100 Days of Trump: Where Are Key WhiteHouse.Gov Pages?

100 Days of Trump: Where Are Key WhiteHouse.Gov Pages?

During the inauguration on January 20, the digital transition between the Obama White House and Trump White House websites occurred displacing issues, studies, and entire departments. While his supporters and surrogates explained the Trump administration had just begun and that those pages would assuredly return in some form, climate change scientists, LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS activists, and left-leaning pundits all wondered aloud whether Trump intended to continue […]

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Alternative Facts: Kellyanne Conway Rationalizes WH Lies

Alternative Facts: Kellyanne Conway Rationalizes WH Lies

Coining a new “politically correct” term for lying, White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway argued this morning that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was offering “alternative facts” when disputing photographic evidence of Donald Trump’s inauguration crowd size. She made the now infamous comments during an interview with Chuck Todd on NBC News’ Meet the Press. “Why put [Sean Spicer] out there for the […]

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Trump’s Digital Transition Should Concern Everyone

During the inauguration the digital transition also occurred

As mainstream media kissed Donald Trump’s ring during the transition of power at the Inauguration today, something curious happened: the digital transition from Obama to Trump’s White House occurred and offered everyone a glimpse of what the next four years will look like. And that glimpse should concern everyone. The most notable change is the Twitter transition as that’s what Trump is known for. […]

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Not My President: I’ve More Important Things To Do

Trump Not My President

Friday, January 20, 2017 is Donald Trump’s inauguration day when he’s sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. Nevermind his bigotry and hatred on all levels (against women, minorities of all kinds and faiths, disabled, even vets), his moronic cabinet picks (Rick Perry in charge of the Energy Dept? He couldn’t even remember the department’s name back in 2012), or the […]

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No, Protesters Aren’t Being Paid to Protest at Inauguration

The Demand Protest scam - No, Protesters Aren't Being Paid to Protest at Inauguration

Right wing media and blogs have been aflutter this week claiming a group named “Demand Protest” is organizing and paying people to protest at Donald Trump’s inauguration. While an even cursory investigation of the ‘organization’ behind the scheme should raise several red flags, one media personality exposed the operation as a sham – and it’s the last person you’d expect: Fox […]

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Project Veritas Caught Bribing People to Riot at Inauguration

James O’Keefe’s Prject Veritas caught bribing people to riot at inauguration

While his undercover activism has received criticism for its deceptive editing and unethical means throughout the years, James O’Keefe was just caught attempting to bribe people to riot at the upcoming Trump inauguration. The plan to bribe rioters, record them, and blame progressives for inciting violence at the inauguration was stopped by two counter-sting undercover groups who surreptitiously recorded O’Keefe’s […]

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VIDEO: Jon Stewart Mocks Conservatives Criticizing Obama Inauguration

On Tuesday night’s episode of his popular Comedy Central show, Jon Stewart relentlessly mocked conservatives for their poorly constructed and childish attacks on President Obama and the Presidential Inauguration. Spearheaded by none other than Fox News, conservative pundits threw every insult out they could find, hoping one would stick. They brought out everyone from Pat Buchanan and his insulting description […]

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AFA Criticizes Obama Over Mention of Non-Christian Beliefs

On the Monday edition of her radio show, American Family Association radio host Sandy Rios criticized President Obama for his inclusion of non-Christians in his inaugural speech on Monday. In his inclusion of non-believers and non-Christians, he apparently offended Rios’ Christian sensibilities by implicating that they all have equal standing to Christianity in the United States. “When he lists all these denominations […]

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FRC Spokesman Peter Sprigg Denounces Obama on Gay Rights Support in Inauguration Speech

On this morning’s episode of CNN’s Starting Point, Soledad O’Brien interviewed Family Research Council representative Peter Sprigg in discussing President Obama’s inaugural speech. Of particular interest was his mention of “Seneca, Selma, and Stonewall.” In giving LGBT rights both a national executive voice as well as credence in the civil rights struggle, President Obama has stirred the wingnut hornet’s nest […]

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Obama Inauguration Speech Most Inclusive Inauguration Speech in History

During his public inauguration speech yesterday, President Obama spoke of two things never before mentioned in the history of Presidential Inauguration speeches: gay rights and climate change. As he discussed the tasks still remaining from his second term (and how “our journey is not complete”), he said: Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like […]

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