Posts filtered by tags: Trumpism[x]


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Told Us What He Would Do If Someone Said There Were Knives in His Pillows

Many weird and wild things are coming out of Mike Lindell’s 48-hour bananathon livestream today—Ted Nugent, a crank call from a “reporter,” another crank call from “Donald Trump”—and somehow, I, too, was there. After a press request this morning to MyPillow, which has ignored my emails on two previous occasions, my…Read more...
Tags: Mike Lindell, Conspiracy Theories In The United States, Stephen Shackelford, Chris Krebs, Dominion Voting Systems, Donald Trump, Frank, Trumpism, Far Right Politics In The United States, Conservatism In The United States, Politics Of The United States, Alan Dershowitz, Ted Nugent, Smartmatic, United States, My Pillow

On Foreign Policy Decisions, Biden Faces Drag of Pragmatism

President Joe Biden this past week found himself in search of a foreign policy sweet spot: somewhere between pulling a screeching U-turn on four years of Trumpism and cautiously approaching the world as it is.
Tags: Joe Biden, Biden, Trumpism

CIA: We Can't Rule Out the 'Lab Leak' Theory of Covid-19's Origins

Top U.S. intelligence officials reiterated Thursday that they could not rule out the possibility that covid-19 leaked out of a Chinese government lab in Wuhan, as opposed to originating from animal-to-human transmission. Read more...
Tags: Science, Government, Cia, Biden, Donald Trump, Central Intelligence Agency, Wuhan, Trumpism, Trump, Brian Fitzpatrick, Haines, William Burns, Avril Haines, Intelligence Agencies, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Wuhan Institute of Virology

Horseshoe Theory, Now on the Blockchain

Republicans whining about how social media moderators are violating their inalienable right to lucrative follower counts have found an ally in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Pinterest, Supreme Court, Social Media, David Cameron, Snapchat, Software, Nick Clegg, Computing, Donald Trump, Twitch, Operating Systems

White Extremists Sought Murders of Politicians and Cops After Capitol Siege

In mid-January, U.S. intelligence analysts began quietly notifying local police departments about a host new violent, criminal threats surfacing in the wake of the Capitol riot. At only number six on their list, the analysts warned that voices emanating from one of the internet’s most malignant corners had begun…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, Violence, Jihadi John, Hate Crime, Donald Trump, Adolf Hitler, Trumpism, Domestic Terrorism, Mike Pence, Roger Stone, Anders Breivik, Ryan Shapiro

Biden Is Following in Trump’s Footsteps When It Comes to Climate Lawsuits

Since taking office, President Biden has positioned himself as the antidote to Trump on climate, passing sweeping executive orders reversing the previous administration’s actions and launching aggressive infrastructure projects meant to bring the country into a low-carbon future. But moves made by the administration…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Environment, Joe Biden, Keystone Pipeline, Biden, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Trump, Juliana, Kassie Siegel, Dakota Access Pipeline, Julia Olson, Jan Hasselman, Nikki Reisch, Pipelines In Canada

Man Who Swears He's 'Not a Dumbass' Arrested for Attempting to Murder the Internet

A Texas man who, according to court documents, recently stated that he is definitely “not a dumbass,” is now potentially facing decades in prison for plotting an alleged terrorist attack to “blow up” the internet.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Texas, Science, Government, Articles, 24, Amazon Web Services, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trumpism, Alt Right, QAnon, Far Right Politics In The United States, Storming Of The United States Capitol, Agencies Of The United States Government, Terrorism In The United States

HBO's Q: Into the Storm Lays Out Its Case That 8Chan Admin Ron Watkins Is Q

The final episodes of HBO’s Q: Into the Storm aired on Sunday evening, and it’s put all its cards on the table.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Articles, Into the Storm, Donald Trump, Internet Culture, Trumpism, Goldwater, Watkin, Rita Katz, Matt Gaetz, Steve Bannon, 8chan, QAnon, Political Ideologies, Jim Watkins

Fossil Fuel Companies Got Billions In Bailouts, Fired Thousands of Workers Anyway

Fossil fuel companies made out like bandits from last year’s government bailout. Now, new data shows that big names in the industry laid off tens of thousands of workers last year while padding their bank accounts with public money.Read more...
Tags: Science, Labor, Tax, United States, Donald Trump, Securities And Exchange Commission, Trumpism, Harold Hamm, Occidental Petroleum, Business Finance, Marathon Petroleum, Businesspeople, CARES Act, Presidents Of The United States, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Economic Policy Of The Donald Trump Administration

