Tag Archives: CPAC

Abusive Behavior By CPAC Attendees Draws Apology From Host Convention Center Management

The Huffington Post reports: Attendees at a college recreation conference were greeted by a surprise Friday, when a manager for the convention center where their conference was being held came to their closing session and apologized for the inappropriate behavior of attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference, which was meeting in the same space. The National Intramural and Recreational ...

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Trump’s Stupidest Lie For Today (But Only Today)

The Slot reports: A few minutes into his CPAC speech Friday, esteemed and honest president Donald J. Trump said people were so excited to hear him speak that, “There are lines that go back six blocks. I tell you that because you won’t read about it.” In a sense, he’s right. You won’t read about it, because they don’t exist. ...

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CPAC Confiscates Russian Flags While Trump Speaks

Raw Story reports: Staffers at CPAC quickly scrambled to confiscate Russian flags with the word “TRUMP” written on the front that were being waved by attendees during President Donald Trump’s speech on Friday. The trouble began when some attendees took out pro-Trump flags to wave during the president’s speech that also happened to have the same white-blue-and-red striped pattern as ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At CPAC

UPDATE: Bumping this back to the top because Trump is due to appear shortly. Trump isn’t due to take the stage until 10AM but I’m posting this now because the live-streams of various wingnut panels are already running from CPAC. Heavy.com reports: The second full day of the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC) is here, with the most important ...

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CPAC Organizer: The Alt-Right Aren’t Conservatives, They’re “Garden Variety Left Wing Fascists” [VIDEO]

Remember last year when White House advisor Steve Bannon declared that he was ever so proud to have turned Breitbart into a “platform for the alt-right”? Apparently he said that in an alt-universe. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch:  This morning, Dan Schneider of the American Conservative Union, which organizes CPAC, delivered a speech titled “The Alt Right Ain’t ...

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Ted Cruz: Another SCOTUS Seat Will Open This Summer And Democrats Will Go “Bat Crap Crazy” [VIDEO]

TIME reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted that the Supreme Court will have another open seat by this summer. In an on-stage interview at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the Republican Senator predicted that there might be another opening on the nation’s high court soon. “This summer, I think we’ll have another Supreme Court vacancy,” he said. Cruz did ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Bannon And Priebus Speak At CPAC

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s top two advisers will take the stage together Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in their latest attempt to dispel notions that they are combative rivals fighting for power in the West Wing. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon found themselves at the center of reports of West ...

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CPAC Security Boots Nazi Leader Richard Spencer

Nazi leader Richard Spencer was ejected from CPAC minutes ago after holding an impromptu press conference to denounce convention organizers for refusing to give stage time to the very people, namely Richard Spencer and his fellow literal Nazis, that put Trump into the White House. Spencer’s presence drew dozens of reporters away from the main hall where his ideological godfather, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Kellyanne Conway Speaks At CPAC

This should be entertaining. The Guardian reports: Good morning from the Gaylord Convention Center just south of Washington DC. In the main hall Welcome to the Jungle by Guns ‘n’ Roses and NRA ads have given way to the pledge of allegiance and a Jimi Hendrix-style electric guitar version of The Star-Spangled Banner. Attendees – most dressed smartly, with the ...

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CPAC Head Defends Decision To Disinvite Homocon Milo: All This Pedophilia Talk Is Distracting [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Wednesday defended his decision to rescind right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos’s invitation to speak at the event. During an interview Wednesday on CNN’s “New Day,” American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp said the initial invitation to speak at CPAC was not an endorsement of Yiannopoulos. “We have all ...

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REPORT: “Fierce Internal Debate” At Breitbart Over Whether To Fire Homocon Milo For Pedophilia Comments

Fox Business reports: Milo Yiannopoulos, the provocative conservative journalist who is often portrayed as a champion of the far-right, is facing possible dismissal from his employer Breitbart News over comments he once made about underage sex, the Fox Business Network has learned. His possible dismissal from Breitbart could come by the end of the day, according to people at the ...

