Joe Jervis

Right Wing Activist Liz Crokin: I Know Jesus Christ Is Real Because Demons Gave My Dog Bloody Diarrhea

“These people I’m exposing believe in Satan and they’ve garnered power from that and they’ve used that to hurt me. They’ve cast spells on me. Both of our dogs got sick and had diarrhea with blood in it within 24 hours of each other. Our dogs didn’t even hang out together! This was right after we were together and did ...

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MISSOURI: Prosecutor Opens Probe Into Allegations GOP Governor Blackmailed Mistress With Revenge Porn

The Hill reports: The St. Louis city prosecutor will conduct a formal investigation into allegations that Gov. Eric Greitens (R) blackmailed a woman with whom he had an affair. “Both parties and the people of St. Louis deserve a thorough investigation of these allegations,” prosecutor Kimberly Gardner said Thursday in a statement. Gardner called the allegations “very troubling.” Greitens on ...

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Trump Ridicules Protections For Immigrants From “Shithole” Countries: Why Are We Having Them Come?

The Washington Post reports: President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they floated restoring protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to two people briefed on the meeting. “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to ...

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Trump: Stocks Will Crash If My Physical Isn’t Good

The New York Daily News reports: The “healthiest individual ever elected” President claims his well-being is tied to the stock market. During a brief back-and-forth with reporters Thursday afternoon, President Trump insinuated that the economy could take a serious hit if his upcoming physical exam doesn’t go well. “It better go well, otherwise the stock market will not be happy,” ...

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Alabama Crimson Tide Quarterback Credits National Championship Win To “Speaking In Tongues” [VIDEO]

From the far-right Charisma News: Minutes after throwing the game-winning touchdown pass in Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game in Atlanta, Alabama Tua Tagovailoa wasn’t hesitant to give God the credit. “I was praying,” Tagovailoa says. “I was speaking in tongues. It kept me calm.” He continued: “I would say my poise comes from my faith. I just ...

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Catholic League: Catholicism Is NOT Inclusive

Via press release from Bill Donohue: When the pastor of a rural Minnesota Catholic church learned that three male musicians each claimed to be married to a man, he dismissed them. When officials at a suburban Maryland Catholic school learned that a substitute teacher and field hockey coach was associated with a white supremacist group, they dismissed him. Both decisions ...

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Walmart To Lay Off Thousands, Close 63 Stores

The Hill reports: Walmart has announced that it will lay off thousands of workers across the country as it closes dozens of Sam’s Club locations. The announcement comes on the same day the retail giant announced it was raising its starting minimum wage for new employees to $11 an hour. The company told Business Insider that 63 Sam’s Club stores ...

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VERY STABLE GENIUS: Trump Lauded Delivery Of US Fighter Planes That Only Exist In “Call Of Duty” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s announcement of U.S-made F-52s fighter aircraft delivered to Norway may have rattled its neighbor Russia, the source of rising tension among NATO allies. Was it a secret advanced jet capable of beating its Russian counterparts? A ruse to fool intelligence analysts? Neither, it turns out. The “F-52” is a fictional jet only available to ...

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Russian Billionaire Sues Paul Manafort For Fraud

Talking Points Memo reports: A Russian billionaire and Putin ally sued former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime deputy Rick Gates Wednesday, alleging that the two men “siphoned for themselves millions of dollars” as part of a Ukrainian investment scheme that was paid to their “alter ego companies.” The complaint — filed by Surf Horizon Limited, a company ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump has someone who can empathize. An 11-year-old girl from Indiana has written a letter to Trump saying that she, too, faced a bit of a backlash after she became her 5th grade class president. Joy Wolf thought Trump may know a thing or two about that. “A lot of people are unhappy with me ...

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Mike Cernovich: I’m A Literal Sorcerer [VIDEO]

Pizzagate troll Mike Cernovich, who has famously bragged that his manly jism is so supremely powerful that women uncontrollably crave it, also apparently fancies himself to be a literal sorcerer. (Wizard? Warlock?) Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: “Everything I do is alchemy. That’s why I believe in magic. Not black magic, not the satanic magic that they practice ...

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WaPo To Dems: Accept Trump’s Wall To Save Dreamers

From the Washington Post editorial board: President Trump says he is optimistic a deal can be struck to shield “dreamers,” the young undocumented immigrants whose lives he put in jeopardy by stripping them of work permits and deportation protection, beginning March 5. His price, and that of many Republicans, is up to $33 billion in border-security measures, including Mr. Trump’s ...

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Miller’s Assholery Blamed For Immigration Impasse

McClatchy reports: Here’s one thing even Republicans negotiating an immigration deal agree on: Trump aide Stephen Miller is hurting their chances of getting anything done. They blame him for insisting the administration gets approval for an unrealistic number of immigration policies in exchange for protections for young people brought into the country illegally as children. They loathe his intensity when ...

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Britain Denies Diplomatic Status For Julian Assange

The Telegraph reports: The Foreign Office turned down a request from the Ecuadorian government to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status, amid reports the WikiLeaks founder may have received citizenship from the Andean country. Quito said the country was seeking mediation to resolve the impasse. Following reports in Ecuadorean media that Mr Assange may have received citizenship, he posted a picture ...

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Suit Alleges Influence Peddling By Private Prison Giant

Law & Crime reports: The Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) is allegedly turning a blind eye to influence peddling orchestrated by a private prison company which made illegal contributions to a pro-Trump Super PAC. In response, non-partisan public interest watchdog, the Campaign Legal Center (“CLC”) filed a lawsuit against the FEC alleging the agency violated federal law by unlawfully delaying enforcement ...

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Manhattan Trump Building Battles To Rip Down Name

The New York Times reports: Must a New York City condominium forever bear the name T-R-U-M-P in large, brasslike letters? Or can it choose to take them down in favor, perhaps, of what a majority of residents believe is a more dignified name, 200 Riverside Boulevard, its simple street address? That is the question before a State Supreme Court judge ...

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Uproar After Florida Is Exempted From Offshore Drilling

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration’s decision to exempt Florida from expanded offshore drilling kicked off a frenzy Wednesday in other coastal states, with governors from both political parties asking: Why not us? “We cannot afford to take a chance with the beauty, the majesty and the economic value and vitality of our wonderful coastline,” South Carolina Gov. Henry ...

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DOJ Blindsided Banks With Reversal On Legal Pot

Bloomberg reports: When the U.S. Justice Department said last week it was reversing policy on the $7 billion marijuana business, it failed to first notify federal officials who advise banks in states where the drug is legal, sources in Congress said. The announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a longtime critic of legalizing marijuana, caused confusion among banks about ...

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Joe Arapaio Returns To Racist Birther Claims [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday called former President Barack Obama’s birth certificate a “phony document” in an interview on CNN. “No doubt about it, we have the evidence, I’m not going to go into all the details, yeah, it’s a phony document,” Arpaio said on “Cuomo Primetime.” Arpaio announced Tuesday that he is running for the ...

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Dems Invite Sexual Assault Victims To Trump’s SOTU

NBC News reports: Some Democratic House members are planning to invite victims of sexual assault to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address later this month to highlight the issue, according to an aide to a lawmaker who has been a prominent voice on sexual misconduct. “Some members will be bringing survivors of sexual assault and advocates as their ...

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