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  • EXCLUSIVE – Lucianne Goldberg: ‘This Is Going To Be A Highly Sexed Campaign..’

    05/23/2016 5:08:44 AM PDT · by Not gonna take it anymore · 20 replies
    breitbart-Big Government ^ | 22 May 2016 | AARON KLEIN
    Lucianne Goldberg, one of the pivotal figures in the Monica Lewinsky affair that rocked Bill Clinton’s second term in office, predicts this presidential election season will be a “highly sexed” campaign due to the reemergence of Clinton’s sex accusers. Goldberg, a literary agent at the time of the Lewinsky affair, was in touch with Clinton’s publicly known accusers and alleged mistresses. Regarding those accusers, Goldberg asserted, “I believed every one of these women. … They were telling you the truth.”
  • Whoopi Goldberg To Ben Carson: Why Support "Racist" Trump? "That's How Hitler Got In"

    03/24/2016 11:30:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 61 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 24, 2016 | Pam Key
    Thursday on ABC’s “The View,” former presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson defended his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump against co-host Whoopi Goldberg’s charges of racism and sexism.
  • It’s the End of the Line for GOP as We Know It

    03/23/2016 5:49:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 129 replies
    National Review ^ | March 23, 2016 | JONAH GOLDBERG
    It’s the End of the Line for GOP as We Know It By JONAH GOLDBERG March 23, 2016 (snip) Nominating Donald Trump will wreck the Republican party as we know it. Over the weekend, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus showed the first public signs of acceptance about what’s in store for the party. He finally acknowledged that the Republican nominee was probably going to be determined on the convention floor in Cleveland. Priebus explained, rightly, that the rules are the rules, and that if Trump can’t secure the required 1,237 delegates before Cleveland, it’s anyone’s game. “This is a...
  • Obama Just Tried To Blame Middle East Turmoil On Netanyahu… One BIG Problem

    03/11/2016 3:48:01 PM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | March 11, 2016 | Yochanan Visser
    Obama became annoyed... President Obama’s favorite journalist Jeffrey Goldberg made headlines in Israel when The Atlantic published his latest article about the President. In his lengthy piece titled “The Obama Doctrine,” Goldberg gave an overview of Obama’s foreign policy and discussed the President’s disillusionment with the attempts to change the Middle East for the better. Yes, Obama really thought that his policies in this problematic region would bring a positive change when he entered the White House at the beginning of 2008. “This is the moment we must help answer the call for a new dawn in the Middle East,”...
  • Whoopi Goldberg: Trump Campaign Is "What A Beginning Dictatorship Looks Like"

    03/01/2016 1:44:53 PM PST · by Biggirl · 101 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 1, 2016 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” while defending her threat to leave the country, co-host Whoopi Goldberg said the campaign of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is “what a beginning dictatorship looks like.”
  • The Goldberg File - Natural-Born, New York Values and Our Weak Overlords

    01/16/2016 1:03:08 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 52 replies
    The National Review ^ | January 15, 2016 | Jonah Goldberg
    Dear Reader (including those of you born in Canada), I guess we should start there. I find this birther stuff to be a lot like women's prison movies: compelling, entertaining, and totally ridiculous. Other than the presidency, there's no place in American life where the distinction between "naturalized" and "natural-born" citizenship matters. But imagine if it did? Imagine that your American-born mother just happened to give birth to you in Canada or Belize while on vacation. Your American-born mom and dad bring you home days later and raise you exactly as they would have had they been in Cleveland the...
  • Whoopi: Trump's 9/11 Rhetoric Is Putting American Muslim Women In Danger

    11/24/2015 12:09:29 PM PST · by Biggirl · 47 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 24, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim of seeing thousands of American Muslims in New Jersey cheering the World Trade Center towers coming down on September 11, 2001, puts Muslim women in danger because their dress style is very identifiable.
  • Fusionism, 60 Years Later

