Monthly Archives: October 2017

ALABAMA: Roy Moore’s Son Jailed For Ninth Time

AL.com reports: The son of Roy Moore, Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, turned himself in for third-degree criminal trespassing on Monday, the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office said. Caleb Elisha Moore, 27, was booked into Etowah County Jail at 10:31 a.m. He was released on a $1,000 bond a few minutes later, spokeswoman Natalie Barton said. Barton said Moore turned ...

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Todd Starnes: Seditious NFL Wretches Hate America

Last year Fox News host Todd Starnes essentially called for murdering anti-Trump protesters, responding to the blockade of an entry road to a Trump rally by tweeting this: “Put in the cars in drive and problem solved.” Today Starnes is polling his slavering Twitter followers as to whether they support Mike Pence’s ridiculous and staged NFL stunt or the “seditious ...

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CALIFORNIA: Wildfires Continue To Rage Across State, Governor Declares Emergency, 1500+ Buildings Lost

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: At least 14 wildfires in the North Bay and surrounding region ravaged mountainsides, homes, vineyards and farmland Monday. One person is confirmed dead and several others were severely burned. Major highways were shut down, and local officials requested help from around the region as Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency. Information from authorities ...

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Trump Craters To Record Low 32% Approval Rating

The Associated Press reports: Nineteen percent of Americans say President Trump understands the needs and problems of people like them extremely or very well, 17 percent say moderately well, and 64 percent say he understands their needs and problems not very well or not well at all. Twenty-six percent believe President Trump is a strong leader, 23 percent view him ...

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Mitch McConnell Hails “Valuable” Bob Corker

Politico reports: A day after a Twitter feud erupted between President Donald Trump and Sen. Bob Corker, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said Corker is “a valuable member of the Senate Republican caucus.” “Sen. Corker is a valuable member of the Senate Republican caucus and he’s also on the Budget committee and a particularly important player as we ...

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Ben Shapiro’s Site Notes Columbus Day With Video Mocking Native Americans As Bloodthirsty Cannibals

Mediaite reports: To celebrate Columbus Day this year, right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro’s website posted a video apparently excusing ethnic genocide by depicting Native Americans as cannibals and savages who weren’t tamed until white Europeans came to America and took their land. The Daily Wire’s animated video begins with a caption that sarcastically reads, “The North American indigenous people are a ...

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NFL Coach Resigns After Woman Posts Cocaine Video Because Team Owner Reversed On Anthem Protests

The Miami New Times reports: This past Sunday, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross abruptly changed his tune on the NFL player protests. Ross, who’d previously supported players kneeling to raise awareness of police violence and racial inequality, told the Miami Herald‘s resident Kaepernick-basher, Armando Salguero, that since President Donald Trump had made the protests “about patriotism,” he now disagreed with ...

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Anti-Hillary YouTubers Were On Kremlin Payroll

The Daily Beast reports: According to the YouTube page for “Williams and Kalvin,” the Clintons are “serial killers who are going to rape the whole nation.” Donald Trump can’t be racist because he’s a “businessman.” Hillary Clinton’s campaign was “fund[ed] by the Muslim.” These are a sample of the videos put together by two black video bloggers calling themselves Williams ...

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Melania Fumes After Ivana Trump Says “I’m First Lady”

E Online reports: Melania Trump may be living in the White House, but Ivana Trump considers herself President Donald Trump’s original first lady. The first Mrs. Trump gave herself this title during a recent interview with Good Morning America. During the interview, Ivana said she has the “direct number to the White House” but that she doesn’t really use it. ...

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Former Trump Aide Jason Miller: Corker Should Resign If He Can’t Support Trump’s “Conservative Principles”

The Hill reports: Jason Miller, a former aide to President Trump, on Monday suggested Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) resign following his feud with the president, arguing Tennessee’s governor could appoint Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) to take his place. “And look, if Senator Corker is retiring and he doesn’t want to be in the U.S. Senate and he doesn’t want to ...

