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  • The Secret American Subculture Of Putin-Worshippers

    09/23/2013 8:44:27 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 81 replies
    National Journal ^ | September 23, 2013 | Mark Cogan
    Two years ago, Gayne C. Young, a Texas-based writer and blogger for Outdoor Life, scored the interview of a lifetime. As a beat writer, Young had enjoyed the outdoor exploits of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has been documented shooting a gray whale with a crossbow, tranquilizing a tiger attacking a news crew, hunting shirtless, fishing shirtless, and riding horseback shirtless. On a personal level, Young liked the rugged brand of masculinity that seemed a throwback to Teddy Roosevelt. "Although you have Clinton shooting ducks, you never see it. Although Rick Perry says he enjoys hunting, you don't see it....
  • Diplomacy of Dunces:Kerry-Obama mastered art of carrying a big mouth & getting hit with a hard stick

    09/16/2013 5:25:35 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 7 replies
    am spectator ^ | 9/16/13 | j babbin
    The U.S.-Russian agreement, which is supposed to result in the seizure and disposition of Syria’s chemical weapons, is the crowning achievement of President Obama’s and Secretary of State Kerry’s diplomacy. Their achievements are threefold. First, they have given New York Times op-ed contributor Vladimir Putin everything he wanted and obtained precisely nothing in return. Second, they have smoke screened public attention from the fact that the whole crisis on Syrian chemical weapons was manufactured from Obama’s cavalier comment that created the so-called “red line.” They’re now praying that people forget that the new agreement removes the threat of American use...
  • LIVE THREAD: WH Press Briefing – June 10, 2013 (1:00 ish pm EDT)

    06/10/2013 9:50:39 AM PDT · by don-o · 37 replies
    The White House ^ | Jay CarneyJune 10, 2013
    Over / under Appropriate / inappropriate: 30 Any reference to investigations: 50 Ask somebody else: 25Odds “Mistakes were made” 200:1 Carney is confronted on his bald faced lies about WH role in sanitizing Benghazi talking points: 8:1Benghazi Emails Directly Contradict White House Claims WH Live Stream
  • Hector Camacho, 50, Boxer Who Lived Dangerously, Dies

    11/24/2012 7:41:04 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 14 replies
    ny times ^ | 11-24-12 | bruce weber
    Hector Camacho, a boxer known for his lightning-quick hands and flamboyant personality who emerged from a delinquent childhood in New York’s Spanish Harlem to become a world champion in three weight classes, died on Saturday in San Juan, P.R., after being shot while sitting in a parked car. He was 50.
  • Happy Birthday Zo!

    07/07/2012 11:08:17 PM PDT · by mnehring · 14 replies
    Various
    Happy Birthday to the Z man!A Zo! video to rub it in he is getting OLD! Jimi Hendrix, American Individual and Patriot>Please give it up for a great freeper and patriot ZO!
  • Perry-Pawlenty 2012

    08/30/2011 2:56:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 30, 2011 | Guy Benson
    While the presidential horserace will consume much of the political media’s attention over the next year, muted Running Mate Match Game speculation is already underway. One figure that generates a disproportionate amount of discussion on this front is Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Despite a series of public demurrals, Rubio-for-VP buzz is unlikely to dissipate any time soon. In Rubio, Republicans have a gifted politician, a very effective communicator, and someone who has earned near-universal admiration among conservatives. He also hails from a critical swing state, and could almost single-handedly put a coveted and growing demographic into play, virtually overnight. Rubio...
  • 'Alpha Dog' is at it again! Putin leads biker gang in his latest macho photo opportunity

    08/30/2011 8:00:55 AM PDT · by AfricanChristian · 233 replies
    Politicians will usually kick off an election campaign with a rousing speech, a meet-and-greet handshaking session or a nice photo opportunity kissing a baby. Unless, of course, they are Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who joined a biker gang and led them on a testosterone-fuelled motorcade. Over-revving the engine as he sat astride a three-wheeled Harley Davidson, the former KGB tough man looked both ludicrous and very much at home in the latest of macho stunts that have punctuated his political career.
  • Peggy Noonan: Is Rick Perry too macho?