    11/08/2015 3:27:22 PM PST · by TBP · 20 replies
    National Review ^ | JONAH GOLDBERG
    Who lost the libertarians?” It’s a question you hear a lot from conservatives of late. The reason should be obvious to anyone who has followed the conservative movement’s internecine intellectual frictions over the last decade — or decades. Self-described libertarians are a minority, even among the ranks of people one could properly describe as libertarian. On many, or even most, contentious public-policy issues — economics, gun rights, health care, free speech, regulation, constitutional interpretation — most support for the libertarian position actually comes from people who describe themselves as conservatives. In other words, conservatives tend to be libertarian, but libertarians...
  • Neo-Nazi, radical feminist and violent jihadist - all at once

    09/21/2015 6:24:15 AM PDT · by 1010RD · 51 replies
    BBC ^ | 9/21/15 | Mike Wendling
    To some he was an Islamist extremist, to others a radical feminist, to others a neo-Nazi. These are all online identities that seem to have belonged to Joshua Goldberg - but in reality he was none of these things. They were simply online aliases used to whip up ideological hatred, with seemingly dangerous and even violent real-world consequences. In reality he lives in Florida, spent huge amounts of time online - and has now been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). SNIP It seems Goldberg wasn't just posing as a racist neo-Nazi. Earlier this year an Australian journalist,...
  • Daily Kos Founder’s Breitbart Attack Backfires Big Time

    09/13/2015 1:47:22 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    youngcons ^ | september 12, 2015 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Markos Moulitsas, the founder of the terrible ultra liberal “news” sites Daily Kos and Vox, took to Twitter on Saturday morning to criticize Breitbart for employing Joshua Ryne Goldberg who was arrested for allegedly plotting to commit a terrorist attack on Friday’s anniversary of 9/11. -snip Only one problem Goldberg didn’t actually write for Breitbart.  Not only that, he was a contributor for many left wing sites including the Daily Kos, Moulitsas’ own site.
  • An Open Letter To Jonah Goldberg – RE: The GOP and Donald Trump

    09/07/2015 8:38:07 PM PDT · by Amntn · 178 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Posted on September 7, 2015 by sundance | by sundance
    A few days ago I took the time to read your expressed concerns about the support you see for Donald Trump and the state of current conservative opinion. Toward that end I have also noted additional media present a similar argument, and I took the time to consider. While we are of far lesser significance and influence, I hope you will consider this retort with the same level of consideration afforded toward your position. The challenging aspect to your expressed opinion, and perhaps why there is a chasm between us, is you appear to stand in defense of a Washington...
  • Trump Steamrolls NBC Reporter, Takes Shots at Krauthammer and Jonah Goldberg

    07/08/2015 12:36:15 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 87 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/8/15 | Andrew Kirell
    For those who didn’t watch Donald Trump‘s lengthy interview with NBC’s Katy Tur this afternoon, here’s a one-sentence summation: The Republican candidate constantly chided and condescended to his interviewer, talked smack about his critics, and repeated all the same claims he’s made about Mexico over the past few weeks. Asked whether he’s concerned about gun violence in America, Trump responded that he’s a “big Second Amendment person.” And when Tur asked whether he owns a gun, the following exchange ensued: TRUMP: I have the license to have a gun, yes, I do. TUR: Do you own one? TRUMP: Yes, I...
  • Pundit's Death Marks End of An Era for Democrats

    07/03/2015 7:25:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 3, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    Ben Wattenberg died this week at the age of 81. He gave me my first job in Washington, as his research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington think tank. (I returned to AEI as a fellow a few years ago, my office just a few doors down from where Ben used to work.) Ben was one of the last star pundits of what might be called the Old Order, before cable news and the Internet transformed the landscape. When everyone was rushing to CNN to shout at each other on "Crossfire," he launched a PBS show called "Think...
  • Liberals finally get a taste of Obama's arrogance

    05/16/2015 12:11:30 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 15, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    Link only due to NY Post rules.
  • SurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident

    05/04/2015 4:26:53 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 47 replies
    Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an accident while exercising at a resort in the Mexican town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday. He was found lying next to a treadmill Friday at the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, near Puerto Vallarta. ... Goldberg left his room at about 4 p.m. to exercise, and family members went to look for him after he didn't return, the Mexican official said. He was found at about 6:30 p.m. in one of the resort's gymnasiums lying by a treadmill in a pool of blood, with a blow to the...
  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Husband, Dave Goldberg, Dies at 47

    05/02/2015 11:56:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 5/2 | Vince Cestone
    Dave Goldberg, the chief executive of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died Friday night, his brother announced Saturday, NBC News reported. Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, shared a Facebook post from Goldberg's brother, Robert Goldberg. UPDATEDExec Killed in Avalanche, Google Commits $1M to Response Efforts "Dave Goldberg was an amazing person and I am glad I got to know him," the post said. "My thoughts and prayers are with Sheryl and her family. I hope friends will join me in celebrating his life by sharing your memories of Dave on his profile, as his brother Rob...
  • Obama Coalition Isn't A Coupon That Hillary Can Redeem For Votes

    04/15/2015 12:13:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    In news only slightly more surprising than this morning's sunrise, Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she is running for president again. The announcement came in the form of a clever video in which Clinton says she wants to be a champion for "everyday Americans" -- an obviously focus-grouped term intended to replace "middle class." I like it, but unless they're very careful, "everyday" has a condescending tinge that could backfire (synonyms include: "dull," "unexceptional" and "commonplace"). One can already imagine a "Saturday Night Live" version of Clinton looking out the window of her private jet: "Wow, those everyday Americans look like...
  • Bernard Goldberg Gets to the Heart of The Herd

    01/28/2015 2:45:38 PM PST · by Bratch · 13 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | January 28 2015 | Steve Flesher
    While on Hannity Tuesday night, Governor Palin dismissed most of the noise created over her speech last weekend at the 2015 Iowa Freedom Summit.  She stated that "the herd mentality" of those in the media seeks to make hay out of something that isn't.  She’s right.  It’s fading fast and has finally been downgraded to current-day Daily Beast material.What’s fascinating though is an article published by Bernie Goldberg, a frequent guest of Bill O’Reilly’s (who Governor Palin gently took to task while speaking with Hannity on Tuesday).He states: Sarah Palin was there and she told us she’s seriously considering a run for president. He condescends: Take this...
  • 'You are a white lady telling me what is racist!': Whoopi Goldberg loses it with Rosie O'Donnell

    12/19/2014 5:06:07 AM PST · by Zakeet · 90 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | December 18, 2014 | Topper Toussaint
    Complete headline: 'You are a white lady telling me what is racist!': Whoopi Goldberg loses it with Rosie O'Donnell on The View in heated debate about Barack Obama being mistaken for a valet Co-hosts were discussing Barack Obama being mistaken for a valet Whoopi Goldberg said it was stupid people not knowing their president O'Donnell brought up racism, Goldberg became infuriated A screaming match over racism erupted between Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell on Thursday's episode of The View. The show's co-hosts were discussing the news that Barack Obama was mistaken for a valet. Goldberg dismissed the confusion as one...
  • Whoopi Goldberg sides with Bill Cosby as she expresses skepticism of sexual assault claims:

    11/17/2014 12:43:52 PM PST · by C19fan · 73 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 17, 2014 | Michael Zennie
    Whoopi Goldberg is rising to Bill Cosby's defense as claims he raped more than a dozen women begin to mount. The View star expressed skepticism today about allegations by Barbara Bowman that the 77-year-old comedian drugged and sexually assaulted her in 1985. Ms Bowman said that she went to a lawyer, who laughed at her when she tried to say that Cosby had sexually assaulted her multiple times when she was an aspiring actress and model. Goldberg asked why Ms Bowman didn't go to the authorities for proof that she was raped.
  • Obama Administration Trusts Russia on Iran