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BREAKING: CPAC Disinvites Homocon Milo Yiannopoulos For His “Offensive Video Condoning Pedophilia”

Minutes ago CPAC chairman Matt Schlapp tweeted a statement announcing that homocon flamethrower Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited as the keynote speaker at this year’s convention. Schlapp writes: We realize that Mr. Yiannopoulos has responded on Facebook, but it is insufficient. It is up to him to answer the tough questions and we urge him to immediately further address these ...

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Trump Confirmed To Speak At CPAC 2017

This morning CPAC organizers confirmed that Trump will speak at the convention on Friday morning. Other confirmed CPAC 2017 speakers include Sheriff David Clarke, Stephen Bannon, Reince Priebus, Sean Hannity, Lou Dobbs, and dozens more from the GOP clown car. At this writing the CPAC website doesn’t show a speaking time for beleaguered homocon Milo Yiannopoulos, whose still-unfolding “pedophilia” scandal ...

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Homocon Milo Posts Second Defense Of “Pedophilia” Comments: I Shouldn’t Have Used The Word “Boy”

Late last night homocon Milo Yiannopoulos posted a second and lengthy defense of his comments on pedophilia. Some excerpts: A note for idiots: I do not support pedophilia. Period. It is a vile and disgusting crime, perhaps the very worst. There are selectively edited videos doing the rounds, as part of a co-ordinated effort to discredit me from establishment Republicans, ...

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Clips Surface Of Homocon Milo Defending Pedophilia: I Give Good Head Because Of Father Michael [VIDEO]

The Daily Caller reports: Sunday morning, less than one day after the controversial announcement about the CPAC speaker lineup, video surfaced of Milo Yiannopoulos allegedly defending pedophilia in the past. “We get hung up on this sort of child abuse stuff,” Yiannopoulos is heard saying in a video, acknowledging that he has a controversial point of view, “to the point ...

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Homocon Milo To Keynote CPAC 2017

From the Hollywood Reporter: Milo Yiannopoulos is about to go mainstream Republican, sort of, grabbing himself a keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference next month. The Washington gathering, known as CPAC, is the premiere event for established conservatives. This year’s speakers include Vice President Mike Pence, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina and Wisconsin Gov. ...

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Michelle Malkin Attacks Kasich At CPAC [VIDEO]

Right wing shrieker Michelle Malkin went off on John Kasich at CPAC last night for being too reasonable. Via Breitbart: Best-selling conservative author and senior editor for the Conservative Review Michelle Malkin slammed Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s support for Common Core standards, drawing loud boos from attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday directed at the governor. “My ...

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Ted Cruz Uses CPAC Speech To Attack Donald Trump For Not Attending CPAC [VIDEO]

Earlier today the Trump campaign announced that he will be blowing off tomorrow’s headlining CPAC speech to hold a rally in Kansas. Cruz gave his CPAC speech this afternoon: Cruz began his speech Friday at CPAC saying, “God bless CPAC. So Donald Trump is skipping CPAC, I think somebody told him Megyn Kelly was going to be here or even ...

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Trump Blows Off CPAC Appearance

Donald Trump has decided to blow off tomorrow’s headlining speech at CPAC and instead hold a rally in Kansas. As you can see, the Tea Things are furious. From Trump’s statement: The Donald J. Trump for President Campaign has just announced it will be in Witchita, Kanasas for a major rally on Saturday prior to Caucus. He will also be ...

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Red-Caped Catholic Loons: We Won’t Come Back To CPAC If Log Cabin Republicans Are There Again

The red-caped Catholic loons of Tradition, Family, & Property have issued a press release in which they vow to boycott future CPACs if the Log Cabin Republicans are allowed to return as sponsors. They write: The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is under fire this year for accepting the sponsorship of Log Cabin Republicans, an LGBT activist group that promotes ...

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