“Obama has a soft spot for homosexuals because of the years he spent as a male prostitute in his twenties. That is how he paid for his drugs,” says one.
The Loon Star State certainly lived up to its reputation on Super Tuesday â€” and not just because GOP Sen. Ted Cruz won Texas’ Republican presidential primary. Â
A state school board candidate who believes President Barack Obama once worked as a male prostitute advanced to a runoff, while an anti-Clinton conspiracist and author who claims President George H. W. Bush is a “homosexual pedophile” and killed President John F. Kennedy (or at least knows who did) was elected chair of the local Republican Party in Austin. Â
Meanwhile,Â an openly gay Republican county clerk in East Texas was defeated by a candidate with an extensive criminal record, after local media declined to report on her rap sheet. And GOP congressional candidate Michael Bob Starr, who was attacked by opponents for participating in military LGBT Pride runs while commanding an Air Force base, finished in third place and out of the runoff in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, according to preliminary results.Â
Retired teacher Mary Lou Bruner, who recently doubled down on her claim that Obama “has a soft spot for homosexuals” because he spent years as a male prostitute in his 20s, captured 47,536 votes â€” the most among three candidates â€” in the race for the District 9 seat on the State Board of Education,Â whichÂ sets curriculumÂ standards for public schools throughout Texas.Â
Bruner believes Obama is a “homosexual/bisexual”.
She’ll likely be on the Texas State Board of Education. pic.twitter.com/RgvyR99mOv
â€” Casey Michel (@cjcmichel) March 2, 2016
She also believes it “is a goal of United Nationâ€™s agenda 21 and the One World Order to reduce the population of the world by 2/3.”
And Robert Morrow, who’s said Bush, Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Marco Rubio are all gay, captured 54 percent of the vote in his bid to become the next GOP chair in Travis County. However, immediately after Morrow’s victory, the vice chair of the Travis County GOP vowed to prevent him from taking over.Â
â€œWe will explore every single option that exists, whether it be persuading him to resign, trying to force him to resign, constraining his power, removing his ability to spend money or resisting any attempt for him to access data or our social media account,â€ Matt Mackowiak told The Texas Tribune. â€œIâ€™m treating this as a coup and as a hostile takeover.â€
â€œTell them they can go fuck themselves,” Morrow responded, before taking the Tribune‘s reporter to task for not saying the “N-word” when asking about his use of the racial slur on social media.Â
Lamar County Clerk Russ Towers, who proudly issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, would have been the first gay Republican candidate elected to public office in Texas history, after being appointed to the position last year. However, Towers was narrowly defeated by Ruth Sisson, who ran on a platform of “family values” but has written 44 bad checks totaling over $2,000, in addition to allegations that she tried to stop her daughter from dating a black man.Â
â€œI kind of lose faith in humanity that they would hire a thief over me, but whatâ€™s done is done,â€ Towers told me, calling the local media’s failure to report on Sisson’s rap sheet “unfair.”
In the West Texas congressional race, Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson, who ran a disgusting ad accusing Starr of being supported by the “radical gay lobby” â€” which he said includes The New Civil Rights Movement â€” was the top vote-getter in Congressional District 19. Robertson advances to a runoff against Jodey Arrington, who narrowly edged out Starr for second place.Â
Fortunately, the news was not all bad in Texas on Super Tuesday.
Pioneering LGBT state Rep. Mary Gonzalez, (D-El Paso), survived a challenge from an anti-gay candidate who’s under investigation for voter fraud. And Dave Wilson, a longtime anti-gay activist in Houston, captured just 12 percent of the vote in his bid to unseat Democratic state Rep. Jessica Farrar, a staunch LGBT ally.Â
Moderate “establishment” Republicans also fended off tea party challengers in several key races for Texas House, which amounts to a major victory for the LGBT community heading into next year’s legislative session.
