Tag Archives: crackpots

Ben Shapiro Loses Sponsors Over “Baby Hitler” Crack

The Hill reports:  Conservative commentator and radio host Ben Shapiro has reportedly lost a second advertiser after giving a controversial speech at the annual March for Life anti-abortion rally in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Calm, a relaxation and meditation app, responded to users condemning Shapiro’s speech on Twitter, writing late Friday night that the company did do not “align with” …

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Ben Shapiro: No Pro-Life Person Would Kill Baby Hitler

The Jewish Forward reports: Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, appearing Friday as the keynote speaker of the annual March for Life on the National Mall in Washington, shared with his audience a head-scratching scenario about abortion and Adolf Hitler. “The argument, I guess here, would you kill baby Hitler?” he started off, in a clip posted to Twitter. “And the truth …

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NRA TV On Gillette: Men Were Meant To Be Dangerous

“This is what has spawned this generation of mealy-mouthed young men who — any metric you want to measure, men are getting less masculine today and the crazy thing is the culture says that’s a good thing. Well, it’s not a good thing. Men were made to create, they were made to conquer, and if they don’t have something to …

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Roseanne Barr Blames Her Firing On Antisemitism

The Jerusalem Post reports: Roseanne Barr told The Jerusalem Post this week that she was fired by ABC from the reboot of her sitcom due in part to antisemitism. “I feel that what happened to me, a large part of it is antisemitism,” the Jewish actress told the Post in a phone interview on Thursday from her home in Hawaii. …

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Trump Spiritual Advisor Frank Amedia: The Space Force Is Part Of God’s Divine Plan To Bring Jesus Back

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: Frank Amedia, a former Trump campaign adviser and founder of the Trump-supporting POTUS Shield network of “apostles” and “prophets,” said in a year-end video message that Trump’s presidency, his conflicts with European leaders, and the creation of the Space Force as a new branch of the military are all part of God’s plan …

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Graham: Pray For Jesus To Save Us From Nuclear War

Posted to Franklin Graham’s Facebook page: As we enter a new year, we need God more than ever. The complexities of the world’s problems are immeasurable. Whether we want to admit it or not, it seems that we are back in an arms race with Russia and China. It seems as though every region of the world is in turmoil. …

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Jerry Falwell Jr: There Is Nothing That Trump Could Do That Would Cost Him His Support From Evangelicals

From Falwell’s Q&A with the Washington Post: Q: You and other white evangelical leaders have strongly supported President Donald Trump. What about him exemplifies Christianity and earns him your support? A: What earns him my support is his business acumen. Our country was so deep in debt and so mismanaged by career politicians that we needed someone who was not …

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ARIZONA: Republican Bill Would Fire Public School Teachers For Discussing “Controversial” Topics In Class

The Arizona Daily Star reports: State Rep. Mark Finchem wants to ban public and charter school teachers from spreading “controversial” political, racial and religious messages in their classrooms. The Oro Valley Republican introduced House Bill 2002 in the Legislature last week. If it passes, teachers could face consequences as severe as losing their jobs for engaging in any “political, ideological …

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Loony Louie Gohmert: We Owe It To Our Country To Keep Shutdown Going Until Hell Freezes Over [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: “So, Congressman, how long should the president keep the government closed?” Fox & Friend co-host Griff Jenkins asked Gohmert, who is famous for his eyebrow-raising remarks. “Because we keep seeing people losing their lives without [a wall], you do it till hell freezes over,” the lawmaker answered, after noting that only about 25 percent of the …

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Jerome Corsi: Mueller Is Stalking My Family In Vans

“I’ve got evidence that the FBI and Mueller’s team are now harassing my family. They’re doing door knocks on my stepson, they’re parking surveillance vans with two agents in it outside the places where various members of my family work. My children have done nothing wrong. My wife — I’ve been married to for 27 years. And now, what are …

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ISRAEL: Roseanne Barr To Address Knesset In Speech Against “Boycott, Divest, And Sanctions” Movement

