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Monday, February 29, 2016


Two days after disavowing an endorsement from David Duke, [Fuckface Von Clownstick] Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he doesn’t know anything about the former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard. But that was not his tune back in 2000.

“I disavow it, OK,” he said on Friday when asked about Duke urging white supremacists to support his campaign.

But in an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN’s State of the Union, Trump declined to unequivocally condemn the racism of Duke or disavow the support of white supremacists. Instead, he feigned ignorance.
“Well, just so you understand, I don’t anything about David Duke, OK? I don’t even know anything about what you’re talking about with white supremacy or white supremacists. Did he endorse me, or what’s going on? I know nothing about David Duke. I know nothing about white supremacists,” Trump told Tapper.


Trump does know who David Duke is, however. In 2000, when he said he would not seek the Reform Party nomination, Trump said that the party was too splintered to successfully back a presidential candidate.
“As you know, the Reform Party has got some pretty big problems,” Trump said on World News Now in 2000. “Not the least of which is Pat Buchanan, David Duke, Fulani, and it’s a problem.”
Trump also wrote in the New York Times, “Although I am totally comfortable with the people in the New York Independence Party, I leave the Reform Party to David Duke, Pat Buchanan and Lenora Fulani. That is not company I wish to keep.”

Tapper rephrased the question and tried again but Trump said he “had to look at the group” and asked for a list of the white supremacist groups. When he asked Trump specifically about the Ku Klux Klan, Trump simply repeated that he had never heard of or met Duke.

Although Duke first supported Trump in August, he asked supporters to volunteer on Wednesday. Duke said, “get off your duff … call Donald Trump’s headquarters, volunteer. They’re screaming for volunteers,” according to the New Orleans Advocate.

Roger West

Sunday, February 28, 2016


Pushing back at the internal fighting that has morphed from within the Republican Party over the 2016 GOP nomination, a Clownstick [Trump] supporter got a bit carried away and blurted “We have gone bat shit,” live on CNN Saturday

Appearing during a panel discussion on CNN, radio host Scottie Nell Hughes was visibly aggravated by Thursday’s GOP debate that saw candidates Donald Trump, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz standing on the stage yelling at each other while CNN moderator Wolf Blitzer stood helplessly by.


Saying Rubio had pledged to not attack Clownstick, Hughes was dismayed by the change in tactics by the Florida senator during the debate.
“In 24 hours we see the most rabid frothing politician that I’ve seen yet,” she explained. “Spewing nothing but lies from him that night.”
Asked ” What does that do to the party?” Hughes went off on a rant that found her swearing on live TV — which she realized seconds after her outburst as the other guests laughed.
“It absolutely destroys our party,” she exclaimed. “I think both of those politicians — Governor Christie and Senator Graham are right. We have gone bat shit.”

Roger West

Saturday, February 27, 2016


Bill Maher closed out his show last night by undermining [Fuckface Von Clownstick] Donald Trump’s complaints over the use of foul language by former Mexican President Vicente Fox.

“Talk about the pot calling the kettle orange,” Maher quipped, before showing a barrage of clips of the Republican presidential front-runner cursing during various public speeches.


The feud between Trump and Fox began on Thursday when Fox denounced Trump’s oft-stated promise that, should he be elected president, he would make Mexico pay for the construction of an elaborate wall along the US-Mexico border. Fox said during an interview, “I am not going to pay for that fucking wall,” and doubled down on the statement on Friday after Trump demanded an apology.

However, Maher said, the rise of “Andrew Dice Trump” in the race revealed that voters are enjoying his coarse brand of speaking.

“They kind of like it when a politician drops the facade and talks the way we all really talk,” he explained.

Maher then staged his own State of the Union address — an illustration, he said, of where the shifting tone in political discourse could go. Casting himself as the president in the scene, he quickly announced that “the state of our union is fucking awesome.”

Roger West

Friday, February 26, 2016


After winning the Nevada Republican caucuses, [Fuckface Von Clownstick] Donald Trump used his victory speech to show his affection for the poorly educated among his fan base.
“We won the evangelicals,” Trump said. “We won with young. We won with old. We won with highly educated. We won with poorly educated; I love the poorly educated.”


