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  • Beck responds to Kanye West’s Grammys diss: ‘I still love him and think he's genius’

    02/09/2015 5:48:41 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 70 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, February 9, 2015, | Rachel Maresca
    "I don't even know what (Beck) said. I just know that, the Grammys, if they want real artists to keep coming back, they need to stop playing with us, we aren't going to play with them no more," he told his sister-in-law Khloe Kardashian during an E! after-show interview. "Flawless.' Beyoncé's video. And Beck needs to respect artistry, he should have given his award to Beyoncé."
  • Mike Huckabee Vs. Beyonce

    02/06/2015 5:56:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | February 6, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    Republican presidential candidates usually avoid any criticism of Hollywood, ever since Vice President Dan Quayle attacked "Murphy Brown" in 1992 for choosing to be a single mother on TV. There are two reasons. The first is the "objective" media will hand you your head, as Quayle found out -- even if later, experts and even reporters themselves admitted Quayle was right about the social harm being caused by the glorification of single motherhood. The second is a version of the NIMBY (Not In My Backyard) Syndrome. Just as Americans despise Congress, but not their own Congressman, so, too, do they...
  • ‘Don’t dress like Beyoncé': The sexts of Steve Kroft (to his black mistress)

    02/01/2015 10:17:17 AM PST · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 31, 2015 | Leonard Greene and Laura Italiano
    The Manhattan mistress of married “60 Minutes’’ newsman Steve Kroft sent him sexy lingerie photos during their affair, but he insisted she dress low-key — like “Laura Bush” — with him in public to keep things hush-hush, according to newly revealed texts. A source close to Kroft’s lover told The Post that the TV hotshot was “really paranoid about right-wing zealots” finding out about their affair and using the tawdry details to try to destroy his career and CBS. [Snip] Kroft was proud to boast to Goines about his closeness to the leader of the free world — and let...
  • Racist “60 Minutes” Crank Refused to Be Seen Publicly With Black Mistress: Don’t Dress Like Beyonce

    02/01/2015 12:02:30 PM PST · by george76 · 46 replies
    Gateway ^ | January 31, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Racist “60 Minutes” host Steve Kroft told his sexy black mistress to dress like Laura Bush, not Beyonce. Kroft refused to bee seen with her in public. ... Steve Kroft confirmed a three-year affair with married black lawyer Lisan Goines.
  • Trending Worldwide On Twitter: #ReasonsObamaMissedFranceRally

    01/11/2015 4:31:23 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 86 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-11-12 | TCRLAF
    Some of these are pretty funny, like: -Mom Pants Convention -He was napping before going out to party with Jay Z and Beyoncé -It was for WORLD LEADERS, not COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS
  • I, Feminist, 2015: Objectify Me.

    01/05/2015 6:19:55 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-5-2015 | MOTUS
    Let me tell you, it isn’t easy being a fashion icon in this town. For example, nearly every trip requires two complete changes of clothes.The leaving and the comingWhich is really expecting a lot from a committed feminist like Lady M who has many other issues on her mind. Lest you think the lure of feminism has died down recently due to the constant drumbeat of racism and the glare of white privilege these past six years, think again sister. Misogyny is still a pressing issue of inequality burdening society and the new year provides the perfect time to catch...
  • Heilemann—Abolish British Monarchy: Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Lebron the Real Royalty

    12/08/2014 6:29:53 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Has John Heilemann ever gotten this riled up over the commies ruling Cuba? If so, I missed it. But on his Bloomberg TV show tonight, Heilemann got on his populist high horse to blast the British monarchy on the occasion of the visit to the US of Prince William and Princess Kate, mocking them as "undereducated" and calling for the British monarchy to be "done away with tomorrow." In Heilemann's view, the real "royalty" on view at the Brooklyn Nets game tonight will be Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Lebron James. View the video here.
  • Pro-life vid of day: Pro-aborts use Beyonce cut-out for protest

