Seven Top FIFA Officials Among 14 Arrested on Corruption Charges
May27

Seven Top FIFA Officials Among 14 Arrested on Corruption Charges

#FIFA CORRUPTION CHARGES:  Seven top FIFA officials, including vice president Jeffrey Webb, were arrested in Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich on bribery charges. Kudos to America for finally taking down Sepp Blatter who ran FIFA like a Don. Too bad he wasn’t one of the officials arrested this morning. Julio Rocha, president of the Nicaraguan Football Federation; Jose Maria Marin, vice-president of the Brazil Football Federation; and...

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Mike Huckabee Backs Josh Duggar Calls Child Molestation “Inexcusable” but “Forgivable”
May22

Mike Huckabee Backs Josh Duggar Calls Child Molestation “Inexcusable” but “Forgivable”

Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee is in full hypocrite mode, affirming support for Josh Duggar, saying the child molestation incidents a “regrettable.” Huckabee wrote on Facebook:  “No purpose whatsoever is served by those who are now trying to discredit Josh or his family by sensationalizing the story. Good people make mistakes and do regrettable and even disgusting things.” Here’s Huckabee’s full...

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Google Maps Gives You White House When You Search for N-Word
May20

Google Maps Gives You White House When You Search for N-Word

Shameful. Google Maps gives you the White House when you search for the n-word. Was that an inside job from someone at the search engine giant? Washington Post:  “A reader points out that if you enter a search for “N***** king” — which contains a particularly offensive racial epithet for African Americans — Google Maps will point you to the White House. We tested the claim on Tuesday night and confirmed that, yes,...

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Lindsey Graham Running for President Because “World Falling Apart”
May18

Lindsey Graham Running for President Because “World Falling Apart”

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)  said he’s running for president because “I think the world is falling apart,” CNN reports. Lindsey Graham: “I’m running because I think the world is falling apart. I’ve been more right than wrong on foreign policy. It’s not the fault of others or their lack of this or that that makes me want to run. It’s my ability in my own mind to be a good commander-in-chief and to make Washington...

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Jeb Bush’s Four Answers on Iraq Proves He Isn’t Ready for Presidential Race
May15

Jeb Bush’s Four Answers on Iraq Proves He Isn’t Ready for Presidential Race

GOP presidential wannabe Jeb Bush’s four different answers on whether or not to invade Iraq proves he isn’t ready for the campaign trail. For someone who has raised a lot of money, it’s shocking that his campaign couldn’t come up with a coherent response to the Iraq question. Here are Jeb Bush’s four different answers on Iraq: Monday:  During an interview with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly, he responded to...

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Rick Santorum Says Men Who Father Kids with Multiple Women are “Sexual Predators”
May14

Rick Santorum Says Men Who Father Kids with Multiple Women are “Sexual Predators”

Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum says men who father children with multiple women are “sexual predators.” BuzzFeed:  “Now these fathers leave the home and not just father children with that particular women, they father a child with another women, and another and another. We have created predators, sexual predators.” More from Buzzfeed on Rick Santorum’s sexual predator comment: “Another new statistic just came out...

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Brandon Bostian Identified as Engineer in Deadly Amtrak Train Derailment
May13

Brandon Bostian Identified as Engineer in Deadly Amtrak Train Derailment

Brandon Bostian identified as engineer in deadly Amtrak train crash, Abid Gilani among victims. Brandon Bostian has been identified as the engineer in the deadly Amtrak train crash that left seven dead and 200 hospitalized. Abid Gilani has been identified as another train crash victim. He was an executive with Wells Fargo. Among the deceased are Jim Gaines and Naval Academy student Justin Zemser. The Amtrak train was going 106 mph...

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Carly Fiorina’s “Vanity Campaign” is Mostly to Attack Hillary Clinton
May04

Carly Fiorina’s “Vanity Campaign” is Mostly to Attack Hillary Clinton

Carly Fiorina, who has perfected the art of getting dumped, doesn’t care about fighting for equal pay for women.  The outsourcing queen is really running a vanity campaign with all the snark and nastiness intended for Hillary Clinton.  She launched her presidential campaign by watching Hillary Clinton. Carly Fiorina’s plan is to use attacks and character assassination to get to the White House. The stench of her Hewlett...

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Martin O’Malley Would Announce Presidential Bid in Baltimore Despite Shaky Record
May03

Martin O’Malley Would Announce Presidential Bid in Baltimore Despite Shaky Record

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley tells NBC’s Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on Sunday that he “wouldn’t think ofo anyplace else,” other than Baltimore to announce a potential 2016 presidential bid. Oh, the irony…. That’s after he was heckled for his police policies during a recent visit to Baltimore amid protests stemming from Freddie Gray’s police custody death. O’Malley told...

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Rick Santorum: If Bruce Jenner Says “He’s a Woman, Then He’s a Woman”
May02

Rick Santorum: If Bruce Jenner Says “He’s a Woman, Then He’s a Woman”

Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum says if Bruce Jenner says “he’s a woman, then he’s a woman.” I guess that softening of his heart came after Jenner revealed last Friday that he’s a proud Republican. Santorum told reporters at the South Carolina Republican Party convention on Saturday:  “My responsibility as a human being is to love and accept everybody. Not to criticize people for who they...

