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  • US actor (Sheen) 'pardons' Irish war protesters

    05/24/2003 6:47:22 AM PDT · by veronica · 40 replies · 287+ views
    IRNA ^ | May 24 2003
    American actor Martin Sheen has expressed solidarity with a group of Irish war protesters, charged with causing criminal damages to a US warplane, saying they had "moral courage." Sheen, who stars as a US president in the television drama series 'The West Wing,' said he was prepared to give the five Irish demonstrators his own special dispensation and "grant them full pardon," the Irish Independent newspaper reported Saturday. "As a fellow Catholic peace activist I am compelled to support them and their struggle for peace and social justice and their efforts to gain a fair trial," he said after meeting...
  • Sean Penn’s Downtown Lunch Marred by Car, Gun Theft

    04/10/2003 11:56:37 AM PDT · by lainie · 75 replies · 665+ views
    The Daily Californian via DRUDGE ^ | April 10, 2003 | Nate Tabak
    Actor Sean Penn's car was stolen as he lunched at a Downtown Berkeley restaurant yesterday afternoon, police said. The car, a black 1987 Buick Grand National, was taken in broad daylight between 1 and 2:45 p.m. while it was parked on the 2300 block of Shattuck Avenue, said Berkeley police Officer Mary Kusmiss. "It was quite bold," Kusmiss said. Penn, 42, told police he had a loaded 9 mm Glock handgun inside his car in addition to an unloaded .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver in the trunk. It was legal for Penn to have the guns in his car because...
  • Nothing but the trough (Barf alert)

    01/30/2003 12:19:15 PM PST · by Inspectorette · 5 replies · 264+ views
    Santa Maria Times ^ | 01/29/03 | Quintin Cushner
    January 29, 2003 Nothing but the trough Author Arianna Huffington talks to The Times about corporate greed, President Bush's affectionate nickname for an Enron executive and her upcoming lecture at UCSB. By Quintin Cushner Life & Times Writer Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington promotes herself well. The Greece-born author and columnist is currently on a two-month book tour. On Monday, she was in Boston to appear on a local television show - and to speak with a group of students at a small New England college (all right, she was speaking at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government). Apparently unconcerned...
  • ... A Sad Time (Barbra Streisand on the election)

    11/13/2002 10:46:50 AM PST · by mondonico · 50 replies · 280+ views
    barbrastreisand.com ^ | November 8, 2002 | Barbra Streisand
    It is a sad time. The Democratic Party was not able to articulate a clear message - was not able to convey the very real and very many differences between the two parties. They did not allow the American people to make a meaningful choice. They never articulated what it was we were voting for, and in doing so they failed to motivate their base to go to the polls. The Republicans, on the other hand, spoke directly to their constituency and gave them a reason to vote. Instead of standing up to the Republicans and indicating their differences, the...