In response, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel unveiled a totally fake, but pretty spot-on campaign ad created by Trump’s uneducated—and proud of it!—supporters.

These champions of Trump believe the U.S. needs a “leeder,” a president who will take on the “terists,” and lock down the “Mexico/Merica” border.

Sure, it’s a gag, but with 20 percent of Trump backers going on record with their belief that slavery was a good thing this country gave up on way too soon, it’s probably not so far off the mark.

Roger West

Thursday, February 25, 2016


Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus insisted to CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Wednesday that his party was not fracturing over the popularity of Fuckface Von Clownstick [Donald J. Trump].

Following Clownstick’s Tuesday win in the Nevada caucuses, Camerota asked Priebus if it was time for the entire GOP to embrace the frontrunner.
“I embrace all of these candidates,” Priebus said. “There folks are competing to join us. They are competing to join the Republican Party as our nominee depending on what the delegates decide to do or who wins the requisite amount of delegates.”
“In Cleveland, we’re going to vote on the floor for who that nominee is,” he continued. “That nominee joins the Republican Party. That’s what’s happening.”


“But you’re making it sound simpler than, in fact, it is,” Camerota pointed out.
“Because as we have heard time and again over the past few weeks, there is a whole chunk of the Republican establishment that is not embracing Clownstick. In fact, they’re rejecting him. We have heard about all of the big donors, all of the Republican Party elders, all of the people in Congress who are basically saying anyone but Clownstick.”
“You can’t pretend that there’s not a large chunk of the Republican Party that doesn’t want Clownstick,” the CNN host charged.
“And it’s a big party,” Priebus replied. “We’re in great shape to win in November. But yeah, we have drama, there’s some intrigue going on in our party. But there’s intrigue going on the other side too.”

Roger West

Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Fuckface Von Clownstick again on Tuesday said he could murder people and his supporters would stay loyal.

Last month, the GOP front runner and real estate mogul said he could shoot someone in cold blood and he would maintain his lead with voters.
“They say I have the most loyal people,” Clownstick said in January, “Where I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters, okay? It’s like incredible.”

On Tuesday, during a pre-caucus rally in Nevada, Clownstick repeated his claim that he could kill someone without consequence, at least in the polls.
“Sixty-eight percent,” he said, “would not leave under any circumstance. I think that means murder, I think it means anything, okay?”

Roger West

Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Days after becoming the first New York police officer found guilty of an on-duty shooting in more than a decade, Officer Peter Liang claims he is not responsible for Akai Gurley’s death. Responding to a $50 million lawsuit filed over a year ago by the mother of Gurley’s child, Kimberly Ballinger, Liang and his former partner have filed court papers that blame the shooting on Gurley.

Liang shot Gurley in the chest while the 28-year-old victim was walking down a dark stairwell. Liang, who maintains his gun “just went off,” fired when he heard a noise. Neither he nor his former partner, Officer Shaun Landau, administered CPR. Melissa Butler, Gurley’s girlfriend at the time, said Liang walked away without offering any medical assistance.

Liang was ultimately convicted of second-degree manslaughter and officer misconduct, while Landau was fired from the NYPD.

But according to documents obtained by the New York Daily News, the two maintain that “the alleged incident and damages, if any, were wholly or in part caused by the culpable conduct.”

The language is standard for a wrongful death defense, but Ballinger still felt it was inappropriate in this case. “I can’t believe the police officers are trying to say that Akai did something to cause this wrongful shooting and his death, when all he did was try to walk down a public staircase,” she told the New York Daily News. In addition to the two officers, her wrongful death lawsuit also faults the city and the New York City Housing Authority.

Liang and Landau are currently represented by the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA).

“Since we are required to file an answer to the complaint prior to any discovery being conducted, without access to any investigatory reports, we would be remiss in our duty not to include such a cross claim in our answer, so that’s what we did,” their lawyer told the New York Daily News.

