Idiocracy

Trump Seeks To Drug-Test Food Stamp Recipients

The Associated Press reports: The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing, handing a win to conservatives who’ve long sought ways to curb the safety net program. The proposal under review would be narrowly targeted, applying mostly to people who are able-bodied, without dependents and applying for ...

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Man Accuses Facebook Of Violating US Constitution, Doesn’t Actually Understand US Constitution [VIDEO]

“The Constitution of the United States, and the First Amendment says ‘Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion nor prohibiting the free exercise thereof. Nor will they abridge the freedom of speech, of the press’.  I’ve got a copy of the Constitution I want to give you — at the end of this hearing.” – South Carolina ...

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Unnamed House Republican To Erick Erickson: “Donald Trump Is An Evil Really Fucking Stupid Forrest Gump”

Over on the Resurgent, right wing commentator Erick Erickson has recounted a conversation with an unnamed GOP member of the US House. An excerpt: “If we’re going to lose because of him, we might as well impeach the motherfucker,” said the congressman as we roamed the aisles of a Safeway grocery store together. I haven’t been in a Safeway since ...

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Trump: Things Are Worse Than During The Cold War

The Hill reports: President Trump said Wednesday that America’s relationship with Russia is “worse now than it has ever been,” after Russia stymied efforts to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria. The president in a tweet implored Russian President Vladimir Putin to “stop the arms race.” Trump’s remark comes just hours after Russian officials blocked a resolution at the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Via Mediaite: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to hold a briefing with the press corps this afternoon. The biggest issue of the day is undoubtedly the recently Syrian chemical attack and what the response from the Trump administration will be. President Trump condemned the attack yesterday and even Vladimir Putin in particular for Russia’s involvement in ...

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Trump Promotes His Miami Golf Course

USA Today reports: While Patrick Reed was adjusting to his new green jacket after his Masters win, President Trump tweeted his good wishes. Trump pointed out many had seen Reed shine five years ago when he won at a course he owns – Trump National Doral in Miami. But it was actually four years ago – in March 2014 – ...

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Trump Blames Obama For Syrian Chemical Attack

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday put blame on former President Obama after the alleged chemical attack in Syria. Dozens of people were killed Saturday in an alleged chemical attack in Syria. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement that U.S. officials are closely following the “disturbing reports … regarding another alleged chemical weapons attack, this time ...

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Your Daily “Fake News” Rant From Glorious Leader

Three tweets already this morning but nothing about the man who died yesterday in his “well built building.” From the Post story that has him raging: After White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly pressured President Trump last fall to install his top deputy, Kirstjen Nielsen, atop the Department of Homeland Security, the president lost his temper when conservative ...

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Trump Boasts: We’re Sealing The Southern Border

Politico reports: Trump today doubled down on his plan to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help with border security. On Friday, the first wave of troops left Arizona and Texas en route to their deployment. As he has in the past, Trump slammed Democrats for not being tougher on immigration, but his plan to send troops ...

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SURE JAN: Trump Invents Approval Rating Of 59%

The Washington Post reports: In an interview with “Bernie and Sid in the Morning” on WABC radio, Trump listened modestly as his hosts showered obsequious praise on him for heroically making America great in the face of unremitting hate from the media. “A poll just came out now, Rasmussen, it’s now 51,” Trump said. “They say that it’s 51 but ...

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Stocks Tank Once Again Over Trade War Tensions

ABC News reports: Stocks fell sharply Friday as trade tensions between the United States and China heated up. The Dow lost nearly 700 points at one point, a drop of more than 2%, after President Donald Trump threatened to escalate a confrontation with China over trade. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq each declined more than 2%. The Dow Jones ...

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Trump Again To Skip “Bad And Fake” Press Gala

The Hill reports: President Trump says in a new interview that he will likely skip the upcoming White House Correspondents Dinner (WHCD), his second skip of the annual event so far as president. In an interview with “Bernie & Sid in the Morning” on 77 WABC, the president said he will “probably” not attend the annual gala hosted by the ...

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REPORT: White House Officials Feed Talking Points To Fox News Guests Because Trump Will Believe Them

The Washington Post reports: The president usually begins his morning with the “Fox & Friends” show on Fox News, often sending tweets that correspond with the show’s headlines and programming. The show even partially fueled his decision this week to call for sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. He also watches Sean Hannity’s show in the evenings, regularly ...

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Trump’s Approval Rating Hits New Record Low

Morning Consult reports: The month of March was unkind to President Donald Trump’s popularity among the voting public, with Morning Consult’s 50 state approval tracker showing the commander in chief reaching the lowest point of his presidency. The new data — compiled from surveys conducted March 1 to March 31 among 97,693 registered voters in every state and Washington, D.C. ...

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Trump Hails Mexico For Stopping Migrant “Caravan”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday credited Mexico’s “strong immigration laws” with disbanding a so-called “caravan” of Central American migrants before it reached the U.S., saying that a “giant scene” at the southern border was prevented. The president’s tweet comes a day after the organizers of the caravan announced that they would end their journey in Mexico City, instead ...

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Trump Proclamation Will Send National Guard To Border

The Washington Post reports: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said President Trump will sign a proclamation Wednesday that will direct her department and the Pentagon to work with states to deploy the National Guard. The National Guard will assist Border Patrol agents by acting in support roles such as with road development and intelligence gathering, according to a person familiar ...

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Trump Wants Military To Secure Mexico Border

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. Speaking at a lunch with Baltic leaders, Trump said he’s been discussing the idea with his Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis. “We’re going to be doing things militarily. Until we can have a wall ...

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Mike Huckabee: A Russian Meddled In My Butt

Mediaite reports: So, to recap, everybody: Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and a former presidential candidate, wants the world to know that he had his tush looked at by a Russian doctor, and that he thinks it’s a funny joke to call a medical examination of his rear “meddling.” Feast your eyes, folks: The most gag-inducing five words ...

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Trump: Nobody’s Been Tougher On Russia Than Me And Only “Very Stupid People” Think We Shouldn’t Get Along

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday argued he has been tougher on Russia than any of his predecessors, despite frequent criticisms from lawmakers over his relationship with Russia and Vladimir Putin. “Ideally we want to get along with Russia. Getting along with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing. Maybe we will maybe we won’t,” Trump told ...

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Trump Boasts He’s More Popular Than “Cheatin’ Obama”

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump celebrated a poll that showed an upswing in his job approval rating by bashing his predecessor as “Cheatin’ Obama” on Twitter on Tuesday. Trump frequently cites Rasmussen, a right-leaning polling firm that consistently ranks Trump’s approval higher than other polling firms. Based on Rasmussen’s historical numbers, Trump now sits ahead of Obama, who was ...

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