Tag Archives: crackpots

MILWAUKEE: Text Messages Sent By Sheriff David Clarke Confirm Man’s Account Of His Illegal Arrest

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Sitting on the tarmac at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Jan. 15, Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. sent a text message to one of his captains after a brief verbal exchange with a passenger. The sheriff explained in the text what should be done when Riverwest resident Dan Black got off the plane. ...

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Trump: This Foreign Trip Has Saved Millions Of Jobs

As usual, nobody has any idea what he’s talking about: President Trump on Friday morning said his first foreign trip has “made and saved” the U.S. “billions of dollars and millions of jobs” as he arrived at his final stop before returning home. Trump has landed in Sicily, Italy, for a G-7 summit after earlier visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, ...

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Limbaugh Praises “Studly And Manly” Greg Gianforte For Kicking The Ass Of “Pajama Boy Journalist”

From Glenn Beck’s The Blaze: “In Montana — ladies and gentlemen, I must do something,” Limbaugh said. “I must join the chorus of people condemning what happened out there. This manly, obviously studly Republican candidate in Montana took the occasion to beat up a pajama-clad journalist, a Pajama Boy journalist out there.” “The story is he grabbed his neck and ...

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American Family Association Radio Host Sandy Rios Defends Assault On “Girly-Man” Reporter [AUDIO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On her radio show today, the American Family Association’s Sandy Rios dismissed reports that Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte assaulted Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs yesterday, despite audio of the altercation and several eyewitnesses, saying that the entire thing “sounds very grade school playground-y” and lamenting that men no longer just settle things by ...

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BRUSSELS: Stone-Faced NATO Leaders Look On As Trump Attacks Them Over Defense Spending [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump, speaking in front of the heads of state of fellow NATO allies at the alliance’s new headquarters, called out member countries Thursday for not meeting their financial commitments. “Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they are supposed to be paying for their defense,” Trump ...

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Ben Carson: “Poverty Is A State Of Mind”

The New York Times reports: Ben Carson, the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, faced an intense backlash on Wednesday for calling poverty “a state of mind.” Mr. Carson, who oversees a department that handles housing for millions of low-income Americans, made the comments during a radio interview on Tuesday with Armstrong Williams, a friend and conservative ...

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Sean Hannity’s Show Loses First Major Advertiser

Variety reports: Online auto classifieds site Cars.com said it would cease advertising on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” after the program’s popular host over several broadcasts promoted a largely discredited story about the murder of a Democratic National Committee staffer, then said he would cease discussing it out of concern for the victim’s family. “The fact that we advertise on a ...

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GOP Rep Gives Credence To Seth Rich Lies Because “There’s Stuff Circulating On The Internet” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold, during an appearance on CNN Wednesday morning, offered what seemed to be a wink and nod to the debunked conspiracy theories surrounding the murder of former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich. Here’s the exchange with CNN’s Poppy Harlow and John Berman: FARENTHOLD: “My fear is our constant focusing on the Russians is deflecting ...

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TEXAS: Hate Group Leader “Prophesizes” That God Will Destroy Lawmakers Who Support Perverted LGBTs

The Houston Chronicle reports: So why is [Texas Lt. Gov. Dan] Patrick rejecting the business community’s pleas for restraint? Why is he ready to waste millions of dollars in taxpayer money for a special session to address a bill most Texas lawmakers want nothing to do with? The answer can be found in a blog post written by Patrick’s close ...

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Sean Hannity Caves On Seth Rich Conspiracy [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: With Fox News having retracted the story that Rich had been in contact with WikiLeaks, and Rich’s parents writing an op-ed begging those politicizing Rich’s murder to please stop, Hannity said the following: “I totally and completely understand how upset and how hard this is on this family, especially over the recent coverage of Seth’s death. I’ve been ...

