Monthly Archives: May 2017

Hair Furor Retreats To “Crooked Hillary” Insult, Claims He’ll Unveil Climate Accord Decision In Rose Garden

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is accusing his former rival Hillary Clinton of blaming everyone but herself for her election loss. Trump revived an old nickname for the Democrat Wednesday, tweeting that, “Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate.” Trump was likely responding to Clinton’s appearance Wednesday at Recode’s ...

Read More »

PORTLAND: Homocon Organizer Cancels Anti-Muslim Rally, Claims Mayor’s Pleas Endangered His Group

The Oregonian reports: Organizers of an anti-Muslim demonstration planned for June 10 announced Wednesday that they’ve canceled the event. Organizer Scott Presler [photo] cited Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s “inflammatory” requests to cancel other protests, which he said endangered people who might attend them. Wheeler this week asked that federal officials revoke the permit for a separate pro-Trump free speech rally ...

Read More »

REPORT: Trump Called Roger Stone After Firing James Comey Then Lied About Having Called Roger Stone

The New Yorker reports: On May 11th Roger Stone, Donald Trump’s on-again, off-again political adviser for several decades, had just wrapped up a pair of morning television appearances when, according to two sources with direct knowledge, he received a call from the President. Just a night earlier, Trump claimed that he was no longer in touch with Stone. In the ...

Read More »

Erick Erickson: I Worship Jesus So Screw The Climate

Right wing radio host and erstwhile Never Trump cheerleader Erick Erickson today went on a tweetstorm declaring that he doesn’t have to care about climate change because he believes in Jesus. Twitter responded as Twitter is wont to do, spurring Erickson to double-down with cliched teabagger insults about liberal tears, blah blah blah. In other words, an ordinary douchebaggery-filled day ...

Read More »

Hillary: Covfefe Was Hidden Code To Russians [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Hillary Clinton came prepared with more than one zinger about the mystery word of the day: Covfefe. At an interview hosted by Recode on Wednesday, one of the moderators brought up covfefe — a word that took on a life of its own after Trump tweeted a few minutes after midnight: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” (The ...

Read More »

GOP US House Rep. Tim Walberg: If Climate Change Turns Out To Be “Real Problem,” God Will Fix It [VIDEO]

HuffPost reports: Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) told a constituent last week that God can solve the problem of climate change if the global phenomenon truly exists. The 66-year-old Republican, who is a climate change skeptic, made the remark at a town hall in Coldwater, Michigan, on Friday. “I believe there’s climate change,” Walberg said, according to a video of the ...

Read More »

Jim Bakker: If Trump Is Impeached, Christians Will Rise From The Shadows To Start Another Civil War [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Televangelist Jim Bakker sat down today with Ramiro Peña, a Texas-based pastor and a member of Donald Trump’s Hispanic advisory board, to discuss Peña’s recent meeting with Trump and other religious leaders in the White House. While criticizing calls to impeach Trump, Bakker said that such a move would lead to war: “If ...

Read More »

White House Will Refuse To Answer Any Future Questions On Investigation Into Collusion With Russia

The Hill reports: President Trump’s administration will cease answering questions from reporters about the investigation into the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday. In an off-camera press briefing, Spicer told reporters that any future questions about the investigation would be addressed by Trump’s personal lawyer. “We are focused on the president’s agenda ...

Read More »

FRANCE: Posthumous Wedding For Gay Cop Slain In Paris Terror Attack, Former President And Mayor Attend

France’s The Local reports: The partner of a gay policeman gunned down by a jihadist on Paris’s Champs-Elysees avenue in April has married him posthumously, according to reports on Wednesday. Former president Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo attended the wedding on Tuesday of the late Xavier Jugele and Etienne Cardiles. Jugele, 37, was shot dead on April 20 ...

Read More »

Sean Spicer: The President And A Small Group Of People Know Exactly What “Covfefe” Means [AUDIO]

Raw Story reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer drew widespread laughter from reporters when he insisted that President Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet was not a misspelling. After one reporter asked Spicer if “people should be concerned that the president posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night,” Spicer simply replied, “No.” The reporter then asked Spicer why the ...

