Tag Archives: assholery

INDIANA: Anti-Gay Pizza Shop Closes After 2015 Furor For Refusing To Cater Imaginary Same-Sex Wedding

The South Bend Tribune reports: Memories Pizza, the shop that became embroiled in the national debate over religious and civil rights and touched off a national media firestorm in 2015, has closed. A sign in the front window of the pizza shop says it was shuttered last month. Owners Kevin and Crystal O’Connor were the focus of intense criticism and ...

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GOP Senate Candidate Attacks Mitch McConnell Because His Wife’s Father Is A “Wealthy Chinaperson” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A Republican running for the U.S. Senate in West Virginia suggested that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) faced conflicts of interests because his wife’s father is a “wealthy Chinaperson.” Don Blankenship during a Monday appearance on a West Virginia radio show pointed to McConnell’s marriage to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. “I have an issue when the ...

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Tucker Carlson: Nobody Wants To Live In London Or Sweden Because Immigrants Haven’t Assimilated

Tucker Carlson: “Look at Great Britain, look at France, look at Sweden, they have massive terror, crime, and disorder problems and cultural assimilation problems for one reason, they imported a bunch of people from a part of the world that doesn’t share their values. Why wouldn’t you – look – you wouldn’t want to live in Sweden now as a ...

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COLORADO: Republicans Introduce Bill That Would Imprison Striking Teachers For Up To Six Months

Denver’s ABC affiliate reports: As Colorado teachers prepare to walk out on Thursday and Friday to call for higher wages and increased school funding, some state lawmakers are working to make sure any plans to strike don’t go unpunished by introducing a bill in the Senate that could put teachers in jail for speaking out. The bill, SB18-264, would prohibit ...

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Kellyanne Conway To CNN: You Only Ask About My Husband’s Anti-Trump Tweets Because I’m A Woman

This morning Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway pretended to be outraged when asked about her husband’s critical tweets about Glorious Leader, some of which have since been deleted. Conway accused CNN host Dana Bash of only asking about the tweets because she’s a woman. Mediaite reports: Conway got in a dig at Hillary Clinton before saying, “It’s fascinating to me that ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Nutjob GOP State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe Calls Gay Rep. Brian Sims A “Lying Homosexual”

The Associated Press reports: A Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania is calling a colleague a “lying homosexual” in a Facebook post attacking liberal legislators. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe also is defending his comments, which he made Friday. He tells The Associated Press that he mentioned the sexual orientation of Democratic Rep. Brian Sims of Philadelphia because Sims has spoken openly about ...

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RNC Stalks Comey’s Book Tour With “Lyin’ Lion”

Mediaite reports: The Republican National Committee is sending out a furry costumed lion to stalk James Comey on his book tour. The furry stalker is just the GOP’s latest attempt to discredit the Trump-fired FBI director, who has been making regular rounds on the network news to promote his new book, including a much-touted appearance on ABC News. In addition ...

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Morrissey: The Loony Left Forgets Hitler Was A Leftist

The Guardian reports: Morrissey has made an extraordinary – even by his standards – series of pronouncements in a new interview published on his website, attacking halal meat producers, Theresa May, Diane Abbott and Sadiq Khan, among others. Accusations of racism have long dogged Morrissey, who once referred to Chinese people as a “sub-species” and said that British identity was ...

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Hair Furor To Again Hold Rally During Press Gala

The Hill reports: President Trump will speak at a campaign rally in Michigan on April 28, the same night of the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) Dinner, the president’s campaign announced Tuesday. The event will take place at 7 p.m. in Washington, Mich., located just outside of Detroit. It is the second consecutive year that Trump will hold a rally ...

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KENTUCKY: Gov Fauxpologizes For Claim That Children Were Raped And Poisoned Due To Teachers Strike

USA Today reports: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for comments he made claiming children had been sexually abused or ingested poison while teachers were protesting in Frankfort last week. “The words that people say can have unintended consequences,” Bevin said in a video. “I apologize for those who have been hurt by the things that were said. … It ...

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Kentucky GOP Gov: Children Were Raped, Poisoned, And Tried Drugs Because Teachers Are On Strike

ABC News reports: Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has opposed Kentucky teachers’ rallies for pension protection and public education funding since they began, but never quite the way he did on Friday afternoon, when he told a gaggle of reporters that the strike would directly cause children to be injured, poisoned and sexually assaulted. “I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today ...

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AMERICA FIRST: US Boxer In Anti-Immigrant “Border Wall” Trunks Get Pummeled By Mexican Opponent

Deadspin reports: American boxer Rod Salka lost a six-round bout to Mexican fighter Francisco Vargas last night. Salka, who is known for having been brutally knocked out by Danny Garcia in 2014, entered the ring wearing trunks with an anti-immigrant message. The top of Salka’s trunks had “AMERICA 1ST” written on them, and they were patterned like a brick wall. ...

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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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Actor T.J. Miller Arrested For False Terror Threat

Deadline Hollywood reports: Former Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller has been charged with calling in a false bomb threat from an Amtrak train, federal authorities say. Miller was arrested Monday night at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York. Miller appeared today before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven and was released on a $100,000 bond. The charge ...

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MISSOURI: Sinclair Host Loses Show After Tweeted Threat To “Ram A Hot Poker Up David Hogg’s Ass”

NBC News reports: A Sinclair Broadcast talk show was canceled Monday after its host, Jamie Allman, wrote an explicit tweet about assaulting a survivor of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. A spokesman for Sinclair said in a statement that Allman’s show on the St. Louis ABC affiliate KNDL was “cancelled and he is off the air immediately.” Entercom, ...

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GOP House Rep Pulls Out Loaded Gun During Meeting

South Carolina’s Post & Courier reports: A South Carolina Republican congressman is not backing down from critics after he pulled out his own personal — and loaded — .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun during a meeting with constituents Friday. U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman, R-Rock Hill, told The Post and Courier he pulled out the weapon and placed it on a ...

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Romney: Forget Those Shitty Things I Said About Trump

The Deseret News reports: Romney, who harshly criticized Trump over the years, said he supports much of what the president has done such as cutting taxes, rolling back business regulations and reducing the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in southern Utah. An audience member asked Romney if he would give the same scathing speech about Trump ...

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NEW YORK: Prominent Same-Sex Marriage Opponent To Divorce Third Wife (And His Second Known Mistress)

The New York Daily News reports: Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife of 15 years, Judith, are getting a divorce. Judith filed for a contested divorce on Wednesday in Manhattan Supreme Court, signaling a fight over assets. Giuliani famously fell for Judith at a cigar bar in 1999 while he was mayor and still married to his second wife, ...

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OKLAHOMA: GOP Governor Mocks Striking Teachers, Compares Them To “Teenagers Wanting A Better Car”

CBS News reports: For the third day, thousands of Oklahoma teachers marched at the state capitol. Inside the rotunda, educators, and hundreds of their students demanded an increase in school funding. On Tuesday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill giving teacher-support staff, like teachers’ aides and janitors, a $1,250 raise. Last week, she signed a measure that gave teachers ...

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Sylvester Stallone’s Brother Apologizes For Calling David Hogg A “Bitch Pussy” Who Deserves To Be Punched

Newsweek reports: Sylvester Stallone’s younger brother Frank apologized to Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg Sunday morning for calling him a “little bitch” and a “coward” who deserves a “sucker punch.” Frank Stallone is best known for his 1980s song Far From Over which appeared in the movie Staying Alive and achieved some Billboard success. He often appeared on Saturday Night ...

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