    11/28/2014 6:42:47 PM PST · by Morgana
    Jill Stanek ^ | 11/28/14 | Jill Stanek
    During a week of demonstrations in San Antonio, Texas, Created Equal used pro-life displays on the campus of Texas State University. They were accompanied by an angry “Greek chorus” of pro-choice counter-protesters, carrying signs covered with various slogans (including ones stating, “We’re not with them,” just to eliminate any apparent confusion). In the photo to the right (click to enlarge) it’s hard to tell which is more bizarre: the wide grin of the woman near a picture of dead baby carnage, or (just to the right of the woman with long black hair) a cut-out of Beyonce! The loud chants...
  • First Lady Birthday Tweet to Beyonce: ´You´re an Incredible Role Model´

    09/04/2014 8:57:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    Breitbart Big Hollywood ^ | 9/4/14 | Kelli Serio
    Michelle Obama, also known as @FLOTUS on social media, sent a birthday tweet to her role model and friend, Beyoncé, this afternoon. Happy Birthday, @Beyonce! You´re an incredible role model, a phenomenal mother, and a wonderful friend. Hope you have an amazing day! –mo — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) September 4, 2014-The duo are reportedly ´BFFs,´ or ´Bigtime Famous Friends.´ The "Drunk in Love" star sang at President Obama´s first inaugural ball and also serenaded guests at the first lady´s 50th birthday celebration earlier this year. "FLOTUS" even took her daughters to a Jay Z concert in July, following a...
  • Except, You Know, I Can’t Sing and You Can’t Dance

    07/26/2014 7:42:24 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-26-2014 | MOTUS
    Mark Levin takes note of the only time since BO’s Occupation that borders seem to matter:Specifically: when companies want to relocate their headquarters to countries that are slightly less socialistic then the USSA.Meanwhile, as our borders are being stampeded in both directions -  “refugees” coming and corporations, who “are not people” so I don’t know why it matters, going, we carry on as best we can. Here are MO and the girls taking a break from the pressures of being the First Family by enjoying the beauty and grace of JayZ and Beyonce at their concert in Chicago. Daddy couldn’t...
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z: Leaders of Equality and Feminism?

    07/21/2014 7:40:55 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 15 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 17, 2014 | Gabrielle Okun
    The Barclays Center is usually associated with the Brooklyn Nets, not an active way to show deep political and social commentary. Unfortunately, this has recently changed due to the presence of performer Beyoncé and her husband, rapper Jay-Z. The couple is well known for their singing/performing collaborations, style inspiration, owning a portion of the Brooklyn Nets and their ascent to the Forbes “Highest- Paid Celebrity Couples List.” Good for them. Usually, the press does not associate them with misogyny and black power groups. Houston Rockets v Brooklyn Nets The couple was recently seen at a Brooklyn Nets Games wearing some...
  • Beyoncé and Lupita Nyong’o are on the Covers of TIME and People- It Is a Big Deal (Most Beautiful)

    04/27/2014 9:10:55 AM PDT · by equalator · 33 replies
    Time ^ | 4-24-2014 | Maya Rhodan
    On Thursday, the hashtag #WhatIsPretty trended on Twitter, inspiring men and women across the globe to share photos of what they consider beautiful. And on Thursday, the covers of two of the world’s largest magazines, TIME and People had a resounding answer: black women.
  • Obama calls Kanye a 'jackass'...

