Tag Archives: Teabagistan

Trump Accuses CIA Head Of Leaking Fake News

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Reuters explains what spawned Hair Furor’s latest tantrum: CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday offered a stern parting message for Donald Trump days before the Republican U.S. president-elect takes office, cautioning him against loosening sanctions on Russia and warning him to watch what he says. Brennan rebuked Trump for comparing U.S. intelligence agencies to Nazi Germany in comments by the ...

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MISSOURI: GOP Rep Offers His Own Guns To Those Who Have Theirs Confiscated At Statehouse Entrance

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The Missourian reports: A Missouri lawmaker is offering to give guns to constituents who have concealed carry permits, but whose weapons are confiscated when entering the building. Rep. Nick Marshall, R-Parkville, posted a sign on his door Wednesday that reflects his disdain for new security measures in place at the Capitol. In a Facebook post Wednesday, Marshall announced that he ...

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ARIZONA: State GOP Rep Intros Bill Banning Schools And Universities From Discussing Civil Rights

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The Arizona Republic reports: The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was all about justice, that notion that we are all equal, that we all deserve opportunities. He lived by that Old Testament command from God that we should not only be charitable but work for justice. Social justice, he called it. Just don’t dare talk about such things in Arizona’s ...

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Trump Continues Attacks On US Intelligence

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Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the intelligence community Friday morning, blaming it once again for leaking an unverified report containing compromising and salacious allegations about him to the media and citing the Russian government as proof that the dossier’s allegations are false. That report, which had circulated for months among government officials and media institutions, was ...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz Threatens Federal Ethics Official For Daring To Criticize Trump’s Conflicts Of Interest

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Politico reports: House Republicans have found a subject for their opening review of conflicts of interest under Donald Trump: the federal official in charge of investigating conflicts of interest. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the head of the House Oversight Committee, criticized the director of the federal Office of Government Ethics on Thursday over his criticism of Donald Trump’s plan to address ...

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GOP Rep Who Compared Obama To Hitler Demands CNN Reporter Be Fired For Disrespecting Trump

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Josh Israel reports at Think Progress: A day after Donald Trump shouted down CNN reporter Jim Acosta at his first “press conference” since July and accused his network of providing “fake news,” a Republican Congressman is demanding that Acosta be fired. Two years ago to the day, Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) made national news for a tweet comparing the president ...

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Trump Starts The Day With Yet Another Lie

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Here is the official statement Clapper posted last night: This evening, I had the opportunity to speak with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss recent media reports about our briefing last Friday. I expressed my profound dismay at the leaks that have been appearing in the press, and we both agreed that they are extremely corrosive and damaging to our national ...

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Jewish Group Condemns Trump’s “Nazi” Tweet

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Via press release from the Anti-Defamation League: The President-Elect’s use of Nazi Germany to make a political analogy is not only an inappropriate comparison on the merits, but it also coarsens our discourse and diminishes the horror of the Holocaust. There are legitimate questions on all sides regarding foreign influence in the 2016 presidential race. But the United States has ...

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CNN Hits Back At Trump’s “Fake News” Attack [VIDEO]

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Via Mediaite: During President-elect Donald Trump’s press conference today, Trump took aim at “fake news” regarding the release of an unverified dossier by Buzzfeed, calling them a “failing piece of garbage.” Following that, he ended up getting into an argument with a CNN reporter, who he also called out during the presser over their report on a two-page synopsis they ...

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Actual Breitbart Headline

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The advertiser boycott of Breitbart really has them losing their shit. They write: An anonymous group of left-wing Twitter trolls has convinced the New York State Department of Health to withdraw ads promoting colorectal cancer screening from Breitbart News. The public service announcement, which ran in an advertising space on Breitbart.com read: “We got screened for colon cancer when we ...

