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Sarah Palin’s Tweet Calling Stacey Abrams A ‘Literal Loser’ Hilariously Backfires

Sarah Palin’s Tweet Calling Stacey Abrams A ‘Literal Loser’ Hilariously Backfires | Addicting Info

 

Failed vice presidential candidate and half-term Governor Sarah Palin took to her Twitter account to call Stacey Abrams a “literal loser” on Tuesday. Abrams, by the way, studied public policy at the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs and earned a Master of Public Affairs degree in 1998. Then in 1999, she earned a law degree from Yale Law School. She lost her bid for Governor in deep red Georgia in a rigged race but it was closer than expected. Abrams is set to deliver the response to Donald Trump’s State of the Union address next week, so Palin jumped in to call her a loser.

That backfired immediately.

Reminder: Sarah Palin wasn’t even invited to Sen. John McCain’s funeral.

Updated card and rumored matches for WWE WrestleMania 35

Updated card and rumored matches for WWE WrestleMania 35

 

At WWE Fastlane, it looked like the groundwork was laid for more feuds to culminate at WrestleMania. Here is the updated card for this year’s show with matches that have been officially announced and scroll down for matches that are likely but not yet announced.

Announced matches

WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Seth Rollins

WWE Raw Women’s Championship – Triple Threat Match
Ronda Rousey (Champion) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Buddy Murphy vs. TBD (Winner of a tournament)

Likely matches, based on storylines

WWE Championship
Daniel Bryan (Champion) vs. Kofi Kingston

WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship
Sasha Banks and Bayley (Champions) vs. Natalya & Beth Phoenix vs. Tamina & Nia Jax

Batista vs. Triple H

Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles

Shane McMahon vs. The Miz

Andrade vs. Rey Mysterio

Rumored matches

Samoa Joe vs. John Cena

Roman Reigns vs. Dean Ambrose

Says he didn’t call Tim Cook by the wrong name, we heard it incorrectly!!

Says he didn’t call Tim Cook by the wrong name, we heard it incorrectly!!

 

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The crazy is strong in this one, Obi-Wan.

Axios has the inside scoop on Donald Trump’s speech to RNC donors at Mar-a-Lago Friday night, and take it from me, it’s a big bowl of bonkers.

Some highlights:

Referring to the recent anti-semitism controversies with Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, Trump told the donors: “The Democrats hate Jewish people.”

Trump described opening his curtain to look at Secret Service agents swarming the White House lawn. “They’re in the trees, on the lawn,” he said.

He said he saw agents wearing night vision goggles. “They’re in blackface,” Trump added, jokingly referring to the masks over the agents’ faces.

And if that’s not enough insanity for one Sunday, get a load of this. Trump claims he didn’t actually call Apple CEO Tim Cook “Tim Apple” last week. Even though, well, we saw him do exactly that on video. But don’t believe your own eyes and ears, fellow cultists. That was “fake news.” What he actually said was …

Trump told the donors that he actually said “Tim Cook Apple” really fast, and the “Cook” part of the sentence was soft. But all you heard from the “fake news,” he said, was “Tim Apple.”

As one of the donors in attendance told Axios, “I just thought, why would you lie about that? It doesn’t even matter!”

Why would you lie about that? Because you’re Donald Trump, and that’s your raison d’être.

That said, I’m not sure even David Koresh at his most megalomaniacal would have tried to deny something everyone at his compound had seen on video.

But Trump? That’s just another day at the office.

Kellyanne Conway: Cory Booker Is A Sexist For Running Against Women

Kellyanne Conway: Cory Booker Is A Sexist For Running Against Women

 

Alleged human Kellyanne Conway today suggested that Democratic presidential candidate for 2020 Cory Booker is sexist because he’s running against women. She said that even though her boss, Donald Trump, ran against a woman in 2016. And even though he has used the following words to describe women: fat, pig, dog, slob, and disgusting animal. He’s also an admitted sexual predator, but never mind all of that because Conway said on Fox & Friends during an interview that Cory Booker is the sexist because he’s in a race with women. Irony is dead.

“What’s wrong with the candidates that are already in there? What’s your objection to Kamala Harris running, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, these others who have already announced, Tulsi Gabbard maybe?” Conway asked Friday morning on Fox & Friends.

“If he were a Republican running against them, they would immediately call him a sexist for running against these women in the Democratic field,” the paid liar said.

“I’d also ask him what exactly you accomplished qualifies you to be commander-in-chief and president of the United States?” she said, even though Trump had zero political experience when he ran for president.

Then she made fun of the amount of Democrats running, even though Trump faced off with 19 Republican contenders.

“Welcome, the water seems warm,” she said. “Welcome to dive in along with,I don’t know, 10, 15, 30 other Democratic candidates.”

