Tag Archives: assholery

Radio Announcers Fired After Citing Trump In Racist Attack On High School Basketball Players [VIDEO]

The NBC affiliate in Des Moines reports: Controversial commentary from two local radio employees at a high school basketball game in northern Iowa is going viral — and has resulted in their firing. A video clip from a boys basketball game between Forest City High School and Eagle Grove High School was posted to Facebook Sunday night. It contains racist ...

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Sen. Chuck Grassley: If The Poor Got Tax Cuts, They’d Just Waste The Money On Booze, Women, Or Movies

The Washington Post reports: As Republicans continue to sell the details of their tax bill, some are reaching for more colorful language to liven up complex policies that tend to put the average voter to sleep. Case in point: Over the weekend Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) hashed over the plan with his home state’s Des Moines Register. Turning to ...

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Trump: I Feel Sorry For Flynn, Hillary Lied To The FBI Many Times And Nothing Happened To Her [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday defended former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying it’s “very unfair” he was charged with a crime and Hillary Clinton was not. “Well, I feel badly for Gen. Flynn,” Trump told reporters. “I feel very badly. He’d led a very strong life.” “I will say this, Hillary Clinton lied many times to the ...

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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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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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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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Forrest Trump Proves SNL Right Once Again

Talking Points Memo reports: Eric Trump on Tuesday argued that an ABC News reporter didn’t have any right calling the President’s use of “Pocahontas” as an attack offensive. President Donald Trump on Monday called Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Pocahontas, an attack he uses often, during a White House event celebrating Navajo code talkers. Eric Trump, 33, appeared to be referring ...

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Trump Makes “Pocahontas” Joke At White House Event Honoring Elderly WWII Navajo Code Talkers [VIDEO]

Trump just attacked Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” at a White House event honoring the elderly surviving members of the Navajo Code Talkers, who were recruited by the Marine Corps during World War II to deliver messages that the Japanese were unable to translate. “You were here long before any of us were here. Although we have a representative in Congress ...

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AUSTRALIA: Catholic Archbishop Claims “Yes” Didn’t Win Majority Since 20% Didn’t Vote In Marriage Survey

The Daily Telegraph reports: It’s good enough for the people and good enough for the government — but that’s not good enough for the Catholic church. While the Yes vote for gay marriage was a convincing 61.6 per cent, the country’s most influential Catholic cleric Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher reckons that is not a majority. Because about 20 per cent ...

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Breitbart Editor: Rape Used To Have A Narrow Meaning, Now It Just Means Sex The Woman Regrets She Had

“Rape used to have a narrow definition. Rape used to have a definition where it was — it was brutality, it was forced sexual attack and penetration. Now it’s become, really, any sex that the woman ends up regretting that she had. And so now the left has made it so that women who are, maybe are — I don’t ...

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ALABAMA: Police Chief Suspended After “Sarcastic” Post Claiming He Was Molested By Democrat Doug Jones

The Birmingham News reports: A small-town Alabama police chief has been suspended after making “sarcastic” statements about sexual abuse on Facebook. Killen police Chief Bryan Hammond wrote on Facebook that “silence is consent” and made what he called a joke about being sexually assaulted by U.S. Senate candidate Democrat Doug Jones. “On another note, Doug Jones fondled me on a ...

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Today In Trumpian Petty Assholery

The Week reports: President Trump responded on Twitter Sunday to comments from LaVar Ball, the father of a UCLA basketball player, which downplayed the president’s role in getting his son, LiAngelo Ball, and two other student athletes, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, released from shoplifting charges in China. “Who?” the elder Ball said to ESPN Friday when asked about Trump’s ...

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Gene Simmons Permanently Banned From Fox News

The Daily Beast reports: According to a knowledgeable Fox News source, Simmons showed up on the 14th floor to do a book-plugging interview with FoxNews.com’s entertainment section, but instead barged in on a staff meeting uninvited. “Hey chicks, sue me!” he shouted, and then pulled open his red velvet shirt to reveal his chest and belly, according to the source. ...

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Trump To Lift Ban On Importing Elephant Trophies

ABC News reports: The Trump administration plans to allow hunters to import trophies of elephants they killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the United States, reversing a ban put in place by the Obama administration in 2014, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed to ABC News today. Even though elephants are listed as endangered under the Endangered ...

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TRAILER: Trump, The Art Of The Insult

This is actually a pro-Trump film. From the description: Donald Trump dominated the 2016 Presidential race with a master plan of political incorrectness, using The Art of the Insult to brand political opponents and bash the media all the way to the White House. In this film, Trump emerges as a marketing genius and performance artist who, despite being a ...

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Fox News Legal Analyst: Actual Victims Of Sexual Predators Are “Very Few And Far Between” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Host Sean Hannity asked Mercedes Colwin, a manager partner of the law firm Gordon & Rees in New York, how common it is for women to make up harassment allegations for money or “political reasons.” “There are individuals that’ll come forward with these outrageous allegations,” Colwin replied. Hannity argued that those making allegations that are unfounded hurt ...

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USDA Enacts Policy Allowing Anti-LGBT Materials

Back in May, Agriculture Sec. Sonny Purdue issued a letter allowing the posting of anti-LGBT materials at USDA-inspected plants. This week that policy went into effect. Tony Perkins, of course, is thrilled: The Family Research Council praised policy guidance released today by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service that makes clear the agency will protect religious freedom and will not ...

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Trump Tweets Congratulations To His “Deplorables” For “MASSIVE Landslide Victory” On Anniversary Of Election

The Hill reports: President Trump congratulated his supporters on the Wednesday anniversary of his historic victory in the 2016 election, calling them “deplorables” in a nod to former Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. The anniversary tweet came attached to a photo of the president with key White House aides aboard Air Force One on Trump’s 13-day trip through Asia, including White ...

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Billionaire Joe Ricketts Shuts Down Gothamist And DNAinfo, Deletes Their Archives After Writers Unionize

The New York Times reports: A week ago, reporters and editors in the combined newsroom of DNAinfo and Gothamist, two of New York City’s leading digital purveyors of local news, celebrated victory in their vote to join a union. On Thursday, they lost their jobs, as Joe Ricketts, the billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade who owned the sites, shut them ...

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