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  • Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell brawl backstage at 'The View,' leave Rosie Perez in tears: sources

    11/23/2014 9:38:43 AM PST · by RightGeek · 51 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/21/2014 | Don Kaplan
    They might as well change its name from “The View” to “The Feud.” A shrill, backstage brawl at “The View” Wednesday left co-host Rosie Perez in tears while panelists Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell battled over how to cover the latest allegations against Bill Cosby and the racially charged upheaval in Ferguson, Mo., sources said. O’Donnell believed the show — now overseen by ABC News — needed to delve deeper into both controversial subjects, while Goldberg wanted to steer clear of the topics altogether.
  • Palin Family Brawl Detailed in Police Reports

    10/10/2014 8:59:18 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 76 replies
    ABC/Yahoo ^ | 10/10/14 | Shushannah Walshe
    Klingenmeyer told police he was considering filing charges and was "angry that the Palins had showed up and were causing problems," according to the report. He told police he had asked Bristol to leave and she responded, "Who the f*** are you?" Klingemeyer told her he owned the home and Bristol said she didn't believe him and "she will kick his a**," the police report states. Klingenmeyer said that's when Bristol first punched him and he then said he told her to hit "him again if it makes her feel better and she does," according to the document. After five...
  • “Alinsky-loving, Orwellian, elitist”: Sarah Palin’s shtick, 2014 edition

    09/26/2014 6:55:16 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 14 replies
    Salon (I know, but hey) ^ | September 26 2014 | Luke Brinker
    In a meandering speech before the Family Research Council’s Values Voters Summit on Friday, former Alaska Governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin hailed attendees as “the Americans that the media loves to hate.”
  • Man who spoke about Palin family brawl fired from job for sharing details

    09/23/2014 2:10:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Daily News ^ | 09/23/2014 | Adam Edelman
    The Alaska man who divulged details about the bizarre brawl that broke out between the Palin family and a large group of other inebriated snowmobile enthusiasts has been fired from his job for the revelation, according to a bombshell report. Eric Thompson gave his account of the bizarre fight, which occurred earlier this month at a birthday party in Anchorage, on ABC’s “Good Morning America," prompting his boss at a local paving company — which was affiliated with the party — to fire him from his job. He is now seeking work and has posted an unusual, but emotional, YouTube...
  • 7 women working tirelessly to attack equal rights for women (barf alert)

    09/15/2014 8:12:07 AM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    salon ^ | Amanda Marcotte,
    A lot of people assume the term “female misogynist” is an oxymoron. How can a woman be opposed to the fight to help women achieve equality? The sad fact of the matter is, as long as there has been feminism, there have been women who find it personally advantageous to reject feminism and instead argue for continuing social systems that perpetuate women’s inequality, male dominance, and even violence against women. (There were even plenty of women who were willing to argue against women’s suffrage back in the day.) Here is a list of nine women who have made a career...
  • Katie Couric accused Diane Sawyer of trading sex for interviews, new book claims

    08/29/2014 5:02:02 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 41 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 8-29-14 | Don Kaplan , Corky Siemaszko
    Sheila Weller’s forthcoming tell-all ‘The News Sorority’ claims to offer up details on the scandalous and sometimes catty escapades of noteworthy newswomen, including how some apparently hold strong disdain for each other. Katie Couric cultivated an “American Girl identity” but she was also a bully with a “chip on her shoulder.” Diane Sawyer strived to be “America’s Aunt” but she rode her staff hard and used “staged humility” to disarm critics. Christiane Amanpour was fearless in the field and would remind her bosses, “Do you know that I’m the world’s best-known foreign correspondent?” And, when feeling threatened, these pioneering, primetime...
  • Pluto TV launches #SarahFailin

