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  • French President Wants Private Lives Kept Private

    07/15/2012 6:41:46 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 15 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 14, 2012 | STEVEN ERLANGER
      The new French president, François Hollande, said Saturday that he had told those close to him to keep their private lives private and to resolve their conflicts away from the news media. Mr. Hollande, who campaigned for France’s highest office on a pledge to be “a normal president,” has been embarrassed by the evident strain between his partner, Valérie Trierweiler, and his four children, whom he fathered with a former Socialist presidential candidate, Ségolène Royal. “Private affairs are resolved in private,” Mr. Hollande said in a 45-minute, nationally televised interview on the French national holiday Bastille Day. “And I have...
  • Matt Damon on debt limit: 'I'm so disgusted,' 'it's criminal' wealthy are not paying higher taxes

    08/03/2011 9:01:15 AM PDT · by magellan · 197 replies
    NicholasBallasy.com ^ | July 30, 2011 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Academy award-winning actor Matt Damon said he is "so disgusted" with what's happening in Washington over the debt limit, claiming that the Tea Party is "willing to drive it all off a cliff" and adding that it's "criminal" the wealthy are not paying higher taxes. "I'm so disgusted man. I mean, no, I don't know what you do in the face of that kind of intransigence. You know, so my heart does go out to the President. He is dealing with a lot," Damon said in an exclusive interview at the "Save Our Schools March" in Washington, D.C. on Saturday....
  • Closet Case

    03/28/2011 10:07:39 PM PDT · by JLS · 10 replies
    National Review Corner ^ | 28 March 2011 | Mark Steyn
    Hillaire Belloc on Fleet Street: "You cannot hope to bribe or twist Thank God, the British journalist. But seeing what the man will do unbribed There’s no occasion to." We may have to modify that for the court eunuchs of Obama’s state media:
  • ABC News Takes FR's "Reporter Covering Biden Imprisoned In Closet" Story Worldwide. ("Ha-Ha" Alert)

    03/28/2011 2:33:10 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 34 replies
    ABC News ^ | MB26
    Over the weekend, FR broke the story about the newspaper pool reporter who was detained in a closet for a total of about two hours so he could not talk to attendees at a Joe Biden fundraiser. Other sites picked up the story, it went super-viral on the 'net, and now has become so big ABC and FOX both covered the story. At ABC, WNT covered the story with Jake Tapper last night, and this morning, this little jewel ran on GMA. The FR-inspired story also ran in traditional newspapers, such as the NY Post, NY Daily News, Times of...
  • Members of Congress Coming out of Closet (Finally!)

    01/25/2011 6:53:27 AM PST · by takenoprisoner · 26 replies
    1/25/2011 | Takenoprisoner
    After decades of hiding in the closet, pretending they represented opposing political views, tonight, demos and rinos will hold hands, and sit side by side. This rare display of public affection, by the twin parties, has the entire nation abuzz with excrement. Their coming out of the closet will take place tonight, during Bambi's pep rally, aka, the LGBT address. It was Bambi, who first suggested they come out of the closet. He said it was past time for condress to show the nation just how unified the two parties really are. Members of condress quickly humped onto the butt...
  • Richard Chamberlain advises gay actors to stay in the closet

    12/29/2010 3:09:13 PM PST · by Watershed · 135 replies · 59+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | December 29, 2010 | Brett Michael Dykes
    Gay rights activists have long pushed for closeted gays and lesbians to come out of the closet and cease hiding their sexuality from friends, family and co-workers. Owning up to one's sexual identity in public would strike a blow for mental health, advocates argue, while also helping to remove lingering social stigmas and stereotypes that have conspired to keep gays in the closet. So when a prominent gay actor advises other gay actors to remain closeted, the message probably won't be embraced warmly by the "come out" crowd. Yes, Richard Chamberlain -- perhaps best known for his role in the...
  • Is Lindsey Graham Gay, Revisited