Kelllyanne sounds worried about 2020 and she should be. Her boss is plagued with scandals and his some of his associates have been indicted. Paul Manafort is in jail now and Roger Stone might very well die in prison.

Reminder: Back when George H.W. Bush was in office, Trump spoke to Esquire magazine about the media, saying, “You know, it doesn’t really matter what [they] write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass.”

This administration is so good at projection.

President-Rearing 101: A Guide To Coping With Your President’s Misbehavior

President-Rearing 101: A Guide To Coping With Your President’s Misbehavior

 

Are you feeling exasperated with your president’s attention-seeking behavior? Are his late-night twantrums causing you to lose precious hours of sleep? Does your president have trouble expressing himself in meaningful ways? Does he often resort to name-calling or bullying behavior?

If your answer to any of these questions is YES, you’re not alone. In fact, nearly 60 percent of US adults now express grave concern about their president’s erratic and irresponsible behavior.

While the situation can be frustrating, confusing, and even seemingly hopeless at times, don’t despair. We’ve prepared this handy guide that covers some of the most common presidential misbehaviors, along with an easy-to-use guide on how to deal with them effectively.

Does your president’s outrageous behavior embarrass you?

Have you ever taken your president out to a nice place, only to have him embarrass you by asking the waitress if she wants to see his wee-wee? Has he ever called someone “horseface” in front of a huge crowd of people? Does he routinely make obscene comments, use foul language or otherwise offend nearly everyone he comes in contact with?

Have you ever found yourself asking “Why does he do these outrageous things?” or “What is wrong with him?” or even “Should we have him committed?”

Regardless of what kind of negative behavior your president is exhibiting at the moment, whether it’s calling names,  or inventing outlandish stories about women with duct-tape over their mouths, this kind of misbehavior is almost always motivated by your president’s desperate need to be the center of attention.

Does your president lie a lot?

Have you ever caught your president with his hand in the cookie jar and confronted him, only to have him tell you he doesn’t know anything about any cookie jar? Has he ever sworn up and down, while eating a cookie, that cookie jars aren’t real?

If your president sometimes seems unable to tell the difference between fantasy and reality, like most grown-ups, you likely see this as a somewhat terrifying development.

Admittedly, if your president seems to believe that invisible airplanes are real, or that impoverished immigrant families are barrelling across the southern border driving futuristic high-tech vehicles that nothing in the US can possibly compete with, there is obviously cause for concern.

If your president tells so many lies it seems hard to remember what the truth even is, keep in mind that his motive for doing so is simply to distract you from the facts and keep you from staying focused on the facts.

Does your president engage in bullying behavior?

Does your president lash out at people when he’s feeling stressed, anxious, overwhelmed or maybe just sleepy? When people try to talk to your president about the consequences of his bad behavior, does he attack, belittle, threaten or try to intimidate them?

While it’s not unusual for toddlers to go through a “temper tantrum phase,” most children outgrow this type of behavior as they develop more advanced verbal and communication skills. While it can be stressful to put up with a toddler’s tantrums, parents and caregivers can take comfort in the fact that most toddlers will soon progress out of this phase.

Presidential tantrums, on the other hand, are a much bigger concern.

The motive for the behavior in both presidents and toddlers is the same. These children just want to get their way and they don’t care who they have to hurt to get what they want.

Does your president have a warped self image?

If your toddler has ever told you that he is the smartest or the strongest or the bravest person or the most extraordinary person in the whole entire world, you probably smiled and nodded your head in agreement (even though you know the odds of it being true are pretty slim.)

It’s fine for toddlers to imagine themselves to be things they’re probably not. We understand how important it is for children to be able to pretend that they are astronauts, doctors, scientists, soldiers or superheroes with super powers. We encourage kids to play make-believe, because we know they can grow up to become anything they want to become.

At some point by the time they reach puberty, most children have graduated from role-playing to self-awareness. While they may still have big dreams about what they want to do and be, by this age kids also have a realistic sense of their abilities and limitations.

Some presidents behave like toddlers who have yet to reach the age of self-awareness. Adults become concerned when presidents pretend to be doctors, soldiers, scientists or superheroes with super powers. When your president says he is smarter than all the national intelligence chiefs, all the doctors, all the scientists, all the businessmen, all the politicians, all the historical figures (and on and on) — there is plenty of cause of concern.

How to reign in an out-of-control president.

We’ve already established that much of your president’s bad behavior is motivated by his desire to be the center of attention all of the time. Like the kid who pulls his pants down in front of the class, or the one who sticks his finger up his nose just to get people to look at him, some presidents believe negative attention is better than no attention at all. Knowing that, the most important thing we can do is to avoid reinforcing the negative behavior, by giving him the attention he is seeking.

