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  • Pamela Anderson recalls gang-rape during high school: ‘I just wanted off this earth’

    05/20/2014 8:22:05 AM PDT · by Foundahardheadedwoman · 115 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 19, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Former “Baywatch” beauty Pamela Anderson said she was gang-raped by seven boys in high school — including her then-boyfriend — and was also subjected to sexual molestation by a babysitter between the ages of 6 and 10. Ms. Anderson, speaking during the launch of her Pamela Anderson Foundation, said she was raped, too, at the age of 12 by a 25-year-old, NBC News reported. “My first boyfriend in grade nine decided it would be funny to gang-rape me, with six of his friends,” she said, NBC reported, citing a transcript of her speech that was posted on her foundation’s website....
  • Trayvon Martin’s mom signs CD [Public Appearance at.....wait for it......a Flea Market!]

    09/09/2013 9:31:17 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | 9/9/13 | Allison Croghan
    <p>About two months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Martin’s mother is finding new ways to keep working against gun violence.</p>
  • Mount Etna eruption closes airports and 'knocks clocks 15 minutes fast'

    07/13/2011 11:57:34 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | updated at 8:42 AM on 11th July 2011
    Sicilians, meanwhile, were quick to blame the volcano after thousands noticed that their clocks were running 15 minutes fast. The fast forward time keeping has affected a wide spectrum of digital clocks and watches - from computers through to alarm clocks. It was spotted when large numbers of locals started turning up for work early, and a Facebook page was organised for those involved to compare notes Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2013145/Mount-Etna-eruption-closes-airports-knocks-clocks-15-minutes-fast.html#ixzz1S0p6usAr
  • RICK SANTELLI 'Best 5 minutes of my life' (The Original Chicago Tea Party)

    09/19/2010 9:54:59 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 69 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 19, 2010 | ABDON M. PALLASCH Political Reporter apallasch@suntimes.com
    As a staunch capitalist and social liberal, Rick Santelli might not agree with everything being said at Tea Party rallies or this weekend's Right Nation convention in Hoffman Estates, but he's proud of what he wrought. "People ask me if I'm the father of the Tea Party movement," the CNBC commentator said outside the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. "I was the spark ...that started it. If being the lightning rod that started the Tea Party is what's written on my tombstone, I'll be very happy." But after his five-minute "rant" on CNBC 1½ years ago suggesting a tea party in Lake...
  • Bristol Palin, Levi Johnston break up again

    07/30/2010 9:10:48 PM PDT · by Bratch · 49 replies · 3+ views
    The PoliJam Times ^ | Friday, July 30 2010 20:51 | UPI.com
    LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- Bristol Palin, the daughter of former U.S. vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, and her fiance, Levi Johnston, have split a second time, sources told E! News. The sources said the breakup followed a fight between the Alaska natives over one of Johnston's ex-girlfriends, E! News reported. The younger Palin, 19, and Johnston, 20, are the parents of a 19-month-old son named Tripp. Neither Palin nor Johnston has publicly commented on the latest split, E! News said.
  • Scranton Diocese Bans Pro-Abort, Anti-War Activist Cindy Sheehan from Speaking

    03/16/2010 10:04:25 AM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies · 252+ views
    LifeSite ^ | March 15, 2010 | James Tillman
    SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, March 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- The Scranton Diocese has banned well-known anti-war protestor Cindy Sheehan from speaking at a diocesan church hall, citing her opposition to Church teaching on life and marriage. Sheehan told LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) that she considers the diocese's action to be "against the teachings of the Prince of Peace." Cindy Sheehan, mother of the deceased Specialist Casey Sheehan, has been a prominent anti-war activist since she camped outside President Bush's ranch in August of 2005.  She had been scheduled to speak at St. John the Evangelist Church hall in Scranton on April 9. According to a statement...
  • Joe the Plumber says John McCain 'really screwed my life up,' 'I don't owe him s---'

    Joe the Plumber is biting the hand that vaulted him into national prominence. "I don’t owe him s—. He really screwed my life up, is how I look at it," Joe -- aka Samuel Wurzelbacher -- said of John McCain in an interview with Pennsylvania public radio correspondent Scott Detrow. "McCain was trying to use me. I happened to be the face of middle Americans. It was a ploy." :::: He then reportedly went on to announce that his enmity towards the 2008 GOP presidential candidate is so high that he no longer backs Sarah Palin -- because she is...
  • Who Do They Think They Are?

