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  • Michael Moore: (regarding the killing of Bin Laden)

    05/08/2011 1:46:30 PM PDT · by NoRedTape · 66 replies
    Daily Mail Reporter ^ | May 7, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    "Mr Moore said: 'We've lost something of our soul here in this country, and maybe I'm an old-school American, who believes in the American justice system, something that separates us from other countries. 'We say everybody has their day in court, no matter what sort of person, no matter what piece of scum they are."
  • Was Ronald Reagan a secret snitch?

    12/12/2010 12:52:49 PM PST · by americanophile · 53 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | December 12, 2010 | John Meroney
    Did Ronald Reagan secretly give the FBI names of people he suspected were communists when he was a movie star and Hollywood labor chief in the 1940s? This allegation resurfaced in the media just before Thanksgiving when the San Jose Mercury News, which published excerpts from Reagan's FBI file to great international acclaim in 1985, ran a column revisiting its original story about Reagan the snitch. It implies that Reagan was a shadowy operator in cahoots with the notorious FBI director, J. Edgar Hoover, orchestrating their next Hollywood Red scare. The answer? Maybe. But Reagan was hardly betraying friends and...
  • Jane Fonda wants TV role, releases new workout DVD

    12/07/2010 11:12:52 AM PST · by seanmerc · 41 replies · 1+ views
    My Way News ^ | 7 Dec 10 | MESFIN FEKADU
    Jane Fonda has something she'd like to work out: A television series. "I have a sort of a vision of what it could be and that's all that I'll say," Fonda said in an interview last week. "I think the best, edgiest writing is now on cable television. It's pretty exciting." While the Oscar-winner hasn't officially signed up for a TV show, she can be seen in new workout DVDs designed specifically for baby boomers. "People who are of a certain age tend to be ignored by the fitness industry and being that I'm older and I've done a lot...
  • WaPo – Sean Penn Movie “Fair Game” Full Of Lies

    12/05/2010 2:03:36 PM PST · by Starman417 · 50 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-05-10 | Curt
    During Thanksgiving weekend I went to see the movie REDS with Bruce Willis. Awesome movie and I highly recommend it. But during the trailers they showed the movie FAIR GAME with Sean Penn, supposedly based on the Plame/Wilson affair. I groaned when I saw it. It appears my groan was warranted. Here is the WaPo: (h/t Dan Riehl) In fact, "Fair Game," based on books by Mr. Wilson and his wife, is full of distortions - not to mention outright inventions. To start with the most sensational: The movie portrays Ms. Plame as having cultivated a group of Iraqi...
  • Angelina Jolie Refuses to Celebrate Thanksgiving, Feels It's a 'Story of Murder'

    11/24/2010 8:04:04 AM PST · by RoseyT · 87 replies
    Popeater ^ | Nov 24th 2010 | Rob Shuter
    While everyone is preparing to give thanks tomorrow, one of America's most famous families, the Jolie-Pitts, have decided to sit this Thanksgiving out. "Angelina Jolie hates this holiday and wants no part in rewriting history like so many other Americans," a friend of the actress tells me. "To celebrate what the white settlers did to the native Indians, the domination of one culture over another, just isn't her style. She definitely doesn't want to teach her multi-cultural family how to celebrate a story of murder." Angelina has been filming her directorial debut, about a Serbian man and Bosnian woman who...
  • Bruce Springsteen: 'The boss' rails against 'very ugly' political climate surrounding Barack Obama

    11/23/2010 5:33:33 PM PST · by Justaham · 128 replies
    telegraph.co.uk/ ^ | 11-23-10 | Andrew Hough
    The American political climate for achieving change is “very, very ugly,” according to Bruce Springsteen, as he launched a staunch defence of Barack Obama. "There's a widespread political consciousness that's perhaps deeper in Europe than it is in the States,” he told the Sunday Times magazine. “The climate [in America] is very, very ugly for getting things done. The moderate reforms President Obama fought to make are called Marxist, socialist. “I mean, the most extreme language is put into play to describe the most modest reforms that would move the economy back towards serving a majority of its citizens.” The...
  • VIDEO: Hollywood Hates Capitalism

