“If I see another 45-year-old white woman from Williamsburg saying ‘black lives matter,’ I’m going to punch you in the mouth,” the “Saturday Night Live” star said during her recent four-night stint at New York comedy club, Carolines on Broadway. “Stop doing that.”
Incredible. Imagine if it was a white women threatening to punch a BLACK woman in the mouth!
US President Donald Trump has announced he will not attend the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on 29 April. The glitzy event draws celebrities, journalists and politicians, normally including the US president. Mr Trump said he would not attend a day after the White House excluded several major broadcasters and newspapers from a press briefing. He has frequently described negative news coverage as “fake”.
I’m not sure WHY attending a dinner to back slap hacks is such an important part of being US President and clearly neither does Trump.
On Friday, the Trump administration blocked a number of media outlets, including the New York Times, CNN, BBC and the Guardian, from an off-camera briefing with press secretary Sean Spicer. Spicer later said the White House planned to “aggressively push back” against the press. “We’re just not going to sit back and let false narratives, false stories, inaccurate facts get out there,” he said. On Friday night, Trump kept up his attack, using Twitter to say: “FAKE NEWS media knowingly doesn’t tell the truth. A great danger to our country. The failing @nytimes has become a joke. Likewise @CNN. Sad!”
Instantly the fake News Media are portraying this as a BAN on them. It isn’t. They were preluded from an off-camera briefing – others were present. This was the Trump administration saying they are not going to let these anti-Trump activists slither in and out of press briefings as they wish. I could not be happier about it.
Three people have been seriously injured after a man drove a car into pedestrians in a square in the centre of Heidelberg.
The attacker fled, armed with a knife, before being surrounded by police outside an office block. After a stand-off, the man was shot once by an officer, according to video of the incident posted on social media, then taken to hospital.
Norbert Schaetzle, a police spokesman, told a local TV station that the man had used a rental car, according to Deutsche Welle. H
Hail the weekend. As usual at this time of year my horizons stretch little further than a few beers and men with odd-shaped balls. I hope you have as much fun.
We will get back to the Rock n Roll one day, but these magic few minutes popped up on the iPod thingy this week. Haven’t heard it in years but was very glad to do so again. It’s Leonard Cohen’s version of a song written in London in 1943 by an member of the Resistance. Who was presumably in the wrong country. It’s mesmerising in my opinion.
As always, feel free to post your fav sounds down below –
Irish premier Enda Kenny has insisted on a clause in the Brexit deal to allow Northern Ireland rejoin the European Union as part of a united Ireland.
Poor Enda has forgotten that N.Ireland will leave the EU along with the rest of the UK and so long as the will of the people of N.Ireland is to to remain in the UK then we remain OUTSIDE the EU. It is so simple and yet so hard for small minded Europhile Irish political minds to comprehend.
This notion that Dublin can instruct the UK as to what will be in the Brexit deal is hilarious stuff, driven by an arrogant Irish mindset. The UK should agree to the clause if the Irish agree to another clause stating that it will agree to leave the EU should the Irish people decide this is the right thing to do!
Got that? 80 years held as Labour, now Conservative.
Trudy Harrison won with 13,748 votes to 11,601 for Labour’s Gillian Troughton. Mrs Harrison hailed the victory in the Cumbrian seat – the first by-election gain by a governing party since 1982 – as “a truly historic event”.
By any normal standards this would be deemed a disaster for the Leader BUT this is new redder than red Corbyn led Labour and defeats are seem as mere inconveniences – things to be accepted as they sink further and further in popularity.
Oh – but no, I can hear my critics say. Didn’t Labour hold off the Ukip challenge in Stoke? Yes they did, they survived by by around 2500 votes in what was seen as a ROCK solid Labour seat!
Labour is heading for a catastrophic defeat in 2020. Remember this when it happens!
President Trump met this morning with manufacturing leaders for a round table discussion at the White House.
Jeffrey Immelt of GE tells everybody a story of when they owned NBC and he was trying to get President Trump on board for The Apprentice. He was out playing golf with President Trump.
As they walk up to a par three hole, President Trump turns to Jeffrey Immelt and says: “I’m the best golfer of all the rich people.”
President Trump then lines up his club, takes his swing and…can you believe it? ….he gets a hole-in-one!
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