    08/05/2014 10:01:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Hill's In The Know gossip blog ^ | August 5, 2014 | Judy Kurtz
    Sarah Palin’s new eponymous channel already has some competition from an online video platform that’s taking a swipe at the Republican firecracker, and devoting its entire lineup to all things Palin. The one-time GOP vice presidential candidate announced last month the creation of her subscriber-based news site, SarahPalinChannel.com. Now, Pluto.TV is launching its own “#SarahFailin” channel, which it says features a “tongue-in-cheek mashup” of Palin’s “most (in)famous broadcast T.V. interviews and parodies of the ‘Going Rogue’ author.” The online video channel, which curates content from across the internet as well as traditional television shows, launched this week.
  • TMZ Freaks Out on Sarah Palin: 'Bitch,' 'Horrible Mom,' 'Dumb'

    07/24/2014 10:40:16 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 63 replies
    www.breitbart.com ^ | 24 Jul 2014, 9:58 AM PDT | Pam Key
    Wednesday during TMZ's segment on former Governor Sarah Palin (R-AK) getting a speeding ticket, they thought it would be entertaining television to, without provocation or explanation, have random staffers openly attack the Tea Party firebrand as a "bitch," "dumb," and a "horrible mom."
  • Jon Stewart Calls Sarah Palin, GOP's Calls to Impeach Obama #### (Video)

    07/18/2014 9:37:36 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 35 replies
    YahooNews ^ | July 18, 2014 | ordan Zakarin
    <p>The GOP has spent most of President Obama's time in office — nearly a term and a half, at this point — calling him a tyrant and dictator. It's been good for business, helping them raise a ton of money and win elections, and so naturally they'll keep on doing it.</p>
  • On Fox Disgruntled Obama Stalker Sarah Palin Claims Impeachment Is a Bipartisan Issue (H8rade)

    07/09/2014 9:02:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    PoliticusUSA - Real Liberal Politics ^ | July 8, 2014 | Sarah Jones
    On Hannity, Sarah Palin claimed to have a list of 25 impeachable offenses, and that Democrats also want to impeach President Obama. After six years of attacking President Obama in hopes of being noticed, Ms. Palin is rather disgruntled. So like all relentlessly rejected stalkers, she’s upped the ante in a desperate bid for attention. Now she wants him impeached. That will teach mean old Mr. President to ignore Sarah Palin from Alaska Arizona. On Hannity, Palin claimed that Obama is a lawless and imperial president. She said it was time for a little less talk and a lot more...
  • TMZ sued for sexual discrimination by former female writer

    05/10/2014 7:30:13 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 21 replies
    Reuters via Philly.com ^ | 5/10/2014 | uncredited
    A former writer for TMZ filed a lawsuit Friday against the company for sexual discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination. The suit stated that Catherine “Taryn” Hillin, who was employed by TMZ as a producer for approximately a year-and-a-half from Feb. 2012 to Sept. 2014, was the only female writer on the celebrity news website's staff. Hillin alleges that she was quickly advised that TMZ was a “boys club” favoring male employees over female employees, with one employee telling her, “Good luck being a girl writer.” The suit goes on to cite specific examples of discriminatory comments by executive producer...
  • Transgender, women’s rights advocate and prominent Twitter engineer charged with rape

    04/11/2014 10:55:50 AM PDT · by Menehune56 · 43 replies
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | 4/11/2014 | Jonah Owen Lamb
    A prominent advocate for transgender and women’s rights in the tech world has been charged with raping her wife, The San Francisco Examiner has learned. Dana McCallum, a senior engineer at Twitter who speaks and writes about women’s and transgender rights and technology issues, was arrested Jan. 26 and booked into County Jail on suspicion of five felonies, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
  • How Sarah Palin Exploits Right-Wing Racism (They're fuming over her MLK-day message to Barry)

