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  • Virginia lawmaker jailed for teen sex scandal wins state Senate seat

    11/06/2019 10:36:01 AM PST · by C19fan · 34 replies
    WJLA ^ | November 6, 2019 | Elizabeth Tyree
    A former Virginia lawmaker who made headlines after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary has won a Senate seat. Democrat Joe Morrissey won the senate seat for the 16th District in Tuesday night's election.
  • Joe Morrissey knocks off Sen. Rosalyn Dance in Democratic primary

    06/11/2019 7:48:24 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 19 replies
    Morrissey, a colorful and controversial former Richmond prosecutor, served eight years in the House as a Democrat before vacating the seat for an unsuccessful challenge of Dance as an independent. During his 30-year political career, he has brandished, sometimes literally, the image of “Fighting Joe” — a feisty populist who prides himself on serving constituents who are overlooked and underserved. Morrissey’s reputation also includes a misdemeanor conviction of contributing to the delinquency of a minor involving relations with his then-17-year-old law firm employee, whom he later married. His wife became a prominent figure in his campaign and introduced him at...
  • Morrissey hasn’t turned right: our establishment has turned insane

    06/02/2019 7:07:45 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 23 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 2 June 2019 | Charley Nash
    On Thursday, May 30, Morrissey was ‘canceled’. According to the Guardian, a British newspaper fond of such decrees, fans now feel ‘betrayed’ by the singer’s recent controversial and provocative statements, which have included support for Anne Marie Waters’s nationalist For Britain party. ‘Morissey [sic], what happened?’ the Guardian agonized on Twitter. But maybe they already know the answer. In just a decade, political correctness has obtained a stranglehold on Western culture. The provocateurs and counter-cultural icons of the late 20th century have been replaced by commercially compromised ‘influencers’, and artists who are carefully selected by social censors. ... Morrissey is...
  • Hollywood Producer Calls For the Murder of Covington Catholic Kids (tr)

    01/20/2019 5:45:39 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 76 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 20, 2019 | Cristina Laila
    Jack Morrissey, a Hollywood Producer who is known for projects such as Beauty and the Beast and the Twilight Saga, called for minor teen high school boys to be murdered in a violent, gruesome manner. Mr. Morrissey joined the hate-filled media and piled on the Covington Catholic students after deceptively edited videos of the teens were posted to Twitter accusing them of harassing a Native American man. Full video of the incident shows the teens did nothing wrong — they were ambushed by blacks calling them “crackers” and the Native Indian man is a far left activist who harassed the...
  • Despite 'sore loser' law, Don Blankenship trying third party bid for US Senate in West Virginia

    07/25/2018 6:52:05 AM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 24, 2018 | John Verhovek
    Don Blankenship, the former coal baron who spent time in federal prison and finished third in the West Virginia Republican primary in May, is wading back into the state's U.S. Senate race, this time attempting filing paperwork to run as a member of the Constitution Party. Blakenship tweeted photos of himself filing the paperwork on Tuesday, saying in part, "I am the only candidate who cannot be bought by out of state billionaires and I will work hard to drain the swamp."
  • Tommy Robinson treatment is ‘shocking’- Morrissey decries jail term as a blow to UK free speech

    06/06/2018 5:26:50 PM PDT · by sushiman · 29 replies
    RT ^ | 6/6/18 | Kika Press
    Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has thrown his support behind jailed EDL founder Tommy Robinson. He also praised Anne Marie Waters far-right ‘For Britain’ party, known for its anti-Islamic views.
  • ‘London is DEBASED' Morrissey rages at Sadiq Khan after violent epidemic

    04/18/2018 12:21:29 AM PDT · by BBell · 67 replies ^ | 4/18/18 | ALICE SCARSI
    MORRISSEY has slammed London Mayor Sadiq Khan following the rise of violent attacks recorded in the capital saying London is “second only to Bangladesh” and claimed Mr Khan “cannot talk properly”.The former Smiths frontman lashed out at the Mayor of London in an interview discussing his views on racism, violence and the capital. And Morrissey stated that London “is debased” and that “civilisation is over”. Going on a rampage against Mr Khan, he added: “The Mayor of London tells us about ‘Neighborhood policin’ - what is ‘policin’? “He tells us London is an ‘amazin’ city. What is ‘amazin’? This is...
  • Morrissey: I would kill Trump 'for the safety of humanity'

