The Supreme Court has set up a showdown of LGBTQ rights versus ‘religious freedom’

June 27, 2017

… Supreme Court sketch artist to the off-camera White House press briefing The owner, Jack Phillips, has said his religion prohibits him from providing cakes for same-sex weddings, and he won’t make baked goods for Halloween celebrations or anything that’s “adult-themed,” either. He believes baking a cake for a same-sex wedding implies that he condones same-sex marriage, a message he doesn’t want to send. The couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins, filed a complaint …

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This guy created a live feed of Trump’s tweets on his living room wall

June 25, 2017

… Visionect came out with a development kit for a 32″ display. Finally, Dinkelspiel was able to purchase the kit and get started. So, how did this turn into a Trump live feed? “We were now in early 2017,” Dinkelspiel said in a press release, “and the USA now had a president tweeting.” He told Mashable that he looked into displaying other accounts, but Trump’s tweets were what really caught his attention. “[Every time] he sent a tweet, it actually became …

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Toilet charity renames Indian village after Trump to raise awareness

June 24, 2017

… in northern India with access to improved sanitation facilities. SEE ALSO: Trump toilet paper is here to clean up this political mess According to The Associated press, a toilet charity called Sulabh International has unofficially renamed India’s Marora village after President Trump for a very important reason. In an effort to draw support for better bathroom sanitation, while simultaneously honoring U.S. relations, what’s now known as Trump Sulabh Village has scattered massive …

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Here’s why Sean Spicer is secretly a genius

June 24, 2017

Image: alex wong/Getty Images When it comes to White House press Secretary Sean Spicer, most people would not immediately label him as a “smart guy.” He has drawn criticism for making false and often controversial statements, and his general combativeness with the press. But he is human, is he not? Are you perfect? He deserves a champion. And that champion is me. I’m going to outline exactly how Sean Spicer is actually a genius, and how everything he’s doing is actually …

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We now live in a world in which White House press briefings must be drawn to be seen

June 24, 2017

CNN sent a sketch artist to cover Spicer's Friday meeting.Image: Bill Hennessy When life gives you off-camera White House press briefings, make your Supreme Court sketch artist draw them. That seems to have been CNN’s thought, anyway. SEE ALSO: Twitter comedian Mike Huckabee burns CNN with 100% flawless joke The network sent its Supreme Court sketch artist Bill Hennessy to visit White House press Secretary Sean Spicer’s domain on Friday. While he didn’t have his easel to …

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Marco Rubio gives Ivanka Trump a vastly one-sided hug

June 22, 2017

… failed hug! Investigating. Will respond soon Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) June 20, 2017 We are also attempting to acquire multi-angle video which we believe will provide greater insight into this important matter. Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) June 20, 2017 Based on review of evidence & my own recollection, have concluded no hug was even attempted & press covfefe of alleged failed hug is false Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) June 20, 2017 WATCH: How Ivanka Trump accidentally …

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Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview Had Lower Ratings Than A Game-Show Rerun

June 20, 2017

… in less desirable ad inventory. Sputnik Photo Agency / Reuters Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly premiered just this month. The first installment of the show, an interview with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on June 4,drew 6.1 million viewers, though even that lagged behind the 60 Minutes airing that night. Kelly drew widespread condemnation for failing to press the Russian strongman. Kellys second interview, with sportscaster Erin Andrews, drew in 3.6 million viewers. Throughout her career at …

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Keith Olbermann: We Need To Help Donald Trump Self-Destruct

June 20, 2017

Olbermann points to a litany of signs in the press that the president is becoming disturbingly obsessed with the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election and possible ties between that country and Trumps campaign. Trump is incessantly watching TV news about the investigation and yelling at television sets in the White House, convinced hes the target of a conspiracy, the Associated press has reported. Trump has also been contradicting himself with …

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Trump Killed A Key Obama Immigration Program. But What He Didn’t Do Matters More.

