‘Splainers: What today’s Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage means


The Supreme Court opened its term today and this ruling on gay marriage will be the biggest news of the day, if not the term:

BREAKING: All of the marriage cases were denied. All seven petitions are listed as denied on the full orders list.

— Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) October 6, 2014

Now, the ‘splaining of the ruling:

#SCOTUS refuses to hear case legalizing gay marriage. Will leave decision to states. #breaking

— Ruben Ramirez (@RubenRamirezNYC) October 6, 2014

#SCOTUS denial of appeal on #GayMarriage means same-sex unions are legal in 30 states and D.C. http://t.co/BC7BWUZUty

— 7NEWS Denver Channel (@DenverChannel) October 6, 2014

With SCOTUS declining to accept cert in SSM cases out of the 4th, 7th, 10th Circuits, SSM will shortly become lawful in majority of states.

— Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) October 6, 2014

#SCOTUS denial of judicial review may be just a temporary move.4 fed appeals courts in recent months have struck down state bans on it

— CNN Southeast Desk (@CNNSoutheast) October 6, 2014

BREAKING NEWS #scotus denies hearing ALL marriage equality cases. Means 11 states where lower courts ruled in favor of M.E. it will be legal

— Thomas Roberts (@ThomasARoberts) October 6, 2014

Legal opinion from one of our lawyers: LET THE MARRIAGES BEGIN AGAIN! #SSM #SCOTUS #loveislove

— Jennifer Wagner (@JenniferAWagner) October 6, 2014

Court's move means gay marriages can now move fwd in IN, OK, UT, VA + WI. Soon could be legal in 30 states + DC. #SCOTUS

— devindwyer (@devindwyer) October 6, 2014

#SCOTUS denies appeals in #MarriageEquality cases, lifting bans in Utah, Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin and Oklahoma

— MarriageEqualityUSA (@MEUSA) October 6, 2014

#SCOTUS just guaranteed marriage equality in Indiana, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin, & Utah. http://t.co/Mp2KuONPGB

— Jay Riestenberg (@JayRiestenberg) October 6, 2014

#Scotus non-decision on #SSM means US continues its patchwork of laws on marriage equality. http://t.co/FdH50F6cpS pic.twitter.com/CqxkzrImOt

— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) October 6, 2014

#SCOTUS lets Virginia decision STAND, earlier decision ruled same sex marriage ban unconstitutional. PAGE 39 http://t.co/qQ2Q0cck1v

— Mike Valerio (@MikeNBC12) October 6, 2014

Todays #SCOTUS ruling is rough for #Gays in #Texas. It's now up to same socially conservative 5th circuit that just upheld #abortion rules.

— Michael Board (@MikeBoard1200) October 6, 2014

At the same time, Supreme Court #SCOTUS punts on ruling LGBT couples have Constituional right to marry http://t.co/Yr1j8TTQyd

— Marcus Mabry (@MarcusMabryNYT) October 6, 2014

#SCOTUS passing up on a gay marriage ruling. Gov't doesn't have power to regulate marriage under EPC & DPC. Make that ruling & we move on

— Blai (@BlaiGuy) October 6, 2014

And this is something to watch for. What’s in the missing pages?

20-odd pages inexplicably missing from #scotus order list this morning, including pages with REJECTION OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE APPEALS

— Mark Sherman (@shermancourt) October 6, 2014

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/10/06/splainers-what-todays-supreme-court-ruling-on-gay-marriage-means/

Actor Simon Pegg has big weekend plans [pic]


The star of “Hot Fuzz” and “Shaun of the Dead” lives an action packed life.


Nobody wants to miss a good tortoise worming.



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Al Franken, David Letterman to avert global warming crisis with series of hilarious videos

The Guardian reported Monday that the planet’s sixth mass extinction event is already well underway, resulting in nothing less than the “biological annihilation” of thousands of species. Not surprisingly, the blame lies firmly at the feet of the human race.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2017/07/10/al-franken-david-letterman-to-avert-global-warming-crisis-with-series-of-hilarious-videos/

These Reid and Schumer flashbacks from 2013 mean it’s GAME OVER for Dems on Gorsuch

Game over for Senate Democrats attempting to block SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch? Pretty much… Here’s Sen. Chuck Schumer in 2013 saying at a news conference on the elimination of the filibuster for judicial nominees,“we much prefer the risk of up-or-down votes in majority rule than the risk of continued total obstruction. Thats the bottom line, no matter whos in power. Well, Chuck’s “no matter who’s in power” didn’t last long. Video via America Rising:

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Read more: http://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2017/04/04/no-matter-whos-in-power-these-reid-and-schumer-flashbacks-from-2013-mean-its-game-over-for-dems-on-gorsuch/

Here’s What The Cast Of “Billy Madison” Looks Like Now


It’s been 20 years since the release of the cult comedy, Billy Madison. So let’s take a look at what the cast look like now.

1. Norm MacDonald (Frank)

Universal Pictures / Norm MacDonald Live

Fun fact: Macdonald currently hosts Norm Macdonald Live, a weekly video podcast.

2. Bradley Whitford (Eric Gordon)

Universal Pictures / ABC

Fun fact: Besides being an actor, Whitford was also a columnist, writing for The Huffington Post until 2009.

3. Bridgette Wilson (Veronica Vaughn)

Universal Pictures / Screen Media Films

Fun fact: Wilson is married to former world number one tennis player, Pete Sampras.

4. Larry Hankin (Carl Alphons)

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Fun fact: In 2012, Hankin ran for Vice Presidency of the United States with Presidential candidate Connor Ratliff.

5. Steve Buscemi (Danny McGrath)

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Fun fact: Buscemi was a firefighter in New York City from 1980 to 1984.

6. Josh Mostel (Principal Anderson)

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Fun fact: Mostel is also a very accomplished Broadway actor.

7. Mark Beltzman (Jack)

Fun fact: Beltzman is now teaching acting and improvisation.

8. Dina Platias (Ms. Lippy)

Universal Pictures / ABC / courtesy of Dina Platias

Fun fact: Platias went on to appear in the Hulu original series, Quick Draw.

9. Jared Cook (Ernie)

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Fun fact: According to TMZ, Cook is now married.

10. Adam Sandler (Billy Madison)

Universal Pictures / Warner Brothers

Fun fact: Adam Sandler does not age.

Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/nicholaswray/billy-madison

Albert Brooks: Man could have prevented Iraq crisis, but ‘we killed that guy’


With the situation in Iraq continuing to deteriorate, actor/comedian Albert Brooks says none of this would be happening had Saddam Hussein been left in power:


Points of contention with Brooks’ position:




‘What about the knives?’ Albert Brooks gets pushback after blaming NRA for Santa Barbara murders

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/06/19/albert-brooks-one-man-could-have-prevented-iraq-crisis-but-we-killed-that-guy/

FACT: Cecile Richards just accidentally gave us ANOTHER reason to support President Trump

Cecile says this like it’s a bad thing.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2017/05/23/fact-cecile-richards-just-accidentally-gave-us-another-reason-to-support-president-trump/