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  • VIDEO: Maxine Waters ‘Impeach 45!’ chant sends GLAMOUR awards into frenzy

    11/14/2017 3:42:17 PM PST · by simpson96 · 21 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 11/14/2017 | Victor Skinner
    (snip)Waters addressed a theatre packed with liberal women – and school girls bused in from around Manhattan – on Monday, when she heaped praise on Glamour, a progressive women’s magazine that honored the 79-year-old career politician with its Woman of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, and took shots at the president.(snip) “This is your country, this is your future, and our democracy is at stake. So, not only am I depending on all of the progressives everywhere, but I’m depending on young people. I’m depending on the millennials to do what we know they can do,” Waters said. “You see...
  • LIZ SMITH: End Credits (Doesn't regret supporting Harvey Weinstein)

    10/12/2017 8:00:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    New York Social Diary ^ | October 12, 2017 | Liz Smith & Denis Ferrara
    The Best From The New Vanity Fair ... Rick Skye ... Rainbow Flags ... and The End Credits Roll For Harvey Weinstein. “WHY? Are you planning to kill me?!” That is Shonda Rhimes of “How to Get Away With Murder” and “Grey’s Anatomy” fame, answering Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire query “How would you like to die?” I love the PQ. I usually turn to it first, for laughs and more than occasional inspiration, before tackling the rest of the magazine. NOVEMBER’s VF, with Kate McKinnon on the cover, is one of those issues simply packed with great stuff. McKinnon’s profile,...
  • Peter Thiel Thinks ‘Star Trek’ Is ‘Communist’ While ‘Star Wars’ Is ‘Capitalist’

    01/12/2017 6:21:01 AM PST · by DFG · 68 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 01/11/2017 | Thom Geier
    In a wide-ranging interview with the New York Times’ Maureen Dowd on Wednesday, billionaire tech giant Peter Thiel defended his support of President-Elect Donald Trump and offered some characteristically esoteric opinions on everything from Meryl Streep to “Star Wars.” To a question noting that “President Obama had eight years without any ethical shadiness,” Thiel replied, “But there’s a point where no corruption can be a bad thing. It can mean that things are too boring.”
  • Robinson: Obama has good reason to smile

    09/07/2015 5:53:37 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    WASHINGTON • Attention has been focused on who becomes our next president, but meanwhile the incumbent is on quite a roll. Throughout his tour of Alaska, President Obama looked full of his old swagger. He took photos of Denali — the former Mt. McKinley — through the windows of Air Force One and shared them via Instagram. He used melting glaciers as a backdrop to talk about climate change, posed with small children and large fish, and became the first sitting president to venture north of the Arctic Circle. He seemed to smile throughout the trip, and why not? The...
  • Meet Bug-Eating, Urine-Drinking TV Outdoorsman Bear Grylls, Obama’s Unlikely Hiking Buddy

    09/03/2015 12:42:13 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    As far as hiking buddies go, Barack Obama and Bear Grylls make for an unlikely pairing. Grylls is a TV outdoorsman with a flair for drama and a propensity for drinking his own urine. Obama is cerebral and stolidly even-keeled, and, you know, the president of the United States. Nevertheless, the strange duo is slated for some bonding Tuesday while hiking the Exit Glacier, a south Alaskan river of ice that has shrunk by 1.25 miles in recent decades. They have no plans to drink urine, Grylls has confirmed, and the adventurer’s usually madcap exploits will be scaled down to...
  • Jon Stewart Reduced to Stenographer After White House Meetings Revealed

    07/29/2015 4:34:34 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | Joe Concha
    For Jon Stewart, this certainly isn’t the high note he wanted to go out on. The guy who prides himself on speaking truth to power, as the anti-establishment, take-to-both-sides-hero for millennials everywhere… reduced to a stenographer for a sitting president so thin-skinned about any and all criticism that he needs to dictate his own comedy. As originally reported in Politico by Darren Samuelson, the outgoing Daily Show host met with President Barack Obama twice in the past four years but failed to let anyone know about it. It was only then that Stewart — who loves to play the “I’m...
  • Barack H. Obama is the Greatest President of Modern Times (No, it is no satire)

    01/03/2015 12:30:35 PM PST · by South40 · 85 replies
    PoliticusUSA ^ | 29 DEC 2014 | Hrafnkell Haraldssonmore
    It is difficult to compare presidents outside of a narrow context of time. It is like trying to compare baseball players, like Ruth and Aaron, or football players, like Johnny Unitas and Peyton Manning. For athletes, the games they play were different then; and for presidents, not only the country, but the world is different. There is no way of knowing how a president today would have fared when faced with the prospect of the First or Second World War, or how they would have handled the advent of the Cold War with the Soviet Union. These are answers we...
  • Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Extend Run as Most Admired, (Mega barf!)