    11/22/2009 4:03:41 PM PST · by BCrago66 · 4 replies · 592+ views
    Wizbang ^ | 11/22/09 | Jay Tea
    There's a trend emerging in American politics. I don't think it's a new one, but it's growth is disturbing to me. And it's the amazing hostility to the common people. With the explosion of the internet, Andy Warhol's "15 minutes" theory seems to have developed a variant: under the right circumstances, anyone can become a superstar overnight, over the most trivial of reasons -- and fall just as quickly. Even in politics. But in politics, there is a growing trend to take that nobody, that average person, and treat them just like we do hardened political professionals -- and attempt...
  • Levi "Ricky Hollywood" Johnston Shunned at GQ Party

    11/20/2009 6:26:53 PM PST · by Ruby Slippers · 49 replies · 2,542+ views
    Ruby Slippers ^ | 11/20/09 | Mary Sue
    From the Post, Levi Johnston was spotted Tuesday at JFK airport where he refused to stand in line with the "regular" people. Levi, who goes by the name "Ricky Hollywood" these days, made quite a show of his boarding the flight headed for the left coast: A spy on his American Airlines flight told Page Six: "He then made a big show of getting on first. He was seated in the front row of first class, looking like he was born to be there and waiting for some recognition. Jason Alexander was quietly sitting behind him." We wish Levi would...
  • Balloon Boy's Father 'Wanted TV fame Before World Ends In 2012'

    10/20/2009 6:21:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 46 replies · 1,173+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | October 20th 2009
    Balloon Boy's Father 'Wanted TV fame Before World Ends In 2012' Richard Heene, the man suspected of the alleged "balloon boy" hoax, was driven by a conviction that the world will come to a cataclysmic end in 2012, according to a friend. Nick Allen in Los Angeles 20 Oct 2009 Robert Thomas, who claims to have been a confidante and researcher for Mr Heene, has been interviewed by police. Mr Thomas's lawyer, Linda Lee, claimed: "Heene believes the world is going to end in 2012. Because of that he wanted to make money quickly, become rich enough to build a...
  • Excerpts from Levi Johnston's Vanity Fair Interview

    09/02/2009 7:36:16 AM PDT · by redk · 57 replies · 3,315+ views
    Time ^ | 9/2/09
    Levi Johnston tells editors at Vanity Fair about the off-camera life of the woman who almost became vice president, revealing that the Palin family's home life was very different from what was presented in the mainstream media. “Even before she was nominated,” Johnston writes, “there wasn't much parenting in that house. Sarah doesn't cook, Todd doesn't cook—the kids would do it all themselves: cook, clean, do the laundry, and get ready for school. Most of the time Bristol would help her youngest sister with her homework, and I'd barbecue chicken or steak on the grill.”
  • Meghan McCain has got to go

    08/11/2009 11:22:34 AM PDT · by Def Conservative · 42 replies · 29,343+ views
    Meghan McCain has got to go Dumb as a rock, and with her face everywhere, she, like omg, doesn't understand why people don't want her around: "What do Malkin and the other conservative pundits hope to accomplish by arguing that people “like me” have no place within the Republican Party? And who exactly are people “like me”? Young people? Moderate people? Young female people? People with tattoos who go to biker rallies?" No, people who are morons and don't know what the hell they're talking about yet get to be on TV as the token "Republican". Those people. She goes...
  • Harvard Prof -- 'Yo Mama' Goes Hollywood (Gates enjoying his fifteen minutes?)

