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‘Gay nerd’ takes over anti-LGBT lawmaker’s website — and is taking suggestions for improvements

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An anti-LGBT Idaho lawmaker’s campaign website will be undergoing extensive renovations after he neglected to renew the domain name and a self-described “gay nerd” bought it.

State Rep. Paul Shepherd (R-Riggins) called on the U.S. Congress last month to impeach federal judges who struck down Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage.

A Reddit user who goes by the name TibitXimer noticed Shepherd’s campaign website domain was available, so he bought it and is soliciting suggestions for what to post there.

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“First of all, things need to be very, very rainbow,” said a user called thehegelian. “Maybe you can turn it into a site where gay couples can submit photos of their weddings? Heh heh heh.”

Many users offered suggestions for avoiding legal trouble.

“Perhaps we can find a gay Paul Shepherd somewhere in the USA, and the site can be ‘for him,’” said Reddit user PhillWithTwoLs. “That’d make it a valid use of the url.”

TibitXimer plans to post links to LGBT rights organizations and anti-hate groups such as the Southern Poverty Law Center.

He also plans to promote the activist group Add the Words, Idaho, which is pushing lawmakers to include gay and transgender people to the state’s existing non-discrimination laws.

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“The goal will be to use this site to educate on the issue and promote local organizations,” TibitXimer said. “I am working on a main site that will show all the politicians views on the issue.”

Shepherd faces little opposition in his conservative House district, but TibitXimer said he would use the lawmaker’s former campaign site to promote any opponents he might face.

He said he plans to buy domains for other anti-LGBT elected officials and candidates, although most of the likely presidential candidates are already scratched off his list.

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“I wish I could get the presidential candidates, (but) I checked them all out, (and) it won’t happen,” TibitXimer said. “They have much better staff and control over their online presence.”

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Watch Anderson Cooper use the long-form of ‘BS’ while shutting down Rod Blagojevich on CNN

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MSNBC anchor Anderson Cooper was visibly angered by claims made by former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich during a Friday evening CNN interview.

Blogojevich was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for corruption while in office that included attempting to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacancy created when Barack Obama was elected president. His sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump.

Cooper lectured Blogojevich for getting sued while governor over a backlog of 3,000 clemency cases.

The CNN anchor described it as "a little ironic and frankly a little sad and pathetic and hypocritical."

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Judge rules against Devin Nunes in $9.9 million lawsuit over the salacious Steele Dossier

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Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) suffered a legal setback after losing a major lawsuit he had filed.

"A federal judge has tossed out a racketeering lawsuit House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes filed last year against the private investigation firm at the heart of the Trump-Russia saga," Politico reported Friday evening.

"Alexandria, Virginia-based U.S. District Court Judge Liam O'Grady's two-page order made short work of Nunes' suit, which sought $9.9 million in damages from Fusion GPS, its founder Glenn Simpson and a nonprofit watchdog group, Campaign for Accountability," Politico explained. "The judge also signaled that pressing on with the legal battle could result in sanctions against Nunes and his attorney, Steven Biss."

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Devin Nunes is livid at report he helped Trump’s White House: ‘Who the hell is leaking this?’

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The ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee is suing Washington, DC's hometown newspaper.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) announced that he was suing The Washington Post during a Friday appearance on Fox News.

“A senior U.S. intelligence official told lawmakers last week that Russia wants to see President Trump reelected, viewing his administration as more favorable to the Kremlin’s interests, according to people who were briefed on the comments,” The Washington Post reported Thursday. “Trump learned about Pierson’s remarks from Rep. Devin Nunes (Calif.), the committee’s ranking Republican and a staunch Trump ally, said one person familiar with the matter.”

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