Tag Archives: Teabagistan

OOPS: Trump Reportedly Taps Rick Perry To Head Energy Department He Promised To Eliminate [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President-elect Donald Trump has selected former Texas Gov. Rick Perry — who famously once forgot that he wanted to abolish the Energy Department — to be secretary of energy, two sources familiar with the transition process told NBC News on Monday night. Perry, a rival of Trump’s during the Republican presidential nominating campaign, met with Trump for ...

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Twitter Reinstates Pro-Trump White Supremacists

Last month neo-Nazi leader Richard Spencer earned international headlines when his speech at a white supremacists convention included quotations from Nazi propaganda and ended with “Hail Trump!” Hitler salutes from the audience. And now he and others like him are back on Twitter. Via Media Matters: Spencer’s account was reactivated on December 10. BuzzFeed News reported that Spencer had run ...

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Conway: I Turned Down Press Secretary Job

The Washington Examiner reports: Kellyanne Conway, senior advisor to President-elect Trump, confirmed Monday that she had turned down an offer to serve as press secretary for the incoming White House, a role she described as critical given that the eventual spokesman will face a “hostile press.” “I have politely declined that job,” Conway said Monday morning on the “Hugh Hewitt ...

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Trump Attacks “Biased” NBC News

Via Mediaite: President-elect Donald Trump saw someone say something about him on TV that he didn’t approve of, so naturally, he’s making sure everyone on Twitter knows about it. While CNN is the mogul’s usual target when it comes to TV news, Trump decided to get two for the price of one tonight by slamming them and NBC together. While ...

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WASHINGTON: Republican State Reps Introduce Bill Allowing Fans To Bring Guns Into Football Stadiums

The Guardian reports: Conservative legislators in Washington state have proposed a bill that would allow fans to bring guns into stadiums. The bill was proposed by Republican representatives Matt Shea, David Taylor and Bob McCaslin and would prevent stadium operators from stopping members of the public with licenses to carry concealed firearms from entering their venues with weapons. Stadiums affected ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Absolutely Respects The CIA But Hacking Reports Are Totally Laughable [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway on Sunday said the president-elect “absolutely respects” the intelligence community. “He’s made very clear he’s going to put his own people in there as well,” she added on CBS’s “Face The Nation.” Conway noted that Trump has said the notion that Russia intervened in the election to help him win the presidency ...

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RNC Spox Sean Spicer Melts Down Over Report That Wikileaks And Russia Worked To Help Trump [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: CNN’s Michael Smerconish spoke with Sean Spicer of the Republican National Committee today, and the conversation became a fiery shouting match over the CIA’s reported conclusion that Russian hackers meddled with the election. Spicer argued that WaPo’s report did not contain a formal assessment, and the Times was wrong because their piece ignored evidence provided by the RNC ...

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White Supremacists Launch Star Wars Boycott

IndieWire reports: White supremacists are calling for people to boycott “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” accusing the film of promoting an “anti-white agenda.” Per Forward, according to a Reddit post by GenFrancoPepe titled “(((Star Wars))) Is Anti-White Social Engineering,” many are angrily pointing out the casting of women and multicultural actors who rebel against an Empire full of villainous ...

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Right Wing Radio Station Fires Brady Bunch Actress Susan “Cindy” Olsen After Homophobic Facebook Rant

Gay Star News reports: Brady Bunch actress Susan Olsen has been fired from LA Talk Radio for her using anti-gay slurs against a gay actor in a Facebook message made public. The politically conservative Olsen, who played Cindy Brady on the classic sitcom, was incensed when out actor Leon Acord called for her to be fired from the radio show ...

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IRAQ: Glenn Beck’s The Blaze Site Suspends Reporter For Endangering Other Journalists By Shooting At ISIS

The Military Times reports: A Marine veteran turned journalist has been recalled from Iraq after tweeting a picture showing him shooting at ISIS fighters. On Thursday, Jason Buttrill tweeted a picture of him with a sniper rifle along with the the message: “Major bucket list completed. Shoot at #ISIS ? Check!” A Marine veteran, Buttrill also tweeted that he fired ...