    11/06/2014 5:32:53 AM PST · by SJackson · 8 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 6, 2014 | Joseph Klein
    The Obama administration is so desperate to reach a nuclear deal with Iran by the current deadline of November 24th if at all possible that it is willing to trust Russia to play a key implementation role. In the face of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s duplicity with regard to Ukraine and Putin’s increasingly aggressive stance towards the West that harkens back to the Cold War, the Obama administration is deluding itself into thinking that it can trust Putin to keep his word on ensuring that much of Iran’s uranium stockpile is converted into a relatively harmless end product. According to...
  • CNN: The Place to Go for a Few Laughs

    04/04/2014 6:19:33 AM PDT · by don-o · 17 replies
    bernardgoldberg.com ^ | April 4, 2014 | Bernard Goldberg
    I used to think that if you could bottle CNN you’d have a cure for insomnia. CNN gave dull a bad name. But CNN had good points, too. It was seen as the place to go if you were in the market for serious news. Not anymore. Ever since Malaysian Airlines flight 370 disappeared a month ago, CNN’s credibility has gone missing too. The network has gone wall-to-wall with coverage of the missing plane — not with actual news, but with hours and hours of speculation, some of it downright outrageous. One of the network’s anchors, a fellow named Don...
  • From Russia with Euphemisms

    02/14/2014 2:51:49 PM PST · by cornelis · 15 replies
    NRO ^ | Feb 13, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg
    Hannah Arendt coined the term “the banality of evil” to describe the galling normalcy of Nazi mass-murderer Adolf Eichmann. Covering his trial in Jerusalem, she described Eichmann as less a cartoonish villain than a dull, remorseless, paper-pushing functionary just “doing his job.” The phrase “banality of evil” was instantly controversial, largely because it was misunderstood. Arendt was not trying to minimize Nazism’s evil but to capture its enormity. The staggering moral horror of the Holocaust was that it made complicity “normal.” Liquidating the Jews was not just the stuff of mobs and demagogues but of bureaucracies and bureaucrats. Now consider...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Vulgarity invades entire culture; few options for escape

    12/28/2013 5:43:13 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 30 replies
    Omaha.com ^ | 12-28-13 | Jonah Goldberg
    Newspapers are among the last places in America that have close to zero tolerance for [expletive deleted]. I could give you a hint about what word is between the brackets, but I’d best not for fear of arousing the ire of the editing Comstocks. About twice a year, I quote a profanity from a public figure, using just the first letter of the word and then some bowdlerizing asterisks for the rest. No dice, my editor tells me. You’re writing for a family newspaper. There was a time when such standards were the norm at major media institutions in America....
  • Obamacare Schadenfreudarama (strangely similar to another article..)

    11/14/2013 5:32:03 AM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 18 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 11-14-13 | Jonah Goldberg (or…)
    To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, you’d have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at the unraveling of Obamacare. First, the obligatory caveats. It is no laughing matter that millions of Americans’ lives have been thrown into anxious chaos as they lose their health insurance, their doctors, their money, or all three. Nor is it particularly amusing to think of the incredible waste of time and tax dollars that has gone into Obamacare’s construction. And the still-unfolding violence that this misbegotten legislation will visit on the economy and our liberties is not funny either. This very magazine has been...
  • Bernie Goldberg: Tea Partiers 'The Real RINOs' (Bernie throws the Tea Party under the bus)

    11/12/2013 8:32:43 AM PST · by servo1969 · 67 replies
    On Monday evening, former CBS News insider Bernie Goldberg appeared on The O’Reilly Factor to blame the tea party for a potential 2016 presidential loss. “As far as the tea partiers are concerned, anybody to the left of Ted Cruz is a RINO,” Goldberg lamented. “But you know what? The real RINOs are the real people in the tea party and on the hard right, because they have made it clear over and over again that their allegiance is not to the Republican party but to their particular brand of conservatism, so they’re the RINOs.”
  • Jonah Goldberg: Truths about Benghazi still hidden

