Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Tucker Carlson: The Metric System Is Tyranny [VIDEO]

“Almost every nation on Earth has fallen under the yoke of tyranny — the metric system. From Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Lusaka to London, the people of the world have been forced to measure their environment in millimeters and kilograms. The United States is the only major country that has resisted, but we have no reason to be ashamed …

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RNC Chair: D-Day Should Be For Celebrating Trump

“I just have a reminder for the media. He’s your president, too. This is our president. This is our country. We’re celebrating the anniversary, 75 years of D-Day. This is a time where we should be celebrating our President, the great achievements of America. And I don’t think the American people like this constant negativity. There are times when we …

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RNC Spox Compares 2020 Dems To Mussolini [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Republican National Committee spokeswoman Liz Harrington compared 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to murderous fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, and Fox News hard news anchor Harris Faulkner partially agreed with the assessment. On Wednesday’s edition of Fox News’ Outnumbered Overtime With Harris Faulkner, Harrington told Faulkner that voters are “going to be faced with a choice in 2020, and the …

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IRELAND: White House Pays $1 Million To Rent Limos

The Guardian reports: They are, by all accounts, wheels to die for. JP Ward & Sons, an Irish funeral services home, rents out its fleet of Mercedes E-Class limousines not just to mourners but to anyone who wants to travel in style. A killer price tag has not deterred the latest customer: the White House. It is so keen to …

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Trump Offers New Excuse For Dodging The Draft: “At That Time, Nobody Ever Heard Of” Vietnam [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump offered a litany of excuses for having avoided service during the Vietnam War, yet still claimed he “would not have minded serving” in the war that he has frequently compared with his own “brave” battle to avoid a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Those excuses included not being a “fan” of the war, the claim that …

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Trump Attacks “Washed Up Psycho” Bette Midler

Time Magazine reports: President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attributed to him. Midler had earlier apologized on Twitter for sharing the fake quote, which called Republicans “the dumbest group of voters in the country.” Midler hit back after Trump insulted her, saying that Trump …

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BOSTON: Straight Pride Parade Planned For August

The Washington Post reports: Pride Month kicks off in Boston on Tuesday with a lights event, a paint night — and preparations for a possible “Straight Pride Parade” this summer. The event to celebrate heterosexuality in one of the nation’s most gay-friendly cities is meant to poke fun at the “identity politics” of the political left, organizer Mark Sahady wrote …

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Trump Calls For Boycott Of AT&T To Destroy CNN

Axios reports: President Trump said that if Americans stopped “using or subscribing” to AT&T that “big changes” might occur at CNN, which is owned by the telecommunications giant, in a Monday tweet. The AT&T-Time Warner merger — approved earlier this year after a Justice Department attempt to block it — spurred a great deal of antitrust rhetoric from both the …

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White House: Hiding The USS McCain From Trump’s View Wasn’t “An Unreasonable Thing To Ask” [VIDEO]

From the right wing outlet Newsmax: Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday said an administration staffer was responsible for the request to hide the USS John McCain warship during President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan — and sees nothing wrong with it. In an interview with NBC News’ “Meet The Press,” Mulvaney said the advance team …

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Pentagon Warns White House That US Military Will Not Be Politicized After Request To Hide USS John McCain

Reuters reports: The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speech by President Donald Trump in Japan. The White House military office directed the …

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Trump Administration Strips India Of Tariffs Exemption

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration announced on Friday that it was stripping India of a special status that exempts billions of dollars of its products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over India’s protections for its market. The White House said that it would terminate India’s preferential market access to the United States as of …

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US Navy Acknowledges Request To Hide USS McCain

NBC News reports: The U.S. Navy has acknowledged that a request was made to hide the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump’s recent state visit to Japan. “A request was made to the U.S. Navy to minimize the visibility of USS John S. McCain, however, all ships remained in their normal configuration during the President’s visit,” Rear Admiral …

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Trump To Launch 2020 Campaign At Orlando’s Amway Center (Arena Naming Rights Bought By DeVos Family)

The Orlando Sentinel reports: President Trump declared Friday on Twitter that he will launch his 2020 run for president run at a campaign rally in Orlando on June 18. The move highlights the critical importance of the I-4 Corridor and Florida, which is expected to be a key battleground state as Trump seeks a second term. The campaign inked a …

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“Appalled” GOP Senator Demands USS McCain Probe

The Arizona Republic reports: Sen. Martha McSally said an investigation is warranted to get to the bottom of an order to keep the warship named for the late Sen. John McCain, his father and his grandfather out of President Donald Trump’s view during his trip to Japan earlier this month. McSally, R-Ariz., now holds the seat McCain once held before …

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Trump Administration To Classify Canned Spray Cheese As “Staple Dairy Food” In Federal Food Stamps Rules

It’s Reagan and ketchup all over again. Bloomberg reports: Canned spray cheese, beef jerky, and pimiento-stuffed olives would count as staple foods under the Trump administration’s proposed rule for the federal food-stamp program. The rule reportedly revises the program’s “minimum stocking requirements” for food staples, which stores are required to meet in order to accept the food-stamp benefits. The Federal …

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WINNING: China Halts Soybean Buys From US Farmers

CNBC reports: China has halted purchases of American soybeans in another move in the escalated trade war with the U.S. Chinese buyers have stopped ordering and don’t expect to resume the purchases due to the disagreement over trade between the world’s two largest economies. U.S. soybean farmers have taken a hard hit from the trade tensions as the value of …

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Minor League Baseball Team Loses Top Sponsor After Scoreboard Video Compares AOC To Kim And Castro

The Sacramento Bee reports: Sun-Maid, the popular raisin company with deep roots in the central San Joaquin Valley, has terminated its partnership with the Fresno Grizzlies. Sun-Maid announced its termination Wednesday evening, citing the Grizzlies’ Memorial Day debacle when the minor league baseball club aired a video tribute that equated Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the likes of North Korea dictator …

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Trump Claims No Involvement In USS McCain Incident But Says Whoever Did It Was “Well-Meaning” [VIDEO]

“I wasn’t involved. I would not have done that. I was very angry with John McCain because he killed health care. I was not a big fan of John McCain in any way, shape or form. I think John McCain had a lot to getting President Bush, a lot to do with it, to go into the Middle East which …

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Trump Finally Admits “Russia Helped Me Get Elected”

Mediaite reports: Evidenced by his Twitter feed, President Donald Trump woke up Thursday morning with Special Counsel Robert Mueller — and his stunning nine-minute press conference — very much on his mind. In a remarkable development, however, it appears that Trump is publicly admitting, for the first time at least, that Russia interference helped get him elected president, as has …

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Department Of Energy Press Release Rebrands Fossil Fuels As “Freedom Gas” And “Molecules Of Freedom”

USA Today reports: Move over, freedom fries. Freedom gas is here. On Tuesday, the Department of Energy posted a press release about liquid natural gas exports, referring to natural gas as “freedom gas” and “molecules of U.S. freedom.” The release was about the Department of Energy’s authorization of increased exports of natural gas from a terminal located off the coast …

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