    09/14/2009 6:22:22 PM PDT · by mathprof · 192 replies · 7,331+ views
    politico ^ | 9/14/09
    ABC News reporter Terry Moran caused quite a commotion tonight on Twitter following after writing: "Pres. Obama just called Kanye West a "jackass" for his outburst at VMAs when Taylor Swift won. Now THAT'S presidential." Although it wasn't long before Moran removed it, with over a million followers, the tweet quickly bounced around Twitter through various users. Now, an ABC spokesperson explains to POLITICO what happened:
  • Is the Obama marriage on the rocks? Astonishing claims emerge of ugly fights

    01/18/2014 6:55:47 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 67 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 1-18-14 | Tom Leonard
    With invitations warning guests to ‘EBYC’ — Eat Before You Come — and rumours they’ll be dancing to star turns from Beyonce and her rapper husband Jay Z, it won’t be your usual White House knees-up. Michelle Obama was 50 yesterday and President Barack Obama will be feting his redoubtable First Lady tonight with a party that will give them the chance to let their hair down and forget their troubles for a few hours. The email inviting guests to the ‘snacks & sips & dancing & dessert’ advised them to wear comfortable shoes and practise their dance moves. Purse-lipped...
  • Don’t Ban Bossy, Ban Beyonce

    04/19/2014 11:42:43 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 34 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-19-14 | Dave The Sage
    Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, has a line in her book that states "I want every little girl who's told she's bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills." As you have probably heard by now, her Lean In organization and the Girl Scouts of America have teamed up with various celebrities and some other well-known female figures to urge us to ban the use of the word bossy. As part of their "public service" campaign they have released a short ad featuring these women lecturing us about how they were...
  • Hating Whitey - Jay-Z Dons Gaudy 5 Percent Nation Medallion; Sect Says Whites Are 'Wicked and Weak'

    04/06/2014 4:23:28 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 6 April 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Jay-Z causes controversy by wearing gaudy medallion of 'Five Percent Nation' group who believe whites are 'wicked and weak' • The Brooklyn-born rapper wore a medallion representing the Five Percent Nation at a Nets game last week • One of the main tenets of the Nation of Islam offshoot is that white people are 'weak and wicked' and that black men hold the power of God • When asked if the medallion holds any importance to him, Jay-Z said: 'A little bit' • Jay-Z was spotted wearing the nation's symbol last year while giving radio interviews for his new album,...
  • NPR On Weird College Courses

    03/24/2014 8:21:02 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 38 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 24, 2014 | Deborah Lambert
    Even National Public Radio (NPR) occasionally realizes that some college courses are straight from la-la land. A recent report from the Protojournalist mentions an unusual offering in the area of Mythology and Folklore at Harvard called Maledicta, which is described as “an academic exploration of ritualized verbal abuse,” according to a report in the Protojournalist. Students taking this class apparently examine “international traditions of vituperation and cursing in their folkloristic, historical and sociological settings.” Not only that, “they learn about practices including Turkish verbal duels, Scottish flyting and African-American “dozens.” Rutgers University also proves it is no slouch in the...
  • If the "Ban Bossy" campaign ever gain self-awareness they could change the name to this...

    03/15/2014 10:27:22 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 34 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-15-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Culture Challenge of the Week: Explicit Content, Everywhere

    03/13/2014 5:11:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | March 13, 2014 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Even if you weren’t one of the 28.2 million Americans watching the 2014 Grammys last month, you probably caught wind of the controversy over Beyoncé’s raunchy performance of her song “Drunk in Love,” featuring her husband Jay-Z. Perhaps it was her lingerie-like outfit or her chair dancing or the part where Jay-Z grasped her rear, but this was one of those moments when parents find themselves putting their hands over their children’s eyes—or flipping to another channel. Beyoncé, a mother of a 2-year old, raked in tons of media attention for that performance. Some of the publicity was negative. The...
  • #BanBossy: The Cow Stands Alone

    03/11/2014 9:28:43 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 3-11-2014 | MOTUS
    This whole Bossy the Cow thing is very confusing, so make sure you’ve had your coffee.We’re apparently championing a new hashtag campaign:I thought it was one of those made-up urban legends until I read Doug Powers article, “Go figure: ‘Bossy’ not a horrible word 3 months ago but now FLOTUS wants it banned.” The #BanBossy campaign is a joint effort of the DNC’s fight against the GOP’s War on Women,the Girl Scouts,and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” the little book of feminist wisdom and other tropes. Sheryl’s using...
  • The True Story Surrounding The Death of Jay Z’s Mistress Cathy White