    10/12/2013 5:15:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Omaha ^ | 10/09/13 | Jonah Goldberg
    The only real accountability for the Benghazi scandal will have to come in 2016. **SNIP** Clinton picked four of the five members of the “independent” board, and they were kind enough to show her a draft before they released it to Congress. The ARB assigned all meaningful blame to some mid-level officials. ARB members declined to interview Clinton because, according to testimony by Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Adm. Michael Mullen (the chairman and vice-chairman of the ARB), they determined at the outset that it wouldn’t be necessary. None of the people who were interviewed for the report were under oath....
  • Rand Paul’s Paleo Problem

    07/17/2013 7:03:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/17/2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    Rand Paul is the most interesting contender for the Republican nomination. And when I say interesting, I mean that in the broadest sense. A case in point: Last week, the Kentucky senator hit some turbulence when the Washington Free Beacon reported that Jack Hunter, Paul’s aide and the co-author of his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington, was once the Southern Avenger. Who’s that? Starting in the 1990s, as a radio shock-jock, Hunter would wear a wrestling mask made from a Confederate flag, while making jokes about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and having the South re-secede. “Although Lincoln’s...
  • Bernard Goldberg Re-Defining Racial Discrimination in America

    06/24/2013 5:02:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 36 replies
    BernardGoldberg.com ^ | 6-24-13 | Bernard Goldberg
    Suppose you own a business and put out an ad for people who want a job. Many apply. You run background checks, including criminal checks, which are perfectly legal. You learn that some of the prospective employees have criminal records. And you decide you’d rather not have a convicted thief working the cash register at your business or you think it’s better that you don’t hire someone with a violent past, fearing he might hit a customer or fellow worker who looks at him the wrong way. Or maybe you figure, you just don’t want convicted criminals in your company....
  • CPAC Unwise to Snub Christie, Gays

    03/01/2013 4:58:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 77 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 1, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    What can you do with a man like Chris Christie? The answer, according to many with the conservative movement: Throw him overboard. And while we're at it, let's toss the gays over the side too. The popular governor of New Jersey has certainly angered many conservatives, including this humble scribe. During the crucial final days of the presidential election, Christie didn't merely embrace President Obama, he all but endorsed him. Then, during the congressional fight over the disaster-relief bill for victims of superstorm Sandy -- a bill with more pork in it than a Jimmy Dean factory -- Christie denounced...
  • I Think I Owe an Apology to George W. Bush.

    11/16/2012 6:47:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 100 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    William F. Buckley once noted that he was 19 when the Cold War began at the Yalta conference. The year the Berlin Wall came down, he became a senior citizen. In other words, he explained, anti-Communism was a defining feature of conservatism his entire adult life. Domestically, meanwhile, the right was largely a "leave me alone coalition": Religious and traditional conservatives, overtaxed businessmen, Western libertarians, and others fed up with government social engineering and economic folly. The foreign policy battle against tyrannical statism abroad only buttressed the domestic antagonism toward well-intentioned and occasionally democratic statism at home. The end of...
  • The Undoing Of The Storybook Man

    10/04/2012 9:35:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 5, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    It was the Puss in Boots eyes. If you've seen the "Shrek" movies or the spin-off cartoon starring the storybook cat voiced by Antonio Banderas, you know what I'm talking about. Whenever Puss in Boots really needs something from someone, he flashes these enormous kitten eyes that melt anyone in their path. Whenever my daughter really wants something, she tries to lay them on me, and I have to say, "Stop trying to give me the Puss in Boots eyes ... you can't have chocolate cake for dinner." I knew Barack Obama was miserable when he tried to give debate...
  • The Question Nobody Wants to Answer

