Wednesday February 21, 2018

Archive for the ‘Obvious’ Category

‘American people turning against Trump-hating celebrities’

Within minutes of President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union speech, CBS News reported that 75% of Americans approved of the speech. Contrast this reaction with the instant and so tediously predictable blind rage spewed by the world’s liberal celebrities on social media before, during and after the address.  More…

Typical MSNBC: “Church, family, police, military, and the national anthem are terms of a bygone era”

“Church … family … police … military … the national anthem … Trump trying to call on all the tropes of 1950s-era nationalism. The goal of this speech appears to be to force the normalization of Trump on the terms of the bygone era his supporters are nostalgic for,” tweeted MSNBC host Joy Reid.  More…

Why Apple’s Tim Cook doesn’t want his nephew to use social networks

Although he runs the biggest tech company on the planet, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook is concerned by the risk that technology poses to kids. Speaking at Harlow College in Essex, England, last week, Cook said there should be limits on the use of technology in schools, and said he doesn’t want his young nephew using social media.  More…

Megyn Kelly Escalates War Against “Hanoi Jane” – “She Has No Business Lecturing On What Qualifies As Offensive”

On this morning’s installment of Megyn Kelly Today, the host decided to give us “a word on Jane Fonda.” “This is a woman whose name is synonymous with outrage. Look at her treatment of our military during the Vietnam War. Many of our veterans still call her ‘Hanoi Jane.’ She posed on an anti-aircraft gun used to shoot down our American pilots and called our POWs hypocrites and liars.”  More…

California Leads Nation in Poverty

Guess which state has the highest poverty rate in the country? Not Mississippi, New Mexico, or West Virginia, but California, where nearly one out of five residents is poor. That’s according to the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure, which factors in the cost of housing, food, utilities and clothing, and which includes noncash government assistance as a form of income.  More…

HLN host slams Aziz Ansari’s sexual misconduct accuser

HLN host Ashleigh Banfield has come to Aziz Ansari‘s defense after the comedian was accused of sexual misconduct. Over the weekend, Babe.net published an account from a Brooklyn photographer accusing Ansari, 34, of sexual assault.  More…

Life Time fitness chain blacks out all cable news channels

Life Time has scrubbed all-news cable channels from the screens at its fitness centers, saying a growing number of customers think they don’t fit a healthy lifestyle. The Chanhassen-based company this week dropped CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and CNBC from TVs in front of various workout machines.  More…

Santa Tracker

Santa is on the move and very busy!  More…

Meryl Streep Targeted By Poster Campaign Saying “She Knew” About Harvey Weinstein’s Misconduct

An anonymous street artist (or artists) have targeted Meryl Streep with a series of posters accusing the actress of lying about her knowledge of movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual misconduct.  More…

Cable companies freak out after 1 million cut cord in 3 months

Cord-cutting, or at least the speed at which people are ditching pay TV, is on track to be the biggest upset of the year. There’s finally a collection of cheap-ish streaming services widely available, and as you’d imagine, people are jumping ship from cable as fast as humanly possible.  More…

Scott Pruitt gets more security than any EPA head ever

The Environmental Protection Agency is expanding security for administrator Scott Pruitt, bringing the number of people guarding him to 30, according to a report on Monday. The agency’s inspector general said Pruitt has gotten more death threats than any of his predecessors.  More…

Matt Lauer is ‘broken and ashamed’ following ‘Today’ firing

A week after getting the boot by NBC, disgraced “Today” anchorman Matt Lauer is still reeling, according to a report. “He is weak and broken and ashamed by his own admission,” one of his former “Today” show colleagues told People magazine.  More…

In wake of Weinstein, men wonder if hugging women still OK

Steve Wyard thought he knew what sexual harassment looked like: a put-out-or-lose-your-job overture. Now he’s not so sure. "Have we gotten to the point now where men can’t say, ‘That’s a nice dress’ or ‘Did you do something with your hair?’" says the veteran sales associate for a Los Angeles company. "The potential problem is you can’t even feel safe saying, ‘Good morning’ anymore."  More…

Matt Lauer leaves NYC to explain firing to 16-year-old son

After being fired by NBC for sexual misconduct with a colleague, Matt Lauer left town and headed to see his 16-year-old son, Jack, to “explain what happened and why he was fired in person.” Lauer is close to his eldest son, according to sources, and drove to his school Wednesday morning for a man-to-man talk about the scandal that ended his 20-year career at “Today.”  More…

Fans of Ann Curry reveling in Matt Lauer’s demise

Fans of former “Today” show co-host Ann Curry are reveling in Matt Lauer’s downfall. Lauer, axed Wednesday over sexual misconduct allegations, was seen as a major force behind Curry’s ouster as co-anchor in 2012. “Ann Karma has paid Matt a visit today. I’ve always believed he orchestrated your removal from The Today Show.  More…