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White House Advisor Stephen Miller Once Crashed A High School Girls’ Track Meet To Prove Male Superiority

Business Insider reports: White House senior adviser Stephen Miller once jumped into a women’s track meet to make a point about masculinity. In a lengthy profile published on Monday, The New York Times reported that Miller “jumped, uninvited, into the final stretch of a girls’ track meet, apparently intent on proving his athletic supremacy over the opposite sex.” The White ...

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BALTIMORE: Man Wearing NRA Hat Arrested After Leaping Onto Hood Of Moving School Bus [VIDEO]

Baltimore’s NBC affiliate reports: A man seen on video clinging to the front of a moving Baltimore County school bus has been arrested, police said. County police said the incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the area of Putty Hill and Hoerner avenues in Parkville. Baltimore County Public Schools confirmed to 11 News that the school bus is from ...

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EPA To Repeal Obama’s Greenhouse Gas Regulations

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration announced Monday that it would take formal steps to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, setting up a bitter fight over the future of America’s efforts to tackle global warming. At an event in eastern Kentucky, Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection ...

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Trump Breaks With Recent Presidents, Omits Mention Of Native Americans In Columbus Day 2017 Proclamation

Fortune reports: Columbus Day has become a fraught holiday in the United States, but you wouldn’t know it from President Trump’s official proclamation. Published on the official White House website, the statement heralds Christopher Columbus for “setting the stage for the development of our great Nation” and “inspiring countless others to pursue their dreams and convictions—even in the face of ...

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein Announces Reelection Bid

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced on Twitter this morning that she will run for reelection in 2018. For the last few weeks there’s been considerable speculation that Feinstein might retire in the face of a potential primary challenge from a progressive Democrat. Just yesterday Feinstein hedged somewhat during an appearance on Fox News. Feinstein, who had a pacemaker implanted in ...

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HYPOCRISY: Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Blasts Corker’s “Incredibly Irresponsible” Tweet [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Kellyanne Conway — counselor to President Donald Trump — has some counsel for Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). Never tweet. Appearing Monday on Fox & Friends, Conway blasted the retiring Senator for his Sunday tweet in which he referred to the White House as an “adult day care center.” She, apparently, took issue with the Senator for delivering a ...

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FRIDAY: Tituss Burgess To Host Ali Forney Center 8th Annual Gala, Honorees Maxine Waters And Lady Gaga

Via press release: Friday the 13th at 6pm, the Ali Forney Center (AFC) will host the 8th annual A Place At The Table gala, an event that has raised millions of dollars to support a host of vital services including shelter and medical care for the homeless LGBTQ youths at AFC. This year also marks 15 years since AFC was ...

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John Oliver Takes On Confederate Monuments [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: John Oliver gave an elaborate—and sometimes stinging—explanation as to why statues of Confederate leaders should not remain standing Sunday night. The British comedian dedicated the large majority of his HBO comedy show Last Week Tonight to a comprehensive history lesson about the divisive monuments that critics say celebrate America’s dark past. “If the Confederacy was not about slavery, ...

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Trump: Mike Pence’s NFL Stunt Was “Long-Planned”

USA Today reports: Amid criticism over Vice President Mike Pence’s truncated visit to an NFL game Sunday, President Donald Trump said the trip was “long planned” in a tweet Monday. Pence’s trip on Air Force 2 — which doesn’t take into account logistics on the ground like Secret Service — cost about $242,500, according to an estimate from CNN published ...

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Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Mulls Senate Bid

The Associated Press reports: Blackwater Worldwide founder Erik Prince is considering a Republican primary challenge to Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, a senior member of the Senate GOP leadership team, in a race that could pit the party’s establishment against insurgents inspired by allies of President Donald Trump. Prince was in Wyoming this weekend to discuss a possible Senate campaign with ...

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