Gurley is far from the first person to be blamed for his own harm by law enforcement. At the time of Gurley’s death, the NYPD was also launching a public relations campaign to argue that Eric Garner, who died from an illegal chokehold by a police officer, was complicit in his own killing. Rank-and-file police officers and police union officials claimed that Garner resisted arrest and should not have been selling the illegal cigarettes that triggered the police encounter. Lawyers for the officer who used the illegal maneuver also said Garner had to be breathing in order to say “I can’t breathe.”

“What we did not hear from the mayor is that you can not go out and break the law. […] You cannot resist arrest,” PBA President Patrick Lynch said of Garner’s death. “We need to teach our children to respect police officers.”

[Cross-posted from thinkprogress]


Monday, February 22, 2016


CNN host Jake Tapper called out Donald Trump over the weekend for promising to win over African-American voters while republishing messages from white supremacists on Twitter.

On the Sunday edition of CNN’s State of the Union, Tapper pointed out that Republican Party officials were concerned that Trump would lose the general election because he could not win at least 30 percent of the non-white vote.
“A lot of Republican leaders in D.C. struggle to envision you accomplishing this, especially given that fact that there are white supremacists groups and individuals like that who support you, some of whom you’ve even retweeted,” Tapper noted.
“Well, that, I know nothing about,” Trump replied with a grimace. “I don’t now about retweeting. You retweet somebody and they turn out to be white supremacists. I know nothing about these groups that are supporting me.”

The billionaire candidate promised to “bring over a lot of Democrats.”
“The other thing is African-American voters, I think I’m going to get a tremendous amount,” Trump opined. “And you’ve seen the stories where African-American leaders are saying, ‘You know, my people really like Trump!'”
“Because I’m going to bring jobs back from China and Mexico and Japan and Vietnam and India and all these places,” he added. “I’m going to do great with the African-Americans.”

Roger West

Sunday, February 21, 2016


Fuckface Von Clownstick, again has made a big to-do about building a giant wall between the United States and Mexico, made a bizarre claim during his victory speech on Saturday.
“I have thousands and thousands of Hispanics… I lead with the Hispanics. I’m leading in every poll with Hispanics,” Clownstick said. “They love me, I love them.”
He then went on to accuse China of theft and other countries of taking advantage of the U.S. and promising to repeal Obamacare.

The real estate mogul beat out his rivals to win the South Carolina primary on Saturday with 33 percent of the votes, followed by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at 22 percent. Ted Cruz came in third at 21.7 percent as of 6 p.m. Pacific. The contest saw rival Jeb Bush suspending his campaign.

Clownstick is in no way in a favorable position with Hispanic voters, according to The Hill. Over three-fourths of Hispanic Americans have an unfavorable opinion of him. Roughly 80 percent of that group view him unfavorably.

Clownstick also said during his speech that he would make Mexico pay for the wall he plans to build, a crowd-pleasing tactic he uses, according to the New York Times.

Roger West

Saturday, February 20, 2016


As only this asshole can, Fuckface Von Clownstick [Donald J Trump] used a debunked story about US Gen. John Pershing supposedly executing Muslim prisoners to portray himself as being willing to pursue terrorists more aggressively, MSNBC reported on Friday.

Clownstick cited the story during a speech in Charleston, South Carolina, telling supporters they could “read it in the history books.” In fact, according to the fact-checking site, the story — as he presented it — originated online in 2001.

The real estate magnate said that Pershing ordered the execution of Muslim prisoners in the Philippines.
“He took 50 bullets, and he dipped them in pig’s blood,” Clownstick said. “And he had his men load his rifles and he lined up the 50 people, and they shot 49 of those people. And the 50th person he said ‘You go back to your people and you tell them what happened.’ And for 25 years there wasn’t a problem, OK?”
According to Snopes, the incident is not mentioned in biographies of Pershing. Other accounts of his actions while serving as governor for the country’s Moro Providence depict Pershing as wanting to minimize casualties and only threatening to use the “pig’s blood” punishment.

On Friday, Clownstick also returned to his criticism of water-boarding, which he has described as “minimal, minimal, minimal torture.”
“Can you imagine these people when they sit around at night, eating whatever they’re eating, and talking about the United States that they’re actually worried about waterboarding as being a little bit cruel?” Clownstick said. “And these people chop off heads. These people must think we are the dumbest and the weakest and the stupidest people on Earth.”

