Category Archives: Politics & Government

#Fangate ‘was the moment [Gov. Scott] lost the election’

ICYMI, last night’s debate between Republican Governor Rick Scott and (now) Democrat Charlie Crist got off to rocky start when Scott refused to take the stage because there was a small fan (prohibited by debate rules) at the bottom of Crist’s lectern. Here’s Miami Herald reporter Marc Caputo’s live reaction to the controversy, quickly dubbed #Fangate on Twitter: Gov, Rick Scott is refusing to show up at the press debate because Charlie Crist has a fan under […]

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christmas cards 2019

The economics of Christmas is significant because Christmas is typically a peak selling season for retailers in many nations around the world. Sales increase dramatically as people purchase gifts, decorations, and supplies to celebrate. In the U.S., the “Christmas shopping season” starts as early as October. In Canada, merchants begin advertising campaigns just before Halloween (31 October) and step up their marketing following Remembrance Day on 11 November. In the UK and Ireland, the Christmas shopping season […]

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‘Judging you’: ‘Reagan photobomb’ steals spotlight from the Obamas [pic]

http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/437015391814959104 The White House tried to get cutesy with the caption on that pic of Barack and Michelle Obama, but conservative eyes were on the third person in the photo. Reagan “photobomb” for the win: http://twitter.com/#!/SamValley/status/437023611732254720 http://twitter.com/#!/baseballcrank/status/437015709172785153 http://twitter.com/#!/CakeAndCountry/status/437081164616970240 http://twitter.com/#!/TarheelKrystle/status/437016290323345408 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/02/22/ronald-reagan-is-judging-you-reagan-photobomb-steals-spotlight-from-the-obamas-pic/

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Unreal: Amb. Power ‘clarifies’ Daniel Pearl tweet; Doubles down on idiocy

http://twitter.com/#!/603Blake/status/437975576112943104 Evidently not. As Twitchy reported, Ambassador Power took to Twitter to share her oh-so-deep thoughts on Daniel Pearl, the journalist beheaded by jihadists in 2002. It was just part a of a “cycle of violence,” y’all! According to the morally bankrupt and idiotic ambassador. http://twitter.com/#!/rehnb1/status/437977548958334977 On Monday morning, she doubled down on the idiocy: http://twitter.com/#!/RickSheridan/status/437967502484578305 Flailing indeed. Take a gander: http://twitter.com/#!/BecketAdams/status/437966630287835136 http://twitter.com/#!/jonbassplayer/status/437976710643200000 She followed up with this: http://twitter.com/#!/AmbassadorPower/status/437965326714560513 The rightful backlash continues: http://twitter.com/#!/coolhandschlute/status/437966614948896768 http://twitter.com/#!/robbiehart21/status/437977036989026304 In her […]

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David Draiman hammers Piers Morgan for claim about Israel’s military strategy

http://twitter.com/#!/irish_queene/status/495273241800617984 Former CNN host Piers Morgan’s take on Israel and Hamas might be about what you’d expect: http://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/494912559376777216 Disturbed and Device vocalist David Draiman wasn’t happy with Morgan, to put it mildly: http://twitter.com/#!/DAVIDMDRAIMAN/status/495267851880505346 http://twitter.com/#!/DAVIDMDRAIMAN/status/495268137076408320 http://twitter.com/#!/DAVIDMDRAIMAN/status/495268866109370368 *** Related: Yes, please! David Draiman asks diplomatic dolt John Kerry for a favor David Draiman has a kick-ass message for the MSM and anti-Semites [pic] Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/02/you-fall-for-it-david-draiman-hammers-piers-morgan-for-claim-israel-has-a-child-slaughtering-military-strategy/