    12/28/2010 8:00:22 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 39 replies · 14+ views
    Charleston City Paper ^ | 2010-12-28 | Greg Hambrick
    The recent repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell will likely leave Sen. John McCain's congressional legacy as one of a crotchety old miser. As his wingman, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) could also see his maverick rep reshaped in the aftermath of the gay rights victory. Graham's angry defense of the 17-year Congressional ban on out gay service members has renewed attention on what's in his closet. The question has come up in interviews and Graham has politely maintained that he's a straight, content bachelor. But he can't shake the questions about why he's never put a ring on it. For...
  • Sell Out Of The Week! Throw Another So Called Moderate Talk Show Host On The Barbie! John Batchelor

    06/03/2009 10:59:15 AM PDT · by Three if by government · 5 replies · 477+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | June 3 2009 | Three if by government
    Cowards he says? I can't wait for John to write an articulate article with as much passion that attacks the current administration for the nationalization of the private sector, carbon tax legislation, lost liberties, impending socialism, democratic thugism, the isolation and pressuring of Israel etc... I wont hold my breath. Ironically, I can find those responsible writings and commentary opposing the most overreaching unconstitutional and liberty threatening government in our history from the same people he calls out as cowardly. John I hope that alcohol goes down a little smoother during those elite cocktail parties. All Americans owe you the...
  • The Obama House

    07/17/2010 9:45:49 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/16/2010 | Yahoo News
    Linky
  • The President, The Actor and a Mugging

    05/29/2010 1:03:12 PM PDT · by Clink · 10 replies · 1,017+ views
    Hillbuzz ^ | May 23, 2010 | Hillbuzz
    FWIW
  • Let’s ask and do tell…IS OBAMA GAY?

    05/28/2010 5:18:45 PM PDT · by this is my country · 146 replies · 5,733+ views
    The Jag Hunter ^ | May 27, 2010 | Wayne Madsen
    May 24, 2010 – SPECIAL REPORT from WAYNE MADSEN. Obama and Emanuel: Members of same gay bath house in Chicago President Obama and his chief of staff Rahm Emanuel are lifetime members of the same gay bath house in uptown Chicago, according to informed sources in Chicago’s gay community, as well as veteran political sources in the city. The bath house, Man’s Country, caters to older white men and it has been in business for some 30 years and is known as one of uptown Chicago’s “grand old bathhouses.” WMR was told by sources who are familiar with the bath...
  • O'Reilly Back On The Socialist Bowrama

    02/24/2010 5:09:16 PM PST · by Bushbacker1 · 51 replies · 1,185+ views
    2/24/10 | Bushbacker1
    Don't ask me why I turn this numb skull on, but I do and just aggravate the heck out of myself.
  • Oklahoma Boy, 14, Lived Life of Horror Tied Up and Locked in Closet, Police Say

    09/29/2009 12:48:46 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 31 replies · 1,854+ views
    Fox News ^ | 09/29/2009 | Fox News
    OKLAHOMA CITY — A 14-year-old Oklahoma boy was tied up for more than four years and locked in a bedroom closet where his mother and a male companion starved, beat and burned him repeatedly, authorities say. Oklahoma City police Sgt. Gary Knight said Tuesday that investigators still are interviewing people and examining physical evidence in the case against the boy's mother, 37-year-old LaRhonda Marie McCall, and her companion, Steve Vern Hamilton, 38. Knight said there is no reason to doubt the boy's claims. He said the teen frequently was tied up and his mother had a lock installed on...
  • Airport Chic - what to wear

    07/08/2009 8:29:04 PM PDT · by shmotter · 454+ views
    A fun trip to watch fireworks ended with violence for several spectators, and police said the teen who assaulted at least four people are still at large. Akron police said the victims believe they were punched, kicked and stomped by a gang for no reason. Marty Marshall and his family had just left Firestone Park after watching fireworks on June 27 and they went to a friend's house on Girard Street. That's when, according to Marshall, 30 to 50 kids between the ages of 9 and 18 turned violent out of the blue. Marshall tried to help a friend who...
  • Documentary purports to rip GOP's closet doors