Here are a few other tips for coping with your president’s bad behavior:

  1. Be clear about what you expect from a president.
  2. Don’t accept excuses or justifications for unacceptable behavior.
  3. Don’t allow the president to shift the blame for his actions onto other people.
  4. Don’t allow yourself to be distracted by the president’s preposterous comments and outlandish lies, stay focused on the big picture.
  5. Explain the consequences of the negative behavior. (This step has been done – see the criminal code)
  6. Enforce the consequences.
  7. If all else fails remove the president from the situation.

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Match announced for WWE Monday Night Raw

Match announced for WWE Monday Night Raw

 

WWE has announced that Intercontinental Champion Finn Balor will be taking on Bobby Lashley on Monday Night Raw.

WWE is also hyping a face-to-face confrontation between Batista and Triple H. It’s pretty clear now that they will be wrestling each other at WrestleMania.

Also, you can expect the fallout from Fastlane and they will kick into full-blown hype for WrestleMania.

Raw will be at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA.

Trump is seizing $6.7 billion for his ’emergency’ wall—but now he’s demanding the amount be doubled

Trump is seizing $6.7 billion for his ’emergency’ wall—but now he’s demanding the amount be doubled

 

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After an extended post-midterm-elections tantrum shut down parts of government for over a month, Donald Trump eventually squeezed about $1.4 billion out of Congress to construct new border fencing between the United States and Mexico. An unsatisfied Trump then declared that asylum-seeking families were now a “national emergency”, announcing he’d be yanking over $6.7 billion from other federal programs using “emergency” powers to bypass Congress; the Senate will be voting in upcoming days on whether or not to rescind that emergency declaration, though their decision can itself be vetoed by the ever-agitated Dear Leader.

So now Trump has gotten not just the $5 billion he originally demanded for his obsessed-upon border wall, but over $8 billion, much of it taken from military pensions, military housing construction and repairs, and drug interdiction efforts. $8 billion is a lot of federal cash, especially for a vanity project that experts resoundingly condemn as unnecessary.

So, is Trump satisfied yet? Nope. Now he’s demanding that amount be doubled. Trump’s newest budget request will be seeking another $8.6 billion in wall funding.

That would put the funds demanded by Trump at about $17 billion, for a “wall” he had previously demanded $5 billion for, after campaign trail promises that the wall would cost American taxpayers “zero” because actually Mexico would be paying for the whole thing. And the odds that Congress is going to sign off on $17 billion in taxpayer funds are … low.

That’s not the only bit of insanity Team Trump is stuffing in their annual budget request. The Washington Post also reports the Trump budget proposes extraordinary cuts to social services programs, including $1.1 trillion in cuts to Medicaid, over $500 billion from food, housing, and student loan programs, and over $200 billion from federal retirements programs and the U.S. Postal Service. The departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Interior, the EPA and Transportation would all face double-digit percentage cuts. This focus on severe cuts focused primarily on the poor and middle class was predicted from the moment Republicans forced through budget-busting tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy; it was always the plan to pay for those tax cuts by cutting food and medical aid to the poor. It is one of the sole remaining tenets of “conservatism.”

It is not bloody likely that a new Democratic House will go along with Team Trump’s plans for severe austerity towards anyone who is not personally a member of Mar-a-Lago, but Trump’s insistence on over-doubling down on the amount of taxpayer cash he’s demanding for his “wall” seems to be a tic that the would-be autocrat will be continuing … indefinitely. He got $1 billion, then took another $6.7; before even finalizing which federal programs would be stolen from to fund the $6.7 billion, he’s back to demand an additional $8 billion. By August, will he be demanding another twenty? Another forty?

By the time the 2020 elections roll around, will he be insisting we stack Medicaid beneficiaries on the border like cordwood?

About This Whole “Trump Signing Bibles” Controversy.

About This Whole “Trump Signing Bibles” Controversy.

 

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Scene: A rural Alabama living room  A stuffed opossum, leaking fluff and with one eye missing, stands menacingly in a corner. A couple of easy chairs and a sofa, with a coffee table in front of it are arranged in the main space. Pat Robertson’s “700 Club” oozes from the television. Atop the mantle, in a place of honor normally reserved for a wedding photograph, stands a black, pebble grain covered book. Embossed on the cover, in silver leaf Gothic letters are the words The Holy Bible And scrawled underneath, in black Sharpie is By Donald J Trump

Of course Donald Trump signed bibles during his trip to the Alabama tornado disaster zone! What else did you expect him to do? They put them in front of him fer Crissakes! You have Pat Robertson calling him the living incarnation of King Cyrus, and that bubble headed moron Mike Lindell telling C-Pac that God himself plucked Trump from a manger and plunked his overstuffed ass down in the Oval Office. I guess Apparently Matt Schlapp couldn’t get Trump’s DJ with the drums guy from the inauguration for C-PAC this year. Anybody who knows anything about Donald Trump should know by now that the only thing that Trump won’t sign is an alimony check.But blaming the Orange Whip mutt for howling is missing the point.

