Thursday March 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Obvious’ Category

Guy wearing Trump hat sues bar for refusing to serve him

Bartenders at a West Village hot spot served up discrimination — with a liberal twist — refusing to serve a customer because he was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, according to a lawsuit.  More…

A New McCarthyism in Hollywood?

In an astonishing reversal of Hollywood history, just as liberals here once considered themselves an endangered species, so do conservatives today. They no longer are free to talk in the open, because they feel — rightly — we’re no longer prepared to listen, any more than they’re prepared to listen to liberals. There’s deafness on both sides.  More…

I survived wearing a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat in NYC

In the left-leaning Big Apple, it’s a fashion faux pas to wear a “Make America Great Again” hat. To see for himself, New York Post reporter Dean Balsamini sported the fire-engine red baseball cap worn by Donald Trump on the campaign trail in liberal gin joints and shops across Manhattan and Brooklyn. He may as well have been wearing a Red Sox hat at Yankee Stadium.  More…

Donna Brazile Finally Admits She Shared CNN Debate Questions with Clinton Campaign

After initially lying about sharing debate questions with Hillary Clinton, in a TIME.com column posted today, former DNC chair Donna Brazile finally admitted she shared CNN Town Hall topics with the Clinton campaign during the 2016 primary.  More…

If you do the crime, don’t post proof on Facebook

Anyone who uses social media has heard the advice: If you want to keep something secret, don’t post it on Facebook. Which is why Manhattan DA Cy Vance is absolutely right to defend his office’s bid to seize data from 300-plus “private” user accounts in a criminal investigation.  More…

ABC News to Face South Dakota Jury Over ‘Pink Slime’ Story

A judge in South Dakota has cleared the way to trial of a lawsuit claiming ABC News “pink slime” coverage caused $1.9 billion of damage to the business of Beef Products Inc., which makes the meat product tagged with the term. “This was fake news,” Beef Products lawyer J. Erik Connolly told Judge Gering during arguments in January. “It’s perfectly safe. It’s perfectly nutritious. It was properly approved by the USDA.  More…

Burger-flipping robot replaces humans on first day at work

Why pay someone $15 an hour to flip burgers? A burger-flipping robot has just completed its first day on the job at a restaurant in California, replacing humans at the grill. Flippy has mastered the art of cooking the perfect burger and has just started work at CaliBurger, a fast-food chain.  More…

Academy apologizes to living producer shown in memoriam reel

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologized to the Australian movie producer it incorrectly showed during Sunday’s Oscars in memoriam reel. No mention of the snubs of Garry Shandling, Robert Vaughn, or Doris Roberts who died in 2016 and weren’t shown in the memoriam.  More…

Obama confidante Valerie Jarrett moves into his new DC home

Barack Obama is turning his new home in the posh Kalorama section of the nation’s capital – just two miles away from the White House – into the nerve center of the mounting insurgency against his successor, President Donald J. Trump. Obama’s goal, according to a close family friend, is to oust Trump from the presidency either by forcing his resignation or through his impeachment.  More…

Accountants fired from Oscars after Best Picture screwup

The two accountants who screwed up the Oscars have been tossed to the wolves, according to a report. “Film academy president says the two accountants responsible for the best picture mistake will not work the Oscars again,” AP is reporting. Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz of PricewaterhouseCoopers are the two pencil pushers who are taking the blame.  More…

Price Waterhouse issues apology over best-picture screwup

Global accounting firm Price Waterhouse has apologized for the epic fail at the Oscars in which “La La Land” was mistakenly declared best picture. “We sincerely apologize to ‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land,’ Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for best picture.”  More…

Secret Service spouses circulate petition calling for the dismissal of agent who decried Trump

The spouses of Secret Service agents in the Denver field office are circulating a petition online asking that CIO director Kerry O’Grady be fired after it was discovered that she openly decried protecting President Donald Trump. “We, the undersigned, are family members and concerned citizens who are urging the leaders in the US Secret Service to act now and terminate Kerry O’Grady from the duties she boldly stated she will not perform,” the petition states.  More…

‘Dreamer’ arrested in Seattle immigration sweep, ICE says he was a “self-admitted gang member”

U.S. authorities detained a Mexican immigrant protected by an Obama-era program that defers deportation for thousands of young illegal immigrants known as “dreamers.” What the mainstream media failed to report, however, ICE spokesperson Rose Richeson said in a statement that Ramirez Medina was a “self-admitted gang member” and a “risk to public safety.”  More…

Day care’s ‘Get off your phone’ sign goes viral

A day care in Texas has one message to parents picking up their children: Get off your phone. And it’s going viral. The sign read: “You are picking up your child! GET OFF YOUR PHONE!!!! Your child is happy to see you! Are you not happy to see your child??”  More…

Christie Brinkley’s ex snuggles up to 21-year-old student

Christie Brinkley’s ex-husband Peter Cook, an architect, is back at it again with young women. Cook — whose second ex-wife, Suzanne Shaw, accused him of having a “pathological predilection” for young women — was pictured snuggling up to a college sophomore, a 21-year-old aspiring singer.  More…