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Ex-Gay Torture Leader Greg Quinlan: I’m Proud To Oppose “Homofascism” And Support Anti-LGBT Laws

Last month the SPLC mentioned ex-gay torture leader Greg Quinlan as being among the speakers at an event staged in opposition to GLSEN’s annual campaign to stop the often-violent bullying of LGBT kids. Quinlan says he’s proud to be named as a hater. From the AFA’s OneNewsNow: “It just goes on and talks about how I left homosexuality,” he tells ...

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SNORK: Sean Hannity Begs For Help After Fox News Formally Retracts Bullshit Claims About Seth Rich

Earlier this afternoon Fox News formally retracted their insane claims about the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich after the Rich family essentially threatened to sue them into oblivion. The retraction came just as Media Matters, with no overt call to action, simply posted a list of the advertisers on Sean Hannity’s show.  And oh boy, is Hannity ever freaking ...

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Pastor Bad Wig: God Didn’t Perform The Miracle Of Trump’s Election Only To Allow Impeachment [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On Friday, Donald Trump–loving right-wing preacher Lance Wallnau posted a video on his Facebook page declaring that Trump will never be impeached because there is no way that God performed the miracle of getting him elected only to see him removed from office. “People are crazy in this country,” Wallnau said. “They’re going ...

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InfoWars Claims White House Press Credentials

The Hill reports: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Monday blasted the Trump administration after Infowars said it had been given White House press credentials. “I want to throw up,” Murphy tweeted. “@POTUS has granted legitimacy to a group that believes Sandy Hook was a hoax carried out by paid actors.” Infowars claimed on Monday it had received the credentials in ...

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Bill Maher Bets Former Trump Flack Boris Epshteyn 100 Rubles That Trump Will Be Out By Christmas [VIDEO]

Salon reports: Donald Trump-ally Boris Epshteyn bravely showed up for his interview on “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday as more news stories broke about Russia’s election interference. Epshteyn, a former senior adviser of the Trump campaign who now has a new gig at the right-wing Sinclair Broadcast Group, was predictably optimistic about the current administration. Bill Maher, who said ...

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One Million Moms Vs TNT’s Claws [VIDEO]

Just in from hate group leader Monica Cole: Help us stop “Claws” from ever airing! On Sunday, June 11, at 9:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT, TNT network will televise an extremely graphic and blasphemous program like none we have ever seen. The trailer appears to be a trashy show about a nail salon and how they launder drug money, but ...

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Tony Perkins Flips Out After US Embassy Flies Rainbow Flag, Calls On Rex Tillerson To “Put A Stop” To It

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Yesterday, the U.S. Embassy in Macedonia posted this on Twitter: “We’re flying the rainbow flag today to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia.” This kind of activism is hardly likely to endear our country to the Macedonians. The former Yugoslav republic is facing a political crisis in the ...

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Creationist Seeks To Prove Grand Canyon Formed By Noah’s Flood, Sues Park For Religious Discrimination

The Atlantic reports: “How did the Grand Canyon form?” is a question so commonly pondered that YouTube is rife with explanations. Go down into the long tail of Grand Canyon videos, and you’ll eventually find at a two-part, 35-minute lecture by Andrew Snelling. The first sign this isn’t a typical geology lecture comes comes about a minute in, when Snelling ...

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Todd Starnes: The White House Is A Mess

Todd Starnes has the wailing sadz for Fox News: Look, I don’t know what’s going on in the White House – but it’s a mess. And the buck stops with the president. The White House is infested with those who pledge their allegiance to liberal ideology. Those individuals need to be given the heave-ho. There’s also a significant problem with ...

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IDAHO: Alex Jones Surrenders In Lawsuit Filed By Chobani Yogurt, Recants Claims About Their Employees

The Los Angeles Times reports: Alex Jones backed down. Again. The far-right conspiracy theorist agreed Wednesday to settle a defamation lawsuit filed against him by Greek yogurt manufacturer Chobani. The key component of the settlement agreement required him to retract inflammatory comments about refugees and the company he made on his Infowars broadcast last month. “During the week of April ...

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