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  • Why are conservatives turning on Hastert so soon?

    10/03/2006 7:01:09 PM PDT · by roostercogburn · 264 replies · 3,440+ views
    I am shocked that so many are turning on Hastert so quickly. Is it due to a sense of anger that much of the conservative agenda has not come to pass? Or is it a true sense that he is lying to everyone about how much he knew?
  • Chavez lampoons 'John Wayne' Bush

    09/21/2006 5:58:31 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 44 replies · 1,218+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 22 September 2006 | Daniel Trotta
    VENEZUELAN President Hugo Chavez has taken his anti-imperialist rhetoric to New York's Harlem overnight and ridiculed US President George W. Bush as a puffed-up John Wayne wannabe. And a supportive crowd loved it. Mr Chavez stunned delegates at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday by calling Mr Bush "the devil himself" and saying he left the smell of sulfur hanging in the chamber from his appearance the previous day. He received an ovation at the United Nations, but nothing like the raucous and upbeat receptions later Wednesday at a free university and again overnight at a Baptist church in the...
  • What would John Wayne do?

    08/04/2006 6:44:42 PM PDT · by too short · 38 replies · 3,073+ views
    WND ^ | April 18, 2005 | Vox Day
    After almost every column or blogpost I've written about the various idiosyncracies of women, some woman writes to complain that I never criticize men. Of course, there's not exactly a shortage of male-bashing in the mainstream media today, to say nothing of chick rags like Cosmopolitan, Ms., Self and other variants on the Me, Myself and I theme so popular with women. And while there is something about the modern American man that is absolutely worthy of criticism, I don't think it's exactly what these feminists had in mind. For you see, the main problem with men today is that...
  • Don't leave us, John Wayne!

    08/04/2006 6:30:30 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 17 replies · 800+ views
    The Daily utah Chronicle ^ | 7/31/06 | Jessica Fawson
    John Wayne is possibly the greatest Western cowboy of all time. He was a one-man show who had the fastest guns in the West and always found his enemy and brought him to justice. Cowboys go through life on their own, and they always get the bad guys, whether it's "dead or alive." It should come as no surprise, therefore, that a recent Times article (July 9) called for the "end of cowboy diplomacy"-our nation's policy of going it alone when it comes to world affairs. The Wild West had no real laws and was much like our current international...
  • John Wayne: "Why I Love America" video

    06/29/2006 5:00:19 PM PDT · by mukraker · 3 replies · 1,797+ views
    The video link below connects to a short video narrated by John Wayne, set to his recording of "Why I Love America" recording. (a fast internet connection is recommended - if you're using dial-up, this may not load properly)
  • May 26, 1907 John Wayne Is Born(The pride of Winterset, Iowa)

    05/26/2006 4:19:18 PM PDT · by kellynla · 26 replies · 1,551+ views
    History ^ | May 26, 2006 | staff
    John Wayne, an actor who came to epitomize the American West, is born in Winterset, Iowa. Born Marion Michael Morrison, Wayne's family moved to Glendale, California, when he was six years old. As a teen, he rose at four in the morning to deliver newspapers, and after school he played football and made deliveries for local stores. When he graduated from high school, he hoped to attend the U.S. Naval Academy. However, after the school rejected him, he accepted a full scholarship to play football at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In the summer of 1926, Wayne's...
  • John Wayne's 99th birthday. RIP Duke

    05/26/2006 3:21:52 AM PDT · by P8riot · 101 replies · 2,159+ views
    Biography: We called him Duke, and he was every bit the giant off screen he was on. Everything about him - his stature, his style, his convictions-conveyed enduring strength, and no one who observed, his struggle in those final days could doubt that strength was real. Yet there was more. He was born Marion Michael Morrison in Winterset, Iowa. When Marion was six, the family moved to California. There he picked up the nickname Duke-after his Airedale. He rose at 4 a.m. to deliver newspapers, and after school and football practice he made deliveries for local stores. He was an...
  • Were Duke Players Victims of an E-Mail Sting? (new accusation)

    04/16/2006 9:05:32 PM PDT · by Michael2001 · 138 replies · 4,175+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | Apr. 14, 2006 | FULTON AND SARAH KWAK
    With a grand jury now expected to convene Monday to weigh indictments of two or three of the Duke lacrosse players tied to allegations of raping an exotic dancer, defense lawyers say they fear their clients are being targeted in a setup or sting operation possibly perpetrated by law enforcement. The lawyers have advised the players not to trust or respond to any e-mails sent to each other, one attorney tells Time. The explosive allegations stem from an e-mail message sent in the last few days to several players from the e-mail address of another player, stating he was going...
  • What John Wayne Can Teach Dems

    01/26/2006 8:08:23 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 135 replies · 2,830+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 1/26/06 | Richard Cohen
    The latest poll is not good for the Democrats. I am not talking here of the one showing George Bush's approval rating inching up. I'm talking about the recently released Harris Poll showing John Wayne, one of the most popular movie stars of 2005. The one thing he and the Democratic Party have in common is that they are both dead. Wayne was the quintessential anti-Democrat. Everything he stood for - from support for the Vietnam War to antipathy to the '60s and '70s counterculture - was in consonance with GOP positions. More important, though, his iconic man-on-horseback image has...
  • A Hard Kick From John Wayne's Gun

    01/21/2006 3:25:46 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 51 replies · 15,291+ views
    New York Times ^ | January 21, 2006 | STACEY STOWE
    Douglas Healey for The New York TimesUnless a rescue plan is worked out or a new buyer comes forward, the gun-manufacturing plant in New Haven, with about 200 employees, will close on March 31. Come spring, the Winchester rifle, immortalized as the gun that won the West and rode into the sunset with John Wayne, will be made in Portugal and Japan. The U.S. Repeating Arms Company, which has manufactured rifles and shotguns in New Haven since 1866, is set to shut its doors on March 31. About 200 people will lose their jobs, many having worked for decades...
  • "Why Are You Marching, Son?" John Wayne