    08/27/2011 8:00:56 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 82 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 25, 2011 | Allahpundit
    I can’t shake the feeling that this column might not be well received by the base. She’s referring, of course, to his comments about Bernanke’s near-treason and offhand musings about secession: Mr. Perry’s primary virtue for the Republican base is that he means it. He comes across as a natural conservative, Texas Division, who won’t be changing his mind about his basic premises any time soon. His professed views don’t seem to be an outfit he can put on and take off at will. In this of course he’s the anti-Romney. Unlike Ms. Bachmann, he has executive experience, three terms...
  • Deadly honor? Macho guys more likely to get killed

    08/15/2011 12:00:45 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies
    MSNBC ^ | August 15, 2011 | Brian Alexander
    People do stupid things all the time and they do them in all geographic regions, but as any regular viewer of Comedy Central’s "Tosh 2.0" can tell you, there does seem to be an uncanny correlation between certain regions of the country and the kind of risk-taking behavior that could get you seriously hurt or even killed. That’s the premise of a new study out today in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. The three authors, all from the University of Oklahoma, found that states with a “culture of honor” –- in the South, and the West, mainly --...
  • X-Rated Weiner Photo Leaks

    06/08/2011 10:55:39 AM PDT · by JesseWatters · 50 replies
    FoxNation.com ^ | June 8 | Staff
    Andrew Breitbart said he wouldn't release his final photo of Rep. Anthony Weiner, an X-rated close-up, because the congressman had owned up to his Internet affairs. But he'd hold into it, he said Tuesday, as "an insurance policy" in case Weiner tried to get revenge on the blogger. Unfortunately for Breitbart--and for Weiner--that policy no longer holds, because on Wednesday a pair of radio DJs seem to have leaked a photo of Breitbart displaying the money shot on his iPhone.
  • Oliver Stone Defends Latin American Film [Says Hugo Chavez "Too Macho" for Americans] [!!!]

    07/06/2010 9:27:25 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 60 replies · 1+ views
    The Wrap ^ | 07/03/10 | Steve Pond
    Critics who complain about his favorable depiction of Hugo Chavez and other Latin American leaders are spreading “mythologies,” director Oliver Stone said Friday night after a Santa Monica screening of his film “South of the Border.” Stone participated in a Q&A session at Laemmle’s Monica 4-Plex after the screening, which was picketed by protesters who felt that his documentary’s positive look at anti-imperialist leaders in Venezuela, Bolivia, Argentina and other countries overlooked the economic ills and repressive policies of countries like Chavez’s Venezuela. Actress Maria Conchita Alonso, who earlier in the week told theWrap that Stone’s depiction of Chavez was...
  • Matt Damon makes transformation to macho (Macho, Macho Man. Damon's got to be, a macho man)

    03/11/2010 6:36:43 PM PST · by tobyhill · 25 replies · 815+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 3/11/2010 | msnbc
    It may have required a colossal leap of imagination for moviegoers to accept the actor who played the sensitive, lonely and confused Tom Ripley in “The Talented Mr. Ripley” in the action-packed role of lethal government-trained assassin Jason Bourne. But when director Doug Liman first set out on the casting path for “The Bourne Identity,” the 2002 box office hit that was the first installment in the lucrative franchise, it didn’t take him long to choose Matt Damon as his leading man. “I wanted to create the thinking man’s action movie,” said Liman, who recently finished shooting “Fair Game,” about...
  • Bare-chested Vladimir Putin strikes a macho pose (Gay Icon?)

    08/04/2009 11:42:33 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 116 replies · 4,261+ views
    Timesonline ^ | 4 Aug 09 | Tony Halpi
    Vladimir Putin has buffed up his action-man image and raised the pin-up stakes among world leaders with another set of bare-chested holiday pictures. Photographs were published today showing the Russian Prime Minister stripped to the waist and riding a horse imperiously through rugged terrain during a brief holiday in the Siberian region of Tuva. Wearing only green fatigues, his eyes hidden behind reflective sunglasses, Mr Putin also showed his gentler side as he fed the horse from his hand after the ride. Mr Putin, who will be 57 in October, showed off a set of rippling arm muscles as he...
  • Paris (Hilton) Finds Ronaldo Cissy (She Likes Mer Men to Be Macho)

    06/24/2009 8:40:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 980+ views
    The reason why Paris Hilton ditched Cristiano Ronaldo after two nights of passion is apparently that the soccer ace is a “real cissy”. The hotel heiress had reportedly told her pals that she could never seriously romance the Real Madrid winker, because she likes her men to be macho, reports The Daily Star. Paris enjoyed a sizzling romp with the Portuguese ace in Los Angeles nightspot MyHouse as he celebrated his transfer from Manchester United. A Hollywood source said: “She likes her guys to be macho and as far as she’s concerned Ronaldo turned out to be a real cissy....
  • Cripes! My website crashed!