    01/22/2014 2:02:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 81 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | January 21, 2014 | Jamie Chandler
    Once again, the curmudgeonly Sarah Palin didn't let a holiday pass without reminding us that she has Facebook page. On Martin Luther King Day, she posted a response to President Obama's New Yorker interview where she called on him to honor MLK by not playing the race card. The president had said that his approval rating suffers because some people don't like the idea of having a black president. Now her post doesn't rival some of her other holiday harangues, such as her book "Good Tidings and Great Joys," a how-to-guide to fighting back against the War on Christmas, or...
  • What Sarah Palin gets totally wrong about MLK Day and the 'race card' (Must've hit a nerve)

    01/21/2014 12:55:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Week ^ | January 21, 2014 | Peter Weber, senior editor
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) caused a small kerfuffle on Monday by requesting of President Obama, on her Facebook page: "Mr. President, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and all who commit to ending any racial divide, no more playing the race card." Nobody seems quite sure what prompted the request, though USA Today and Talking Points Memo, among others, suggest it was a new Obama profile in The New Yorker, in which the president famously says that marijuana is no worse for people than cigarettes and alcohol. In the germane passage regarding race, Obama tells interviewer David...
  • 'Black holocaust denier Sarah Palin should eat her own crap'

    12/23/2013 9:16:09 PM PST · by Bratch · 61 replies
    The Voice ^ | 12-23-2013 | Dotun Adebayo
    All I want for Christmas is for black holocaust deniers to eat the crap that comes out of their mouths, Sarah Palin for example. When the acclaimed journalist Martin Bashir was a sports reporter on "The Voice" newspaper 25 years ago, neither I nor any of his colleagues could have tipped him to be one of the most celebrated TV correspondents of his generation. In fact, he was a bit of a tasty geezer in those days with a broad cockney accent that belies his current clipped vowels. All that changed when a certain princess called up the Panorama programme...
  • Phil Robertson Publicly Bashed Gays for Years -- A&E Knew All About It

    12/19/2013 12:10:45 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 76 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/19/13 | Staff
    A&E knew all about "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson feelings toward gays when it hired him -- because the guy openly preached that gays were going to hell years before the series started. Take a look at the video (above) of a 2010 sermon at Berean Bible Church in Pennsylvania ... it's pretty much your typical bible-thumping drill. Phil calls gay people shameful, perverse, heartless, faithless, senseless God haters ... destined for the burning pits of hell. snip
  • Sarah Palin’s first comments on Martin Bashir

    12/05/2013 7:46:45 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/5/2013 | LUCY MCCALMONT
    "...Palin said, adding that she hasn’t heard from any feminist groups or organizations." Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/12/sarah-palin-comments-martin-bashir-100713.html#ixzz2mcDj5Idc
  • What Would Happen If a Lion Fought a Tiger?

    12/01/2013 12:34:56 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 84 replies
    IO9 ^ | December 1, 2013 | Esther Inglis-Arkell
    What Would Happen If a Lion Fought a Tiger? We've always been speculating about battles between superheroes. We know the outcome of octopus versus shark. At last we have an expert speculating on lion versus tiger. Which one would win? Since there's a good chance you've spent the weekend slowly tearing apart a ritualistically slaughtered bird, before going out and trampling your fellow citizens in arenas, you probably won't be too horrified by speculating on the outcome of animal fights. After all, the fights in question are, for the most part, in the past. Romans used to pit lions against...
  • NOW, MSNBC, Obama: Hypocrisy on Parade

    11/29/2013 2:51:21 PM PST · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-29-13 | Warren Beatty
    Governor Sarah Palin, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, compared the ever increasing national debt to slavery. Palin said: Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China. When that money comes due - and this isn't racist, but it'll be like slavery when that note is due. We are going to beholden to the foreign master. What she said about the mounting national debt being a form of slavery is true, that the bill for all the borrowing will come due, that our children will have to do what foreign masters...
  • Yale professor dies after taken to jail

