Tag Archives: CPAC

Cruz Tells CPAC: Dems Are The Party Of Lisa Simpson

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) compared the Democrats to know-it-all cartoon character Lisa Simpson in a Thursday appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “The Democrats are the party of Lisa Simpson and Republicans are happily the party of Homer, Bart, Maggie and Marge,” Cruz said, referring to the other Simpson family member on long-running cartoon show “The …

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French Fascist Bashes LGBT Rights At CPAC [VIDEO]

Speaking today at CPAC, French fascist Marion Le Pen ranted against LGBT rights, saying, “We do not want this atomized world of individuals without gender, without mother, without father, without nation.” Le Pen went on to compare Brexit and the French anti-gay hate group La Manif Pour Tous with the election of Trump, citing all three as examples of the …

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Sebastian Gorka Shoves Reporter At CPAC [VIDEO]

In a video posted this morning to Twitter, former White House advisor and alleged Nazi Sebastian Gorka can be seen having a heated exchange with Mediaite reporter Caleb Ecarma. Their conversation can’t be fully heard, but at one point Gorka seems to mockingly threaten to strike Ecarma’s face. Their encounter ends with Gorka shoving Ecarma’s shoulder. As it turns out …

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NRA Head Wayne LaPierre At CPAC: Elite Socialists Are Exploiting Mass Shootings To Grab Our Guns [VIDEO]

Time Magazine reports: Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association’s Executive Vice President, said at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday that politicians and the media are exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting to expand gun control and ultimately abolish the second amendment, striking a defiant tone in his first public remarks since a shooting that killed 17 people and reignited …

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Dana Loesch At CPAC: The Media Loves Mass Shootings Because Crying White Mothers Are Ratings Gold

Taking the CPAC stage this morning to the Alicia Keys hit Girl On Fire, NRA spokes-shrieker Dana Loesch immediately began attacking the press. “I’ll say this slowly so the people on the platform in the back can hear me loud and clear. Many in legacy media love mass shootings. You guys love it. You love the ratings. Crying white mothers …

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CPAC Head Defends Inviting French Fascist [VIDEO]

“I’m not a far-right person. I’m not somebody who’s anti-immigrant. I’m not someone who denies the Holocaust. And I think what’s interesting is people are trying to attack this young woman, Marion Le Pen, whose grandfather was an infamous political figure in France and who had some abhorrent positions. She’s her own person. She’s a young person. She has broken …

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Homocon Fake News Blogger Jim Hoft Blames Chelsea Clinton After CPAC Bans Him For Parkland Attacks

Via Breitbart: Conservative commentator Pam Geller revealed on Breitbart News Daily on Wednesday morning that her panel on free speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had been canceled because she refused to remove Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit as a participant. “Late last night, I received a call … demanding that I remove one of the speakers from …

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Fearing Protests In Wake Of Parkland Massacre, CPAC Withholds Speaking Time Of NRA Head Wayne LaPierre

The Washington Examiner reports: Organizers for the Conservative Political Action Conference withheld the name of a top National Rifle Association executive from the schedule of speakers they released on Monday, just days after a young shooter killed 17 children and adults in a Parkland, Fla., high school. But sources familiar with the situation said Wayne LaPierre, the NRA’s executive vice …

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CPAC Condemns D’Souza After Attack On Parkland Survivors, Claims He Wasn’t Scheduled This Year

Mediaite reports: After Dinesh D’Souza’s disgusting tweets going after teenage survivors of a school shooting, people genuinely wondered if D’Souza was lined up to speak at CPAC this week. The organization says he is and was not. The Speakers page has D’Souza’s photo on it, but CPAC’s Twitter account says that’s from the archives, they’re taking it down, and his …

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French Fascist Marion Le Pen To Speak At CPAC

Jaws dropped on Twitter this afternoon when CPAC published the full agenda for this week’s convention, revealing that French fascist Marion Le Pen will speak from the main stage immediately after Mike Pence. Marion, you may recall, is the even worse niece of National Front leader Marine Le Pen and in 2012 at age 22 became the youngest person ever …

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NRA Leader To Headline This Week At CPAC

The NRA is a “presenting sponsor” of CPAC 2018. One week after 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz went on a killing rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Florida with his legally purchased AR-15 rifle, the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) CEO and Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre will speak at the American Conservative Union’s CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference). Other speakers …

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Trump Announces Return to Right Wing Convention Where He Got Start In Politics Thanks To Homocons

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump confirmed Monday his upcoming appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference, a major annual gathering of conservatives near Washington, D.C., that will take place next week. Trump’s speech to the conservative confab in 2011 is widely viewed as the beginning of his foray into politics. The president attended CPAC just a few weeks after …

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Abusive Behavior By CPAC Attendees Draws Apology From Host Convention Center Management

The Huffington Post reports: Attendees at a college recreation conference were greeted by a surprise Friday, when a manager for the convention center where their conference was being held came to their closing session and apologized for the inappropriate behavior of attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference, which was meeting in the same space. The National Intramural and Recreational …

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Trump’s Stupidest Lie For Today (But Only Today)

The Slot reports: A few minutes into his CPAC speech Friday, esteemed and honest president Donald J. Trump said people were so excited to hear him speak that, “There are lines that go back six blocks. I tell you that because you won’t read about it.” In a sense, he’s right. You won’t read about it, because they don’t exist. …

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CPAC Confiscates Russian Flags While Trump Speaks

Raw Story reports: Staffers at CPAC quickly scrambled to confiscate Russian flags with the word “TRUMP” written on the front that were being waved by attendees during President Donald Trump’s speech on Friday. The trouble began when some attendees took out pro-Trump flags to wave during the president’s speech that also happened to have the same white-blue-and-red striped pattern as …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At CPAC

UPDATE: Bumping this back to the top because Trump is due to appear shortly. Trump isn’t due to take the stage until 10AM but I’m posting this now because the live-streams of various wingnut panels are already running from CPAC. Heavy.com reports: The second full day of the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC) is here, with the most important …

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CPAC Organizer: The Alt-Right Aren’t Conservatives, They’re “Garden Variety Left Wing Fascists” [VIDEO]

Remember last year when White House advisor Steve Bannon declared that he was ever so proud to have turned Breitbart into a “platform for the alt-right”? Apparently he said that in an alt-universe. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch:  This morning, Dan Schneider of the American Conservative Union, which organizes CPAC, delivered a speech titled “The Alt Right Ain’t …

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Ted Cruz: Another SCOTUS Seat Will Open This Summer And Democrats Will Go “Bat Crap Crazy” [VIDEO]

TIME reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted that the Supreme Court will have another open seat by this summer. In an on-stage interview at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the Republican Senator predicted that there might be another opening on the nation’s high court soon. “This summer, I think we’ll have another Supreme Court vacancy,” he said. Cruz did …

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LIVE VIDEO: Bannon And Priebus Speak At CPAC

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s top two advisers will take the stage together Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in their latest attempt to dispel notions that they are combative rivals fighting for power in the West Wing. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon found themselves at the center of reports of West …

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CPAC Security Boots Nazi Leader Richard Spencer

Nazi leader Richard Spencer was ejected from CPAC minutes ago after holding an impromptu press conference to denounce convention organizers for refusing to give stage time to the very people, namely Richard Spencer and his fellow literal Nazis, that put Trump into the White House. Spencer’s presence drew dozens of reporters away from the main hall where his ideological godfather, …

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