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When Roger West first launched the progressive political blog "News From The Other Side" in May 2010, he could hardly have predicted the impact that his venture would have on the media and political debate. As the New Media emerged as a counterbalance to established media sources, Roger wrote his copious blogs about national politics, the tea party movement, mid-term elections, and the failings of the radical right to the vanguard of the New Media movement. Roger West's efforts as a leading blogger have tremendous reach. NFTOS has led the effort to bring accountability to mainstream media sources such as FOX NEWS,CNN and Andy Breitbart's "Big Journalism. Roger's breadth of experience, engaging style, and cultivation of loyal readership - over 92 million visitors - give him unique insight into the past, present, and future of the New Media and political rhetoric that exists in our society today. What we are against: Radical Right Wing Agendas Incompetent Establishment Public Coruption Corporate Malfeasence We are for: Global and Econmoic Security Social and Economic Justice Media Accountability Healthy Communities

Monday, July 25, 2016

MCAULIFFE SIDE STEPS COURT TO AIDE EX-FELONS IN VOTING RIGHTS

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is taking action to restore the voting rights of thousands of ex-offenders in the state after a court decision Friday put them in jeopardy. He’s getting around the Virginia Supreme Court’s ruling against him by signing 200,000 individual clemency grants to the state’s ex-offenders to ensure their right to vote in November.

In a 4 to 3 decision late Friday, the Supreme Court of Virginia stripped away the voting rights from 200,000 ex-offenders who had recently regained full civil rights through one of McAuliffe’s executive orders, effectively disenfranchising one in five of the state’s African American voters.

The court said the governor lacks the authority under the state constitution to issue a blanket rights restoration to everyone in the state with a felony record who has already served their full sentence. A study earlier this year found that the vast majority of those impacted — 80 percent — committed non-violent crimes. Most have been out of prison for more than a decade, and African Americans are disproportionately represented. Forty-six percent of the ex-offenders are black, though blacks make up less than 20 percent of the state’s population.

The non-partisan group that has for months been leading the charge on registering ex-offenders to vote, New Virginia Majority, released a statement saying the ruling “reaffirms the Commonwealth’s Jim Crow legacy,” noting that the vast majority of states restore voting rights upon release from prison.
“Excluding Virginians from the ballot, even after they’ve paid their debts to society, is a cruel, inhumane reminder of past mistakes,” said Tram Nguyen, the group’s executive director. “Importantly, today’s ruling validates entrenched interests in the Virginia General Assembly bent on silencing a large swath of Black Virginians in order to maximize their political power.”
But just hours after the decision, McAuliffe vowed to push back by signing clemency grants for the state’s ex-offenders one by one.
“The struggle for civil rights has always been a long and difficult one, but the fight goes on,” he wrote. “I remain committed to moving past our Commonwealth’s history of injustice to embrace an honest process for restoring the rights of our citizens, and I believe history and the vast majority of Virginians are on our side.”

With the November election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump just few months away, Republicans have accused McAuliffe of pushing the voting rights restoration to help Clinton carry the swing state in the fall.

Virginia, a long-time conservative stronghold, was key to President Obama’s 2008 and 2012 victories, and is considered a toss-up for 2016. Theoretically, if all 206,000 ex-offenders register to vote before the October deadline, they could decide who sits in the White House next year. The governor’s office says just 13,000 have registered so far, and the new need for individual clemency orders will likely slow down the registration process.

This means legal uncertainty for people like Virginia native Randy Tyler, who lost his voting rights in 1995 due to a grand larceny conviction, and just regained them through the governor’s executive order this year.
“Before, I felt like I was left out. I felt like even though I live in America, I wasn’t a part of it,” he said. “But now, I have the privilege of saying who I want to elect for the presidency. I might be the one vote that makes a difference. I feel like a citizen of the United States again.”


