Monthly Archives: August 2016

Cleveland Pride Is (Sort Of) Back On

Several days ago the organizers of Cleveland Pride issued an abrupt and murky cancellation statement, blaming a “changing social climate” for the move. Today we learn that an ad hoc group of Clevelanders will put together an event of their own. Via Cleveland’s ABC affiliate: The event will take place the same day the festival and parade was originally scheduled—Aug. ...

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Trump Backer Roger Stone Promotes Anti-Khan Claims By “Death To Gays” Lunatics Ted And Walid Shoebat

Last night leading Trump surrogate and pro-Trump super PAC head Roger Stone tweeted out a link to the site of Ted Shoebat and his father, Walid, who claim that Khizr Khan is an agent of the Muslim Brotherhood. As regular JMG readers know, the Shoebats frequently call for the executions of homosexuals, women who have abortions, and Christians who support ...

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Trump Surrogate Scottie Hughes: Trump Sacrificed His First Two Marriages Because He’s A Job Creator [VIDEO]

Oh, brother. Via Raw Story: Donald Trump surrogate Scottie Nell Hughes defended the GOP hopeful over the weekend after he came under fire for appearing to equate the death of a soldier in the Iraq war to “sacrifices” he made during his business career. While speaking to ABC News on Sunday, Trump fired back against criticism from Khizr Khan, the ...

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Growing Chorus Questions Trump’s Mental Health

The Toronto Star reports: There is an elephant in the election. It was tiptoed around for a full year by Republicans and Democrats and the media alike. And then, on Wednesday, Michael Bloomberg hoisted it onto the stage of the Democratic National Convention. His plea for Hillary Clinton: “Let’s elect a sane, competent person.” The compliment barely disguised an extraordinary ...

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Glenn Beck Sues His Own Site’s Former CEO For Fraud

Law Newz reports: Conservative television and radio host Glenn Beck has filed a lawsuit in Texas against the man who used to run his entertainment and news network, TheBlaze, according to sources close to Mr. Beck. The petition, obtained by LawNewz.com, was filed on behalf of Mercury Radio Arts, which serves as Beck’s production and operating company over TheBlaze‘s outlets. ...

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John McCain Issues Denouncement Of Trump’s Attack On The Khans: He Doesn’t Represent The GOP [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: In a remarkable and lengthy rebuke of his party’s nominee, Senator John McCain sharply criticized Donald J. Trump’s comments about the family of a fallen Muslim Army captain, saying, “While our party has bestowed upon him the nomination, it is not accompanied by unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us.” Mr. ...

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Men Can Get Any Man They Want

Mother Jones today flashes back to the launch of Trump, The Fragrance. They write: First there was Trump: The Game. Almost two decades later, the billionaire slapped his name on a different sort of product, and Donald Trump, The Fragrance was born. For fans who wanted to smell of eau de Trump, the magnate released his first cologne in 2004. ...

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Gold Star Families Demand Apology From Trump

The Hill reports: Families of fallen service U.S. members are demanding Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump apologize for his “offensive” and “anti-American” comments. The group of Gold Star families on Monday wrote a letter to the billionaire condemning his treatment of the family of U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan, who was killed in Iraq. “Ours is a sacrifice you will ...

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John Oliver On The Democratic Convention [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: The host of Last Week Tonight on HBO devoted his deep-dive segment to recapping the Republican and Democratic National Conventions Sunday night, emphasizing the the language used by Donald Trump in the days since Khizr Khan emotionally spoke in Philadelphia. Khan, the Muslim father of fallen U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, has inadvertently gotten into a feud of ...

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New York Post Again Slut-Shames Melania Trump

For the second day in a row Rupert Murdoch’s right wing New York Post has slut-shamed Melanie Trump with a front page image that’s too racy to post here on JMG. Such a strange turn for the tabloid. From their story: Here’s the nation’s would-be first lady — and right beside her, a second lady. Three years before she met ...

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Hillary Bounces To +7 In New CBS Poll

Via Politico: Last week’s Democratic National Convention has vaulted Hillary Clinton back into the lead in the presidential race, according to a new poll released Monday. The former secretary of state leads her Republican opponent Donald Trump by seven percentage points, 46 percent to 39 percent, in a fresh CBS News national poll. Clinton’s seven-point lead comes just one week ...

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