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Anti-LGBT Group Launches National Campaign Featuring Disgusting Houston ‘Bathroom’ Ad

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‘Campaign for USA’ Calls Trans People ‘Sexual Deviants,’ ‘Perverts’ Who Want to Recruit Children ‘Into the Homosexual Lifestyle’

A Houston-based anti-LGBT hate group has launched a national ad campaign against retailer Target featuring a remake of the disgusting TV spot that effectively deceived voters into repealing the city’s Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) last November.  

Steve Hotze and Jared Woodfill, both key players in the anti-HERO “Campaign for Houston,” say they plan to spend $2 million on their “Campaign for USA,” which calls for people to boycott Target over its policy, announced in April, allowing trans people to use restrooms and dressing rooms according to their gender identity in its stores. 

Here’s the new ad, which ignores that existing laws already outlaw predatory behavior:

Hotze, who bankrolled the anti-HERO campaign, leads the Conservative Republicans of Texas, which was named an anti-LGBT hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center earlier this year, in response to its promulgation of the transgender bathroom myth. Woodfill, an attorney who served as spokesman for the anti-HERO campaign, recently lost his bid — which was built almost entirely around opposition to LGBT rights — for chair of the Republican Party of Texas. 

The Campaign for USA website falsely alleges that Target’s policy “means that any man can say he feels like a woman and use the women’s bathrooms.” 

“Just because a man feels like and thinks he is a women, does not make him a woman, any more than thinking he is a dog, would make him a dog,” the site states. “The whole concept of ‘transgender’ of course is absurd and irrational. Those who practice this behavior or enable it have adopted perverted thinking.”

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The Campaign for USA, which is using the same “No Men in Women’s Bathrooms” graphic (above) from the anti-HERO campaign, calls for people to sign a pledge to boycott Target, and to encourage state and federal lawmakers to pass anti-trans bathroom legislation. At the bottom of the Campaign for USA site is a link to a donation page for Conservative Republicans of Texas. 

“The term transgender is a euphemism, a weaker alternative, for the term pervert, in order to make the behavior seem more acceptable,” the site states.

“Men who dress up like women and want to use women’s bathrooms, showers and locker rooms are sexual deviants and perverts. The LGBT homosexual political movement wants to force society, under the penalty of law, to accept, affirm as normal, and celebrate the perverted homosexual lifestyle and the deviant behavior of men who claim to be women,” it goes on to claim.

“The goal of the LGBT is to destroy all Biblical moral absolutes and create sexual anarchy in society. The LGBT political movement wants it mandated that this wicked lifestyle be taught to children in school, starting in Kindergarten, and that children be encouraged to experiment with homosexual and transvestite behavior. The goal is to break down the children’s consciences, so that they can more easily be recruited into the homosexual lifestyle.” 

According to Houston’s KTRK-TV, the anti-trans Target ad — which shows a cisgender man following a young girl into a bathroom stall — will begin airing across Texas over the next three months. 

After voters overwhelmingly repealed HERO in November, some LGBT advocates criticized local TV stations for airing the anti-trans bathroom ad, given that it constitutes hate speech that is provably false. So it will be interesting to see whether stations in Austin, Dallas and other parts of the state and nation are willing to take a stand against Hotze and Woodfill’s fear-mongering lies. 

Watch KTRK’s report above. 

 

Image: Screenshot via ConservativeRepubTX/YouTube

 

 

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Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Domestic Threat’ Says Never-Trumper Over Tucker Carlson’s Upcoming Jan. 6 Special

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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:

 

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‘Your Entire Resume Skippy’: Madison Cawthorn Mocked After Asking ‘What’s the Biggest Lie a Politician’s Ever Told?’

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U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is getting blasted after attacking President Joe Biden.

“What’s the biggest lie a politician has ever told?” Cawthorn asked. “Biden said that the $3.5 TRILLION spending bill will cost zero dollars.”

It did not go well for him, with many pointing to his own well-documented and debunked lies.

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) was among those reminding Americans that Cawthorn lied when he claimed his tragic auto accident “derailed” his naval career.

An investigation by his hometown newspaper, citing a 2017 sworn deposition reveals “Cawthorn admitted his application to the academy had already been rejected before the crash.”

But on his campaign website Cawthorn claimed, “Madison’s plans were derailed … after he nearly died in a tragic automobile accident that left him partially paralyzed and in a wheelchair.”

Others slammed Cawthorn and some shared more of Cawthorn’s lies and allegations of sexual misconduct against him:

 

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‘Unemployable’ Jeffrey Clark Can’t Find a Job After Trying to Help Trump Overturn the Election: Report

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The far-right attorney who sought to take control of the Department of Justice to keep Trump in power despite losing the 2020 election is facing professional consequences for his anti-democratic actions.

“The Trump taint is sticking to Jeffrey Clark,” Business Insider reported Thursday. “In the 10 months since the would-be Justice Department coup, Clark’s name has been scrubbed from the conservative legal group where he’d landed his first post-Trump job. He lawyered up in the face of congressional scrutiny. But, just days before his Friday interview with the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, Clark parted ways with the defense lawyer Robert Driscoll, Politico reported late Wednesday.”

Clark is just the latest attorney to suffer repercussions for their relationship with Trump.

“In the eyes of several former colleagues, Clark has joined the ranks of once respected conservative lawyers — including former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the former prosecutor Sidney Powell, and the constitutional scholar John Eastman — who have been burned flying too close to Trump,” the report noted.

One former official explained the pity felt for Clark.

“Honestly, I feel bad that the guy appears to have been canceled. He made his own bed, but I don’t wish anyone to be unemployable,” the former official said.

Read the full report.

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