    11/27/2017 8:34:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 27, 2017 | Rebecca Savransky
    British singer Morrissey said in a new interview he would kill President Trump if given the option. During an interview with Der Spiegel, Morrissey, the former The Smiths frontman, was asked: “If there was a button here and if you pressed on it, Trump would die dead [sic]– would you push it or not?” The musician responded that he would push the button. “I would, for the safety of humanity," Morrissey said. "It has nothing to do with my personal opinion of his face or his family, but in the interest of humanity I would push.”(continued)
  • Morrissey supports killing Donald Trump ‘for the safety of humanity’

    11/26/2017 8:39:16 AM PST · by markomalley · 89 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/25/17 | Andrew Blake
    British singer Morrissey said he’d kill President Trump “for the safety of humanity” if given the option to eliminate him instantly. The outspoken former frontman for The Smiths answered affirmatively during a recent interview with German magazine Der Spiegel in response to a hypothetical question about being able to kill Mr. Trump with the push of a button. “If there was a button here and if you pressed on it, Trump would die dead [sic]– would you push it or not?” Der Spiegel askedMorrissey. “I would, for the safety of humanity. It has nothing to do with my personal opinion...
  • Morrissey defends Weinstein and Spacey, blames victims

    11/19/2017 11:22:48 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 19, 2017 | Chris Perez
    <p>The British singer Morrissey defended both Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein in an interview this weekend, claiming their alleged victims knew “exactly” what was going on — and chose to “play along.”</p> <p>“Afterward, they feel embarrassed, or they do not like it,” Morrissey said while speaking to the German news outlet Der Spiegel.</p>
  • Morrisey (lead singer of The Smiths) Issues Official Statement on Manchester Bombing via Facebook

    05/23/2017 1:29:07 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 68 replies
    Celebrating my birthday in Manchester as news of the Manchester Arena bomb broke. The anger is monumental. For what reason will this ever stop? Theresa May says such attacks "will not break us", but her own life is lived in a bullet-proof bubble, and she evidently does not need to identify any young people today in Manchester morgues. Also, "will not break us" means that the tragedy will not break her, or her policies on immigration. The young people of Manchester are already broken - thanks all the same, Theresa. Sadiq Khan says "London is united with Manchester", but he...
  • Judge Dismisses Denver D.A.'s Unconstitutional Jury Tampering Charges ( jury nullification )

    12/17/2015 9:06:06 AM PST · by george76 · 83 replies
    Reason magazine ^ | Dec. 17, 2015 | Jacob Sullum
    Mitch Morrissey tried to imprison activists for passing out jury nullification pamphlets. Last August, Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey charged two local activists, Mark Iannicelli and Eric Brandt, with seven felonies each for passing out jury nullification pamphlets at the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse. Morrissey continued to pursue those charges even after conceding that such activity is protected by the First Amendment. When I asked Lynn Kimbrough, Morrissey's public information officer, what Iannicelli and Brandt had done that crossed the line from constitutionally protected speech to felonious jury tampering, she refused to say. That's probably because Morrissey had no case, as confirmed...
  • MSG to go with vegan-only menu for upcoming Morrissey show

    05/01/2015 6:44:22 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 1, 2015 | Carl Campanile and Chris Perez
    Carnivorous fans flocking to Madison Square Garden to see rocker Morrissey next month will be forced to go vegan or go hungry — because the arena is giving in to his demands to ban meat at the performance. The former frontman for the British band “The Smiths” — which had a smash-hit album called “Meat is Murder” — is scheduled to perform June 27. Concertgoers craving a burger or hot dog will be asking, “Where’s the beef” after the singer revealed that the Garden had agreed that only strictly vegan foods would be served during the show. So no meat...
  • Morrissey cancels gig in Iceland after venue refuses to go vegetarian

