Monthly Archives: September 2016

First LGBT Pride Flag Launched Into Space [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Now there’s a new reason to seriously start investigating the possibility of civilian space travel: one of our favorite non-profit organizations just declared the universe LGBT-friendly. Planting Peace’s latest display of solidarity with the queer community involves a Pride flag, a high altitude balloon and a GoPro camera. The group, which regularly launches social activism campaigns ...

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HOUSTON: Taco Trucks Register New Voters

Houston’s ABC affiliate reports: Several businesses, including design firm Rigsby Hull and Latino activist group Mi Familia Vota, teamed up to make it easy for people to grab a taco while registering. #GuacTheVote and #TacoTruckOnEveryCorner were already trending around the country, after founder of the group “Latinos for Trump” made a public comment about Latino culture that offended a lot ...

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FLOTUS Stars In New Hillary Ad [VIDEO]

Politico recaps: After running ads for weeks portraying Republican candidate Donald Trump as a poor role model for America’s children, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has turned to first lady Michelle Obama to explain why the former secretary of state is the candidate best suited to help kids. “Our children watch everything we do and the person we elect as president has ...

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Small Bump: Hillary +3 In First Post-Debate Poll

Politico reports: We have a brand-new post-debate poll that confirms Hillary Clinton got a small bump over Donald Trump from her performance. Clinton is up three points among likely voters in the POLITICO/Morning Consult poll of the four-way race for president. Before the debate Trump was up one point. Just 9% of respondents said the debate changed their mind about ...

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Jet Owner Hannity Slams Media Elites And Their “Limos, Fine Steakhouses, And Fancy Wine Lifestyles” [VIDEO]

Sean Hannity is worth $80M, lives in a 14,000 square foot mansion, and owns a private jet, but last night he decided to denounce journalists as media elites. Via Mediaite: During a lengthy monologue praising Donald Trump‘s debate performance last night, Sean Hannity attacked the media for being out of touch. His evidence of such was the fact that the ...

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The Arizona Republic Endorses Hillary, First Democratic Presidential Endorsement In Paper’s 126 Year History

From the editorial board of the Arizona Republic: Since The Arizona Republic began publication in 1890, we have never endorsed a Democrat over a Republican for president. Never. This reflects a deep philosophical appreciation for conservative ideals and Republican principles. This year is different. The 2016 Republican candidate is not conservative and he is not qualified. That’s why, for the ...

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Wells Fargo CEO Loses $41M Bonus, Keeps Job

Fortune reports: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf may not lose his job over the phony account scandal that has cost his bank its reputation (and $185 million in fines), but he will lose his bonus — and then some. After weeks of public outcry and prodding from some Wall Street analysts, the Wells Fargo board announced late Tuesday that it ...

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Songified: Trump Vs Clinton Featuring Blondie [VIDEO]

The AV Club recaps: Under a number of banners, including Schmoyoho, Songify This, and Auto-Tune The News, The Gregory Brothers have made a specialty of transforming current events into sweet, ear-soothing pop music. Their version of Monday night’s first presidential debate between former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton and real estate mogul Donald Trump is already here, and it’s as ...

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Former Israeli PM Shimon Peres Dies At Age 93

The BBC reports: Shimon Peres, who served twice as Israel’s prime minister and once as president, has died at the age of 93. Mr Peres suffered a stroke two weeks ago. His condition had improved before a sudden deterioration on Tuesday. His son Chemi led tributes to “one of the founding fathers of the state of Israel” who “worked tirelessly” ...

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Tony Perkins Has The Presidential Debate Sadz: Hillary Skated By Unscathed Thanks To Lester Holt’s Bias

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Last night was supposed to belong to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But the biggest story of the first debate wasn’t the candidates answering the questions — it was the person asking them. In one of the most talked-about plots of the first head-to-head, moderator Lester Holt seemed intent on making ...