[Cross-Posted from thinkprogress]



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Sunday, July 24, 2016

CNN'S NELL HUGHES AN EMBARRASSMENT TO CNN

Fuckface Von Clownstick nutter Scottie Nell Hughes was not happy with the Spanish she heard coming out of Hillary Clinton’s new vice presidential pick’s mouth at a rally in south Florida Saturday.

Former Virginia governor Tim Kaine was named Friday as Clinton’s running mate and the campaign touted his time as a missionary in Honduras where he learned to speak fluent Spanish.
“I appreciating him having multi-cultural and speaking Spanish, I think that’s a great idea,” Nell Hughes said. “And we can all bring out our languages. Melania can come out and speak her five different languages as well, but what Mr. Trump did, he spoke in a language that all Americans can understand. That is English!”

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Nell Hughes went on to say that Trump’s English is “one good thing” she experienced at the Republican National Convention this past week. “I didn’t have to get a translator for anything that was going on at the RNC this week. And I’m hoping I’m not gonna have to start brushing up back on my ‘Dora the Explorer’ to understand some of the speeches given this week.”

She claimed Kaine’s Spanish was what stuck out to her the most.

Nell Hughes has been mocked mercilessly on Saturday Night Live after taking the spot on CNN. “As a woman I like Donald Trump, but as a full-blown nutj






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Saturday, July 23, 2016

CLOWNSTICK, A MAN OF THE 50'S


TRUMP FAMILY PHOTO CIRCA 1950's

Bill Maher last night reflected on Donald Trump as a quintessential man of the '50s, whose old-fashioned sensibilities about women and minorities may resonate with his fans, but are incompatible with modern society.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

COULD ORANGE HITLER PASS A SANITY TEST?



OLBERMANN ASK'S, CAN TRUMPENSTEIN PASS A SANITY TEST?


Keith Olbermann attempted to understand Republican presidential nominee Orange Hitler aka [Donald Trump] this week through the lens of clinical psychology and determined that the candidate could not pass one of the most widely used “sanity” assessments used to predict criminal and antisocial behavior.

In a column for Vanity Fair that was published on Thursday, Olbermann noted that Trump had repeatedly questioned the sanity of his rivals, including Glenn Beck, Ben Carson, Barack Obama, Ted Cruz and Megyn Kelly.

VIDEO COURTESY OF VANITY FAIR



To evaluate Trump, Olbermann chose a test developed by Canadian criminal psychologist Robert D. Hare. “The Hare Psychopathy Checklist,” Olbermann explained, “serves as a kind of triage device to separate the injured from the tripping from the psychopathic.”

The test awards points for 20 different personality traits. With a maximum score of 40, the test sets the threshold for clinical psychopathy at 30 points.

The Hare checklist considers traits like grandiose sense of self-worth, pathological lying, shallow affect, lack of empathy, parasitic lifestyle, promiscuous sexual behavior, early behavior problems, irresponsibility and failure to accept responsibility for one’s own actions.

And out of 40 possible points, Trump scored 32 — putting him over the 30 point threshold for a diagnosis of clinical psychopathy.
“The implications are clear,” Olbermann wrote. “Our Trumperor’s New Clothes media rightly sees the latest Trump ‘event’—whatever it is this time—as one of the most unbelievable developments in American political history. But the simple mechanics of following, reporting, and writing the proverbial ‘new high in low’ every single day means that they could be missing one overriding truth about the health of the most remarkable presidential candidate since at least 1864.”
“In short, our amateurs’ exercise with the very professional Hare Psychopathy Checklist suggests that if you were betting on it, you’d probably want to bet that Donald Trump couldn’t pass a sanity test—open book,” Olbermann concluded.

We miss Oblermann’s political daily input, and I for one certainly wish we could get him back on the airwaves - as there is not a better slayer of the green slimy two toed sloth [GOP] than Olbermann!






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Thursday, July 21, 2016

CLOWNSTICK’S GHOSTWRITER SPEAKS, AND IT AIN’T PRETTY

Make this video go viral!

