Thursday April 27, 2017

Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Chelsea Clinton gets another award for spending a day packing some grapefruit

Like her mother before her, Chelsea Clinton appears to be creating a cottage industry for herself in receiving random awards for her contributions to society. Not content with just her Variety-sponsored “achievement award,” Chelsea on Tuesday night accepted the annual City Harvest Award for Commitment in fighting hunger in New York City as a result of her spending a single day helping City Harvest pack some grapefruit.  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…

The new face of the Democratic party: Maxine Waters

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is the current darling of the left — which tells you just how crazy Democrats have gotten. CNN reports Waters is “having a moment” with the biggest buzz since Bernie Sanders. Elle dubbed her “The Millennials’ Political Rock Star.”  More…

Tucker Carlson to replace O’Reilly as Fox News shuffles lineup

Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s show will move to 8 p.m. in the wake of Bill O’Reilly’s departure from the top-rated cable news network. A related shuffle will see the panel talk show “The Five” move from 5 p.m. to fill Carlson’s former 9 p.m. slot.  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…

Sources: Fox News Has Decided Bill O’Reilly Has to Go

The Murdochs have decided Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year run at Fox News will come to an end. According to sources briefed on the discussions, network executives are preparing to announce O’Reilly’s departure before he returns from an Italian vacation.  More…

Tina Fey slams white women who voted for Donald Trump

Tina Fey is not happy about the university-educated white women who voted for Donald Trump in the US election. Speaking in New York at an event hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union, Fey said white women “can’t look away” from the election outcome.  More…

Barack and Michelle Obama pose on superyacht with Hollywood friends in Tahiti

Barack and Michelle Obama interrupted the quiet island life they’ve become accustomed to this weekend with a star-studded jaunt out to sea. The former First Couple joined Bruce Springsteen, Tom Hanks, and their wives on music mogul David Geffen’s superyacht Rising Sun on Friday, making quite the splash as they arrived at the vessel off the island of Mo’orea in a spruced up speedboat.  More…

Justice for Judith Clark means no parole

Judith Clark’s supporters may have swayed Gov. Cuomo to commute her sentence late last year, leaving her eligible for parole — but she still doesn’t deserve to be a free woman. Clark represented herself at trial but refused to recognize the court’s authority to try or convict her. In her closing statements, she announced, “Revolutionary violence is necessary, and it is a liberating force.”  More…

Japanese leader lucky he didn’t get sick eating at Mar-a-Lago

Days before Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dined with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago, restaurant inspectors slapped the resort with 13 violations — including raw fish used in sushi, one of Japan’s signature dishes. Florida restaurant inspectors also found beef, duck, chicken and ham stored at unsafe temperatures higher than the law requires, the Miami Herald reported.  More…

What the hell was Brian Williams thinking?

MSNBC’s Brian Williams came under fire Friday for coming up with another broadcast “beauty” during his coverage of the US strike on Syria. Williams – who was famously bounced from his NBC gig for fabricating stories – was apparently mesmerized by the sight of cruise missiles blazing through the night sky.  More…

PETA Says Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’

PETA’s shenanigans vary from the absurd to the downright offensive. From likening rape survivors to pigs and cows, to calling Pokémon a form of animal cruelty, PETA’s efforts to “save the animals” always make the headlines—and with good reason: they’re completely absurd. The latest? “Did you know that milk has long been a symbol used by white supremacists?”  More…

Colorado rancher plows mile-wide ‘Trump’ sign

If you fly in or out of Denver soon, you might spot what we’re pretty sure is the state’s largest political sign. Frustrated at some of the negativity coming from opponents of President Donald Trump, rancher Doug Koehn hopped on his plow and carved the word “TRUMP” in big block letters into his field. “The letters are 800 feet wide and approximately 800 feet long,” Koehn said. “A mile-long Trump.”  More…

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…