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BACKFIRED: Major Brands Continue To Flee Breitbart, Only Automated “Remnant Fill” Ads Now Appear There

Breitbart’s continuing attacks on Kellogg’s have rather predictably backfired. Investor Relations reports: The move by many of these large corporations to cancel ad contracts on Breitbart seems to already be hurting the company, as the majority of current ads on the news site are being fed to the site by Google and Taboola, which are third party ad providers, and ...

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Trump To Reprise “MAGA” As Inauguration Theme

ABC News reports: Donald Trump is reprising the slogan of his historic presidential campaign as the official theme of a five-day inaugural celebration in the nation’s capital next month, ABC News has learned. The Trump inaugural committee is set to announce “Make America Great Again!” — a rallying cry for his supporters that some critics saw as divisive during the ...

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Kellyanne Conway On Trump’s Keeping The Apprentice Producer Role: So What, Obama Plays Golf [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, on Friday morning defended the President-elect’s decision to stay on as an executive producer of NBC’s “The Apprentice,” comparing the move to President Obama’s time playing golf. “He’s a very transparent guy. Everyone can see what he’s doing and the fact is that he is conferring with all types ...

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Tina Fey Trolls Breitbart [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Comedian Tina Fey sarcastically dangled the bait at the army of Internet trolls who inhabit Breitbart.com on Wednesday during a speech to a group honoring women working in the entertainment field. “I promised myself I wouldn’t get up here today and talk about the election,” Fey quipped before alluding to the controversy earlier this year over the ...

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Trump: I Only Want The Mega-Rich In My Cabinet

Politico reports: Donald Trump on Thursday brushed aside concerns that he had tapped too many super-rich people for his cabinet, saying “I want people that made a fortune!” and boasting that he was “putting together one of the great cabinets that has ever been assembled in the history of our nation.” In a campaign-style speech at a convention center here, ...

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Trump Hears Grandiose Inauguration Day Pitch: Parade Up Fifth Avenue Followed By Helicopter Ride To DC

The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump kicked around ideas for his inauguration in his office at Trump Tower on Tuesday with two of his oldest friends, Mark Burnett and Thomas Barrack Jr. The ideas spilled out from Mr. Burnett, a well-regarded showman best known for producing “The Apprentice”: a parade up Fifth Avenue, a helicopter ride to ...

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NEW YORK: Firefighter Charged With Setting Fire To Own Home, Tried To Frame Black Lives Matter

Via Raw Story: A New York firefighter was arrested after allegedly setting fire to his own home in an apparent attempt to smear anti-police brutality activists. Jason Stokes pleaded not guilty Tuesday to arson in connection with the August fire at his house in Endicott, reported WBNG-TV. A family member said at the time that they believed their home was ...

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Megyn Kelly: I Live Under Armed Guard Due To Death Threats Incited By Trump’s Social Media Director

The Guardian reports: Journalist Megyn Kelly, who is under armed guard after receiving death threats, has accused Donald Trump’s social media director of stirring hatred on the internet. The Fox News host urged Dan Scavino, a member of the presidential transition team’s leadership staff, to stop encouraging hostile and abusive elements online. “The vast majority of Donald Trump supporters are ...

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Stephen Colbert Delivers Epic Rant On Fake News, Pizzagate, And Alex Jones: Grow The Fuck Up [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Stephen Colbert Wednesday hammered the conspiracy theorists who rose to prominence during the 2016 election, suggesting Wikileaks, Alex Jones and Reddit trolls should “grow the f*ck up.” During a segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the host urged his viewers to refrain from getting their news from him, “because newsflash, this isn’t news,” before also ...

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Steelworkers Union Head Gets Death Threats After Trump Attacks Him For Telling Truth About Carrier Deal

CNBC reports: Donald Trump used Twitter late Wednesday to slam the union chief who had sharply criticized the President-elect’s claims to have saved more than 1,000 jobs at the Carrier plant in Indianapolis, and set of a war of words over who best represents American workers. Chuck Jones, president of the United Steelworkers 1999 that represents workers at Carrier, apparently ...

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