Let me tell you a short story. About 40 years ago, I was a young paramedic for a private ambulance company in my home town of Chicago. One summer day, my partner and I were assigned to Grant Park, as part of a squad of paramedics on hand to provide any necessary medical treatment for Pope John Paul II’s celebratory mass from the Petrillo band shell. A high honor for an Irish Catholic kid from Chicago. And it became an even higher honor when, before the mass, Pope John Paul II showed up at our staging area to personally bless the medics that would be tending to his flock on that hot summer day. You can tell by my vivid memory how clearly that day is etched in my memory, 40 years later. But the one thing that I can’t remember is the Pope, after the mass, sitting at a table in front of a receiving like, signing bibles, or anything else.

Look, forget about His Lowness here for a minute. What is the most important thing here is not that Trump signed a bunch of bibles for kids in Alabama. The real tragedy here is the sad, almost pathetic desperation, or lack of veneration, that leads desperate, disillusioned people to take what should be their most prized possession, and hand it over to a craven, avaricious, philandering, heathen poltroon to deface. I wanted to make sure that I had it right, so I looked it up, and the first commandment still reads;

  1. You shall not make for yourself any idol, nor bow down to it or worship it.

Behold the true nature of the beast, the “Trump base.” Why would anybody be surprised that they would ask a hedonist fakir like Trump to authenticate the words of God when they spend their lives sending checks to opportunistic hack religious hustlers like Pat Robertson, to keep him comfortably ensconced in fancy digs and private jets. We used to think that nothing made a Trump supporter look dumber than when they staggered around wearing red MAGA hats. Now we know better. They look even dumber when they hand him bibles to sign.

Cops raid hospital room of stage 4 cancer patient who uses THC pills for pain

Cops raid hospital room of stage 4 cancer patient who uses THC pills for pain

 

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This happened in Missouri, the proud home of Anheuser-Busch, whose products never, ever cause any problems for anyone.

A patient with stage 4 pancreatic cancer broadcast a police search of his hospital room on Facebook Live after the cops had been tipped off to possible cannabis use on the premises. Apparently, someone had said they smelled marijuana coming from the room, though the patient insisted he takes THC only in capsule form.

This is particularly ironic considering Missouri voters have already approved a medical marijuana program. Unfortunately, patient applications for the program won’t be accepted until July. As the patient notes in the video, he needs the medicine now.

It’s way past time for the federal government to end its war on cannabis. Because this is just absurd.

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Wow. AOC Goin’ Off in Austin. “We fix the pipes in Flint first.” Capitalism “Unsustainable”.

Wow. AOC Goin’ Off in Austin. “We fix the pipes in Flint first.” Capitalism “Unsustainable”.

 

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Express Digest

“Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dominated the South by Southwest conference with her mere presence, bringing in a larger crowd than any of the 2020 presidential contenders, all of whom were asked about her or her Green New Deal in their own sessions at the popular event…

…The crowd rose to its feet, whooping, cheering and hollering when Ocasio-Cortez entered, but, when she spoke, you could hear a pin drop….

…She slammed the treatment of minorities throughout recent American history from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal, which she claimed was racist, to Ronald Reagan’s treatment of minorities.

She decried the idea of incrementalism, a belief in change via small steps, and said it took big sweeping ideas to make a difference.

  • ‘This idea of like 10 percent better than garbage shouldn’t be something we settle for,’ she said.
  • ‘We fix the pipes in Flint first. We fix the electrical grid in Puerto Rico first. And we fully fund the pensions of coal miners in West Virginia,’ she said to applause.
  • ”It’s not the CEO that’s creating billions of dollars of value a year; it’s workers who are creating it,’ she said.
  • ‘I think that the effort to divide to race and class has always been the tool of powerful to take away the control of the government from the every day working people,’ she told the crowd to great applause.
  • ‘We seek and prioritize profit and the accumulation of money above all else … above any human and environmental cost,’ she said. ‘To me that ideology is unsustainable and it cannot be redeemed.’

 “(Elizabeth) Warren was asked if the youngest member of Congress was under-hyped or overhyped?

‘Right hyped,’ the Massachusetts senator said.”

If you listen very carefully you can hear Tucker Carlson wailing, gnashing his teeth and calling for his mommy…

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