Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Yankees GM Brian Cashman, Cardinals president Michael Bidwill endorse Trump SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill signed a letter to Congress endorsing Donald Trump SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh. President Donald Trump announced his selection to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by outgoing Justice Anthony Kennedy Monday as conservative Washington D.C. insider Brett Kavanaugh.

NFL Players Say Trump’s Pardons Aren’t Enough To Fix A Broken System

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

After President Donald Trump solicited ideas about whom to pardon from NFL players earlier this month, several of them said Thursday that he’s missing the point. In a New York Times op-ed, four current and former football players said that pardons alone were not enough to fix the systemic flaws in the criminal justice system that athletes have been protesting by taking a knee during the national anthem. “If President Trump thinks he can end these injustices if we deliver him a few names, he hasn’t been listening to us,” the athletes wrote.

DHS Chief Driven From Mexican Eatery After Hard Day Enforcing Donald Trump Baby-Snatch Border Policy

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

If you are among those who think Kirstjen Nielsen’s decision to dine Tuesday night at a Mexican restaurant was not so much “tone deaf,” as some media outlets have reported, as “deliberate Trump-base-revving stunt,” you are in good company. Nielsen, apparently deciding she had a craving for Mexican food Tuesday night, headed to MXDC for dinner, when activists approached her table, shouting “Not in D.C.” etc.  She and her body guards left and got into the vehicle parked immediately outside. It was reminiscent of that stunt last fall when Veep Mike Pence and Mother flew to an Indianapolis Colts vs San Francisco 49ers game, so they could turn around and walk out when about 20 49ers kneeled during the national anthem.

Report: Civil rights groups urge Roger Goodell, NFL to reverse national anthem policy

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Some of the nation’s most prominent civil rights groups have sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell urging him to change the league’s new policy requiring players who are on the field to stand at attention for the national anthem, USA Today reports.

Trump must re-invite Philadelphia Eagles to White House, Chicago Cubs owner says

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts on Monday told FOX Business President Trump should re-invite the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House. Trump cancelled the ceremony to celebrate their Super Bowl victory over what the White House called a “lack of good faith” by the Eagles during discussions about the scheduled event.

Sport molded my character – and Trump has learned none of its lessons

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Donald Trump attacked the Philadelphia Eagles for not respecting the anthem, despite the fact that they stood while it was played last season. Donald Trump’s presidency has made one thing agonizingly clear: he doesn’t understand the meaning of sports in America any better than he knows the words to God Bless America.

Two-Time WWE Champ CM Punk Has Fighting Words For Trump: ‘A Racist Is A Racist’

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Punk was asked on Friday if he would accept a White House invite from Trump after the president canceled a celebration for the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, many of whom did not plan to attend. “If David Duke invites me over for tacos, I’m not going to David Duke’s house, you know what I mean?

CM Punk on why he wouldn’t visit Trump’s White House: ‘A racist is a racist’

Friday, June 8th, 2018

In the days since President Donald Trump disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from their scheduled White House visit, athletes across the entire sports landscape have provided their thoughts on the matter. UFC fighters have now been included in the mix. Phil “CM Punk” Brooks and several other fighters were interviewed ahead of Saturday night’s UFC 225. They were asked whether or not they would visit if invited, and Punk was quick to answer.

Donald Trump Wants NFL Players To Recommend Inmates That He Should Pardon

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Donald Trump’s relationship with the NFL seems to be an emotional roller coaster that ranges from him calling professional athletes “sons of b**ches” for kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racial injustice, to extending an alleged olive branch. On Friday (June 8), Trump announced that he wants the players to give him suggestions on “friends” or “people they know about” who should receive pardons. “They’re not proud enough to stand for our national anthem, I don’t like that,” said Trump.

‘Bad Lip Reading’ Leaked Donald Trump’s Singing

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Earlier this week, our flag-respecting president Donald J. Deals held a party on the White House lawn. Initially, it was supposed to be a celebration of the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl victory, but after most of the players publicly rejected the invitation, in true "You Can't Break Up With Me, Because I'm Breaking Up With You" fashion, the president announced that the event was cancelled, replacing it with a bizarre musical celebration of the American flag. Did the president know the words to the "other wonderful music?" Of course not.