Monthly Archives: November 2016

ALABAMA: Roy Moore’s Son Arrested For Eighth Time

Multiple drug and DUI arrests, but somehow he’s never been sentenced to jail. From the Alabama Political Reporter: Caleb Moore, son of suspended Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, was arrested over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend – his eighth arrest in the last five years. Caleb Moore’s mugshot and booking information were posted on the Gadsden Times website, as ...

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ROMANIA: Liberty Counsel Files Court Brief In Support Of Proposed Referendum To Ban Same-Sex Marriage

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Liberty Counsel continues to assist the citizens of Romania who are working on a nationwide constitutional referendum that would modify their Constitution to clarify that marriage is the foundational and fundamental societal institution and is naturally defined as the union of one man and one woman. Romania’s Constitutional Court recently approved and confirmed ...

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INDONESIA: Human Rights Groups Object After Police Raid Gay Party With Help From Islamic Activists

The Jakarta Post reports: Along with a group of hard-liners, the Pancoran Police arrested 13 men on Saturday night at an apartment block in South Jakarta for allegedly holding “a sex party”. Despite no strong evidence that the men had committed any crime, around 50 members of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) barged into an apartment in the Kalibata City ...

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Dictionary.com’s Word Of The Year: Xenophobia

The Associated Press reports: You might have thought about it, heard it. A lot. You might have even felt it: Dictionary.com’s word of the year is “xenophobia.” While it’s difficult to get at exactly why people look words up in dictionaries, online or on paper, it’s clear that in contentious 2016, fear of “otherness” bruised the collective consciousness around the ...

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Trump Team’s Net Worth Could Be $35 Billion

Drain the swamp? Via Politico: Donald Trump campaigned as a champion of the “forgotten man” and won the White House on the strength of his support among the white working class. So far, he’s stacking his administration with masters of the universe. Beyond Trump himself, who claims a net worth of more than $10 billion, the president-elect has tapped businesswoman ...

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WaPo Gives Trump’s Latest Lie “Four Pinocchios”

From the Washington Post: Angered by demands for a recount in the three states that gave him an electoral college victory, President-elect Donald Trump made a bold but unsubstantiated assertion in a tweet — that “millions of people” voted illegally in the presidential election. He suggested they voted for his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, who now leads in the popular ...

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RECOUNT MELTDOWN: Trump Claims He Won Popular Vote Because Millions Voted Illegally For Hillary

This afternoon Donald Trump issued two more ranting tweets about the recount effort, laughably claiming that he actually won the popular vote because millions of people voted illegally for Hillary Clinton. Trump has been melting down about the recount since early this morning and has posted a total of ten tweets so far today. At this writing Hillary leads the ...

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Falwell: Trump Offered Me Education Secretary Job

The Associated Press reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons. Falwell tells The Associated Press that Trump offered him the job last week during a meeting in New York. He says Trump wanted a four- to six-year commitment, but that ...

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McCrory To Withdraw Statewide Recount Demand If Durham County Recount Produces No Change In Result

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: Gov. Pat McCrory is ready to withdraw his request for a statewide recount if a new hand count of Durham County votes produces the same results as Election Day, his campaign announced Saturday evening. The governor is asking the N.C. State Board of Elections to hold an expedited hearing on an appeal of the ...

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RUSSIA: Wife Of Vladimir Putin’s Spokesman Performs “Holocaust-On-Ice” Dance For Reality Show [VIDEO]

The Times Of Israel reports: The wife of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman performed a Holocaust-themed ice skating show on a popular reality television show Saturday night. Tatiana Navka, a former Olympic figure skating medalist and wife of Putin’s chief spokesman Dmitry Peskov, donned striped concentration camp uniforms complete with yellow stars of David, to compete for top honors on ...