    11/27/2013 3:10:05 PM PST · by RightGeek · 41 replies
    myfoxny.com ^ | 11/27/2013 | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN
    <p>NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Yale University professor arrested on charges of fighting police officers investigating a domestic-dispute complaint was taken to a jail and died the next day, authorities said Wednesday.</p> <p>Samuel See was found unresponsive in his cell at the Union Avenue detention facility on Sunday and later was pronounced dead, New Haven police said. The medical examiner's office said the cause of his death was pending further study. Police and court officials are investigating the death.</p>
  • Cher Attacked by Conservative Media After Calling Sarah Palin the C-Word

    11/18/2013 10:02:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | November 18, 2013 | Paul Bond
    <p>"Go to the dictionary, & look up the 'C' word, … next 2 the definition … you’ll see a pic of Sarah Palin! No … wait … she’s under dumb C word," the singer tweeted.</p> <p>Cher was taking heat from right-wing media on Monday after she presumably called Sarah Palin a "dumb c---" and members of the Tea Party "jihadists."</p>
  • Despicable: MSNBC's Bashir Wishes Sarah Palin Would Be Defecated, Urinated On

    11/15/2013 5:09:38 PM PST · by mandaladon · 176 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 15 Nov 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    MSNBC’s Martin Bashir on Friday closed his show with likely the most disgraceful rant against former Alaska governor Sarah Palin you’ve ever heard. Besides calling her “America’s resident dunce” and claiming she has a “deceased mind,” Bashir suggested that someone should defecate in her mouth and urinate in her eyes (video follows with transcript and commentary, vulgarity warning): MARTIN BASHIR: It's time now to clear the air. And we end this week in the way it began - with America’s resident dunce, Sarah Palin, scraping the barrel of her long deceased mind, and using her all-time favorite analogy in an...
  • Piers Morgan Links to Fake News Report to Mock Sarah Palin

    10/27/2013 9:01:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 10/27/13 | Matt Hadro
    Piers Morgan used a fake news site to mock Sarah Palin on Twitter on Thursday. He linked to the satirical news site The Daily Currant saying that Palin claimed Jesus celebrated Easter. "And she's back!" Morgan gloated, with absolutely no mention that the article was fake. When critics told him the website was satire, Morgan answered that he knew it was. Yet he praised the notion that it was believable. "That's the beauty of it," Morgan wrote when someone tweeted that it was "hilarious even if its fake. Why? I believed it." That wasn't the first time Morgan has derided...
  • Sarah Palin tells GOP to 'woman up' and fight Obamacare [Media Hatemongering on Sarah]

    09/23/2013 1:41:24 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    UPI ^ | 9/23/13 | By GABRIELLE LEVY
    Even most Republicans, in their candid moments, admit that the Affordable Care Act won't be defunded. But for former Vice Presidential Nominee and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, that's not good enough. "We’d like to believe that the GOP establishment would applaud the way [Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee] have rallied the grassroots to their cause," Palin writes, in an op-ed penned for the conservative website Breitbart. "But, no, such praise would require a commensurate level of guts and leadership, and the permanent political class in D.C. is nothing if not gutless and rudderless." "But the permanent political class is...
  • Sarah Palin's offensive remarks about Syria

    09/04/2013 2:33:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 150 replies
    CNN ^ | September 4, 2013 | Dean Obeidallah, Special to CNN
    "Let Allah sort it out." That is Sarah Palin's succinct argument against U.S. intervention into Syria. And I have to be honest: I'm impressed with Palin on this one. Not with her horribly callous recommendation, made via Facebook late last week, but because she appears to speak some Arabic. I'm not saying Palin is fluent in the language, but she did use the Arabic word "Allah." She could've simply used the word "God" instead of Allah since it has the identical meaning. (Christian Arabs use the word Allah when speaking of God in Arabic.) I think deep down she wanted...
  • Pat Robertson wants ‘vomit’ button for Facebook gay pics