The ‘Voice of President Trump’ Gets Double-Banned by Facebook

It must be hard, getting 86'ed from a venue, watching as 2.7 billion people stroll past a skinny, pale bouncer. Maybe you mull around the dumpster outside, in a cloud of cigarette smoke with the Nazis and Laura Loomer, talking about how much that party sucks, actually, that this alley area is way better, and we should…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Nazis, Nbc News, Articles, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Liz Cheney, Lara Trump, Laura Loomer, QAnon, Social Media Use By Donald Trump

Parler Says It Warned the FBI of Violent Posts Threatening the Capitol Before Jan. 6 Insurrection

Parler, the online safe haven for bigots and far-right extremists, claims it repeatedly alerted the Federal Bureau of Investigation about “specific threats of violence being planned at the Capitol” ahead of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection, the company’s lawyers said in a letter to lawmakers . Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Politics, Science, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trumpism, Carolyn Maloney, Antifa, Parler, QAnon, Alt Tech

How America could fall like Rome

In this Vice News video, Mike Duncan, the author and award-winner podcaster behind The History of Rome and Revolutions, looks at parallels between the rise of Trumpism and the January 6th insurrection and societal upheavals of the past. He fears that the worst might be yet to come. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, America, Rome, Trumpism, Roman Empire, Mike Duncan, Dictatorship-in-training, Empire In Decline


Midway through a congressional hearing Thursday in which U.S. lawmakers spent hours interrogating the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook, and Google for their role in America’s disinformation crisis, Jack Dorsey seemed fed up.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Articles, America, Software, Jack Dorsey, Nerd Culture, Sundar Pichai, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Misinformation, Twitter Facebook, Public Citizen

Twitter-Banned Clown Seeks New Posting Crown

Donald Trump has been retired from the U.S. presidency for a good two months now, but the urge to post has only gotten stronger by the day. Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Gary Vaynerchuk, Deception, Jason Miller, Dan Scavino, Business Finance, QAnon, Right Wing Populism In The United States, Far Right Politics In The United States, Fringe Theory

House Republican Falls for Joke Article by 'Dick Scuttlebutt' at Hearing on Extremism in Military

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing with expert testimony on extremism in the U.S. military after dozens of veterans and at least two active duty troops were involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots. Republicans on the panel seemed more interested in debunking the need for such a hearing at…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, House, Nancy Pelosi, Extremism, Mike Rogers, Bernie Sanders, Trumpism, Alt Right, Pepsi, SPLC, Southern Poverty Law Center, Austin Scott, House Armed Services Committee, Mike Gallagher

Parler's Ex-CEO Sues, Claims He Was Told His Shares Were Only Worth Three Buckaroos

Parler, the pro-Donald Trump social media site that’s served as a sort of all-you-can-eat buffet for brain worms in the past few years, is being sued by its own co-founder and ex-CEO.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, United States, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Trumpism, Youtubers, Mark Meckler, Florida Republicans, Dan Bongino, Rebekah Mercer, Parler, John Matze, Jeffrey Wernick, Alt Tech

Sidney Powell Wants Dominion Suit Tossed on the Grounds That What She Was Saying Was Too Stupid to be Believable

After working for months to advance the baseless conspiracy theory that the voting machine manufacturer Dominion had worked with Venezuela to rig the 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump, former campaign lawyer Sidney Powell is requesting that the election software company drop its defamation lawsuit…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trumpism, Sidney Powell, Hugo, Dominion, QAnon, Dominion Voting Systems, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda, Conspiracy Theories In The United States, Law Crime, United States Presidential Election

Trump Plans to Launch a Social Media Platform and It's Gonna Be Huge

Former President Donald Trump is planning to return to social media with “his own platform,” his advisor said Sunday. And none of those fake news meanies will be invited. Neener neener neener. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Jason Miller, Presidents Of The United States, Right Wing Populism In The United States, Donald Trump 2016 Presidential Campaign

This GOP senator slammed Trumpism on his way out the door

Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt said something on Monday -- following his surprise retirement announcement -- that is worth paying attention to as we continue to monitor the control that former President Donald Trump continues to exert over his party.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Missouri Republican Sen Roy Blunt

Leaked video of Alex Jones hating on Trump: "God I'm f*cking sick of him"