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Six Officers, Including Driver of Prisoner Transport Van, Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death
May01

Six Officers, Including Driver of Prisoner Transport Van, Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby filed criminal charges against six police officers in the Freddie Gray death case.  A warrant has been issued for the officers’ arrests, with charges going all the way up to second degree murder. She painted a picture of gross negligence and mistreatment by the officers that led to Gray’s death, NY Times reports. Officer Caesar Goodson Jr., who drove the van, was charged with...

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Ted Cruz Blames Obama for “Inflaming Racial Tensions” Over Freddie Gray Protests
Apr30

Ted Cruz Blames Obama for “Inflaming Racial Tensions” Over Freddie Gray Protests

I pay very little attention to anything Canadian-born GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has to say, because it usually borders on lunacy. But this one takes the cake. He accused President Obama of inflaming racial tensions over the Baltimore protests stemming from the death of Freddie Gray. Um, if anyone knows how to bring people together, it’s Ted Cruz. That’s even if it’s to the brink of financial ruin, as we saw...

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Sen. Rand Paul Blames Baltimore Protests on Lack of Fathers, Lack of Moral Code
Apr28

Sen. Rand Paul Blames Baltimore Protests on Lack of Fathers, Lack of Moral Code

Presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul said the Baltimore protests about a lack of fathers and lack of morals. How about when an upper middle class white kid from a broken home goes on a shooting rampage and kills innocent people? Will Paul blame that on a lack of father and morals? No. They blame that on mental illness. What happened in Baltimore last night was inexcusable and disgraceful but is that what it will take to get meaningful...

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George W. Bush Trashes President Obama on ISIS and Iran
Apr27

George W. Bush Trashes President Obama on ISIS and Iran

Oh, the irony.  Former president George W. Bush trashed President Obama on Iran and ISIS during a meeting with the Republican Jewish Coalition on Saturday. He opined that Obama had America in retreat mode on the world stage and that he was too soft on Iran and ISIS. Um, remember “Mission Accomplished?” More from Bloomberg: According to the attendee’s transcription, Bush noted that Iran has a new president, Hassan...

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Clinton Foundation Admits Mistakes As Foreign Donation Controversy Swirls
Apr26

Clinton Foundation Admits Mistakes As Foreign Donation Controversy Swirls

The Clinton Foundation admits making mistakes as the foreign donation controversy, prompted by the book “Clinton Cash,” engulfs Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. The foundation said, “Yes, we made mistakes, as many organizations of our size do, but we are acting quickly to remedy them, and have taken steps to ensure they don’t happen in the future.” Clinton Foundation statement: As the...

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Sweet Cakes Fined $135K for Refusing to Bake Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Cake
Apr26

Sweet Cakes Fined $135K for Refusing to Bake Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Cake

An Oregon judge ruled that a lesbian couple turned away by baker who refused to make their wedding cake on religious grounds, should receive $135,000 for their emotional suffering, the Oregonian reports. The administrative law judge Alan McCullough for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Rachel Bowman-Cryer and her wife, Laurel Bowman-Cryer, should collect $75,000 and $60,000 respectively from the owners of Sweet Cakes by...

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George W. Bush is Jeb Bush’s Biggest Liability in Quest for White House
Apr16

George W. Bush is Jeb Bush’s Biggest Liability in Quest for White House

Former president George W. Bush admitted what most of us knew was true of his brother, Jeb Bush, that he has a “me” problem. Yep, he is tied to his sibling in every way possible. Babara Bush called it right the first time when she was adamant against another Bush in the White House. “It’s an easy line to say, ‘Haven’t we had enough Bushes?’ After all, even my mother said, ‘Yes,’” the former president told an audience of...

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Hillary Clinton Launches 2016 Presidential Campaign, Right Wing Freaks Out
Apr12

Hillary Clinton Launches 2016 Presidential Campaign, Right Wing Freaks Out

Hillary Clinton has officially launched her 2016 presidential campaign. She has broad appeal to the black, Hispanic, women, and LGBT demographics. Hillary Clinton’s announcement video is very populist, saying she will fight for the middle class. The video featured all demographics including a gay couple, an expectant black couple, Hispanics, a retiree, an unemployed young woman, kids, interracial couple and men. That is truly...

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US-Cuba Relations Thaw Begins With Historic Sit-Down Meeting Between Leaders
Apr11

US-Cuba Relations Thaw Begins With Historic Sit-Down Meeting Between Leaders

US-Cuba Relations: President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro met in the first sit-down between the two countries in a half-century. The last time the two countries had a meeting was in 1956. It is very historic. Obama told Castro that “over time it is possible for us to turn the page and develop a new relationship between our 2 countries.” President Castro asked for “patience” as the two countries thaw...

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Presidential Wannabe Jeb Bush Registered as a Hispanic in 2009
Apr06

Presidential Wannabe Jeb Bush Registered as a Hispanic in 2009

GOP presidential hopeful former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush registered as a Hispanic on his 2009 voter-registration application. I remember when vice president George Bush introduced us to Jeb Bush and the “little brown ones:” August 17, 1988|Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — A bristling Vice President George Bush today defended his description of his three Mexican-American grandchildren as “the little brown ones,” saying, “This...

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