    07/27/2009 11:16:55 AM PDT · by maggief · 9 replies · 632+ views
    TMZ ^ | Jul 27th 2009
    Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. got ready for his sit down with President Obama and the Massachusetts cop who arrested him ... by hitting H-Wood last night, dining at Beso, Eva Longoria's restaurant.
  • Levi Johnston Hunts Stardom in Los Angeles

    06/18/2009 12:05:01 PM PDT · by Hawk720 · 64 replies · 2,499+ views
    People.com ^ | June 18, 2009 | Sandra Sobieraj Westfall and Champ Clark
    Levi Johnston is now officially an aspiring actor and model. And according to his new manager Tank Jones, he is getting closer to a clinching a deal that will help him support the baby son he fathered with his former girlfriend, Bristol Palin. "There's offers on the table for a little bit of everything – sitcom appearances, a reality show, some modeling," Jones tells PEOPLE. "We haven't signed anything, but there's offers." Jones declined to give specific details. Johnston's interest in a show business represents one of the few viable careers open to him, Jones adds. A high-school dropout passionate...
  • Texas woman gives birth to twins--from different fathers

    05/21/2009 6:28:08 AM PDT · by fleagle · 51 replies · 1,546+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | May 18, 2009 | Rosemary Black
    The 11-month-old twin boys born to a Texas mom have a lot in common, but one thing they don't share is a father. That's because their mother, Mia Washington, cheated on her partner, James Harrison, according the the Daily Mail, and her fling resulted in a one-in-a-million double conception. The result is that one twin, Jordan, is James's son but the other one, Justin, was fathered by a man whose identity has not been released.
  • Sickles High School Yearbook Photo: 16yo Admits “I Wasn’t Wearing Panties”

    05/18/2009 7:39:53 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 140 replies · 17,112+ views
    inquisitr.com ^ | 05/18/09 | inquisitr.com
    A Sickles High School Yearbook Photo is making news today after a 16 year old student says she didn’t wear panties to school the day the photos were taken because she didn’t want panty lines showing up in her yearbook photos. However, the end result of going commando has meant an eyeful for thousands who have copies of the Sickles High School yearbook.
  • Time to close the book on the Bristol Palin, Levi Johnston saga

    04/10/2009 4:17:28 PM PDT · by redk · 42 replies · 1,419+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 4/10/09 | Leonard Pitts Jr
    In a better world, you and I would never have heard of Levi Johnston. That would be good for you and me — the campaign of 2008 produced few story lines more dreary than his fathering a child by Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol. But frankly, I think it would also be good for Johnston. If you and I had never heard of him, his affair with Bristol Palin would have run its entirely predictable course — boy meets girl, boy impregnates girl, boy gets engaged to girl, boy breaks up with girl — and he would now be wrapped in...
  • The Senator's Humble Beginning

    08/04/2008 7:14:07 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 5 replies · 193+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | February 24, 2005 | Mark Leibovich
    There's nothing exotic or complicated about how phenoms are made in Washington, and, more to the point, how they are broken. "Andy Warhol said we all get our 15 minutes of fame," says Barack Obama. "I've already had an hour and a half. I mean, I'm so overexposed, I'm making Paris Hilton look like a recluse." The new senator from Illinois is dazzling another venue, in this case the Gridiron Club. It is early December and Obama won't start his new job for a few weeks. But he comes well steeped in the basic physics of hype. "I figure there's...
  • Ashley Dupre Offered $1 Million By Girls Gone Wild

    03/18/2008 10:32:06 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 21 replies · 1,809+ views
    fashion.ie ^ | 03.18.08
    The seedy Joe Francis’ empire, Girls Gone Wild, has made an offer to the most famous prostitute in America, 22-year-old Ashley Alexandra Dupre. The hooker caught in the middle of the prostitution ring busted by the government that brought down New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has become an Internet sensation - and received a $1 million offer from Girls Gone Wild.
  • Paris Hilton praises her debut album

    08/22/2006 2:35:50 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 49 replies · 1,734+ views
    Yahoo Music ^ | 08/22/2006 | Unknown
    Paris Hilton is no stranger to self-promotion. But when she asked DJs to play songs from her upcoming debut album, "Paris," last spring, she wasn't so confident. "People go crazy," the 25-year-old socialite/reality TV star/singer says in an interview in the September issue of Blender, on newsstands Tuesday. "They love it. Everyone's like, `Who is this?' I don't tell. Because I don't want someone putting their phone up and recording it and making a ring tone off of it. "I think when people don't know it's me, they won't judge it. But if they know it's me, then they'll be...
  • It Just Occured to Me...

    01/06/2006 10:01:39 AM PST · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 43 replies · 1,342+ views
    Has anyone heard from Cindy Sheehan since her last book signing? It seems her 15 minutes of fame (plus a few more) expired, and now she's dropped off the face of the earth. Now we just have to wait for Murtha's time to end.