    12/29/2014 2:41:10 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 41 replies
    Gallup.com ^ | Jeffrey M. Jones
    Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Extend Run as Most Admired by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights Hillary Clinton is most admired woman for 17th time in 18 years Barack Obama is most admired man for 7th year in a row PRINCETON, N.J. -- Americans continue to name Hillary Clinton as the woman living anywhere in the world whom they admire most, and name Barack Obama as the man they admire most. Clinton has held the top women's spot in each of the last 13 years and 17 of the last 18, with that streak interrupted only by first lady Laura Bush...
  • Oliver Stone’s Most Vicious Insult!

    03/15/2014 7:46:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 15, 2014 | Humberto Fontova
    Oliver Stone's recent visit to Venezuela to premiere his Castro/Chavez infomercial "My Friend Hugo" has brought him under fire in social media. Exasperated beyond endurance by the onslaught Stone recently lashed back with (apparently) the most hateful insult his inflamed mind could conjure. You people are: "Similar to the right-wing Florida Cuban exiles who’ve helped keep the US in a dungeon of ignorance!" he raved. For leftists its “right-wing lunatics spreading a dungeon if ignorance!” For normal folks it’s: “people who have actually experienced communism trying to circumvent communist propaganda as disseminated by a media-Hollywood axis—and one not always completely...
  • Senate intelligence report takes GOP tirades about Benghazi head-on (Dems view, barf alert)

    01/28/2014 2:24:48 PM PST · by Republicanprofessor · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jan. 17, 2014 | David Ignatius
    Driving the Republican jihad was a claim, first reported in October 2012 by Fox News, that CIA personnel had wanted to respond more quickly to the Benghazi attack but were ordered to “stand down,” perhaps by political higher-ups. Although this claim was promptly rebutted by CIA officials, it was repeated by Fox News at least 85 times, according to a review by the liberal advocacy group Media Matters. This barrage fueled Republican charges that the Democrats were engaging in a coverup. The Senate intelligence report addressed this inflammatory charge head-on. “The committee explored claims that there was a ‘stand down’...
  • Matthews on Obama Interview: ‘He Came Amongst Us’ [Barf-bags at the ready, please]

    12/05/2013 6:04:29 PM PST · by markomalley · 42 replies
    MSNBC host Chris Matthews said President Obama “came amongst us” in an awestruck voice during a post-interview analysis on Hardball Thursday.Panelist David Corn said Obama appeared to remain frustrated with the media culture in Washington, but Matthews countered with Obama’s appearance on his program.“David Corn, you skeptic,” Matthews said. “He came to us today. He came amongst us.”Full exchange: DAVID CORN: I saw a president who remains frustrated with the political media culture that he has to work within, and that he’s really looking to rally people, students here–CHRIS MATTHEWS: Well, if that’s the case –CORN: – and supporters, and people within the...
  • The myths of Obamacare's 'failure' (Major BARF alert)

    11/19/2013 8:07:33 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 18 replies
    The Los Angeles TImes ^ | 11/18/2013 | Michael Hiltzik
    Attacks on the Affordable Care Act have stepped up over the last week or so. You'd think that the healthcare reform known as Obamacare is leading to the wholesale loss of affordable insurance by huge sectors of the American public, many of whom will be impoverished by being forced into low-quality health plans at exorbitant prices. You'd think the entire reform is on "life support," as the usually judicious National Journal put it today, speculating that Democrats may soon start calling for its repeal. Don't buy the hype. The numbers tell an entirely different story. What they also demonstrate is...
  • Women will decide election for McAuliffe, Cuccinelli

    11/04/2013 10:25:54 AM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 84 replies
    CBS6 WTVR ^ | November 04, 2013 | VCU iPadJournos
    RICHMOND, Va. – With just one more day to go in the campaign, there is one group of voters that Republican Ken Cuccinelli needs to win over to become the next governor of Virginia: Female voters. He currently trails his Democratic opponent Terry McAuliffe by 16 points among women. Carol Noggle, legislative coordinator of the League of Women Voters of Virginia, believes that women are likely to have a significant impact this year. “There were more women than men who are registering to vote,” Noggle said in a phone interview. “The higher turnout may be among women than men,” said...
  • Editorials Seethe with Anger over 'Shameful' Gun Control Defeat

