Tag Archives: Idiocracy

FL College Names Melania “Woman Of Distinction”

The Hill reports: First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday received a “Woman of Distinction” award from Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA), despite pushback from some students and alumni in Florida over the move. Melania Trump, who changed her primary residence to Palm Beach along with President Trump last year, said she was “grateful” to accept the award. According to the …

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Hackers Exploit Giuliani’s Typos To Plant Malware

CNET reports: Sometimes, typing the wrong letter for a website address means sending visitors to a 404 page. When you’re Rudy Giuliani, it means potentially sending hundreds of thousands of followers straight to a virus. Hackers have been taking advantage of typos in tweets by the former New York City mayor, buying the mistyped domain names and redirecting visitors to …

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Trump Budget Funds Creation Of Greenland Consulate

Foreign Policy reports: The United States is one step closer to establishing a permanent diplomatic outpost in the Arctic by allocating money for a consulate in Greenland, the vast island that President Donald Trump once openly suggested buying, according to a federal budget proposal revealed this week. The administration’s budget proposal allocates $587,000 to construct the new U.S. consulate. Greenland, …

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Trump’s Blago Move Was Another Win For “Fox Cabinet”

Media Matters reports: Blagojevich’s team followed in the footsteps of other would-be pardon-seekers by pursuing a Fox-centric PR strategy. His wife, Patti Blagojevich, made the rounds on Fox beginning in April 2018, appearing at least seven times on the network’s programming to date. She received a sympathetic platform from Fox hosts including Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Martha MacCallum, and Jeanine …

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Cotton Again Suggests Virus Is Chinese Biowarfare

Fox News reports: Sen. Tom Cotton said Sunday that China is “still lying” about the gravity of the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 1,660 people. “This virus did not originate in the Wuhan animal market,” Cotton said. “Epidemiologists who are widely respected from China who published a study have demonstrated that several of the original cases did not …

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Trump Has Air Force One Swoop Over Daytona Track

From Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire: President Trump might just have earned a couple hundred thousand votes on Sunday — even before he arrived at Daytona International Speedway. That’s how many people are attending the Daytona 500 in Florida, where Trump visited to serve as grand marshal for the annual NASCAR race. When Air Force One flew into the Daytona International …

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Trump Boasts Trillion-Dollar Companies Spell “MAGA”

MarketWatch reports: Amazon last week officially became only the fourth U.S. company in history to close the trading session with a market capitalization of at least $1 trillion, joining tech behemoths Microsoft, Apple and Google parent Alphabet. Well, that sounds like the kind of stock-market stat President Donald Trump loves to take credit for — and, once again, he didn’t …

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Space Force Solicits “Good Taste” Names For Members

Posted to the official Space Force website: The U.S. Space Force is looking for feedback from U.S. military space professionals on what Space Force members should be called – similar to how the Air Force refers to its members as ‘Airmen’ or the Army refers to its members as ‘Soldiers’. Given the significance a name has to the identity and …

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Trump Misquotes Article To Call Himself “The King”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump proudly broadcast a quote from New York Times reporter Peter Baker assessing Trump’s political status following his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial — from an article whose headline called Trump “stained in history.” That quote came from a February 1 “news analysis” article entitled “While Stained in History, Trump Will Emerge From Trial Triumphant …

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Cultist Angry He Can’t Bring Trump Standee To Dialysis

The Associated Press reports: A Florida man undergoing kidney dialysis three times a week is upset that he can’t bring a life-sized cardboard cutout of President Donald Trump for emotional support. Nelson Gibson told WPBF that his family can’t sit with him during his three-and-a-half-hour treatments. To help, he began bringing a picture of Trump as a comfort item. Gibson …

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Smugglers Thwart Trump’s Border Wall With $5 Ladder

The El Paso Times reports: Perhaps the quickest way around a billion-dollar wall is over it. Smugglers in Juárez have engineered camouflage hook-and-ladders made of rebar that blend in so well with the border wall that it can be hard to detect, according to U.S. Border Patrol. The ladders are the same rust brown color as the mesh panels or …

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Trump To Take Limousine Lap At Daytona 500

Fox Business reports: President Trump’s appearance at the Daytona 500 on Sunday may feature a guest appearance from the presidential limousine known as “The Beast.” Trump is planning to take a lap around the track at Daytona International Speedway prior to the venerable NASCAR event, Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts reported on Friday, citing multiple sources familiar …

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Avenatti Guilty Of Trying To Extort Millions From Nike

Bloomberg Law reports: Michael Avenatti was convicted of trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike Inc. and defrauding a client in the process, completing a steep fall for a celebrity lawyer who shot to national attention by styling himself as a foil for President Donald Trump. Jurors in Manhattan found Avenatti guilty of all three criminal counts. The verdict …

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Demented Trump Shaves 4″ Off Bloomberg’s Height

Glorious Leader, who lies about his own height and weight and reportedly wears lifts in his shoes, decided this morning to post another one of his demented lies, this time shaving four inches off the height of Michael Bloomberg. Trump also repeated his debunked claim that that the Bloomberg campaign has demanded boxes for the debate stage. Trump claims to …

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Trump Cuts Pay Raise For Feds, Cites Bad Economy

Slate reports: In public, President Donald Trump likes to boast about—and usually inflate—the performance of the American economy on his watch. If you lived in a bubble where Twitter Trump was your sole news source, you’d be pretty fired up, which makes it odd that on Monday the very same Trump White House said it intends to slash a scheduled …

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BOOK: Trump Badgered Reince Priebus About Badgers

The Insider reports: When Reince Priebus was the White House chief of staff, President Donald Trump repeatedly asked him whether badgers, the state animal of Priebus’ home state of Wisconsin, are “mean to people,” how they “work,” and how aggressive they can get. That’s according to “Sinking in the Swamp: How Trump’s Minions and Misfits Poisoned Washington,” a new book …

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Collins Very Concerned About Trump/Stone Meddling

USA Today reports: Several Republican lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s comments on the prison sentencing of longtime ally Roger Stone, an issue that prompted swift calls for investigations by Democrats and criticism that the president was interfering in a criminal investigation. “I don’t think he should be commenting on cases in the system,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, …

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Sean Spicer Sells Personalized Valentine’s Day Videos: The Best Gift You Can Possibly Give That Special Person

“Hey guys, it’s Sean Spicer with an amazing deal. This month, for the entire month of February, my videos that normally cost $400 are over 50 percent off. $199 is going to give you the best Valentine’s Day gift ever. What way to say, ‘I love you, I’m thinking of you,’ this Valentine’s Day than a video from me? “But …

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Trump Mocks Bloomberg For Losing New Hampshire

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump tried to swipe at Michael Bloomberg over the New Hampshire Democratic primary results, though his jab has drawn mockery because of what it revealed about Trump’s understanding of the primary (or lack thereof). “A very bad night for Mini Mike!” Trump proclaimed after attacking his Democratic competitors, mocking those who dropped out on Tuesday night, …

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AGAIN: Jussie Smollett Charged With Faking Hate Crime

The Chicago Tribune reports: Actor Jussie Smollett is facing new criminal charges nearly a year after Cook County prosecutors dropped disorderly conduct counts against him for allegedly orchestrating a racist, homophobic attack on himself early last year. Smollett was indicted by a special Cook County grand jury on six counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly making four separate false reports …

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