Joe Jervis

Adam Rippon Lands NBC Correspondent Gig

USA Today reports: U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon, the openly gay Olympic team bronze medalist who has become one of the best-known names at these Games, has been hired by NBC to work as a correspondent during the remainder of the Olympics, NBC spokesman Greg Hughes told USA TODAY Sports Sunday evening. Rippon, 28, will work for the network on ...

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Rep. Adam Schiff Mocks Trump’s Claim Of Vindication: He Claims This Anytime Someone Sneezes [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) jabbed President Donald Trump on Sunday for citing the indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team in their probe on Russian election meddling as proof his campaign had not colluded with foreign operatives. During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” the Democratic lawmaker was asked whether he felt the indictment by Mueller ...

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Parkland Survivors Announce “March For Our Lives”

Mediaite reports: Student survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting announced a “March for Our Lives” this morning calling for lawmakers to take substantive action on guns. Emma Gonzalez, the student who gave an impassioned speech yesterday, told CNN’s Dana Bash, “We’re going to be facing this with trepidation and determination, and we have an incredible support system ...

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Limbaugh Calls For Concealed Carry In Schools [VIDEO]

“The solution is we need concealed carry in these schools. If we are really serious about protecting the kids, we need a mechanism to be defensive when this kind of thing – if we’re not going to take action, we better have mechanisms in these schools to stop it when it breaks out. If we don’t do that, then all ...

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Florida AG Pam Bondi Calls For Social Media Vigilance

But no mention of gun control, of course. The Hill reports: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) is calling for students and parents to be more vigilant about potential threats made on social media in the wake of the Florida high school shooting, saying it’s better to report something that’s later deemed not credible than not report it at all. ...

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Gus Kenworthy Kisses Boyfriend On Live Olympic TV

The Guardian reports: When the American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy shared a kiss with boyfriend Matthew Wilkas at the bottom of the hill before Sunday morning’s ski slopestyle qualifying, neither was immediately aware the moment was captured by NBC’s cameras. But the significance of an openly gay male athlete kissing another man on primetime network television during one of the ...

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Trump Unleashes Raging Tweetstorm On Russia

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump said Sunday Russia accomplished its goal of creating “discord, disruption and chaos” in the United States and now Russians are “laughing their asses off” at the U.S. Trump spent the early part of Sunday morning tweeting thoughts about Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Rep. Adam Schiff’s criticisms of the Obama administration, and a ...

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Homocon Jim Hoft, Chuck C. Johnson, Paul Nehlen, And Others Sued For Falsely Naming Teen As Killer Driver

Snopes reports: Three disreputable web sites including GotNews.com, FreedomDaily.com and GatewayPundit.com have been named in a federal lawsuit accusing them of defamation for allegedly falsely naming an innocent teenager as the driver who rammed into and killed a counter demonstrator at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. Jerome Vangheluwe and his 16-year-old-son Joel had to flee ...

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Trump Lies Again About “Fake News Media”

Trump, as always, is lying. Just one example from the New York Times: In 2014, Russians working for a shadowy firm called the Internet Research Agency started gathering American followers in online groups focused on issues like religion and immigration. Around mid-2015, the Russians began buying digital ads to spread their messages. A year later, they tapped their followers to ...

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White House Spox: Democrats And The Media Have Created More Chaos Than The Russians [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Journalists lashed out at a White House spokesman on Saturday after the aide to President Trump claimed that news media and Democrats have caused more “chaos” than Russia. White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley made the comments during an interview on Fox News while responding to special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of Russian nationals for meddling ...

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Lawyers For Florida Mass Shooter Say He’ll Plead Guilty If Prosecutors Agree Not To Seek The Death Penalty

The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports: Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 students and teachers in Parkland, Florida, would plead guilty if prosecutors agree not to seek the death penalty, his lawyers say. Public Defender Howard Finkelstein said guilt is not an issue in the case of Cruz. “There is no way anyone can minimize the tragedy of what ...

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CALIFORNIA: Mother Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Son She Thought Was Gay, Life Sentence Without Parole

The New York Post reports: A California mom pleaded guilty to torturing to death her 8-year-old son because she thought he was gay. Pearl Sinthia Fernandez, 34, agreed to a plea deal Thursday for first-degree murder in the 2013 death of her son Gabriel Fernandez. The Palmdale mom also confessed to a special circumstance allegation of murder involving torture. Fernandez ...

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Florida Shooter Spewed Racist, Anti-Gay, Anti-Semitic Views In Private Chat Group, Called For Murdering Gays

CNN reports: In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.  CNN, investigating comments the shooter may have left on a now-deleted YouTube channel, was added to the private Instagram group by one of the active members in it. The responding group members, ...

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Straight-Only Trump Dating Site: Deport Liberals From Your Love Life And Find Your “America First Partner”

The Gazette reports: For those looking for the “America-first partner” of their dreams, Trump.Dating is just a click away. According to its website, Trump.Dating is a new free-to-access dating website from Friends Worldwide, Inc., a network of premium dating websites that represents “over 75 diverse dating communities.” However, “diverse” doesn’t exactly describe Trump.Dating. Stock images of middle-aged Caucasian couples donning ...

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National School Walkout Planned Over Mass Shootings

From the organizers of the Women’s March: Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018 to protest Congress’ inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our ...

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Mueller Hits Manafort With New Bank Fraud Charge

Reuters reports: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has drawn a new accusation of bank fraud from U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office, according to court documents made public on Friday. The new accusation, related to a property Manafort owns in the Washington suburb of Fairfax, Virginia, comes on top of the indictment against Manafort last October for money laundering ...

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REPORT: Kushner Requests More Intel Than Most White House Staffers Despite Having No Security Clearance

The Washington Post reports: White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly announced Friday that beginning next week, the White House will no longer allow some employees with interim security clearances access to top-­secret information — a move that could threaten the standing of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law. Kushner, a senior adviser to the president, has been able to ...

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Olympian Adam Rippon Finishes Tenth [VIDEO]

Tenth in the scoring, but he definitely took first place as the darling of the 2018 Olympics, judging by thousands of adoring fans worldwide on Twitter. USA Today reports: Adam Rippon’s Olympic competition came to an end Saturday but his impact on the Games did not. Minutes after skating a clean free skate that put him in 10th place at ...

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Hannity Blames Obama For Russian Meddling [VIDEO]

Oh so predictable: “Where the hell was the Obama administration?” Hannity asked. “What did they do then to stop this?” Hannity pointed to a report from NBC News about how they “didn’t do more” to stop Russia because they thought Hillary Clinton was going to win the 2016 election. “So in other words, it sounds like the Obama administration––they were ...

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Grocery Chain Winn-Dixie To File For Bankruptcy

Bloomberg reports: Bi-Lo LLC, the supermarket company that owns the Winn-Dixie chain, is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing as soon as next month, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The retailer is planning to shut almost 200 stores as part of the move — either before or after the filing — said one of the people, who ...

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