Monthly Archives: September 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise Returns To US House [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was met with applause on the floor of Congress after returning to work for the first time today since being shot during a congressional baseball game practice. Scalise “will participate in this morning’s vote series and address his colleagues on the House floor in his first public appearance since the shooting,” his ...

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UGANDA: Parliament Erupts Into Brawl Over Attempt To Extend Reign Of Dictator Yoweri Museveni [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: As lawmakers debated one of the country’s most important bills, Uganda’s parliament turned into an ultimate fighting ring. Parliamentarians hurled chairs at each other and swung microphone stands like swords. Men were torn from the room by their blazers and women by their dresses. Some people wailed and cried. That fight exposed the bitter rift between ...

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AUSTRALIA: Anti-Gay Pol To Robocall 1M Homes After Bitching About “Invasive” Pro-Gay Text Messages

The Guardian reports: A robocall in which Cory Bernardi warns marriage equality will lead to “radical gay sex education” is set to target 1m homes. In several interviews on Thursday, Bernardi has confirmed the robo-call campaign slated for South Australia and Victoria, first revealed by Nine News. He has said that Australian Conservatives will pay for the exercise but declined ...

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AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Backs Call To Ban Macklemore From Singing Hit Pro-Gay Song At National Rugby Final

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: Former prime minister Tony Abbott has backed a call from same-sex marriage opponents to ban American rapper Macklemore from performing his pro-gay song Same Love at the NRL grand final. Former player Tony Wall, who played first grade briefly in the mid 1990s, is petitioning NRL boss Todd Greenberg to halt the half-time performance and ...

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Historic CDC Statement On People Getting “Effective” HIV Treatment: Undetectable = Untransmittable

HIV Plus Magazine reports: After hundreds of other experts and HIV organizations have already signed on to a pledge that recognizes that people living with HIV whose treatment has brought their viral load to an undetectable level — which is nearly half of all HIV-positive people in the U.S. — cannot transmit HIV to any other person, the Centers for ...

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Trump: NFL Owners Fear Their Own Players [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: President Trump says most Americans agree with his attacks on protesting football players who kneel during the national anthem – and claims so do some National Football League owners. “They say, ‘We are in a situation where we have to do something,'” Trump said in an interview broadcast Thursday on Fox & Friends. “I think they’re afraid ...

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Trump Lifts Shipping Restrictions On Puerto Rico, Feds Force Evacuees To Promise Repayment On Travel Costs

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced early Thursday that President Trump has waived the Jones Act, lifting shipping restrictions to bolster relief efforts on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Officials with the Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that the administration was considering lifting the law, which bans foreign-flagged ships from carrying freight between U.S. ports. But ...

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No Mention Of Trump At Log Cabin Republicans Gala

Chris Johnson reports for the Washington Blade: The nation’s premier organization for LGBT Republicans held its annual dinner for the first time at the Trump International Hotel in D.C. — but not once did any speaker on stage mention President Trump. Keynoting the Log Cabin Republican dinner Wednesday was 2016 Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, who delivered a heavily autobiographical ...

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TODAY: Twitter Speaks To Congress On Russia Probe

CNN reports: Officials from Twitter will trek to Capitol Hill on Thursday to talk to congressional Russia investigators about how Russian-linked accounts may have used the social media platform to try to sway the 2016 election. Twitter officials will meet behind closed doors with Senate intelligence committee staff to discuss Russian efforts to use Twitter during the 2016 election, as ...

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Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dies At Age 91

From the Hollywood Reporter: Hugh Hefner, who parlayed $8,000 in borrowed money in 1953 to create Playboy, the hot-button media empire renowned for a magazine enriched with naked women and intelligent interviews just as revealing, has died. He was 91. “My father lived an exceptional and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer and a leading voice behind some ...

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Tony Perkins: Most STDs Are “Incurable”

Hater Tony Perkins weighs in on yesterday’s CDC report: The outbreak of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reached an astounding two million cases last year, “the highest number ever,” according to the Centers for Disease Control.  Unfortunately, this is just another by-product of sexual liberalism that’s coming home to roost in a nation that’s spent the last eight years — not ...

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Zuckerberg Hits Back At Trump’s Conspiracy Claim

From Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page: I want to respond to President Trump’s tweet this morning claiming Facebook has always been against him. Every day I work to bring people together and build a community for everyone. We hope to give all people a voice and create a platform for all ideas. Trump says Facebook is against him. Liberals say we ...

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Trump Hesitates To Lift Shipping Restriction For Puerto Rico, Same Law Was Waived For Texas And Florida

The Washington Post reports: In the wake of Hurricane Maria, pretty much the entire island of Puerto Rico is dark, hot and running out of supplies — quickly. Because it’s an island, many lifesaving supplies will arrive by boat. But Puerto Rico has to wait until American boats can reach its shores with supplies because of an obscure, World War ...

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Jim Bakker: My Food Buckets Will Prevent Cannibalism

Jim Bakker today declared that when the End Times come, the only thing to stop you from eating Grandma will be his food slop buckets. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: “In perilous times, they do crazy things,” Bakker said, adding that he has “cried so much” over the destruction wrought on Houston by Hurricane Harvey. “I saw wonderful ...

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Trump On His Tax Plan: It’s Not Good For Me [VIDEO]

Trump today unveiled his tax reform plan before an adoring Indianapolis crowd, where he out and out lied about the plan’s impact on his own taxes. The Week reports: The plan — which proposes shrinking the seven individual tax brackets down to three at 12 percent, 25 percent, and 35 percent — is being promoted as a win for the ...

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TRY THE PRIEST: Russian Cannibal Couple Confesses To Killing 30, Served “Human Meat Pies” To Local Soldiers

The New York Daily News reports: A Russian couple who confessed to killing and eating at least 30 people turned soldiers into unknowing cannibals, and tried to sell “human meat pies” to local restaurants, according to authorities. Dmitry Baksheev and wife Natalia are believed to have given “frozen meat pieces” to personnel at a military academy based near their home ...

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ALABAMA: Police Dismiss Complaint That Roy Moore Illegally Brandished Handgun At Campaign Rally

AL.com reports: Roy Moore pulled out a revolver during his pre-election campaign rally in Fairhope Monday, and the action drew national media headlines. It also generated a complaint to the local police department. Fairhope police report that they received a complaint at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday on allegations about the possession of a firearm at a political rally. Fairhope ...

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POLL: Majority Say Trump Is “Unfit To Serve”

Just out from Quinnipiac: President Donald Trump is not “fit to serve as president,” American voters say 56-42 percent, and voters disapprove 57-36 percent of the job he is doing as president, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. There are deep party, gender and racial divisions on whether President Trump is fit to serve, the independent Quinnipiac ...

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Roger Stone Implies John Podesta Is A Pedophile

Via Mediaite: Infamous for his dirty-tricksterism, ludicrous statements and gaudy persona, Roger Stone has never backed off from blustery political antics — and casually throwing around accusations of pedophilia are literally just another Tuesday in his life. In a tweet issued Tuesday evening, Stone called former Hillary Clinton campaign manager John Podesta a pedophile, again implying that the Democrat strategist ...

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Trump Hints At Firing Jet-Setter Tom Price: We’ll See

The Chicago Tribune reports: President Donald Trump says he is “not happy” with his Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price following reports that Price used a private plane for official business. And Trump says he let Price know it. Asked whether he’s planning on firing Price, Trump responded: “We’ll see.” Trump spoke to reporters Wednesday as he departed the ...

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