June 17, 2017

… for American Progress, was the most visible thing on the chopping block. A group of college and university presidents to maintain DACA. The American Medical Association for Dreamers, some of whom had enrolled in medical school after its creation. United We Dream, a youth-led immigrant-rights group, asked lawmakers to press Trumps eventual nominees to head DHS and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on plans for DACA. Senators also crafted a bipartisan bill to maintain protections if …

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The Solution To America’s Gun Violence Isn’t More Guns

June 16, 2017

… positions in the seemingly intractable debate over gun violence. At a press conference shortly after the shooting, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) expressed concern that there are too many guns on the street, and called for legislative action to protect all of our citizens. For some Republicans, however, the immediate answer to the violence the the first of 2017 to involve lawmakers was more guns. Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) told a news outlet in Buffalo, New York, that in his pocket from …

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A new roboadvisor wants to make halal investing more accessible to Muslim millennials

June 15, 2017

… these options. Wahed Invest wants to be the first roboadvisor to allow American Muslim investors to go digital and at the same time meet Sharia standards for investing. While online investing may seem unorthodox to some Muslims across the globe, Muslim millennials in the U.S. have been interested in digital investment services and computer-generated, wealth management advice for some time, said Wahed CEO Junaid Wahedna in a press release. To date, they have been forced to use online investment …

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President Trump Visits Rep. Steve Scalise, Capitol Police Officer In Hospital

June 15, 2017

The first couple reportedly met with Scalises doctors at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he underwent surgery, and they spoke with his family and sat by his bedside, White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters. The Trumps also met with Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, who was injured, and her wife. Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images Scalise was shot in the hip by a lone gunman who opened fire on Republican lawmakers who werepracticing for a congressional baseball …

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Trump’s tweet cited against him in travel ban ruling

June 14, 2017

… “countries” makes no sense. Banning citizens from those countries also blocks anyone from Syria who long ago moved to the United Kingdom, but doesn’t block someone from the United Kingdom who recently became radicalized in Syria. It might seem silly of the Ninth Circuit to cite a tweet in its decision, were it not for this press briefing statement from White House press Secretary Sean Spicer. “They’re considered official statements of the president of the United …

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Today in reality, a congressman has officially introduced the ‘Covfefe Act’

June 14, 2017

… ‘covfefe’ to its dictionary, ‘covfefe’ is officially dead According to Quigley, the “COVFEFE” Act stands for “Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement.” (Niiiiiiiiiiiiice. Very well done, guys. Super clever.) The name of the act is clearly a reference to the infamous Trump tweet, in which the president shared the non-existent term “covfefe” with his millions of followers, deleted it, and then had his press …

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All the clever and poignant signs from Sunday’s Equality Marches

June 12, 2017

… have felt under the Trump administration, which is threatening to undo some of the community’s hard-fought advances. “We’re here! We’re queer! Get that Cheeto out of here!” was among the chants directed at Trump as marchers paraded past the White House and toward the Capitol in Washington, the Associated press reported. “We WILL remember #Pulse!” #EqualityMarch pic.twitter.com/yUANlVzMBi The Task Force (@TheTaskForce) June 11, 2017 The L.A. Pride …

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We really need to talk about 3-on-3 basketball becoming an Olympic sport

June 12, 2017

… array of opportunities for new countries and players alike,” read a Friday press release from FIBA, the governing body of international basketball. But our main question is an important one … Who’s going to play in this thing? Pickup hoops in Suisun City, California. Image: JACOBSON/AP/REX/Shutterstock Imagine watching a lineup of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Steph Curry take on all comers in 3-on-3. Imagine other countries with their own lineups of NBA stars Andrew …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders just tweeted a bunch of nonsense and traffic light emojis

June 11, 2017

Sending secret messages on Saturday mornings.Image: SHAWN THEW/EPA/REX/Shutterstock President Donald Trump’s deputy press secretary is taking a cue from her boss. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Saturday morning tweeted a string of nonsense that outdoes “covfefe” by far. “The president and a small group of people know exactly what ‘ :/9//& #lolaklkk’ means.” Lauren Duca (@laurenduca) June 10, 2017 As Sean Spicer admitted this week, the …