    07/09/2013 9:25:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | July 9, 2013 | Lisa Guttierez
    Attention gay people: Stop posting all those kissing photos on Facebook. Or Pat Robertson’s gonna hurl. The 83-year-old televangelist said Monday on his Christian Broadcasting Network show “The 700 Club” that he wishes Facebook had a “vomit” button he could use when he sees same-sex couples kissing. That was his response to a viewer who asked how to deal with those images on social media. …
  • Margaret Thatcher did not ‘snub’ Sarah Palin: The truth about the Iron Lady and the former Governor

    04/08/2013 7:28:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Telegraph ^ | June 13th, 2011 | Nile Gardiner
    In the past few days a number of hugely misleading reports have circulated in both Britain and the United States alleging that Margaret Thatcher snubbed Sarah Palin. It all began with a blog post in The Guardian claiming the former prime minister had refused to meet with Mrs. Palin on her upcoming visit to London, on the grounds that she was “unworthy of an audience”, and quoting an anonymous “ally” of Lady Thatcher. According to The Guardian, in a piece entitled ‘Margaret Thatcher to Sarah Palin: don’t bother dropping by’: Her (Lady Thatcher’s) allies believe that Palin is a frivolous...
  • Coulter: Thatcher Wanted To Teach Palin How To "Speak Proper English"

    04/08/2013 2:18:43 PM PDT · by Bratch · 112 replies
    MOFOPOLITICS Video excerpt via RealClearPolitics ^ | April 8, 2013 | MOFOPOLITICS Video
    COULTER: One thing that I know, because I know people who know her, is when Sarah Palin first burst on the scene, the political scene, she wanted to have a meeting with Palin, because she saw raw political talent, but wanted to teach Sarah Palin to do what she did. COULTER: To teach her to speak proper English. Palin did not meet with her, and just a year or two ago, when Sarah Palin was promoting some reality show or something, she went to England. And she announced to the press that she was planning on dropping by to see...
  • Palin’s SarahPAC Embarrassment: Consultants Are Cashing In

    03/30/2013 9:27:04 AM PDT · by Bratch · 35 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Mar 29, 2013 | John Avlon
    She’s baaaack. Sarah Palin attempted to relaunch her political career and her political action committee, SarahPAC, on Thursday with a Web video called “Loaded for Bear,” which presented the former Alaska governor as the new kingmaker for conservative populists in the GOP. The video riffed off her speech at CPAC, in which Palin railed against “the big consultants, the big money men, and the big bad media.” But there’s an irony alert ahead: the current stated purpose of SarahPAC is to raise money ahead of the 2014 election—most of which will be spent on conservative consultants. Don't believe me? Well,...
  • Jawdropper: Black mob meets 'gay' beauty pageant

    02/27/2013 10:50:24 PM PST · by Anila · 56 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 02/27/13 | Colin Flaherty
    Black mob violence comes in all shapes and sizes: Big. Small. Lethal. And now, comical. That is the overwhelming reaction from in and out of Charlotte, N.C., to what local media are calling a “brawl” at the Carolina Awards Ball. But what radio personality Al Walsh said was really a “Chair War at a Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Party!!!” Chair wars took place early Monday morning in a large storage shed where 150 black people were celebrating the results of a ballroom pageant, where prizes in almost a dozen categories were awarded to black men who dressed like women. One...
  • Police called to break up violent cat fight in Downing Street

    10/16/2012 4:00:22 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 11 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 10/16/12 | Rosa Prince
    Police have been forced to step in to break up a cat fight between Larry the Downing Street cat and Freya, First Moggy of the Treasury. The two felines were separated after engaging in a full-scale cat fight outside No 10, and retreated spitting to their respective political fiefdoms. Freyer the silver tabby appeared to have the best of the confrontation, when Larry, who has white and tabby markings, was ordered back inside No 10 to consider his behaviour, leaving the street free for his rival to stalk. It is not known what caused fur to fly between the feline...
  • When Your a Gay Celeb, Filthy Language is OKAY