    09/05/2012 5:23:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/05/2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    You have to feel a little sorry for Team Obama as they squirm to explain why the question "Are you better off now than you were four years ago?" is so unfair. After all, there is only one way to answer it and retain any credibility. Which is why Maryland's Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley, when asked, responded, No, we're not. Within 24 hours, he reversed himself, by all accounts because the Obama campaign forced him to. I haven't checked the video to see if he was blinking T-O-R-T-U-R-E in Morse code as he did so. The idea that presidents "run"...
  • The New Terrapin Gazette Number 252

    06/03/2012 2:45:03 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 1 replies
    The New Terrapin Gazette ^ | June 3, 2012 | LBB
    Obama, the collectivist-authoritarian-Peronist-guide to Utopia on earth, fully understands the threat posed by his rivals, the collectivist-authoritarian-visionaries who preach Utopia as a postmortem goal. The similarities between Obama and jihadis are striking — and incendiary. Just as Jehovah’s Witnesses and conservative, Bible-believing Christians recognize each other as irreconcilable enemies, Obama and the lunatics who would impose a universal caliphate know each other well — and hate each other with a steady, instinctive ferocity. Each sect knows how steadfast and dangerous the other is because each knows itself. Call it the fear/hatred of the twin. That’s very different from the emotions...
  • Jonah Goldberg: ‘Violence solves all sorts of problems’

    05/17/2012 1:09:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 76 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/17/12 | Michelle Fields
    Washington - National Review Online editor Jonah Goldberg spoke Wednesday about how “violence solves all sorts of problems” and argued against the critique that Jesus was a pacifist. (Snip) “A lot of people think we get this idea [that violence solves nothing] from Jesus,” Goldberg said. “This is one of the things they love: ‘You hypocritical conservatives, you think violence is a solution — you call yourself a Christian, you’re not.’ Jesus told his followers to carry swords. Unless he had some sort of theory that fell out of in the Apocrypha that these were just great big kabob skewers,
  • Modern, secular liberalism is a political religion

    03/02/2012 3:16:27 PM PST · by NYer · 8 replies
    CWR ^ | March 2, 2012 | Carl Olson
    Jonah Goldberg's most recent "Goldberg File" comments at length, and with several good points, on the maddening way that modern liberalism presents itself as an objective, secular belief system above the superstitious, backwards fray of traditional (and non-traditional) religions: Speaking of Liberal Fascism, one of its core themes -- and mine -- is that modern liberalism is a political religion. That's why I've been so intrigued and frustrated by the discussion around Rick Santorum and his various comments, including: His ham-fisted remarks about wanting to vomit after reading JFK's church-state speech, his defense of religious freedom, his insistence that Obama's...
  • Are libertarians part of the conservative movement? An interview with Jonah Goldberg

    02/10/2012 9:16:22 AM PST · by Superstu321 · 301 replies
    American Enterprise Institute ^ | Feburary 10, 2012 | AEI Podcast
    Jonah Goldberg makes the case that Libertarians are a essential to the Republican party and that conservatives and libertarians aren't that different.
  • Silly Things We Hear: “Communism Works on Paper”

    01/12/2012 9:31:54 AM PST · by Paladins Prayer · 31 replies · 1+ views
    The New American ^ | Thursday, 12 January 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    While discussing on The View recently how North Korean heir Kim Jong Un enjoyed the luxury of being sent to a Swiss boarding school, Whoopi Goldberg said the following, “This is what happens with communism. It’s a great concept; on paper it makes perfect sense. But once you put a human being in power, it shifts. We saw it in Russia; we’ve seen it all over the world.” Not surprisingly, this earned Goldberg some criticism. Yet, to be fair, her sentiment is a common one. It’s that supposedly enlightened, nuanced opinion stating that communism works great in theory — it’s...
  • Six Waltons Have More Wealth Than the Bottom 30% of Americans

