Monthly Archives: November 2016

Trump Flack Jason Miller Shrugs Off SCOTUS Ruling: Flag Burning Is Not A Constitutional Right [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Well that didn’t take long. Within minutes of President-elect Donald Trump taking to Twitter to casually assert that people who burn the American flag should, in his words, face a “loss of citizenship or year in jail,” his team was already making the rounds defending the indefensible. Jason Miller, the Communication Director for the Presidential Transition Team who ...

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Roger Stone: Trump Is More Likely To Prosecute Hillary Due To Her Campaign’s Support For The Recount

The Hill reports: A longtime ally of President-elect Donald Trump says the Clinton campaign joining recount efforts increases the chances of Hillary Clinton facing criminal prosecution. “I think Hillary increases her chances of prosecution by acting this way,” Roger Stone said Monday on Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show.” Marc Elias, the Clinton campaign’s general counsel, announced this weekend that ...

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Trump: Flag Burners Should Lose Their Citizenship

The First Amendment is for losers. Via Politico: Burning an American flag should be a crime, President-elect Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning, punishable by a forfeiture of U.S. citizenship or a year in jail. Laws prohibiting the burning or desecration of the American flag have been struck down by the Supreme Court, most recently in 1989 and 1990, ...

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COLOMBIA: 76 Killed In Charter Plane Crash

CBS News reports: A chartered plane with a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76 people, Colombian officials said Tuesday. Only four people are believed to have survived. The British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by a charter airline named LaMia, declared an emergency at 10 ...

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Tony Perkins: Mitt Romney Won’t Stop The Terrorism Spawned By Hillary Clinton’s Support For LGBT Rights

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: For the last eight years the Obama State Department has been focused on pushing sexual orientation and gender identity rather than upholding core American ideals. The result is a world where few regions are not in turmoil, the threat of radical Islam is ever-expanding, the loss of religious freedom continues, and ...

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Crackpot Preacher Babbles In Tongues To Praise White Jesus For Defeating “Jezebel” Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Pastor John Kilpatrick used his pulpit to celebrate the election of Donald Trump and the defeat of Hillary Clinton by speaking in tongues during a recent sermon. Shortly after the Nov. 8 election, Kilpatrick reminded his congregation at the Evangel Temple in Meridian, Mississippi that God used Hurricane Katrina to attack New Orleans because President George W. ...

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Nate Silver Debunks Conway’s “Landslide” Claim

Such a silly, yet typical lie: Nate Silver, pollster and editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, fact-checked Kellyanne Conway’s claim Monday that Donald Trump won the presidency in a historic landslide. Lined up alongside the last 10 elections, Silver noted that Trump’s win was, “actually way below average for a winner’s total,” coming in with only more votes than President George W. Bush. ...

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Obama And Biden Won’t Attend Castro’s Funeral

The Hill reports: President Obama and Vice President Biden will not attend the funeral of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, the White House said Monday. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters to “stay tuned” as to which top U.S. officials, if any, would attend the funeral, scheduled for Dec. 4. Top Republicans have urged Obama not to attend ...

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Associated Press Issues Reporter Guidelines For Using The Term “Alt-Right”: They’re Really Just Racist Nazis

Politico reports: In a memo to reporters writing about the “alt-right,” John Daniszewski, vice president for Standards at the Associated Press, cautioned journalists to be specific and deliberate when writing about a label that many say is just a euphemism for white nationalism. “Avoid using the term generically and without definition, however, because it is not well known and the ...

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BANNED FOR LIFE: Delta Airlines Permanently Boots Trump Fan Who Screamed About “Hillary Bitches”

Raw Story reports: Last week, video emerged of a Trump supporter standing up in the middle of a Delta Airlines flight and yelling at women whom he believed voted for Hillary Clinton in this year’s presidential election. The video, which quickly went viral, showed the man standing up in the aisle and chastising “Hillary b*tches” for not supporting his preferred ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Jill Stein Files Recount Demand

Metro reports: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed for a recount of votes Monday in Pennsylvania, one of three battleground states where President-elect Donald Trump won in his Electoral College victory. A statement released on behalf of Stein circulated on Twitter Monday afternoon. The statement said recounts could begin in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — another state where the candidate ...

