Sean Hannity had invited Russell Brand to come onto his show and then cancelled on him. So, to make good on his trip to the studio, Brand attempted to film an episode of his “Trews” (True News). During the filming though, Brand was interrupted by security guards and threatened with arrest for filming outside the building.

At the beginning of the episode, Brand start in on a rant against Bill O’Reilly for helping to spread Islamophobia.

“Bill O’Reilly is helping us to be more Islamophobic,” said Brand. “You might not feel that Islamophobic today. You might think ‘Ah, nah, people that are Muslim are basically same as us. They just have a different religious perspective.’ Bill will help you to find some hatred in your heart for people just like you.”

About the time the Brand finishes with his indictment of O’Reilly and starts to break down the ways that O’Reilly misuses statistics, Brand is confronted by security telling him that he is not allowed to film on the premises.

“Excuse me,” says the guard. “You can’t film here. This is private property.”

Brand responds, “Whose property is it?”

“The building’s,” answers the guard.

Brand continues, “Who does the building belong to?”

“It doesn’t matter,” says the guard.

Brand finishes, “It does matter. I’ll just stay here then.” He then walks back to the front of the building, we can only assume, to continue filming.

You can watch the encounter and more here:

Asshole of the Day: Larry Klayman is suing Obama & The federal government on their plot to spread Ebola….



The Ebola virus is secretly a biological weapon allowed into the country by the Obama administration to further terrorist interests against Americans of the “Caucasian race and Jewish-Christian religion” according to a new lawsuit filed Tuesday against several members of the administration.

The complaint by Larry Klayman reads like a 27-page amplification of many of the fears swirling around the two cases of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States in recent weeks. In this instance, that fear is steeped in several long-stewing conspiracy theories about the current executive branch.

That’s not surprising, given its author: Klayman is a well-known legal activist who believes that Obama was not born in the United States. He’s filed “hundreds” of lawsuits against everything from the Obama administration to Judicial Watch, an organization he founded. Sometimes, those suits are at least moderately successful in court: His case challenging a portion of the NSA’s surveillance practices is pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit after a federal judge issued a blistering decision in his favor.

In his latest suit, Klayman argues that the new Ebola screening procedures at five U.S. airports aren’t rigorous enough to stop the transmission of Ebola into the U.S. A lot of Americans agree with him on that point, if a recent poll is any indication: two thirds of Americans would support flight restrictions from Ebola-stricken countries in the name of stopping further Ebola cases here, according to new Washington Post-ABC News numbers.

However, it seems unlikely that such a strong majority of Americans will follow Klayman’s assertion as to why the administration isn’t pursuing flight bans or other more drastic prevention actions.

The Obama administration’s current screening strategy is actually “a reckless plan to open the door not just to Defendant Obama’s infected fellow Africans, but also American Muslim ISIS suicide terrorists who would intentionally infect themselves with the deadly disease and thus spread it widely in the United States,” the complaint reads. (Klayman believes Obama is a secret Muslim, which he points out elsewhere in the complaint).

Klayman also claims in the complaint, among other things, that the defendants “have actual knowledge of a substantial risk and actuality that Ebola will be transmitted through the air to infect others.” Ebola is only transmitted through direct contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person, the CDC and other international health officials have repeatedly said. There is no substantial evidence that the current outbreak, which has killed more than 4,000 in West Africa, is transmitting person-to-person through the air, or that the virus has a high likelihood of becoming airborne in the near future.

In a brief phone interview with The Post, Klayman addressed the discrepancy between his complaint’s claims and the CDC’s publicly-available information on Ebola transmission: “I firmly believe the CDC is not telling the truth, that [Ebola] can be transmitted through the air,” he said.(“The CDC knows that airborne transmission of Ebola is likely, but has lied to the American people, at the direction of Defendant Obama, to the contrary,” Klayman wrote in the complaint.)

Klayman argues that he has standing to sue the government in this particular case because he was “exposed to the Ebola virus” while flying into Newark airport in New Jersey. Klayman says he was on a plane flying into the airport when the CDC held a news conference on the new airport screenings. He watched the news conference while in flight, he added.

During that news conference, Klayman said, a CDC spokesperson called Newark airport a “high risk” airport for Ebola contraction, due to the relatively large number of West African travelers who pass through the airport compared to others in the country.    (Washington Post)

Another Asshole Politician…..Hosts a “Machine Gun Social” With guests firing real machine guns in Ohio….

LEBANON, Ohio — “It seemed like a catchy little phrase.”



That’s how state GOP Rep. Ron Maag defends the decision to call an upcoming campaign fundraiser a “Machine Gun Social.” The event, Oct. 25 at Hob Camp Nature Center outside Lebanon, allows gun rights supporters to fire a variety of machine guns with an instructor’s supervision.

The use of the term “social” has prompted an outcry from some Democrats, including Maag’s opponent in the November election, Charlene Schneider of Maineville. “Machine Gun Social” is an “oxymoron,” Schneider wrote this week in an Enquirer op-ed.

But the event will be safe, Maag said. The nature center won’t be set up to have a firing range; people will generally fire the guns one at a time. The machine guns will be locked downrange, without the possibility of turning them toward other targets. Children younger than teenagers won’t be firing guns, and eye and ear protection is required to participate.

Maag hosted an identically titled event two years ago, at Lake Bailee Recreational Park outside Hamilton.

“People need to understand. There’s doctors, there’s lawyers, there’s businessmen and women, there were judges, there were superintendents of schools. This is a nice event,” Maag said.

But that doesn’t justify the use of a lighthearted word like “social,” Schneider said.

“I don’t think that machine guns are playtoys, and socializing sounds like play to me,” she said.

Democrats in Ohio have often supported gun-related measures. For instance, a bill to allow silencers on hunting rifles passed the Ohio House in April with opposition from only 15 of the House’s 39 Democrats.

But Schneider, a psychologist, says she decided to run in the heavily Republican district because she supports what she calls “sensible” restrictions on the legal possession of guns. She cites mass shootings such as those at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., in 1999, and Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in 2012.

“I know that guns of all kinds do harm,” she said. “I’m not against people having guns, although I think there needs to be a huge discussion about how we interpret the Second Amendment in a day and age that our Founding Fathers had no way of comprehending. …

“I have a hard time understanding the extremism in the pro-gun movement, that there’s no room for talking about putting restrictions in place.”

Maag said he didn’t see a connection between major tragedies in the U.S. and his machine gun event.

“They’re totally legal in the United States and in Ohio and in the County of Warren,” he said of the weapons. “There are people tragically killed every day doing other pursuits.”

Adelson puts up more money to fight pot proposal…. Adelson really is turning into more than “Just an Asshole”

Head of the Sands/Venetian casino empire….and a good person in many, many respects….



But he is continually pushing some really dated ideas….and getting involved in state politics….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(AP) — A billionaire casino magnate is putting up more money to defeat a proposal to legalize medical marijuana.

New campaign finance reports filed Friday show Sheldon Adelson has donated another $1.5 million to the group that wants to defeat the constitutional amendment that will be on November ballot.

Adelson, a high-profile Republican donor and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp., has given a total of $4 million to the Drug Free Florida Committee.

The committee is using the money to pay for television ads criticizing Amendment 2. Adelson’s donations represent 84 percent of the money raised by the group.

Adelson’s wife is a physician who helped found drug-abuse treatment centers.

Adelson recently dropped a spot to 12th on the Forbes list of the richest people in the U.S.