Roger West

Friday, February 19, 2016


Hustler porn mogul Larry Flynt may have scored a unanimous ruling from the Supreme Court in
Hustler v. Falwell but that doesn’t mean he’s a fan of deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. In an interview with Larry King on his show “PoliticKING,” the host asked how he felt about Scalia’s death given that Scalia was part of the vote in favor of Flynt in 1988.
“I don’t like to speak ill of someone that passed on,” Flynt began. “But it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. He’s done more damage to that court than any other human being in 250 years. He moved it to the right. This goes to the right of Attila the Hun. A lot of bad legislation come out of there that he was guiding. He was often the fifth vote and anyone will tell ya that 5-4 decisions make bad law ’cause you got four votes and then you got five votes to make the deciding factor just like Gore v. Bush it pushed the election in the 2000 campaign.”
Flynt went on to say that he prefers a more centrist judge on the court because it’s more reflective of America as a whole. “I don’t believe that this country is to the left or to that it’s to the right. And when it comes to the Supreme Court, they want fairness. They want somebody that is right down the middle. And I don’t know if we’ll get that but when Ronald Reagan was president at the end of his term, he nominated Kennedy with a democratic senate and they approved him.”


He continued talking about the threats the GOP has been making to hold up the nomination regardless of who is nominated. Reiterating the concern of having a 4-4 split that defers to the lower court’s ruling, he said that it would be problematic in the Texas abortion case or on immigration. 
“Both those could end up with a 4-4 split and the lower court decision would stand which would be bad.”
“I think they need to get someone in there they can all agree on and get him confirmed,” Flint said. “I think it could have ramifications that will really backfire if the Senate tries to hold that over.”

Roger West

Thursday, February 18, 2016


Glenn Beck; “God had to kill Antonin Scalia to help put Ted Cruz in the White House”.

Glenn Beck has been campaigning for Ted Cruz this week in South Carolina, so he hasn’t been able to keep up his radio schedule. He did take a moment to call in on Tuesday to talk about the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

Beck’s co-host Pat Gray couldn’t understand why God wouldn’t allow Scalia to live on until the election had finished. According to Right Wing Watch, Beck swiftly called the show to explain that God’s motivation for taking the Justice had everything to do with Ted Cruz’s campaign for president. Evidently, Beck believes Scalia’s death will motivate Americans to elect him if they are faced with the haunting reality of a world without the Justice to fight for their liberty.

“I just woke the American people up,” Beck said, pretending to be the mind of God. “I took them out of the game show moment and woke enough of them up to say, ‘look at how close your liberty is to being lost. You now have lost your liberty. You replace one guy and you now have 5-4 decisions in the other direction. Just with this one guy, you’ve lost your liberty so you’d better elect somebody that is going to be somebody on the court because for the next 30 years, if you don’t, the Constitution as you know it is gone.'”
“The Constitution is hanging by a thread!” he proclaimed, repeating a line he has used on the stump. “That thread has just been cut and the only way that we survive now is if we have a true constitutionalist.”

Someone should make a montage of all these pro-Cruz videos from Beck after Cruz loses.

Roger West

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


GOPer falls out of line on party’s stance to stonewall Obama Supreme Court nominee.

Senate Republicans’ widespread vow to automatically block any Supreme Court nominee President Obama puts forth may be wavering.

Within minutes of Justice Antonin Scalia passing away on Saturday, Republicans declared that they would automatically block any replacement Obama would appoint during the 11 months he has left in office. Soon after, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced his intention to block any replacement until a new president takes office in 2017.

But a conservative senator from North Carolina is breaking with his colleagues and calling for the GOP to at least give consideration to a potential replacement.

Appearing on The Tyler Cralle Show on Tuesday morning, Sen. Thom Tillis cautioned against vowing to automatically block any nominee.
“I think we fall into the trap if just simply say sight unseen, we fall into the trap of being obstructionists,” Tillis said.
(relevant portion begins at 1:58):

Still, Tillis, who was elected to the Senate in 2014, did not sound like a man ready to vote a potential Obama nominee, even if he believes the person deserves a hearing. “If he puts forth someone that we think is in the mold of President Obama’s vision for America, then we’ll use every device available to block that nomination,” Tillis said. He advised the president to nominate someone who has “an almost identical resume and capabilities of Justice Scalia.”

