Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Colbert Challenges Devin Nunes To Sue Him [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: A lawsuit by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, aimed at Twitter and some of its users for alleged defamation and negligence, has led to a huge spike in followers for one of the parody accounts he targeted. Now, late night host Stephen Colbert has taken it a step further by creating another parody account aimed at the Republican …

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Trump Calls George Conway “The Husband From Hell”

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump called senior adviser Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway, a “husband from hell!” on Twitter Tuesday morning – the latest insult in a long string of attacks. Trump and Conway have been trading barbs on Twitter in the past few days since Trump 2020 reelection campaign manager, Brad Parscale, suggested Kellyanne Conway’s husband George Conway only …

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Interns Listed On WH Economic Report: Bruce Wayne, Jabba The Hutt, John Cleese, Comic Book Characters

The White House today issued the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisors. And way down at the very bottom of this over 650-page report comes this message: Student interns provide invaluable help with research projects, day-to-day operations, and fact-checking. Interns during the previous year were Brittany Amano, Jackson Bailey, Rana Bansal, Christian Brown, Lydia Byrom, John Cleese, Alexis …

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@DevinCow Explodes To 150,000 Twitter Followers

The Streisand Effect is in full force: One of the parody Twitter accounts singled out by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has gained viral attention and tens of thousands of new followers since Nunes announced his lawsuit on Monday. The account “Devin Nunes’ cow” (@DevinCow), which, like Twitter itself, is being sued by Nunes for defamation, has amassed nearly 150,000 followers …

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GOP Rep. Devin Nunes Sues Twitter For $250 Million

The New York Times reports: Stung by obscene and pointed criticism, Representative Devin Nunes, a Republican from California, has sued Twitter and three users for defamation, claiming the users smeared him and the platform allowed it to happen because of a political agenda. The complaint, filed in Virginia on Monday, seeks $250 million in damages. In making his case, Mr. …

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Proposed Trump Budget Again Calls For Elimination Of All Funding For The Arts, Libraries, Museums, PBS, NPR

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration has again proposed the elimination of federal funding for the arts and humanities, public television and radio, libraries and museums. For the third time in as many years, the White House has proposed a federal budget that would shutter the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation …

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Trump Heard Hate Speech Sermon In Church Yesterday

Obviously the message did not stick. CNN reports: When President Donald Trump made a rare appearance at church on Sunday, he heard a pointed message from the minister: call out hate speech whenever you hear it because it’s a “sin against the Gospel.” Seated in the designated President’s pew halfway down the church aisle, the President listened as McPherson lamented …

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Meghan McCain Hits Back At “Pathetic” Trump [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Meghan McCain said Monday that President Trump is leading a “pathetic life” as she escalated her pushback against Trump’s weekend attacks on Twitter against her late father. “He spends his weekend obsessing over great men, because he knows it, and I know it, and all of you know it, he will never be a great man,” …

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Trump: Stop Trying To Blame Me For New Zealand

Politico reports: Donald Trump has angrily complained he is being blamed for the far-right terror attack in Christchurch, which has claimed the lives of 50 people. The US president was criticised following the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand last week, after he initially tweeted a link to Breitbart, a far-right website with a history of anti-Muslim rhetoric. He …

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Trump Calls Joe Biden “Another Low IQ Individual”

The Independent reports: President Trump on Monday called Joe Biden a “low I.Q. individual” after the former vice president had a slip of the tongue and nearly announced he was running for president in 2020. The president was seizing on a mishap from Biden over the weekend where he told a gathering of Delaware Democrats that he has “the most …

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Trump: Millions Love Me And Not John McCain

President Butthurt just retweeted the below cultist’s response to Meghan McCain as he continues his weekend of attacks on the late Senator. President Donald Trump took posthumous aim at former Sen. John McCain via Twitter on Saturday and Sunday, eliciting a response from Meghan McCain in defense of her father. McCain was a Vietnam War veteran and POW. He died …

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Trump Rages Against Critical Fox News Anchors

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at several Fox News anchors Sunday, writing in a tweet they “should be working” at CNN. It was not clear what prompted Trump’s criticism. Fox News did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump’s attack on the hard news side of Fox News comes hours after he called for Jeanine Pirro …

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Two Corinthians Walk Into A Church On St. Patrick’s Day

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is spending St. Patrick’s Day morning at church. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, have joined parishioners for Sunday’s 11 a.m. service at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Interim rector W. Bruce McPherson greeted the Trumps as they arrived. Many presidents have worshipped at St. John’s. The yellow church is located …

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President Butthurt Calls For FCC To Investigate SNL

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump on Sunday knocked “Saturday Night Live” for its repeated jokes at his expense the morning after the sketch comedy show aired a rerun featuring a skit depicting life if he had never become president. The president also wondered if the Federal Election Commission or the Federal Communications Commission should look into the matter, suggesting …

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Trump Issues First Veto Of Presidency After House And Senate Vote To Block “Emergency” Wall Declaration

The New York Times reports: President Trump on Friday issued the first veto of his presidency, rejecting legislation that opposed his declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the southern border. The bill blocking Mr. Trump’s emergency declaration had attracted significant Republican support in Congress. “Today I am vetoing this resolution,” Mr. Trump told reporters in the …

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Trump Deletes Tweet Promoting Breitbart Interview In Which He Warned Critics About Reprisals From Military

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump used Twitter on Thursday night to promote an interview in which he explained how “tough” his supporters could get – and deleted the tweet Friday morning after the New Zealand mosque shootings. In his chat with the Breitbart News Network, Trump said: “I can tell you I have the support of the police, the …

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Trump Calls For Jews To Leave The “Democrat Party”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday urged Jewish voters to abandon the Democratic Party in favor of a “Jexodus” to the GOP while touting his administration’s record on foreign policy surrounding Israel. Trump and other Republicans have hammered Democrats over alleged anti-Semitism in their ranks in the weeks following controversial comments made by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who …

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Giuliani Colleague: My Email Wasn’t Offering Cohen A Pardon, It Was A Reference To A Garth Brooks Song

Yesterday CNN reported that a lawyer colleague of Rudy Giuliani appeared to dangle a pardon from Trump in an email to Michael Cohen. Today that lawyer, Bob Costello, comes up with a beauty of an excuse. The Daily Beast reports: In an email to The Daily Beast, Costello said that he was not hinting at a Trump pardon when he …

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OHIO: Republican Bill Would Force Public Schools To Tell Parents How To Opt Out Of Vaccination Requirements

The Dayton Daily News reports: As other states are facing outbreaks of childhood diseases such as measles and mumps, Ohio lawmakers are considering legislation that would require school districts to tell parents how easy it is to opt out of immunizations. When schools notify parents of immunization requirements, they would be required to spell out available exemptions, according to a …

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UTAH: LGBT-Inclusive Hate Crimes Law To Pass After Right Wingers Add “Political Expression” As Category

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: After years of stalling in the Utah Legislature, a bill to strengthen the state’s hate crimes law has now cleared both chambers by commanding margins. Before passing the bill, the House adopted an amendment that added “political expression” to the list of categories that would be protected by the updated hate crimes statue. Rep. Karianne …

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