Monthly Archives: January 2017

FLORIDA: Pastor Forced To Flee Naked After Church Member Catches Him In Bed With His Wife [VIDEO]

JMG reader Bill tips us to this story from the Christian Post: The Rev. O. Jermaine Simmons Sr., pastor of the popular Jacob Chapel Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Florida, who recently authored a book focused on issues of godly manhood, was sent running for his life last Tuesday after one of his parishioners found him in bed with his wife. ...

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New York Lawmaker’s Plan To Require Presidential Candidates To Release Taxes Spreads To Other States

NBC News reports: A New York lawmaker says his idea to require presidential candidates to release their tax returns is catching on in other states. State Sen. Brad Hoylman says lawmakers in more than a dozen other states are working on similar proposals. The Manhattan Democrat says it’s appropriate for state lawmakers to set the rules for ballot eligibility and ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Betsy DeVos, Defensive Smiling

In advance of tomorrow’s Senate vote on the confirmation of Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, YouTube comedian Vic Berger has created a supercut of the many times DeVos smiled broadly as she dodged direct questioning during her hearing. Watch it. The Washington Post today reports on the last-minute push to reject her: More than 300 state lawmakers hailing from all ...

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Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Refugees

CBS News reports: Starbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump’s indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations. Howard Schultz, the coffee retailer’s chairman and CEO, said in a letter to employees Sunday that the hiring would apply to stores worldwide ...

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Everything Is Now A Reality Show

Tune in tomorrow night for the final elimination round when our emcee reveals the winner LIVE LIVE LIVE on national television as the runners-up receive consolation robes from gorgeous models!

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Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice: Trump’s National Security Council Shakeup Is “Stone Cold Crazy”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s decision to reorganize the National Security Council in a way that removes the director of intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from always attending the principals’ committee is “stone cold crazy,” former National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Sunday. Rice retweeted another Twitter user, P.E. Juan, who said: “Trump loves and ...

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Sarah Palin: Fake News Sparked Those Protests

“A blanket ‘immigration ban’? No, it is not. That is a fake news headline. Even so-called conservative websites groveling for clicks are making more out of President Trump’s action to fully vet foreigners’ intentions upon U.S. entrance than it obviously is. Trump is doing what the majority recognized was necessary to secure our borders. Voters asked for it, he promised ...

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ACLU Raises Record $24M Over The Weekend

Slate reports: The American Civil Liberties Union broke all its fundraising records this weekend as it became the main group challenging President Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions. The ACLU raised $24,164,691 this weekend from 356,306 online donations after Trump signed the order suspending the country’s refugee program and banning entry into the United States of citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries. ...

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Trump Blames Delta For Chaos At Airports

Fortune reports: President Donald Trump on Monday sought to deflect blame for the chaos and confusion that his executive order clamping down on immigration caused this weekend at airports around the country, wrongly blaming Delta Airlines in the wake of a “systems outage” that caused delays and cancelations. Delta’s snafu didn’t begin until after outrage over Trump’s order to bar ...

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Hair Furor: My GOP Detractors Want To Start WWIII

The Hill reports: President Donald Trump defended his executive order on immigration and refugee policy Sunday afternoon in two tweets, posted at around the same time the White House released a statement from the president. The statement stressed the importance of keeping the country safe and denied that the order amounts to a Muslim ban. But the tweets were a ...

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GREECE: Neo-Nazi Leader Praises Trump As Thousands Of Nazis Stage Athens Protest Against Migrants [VIDEO]

Euronews reports: Supporters of the far-right Golden Dawn have taken to the streets of the Greek capital, Athens, in an anti-immigration protest. Marchers expressed fury at the number of migrants remaining in Greece since the closure of the Balkan route into Europe. Golden Dawn parliamentarian Ilias Panagiotaros likes what he sees from across the Atlantic: “We don’t see any EU-Turkey ...

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BRITAIN: Parliament To Debate Trump’s State Visit After Petition Campaign Gains 600,000+ Signatures [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK is expected to be debated in Parliament after senior Conservatives joined hundreds of thousands calling for it to be cancelled. More than 600,000 people had by Sunday night signed a letter calling for the visit, which is due to take place in the Summer, to be abandoned because of the ...

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Lyft Donates $1M To ACLU As #DeleteUber Trends

Gizmodo reports: Following Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s limp response to Trump’s “Muslim ban,” Lyft has decided to put its money where its mouth is. The ridesharing rival announced today that it will donate a million dollars to the ACLU to “defend our constitution.” Protests gathered at airports around the country yesterday and people were looking to the rich and powerful ...

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Chuck Schumer Vows That Senate Dems Will Overturn Trump’s “Mean-Spirited” Executive Order [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York called on President Donald Trump to reverse his executive order on immigration, calling it “mean-spirited and un-American.” Schumer said Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation attempting to overturn Trump’s travel ban executive order. An aide to Schumer says the legislation could come as soon as Monday. At a press ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Massive Protest Outside White House

Washington’s CBS affiliate reports: Massive crowds have gathered at the White House Sunday afternoon to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration plan. The president’s executive order suspends the entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, halts the admission of refugees from Syria indefinitely and bars entry for three months to residents from the predominantly Muslim countries of ...

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McCain Blasts Trump’s “Radical Departure” In Placing Steve Bannon On National Security Council [VIDEO]

This story would have dominated Twitter yesterday were it not for the airport protests. Politico reports: John McCain is harshly criticizing the elevation of White House strategist Stephen Bannon to President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, calling the move “radical” because it minimizes the role of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff. “I am worried about the National ...

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Priebus: More Countries Might Be Added [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus muddied the waters on President Donald Trump’s new executive order barring immigration from select countries, saying Sunday it “doesn’t include green card holders going forward” but adding that anyone traveling back and forth from the countries in question will be subject to further screening, including U.S. citizens. In an interview ...

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Sean Spicer: Trump’s Immigration Ban Shouldn’t Be A Surprise, This Is What He Promised To Do [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Sunday that President Donald Trump is doing what he said he would do during the campaign, referencing recent executive orders on immigration and the refugee vetting process. “This is nothing new,” Spicer told ABC’s “This Week.” “President Trump talked about this throughout the campaign and throughout the transition.” “They ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Yesterday’s Airport Chaos Was A “Small Price To Pay” For Greater Security [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that international travel disruptions in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from predominantly Muslim nations was a “small price to pay” for greater security. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Conway downplayed the separation of families in the aftermath of the order. “This whole idea that ...

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White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller: Trump’s Immigration Ban Remains In “Full And Total Effect”

NBC News reports: Hours after a federal judge issued a stay on President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily restricting entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and a senior White House adviser issued robust responses, emphasizing that the order remains in force. In a statement issued in the early hours of Sunday, the ...

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