Monthly Archives: October 2017

NRA Delays Ad Campaign In Wake Of Las Vegas

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) has delayed political advertisements in Virginia in the wake of a mass shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 58 people dead and more than 500 injured. The nation’s largest gun rights organization had originally booked $32,000 in cable television advertising to begin Tuesday, according to Advertising Analytics, a nonpartisan ad-buying ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

PBS NewsHour reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to address the deadly shooting in Las Vegas in Monday’s news briefing. Earlier today, President Donald Trump called the Las Vegas shooting that left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded an “act of pure evil.” The president also ordered flags to be lowered to ...

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Pat Robertson Blames Las Vegas Attack On Disrespect For Trump, The National Anthem, And God [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On “The 700 Club” today, televangelist Pat Robertson linked last night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas to a disrespect for President Trump, the national anthem and God. “Violence in the streets, ladies and gentlemen. Why is it happening?” he asked. “The fact that we have disrespect for authority; there is profound disrespect for ...

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Alex Jones: Democrats “Scripted” Las Vegas And Timed Release Of OJ Simpson So Media Would Be There

“The literal grandchildren of the folks that financed the Bolshevik Revolution out of New York and London are now bragging saying Bolshevik 2 is launching. I told you over and over again that I believe their November 4th launch terror date was a smokescreen for them to begin launching terror attacks in October. They will get successively more intense until ...

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Gun Stocks Rally After Las Vegas Terror Attack

Market Watch reports: The grim predictability of stock-market reactions to U.S. mass shootings—where before a final tally of casualties can be reached, shares of gun makers rise—continued Monday in the wake of a Las Vegas attack that killed at least 58 and wounded 515. Historically, gun stocks have experienced a bump after a mass shooting for reasons both political and ...

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David Duke Blames Las Vegas On Hollywood Jews

Former KKK leader David Duke, who once said that voting against Trump is “treason to your heritage,” this morning declared that “ZioWood” is responsible for the terror attack in Las Vegas. (In Duke’s racist vernacular, ZioWood is apparently Nazi shorthand for “Hollywood Zionists.”) Duke further claimed today that the Las Vegas shooter is a convert to Islam. Duke ran for ...

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REPORT: Obamas Shop For Manhattan Apartment

The New York Post reports: Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are eyeing an apartment in a historic building in Manhattan, multiple sources exclusively tell Page Six. The Obamas have been looking at 10 Gracie Square on the Upper East Side, situated between East End Avenue and East River Drive and near the mayor’s residence, Gracie Mansion, according ...

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Homocon Site Again Fingers Innocent Man As Terrorist

The Washington Post reports: Geary Danley was not the gunman in Las Vegas who killed at least 50 people late Sunday. But for hours on the far-right Internet, would-be sleuths scoured Danley’s Facebook likes, family photographs and marital history to try to “prove” that he was. The right-wing news site Gateway Pundit also picked up these rumors as fact in ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Las Vegas Terror Attack

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump will address the deadly shooting in Las Vegas this morning, the White House said. President Trump will speak to the nation at 10:30 a.m. Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security said it is monitoring the situation. “At this time, we have no information to indicate a specific credible threat involving other public venues ...

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Las Vegas Gunman Once Sued Casino For Negligence, Brother Claims Gunman Had No Political Affiliations

The Daily Mail reports: The brother of the Las Vegas shooter said that he was a normal guy who must have ‘snapped’ before carrying out the worst mass shooting in American history. In an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com, Eric Paddock said that ‘something happened’ to make his brother Stephen kill at least 50 people and injure 200. Eric said that ...

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POLICE: Gunman Stephen Paddock Killed Himself In Hotel Room, Had “In Excess Of Ten Rifles” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Heavily armed police are searching the Nevada retirement-community home of a man authorities say killed more than 50 people when he opened fire at a country-music concert in Las Vegas. Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner says police surrounded and entered the single-family home where 64-year-old Stephen Paddock lived with 62-year-old Marilou Danley early Monday morning. He ...

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Trump Sends “Warmest Condolences” To Terror Victims

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump sent his support Monday to the victims of a shooting at a Las Vegas concert in which police said at least 50 people were killed and more than 200 were injured, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Trump has been briefed on the Sunday night incident and White House officials are ...

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LAS VEGAS: Terror Attack At Outdoor Concert, At Least 50 Dead, 200 Wounded, Gunman Dead [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: A gunman firing from a Las Vegas hotel rained a rapid-fire barrage on a huge outdoor concert festival on Sunday night, sending thousands of people fleeing until SWAT units found and killed him. More than 50 victims died, and at least 200 others were wounded, officials said, making it one of the deadliest mass shootings ...

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SPAIN: Catalonia Officials Declare Landslide 90% Vote For Secession After Violent Referendum [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Catalonia’s regional government declared a landslide win for the “yes” side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that degenerated into ugly scenes of mayhem on Sunday, with more than 800 people injured as riot police attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed civilians gathered to cast their ballots. Catalonia has “won the right to become an ...

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AUSTRALIA: Macklemore Performs Pro-Gay Anthem At National Rugby Final, Calls For LGBT Equality [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: The US rapper, Macklemore, issued a call for equality after an emotional performance of his hit single, Same Love, in a much-hyped pre-game show at the NRL grand final. The performance at ANZ Stadium in Sydney follows a bizarre week in which the hip-hop artist became the focus of national attention due to his decision to play ...

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OJ Simpson Released From Prison After Nine Years

The Associated Press reports: Former football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided after his 1995 acquittal in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend. Simpson was released at 12:08 a.m. PDT from Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada, ...

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SPAIN: National Riot Police Beat Voters As Catalonia Secession Referendum Descends Into Chaos [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Catalonia’s disputed independence referendum was in chaos on Sunday, with reports of hundreds injured as Spain’s national police launched a widespread crackdown on the vote. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont condemned “indiscriminate aggression” against peaceful voters. Spanish authorities appeared determined to deny the vote legitimacy by preventing as many people as possible from casting ballots in the referendum, which ...

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Mnuchin: When Trump Gets Attacked, He Attacks Back

Via Mediaite: On Meet The Press this morning, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended President Trump over questions about his combative Puerto Rico tweets. Chuck Todd opened by asking why the President seemed “so angry in his tweets” yesterday. Trump in particular blasted San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, and Todd asked Mnuchin why Trump wasn’t showing more “empathy” for her ...

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Trump Attacks Puerto Rican “Ingrates”

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump woke up Sunday still fuming about criticism of his Puerto Rico recovery management, firing off another series of tweets attacking naysayers and patting his administration on the back. Trump has spent the weekend complaining on Twitter about the widespread criticism that his administration has been slow to help people in Puerto Rico ...

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GERMANY: Same-Sex Marriage Begins [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Two men have become the first gay couple to marry in Germany, on the day gay marriage became legal there. Karl Kreile and Bodo Mende, a couple for 38 years, exchanged their vows at the town hall in Schöneberg, Berlin. Registry offices in several German cities were opening, unusually, on Sunday to allow couples to wed on ...

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