Monthly Archives: November 2017

New Doug Jones Ad Reminds Us That Roy Moore Thinks Preschool Is “Nazi-Style Indoctrination” [VIDEO]

Here’s what today’s Doug Jones ad is about: Many states and localities are looking to expand the availability of preschool, but Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore apparently believed this push was misguided and could result in the Nazi-style indoctrination of America’s children. In 2007, Moore wrote an op-ed on the conservative site WorldNetDaily saying preschool was “detrimental to children ...

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Roy Moore Ad: These False Allegations Are A Scheme From Liberal Elites And Establishment Republicans

The Washington Post reports: Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is using a new television ad to push back on allegations of sexual misconduct against him. In the new ad, an announcer says Moore is being hit by “false allegations” in a “scheme by liberal elites and the Republican establishment” to sink his candidacy for U.S. Senate. The ad does ...

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CALIFORNIA: State Assembly Democratic Majority Whip Resigns After Multiple Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The Associated Press reports: California Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra is resigning immediately following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. The Los Angeles Democrat had previously said he wouldn’t seek re-election and would leave office at the end of the next legislative session. He said Monday that he’s decided to leave immediately following reflection over the Thanksgiving weekend and conversations with family, friends ...

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Dictionary.com’s 2017 Word Of The Year: Complicit

USA Today reports: Ivanka Trump’s choice to remain involved in her father’s presidency helped make “complicit” Dictionary.com’s word of the year, but the site said the word resonates with a number of 2017’s biggest stories from Washington to Hollywood. “The word ‘complicit’ has sprung up in conversations this year about those who speak out against powerful figures and institutions and ...

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Right Wing Nutjob Claims Trump’s Retweet Of Anti-Semitic Site Proves He Knows Pizzagate Is Real [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Over the holiday weekend, President Trump tweeted out a link to a web page that lists all of the amazing things that he has supposedly accomplished during his first year in office. Not surprisingly, MAGA Pill, the website that produced the list, turned out to be a fringe outlet that promotes wild conspiracy ...

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Breitbart Editor Defends Roy Moore: What About Ringo Starr’s 1973 Hit Record “You’re Sixteen”? [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: CNN anchor Chris Cuomo on Monday clashed with a Breitbart editor who used a Ringo Starr song to defend Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct toward teenaged women. “You know, in 1973, Ringo Starr hit No. 1 on the billboard charts with the song ‘You’re Sixteen, You’re Beautiful and You’re Mine,’” Breitbart editor Joel ...

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White House: Trump Won’t Campaign For Roy Moore

Per the Associated Press, the White House today announced that Trump will not do as he did for Sen. Luther Strange and campaign in person for Roy Moore. This comes despite Trump’s multiple denouncements of Democrat Doug Jones as being everything but an open communist. As of today, Real Clear Politics shows Jones with a very slim lead in their ...

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AUSTRALIA: Senator Weeps During Heart-Tugging Defense Of Gay Friends At Marriage Bill Debate [VIDEO]

Australia’s News Corp outlet reports: An emotional Sarah Hanson-Young has broken down in parliament while speaking on the bill to make gay marriage legal today. The South Australian Greens senator could not fight her tears, or running mascara, as she issued a heartfelt apology to her former party leader Bob Brown, a gay man and LGBTIQ rights activist, that parliament ...

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TEXAS: Man Dies After Being Accidentally Shot In Head During 12 Year-Old Son’s First Gun Lesson [VIDEO]

A Texas man has died after being accidentally shot in his head by his 12 year-old son during the child’s first gun lesson. San Antonio’s NBC affiliate reports: The Comal County Sheriff’s Office says the 53-year-old man was teaching his son how to shoot on a more than 10 acre private property in Bulverde when it happened. Deputies say it ...

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CHILE: 100,000 March For Marriage Equality [VIDEO]

On Top Magazine reports: Tens of thousands of activists on Saturday joined a protest in Santiago, Chile to demand passage of laws that would extend marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples and protect transgender people. According to organizer the Movement for Homosexual Integration and Liberation (Movilh), 100,000 people attended the protest. Demonstrators marched from Plaza Italia to Plaza Los ...

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Trump Wants Contest For Most Dishonest Fake News

In today’s fake news tantrum, Trump declared himself to be “your favorite president” and called for a contest to award a trophy to the most dishonest network. This morning’s rant came minutes after Trump was excoriated on CNN over reports that he’s privately been telling people that the Access Hollywood “Pussygate” tape isn’t real, despite his video apology in which ...

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Chris Cuomo Blasts Trump For Denying Pussygate Tape

Via Mediaite: How on earth could President Donald Trump deny that the infamous Access Hollywood tape is authentic? That’s what Chris Cuomo wanted to know Monday on New Day. The anchor was equal parts perplexed and insulted that Trump would now try to claim Fake News on a video he already admitted was the real deal — a clip for ...

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GOP Frets Over Dem Lead In Generic House Ballot

The Hill reports: Republicans head into the holiday season with a daunting number hanging over their heads — 10.7 percent. Democrats lead their Republican rivals by 10.7 percent on the generic congressional ballot, according to the most recent RealClearPolitics average of available polling data. That mark is the highest that average has gone since just before the 2010 elections, where ...

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Prince Harry Gets Engaged To American Actress

NBC News reports: One of the world’s most eligible bachelors is officially off the market. Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle, Kensington Palace announced in a statement Monday. The wedding will take place in the spring. The venue was not immediately revealed with royal officials saying more details would be announced “in due course.” Markle stars ...

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Koch Brothers Fund Purchase Of Time Inc.

The Guardian reports: Meredith Corporation has announced that it is buying the Time Inc publishing group in a “transformative” $1.8bn deal that joins two huge magazine companies. Meredith, which owns a portfolio including Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, allrecipes and Shape, will fund the deal with the help of the rightwing billionaire Koch brothers, who have contributed $650m of ...

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New York Times Regrets “Normalizing” Nazi Profile

From the national editor of the New York Times: Whatever our goal, a lot of readers found the story offensive, with many seizing on the idea we were normalizing neo-Nazi views and behavior. “How to normalize Nazis 101!” one reader wrote on Twitter. “I’m both shocked and disgusted by this article,” wrote another. “Attempting to ‘normalize’ white supremacist groups – ...

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John Conyers Steps Down From House Leadership Post

NBC News reports: Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., stepped down as the ranking Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee on Sunday, following multiple sexual harassment accusations. The 27-term congressman said he denied the allegations, but was stepping down because of the ongoing House Ethics Committee investigation. “I deny these allegations, many of which were raised by documents reportedly paid for ...

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Billionaire Tom Steyer Dodges On Senate Bid [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer on Sunday dodged questions about whether or not he will run for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Calif.) seat in the upper chamber. “Well, I haven’t said I’m [considering] running. What I said is I haven’t ruled it out,” Steyer told CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked if he would make a better senator ...

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Lindsey Graham Laments GOP “Baggage” Of Having Roy Moore In The Senate: A Lose-Lose Situation [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham bemoaned President Donald Trump’s support for Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore on Sunday, calling the move a lose-lose situation. “If he wins, we get the baggage of him winning, and it becomes a story every day about whether or not you believe the women or Roy Moore, should he stay in the Senate, should ...

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Nancy Pelosi Defends “Icon” John Conyers, Says He Deserves “Due Process” On Sex Allegations [VIDEO]

Axios reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Rep. John Conyers — who has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women — is an “icon in our country.” She added, “He has done a great deal to protect women … I believe he understands what’s at stake here, and he will do the right thing.” Pelosi made the comments ...

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