    08/07/2012 6:41:55 PM PDT · by InHisService · 30 replies
    Consequential Commentary ^ | 8-7-2012 | Mary C. Kirchhoff
    Elton John – what a class act. In a recent profanity laced interview with an Australian TV program, Elton attacks Madonna – again. Calling her current tour a “disaster”, and that “it couldn’t happen to a bigger" (expletive deleted), he goes on to say she had to prove that she could do it all and that “she looks like a (expetive deleted) fairground stripper.”
  • Elton Slams Madonna: 'Fairground Stripper'

    08/06/2012 1:38:39 PM PDT · by jakerobins · 66 replies
    Elton John has been feuding with Madonna on and off for the last few years, but his remarks about her in an interview for Australian TV that aired on Sunday night were harsh, even for him. Not only did he declare her career “over,” but he said she looked like a “fairground stripper
  • Shocked NBC viewers watch as Olympic water polo player's breast is exposed underwater (trunc)

    08/02/2012 4:23:56 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 76 replies
    It may have arguably been the first time in this summer's Olympics a tape delay would have been useful. On Wednesday NBC's underwater camera captured a women’s water polo player briefly exposing another player's breast to shocked reaction from viewers watching live at home. 'You see a lot of suit grabbing going on underwater,' an NBC sports broadcaster said after the control room cut to the live underwater swimsuit fight between Spain and the U.S
  • Famous For His Hates: The Cool, Witty Gore Vidal

    08/01/2012 6:46:02 PM PDT · by Drango · 32 replies
    npr ^ | Aug 1, 2012 | Chris Bram
    Chris Bram is the author of the novel Gods and Monsters. Gore Vidal was famous for his hates: academia, presidents, whole portions of the American public and, most notably, Truman Capote. Yet he could be incredibly generous to other writer friends. He wrote beautiful, appreciative essays about Tennessee Williams and Dawn Powell. He was a man of many facets and endless contradictions. He achieved his first notoriety in 1948 when he was only 22, for his novel, The City and the Pillar. It was the fullest, most frank portrait of gay American life at that time. The book wasn't autobiographical...
  • CNN issues apology for 'Stupid Girls' song before Palin story (Apology NOT accepted!)

    07/30/2012 12:04:57 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 38 replies
    cnn ^ | 7/30/2012 | fox news
    CNN has issued an apology for playing a song titled “Stupid Girls” before a segment about Sarah Palin. “The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story. We regret any perception that they were planned together,” a CNN spokesperson told the blog site Mediate. The song by Pink was the lead-in to a story about the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate supporting Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy, who is facing public backlash for opposing same-sex marriage.
  • FRANCE: Some Family Drama Undoes Hollande’s Goal of ‘Normal’

    07/13/2012 7:06:20 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 12, 2012 | STEVEN ERLANGER and MAÏA de la BAUME
    If you believe the French weekly Le Point, Thomas Hollande, the 27-year-old lawyer and son of President François Hollande and his former partner, Ségolène Royal, blasted his father’s current partner in an interview for “putting private life in the public domain” by backing a political opponent of his mother. If you believe Thomas Hollande, on the other hand, there was no such interview, just a conversation with a young woman who twisted his words. “I deny giving an interview to Le Point,” he told Agence France-Presse on Wednesday evening. “The comments reported, some of which are distorted or out of...
  • France's battle royal between Ségolène Royal and Valérie Trierweiler has the nation gripped

    06/14/2012 10:33:11 PM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 11 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 13 June 2012 | Anne-Elisabeth Moutet
    The French, like most of us, love a catfight. When First Girlfriend Valérie Trierweiler tweeted her support for the opponent of Ségolène Royal, the rival she supplanted in the affections of President François Hollande, in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, the entire nation sank with delight into the bliss of watching the political become personal. Barely a month ago, the day after her partner was elected President of the French Republic, Trierweiler confidently told Agence France Presse how much better suited to the job she was than her predecessor, Carla Bruni, Nicolas Sarkozy’s third wife. “Carla Bruni comes from a world entirely...
  • Valérie Trierweiler should 'keep to her place', says French prime minister