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YOU KNEW THIS: 70+ Online Presidential Debate Polls Were “Botted” By Thousands Of Pro-Trump Trolls

The Daily Dot has the details on what you already suspected: You may be getting trolled right now without even knowing it. Donald Trump supporters artificially manipulated the results of online polls to create a false narrative that the Republican nominee won the first presidential debate on Monday night. The efforts originated from users of the pro-Trump Reddit community r/The_Donald ...

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Right Next To Swastikas: Anti-Defamation League Adds Alt-Right Frog Mascot “Pepe” To Hate Symbols List

Earlier this month Skittles Trump tweeted the above image. Via (of course) Breitbart: Pepe the Frog has been added to the Anti-Defamation League’s Hate Symbol Database, where it currently sits alongside symbols such as the Nazi swastika, burning crosses, and SS lightning bolts. “In recent years, with the growth of the ‘alt right’ segment of the white supremacist movement, a ...

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Howard Dean: Seriously, Was Trump On Coke? [VIDEO]

More revenge for #SickHillary. The Hill reports: Howard Dean doubled down Tuesday on his insinuation that Donald Trump’s debate-night sniffles were related to cocaine use. “That is actually a signature of people who use cocaine,” Dean said on MSNBC. “I’m not suggesting that Trump does, but I’m suggesting we think about it, because here’s the interesting constellation — he sniffs ...

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New Hillary Ad Rips Trump’s Bad Temper [VIDEO}

Raw Story recaps the latest: A new 30-second campaign ad from pro-Clinton PAC Priorities USA zings Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on his laughable insistence during Monday night’s debate that his “temperament” is his greatest asset. “I think my strongest asset — maybe by far,” said Trump at Hofstra University, “is my temperament.” The ad goes on to show clip ...

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Pro Skateboarder Brian Anderson Comes Out [VIDEO]

Quite frankly, I was only dimly aware that professional skateboarding exists, but judging by all of this afternoon’s emails from JMG readers, this guy is a big deal in the sport. Hypebeast reports: Retired skateboarder Brian Anderson, who infamously won both Thrasher‘s prestigious Skater of the Year award and a World Cup of Skateboarding title back in 1999, has come ...

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Last Night’s Debate Drew Record TV Audience

But the many millions who watched online are uncounted. Via CNN Money: More than 80 million people tuned in to see Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off, setting a new record in the sixty year history of televised presidential debates. The final numbers are still being tallied by Nielsen. But the debate averaged a total of 80.9 million viewers ...

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Giuliani: Hillary’s Too Stupid To Be President [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton’s decision to stand by her husband and attack former White House intern Monica Lewinsky when news of a sexual relationship between the two broke in 1998 prove that the former secretary of state is “too stupid to be president,” Rudy Giuliani said Monday night. The former New York City mayor made the remark, captured on video ...

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Glee Star Alex Newell Blows The Roof Off In Innovative HIV Prevention Dance Track For The CDC [VIDEO]

An innovative campaign and the song really IS fantastic. Mark King breaks it down at My Fabulous Disease: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has produced a music video that joyfully educates gay men about HIV prevention options. And it is foot-stomping fabulous. The song, “Collect My Love,” was released by The Knocks and it features vocals by ...

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Former Miss Universe Stars In New Hillary Ad [VIDEO]

AdWeek reports: Monday night, during the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, it was no accident that Clinton pointed out Trump’s treatment of Alicia Machado. “One of the worst things he said was about a woman in a beauty contest,” said Clinton. “He loves beauty contests, supporting them and hanging around them, and he called this woman ...

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World Net Daily Has The Presidential Debate Sadz: We Hate To Say It But Hillary Cleaned Donald Trump’s Clock

World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah, who’s never come across a conspiracy theory too insane to earn a screaming headline, is very upset about last night’s debate. He writes: I hate to say it, because I truly believe the election of Donald Trump is profoundly important for the future of the country, but Hillary cleaned his clock in the Great ...

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