Tag Archives: Virginia

VIRGINIA: Homocon Anti-Muslim Leader Granted “Gays For Trump” Festival Booth At Hampton Roads Pride

Gay RVA reports: Hampton Roads Pride’s estimated 30,000 guests to their annual LGBTQ pride festival this weekend will be greeted by a booth from a group of gay folks who support President Trump. The group in question, Gays for Trump, was largely spearheaded by a 757 local, Scott Presler, who worked for the Trump campaign under gubernatorial failure and Confederate ...

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Cellphone Video Captures Virginia Mass Shooting

The New York Post reports: Dramatic video from the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, captured some of the chaos that ensued when a 66-year-old left-wing zealot opened fire on the GOP congressional baseball team. More than 25 bullets can be heard ripping through the air in the footage, which was captured by a witness close to the field at Eugene Simpson ...

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VIRGINIA: Trans Candidate Wins Democratic Primary, Will Face Virulently Anti-LGBT “Sideshow” Bob Marshall

The Washington Blade reports: A transgender former journalist pulled off a surprise victory in a Virginia primary on Tuesday, winning the Democratic nomination to face off against anti-LGBT Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William) in the general election. Danica Roem, who was seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the 13th District seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates, beat out Steve ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Reacts To Virginia Mass Shooting: I Am Sickened By And Condemn This Despicable Act

“I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign. I am sickened by this despicable act. Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. Real change ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Comments On Virginia Shooting

At 11:30AM Trump will issue a statement from the White House on this morning’s mass shooting in Alexandria, Virginia where Republican members of the House and Senate were practicing for an upcoming charity baseball game. Watch live below.

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Police Name Virginia Shooter As 66 Year-Old Illinois Man

The Washington Post reports: The shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice this morning is James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., according to law enforcement officials. Hodgkinson, 66, owns a home inspection business. His home inspection license expired in November 2016 and was not renewed, state records show. Hodgkinson was charged in April 2006 with battery and aiding damage to ...

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VIRGINIA: White Supremacist Trump Supporters March On City Park, Chant “Russia Is Our Friend” [VIDEO]

The Daily Progress reports: Several dozen torch-wielding protesters gathered in Charlottesville’s Lee Park just after 9 p.m. Saturday, chanting “You will not replace us,” “Russia is our friend” and “Blood and soil.” After about 10 minutes, Charlottesville police arrived at the scene following an altercation between protesters. The crowd quickly dispersed with no further incidents, according to police. In April, ...

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VIRGINIA: Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Crushes Ambulance In Ad Posted Minutes After Trumpcare Vote

Blue Virginia reports: Minutes after congressional Republicans voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a law that could lead to millions of Americans losing insurance coverage, Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, is releasing a powerful new TV ad vowing to protect Virginians from the crushing agenda of President Trump and Republicans in Washington ...

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VIRGINIA: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Slams Removal Of Louisiana’s Confederate Monuments: ISIS Has Won

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Virginia Republican politician Corey Stewart, the former chairman of Donald Trump’s Virginia campaign who is currently running for governor, took to Twitter this morning to denounce the removal of a Confederate monument in New Orleans, likening the move to actions committed by the terrorist group ISIS. Stewart has become an outspoken defender of ...

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VIRGINIA: State Supreme Court Rejects Hate Group’s Attempt Overturn School District’s LGBT Protections

The Associated Press reports: The Virginia Supreme Court has dealt a blow to a bid to overturn protections for gay and transgender students at a northern Virginia school district. Andrea Lafferty, president of the Traditional Values Coalition, and a student filed a lawsuit after the Fairfax County School Board voted to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to its non-discrimination ...

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VIRGINIA: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Asked To Step Down After He Calls His Opponent A “Cuckservative”

The Prince William Times reports: Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart called his gubernatorial opponent Ed Gillespie a “cuckservative” on Reddit Thursday. Now, School Board Member Willie Deutsch is calling for Stewart to resign and other fellow Republicans are taking him to task for name-calling and using what they say is a racially-charged term associated with white ...

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Former Dem Mayor Pleads Guilty In Meth/Sex Sting

The Washington Post reports: After three decades of public life, Richard “Scott” Silverthorne was known simply as the mayor around Fairfax City. But online, a prosecutor said Monday, he used a sexually suggestive screen name that would lead to his stunning downfall. Using the online moniker, Silverthorne, 50, arranged an orgy with an undercover police officer in exchange for methamphetamine ...

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VIRGINIA: State House Finalizes Bill To Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination By Taxpayer-Funded Agencies

Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality Virginia blasted the Virginia House of Representative’s final vote of 54 to 38 passing House Bill (HB) 2025 — discriminatory legislation seeking to give taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people under the guise of religion. The dangerous anti-LGBTQ proposal now heads to Governor ...

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VIRGINIA: State House Approves Bill To Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination By Taxpayer-Funded Agencies

Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality Virginia strongly condemned the Virginia House of Delegates for passing HB 2025 — discriminatory legislation that seeks to give taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people under the guise of religion. The dangerous anti-LGBTQ proposal will now move to the Senate for consideration. “The Virginia House ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Virginia House Hears “Bathroom Bill”

The Virginia House Of Delegates is about hear the “bathroom bill” proposed by lunatic Del. Bob “Sideshow” Marshall, who has denounced as “fake news” reports that a similar bill has cost North Carolina’s economy hundreds of millions of dollars and thousands of jobs. (Video below.) There are three separate anti-LGBT bills on today’s agenda. Watch live here.

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Fox News Commentator Laura Ingraham Floats 2018 Challenge To Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday said she is considering mounting a challenge to Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) in 2018. “I’m considering,” Ingraham told “Fox & Friends,” adding: “I haven’t made any decisions but a number of folks in Virginia who are well connected are very interested in my running, and that’s very flattering.” Reports emerged ...

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VIRGINIA: Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe Signs LGBT Rights Executive Order, Vows To Veto “Bathroom Bill”

The Washington Blade reports: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday signed an executive order that bans anti-LGBT discrimination among state employees, contractors and subcontractors. “Today’s executive order is a huge leap forward in our goal toward becoming a state that is a safe, welcoming and equal place for all Virginians,” said Equality Virginia Executive Director James Parrish in a press ...

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VIRGINIA: Sideshow Bob Marshall Files “Bathroom Bill” That Requires Schools To Out Transgender Students

Last week Marshall filed a bill which would classify porn as a public health hazard similar to smoking. The Washington Post reports on his latest assholery: A Virginia legislator has filed a bill to regulate transgender people’s use of restrooms in schools, at highway rest stops and in other government buildings — a proposal akin to a controversial North Carolina ...

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VIRGINIA: State Del. “Sideshow” Bob Marshall Intros Bill Declaring Porn A Public Health Hazard Like Smoking

We haven’t heard from this loony tune nutbag in a while. The Associated Press reports: A Virginia lawmaker is asking the state legislature to declare pornography a public health hazard — a move he hopes will pave the way for limits of some sort. Del. Robert Marshall, R—Prince William, has proposed a resolution stating that pornography leads to many social ...

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OPEN THREAD: Gloom As Hillary’s Chances Shrink

As Hillary Clinton’s chances continues to shrink, one bright point in the last hour is her projected win in Virginia. Trump, however, has been projected to win Ohio. All eyes remain on Florida, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. If you’re not hammered by now, maybe you should start slamming shots. Join in below where four live-streams are embedded.

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