Monthly Archives: October 2016

SNL Rips On Third Presidential Debate [VIDEO]

People recaps: Even after he accused them of “rigging” the election against him, Saturday Night Live wasn’t going to go easy on Donald Trump. The show took on the Republican presidential nominee in this weekend’s cold open, which focused on the third and final debate on Wednesday. Naturally, universally beloved Tom Hanks (who was hosting this weekend’s episode) was tapped ...

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AT&T Closes Deal Buy Time Warner For $80B

The New York Times reports: AT&T has agreed to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion, a person briefed on the matter said on Saturday, a move that would create a new colossus in the worlds of media and telecommunications. Putting together AT&T, a sprawling video and internet empire that encompasses cellphone and cable service along with DirecTV, and ...

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Log Cabin Republicans Board Narrowly Votes Not To Endorse Trump Despite His Support From Members

Politico reports: The board of the nation’s largest group of LGBT Republicans has voted to not endorse Donald Trump, in a contentious decision that did not reflect the preference of many of its chapters. While the Log Cabin Republicans are united against Hillary Clinton, the group’s 14-member national board narrowly voted on Tuesday to “withhold” an endorsement of the Republican ...

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Trump Vows To Sue “Lying” Accusers [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct in recent weeks. “Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign,” Trump said during remarks in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. “Total fabrication. The events never happened. Never. All of these liars will be sued after the election is over.” He added that ...

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Your DVR Might Have Helped In Yesterday’s Hack

From cyber security expert Brian Krebs: A massive and sustained Internet attack that has caused outages and network congestion for a large number of Web sites was launched with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as CCTV video cameras and digital video recorders, new data suggests. That’s because while many of these devices allow users to ...

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REUTERS: Hillary Will Win With 326 Electoral Votes

Reuters reports: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency, according to the latest States of the Nation project results released on Saturday. In the last week, there has been little movement. Clinton leads Donald Trump in most of the states that Trump would need should he ...

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Christian Activist And Adulterous Felon Dinesh D’Souza: President Obama’s Parents Were Smart To Dump Him

Via Salon: Dinesh D’Souza isn’t just a convicted felon and adulterer. The filmmaker, right-wing pundit, defender of Donald Trump’s right to access beauty pageant contestants’ dressing rooms, and world’s most racist amateur comedian is also generous in his praise toward those who are in his estimation great judges of character — in babies. And just when you thought this election ...

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Roger Stone: If I’m Found Dead, Hillary Did It

“I have been under constant surveillance. Two of my dogs have been poisoned, and someone regularly rummages through my trash where they will find nothing, since I wasn’t born yesterday. We all know that politics is a blood sport, and I am no stranger to fights or controversy. I’ve been called every name in the book, but calling me a ...

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UTAH: Activists File Federal Suit Challenging Law That Bans Educators From Having Pro-LGBT Discussions

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Equality Utah sued the state’s education office in federal court late Friday, challenging Utah’s curriculum laws that bar teachers and students from positive discussions about homosexuality in public schools. Filed in Salt Lake City’s U.S. District Court, the suit asks a federal judge to strike what it calls anti-lesbian, -gay, -bisexual and -transgender curriculum laws ...

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New Trump Hotels To Dump Trump Name

Travel & Leisure reports: Amidst reports that occupancy rates at Trump Hotels have slipped this election season, the company has announced that new brand hotels will no longer bear the Trump name. The newest line of luxury hotels, geared towards millennials, will be called Scion, the company said. “We wanted a name that would be a nod to the Trump ...

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Fox Anchor Lou Dobbs: Trump Saying He Won’t Accept Election Results Was A “Stroke Of Genius” [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Lou Dobbs, one of Donald Trump‘s biggest supporters on Fox News, argued tonight that Trump’s refusal to say he whether would accept the election results at the debate was a “stroke of genius.” No, seriously. He told Bill O’Reilly it was “one of the brightest things he could have done” because it got the media talking about ways ...

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Trump Tells The Truth: “I Like To Deny Things”

For your LOL file: Climate change. Supporting the Iraq War. Accepting the results of the presidential election. Even Donald Trump admitted Friday he relishes denying things. Speaking at a rally in Fletcher, North Carolina, Trump denounced what he hyperbolically suggested were “thousands and thousands of ads” run by Hillary Clinton’s “juggernaut,” which he said has raised “billions of dollars.” “I ...

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BOOM: Hillary Drops The Mic On Trump’s Debate Lie

Via Business Insider: Hillary Clinton’s campaign took a shot at Donald Trump in a tweet Friday afternoon. “Where was this kind of comedy last night?” Clinton’s account tweeted at Trump after the Republican nominee claimed that he had almost unanimously “won” the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday evening. The Clinton campaign was referring to Trump’s speech Thursday night ...

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Trump In 2007: Hot Women Are My Alcoholism, I Like To Hire Teenagers If They’re Hot Enough [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: Donald Trump claims to only hire the “best people,” but also boasted once of hiring a teenager with no experience just because she was beautiful. In video taken of Trump giving a paid Learning Annex speech in 2007, the Republican presidential candidate — currently accused of groping as many as 11 women against their will ...

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Tea Party Group Warns That “Thugs With Night Sticks” Will Try To Intimidate Republican Voters [VIDEO]

Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: The Tea Party “election integrity” group True the Vote has been ramping up its efforts to send poll watchers to polling places in advance of the presidential election, fueled in part by Donald Trump’s frequent claims that the election will be “rigged” against him and his calls for supporters to monitor polls in ...

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David Duke Qualifies For US Senate Debate

The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: John Kennedy and Foster Campbell lead the field in the race to qualify for the U.S. Senate runoff less than three weeks before Election Day, an independent poll showed Thursday. But the biggest news from the poll by Raycom Media may be that David Duke scored just high enough to qualify for the final televised ...

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INSIDER: I Told Christie About Bridgegate Plot

Reuters reports: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was told about the lane closures that led to the “Bridgegate” scandal a month before they occurred, a former aide testified on Friday, contradicting Christie’s statements that he only learned about them afterward. Bridget Kelly, the governor’s former deputy chief of staff, told jurors in federal court in Newark that she discussed the ...

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Hacking Wave Continues, Feds Investigate, Anonymous Takes Credit As Revenge For Assange Losing Internet

This morning numerous major sites were inaccessible across the northeast of the United States after unknown hackers launched a denial of service attack on a major DNS host. The initial attack was “mitigated” in about two hours but another wave launched early this afternoon is presently also affecting accessibility on much of the west cost. Politico reports that your earlier ...

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Cher & James Corden – I Got You Bae [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reviews: Cher joined James Corden Thursday to perform “I Got You, Bae,” a modernized version of Sonny & Cher’s 1965 hit “I Got You Babe,” on The Late Late Show. “I’m going to do one of my favorite songs tonight,” the singer told the crowd. “But I want to do it in a different way.” Corden walked out ...

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Gold Star Dad Khizr Khan Stars In Hillary Ad: Would My Son Have A Place In Donald Trump’s America? [VIDEO]

Not many political ads bring you to tears. Politico reports: Khizr Khan has one more question for Donald Trump. The father of Humayun Khan, a Muslim-American soldier killed in Iraq in 2004, thrust himself into the election spotlight this summer at the Democratic National Convention, when he asked if the Republican nominee had even read the U.S. Constitution and told ...

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