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AOC Blasts GOP On House Floor Over Racism & Xenophobia

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a blistering speech in defense of fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, who was voted off of the House Foreign Affairs Committee by the Republican majority. She called out the hypocrisy and racism from the Republicans, noting that Paul Gosar and Marjorie Taylor Greene were rewarded with committee assignments despite their behavior. The post AOC Blasts GOP On House Floor Over Racism & Xenophobia appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Known Liar Donald Trump Repeatedly Pleads The Fifth In Deposition Video

In a video that was released on Tuesday, former President Donald Trump is seen appearing before New York Attorney Letitia James and her legal team for a deposition related to a civil fraud case against his organization. Trump would go on to invoke his Fifth Amendment right over 400 times, claiming "Anyone in my position not taking the Fifth Amendment would be a fool." The post Known Liar Donald Trump Repeatedly Pleads The Fifth In Deposition Video appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Rep. Maxine Waters Fries MAGA Bozos In Congress With Ease

Rep. Maxine Waters took on GOP Congress members during a House Rules Committee hearing regarding a resolution against socialism. The post Rep. Maxine Waters Fries MAGA Bozos In Congress With Ease appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Ruben Gallego Announces Run For Kyrsten Sinema’s Senate Seat

HipHopWired Featured Video Source: Tom Williams / Getty Congressman Ruben Gallego has officially announced that he will run for Senator in Arizona, challenging current Senator Kyrsten Sinema. On Monday (Jan. 23), the Democratic member of the House of Representatives announced that he intends to run for Senator in the state of Arizona in 2024. Ruben Gallego released a video of himself addressing a group of veterans in the town of Guadalupe, saying: “You’re the first group of people that are hearing this besides my family. I will be challenging Kyrsten Sinema for the United States Senate, and I need all of your support.” Gallego, who is of Colombian and Mexican descent, released an announcement video in English and Spanish afterward. “As a Marine, I never back down from a fight and in the Se...

Fake Pink Floyd Fans Mistake Dark Side of the Moon Rainbow for Gay Pride Flag, Start Homophobic Rambling

Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon has sported a rainbow on its cover for 50 years, since the cover, ahem, depicts a prism refracting light. Still, when the band posted an adapted version of this iconography to its Facebook to celebrate the album’s anniversary, many fake fans took the rainbow as a sign of Pink Floyd’s support for gay rights, and they weren’t happy about it. “Lose the rainbow, you’re making yourself look stupid,” one user commented, while another demanded “equal representation” on the band’s page with a “straight flag.” “From this moment I don’t listen to this band,” a third commenter threatened. Fortunately, however, news of the anti-woke mob swarming Pink Floyd’s comment section has prompted the band’s more reasonable fans to fire back, pointing out the fact...

Ben Savage to Run for Congress

Months after an unsuccessful bid at West Hollywood City Council, Boy Meets World star Ben Savage has turned his attention to Congress. As Deadline reports, the actor filed papers with the Federal Election Commission to run for California’s 30th District seat, which is currently held by Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Burbank. Though she hasn’t announced plans to step down, Schiff is expected to run for U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s seat, opening the door for Savage’s campaign. The actor is a registered Democrat who, despite not winning his campaign for city council, has some political experience: he completed a political science degree at Stanford, where he interned for then-U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA) in 2003. As a city council candidate, Savage named affordable housing and community safety...