    05/08/2009 7:39:37 AM PDT · by SmithL · 46 replies · 2,095+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/8/9 | Carla Marinucci, Chronicle Political Writer
    California GOP Rep. David Dreier and a number of other politicians are the unwilling stars of a controversial new documentary with an explosive premise - it's time to blow open the closet door on prominent politicians who have hidden their homosexuality while actively working against gay causes. The film "Outrage," which opens today at the Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco, presents interviews and documentation charging that a number of prominent legislators - including Dreier, the U.S. representative from San Dimas (Los Angeles County), Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and former New York Mayor Ed Koch, a Democrat - have remained...
  • Crist takes 'amusing' shot at govs Jindal and Sanford

    03/17/2009 5:53:46 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 13 replies · 811+ views
    Gov. Charlie Crist signed the paperwork today to officially certify that Florida, like every other state, wants a piece of the federal stimulus pie. But unlike some other Republican governors (Louisiana's Bobby Jindal and South Carolina's Mark Sanford) who bashed the stimulus on one hand while holding the other out for money from Washington, Crist was unabashedly pro-Washington money. So when Florida stimulus czar Don Winstead went to D.C. to officially belly up on Florida's behalf to the federal trough, 48 other states were there. The odd-state-out (which he didn't know) couldn't make it there for logistical, as opposed to...
  • Report: Girlfriend of Obama's Speechwriter Is a Maxim Model

    01/26/2009 6:25:07 PM PST · by markomalley · 26 replies · 1,737+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1/26/2009
     Maxim Ali Campoverdi (above) is rumored to be dating White House speechwriter Jon Favreau. For the bevy of single ladies interested in dating Obama’s speechwriter Jon Favreau, the news that he is off the market was sad enough. But to learn that his current girlfriend, Ali Campoverdi, not only works for the White House, but is also a former Maxim model and a Harvard grad seems a bit much. Click here to see Campoverdi bare it all in Maxim. Indeed, rumors are swirling that Campoverdi, whose spread in Maxim no doubt helped her win Favreau’s heart, has the White House’s...
  • Japan: Woman living in man's closet held

    05/30/2008 7:22:45 AM PDT · by CarrotAndStick · 127 replies · 206+ views
    AP / The Times of India ^ | 30 May 2008, 1815 hrs IST | AP
    TOKYO: A homeless woman who sneaked into a man's house and lived undetected in his closet for a year was arrested in Japan after he became suspicious when food mysteriously began disappearing. Police found the 58-year-old woman on Thursday hiding in the top compartment of the man's closet and arrested her for trespassing, police spokesman Hiroki Itakura from southern Kasuya town said on Friday. The resident of the home installed security cameras that transmitted images to his mobile phone after becoming puzzled by food disappearing from his kitchen over the past several months. One of the cameras captured someone moving...
  • Tom Cruise Is Definitely Not Gay

    11/25/2007 4:37:59 PM PST · by melt · 18 replies · 246+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 11/22/07 | IST, ANI
    Rumours of ‘Top Gun’ star, Tom Cruise’s alleged gay status have finally been smashed by a private detective who has been trying to find out if the movie star is secretly homosexual for six years. Former porn star Paul Barresi could not land his hand on any evidence suggesting the Hollywood superstar’s secret gay life ever since he has been digging around in Cruise’s private life since 2001. "Everything I've found, and everything I know, points to Tom being heterosexual, Contactmusic quoted Barresi, as saying. Barresi has now handed over his research to British author Andrew Morton, who has been...
  • Edwards Touts Prominent Gay Supporters

    04/10/2007 3:47:25 PM PDT · by SmithL · 36 replies · 1,064+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 4/10/7 | NEDRA PICKLER
    Democrat John Edwards is touting prominent gay supporters who have signed on to his presidential campaign, including a former adviser to President Clinton. Businessman David Mixner is one of 25 people listed on a news release that the Edwards campaign distributed Tuesday, along with a statement from the candidate saying he is honored to have the backing of so many respected gay leaders. "They work hard every day to make our country a better place and I am proud to join with them to fight for equal rights for all Americans," Edwards said. Edwards is making a push for gay...
  • Hillary's Closet

    01/30/2007 5:00:14 PM PST · by Reaganesque · 33 replies · 841+ views
    1/30/07 | Me
    I was listening to the Sean Hannity show today and he said that Hillary Clinton, in an effort to show us her "softer" side, said she likes to "organize her closet". This raises some interesting questions.Question 1: Would this be the same closet where she found those Whitewater billing records? And if so, how good could she possibly be at this "organizing" thing?Question 2: Don't you have to have a special permit or something to handle so many skeletons?Question 3: How long before Bill ends up in there?
  • Help, Got Absentee Ballot, Do I Teach Tancredo A Lesson?