    07/03/2005 5:50:19 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 5 replies · 526+ views
    John Wayne | 7/3/05 | John Wayne
    "Not like the brazen giant of Greek fameWith conquering lims astride from land to land;Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch,whose flameIs the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles.From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome;Her mild eyes command the air-brigded harbor that twin cities frame,"Keep,ancient lands,your storied pom!"cries she with silent lips."Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breath free,The wrechted refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,I lift my lamp beside the golden door!" (click to listen)
  • Preparing for the Fourth of July? John Wayne's "Why I love America"

    06/30/2005 8:30:19 AM PDT · by tenn2005 · 13 replies · 468+ views
    National Morality. Com ^ | 06-30-05 | John Wayne
    Be sure that your sound is turned up for this.
  • Bush urged: 'Never apologize' to Muslims (Officials reportedly inspired by John Wayne movie)

    06/07/2005 9:51:41 AM PDT · by Stoat · 24 replies · 2,305+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | June 7, 2005
    WAR ON TERROR Bush urged: 'Never apologize' to Muslims Administration officials reportedly inspired by classic John Wayne movie Posted: June 7, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern  © 2005 Some members of the Bush administration have taken a cue from a classic John Wayne Western and are advising their boss to take the film's advice – "Never apologize" – when dealing with Muslims, reports geopolitical analysts Jack Wheeler. In a column on his intelligence website, To the Point, Wheeler explains Wayne's "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon," made in 1948, though lesser known than many of the star's films, includes what's been called...
  • NO APOLOGY:The day the Pres of the US announces they owe us an apology,then we start winning!

    06/04/2005 11:10:16 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 19 replies · 1,164+ views
    The consensus of film critics is that three of the four best Western movies ever made were those starring John Wayne: Stagecoach (1939), Red River (1948), and The Searchers (1956). (The fourth is Gary Cooper’s 1952 High Noon.) Many critics consider The Searchers to be one of the greatest movies, period, and has been the subject of numerous academic seminars. It is a lesser known John Wayne Western, however, that contains an important lesson for our relations with the Moslem world. Directed by John Ford, made in 1948, entitled She Wore A Yellow Ribbon, it stars Wayne as Capt. Nathan...
  • My happy birthday greetings to Mr. Marion Michael Morison [read as JOHN WAYNE] Vanity

    05/25/2005 9:09:22 AM PDT · by TMSuchman · 33 replies · 1,076+ views
    May 25,2005 | Myself
    This is an early HAPPY GREETING to the DUKE! A real alll American Hero!
  • True Grit On AMC-TV Tonight

    05/07/2005 4:23:12 PM PDT · by kingattax · 9 replies · 351+ views
    AMC-TV ^ | 5-7-2005
    "True Grit",one of John Wayne's best movies is on American Movie Classics channel tonight at 8 PM EDT. Wayne enters his lion-in-winter phase, subverting his screen image as western hero to provide a darker, richer portrayal of the real true grit called for on the frontier. Overweight, drunken and one-eyed, Wayne, as marshal Rooster Cogburn, would seem an unpromising candidate to track a murderous cowboy into Indian Territory. But he's Darby's choice to find the man who killed her father. They're joined by bounty hunter Campbell (in his first screen role) as they follow Corey and Duvall's gang to their...
  • John Wayne still biggest movie money-maker

    02/25/2005 4:27:11 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 40 replies · 2,145+ views
    Merc News ^ | Feb 25 05
    Get back, pilgrim. Legendary movie cowboy John Wayne has outshot Clint Eastwood's "Dirty Harry" and has cruised by Tom Cruise. The late actor has been named as the Top Money-Maker of All Time in the Quigley Publishing Company annual star poll. ...In order to compare The Duke's box office sales to that earned by contemporary stars, a weighted score was given to the star's ranking for each year
  • John Wayne Still Makes Favorite Actor in Harris Poll

    01/04/2005 9:38:54 AM PST · by FreeManWhoCan · 98 replies · 5,887+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 01/04/2005 | NewsMax
    Every year at this time The Harris Poll asks a nationwide cross-section of adults who their favorite movie star is. This year Tom Hanks recaptures the top spot, moving up three places from #4 last year. Mel Gibson, who had taken over first place last year, drops slightly to #2 this year. Rounding out the top four most popular stars are Julia Roberts at #3 and Johnny Depp at #4. These are the results of a nationwide poll of 1,015 U.S. adults surveyed online by Harris Interactive(R) between December 8 and 15, 2004. The "top ten" list is remarkably stable...
  • John Wayne Still Makes Favorite Actor-Mel Gibson #2 for 2004!

    01/04/2005 7:41:01 PM PST · by brigada · 11 replies · 479+ views ^ | Jan 4, 2005 | Carl Limbacher

    11/25/2004 8:59:08 AM PST · by FreeKeys · 7 replies · 1,035+ views
    One Cowboy Left ^ | Nov. 2004 | Sam Weller/Art Kendall/Randy Huston
    UPDATE POST ELECTION Cowboys still depend on their neighbors for help. They expect their neighbors to call on them in times of need. This is called "neighboring" a practice that has endured since the days of the pioneers. In Washington, DC this is called reaching across the aisle. It is time for all Americans to come together and work on the problems we all face. A COWBOY'S IN THE WHITE HOUSE. MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN COWBOYS. It used to tick me off when the Muslim detractors in the Middle East, or the socialist detractors in Europe, Hollywood and others...