Monthly Archives: November 2017

FIFA Warns Gays Of Potential Violence At World Cup: Stay On Alert For Aggression From Intolerant Russians

The Associated Press reports: FIFA’s anti-discrimination advisers are warning gay soccer fans going to the 2018 World Cup in Russia that displays of affection could be met with an aggressive response from intolerant locals. As fans prepare their trips after Friday’s World Cup draw, the FARE network said it will produce a guide spelling out the threats to be prepared ...

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Trump Hypes Conspiracy Claim About Joe Scarborough

The Tampa Bay Times reports: President Donald Trump seized on NBC’s firing of Matt Lauer and took a shot at Joe Scarborough by implying the former Florida Congressman may have something to do with the death of a woman in his district office in 2001. A 28-year-old woman, Lori Klausutis, of Niceville, was found on the floor behind a desk ...

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Feds Open Hatch Act Case Against Kellyanne Conway

The Hill reports: The U.S. Office of Special Counsel is opening a case file to address allegations that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated federal law when she made comments about GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore’s Democratic challenger. Walter Shaub, the former director of the Office of Government Ethics, filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel last week ...

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White House Cheers CNN’s Boycott Of Their Party

Newsweek reports: There will be no armistice in the ugly feud between President Donald Trump and CNN this holiday season. The cable news network announced late Tuesday night that it will boycott the White House’s annual Christmas party for members of the media, news that will come as an early Christmas gift for Trump and his staff. “In light of ...

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Trump Revives Racist Birther Claims About Obama

The New York Times reports: Mr. Trump’s falsehoods about the “Access Hollywood” tape are part of his lifelong habit of attempting to create and sell his own version of reality. Advisers say he continues to privately harbor a handful of conspiracy theories that have no grounding in fact. In recent months, they say, Mr. Trump has used closed-door conversations to ...

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Gateway Pundit Blogger Arrested In Scuffle With Woman At His “It’s OK To Be White” Campus Speech

The Huffington Post reports: A controversial far-right reporter was arrested Tuesday night following an altercation at a University of Connecticut event where he was speaking, a university spokesperson said. Lucian Wintrich, 29, the White House correspondent for the conservative website The Gateway Pundit, had been giving a speech advertised as “It Is OK To Be White” when a woman approached ...

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Yes, Trump Is Now Saying The Pussygate Tape Is Fake

Confirmation of last week’s report by the New York Times. The Washington Post reports: President Trump has expressed certainty that the special-counsel probe into his campaign’s possible collusion with Russia will be finished by the end of the year, complete with an exoneration from Robert S. Mueller III, according to several friends who have spoken with him in recent days. ...

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THAILAND: Gay Tourists Face “Long Jail Term” After Posting Mooning Photo From Buddhist Temple [VIDEO]

San Diego’s CBS affiliate reports: Friends of a San Diego couple fear the worst after the pair, known for their risqué travel photos, was caught up in a scandal overseas and disappeared. The couple, Travis Ti and Joseph Dasilva, took photos at Buddhist temples in Thailand, and the concern has grown on social media after a post said they were ...

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Trump Retweets Leader Of Far-Right British Extremist Group Who Was Just Convicted For Hate Speech

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a number of posts by the deputy leader of one of the U.K.’s most far-right, anti-Islamic activist groups. Early Wednesday, the U.S. president retweeted three anti-Islamic videos posted by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First, a group whose members are banned from mosques in England and Wales. The group was formed in ...

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NBC News Fires Matt Lauer Over Sex Allegations

Will this never end? The New York Times reports: NBC has fired its leading morning news anchor Matt Lauer over sexual harassment allegations, the network’s president for news said in a memo to staff on Wednesday. “On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer,” Andrew Lack, the ...

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AUSTRALIA: Senate Approves Marriage Bill In Lopsided Vote, Easy Passage Expected In House Next Week

The Guardian reports: The Australian Senate has passed a same-sex marriage bill, the first marriage equality bill to pass either house of federal parliament, succeeding where more than 20 previous attempts have failed. Two weeks after the announcement that 61.6% of those who participated in the unprecedented national postal survey voted in favour of same-sex marriage, the Senate passed the ...

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New Barbie Line Features “Love Wins” Shirts

Far-right Christian blog LifeSiteNews is ever so pissed: The Barbie children’s doll is being used to further LGBT issues. “Proud to wear this “Love Wins” shirt,” states a Barbie-associated Instagram account, along with a photo of two dolls wearing the LGBT-themed t-shirt. The “Love Wins” slogan is associated with support for legalization of gay marriage. An iconic blond Barbie doll ...

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AMERICA FIRST: New Trump Merch Is Made In China

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump’s company started selling a new line of Trump-branded merchandise this month and some of the products are manufactured overseas, The Daily Beast found. The Trump Organization launched Trumpstore.com and sells a $32 Trump Golf hat made in Bangladesh and a $25 faux gold bouillion “TRUMP” coin bank made in China. The Trump Organization ...

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RWNJ Infighting Rages After James O’Keefe’s Sting Fail

The Hill reports: Conservative writer Brent Bozell slammed undercover conservative activist James O’Keefe on Tuesday after his botched sting on the Washington Post, saying O’Keefe should be “condemned” for trying to plant a fake story about GOP Senate hopeful Roy Moore with the paper. After the Post revealed Project Veritas’ attempt, O’Keefe’s group sent a fundraising email with the subject ...

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Pelosi Mocks Trump’s “Sad!” Empty Chair Photo Op

“Donald Trump now knows that his verbal abuse will no longer be tolerated. His empty chair photo opp showed he’s more interested in stunts than in addressing the needs of the American people. Poor Ryan and McConnell relegated to props. Sad!” – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Earlier today Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer canceled their White House ...

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Pentagon: Today’s North Korean Missile Launch Could Have Reached Anywhere In The World [VIDEO]

CNN International reports: North Korea fired what the US military believes to be an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday as the Pentagon confirmed that it detected and tracked a single North Korean projectile at 1:17 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. “The missile was launched from Sain Ni, North Korea, and traveled about 1,000 kilometers before splashing down in the Sea of ...

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CANADA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Issues Formal Apology For Abuses Of LGBT Citizens [VIDEO]

The CBC reports: The Canadian government has tabled [introduced] a bill that will allow people convicted of historical same-sex offences to have their criminal records expunged. Proposed legislation aims to correct a “historical injustice” now recognized as the criminalization of same-sex activity by consenting adults, effectively removing from the record convictions that would today be inconsistent with the Charter of ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

How many questions will she get about “Pocahantas”? White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will answer questions from reporters Tuesday afternoon following President Trump’s trip to Capitol Hill to rally Senate Republicans at their weekly policy luncheon ahead of a key committee vote on tax reform. Democratic leaders abruptly pulled out of a planned meeting at the White House ...

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World Net Daily: Michelle Obama Will Run For President

Oddly, I’m totally OK with this. From World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah: Is she or isn’t she? That’s the question about Michelle Obama’s intentions regarding a possible run for president in 2020. While she has consistently denied any interest in running, how plausible does that really sound? If the Democratic Party needed her and pleaded with her to run, ...

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Fox’s Howard Kurtz Mocks Nutjob James O’Keefe Over Attempted WaPo Sting That “Backfired Spectacularly”

Raw Story reports: A Fox News panel on Tuesday burned right-wing propagandist James O’Keefe’s failed attempt to trick the Washington Post into reporting a false sexual misconduct allegation against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, as panelist Howard Kurtz said the stunt “backfired spectacularly.” In particular, Kurtz mocked O’Keefe for thinking that he could simply send undercover Project Veritas agent Jamie ...

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