Tag Archives: Teabagistan

Sarah Palin: Don’t Blame Bernie Sanders

Via Breitbart: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who was wrongly and inaccurately blamed when Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) was shot several years ago, is standing up for Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont saying he is personally not responsible for the actions of his apparent supporter. Palin, in an exclusive statement to Breitbart News, called for the media industry to be ...

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Fox News Drops “Fair & Balanced” Slogan

New York Magazine reports: As Fox News moves further into the post–Roger Ailes era, the network is shedding one of its most iconic elements. According to network executives, Fox News has abandoned the marketing slogan “Fair & Balanced.” The decision was made last August after Ailes’s ouster by Fox News co-president Jack Abernethy, because the phrase had “been mocked,” one ...

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Trump Flack Scottie Nell Hughes Mulls US House Bid

The Washington Examiner reports: One of President Trump’s most ardent defenders during his 2016 campaign is considering a run for Congress should Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., choose to run for governor. Scottie Nell Hughes, who became a fixture during the 2016 as a CNN contributor and passionate Trump supporter, says she is being urged by top Republicans and activist groups ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Homocons Threaten Charlotte Pride Sponsors With Boycott If They Don’t Withdraw Support

Charlotte’s Spectrum News reports: Deplorable Pride started as a small group. “Now everybody want’s to be a part of all this,” co-founder Brian Talbert said. Since threatening legal action against Charlotte Pride, its reach has grown. Appearing on Fox News, CNN and major conservative websites like Drudge Report. Deplorable Pride is now using that audience to threaten a boycott of ...

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Newt Gingrich Calls For Shutting Down Special Counsel: GOP Is Delusional If They Think He’ll Be Fair [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) questioned early Monday special counsel Robert Mueller’s ability to remain fair and impartial in his investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Gingrich, an informal adviser to the president, also voiced his concerns about Mueller on Sunday. He accused former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday of manipulating the ...

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Former Sen. Jim DeMint Takes Post To Lead Right Wing Movement Calling For A Convention Of The States

USA Today reports: Former South Carolina senator Jim DeMint, ousted last month as head of the Heritage Foundation think tank, is joining a fast-growing, conservative movement that is pushing states to seek a constitutional convention to rein in federal spending and power. DeMint, a prominent figure among the Tea Party activists who helped Republicans seize control of the U.S. House ...

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WISCONSIN: Jury Awards $6.7M Rape Settlement To Female Former Inmate At Sheriff David Clarke’s Jail

The Washington Post reports: A jury awarded $6.7 million to a former female inmate at the Milwaukee County jail who said she was raped at least five times by a correctional officer there. The woman, who was pregnant at the time, also said she was shackled to her bed while giving birth in violation of her constitutional rights. While the ...

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FAIL: Right Wing Group Ambushes Google/Alphabet Stockholders Meeting And Things Don’t Go Well [VIDEO]

As I’ve reported several times in recent months, the right wing National Center for Public Policy Research is in the habit of appearing at shareholder meetings for major corporations to ambush top executives over their diversity programs and positions on social issues. Today one of their henchmen attacked executives at Alphabet/Google and things did not go well for him. From ...

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THURSDAY: Pro-Trump Group To Air Anti-James Comey Attack Ad During His Senate Testimony [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A nonprofit issues group is labeling James Comey a political “showboat” in a television ad set to air Thursday, the day the former FBI director testifies on Capitol Hill. Comey “put politics over protecting America,” a narrator says in the 30-second spot, titled “Showboat,” which was shared with The Associated Press. It accuses him of being ...

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Trump Golfs For 23rd Time Since Inauguration

The Hill reports: President Trump visited Trump National Golf Club on Sunday for the second time during a weekend marked by terror attacks in London and protest demonstrations nationwide. Trump, much like former President Obama, has faced criticism for his golfing habits. “Can you believe that,with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day ...

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Ted Nugent On Comparisons To Kathy Griffin’s Trump Stunt: I Stand By My Call To Execute Hillary Clinton

The Washington Examiner reports: Rocker and one-time White House guest Ted Nugent said Thursday he stands by his 2016 comment that Hillary Clinton should be tried and hanged for treason for her response to the 2012 terror attacks in Benghazi. “I’ve never threatened to hang anybody. I’ve never suggested anybody get hung, except the one time after Benghazi, I recommended ...

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Trump To Hold First 2020 Fundraiser Next Month

The Hill reports: President Trump will headline his first reelection event later this month, more than three years before voters again head to the polls. Trump will speak at a ritzy Trump Victory event in Washington, D.C. on June 28. Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel and the RNC’s finance chairman, Steve Wynn, will also be attending the ...

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Far-Right Websites Launch Boycott Campaign Against Rachel Maddow In Retaliation For Sean Hannity

Far-right extremist Brent Bozell, who is best known here for calling President Obama a “skinny ghetto crackhead” during an appearance on Fox News, is leading a call for advertisers to boycott the Rachel Maddow Show. The move comes in retaliation for the boycott movement against Fox host Sean Hannity. Via Bozell’s outlet Newsbusters: Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell ...

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KENTUCKY: GOP Governor Blasts Reporter As “Peeping Tom” Over Report On Shady Mansion Purchase

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, facing an ethics complaint about the unusually low purchase price of the Anchorage mansion he’s living in, took to Twitter on Saturday to personally attack a journalist who has been reporting about the controversy. Bevin called Courier-Journal reporter Tom Loftus a “sick man” for allegedly being “caught sneaking” around Bevin’s home and ...

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Fox News Op-Ed Lists Ways You Can Become A Better, Stronger Person By Being More Like Donald Trump

Fox News yesterday published an op-ed by unhinged psychiatrist Keith Ablow in which he ticks off the many way you can become a better person by being more like Donald Trump. An excerpt: 1) Don’t let anyone tell you you’re not good enough to work toward any goal. Just don’t forget the work. 2) Don’t mimic your competitors. Have the ...

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REPORT: Sean Hannity May Not Return To Fox News

The right wing Independent Journal Review reports: Amid ongoing turmoil at Fox News, an internal battle appears to be brewing between top executives and one of the last remaining vestiges of the lineup that made the network a powerhouse in cable news — Sean Hannity. Hannity has gone “underground” and is actively considering whether or not he will return to ...

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ITALY: Melania Trump Flaunts $51,000 Jacket

I only use the word “flaunts” in tribute to the countless times Teabagistan lost their fucking minds over the gowns Michelle Obama sometimes wore to state dinners. The Associated Press reports: Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the ...

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TEXAS: Governor Brandishes Target Sheet At Gun Bill Signing: “I’ll Carry This In Case I See Any Reporters”

The Texas Tribune reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed a bill into law significantly reducing the cost to get a license to carry a handgun, making Texas one of the states with the lowest fee in the nation. “The right to bear arms is something that is synonymous with the state of Texas. We are proud to expand the ...

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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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O’REILLY REDUX: Sean Hannity Goes On Vacation As Advertisers Hit The Exits Over Seth Rich Conspiracy

As the number of boycotting advertisers continues to grow, last night Fox News announced that Sean Hannity is taking a brief vacation starting tonight. Sound familiar? Via Mediaite: Could this be the end for the love-him-or-hate-him hallmark of the conservative cable news channel and one-time ratings juggernaut? It’s worth noting that the network has been in familiar territory before–in fact ...

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