Tag Archives: WTF

Ben Shapiro: No Pro-Life Person Would Kill Baby Hitler

The Jewish Forward reports: Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, appearing Friday as the keynote speaker of the annual March for Life on the National Mall in Washington, shared with his audience a head-scratching scenario about abortion and Adolf Hitler. “The argument, I guess here, would you kill baby Hitler?” he started off, in a clip posted to Twitter. “And the truth …

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Man Arrested For Breaching Secure WH Area Says He Was Trying To Deliver Crown Royal Whisky To Trump

NBC News Washington reports: A man accused of moving a White House security barrier told authorities he was trying to take two bottles of Crown Royal to President Donald Trump, according to court documents. The man, identified by his Canadian passport as Yianny Georgopoulos, gained access to a restricted area near Pennsylvania Avenue and East Executive Avenue shortly after midnight …

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US Strategic Command Tweets Nuclear War Joke For NYE: We’re Also Ready To Drop Something [UPDATED]

Boing Boing reports: Apparently, Donald Trump’s penchant for reckless tweets is contagious, and has spread to United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), which is part of the Department of Defense. The military men who have the power to launch nuclear weapons at the command of a Potemkin President’s tweeted impulse are making jokes about dropping nukes for New Year’s, just because …

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House Cancels Hearing After Witness Revealed To Have Called For “Taxing And Regulating Homosexual Acts”

Politico reports: The House Education and the Workforce Committee postponed a hearing scheduled for today on the economic consequences of a $15 hourly minimum wage after homophobic and sexist blog posts surfaced that were penned by one of the Republican witnesses, San Diego State University economist Joseph Sabia. In a 2002 post published on his personal column “No Shades of …

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DC Bureau Tells GOP Politician He Needs Passport For Marriage License Because New Mexico Isn’t A State

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports: Gavin Clarkson, a recent candidate for New Mexico secretary of state, experienced a one-of-our-50-is-missing moment earlier this month when applying for a marriage license in the nation’s capital. Clarkson, who lives in Las Cruces, and his then-fiancée visited the District of Columbia Courts Marriage Bureau on Nov. 20 to apply for a marriage license. But, …

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Avenatti Proposes Charity MMA Fight Against Junior

Newsweek reports: Attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, possible Democratic presidential candidate and Trump-critic Michael Avenatti proposed Tuesday that he and the president’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., go head-to-head in a three-round mixed martial arts fight to raise money for charity. Avenatti first mentioned the idea to NBC News senior media reporter Dylan Byers at a Vanity Fair Summit …

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WUT: Rudy Giuliani Declares “Truth Isn’t Truth” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “Truth isn’t truth,” Rudy Giuliani told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday morning. Giuliani, speaking as a lawyer for President Donald Trump, was trying to clarify why the president should not testify for special counsel Robert Mueller for fear of being trapped into a lie that could lead to a perjury charge. “When you tell …

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Court Doc: Manafort Spent $18K On Karaoke Machine

Talking Points Memo reports: Well before he was ordered to pre-trial detention, Paul Manafort may have been practicing his “Jailhouse Rock.” The former Trump campaign chairman spent more than $18,000 on karaoke equipment for his home in the Hamptons, according to invoices and other court documents filed Thursday in his Virginia case, which goes to trial next week. According to …

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Virginia US House Candidate: Yes, I’m A Pedophile

The Huffington Post reports: Nathan Larson, a 37-year-old accountant from Charlottesville, Virginia, is running for Congress as an independent candidate in his native state. He is also a pedophile, as he admitted to HuffPost on Thursday, who has bragged in website posts about raping his late ex-wife. In a phone call, Larson confirmed that he created the now-defunct websites suiped.org …

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TODAY: Kim Kardashian To Meet With Trump To Discuss Prison Reform, Ratings Expected To Be Very High