    11/22/2010 12:51:28 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 9 replies
    ReasonTV ^ | 11/22/2010 | CapCon
    Oliver Stone's uber-villain Gordon Gekko is back in the new film, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which (surprise!) features greedy capitalists behaving badly.
  • Joan Baez injured in fall from backyard treehouse (to sleep with birds)

    11/19/2010 5:10:27 AM PST · by decimon · 110 replies · 1+ views
    Mercury News ^ | November 18, 2010 | Bruce Newman
    1960s songbird Joan Baez had a treehouse built -- without walls -- 20 feet high in an oak tree behind her Woodside home because she wanted to sleep with birds. The folksinging legend, who once performed the civil rights anthem "We Shall Overcome" before a half-million people at Woodstock, fell from that treehouse Wednesday as she climbed down from the platform.
  • Unfair blame: Truth in flames in Hollywood's Plame 'Game' (Valerie Plame Wilson)

    11/11/2010 11:48:10 AM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 18 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/09/2010 | Staff
    When Hollywood decides a former White House aide is fair game for attack, facts don't come into play. History, however, cannot be so cavalier about the truth. The new movie "Fair Game" - based on the outing of CIA employee Valerie Plame Wilson during political battles concerning the war in Iraq - is anything but fair or honest. In depicting former vice-presidential chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby as a sinister point man in a broad effort to destroy Mrs. Wilson's career while concocting a fraudulent case for the war, the movie perpetuates myths that improperly damage U.S. credibility....
  • Please don't confuse Bill Maher with the facts

    11/11/2010 6:42:19 AM PST · by Alaphiah123 · 11 replies
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 11/11/10 | Alaphiah
    Bill Maher made his fame because he has the ability to argue nonsensical arguments while getting dolts to agree and applaud, makes another outlandish statement. Case in point Bill attempts to argue two points. First Blue Dog Democrats, who were voted in by Conservatives in Conservative districts only because Blue Dogs presented themselves as Conservatives, were voted out in the midterm elections because the Blue Dogs distanced themselves from the president. Huh? Wouldn’t distancing themselves from president Soetoro help Blue Dogs because of Conservative and Independent backlash against the Liberal president and his Liberal policies? Second Maher argues the Conservative...
  • A Movie I'll Want To See and A Movie I Won't. (One movie is an attack on Red States)

    11/10/2010 11:49:06 AM PST · by Artemis Webb · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Vanity ^ | 111010 | Artemis Webb
    I've always liked Director Peter Weir's films. Master and Commander, Witness, Gallipoli. Even things I didn't care for like The Year Of Living Dangerously and The Dead Poets Society were still well done and stylish. Now he has this coming out in January about an escape from a Soviet gulag in 1940 (be sure to click on the link to the trailer below): Trailer here ---------------------------------------------------- Then there is this little number from Director Kevin Smith. I'll provide the synopsis from IMDB but I'll be damned if I'm going to provide a link to the trailer. From IMDB: "A horror...
  • Oliver North coming to Fort Leonard Wood for 'After Jihad' book signing

    11/10/2010 6:59:38 AM PST · by darrellmaurina · 4 replies
    Pulaski County Daily News ^ | 11/10/2010 | Darrell Todd Maurina
    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 10, 2010) — FOX News contributor and retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North is coming to Fort Leonard Wood today for a book signing tour featuring his newest book, After Jihad. “We have some great events going on in November,” said Lisa Comstock, sales and merchandise manager for Fort Leonard Wood PX. North will be available for from noon to 1 p.m. for a book signing at the PX where copies of his book will be available for purchase. “He’ll have a bus and we’ll be doing pictures as well as autographing; we will have...
  • Caption those Restore Sanity Demonstrators

