Friday June 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Ironic’ Category

Big game hunter killed when shot elephant collapses on top of him

He was beaten by his own game. A professional hunter was killed when an elephant that had just been shot fell on top of him.  More…

The Gun Industry’s Lucrative Relationship With Hollywood

The NRA and the entertainment industry interact publicly as mortal enemies. But as the number of weapons shown in movies and TV steadily increases — and stars like Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie make fortunes wielding guns onscreen — a co-dependence that keeps both churning is revealed: “making the liberal bias a lot of money.”  More…

Snopes Writers Deciding What’s Fake On Facebook Are Leftists

Snopes, which will now have the power to declare what news is or is not legitimate on the world’s largest online platform, almost exclusively employs leftists. Facebook announced Thursday that mythbusting website Snopes will be one of a few fact-checking organizations allowed to label stories as “fake news.”  More…

Hamilton stars haven’t voted in years despite clash with Mike Pence

Many members of the cast of Hamilton, who delivered a message to Vice President-elect Mike Pence about their fears of the new administration, haven’t voted in years, records show. The Broadway smash hit players caused a controversy after Brandon Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr, read a condescending message to Pence, who arrived on Friday to take in the show with his family.  More…

Anti-Trump Protests Continue; Opponents Call Them Hypocrites

Demonstrators took to the streets across the country to express their outrage over Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential win. “As a white, queer person, we need unity with people of color, we need to stand up,” said Claire Bye, a 15-year-old sophomore at Academy High School. “I’m fighting for my rights as an LGBTQ person. I’m fighting for the rights of brown people, black people, Muslim people.”  More…

Joey Fatone’s food kiosk causes panic, injuries at Orlando mall

The sound of popping balloons as part of a health inspection ahead of the opening of Joey Fatone’s new food stand prompted shoppers to frantically flee an Orlando mall, injuring nine.  More…

Monica Lewinsky power lunches with hotshot Hillary donor

Monica Lewinsky may be keeping a low profile during this election season — but she was seen out with Hollywood mogul Ron Meyer, vice chairman of NBCUniversal, meeting at a Brentwood restaurant recently.  More…

Snoop Dogg lost a ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ question about weed

It was the “Celebrity Family Feud” question that Snoop Dogg should have aced. On the ABC game show, lively host Steve Harvey asked the rapper — and his opponent, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard — “Name something Grandma might do if she caught Grandpa smoking marijuana.”  More…

Ex-wife’s bombshell claim: Club shooter was gay

The ex-wife of Orlando mass killer Omar Mateen claimed Monday that she believed he was homosexual — as it was revealed that he frequented the gay nightclub where he staged the nation’s worst massacre in modern times.  More…

Hillary Clinton wore a $12,000 Armani jacket during a speech about inequality

Hillary Clinton took a lot of flak on Monday after a report surfaced that the presidential candidate wore a Giorgio Armani jacket worth more than $12,000 during a speech in April about inequality. Clinton, who was well-known for her vast pantsuit collection, has upgraded her wardrobe during her most recent bid for president to appear more relatable.  More…

Katie Couric’s Producers Repeatedly Broke Federal Gun Laws

Stephanie Soechtig, the producer of Katie Couric’s anti-gun documentary, admitted on camera that her team illegally purchased guns across state lines. Federal law is abundantly clear on what types of transactions require federal background checks. Gun owners tend to understand these laws incredibly well. Gun controllers like Soechtig do not.  More…

CDC Warning: Healthy foods are hazardous to your health

Ironically, all of the CDC’s outbreak warnings on its homepage are currently for items on the so-called “healthy” foods list. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is warning of four potentially fatal, multi-state outbreaks – all victimizing people who eat foods typically considered healthful, including Alfalfa Sprouts, Organic Shakes, Packaged Salads, and Cucumbers.  More…

Pope says Trump ‘not Christian’ by building wall on Mexican border

Thrusting himself into the heated American presidential campaign, Pope Francis declared Thursday that Donald Trump is "not Christian" if he wants to address illegal immigration only by building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.  More…

Do as I say, Not as I do: The Pope’s border wall around Vatican

While Pope Francis is in the United States effectively advocating for a borderless America, many people are amused by the irony of the giant wall surrounding his own Vatican City. (photos)  More…

ABC News car broken into while crew was attending anti-robbery press conference in Washington D.C.

An ABC7 News car was broken into while the crew was attending a press conference held by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Police Chief Cathy Lanier to discuss a Task Force created to fight robberies. Thieves smashed a window out of the vehicle and stole a cache of equipment.  More…