President Barack Obama cracked jokes about the government's disastrous health care policy rollout and mocked political opponents at the White House Correspondents' Dinner late Saturday. The annual dinner, filled with insider jokes and elbow jabs masquerading…
Country superstar Reba Mc Entire was added to a list of special guests for South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem 's (R) fundraiser. However, there is just one problem: according to McEntire she had no clue she had been invited to the event.
According to The Daily Beast, McEntire on Friday took to Twitter to offer a different side to the story. The famed singer tweet explained that she had no involvement whatsoever with the planning of the event as the governor's invitation was made without her consent.
Admitting that she does not get involved in politics, McEntire also confirmed that she will not be attending the event.
"Last night, an invitation to a political fundraiser with my name attached was sent out without my knowledge or permission. I had and have no plans to attend this event and had told the event organizers as such," McEntire wrote on Twitter. "Throughout my career, I have stated that I do not get involved in politics and that remains true today."
However, Noem's spokesman, Ian Fury, pushed back against the claims insisting he had written consent that the singer would attend the event although he insisted that "the Governor is a huge fan of Reba."
The event, which cost approximately $500 per person, is scheduled for Sunday, June 13. Noem's office has yet to respond to the latest reports.
Fox 46 reporter Ryan Kruger found startling results when he researched those arrested for the Capitol insurrection who live in North Carolina.
"Brad Bennett of Randolph County stood in front of the Capitol recording a video right before he and hundreds of others stormed the building," he reported. "In FBI charging documents, Bennett is described as a devote follower of the conspiracy theory QAnon. Just days before the riots at the Capitol, Bennet posted on Facebook, 'FAIR WARNING: If this election is stolen for Biden, Patriots will go TO WAR.' But despite Bennett's passion for the former President, it doesn't appear he voted for him."
In all, of the twelve people arrested from North Carolina, five aren't even registered to vote in the state.
"Another Trump devotee, Stephen Baker of Wake County, was recorded on a video posted to social media accusing democrats of rigging the election. 'Trump won,' Baker said. But Baker, who according to the FBI live streamed videos while inside the capitol, also isn't registered to vote in North Carolina," he reported.
Clemson University Prof. Darren Linville explained why Trump's message that the system is corrupt may have provided a disincentive to voting.
"There's a lot of assumptions about a corrupt process in a lot of these communities," Dr. Linville explained. "And certainly that's the case within the QAnon community that the system is corrupt. And if you believe the system is corrupt, then why bother voting?"
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) attempted to make a historical analogy on Saturday afternoon that led critics of the conservative lawmaker -- who seems to spend every waking hour on Twitter-- to inform her that she seems to have no idea what she is talking about.
At the same time that President Joe Biden was encouraging European leaders to take a tougher line with China, Boebert compared China to post-Weimar Germany in such a way that had many puzzled and even more thinking she was just stringing words together.
According to the Republican lawmaker: "China is looking an awful lot like 1930s Germany. The policy of appeasement didn't work then. It won't work now. History doesn't repeat itself, but it definitely rhymes."
Then came the responses.....
@laurenboebert Did you get your history degree at Trump University?— StarMztyk (@StarMztyk) 1623516809.0
@laurenboebert America looks a lot like 1930s Germany, Bobo. Thanks. https://t.co/SomyVaXuDx— Bruno (@Bruno) 1623516935.0
@laurenboebert What you know about 1930s Germany could fit on the head of a straight pin with room left over for angels to dance on— dreadknyght17013 🏴🇮🇪🇺🇸⚖️⚔️🌊🧒 (@dreadknyght17013 🏴🇮🇪🇺🇸⚖️⚔️🌊🧒) 1623522024.0
@laurenboebert I'm having a hard time finding a supportive reply to this gem of a Twitter post.— Nicholas Mitchell (@Nicholas Mitchell) 1623521662.0
@laurenboebert Someone should have stayed in school and learned what rhyming is. Also…https://t.co/VmCfGoZkgW— liddle’ Carter BLM (@liddle’ Carter BLM) 1623517076.0
@laurenboebert That moment when you're straining to have a lucid thought for the first time in your entire life, an… https://t.co/ET85dWUYnO— Ghost of MaverickCtzn Fully Vaccinated! (@Ghost of MaverickCtzn Fully Vaccinated!) 1623517556.0
@Murp1953Tim @laurenboebert You're asking a high school dropout to do research?— Patrick H (@Patrick H) 1623517630.0
@laurenboebert Qbert, this water is over your head & you can't swim. I doubt your GED prep class covered 1930's Wei… https://t.co/oaZG9umAV6— vacekra (@vacekra) 1623520364.0
@laurenboebert Pick up a history book and yes.......READ IT. China looks nothing like Germany in the 40's. It blows… https://t.co/GMXcBenGfn— Michael Petty (@Michael Petty) 1623517980.0
@laurenboebert Since the attribution is missing...'History doesn't repeat itself, but it definitely rhymes' - Mark… https://t.co/9yWa0Ib1Am— ShirtyandSniffy (@ShirtyandSniffy) 1623519979.0
@laurenboebert Just stop. Go watch cartoons.— Will Koenig #vaccinated (@Will Koenig #vaccinated) 1623517523.0
@laurenboebert When did you ever study 1930's Germany? You dropped out of high school at 15. Did someone tell you to post that?— therealjaymath (@therealjaymath) 1623521939.0
@laurenboebert Oh please enthrall us with you DEEP knowledge of the history and the rise and fall of Germany in the… https://t.co/OZyDfhIhZV— Christopher Martin (@Christopher Martin) 1623521941.0
@laurenboebert I feel dumber for even reading this tweet. I'm not quite sure I know what you mean and I'm not sure… https://t.co/fhkOj3NuOe— 〽eidas 〽ighty In The 〽itten 💯🏳️🌈#Pride🖤#BLM (@〽eidas 〽ighty In The 〽itten 💯🏳️🌈#Pride🖤#BLM) 1623522503.0
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