Yahoo News reports: Her husband, Kanye West, is a fan. Her former stepfather, Caitlyn Jenner, calls him the “worst president we have ever had” regarding LGBTQ rights. And while Kim Kardashian may have supported Hillary Clinton in 2016, she’s now reportedly prepping for a major meeting with President Trump himself. Kardashian and attorney Shawn Chapman Holley will meet with Jared …

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Kayne West: Slavery Was A Choice [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: The same day that Kanye West released a reflective two-hour interview with Charlamagne the God, he also visited TMZ for a live interview that appeared to be wildly different. The rapper drew tremendous ire for his flippant comments about the history of American slavery. “When you hear about slavery for 400 years: For 400 years, that sounds …

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Trump Tweets His Thrilled Thanks After Rapper Kanye West Hails Him As A Brother In “Dragon Energy”

Spin Magazine reports: This afternoon, Kanye reiterated his love for his “brother” Donald Trump, with whom he claims to share “dragon energy,” an evocative phrase that was somehow never uttered publicly by Charlie Sheen in early 2011. Previously, the rapper also identified himself as a Trump lover to the Hot 97 morning show host Ebro. Kim, god bless her, quickly …

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BIZARRE: EPA Chief Scott Pruitt’s Security Detail Broke Down His Condo Door Believing He Was Unconscious

ABC News reports: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s protective detail broke down the door at the Capitol Hill condo where he was living, believing he was unconscious and unresponsive and needed rescue, in a bizarre incident last year that the EPA has for months refused to discuss, according to sources and police radio traffic obtained by ABC News. The …

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DC Lawmaker: Jewish Bankers Control The Weather

The Washington Post reports: A D.C. lawmaker responded to a brief snowfall Friday by publishing a video in which he espoused a conspiracy theory that Jewish financiers control the weather. D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) posted the video to his official Facebook page at 7:21 a.m. as snow flurries were hitting the nation’s capital. The video, shot …

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UTAH: Republicans Record Rap Clip On Legislative Process And It’s Worse Than You Would Think [VIDEO]

Somehow I missed this yesterday. The Washington Post reports: Utah has never been known as a launchpad for hip-hop music, and if a mock rap video released by a group of state lawmakers is any indication, there’s a good reason for that. The state’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives released a video ostensibly meant to educate citizens about how a bill …

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Trump Wants His Personal Pilot To Run The FAA

Axios reports: The president’s personal pilot is on the administration’s short list to head the Federal Aviation Administration. Trump has told a host of administration officials and associates that he wants John Dunkin — his longtime personal pilot, who flew him around the country on Trump Force One during the campaign — to helm the agency, which has a budget …

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Trump Logic 101: I Never Said Give Teachers Guns, I Said Give Concealed Guns To Gun-Trained Teachers

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at media coverage of his proposal to arm some teachers by denying that he ever made it. “I never said “give teachers guns” like was stated on Fake News CNN and NBC,” the president wrote on Twitter. However, Trump then seemed to undercut his own point by saying that some teachers should …

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LIVE WTF VIDEO: Starman Drives Tesla In Space

CNET reports: The revolution is being televised, live from space. The below live video feed is coming direct from Elon Musk’s 2008 Tesla Roadster, which is currently somewhere high, high above us. On Tuesday afternoon, Musk’s rocket company SpaceX successfully launched Falcon Heavy, the new most powerful rocket currently in use worldwide, from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The payload …

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EPA Official Wore Fake Nose To Spy On Driving Test

The Associated Press reports: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Cathy Stepp’s daughter says her mother wore a fake nose and sunglasses to try to help her pass a 2011 driving test after she failed her initial attempt. Stepp had her daughter, Hannah, introduce her to staff on Jan. 11 after President Donald Trump appointed the former Wisconsin Department of Natural …

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Pope Francis: Fake News Caused The Original Sin

NBC News reports: Fake news led to Adam and Eve’s original sin, Pope Francis said Wednesday. Disinformation and “manipulative use of social networks” can have “dire consequences” and the world must embark on a “profound and careful process of discernment,” he added in a speech marking World Communications Day. Fake news — a term popularized by President Donald Trump — …

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