Tag Archives: Teabagistan

Koch Brothers Push Jim Jordan For House Speaker

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: Rep. Paul Ryan’s announcement that he will not run for re-election this year has started some jockeying among his colleagues over who will replace him as speaker of the House. FreedomWorks, a small-government group that is associated with the Koch brothers’ political networks, launched a petition campaign last week encouraging right-wing Rep. Jim …

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Todd Starnes Whines That Proposed Textbook Depicts Trump As A Racist And His Supporters As Hillbillies

Todd Starnes is very upset about a proposed US history textbook that has been sent to some high schools for review. He writes: Pearson Education is defending a new high school textbook that depicts President Trump as mentally ill and his supporters as a bunch of poor, white hillbillies. The anti-Trump propaganda is included in the upcoming edition of “By …

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Witness At Robert Durst Murder Trial Claims Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro Had Affair With Homicide Detective

The New York Daily News reports: Robert Durst’s Los Angeles murder case took an unexpected turn Wednesday, veering into the love life of former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro. Writer Lisa DePaulo was called to the witness stand during a special pre-trial hearing and put on the spot about Pirro’s rumored romance with Cody Cazalas, the Texas homicide detective …

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Ted Cruz: Trump Is A “Flash-Bang Grenade” Thrown Into Washington And It’s Fun To Watch Democrats Freak

Ted Cruz profiles his Glorious Leader for TIME Magazine: President Trump is a flash-bang grenade thrown into Washington by the forgotten men and women of America. The fact that his first year as Commander in Chief disoriented and distressed members of the media and political establishment is not a bug but a feature. The same cultural safe spaces that blinkered …

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KANSAS: Secretary Of State Kris Kobach Held In Contempt Of Court For Failing To Notify Eligible Voters

The Topeka Capitol-Journal reports: U.S. District Court Judge Julie Robinson has found Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt for failing to comply with her orders in a lawsuit over the state’s voter registration law. Robinson didn’t impose a fine but ordered Kobach to pay for damages caused by his failure to comply, including attorney fees. Robinson in 2016 …

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REPORT: Hannity Often Tells Trump What To Tweet, White House Insiders Call Him “Shadow” Chief Of Staff

The Washington Post reports: The phone calls between President Trump and Sean Hannity come early in the morning or late at night, after the Fox News host goes off the air. They discuss ideas for Hannity’s show, Trump’s frustration with the ongoing special counsel probe and even, at times, what the president should tweet, according to people familiar with the …

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Fox News: Hannity Never Told Us About His “Informal Relationship” With Cohen But He Has Our Full Support

From the Hollywood Reporter: Over the last few weeks, Fox News has weathered a boycott targeting Laura Ingraham’s advertisers that followed a tweet she sent poking fun at Parkland high school student David Hogg. Now, the network is facing questions about her lead-in, Sean Hannity, who on Monday was revealed to be a client of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. On …

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Jim Jordan: I’ve Never Heard Trump Lie [VIDEO]

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan, who is reportedly jockeying to become House Speaker, appeared on Anderson Cooper’s show last night to defend Trump against James Comey’s declaration that Glorious Leader is “morally unfit” to be president. When Cooper asked if he agrees with Comey that Trump “lies a lot,” Jordan weaseled and deflected, turning the question back against Comey, Andrew McCabe, …

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Fox Host Defends Hannity: Hoping That Somebody You Don’t Like Gets Destroyed Shows How Petty You Are

“Leave it to Sean to be part of a scandal and have the least salacious part. His stuff is so common sense. I love this — I loved it so much that I went on Twitter. Everybody was convulsing with joy over this news. They thought, ‘We have another scalp. It’s going to be amazing.’ These little blue check comrades …

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REPORT: Hannity Hired Cohen To Investigate Left Wing Groups Calling For Hannity Show Boycott [VIDEO]

Media Matters reports: The mystery client that President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, fought in court to keep secret is Fox News host Sean Hannity, Cohen’s lawyer divulged on Monday. Cohen’s lawyers had acknowledged that Cohen had three legal clients since 2017 in a filing in federal court related to legal issues surrounding documents the FBI obtained by raiding …

