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Russian hackers to find the thousands of emails his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton erased from her private server, putting more scrutiny on the “bromance” between the Republican nominee and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Russia, if you are listening,” he ...

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RUMOR: Megyn Kelly Might Jump From Fox To CNN

An interesting piece in light of the demise of Roger Ailes, who reportedly also harassed Megyn Kelly. The Washington Post reports: So what if Fox News’s Megyn Kelly was hanging out with CNN’s Don Lemon at 3 a.m., after Democratic National Convention coverage ended? People at rival networks are allowed to be friends, right? Right. But Kelly’s contract is up ...

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Donald Trump: I Was Only Being Sarcastic When I Invited Russia To Spy On Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Donald Trump says he was only kidding when he appeared to encourage Russian intelligence agencies to find Hillary Clinton’s thousands of deleted emails. “Of course I’m being sarcastic,” Trump said in an interview on Fox News that aired Thursday morning. “You have 33,000 emails deleted, and the real problem is what was said on the emails from the ...

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Stephen Colbert’s One Question For Donald Trump: What Does Putin’s Dick Taste Like? [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Whoever had “What does Vladimir Putin’s dick taste like?” on the Bingo card of things that comedian Stephen Colbert wants to ask Donald Trump just won YUGE. That was the response that the Late Show host hysterically and inextricably gave to a young woman in the audience of Wednesday’s show who wondered what the real estate mogul would ...

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Liberty Counsel Yanks Support For FADA Because New Language Also Legalizes Anti-Straight Discrimination

Two weeks ago the Family Research Council abruptly withdrew its support for the so-called First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) because of new language that also legalizes discrimination against married straight couples on the basis of “religious belief or moral conviction.” Today the Liberty Counsel did the same. Via press release: In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on ...

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Mother Of Pulse Massacre Victim Delivers Tearful Plea For Gun Control At Democratic Convention [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: On Wednesday, Christine Leinonen gave one of the most moving, heartwrenching speeches at the Democratic National Convention thus far. The mother of Christopher “Drew” Leinonen, one of the 49 shooting victims killed by Omar Mateen after he opened fire in Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, appeared at the DNC to speak of the loss of her only child ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Homocon-Owned Out Hotel To Close After Boycott Over Fundraiser For Ted Cruz

Lucas Grindley reports at the Advocate: The hotel that had become a symbol of support for Ted Cruz’s antigay policies is now closing. The Out Hotel in New York City faced a heated boycott last year after its gay owners held a fundraising dinner party at their home for the Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful. Ian Reisner and his ...

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Tony Perkins: Obama Is Pushing LGBT Rights Overseas Instead Of Protecting Christians From Terrorism

An Islamist murdered a French priest earlier this week, so of course KKK-affiliated hate group leader Tony Perkins exploits the killing to slam the president and Hillary Clinton on LGBT rights. Via press release: After Tuesday morning’s murder — the latest in a string of small-town attacks — the White House did manage to release a statement through a spokesman ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Headlines Dem Convention

The headliners for the third night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention are about to begin speaking. On the roster are Sen. Sherrod Brown, Jill Biden, Joe Biden, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Michael Bloomberg, and President Obama. Watch below.

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Bernie Sanders Backer Nina Turner Leads Supporters In Second Protest Inside DNC Media Pavilion [VIDEO]

For the second night in a row, a group of Bernie Sanders supporters have marched into the DNC media pavilion, this time led by top Sanders backer Nina Turner, who claims that she was barred from delivering a nominating speech for Sanders last night. Watch below. Tonight’s protest, so far, is far calmer than last night’s mayhem when dozens of ...

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Washington Leads 12 States In Filing Court Brief In Support Of Obama’s Transgender Rights Directive

Dominic Holden reports at Buzzfeed: A federal judge should not halt enforcement of Obama administration policies that advance protections for transgender students and workers under existing civil rights laws, according to a dozen states that will file a brief in federal court on Wednesday. “The bottom line is that the federal guidance at issue here threatens no imminent harm,” reads ...

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Dems Continue To Win Convention TV Ratings

Variety reports: The final TV ratings are in for the second night of the Democratic National Convention, and once again the DNC attracted a larger audience than its Republican counterparts did last week. From 10-11:15 p.m. — a timeframe that included headline speaker Bill Clinton’s nearly 50-minute speech extolling the virtues of official Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton — NBC, ABC, ...

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Marco Rubio To Headline Liberty Counsel Event

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: When Marco Rubio cited the deadly attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando as a reason he was changing his mind and running for re-election to the U.S. Senate, many LGBT allies immediately noted that the Florida senator and failed presidential candidate has never been an ally of the LGBT community. “To be ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Democratic Convention Day Three

The third day of the Democratic National Convention will be gaveled to order at 4PM by chairperson Rep. Marcia Fudge. Watch below. The first half the program is quite busy, with speeches by Gavin Newsom, Bill De Blasio, Jesse Jackson, and Harry Reid among many others. Later I’ll start a second thread for tonight’s headliners, who include President Obama, Tim ...

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SPOX: Trump Never Called For Spying On America

“Clinton’s server was not secure, we don’t know where those emails are and the FBI was wrong in not recommending charges against her. The U.S. was totally exposed here. Who knows how many countries hacked into Clinton’s secret server? To be clear, Mr. Trump did not call on, or invite, Russia or anyone else to hack Hillary Clinton’s email today. ...

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Donald Trump: Hillary’s Running Mate Did A Terrible Job Back When He Was The Governor Of New Jersey

Politico reports: Donald Trump mixed up Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, with the former governor of New Jersey during a news conference on Wednesday. “Her running mate Tim Kaine, who by the way did a terrible job in New Jersey — first act he did in New Jersey was ask for a $4 billion tax increase and ...

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