Even so, the fact that a senator is willing to go against his party and say that Obama’s potential nominee deserves to be considered is a noteworthy break with the current Republican majority.

Roger West

Tuesday, February 16, 2016


Rachel Maddow of MSNBC dismantled Republicans’ reasons on Monday for pushing to resist any Supreme Court nominations until after this year’s election.
“There are now eight justices on the United States Supreme Court, which requires nine justices, and we suddenly — in the midst of what is already a chaotic political season — have bumbled into what appears to be not yet a constitutional crisis, but right now a giant stress test for our democracy. We haven’t had a Supreme Court seat held open for a year in this country since the US Civil War,” she said, tapping her desk loudly for emphasis. “And the reason we had one held over then was because of the US Civil War. What’s the excuse now?”


The vacancy created by the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday, she said, was different by “an order of magnitude” from typical partisan disputes, yet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and several GOP presidential candidates have already vowed to block any nominations President Barack Obama might submit to restore the high court to nine members.

“That is a position of almost unprecedented radicalism in American history and in American politics,” she argued.

To illustrate the importance of having a full court in place before the election, Maddow outlined a scenario in which this year’s contest could produce a tie in the Electoral College vote or a result so close it could produce a contested recount in one state.
“In an incredibly close election, that can happen,” she said. “And it’s all happening at the level of one state. But it puts the country, basically, into crisis. Because there’s this impasse as to how the election is gonna be decided. and that is hilarious and amazing and exciting on election night. But then you wake up the next morning and you realize there’s no pick.”

Roger West

Monday, February 15, 2016

Fox Told Beck To Not Push Prayer Because It Takes God’s Attention Off Of War

At Ted Cruz rally on Saturday at the Springmaid Beach Resort in South Carolina, Glenn Beck took the stage to stump for his presidential candidate, but the speech quickly turned to being more about himself. The former Fox News host claims that he left his comfortable job for the right-wing network due to his exuberance for prayer.
“I was told, ‘Stop telling people to pray.’ I was told not to tell people to pray on their knees because there’s a lot of people in the audience whose knees hurt and I make them feel bad,” Beck explained in a Facebook video. “I was told, ‘Stop praying because that takes God’s focus off the important things like war.’ I was just like, ‘Uh huh. Wow. I thought I was gonna get this speech at CNN.'”

He explained to the person that he understood the instruction but four months later he was called in and questioned again. They allegedly asked Beck, “do you realize how many times you’ve said the word ‘God’ on the air since?” It was evidently 91 times in over 120 days.

While Beck claims to have had a soul-searching conversation with his wife where they decided he should leave, he claims the “head” didn’t want him to. “I wanted to stay there … the guy who runs the place told me, ‘You’re not leaving.'” Though Beck didn't identify if it was CEO Rupert Murdoch or Fox News head Roger Ailes. He continued, claiming the “guy who runs the place” said that Fox has made Beck rich and famous and “nobody leaves.”

Beck insisted that he said he was leaving anyway “and that’s because God said to me, ‘If you don’t leave now, you’re not going to leave without your soul. Because once you start wanting it, that’s when you start compromising.”

Fox News disputes Beck’s claim, telling Politico several years ago,
“Glenn Beck wasn’t trying to save his soul, he was trying to save his ass. Advertisers fled his show and even Glenn knows what that means in our industry. Yet, we still tried to give him a soft landing. Guess no good deed goes unpunished.”
Beck has been campaigning for Cruz in early primary and caucus states with a religious message going so far as to claim that Cruz will get them through the Rapture. But he isn’t the only one, wife Heidi Cruz gave a radio interview where she talked about how her husband was going to “show the face of God” to America.

Roger West

Saturday, February 6, 2016


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Friday, February 5, 2016


“Pro-life” broadcaster Sandy Rios dismissed concerns about the Flint water crisis and the Zika virus as liberal conspiracy theories that weren’t worthy of her concern.