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If you didn’t already think Fuckface Von Clownstick was a shit stain, here is proof!




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CLOWNSTICK NUTTERS COME UNGLUED AS CRUZ FAILS TO ENDORSE DON THE CON



In a highly-anticipated speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night, Sen. Ted Cruz congratulated Donald Trump for securing the GOP nomination for president, but stopped short of endorsing him.

As his speech drew to a close, the thousands of delegates who had sat in respectful silence and cheered for Cruz minutes earlier began booing, screaming, giving thumbs down, and chanting “endorse Trump” and “say his name.” Cruz jokingly acknowledged the angry noises coming from the front-row New York delegation, but never offered the Trump endorsement they sought.

South Carolina delegate Cindy Costa maintained a tense smile on her face as her husband leaped onto his chair and screamed at Cruz.

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“We were hoping [Cruz] would do the right thing, but he didn’t. That’s his bad,” she told ThinkProgress. “At the very first debate, when he was asked if he’d support the nominee, he said he would. This shows he is not true to his word. He’s not a truth-teller.”
As he made the rounds at the RNC this week, Cruz indicated he’s open to another presidential runi n 2020. But Costa predicted the non-endorsement of Trump during a time of uncertainty for the Republican Party will “absolutely” hurt Cruz’s political future.
“He had a grand opportunity to help us coalesce, and he didn’t take it,” she lamented.
Yet other delegates said they were proud of Cruz for refusing to back Trump.

Texas delegate Nicholas Allman, a leader of the state’s College Republicans, said that the decision was “perhaps a rejection of demagoguery as a campaign tactic and an endorsement of values and rules and classical liberal ideology.”

Allman, who hovered on the edge of the convention floor wearing the cowboy hat required of all Texas delegates, said while he voted for Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in the Republican primary, Cruz had impressed him by withholding his endorsement.
“That took some serious serious guts,” he said. “A huge percentage of the crowd was booing. And if Donald Trump does become president, he’s going to be a powerful man, and he’s not going to forgive Cruz for doing this to him.”
As Allman and other delegates observed, Cruz’s speech itself had a decidedly un-Trumpian flavor. He called on delegates to “cast aside anger for love” and “vote your conscience.”

As the crowd railed against Cruz, some also directed their anger at his wife Heidi.

And while many of the delegates vented their anger spontaneously, Time reported that the Trump campaign also had a hand in whipping up the crowd’s reaction.

Things got ugly between Trump and Cruz in the final months of the Republican primary, and Wednesday night suggests the two have not yet reconciled. At the nadir of their feud, Trump retweeted a meme suggesting that Cruz’s wife Heidi is unattractive. He later suggested Cruz’s dad might’ve been responsible for assassinating JFK. But through it all, Cruz vowed to abide by a promise he and all the other non-Trump candidates made in the summer of 2015 to support whomever ended up winning the Republican nomination.


[Cross-Posted from thinkprogress]




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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

“GUESS STACY DASH WASN’T AVAILABLE”

Many members of the African-American community have taken issue with Trump’s new chair of African American outreach: The former winner of ‘The Apprentice’ Omarosa Manigault. Tuesday evening before the Republican National Convention got started, comedian Samantha Bee dropped a quick promotional video for her upcoming special, airing Wednesday.
“Today was the first day of the RNC,” Bee said, a day later. “But really, isn’t it all just one big, long, black, chilling night?”
After mocking the bizarre hashtag the RNC choose, rncincle, and trying to pronounce it, Bee brought up Omarosa.



“She’s uniquely qualified since she’s the only African-American the campaign has ever reached out to,” Bee mocked. “She’s going to do great. Oh, I guess Stacey Dash wasn’t available. Fine.”
Bee also wanted everyone to know that she’d be posting updates throughout the week on the #RNCinCLE. She’s doing it, not so much to talk about the convention, but to let people know her location for safety purposes.



