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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Memories Pizza Shop Publicly Invokes Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law
Apr01

Memories Pizza Shop Publicly Invokes Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LAW: Gov. Mike Pence said that Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act isn’t meant to encourage discrimination. Well, it does. A Walkertown pizzeria said it will discriminate against gays on the basis of this law. Memories Pizza owner Crystal O’Connor told local ABC News affiliate, “If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their wedding, we would have to say no.”...

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IN Gov. Mike Pence Blames Media for Fallout Over Religious Freedom Law
Mar31

IN Gov. Mike Pence Blames Media for Fallout Over Religious Freedom Law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) said the religious freedom legislation that he signed in private needs “clarification” and a “fix” after outrage and protests erupt over “perception” that the LGBT community could face discrimination. Never mind the fact that Gov. Pence got support on the bill from three homophobic men. He said the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is not a license to discriminate. He...

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Roger Moore Under Fire for Saying Idris Elba Not ‘English-English’ to Play James Bond
Mar28

Roger Moore Under Fire for Saying Idris Elba Not ‘English-English’ to Play James Bond

Sir Roger Moore is in a race row after he allegedly told French magazine Paris Match that Idris Elba is not “English English” enough to play James Bond. Does he realize that George Lazenby, Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and Timothy Dalton aren’t “English-English” either? Moore said his remarks were “lost in translation.” After being slammed on Twitter, he said, “An interview I gave to...

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Pat Robertson Asks If Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz was a “Muslim?”
Mar27

Pat Robertson Asks If Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz was a “Muslim?”

Right wing evangelical Pat Robertson went there. During his 700 Club show yesterday, he asked if Andreas Lubitz, the copilot who “deliberately” crashed Germanwings flight 4U9525, was a “Muslim?” Who didn’t see that question coming from the right wing? “The co-pilot then takes the plane, pushes it into a dive and crashes it. The passengers are screaming as the plane went down. The pilot is yelling.” “What...

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Co-Pilot, Andreas Lubitz, “Deliberately” Crashed Germanwings Flight 4U9525
Mar26

Co-Pilot, Andreas Lubitz, “Deliberately” Crashed Germanwings Flight 4U9525

Andreas Lubitz, 28, has been identified as the co-pilot of doomed Germanwings Flight 4U9525 that crashed in the French Alps. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said on Thursday that Lubitz made a “deliberate attempt” to crash the plane. Andreas Lubitz had 600 hours in flying time for the Airbus A320. The prosecutor said he had all the paperwork in place and was “fully qualified” to fly the plane. He is not on any...

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Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva Thinks There Are Too Many “Ethnic Shows” on TV
Mar25

Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva Thinks There Are Too Many “Ethnic Shows” on TV

Race is a very touchy subject for many, but I wondered out loud why Deadline Hollywood would publish an article that seems to suggest that there are too many “ethnic shows” on television right now. According to Nellie Andreeva, white actors can’t find work in Hollywood because of the number of “ethnic shows,” including pilots. That includes “How to Get Away with Murder,”...

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Donald Trump Goes Birther on Ted Cruz: “You’re Supposed to be Born in This Country”
Mar23

Donald Trump Goes Birther on Ted Cruz: “You’re Supposed to be Born in This Country”

Donald Trump goes all birther on Canadian-born GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz. Trump said Cruz has “an additional hurdle” to overcome and that “you’re supposed to be born in this country” to run for president. Um, he wasted no time…. The reality television host, real estate magnate, and serial almost-presidential candidate who repeatedly demanded that President Barack Obama produce proof that...

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Sen. Ted Cruz to Announce 2016 Presidential Campaign from Liberty University
Mar22

Sen. Ted Cruz to Announce 2016 Presidential Campaign from Liberty University

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) will be the first Republican to launch a 2016 presidential campaign when he makes the announcement on Monday at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Yep, right out of the gates, he’s aligning himelf with religious fanatics. The first-term senator from Texas will announce that he’s running for the Republican presidential nomination, according to the Houston Chronicle. He will make his official...

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Anti-Gay Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s Son Charged with Drug Possession
Mar16

Anti-Gay Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s Son Charged with Drug Possession

Caleb Moore, the son of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, was arrested for drug possession on Sunday in Troy. He was also charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. According to court documents, Caleb Moore, 24, was arrested after officers responded to the 1200 block of Allen Street on an attempted home break-in call. He was with four other men. Officers found a bag of marijuana, several Xanax pills...