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Newt Gingrich: Trump Supporters Will Be “Enormously Disappointed” If Romney Gets Any Kind Of Job [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Donald Trump’s supporters would be “enormously disappointed” if the president-elect nominates Mitt Romney to be secretary of State, Newt Gingrich said Sunday. Romney is reportedly at the top of the list to be the nation’s top diplomat in the new administration, but he was highly critical of Trump’s campaign, once calling him a “fraud” and a “con ...

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Nigel Farage: I Live In Fear For My Life

Britain’s Sunday Express reports: Nigel Farage says he cannot leave his house without security after Brexit and Donald Trump’s US presidential election victory. The interim UKIP leader has received death threats and just last week was confronted during a night out. The revelation came as the 52-year-old Brexiteer refused to rule out backing fascist National Front leader Marine Le Pen ...

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Rubio Squirms When Asked About His Campaign Claim That Trump Can’t Be Trusted With Nukes [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union, host Dana Bash reminded the Florida senator that he once called Trump unfit for the office of the presidency, and warned against “turning over the nuclear codes to an erratic individual.” “Senator, do you still have those concerns about President-elect Trump?” Bash asked. “Well, Dana, we had an election,” Rubio ...

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Reince Priebus: Jill Stein’s Fraudulent Recount Effort Is a Hypocritical Joke And Total Waste Of Time [VIDEO]

RealClearPolitics reports: On this week’s edition of ‘Fox News Sunday,’ RNC Chairman and incoming White House chief-of-staff Reince Priebus says that the effort from Jill Stein’s campaign to recount votes in Michigan and Wisconsin is a waste of time, money and effort. “It is a total and complete distractions and a fraud,” he said. “Look, they will waste our time. ...

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Bernie Sanders Shrugs Off Recount Effort: It’s Not A Big Deal And Nobody Expects Profound Changes [VIDEO]

Via Politico: Those despairing about Donald Trump’s election to the presidency should not be getting too excited about a Green Party-driven recount in some states, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” Sanders also sought to ensure that voters know the recount, which he said is “not a big deal,” is not being driven by the Democrats. “The ...

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Trump Rages Against Recount In New Tweetstorm

Business Insider reports: President-elect Donald Trump continued his screed against an election recount effort in Wisconsin in an hours-long tweetstorm that continued into Sunday morning. In a series of tweets early Sunday, Trump predicted that nothing would come of a recount in Wisconsin initiated by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and tacitly endorsed by Hillary Clinton’s lawyers. “Hillary Clinton ...

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REPORT: Trump Spent Thanksgiving Asking Dinner Guests If He Should Pick Mitt Romney Or Rudy Giuliani

The New York Post reports: The talk at Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving dinner at his Florida club was all about if he should pick Mitt Romney or Rudy Giuliani for secretary of state. The president-elect held court on Thursday at his Palm Beach, Fla., Mar-a-Lago club at a large table with family members including wife Melania and sons Eric and Barron. ...

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Ted Cruz Refuses To Recant Campaign Claim That Donald Trump Is An “Amoral Pathological Liar” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, reflecting on his Republican primary fight against now President-elect Donald Trump, emphasized that he wants to help the incoming administration succeed but did not disown his claim during the campaign that Trump was a “pathological liar.” ABC News’ Martha Raddatz asked Cruz today on “This Week” about his remark during the GOP primary ...

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Conway: Many Conservatives Would Feel Betrayed If Romney Gets Secretary of State Job [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Appointing Mitt Romney as Secretary of State would be viewed as a major betrayal by many supporters of President-elect Donald Trump, former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told CNN on Sunday. “It’s just breathtaking in scope and intensity,” Conway said of the opposition to Romney among Trump supporters. “Receiving deluge of social media & private comms re: Romney ...

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Trump: Jill Stein’s “Ridiculous Recount” Is Just A Scam For The Green Party To “Fill Their Coffers With Money”

“The people have spoken and the election is over, and as Hillary Clinton herself said on election night, in addition to her conceding by congratulating me, ‘We must accept this result and then look to the future.’ It is important to point out that with the help of millions of voters across the country, we won 306 electoral votes on ...

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