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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

BEE EXCORIATES PENCE

Samantha Bee lacerated both the Republican National Convention and presumptive vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence on Monday, saying that Indiana would be better off losing him as the state’s governor with him entering the presidential race.
“Indiana voters hate Pence as much as Indiana Jones hates snakes,” Bee said after showing footage of him getting booed during an appearance at a baseball game.
Pence got booed, she said, because of his record of supporting anti-LGBTQ and anti-reproductive health policies.
“It’s 10:30 in Indianapolis, 9:30 in Gary and 1952 everywhere thanks to Pence,” she cracked. “If you’re a lady Hoosier, you may recognize him as the governor to inspected your productive organs every 30 days to make sure you weren’t using them in a way that would make Jesus sad.”

VIDEO COURTESY OF TBS


But while Clinton may have told some lies during her career, Bee said, none was as big as Trump calling the governor his “first choice” for running mate, saying that he made the pick after vacillating between “Republican Littlefinger” Newt Gingrich and Pence, who she described as “Roger Sterling during an asthma attack.”

Bee also noted that she would be going to Cleveland on Tuesday for this week’s Republican National Convention, but admitted to being surprised that Sarah Palin — a vocal Trump supporter — would not be attending.
“She’s mad because Trump stole her word salad spinner,” Bee said, adding, “But at least mega-star Scott Baio will be there — making this the second time he’s watched helplessly as someone jumps the shark.”




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BEE EXCORIATES PENCE

Samantha Bee lacerated both the Republican National Convention and presumptive vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence on Monday, saying that Indiana would be better off losing him as the state’s governor with him entering the presidential race.
“Indiana voters hate Pence as much as Indiana Jones hates snakes,” Bee said after showing footage of him getting booed during an appearance at a baseball game.
Pence got booed, she said, because of his record of supporting anti-LGBTQ and anti-reproductive health policies.
“It’s 10:30 in Indianapolis, 9:30 in Gary and 1952 everywhere thanks to Pence,” she cracked. “If you’re a lady Hoosier, you may recognize him as the governor to inspected your productive organs every 30 days to make sure you weren’t using them in a way that would make Jesus sad.”

VIDEO COURTESY OF TBS


But while Clinton may have told some lies during her career, Bee said, none was as big as Trump calling the governor his “first choice” for running mate, saying that he made the pick after vacillating between “Republican Littlefinger” Newt Gingrich and Pence, who she described as “Roger Sterling during an asthma attack.”

Bee also noted that she would be going to Cleveland on Tuesday for this week’s Republican National Convention, but admitted to being surprised that Sarah Palin — a vocal Trump supporter — would not be attending.
“She’s mad because Trump stole her word salad spinner,” Bee said, adding, “But at least mega-star Scott Baio will be there — making this the second time he’s watched helplessly as someone jumps the shark.”




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Monday, July 18, 2016

"THEY'RE COMING TO CLEVELAND TO DIE"

Ben Domenech from The Federalist wasn’t accepting the spin from his fellow Republican panelists on Sunday’s “Face the Nation.” While Matt Schlapp from the American Conservative Union was insisting that new VP pick Mike Pence and presidential nominee Donald Trump were going to unite Republicans.

Schlapp explained that he has people on his board that were in the #NeverTrump category who are tempered by Trump’s pick for VP. “I have anecdotal evidence that this is happening across the country,” he swore.

Domenech, however, laid down the hard truth.
“The Pence pick does not change the fact that the Republican Party is now the party of Donald Trump,” he said, while Schlapp insisted he was wrong.
“A hundred and fifty years ago this party was begun by Abraham Lincoln on the idea that Constitutional rights were not bound by race or creed. That the American eagle’s wings were broad enough to accept all that would come here. Now, this party is coming to Cleveland to die,” Domenech continued.
“This is not the party of Abraham Lincoln anymore. It is the party of Donald Trump. It has traded statesmanship for xenophobia,” he said alluding to Trump’s ban on Muslims. “It has traded free markets for protectionism. It has traded the higher principles of our better angels for the belief in party identity politics. That is why they are getting zero percent of the black vote in Pennsylvania. That is why you’re going to continue to see this kind of race-baiting approach to politics. I think it’s completely true that this is the end of the party of Lincoln.”