    06/13/2012 2:01:35 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 17 replies
    The Telegraph UK ^ | 6/13/2012 | Henry Samuel  
    France's prime minister has warned Francois Hollande's girlfriend Valérie Trierweiler to "keep to her place" after she backed his former partner's rival in parliamentary elections, causing a major political headache for the President. Jean-Marc Ayrault became the highest ranking French Socialist to give the 47-year old First Lady a public dressing down for her online swipe at Ségolène Royal, 58, the mother of President François Hollande's four children. It came amid reports Mr Hollande, 57, was furious at a tweet sent out by his girlfriend wishing "good luck" to Miss Royal's rival in the western La Rochelle constituency ahead of...
  • An Endorsement from France’s First Lady Causes a Stir

    06/12/2012 3:58:02 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 19 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 12, 2012 | STEVEN ERLANGER
    France’s new first lady, Valérie Trierweiler, created a small scandal and considerable stupefaction on Tuesday when she lent her support to a party dissident who is trying to defeat Ségolène Royal — President François Hollande’s former partner of some 30 years and the mother of his four children. It seemed like a scene from Molière — or from “Macbeth” — with Mr. Hollande’s current companion breaking with his party’s position and trying to undermine her predecessor in the president’s affections. Around noon on Tuesday, Ms. Trierweiler wrote on Twitter, “Courage to Olivier Falorni, who has not been unworthy, who fights...
  • Soap Opera Mars Parliamentary Elections For French Socialists

    06/12/2012 12:25:26 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 14 replies
    International Business Times ^ | June 12, 2012  | PALASH R. GHOSH
    Just days before the second round of France’s parliamentary elections, a controversy has erupted that threatens to embarrass President Francois Hollande, whose Socialist Party is expected to coast to victory and gain a majority in the National Assembly. Hollande’s new problems arises from his complicated personal life – his current “significant other” Valerie Trierweiler (whom he has not married) supports a Socialist politician named Olivier Falorni for the parliamentary seat in La Rochelle, in western France. Hollande backs a woman named Segolene Royal. What makes this imbroglio particularly interesting is that Royal is Hollande’s former longtime lover and the mother...
  • Madonna Stamps Swastika On French Leader, Lawsuit Looms!

    06/04/2012 5:23:36 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 21 replies
    Perez Hilton ^ | 6/4/2012
    Oh here we go! It may have only shown up briefly, but Marine Le Pen is NOT happy about Madonna labeling her a Nazi during the MDNA tour. As all eyes were glued to a video screen in Tel Aviv, the face of Marine appeared with a swastika over her forehead. Now, if you're unaware of Marine… let us tell you why she's a little upset… Being the daughter of convicted racist/anti-Semite/Holocaust-denying Jean-Marie Le Pen, she took control of the National Front and vowed to reform the far-right political party from it's notorious reputation. HOWEVER, she still wants to limit...
  • Keith Olbermann Files Lawsuit Against Current TV (Read the Complaint)

    04/05/2012 3:53:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 5, 2012 | Matthew Belloni
    The war of words between Keith Olbermann and Current TV is now officially a legal battle, with the fired anchor filing a lawsuit Thursday accusing his former employer of breach of contract, sabotage and disparagement, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Read the full complaint here. According to the 43-page, eight-count complaint, filed Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles Superior Court by attorney Patty Glaser of LA's Glaser Weil firm, Olbermann was terminated without cause a year into his five-year, $50 million contract with the left-leaning TV network. He claims he is owed between $50 million and $70 million in damages based...
  • S.E. Cupp: Palin hearts Newt. Really?