But in a sign of how bad things have become in some parts of the state, rabidly anti-LGBT state Rep. Debbie Riddle, who believes public education “comes from Moscow” and has warned about “terror babies” launching sleeper cells, was defeated by a candidate who painted her as too liberal. Â
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Cuomo Charged With Sex Crime Months After Resigning as Governor
The former governor who resigned after multiple accusations of sexual harassment resigned, leaving office August 23.
“Cuomo has been charged with a misdemeanor complaint in Albany City Court for a sex-crime related charge, a spokesperson for New York State courts tells NBC News,” according to NBC’s Tom Winter.
A investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James found the Democratic governor had sexually harassed at least eleven women, most of them state employees.
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Meadows ‘Will Face Consequences’ for Stonewalling Jan. 6 Committee if He Does Not Comply With Subpoena: Report
Could former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows face criminal contempt of Congress charges like Steve Bannon?
The House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack subpoenaed Meadows, a former GOP congressman, on September 23, over a month ago, and he has yet to comply.
“Our patience isn’t unlimited, and engagement needs to become cooperation very soon,” a Select Committee source told CNN. “As we’ve already made clear, anyone who tries to stonewall our effort will face the consequences.”
The committee sees Meadows, who has been by Trump’s side every step of the way even for months before exiting the House to join the Trump administration, as a “key witness.”
Jan. 6 Select Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) is being patient but that appears to be waning thin.
“If and when the staff says to us it’s not going anywhere, there won’t be any hesitation on the part of the committee to make the referrals” for contempt of Congress he tells CNN.
CNN adds multiple sources have “indicated” Meadows has “been ‘engaging’ in negotiations over the terms of his turning over documents and appearing for a deposition.”
Earlier this week a bombshell Rolling Stone report citing two people involved with planning the January 6 pro-Trump rallies mentioned Meadows nine times, including calling him “someone who played a major role in the conversations surrounding the protests on Jan. 6.”
That report also says those sources describe Meadows “as having had an opportunity to prevent the violence” of January 6, and that “Meadows was 100 percent made aware of what was going on.”
Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Domestic Threat’ Says Never-Trumper Over Tucker Carlson’s Upcoming Jan. 6 Special
Stuart Stevens is calling out News Corp founder and chief Rupert Murdoch as a “domestic threat” in response to a stunning preview clip from Fox News’ top personality, Tucker Carlson, that falsely paints Donald Trump’s January 6 insurrection as a false flag operation by Democrats.
“If Rupert Murdoch were applying for American citizenship today, there would be ample evidence to classify him as a domestic threat and deny citizenship,” Stevens says of Murdoch, an Australian-born naturalized U.S. citizen. “He’s a dangerous man who should be treated as the anti-democratic propagandist he is.”
Stevens is known as one of the top Republican strategists who became a never-Trumper and co-founded The Lincoln Project. Murdoch owns News Corp, the parent company of Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, and numerous other outlets across the globe. He became a U.S. citizen in 1985 to meet the requirements to purchase and own TV stations.
The clip of Tucker Carlson’s three-part series on the January 6 insurrection (below) is being called “fucking insane” by fellow never-Trumper Tim Miller, a former GOP strategist.
“I’d like to focus in on the fact that Fox is hosting one of the main architects of the Stop The Steal insurrection Ali Akbar Alexander for this 1/6 special,” Miller adds. “Going full Newsmax.”
In a scathing strike against Carlson, former Obama HUD deputy assistant secretary Brandon Friedman compared the Fox News personality to a radio station known for helping to incite the Rwandan genocide in which more than one million people died and up to half a million women were raped.
Here’s the clip, which is loaded with falsehoods and anti-American, anti-democracy propaganda:
Apparently Fox News is letting Tucker Carlson do a special on his conspiracy theory that January 6 was a “false flag” pic.twitter.com/dYngE77L4r
— Andrew Lawrence (@ndrew_lawrence) October 28, 2021
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