Monday April 22, 2019

Archive for the ‘Obvious’ Category

Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat says woman berated him at California Starbucks for supporting Trump

A 74-year-old man said a woman berated and called him a racist at a California Starbucks on Monday after she spotted him wearing a “Make American Great Again” hat in support of President Trump. The man, who was identified as Victor, told KTVU he was wearing the iconic red hat when the woman began yelling at him outside the coffee shop in Palo Alto.  More…

Cher questions Los Angeles’ ability to ‘take care of its own’ amid immigration debate

Cher took to Twitter on Sunday to point out that Los Angeles, a city with about 50,000 homeless, is ill-equipped to deal with a large influx of illegal immigrants, much less its own residents.  More…

The FCC has fined robocallers $208 million. It’s collected $6,790

Since 2015, the Federal Communications Commission has ordered violators of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law governing telemarketing and robodialing, to pay $208.4 million. That sum includes so-called forfeiture orders in cases involving robocalling, Do Not Call Registry and telephone solicitation violations. So far, the government has collected $6,790 of that amount, according to records obtained by The Wall Street Journal through a Freedom of Information Act request.  More…

Chris Evans says he ‘might have to cut ties’ with Tom Brady: ‘I really hope he’s not a Trump supporter’

“Captain America” star Chris Evans talked politics in a recent interview and said he “really” hopes the quarterback of his favorite team, Tom Brady, is not a supporter of President Trump. Evans, 37, conducted a tell-all interview with The Hollywood Reporter that was published Wednesday. The discussion turned to politics when the issue of the actor’s vocal political views on social media came up.  More…

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat. Then Authorities Discover Something Else

A woman at the Casa Vallarta Mexican restaurant near Falmouth, Massachusetts, allegedly assaulted a young man wearing a MAGA hat and got herself arrested. After viewing Rosiane Santos’ fingerprints, police contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and it turned out that Santos was in the United States illegally.  More…

Flashback: 50 Hollywood Stars Who Accused Trump of Treason, Collusion with Russia

Left-wing Hollywood stars have spent the past two years spreading wild conspiracy theories about President Donald Trump and Russian “collusion,” with a slew of celebrities calling him a “traitor,” a “puppet,” a “thug,” a “urine-lapper” for Putin and predicting that he will be “in chains” soon.  More…

Former tennis champ Martina Navratilova criticized for comments about trans athletes

Tennis great Martina Navratilova, a gay-rights advocate, has faced criticism for a column she penned in a U.K. newspaper where she claimed that allowing transgender women to compete in women’s sporting events is insane and “cheating.”  More…

Lori Loughlin’s daughters drop out of USC college

Lori Loughlin‘s daughters are dropping out of the University of Southern California — because they’re afraid of being bullied over the massive college admissions scam, a report said Thursday. Olivia Jade, 19, and her sister, 20-year-old Isabella, have decided to withdraw from USC days after their parents, “Fuller House” star Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, were charged for allegedly paying the girls’ way into USC.  More…

Hallmark axes Lori Loughlin following college bribery arrest

Hallmark has decided to cut ties with actress Lori Loughlin — the longtime face of its cable channel — following her arrest in the ongoing college bribery scandal. The company distanced itself from Loughlin in a statement on Thursday, saying it was “saddened” by the allegations she’s facing.  More…

Chicago is most corrupt big city, Illinois third most corrupt state in country, study finds

Chicago may be known as the "Second City," but it remains Number 1 in the ranking of most corrupt big cities in the nation, according to a new report. The report, titled "Corruption in Chicago and Illinois," released Monday from the University of Illinois at Chicago notes that while there’s been a decline in recent years of federal convictions for public corruption, the Windy City still leads other localities.  More…

At least a dozen newspapers drop syndicated cartoon over vulgar anti-Trump hidden message

At least a dozen newspapers pulled the syndicated cartoon “Non Sequitur” over a message to President Trump in Sunday’s edition, according to reports. Andrews McMeel Syndication publishes “Non Sequitur” in more than 700 newspapers, and apologized Monday for cartoonist Wiley Miller’s comic strip.  More…

Who knew ‘Pawn Stars’ host Rick Harrison would be the smartest person in the room?

“Pawn Stars” host Rick Harrison delivered his speech on ‘the stupidity of socialism’ at a Washington, D.C. gathering. “Socialism is just stupid,” he said. “It’s literally like heroin. The first shot is great. For a little bit it’s wonderful, but then the rest of your life is a living hell. And that’s literally what the socialists are doing.” “Once you give someone something it’s hard to take it away… then you get Venezuela.”  More…

How Patriots owner Robert Kraft could get off in prostitution case

The prostitution case against Patriots owner Robert Kraft linked to a Florida sex-trafficking ring could be a long shot for prosecutors — partly because the women he was caught on video getting services by two women who are not victims of human trafficking — the 45-year-old manager of the spa Lei Wang, and 58-year-old spa employee Shen Mingbi, also believed to be an operator of the business – both licensed masseuses and Florida residents.  More…

Some celebs start to backtrack support for Jussie Smollett

It’s time to eat crow for the hordes of politicians and celebrities who rushed to condemn the Jussie Smollett “hate attack.’’ Some were walking back their words or deleting old tweets this week — while others turned silent — as cops detailed how he allegedly staged the attack on himself:  More…

Chicago police rip Jussie Smollett for staging attack to ‘advance his career’

Jussie Smollett staged his own hate attack because he was “dissatisfied” with his salary, the Chicago police superintendent said on Thursday — as he excoriated the “Empire” star for taking “advantage of the pain and anger and racism to advance his career.”  More…