    03/02/2014 5:01:16 PM PST · by mgist · 43 replies
    DIary of A Hollywood Street King ^ | September 5th, 2011 | NA
    The True Story Surrounding The Death of Jay Z’s Mistress Cathy White (Interesting information on the couple Obama says serve as an example to our young people. Cathy White's Suspicious Death Update: My NYPD source has just (9/2/2011 @ 17:00) confirmed with me that the cause of death is listed as natural until further investigation can be completed. —————————————————————– HSK Exclusive - HSK was the first to reveal that 28 year old Cathy White was Jay Z’s mistress. Don’t believe me? Ask Claudia Jordan. Yesterday, I got the news that Cathy Michelle White had suddenly passed away, so I quickly...
  • Obama and Beyoncé singing a love song?

    02/10/2014 10:17:12 PM PST · by Kozy · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/10/2014 | Peter Allen
    French press break Obama and Beyoncé possible affair. Washington Post sits on it again. This explains the early Valentine dinner the Obamas celebrated last week.
  • WHAT to Make of This One? Jay Z to Divorce Beyonce Due to Affair w/ Obama(!)

    02/10/2014 9:20:47 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 89 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 10 February 2014 | Reaganite Republican
  • Rutgers University offers course studying Beyonce

    01/31/2014 1:41:50 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    CBS News ^ | 1/30/14
    Beyonce is one of the world's most scrutinized pop stars, and now that study is moving to academia. The Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey is offering a course called "Politicizing Beyonce." Kevin Allred, a doctoral student who is teaching the class, tells the university's online news site that he is using Beyonce's career as a way to explore American race, gender and sexual politics.
  • NJ university offers course studying Beyoncé

    01/30/2014 12:16:45 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2014 2:52 PM EST
    Beyoncé is one of the world’s most scrutinized pop stars, and now that study is moving to academia. The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University is offering a course called “Politicizing Beyoncé.” […] Rutgers also has a class examining the theology of Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics. …
  • Grammy & SOTU: Video Killed the Radio Star.Teleprompters Killed…

    01/27/2014 10:38:26 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 29 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-27-2014 | MOTUS
    Yes, I stayed up late and watched the 56th Annual Grammy Awards so you didn’t have to. You’re welcome. I felt that watching the annual freak show would be good conditioning for tomorrow’s State Of The Union (SOTU). I was not wrong…about the freak show anyway.Before I begin, I’d like to acknowledge the prescience of the Buggles who accurately predicted the migration of the music industry from being about the “song” to being about the “performance” back in 1978 with their hit “Video killed the radio star.” To this day, their jingle-tune is best remembered as the video that launched...
  • A Party for the Empress

    01/22/2014 6:01:20 AM PST · by servo1969 · 13 replies ^ | 1-21-2014 | Keith Koffler
    It was the twilight of the Roman Empire. The decay, which would lead to the empire’s downfall, had set in long before. The ruling class sought to appease its people by taking money from the largest landowners and most successful businessmen and giving it to the rest of society. But the effort had irretrievably harmed the economy and habituated the poorest and even the middle class to taking gifts and free stuff, and diminished their work ethic. And the rulers, in their indulgence and eagerness to please the citizenry, had amassed for the empire incalculable debts that it could never...
  • Happy Birthday MO! There's NO way to thank you for all you’ve done!

