Say What? ThinkProgress Likens Gorsuch To ‘College Boyfriend,’ Scooby Doo Villain

2015-04-06-YouTube-RT-Millhiser Ian Millhiser, a senior fellow at the left-wing Center For American Progress, posted a series of bizarre Tweets on Wednesday about Neil Gorsuch that likened the Supreme Court nominee to a variety of fictional creatures. Millhiser gradually got more specific about his Gorsuch as pop-culture villain comparisons:

McCain Calls for Special Committee on Russia: Congress Doesn’t Have ‘Credibility to Handle This Alone’

Senator John McCain said on MSNBC tonight that there needs to be a special committee for the Russia investigation because Congress does not presently have the “credibility to handle this alone.” McCain told Greta Van Susteren that the big split today between Devin Nunes and Adam Schiff shows a “chasm” between the two leaders of the House Intelligence Committee. He added that there is no substantiation to what either of them He said what’s been happening today is somewhat “bizarre” and said that he thinks it’s time for a special committee because “no longer does the Congress have credibility to handle this alone, and I don’t say that lightly.” As for Trump’s reaction that he feels “somewhat” vindicated, McCain said he’s given up trying to interpret the things the president says. Watch above, via MSNBC. [image via screengrab] — — Follow Continue reading "McCain Calls for Special Committee on Russia: Congress Doesn’t Have ‘Credibility to Handle This Alone’"

Adam Schiff on Russia/Trump Collusion: ‘There is Evidence That is Not Circumstantial’

After his press conference this afternoon slamming House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes for publicly revealing findings of “incidentally collected” Trump transition communications and briefing President Donald Trump on them before him, committee ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) spoke to MSNBC’s Chuck Todd and dropped his own bombshell. Referencing a Meet the Press interview from Sunday, Todd pressed Schiff on the investigation into potential collusion between Trump’s campaign and the Russian government being a “circumstantial case.” “Actually, no, Chuck,” the California lawmaker stated. “I can tell you that the case is more than that. And I can’t go into the particulars, but there is more than circumstantial evidence now.” “You have seen direct evidence of collusion?” Continue reading "Adam Schiff on Russia/Trump Collusion: ‘There is Evidence That is Not Circumstantial’"

Prime Minster Theresa May Speaks on London Attack: ‘Voices of Hate and Evil’ Will Not Drive Us Apart

British Prime Minister Theresa May publicly spoke about the London attack today, confirming that four people (including an officer and the terrorist) were killed. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have been affected, to the victims themselves, and to their family and friends,” May said, “who waved their loved ones off, but will not now be welcoming them home.” She praised the bravery of the officers who put their lives on the line and had this to say about what the attack represents:
This attack was no accident. The terrorist chose to strike at the heart of our capital city, where people of all nationalities, religions, and cultures come together to celebrate the values of liberty, democracy, and freedom of speech. These streets of Westminster, home to the world’s oldest parliament, are ingrained with a spirit of freedom that echoes in Continue reading "Prime Minster Theresa May Speaks on London Attack: ‘Voices of Hate and Evil’ Will Not Drive Us Apart"

Did The Rock Actually Hit a 490 Yard Drive? (Which No PGA Tour Pro Has Done Since 2002)

This can’t be true, can it? In a post on Instagram Tuesday, wrestler-turned-actor The Rock claimed that he smashed a drive a whopping 490 yards while shooting a scene for his HBO series Ballers.
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Adam Schiff: Is Devin Nunes Going to Chair an ‘Independent Investigation’ or ‘Act as a Surrogate’?

After House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes held two press conferences and briefed President Donald Trump over his findings that Trump transition team members’ communications were “incidentally collected,” committee ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) held his own presser to highlight what he knew. Having already released a statement expressing his concerns over the way Nunes shared this information, Schiff slammed the chairman over his close political relationship with Trump and how it hampers the committee’s investigation into Russia and the president’s campaign. “The chairman will need to decide whether he is the chairman of an independent investigation into conduct which includes allegations of potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russians,” Schiff stated. “Or he is going to act as a surrogate of the White House because he cannot do both.” He further added that he learned about all of this the Continue reading "Adam Schiff: Is Devin Nunes Going to Chair an ‘Independent Investigation’ or ‘Act as a Surrogate’?"

William Shatner Has Launched an Epic Twitter Campaign to Get The Bachelor’s Nick Viall off Dancing With The Stars

william shatner Nick Viall is competing against several other stars and dancers on this season of Dancing With The Stars, but his biggest opponent so far seems to be not on the show, but on Twitter. William Shatner has launched an epic, and, if we’re honest, pretty bizarre campaign to get him voted off the show. Before, during, and after Monday night’s premiere, Shatner was extremely busy trying to get people to vote for anyone else so the former Bachelor would be booted.