Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump Renews Bizarre Attack On Toilets, Dishwashers, Light Bulbs, Showers, And Washing Machines [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: Donald Trump has revisited his vendetta against energy-saving lightbulbs, ascribing them the blame for his orange hue while extending the focus of his ire to include showers, dishwashers and toilets in a wide-ranging rally speech in Milwaukee. “I’m also approving new dishwashers that give you more water, so you can actually wash and rinse your dishes without …

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Feds Arrest Michael Avenatti At Bar Association Hearing

Forbes reports: Michael Avenatti, the California attorney known for representing adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested in Los Angeles Tuesday by IRS agents during a disciplinary hearing for allegedly violating the terms of his pretrial release and is expected to appear before a federal court Wednesday. The arrest was made during a hearing in which California’s state bar was …

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KY Christian School Expels Girl Over Rainbow Cake

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: A Christian school in Louisville expelled a student last week after her family said school officials discovered the girl had celebrated her birthday with a rainbow-themed cake. Kimberly Alford told The Courier Journal that until Jan. 6, her 15-year-old daughter had been a freshman at Whitefield Academy, a private school at 7711 Fegenbush Lane that serves …

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Anti-Vax Activists Celebrate Demise Of New Jersey Bill

NJ.com reports: Religion will remain a valid excuse for children to bypass vaccination laws in New Jersey — at least for now — after state lawmakers Monday failed a second time to muster enough support to pass a controversial bill that would have repealed the option that thousands of the state’s families used last year. With hundreds of parents once …

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White House: It’s Snowing In Washington! (It Isn’t)

Fox News reports: The White House’s official Twitter handle on Sunday confused residents in Washington, D.C., when it tweeted out a nighttime photograph of the world’s most famous residence behind falling snowflakes with the caption: “First snow of the year!” One problem: It didn’t snow in the city that day and was, in fact, unseasonably warm, with highs that nearly …

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Rick Wilson: Brace Yourselves For President Junior

Rick Wilson writes for The Daily Beast: Get ready for Donald Trump Jr., a man who speaks the fluent asshole dialogue of the own-the-libs Trump Party, to rise to the top of the 2024 GOP primary ranks. The dynastic talk that was once treated as a joke (even by me) is already growing around both Don Jr. and Ivanka. Poor …

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Trump Takes Credit For Cancer Drop, Experts Howl

CNN reports: President Donald Trump insinuated in a tweet on Thursday that his administration played a role in the US cancer death rate hitting a record low in 2017. The American Cancer Society says that’s not true. Trump’s tweet appeared to be referring to the findings of an American Cancer Society report released on Wednesday, which said the rate of …

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Trump Brags About Economy: How’s Your 409K Doing?

Trump’s latest comes as #SniffyMcAdderall trends at #2. President Trump pointed to gains in the stock market on Thursday as evidence of a strong economy under his presidency, imploring Americans to check how their “409Ks” were doing. The erroneous reference to “409ks” — which appeared to be a typo — drew fire on social media, with critics of Trump mocking …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses Nation After Iran Strike

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump plans to address the nation on Wednesday morning after Iran on Tuesday night launched dozens of missiles at a pair of Iraqi bases that house American troops. The attacks caused no American or Iraqi casualties, Iraqi officials told multiple outlets. Iranian leaders, who vowed to avenge last week’s U.S. drone strike that killed Revolutionary …

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REPORT: CNN Settles Lawsuit By MAGA Hat Student

Louisville’s Fox News affiliate reports: CNN agreed Tuesday to settle a lawsuit with Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann. The amount of the settlement was not made public during a hearing at the federal courthouse in Covington, Kentucky. Sandmann’s lawsuit sought $800 million from CNN, the Washington Post and NBC Universal. Trial dates are still not set for Sandmann’s lawsuit against …

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Trump Claims He Won’t Attack Iranian Cultural Sites:
“If That’s What The Law Is, I Like To Obey The Law”

“They’re allowed to kill our people. They’re allowed to maim our people. They’re allowed to blow up everything that we have and there’s nothing that stops ’em. “And we are, according to various laws, supposed to be very careful with their cultural heritage and you know what, if that’s what the law is, I like to obey the law. “But …

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Hypocrisy Overload: WH Spox Rips Distrust Of US Intel

Mediaite reports: When questioned about the purported information that proved Soleimani was planning major attacks against American forces in the region prior to his death, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham noted that she could not go into any details but slammed those who are skeptical of the U.S. intelligence system. “I know a lot of people are now questioning …

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Trump To Seek Adulation At College Football Title Match

ESPN reports: President Donald Trump is planning to attend the Jan. 13 College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans. The game features No. 1 Louisiana State University versus No. 3 Clemson, which is looking for its third national title in the last four seasons. Both teams are undefeated. Trump has attended a handful of sports events in recent months, …

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Trump Golfs As Iran Withdraws From Nuclear Deal

The New York Times reports: Iran’s government said it was ending all its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal and that it would no longer limit its enrichment of uranium. The announcement came after Iran’s National Security Council held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the country’s nuclear policy in the aftermath of Maj. Gen. Qassim Soleimani’s assassination. But …

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Soleimani’s Eulogist Puts $80M Prize On Trump’s Head

From the Saudi outlet Al Arabiya: The eulogist at the funeral procession of prominent Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in Iran put an 80-million-dollar prize on US President Donald Trump’s head on live state TV. “We are 80 million Iranians, if each one of us puts aside one American dollar, we will have 80 million American dollars, and we will …

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Schumer Warns Trump May “Bumble Us Into Major War”

The Hill reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said on ABC’s “This Week” that he was concerned Trump’s decision will “get us into another ‘endless war’ in the Middle East,” adding the U.S. is “closer to that” because of his actions. “I am really worried, and that is why Congress must assert itself,” the Senate minority leader said, saying the …

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Iran Says “Terrorist In A Suit” Trump Is Like ISIS, Hitler

Reuters reports: Iran condemned Donald Trump on Sunday as a “terrorist in a suit” after the U.S. president threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites hard if Tehran attacks Americans or U.S. assets in retaliation for the killing of military commander Qassem Soleimani. As the two countries assailed each other in a war of words, the European Union, Britain and Oman …

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Family Of Iranian General Vows Hezbollah Will Hit Back

The Associated Press reports: The daughter of Iran’s Gen. Qassem Soleimani says the death of her father will “not break us” and the United States should know that his blood will not go for free. Zeinab Soleimani told Lebanon’s Al-Manar TV — which is linked with the Iran-backed Hezbollah group —that the “filthy” President Donald Trump will not be able …

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Trump Touts US Military Strength In Warning To Iran

NBC News reports: President Trump early Sunday touted U.S. military strength in a tweet warning Iran against retaliation for the death of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a top commander, in a U.S. drone strike. The message came as Soleimani’s body was returned to Iran, where thousands of mourners turned out for a funeral procession. Trump late Saturday also warned that 52 …

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Trump Admin Warns Congress Of Iranian Retaliation

CNN reports: The Trump administration has warned members of Congress that Iran is expected to retaliate against the US “within weeks” for the strike that killed Qasem Soleimani even as they failed to convince some that the operation was merited due to an imminent threat against American lives. There are also intense discussions taking place inside US military and intelligence …

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