Schlapp broke in, insisting that the kind of words Domenech was spreading were what you’re hearing out of the Washington, DC Beltway elite, despite the fact that Trump just nominated Pence, a member of the Beltway elite, who was supported by the Beltway elite. “They love their country and they simply want to take it back,” he concluded from the record number of supporters that voted for Trump.
“They are desperate for change,” Domenech agreed. “They are desperate for something different than what the elites who have failed them for far too long. But they have turned in their desperation to a man who they don’t fully understand and who’s not going to deliver on his promises.”





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Sunday, July 17, 2016

MAHER - HANDLER UNLOAD ON TRUMP KIDS

Fuckface Von Clownstick has been notorious throughout his career for making crude assessments of women based on their appearances — recall him saying that no one would vote for Carly Fiorina because of the way her face looked.

Netflix talk show host Chelsea Handler this week decided to hit back at Trump by giving him some of his own medicine, although she directed it at his son Eric.

During Thursday’s show, Handler talked with Bill Maher about the role that Trump’s children are playing in his campaign. Maher said that he was uncomfortable having the entire Trump family being so deeply involved in his presidential campaign.
“It’s very ‘Banana Republic’ to involve your children to that degree,” Maher said. “I mean, that’s what Saddam Hussein did.”

VIDEO COURTESY OF NETFLIX




When the time came to discuss Trump’s son Eric — whom Maher referred to as “Douchebag Von Fuckface Trump” — Handler made crude remarks about his physical appearance.
“He’s the worst-looking person ever,” she said. “I mean that face is just so unfuckable.”
Maher didn’t comment on his appearance, but he did say Eric was “a horrible person” since he’s also “the one who shoots lions in Africa.”






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Saturday, July 16, 2016

25 THINGS YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT ORANGE HITLER (TRUMP)

Bill Maher last night gave us another round of 25 things voters might not know about Orange Hitler .
“Sometimes, late at night, I worry that my obsessive self-aggrandizement and self-promotion are symptoms of inner weakness and a transparent, childish impulse that everyone can see,” Maher said, speaking as Trump. “I worry they’re laughing at how obvious it is that I’m an abandoned, frightened child swirling in my black emptiness. But then I tweet shit about my poll numbers and I feel better.”

VIDEO COURTESY OF HBO



Maher also didn't pass up the chance to bring back his running joke about Trump’s supposedly-simian background, as “fact” no. 9 stated that Trump “I can peel a banana with my feet.”





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Friday, July 15, 2016

ROLLINS PUMMELS MEDIA FOR GIULIANI’S ASSHAT COMMENTS

Henry Rollins took on the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in his latest column for L.A. Weekly. Rollins also excoriated news outlets for going to former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for analysis.
“The despicable litanies of willfully ignorant denial and misinformation I have heard spouted in the last several days by pieces of shit like Rudy Giuliani all but ensure that things will get worse,” Rollins wrote.
Giuliani appeared on several news shows following both the shootings and the demonstrations they sparked, arguing that black parents should teach their children to fear other members of their communities instead of police, and saying, “I saved a lot more black lives than Black Lives Matter.”
“The mainstream media outlets allow this utter crap to slide by unchallenged and, by doing so, legitimize falsehoods that could get people killed,” the former Black Flag lead singer said in response. “Ratings-based, 24/7, for-profit media is the complete death of true journalism and a catapult for propaganda.”
But in contrast to Giuliani’s rhetoric, Rollins also addressed white privilege in his column, saying that if white Americans “would immediately and collectively lose their minds” if they had to deal with even a fraction of the experiences black Americans go through in connection with the justice system.
“I’m an educated, Caucasian, heterosexual male. Does this ensure I will have success and live the American Dream? Obviously it doesn’t,” he wrote. “But it damn sure drops me on second base with a great opportunity to steal third.”