    11/01/2010 12:25:11 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 37 replies · 1+ views
    "Restore sanity and/or fear." That's the tongue-in-cheek slogan for a rally held on Saturday at the US Capitol, organized by liberal television comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Known for their satirical shows on the Comedy Central Channel, they attracted thousands of their moderate fans for a few hours of comedy and music--three days before mid-term elections Singer Yusuf Islam (C) preforms alongside Ozzy Osbourne (L) and comedians Stephen Colbert (2nd L) and Jon Stewart (R) during the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" on the Washington Mall, October 30, 2010. Former NBA basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (L) joins singers...
  • Olivia Wilde warns of 'terrifying' future under President Palin in new MoveOn video

    10/27/2010 12:36:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | October 27, 2010 | Meena Hartenstein
    Olivia Wilde has seen the future, and if you don't vote, it's "terrifying." The stunning "House" star gets political in a new video for MoveOn.org called "Back From the Future," aimed at increasing voter turnout by showing what will happen if Democrats don't hit the polls. It starts with a mock newscast to show just how bad things have gotten in the future. "Pamela Anderson announced today that she and MTV 'Jersey Shore' star The Situation will be getting married in early November," a news anchor reports. "We'll be devoting all our resources to this story, even taking reporters off...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Sean Penn Vows 'Decades' in Haiti as Relief Partners Plan Exits

    10/25/2010 11:45:12 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 28 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | October 25, 2010 | Jo Piazza
    Nearly a year after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Sean Penn’s JP Haitian Relief Organization is managing a massive tent city. And now, as several of his relief partners announce they are pulling out, Penn is standing his ground.
  • CNBC Anchor: Hugo Chávez is 'Funny,' 'Charming,' 'A Seductor,' but 'Dangerous'

    10/07/2010 1:43:01 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 34 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 7, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    What is it with Hollywood personalities going to Venezuela and being swept off their feet by the thuggish dictator Hugo Chávez. They come back with these stories claiming he is just misconstrued by the media and that he’s really a great guy. On Oct. 7, at an appearance at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., CNBC “Power Lunch” co-host Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, in an appearance promoting her book “You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government,” explained how this could happen. She told an audience that Chávez has a very charismatic, seductive personality. “I was telling – my two most interesting...
  • Discovery Channel Celebrates Child Hanging Eco-Ad

    10/06/2010 1:57:17 PM PDT · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 5 replies
    It’s been less than a week and we have another example of violent imagery involving children from leftist environmentalists. This time its from a newly resurfaced slide show over at Treehugger.com (h/t Adam Baldwin), which is owned by Discovery, that rates environmental ads by how cool they are. Apparently hanging children is cool:
  • MTV News Planning Obama Town Hall (Barf!)

    10/05/2010 9:38:40 AM PDT · by NMEwithin · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | October 5, 2010 9:38 AM | Alex Weprin
    MTV Networks is planning to host a live town hall with President Obama October 14, an executive familiar with the program confirms to TVNewser. The town hall, which was first reported this morning by Politico’s Playbook, will be held Thursday October 14 at 4 PM, and will run on MTV, BET, CMT, MTV Tr3s and other MTV Networks. The executive also said the event would be streamed live online via the network’s websites. Politico reports that MTV’s Sway Calloway, CMT’s Kate Cook and BET’s April Woodard will host the town hall, which will have an audience comprised of young people.
  • With Tagline, MSNBC Embraces a Political Identity (MSNBC ready to confess they are Liberal idiots)

    10/04/2010 1:43:24 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 83 replies
    ny times ^ | 10/4/2010 | Brian Stelter
    MSNBC, once the also-ran, now the No. 2 cable news channel, has a new tagline that embraces its progressive political identity. The tagline, “Lean Forward,” will be publicly unveiled Tuesday, at the start of a two-year advertising campaign intended to raise awareness of the channel among viewers, advertisers and distributors. The tagline “defines us and defines our competition,” said Phil Griffin, the president of MSNBC, his inference being that the Fox News Channel, the No. 1 cable news channel and a home for conservatives, is leaning backwards. Fox’s best-known tagline is “Fair and Balanced.” Some of the new MSNBC ads...
  • A ‘Pretty Edgy’ Climate Campaign (blowing people up)