    01/19/2014 8:32:45 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-19-2014 | MOTUS
    Happy Birthday card from AARP: Best wishes and sincere thanks for all you’ve done for us! You’ve probably noticed: the photo embargo, backed by the full faith, credit and retaliatory power of the U.S. government, was in full force for Lady M’s big, historic, Fab Fifty bash last night. So it’s unlikely that you will see much of the actual party that you paid for. The photo-Gestapo gendarmes were out in full force. As of this morning they had confiscated “detained” over 350 cameras and smartphones that will be scanned for data by the NSA before and if they are...
  • Beyonce in trouble with NASA over use of Challenger disaster audio on 'XO'

    01/01/2014 10:41:45 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    NME ^ | December 30, 2013 1 | staff
    Beyonce has landed herself in trouble with NASA after deciding to sample an audio clip taken from the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster on her new track ‘XO’. The song, which features on the singer’s eponymous new album, begins with a six-second clip taken from the accident, in which Steve Nesbitt – NASA’s public affairs officer at the time – states, “Flight controllers here are looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction.” The Challenger exploded shortly after lift off on its ’86 mission, killing all seven people on board. The Hollywood Reporter states that representatives from NASA...
  • Beyoncé Slammed for Sampling Shuttle Tragedy on New Album

    12/30/2013 12:39:44 PM PST · by grundle · 39 replies Morning America ^ | December 30, 2013 | CLAYTON SANDELL and GINA SUNSERI
    Beyoncé has been labeled "insensitive" by some current and former NASA astronauts and their families for sampling audio from the space shuttle Challenger disaster for a love song off her newly released album. Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center Jan. 28, 1986. All seven crewmembers aboard were killed. "Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction," now-retired NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt said as the nation watched wreckage fall toward the ocean on live television. Twenty-seven years later, Nesbitt's voice is heard at the beginning of the video for...
  • Beyoncé is pulled off stage by an over-excited shirtless fan during performance in Brazil

    09/17/2013 9:53:30 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | September 16, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Beyoncé was pulled off stage by a shirtless concertgoer during a performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday night. The over-excited fan managed to put his arms around the 32-year-old singer and yank her off the elevated platform she had been singing from. However, Beyoncé's entourage were quick to step in, with two security guards rushing onto the stage to disentangle the singer from the grip of the fan. The incident occurred when Beyoncé moved around the platform and leaned forward to sing to the crowd. While most of the ticket-holders were happy just to bask in the singer's glow,...

    07/23/2013 11:28:48 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 51 replies
    Beyonce was caught in a real-life EMERGENCY on stage at her concert last night when her hair got tangled up in a stage fan -- and the crew scrambled to free the singer, MID-SONG!!!!! Queen B was performing "Halo" in Montreal when disaster struck ... but like the PRO that she is, Beyonce continued to sing during the incident, NEVER ONCE MISSING A SINGLE BEAT. Eventually, a crew member with a pair of scissors cut Beyonce free ... and she sashayed away from the devil equipment. After the show, Beyonce posted a poetic note to her fans explaining the situation...
  • Beyonce holds moment of silence for Trayvon Martin

    07/14/2013 6:26:29 AM PDT · by mykroar · 32 replies
    CBS News ^ | 7/14/2013 | Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. Beyonce called for a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin during a concert just hours after George Zimmerman was found not guilty by a Florida jury.</p> <p>The pop star took a moment to honor the teen during her concert Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.</p>
  • Beyonce holds moment of silence for Trayvon Martin during concert

    07/14/2013 6:25:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/14/2013
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Beyonce called in a concert for a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin, rapper Young Jeezy released a song in Martin’s memory and Russell Simmons called for peace after George Zimmerman was acquitted by a Florida jury in the death of the teenager.</p>
  • The Celebrity Firing Line

    05/15/2013 3:11:41 PM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 4 replies ^ | May 15, 2013 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    Kristen Stewart: Um, sweetie? You don’t need to screw the director once you’ve already gotten the part. Also, the perma-stoned look is so 2004.
  • Che Guevara’s Racism

