Monthly Archives: July 2017

Chris Christie Confronts Ballpark Heckler [VIDEO]

New York Magazine reports: Governor Chris Christie, who had a 15 percent approval rating in New Jersey before Beachgate, has wisely decided to take his tough-guy routine on the road this summer. On Sunday, Christie, whose son works for the Brewers, was in Milwaukee to take in a Brewers-Cubs game. When heckled by a Cubs fan, Christie got right in ...

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Ivanka Trump “Desperately Wants Lower Expectations” Of Her Moderating Influence On White House Policy

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump left his daughter in the dark when he abruptly tried pulling the plug on allowing transgender men and women in the military. Ivanka Trump witnessed her father’s rash decision-making with the rest of the world — through Twitter — and even it surprised her, according to a Politico report Sunday, citing White ...

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Trumpy Bear Is A “Hideously Real Thing” [VIDEO]

The ad is just insane. The Poke reports: Despite sounding like a spoof advert, it seems “Trumpy Bear” is a hideously real thing – and the commercial for it features patriotism, golf and motorbikes. According to the website when you’re done rolling around the floor wrapped in the blanket of patriotism, or sticking Trumpy up a flag pole, you can ...

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Trump: The White House Is Totally Not In Chaos

After what was arguably the most chaotic week of his relentlessly chaotic presidency and an hour before his new chief of staff will be sworn in, this morning Trump declared that everything is totally not chaotic. Trump also doubled-down on his threat to stop stop subsidizing health insurance for members of Congress. From the Washington Post: The Affordable Care Act ...

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AUSTRALIA: New Hope For Marriage Equality Bill

Australia’s News Corp outlet reports: Malcolm Turnbull today cleared the way for a Liberal bill legalising same-sex marriage by endorsing the right of back benchers to offer their own legislation. The Prime Minister moved from a strict insistence that Coalition policy was to hold a plebiscite on the Marriage Act change before any legislation entered Parliament. An increasing number of ...

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Homocon Drudge Denounces “Corrupt” John McCain

From the right wing Washington Times: Matt Drudge of Drudge Report fame didn’t take kindly to Sen. John McCain’s recent thumbs-down vote on Obamacare repeal. In a tweet that quickly amassed 5,500 or so likes, and near 2,800 retweets, Drudge simply wrote: “Corruption has so many faces …” The message was atop a photo of a McCain campaign photo that ...

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Another Top Cop Slams Trump’s Brutality “Joke”

The Hill reports: Charles Ramsey, the former Washington, D.C. police chief and Philadelphia police commissioner, early Monday blasted comments from President Trump during which the president appeared to encourage members of law enforcement to rough up suspects. “This is the president of the United States. He’s commander-in-chief, not a stand-up comic,” Ramsey said on CNN’s “New Day.” “Words matter.” Ramsey ...

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RUSSIA: Putin Takes To National Television To Formally Announce Retaliation For US Sanctions [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: President Vladimir V. Putin announced on Sunday that the American diplomatic mission in Russia would have to cut its staff by 755 employees, a response to the new American sanctions that escalated the tensions between Washington and Moscow. “Over 1,000 employees — diplomats and technical workers — worked and continue to work today in Russia; ...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Vows GOP Will “Stick The Landing” With Tax Cuts For The Wealthy [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said over the weekend that Republicans would “stick the landing” on a major tax reform bill after failing to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. “It is more important to us than anything that we get tax reform done,” Ryan told Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo. “Because we ...

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Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Bill [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Two days after Republicans in the Senate failed to roll back Obamacare, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said there should be a government-funded health insurance option “in every state in this country.” “If people don’t like the private insurance that they’re getting, they should have a Medicare-type public option available in every state in this country,” Sanders said on ...

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Today In Vicious Republican Infighting: Mooch Pal Threatens To Out Reince Priebus For Having A Mistress

Mediaite reports: Arthur Schwartz, a friend of Anthony Scaramucci who has been referred to as his publicist, warned Reince Priebus that he would “start dropping oppo” on the former White House chief of staff, adding “Mistress much?” in a Sunday morning tweet. The tweets have since been deleted, but of course, screenshots live on forever. The tweet was in response ...

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Trump Visits One Of His Golf Clubs For 43rd Time

The Hill reports: President Trump visited his golf course in Virginia on Sunday morning. The presidential motorcade arrived at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va. shortly after 9:30 a.m., according to a White House pool report. This marks Trump’s 43rd trip to one of his golf properties since taking office, according to a NBC News tracker. Trump also ...

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MICHIGAN: Kid Rock Leads US Senate Poll

Detroit’s CBS affiliate reports: Senator Kid Rock? It’s not as crazy as it might sound. Poll results released on Friday show that Robert Richie — also known as performer Kid Rock — would have the lead among Republicans in the primary race. According to polling results from Target Insyght, Richie would earn 33 percent of the votes in the Republican ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Will Decide Next Week Whether To Stop Making Obamacare Payments

The Washington Examiner reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Trump would determine next week if the administration will make cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies. The payments, called CSRs, subsidize insurers for reducing co-pays and deductibles for low-income Obamacare customers. The administration’s reluctance to say if they’re going to make those payments have been blamed by ...

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Trump Demands Yet Another Obamacare Vote

Wherever Trump is today, it’s obviously too rainy to play golf since he just posted his tenth whining tweet of the day. NBC News reports: After a series of GOP failures to pass any health care legislation this week, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare was not dead — “unless the Republican ...

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The Mooch Is Making A Movie About Joe Paterno

From the Hollywood Reporter: Anthony Scaramucci seems plenty busy with his duties as communications director for President Donald Trump’s White House, but apparently he’s got time enough to help make an upcoming HBO movie. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Scaramucci, when he’s not trading inappropriate barbs with hostile reporters or former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, is ...

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Trump Threatens To End Obamacare Payments

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday threatened to end key payments to insurance companies made under Obamacare if a repeal and replace bill is not passed. Trump has previously threatened to withhold the payments, known as Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments, which lower the amount individuals have to pay for deductibles, copayments and insurance. The White House announced earlier ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Nonstop White House Chaos Is To Trump’s Credit For Being “Unconventional” [VIDEO]

Last night Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway took to Fox News to defend the shitcanning of Reince Priebus, saying that the relentless chaos in the White House is to Trump’s credit, because he’s an “unconventional president.” More from Raw Story: “The fact is, that every place of work, I believe has to understand the rules, the structure, the protocol, the pecking ...

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong-Un Claims His ICBMs Can Now Reach Mainland USA, Analysts Say He’s Right

The Associated Press reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday the second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated his country can hit the U.S. mainland, hours after the launch left analysts concluding that a wide swath of the United States, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of North Korean weapons. The Korean Central ...

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Priebus: Getting Canned Was A “Good Thing” [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: The former White House chief of staff insisted in a Friday night interview that his ouster by President Donald Trump “is actually a good thing.” “I’m feeling good about the fact that he’s making a change that makes him comfortable with moving forward,” Reince Priebus told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in what has become a routine ...

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