    10/04/2010 11:58:11 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 27 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 4, 2010 | ANDREW C. REVKIN
    Hey, in an entertainment universe where a blood-soaked psychopath can be a hero and flesh-munching zombies can be hilarious (to me, too), what’s a few exploding schoolchildren? Late last week, a British climate group released “ No Pressure,” a mini-film aimed at rounding up new recruits to its “10:10″ movement, in which people, schools, companies and other participants pledge to cut their greenhouse gas emissions 10 percent in a year. On paper, the project had everything going for it — the screenwriter of “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” music by Radiohead, on-screen talent including Gillian Anderson,...
  • Screen Actors Guild Encourages Members to Join Oct. 2nd DC March

    10/01/2010 8:09:53 AM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 15 replies
    email | Sept. 30, 2010
    ONE NATION WORKING TOGETHER, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2 Screen Actors Guild is proud to support the One Nation Working Together March in Washington D.C., and in cities across the country, this Saturday, October 2. We represent the most diverse membership of any labor union on earth. We have members who are months-old, others in their nineties and every age in between. We are conservatives, moderates, progressives and liberals, non-believers and people of every faith, members of every ethnic group and national heritage, gender identity, sexual orientation, and physical ability. In short, we are a microcosm of the rich diversity of the...
  • Communists, Danny Glover, Invited to “Progressive March”

    09/28/2010 1:33:06 PM PDT · by Freedom Frayed · 24 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | September 28, 2010 | Trevor Loudon
    Cliff Kincaid writes of the protest, "The “peace director” of the October 2 “One Nation Working Together” rally says that the U.S. should immediately withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan, military aid to Israel should be ended, and that Iran has the right to develop nuclear weapons as long as the U.S. has them. He also says that Marxists are invited to participate at his upcoming rally. Michael McPhearson, one of the key organizers of the event and former executive director of Veterans for Peace, tells Accuracy in Media, “I’m not all that concerned if you’re a Republican, Democrat, or Marxist...
  • CNBC Stars Play Prominent Role in 20th Century Fox's 'Wall Street 2'

    09/22/2010 11:37:30 AM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 15 replies
    TV Newser ^ | September 22, 2010 | Alex Werpin
    While certain executives at News Corp. may not agree, it is obvious that at the moment, the top business news channel on Wall Street is CNBC. With that in mind director Oliver Stone prominently features the network's anchors prominently in the upcoming sequel to his 1987 film "Wall Street." This despite the fact that the film is produced by the 20th Century Fox film studio, a sister company to Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Per MarketWatch.com's : And no actual journalists shine brighter in the new 20th Century Fox production than Maria Bartiromo and her CNBC posse. If...
  • NBC's new show "Outlaw"...a bigger liberal wet dream than "The West Wing"..and a plug for Zero

    09/16/2010 12:11:18 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 50 replies
    one man's opinion...
    . NBC's new fall show, Outlaw, premiered last night. I taped it, as I was at the Rays/Yankees game...I actually thought it was a western. Hopefully, it will die a quick and painful death, but if you thought the West Wing was vile, you ain't seen nothin' yet...this is overt propaganda...read more
  • Outlaw: New Side Of Jimmy Smits (mega hurl)

    09/15/2010 9:16:39 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 18 replies
    Sheknows ^ | 09/15/2010 | Deanna Barnert
    In tonight's sneak peek premiere of Jimmy Smits' Outlaw, a case inspires conservative Supreme Court Justice Garza to shed his cape and step down from the bench to get back into the ring. Armed with insider knowledge, Smits, the gambling womanizer, vows to take on the nation's biggest and most controversial legal cases and make a difference. Fans who think they know what to expect from a Jimmy Smits vehicle may want to tune into tonight's sneak peek of Outlaw on NBC. Judge Cyrus Garza has Smits' swagger and good looks, but this is a whole new game for the...
  • A Walk Along Oliver Stone’s 'Wall Street' (Where Gordon Gekko returns)

