Monthly Archives: October 2016

NEWSWEEK: Trump’s Companies Destroyed Thousands Of Emails And Documents Demanded In Lawsuits

From this week’s cover story in Newsweek: Over the course of decades, Donald Trump’s companies have systematically destroyed or hidden thousands of emails, digital records and paper documents demanded in official proceedings, often in defiance of court orders. These tactics—exposed by a Newsweek review of thousands of pages of court filings, judicial orders and affidavits from an array of court ...

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Hillary +3 In New Post-FBI Politico Poll

Politico reports: The race for the White House is tight, but it has not been radically changed by the FBI director’s bombshell announcement last week. Hillary Clinton has a slim three-point lead over Donald Trump one week before Election Day, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted entirely after FBI Director James Comey announced the discovery of new emails ...

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LBJ’s “Daisy Girl” Returns 52 Years Later In Hillary Ad Which Questions Trump’s Nuclear Stance [VIDEO]

The Arizona Republican reports: Monique Luiz, the Phoenix resident who 52 years ago starred in the most famous, or infamous, political TV commercial of all time, is back in a new ad for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. In 1964, Luiz was the three-year-old tot plucking the petals from a daisy in a haunting black-and-white spot for President Lyndon Johnson. ...

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Todd Starnes To Media: Stop Whining About Trump’s Threatening Fans And Put On Your Big Boy Pants

From Fox News commentator Todd Starnes: The Mainstream Media says Donald Trump and his supporters have hurt their feelings. CNN’s Wolf Blizter unloaded on Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s campaign manager — demanding that they stop heckling journalists. “He shouldn’t be doing that,” Blitzer said on CNN. “I mean, can you talk to him? And say to him, ‘Mr. Trump, we only ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #143 [VIDEO]

Happy Halloween! Clip recap: Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor enter the world of Alfred Hitchcock with terrifying results in THE BIRDS (1963), taken from a short story by Daphne DuMaurier. With able support from Susanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy and young Veronica Cartwright, it is Hitchcock at his best. The perfect Halloween classic that will leave you riveted and terrified.

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Former AG Eric Holder Slams FBI Director James Comey In Op-Ed: He Violated Long-Standing DOJ Policies

From an op-ed published last night by the Washington Post: I began my career in the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section 40 years ago, investigating cases of official corruption. In the years since, I have seen America’s justice system firsthand from nearly every angle — as a prosecutor, judge, attorney in private practice, and attorney general of the United States. ...

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John Oliver On The Latest Email Probe [VIDEO]

Via Deadline: “We did not want to talk about the election at all this week. We so badly wanted to give everyone a break,” John Oliver apologized to viewers at the top of Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. The show had to dump a segment about pirates running for election in Iceland, he said regretfully, mourning the scrubbing of “some solid ...

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REPORT: Paul Manafort Tricked Trump Into Picking Pence By Faking A Malfunction With Trump’s Plane

The New York Post reports: Donald Trump initially offered the vice-presidential running-mate slot to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie but then withdrew it, sources said. With a week to go before the GOP convention in July, Trump had not made his choice among Christie, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Most of his Trump’s advisers — ...

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NEVADA: Trump Rally Speaker Wayne Root Fantasizes About The Deaths Of Hillary And Huma Abedin [VIDEO]

Politico reports: A speaker warming up the crowd for Donald Trump at a campaign rally Sunday morning fantasized about the deaths of Hillary Clinton and a senior aide. Conservative commentator Wayne Allyn Root, describing his fantasy of a made-for-TV movie about Clinton and aide Huma Abedin, said, “We all get our wish. The ending is like ‘Thelma and Louise.” In ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Counter-Terrorism Squad Evacuates Opera House After Man Tosses Human Ashes Into Pit

Gothamist reports: The suspicious substance that led to last night’s evacuation of the Metropolitan Opera House may have been a man’s ashes, police said yesterday. Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m., members of the Met’s orchestra noticed a man in a suit who began sprinkling a powdery substance in the orchestra pit during the second intermission of “Guillaume Tell.” Shortly afterwards, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Hillary Holds Wilton Manors Rally

UPDATE: The event has begun. At 3PM today Hillary Clinton will hold a rally at The Manor, the largest of the 15 or so gay nightclubs that crowd the main strip of Wilton Manors. I’m putting this post up a little early just to give you a heads-up. From the Fort Lauderale Sun-Sentinel: The appearance shows the importance the Clinton ...

