Tuesday May 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Obvious’ Category

World’s heaviest man has surgery to shed half his weight

The world’s heaviest man, who once tipped the scales at nearly 1,300 pounds, has gone under the knife in a bid to drop half his weight.  More…

Huma Abedin finally files for divorce from Anthony Weiner

Huma Abedin has finally filed for divorce against Anthony Weiner, just as her estranged husband pleaded guilty to sexting with a minor.  More…

Comey’s firing is a gift to the FBI

Let’s cut right to the chase: James Comey should have been fired. On his watch, the FBI continued its politically correct, see-no-evil attitude toward radical Islam and thus failed to prevent the atrocity in San Bernardino; it also investigated the Orlando nightclub shooter for 10 months before closing its case, allowing him to kill or wound 102 people.  More…

The fall of retailers means doomsday for malls

Better take a good look, because this may be last call for the mall. The rise of online retailing and the disenchantment of shoppers with the department store is rapidly leading to the demise of American shopping meccas. For decades, malls have been anchored by super-sized department stores occupying tens of thousands of square feet.  More…

2017 is the year of the incredible collapsing Hollywood hunk

The biggest celebrity confessional of 2017 so far goes to Brad Pitt, who recently gave GQ an interview best described as off-brand. For decades, Pitt’s been an avatar of old-school American masculinity, the rough-hewn Midwesterner who wore his good looks casually, worked hard and said little. No more.  More…

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest already off to a rocky start

Kelly Ripa is not over the moon about ABC acquiring “American Idol” after announcing Ryan Seacrest as her new “Live” co-host. “She doesn’t want a repeat of the Michael Strahan situation. It’s like ABC is once again diluting the attention on ‘Live.’ She wants to make sure her show is Ryan’s first priority, not ‘Idol,’ ” a source said.  More…

Trump Tweets Video of Democrats Trashing Comey


President Trump went on the warpath Wednesday night — tweeting out a highlight reel of old news clips and public appeals made by politicians who urged James Comey to step down, but are now blasting him for firing the FBI Director. “The Democrats should be ashamed,” Trump tweeted, along with the 2 minute video.

Obama Uses Private Jet, 14 Car Convoy to Get to European Climate Change Speech

Former President Barack Obama traveled to Italy this week to make a speech on climate change summit in Milan. Obama took a page out of Leonardo DiCaprio’s book of “do as I say, not as I do” and took a private jet to Milan, then had a 14 car convoy to get into the city, which also included protection from 300 police officers and a helicopter above.  More…

Sandra Lee refused to let Paul Ryan join cooking segment

Sandra Lee refused to let House Speaker Paul Ryan join her cooking segment on Fox News and told him “I need you to go away.” The celebrity chef and longtime girlfriend of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, was not happy after learning her segment on Tuesday’s “Fox & Friends” would directly follow an interview with Ryan, and banished the Republican leader from her TV kitchen.  More…

President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

President Trump abruptly fired embattled FBI Director James Comey late Tuesday afternoon. “The FBI is one of our nation’s most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement,” Trump said in a statement.  More…

Teen gets into Stanford after writing ‘#BlackLivesMatter’ 100 times on college application

A New Jersey student’s unconventional approach to applying for college paid off for him. On his Stanford University application, Ziad Ahmed was posed the question “What matters to you, and why?” The 18-year-old activist from Princeton, New Jersey, decided to use the opportunity to write “#BlackLivesMatter” 100 times. His answer caught the attention of the California school’s admissions office and Ahmed received his acceptance letter.  More…

This is the smartest thing an airline has done all year

Delta has canceled its “International Media Day” in wake of a viral video that showed one of its employees threatening a California dad with jail time and kicking him and his family off a flight, the airline said on its website.  More…

75-Year-Old Vet Acquitted for Illegally Hanging Napkin-Sized Flags at West LA Veterans Affairs Office

A 75-year-old military veteran was acquitted Tuesday of illegally hanging an American flag on the fence of a Veterans Affairs facility in West Los Angeles without permission. The federal misdemeanor count against Robert Rosebrock stems from a VA statute that prohibits the posting of materials or "placards” on a VA property except when authorized by the head of the facility.  More…

Obama’s $400,000 Cantor Speech Makes Him Wall Street’s Newest Fat Cat

When he was president he called them “fat cats,” but now he’s benefiting from them. Former president Barack Obama has agreed to speak at a Wall Street conference run by Cantor Fitzgerald. His speaking fee will be $400,000 for an hours work – which is nearly twice as much as Hillary Clinton, his secretary of state, and the 2016 Democratic Party candidate, charged private businesses for such events.  More…

Bill O’Reilly won’t be returning to Fox News

F?ox News host Bill O’Reilly is out of his job, ?according to a statement from the cable channel’s corporate parent Wednesday. The host of the top-rated cable TV news show, “The O’Reilly Factor,” was let go amid allegations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior, sources said.  More…