    09/14/2010 1:39:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | 09/14/2010 | Andrew Ross Sorkin
    “You know, half the people in this place could be prosecuted.” Oliver Stone, the film director, was sitting across from me over a late lunch in the Grill Room of the Four Seasons restaurant in Midtown Manhattan last week. [SNIP] If one man epitomizes the populist view of Wall Street and corporate America, it is Mr. Stone, whose new film, “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” opens next week. It is the sequel to his hit movie “Wall Street” in 1987. The original tapped into the zeitgeist of the moment — “Greed, for lack of a better word, is good,” as...
  • Leave the Kids Alone: ‘Tonight Show’ Seats Crude Sarah Palin Hater Next to Her Daughter

    09/09/2010 8:04:21 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 123 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 09/09/10 | John Nolte
    It’s no secret in show business comedy circles or to anyone with access to Twitter that comedian and television star Louis C.K. is crudely and sexually obsessed with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin — so much so that he sends her direct tweets calling her the vilest of names [NSFW screen shot below]. The star of the FX series “Louie” not only savages the former Governor in such a way that I’m forced to publish the evidence below the fold with a strong warning, but his breathtakingly vicious attack on Trig Palin is quite popular on YouTube. So infamous is...
  • “He Stayed For Breakfast” (Movie Review-8/31/40)

    08/31/2010 4:54:31 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies
    Microfiche-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 8/31/40 | Bosley Crowther
  • 'Hip-Hop Mogul' Russell Simmons Supports Ground Zero Mosque

    08/25/2010 1:11:05 PM PDT · by dselig · 16 replies
    AHH News Wire ^ | Wednesday, August 25, 2010 10:07 AM | By Roman Wolfe
    (AllHipHop News) Def Jam co-founder/Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons has thrown in his support for a controversial mosque being built near the site of the 9/11 terror attack in Manhattan in 2001. Simmons has placed a series of religious symbols on the panes of his Liberty St. penthouse, which spells out the word "Co-Exist." Other messages in the windows of Simmons' home include "It's the Law" and "USA is Free." The $100 million mosque, which is just two blocks away from ground zero, has been a lighting rod for controversy. "This is compelling for Russell because he lives here and he's...
  • The 'Garbage Girl' Gets 'Green Hero' Award

    08/20/2010 11:57:38 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    The 'garbage girl' of the mountains will get a 'green' award at an environment film festival to be held in the Himachal Pradesh state capital next month, an event organiser said in Shimla on Wednesday. British national Jodie Underhill's contribution towards helping clean up mountains of trash in the mountains surrounding McLeodganj, the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile in upper Dharamsala, was brought to the fore by IANS in its report, titled "The 'garbage girl' of the mountains" dated May 16. "We will honour Jodie with 'Green Hero' award at the inauguration of a three-day Shimla CMS Vatavaran-Environment and Wildlife...
  • Michael Moore praises suspected WikiLeaks source

    08/20/2010 9:53:08 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 11 replies
    hosted ^ | Aug 20
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Filmmaker Michael Moore is praising an Army private suspected of releasing classified war records to WikiLeaks and said he would contribute to his defense. Moore tells The Associated Press in an interview that he considers Pfc. Bradley Manning a courageous patriot for exposing what Moore called "war crimes."
  • Sheryl Crow Bashes Sarah Palin: 'Someone Unplug Her Microphone!"