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‘Still an anti-gay extremist’: Hate for Jan Brewer in spite of veto

http://twitter.com/#!/sallykohn/status/438871012802048000 Arizona’s Republican Governor Jan Brewer announced Wednesday that she had vetoed #SB1062, which was exactly what many people had been calling on her to do. However, Brewer certainly didn’t win over Sally Kohn. But Kohn’s continued criticism was mild in comparison to some other hate that continues to be thrown Brewer’s way in spite of Wednesday’s veto: http://twitter.com/#!/Love__Nino/status/438859256318554112 http://twitter.com/#!/corinnacubillas/status/438856576594481153 http://twitter.com/#!/RobbieGeneva/status/438880329432977410 http://twitter.com/#!/Chris_A65/status/438862718628823040 http://twitter.com/#!/dlcpacfe/status/438891014615748609 http://twitter.com/#!/Torontoke/status/438848252297744384 http://twitter.com/#!/AliFameMafi/status/438838467586314240 #StayClassy. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/02/26/still-a-vicious-anti-gay-extremist-hate-thrown-at-jan-brewer-in-spite-of-sb1062-veto/

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‘Hear that, IS?’ ABC News’ Jonathan Karl told Obama will outline ISIS strategy soon

http://twitter.com/#!/dalegrounds/status/508371295126306816 It’s been over a week since President Obama informed Americans — and the rest of the world — that when it comes to dealing with ISIS, “we don’t have a strategy yet.” But all that’s about to change, according to Jonathan Karl: http://twitter.com/#!/jonkarl/status/508370085195821058 Just give Barry a few days to gather his thoughts. http://twitter.com/#!/blazerfan/status/508371653127340032 That’s just par for the course with Obama. http://twitter.com/#!/back_ttys/status/508371968341839872 http://twitter.com/#!/back_ttys/status/508372761254047744 http://twitter.com/#!/Jr88kyle/status/508371574823862273 *** Related: Brit Hume shares evolution of Obama’s ‘utter incoherence’ on ISIS Strategy? […]

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Reports: Iraqi PM Maliki resigns

http://twitter.com/#!/sshatipoglu/status/500007966788300800 Just in. http://twitter.com/#!/mrfabrizi/status/500004055394291712 http://twitter.com/#!/SarahJReports/status/500008755522961408 Twitchy will update as news develops. Via the New York Times: http://twitter.com/#!/DefenseOne/status/500010360498573312 Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki on Thursday night said he agreed to relinquish power, state television reported, a move that came after days of crisis in which Mr. Maliki’s deployment of extra security forces around the capital raised worries of a military coup. While the country is not at peace, Mr. Maliki’s decision, nonetheless, appeared to pave the way for […]

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‘Appalled and disgusted’: See why Travis Tritt is pissed off at US lawmakers

http://twitter.com/#!/TeriConsoldane/status/413017510615588865 Country star Travis Tritt doesn’t spend a lot of his Twitter time on politics. But when he does, he means business. http://twitter.com/#!/Travistritt/status/413020264734412800 Fox News has more on the provision that could cut U.S. military retirees’ benefits by $6 billion over 10 years. http://twitter.com/#!/Travistritt/status/413027543151673345 http://twitter.com/#!/Travistritt/status/413037456552783873 Tritt joined many others in using the #KeepYourPromise hashtag. http://twitter.com/#!/flipster48/status/412784619390779392 http://twitter.com/#!/hollyR_J_N/status/412767818967293953 http://twitter.com/#!/TellyStern/status/412856359164452864 http://twitter.com/#!/ErinInSavannah/status/412991010353201152 Editor’s note: This post has been updated with an additional tweet. Update: Tritt continues: http://twitter.com/#!/Travistritt/status/413040072250753024 Amen. Politicians on both sides of the […]

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Van Susteren: Sgt. Tahmooressi’s release NOT due to diplomatic pressure

http://twitter.com/#!/RICHMCLOUGHLIN/status/528548919886639106 Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren has made tireless efforts to bring Sgt. Tahmooressi’s imprisonment in Mexico to President Obama’s attention. Yesterday, Tahmooressi was released, and Van Susteren says diplomatic pressure from officials in the Obama administration had nothing to do with it: Judge released #marineheldinmexico #tahmooressi – NOT NOT DIPLOMATIC pressure — Greta Van Susteren (@greta) November 1, 2014 Thank you to judge for releasing #tahmooressi — Greta Van Susteren (@greta) November 1, 2014 A month […]

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