Tag Archives: Idiocracy

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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State TV Pegs Junior As “Possibly The 46th President”

“We just got a chance to witness, possibly, the 46th president of the United States.” – Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade, after listening to Donald Trump Jr. accuse Nancy Pelosi of “ripping up” the hopes and dreams of American heroes by shredding her copy of Glorious Leader’s State of the Union address. According to a recent poll, 29% of …

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Trump Posts Anti-Trump Curb Your Enthusiasm Clip

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump on Monday night tweeted a clip from the HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and seems to have missed the punchline. Trump posted the clip from the first episode of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” season 10, which shows Larry David dressed in a Make America Great Again hat. Some users pointed out that Trump seems to …

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Junior Compares Daddy’s Acquittal To OJ Simpson’s

The New York Daily News reports: Donald Trump Jr. seems to think his dad is innocent — just like O.J. Simpson. The presidential son posted a photo of Johnnie Cochran, the late O.J. Simpson lawyer, along with a riff on the attorney’s famed claim to jurors in the football star’s murder trial that “if (the glove) doesn’t fit, you must …

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Carson: Trump Isn’t Racist, His Housekeepers Love Him

Politico reports: Housing Secretary Ben Carson appeared to stray from prepared remarks as he introduced Donald Trump on Friday, declaring that the president “is not a racist” and pointing to how he treats the members and service workers at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The comments came at the beginning of a North Carolina event touting the administration’s Opportunity Zone …

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Dean Cain To Star In CPAC Play About “FBI Lovebirds”

The Hill reports: The Conservative Political Action Conference will host a performance later this month of a play based on the texts sent between a former lawyer and agent at the FBI who are regularly ridiculed by President Trump. “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” will be formed at the conservative confab in a performance set to feature “Lois & Clark: The New …

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WH To Press: Leak This Memo Attacking Your Leaks

Mediaite reports: White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, who has not held a public press briefing during her entire eight-month tenure, slammed the press in a memo sent to network TV anchors for leaking details of their off-the-record, pre-State-of-the-Union luncheon with President Donald Trump—and then strongly encouraged the press to leak said memo. Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple released …

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Twitter Demands Legal Fees In Nunes’ Fake Cow Suit

The Sacramento Bee reports: Twitter is demanding that Rep. Devin Nunes pay its legal fees in a new court filing responding to one of the Republican congressman’s attempts to identify anonymous people who heckle him online. Nunes, R-Tulare, is suing Twitter, two parody accounts known as Devin Nunes’ Cow and Devin Nunes’ Mom and a Republican strategist in Henrico County, …

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Fox News Guest: Thanks To Trump The Last Three Years Have Been The Greatest “Since Jesus Walked The Earth”

Media Matters has the transcript: STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): To comment on this, we’ve got the executive director of Unhyphenated America, Christopher Harris joins us from DC. Christopher, good morning. CHRISTOPHER HARRIS (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UNHYPHENATED AMERICA): Good morning. No, not good, great. It’s a great day. DOOCY: It is. HARRIS: Listen, I would argue that it’s probably three of the greatest …

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Trump Order Will Impose “Classical” Style On New Govt Buildings Because Modern Works Are “Dehumanizing”

The New York Times reports: Should every new government building in the nation’s capital be created in the same style as the White House? A draft of an executive order called “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” would establish a classical style, inspired by Greek and Roman architecture, as the default for federal buildings in Washington and many throughout the country, …

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Matt Gaetz Files Ethics Complaint Against Nancy Pelosi: Tearing Up Glorious Leader’s Speech Was A Violation

The New York Post reports: Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz filed an ethics complaint against Nancy Pelosi that said the House speaker possibly violated numerous House rules — and maybe even broke the law — by tearing up a copy of President Trump’s State of the Union speech. The Florida legislator sent a letter to the House Committee on Ethics requesting …

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SOTU Meme: “Stock Image Of A Corrupt Politician”

Mediaite reports: Missouri Republican Congressman Billy Long became an Internet sensation of the 2020 State-of-the-Union address for enthusiastically cheering President Donald Trump and giving thumbs up while a wad of cash appeared to spill out of his suit’s breast pocket. Long was seen on camera, with stacks of what looked like US currency sticking up from his pocket, reacting with …

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Dem Iowa Caucus Goer Upset To Learn Buttigieg Is Gay

Mediaite reports: Nikki van den Heever, a caucus precinct captain for former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, tried to talk down an Iowa woman who was incensed to find out — in real-time during a caucus after she’d signed a card supporting him — that the candidate is openly gay. “Are you saying that he has the same-sex partner? Pete?” …

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Trump Congratulates Kansas For Missouri Team’s Win

USA Today reports: The Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl on Sunday, thanks to a great fourth quarter comeback from MVP Patrick Mahomes. After the game, President Donald Trump tweeted out a congratulations to the team, and also said the side represented the “Great State of Kansas” with the win. The Kansas City Chiefs play in Kansas City, Missouri. …

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Farm Bankruptcies At 8-Year High Despite Bailouts

Reuters reports: U.S. farm bankruptcy rates jumped 20% in 2019 – to an eight-year high – as financial woes in the U.S. agricultural economy continued in spite of massive federal bail-out funding, according to federal court data. According to data released this week by the United States Courts, family farmers filed 595 Chapter 12 bankruptcies in 2019, up from 498 …

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Trump’s Wall Requires Hundreds Of Gates That Must Be Left Open At Times Or Flash Floods Will Knock It Down

This morning it was storm winds, now it’s storm water: President Trump’s border wall likely will require the installation of hundreds of storm gates to prevent flash floods from undermining or knocking it over, gates that must be left open for months every summer during “monsoon season” in the desert, according to U.S. border officials, agents and engineers familiar with …

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The Mooch To Bolton: Welcome To Life Under The Bus

From an op-ed just published by Anthony Scaramucci: President Trump’s White House has launched another disinformation campaign against a former staffer. This time, John Bolton is the target, thanks to revelations from his unpublished book. Trump said Monday that Bolton’s claim about withholding aid to Ukraine in a quid pro quo “was only to sell a book.” The president later …

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Gabbard’s Lawyer: Hillary Is Dodging Defamation Suit

Law & Crime reports: What lawsuit? Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s (D) Secret Service agents and attorney David Kendall have refused service of 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s (D-Hawaii) defamation lawsuit, according to Gabbard’s lawyer. Gabbard attorney Brian Dunne said on Wednesday that he found it “rather unbelievable that Hillary Clinton is so intimidated by Tulsi Gabbard that she …

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Ex-Trump Aide Carter Page Sues DNC Over Dossier

Fox News reports: Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page filed a lawsuit Thursday in federal court against the Democratic National Committee, law firm Perkins Coie and its partners tied to the funding of the unverified dossier that served as the basis for highly controversial surveillance warrants against him. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in the Northern District …

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Wind Blows Down Section Of Trump’s Border Wall

CNN reports: Newly installed panels from the US border wall fell over in high winds Wednesday, landing on trees on the Mexican side of the border. The area is part of an ongoing construction project to improve existing sections of the wall. Agent Carlos Pitones of the Customs and Border Protection sector in El Centro, California, told CNN that the …

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