    08/18/2010 1:03:18 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 100 replies · 1+ views
    Sheryl Crow Bashes Sarah Palin: 'Someone Unplug Her Microphone!" By Alana Goodman Created 08/18/2010 - 15:34 Pop-singer Sheryl Crow has always been outspoken about her own political views, but now she's telling former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin to zip it. "I saw you ranting on TV today, I heard you tell me to reload. You got a lot of nerve to talk that way, someone unplug the microphone," sings Crow in her new anthem, "Say What You Want," which was released in late July. The angsty, politically-charged song makes plenty of references to "kool-aid drinking," "talking heads" and, of...
  • ‘LA Times’ To Hollywood: Please Ignore the Box Office Success of ‘The Expendables’

    08/16/2010 11:14:20 AM PDT · by roses of sharon · 39 replies
    Critics aren’t dumb, they know the public doesn’t much care which way their thumbs point. But critics do know that based on their opinions and reviews they can enjoy an influence over what kind of films get made. And that’s not a small amount of power. Culture is upstream from politics, after all. If you have 95 percent of critics savaging a faithful retelling of the Gospels as anti-Semitic, no matter how successful “The Passion” is, no one’s going to go near that subject matter again. And that’s the goal. Same with anything that comes close to patriotism or conservatism....
  • Video: Michael Moore Responds to Robert Gibbs Comments!

    08/11/2010 9:12:06 AM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 14 replies
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 8-11-10 | James
    This delusional liberal infighting speaks for itself: "I think that what's bothering them is that liberals and the left have been right from the beginning. From the beginning of this administration, what did people on our side of the fence say? You should take over these banks temporarily and fire all the thieves who stole our money. But instead, what did they do? They enabled them. They called for more offshore oil drilling. They expanded the war in Afghanistan. The stimulus package -- they caved in to the Republicans. Everything that we've been trying to push them to do has...
  • Levi Johnston -- Lost a Fiancee, Gained a Reality Show

    08/09/2010 2:03:51 PM PDT · by pissant · 35 replies · 1+ views
    TMZ ^ | 8/9/10 | staff
    Levi Johnston is no longer engaged to Bristol Palin -- but he's got a sweet new reality show deal to help him get over it. Sources close to Johnston tell TMZ he signed a new reality deal this weekend, one that doesn't include everyone's favorite unwed teen mother from Alaska.
  • Levi Johnston -- Lost a Fiancee, Gained a Reality Show

    08/09/2010 2:11:38 PM PDT · by Justaham · 21 replies
    TMZ ^ | 8-9-10
    Levi Johnston is no longer engaged to Bristol Palin -- but he's got a sweet new reality show deal to help him get over it. Sources close to Johnston tell TMZ he signed a new reality deal this weekend, one that doesn't include everyone's favorite unwed teen mother from Alaska. We're told Levi will actually begin shooting in Los Angeles on Monday and then cameras will follow him back to Alaska. No word yet on what the exact format will be, though several networks are said to be interested.
  • Roseanne Rants Against Israel, Announces Presidential Bid

    08/07/2010 8:35:47 PM PDT · by PROCON · 62 replies
    bighollywood.com ^ | Aug. 7, 2010 | Hollywoodland
    Roseanne’s blog: Israel: What a vile and hideous country:http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1280589635 I have reached the point, after reading today’s news where I can really no longer support in any way anything having to do with Israel or its apologists. I know that this means I will most likely never work in US media again. I have tried to navigate my way through attempting to be a person of moral courage and a performer in the US. I have come to the realization that there is just no way to remain mute on the subject of the horrid oppression by Israel of its...
  • Franken apologizes to McConnell for rudeness

    08/06/2010 8:58:53 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | August 5, 2010 | AP Staff
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday for being rude to Sen. Mitch McConnell as the Senate's top Republican was winding up a solemn debate on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. Franken, a liberal Democrat from Minnesota, was presiding over the Senate as McConnell explained his opposition to President Barack Obama's high-court nominee. A Senate GOP aide said Franken made theatrical gestures and whispered under his breath as the Kentucky senator spoke. It was distracting enough that McConnell went up to the former comedian afterward and said, "This isn't 'Saturday Night Live,' Al."
  • Sarah Palin Has a Point: Get the Deets on Levi Johnston's Music Video Debut

