Monthly Archives: November 2017

MICHIGAN: Dem AG Candidate Causes Stir With Unique Promise Not To Commit Sexual Harassment [VIDEO]

Wonkette reports: Meet Dana Nessel, a Democratic candidate for Michigan Attorney General. She’s a Detroit attorney who became Michigan-famous for leading the legal fight for marriage equality in the Great Lakes State (and in the Wolverine State, too). And as her pretty-damn-good online ad suggests, she has a good idea for reducing the amount of sexual harassment by icky men …

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REPORT: US Drops Trump’s January Visit To Britain

The Telegraph reports: US diplomats have dropped plans for Donald Trump to conduct a visit to Britain in January amid a war of words between the two countries’ leaders. Mr Trump, the US president, had been penciled in for a ‘working visit’ in the first month of 2018 to formally open America’s new London embassy. The trip, a scaled down …

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Christian Group That Covered Up Sexual Assault Prays For God To “Anoint The Briefs” Of Anti-Gay Baker

Today’s prayer from the Family Research Council: May God preserve and protect the freedom of Christians and other Americans whose consciences say, “God made marriage between a man and a woman.” May He powerfully anoint the briefs and arguments presented to the Court on behalf of Jack Phillips. May He specifically intervene to guide each member of the Supreme Court …

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Pastor Who Sang For Roy Moore Has Federal Conviction For Blocking 2012 Child Molestation Probe Of His Son

Well well, now. The Birmingham News reports: One of the ministers who serves a Theodore church where Roy Moore spoke Wednesday night was federally convicted of trying to block an investigation involving claims his son molested children in Honduras. Rev. Bill Atkinson led the music portion of the Moore event at the Magnolia Springs Baptist Church, where the U.S. Senate …

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FISTFIGHT: Roy Moore Campaign Dares Jimmy Kimmel To Come To Alabama And Mock Them “Man To Man”

Last night Roy Moore’s campaign speech in an Alabama church was disrupted by a comedian who regularly appears on Jimmy Kimmel’s show. This afternoon the Moore campaign is essentially inviting Kimmel to a fistfight. Via Breitbart: “Jimmy Kimmel and the ‘Hollywood elite’ cross the line when they invade our Churches under a disguise and attempt to make a mockery of …

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Roy Moore’s Hate Group Files Brief Urging Mississippi Supreme Court To Defy SCOTUS On Same-Sex Marriage

From the Foundation For Moral Law: Yesterday, the Mississippi Supreme Court held oral argument in Strickland v. Day, a case in which a lesbian is seeking custody rights to a child conceived through artificial insemination and born to her former partner during their “marriage.” The mother left the lesbian lifestyle and married a man, but Strickland claims that she should …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBC News runs down potential topics: Rex Tillerson: Rumors of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s White House exit surfaced Thursday morning. CBS News confirmed that current CIA director Mike Pompeo is likely to replace Tillerson. Rep. John Conyers: In light of recent sexual harassment claims against the representative, both Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy …

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Trump’s First World AIDS Day Proclamation Makes No Mention Of Gay Men, Trans People, Or People Of Color

Trump just issued his first World AIDS Day proclamation and it rather pointedly makes no mention of the lopsided impact of HIV infection on gay men, trans people, or people of color. Trump does, however, single out “adolescent girls and young women.” For comparison, here’s a bit of Obama’s 2016 message: In the United States, more than 1.2 million people …

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Paul Manafort Asks Court To OK Bail Deal With Mueller

Talking Points Memo reports: A month after turning himself in for charges he faces connected to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort reached a bail deal with Mueller’s team, according to court documents filed by Manafort’s lawyers Thursday. Manafort’s lawyers are now seeking for a federal judge to approve of his release under the …

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Right Wing Site Goes There: We’d Vote For Roy Moore Even If He Molested Our Own 14 Year-Old Daughter

A few days ago The Federalist declared that Christians should vote for Roy Moore because God sometimes chooses evil men in order to achieve the greater good. Well, today they outdid themselves. An excerpt: Here is one thing we know and should admit from the start: in his early thirties, Moore had a penchant for dating teenagers. Apparently, this was …

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Actor/Singer Jim Nabors Dies At Age 87

From the Hollywood Reporter: Jim Nabors, who starred as Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and on his own sitcom before retiring the wide-eyed, countrified character at the height of his popularity, has died. He was 87. Nabors died early Thursday morning, Hawaii News Now reports. A native of Alabama, Nabors also recorded more than two dozen albums with …

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Rep. Joe Barton To Retire After Porn/Adultery Scandal

The Dallas Morning News reports: Rep. Joe Barton, whose private life came under national scrutiny after sexual images he shared in an extramarital relationship were made public, won’t seek re-election. The Ennis Republican announced his retirement in an interview with The Dallas Morning News on Thursday, three weeks after saying he would seek an 18th term. He’s faced crushing pressure …

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POLL: Fox Would Win Trump’s Fake News Trophy

L to the O to the L: A plurality of Americans in a new poll think that Fox News deserves the first “Fake News Trophy.” A new poll from the conservative-leaning Rasmussen finds 40 percent of respondents think Fox News should get the Fake News Trophy, which was first suggested by President Trump earlier this week in a tweet. The …

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Nancy Pelosi: Rep. John Conyers Must Resign [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday upped the pressure on Rep. John Conyers, who is facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct and a House Ethics Committee probe, by calling on him to resign from office — a change in her position from just days ago. Pelosi’s comments are a stark turnaround from her stance on Sunday …

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BREAKING: Rex Tillerson To Be Forced Out

The New York Times reports: The White House has developed a plan to force out Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, whose relationship with President Trump has been strained, and replace him with Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, perhaps within the next several weeks, senior administration officials said on Thursday. Mr. Pompeo would be replaced at the C.I.A. by Senator …

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MSNBC Trolls Trump On “Merry Christmas” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: MSNBC trolled President Trump’s claim that he is bringing back the “Merry Christmas” tradition on Wednesday by airing an edited compilation of clips that show former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama wishing the country “Merry Christmas” while he served in office. “As we approach the end of the year we got to thinking, ‘Did …

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Heckler Interrupts Roy Moore: “He’s A Man’s Man, Does That Look Like The Face Of A Molester?” [VIDEO]

During a speech at an Alabama church, last night Roy Moore claimed that the sexual allegations against him are the work of them there evil LGBTs. And then it got even weirder. AL.com reports: Moore’s speech was interrupted twice, once by a man who questioned why the former judge and his supporters did not believe any of the allegations raised …

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REVEALED: Comcast Deleted Net Neutrality Pledge On Day FCC First Announced Plans To Repeal Rules

Ars Technica reports: Comcast spokesperson Sena Fitzmaurice has been claiming that we got the story wrong. But a further examination of how Comcast’s net neutrality promises have changed over time reveals another interesting tidbit—Comcast deleted a “no paid prioritization” pledge from its net neutrality webpage on the very same day that the Federal Communications Commission announced its initial plan to …

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