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Today’s Silly Lie From Donald Trump

The Hill reports: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Sunday accused the media of “burying” the FBI’s investigation into Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s private email server. FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to lawmakers Friday, alerting them that emails potentially relevant to Clinton’s server investigation were discovered. The emails were found during a separate investigation into former Rep. Anthony ...

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Virginia Newspaper Endorses North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory For Sending So Many Jobs To Their State

From the editorial board of the Roanoke Times: Which candidate would do the most to help our local economy? That’s easy. It’s Pat McCrory, the Republican governor of North Carolina, who’s seeking his second four-year term in the November election. We can point to specific and multiple ways he has helped the economy — our economy. North Carolina panicked and ...

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Jennifer Lopez To Star In NBC’s Bye Bye Birdie Live!

Via Playbill: NBC-TV has announced that its 2017 holiday live Broadway musical broadcast will be Bye Bye Birdie Live! and its star will be pop songstress Jennifer Lopez, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. She will sing the Charles Strouse/Lee Adams score, which includes “Spanish Rose” for her, and “Put on a Happy Face” for her yet-unnamed leading ...

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TAIWAN: 80,000 March At Taipei’s Pride Parade As Justice Minister Calls For Same-Sex Marriage [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: It might have rained on their parade, but Taiwan’s wet weather did not dampen the spirits of Asia’s largest gay pride march, as over 80,000 took to the streets of the capital, Taipei, on Saturday to call for equal rights and same-sex marriage. Rainbow umbrellas went up, matching a sea of multi-coloured flags and hats, in a ...

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Trump Campaign Condemns “Deplorable” Anti-Semitic Fan Who Screamed “JEW-S-A!” At Reporters [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump routinely bashes the news media at his rallies, labeling them “dishonest” people who are part of the “rigged” system that he claims is working against him. The crowd usually piles on with boos. At a Saturday afternoon rally here, one man confronted the media on his own – with an anti-Semitic chant and a ...

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CHICAGO: Christian Promoter Banned From Restaging Pulse Massacre At Grade School’s Haunted House

The Windy City Times reports: A Far South Side grade school will not co-host a haunted house that contained, among other depictions, a representation of the June 2016 shootings at the Pulse nightclub, according to CPS officials. Fernwood Elementary School, 10041 S. Union Ave., was advertised by promoters as the location of a haunted house entitled The Room: A Journey ...

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The HRC Revokes Endorsement Of GOP Sen. Mark Kirk Over Racist Attack On Family Of Rep. Tammy Duckworth

Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin writes: After careful consideration, HRC’s Public Policy Committee of the Board of Directors has taken the unprecedented step — a first in our 36-year history — of revoking an endorsement. We are a bipartisan organization and our staff and board make endorsement decisions based on a proven record of LGBTQ equality and a candidate’s ability to drive legislative ...

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WaPo: That Time Trump Crashed A Pediatric AIDS Fundraiser And Left Without Making Any Donation

The Washington Post reports: In the fall of 1996, a charity called the Association to Benefit Children held a ribbon-cutting in Manhattan for a new nursery school serving children with AIDS. The bold-faced names took seats up front. There was then-Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani (R) and former mayor David Dinkins (D). TV stars Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford, who were ...

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Gay Porn Producer Michael Lucas Pens Breitbart Column: Gay Thought Police Are Like Soviet-Era Bullies

In response to scathing comments directed at a gay couple who support Trump, perpetually duck-facing porn producer Michael Lucas says he’s equally appalled by Donald Trump and by the “gay thought police” who ridicule homocons. From today’s column for Breitbart: I have been very clear in my opposition to Trump, whose candidacy and views on most issues are an utter ...

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