    05/04/2013 3:24:12 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 31 replies
    DOUBLETHINK ONLINE via Real Clear History ^ | April 29, 2013 | by Joseph Hammond
    When Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., chastised Jay-Z and Beyonce in a TV interview for their recent trip to Cuba, he especially criticized Jay-Z for his adoration of Che Guevara. “I think Jay-Z needs to get informed,” Rubio said. “One of his heroes is Che Guevara. Che Guevara was a racist. Che Guevara was a racist that wrote extensively about the superiority of white Europeans over people of African descent, so he should inform himself [about] the guy that he’s propping up.” Jay-Z, Carlos Santana, and Johnny Depp — who have all been spotted in Guevara t-shirts in the last decade...
  • Obama has ‘better things to do’ than plan vacations for Beyonce and Jay-Z [VIDEO]

    04/17/2013 1:10:12 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/17/2013 | Taylor Bigler
    President Barack Obama wants you to know that he did not help his BFFs Beyonce and Jay-Z get visas for their Cuban vacation. The first couple of R&B took a trip two weeks ago to Havana, upsetting several lawmakers who were concerned with how they got permission to go to the country that Americans can only visit for educational or cultural purposes. Last week, the U.S. Department of Treasury confirmed that the pair had permission from the government to go to Cuba. After the backlash, Jay-Z released “Open Letter,” a song ripping those who criticized their vacation. In one of...
  • Carney On Jay-Z And Beyonce's Cuba Trip: "The White House Has Nothing To Do With It"

    04/11/2013 3:13:46 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 19 replies ^ | April 11, 2013 | Donovan Slack
    I just want to return to Beyonce and Jay-Z. Jay-Z released a rap today, I know the other day you said that Treasury was the one that cleared their trip, he suggested that he got White House permission – that he personally spoke with the president. I’ll just quote: “I turned Havana into Atlanta. Boy from the hood, I got White House Clearance. Obama said chill you gonna get me impeached. You don’t need this expletive anyway, chill with me on the beach."
  • Unhappy Mr. Z Raps About Cuba Controversy: "Obama Said Chill, Gonna Get Me Impeached"

    04/11/2013 2:44:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush ^ | April 11, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    And we, ladies and gentlemen, because we're on the cutting edge here for low-information voters and citizens, have a couple of sound bites -- excerpts, if you will -- of Mr. Z's latest rap offering. In one of these bites, Mr. Z refers to the president, saying that Obama told him to chill. (doing Obama impression) "You gonna get me impeached, dude." And Mr. Z is not happy that the president told him to chill. And Mr. Z makes the comment that he never had any use for politicians, they never did anything for him. I'd not heard this,...
  • Spokesman: Obama 'did not communicate' with Jay-Z on Cuba trip

    04/11/2013 11:06:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/11/13 | Justin Sink
    The White House said Thursday that President Obama "absolutely" did not aid Jay-Z and Beyoncé in obtaining travel licenses to visit Cuba. On Wednesday night, the rapper released a song that bragged about the trip and included the lyrics "boy from the hood but got White House clearance." The lyrics also say Obama told him "chill, you gonna get me impeached." But on Thursday, White House press secretary Jay Carney said dismissively "it´s a song." "I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury, because Treasury offers and gives licenses for travel and the White House had nothing to do it
  • Treasury Dept: Beyoncé, Jay-Z Took ‘Educational’ Trip To Cuba

    04/09/2013 6:49:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 21 replies
    YahooNews ^ | April 09, 2013 | Olivier Knox
    Treasury Dept: Beyoncé, Jay-Z Took ‘Educational’ Trip To Cuba By Olivier Knox Singer Beyonce, center holding camera, walks with her husband, rapper Jay-Z, right of her, as they tour Old Havana, … Sure enough, Beyoncé and Jay-Z may have 99 problems but the State Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Ain't One. OFAC, which enforces sanctions against Cuba, assured Republican Representatives Maria Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in a letter Tuesday that the pop power-duo's recent trip to the island on the occasion of their fifth anniversary had the governmental green light. The Florida lawmakers had written to the Treasury...
  • Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Cuba trip under fire