    08/05/2010 4:09:04 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 91 replies · 3+ views
    E!.com ^ | 08/05/2010 | Gina Serpe
    A girlfriend's overbearing and manipulative mother, implications of blackmail, a forced breakup, a naked love romp, police interference…no, we simply can't imagine why Sarah and Bristol Palin had a problem with Levi Johnston's music video debut. We also can't imagine what was left on the cutting room floor, seeing as how Levi never meant to nail the Palins and all. E! News has obtained a copy of the treatment for the relationship-ending video he's set to roll camera on next week and it's not exactly what you would call a flattering portrait of his (until recent) home life. -snip- Since...
  • Liberal Smear of Thatcher Stresses Need for Conservative Creative Balance

    07/23/2010 9:21:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2010 | Douglas MacKinnon
    What a surprise. It seems that another far-left liberal actor has taken a role with the express intent being to smear a conservative icon. In this case, it’s Meryl Streep allegedly trying to dishonor and cheapen the accomplishments of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. How? By of all things, playing Thatcher in an upcoming film. According to The Daily Telegraph of London, the children of the former prime minister are “…appalled at what they have learnt about the film…they think it sounds like some Left-wing fantasy.” When I was at the Pentagon, I had the honor to meet and help...
  • Oliver Stone: US should nationalize oil resources

    07/20/2010 10:48:52 AM PDT · by Dogbert41 · 47 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | 7-20-2010 | RAPHAEL G. SATTER
    LONDON – The Gulf of Mexico oil spill shows that the United States should follow the example of South American socialists in nationalizing its energy industry, filmmaker Oliver Stone said Tuesday.
  • Chelsea Clinton Wedding Guest List Revealed [Streisand, Spielberg, Oprah, Ted Turner.......]

    07/14/2010 2:04:55 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 200 replies · 3+ views
    Chelsea Clinton Wedding Guest List Revealed Posted by Devon Thomas NEW YORK (CBS) It's wedding season and Hillary and Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea has her guest list all sorted out. The First Daughter, 30, who is getting married on July 31 to Marc Mezvinsky, is throwing a wedding bash that will reportedly have up to 500 guests, including some of the biggest names in politics and entertainment. Just who made the cut? According to the Hudson Valley News, guests include President Obama, singer Barbra Streisand, filmmaker Steven Spielberg and his wife Kate Capshaw, and media moguls Oprah Winfrey and Ted...
  • Jimmy Kimmel crew tries to fry pro-lifer

    07/14/2010 6:32:44 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 16 replies · 1+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 14, 2010 | Jill Stanek
    Abortion isn't very funny, as comedian Jimmy Kimmel is learning... ...the youth pro-life activist group Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust was holding a Face the Truth event...on Hollywood Boulevard... ...showing the public the reality of abortion via large graphic photos of aborted babies. While the pro-life protest was under way, a film crew showed up to tape a stunt across the street for "Jimmy Kimmel Live"... ...the crew quickly became aggravated by the gory aborted baby-photos and turned two of the hot spotlights on Survivor Ryan Bueler. ...a cameramen states several times he has turned the spotlight on Bueler and...
  • Roseanne Barr: Republicans “Cherish the Freedom to Have Sex With Small Children”

    07/14/2010 10:34:40 AM PDT · by Justaham · 37 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-14-10 | Jim Hoft
    Eccentric comedian and former talk show host Roseanne Barr claimed on her blog July 8 that Republicans are avid kiddie porn viewers who like to have sex with young children. The liberal activist and comedy queen was blogging about sicko children’s author K.P. Bath, who was just slapped with a six years prison term for child porn possession last week. In an item titled “typical republican child porn consuming geek,” Barr posted a mug shot of Bath and wrote that he was “a typical republican who loves reagan and palin and despises the ‘nanny state’ and socialism.”
  • Michael Moore Caught Stealing Other’s Work