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Fox Commentator Laura Ingraham Mocks Obama For Getting Teary-Eyed During Farewell Speech [VIDEO]

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Vile Fox News commentator Laura Ingraham appeared on Sean Hannity’s show last night to mock President Obama for getting teary-eyed during his farewell address. Upon the urging of Hannity, Ingraham asked for tissue and then dramatically dabbed her eyes, declaring that she’d “never seen a man grab a tissue” like that before. Ingraham: “A man, would be like, whatever.” Watch ...

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COUNTER-STING: James O’Keefe’s Troll Network Caught Offering “Huge Sums” To Disrupt Inauguration [VIDEO]

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AlterNet reports: James O’Keefe, the conservative operative whose discredited video “stings” have resulted in him paying massive fines and apologizing to his targets, is up to his usual stunts. This time, O’Keefe’s Project Veritas—a hilarious name for an organization that has nothing but contempt for the truth—is taking aim at anti-Trump activists and critics. The group’s latest con, which takes ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Why Do You Listen To What Donald Trump Says Instead Of What’s In His Heart? [VIDEO]

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LOL. Via Mediaite: Donald Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway faced a grueling interview today where she was confronted by one of the mogul’s most enduring and controversial political moments. “That is not what he did,” Conway said when asked if what Trump did was wrong. Cuomo brought up how Trump can deny mocking Kovaleski’s arthrogryposis as much as he wants, and ...

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Howard Dean Endorses Breitbart Boycott

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Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean last night tweeted his approval of a New York Times opinion piece on the continuing advertiser boycott of Breitbart. From the article: In mid-November, a Twitter group called Sleeping Giants became the hub of the new movement. The Giants and their followers have communicated with more than 1,000 companies and nonprofit groups whose ...

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RIGHT ON SCHEDULE: Crybaby Donald Trump Attacks “Over-Rated Actress And Hillary Flunky” Meryl Streep

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You KNEW he couldn’t resist. Via Politico: Donald Trump piled onto actress Meryl Streep in a Monday morning flurry of posts to his Twitter account, writing that she is “one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn’t know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a Hillary flunky who lost big.” Without mentioning Trump by ...

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Sean Hannity: Amen, Make Russia Great Again!

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Mediaite reports: Fox News host Sean Hannity tweeted his enthusiastic agreement Sunday when someone tweeted at him that Americans should work together to “make Russia great again.” Hannity was responding to a tweet from an account called “Donnie L’il Hands,” which he apparently did not realize was mocking him and Donald Trump. Hannity has come under fire in recent days ...

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GERMANY: Media And Politicians Denounce Breitbart For Story Promoting “Fake News, Hate, And Propaganda”

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The Guardian reports: German media and politicians have warned against an election-year spike in fake news after the rightwing website Breitbart claimed a mob chanting “Allahu Akbar” had set fire to a church in the city of Dortmund on New Year’s Eve. After the report by the US site was widely shared on social media, the city’s police clarified that ...

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CNN’s KFile Exposes Trump Hire And Fox Host Monica Crowley For Plagiarizing “Large Sections” Of Latest Book

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CNN reports: Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley, whom Donald Trump has tapped for a top national security communications role, plagiarized large sections of her 2012 book, a CNN KFile review has found. The review of Crowley’s June 2012 book, “What The (Bleep) Just Happened,” found upwards of 50 examples of plagiarism from numerous sources, including the copying with ...

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Hair Furor Mocks Schwarzenegger For Apprentice Ratings: “But Who Cares, He Supported Hillary”

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Trump is again attempting to steal the day’s media narrative and distract from the Russian hacking story. The Associated Press reports: President-elect Donald Trump is taunting Arnold Schwarzenegger for bringing in low ratings in a spinoff of Trump’s old reality television show, “Celebrity Apprentice.” In an early Friday tweet, Trump refers to himself as a “ratings machine” and says Schwarzenegger ...

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Trump: Mexico Will Pay Us Later For The “Great Wall”

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The Week reports: Donald Trump’s transition team has approached leading House Republicans to let them know the president-elect prefers to have Congress pay for the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, House GOP officials told CNN Thursday. On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that “any money spent on building the Great Wall (for sake of speed), will be paid back by Mexico ...

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