Proud Boys Rally Rocked by Sex, Cocaine Allegations

A far-right rally scheduled for downtown Washington on Saturday has been thrown into disarray by dramatic allegations centering on cocaine, a love triangle, and the far-right Proud Boys mens group. The Proud Boys? More like the Joke Boys, Republican congressional candidate Omar Navarro, a key player in the bizarre feud, told The Daily Beast. The drama has torn apart one-time allies prominent on the pro-Trump internet and cost the so-called Demand Free Speech rally at least one speaker, after other prominent right-wing celebrities already cited other reasons for not appearing. While the rally was meant to protest the banning of conservative figures from social media, the surrounding drama has cast a shadow over the event. On one side of the …

Trump Admin Considered Facebook VP For Cabinet Role

Among the revelations ins Axios dumpof Trump transition team vetting documents: Facebook's global policy head and top Republican Joel Kaplan was considered for a Cabinet position. Kaplan, nicknamed Facebooks Lonely Conservative byTrump Tower in December 2016for an undisclosed meeting. The Senate confirmed Mick Mulvaney as Office of Management and Budget director in February of 2017 following his appointment in December. Kaplan's file was leaked along with files ondenied anti-conservative biasat Facebook and stated conservative groups [are] thriving on the network. A sub-section on Kaplans political soft spots includes questions for Kaplan like, To your knowledge, were there any active efforts by Facebook to censor pro-Trump messages from Facebook users who supported the President-elect? and Do you believe it is appropriate …

Its Juneteenth, and a White Nationalist Is President

With the South rising again on the watch of President Donald Trump, who plans to turn the Fourth of July this year from a celebration of America to a celebration of himself, its time for Americans who champion equality to begin celebrating Juneteenth. June 19, 1865 Juneteenth being a combination of June and nineteenth should remind all Americans of the long and complex fight required to end slavery here. On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act ending slavery in the District of Columbia by paying slave owners up to $300 for each slave they set free. The federal government allocated $1 million (the equivalent of $30 million today) to compensate D.C.s slave-owners. The Act also …

The So-Called Central Park Five: Trump Put a Bounty On Our Heads

LOS ANGELES, CaliforniaThe five men who were arrested as teenagers, falsely convicted, sentenced to years in prison, and eventually exonerated for the rape and assault of a white jogger in Central Park in 1989, have never been keen on ran full-page ads from a playboy real estate developer with latent political ambitions, attacking them in huge black font: BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. Friday afternoon, at the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern Californias 25th Annual Luncheon, where the five men were being honored, much care was taken to orient the celebration away from that phrase, and toward the five people it had obscured: Korey Wise, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson, and Raymond Santana. As Netflix series When They …

Kamala Harris: My DOJ Would Have No Choice but to Prosecute Trump

NPR News Scott Detrow if she would want her DOJ to go forward with obstruction of justice charges if Trump were never impeached, supports beginning impeachment proceedings, said the only thing preventing Trump from such a scenario now is a DOJ memo holding Special Counsel Robert Mueller back from indicting a sitting president. The facts and the evidence will take the process where it leads, she said. But I have read the Mueller Report. I do believe that we should believe Bob Mueller when he tells us essentially that the only reason an indictment was not returned is because of a memo in the Department of Justice that suggests you cannot indict a sitting president. But I've seen prosecution of …

President Trumps Anti-LGBT Agenda Is Louder Than His Pride Message

After ignoring President Donald Trump had the gall Twitter announcement in July of 2017 that he was banning transgender people in the military to his Justice Departments federal court brief, filed at about that same time, defending discrimination against gay, lesbian and bisexual people in employment. But in the past several weeks the assault on LGBTQ rights has ramped up aggressively. The president trumpeted the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expansion of a so-called conscience rule ending protections in federally-funded homeless shelters for transgender people. The Trump administration challenges to birthright citizenship of gay and conceived and born, sometimes with the help of egg donors and surrogates, in other countrieseven though one or both parents are U.S. citizensas …

Boris Johnson Blanks Trump Meeting on Day of Extraordinary Snubs for the President

LONDONThe frontrunner to become unprecedented step of announcing that on Tuesday he would address the crowd of protesters who argue that the president should never have been invited to Britain in the first place. The double snub, by the two men who are expected to be leading Britains main political parties by the end of the year, came after As The Daily Beast reported, Trump did not see many protesters outside Buckingham Palace on day one of the trip because police shunted demonstrators away from the entrance to the palace where Trump drove in and where the banks of cameras were beaming happy photos to the rest of the world. The anti-Trump voices were hidden behind the walls of a …

SNLs Trump Joins De Niros Mueller for Epic Queen Parody

He hadnt been Saturday Night Live season finale this week. Speaking from his Oval Office set, President Trump boasted about his many achievements and predicted that hes on cruise control to a second term and theres nothing the Democrats in Congress can do about it. And with that, he broke into a full-on parody of Queens Dont Stop Me Now with Melania Trump (Cecily Strong), Mike Pence (Beck Bennett), Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant), Kanye West (Chris Redd) and more. Hes a loose cannon rippin up the laws of society, Sanders sang. You cant subpoena him, hes gonna obstruct. But they call him Mr. Bad Advice, cause he listens to the Fox News guys, Melania added before Pence chimed in …