Tag Archives: Peter Thiel

Billionaire Homocon Peter Thiel Defends Trump’s Lies And Name-Calling, Also Denies Being A Vampire

Bloomberg reports: Peter Thiel, the Facebook Inc. board member who helped Donald Trump win the White House and became Silicon Valley’s punching bag in the process, said Thursday that Trump has been “relatively successful” and that he’ll support him in 2020. The venture capitalist also defended Trump’s sometimes loose relationship with facts. He said unlike the past three U.S. presidents, …

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Homocon Peter Thiel’s Pot Company Now Worth $23B

The New York Post reports: Big pot has finally achieved big market cap. Shares of Peter Thiel-backed marijuana grower Tilray soared more than 60 percent on Wednesday, hitting a market value of $22.8 billion, as bullish comments from the company’s chief executive stoked Wall Street’s growing euphoria over the budding business of legalized marijuana. Shares of the Canada-based weed farmer …

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Peter Thiel To Teach Anti-Globalism Course At Stanford

The Verge reports: Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has returned to teach a class at Stanford University, according to a listing spotted by Stanford graduate Andrew Granato on Twitter. Thiel is currently listed as a co-instructor for “German 270: Sovereignty and the Limits of Globalization and Technology.” Thiel attended Stanford for both undergraduate and law school, and he previously taught a …

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Staffer From Homocon Peter Thiel’s Company Behind Cambridge Analytica Plot To Harvest Facebook Data

The New York Times reports: As a start-up called Cambridge Analytica sought to harvest the Facebook data of tens of millions of Americans in summer 2014, the company received help from at least one employee at Palantir Technologies, a top Silicon Valley contractor to American spy agencies and the Pentagon. It was a Palantir employee in London, working closely with …

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Homocon Peter Thiel Funds Launch Of New Pro Football League To Compete With NFL’s Unpatriotic Communists

Sports Illustrated reports: Charlie Ebersol, the son of longtime NBC Sports executive Dick Ebersol and director of the 30 for 30 documentary about the original XFL his father created with WWE’s Vince McMahon, announced Tuesday that he plans to launch a football league next February. The league is called the Alliance of American Football and will feature eight 50-man teams …

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Far-Right Troll Mike Cernovich Bids $500K For Gawker

Vanity Fair reports: PayPal co-founder and Gawker nemesis Peter Thiel isn’t the only one eyeing the final remains of Nick Denton’s gossipy, sometimes groundbreaking media empire. Mike Cernovich, the right-wing lifestyle guru and self-proclaimed journalist, is offering $500,000 in cash for Gawker’s assets, according to a copy of the offer letter obtained by the Hive. “For the past eighteen months …

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Peter Thiel Explores Creating Fox News Competitor

Buzzfeed News reports: Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel wants to create a new conservative cable news network and his representatives have engaged the powerful Mercer family to help with funding, according to two sources familiar with the situation. Thiel, a Facebook board member who secretly funded lawsuits to bring down Gawker Media, had originally explored a plan to create the …

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Breitbart Names Its “Top 6 LGBT Icons Of 2017”

Breitbart this afternoon named its “top 6 LGBT icons of 2017.” Topping their list is Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, who is credited with helping stop the deadly attack on a Congressional baseball game. What Breitbart doesn’t mention, of course, is that Trump honored Griner with the Presidential Medal Of Valor just one day after his demand to ban transgender …

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Homocon Peter Thiel Privately Backs Off “Incompetent” Trump, Warns That Everything Might End In “Disaster”

Buzzfeed reports: Donald Trump’s most prominent Silicon Valley supporter has distanced himself from the president in multiple private conversations, describing at different points this year an “incompetent” administration, and one that may well end in “disaster.” Peter Thiel’s unguarded remarks have surprised associates, some of whom are still reeling from his full-throated endorsement of Trump at the Republican National Convention. …

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American Family Association: The “Insidious Trend” Of Homocons Is A Rotting Cancer On Conservatism

