Tag Archives: Idiocracy

GOP Sen. Tom Cotton: The US Should Buy Greenland

Sen. Tom Cotton writes for the New York Times: After news leaked last week that President Trump had expressed interest in acquiring Greenland from Denmark, his critics predictably derided him as crazy. But once again, the president is crazy like a fox. The acquisition of Greenland would secure vital strategic interests for the United States, economically benefit both us and …

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The Chosen One Denies Wanting To Nuke Hurricanes

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump on Monday described as “ridiculous” a report that he discussed using nuclear weapons to alter the course of hurricanes. Trump, who is meeting with world leaders at the G-7 in France, took to Twitter to swipe at an Axios report that he had raised the idea with senior Homeland Security and national security officials …

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Trump Invents Laughable Questions By “World Leaders”

The New York Post reports: President Trump said other world leaders are asking with why the American media is “rooting” for the country “to fail” Sunday, following reports that he was blindsided by the French​ inviting a top Iranian official​ to the G-7 summit. The tweet comes after media reports portrayed Trump as looking flat-footed when French President Emmanuel Macron …

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Trump Allies Target Journalists Over “Hostile” Coverage

The New York Times reports: A loose network of conservative operatives allied with the White House is pursuing what they say will be an aggressive operation to discredit news organizations deemed hostile to President Trump by publicizing damaging information about journalists. It is the latest step in a long-running effort by Mr. Trump and his allies to undercut the influence …

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Trump: The Fake News Wants To Prevent My Reelection

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday lashed out at the news media, accusing it of trying to hurt his reelection chances. The comments from Trump came after a tumultuous week in which the tit-for-tat trade war between the U.S. and China escalated further. The president on Friday triggered a drop in U.S. stock markets and ignited deeper concerns about …

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The Chosen One: I Do Not Have A “Messiah Complex”

Fox News reports: “Somebody had to do it. I am the chosen one.” They were the words from President Trump about the escalating trade war with China that sparked outrage from commentators across news media outlets this week. But on Saturday, while tweeting from the G-7 Summit in France, Trump claimed that the joke’s on them. His comments were made …

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Trump: I Can Totally Make Companies Cut Off China

The Hill reports: President Trump defended his declaration on Friday that American companies were “hereby ordered” to find alternatives to manufacturing in China, claiming that the 1977 International Emergency Economic Powers Act gave him the power to make such a pronouncement. Trump had previously cited the 1977 Act, which gives the president the power to regulate commerce during exceptional international …

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The Chosen One Raises Tariffs On China Again

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump will hike tariff rates on most imports from China in response to the latest shots in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, he said Friday. The White House will raise existing duties on $250 billion in Chinese products to 30% from 25% on Oct. 1, the president tweeted. The tariffs on another …

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Trump Mocks Having Caused Stock Market To Crater

USA Today reports: After President Donald Trump’s tweets on China and blasting Fed chairman Jerome Powell, not to mention the Dow plunging today, the president tweeted out a reaction to the news by… trolling Congressman Seth Moulton. No, seriously. Moulton, a former Marine and three-term congressman, announced Friday morning he would no longer seek the Democratic nomination. He told reporters …

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The Chosen One Rages: Democrats Are Willing To “Lose Their Wealth” Just For A Possibility To Beat Me In 2020

The Hill reports: President Trump said Friday morning that “the Democrat Party” and “the Fake News Media” are trying to convince the nation that a recession is on the way in an effort to hurt his reelection chances next year. In a pair of tweets, Trump vowed that he would win in 2020 while simultaneously clamping down on warnings of …

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Trump Clocks 62% Disapproval Rating In New AP Poll

The Hill reports: The majority of Americans in a new poll disapproves of President Trump’s overall performance, despite greater support for the president’s handling of the economy than other issues in the survey. Sixty-two percent of Americans said they disapprove of the job Trump is doing, while just 36 percent approve, according to the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public Affairs …

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GOP Sen. Tom Cotton: Actually, Greenland Was My Idea

Talk Politics reports: Months before President Donald Trump expressed an interest in buying Greenland, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he suggested the idea to the President and met with the Danish ambassador to propose the sale of the large land mass to the U.S. Speaking Wednesday (Aug. 21) at the inaugural Talk Business & Politics Power Lunch at the …

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Danish PM “Disappointed And Surprised” By Trump, Former Foreign Minister: Trump’s “Throwing A Hissy Fit”

The Associated Press reports: Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “disappointed and surprised” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark “an absurd discussion.” Trump, who was scheduled to visit Denmark on Sept. 2-3 as part of a European …

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HHS Directive Muzzles Federal Experts After Trump Blames Mass Shootings On Mental Illness, Not Guns

The Washington Post reports: When President Trump targeted mental illness as the cause of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that killed 31 people, federal health officials made sure no government experts might contradict him. A Health and Human Services directive on Aug. 5 warned communication staffers not to post anything on social media related to mental health, …

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Deficit To Top $1T Two Years Sooner Than Forecast

Bloomberg reports: The federal budget deficit is growing faster than expected, even as President Trump openly considers more tax cuts and other ideas that would add to government debt. The deficit will reach $960 billion for the 2019 fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30, and $1 trillion for the 2020 fiscal year, the Congressional Budget Office said in updated forecasts …

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Cultists Curry Favor With Attacks On The Mooch

Politico reports: It’s open season on The Mooch. As President Donald Trump’s feud with Anthony Scaramucci stretches past the brief flicker of time he served in the White House, the president’s supporters have been taking their own whacks at the man who has suddenly become Public Enemy No. 1. And Trump has been been grateful, reaching out to “give attaboys” …

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Trump Quotes Sycophant: I’m Like The King Of Israel

Israel’s Haaretz reports: U.S. President Donald Trump, in a series of bizarre Wednesday morning tweets, quoted praise from a conservative radio host who referred to him as the “King of Israel” and renewed his attacks on Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. The Twitter storm follows Trump’s latest controversy on Tuesday when he claimed that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats …

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Zircon & Burlap: Why Should We Have Background Checks When We Didn’t Ban Planes After 9/11? [VIDEO]

“See the way we feel, one of the biggest mass killings happened right here in the United States. With 9/11. Where over 3,000 people lost their lives — innocent people. “Now do we implement anti-plane laws? Do we get rid of planes? Do we? When somebody picks up a knife and starts stabbing up people, do we get rid of …

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Hannity: Put Obama Under Oath For Spying On Trump

“Let’s not forget the unprecedented level of unmasking and leaking raw intelligence and abuse of surveillance powers. How did Samantha Power ever ask the unmask — what is it, a UN ambassador. Why is she unmasking 300 Americans in 2016? Oh, she claims she didn’t. “Okay, well who did then? And by the way now that the question is coming …

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Trump Explodes At “Highly Unstable Nut Job” Mooch, Who Is A Mental Wreck And Probably Getting Divorced

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump exploded with rage on Monday after former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci once again hammered him during a CNN segment in which he said he wanted to gather together former Trump cabinet officials to denounce the president. Scaramucci recently turned on the president after he made racist comments about four Democratic lawmakers by …

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