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Report: Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett Behind Leak of Hillary Clinton Private Emails
Mar15

Report: Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett Behind Leak of Hillary Clinton Private Emails

The New York Post is reporting that  Valerie Jarrett, one of President Obama’s key advisers, is behind the leak of Hillary Clinton private email use during her tenure as Secretary of State. Um, really? So, now Obama is sabotaging Hillary Clinton, despite her husband playing a big role in his reelection? Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett leaked to the press details of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail address during...

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Group Defends Billboard Honoring KKK Founder on Display Near Selma Bridge
Mar08

Group Defends Billboard Honoring KKK Founder on Display Near Selma Bridge

A billboard honoring KKK founder Nathan Bedford Forrest is on display near the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where President Obama, former president George W. Bush, and others commemorated the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. The sign, set up in recent days, invites visitors to see “Selma’s War Between The States Historic Sites.” But it also features a picture of the Confederate flag and an image of Forrest, who was also a...

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Homeless Man Fatally Shot on Skid Row by LAPD Officers
Mar02

Homeless Man Fatally Shot on Skid Row by LAPD Officers

A homeless man was killed in a police-involved shooting on skid row in Los Angeles yesterday. The name of the man has not been disclosed, pending notification to the next of kin. He was known on the street as “Africa.” He was a suspect in a robbery. The shooting was captured on a graphic video shot by a bystander, who posted it on Facebook. It had been viewed more than 6 million times in the first seven hours after it was...

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Rudy Giuliani Sort of Backtracks on Ugly Obama Comments
Feb23

Rudy Giuliani Sort of Backtracks on Ugly Obama Comments

Rudy Giuliani is sort of backtracking after being blasted for saying President Obama doesn’t love America and questioning the way he was raised. He is now saying “I didn’t intend to question” Obama’s heart. Um, you think? Giuliani wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, “My blunt language suggesting that the president doesn’t love America, nothwithstanding, I didn’t intend to question...

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Conservative Blogger Erick Erickson: Obama Not a Christian in “Any Meaningful Way” (UPDATED)
Feb22

Conservative Blogger Erick Erickson: Obama Not a Christian in “Any Meaningful Way” (UPDATED)

Right wing stupidity heats up for the 2016 presidential election. Right wing blogger Erick Erickson tweeted, “I don’t think Barack Obama is a Christian. He certainly is not one in any meaningful way.” Um, so I guess by his standard Jesus wasn’t a “meaningful” Christian since he was all for helping the poor and the downtrodden. That’s quite the opposite of the Republican Party’s belief. They...

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Birther Alert: Rudy Giuliani Says Obama Doesn’t Love America
Feb19

Birther Alert: Rudy Giuliani Says Obama Doesn’t Love America

Rudy Giuliani is using that old, tired and failed line that President Obama doesn’t love America once again. Yes, we see where that got the Republican Party in 2008 and 2012 — Obama beat John McCain and later Mitt Romney by a landslide. Rudy Giuliani went straight for the jugular Wednesday night during a private group dinner here featuring Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker by openly questioning whether President Barack Obama...

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Minnesota Newspaper Backtracks After Calling Obama a “Self-Absorbed Assclown”
Feb17

Minnesota Newspaper Backtracks After Calling Obama a “Self-Absorbed Assclown”

The Twin Cities Pioneer Press apologized for calling President Obama a “self-absorbed assclown” over a selfie-stick parody video. Um, why make the comments only to have come back and apologize? This morning, the Pioneer Press created some waves by calling President Obama an “assclown.” The off-color remark came in the context of the PiPress’s “Loop Ten” feature, which is a slideshow that...

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker First 2016 Presidential Hopeful to Open Iowa Office
Feb10

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker First 2016 Presidential Hopeful to Open Iowa Office

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker became the first 2016 presidential hopeful to open an Iowa office, the Des Moines Register reports. A political organization created by Walker, the governor of Wisconsin, has leased the space at 2775 86th St. in Urbandale – an office with a storied Republican political history. The strip-mall storefront, located behind a Panera Bread cafe, has been occupied over the years by campaigns for Terry Branstad for...

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