Tag Archives: wingnuts

AP Sues Laura Ingraham’s Site Over Bounced Check

Buzzfeed reports: The Associated Press is suing LifeZette for more than $49,000, claiming that the Laura Ingraham-helmed website failed to pay months of licensing fees. The complaint, filed on Friday in District of Columbia Superior Court, alleges that LifeZette entered into a year-long licensing agreement to use AP content in July 2015, agreeing to pay $4,200 per month. The AP ...

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Wingnut Leader Brent Bozell Calls For Right Wing Protests Outside Local News Affiliates Nationwide

Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell is best known here for his December 2011 appearance on Fox News when he called President Obama a “skinny ghetto crackhead.” Today he’s very upset about Trump’s treatment by the media. Because of course. Via press release: “The leftist media are out of control and the American people know it and are furious. These ...

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Texas Supreme Court Justice: Deny Benefits To Gay Spouses Because Marriage Is For Making Babies

The opinion of this Roy Moore wannabe was in the minority but Slate warns of what it portends. Mark Joseph Stern writes: On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court refused to review a lower court ruling holding that cities may not deprive married same-sex couples the benefits it provides to opposite-sex couples. The court’s decision leaves in place a pro-equality ruling ...

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BRITAIN: Brexit Advocate Resigns As Head Of Right Wing Party Now That He “Has His Country Back”

He’s leaving the mess for somebody else to clean up. The BBC reports: Nigel Farage says he is standing down as leader of the UK Independence Party. Mr Farage said his “political ambition has been achieved” with the UK having voted to leave the EU. He said the party was in a “pretty good place” and said he would not ...

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SCOTUS PLOY: Ted Cruz Leads Right Wing Campaign To Kill End-Of-Year Senate Lame Duck Session

The Hill reports: Ted Cruz is leading a conservative effort to end any chance of a lame-duck congressional session at the end of the year. Cruz, a freshman senator from Texas running for president, and right-leaning groups see huge dangers in having a session after the November elections, which they think could be used to move legislation backed by President ...

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Wingnut Group: Use ProPay Not PayPal

The right wing group 2nd Vote, whose primary function is to facilitate the boycotts of progressive-minded corporations, has found an alternative to PayPal. They write: In the last few days, our research team has taken a very close look at a payment processing company based in Lehi, Utah called ProPay. This company was of particular interest because, ProPay has made ...

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Media Matters Exposes “Web Of Self-Dealing & Dark Money” Behind Smearing Of Merrick Garland [VIDEO]

As I noted a few days ago, the Judicial Crisis Network was known as the Judicial Confirmation Network before President Obama took office. Clip recap: A Media Matters investigation of the discredited right-wing group Judicial Crisis Network (JCN), the main source of baseless smears against, and false characterizations of, Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, reveals a familial web of self-dealing ...

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Lands’ End Apologizes To Right Wingers After Publishing Gloria Steinem Interview In Latest Catalog

Right wingers have deluged the Facebook page for Lands’ End with vows to boycott the company because they dared to publish an interview with feminist icon Gloria Steinem in their latest catalog. From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Lands’ End quickly backpedaled this week from an association with feminist Gloria Steinem after hearing complaints from customers and the publication of an article ...

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Right Wing Think Tank: Liberals And The Media Are Partially Responsible For Oregon Militia Shootout

The National Center for Public Policy Research, which once had disgraced lobbyist and felon Jack Abramoff on its board, this afternoon denounced liberals and the lamestream media for giving those heavily armed Oregon militants the idea to occupy federal property. Via press release: Left-wing activists and news outlets that only partially cover their activities are in part to blame for ...

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HAWAII: Obama Vacation Spot Rainbow Riles Right

Over the weekend a rainbow appeared directly over President Obama’s vacation spot in Hawaii.  Take it away Twitchy commenters: “Wow, wish I had a fan club of professional photographers following me around framing rainbows in my vicinity to make me look like a little demigod. Not really, I prefer to give glory to Christ. Let’s hope this presumptuous little Herod ...

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SOUTH CAROLINA: GOP State Rep. Bill Chumley To Introduce Bill To “Nullify” SCOTUS On Marriage

South Carolina GOP state Rep. Bill Chumley has pre-filed a 2016 bill that aims to “nullify” the US Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. From the right-wing New American site: In an effort to protect the traditional definition of marriage within South Carolina, the bill states that “It is the policy of the State of South Carolina to defend natural ...

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Support For Tea Party Falls To Record Low

According to a just-released Gallup poll, support for the Tea Party is at a five-year record low. Only 17% of those surveyed say they have a favorable impression of the Tea Party, a nearly 50% drop from November 2010. More from Salon: Of course, it has been the Tea Party sympathizers in the House Freedom Caucus and Tea Party Caucus ...

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“Anchor Babies” Ad To Air During Dem Debate [VIDEO]

Via press release: Under current policy, when a citizen of another country gives birth to a child on U.S. soil, whether here as a tourist or illegally, the baby automatically gets U.S. citizenship along with taxpayer funded benefits. And once the baby gets citizenship, the parents eventually become eligible for U.S. citizenship and benefits too. Then the parents’ extended families ...

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Right Wing PAC Mocks Democratic Debate [VIDEO]

America Rising, the right wing PAC founded by Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign manager, is out today with an 80s sitcom-themed slap at the Democratic debate. The clip centers on Obama’s famous 2008 debate dig at Hillary Clinton when he told her that she’s “likable enough.” Watch below and note the lame Urkel impression.

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Breitbart Headline Of The Day

In today’s top post the knuckle-draggers at Stormfront Breitbart report the SHOCKING news that a rainbow flag has been “confiscated” from the apartment of the Virginia gunman. Which means that he was clearly a hate-crazed homofascist and definitely NOT a religious loony tune commanded to kill by Jesus as the gunman himself declared in his manifesto. They write: The gay ...

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Tucker Carlson Attacks Newspaper Editor Who Doesn’t Want Anti-Gay Columns

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Alan Keyes: Charleston Massacre Was Actually An Act Of Pro-Gay Terrorism

Alan Keyes teleported in from his home planet today to declare that the Charleston massacre was not a racist act but one meant to terrify Christians who support traditional marriage.

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This Week’s Issue Of Weekly Standard

Above is the cover art for the current issue of Weekly Standard, whose headline blares “Dissent Will Be Punished.” See the full cover at the link. (Tipped by JMG reader James)

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Betty Bowers: Wingnut Vocab Lesson #1

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BROOKLYN: Local Tea Party Founder Busted For Possession Of Child Porn

Via the New York Post: An ultra-conservative one-time Brooklyn city council candidate — whose campaign slogan was “Our children are our future” — has been nabbed for possessing and sharing kiddie porn, prosecutors said Friday. Joseph Hayon, 37, was arrested Thursday and admitted to police that he traded the sick pics of kids between the ages of 2 and 12 ...

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