Monthly Archives: September 2015

Trump To Duggar Fest: I’m Really One Of You [VIDEO]

Waving his alleged family bible, Donald Trump reassured suspicious attendees of the Values Voter Summit that he is indeed one of them. They weren’t buying it. From the Washington Post: Donald Trump, whose candidacy has become defined by thick crowds of cheering fans, heard something unfamiliar at the annual Values Voter Summit: boos, directed at him, for what he’d just …

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Kim Davis Is Now A Republican

Kim Davis has switched her party affiliation, doubtlessly to earn even greater applause when she receives her Martyr For Jesus Award tonight at Duggar Fest 2015. Reuters reports: “My husband and I had talked about it for quite a while and we came to the conclusion that the Democratic Party left us a long time ago, so why were we …

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GERMANY: Bundesrat Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Germany’s Bundesrat today approved a same-sex marriage bill. The Bundesrat is comprised of representatives from Germany’s 16 states. The German federal council (Bundesrat) on Friday approved a bill recognising same-sex marriage by a majority of votes from representatives of the country’s major political parties. The bill, which includes reforms to German civil law, was submitted by the governments of four …

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KENTUCKY: Clerk Casey Davis Says He’s Ready To Go To Jail Too But No Gays Have Asked For Licenses

Kentucky county clerk Casey Davis is jealous of all the attention being heaped on Kim Davis (no relation, allegedly), but so far he hasn’t gotten the chance to turn any gay couples away. Casey Davis says he is willing to accept the same consequences as Kim Davis. He says he’s fully prepared to deny marriage licenses to gay couples. So …

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Sam Smith- Writing’s On The Wall [AUDIO]

Sam Smith has released his theme song to the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre. Via Vanity Fair: Smith is the first British male solo artist to sing the Bond theme in 50 years. Tom Jones recorded “Thunderball’s” main track in 1965. “Writing’s on the Wall” was penned by Smith and frequent collaborator Jimmy Napes. “This is one of the highlights …

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Ted Cruz At Duggar Fest 2015: Barack Obama Is The “World’s Most Powerful Communist” [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz opened his Values Voter Summit speak today with some lame jokes about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton before launching into a predictable rant about all the things he’ll do as president, including repealing Obamacare, stopping Common Core, and putting the fear of Christ Himself back into the judiciary. The audience went wild at all of his talking points, …

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Joe Biden To Keynote Annual HRC Gala

Via press release: Today the Human Rights Campaign announced that Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote address at the 19th annual HRC National Dinner on the evening of October 3, 2015, in Washington, DC. In addition, HRC announced that seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney will present HRC’s National Vanguard Award to Academy Award nominated actress Ellen Page …

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Breitbart Explodes With Joy At Boehner News

Breitbart has reacted to the news of John Boehner’s resignation with a blinking headline – something I’ve not seen them use before. And moments ago Sen. Marco Rubio broke the news to Duggar Fest attendees who leaped to their feet for a wild standing ovation. As bad as Boehner was on most progressive issues, at least he kept the far-right …

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BREAKING: Boehner To Resign From Congress

WOW. The New York Times: “Mr. Boehner was under extreme pressure from the right wing of his conference over whether or not to defund Planned Parenthood in a bill to keep the government open.” Teabagistan is going to explode in utter joy. Story developing… UPDATE: The Hill reports. “Speaker Boehner believes that the first job of any Speaker is to …

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Scalia’s Worst Nightmare [VIDEO]

Famed HIV/AIDS activist Peter Staley sends us this amusing short film. Just watch. And keep an eye on the books.

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LIVE VIDEO: Duggar Fest Opens With Hillary Joke

The Values Voter Summit is underway with a large media presence on the scene. The event is live-streaming below and is being covered live by C-SPAN, but will likely get little of the usual attention from the cable news networks thanks to Pope Francis. Watch along with us and give us your reactions.

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LIVE VIDEO: Pope Francis Addresses United Nations

UPDATE: Things are about to begin. Pope Francis will arrive at the United Nations within minutes for his address before the General Assembly. His speech is scheduled to begin at 8:30AM and embedded in this post is the Vatican’s official live-stream. One of today’s main topics is expected to be Europe’s continuing refugee crisis, which will surely cause even more …

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Jeb Bush: Democrats Win Black Voters By Offering Them “Free Stuff” [VIDEO]

Jeb Bush apparently learned nothing from Mitt Romney’s 2012 debacle. Via the Washington Post: Jeb Bush said here Thursday night that Republicans can win more African American voters by emphasizing a positive message that does not involve promising “free stuff,” a remark that bore echoes of comments by Mitt Romney that drew criticism in 2012. “Look around this room,” a …

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NEW HAMPSHIRE: Sanders Surges In New CNN Poll

Whoa. The New York Times reports: As summer turned to fall, a chilly wind was blowing in New Hampshire for Hillary Rodham Clinton: A new poll on Thursday showed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont surging ahead of Mrs. Clinton with 46 percent of the vote to 30 percent for her. The poll, by the University of New Hampshire for CNN …

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Kim Davis To Gov. Beshear: This Is All Your Fault

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, hauled to jail for defying a series of federal court orders and refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, filed a 40-page court document Thursday, blaming Kentucky governor Steve Beshear for all her legal woes. The day the Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in June, Beshear sent a letter to …

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Duggar Fest 2015 Begins Today

Hate groups and GOP presidential candidates are converging on Washington DC this morning for the start of the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit, where Kim Davis will be tonight’s main honoree. The exhibit hall has opened and anti-LGBT organizations are already tweeting out photos of their booths using this year’s hashtag: #VVS15. It’s going to be a busy morning …

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Pastor Rafael Cruz: It’s Appalling That Houston Elected A Homosexual Mayor [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman writes: Rafael Cruz believes that his son, Texas senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz, is on a divinely inspired mission to overturn the city of Houston’s nondiscrimination ordinance. The elder Cruz, who also serves as a campaign surrogate for his son’s campaign, is not just upset that Houston approved an ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination, but is …

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At Least He’ll Always Have Breitbart

Donald Trump is determined to alienate the journalists at any outlet that reports on him. Except at Trump/Breitbart World Headquarters, where today they are accusing Fox News of bias in favor of Marco Rubio. This all just gets better and better.

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LIVE VIDEO: Pope Motorcades Through Manhattan

Pope Francis is just landing at an East River helipad for his motorcade through Manhattan to St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue. It’s a short ride but the security presence is the most massive ever seen in New York City.

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Twitter Giggles Over Boehner’s Pope Faces [VIDEO]

Social media has been having a bit of fun today at the expense of House Speaker John Boehner, who valiantly tried not to burst into tears merely from being in the presence of Pope Francis.

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