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Pence Walkout Was a Cynical, Expensive, Pre-Planned Stunt

Susan Wright noted earlier that Mike Pence walked out of the Colts/49ers game, ostensibly because he was offended that the 49ers decided to “take a knee” during the national anthem. Here’s the thing: he knew this was going to happen. The press was told to remain in the parking lot, and

If Nothing Else, Donald Trump Is Right About Mitch McConnell

It must be painful for Donald Trump to sit in his office and think about all the plans he had for being a guy who got things done, only to realize it’s not happening. I mean, let’s face it: Trump has absolutely nothing significant other than the nomination of Neil Gorsuch

BREAKING: Harvey Weinstein’s Contract Terminated by The Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein, left, and Georgina Chapman arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) After an explosive New York Times report was published earlier this week detailing decades of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault by Harvey Weinstein toward female

Andrew C. McCarthy: Hmmm, Maybe There Could Be Something to This Russia Investigation After All

Yesterday, Andrew C. McCarthy of National Review published a piece about Trump and Russia titled Collusion and the Trump Dossier. The piece represents a fairly marked shift in his opinions regarding the legitimacy of Robert Mueller’s probe — and the potential validity of the allegations of the infamous Trump dossier

What Is the Backstory on the New Ban on Electronic Devices in the West Wing?

Via Pixabay This story originates with Rachel Maddow so it may or may not be true. The Secret Service has directed its agents protecting the White House to ban personal mobile devices in the West Wing, according to a memo obtained by MSNBC. The memo, which was reportedly sent out by the

Despite Earlier Reports, Colin Kaepernick Remains Defiant

Oops! So did he say it, or did Colin Kaepernick get chided by his fellow revolutionaries, after a reporter for CBS Sports said that Kaepernick was ready to stand for the national anthem, if only someone would give him the chance to wear another football jersey. At least, without coming right out

RedState’s Water Cooler – October 8, 2017 – Open Thread – “The Original Ace of Aces”

A few weeks ago the RedState Department of History profiled America’s “Ace of Aces”, Richard Bong, on the anniversary of his death in 1945. This week, we examine the man whose record for aerial kills Bong broke, on the anniversary of his birth. On this date in 1890, Edward Vernon Rickenbacker,

What on Earth Was Dove Soap Thinking With This Ad?

Dove soap has earned a reputation over the last decade for thinking outside the box when it comes to adveritising their beauty and soap products. They’ve launched multiple campaigns featuring women of varying body types and weight. They’ve partnered with famed African-American screenwriter Shonda Rhimes to highlight women of color

You Won’t Believe What Colin Kaepernick Is Saying Now About the National Anthem (VIDEO)

While all this kneeling is going on throughout the National Football League, we should consider where it started. Former San Francisco 49er quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, clinging to his spot, due to his own lack of skills, felt he’d up his profile a bit, maybe hang on to his spot by kneeling

NFL Protests Drive Vice President Pence Out of the Stadium and to Social Media

I thought after last Sunday’s horrific events, we could see a period of coming together, to mourn, comfort, and support each other. That’s what I thought, but we’re not really that country, anymore. Vice President Mike Pence thought he would enjoy a day out to watch the Indianapolis Colts take on the

Great News. California Makes It Almost Legal to Knowingly Give Others HIV/AIDS

Do you have HIV/AIDS. Does celibacy or condom use really keep you from the sexual fulfillment that was rightfully yours but you were deterred by the thought of a long prison term? Well, fear no more. California says if you want to give someone else a chronic and possibly fatal

Senator Bob Corker’s Remarkable Response to Trump’s Latest Twitter Tirade

Republican Senator Bob Corker has responded to President Trump’s Twitter tantrum against him this morning. The response will raise some eyebrows: It's a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. Someone obviously missed their shift this morning. — Senator Bob Corker (@SenBobCorker) October 8, 2017 Wow. Corker is a lame

Salon Misses The Point On Sales Surges Following Mass Shooting Incidents

I don’t expect the people at Salon to understand much about guns. Most of them wouldn’t know the difference between fully-auto or semi-auto if it jumped up on their face and wiggled. Yet, as a large-ish news outlet, I do expect them to try and figure out just what is

That’ll teach him! DNC gives away 10% of Weinstein’s donations (to Dem orgs)

**Written by Doug Powers The DNC is making a symbolic gesture against mega-Dem donor and fundraiser Harvey Weinstein by giving a fraction of the money he’s donated to the party away to organizations that support the Democratic Party. This is known as the “out of one pocket and into another in