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Two Liberals I respect (not agree with) are Camilli Paglia and Christopher Hitchens [RIP in your Godless Heaven].
1 posted on 12/06/2012 4:57:52 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Usagi_yo

Did he used to post here as Paglia444?


2 posted on 12/06/2012 5:01:42 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: Usagi_yo

At least TS looks like a woman.


3 posted on 12/06/2012 5:03:08 PM PST by MeganC (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Usagi_yo

So are lesbians, Camille.


4 posted on 12/06/2012 5:04:05 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Usagi_yo

Camille seems to like Rihanna. What a surprise. A no talent auto-tune queen who oozes sexual availability. Yeah. Feminism. Helping women become whores for decades.


5 posted on 12/06/2012 5:09:21 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: Usagi_yo

I love you Camille, but you leave Taylor alone.


7 posted on 12/06/2012 5:15:42 PM PST by JT Hatter (Who is Barack Obama? And What is He Really Up To?)
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To: Usagi_yo

I love you Camille, but you leave Taylor alone.


8 posted on 12/06/2012 5:15:54 PM PST by JT Hatter (Who is Barack Obama? And What is He Really Up To?)
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To: Usagi_yo

I love you Camille, but you leave Taylor alone.


9 posted on 12/06/2012 5:15:59 PM PST by JT Hatter (Who is Barack Obama? And What is He Really Up To?)
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To: Usagi_yo

I love you Camille, but you leave Taylor alone.


10 posted on 12/06/2012 5:16:00 PM PST by JT Hatter (Who is Barack Obama? And What is He Really Up To?)
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To: Usagi_yo
Last year I would have said, "Katy Perry, sure, but not Taylor Swift."

Right now, I'm thinking, "Taylor Swift, sure, but not Katy Perry."

It's hard to please Camille Paglia, though, and what she objects to in Swift and Perry isn't what most of us object to.

12 posted on 12/06/2012 5:22:20 PM PST by x
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To: Usagi_yo
Camille (yet again!) knocks the 1950s and then touts the great screen icons Elizabeth Taylor, Lesie Caron, Natalie Wood and Kim Novak...all who came to prominence in...the 1950s.
13 posted on 12/06/2012 5:25:44 PM PST by miss marmelstein
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14 posted on 12/06/2012 5:27:18 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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To: Usagi_yo
guilty!
16 posted on 12/06/2012 5:44:25 PM PST by drewh
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To: Usagi_yo
Mmmm... she's better than your average feminist, and this paragraph is particularly good:

As a glance at any suburban high school prom these days will show, there has been a vast increase in sexually revealing, super-adult clothing among middle-class girls. Yet most seem curiously unaware of the erotic charge of their racy regalia, which has become as standard issue as army fatigues. Sex is already routine in a hooking-up culture.

But when she goes on to tout Rihanna as somehow more authentic (because let's face it, white is never authentic) she loses me. The rest devolves into nostalgia for the princesses of her own youth, who don't strike me as any more worthy.

The fact is, it's rare the human race produces anything profound or admirable. We wince at desperate poverty, but if you take the blank-eyed child with the swollen belly and flies around her eyes and elevate her to middle-class comfort, you'll get a blank-eyed child playing with a cellphone and snorting a line of coke. Humans, by and large, aren't the most admirable lot.

18 posted on 12/06/2012 7:45:49 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Great nations are born stoic and die epicurean. -Will Durant)
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Paradoxically, a key problem with the current youth cult, which is devouring both entertainment and fashion, is that aging women have become progressively invisible. ...Few roles are being written these days for character actresses -- parts once regularly taken by Marie Dressler, Marjorie Main, Thelma Ritter or Maureen Stapleton.

Oddly enough, British movies and TV don't seem to have this fixation. Lots of roles for older actresses.

20 posted on 12/07/2012 8:27:47 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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