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  • Philippines President Duterte Apologizes to God for Calling Him 'Stupid'

    07/12/2018 12:23:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    CBN News ^ | 07/12/2018 | Kayla Root
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sparked outrage last month when he called God "stupid" for allowing Adam and Eve to sin in the Garden of Eden. In a speech, the president asked, "Who is this stupid God? You created something perfect and then you think of an event that would destroy the quality of your work. How can you rationalize that God? How can you believe him? So now we're all born with an original sin. Even in the womb, we already have sin. What kind of religion is that?" Now, Duterte is apologizing for his rant. Local media reports Duterte...
  • Va. delegate apologizes to Sarah Huckabee Sanders for rudeness of 'Meryl Streep's cousin'

    06/26/2018 7:10:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 24, 2018 | Victor Morton
    A Virginia state delegate for the town where Sarah Huckabee Sanders was refused service Friday night criticized the restaurant owner with the ultimate Trump-country insult — she has ties to Hollywood. Del. Ben Cline, a Republican who also is running for the U.S. House this November, dropped the “Meryl bomb” Saturday in a tweet apologizing to Mrs. Sanders, the chief White House spokeswoman. “On behalf of my hometown of Lexington, I want to apologize for the rudeness of one liberal New York transplant (who also happens to be Meryl Streep’s cousin),” he wrote of restaurateur Stephanie Wilkinson, who since Friday...
  • Charleston may apologize for role in U.S. slave trade

    06/15/2018 7:53:03 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 57 replies
    Blue Ridge Now ^ | 6/15/18 | By Emily Bohatch
    One of South Carolina’s oldest cities may be apologizing for its prolific role in the U.S. slave trade, according to city documents. Charleston’s city council will consider a resolution “recognizing, denouncing and apologizing” for the role the South Carolina port city played in the slave trade, according to the council’s agenda. The formal apology will be considered for the first time on Juneteenth, a day aimed at celebrating the abolition of slavery. The resolution — which is scheduled for next Tuesday’s meeting — also says the city will commit to continuing to “pursue initiatives that honor the contributions of those...
  • The Air Force Just Apologized For Making a Yanny vs. Laurel Joke About the Taliban (SMDH)

    05/18/2018 8:14:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/18/2018 | Katie Pavlich
    If you've been paying attention to the latest viral controversy this week, you know that the following audio says "Yanny," not "Laurel." It says Yanny. Those who claim it says "Laurel" are spreading fake news. Regardless, the Air Force sent a Yanny vs. Laurel reference out on their Twitter feed Thursday morning about the Taliban. By the afternoon, they took it down and apologized.
  • GOP rep authors resolution calling for White House apology to McCain

    05/17/2018 10:55:05 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/17/2018 | Scott Wong
    GOP Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.) on Thursday introduced legislation that would instruct the House to call on the White House to formally apologize for a staffer’s “insensitive comments” that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was “dying anyway.” Jones, a vocal critic of President Trump, rolled out the resolution after becoming outraged by comments made about McCain by White House aide Kelly Sadler and her refusal to publicly apologize, The Hill has learned. Last year, McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, and the longtime senator is now receiving treatment at his home near Sedona, Ariz. House Resolution 901 was...
  • Does Rand Paul Owe Gina Haspel an Apology?

    03/16/2018 12:22:10 AM PDT · by lowbuck · 125 replies
    NRO ^ | 14 March 2018 | Rich Lowery
    Rand Paul launched a typically obnoxious attack on Gina Haspel today. Here is one account: “To really appoint the head cheerleader for waterboarding to be head of the CIA? How can you trust somebody who did that to be in charge of the CIA,” Paul wondered, adding, “To read of her glee during the waterboarding is just absolutely appalling.” Paul was referring to an account of a waterboarding session with suspected al Qaeda lieutenant Abu Zubaydah, who was subjected to so-called enhanced interrogation techniques now widely considered to be torture. ., . The problem is that this conduct appears to...
  • Orrin Hatch Apologizes to John McCain

    05/08/2018 10:59:51 AM PDT · by LittleSpotBlog · 56 replies
    Twitter ^ | 5/8/18 | Frank Thorp V
    Sen @OrrinHatch has sent a letter to @SenJohnMcCain apologizing for commenting on any potential plans for McCain’s return, as well as who should be invited to McCain’s funeral, Hatch’s Office confirms.
  • Kanye West: I Want to Apologize to George W. Bush for my 2005 Comment

    05/02/2018 10:39:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/02/2018 | Charlie Spiering
    Kanye West revealed in a TMZ interview on Tuesday that he wanted to apologize to George W. Bush for saying in 2005 that the president did not care about black people in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Kanye West said he was always told not to apologize to Bush, but that he recently saw the former president pushing his father’s wheelchair at Barbara Bush’s funeral in March, and he felt sympathy for him. “Do you know how bad I would want to go to George Bush and say I’m sorry for hurting you. I was an artist I was hurting...
  • Kathy Griffin takes back apology for bloody, severed Trump head

    05/01/2018 11:53:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 05/01/2018 | by Katelyn Caralle
    Comedian Kathy Griffin said Monday that she was taking back her apology for the photo published last year in which she is holding a bloody severed head that resembles President Trump. “By the way, I take the apology back,” Griffin said on "The View." “Look, I’m not holding back on this family, this president is different and I have been through the mill.” May marks a year since the photo with Griffin was released, and “what a year it’s been,” the comedian said on the day time talk show. Griffin was insulted that she got publicly shamed for a “$5...
  • Shania Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Donald Trump

    04/22/2018 10:05:28 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 86 replies
    .msn ^ | 4/22/2018 | Hilary Hughes
    Shania Twain apologized for her comments and clarified she does "not hold any common moral beliefs with the current President": I would like to apologise to anybody I have offended in a recent interview with the Guardian relating to the American President. The question caught me off guard. As a Canadian, I regret answering this unexpected question without giving my response more context I am passionately against discrimination of any kind and hope it’s clear from the choices I have made, and the people I stand with, that I do not hold any common moral beliefs with the current President...
  • Zuckerberg prepares another apology — this time to Congress

    04/09/2018 5:41:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 9, 2018 7:04 PM EDT | Mary Clare Jalonick and Barbara Ortutay
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will apologize for his company’s role in a data privacy scandal and foreign interference in the 2016 elections when he appears before Congress this week, saying the social network “didn’t take a broad enough view of our responsibility,” according to prepared remarks released Monday. Zuckerberg will appear before lawmakers on Tuesday and Wednesday to try to restore public trust in his company and stave off federal regulation that some lawmakers have floated. His company is under fire in the worst privacy crisis in its history after it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica, a data-mining firm affiliated...
  • Ingraham apologizes after posting critical tweet about Parkland student

    03/29/2018 10:28:47 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 138 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/29/2018 | REBECCA SAVRANSKY
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologized Thursday after she posted a critical tweet about a Parkland, Fla. high school student. "Any student should be proud of a 4.2 GPA —incl. @DavidHogg111. On reflection, in the spirit of Holy Week, I apologize for any upset or hurt my tweet caused him or any of the brave victims of Parkland," Ingraham tweeted. "For the record, I believe my show was the first to feature David immediately after that horrific shooting and even noted how "poised" he was given the tragedy. As always, he’s welcome to return to the show anytime for a...
  • Laura Ingraham, Facing Boycott, Apologizes for Taunting Parkland Survivor David Hogg

    03/29/2018 12:40:17 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 136 replies
    New York Times ^ | MARCH 29, 2018r | By DANIEL VICTOR
    Laura Ingraham, a Fox News host, apologized under pressure on Thursday for taunting a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., as three companies confirmed they would pull advertising from her show. The dispute began Wednesday when Ms. Ingraham shared an article about the student, David Hogg, 17, getting rejected from some of the colleges to which he had applied and accused him of whining about it. In response, Mr. Hogg, who has rapidly become a prominent advocate for gun-control policies, called on Ms. Ingraham’s advertisers to boycott her show. Three of the companies, TripAdvisor, Wayfair and Nutrish, said...
  • Disney boss tells shareholders that ‘The View’ star Joy Behar apologized for anti-Christian remarks

    03/08/2018 8:41:59 PM PST · by wmileo · 45 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | March 8, 2018 | Brian Flood
    ABC News’ “The View” star Joy Behar has reportedly apologized for recent comments that mocked Vice President Pence’s Christian faith. Disney CEO Bob Iger said during the Q&A portion of a shareholder meeting on Thursday that Behar apologized directly to Pence on the phone. A source close to Pence confirmed to Fox News that Behar did apologize. The shareholder who asked the question was Justin Danhof, who is the general counsel for the National Center for Public Policy Research. Danhof told Iger that some of Disney’s recent decisions are “strange when trust in media is at an all-time low” and...
  • Box Office Poison Jennifer Lawrence Begins Apology Tour: Democrats Were ‘Disgusting’ to Trump Voters

    02/28/2018 9:16:36 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 83 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/27/18 | Ben Kew
    “The Democrats made a huge mistake by chastising the Trump supporters, and that was disgusting to me,” the Oscar-winner said. “Of course they’re not going to vote for Hillary Clinton; they’re going to vote for Donald Trump. You laughed at them when their plight is very real.” Lawrence also revealed how President Trump’s victory invigorated her interest in politics. The Hunger Games star said she’s liberal and previously opted not to alienate huge swathes of her audience — as well as her Kentucky-based family and friends, who she admits don’t like her left-wing politics. “I’ve always thought that it was...
  • Boston police apologize after tweeting a Black History Month tribute to a white man

    02/12/2018 4:04:03 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 23 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 2/12/18 | J.D. Capelouto
    The Boston Police Department apologized early Monday after tweeting a Black History Month tribute post that honored a white man. The tweet, which was deleted less than an hour after it went up Sunday night, was posted on the department’s official account “in honor of #BlackHistoryMonth.” However, the tweet celebrated the accomplishments of former Boston Celtics coach and president Red Auerbach, who was white. Police officials responded to mounting criticism Monday on Twitter.
  • Stephen King apologizes for mocking Republicans in train wreck

    02/02/2018 7:41:44 AM PST · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    ew.com ^ | February 02, 2018 AT 09:45 AM EST | James Hibberd
    Those who follow him on Twitter know that horror author Stephen King has been a rather tough and consistent critic of Donald Trump and the GOP. But on Thursday that iconic IT author posted a tweet that he ended up walking back. First, King fired off a snark tweet about the West Virginia accident where a train carrying dozens of members of Congress, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, hit a truck on the way to a Republican retreat: Stephen King‏Verified account @StephenKing A trainload of Republicans on their way to a pricey retreat hit a garbage truck. My friend Russ...
  • Longtime Trump Critic Frank Luntz Apologizes to President After State of the Union

    02/01/2018 1:03:38 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 1, 2018 | Chris Reeves
    Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday was met with widespread approval from most of the country, but many Democrats, liberals, progressives, and other longtime opponents of the president were unmoved by the speech. One exception to this general trend in the media sphere was Republican pollster Frank Luntz, who tweeted his approval of many different aspects of Trump’s speech before concluding: Tonight, I owe Donald Trump an apology. Tonight, I was moved and inspired. Tonight, I have hope and faith in America again. It may go away tomorrow…But tonight, America is great again. #SOTU— Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) January...
  • Frank Luntz, former Trump hater: ‘I owe Donald Trump an apology’

    02/01/2018 3:38:20 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 80 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Cheryl K Chumley
    *snip* From Luntz, on Twitter: “Tonight, I owe Donald Trump an apology. Tonight, I was moved and inspired. Tonight, I have hope and faith in America again. It may go away tomorrow. But tonight, America is great again. #SOTU.” The fawning didn’t stop there. “Even in foreign policy and national security,” Luntz wrote in a separate tweet, “this speech [is] a perfect blend of strength and empathy. These heroic stories break our hearts, but sturdy our resolve. This is the Trump his voters wanted him to be. #SOTU.” And this: ‘This speech represents the presidential performance that Trump observers have...
  • Israel to reopen embassy in Jordan, which touts apology over shooting

    01/18/2018 2:45:58 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 18/1/18 | Dov Lieber and Alexander Fulbright
    A Jordanian government spokesperson said Thursday evening that he had received from Israel an “official memorandum” apologizing for the deaths of two Jordanians in a shooting incident at the Israeli Embassy in Amman in July, and the killing of a Jordanian judge in a separate incident in 2014. Shortly afterward, the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office put out a statement announcing that the embassy, which was closed in the wake of July’s incident, will reopen. The Jordanian spokesperson, Mohammad Momani, also said Israel had agreed to comply with all the kingdom’s preconditions for resuming regular diplomatic relations between the two sides....