Trump cultists who worship health supplement pitchman Alex Jones and their god-emperor-in-exile will not experience cognitive dissonance when they see this video of Jones disparaging Trump. They'll reject it as Soros-funded fake news and turn their attention to Trump's inauguration on Thursday.
Tags: Video, News, Jones, Trumpism, Trump, Alex Jones, Soros

Goya Foods CEO thinks Trump is the "still-actual president of the United States"

Here's the @GoyaFoods CEO lying, again, saying Trump is still President. Will be interesting to see what the Goya board does now.— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) February 28, 2021 Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue is in a who-is-the-bigger-kook contest with Mike "MyPillow" Lindell. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, United States, Goya, Trumpism, Trump, Goya Foods, David Begnaud, Robert Unanue, Election Deniers, Mike MyPillow Lindell

QAnon, CultTok, and Leaving It All Behind

“I was impressed that it only took four years,” Danielle, self-identified ex-cult member, 34, said on a phone call. This was a few days after Joe Biden’s inauguration, and we were talking about the previous week of SOS social media posts from wide-eyed QAnon followers, like a TikToker propped up on a pillow, pleading,…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Obama, Articles, Joe Biden, Joseph Smith, Jesus, Jezebel, Donald Trump, Marina Abramovic, Kamala Harris, Clinton, Trumpism, Alex Jones, Michelle, Alt Right

Ted Cruz rants about comedians, late night TV, and mask-wearing before shouting at people to 'just have fun' in wild CPAC speech

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. John Raoux/AP Photo Ted Cruz's CPAC speech began with a joke about the Cancun scandal and ended in a guttural scream about freedom. Cruz railed against late night TV, mocked mask-wearing, and expressed his support for Trump. "That is our party," he yelled, "and these deplorables are here to stay." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's speech at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference went off the rails Friday as he ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, John F Kennedy, Houston, Donald Trump, Cruz, Trumpism, Trump, State, Cancun

Biden policies the same as Trumpism, says Iran's only presidential candidate

Hossein Dehghan criticises continuing sanctions by US and says Tehran’s approach to nuclear issue will change The only declared candidate in Iran’s presidential elections this June has accused Joe Biden of continuing Donald Trump’s international policies, and warned that Tehran is preparing retaliatory measures to force the US to change its diplomatic trajectory.In an interview with the Guardian, Hossein Dehghan, a military adviser to the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Washington wa...
Tags: Washington, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Biden, Tehran, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Hossein Dehghan

Republican State Legislatures Are Radicalizing Against Democracy

The Trump presidency is over, but Trumpism is alive and well in state legislatures.
Tags: News, Trumpism, Trump

Trump is likely to escape conviction in his Senate impeachment trial. Here's why.

Democratic House impeachment managers walk through the Capitol to deliver the article of impeachment alleging incitement of insurrection against former President Donald Trump. Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool Former President Donald Trump has faced bipartisan backlash for his role in the Capitol riots. However, barring an unforeseen political event, he is likely to escape a conviction. Trump's hold over the GOP still remains strong. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more st...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Politics, Texas, Nbc, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, Trends, Cotton, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, Wyoming

MyPillow CEO banned from Twitter

MyPillow entrepreneur Mike Lindell has lost a lot due to his loyal support of Donald Trump and constant promotion of conspiracy theories. Now he's lost his Twitter account, too. It was not immediately clear which posts by Lindell on Twitter triggered the suspension of his account. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Lindell, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Smotherings

Know your insurrectionist flags and symbols

Have you been wondering what some of the flags, patches, and T-shirt messages mean that were seen at the Jan 6th Coup Klux Klan riot at the US Capitol? This Insider News video breaks it down. Release the Kraken!Image: Screengra
Tags: Post, Video, News, Trumpism, White Supremacists, US Capitol, Capitol insurrection, Coup Klux Klan

Trump and the mainstreaming of racism in American politics [long read]

The mob that ransacked the Capitol at President Donald Trump’s behest on January 6th brought together various sorts of extremists deeply committed to sustaining Trump’s presidency by any means possible, including violence if necessary. Yet, in addition to their loyalty to Donald Trump, many of these extremists were also united by an ideology of white nationalism, driven by a strong sense of white racial identity and hostility toward racial outgroups. This fact was clear from the many white natio...
Tags: Books, Politics, Featured, US, Barack Obama, Racism, United States, US politics, Ted Cruz, Mitt Romney, Republican Party, Extremism, Biden, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Tea Party