American Family Association radio host Bryan Fischer writes: A new and quite insidious trend has been launched in some conservative circles, a trend that unless it is stopped will eat away at the foundation of conservatism like a cancer until the foundation rots away and the whole thing collapses. This trend is the notion that one can be a practicing …

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Homocon Peter Thiel Gains New Zealand Citizenship As Wealthy Doomsday Preppers Ready For The Worst

Gizmodo reports: The New Yorker has published a fascinating article about Silicon Valley tech titans who are buying up property in New Zealand as they prepare for the apocalypse. The super rich are worried about the poor grabbing “pitchforks” to overthrow the wealthy, and it turns out these elites aren’t just buying homes. Some, like Peter Thiel, are even getting …

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Peter Thiel: No Corruption Can Be A Bad Thing

Maureen Dowd interviewed homocon billionaire and Trump advisor Peter Thiel for the New York Times. An excerpt: “I think Trump is very good on gay rights,” Mr. Thiel says. “I don’t think he will reverse anything. I would obviously be concerned if I thought otherwise.” I ask if he’s comfortable with the idea that Vice President-elect Mike Pence, regarded in …

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Trump Transition Team’s Peter Thiel Stands To Reap Massive Profit From Promised Mass Deportations

Back in October, homocon Peter Thiel donated $1.25 million to Trump’s campaign. That investment may pay off 1000-fold. The Intercept reports: Palantir Technologies, the data mining company co-founded by billionaire and Trump transition advisor Peter Thiel, will likely assist the Trump Administration in its efforts to track and collect intelligence on immigrants, according to a review of public records by …

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Rachel Maddow Goes Off On Possible FDA Pick [VIDEO]

Yesterday it was reported that Trump is considering Jim O’Neill, one of libertarian loon Peter Thiel’s cronies, to be the head of FDA. Like Thiel, O’Neill has some really bizarre ideas and sits on the board of Thiel’s Seasteading Institute, which hopes to build floating zillioniare utopias where businesses can operate unencumbered by pesky things like banking laws, environmental protections, …

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Trump’s Potential FDA Pick, Crony Of Libertarian Peter Thiel, Wants To Approve Drugs Before Proven Efficacy

Bloomberg reports: President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is considering a Silicon Valley investor close to billionaire Peter Thiel to head the Food and Drug Administration, according to people familiar with the matter. Jim O’Neill, the Thiel associate, hasn’t been officially selected, according to the people, who asked to remain anonymous because the decision process is private, and the Trump team …

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Homocon Peter Thiel: What Trump Represents Isn’t Crazy And It’s Not Going Away After The Election

CNBC reports: Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel amped up his support for Donald Trump on Monday, saying the billionaire businessman gets “the big things” right despite “offensive and inappropriate” remarks. “No matter what happens in this election, what Trump represents isn’t crazy and it’s not going away,” he said, according to prepared remarks. “He points toward a new Republican Party beyond …

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Homocon Peter Thiel Donates $1.25M To Trump

The New York Times reports: Peter Thiel, true to his reputation as the most contrarian soul in Silicon Valley, is doubling down on Donald J. Trump. The only prominent supporter of the Republican candidate in the high-tech community, Mr. Thiel is making his first donation in support of Mr. Trump’s election. He will give $1.25 million through a combination of …

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Feds Sue Homocon Peter Thiel’s Startup For Hiring Discrimination: White Applicants Allegedly Given Priority

Vice News reports: Working at Palantir sounds pretty sweet. According to jobs site Glassdoor, the secretive data analysis startup pays software engineers six-figure salaries, and interns can get $7,500 a month plus corporate housing in places like Palo Alto or New York. But according to the Department of Labor, white applicants have a dramatically unfair advantage in landing those gigs. …

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Homocon Peter Thiel Tells Chicago Audience: If You People Were Actually Talented You Wouldn’t Live Here

Peter Thiel’s Horrible Homocons For Trump Tour continues to bowl over audiences. The Chicagoist reports: Cartoon villain Peter Thiel descended upon Chicago earlier this week to test out how it feels to be reviled next to a freshwater lake instead of his usual ocean. Seems like it went swimmingly. He got the chance to unleash some of his signature awful …

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