    10/17/2006 1:41:14 PM PDT · by SaxxonWoods · 175 replies · 2,616+ views
    My brain | 10/17/2006 | SaxxonWoods
    Got my ballot here, and the first race to pick is Tancredo (R) vs Winter (D) vs Woehr (L). Should I "teach Tom a lesson and (1) not vote, (2) vote for Winter, (3) vote for Woehr, (4) let Tancredo off the hook even though he is a RINO. My marker is at the ready, the first option to get 10 posts will be my pick.
  • Protestors: Peres won't put us back in closet [Oh just SHUT UP already]

    09/05/2006 10:58:10 AM PDT · by Alouette · 8 replies · 415+ views
    YNet (or is it GAYNet?) ^ | Sept. 5, 2006 | Merav Crystal
    Members of Meretz's youth movement protest outside vice premier's office after he signed Shas' petition against pride parade in Jerusalem. 'Israel is not Iran,' demonstrators chant The members of Meretz's youth movement and the Our Colors movement (Meretz's gay youth movement) protested Tuesday afternoon outside the office of Vice Premier Shimon Peres, chanting "Peres, Peres, don't worry, we will soon see you in drag," and "Peres, Peres is a loser, Israel is not Iran." The reason for their protest was the fact that Peres signed Shas' petition against the World Pride parade in Jerusalem. About 15 people participated in the...
  • Tom Cruise vs. 'South Park'?

    03/21/2006 3:15:50 PM PST · by Zuben Elgenubi · 94 replies · 2,576+ views
    CNN Entertainment ^ | March 21, 2006 | CNN Staff
    Parker and Stone: 'Million-year war for Earth has just begun' LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- Actor Tom Cruise threatened to boycott promotion of his upcoming Paramount Pictures film unless a sister cable TV network pulled a "South Park" rerun lampooning the Church of Scientology, industry sources said on Friday.
  • Inside Move: 'South Park' feeling some celeb heat?

    03/17/2006 6:58:35 AM PST · by peyton randolph · 116 replies · 3,672+ views
    Variety ^ | 03/16/06 | Michael Fleming
    The battle between "South Park""South Park" creators Trey ParkerTrey Parker and Matt StoneMatt Stone and Scientology is escalating. The dust-up gained steam last week when Isaac Hayes, a practicing Scientologist who has long been the voice of the character Chef, quit after objecting to a "South Park" episode called "Trapped in the Closet," which lampooned both the religion and Tom CruiseTom Cruise. The skirmish continued this week, when Comedy CentralComedy Central abruptly pulled a repeat of that episode that was scheduled to air Wednesday evening...
  • Cruise 'irritates most' say fans

    12/29/2005 9:52:51 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 26 replies · 629+ views
    BBC News.com ^ | 12/29/05
    Tom Cruise has been named the biggest movie star of all time, but also the most irritating, by film fans. An Empire magazine poll of 10,000 movie fans named Cruise the biggest star, beating Robert De Niro and Marilyn Monroe among others. Kate Winslet and Kevin Spacey took the favourite actress and actor titles. Cruise's status as most irritating actor "may be a knee-jerk reaction to his year in the spotlight", said Empire assistant editor Ian Freer. Scientology beliefs While promoting latest film War of the Worlds earlier this year, Cruise announced he was engaged to Dawson's Creek star Katie...
  • The Skeleton in the Closet, Divorce and Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

    12/01/2005 6:54:56 PM PST · by epow · 6 replies · 350+ views
    Prison Fellowship Ministry ^ | 01/04/05 | Mark Earley
    BreakPoint with Charles Colson January 4, 2005 Note: This commentary was delivered by Prison Fellowship President Mark Earley. On Election Day, initiatives defining marriage as one man and one woman passed overwhelmingly in all eleven states that had them on the ballot. But this victory isn’t necessarily permanent. Unless we continue to make a compelling case for the sanctity of marriage, public opinion is quite likely to drift in the other direction. And it’s going to be increasingly difficult to make that case unless we deal with some of the skeletons in our own closet. Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, a...
  • Arrests made at Saudi 'gay wedding'