    02/03/2015 10:30:30 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 81 replies
    New Music Express ^ | February 3, 2015 | David Renshaw
    Morrissey has scrapped a gig in Iceland due to the venue refusing to not sell meat on the night of the show. The famously vegetarian Morrissey insists that any venue he plays goes meat-free on the night of his performance. However, as confirmed by fansite True-To-You, the Harpa Concert Hall in Rekjavik would not agree to the terms and the gig is now canceled. "I love Iceland and I have waited a long time to return, but I shall leave the Harpa Concert Hall to their cannibalistic flesh-eating bloodlust," Morrissey said in a statement. Morrissey tours the UK next month....
  • Del. Joe Morrissey indicted on four felonies

    01/21/2015 9:56:11 AM PST · by csvset · 1 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 21 january 2015 | BILL McKELWAY AND MARKUS SCHMIDT
    Felony indictments were unsealed in Henrico County on Wednesday morning charging Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, I-74th, and the mother of an ex-law office worker in connection with the filing of allegedly fraudulent court documents. Morrissey was accused of four felony counts dealing with documents that were allegedly submitted in connection with his recent sentencing on a misdemeanor conviction. The charges against Morrissey include: felony uttering a forged public record; felony conspiracy to utter a forged record; felony inducing perjury; and perjury. In his General Assembly office, a visibly annoyed Morrissey denied the charges. Also indicted is Deidre Warren, the mother...
  • Virginia Democrat Wins Reelection From Jail

    01/15/2015 10:54:12 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 31 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 14, 2015 | Brent Scher
    Virginia’s 74th state district reelected Joe Morrissey to the House of Delegates in a special election held on Tuesday. He celebrated his victory from a jail cell. Morrissey resigned from the seat last December after he was convicted for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old employee at his law office.
  • Virginia Democrat indicted on sex charges over alleged relationship with minor

    08/29/2014 10:07:26 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 16 replies
    While the national media is busy convincing the American electorate that the Supreme Court ruled that no one can ever touch a birth control pill ever again because the GOP hates women, let me present to you a story that would be a national outrage emblematic of half the country’s values…if it involved a Republican.
  • Morrissey Attacks 'Thankskilling,' Says Eating Turkey Spurs Global Warming

    11/29/2013 7:33:06 AM PST · by Libloather · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/27/13 | Christian Toto
    The British singer and outspoken vegetarian is blasting both the annual holiday's menu as well as President Barack Obama for engaging in the traditional turkey pardon Wednesday. Morrissey dubbed the American holiday "Thankskilling," adding the murder of so many turkeys each November yields unhealthy food while warming the planet. Please ignore the abysmal example set by President Obama who, in the name of Thanksgiving, supports torture as 45 million birds are horrifically abused; dragged through electrified stun baths, and then have their throats slit. And President Obama laughs. Haha, so funny!
  • Va. lawmaker who brandished AK-47 during legislative session was disbarred following death threat

    01/20/2013 5:02:08 AM PST · by servo1969 · 38 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1-20-2013 | David Martosko
    A Virginia lawmaker who drew gasps from his colleagues when he brandished a borrowed AK-47 during an anti-gun speech Thursday was found guilty in 2002 of committing a vicious 1999 assault, was sanctioned for legal misconduct while prosecuting a rape case, spent six months in jail for contempt of a federal court, and saw his law license revoked in 2003. Democratic Delegate Joseph Morrissey brought the rifle to the floor of the House of Delegates to demonstrate how easy it is to carry firearms in Virginia. Republican Delegate Todd Gilbert interrupted Morrissey’s speech to ask him to remove his finger...
  • ‘No Fifth Amendment Theater’ in tomorrow’s Holder hearing(gunwalker) [LIVE THREAD]

    02/02/2012 6:06:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 267 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 1 February, 2012 | David Codrea
    “There will be no Fifth Amendment Theater tomorrow of the Phoenix US Attorneys being forced to say their ‘I-don't-wannas’ in front of the cameras,” Mike Vanderboegh of Sipsey Street Irregulars files in an exclusive report today from Washington, DC. There will be only one panel of one -- Eric Holder. This is viewed by many who have been following the investigation as a serious mistake. Said one, "More simple browbeating of Eric Eric Holder without dramatic new evidence to impeach his story is going to look petty, mean and impotent. Perhaps. After all, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform...