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  • We’re All Victims On This Bus; I Blame Bush

    04/03/2016 7:17:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 12 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-3-2016 | MOTUS
    I see where Hillary blamed current voter anger and unrest on the George W. Bush recession, (some things never seem to get old);And Trump warned that we’re headed towards another yuuge recession. Should that actually happen it will be blamed on George W. Bush too, as we’re not allowed to blame anything on American’s First Real Black President, or, by extension, any Democrat. To do so would clearly consist of a racist microaggresion – which in case you haven’t noticed is the new shorthand for the old  “dog whistle.” While the dog whistle proved useful in the past 2 presidential...
  • Babs unhinged! Streisand sings Obama's praises over jobs

    04/11/2015 8:08:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies ^ | 4/11/2015 | Chelsea Schilling
    Barbra Streisand may not be the brightest star in Hollywood. In fact, sometimes you look into her eyes and get the feeling someone else is driving. The starlet, who once compared President Obama to “kings” and “gods,” penned a March 30 commentary in the Huffington Post singing the praises of the president for “creating” so many jobs in the last five-and-a-half years. The piece, titled, “Have you heard the good news?,” promptly heaps praise on Obama: “In the wake of the financial crisis, President Obama took the helm of a sinking economic ship and help to right it. The unemployment...
  • Barbara Streisand Allegedly Finds Gay Sex ‘Very Distasteful’

    05/21/2014 5:15:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 05/21/2014 | Matt Wilstein
    For the second time today, an interview with The New York Times has exposed what appears to be a decades-old instance of celebrity homophobia. First, in a TimesTalks discussion, John Cameron Mitchell revealed how David Letterman refused to shake his hand after a performance of Hedwig and Angry Inch more than 15 years ago. Now, playwright Larry Kramer is charging Barbara Streisand with saying she finds gay sex “distasteful.” Kramer has been trying to get his play The Normal Heart made into a movie since it first appeared Off-Broadway in 1985. The story of one activist’s fight during the rise...
  • Obama the Classless

    10/27/2012 9:11:20 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 14 replies
    The New American ^ | 26 October 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    When Barack Obama called Mitt Romney a bull******* in a Rolling Stone interview recently, it was reminiscent of something involving a man who truly fits that description. What I’m referring to has to do with the 1990s, an intern, and America’s increasingly interned morality. After Bill Clinton said that he didn’t consider Monica Lewinsky’s services to be sex as he “understood it,” many observers pointed out that his lawyering of lasciviousness was influencing the young. “Hey, even the president, a Rhodes Scholar, says it isn’t sex!” It’s what you call trickle-down decadence. And now what Clinton did for intimate relations,...
  • Why Does Barbra Streisand Send Money to a Domestic Terrorist? (Psycho threatens Conservatives)

    05/23/2012 7:52:59 PM PDT · by Qbert · 12 replies
    Lonely Conservative ^ | May 23, 2012 | Lonely Conservative
    Ladd Ehlinger takes a new approach to the Brett Kimberlin saga. What Did Barbara Streisand Know… And When Did She Know It? Journalist Forced to Flee Home by Streisand-Funded Domestic Terrorist Bomber!Juicy headline, eh? Guaranteed to bring in the page views. I can’t imagine I’m the only one who’s thought of this angle to the story. Why no jibberjabber from the media herd? Why is this story being left to the part-time blogosphere? (Read More) Good question. Who knows, maybe now that the story has caught the attention of Michelle Malkin someone will notice.My most recent post is here. The Other McCain...
  • New DNC chair revealed: Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

    04/05/2011 4:56:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 131 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 5, 2011 | Allahpundit
    She’s an above-average fundraiser (see the graph towards the bottom of the page here), an assiduously on-message interviewee, a rep from a crucial swing state, and of course a woman, which may help Democrats marginally with a key demographic. Oh, and she’s also a “heroine” to Planned Parenthood, natch. Congrats, Debbie. Now for your first lesson on messaging. Repeat after me: “Republicans want to kill grandma.” She would be the first woman to serve as the permanent head of the committee in a presidential election year, party officials said. At least two women have served short stints in the position,...
  • Barbra Streisand skips Democratic fundraiser ($30,400 gets pic w/ prez)

    08/17/2010 10:47:57 AM PDT · by Liz · 35 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 8/17/10 | PATRICK GAVIN
    Streisand and Jeffrey Katzenberg were no-shows at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser.....billed as co-hosts w/ Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams. Notables included Judd Apatow, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Reps. Howard Berman, Brad Sherman, Judy Chu and Laura Richardson. The price to be a co-host was $30,400 per couple, which included a photo with Obama — though POTUS said photo ops weren't the point of the evening. "I hope you understand why we're here tonight,'' said Obama. "It's not to take a picture with the president. We're here to make sure those who took the tough votes are rewarded."
  • Obama to Announce Existence of Alien Life? Leading to Global Governance?

    10/23/2009 12:50:05 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 33 replies · 5,446+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 10/21/09 | Michael Salla
    I've always made the analogy that global warming is like aliens; it's this big threat no one can see, but it's supposedly right there above our heads, waiting to kill us if we don't give the government more power to fight it. Now, it seems that the government might actually use the threat of aliens to gain more control, and to head toward a single world government. I know, I know, it's far fetched, and likely untrue. But, that said, it doesn't hurt to think about. Does it? An official announcement by the Obama administration disclosing the reality of extraterrestrial...
  • Kennedy Center Honors outshine politics as usual (Streisand, Pres. Bush share kiss)

    12/07/2008 9:37:04 PM PST · by STARWISE · 37 replies · 1,797+ views
    WashTimes ^ | 12-8-08 | Kelly Jane Torrance
    This weekend's Kennedy Center Honors marked the last time President Bush and first lady Laura Bush sat alongside the honorees as they watched the tributes unfold on the stage of the institution's opera house last night. Roger Daltrey, who was feted along with a fellow member of the rock group the Who, said the award "means so much." The outgoing president hosted not only one of his wife's favorite musicians - it was the first time a first lady took the stage in the event's 31-year history - but also one of his biggest Hollywood detractors. *snip* This year's honorees...
  • Exposing Hillary's Illegalities In Los Angeles Court To Begin Feb. 21! (status conference)

    01/31/2008 1:35:03 PM PST · by OPS4 · 85 replies · 17,848+ views
    Peter Paul Project ! ^ | january 2008 | Intermeddler
    The Hillary Clinton Accountability Project will shortly launch its fundraising drive to raise $500,000 to support the most important citizen’s legal initiative of 2008. The landmark civil fraud suit of Paul v Clinton et al which the California Supreme Court ordered to proceed against the Clintons, Grammys Producer Gary Smith and Clinton agent Jim Levin, will be set for trial and a discovery schedule at a special conference to be held in Los Angeles Superior Court on February 21, 2008. The first law suit in American history to bring a President and a Senator to court for defrauding the Senator’s...
  • Roadblocker: Hillary to hit all six morning shows Monday (sleep in tomorrow)

    12/16/2007 9:40:11 PM PST · by ClarenceThomasfan · 30 replies · 353+ views
    Time Magazines The Page blog ^ | 12/16/07 | Mark Halperin
    Clinton tries to extend Big Mo/turn-the-page storyline with Monday TV appearances on all six morning shows from Iowa.
  • Clinton on Skis: 'I Would Just Go Straight Down'

    12/07/2007 10:49:52 AM PST · by keepitreal · 95 replies · 356+ views
    ABC News Blog ^ | December 6, 200y | Eloise Harper
    Sen. Hillary Clinton, speaking at a ski lodge in New Hampshire, told voters she learned how to ski in the Granite State. "I would just get to the top and I would just go straight down. I never took a lesson. I thought I was a great skier because I was just rolling down that hill,"
  • New poll shows Clinton trails top 2008 Republicans

    11/26/2007 10:01:08 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 148 replies · 773+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 11/26/07 | John Whitesides
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton trails five top Republican presidential contenders in general election match-ups, a drop in support from this summer, according to a poll released on Monday. Clinton's top Democratic rivals, Barack Obama and John Edwards, still lead Republicans in hypothetical match-ups ahead of the November 4, 2008, presidential election, the survey by Zogby Interactive showed. Clinton, a New York senator who has been at the top of the Democratic pack in national polls in the 2008 race, trails Republican candidates Rudy Giuliani, Mitt Romney, Fred Thompson, John McCain and Mike Huckabee by three to five...
  • Sen. Hillary Clinton tells Katie Couric: I will be the Democratic nominee

    11/26/2007 5:47:03 PM PST · by jdm · 62 replies · 680+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Nov. 26, 2007 | Staff
    Is Sen. Hillary Clinton feeling any doubts about winning the Democratic nomination for president? Not at all. "It will be me," Clinton tells Katie Couric in an interview to air Monday on the "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric." The broadcast airs at 6:30 p.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Couric also asked if Clinton is concerned that Oprah Winfrey could boost Sen. Barack Obama by campaigning for him in three key states. "No, at the end of the day," Clinton says. "I'm proud to have my husband support me ... with his knowledge, experience and incredible ability to vouch for me."

    11/26/2007 10:03:25 AM PST · by Crazieman · 92 replies · 433+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11/26/07
  • Boy survives two-hour flight to Moscow hanging onto plane wing (UPDATE @ #141)

    09/25/2007 4:18:21 PM PDT · by George from New England · 155 replies · 1,093+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | 24/ 09/ 2007 | Radio Maya
    MOSCOW, September 24 (RIA Novosti) - A 15-year-old boy from the Urals suffered acute frostbite after riding the wing of a Boeing-737 plane on a two-hour flight from Perm to Moscow, Russian radio station Mayak reported on Monday. After clinging on for the entire 1300-kilometer (808-mile) flight to Vnukova Airport, the boy, named Andrei, collapsed onto the tarmac. His arms and legs were so severely frozen that rescuers were at first unable to remove his coat and shoes, the radio station said. The airport did not confirm the report. "We have no information on this," the Vnukovo press service told...
  • Barbra Streisand says she likes Hillary, and Obama and Edwards

    02/05/2007 12:39:47 PM PST · by SmithL · 31 replies · 626+ views
    Malibu -- Barbra Streisand likes what she sees in the Democratic race for the presidency, so much so that she's giving money to three candidates. Streisand, a friend and supporter of former President Clinton, has previously made contributions to the successful U.S. Senate campaigns of Clinton's wife, Hillary. This time, the actress said in a statement released Monday, she's giving money not only to the New York senator but to former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina and Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois. "I'm very excited about the strength of the Democratic field for the 2008 presidential election, and I'm...
  • Caught on Tape: James Brolin (wife* of Barbara Streisand) Touts 9/11Conspiracy Website on 'The View'

    12/28/2006 5:12:49 PM PST · by lowbridge · 9 replies · 1,513+ views ^ | December 28, 2006 | Tim Graham
    Caught on Tape: James Brolin Touts 9/11Conspiracy Website on 'The View' Posted by Tim Graham on December 28, 2006 - 15:55. The Christmas break replay season offered a chance to catch up on shocking episodes of "The View" on ABC. On December 26, a replay of the December 6 program gave viewers in the Eastern and Central time zones the chance to see James Brolin pitch a government-set-up-9/11 website: "Can I tell you to have a look at And then wait until I see you next time." The first broadcast was blocked in the East due to doting live...
  • Aspen tells skiers sport may be doomed ( Wacko Global Warming )

    09/22/2006 11:43:48 AM PDT · by george76 · 75 replies · 1,596+ views
    Vail Daily ^ | September 22, 2006 | Scott Condon
    In new ads, ski company says global warming could dry up snow during the next century... The Aspen Skiing Co. hopes potential customers are ready for a snow job. On Wednesday, the company unveiled a new advertising campaign for the 2006-07 season that centers around the message that snow — and skiing — will disappear around 2100 if humans don’t take drastic action to slow global warming. Three full-page ads, which show a melting snowflake imposed over Highland Bowl, will run in SKI and Outside magazines in the next few months. One ad portrays a “certificate of death” for snow....
  • In The War On Terror, Liberals Are More Dangerous Than Muslims (Don Feder 9/11 Meditation Alert)

    09/20/2006 3:24:37 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 37 replies · 2,445+ views
    Don ^ | 09/19/06 | Don Feder
    In a recent commentary, former New York Mayor Ed Koch - a Democrat with at least half a brain (which makes him the leading intellectual light of his party) - asked rhetorically, "Why do so many Americans refuse to face the fact that our country is at war with international terrorism?" Because they're liberals? During the Spanish Civil War, as the climactic battle for Madrid approached, Nationalist leader Francisco Franco told a reporter: "I have four columns marching on Madrid and a fifth within the city ready to rise at my call." Franco's comment gave rise to the World War...
  • U.S. Commander Orders Military Ethics Training

    06/01/2006 7:09:09 AM PDT · by Abathar · 6 replies · 218+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | June 1, 2006 | AP
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- The top U.S. general in Iraq on Thursday ordered American commanders to conduct ethical training on battlefield conduct following reports that Marines massacred unarmed civilians in the town of Haditha. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said he asked a ministerial committee to hold talks with the U.S. military to set ground rules for raids and detentions. The order from Lt. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the commander of Multinational Corps Iraq, said the training would emphasize "professional military values and the importance of disciplined, professional conduct in combat" as well as Iraqi cultural expectations. "As military professionals, it is important...
  • Immigration reform could kill the housing boom

    05/31/2006 10:26:00 AM PDT · by rit · 144 replies · 2,067+ views
    Fortune ^ | May 31, 2006 | Jon Birger and Jenny Mero, FORTUNE
    Immigration reform could kill the housing boom Up to 40% of home building is done by undocumented aliens. But no one's talking about what a crackdown could do to real estate prices.
  • Courting the Base Could Lose Election

    05/31/2006 6:00:16 AM PDT · by rhombus · 87 replies · 1,484+ views
    The Hill ^ | May 31, 2006 | David Hill
    Conventional wisdom in political circles is that President Bush has lost the support of the “Republican base” because of his handling of several key issues, especially immigration and government spending. Many political pundits are calling on him to court the base or risk losing control of Congress. I won’t deny the polling evidence, yet my own reading of the numbers is not as pessimistic as that of many GOP insiders. And I have a wholly different perspective on what Bush should do to improve the party’s electoral outlook. While some Republicans are recommending that the president do everything possible to...
  • To win this year, Republicans need to run like Democrats (Dick Morris Alert)

    05/10/2006 6:10:01 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 43 replies · 1,004+ views
    The Hill ^ | May 10, 2006 | Dick Morris
    Over the past 30 years, there has been an inexorable growth of party-line politics in Washington. Where crossing party lines was once an accepted and routine part of congressional practice, it is now almost as rare as in a parliamentary government, where massive defections on any issue could bring down the government.The growth of party-line voting reflects a parallel tendency to nationalize congressional elections, a trend that dates back to Newt Gingrich’s revolution of 1994, in which he wrested control of both houses from the Democrats. Until Gingrich, the maxim of his predecessor Tip O’Neill that “all politics is local”...
  • Do As I Say....

    04/26/2006 4:42:34 AM PDT · by unionblue83 · 32 replies · 1,435+ views
    front page magazine ^ | 26 april 2006 | Peter Schweizer
    If you go to a college campus, watch television or go into a bookstore, you’re like to see these suspects: people like Al Franken, Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky, and Ralph Nader. They talk about a whole host of issues. They talk about affirmative action. They talk about economic justice. They talk about the importance of regulating corporations and avoiding entanglements with corporations. We also have people like Hillary Clinton, Barbara Streisand or Nancy Pelosi. Some of these people on the liberal left actually are in positions of power and authority. When it comes to debating them and arguing with them,...
  • Streisand Strikes Back at Biographer

    04/25/2006 12:04:43 PM PDT · by george76 · 58 replies · 2,204+ views
    , Associated Press ^ | Apr 25, | BOB THOMAS
    Here's one sure way to incite Barbra Streisand's wrath: Write a book about her. Christopher Anderson has learned that with his recently published biography, "Barbra: The Way She Is." Streisand has retaliated not with interviews or public statements, but by way of the Internet. On her Web site, she has issued a response she titles "Does the Truth Matter These Days?" "Normally, I would not dignify vicious, mean-spirited mythology masquerading as biography," she begins. "But it seems this latest rehash of other unauthorized biographies is getting a lot of attention. "Who is the person described in this book? From what...
  • Is This Cow a Human-Animal Hybrid? Dutch company looks to bring transgenic cows to the public.

    04/16/2006 6:59:38 AM PDT · by billorites · 33 replies · 1,493+ views ^ | April 13, 2006 | Maggie Wittlin
    In his 2006 State of the Union address—between thanking outgoing Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor for her service and heralding his wife's Helping America's Youth Initiative—President Bush slipped in a call for a ban on "human-animal hybrids." It's probably a phrase that brings thoughts of centaurs, fauns and harpies to some minds. But, despite the President's stern disapproval of mixed-species clones, we may soon find food products derived from them not just in our research labs, but on our kitchen tables within the next year.A Dutch biotechnology company called Pharming has genetically engineered cows, outfitting females with a human...
  • Hollywood celebrities pitch in to defeat Rep. DeLay

    02/23/2006 7:16:47 AM PST · by ChuckShick · 30 replies · 1,246+ views
    The Hill ^ | 2/21/06 | Jonathan E. Kaplan
    Hollywood celebrities and prominent corporate executives have poured thousands of dollars into the campaign of former Rep. Nick Lampson (D-Texas) to knock off Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Texas). Screenwriter and producer Norman Lear, director Rob Reiner, actress and singer Barbara Streisand and musician Don Henley have written checks to Lampson, according to, a website that tracks campaign contributions. Reiner and Streisand kicked in $1,000, and Lear and Henley sent Lampson $4,200. While Democrats have courted Hollywood stars in recent years, the moguls’ money has usually flowed to presidential candidates, the national party or the congressional fundraising committees. As a rule,...
  • John McCain Sings The Hits

    02/12/2006 9:41:06 PM PST · by ferri · 20 replies · 452+ views
    a friend sent this video to me, i found it on line. if you haven't seen you...go now! too funny!!!

    01/19/2006 9:39:41 PM PST · by george76 · 110 replies · 3,275+ views
    Michelle Malkin · ^ | January 19, 2006 | Michelle Malkin ·
    Bad news tonight for Tribune Company shareholders: Shares in Tribune Co. tumbled Thursday after the media company reported a 6.1% drop in revenue last month on declines in both its newspaper and television businesses. Tribune, whose holdings include 26 television stations, 11 urban U.S. dailies and Spanish-language Hoy, said December revenue fell to $539 million from $574 million a year earlier. The company's stock fell $1.01, or 3.2%, to $30.80 in afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Tribune shares sank 28% in 2005. Advertising revenue in the publishing division fell 4.5%to $333 million, down from $349 million. The...
  • Streisand: "Is This The Democracy We Are Fighting For?"

    01/09/2006 8:12:32 AM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 75 replies · 1,605+ views ^ | 1/3/06 | Barbra Streisand
    Is This The Democracy We Are Fighting For? ...Barbra Streisand Posted on January 3, 2006 Why are we really fighting this war? First it was the search for WMDs. None were found. Then it was hunting for the terrorists and "smoking them out." Weve only created a breeding ground for more terrorists. Finally, President Bush insisted the mission in Iraq was worth it in order to bring democracy to the country and unseat Saddam Hussein, a very bad guy, but one who was contained economically, politically and militarily. Remember, he was our ally in the fight against Iran. And there...
  • 2005 Unhinged: Thanks for the memories - liberals, democrats amd leftists gone wild

    12/26/2005 8:35:46 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 10 replies · 1,914+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | Monday December 26, 2005 | Michelle Malkin
    2005 UNHINGED: THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES By Michelle Malkin   ·   December 26, 2005 09:03 AM Here are a few of the crackpot sights and ridiculous sounds that made 2005 a year to remember (many thanks to Ian Schwartz at The Political Teen for his indispensable video blogging): Video clips... 10. Spike Lee: Tinfoil hat-wearing levee expert 9. CNBC mugs Bernie Goldberg 8. Union thugs unhinged 7. Chris Matthews unhinged 6.'s homage to "American" troops 5. Liberal tolerance: "We have to exterminate white people." 4. Liberal math: George Washington = Terrorist 3. Philosopher-rapper Kanye West's telethon tirade: "George Bush doesn't...
  • Drug raid in Aspen stirs pot

    12/09/2005 4:24:09 PM PST · by elkfersupper · 75 replies · 2,076+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | 12/8/05 | Ellen Miller
    A dramatic drug bust at two Aspen restaurants busy with the aprčs ski crowd has created a rift between the two major law enforcement agencies at one of Colorado's premier ski resort towns. Fifty-three officers from a number of law enforcement agencies, some with guns drawn, stormed into two Aspen restaurants during the busy after-ski time last Friday. The raids happened shortly after 4 p.m. and netted about 2 ounces of cocaine, $3,000 in cash, nine arrests for drug involvement and 11 for immigration law violations. Pitkin County Sheriff Bob Braudis, an opponent of the "war on drugs" who believes...
  • Limousine liberals

    12/08/2005 6:23:41 AM PST · by redstateone · 8 replies · 855+ views
    Macleans ^ | December 8, 2005 | David Eddie
    Barbra Streisand...She berates capitalists and conservatives for their "indifference to the suffering of many" and speaks of the need for labour unions to protect a "living wage." Yet one of her former employees recalls that she...
  • 'iPod tax' coming to Japan?

    10/10/2005 7:02:45 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 14 replies · 355+ views
    NYT via CNET ^ | October 10, 2005, 11:24 AM PDT | Martin Fackler
    'iPod tax' coming to Japan? In the United States, recording labels want a bigger slice of Apple Computer's success in digital music by seeking higher prices on downloaded songs. Japan's music industry has a different idea: putting a fee on iPods. The industry has asked the Japanese government to charge a royalty, to be added to the retail price of portable digital music players like Apple's iPod, which has been explosively popular here. Money earned from the fee, which will be probably be 2 percent to 5 percent of the retail price, would go to recording companies, songwriters and artists...
  • We'll Be Watching (Barf Bags at the ready)

    07/24/2005 6:57:51 PM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 27 replies · 788+ views
    Babs website ^ | July 21, 2005 | Babs
    How lucky for George Bush that his well-timed nomination of Judge Roberts to the Supreme Court has taken the heat off of Karl Rove. Let's hope that the press does not forget about Mr. Rove and the White House's role in the leak of undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity. The Fitzgerald investigation and the Rove story are too important to stay off the front page. Not only does it reveal the truly secretive and subversive nature of this administration, but it exposes the major National Security implications of disclosing the identity of a covert intelligence officer. In addition, the...
  • Dem Strategist Suggests on MSNBC that President May Be Focus of Leak Probe

    07/16/2005 7:55:07 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 408 replies · 8,126+ views
    MSNBC News | 07/16/2005 | MSNBC
    On MSNBC a little while ago, they had a story about the "politics of the CIA leak". The reporter was interviewing Pat Buchanan and Democratic strategist Peter Fenn. What follows is the best transcript I could piece together quickly. I've quoted Fenn word for word. PAT BUCHANAN: It's very, very serious...There is a credibility problem for the press secretary...There is no legal problem for Rove...Reporters in Washington have a gleam in their eye and smiles on their faces, and there's a reason for it...Pat Fitzgerald hasn't been digging for two years and judges haven't been sending reporters to jail because...
  • Elusive Planet Reshapes a Ring Around Neighboring Star (Hubble Discovers Sauron!!!)

    06/22/2005 12:53:05 PM PDT · by orionblamblam · 21 replies · 1,068+ views ^ | June 22, 2005
    NASA Hubble Space Telescope's most detailed visible-light image ever taken of a narrow, dusty ring around the nearby star Fomalhaut (HD 216956), offers the strongest evidence yet that an unruly and unseen planet may be gravitationally tugging on the ring. Hubble unequivocally shows that the center of the ring is a whopping 1.4 billion miles (15 astronomical units) away from the star. This is a distance equal to nearly halfway across our solar system. The most plausible explanation, astronomers said, is that an unseen planet moving in an elliptical orbit is reshaping the ring with its gravitational pull. The geometrically...
  • Lights! Cameras! Lobbying!

    02/21/2005 8:12:07 AM PST · by iceemonster · 378+ views
    MSNBC/Newsweek ^ | Tamara Lipper
    Feb. 28 issue - Dan Glickman isn't exactly the Hollywood type. More comfortable in pinstripes than Prada, he's a former Clinton Agriculture secretary, Kansas congressman and president of the Witchita school board—and nothing like the flashy, debonair Jack Valenti, the legendary head of the Motion Picture Association of America. After 38 years at the MPAA, Valenti has become a celebrity in his own right, landing his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But as Glickman heads toward his first Academy Awards since taking over for Valenti as the industry's chief lobbyist, he's the one schmoozing Hollywood directors and...
  • Streisand Movie Out This Week (Boycott Alert)

    12/20/2004 9:37:46 AM PST · by Jon Alvarez · 25 replies · 565+ views
    Babbling Babs has a new movie coming out, titled "Meet The Fockers". Now, we merely are informing you of her participation in this film so you can make an educated decision about whether or not you wish to support her career. Personally, I wish Ben Stiller had made a different choice for an actress to play his mom. Babs is one of those Hollywood liberals who likes to tell people what is best for them and the earth, while not applying the same guidelines to her own life (air drying your laundry, for ex.). Let's also not forget her rants...
  • Fun -- Late Show Top Ten re Barbra Streisand

    11/15/2004 3:15:24 PM PST · by rocknotsand · 76 replies · 3,079+ views
    FUN TIMES for Freepers The Late Show Top Ten is soliciting YOUR submissions for the on-line... Top Ten Ways The World Would Be Different If Barbra Streisand Were President Fantastic! Skies the limit for freeping.... and hopefully we'll get one or two on the final TT list from freepers.
  • Barbara Streisand's Top 10 Explanations For Kerry's Loss (Blog Humor; D&D Refrences Included)

    11/11/2004 4:37:50 AM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 18 replies · 1,594+ views
    Ace of Spades ^ | 11/11/04 | Ace of Spades
    10. Exit polls show that Elves went big for Nader. 9. Bush's Flying Monkeys surpisingly effective at getting out the vote. 8. One word: Cheneymania. 7. Damn Republicans kept making their saving throws against Media Bias. 6 In the house of R'yleh, Dead Cthulhu lies sleeping, except when he mans the phones for the Iowa Republican Party. 5. James Carville, busy with his Crossfire gig, couldn't get down to the bayou and work a little cornpone voodoo. 4. JoBu did not answer our chickenbone prayer. F*ck JoBu. 3. Stupid American voters couldn't grasp the subtle political arguments contained in Papa,...
  • Another Possible One Day Democratic Convention Scheduled for Late August

    08/01/2004 1:24:08 PM PDT · by outlaw1_2003 · 16 replies · 1,523+ views
    The Internet | 08/01/04 | Outlaw1_2003
    Democrats are possibly planning a possible "one day Democratic extravaganza," late in August.
  • Gag Alert: Streisand's Election Version of People

    06/28/2004 5:28:23 AM PDT · by marta R · 47 replies · 187+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | June 25, 2004 | Associated Press
    Streisand's Election Version of 'People' Fri Jun 25, 4:02 AM ET By The Associated Press Barbra Streisand sang a special 2004 election version of her hit "People" at a Thursday night fund-raising concert for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (news - web sites). Here are the lyrics: People I mean G-O-People Who'd believe there's such people in the world Bush sees a Lotta Condoleeza They're dividing the planet's oil According to Richard "Poil" And they're all just trainees Of Cheney's Now Rumsfeld We must get rid of Rumsfeld He's the spookiest person in the world As for Powell He's neither...
  • Barbara Streisand's New "Special" Lyrics to her song: "People" (Super Barf Alert)

    06/27/2004 10:38:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies · 1,034+ views
    Barbara Streisand Website ^ | June 27, 2004 | Barbara Streisand
  • Time to Boycott Showtime Again

    01/20/2004 7:47:31 PM PST · by Paleo Conservative · 24 replies · 238+ views
    Showtime Networks Inc. ^ | January 20, 2004 | Showtime
    TIME (ET/PT) TITLE RATING REMIND ME previous day next day 6:45 AM Diary Of A Madman 8:30 AM Deception (1993) 10:00 AM The Sum of Us 11:45 AM Hannah And Her Sisters 1:35 PM Roxanne 3:30 PM Enigma 5:30 PM What's Going On? : Street Kids 6:00 PM Men With Brooms 8:00 PM The Reagans 11:00 PM Captives 12:45 AM Beverly Hills Bordello : All Night Long 1:15 AM It's My Party 3:05 AM Passionate Deceptions 4:30 AM High Road To China THE REAGANS RATING: TVPG - L SHOWTIME ADVISORIES: Adult Language, Adult Content Dolby Digital 5.1 / CCAP 2...
  • Bad day in court for Barbara Streisand

    12/03/2003 5:04:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies · 439+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 12/3/2003 | staff
    DECEMBER 3--A Los Angeles judge today threw out Barbra Streisand's $10 million suit against a California environmental group that posted a photo of the singer's cliffside Malibu estate on its web site. In a 46-page tentative decision, the summary from which you'll find below, Superior Court Judge Allan J. Goodman declared that the aerial photo's publication was protected by the First Amendment and, to boot, was not "highly offensive to a reasonable person." Swatting away Streisand's claim that her privacy was violated, Goodman stated, "As a matter of law, there is nothing private or personal" about the photo, a copy...
  • Memo to Barbara Streisand

    11/06/2003 4:53:44 AM PST · by cordeiro · 24 replies · 382+ views
    Cordeiro's Musings | 11/06/2003 | Cordeiro
    On Barbara Streisand: Babs has again opened her mouth and put a pair of million dollar shoes in it. Seems that the hit piece “The Reagans” was deep sixed by CBS after a firestorm of criticism rained down upon the network. Babs has a great voice, don’t get me wrong. But when she spouts off about anything other than music, she leaves herself wide open for shots I feel it my civic duty to take. Memo to Babs: You mentioned many things about the CBS miniseries. You correctly stated it is a drama and not a documentary. Bravo. You failed,...
  • Contact CBS on Reagan smear

    10/22/2003 7:58:36 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 84 replies · 389+ views
    No phone number, but an address and fax # for the CEO of CBS, Leslie Moonves and a l;ink to the CBS site to leave comments/complaints
  • Gallup Poll: Honest Abe, JFK Among Greatest U.S. Presidents

    05/16/2003 11:15:21 PM PDT · by Jean S · 71 replies · 1,169+ views
    Gallup News Service ^ | 5/16/03 | Joseph Carroll
    PRINCETON, NJ -- An Unfinished Life, historian Robert Dallek's new book about the life of President John F. Kennedy, was released this week. The book, among other things, illustrates the gravity of Kennedy's medical problems, describes an alleged affair with a White House intern, and speculates about how Kennedy would have handled the Vietnam War. The publication of this new Kennedy biography raises the question of where Kennedy ranks in the eyes of Americans. Lincoln, Kennedy Have Slight Edge on Greatest U.S. President This Year An April CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll asked Americans: "Who do you regard as the greatest United...