Large police deployment and counter-protests planned for event that coincides with Hitler’s birthday
A small town in eastern Germany is bracing for the arrival of hundreds of neo-Nazis planning to attend a music festival timed to coincide with Adolf Hitler’s birthday.
Anti-fascist groups have promised counter-protests and a large police deployment aims to prevent violence during the Schild und Schwert (Shield and Sword, or SS) festival in Ostritz, Saxony, on the border with Poland, a region where the AfD scored some of its strongest results in the 2017 elections.
Rock star Bono, frontman for the band U2, has been presented with the first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way. More »
Donald Trump and his henchmen— er, administration had a busy week after the home, office, and hotel room of Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen were raided by the FBI. And Saturday Night Live pulled out all the stops in the latest cold open as a result.
Ben Stiller’s Cohen visits Washington, D.C. for a meeting that turns out to be an ambush: Waiting for him is none other than Robert Mueller (Robert De Niro), along with a polygraph test.
The cold open is called “Meet the Parents” for a reason, folks. Read more…
Jim Carrey, comedian turned artist/political critic, tweeted a photo of his portrait of Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday.
Referencing this week’s congressional hearings as a “visit from planet Zuckerberg,” Carrey captioned his painting with this fun dialogue from Zuck: “I shall prevent any further election meddling by destroying the Earth with my Illudium Q-35 Explosive Space Modulator App! The sudden drop in Facebook’s stock has made me angry! VERY ANGRY INDEED!!!”
With its deep eye bags, piercing green eyes, and a mesmerizing background, Carrey’s drawing of Zuck will probably keep you awake at night. Read more…
Stone, on day he sent Assange dinner email, also said ‘devastating’ WikiLeaks were forthcoming
The comments also raise more questions about what Stone knew about WikiLeaks and about the veracity of his claims to have been in contact with Assange, which he now denies. On the August 4, 2016, InfoWars show, Stone described the soon-to-appear …
Roger Stone claimed WikiLeaks had information on the Clinton Foundation on the same day he said he dined with …Washington Examiner
Jim Carrey, actor, comedian and Renaissance painter, just submitted his first masterpiece.
Or, uh, so the people of the internet think. On Thursday, Jim Carrey submitted his “official portrait” of Donald Trump to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery via Twitter. The portrait features Trump sitting in his bathrobe eating an ice cream cone which is highly accurate, so he obviously has my vote.
“Dear Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery,” Carrey wrote on Twitter. “I know it’s early but I’d like to submit this as the official portrait of our 45th President, Donald J. Trump. It’s called, ‘You Scream. I Scream. Will We Ever Stop Screaming?” Read more…