Tag Archives: Idiocracy

TEXAS: Babysitter Shoots Child During Gun Selfie

ABC News reports: A 19-year-old was taking a video of herself with a gun when she allegedly shot her 10-year-old nephew by accident, according to Texas authorities. Caitlyn Smith, 19, has been arrested as her nephew recovers, Deputy Thomas Gilliland, spokesman with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, told ABC News on Thursday. She recorded herself holding the gun, and then …

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Cultists Attack Garth Brooks Over Barry Sanders Jersey (Barry Sanders Is Ex-Detroit Lions Star Running Back)

The Hill reports: Garth Brooks wore a Barry Sanders jersey to a recent concert in Detroit, leading to some of his online followers mistakenly believing the country music icon was showing support for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Barry Sanders is a former NFL running back for the Detroit Lions who is now in the NFL Hall of Fame. Brooks, 58, …

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Stupid People Unsure If Virus Is Related To Corona Beer

The New York Post reports: Some American beer drinkers are avoiding Corona, the beer, amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey. A surprising 38 percent of beer drinkers insisted that they would not, under any circumstances, buy Corona as the deadly virus spreads across the globe, according to the survey conducted by 5W Public Relations. “There is …

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Trump Meets With Top Experts Amid Virus Turmoil

The Daily Beast reports: In uncharacteristic fashion, the president barely tweeted throughout the day, as the Dow Jones industrial average took another massive dive on fears that the spread of the virus was going to severely interrupt global commerce and medical supply chains. Late on Thursday afternoon, he called the press in for a meeting with Trump-friendly African-American leaders and …

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Trump To Hold Press Conference ON “Caronavirus”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said he’ll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S. Trump tweeted that representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and others, would join him at the late-afternoon appearance. Trump and members …

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Trump Lackey Claims US Has “Contained” Coronavirus

Politico reports: White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Tuesday that the U.S. has “contained” the threat of a domestic coronavirus outbreak, breaking with the warnings of officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We have contained this, I won’t say airtight but pretty close to airtight,” Kudlow told CNBC’s Kelly Evans on Tuesday afternoon. Kudlow’s …

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Oregon GOP Senators Again Flee Over Climate Bill

The Salem Statesman-Journal reports: For the second consecutive legislative session, Senate Republicans have walked out of the Oregon Capitol to block passage of a greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade bill. “The Republicans who walked out are not against climate policy, they are against the democratic process,” Gov. Kate Brown said. “Oregonians should be outraged and I am, too.” Democrats hold a …

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SCOTUS Wife Helping Compile Trump’s Enemy List

From the conservative Washington Examiner: The wife of conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is spearheading an effort to remove officials suspected of undermining President Trump. A network of conservative activists led by Ginni Thomas is helping compile detailed memos of disloyal government officials they want fired. Trump’s distrust of people inside the White House and the federal government has …

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Conway: Bernie Is Dems’ Punishment For Impeachment

The Washington Post reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Monday that the impeachment process gave a boost to Sanders’s presidential candidacy — which she suggested is helpful to her boss. Appearing on Fox News, Conway said Sanders’s ascent amounted to “payback” for the proceedings that resulted in Trump’s impeachment by the House — and ultimate acquittal in the Senate …

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Flat Earth Advocate Dies In Homemade Rocket Launch

The BBC reports: A US daredevil pilot has been killed during an attempted launch of a homemade rocket in the Californian desert. “Mad” Mike Hughes, 64, crash-landed his steam-powered rocket shortly after take-off near Barstow on Saturday. A video on social media shows a rocket being fired into the sky before plummeting to the ground nearby. Hughes was well-known for …

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Trump Rants About Oscar Winners At Colorado Rally

From the Hollywood Reporter: Speaking at the podium in front of his supporters, Trump asked, “How bad were the Academy Awards this year?” He went on to say, “And the winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all that about? We’ve got enough problems with South Korea, with trade. On top of that, they give …

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Cultists Glue MAGA Hats To Pigeons Because Reasons

NBC News Las Vegas reports: An otherwise normal flock of birds was let go in downtown Las Vegas Tuesday, on the eve of a crucial Democratic presidential debate. However, to anyone paying attention, these birds had something very strange atop their bobbing heads: customized “Make America Great Again” hats. The group behind the stunt is called P.U.T.I.N, an acronym for …

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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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