    04/09/2013 5:40:17 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Today ^ | 4/9/13
    Despite a long-standing ban on tourist trips to Cuba, Jay-Z and Beyonce were recently spotted on the island, sparking outrage for many Cuban-Americans and prompting a letter from two Florida Republican Congressmen to the Obama administration. NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell reports....
  • Former Weather Underground radical jailed in 1981 killing reportedly now teaching at Columbia U

    04/02/2013 9:48:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/02/2013
    <p>A former Weather Underground radical who spent 22 years in prison for an armored-car robbery that killed two cops and a Brinks guard now reportedly holds a prestigious adjunct professorship at Columbia University’s School of Social Work.</p> <p>The New York Post reports that Kathy Boudin’s return to respectability after her 2003 parole occurs a week before the release of Robert Redford’s “The Company You Keep,” a movie loosely based on the $1.6 million heist.</p>
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z visit Cuba [Obama Lovers LOVE Totalitarianism]

    04/05/2013 3:55:00 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Channel 24 ^ | 4/5/13
    Beyoncé and her hubby, Jay-Z, recently jetted off to Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary. Whilst touring Old Havana, the couple needed a body guard to keep the locals at bay, who were all storming for a chance to catch a glimpse of the famed pair. (
  • Beyonce and Sonia: A tale of two black women in Cuba

    04/06/2013 4:49:59 PM PDT · by grundle · 11 replies ^ | April 6, 2013 | Alberto de la Cruz
    This is a tale of two black women in Cuba... One a victim of apartheid in Cuba, the other a beneficiary of apartheid in Cuba. The first is Sonia Garro, born and raised in Cuba. She is currently residing in a Castro prison for the crime of demanding respect for human rights and the freedom to express her views. After being violently arrested, she and her husband (who is also black) have been held for more than a year by the Castro dictatorship without charges and without a trial. The world for the most part does not know who she...
  • Beyonce's New Single "Bow Down..." Would Make The Perfect Anthem For President Obama's Legacy

    03/21/2013 5:19:44 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-21-13 | The Looking Spoon
    It is rare that I venture into using profanity, almost always it's censored to some degree, I don't think it works to do that today.The occasion calls for it, Rush couldn't avoid it when he brought it up either.
  • Living the High Life

    03/10/2013 6:04:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | March 10, 2013 | Carol Platt Liebau
    t's being reported that Adele and Beyonce have been booked to rock The White House on Michelle Obama's 50th birthday. That should be some party . . . It's hard to believe that the politics of the sequester have worked out the way the Obama administration intended. Even their usually-reliable friends in the media have been skeptical, as this report from ABC News demonstrates: Budget Cuts Shut Down White House ToursJonathan Karl concluded the report by noting that the President took a 20-car motorcade to travel a short distance to eat with Republicans -- and suggested that next time he...
  • WH Shuts Down Public Tours, Invites Adele, Beyonce to Michelle's 50th

    03/10/2013 12:17:40 PM PDT · by Justaham · 48 replies ^ | 3/10/13 | Ben Shapiro
    President Barack Obama and Michelle used to talk frequently about how the White House was the “people’s house.” In fact, the White House website now carries this quote from the First Lady: “It’s the ‘People’s House.’ It’s a place that is steeped in history, but it’s also a place where everyone should feel welcome. And that’s why my husband and I have made it our mission to open up the house to as many people as we can.” So much for that nonsense. The same week that President Obama’s administration announced that due to sequestration, White House tours would be...
  • Music mogul wants to trade guns for Beyonce tickets

    02/27/2013 4:39:12 AM PST · by Larry R. Johnson · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Feb 27, 2013 | unsigned
    hip-hop music manager Michael “Blue” Williams, the head of Family Tree Entertainment, has his way, New Yorkers will be able to trade guns for Beyonce tickets.
  • How not to deal with unflattering photos… (Beyoncé)

    02/14/2013 6:22:30 PM PST · by EveningStar · 53 replies
    The Meta Picture ^ | February 13, 2013