    03/19/2005 9:42:34 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 58 replies · 1,874+ views
    The Guardian, via Natasha Tynes Newswire ^ | March 19, 2005 | Brian Whitaker
    By Brian Whitaker The Saudi Arabian security forces have arrested 110 men at a "gay wedding" party in Jeddah, according to a Saudi online newspaper. Al-Wifaq, which has connections with the interior ministry, said the authorities had raided a wedding hall on Monday night after a tip-off and found the men - all Saudis - dancing and "behaving like women". Eighty men were later released, but 30 appeared in a Jeddah court on Wednesday to face charges, the paper said. Homosexuality is illegal in Saudi Arabia and is punished by flogging, jail or death. The raid was made a day...
  • Living In A Closet (i.e., Being a Republican In NYC)

    09/12/2004 2:48:15 PM PDT · by jigsaw · 53 replies · 1,388+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | Sept. 8, 2004 | Mr. X
    You know me. If you don't, you've seen me...eating dinner in a midtown restaurant or walking up Broadway on a Saturday morning or sitting at the playground in the park as my child climbs the monkey bars. I take the subway to work every morning like thousands of other New Yorkers. I shop at Fairway and Zabar's. Maybe you've even been sweating on the next treadmill at the gym. I look like a hundred other guys around my age. I dress like them, too. And if you saw me, you would never guess my secret. I am not gay. That...
  • Confessions of a closet carb fiend

    03/28/2004 10:06:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies · 265+ views
    Herald.com ^ | Sun, Mar. 28, 2004 | Dave Barry
    I probably shouldn't admit this to you younger readers, but when my generation was your age, we did some pretty stupid things. I'm talking about taking CRAZY risks. We drank water right from the tap. We used aspirin bottles that you could actually open with your bare hands. We bought appliances that were not festooned with helpful safety warnings such as ''DO NOT BATHE WITH THIS TOASTER.'' But for sheer insanity, the wildest thing we did was -- prepare to be shocked -- we deliberately ingested carbohydrates. I know, I know. It was wrong. But we were young and foolish,...
  • 254 'boy words'

    08/26/2003 7:53:07 PM PDT · by GrandMoM · 48 replies · 1,138+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 11/14/2000 | Dr. Reisman, president of the Institute for Media Education
    Tuesday, November 14, 2000 254 'boy words' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Editor's note: The following column contains content of a sexual nature that some readers may find objectionable. Those debating whether homosexuals should be scout leaders should take a look at the dictionary to help decide whether or not homosexuals have an inordinate interest in young boys. Or is it really as gay rights leaders say -- they just labor in young boys' best interests. Let's look it up and see if pederasts (men who sexually assault boys) comprise just a small cadre within the much larger male homosexual population. The dictionary I...
  • With eye on Senate, Foley (R) in lead in fund-raising race (Florida)

    07/02/2003 10:27:41 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 4 replies · 303+ views
    Tallahassee Democrat ^ | 7/2/03 | Jill Barton
    WEST PALM BEACH - U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, who's seeking the GOP nomination for Senate, held onto his large fund-raising advantage over Bill McCollum, his party's unsuccessful nominee in 2000. Foley announced Tuesday that he has raised nearly $3.2 million for the race and $734,000 this quarter, more than twice as much as McCollum, who brought in $315,000 in the past three months. McCollum has raised nearly $670,000 to date. But supporters of McCollum, a former U.S. representative from the Orlando area, say he gained valuable momentum, nearly doubling his overall fund-raising total with donations from 3,000 people in 59...
  • Ex-big leaguer Bean feels right being 'out'

    06/23/2003 12:29:11 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 24 replies · 505+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | June 23, 2003 | Keith Sharon
    [Billy Bean] is the second ex-baseball player to admit publicly that he is gay. Glenn Burke, a former Dodger, died in 1995 of AIDS-related illness after a post-baseball life of homelessness and anger. Bean is a healthy, happy, articulate spokesman.