During Tuesday’s episode of his podcast Joe Rogan and guest fellow comedian Tom Segura about some of the top news stories circulating the internet. At one point during their discussion, they talked about Pride Month and the boycott of Bud Light following their partnership with Yadda. Yadda. Yadda. Rogan then raised the topic of Pride parades and argued the LGBTQ+ community has taken over the term and rainbows and puppies! (Well maybe not puppies. Yet.)
“What’s weird is that when you say pride, people immediately think of gay,” Rogan said.
“Pride means gay,” Segura said.
“How wild is that — that they did that?” Rogan replied.
“Now people are like, what are trying to say,” Rogan said. “What are you trying to say? You know, it used to be, you were proud. Now it’s gay.”
“It definitely means queer,” Segura replied.
Rogan turned his attention to Pride month.
“I imagine you don’t even have to say gay pride anymore. You say pride month. How insidious they snuck it in. They slowly took over pride. Like they took over the rainbow,” Rogan ranted.
As the conversation continued, Rogan said, “The rainbow has become, I mean, it’s gay — rainbow’s a gay thing.”
“I mean, that’s what it is now. Pride it’s a gay thing. The word is like, if you say you have straight pride, people are like, ‘Really? Do you really?’” Rogan said. “First of all, why? If you’re 99 percent of the people – the fuck you proud of?”
During remarks at the religious conservative activist conference Road to Majority on Friday Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO)”vowed to defeat a new form of ‘cultural Marxism,’ saying it has taken over the Democratic Party and the media while taking root in universities. And claiming corporations are pushing a new “religion of woke”.
“These new Marxists want to give America a new religion. They want to impose on us the religion of woke,” Hawley said. “It is the religion of transgenderism, critical race theory and open borders, multiculturalism, and they are shoving it down our throats.
The leftist elites have proclaimed themselves as the priests of this new religion. They’re the high priests,” Hawley said, adding that the country does not agree with them.
“I’ve got news for these corporations, these woke corporations. We are not going to surrender this nation to the cultural Marxist in the C-suite.
“We may not have started this culture war, but we’re going to win it,”
Who knew that there were domestic terrorists on Ocean Avenue? Certainly not Bob and Linda.
Jay Johnston, best known for his work on HBO’s Mr. Show and for voicing a pizzeria owner on Fox’s Bob Burgers, has been arrested by the FBI for participating on the domestic terrorist siege on the United States Capital on January 6th.
Johnston was charged by the Department of Justice on four charges in connection to his presence at the Capitol, per a copy of the criminal complaint. He was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles, according to a copy of the warrant.
Charges include civil disorder, entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds and impeding passage through the Capitol grounds or buildings.
The FBI said flight records indicated that Johnston flew to Washington on Jan. 4, and returned to Los Angeles on Jan. 7.
In addition: “The FBI has interviewed three current or former associates of Johnston, all of whom identified Johnston as the individual in the above photographs of 247-AFO,” per the complaint. “One of these associates provided the FBI with a text message in which Johnston acknowledged being at the Capitol on January 6, stating ‘The news has presented it as an attack. It actually wasn’t. Thought it kind of turned into that. It was a mess. Got maced and tear gassed and I found it quite untastic.’”
The Hollywood Reporter also obtained a photo from a source picturing Johnston at a party last year in which he appeared to be dressed as the so-called “Qanon Shaman,” a man who was previously charged with storming the Capitol on Jan. 6 and pled guilty.
You can see the photo below.
Are any voice actors looking for work? I know someplace.
According to Fidelity: Twitter is now worth just one-third of what Elon Musk paid for the social-media platform.
Twitter is now worth just one-third of what Elon Musk paid for the social-media platform, according to Fidelity, which recently marked down the value of its equity stake in the company.
Musk has acknowledged he overpaid for Twitter, which he bought for $44 billion, including $33.5 billion in equity. More recently, he said Twitter is worth less than half what he paid for it.
It’s unclear how Fidelity arrived at its new, lower valuation or whether it receives any non-public information from the company. Fidelity first reduced the value of its Twitter stake in November, to 44% of the purchase price. That was followed by further markdowns in December and February.
Twitter in reality was never “worth” $40 billion. Elon Musk grossly overpaid for a company that had no long-term strategy for making a profit except to allow hate speech and the expectation of millions of former right-wing hate mongers to return.
SOME came back. But only enough to make the social media site a dangerous place and forced more to leave than return.
*Beginning today, Back2Stonewall will no longer link to any Twitter posts unless it’s a last resort to verify a story.
On Thursday, reporters in the Capitol pressed Tuberville on his comments. He told them that “you can’t have racists” on any team, and he claimed it’s Democrats who are the problem, accusing them of painting all Trump supporters as white nationalists.
“The Democrats characterize all MAGA Republicans in the military as white nationalists, wrong. Wrong. OK?” Tuberville told reporters Thursday. “We can’t get politics in the military. This has nothing to do with extremists.”
“I look at a white nationalist as a Trump Republican. That’s what we’re called all the time, a MAGA person.”
The comments came as Tuberville continued to hold up Senate approval of a slew of military appointments over his opposition to Pentagon abortion policies.
Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday on the Senate floor that Tuberville’s words were “gravely damaging” and that senators “are called to a higher standard of conduct.”
Julie Tsirkin of NBC news contacted Tuberman who crazily attempted to walk back his comments by asking the reporter. “What is a White Nationalust”anyway?
Brooklyn Nets guard Cam Thomas has been fined $40,000 for using “derogatory and disparaging language” during a post-game interview after a win over the Chicago Bulls.
Via The Black Enterprise: Thomas was interviewed by TNT on the court alongside new teammate Spencer Dinwiddie following the Nets’ 116-105 victory. Two days earlier, Dinwiddie had joked the Nets might not have acquired the most talented players —in a recent trade of players but they did get the “best-looking.”Asked by TNT about Dinwiddie’s comment, Thomas said postgame Thursday night: “We already had good-looking guys, no homo.”
Thomas later took to social media to apologize for the remark.
“I want to apologize for the insensitive word I used in the postgame interview,” he tweeted. “I was excited about the win and was being playful. I definitely didn’t intend to offend anyone, but realize that I probably did. My apologies again. Much love.”
According to SB Nation, last year an NBA fan compiled 78 homophobic tweets sent by 36 players that were still live on their Twitter feeds
Caitlyn Jenner has done it again and is receiving massive backlash from the LGBT community after she was filmed saying trans girls should not play women’s sports in school, calling it “an issue of fairness.”
It’s come to light that Democratic Presidential nominee hopeful Amy Klobuchar in 2018 voted to confirm David Ryan Stras to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, despite his strong opposition to LGBT rights and comments deriding a landmark ruling striking down anti-sodomy laws.
In 2008, Stras critiqued the Supreme Court for inappropriately addressing “homosexual rights” and expressed skepticism about the core holding of Lawrence v. Texas, the Supreme Court’s 2003 ruling that struck down Texas’s sodomy law as an unconstitutional deprivation of liberty,”
Ian Bremmer, a political scientist who founded the Eurasia Group, said: “Honestly surprised to see Trump booed at Ultimate Fighting Championship. This should be his crowd.”
According to the New York Times, Trump has a long relationship with U.F.C., having hosted several matches at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City when the sport was under fire from Congress in the early aughts. That historical support for the sport led U.F.C. president Dana White to tell Fox News “I’m never going to say anything bad about Donald Trump, ever.”
Trump was also greeted with protest outside Madison Square Garden as he arrived to the event.