    12/15/2011 2:50:14 PM PST · by matt04 · 56 replies · 1+ views
    Different people will take this different ways, but Jeffrey Goldberg tells us that six members of the Walton family (the original owners of Walmart) have more wealth than the bottom 30% of Americans. Here's where he says it: In 2007, according to the labor economist Sylvia Allegretto, the six Walton family members on the Forbes 400 had a net worth equal to the bottom 30 percent of all Americans. And given that he quotes us here at Forbes on the point, he's almost certainly right. The question is, what are we to make of this point? I think we all...
  • Life Under Obama

    11/11/2011 10:04:47 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 5 replies
    BernardGoldberg.Com ^ | 11-11-11 | Bernard Goldberg
    When liberals insist that the reason Obama is faring so badly in the polls is because most of us are racists, does it never occur to them that they’re like the boy who cried “Wolf!”? Let us say that, unlike Michael Bloomberg, Henry Waxman and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, you’re not a career politician, but merely a run-of-the-mill Democrat. Wouldn’t it ever occur to you to wonder why it is that if we’re all racists, how it is that Obama won the election three years ago? And how is it that a guy who’s much blacker than Obama, Herman Cain, is doing...
  • Can Obama Win Re-Election?

    10/02/2011 11:47:34 AM PDT · by Signalman · 41 replies
    BernardGoldberg.com ^ | 9/28/2011 | Bernard Goldberg
    I was part of a panel a few days ago on politics, culture and the media. And the first question put to us was right to the point: “Can Barack Obama win re-election?” Political guru Dick Morris, Tea Party unofficial leader Dick Armey, a scholar from the Heritage Foundation all said no. It’s tough to argue with that. President Obama’s approval ratings are not good and most Americans think we’re on the wrong track. He’s lost support from his key constituents, including Jewish voters and African-Americans. Worst of all for the president, independents who supported him in 2008 have jumped...
  • Rightwing “Girls” Love Louis Vuitton And Whole Foods???

    08/14/2011 3:50:00 AM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 53 replies
    The Winston Review ^ | 13 August, 2011 | -TWR-
    I guess they can’t help it, but some bestselling rightwing authors have surprising tastes. Ann Coulter: Louis Vuitton | Coulter (above) likes making fun of those pro-appeasement Frenchmen, but she’s also been caught on camera strolling around the Hamptons with her Louis Vuitton bag, and can’t resist French restaurants, where she orders “Freedom Fries” – just to stir the pot, our guess. Jonah Goldberg: Whole Foods | But thankfully he doesn’t have a man bag, or drive a pious Prius, to the best of our knowledge. Whole Foods “where I shop frequently, by the way” admits Goldberg in Liberal Fascism...
  • Bernard Goldberg: I Have Natural Born Citizen Fatigue

    07/19/2011 3:20:36 PM PDT · by rxsid · 69 replies
    obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com ^ | 07/19/2011 | ObamaRelease YourRecords
    "Who Is A “Natural Born Citizen”? So I’m on the O’Reilly Factor and I say if the Republicans don’t put Marco Rubio on their national ticket they need to get their heads examined. Such is my regard for the freshman senator from Florida. What followed were emails from people who told me that Rubio can’t be vice president because the Constitution says only “natural born citizens” can be president or vice president, and he doesn’t fit the description. Some went a tad further. Ray said I need to “wake up.” Gregor – who signed his name “American by Birth –...
  • Man faces Conn. sentence for $100M Ponzi scheme

    05/12/2011 12:33:37 PM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    AP/WNYT ^ | 5/12/11
    For more than a decade, Michael Goldberg tricked hundreds of investors into giving him more than $100 million on a promise of fat profits on diamonds and distressed properties. He turned himself in to authorities in 2009 and pleaded guilty last year to wire fraud charges in connection with the Ponzi scheme. But after his arrest, prosecutors say Goldberg tried to lure investors on a promise of big profits on gold, only this time a prostitute named Rain who was solicited to invest alerted authorities. Goldberg, a 40-year-old former Wethersfield resident, faces more than 12 to 15 years in prison...
  • Dr. Ed Peters knows canon law. Whoopi Goldberg knows cliches.