    03/09/2012 2:10:01 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | March 8, 2012 | Sarah Elizabeth Cupp, Special to CNN
    Far be it for me to offer unsolicited advice to Sarah Palin. She's built a very successful career out of going rogue and certainly doesn't need any tips from me. And, as an occasional pundit, a political influencer and a private citizen, she's free to throw her weight behind anyone she wants. But I just have to say it: Newt Gingrich? Really? Now, I'm not in the camp of conservative elites who think she's seen her best days and should politely retire to obscurity. If anything, the premiere of "Game Change" on HBO on Saturday is proof that she's still...
  • Hearts Break Over Beautiful Blonde (a yellow lab)

    02/20/2012 1:42:25 PM PST · by CedarDave · 41 replies · 2+ views
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | Mon, Feb 20, 2012 | Joline Gutierrez Krueger
    Tasha is a beautiful blonde, friendly, maybe too friendly and too hard to resist with that wet nose, those paws big as pot pies. Rachel Herring couldn’t. She’s loved Tasha since she was a 7-week-old butterball, a purebred yellow Labrador retriever who has been Herring’s constant companion for the past seven years. “She’s my best friend,” Herring said. “We do everything together. She has always been there for me.” Had always been there. On Dec. 7, Tasha disappeared from her kennel at Herring’s home in the East Mountains. Tasha had never before escaped. Herring had never before dealt with a...
  • Gavin Newsom suggests Jerry Brown lacks 'vision for greatness'

    02/01/2012 8:11:07 PM PST · by SmithL · 13 replies
    SacBee: Capitol Alert ^ | 2/1/12 | David Siders
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who pops up from time to time to snipe at Gov. Jerry Brown, suggested today that his fellow Democrat lacks a "vision for greatness" and is "not necessarily the most collaborative executive," and he criticized social service cuts Brown has proposed. "We've got a governor who is doing a very good job focusing on solvency," the former San Francisco mayor, who dropped out of the gubernatorial race in 2010, said on KQED Radio's Forum. "But what we need is a vision for greatness again." Brown and Newsom have a distant relationship, . . .
  • Victoria Jackson's excellent Tea Party adventure (Hit Piece on godly woman and patriot!)

    02/01/2012 8:20:24 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | 1/26/12 | Gus Garcia-Roberts
    Victoria Jackson doesn't want to meet at her house. "The Nation of Islam wants to kill me," she explains apologetically in her inimitable shrill voice. Instead, she picks up a reporter at a Miami-area strip mall. Her weathered Honda Civic is adorned with "Nobama," Marco Rubio, and Tea Party bumper stickers, and inside, it smells like it's been fumigated with sweet incense. She hurtles through intersections and down side streets, holding a Flip cam to her face with her left hand. Steering with elbows and the occasional pinkie, she opens a Bible inscribed with her name and quotes Scripture. Then...
  • The Crow that Made Two Cats Fight

    01/15/2012 7:05:35 PM PST · by beaversmom · 55 replies
    Live Leak ^ | January 14, 2012 | unknown
    From the video link: "The smartest Crow in the world! made the two Cats fight, so that it can enjoy the show." Video link
  • Two Women, One Pregnant, Brawl At Occupy Nashville On Christmas (video)

    12/26/2011 1:38:28 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 14 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | December 26, 2011 | RealClearPolitics
    On Christmas day, two of the protesters at the Occupy Nashville encampment started arguing with each other; one of them was three-months pregnant. Harsh words led to hair pulling and punching, and both of them landed on the ground. A local news journalist on the scene felt threatened enough to call the police.
  • COOPER EGGED THEM ON (Journalist setup Attack on Cain)

    10/19/2011 5:59:01 AM PDT · by sr4402 · 104 replies
    Drudgereport ^ | 10/19/2011
    COOPER EGGED THEM ON was the title on the Drudge Report this morning. Cooper framed an attack on Herman Cain and setup the others to join in on a Psychological Lynching of Herman Cain. Cooper set it up framing that Herman's 999 plan would not work and then had each of the Candidates fire on Herman Cain. Despite the withering attach Herman stood fast.