    07/13/2010 12:21:12 PM PDT · by GOP_Raider · 11 replies
    Publius Forum ^ | 13 July 2010 | Warner Todd Huston
    Filmmaker Michael Moore, famed for his propagandistic left-slanted portrayals of America in such films as Roger and Me, Bowling for Columbine, and Sicko, is under fire for lifting the work of a writer from the Knoxville News Sentinel and reposting it on his own site in total despite that copyright laws disallow such a practice. On his site Random Mumblings the News Director of Innovation for the Knoxville News Sentinel, Jack Lail, reported that Michael Moore lifted an entire story and its accompanying video production from his newspaper’s website and reposted it all on MichaelMoore.com. Not only did he lift...
  • Oliver Stone Attacks Me: Here is my Answer, Oliver.

    07/13/2010 11:39:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 12, 2010 | Ron Radosh
    At the end of June, I wrote a short op-ed in the Wall Street Journal. In that article, I criticized Oliver Stone’s “documentary” South of the Border. I wrote the following: What Mr. Stone and his writers have presented is a standard far-left narrative that is part of a long line of propaganda films, a modern American version of the old agitprop. There are no dissenting voices in this film. Nor is there any mention of the fact that Mr. Chávez has closed down television and radio stations that disagree with him and arrested dissenting political figures. I then followed...
  • Actor Ed Norton named UN biodiversity ambassador

    07/09/2010 11:45:39 AM PDT · by Weird Tolkienish Figure · 24 replies · 1+ views
    PRINT Back to story Actor Ed Norton named UN biodiversity ambassador AFP - Friday, July 9 Actor Ed Norton named UN biodiversity ambassador UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - – American actor Edward Norton, who has starred in films including "The Incredible Hulk," "Fight Club," and "Kingdom of Heaven," has a new role -- United Nations goodwill ambassador for biodiversity. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made the announcement, noting that Norton and his family had long been involved in issues related to sustainable development and conservation. Norton said he hoped he can use his celebrity to boost awareness of the UN's ideals...
  • Meryl Streep to play Margaret Thatcher (ultra barf)

    07/01/2010 8:48:25 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 40 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 07/01/2010 | Borys Kit
    Meryl Streep is in talks to reteam with her "Mamma Mia!" director Phyllida Lloyd for "Thatcher," a biopic of the controversial and long-governing former British prime minister. Jim Broadbent is in talks to play Margaret Thatcher's husband, Denis, for the pic, which is being produced by Pathe and Film4. The film is set in 1982 and tracks Thatcher as she tries to save her career in the 17 days preceding the 1982 Falklands War. The 2 1/2-month war was a turning point for the prime minister, who, after the victory, saw her approval ratings double and went on to win...
  • ‘Star Trek' franchise an homage to humanist philosophy

    06/30/2010 9:05:26 AM PDT · by iowamark · 48 replies
    Worcester (MA) Telegram ^ | 06/29/2010 | Bronislaus B. Kush
    If you're a big fan of the Star Trek science fiction genre, then there's a good chance that you're a humanist at heart. That's the way that Susan Sackett, the longtime personal executive assistant to Trek franchise creator Gene Roddenberry, sees it. Ms. Sackett, who met recently with the Greater Worcester Humanists group at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester, said Mr. Roddenberry was an admitted humanist who liberally sprinkled his out of this world stories about Capt. James Tiberius Kirk, Mr. Spock and the other Star Trek characters with the fundamentals of humanism — a non-theistic, or secular, approach,...
  • 2 more bands skip Arizona over SB1070

    06/29/2010 10:15:10 AM PDT · by SandRat · 89 replies · 2+ views
    The chorus of artists against Arizona continues to widen because of the state's upcoming immigration law. The Sound Strike announced on its Web site that Nine Inch Nails and Maroon 5 are the latest acts to skip Arizona in response to the passage of SB 1070. The Sound Strike says a boycott is the most effective form of noncompliance with a law that threatens the civil and human rights of everyday people living within the state. The group says it has become clear that to perform in Arizona, with this divisive and unjust law on the books, is no longer...