The Jewish Forward reports: Actress Roseanne Barr will visit the Israeli Knesset in late January to speak out against the boycott, divest and sanctions movement. Barr, a pro-Israel activist, is set to tour Israel with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, founder of the World Values Network. She reportedly was invited to speak at the Knesset by Deputy Speaker Yechiel Hilik Bar and …

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Southern Baptists: Congress Must Stop “Taliban-Like” Big Tech From Banning Hate Speech On Their Platforms

From Southern Evangelical Seminary head Richard Land: The internet has been both an incredible blessing to society and a destructive and threatening presence as well. The most recent threat is Silicon Valley’s highly inflamed sense of self-righteousness, which has led them in their arrogance to begin to assume the role of a Taliban-like morality police. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook declared …

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Catholic League: Hollywood Punishes Anti-Gay Speech But Does Nothing When People Tell Jokes About Jesus

Via press release from the Catholic League: Ask any comedian how he feels today about telling jokes about certain protected classes of people—gays being the most protected—and he will confess what a minefield it is trying not to offend the politically correct police. But the sensitivity cops still have enormous tolerance for the most intolerant jokes about priests. There is …

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House Cancels Hearing After Witness Revealed To Have Called For “Taxing And Regulating Homosexual Acts”

Politico reports: The House Education and the Workforce Committee postponed a hearing scheduled for today on the economic consequences of a $15 hourly minimum wage after homophobic and sexist blog posts surfaced that were penned by one of the Republican witnesses, San Diego State University economist Joseph Sabia. In a 2002 post published on his personal column “No Shades of …

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Joe Arpaio Files $300M Suit Against Multiple Outlets

Law & Crime reports: Former sheriff Joe Arpaio is suing media figures and companies for defamation, false light, and interference with business relations over allegations that several outlets and high-profile reporters incorrectly referred to him as a convicted felon and otherwise misrepresented his criminal record. Filed on Monday, the 10-page lawsuit lists CNN President Jeff Zucker, CNN on-air personality Chris …

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Financially Strapped NRA Drops Dan Bongino’s Show

The Daily Beast reports: The National Rifle Association’s media arm has dropped pro-Trump firebrand Dan Bongino from its lineup of conservative commentators, two sources with knowledge of the decision told The Daily Beast. Bongino’s stand-alone show, “We Stand,” had started only last year. An NRA spokesman did not respond to a request for comment. Bongino initially did not respond to …

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Florida Cop Demoted For Wearing #QAnon Patch

The Miami New Times reports: This past Friday, Broward Sheriff’s Office SWAT member Matt Patten wore a QAnon conspiracy-theory patch while greeting Vice President Mike Pence at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Today Patten was reprimanded and demoted from the SWAT team and BSO’s Office of Homeland Security. For the uninitiated, QAnon is the staggeringly dumb internet conspiracy theory that claims …

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Pat Robertson: GHWB Only Launched The First Gulf War After I Told Him God Told Me It Would Be Successful

Speaking today on The 700 Club, Pat Robertson declared that George H.W. Bush only launched the first Gulf War after Robertson assured him in person that God had said it would be a success. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: “He was in the Oval Office and just at that time, his representative in Geneva had been meeting with …

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Limbaugh: I Might Run For WH When Trump Is Done

From the far-right World Net Daily: After years of saying he would never run for any political office, radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh is now open to the possibility, even if it’s the White House. “I’m not flat-out saying no. I’m gonna have to reassess it at some point,” Limbaugh said in the final moments of his broadcast when a …

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Glorious Leader Thanks Himself For Falling Oil Prices

Politico reports: President Donald Trump capped the Thanksgiving holiday weekend by again expressing gratitude for himself and his administration’s accomplishments. The president’s post followed a similar self-congratulatory sentiment he expressed Thursday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., where he celebrated Thanksgiving with his family. Asked what he was most thankful for, Trump replied: “For having a great family …

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