Thursday March 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Leslie Jones makes fun of white women supporting Black Lives Matter

Nothing is off-limits for Leslie Jones’ stand-up routine. “If I see another 45-year-old white woman from Williamsburg saying ‘black lives matter,’ I’m going to punch you in the mouth,” the “Saturday Night Live” star said during her recent four-night stint at New York comedy club.  More…

Oscars accountant busy tweeting Emma Stone pic before epic flub

The bean counter who handed Oscars presenter Warren Beatty the wrong winners envelope Sunday night was busy tweeting snapshots of actors backstage just before he set in motion the biggest blunder in the award show’s history.  More…

The Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ wins Best Picture after epic fail

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway pulled a Steve Harvey - announcing "La La Land" won Best Picture, when it was really supposed to go to "Moonlight" … and the fallout was hysterical. In the greatest Oscars ending ever … Warren and Faye called the ‘La La’ crew up onstage — and they were several minutes into their acceptance speeches before someone figured out the massive screwup.  More…

Meet the terrorist behind the next women’s march

Here’s the left’s next great idea for bringing down President Trump: another women’s march. This time it’s being called the “Day without a Woman,” and callsfor a “new wave of militant feminist struggle.” The Guardian reports it is co-authored by Rasmea Yousef Odeh, a convicted terrorist for her role in killing 2 students in 1970.  More…

Stars are willing to do things for an Oscar that would make a politician gag

Earlier this week, a notoriously press-shy Casey Affleck appeared in his third PETA ad in 10 months. “I choose to work in the entertainment industry,” said the Oscar nominee. “But animals in circuses and other traveling shows are never given a choice.” Whether Affleck’s ode to big cats was a last-ditch effort to curry favor among Oscar voters or a particularly well-timed humanitarian effort, no one knows, except his publicist.  More…

L.A. Street Artist Targets Oscars With Mocking Posters on Hollywood

A conservative street artist Sabo is mocking Hollywood’s biggest night, using fake Redbox kiosks and a line from a Quentin Tarantino movie to bash Sunday night’s Oscar show. Sabo has made a name for himself with real-looking movie posters that skewer liberalism, plastered his latest creations all over Hollywood and Highland, a stone’s throw from where celebrities will be walking the red carpet.  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…

Huffington Post writer admits cheating in half marathon

A Huffington Post lifestyle writer and food blogger saw her blazing-fast marathon time go up in smoke after an investigation revealed she cut part of the 13.1-mile course. Jane Seo — a 24-year-old Harvard-educated writer later admitted that she went back and biked the entire course to cover her tracks by GPS, the Miami New Times reports.  More…

MSNBC: It’s ‘Our Job’ to Control ‘Exactly What People Think’

Controlling "exactly what people think" is the job of the media, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski boldly declared Wednesday morning. While discussing President Trump’s entreaties to the American people to remain skeptical of the press, Bzezinski worried that if the economy turns south, Americans may end up trusting him over the media (video).  More…

American flag has 51 stars during Mike Pence’s EU visit

The star-spangled banner looked more starry than usual during one of US Vice President Mike Pence’s appearances in Brussels. A background picture of the American flag that went up alongside the European Union flag as Pence and EU leader Donald Tusk spoke on Monday had 51 stars instead of the usual 50, one for each state.  More…

Internet-Regulating FEC Commissioner to Resign

A Democratic Federal Election Commission official who pushed to regulate the internet and has been absent from public meetings for months is resigning. Ann Ravel, who wanted to regulate political speech on the internet announced Sunday that she is stepping down from her post.  More…

Bill Gates: Robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and world’s richest man, said in an interview Friday that robots that steal human jobs should pay their fair share of taxes.  More…

Obama activist group provides training manual to protest Trump

An Obama activist group is training tens of thousands of agitators to protest President Trump’s policies plans when Republican lawmakers return home for the congressional recess and hold town hall meetings. Organizing for Action, a group founded by Obama, is distributing the training manual to anti-Trump activists.  More…

Teacher under fire for slipping anti-Trump question into homework

A Staten Island educator slipped in an anti-President Trump question on a middle school homework assignment — and then defended it to outraged parents as freedom of speech. “President Trump speaks in a very superior and _________ manner insulting many people. The question after that read: “Barack Obama set a _________ when he became the first African American president.”  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…