    02/24/2011 3:56:44 PM PST · by NYer · 19 replies
    Insight Scoop ^ | February 24, 2011 | Carl Olson
    >My former canon law professor, Dr. Ed Peters—who also has a degree in civil law (yeah, he's pretty smart)—has been taken to task by the brilliant scholars and intellectual lights of "The View". Ken Shepherd of Newsbusters writes: Discussing how Catholic canon law advisor Dr. Edward Peters has declared that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) committed an "objectively sacrilegious" act that "produces grave scandal" by receiving Communion on January 2, almost every panelist on ABC gabfest "The View" today rebuked the scholar for his pronouncement. ..."What would Jesus do?" View moderator Whoopi Goldberg asked, answering her own question by...
  • Joshua Goldberg, Lucianne's son passes away

    02/12/2011 8:12:03 AM PST · by Samizdat · 63 replies
    Lucianne Goldberg ^ | 2/12/2011 | Lucianne
    Tragic news about Joshua Goldberg,Lucianne Goldberg's son. She worked tirelessly to bring the Clinton's to justice and now has a blog site called Lucianne.com Here is what she wrote: To my Dear, Loyal, Funny, Smart, Patriotic Ldotters: It is with a heavy heart and more pain that anyone should endure that we announce the death this week of our beloved Editor-in-Chief, Joshua J. Goldberg. He was my son, Jonah's brother, Chantal's husband and friend to scores of people throughout his young life. It was a tragic fall that killed him. He suffered no pain and is in God's arms. There...
  • Goldberg to mainstream media--'shut the hell up!'

    01/11/2011 10:02:05 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 1/11/11 | Anthony Martin
    Fox News analyst and former CBS News correspondent Bernard Goldberg has a message for the mainstream media concerning their coverage of the Tuscon shooting--'shut the hell up!' Goldberg made the comment last evening on Bill O'Reilly's show on Fox. O'Reilly had already castigated the mainstream media for joining in the Leftwing chorus of blaming conservatives for the massacre that killed a Federal judge and wounded a U.S. Congresswoman, among others. As a nightly guest on The O'Reilly Factor, Goldberg exposes bias inherent in the news reporting of the media. Goldberg had been part of CBS News under former anchor Dan...
  • Video: Bernie Goldberg Rips Lamestream Media For Coverage Of Giffords

    01/11/2011 6:45:29 AM PST · by careyb · 6 replies
    The Hope For America ^ | 1/10/11 | Bernie Goldberg
    Fabulous.
  • Goldberg: "This Is As Bad As Anything They've Ever Done"

    01/11/2011 1:12:18 AM PST · by T.L.Sink · 41 replies
    Fox News [video] ^ | Jan. 10, 2011
    Bernie Goldberg, author of the highly acclaimed and best selling "Bias," knows liberal MSM bias better than anyone because for years he worked among them and witnessed this bias expressed in both how they slanted news and how they selectively ignored or downplayed news that didn't fit into the leftist political platform. In this video he explains why the current blatant and shameless attempt to politicize the recent murders and woundings of people in Arizona is the most "shallow, thoughtless, agenda-driven nonsense" he's yet seen in his long journalistic career. He cites as prime example the Democratic Sheriff (Clarence Dupnik)...
  • Jonah Goldberg Scheduled for C-Span/Book TV Sunday at Noon

    11/06/2010 9:48:16 PM PDT · by Intolerant in NJ · 2 replies
    C-Span2 | 7 November 2010 | C-Span2
    It's that time of the month again - no not that time - it's the first Sunday, time for C-Span2's BookTV In-Depth, featuring three hours of interview/questions and answers from maybe your favorite author. This being conservative month, the guest for today, November 7, is Jonah Goldberg, author of works including "Liberal Fascism" and "Proud to be Right". Goldberg will discuss his philosophy and writings, and reply to comments and questions from viewers' emails, phone calls, and Tweets. Program starts at noon EST.