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Thursday, July 14, 2016

GIULIANI GETS SCHOOLED BY D.L. HUGHLEY

D. L. Hughley fired back at Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday after the former New York mayor claimed that Black Lives Matter was “inherently racist” and was “quickly becoming a terrorist group.”“You cannot tell me ‘all lives matter’ when some are treated distinctly different,” Hughley explained to CNN’s Chris Cuomo. “I can mourn for police officers that are slain and I can mourn for two young black men that were slain. I don’t have a moral dilemma in that.”
“I think that ‘all lives matter’ is a perversion of what makes Black Lives Matter special,” Cuomo agreed. “There is an obvious inequity.”
“Police officers have fears and biases,” Hughley explained. “But if your fears and biases get me killed, and my anger and frustration get you killed — act human, we are no more or no less human. Every time you turn around, somebody is making a moral reason why somebody was slain in the streets and it’s an aberrant behavior, and it would be aberrant if I said a young black man slaughtered five police officer or you see five police officers slay black men.”
“When Rudy Giuliani says that Black Live Matter are terrorists,” he continued, “let me tell you something, I don’t think all black people or all white people are all anything. But to be castigated with the same brush that they did [Dallas shooter] Micah Johnson would be the equivalent of me telling you all white people think like [Charleston church shooter] Dylann Roof. And that would be deeply offensive.”

VIDEO COURTESY OF CNN




According to Hughley, some in the media had failed to challenge Giuliani “because a lot of people want that narrative because it edifies their perspective.”
“Do you think he was trying to make a more innocuous point, have a love of humanity?” Cuomo wondered.
“I think there was nothing loving about that situation,” Hughley insisted. “I think he was brutal mayor who basically had a reign of terror of black people in this country — in this city. To me, taking advice from Rudy Giuliani is like Kim Kardashian giving me marriage advice. It is ridiculous.”
“It is ridiculous when you have a person who has set up some of the most heinous thing that have happened to black people in this country, and to say something like that every time somebody says something about injustice, they are the terrorists,” the comedian opined. “MLK would be considered a terrorist, Gandhi was a terrorist, Mandela was a terrorist. And all they were trying to do was fight for justice.”

"And to me, when old white men tell black men how to act, that’s the most ridiculous thing in the world. To tell black people to speak a certain way and to act a certain way is no different from telling a woman how to dress so she doesn’t get raped.”



Rudy Giuliani, congrats, you are today's worst person in the world. Enjoy numbnuts! 




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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

VICENTE FOX TELLS TRUMP – “USE YOUR MIND IF YOU HAVE ONE”

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has made it no secret about his disdain for Fuckface Von Clownstick. In several YouTube videos, Fox has gone from disgust and contempt to logically refuting everything Trump has said on the stump, even challenging him to debate.

Tuesday, however, Netflix host Chelsea Handler asked him for an update on his seething hatred of the man who could become president of the United States.
“What he has proposed and the way he offends,” Fox said trailing off a little. “It’s incredible.”
Fox continued that he can’t believe that Trump is actually close to occupying the same chair as some of the greatest leaders the country has ever had.
“It’s incredible that this guy with the crazy hair could be sitting in that chair,” Fox continued. “And, I mean, talking about building a wall. The wall is built already and Americans paid for it. It has served no purpose at all.”
Fox instead encourages “other ways and means to use your mind, if [Trump] has one. You can use your intelligence, if he has one, and go a different route.”

VIDEO COURTESY OF NETFLIX



While president, Fox said that he received visits from Sen. John McCain and the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, who worked with him on a bill for immigration reform for a week.
“It’s been sitting in Congress now for 10 years,” Fox said of the legislation that most believe will never pass the GOP-led House and Senate. “That bill has the solution to this problem, because I’m not for open borders, I think borders should have order.”
But order, Fox says, is not what Trump is proposing.