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Sean Hannity Claims “Third Client” Revelation Means Nothing: I Never Got An Invoice, Never Paid Legal Fees

CBS News reports: Sean Hannity addressed the revelation of his name in court on Monday, telling listeners on his radio show that Cohen “never represented me in any matter” and that he occasionally sought’s Cohen’s advice on legal matters. “I never retained him in the traditional sense as retaining a lawyer, I never received an invoice from Michael, I never …

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Lewandowski Blames Comey For Boston Marathon Bombing (Comey Was A Private Citizen At The Time)

“This is the same Jim Comey who was in charge of the Boston bombing at the time where we had a terrorist attack in Boston. This is man who failed time and time and time again, when he was the head of the FBI, to protect American citizens and now he wants to say that the president of the United …

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PENNSYLVANIA: “Libtards Take It In The Ass” Former Police Chief Convicted Of Lying On Firearms Application

Surely you remember this nutjob. Scranton’s ABC affiliate reports: A controversial former police chief has been found guilty of lying on a firearms application. A jury in Schuylkill County convicted former Gilberton Police Chief Mark Kessler of lying on an application to buy a firearm. Kessler received national attention in 2013 when he posted a profanity-laced video on YouTube showing …

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KENTUCKY: Gov Fauxpologizes For Claim That Children Were Raped And Poisoned Due To Teachers Strike

USA Today reports: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for comments he made claiming children had been sexually abused or ingested poison while teachers were protesting in Frankfort last week. “The words that people say can have unintended consequences,” Bevin said in a video. “I apologize for those who have been hurt by the things that were said. … It …

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Fox Host Chris Wallace Slams Comey’s “Bitchy” Book

“At one point he says while he thinks the president’s behavior may have been unethical, it may not have been illegal. The other thing that surprises me frankly is how bitchy the book is. Comey goes out of his way to say the president isn’t as tall as he thought he was. He checked out the size of his hands …

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IBM Joins Advertiser Stampede From Laura Ingraham

The Wrap reports: Laura Ingraham’s mass exodus of advertisers is picking up steam, as IBM quietly pulled its advertising from “The Ingraham Angle.” “IBM no longer advertises on the show you referenced,” a spokesman for the company told TheWrap. The tech company becomes the 23rd sponsor to boycott the show in recent days. Ingraham didn’t mention the Hogg dispute on …

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Man Accuses Facebook Of Violating US Constitution, Doesn’t Actually Understand US Constitution [VIDEO]

“The Constitution of the United States, and the First Amendment says ‘Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion nor prohibiting the free exercise thereof. Nor will they abridge the freedom of speech, of the press’.  I’ve got a copy of the Constitution I want to give you — at the end of this hearing.” – South Carolina …

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BUT HER EMAILS: NRA TV Host Calls For Firing Robert Mueller Because “We Investigate Crimes, Not People”

“Trump, whose actual lawyer, not his fake lawyer, not his friend who is a potential co-conspirator here, his actual lawyer, his offices get raided in the middle of day, Pablo Escobar or John Gotti-style in the middle of New York. Folks, this is unreal. I don’t know what Cohen did wrong but what would have happened if he would have …

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Laura Ingraham Attacks “Stalinist Bullies” In Return To Show Amid Boycott Led By David Hogg [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Fox News host Laura Ingraham returned from a one-week vacation last night to “The Ingraham Angle,” a show that now has fewer advertisers as companies pulled their sponsorships over her tweet last month that mocked a Parkland, Florida, school-shooting survivor. Ingraham lost about 50 percent of her show’s on-air advertising time as nearly 20 companies yanked their …

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Tucker Carlson Distracts With Sex-Crazed Pandas

New York Magazine reports: Yesterday wasn’t exactly the slowest of news days: A sitting senator gave birth while in office for the first time ever, the Bill Cosby retrial started, and FBI agents raided the home and office of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer.  But Fox News host Tucker Carlson didn’t want to get into any of those boring stories. Instead, …

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