MAGA Buffoons Diamond & Silk’s Lynette Hardaway Dead After COVID Hospitalization, Twitter States The Obvious

HipHopWired Featured Video CLOSE Source: NICHOLAS KAMM / Getty We couldn’t make this up with we tried. Lynette Hardaway of the infamous MAGA-loving and Black self-hating duo Diamond & Silk has passed away. It was Donald Trump himself who announced her passing via a post on his Truth Social Network. “Really bad news for Republicans and frankly, ALL Americans. Our beautiful Diamond, of Diamond and Silk, has just passed away at her home in the State she loved so much, North Carolina,” wrote Cheeto. For those of you who may be interested, Hardaway was Diamond. Trump added, “Silk was with her all the way, and at her passing. There was no better TEAM anywhere, or at any time! Diamond’s death was totally unexpected, probably her big and precious HEART just plain gave out. Rest In Peace our Ma...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Locked Out of Twitter Because She Forgot About Dr. Dre(‘s Lawyers)

Marjorie Taylor Greene decided it was Fuck with Dre day and now everyone else is celebrating, as she tells TMZ she was locked out of her Twitter account for posting a video soundtracked by Dr. Dre’s music without permission. On Monday, January 9th, the part-time Congresswoman and full-time troll uploaded a long and repetitive video of her walking various places as the first chords of “Still D.R.E” played on a loop. “It’s time to begin,” she wrote, “and they can’t stop what’s coming.” But as it turns out, they can. Dr. Dre’s attorney Howard King sent MTJ a cease and desist letter, writing, “Mr. Young [Dre] has not, and will never, grant you permission to broadcast or disseminate any of his music,” and adding, “We’re writing because we think an actual lawmaker should be making...

Belarus Legalizes Piracy of Media From “Unfriendly” Nations

Belarus, which has faced sanctions from the United States for allying with Russia throughout the country’s invasion of Ukraine, has passed a law legalizing the piracy of media and intellectual property made in “unfriendly” nations. As Vice reports, the law legalizes the piracy of digital goods like computer software, movies, and music that were made by rights holders residing in “foreign states that commit unfriendly actions against Belarusian legal entities and (or) individuals.” It also allows for the import of physical goods without the consent of rights holders in order to avoid “a critical shortage in the domestic market of food and other products.” According to Vice, royalties from the use of sanctioned goods will be held by the patent authority, and if they aren’t collected by the r...

GOP Scammer George Santos Flashes White Power Symbol in Congress

HipHopWired Featured Video Source: Win McNamee / Getty Controversial Republican politician George Santos has made headlines again, this time for flashing a white nationalist symbol during a vote in the House of Representatives last week. Santos, the elected Republican representative from New York, was making his vote for Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.) in the 10th round of his bid to become Speaker of the House of Representatives Thursday (Jan. 5). As he did by raising his right hand, his left arm was folded across his waist and observers noted from the coverage on C-SPAN that his left hand made a sideways “OK” gesture. The gesture has been appropriated by white nationalists as an expression of white supremacy, which was first boosted by right-wing trolls on the 4chan website in jest. There are tho...

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Delivers Powerful First Speech As House Minority Leader

HipHopWired Featured Video Rep. Hakeem Jeffries decided that his first order of business as the new House Minority Leader was to address the division in the House of Representatives between the Republicans and Democrats. The congressman then launched into a speech employing the alphabet that took some slight digs at Republicans and urged collaboration. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, 52, graciously extended his party’s hand to the newly-elected House Speaker, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, and members of his party vowing to find “common ground” in their future proceedings. Related Stories “We do extend our hand of partnership to you and want to make clear that we extend and intend to try to find common ground whenever and wherever possible on behalf of the American people,” Jeffries said. “Not as Democrats, n...

Herschel Walker Campaign Staffer Accuses Matt Schlapp Of Sexual Assault

HipHopWired Featured Video Herschel Walker endured several jabs at his intelligence, fitness for office, and character during his Senate campaign run. It has now come out that a member of his campaign staff is accusing a notable Republican Party activist of sexually assaulting him. The Daily Beast exclusively reports that American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp allegedly groped the crotch of a male staffer in Walker’s camp this past fall. The unnamed staffer says that Schlapp, who is the lead organizer for the powerful Conservative Political Action Conference, committed the alleged act while driving. From The Daily Beast: Related Stories The staffer said the incident occurred the night of Oct. 19, when Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union and lead organizer for the i...