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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

CLOWNSTICK MOUTHPIECE GETS SLAMMED YET AGAIN

Guess who doesn’t have a clue when it comes to speaking on moral authority - or is even more clueless when it comes to lecturing black people about their lack of leadership in their own community?

Fuckface Von Clownstick mouthpiece Katrina Pierson

In an appearance on CNN Monday, Clownstick’s mouthpiece said that the current tensions between police and the black community represented a lack of leadership, from President Obama down to the black communities themselves.
“These are actually symptoms of a much greater problem, which is a severe lack of leadership, not just in this country but in the black community,” Pierson said. “This has stemmed from irresponsibility at the executive level. You have a first black president who injects himself in local issues, particularly when it comes to police, and now we have this problem.”
CNN contributor Bakari Sellers didn’t waste any time dropping the hammer on Pierson.

VIDEO COURTESY OF CNN



“I don’t really have any idea what Ms. Pierson’s talking about,” Sellers said. “To say that we don’t have any leadership in the African-American community or to say that we’re just some community walking around aimlessly trying to find or look for some Messiah, it’s just not the case.”

Later in the segment, Sellers said he couldn’t “let Katrina’s statements, which were borderline asinine, go unchecked.”

Pierson is an embarrassment to the human race every time she gets on CNN. Popcorn anyone?

Katrina Pierson, you are today’s worst person in the world. Congratulations!




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Monday, July 11, 2016

Under Obama, Police Have Never Been Safer. Huh, Who Knew?




Following the shooting of police officers in Dallas this week, conservatives raced to Twitter to blame President Barack Obama, but the data doesn’t support their complaints.
Former Rep. Joe Walsh tweeted, “Obama’s words & [Black Lives Matter]’s deeds have gotten cops killed.” Rep. Steve King claimed the shooting had “roots” in the “anti-white/cop events illuminated by Obama.”
But according to an analysis by the Chicago Tribune, blaming Obama or Black Live Matter activists, who began protesting shootings by police following the death of Michael Brown, isn’t supported by any of the data available. In fact, their claims are outright false.

The Officers Down Memorial Page paints a different picture than conservatives would have the public believe. The site tracks law enforcement officers murdered in the line of duty in real time and shows an average of 101 police officers deliberately killed each year under the Reagan administration. Under George H.W. Bush that number fell to 90, to 81 under Clinton and 72 deaths per year under George W. Bush.

As for the Obama administration, that number has continued to drop. The average number of police murdered during his presidency has fallen to an average 62 deaths each year through 2015. Looking at projections for 2016, that number stays the same.

There are so few officers being killed intentionally that just the Dallas shootings skew the data showing a 44 percent increase. Without the murders this week, the year-over-year rise would only have been 17 percent.

This isn’t about better medical care and quicker response time either. Under Obama’s administration, assaults on police officers have dropped as well. The FBI reports that in 1988, the final year of the Reagan administration, police had 15.9 assaults per every 100 law enforcement officers. However, at the end of the Clinton administration in 2000, that number dropped to 12.7 assaults for every 100 officers. Under the Bush administration, it fell again 11.3. The trend has continued under Obama’s administration. The most recent data from the FBI shows that in 2014 it decreased to 9.0.

Facts, they always ruin the narrative of the ignorant! 




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Sunday, July 10, 2016

USN REFUTES SNIPER CHRIS KYLE MEDAL ACCOUNT

Responding to reports that famed “American Sniper” Chris Kyle embellished his war record with claims of medals he never received, the US Navy has released his records showing he overstated his valor awards in his best-selling book.

In an unusual move, the Navy released the late Navy Seal’s discharge paperwork showing a discrepancy between what he stated in the book — which went on to become a box office smash — and what he was actually awarded, reports USAToday,

According to the Navy, no records were found for two of six Bronze Stars with combat ‘V’ and the second Silver Star, two of which he had said he received. The Navy did state that famed sniper had earned a single Silver Star and four Bronze Stars during his ten years of service.
“After thoroughly reviewing all available records, the Navy determined an error was made in the issuance of Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle’s form DD214,” Ensign Marc Rockwellpate, a Navy spokesman, said in a statement. “Specifically, the DD 214 did not accurately reflect the decorations and awards to which Kyle was officially entitled. After notifying his family of the error, the Navy issued a corrected copy of the DD 214, which accurately reflects Kyle’s years of honorable and extraordinary Navy service.”
Kyle never corrected the official record, which has cast a shadow over other claims made in his book.

Previously, Kyle was sued for defamation — and lost — after claiming he punched former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura, with a jury awarding Ventura $1.8 million.

Additionally questions were raised after Kyle claimed he shot dozens of looters in New Orleans in the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina.

According to the Navy, the second Silver Star would have made Kyle one of the most decorated service members in the post-9/11 era.

Kyle died in 2013 while mentoring a troubled veteran at a shooting range.

This embellishment tarnishes the credibility of Kyle. He was already a hero, why lie? Now every word we hear about the sniper will carry an asterisk with it, What a shame. 



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Saturday, July 9, 2016

YES, HE ACTUALLY SAID THAT

The Lt. Governor of Texas ripped into Black Lives Matter protestors as “hypocrites” for fleeing as the bullets flew Thursday night, killing five police officers.

While Dallas police expressed no animosity towards the attendees at the peaceful protest, with some posing for photos with protesters, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick attempted to rile up viewers at a time when Dallas Police Chief Dave Brown and Mayor Mike Rawlings had successfully called for calm and healing.

Patrick acknowledged that the protest was peaceful before launching into a rant, claiming:
 “All these officers last night lost their lives protecting people who were protesting against them. This has to end.”
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The lawmaker went on to claim that “Too many in the general public, who aren’t criminals but have a big mouth are creating situations like we saw last night.”
“We have to have their police back,” Patrick exclaimed. “And I’m sick and tired of those who are protesting our police and putting their lives in danger,” before adding, “All those protesters last night, they turned around and ran the other way expecting the men and women in blue to protect them. What hypocrites!”
Congratulations Dan Patrick, you are today's most disgusting human of the world, enjoy asshat!




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Friday, July 8, 2016

ERIC TRUMP, CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

GOP candidate Donald Trump may keep his cabinet “all in the family,” so to speak, with his son Eric Trump vouching for sister Ivanka as vice president on Thursday, according to Politico.

The Trump scion appeared on Thursday morning’s edition of “Fox & Friends,” telling host Steve Doocy, “She’s got the beautiful looks, right? She’s got — she’s smart, she’s smart, smart, smart. … She’s certainly got my vote.”

NOTE: Donald Trump has been mocked severely for raving about his daughter’s beauty and even saying he would date her if they weren’t related.
Doocy wanted to know if Ivanka Trump would be 35 years in age, the cut-off to legally serve as vice president.
“She’ll just be 35,” Eric Trump responded, and said her 35th birthday is Oct. 30, “so she’d just makes that by about by, you know, seven, eight days.”

Host Ainsley Earhardt said Ivanka Trump has the “business sense” for the position, to which her brother responded, “She’s amazing.


The younger Trump also responded to criticism that his father is anti-Semitic after a storm of controversy erupted over the weekend surrounding his tweet that showed a Star of David with a backdrop of $100 bills, calling his rival Hillary Clinton corrupt.
“You know, it’s interesting. My sister is Jewish,” Trump said. Ivanka converted to Judaism for her marriage to Jared Kushner. “My brother-in-law is Jewish. We hire more Jewish people in our organization than anybody. I mean, half of our organization is Jewish. I hear these claims, and it is so ridiculous, and it is really the worst part of politics.”






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