Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Trump uses Colts linebacker’s death to attack Democrats on border security and immigration

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

President Donald Trump on Tuesday used the death of an Indianapolis Colts linebacker to slam Democrats over immigration policy. Edwin Jackson was killed by a vehicle driven by a twice-deported immigrant living illegally in the U.S., according to reports. Trump, in a Tuesday morning tweet, said that it was "disgraceful that a person illegally in our country killed" the 26-year-old Colts defender. "This is just one of many such preventable tragedies. We must get the Dems to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration, FAST!" Trump then tried to strike a more conciliatory tone with a tweet in which he offered "prayers and best wishes" for Jackson's family. The president's latest immigration

Trump: ‘Disgraceful’ that man in US illegally killed athlete

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

President Donald Trump says it's "so disgraceful" that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed by a person who is in the U.S. illegally. Trump is also prodding Democrats to work with him on illegal immigration and border security. Trump tweeted Tuesday: "So disgraceful that a person illegally in our country killed @Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. This is just one of many such preventable tragedies. We must get the Dems to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration, FAST!" Trump added in a second tweet: "My prayers and best wishes are with the family of Edwin Jackson, a wonderful young man whose life was so senselessly taken. @Colts." Authorities say the man suspected

Donald Trump Uses Football Player’s Death As Push For Immigration Crackdown

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

President Donald Trump conflated the death of Indianapolis Colts player Edwin Jackson with a need for more stringent measures against illegal immigration. Authorities determined Monday that the driver responsible for the fatal incident that killed Jackson and his Uber driver, Jeffrey Monroe, as they were pulled over on the side of an interstate early Sunday is Manuel Orrego-Savala, a Guatemalan citizen who was using the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales. Orrego-Savala is living in the U.S. illegally and has previously been deported twice.

Malcolm Jenkins joins Eagles teammates who will refuse to visit White House

Monday, February 5th, 2018

At least three Philadelphia Eagles are already on the record saying they will not attend the White House should President Donald Trump extend an invitation to the newly crowned Super Bowl champs. Eagles players Chris Long and Torrey Smith made clear their intentions not to attend even before their 41-33 win over the New England Patriots, and teammate Malcolm Jenkins joined them after the game. “I personally do not anticipate attending that,” Jenkins told CNN’s “New Day” on Monday morning.

Donald Trump Watched Super Bowl With Cheerleaders — And Left Before Seeing Patriots, Tom Brady Lose

Monday, February 5th, 2018

President Donald Trump and his wife hosted a Super Bowl viewing party at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida on Sunday night—complete with a private performance by college cheerleaders. Trump thanked the cheerleaders and band after the performance.

Ivanka Trump congratulates Eagles on Super Bowl victory but her father once wanted her to date Tom Brady

Monday, February 5th, 2018

First daughter Ivanka Trump congratulated the Philadelphia Eagles for winning Super Bowl LII on Twitter Sunday night, although she may once have had New England Patriots leanings. Ivanka was linked years ago to Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady, according to her mother. In her book Raising Trump released late last year, Ivana Trump wrote that her ex-husband Donald Trump thought Brady would be a good match for their daughter. "At one point, Donald wanted her to date Tom Brady, the quarterback," the book states. "He said, 'You have to meet him!' But Ivanka wasn't into it." The book does not elaborate further on relations between Ivanka Trump, 36, who wed Jared Kushner in 2009, and Brady, 40,

Here Are the Eagles Who Won’t Go to the White House Because of Trump

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Individual players on the Philadelphia Eagles, are already starting to announce their intentions to decline the traditional White House invitation extended to Super Bowl champions. Defensive end Chris Long, opted out of a photo op with President Trump, who actively picked fights with NFL players to take a knee during the anthem, in an interview on the January 28 episode of the Barstool Sports podcast Pardon My Take. Wide receiver Torrey Smith preemptively ruled out a White House visit at last week’s press conference at Mall of America.

Donald Trump Scorches NFL Protests In First State Of The Union; Praises Apple & Obamacare Repeal

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

“We eliminated an especially cruel tax that fell mostly on Americans making less than $50,000 a year, forcing them to pay tremendous penalties simply because they could not afford government-ordered health plans,” the President also said of his predecessor Barack Obama’s primary legislative achievement. “Since we passed tax cuts, roughly 3 million workers have already gotten tax cut bonuses, many of them thousands of dollars per worker,” POTUS said of his own big legislative get of his first year. “Apple has just announced it plans to invest a total of $350 billion in America and hire another 20,000 workers,” he said in a well paced-speech to the people’s representatives and the TV cameras.

Chris Long Says He Won’t Visit The White House If Eagles Win Super Bowl

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Defensive end Chris Long told Pardon My Take that he plans to skip another White House visit if the Philadelphia Eagles win Super Bowl LII. Long was a member of last year's New England Patriots team that won Super Bowl LI but was not in attendance for the team's visit with President Donald Trump in April. Long has been very vocal on social media against President Trump.

The Coverage Of Trump’s Big Dumb Body Is Fat With Stupidity

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Because everything is now impossibly stupid, MSNBC and a host of other websites and news outlets spent a decent amount of time this week covering the height and weight of President Donald Trump. Stupid stories are fine.