‘Awesome’! Samantha Bee (& Hillary) make GREAT case for Planned Parenthood (defunding)

A few days ago Hillary Clinton tweeted a link to a TBS page in conjunction with Samantha Bee where t-shirts were being sold with a portion of the money going to Planned Parenthood:

Read more: http://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2017/07/15/awesome-samantha-bee-hillary-make-great-case-for-planned-parenthood-defunding/

False alarm: No, there isn’t a noose at LSU [photos]

There was a minor boomlet a few minutes ago after a Twitter user posted a photo that went viral of what she reported was a noose on the campus of Louisiana State University. The “noose,” however, was really a “lightning cable” that broke loose after a tree limb fell on it.

Here’s the tweet, now deleted, that started all the fuss:

Here’s a screenshot of what was thought to be a noose:

As you can see, that’s a really long cable. Why would someone climb all the way up the tree to place a “noose” that high in the first place?

LSU’s official account even tweeted back to Perkins that they were on the way to investigate:

And found it was a “lightning cable”:

Flashback. There was a similar incident at the University of Delaware a few weeks back that turned out to be a false alarm, too:

Nooses spotted at Univ. of Del. after Katie Pavlichs speech disrupted by #BlackLivesMatter protest [photos]; Update: Not a hate crime. Hooks were for paper lanterns

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/12/false-alarm-no-there-isnt-a-noose-at-lsu-photos/

It might be a bit early to break out these Clinton/Christie 2016 napkins

http://twitter.com/#!/mattkatz00/status/406530204606431232

Politically overeager might be a good way to put it. Either selection might go well with your Demand Action gun control placemats, though.

http://twitter.com/#!/MichaelLinhorst/status/406533138903351297

http://twitter.com/#!/Record_Melissa/status/406533257401229313

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/11/29/it-might-be-a-bit-early-to-break-out-these-clintonchristie-2016-napkins/