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Ivanka Trump’s Shoe Factory Is Moving From China To Ethiopia Because Labor Costs There Are Much Cheaper

USA! USA! The Daily Mail reports: Donald Trump has pledged to bring long-lost American manufacturing jobs back from China. But he may be too late – even for products that bear his family name. A Chinese company that makes shoes for his daughter’s fashion line is moving production to Africa, where labor is much cheaper. The billionaire tycoon has frequently ...

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TAIWAN: 10,000 Stage Pro-Gay Sit-In At Parliament As Lawmakers Hold Final Same-Sex Marriage Hearing

The China Post reports: More than 10,000 same-sex marriage advocates held a sit-in outside the Legislature on Monday, the day of the last public hearing before a legislative committee proceeds with the second reading of a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage. Supporters waved rainbow flags and held banners reading “no discount on human rights,” and “special treatment is discrimination,” ...

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WAR ON CHRISTMAS: South Carolina Gun Dealer Launches Holiday Billboard Campaign With AR-15s

From Greenville, South Carolina’s NBC affiliate: A Columbia gun dealer is launching its controversial Christmas billboard campaign for the third year, and says its goal is to “start conversation about the role of firearms in the American household.” A release from Palmetto State Armory said the campaign is designed to lead to conversation about guns in a “positive and lighthearted ...

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WISCONSIN: Elections Board Rejects Hand Recount

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: The Wisconsin Elections Commission set a timetable Monday for a recount of the presidential election but rejected Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s request to conduct it by hand. Unless Stein quickly challenges the agency’s decision in court and wins,the plan would leave it to officials in each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties to decide whether to do ...

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REPORT: Trump Aide Steve Bannon Once Declared That Only Property Owners Should Have Voting Rights

Via Fusion: The President-elect’s newly-minted, Satan-praising chief White House adviser, Steve Bannon, once sighed longingly about the chance to strip unworthy black citizens of the right to vote in a conversation with a colleague, the New York Times reported on Monday. In the paper’s deep dive into Bannon’s personal and professional history, Julia Jones, who co-wrote a fawning 2004 Ronald ...

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Trump Fan Claims Anti-White Discrimination In Racist Tirade At Black Staffers At Michael’s Outlet [VIDEO]

The Chicagoist reports: A disturbing video filmed last week reportedly shows a woman go on an extended shouting tirade against shoppers and African-American employees at a Michael’s in Lakeview last week. In the clip, the woman is seen shouting pro-Trump taunts and swearing at numerous people in the vicinity, including what appears to be the store manager. According to a ...

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Active Shooter Reported At Ohio State University

From the Associated Press: Ohio State University is telling students that there’s an active shooter on campus and they should “Run Hide Fight.” Ohio State’s official Twitter page retweeted a post from OSU Emergency Management saying there is an active shooter on campus in Columbus on Monday morning. The tweet says: “Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. ...

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Accused Mass Murderer Dylann Roof To Question Jurors After Judge Grants Request To Represent Himself

Via Columbia, South Carolina’s NBC affiliate: Accused Mother Emanuel AME shooter Dylann Roof will represent himself in the trial of nine slain African-American parishioners last June. Roof, who was declared mentally competent to stand trial last week, said he had the capacity represent himself in the federal trial, just as jury selection was about to resume after a delay for ...

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Trump Vows To Reverse Obama’s Thaw With Cuba

The Hill reports: President-elect Donald Trump said Monday he will reverse President Obama’s thaw with Cuba if the island nation’s government does not make reforms. Trump is pledging to follow through on a campaign promise to undo Obama’s decision to open diplomatic and commercial ties with Cuba if the communist government doesn’t adopt changes. The statement comes less than three ...

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