Read More »

Far-Right Websites Launch Boycott Campaign Against Rachel Maddow In Retaliation For Sean Hannity

Far-right extremist Brent Bozell, who is best known here for calling President Obama a “skinny ghetto crackhead” during an appearance on Fox News, is leading a call for advertisers to boycott the Rachel Maddow Show. The move comes in retaliation for the boycott movement against Fox host Sean Hannity. Via Bozell’s outlet Newsbusters: Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell ...

Read More »

CNN Fires Kathy Griffin From New Year’s Eve Show

The Associated Press reports: Kathy Griffin has lost her job co-hosting New Year’s Eve on CNN after she posted online a bloody image that resembled President Donald Trump. The network tweeted Wednesday afternoon that it has terminated its agreement with the comedian. CNN, whose New Year’s Eve coverage Griffin has co-hosted for a decade, called the images “disgusting and offensive” ...

Read More »

Former FBI Director James Comey To Publicly Testify That Trump Pressured Him End His Russia Probe

CNN reports: Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in the Senate as early as next week to confirm bombshell accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide’s ties to Russia, a source close to the issue said Wednesday. Final details are still being worked out and no official date ...

Read More »

KIM JONG ORANGE: White House Spox Channels North Korea In Gushing Praise Of “Magnetic” Trump

Salon reports: In response to a report by The Washington Post that details President Trump’s tendency to be demeaning and his condescending backhanded comments toward members of his staff, White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks issued a statement about her boss that showered him with exaggerated compliments, to say the least. “President Trump has a magnetic personality and exudes positive energy, ...

Read More »

Melania Trump Questions Kathy Griffin’s Mental Health

Via press release from Melania Trump: “As a mother, a wife, and a human being, that photo is very disturbing. When you consider some of the atrocities happening in the world today, a photo opportunity like this is simply wrong and makes you wonder about the mental health of the person who did it.”

Read More »

Margaret Court: Gays Are Like Hitler, Trans Kids Are Possessed By Satan, And Tennis Is Full Of Lesbians

Perth Now reports: Margaret Court has reaffirmed her opposition to homosexuality, telling a Christian radio station that tennis is “full of lesbians”. Speaking to 20Twenty Vision Christian radio host Neil Johnson on Monday, Court said when she was on the professional tennis tour lesbian players would try to influence younger players. “When I was playing there was only a couple ...

Read More »

Trump Stunt Fallout: CNN Mulls Booting Kathy Griffin From New Year’s Eve Show, Casino Cancels July Gig

Entertainment Weekly reports: CNN has expressed disapproval of comedian Kathy Griffin’s gruesome photo depicting her clutching President Trump’s severed head and said it is “evaluating” whether she will continue to participate in the network’s annual New Year’s Eve coverage. “We found what she did disgusting and offensive,” a CNN spokesperson said in a statement Tuesday evening. “We are pleased to ...

Read More »

Trump Alarms Security Experts By Handing Out His Cell Number To World Leaders And Inviting Their Calls

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief’s communications. Trump has urged leaders of Canada and Mexico to reach him on his ...

Read More »

Man With Assault Rifle Busted At DC Trump Hotel

Washington’s NBC affiliate reports: A man has been arrested after police found an assault rifle, a handgun and 90 rounds of ammunition in his possession at the Trump International Hotel in Northwest Washington. Bryan Moles, 43, of Edinboro, Pennsylvania, was arrested inside the hotel about midnight Wednesday, police said. According to a charging document, police learned Moles was traveling to ...

Read More »

Corey Lewandowski: People Need A Preexisting Relationship To Understand How Trump Functions

The Washington Times reports: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said Wednesday that he’d be willing to consider a White House communications role. “If they want me to be helpful on the inside, I’d be willing to consider that. But the most important thing is you have to have people who surround the president who are on his agenda,” Mr. ...

Read More »