Sandy Rios is the American Family Association’s director of governmental affairs and the host of a daily syndicated radio program, said neither health crisis posed as much threat as Islamic State militants or Latino immigrants, reported Right Wing Watch.

A caller asked Rios, who campaigns against both abortion and contraception, why she and other conservatives had been largely silent about the Flint water crisis, which was caused in no small part by directives imposed on city officials by the state’s Republican administration.

Rios blamed the city’s Democratic city officials, who were largely powerless to refuse state orders, and said she didn’t care about the issue as much as she feared ISIS and “our out-of-control borders.”
“The whole issue in Michigan — the left loves to, they’re now creating this, I’m sorry, I’m going to really go out on a limb here, this Zika virus which I haven’t talked about,” Rios said. “They love to come up with tragedies and they love to blame and they love to scare people. I think this issue in Michigan is a serious one, but I don’t think it’s the big issue that these other issues are.”

The Zika epidemic in Brazil has been blamed for an increase in microcephaly — a congenital condition that causes abnormally small heads and incomplete brain development — and other fetal medical conditions.

Legal scholars and at least one judge say the harm is so profound that they’re prepared to challenge Brazil’s restrictive abortion laws — which ban the procedure unless the mother’s life is endangered or the pregnancy is the result of rape.

Medical experts say all children under age 6 in Flint — that’s more than 8,600 kids, based on U.S. Census data — were likely exposed to lead in their drinking water.

There is no safe level of lead in the human body, but the toxic metal’s effects are most severe in the developing brains and nervous systems of young children and fetuses.

The caller accused Rios of “devaluing black life” in dismissing concerns about Flint’s drinking water — but the broadcaster insisted she had no idea whether the city’s residents were mostly black or white.

Rios, who has blamed abortion on “promiscuous white men” and “promiscuous black ones like our president,” frequently warns that Central American migrants are spreading measles and other diseases when they arrive in the U.S.

She also said women who have had abortions become “hard as nails” and “mean and evil and angry.”

Rios was won a variety of awards for her anti-choice and anti-LGBT activism — including the 2005 Henry Hyde Leadership Award, a Pro-Life Action League’s Protector Award, the conservative Eagle Forum’s Excellence Award and Family PAC’s 1999 Conservative of the Year.

Let's be clear readers, this right wing lunatic is the furthest this from "pro-life" 

Congratulations Ms. Rios, you are a dual award winner today. You are both today's worst person of the world and today's Darwin award winner. Enjoy numbnuts!

Roger West

Thursday, February 4, 2016


Lewis Black said the most surprising news out of Iowa was that Ben Carson, who briefly challenged Donald Trump for Republican frontrunner status, announced he was flying home to Florida for a change of clothes.

Black, who took part Tuesday in a panel discussion on “The Nightly Show,” said he can’t believe some voters went for Carson despite his latest bizarre pronouncement.
“That kind of leads into the other thing, that someone that really batsh*t crazy scores, like, 10 percent in Iowa,” Black said. “I mean, seriously.”
Black agreed with host Larry Wilmore and two other panelists, Rory Albanese and Franchesca Ramsey, that Sen. Marco Rubio likely posed the most serious challenge to Hillary Clinton.

But Black said he had serious concerns about Rubio’s qualifications for the presidency.
“The other thing with him, we’re going to watch on-the-job training, and I just can’t do this again,” he said. “I mean, Barack Obama, part of the problem was on-the-job training.”
Wilmore suggested that racist opposition to Obama played a bigger role in limiting his accomplishments, and Black agreed to a point.
“It was absolutely that, but also it was dealing with — it’s the same position of a guy who’s in the Senate who hasn’t been in the Senate long enough,” Black said.
Wilmore pointed out that Sen. Ted Cruz, who won the GOP caucuses in Iowa, has a similar background — and Black feigned a heart attack.
“Here’s what Rubio’s problem is right now — both Trump and Cruz are both bullies,” Black said. “So I think that they’re going to kind of punch him. What I really find interesting about Cruz, after everything else, is that people don’t seem to have noticed that he is a bully. Trump is an obvious bully. Cruz is the bully who acts weird, and he’s acting weird all the time, and so you end up doing what the weird guy wants you to do so he’ll stop acting weird.”


