Monthly Archives: January 2017

Trump Angrily Defends His Immigration Ban

CBS News reports: Following a night of worldwide protests and a federal judge halting deportations of visa holders under his latest executive order, President Trump defended his “extreme vetting” policy Sunday, pointing to Europe as a warning sign for a future without “strong borders.” U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly issued an emergency order Saturday evening stopping authorities from deporting those ...

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Issues National Emergency Stay On Trump’s Executive Order Banning Muslims UPDATE: Stay Only Affects Current Detainees

According to multiple reports on Twitter, US District Judge Ann Donnelly just issued a national stay on Trump’s executive order banning Muslims from seven nations from entering the United States. Story developing… UPDATE: The Verge reports. The federal court for the Eastern District of New York issued an emergency stay halting President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry to the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Massive Anti-Trump Protest At JFK

As news spread that legal US residents with valid green cards are being detained by Trump’s goons at JFK, thousands of New Yorkers have descended on the international terminals for a spontaneous protest. Watch the live-stream below provided by the Working Families Party on Facebook.

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Joy Reid Flabbergasted After Anti-Choice Leader Calls For Outlawing Most Forms Of Birth Control [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: An interview on the women’s march in Washington took a bizarre turn when an anti-choice advocate told MSNBC host Joy Reid that birth control — including the pill and IUD’s — should be made illegal because they kill babies. Following a considerable amount of cross-talk over services that Planned Parenthood provides with Kristan Hawkins of Students for ...

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Iran Retaliates With Ban On US Citizens

Reuters reports: Iran said on Saturday it would stop U.S. citizens entering the country in retaliation to Washington’s visa ban against Tehran and six other majority-Muslim countries announced by new U.S. President Donald Trump. “While respecting the American people and distinguishing between them and the hostile policies of the U.S. government, Iran will implement the principle of reciprocity until the ...

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ISRAEL: Netanyahu Praises Trump’s Racism

Haaretz reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced support Saturday for U.S. President Donald Trump plan to build a border wall along America’s border with Mexico and praised Trump for referencing Israel in defending his wall. “President Trump is right. I built a wall along Israel’s southern border. It stopped all illegal immigration. Great success. Great idea,” Netanyahu tweeted. With the ...

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Franklin Graham On The Doomsday Clock: Don’t Blame Trump, Blame Yourself For Not Loving Jesus Enough

“According to a group of scientists, the ‘Doomsday Clock’ has moved 30 seconds closer to midnight! What are they blaming? President Donald J. Trump’s comments on nuclear weapons and climate change. Wow. If you want to look for a real sign of the end of time as we know it, here’s something God’s Word says you can look for: ‘in ...

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BREAKING: ACLU Sues Trump Over Refugee Ban

Reuters reports: Immigration lawyers sued on Saturday to block President Donald Trump’s order halting the entry of refugees and foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries to the United States, saying numerous people have already been unlawfully detained. The lawyers from numerous immigration organizations and the American Civil Liberties Union sued in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on behalf ...

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Legal US Residents With Green Cards Held At Airports, Told To Go Back Where They Came From [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Within hours of President Trump’s executive order limiting immigration from Muslim countries, green card and visa holders were already being blocked from getting on flights to the U.S. The Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee said people who had already landed were being sequestered at airports and told they have to return to their point of origin. ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #144 [VIDEO]

Clip recap: Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins have a field day as two friends who support, love and battle each other over work, men, marriage and through World War II in Vincent Sherman’s “Old Acquaintance” (1943). Taken from the Broadway hit, the film was hampered by the continual in-fighting between its two stars who couldn’t stand one another. This antagonism ...

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Christian Love™ At The Women’s March [VIDEO]

The Christian Post is very upset about how a group of infamous street preachers was treated at last Saturday’s women’s march. They write: Bible-believing street evangelists warning against all sin, including abortion and homosexuality, were shouted down, spat on and had water thrown on them by participants of the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday afternoon. As hundreds of thousands ...

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Google Recalls Staffers From Trump’s Banned Nations

Bloomberg reports: Alphabet Inc.’s Google delivered a sharp message to staff traveling overseas who may be impacted by a new executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump: Get back to the U.S. now. Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai slammed Trump’s move in a note to employees Friday, telling them that more than 100 company staff are affected by ...

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REPORT: Iranian Oscar-Nominated Director Will Miss Ceremony Due To Trump’s Suspension Of Visas

The Independent reports: The Muslim ban enacted by President Donald Trump will keep the Iranian director of an Oscar-nominated film from this year’s ceremony, according to reports. President Trump announced this week that nationals from seven Muslim countries will now be refused access to the United States of America, a move that is said to mean that filmmaker Asghar Farhadi ...

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Your Daily Presidential Attack On The Media

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday railed against the New York Times and the Washington Post on Twitter, continuing his longstanding assault on media outlets. The president labeled the Times as “fake news,” and said that it and the Washington Post’s coverage of Trump has been “so false and angry.” It is unclear as to what prompted Trump’s criticism, ...

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Actor John Hurt Dies At Age 77 [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Veteran actor Sir John Hurt has died aged 77, his agent has said. The Bafta-winning star, known for his roles in Alien and The Elephant Man, continued working despite being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015. He recently starred as Father Richard McSorley in Jackie, the biopic of President John F. Kennedy’s wife. US director Mel Brooks ...

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US Navy Conducts Transgender Policy Training

I don’t know how much longer we’ll get press releases like this one, which is from the Navy Office of Community Outreach. Here is their photo caption: Capt. Jeffrey Ward, commanding officer of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), facilitates transgender training with chiefs and officers in the ship’s wardroom. The training was conducted to provide command leadership ...

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Trump Signs Indefinite Ban On Syrian Refugees [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: The United States will impose draconian new “extreme vetting” measures for people entering the country, as part of an attempt by president Donald Trump to “keep radical Islamic terrorists out”. A draft of the Trump administration’s executive order reviewed by the Guardian on Wednesday, characterized its purpose as “[to] prevent the admission of foreign nationals who intend ...

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Trump Backs Bannon On Media: They’re The Dishonest, Deceitful Opposition Party In Many Ways [VIDEO]

From Trump’s interview with Christian Broadcasting Network reporter David Brody: In an exclusive interview with The Brody File, President Donald Trump says the media in America is the, “opposition party.” “I think the media is the opposition party in many ways,” Trump tells me during our sit down interview at The White House. “I’m not talking about everybody, but a ...

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GEORGIA: State GOP Rep Shot At Porn Shop [VIDEO]

A Republican lawmaker has made the national news after changing his story about where he was during a mugging in which he was shot in the leg. The New York Daily News reports: A Georgia state lawmaker carrying thousands of dollars in storm relief funds says he was shot in the leg during a robbery behind an adult cinema. Republican ...

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How Obamacare’s Repeal Affects LGBTs [VIDEO]

Matt Baume writes in the Huffington Post: If the ACA is repealed, as Republicans are trying to do, not only would 32 million people lose health care, according to the Congressional Budget Office, but LGBTs would be disproportionately affected. And “disproportionately affected” is a phrase which here means “get sick and die.” For example, HIV treatment can cost thousands of ...

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