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Protesters who burned the U.S. flag at 2016 Republican convention were wrongly charged, judge says

A judge has dismissed disorderly conduct charges against leftist protesters who burned an American flag outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last year, ruling Tuesday that they were arrested for practicing 1st Amendment-protected free speech. The misdemeanor case against 12 of...

In Anti-Megyn Kelly Rant, Alex Jones Says 'Stop Sexualizing Our Children'

Okay, this isn't my favorite Alex Jones clip of all time (that would be Alex Jones and Roger Stone planning on-air to wear ball gags to the Republican National Convention). You're slipping, Alex. Having your kids taken away from youShow More Summary

This Swanky Bond Villain Lair For Republican Elites Was Funded By Comcast And Microsoft

Lawmakers attending the Cleveland Republican National Convention where Donald Trump formally clinched the presidential nomination were able to ruminate about what they had done in a luxurious hideaway reportedly funded in part by Microsoft, Comcast, AT&T, Chevron, the Koch family, and Big Pharma. More »      

Republican lawmakers’ posh hideaway bankrolled by secret corporate cash”

CPI: But behind the scenes, several major corporations and trade groups secretly bankrolled a plush hideawayfor lawmakers at the same Republican National Convention in Cleveland where Trump gave the speech, records obtained by the Center for Public Integrity show. Comcast Corp., Microsoft, Koch … Continue reading ?

GOP Lawmakers’ Posh Hideaway Bankrolled by Secret Cash

Several major corporations and trade groups secretly bankrolled a plush hideaway for lawmakers at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last year, according to records obtained by the Center for Public Integrity. The groups funded a limited liability company called [...]

Republican Lawmakers’ Posh Hideaway Funded by Secret Corporate Cash

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Big Business was under pressure not to give to the 2016 Republican National Convention. So companies like Comcast, Microsoft, and Koch found a way to keep their cash cloaked.

Gay Trump Supporter Peter Thiel Married Boyfriend in Surprise Wedding at 50th Birthday in Vienna

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Trump supporter Peter Thiel, who announced he was “proud to be gay” at the Republican National Convention last July, married his longtime boyfriend Matt Danzeisen in a surprise wedding at his 50th birthday celebration in Vienna over the w… Read The post Gay Trump Supporter Peter Thiel Married Boyfriend in Surprise Wedding at 50th Birthday in Vienna appeared first on Towleroad.

Cow Palace History: Republican National Convention, Grand National Rodeo, and Now, “HEMPCON’S HALLOWEED”

TweetOnly in Frisco Daly City: I remember back in aught-eight, back when The CP was all about the cows instead of the Mary Jane, man. Consarnit.

The Radical Reference Librarians Who Use Info to Challenge Authority

From August 29 through September 2, 2004, a series of protests erupted in New York in response to the 2004 Republican National Convention and the nomination of George W. Bush for the impending election. Nearly 1,800 protesters were arrested...Show More Summary

Why I Left the Republican Party

Darryl Paulson: I have been a Republican all my life. I remember watching the Republican National Convention in 1956, when I was 8 years old, and seeing President Dwight Eisenhower nominated for a second term.When I turned 21, I registered as a Republican and have voted for all but two of the Republican presidential candidates since 1972.... Show More Summary

Prosecutor drops charges for 2 men arrested at RNC protest

Charges have been dropped against two men who were previously accused of hitting police officers during a flag-burning protest at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last year. The two … Click to Continue »

Controversial Wisconsin sheriff who backed Trump resigns

Clarke, 61, who spoke at the Republican National Convention last summer and campaigned for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, submitted his resignation Thursday and will step down at the end of the day, political consultant Craig Peterson said in a telephone interview. Show More Summary

David Clarke, Milwaukee County Sheriff and Trump Supporter, Resigns

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

A divisive figure who rose to national attention last year during the Republican National Convention, Mr. Clarke previously said he had been offered a Homeland Security post.

Ivanka Trump is helping the White House torpedo Obama-era Equal Pay rules

When Ivanka Trump took the stage at the Republican National Convention, she called her father, Donald Trump, a supporter of equal pay for women and said he would “fight for equal pay for equal work.” She also vowed to “fight for this,...Show More Summary

Trump Abandons ‘I Alone Can Fix It’

At the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made some pretty big claims: I have joined the political arena so that the powerful can no longer beat up on people that cannot defend themselves. Nobody knows the system better than me, [...]

Scott Baio Doesn’t “Give A Shit” If He Ever Works Again After Sharing False Flag Claim On Nazi Terror Attack

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Wrap reports: Trump superfan and Republican National Convention speaker Scott Baio, formerly in-charge as Charles of “Charles in Charge” and Chachi of “Joanie Loves Chachi,” wonders what his Twitter followers think of a meme suggesting Heather Heyer’s death is an anti-right conspiracy. Show More Summary

Khakis and Tiki Torches

I first met Richard Spencer, one of the organizers of Saturday’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in Cleveland during last year’s Republican National Convention. He was one of several alt-right figures who’d descended on the city to network and celebrate Donald Trump’s ascension. Show More Summary

Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama Yet Again After Charlottesville?

The first lady last cribbed from her predecessor during the Republican National Convention. While President Donald Trump was condemned by Republicans and Democrats alike for not not calling out white supremacists for their "Unite the...Show More Summary

This Trans Republican Thinks Trump's Military Ban Could Lead to Positive Change

Jennifer Williams, the first out trans delegate at the Republican National Convention, sees a silver lining in the president's ban on transgender military service.

Once a proud Trump supporter, Silicon Valley giant privately slams 'incompetent' administration

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last summer Peter Thiel, the founder of PayPal and an initial Facebook investor, took the stage of the Republican National Convention to champion Donald Trump. Thiel was the first openly gay Republican to speak at the convention, and proudly supported the GOP nominee. Show More Summary

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