Joe Jervis

Most Pro-Brexit Twitter Accounts Revealed As Bots

The Hill reports: The majority of the most active accounts on Twitter that post messages in support of the U.K.’s Brexit Party show signs of automated activity, leading researchers to believe they are so-called “bot” accounts, according to an investigation. A probe by the Institute for Strategic Discourse first reported by The Mirror found that the Brexit Party, a political …

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DHS Preps To Siphon $232M From TSA For Border Ops

NBC News reports: The Department of Homeland Security is requesting $232 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund border operations in the event that Congress does not agree to fund $1.1 billion of its funding request, according to documents of a contingency plan obtained by NBC News. Other components of DHS, which includes the Federal Emergency Management Administration, have …

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Housing Head Flames Out On Common Housing Term

Mediaite reports: Political observers are not impressed that Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson needed a tutorial on Tuesday to learn the difference between an Oreo and REO. Appearing before Congress for an oversight hearing, Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-IA) asked Carson about disparities in REOs — a term which stands for Real-Estate Owned. As Porter explained, REO refers to …

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Mayor Pete Features On Cover Of Out‘s Pride Issue

From Out Magazine‘s annual LGBT Pride issue: Buttigieg is nobody’s radical, but he doesn’t quite represent the presidential status quo either. For all the ways that Buttigieg resembles the bulk of our white, male, Ivy League-educated presidents past, he stands out as a gay man — one who came out in the middle of his 2015 mayoral re-election campaign and …

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North Korea Ridicules Biden As “Snob Fool Of Low IQ”

Bloomberg reports: As the 2020 U.S. presidential race heats up, North Korea’s official KCNA news agency has jumped into the fray, calling aspiring Democratic contender Joe Biden a “snob bereft of elementary quality as human being”. “He is self-praising himself as being the most popular presidential candidate. This is enough to make a cat laugh,” the agency writes in a …

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READ IT: Kris Kobach Gave White House Wild List Of Ten Demands Should He Be Named Immigration Czar

The New York Times reports: Access to a government jet 24 hours a day. An office in the West Wing, plus guaranteed weekends off for family time. And an assurance of being made secretary of homeland security by November. Those were among a list of 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given to the …

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Christian Hate Group: Mayor Pete “Engages In Violent Sexual Acts With A Person He Claims To Love” [VIDEO]

“Excuse me for what I am about to say. We are talking about a man who engages in violent sexual acts with a person he claims to love. Now that’s ugly. Let’s just stop for a second here and let’s realize that our defenses have been eroded. “We have been fed a narrative for so long that now we have …

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BRITAIN: MPs To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum

The Guardian reports: Theresa May has offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a temporary customs union in her last attempt to get a Brexit deal through parliament. Amid widespread expectation that the withdrawal agreement bill will be heavily defeated early next month, and reports of serious rows in cabinet, the prime minister used a hastily arranged speech to …

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Trump Appeals Federal Court Ruling On Financial Docs

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a decision from a federal judge upholding a subpoena issued by a congressional committee seeking information about Trump’s finances. The move, which was expected, has set up an early legal test of the president’s strategy of fighting off congressional oversight by rejecting the legitimacy of subpoenas he argues are motivated by politics. …

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First Full Trailer For Downton Abbey Movie Arrives

Entertainment Weekly reports: The first full trailer for the Downton Abbey movie has arrived, and it confirms some royally big news: The film will center around the king and queen’s visit to Downton and the Crawley family and staff’s attempts to prepare for this momentous occasion — including Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) calling on Carson (Jim Carter) for assistance. What …

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Trump Invites Cultist Dressed As Wall To Rally Stage

NBC News reports: President Trump’s wall isn’t here — but it did come by for a visit on Monday. At a campaign rally in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump spotted a man in the crowd dressed in a suit resembling a brick wall and invited him on stage. “The wall is being built as we speak,” Trump told the crowd, …

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Ingraham: “Pope Pete” Is A Mild-Mannered Extremist Trying To Condescend His Way To The Nomination

“Beyond his Boy Scout demeanor and Mayor Pete shtick, Buttigieg is but another creation of a media apparatus desperate to oust Trump. And as I’m sure you saw again and again and on the other networks, he showed this unattractive strain last night. But it is hard to patronize and condescend your way to win the nomination. You can’t do …

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Transcripts: Michael Cohen Told Congress Trump Lawyer Shaped His False Testimony On Trump Tower Moscow

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Cohen from earlier this …

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Proud Boys Announce Slander Lawsuit Against SPLC

Ford Fischer reports at News2Share: Members and leadership of right-wing organization “The Proud Boys” assembled Monday afternoon in front of the Lincoln Memorial to hold a press conference announcing a lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). “The SPLC is the glue holding together all the media’s lies about us,” said Enrique Tarrio. The group argued that they are …

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Hate Leader: The Equality Act Will “Enslave” Christians

“A few days ago, on May 17, Democrats in the House of Representatives passed what they call The Equality Act of 2019, which is breathtaking in its scope. If it survives a vote in the Senate, this legislation will represent one of the most egregious assaults on religious liberty ever foisted on the people of this great nation. “It therein …

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Fox Host Brit Hume: Mayor Pete Is “Most Impressive Candidate” Since The Emergence Of Obama [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the “most impressive… candidate” in terms of political talent in the current 2020 Democratic presidential field, Brit Hume said, comparing the South Bend, Ind. mayor’s rise in popularity to the “emergence of Barack Obama.” “I think Pete Buttigieg is the most impressive, by far, candidate in terms of just raw political talent in …

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REPORT: GOP Rep May Challenge Trump As Libertarian

The Hill reports: There is growing buzz that Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) will leave the Republican Party to mount a challenge against President Trump as the Libertarian Party’s presidential candidate. That could have major implications for Amash’s home state of Michigan, which Trump carried by fewer than 11,000 votes in 2016. Amash, a former attorney who was first elected to …

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TEXAS: “Save Chick-Fil-A” Bill Passes Final Hurdle

The Texas Tribune reports: Over the tearful opposition of the Legislature’s first-ever LGBTQ Caucus and several failed attempts at a procedural block, the Texas House passed a religious liberty bill Monday that LGBTQ advocates fear would license discrimination against their communities. When the lower chamber first considered the bill just over a week ago, the LGBTQ Caucus torpedoed it with …

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Alabama Station Refuses To Air Show About Gay Rat

The Birmingham Herald reports: Alabama Public Television chose not to air PBS’s Arthur episode that included a same-sex marriage. APT preempted the episode by showing a re-run of Arthur. Mike Mckenzie, director of programming at APT, said APT was notified by WGBH and PBS in mid-April about the episode entitled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” and decided to show …

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TAP TAP TAP: Is This Here Website Thingy On?

Hello, old friends. Let’s try this again, shall we? Rather obviously, the last couple of days have been a nightmare on wheels as your beleaguered host and his tireless tech team have battled a malicious malware attack that essentially forced a rewrite of this here website thingy. As I may have made clear in the past, my knowledge of coding …

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