Monthly Archives: June 2019

BRITAIN: Man Fined £350 For Milkshaking Nigel Farage

The BBC reports: A man who hurled milkshake over Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has been ordered to pay him compensation. Mr Farage had given a speech on 20 May in Newcastle before the European elections when he was attacked. Paul Crowther, 32, of Holeyn Road, Throckley, pleaded guilty to common assault and criminal damage at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court. …

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Christian Site: Taylor Swift Is “Mocking Christianity”

Charisma News, the site best known here for its anti-witchcraft tutorials, its claim that the lifespan of gays is shortened by 20 years, its warning that burning breakfast eggs can summon demons, and its declaration that yoga is white witchcraft, today has a message on Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift’s latest music video is a lot to take in, from the …

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Judge Sanctions Jones For “Indefensible” Claim Sandy Hook Lawyers Tried To Frame Him With Child Porn

CNN reports: A Connecticut judge on Tuesday sanctioned right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who is being sued by families of the Sandy Hook victims for his past claims that the 2012 shooting was staged. The ruling, handed down from Bridgeport Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis, came after attorneys representing several Sandy Hook families in their lawsuit against Jones filed a …

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Orlando Cultist To MSNBC: Trump Doesn’t Lie [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: NBC News political reporter Monica Alba interviewed a Trump supporter who said she would be voting for President Donald Trump in 2020 because “He doesn’t lie.” “What’s the main reason you’ll vote for him again?” Alba asked. The woman replied that Trump is “one of the best presidents that we’ve had for a very long time,” and then …

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POLL: Joe Biden +9 Over Trump In Swing State Florida

Just in from Quinnipiac Polling: In an early look at the 2020 presidential race in Florida, former Vice President Joseph Biden leads President Donald Trump 50 – 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leads President Trump 48 – 42 percent, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds. Matchups between Trump and other …

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Christian Prophet: The Equality Act Will Cause Civil War

“I said many years ago—and I took quite a lot of guff from the press about it—that we would even come to a place of civil war. You try to take the Bible away and say that we cannot preach the gospel of the lord, Jesus Christ, there are millions of believers in America and I believe that would be …

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Medical Experts Raise Alarm After Trump Pressures VA To Buy “Truckloads” Of Controversial Antidepressant

The Guardian reports: Personal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial antidepressant on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shoved aside usual protocols, even though experts inside and outside the government have serious concerns the drug is effective and say it may be dangerous. Sources inside the Department of Veterans Affairs say …

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Trump’s Secretary Of Defense Nominee Drops Out After Allegations Of 2010 Domestic Violence Incident [VIDEO]

Here’s what this is likely all about: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan released a written statement Monday night, addressing a violent domestic dispute from nine years ago with his then-wife. The 2010 incident is part of an FBI background investigation ahead of his possible confirmation hearing to be President Trump’s permanent defense chief. “After having been confirmed for deputy secretary …

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Pompeo Overrides Own Experts, Blocks Saudi Arabia From US List Of Countries That Recruit Child Soldiers

Reuters reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts’ findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter. The decision, which came after a fierce internal debate, could prompt …

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NEW YORK: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill Granting Undocumented Immigrants Right To Driver’s License

CBS News reports: On Monday, the New York Senate passed the “Green Light Bill,” which is designed to give undocumented immigrants the right to a driver’s license. Last week, the Assembly passed the bill, which had the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. CBS New York reports Cuomo signed the bill into law overnight, making New York the 13th state in …

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Merkel Blames Dehydration After Shaking Fit [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole body visibly shook and she pursed her lips as she tried to contain the situation as she stood with Ukrainian President …

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Full Trump Crime Family To Appear At Orlando Rally

ABC News reports: Trump wants plenty of Trumps to help let Trump be Trump. Donald Trump’s official campaign kickoff on Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida, will showcase the president and Vice President Mike Pence, along with Trump’s adult children, campaign officials told ABC News. Amid flourishes, such as a convention-style balloon drop, there will be the implicit message that what’s …

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Trump Issues Vague Threat On Deporting “Millions”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Monday night issued a vague threat to deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants next week, though he did not provide details and administration officials did not respond to requests for clarification. The tweets came hours before the President is set to officially kick off his 2020 bid. He launched his 2016 campaign vowing to take …

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Orlando Sentinel Endorses “Not Donald Trump” As Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Orlando Rally

From the editorial board of the Orlando Sentinel: Donald Trump is in Orlando to announce the kickoff of his re-election campaign. We’re here to announce our endorsement for president in 2020, or, at least, who we’re not endorsing: Donald Trump. Some readers will wonder how we could possibly eliminate a candidate so far before an election, and before knowing the …

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Longtime House Dem To Get Primaried From The Left

The Hill reports: Long-time New York Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel has drawn a primary challenger in his 2020 reelection bid who is supported by a key group that backed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in her upset win. Middle school principal and former teacher Jamaal Bowman [photo] launched his progressive campaign on Tuesday to represent New York’s 16th congressional district, pitting …

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Sean Hannity: All Trump Allies Should Plead The Fifth

“Democrats are planning to haul in Corey Lewandowski, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, even Paul Manafort to Capitol Hill. More testimony, same questions, more interviews. Everyone in my view should plead the Fifth. You know what? After four investigations that concluded the same thing, no collusion, no obstruction, a fifth investigation is nothing short of an abuse of power …

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GOP Activist Arrested For Brandishing Gun At Marshal

The Colorado Gazette reports: Kanda Calef, a former Republican candidate, political activist and a hard-line gun rights supporter, faces a felony menacing charge after allegedly brandishing a pistol at a U.S. marshal in Interstate 25’s Gap construction zone. Calef, now free on $2,500 bail, is due in Douglas County’s 18th Judicial District on Wednesday, where she is expected to enter …

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Facebook Unveils Plan To Launch Its Cryptocurrency

Axios reports: After nearly a year of speculation, Facebook has finally unveiled its plans to create a cryptocurrency, which will be called Libra and debut in 2020. With more than two billion users, Facebook is arguably better positioned to roll out a global digital currency than any other company, government, or organization. That’s also a source of concern over how …

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BRITAIN: Foreign Secretary “150% Agrees” With Trump Retweet Of Extremist’s Attack On London’s Mayor

The Guardian reports: Jeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as Downing Street initially declined to condemn the US president’s words. The foreign secretary said he would not have used the same words as Trump but he would “150% agree” with the overall sentiment. …

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Sandy Hook Father Wins Lawsuit Against Book Authors

The Associated Press reports: The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists. The book, “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook,” has also …

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