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Gregg Popovich lights the internet on fire with blistering attack on Donald Trump

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Image: Getty Images The NBA regular season doesn’t start until Tuesday, but San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has already dominated an opponent — in this case, President Donald Trump.  After Trump made the outrageously false claim that former President Barack Obama didn’t contact the families of fallen troops, “Pop” went off when talking to The Nation‘s Dave Zirin.  SEE ALSO: Why Gregg Popovich is such a powerful critic of Donald Trump The five-time NBA champion coach and U.S. Air Force veteran said Trump’s comments were “so beyond the pale, I almost don’t have the words.” Almost is the key […]

LeBron James destroys Trump with the perfect, understated insult

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Champion of insults.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock There are so many things to call President Donald Trump.  On Saturday morning, LeBron James found the perfect one. The NBA star called Trump “U bum” over the president’s rescinded invitation for Steph Curry to visit the White House, which came only after Curry stated that he didn’t want to go anyway.  SEE ALSO: NFL players slam Donald Trump for rant against protests U bum 😂 https://t.co/PU1WuB9lqs — christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) September 23, 2017 at least the Trump era brought the until-now-criminally-underused insult of “bum” back — Erin 🎶Gloria🎶 Ryan (@morninggloria) September 23, 2017 Good morning […]

Pete Souza throws shade at Trump’s NBA feud with a photo of Obama and Steph Curry

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Obama White House visitor.Image: David Zalubowski/AP/REX/Shutterstock In 48 hours, President Donald Trump ignited feuds with the NFL and the NBA.  Hey, remember when the president didn’t do that?  SEE ALSO: Pete Souza’s latest Instagram lets Trump know who the real ‘Rocket Man’ is Pete Souza does. The Obama White House photographer turned full-time shade-thrower posted a photo of President Obama with Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry on Saturday morning.  President Obama with Steph Curry last year at the White House. The President was “helping” Steph with his jump shot release. A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on Sep […]

Eminem’s anti-Trump cypher left celebrities and musicians shook

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Eminem left the internet shook during a heated cypher at the BET Awards Tuesday night.  Performing in a Detroit parking garage, the rapper ripped President Donald Trump to shreds in a politically-charged freestyle which lasted just under five minutes.  SEE ALSO: Lose yourself and $2 million in Eminem’s outdated Michigan mansion Every profound line he spit was filled with frustration with the leader of the free world and his supporters. Racism is the only thing he’s Fantastic 4(fantastic for), cause that’s how he gets his rock off, he’s orange. Sheesh @Eminem!! 🔥🔥✊🏾🔥🔥#United pic.twitter.com/wcL28BCWpy — LeBron James (@KingJames) October 11, 2017 […]

White House social media guy reveals whos really writing some of Trumps tweets

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Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images It’s every social media manager’s worst nightmare.  Dan Scavino Jr., who runs social media for President Donald Trump, accidentally tweeted out an attack on NBC News from both his account as well as Trump’s account on Wednesday.  Scavino quickly deleted the tweet. The tweet on Trump’s account is still up. I don’t think Trump did this tweet pic.twitter.com/HXZHPr6Nls — Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) October 4, 2017 The error provides a glimpse behind the scenes of how Trump’s Twitter account is run. It has been generally assumed that Trump sends most of his own tweets.  Trump may have […]

Trump to Puerto Rico: Show us the money

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Image: Getty Images With Puerto Rico in a worsening humanitarian crisis, President Donald Trump continues to hold the U.S. territory’s debt over its head. It is difficult to fathom just how irresponsible and entirely beside the point Puerto Rico’s debt is when it comes to its current situation. Puerto Ricans are Americans, just like the people in parts of Texas and Florida that the government is helping after two other major hurricanes this season.  Yet on Friday, Trump doubled down on holding disaster aid hostage to the U.S. territory’s debts, which total about $70 billion.. “Ultimately, the government of Puerto […]

Oh no, Ted Cruz just liked a very NSFW tweet and it’s all over followers’ timelines

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Oh no, Ted whyImage: CQ-Roll Call, Inc. You know some intern’s going to cop the blame for this. A very NSFW video is going viral on Twitter, (no) thanks to Ted Cruz’s official Twitter account. The Texas senator and former U.S. presidential hopeful liked a pretty graphic two-minute long video from @SexuallPosts. SEE ALSO: Seth Rogen expertly trolls fervent Trump supporter on Twitter With over 3 million followers, the like from Cruz’s verified account would have pushed the video to the news feeds of tens, if not hundreds of thousands of his followers’ timelines. Image: twitter/mashable screenshot As Tuesday morning, […]

Jared and Ivanka used private email addresses for White House business, and we wish we could forward them spam

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"No, it's 'Eric-underscore-Is-underscore-Stupid at gmail dot com,' not dashes."Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Oooooooooooh, the irony. As it turns out, President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner have been conducting White House business on their own private email accounts. SEE ALSO: Here are all the deportable offenses Trump’s crappy children have committed Politico broke the scoop on Jared’s email on Sunday, noting that the address was created in December — you know, just a month or so after Big Papa Trump rode a wave of controversy over Hillary Clinton’s private email server to an electoral victory — while the incoming administration’s […]

President Flip Flops show off the times Trump has contradicted himself

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Most politicians flip flop on issues, but when it’s documented on Twitter, it makes things a little more obvious. Notorious tweeter and President of the United States, Donald Trump, is pretty infamous for criticizing an issue in the past, then doing that exact same thing as president. Now you can proudly display your favorite Trump flip flop exactly where they belong: your feet. SEE ALSO: Reporters call out Trump’s claim that he saw Harvey ‘horror & devastation’ President Flip Flops are pretty simple — on one foot you have the original tweet, on the other, you have a tweet that […]

The physics behind NASCAR, according to Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton all got together on Thursday to watch a nice, relaxing game of golf.  The three were all smiles and sat together during the Presidents Cup golf tournament in Jersey City, New Jersey, snapping selfies and hamming it up with the crowd.  SEE ALSO: Trump’s buddy Tom Brady links arm with teammate during national anthem Image: ANDREW GOMBERT/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock Missing from the event was current President Donald Trump, who is expected to attend the tournament on Sunday. We’d expect nothing less from a man who criticized Obama for playing golf during his […]