Monthly Archives: May 2017

Portland Killer Rants In Court: You Call It Terrorism, I Call It Patriotism, You Hear Me? Die! [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Jeremy Joseph Christian began yelling when he walked into the courtroom Tuesday. “Get out if you don’t like free speech,” he said, and, “You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism. You hear me? Die.” Christian, 35, is accused of fatally stabbing two men who defended a 16-year-old and her Muslim friend on a Portland, Oregon, train ...

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Sean Hannity Returns To Continue Seth Rich Conspiracy Claims Despite Fox Having Retracted The Story [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Sean Hannity returned to his Fox News show Tuesday night, opening his program with an extensive monologue promising updates on the debunked Seth Rich conspiracy theory. Hannity has pursued the theory that DNC staffer Seth Rich was murdered because of his links to Wikileaks, after Fox 5 published a (now retracted) report alleging the existence of evidence of ...

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BREAKING: Trump To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Accord

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Axios news outlet reported on Wednesday, citing two unidentified sources with direct knowledge of the decision. Trump who has previously called global warming a hoax, refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, ...

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Today We All All Covfefe Muchly

The New York Times reports: And on the 132nd day, just after midnight, President Trump had at last delivered the nation to something approaching unity — in bewilderment, if nothing else. The state of our union was … covfefe. The trouble began, as it so often does, on Twitter, in the early minutes of Wednesday morning. Mr. Trump had something ...

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Trump Again Rants In Reaction To Fox & Friends

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning published a short series of tweets about former campaign aide Carter Page following a report on “Fox and Friends” about claims from Page that the House Intelligence Committee had delayed a planned session with him. Trump used the “Fox and Friends” report to blast the Russia probe and the attention ...

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Kathy Griffin Begs For Forgiveness After Gory Trump Beheading Stunt: I Went Too Far, I Was Wrong [VIDEO]

After earning blistering rebukes from the left and the right, including from Chelsea Clinton, who called the stunt “vile,” tonight Kathy Griffin posted a Twitter video in which she apologizes profusely for today’s Trump beheading photo. Griffin: “I’m a comic. I crossed the line. I moved the line, then I crossed it. I went too far. The image was too ...

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CHINA: Three Labor Activists Missing Or Arrested After Investigating Factory That Makes Ivanka’s Shoe Line

The International Business Times reports: Three men investigating a factory which produces shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand, along with several other retailers, have either gone missing or been arrested, it has been reported. Hua Haifeng, Li Zhao and Su Heng had been probing a factory in Jiangxi province run by Ganzhou Huajian International Shoe City Co. where investigators had ...

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Is Trump Buying Fake Twitter Followers?

Newsweek reports: Anyone can amass an exorbitant number of Twitter followers. You don’t even have to be famous. All you have to do is pay for them. The comedian Joe Mande currently has a healthy 1.01 million followers, but his bio contains a caveat: “twitter is trash, facebook’s the devil, i bought a million followers for like $400 none of ...

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Flynn To Submit Documents Under Senate Subpoena

The Associated Press reports: Ex-National Security Adviser Flynn is expected to provide some documents under subpoena to the Senate intelligence panel, sources say. The president’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has received subpoenas from the Senate intelligence committee regarding his Russian contacts and his business records. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, said last week that a subpoena from the House ...

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Seventh Circuit Court Of Appeals Issues Landmark Education Ruling That Title IX Protects Trans Students

Vox reports: A single student’s case has turned into a massive legal decision for all transgender Americans. On Tuesday, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin violated the rights of a trans student, Ash Whitaker [photo, with his mother], when it refused to let him use the boys’ bathroom. According to the ...

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Kathy Griffin Spawns Outrage With Gory Trump Photo

TMZ reports: Kathy Griffin wants Donald Trump’s head … but she wants it bloody and detached from his body. The comedian posed for the gory shot during a photo session with famed photog Tyler Shields, who’s known for edgy, shocking pics. We got the pic before the release. During the photo shoot, Kathy joked that she and Tyler would need ...

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CALIFORNIA: GOP Rep. Darryl Issa Flees To His Roof Rather Than Face Hundreds Of Angry Constituents

The Week reports: Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) stood on the roof of his district office in California on Tuesday as his protesting constituents gathered outside the building. Per Politico’s Jake Sherman, Issa was reportedly filming the protesters below as he looked on from his rooftop perch. Mike Levin, Issa’s Democratic opponent in the 2018 congressional race, tweeted both the rooftop ...

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Chuck Woolery, The Game Show David Duke

Newsweek reports: Chuck Woolery, the well-coiffed former Wheel of Fortune and Love Connection host, has recently complained that his right-wing views have prevented him from finding work in Hollywood. His foray, via Twitter, into the complex relationship between the European Jewish diaspora, German philosophy and the rise of socialism in 20th century Russia is unlikely to have Burbank’s best producers ...

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WASHINGTON: National Equality March Organizers Issue Route Map, Seek Donations And Volunteers

From the National Equality March: Today, the Equality March for Unity and Pride, a grassroots movement to center the most marginalized in the LGBTQ+ communities, released the map and route details for its June 11th march. The starting location will be on I (Eye) Street between 17th and 14th Street NW. Beginning at 10:00am ET, marchers will walk south on ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch reports: After a long break away from the lectern, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will deliver a televised briefing for reporters Tuesday at 2 p.m. Eastern. Following President’s Trump’s first major international trip in office, many critics have blasted the president’s choice to be conciliatory with autocratic regimes such as Saudi Arabia while criticizing our close ideological allies ...

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Pat Robertson: Pray For God’s Choice Trump Because There’s A “Spiritual Battle” Against Him [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson urged viewers to pray for Donald Trump because “there is a spiritual battle against our president.” “He’s God’s man for this job,” Robertson said, thanking the president for taking “steps that please most evangelicals.” God, he continued, put Trump “in this office.”

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SAYS WHO: Congressional Russia Investigation Expands To Include Trump’s Personal Attorney Michael Cohen

ABC News reports: One of President Donald Trump’s closest confidants, his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, has now become a focus of the expanding Congressional investigation into Russian efforts to influence the 2016 campaign. Cohen confirmed to ABC News that House and Senate investigators have asked him “to provide information and testimony” about any contacts he had with people connected to ...

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Nordic Prime Ministers Employ Soccer Ball To Troll Trump’s Glowing Orb Photo-Op With Saudi King

The Daily Dot reports: It’s official: The meme-worthy photo of President Donald Trump touching a glowing orb with Saudi Arabian King Salman is now being mocked around the world. The latest trolling came from a group of Nordic leaders. The photo, which gained attention on Twitter almost immediately, was a ceremonial gesture to mark the opening of a center dedicated ...

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MANCHESTER: Galaxy Of Top Pop Acts Reportedly To Perform At Ariana Grande’s Benefit Concert For Victims

TMZ reports: Ariana Grande’s Manchester concert this Sunday will feature huge acts, including Coldplay and Miley Cyrus … TMZ has learned. Sources connected with the event tell us the charity concert will be held at the Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester … the same place Beyonce performed last July. In addition to Coldplay and Miley, Pharrell and Take That ...

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TEXAS: Governor To Decide On Calling Special Session After Legislature Adjourns Without Anti-LGBT Vote

Yesterday the Texas House devolved into literal shoving matches and death threats on the final day of the legislative session. The Texas Tribune reports on what might come next: While both chambers successfully passed a two-year $217 blllion budget — the only item the Legislature is required to pass — other controversial items, such as a “bathroom bill” to regulate ...

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