“I believe there’s a touch, and I know this will offend you, there’s a touch of ferret in his family,” he said.

Roger West

Wednesday, February 3, 2016


Stephen Colbert celebrated Fuckface Von Clownstick’s [Donald Trump’s] second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses and the resulting mockery in the New Yorker’s hometown tabloid newspapers.

The “Late Show” host said Sen. Ted Cruz’s victory suggested his attacks on Clownstick’s “New York values” might have resonated with voters, but he said the city’s newspapers seemed to forget the real estate tycoon’s passionate defense of their shared home.


The New York Post, for example, ran with the headline “Cruz-ified,” while the New York Daily News used an illustration of Trump with sad clown makeup and the headline, “Dead clown walking.”

“Thanks for sticking up for us, Donald — oh, you came in second? Go fuck yourself,” Colbert said.
Despite the loss, Clownstick vowed to return to Iowa “many, many times,” and he even suggested he might buy a farm there.

If you can’t imagine Trump as a farmer, check out his during the 56th primetime Emmys program — when the reality TV star dressed up in overalls and sang the “Green Acres” theme song.

Roger West

Tuesday, February 2, 2016



The New York Daily News wasted no time ripping Donald Trump’s surprise loss in Monday’s Iowa Republican caucus.

The newspaper — which painted the erstwhile GOP front-runner as an Islamic State member late last year — called him a “dead clown walking” in its Tuesday cover story, which it unveiled Monday night on Twitter

Trump came in second to Sen. Ted Cruz in the caucus, and narrowly escaped slipping to third place behind another Tea Party lawmaker, Sen. Marco Rubio.

Roger West

Monday, February 1, 2016


A former staffer from Fuckface Von Clownstick’s [Donald Trump’s] 2016 campaign for president alleges that the campaign pays women staffers less than men as a matter of course and that sexism is rampant among the former reality TV star’s campaign staff.

According to the New York Times, former staffer Elizabeth Mae Davidson, 26, filed a complaint with the Davenport, Iowa Civil Rights Commission alleging that men working for the campaign were paid more than women doing the same jobs and that male campaign staffers were allowed to plan and speak at rallies while women were expected to keep quiet and follow orders.

Furthermore, Davidson said, when Trump was confronted with herself and another female campaign volunteer at a rally last summer, the billionaire mogul said, “You guys could do a lot of damage,” in apparent reference to their looks.

When the Times asked Trump if he’d made the apparently sexist remark, he replied, “That is not the worst thing that could be said. But I never said it. It’s not in my vocabulary.”

Davidson filed the complaint on Tuesday in Davenport, Iowa’s third largest city. Until she was fired, she worked as the campaign’s field organizer.

Trump’s campaign claims Davidson was fired for performance-related issues.

“My people tell me she did a terrible job,” he told the Times.

The billionaire real-estate mogul then lashed out at the Times for running the story a day ahead of Monday’s Iowa caucuses, saying the newspaper’s reporting “could damage my chances.”

Davidson alleges that she was fired for making disparaging remarks about high-ranking campaign staff and breaking the nondisclosure agreement she signed as a condition of her employment with Trump 2016.

Her termination came a day after the Jan. 14 publication of a New York Times article that accused the Trump campaign of being “amateurish and halting, committing basic organizing errors.”

Davidson explained in an interview that she made $2,000 per month as a part-time worker for the campaign. Men with similar positions and levels of authority were paid $3,500 to $4,000 per month, she said.

“As a result of this discrimination I have suffered lost wages, mental anguish and damage to my career,” Davidson said in her complaint.

Her lawyer, Dorothy A. O’Brien, told the Times that the complaint would trigger an automatic investigation by the Davenport civil rights agency. After 60 days, Davidson has the option of allowing the agency to continue its investigation or filing suit in state court.

When asked if she would be attending Monday’s caucuses for Trump, Davidson said, “Some of the bad things about him I dismissed, because I was working for the candidate. Now, I’m more critical, especially how he treats women.”