    04/18/2013 8:27:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 4/18/2013 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
    In reaction to the defeat of gun control in the U.S. Senate yesterday, editorial pages across the nation are seething with anger, lashing out at rural America, gun manufacturers and the NRA.
  • US postpones award for Egyptian woman after anti-Semitic tweets surface

    03/07/2013 3:39:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 3/7/13 | Staff
    The Obama administration is postponing an award for an Egyptian activist who was subjected to a "virginity test" after protesting in Cairo´s Tahrir Square. The State Department had said Samira Ibrahim would be among recipients of an International Women of Courage award presented by Secretary of State John Kerry and first lady Michelle Obama on Friday. Now the State Department says she won´t be honored Friday because of anti-American and anti-Semitic comments on her Twitter account. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said Thursday officials will first study the tweets, which include support for attacks against U.S. diplomatic
  • After 1,460 Letters, Heart-Broken CNN Reporter to Stop Writing President,Lamenting "He Never Called"

    01/24/2013 6:36:03 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 37 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/24/13 | Aurelius
    Tom Foreman is a CNN "reporter" who few have heard of. Maybe no one's noticed him because he's been writing letters to President Barack Obama. Often. Every single day, in fact. For four years. That's 1,460 letters... What precisely was in the letters, on top of the sheer number of them, is particularly disturbing. The joy that this exercise gave Foreman at times is all the more unnerving. Mr. Foreman often ended letters asking the President to "call when you can," because he knows he's busy. He told him about "a guy [who] started giving [him] a hard time" in...
  • New Book Claims Journalists 'Swooned' Over Obama During Off The Record Bar Visit Last Year

    01/19/2013 7:06:33 PM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | January 19, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    As NewsBusters has been reporting for years, there is no objective press anymore - only sycophants gushing and fawning over the political leaders they agree with and admire. More evidence of this came Friday from the Washington Examiner's Charlie Spiering who shared with readers some startling observations in Buzzfeed reporter Michael Hastings' new book including journalists swooning over Barack Obama at an off-the-record event held at a bar in Orlando, Florida, last year: “The behavior of the assembled press corps was telling. Everyone, myself included, swooned. Swooned! Head over heels. One or two might have even lost their minds,” Hastings...
  • Op-Ed: Obama has already won (Unintentional humor alert)

    08/25/2012 1:14:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Knickerbocker Ledger ^ | August 23, 2012 | Stephen Pampinella
    Guys, I have to let you in on a little secret: the election is already over. No, I haven’t got crazy (yet) and realize that election day is more than two months away. However, after watching the last six weeks of this trainwreck of a campaign, it is impossible to believe that Romney has any chance to win. He doesn’t, and Obama will be reelected. We can make such bold predictions by reviewing a few pieces of evidence. Romney’s campaign: These guys don’t have a clue, do they? Like most members of the observing public, I assumed that the Romney...
  • White House Petition: Disinvite Former President Bill Clinton From the DNC Convention...

    08/20/2012 6:48:32 PM PDT · by kristinn · 20 replies
    White House We the People Petitions | Monday, August 20, 2012 | Kristinn Taylor
    Regarding the controversy about Rep. Akin's rape remarks, I have started a petition at the White House website to urge Pres. Obama to disinvite Bill Clinton from the Democrat's convention. Standards must be maintained by both parties. Please forward the link. After 150 signatures the petition will go live on the White House website. It can be seen here by those who sign up for a White House petition user acount and then can be signed. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/disinvite-former-president-bill-clinton-dnc-convention-over-his-history-abusing-women/XCDNwcjH Dropping the s from https may help view the petition. we petition the obama administration to: Disinvite Former President Bill Clinton From the...
  • FCC should clear Limbaugh from airwaves

    03/10/2012 5:09:44 PM PST · by Lattero · 154 replies
    CNN ^ | 03/10/2012 | Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem
    [...] These are just a few samples from the arsenal of degrading language Limbaugh deploys on women, people of color, lesbians and gays, immigrants, the disabled, the elderly, Muslims, Jews, veterans, environmentalists and so forth. Limbaugh doesn't just call people names. He promotes language that deliberately dehumanizes his targets. Like the sophisticated propagandist Josef Goebbels, he creates rhetorical frames -- and the bigger the lie the more effective -- inciting listeners to view people they disagree with as sub-humans. His longtime favorite term for women, "femi-nazi," doesn't even raise eyebrows anymore, an example of how rhetoric spreads when unchallenged by...