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White House’s top social media guy broke the law

June 10, 2017

… Office of Special Counsel sent a note about the violation on Monday. .@realDonaldTrump is bringing auto plants & jobs back to Michigan. @justinamash is a big liability.#TrumpTrain, defeat him in primary. Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) April 1, 2017 …even though the violation was pointed out pretty fast. As a former congressional press secretary I can confidently tell you that you have violated the Hatch Act with this tweet. Jim Heath (@JimHeathTV) April 1, 2017 Scavino got a …

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Let’s Be Honest, Donald Trump Will Survive James Comey’s Testimony

June 8, 2017

… Hillary Clintons press secretary during the 2016 campaign. While this scandal feels like its playing out at lightning speed, it is still going to take months to fully get to the bottom of things. The Comey hearing may well be an iconic moment, but it wont be the ballgame. Among many impassioned critics of the president, a belief persists that a single act of sheer stupidity or controversy or embarrassment will undo Trump. Its a theory that extends back to Trumps formal entrance into electoral …

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‘Body Slam’ Candidate Issues Lengthy Apology To Reporter He Attacked

June 8, 2017

… already donated money to the group from a GoFundMe account set up so he could buy new glasses. Jacobs said he accepts the apology. Gianforte acknowledged the critical role of journalists, and that First Amendment protections for the press are core to American democracy. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVideo Titan 3 – ONE TIME Discount Start Profiting With Video – Now! Limited discount. Join Now, 100% Risk-Free.Profitable Webinars Blueprint What you’re looking at now is …

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A comprehensive look at the antics of national court jester Sean Spicer

June 6, 2017

Sean Spicer drinking his iced coffee from what appears to be a small coffee stirrer, not a straw.Image: REX/Shutterstock Throughout President Trump’s brief time in office, an MVP has stood out in the administration like a head emerging from some neatly trimmed bushes: Sean Michael Spicer. In just a few months, Trump’s White House press Secretary has distinguished himself as America’s very own court jester, distracting from the political chaos by providing the nation with an …

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Remember when Republicans wanted to investigate the Clintons’ pet cat?

June 5, 2017

… (which press photographers used to lure him closer on the White House lawn), skulking around the grounds, and loathing his canine counterpart, Buddy the dog. SEE ALSO: Dogs, ranked So what was Socks’s crime? For Indiana GOP representative Dan Burton, Socks himself wasn’t the issue. The problem was that constituents liked Socks so much, in fact, that they were sending him mail. Of course, since most of the letter writers were children, the White House would respond from Socks. And …

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special – BBC News

June 3, 2017

… “make no excuses” for the way she had been treated and people with mental health issues had to be given “more support at an early stage.” But BBC political correspondent Gary O’Donoghue said Mrs May seemed uneasy and was “reluctant to engage and empathise beyond a few carefully chosen words”. Image copyright Getty Images The Labour leader, who’s made no secret of his long-held opposition to Trident despite agreeing to press ahead with renewal …

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We (Still) Dont Know If Trump Believes In Climate Change

June 3, 2017

But as he pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement Wednesday, officials wanted to do anything but discuss the presidents current views on the issue. Asked about Trumps climate views on Tuesday, White House press Secretary Sean Spicer said he hadnt discussed the matter with the president. On Friday, Spicer again said he hadnt had a chance to talk to Trump about it. There is widespread scientific consensus that climate change is real and human beings contribute to it. In …

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MTV adds ‘Cribs’ and ‘Girl Code’ to Snapchat’s roster of TV shows

June 2, 2017

… own original shows. In fact, Facebook hired Mina Lefevre, formerly a vice president at MTV, to help lead the development of these shows. MTV is still hooked. “Snapchat has never been a question to us here,” Bardsley said. “The rest of it is out there in the press and the ether, but we believe in the product and the partnership. The truth is in 100s of millions of daily active users, and we can express ourselves creatively.” “There’s perspective on the …

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