Monthly Archives: October 2017

Fox News Ad Revenue Plummets Because Hannity

Media Matters reports: Fox News’ role as a secondary communications shop for Donald Trump and host Sean Hannity’s advertiser troubles are apparently starting to affect the network’s bottom line. In September 2017, Fox News’ ad revenue dropped a whopping 17 percent as compared to September 2016, while CNN’s dipped 1 percent and MSNBC’s increased 2 percent. The relative disproportion of ...

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Female Trump Fan Club To Host Mar-A-Lago Gala To Make Up For Charity Exodus Over Nazi Comments

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump’s fan club is throwing a party in January to celebrate his first year as president — and to support Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, which saw an exodus of private charity events booked for galas this winter season. The Trumpettes will host a Red, White and Blue Celebration for the first anniversary of Trump’s presidency, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will address the press today during an on-camera briefing scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET. After her announcements, Sanders is expected to take questions from the press. Likely topics are below. JFK assassination documents released: At the last minute, President Trump decided to grant the requests from various intelligence ...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Made $10 Billion Today

CNN Money reports: Amazon stock jumped 13.5% on Friday after the company turned in another incredible earnings report — more than a quarter-billion dollars in profit in three months. CEO Jeff Bezos owned nearly 80 million shares in Amazon as of August, according to the most recent available data from FactSet. He made more than $10 billion from the one-day ...

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Russian Troll Factory Made Fake Hillary Sex Tape

According to a worker at a Kremlin-backed troll factory, last year they put together a fake sex tape starring a black man and a Hillary lookalike. The tape was apparently never posted because the trolls decided that even the craziest far-right Americans wouldn’t believe it. The Daily Beast reports: Alan Baskaev worked for the troll factory, also known as the ...

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Senate Group Mocks Traffic Plunge At “Failing Breitbart”

Filed under infighting is funny: A group linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) echoed President Trump’s tweeting style Friday to slam the Stephen Bannon-led site Breitbart News for falling traffic numbers. “Failing @BreitbartNews: traffic plummets 20% this year, desperate for attention! SAD!” the group wrote on Twitter to its 472 followers from an account called Senate Ldshp Fund. ...

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Sebastian Gorka Suggests Hillary Be Executed For Uranium Deal: The Rosenbergs Got The Chair [VIDEO]

“If this had happened in the 1950s, there would be people up on treason charges right now. The Rosenbergs, okay? This is equivalent to what the Rosenbergs did, and those people got the chair. Think about it. Giving away nuclear capabilities to our enemies, that’s what we are talking about.” – Former Trump administration official Sebastian Gorka, speaking about the ...

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$300M No-Bid Contract For Tiny Energy Company Bars Feds From “Auditing Or Reviewing” Costs And Profits

The Hill reports: A deal reached between the government and a small Montana energy company located in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s hometown prohibits the government from reviewing labor costs or profits related to the company’s relief efforts in Puerto Rico, according to a leaked copy of the contract. A copy of the deal obtained by reporter Ken Klippenstein reveals that ...

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ARIZONA: Hate Group Loses Second Court Battle To Overturn Phoenix LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The Arizona Republic reports: A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has quashed a local wedding shop’s attempt to override a Phoenix ordinance that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination. Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, owners of Brush & Nib Studio and self-described evangelical Christians, create invitations and other handmade artwork for weddings and events. They filed a ...

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BREAKING: Catalonia Declares Independence

The New York Times reports: In a major escalation of Spain’s territorial conflict, Catalan lawmakers declared independence on Friday, setting up a showdown with the central government in coming days. Undeterred by the government’s threat to seize control of Catalonia, separatists in the region’s Parliament passed a resolution to “create a Catalan republic as an independent state.” In protest, lawmakers ...

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Eric Bolling: My Son Died Of An Opioid Overdose

The Washington Post reports: For the second time in less than two months, former Fox News host Eric Bolling shared news of a family tragedy on Twitter. In early September, Bolling wrote that his only child, 19-year-old Eric Chase Bolling, had died, with “details still unclear” but authorities saying there was “no sign of self harm.” On Thursday, Bolling shared ...

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EGYPT: Parliament Moves To Criminalize Homosexuality

Pink Sixty reports: MP Ryad Abdel Sattar [photo] on Wednesday introduced to the parliament’s speaker Ali Abdel Aal a draft law entailing five main articles of the criminalisation of homosexuality. The draft law would pave the way for strict punitive measures against the LGBT community in Egypt, in addition to restricting the presence of LGBT People inside Egyptian society, Abdel ...

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Vice Profiles Ex-Gay Catholic Extremist Michael Voris

Vice News reports: It’s no surprise the ultra-conservative Church Militant website and its founder, Michael Voris, have seen a surge in popularity within the American Catholic culture following the election of Donald Trump. But now the far-right fringe group is at war with the Catholic Church, which Voris believes has taken a sharp turn to the left. Voris and his ...

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TOMORROW: Nazis To Rally In Tennessee

The Anti-Defamation League reports: The white supremacist Nationalist Front will hold a series of “White Lives Matter” protests at various points in Tennessee on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The events will begin at 10am EST and culminate in a private social event that evening. With an expected attendance of around 200 people, this could be the largest gathering of white ...

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Trump Rants About Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Ad

Politico reports: President Donald Trump blasted Tom Steyer on Friday, calling the Democratic megadonor “wacky” and “totally unhinged.” Steyer, a California billionaire activist, is launching a $10 million national ad campaign calling for the president’s impeachment. The 60-second TV spot began running last week, according to Forbes. The ad played Friday morning on “Fox & Friends,” likely catching the president’s ...

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Family Research Council: Pray That God Makes Evil George Soros Kneel In Repentance Before Jesus

Well, this is subtle. From the Family Research Council’s prayer of the day: God, intervene! Glorify your name! Protect and preserve your people. Be a shield to them against the schemes of evil men. May your people know your blessing and provision and be fully equipped to counteract the plans of those who scheme for evil. Cause every dollar intended ...

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Russia Preemptively Denies Role In JFK’s Assassination

The Independent reports: Russia has preemptively denied ties to any plot to assassinate late President John F Kennedy ahead of the expected release of thousands of archived records. The National Archives was due to release a trove of documents related to the 22 November 1963 assassination on Thursday. One of several conspiracy theories about Mr Kennedy’s killer Lee Harvey Oswald ...

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One Million Moms Vs The Disney Channel

That was fast. Just in via email from Monica Cole: Alerting all parents! Additional controversial content will be included in the Disney Channel show “Andi Mack” during season two, premiering Friday, October 27, at 8:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT. 1MM earlier warned parents this program is not suitable for a kids’ network, and now the show is introducing the network’s ...

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DOJ Petitions Supreme Court To Make Oral Arguments Against LGBT Rights During Colorado Baker Hearing

From the right wing Townhall: The Trump Administration asked the Supreme Court Wednesday for permission to speak during December 5th oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission which began when Colorado Christian baker Jack Phillips refused to create a wedding cake for a gay couple’s wedding because he disagrees with same-sex marriage. “The United ...

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KENTUCKY: Judge Resigns After Ethics Complaint For Refusing To Hear Adoptions By Same-Sex Couples

Via press release from Lambda Legal: Yesterday Kentucky Family Court Judge W. Mitchell Nance notified Governor Matthew G. Bevin and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission of his resignation. In May, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Kentucky, Kentucky’s Fairness Campaign, and University of Louisville Law Professor Sam Marcosson filed a complaint against Judge Nance ...

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