    11/20/2008 9:54:47 PM PST · by Zo - Macho Sauce Productions · 1 replies · 300+ views
    I've was informed my website is temporarily unavailable. I didn't realize it would get so much traffic. I didn't think I would need that much bandwidth! Thanks for proving me wrong!!! I hope you'll still visit! If you get the same message, just refresh the page. It should come up then. God bless ya's! AlfonZo www.machosauceproductions.com
  • DIGG this Macho video

    11/01/2008 3:01:28 PM PDT · by ex-Libertarian · 7 replies · 613+ views
    Macho
    I know you've seen this video, now DIGG it. If enough of you DIGG it, this will show up in front of potentially millions http://digg.com/political_opinion/Awesome_rant_by_Macho
  • Macho Putin in yet ANOTHER display of masculinity

    10/07/2008 10:30:11 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 24 replies · 1,037+ views
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 07th October 2008 | Mail Foreign Service
    Macho Putin in yet ANOTHER display of masculinity as he releases 'Let's learn judo with Vladimir' DVD By Mail Foreign Service Last updated at 5:51 PM on 07th October 2008 First we saw him shirtless while fishing. Then he was pictured at the wheel of a massive racing truck and shooting a tiger in the Siberian forest with a tranquiliser. He has also appeared operating a train, sailing on a submarine and co-piloting a fighter jet. Now Vladimir Putin - the world's most manly leader - has released yet another display of his own masculinity: a DVD entitled 'Let's learn...
  • In the name of the father

    07/15/2006 7:09:34 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 4 replies · 558+ views
    Scotland on Sunday ^ | Sun 16 Jul 2006 | DANI GARAVELLI
    In the name of the fatherhttp://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=1033732006 http://tinyurl.com/ozefu DANI GARAVELLI Sun 16 Jul 2006 ONCE upon a time, I believed it didn't matter a whit whether a baby was born into a family with one parent or two. Or with two mothers or two fathers rather than a mother and a father. Why should it? What was important was not the number or gender of the parents, but whether or not they were loving and attentive. That was, of course, before I had any of my own. Now I realise that bringing up children is a challenge even for two well-meaning...
  • The Problem with Boys

    07/11/2006 7:08:37 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 12 replies · 540+ views
    Esquire ^ | July 2006, Volume 146, Issue 1 | Tom Chiarella
    The Problem with Boyshttp://www.esquire.com/features/articles/2006/060611_mfe_July_06_Boys_1.html http://tinyurl.com/noszs By Tom Chiarella July 2006, Volume 146, Issue 1 ...Is actually a problem with men. We've ignored all the evidence of male achievement and ambition deficits and stood aside as our sons have notched a growing record of failure and disengagement. It's time we did something about it. A call to action. ------------------ I HAVE TWO SONS. One is sixteen, the other thirteen. Like any boys, they are a little too muscular in their expectations from life. In a single evening, they can be sullen, sweet, hurtful, gentle, distant, funny, and full of grit. Tonight...
  • Nothing New In Ubersexual (El Rushbo Comes Out Of The Closet Alert)

    10/11/2005 10:32:58 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 54 replies · 3,322+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 10/11/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Folks, have you heard the new term "ubersexual"? Snerdley, you've heard it? I just heard it for the first time today. I know that there's metrosexual and heterosexual and homosexual, bisexual, animal sexual, trisexual, and all that, but I've not heard of ubersexual. Let me tell you what ubersexual is. Well, first, Snerdley, you tell me what you think it is. Oh, well, then! He says he doesn't know what it is, but (interruption). Okay, all you've done is heard the term. All right. Well, the definition for this -- we got three audio sound bites. Grab 15, 16...
  • WOMAN FINED FOR FUMBLING NATIONAL ANTHEM (MEXICO)

    11/16/2004 1:26:36 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 21 replies · 1,022+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 15 Nov 2004 | Editor, Associated Press
    MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A woman who fumbled a few phrases of Mexico's national anthem while singing the song before a soccer game in Guadalajara has been fined $40 for the blunder.
  • Election is turning into a duel of the manly men.

    09/22/2004 4:44:43 PM PDT · by gwb43_2004 · 60 replies · 1,320+ views
    USA Today ^ | Wed Sep 22, 6:32 AM ET | Jill Lawrence and Judy Keen
    <p>They talk guns, they talk teams, they talk tough. You'd think they were running for top jock. Or maybe leader of the free world. It's macho time in the presidential race. The best man could be the one who seems more manly.</p>
  • Caption Macho John Kerry

    07/26/2004 12:09:57 PM PDT · by ICX · 43 replies · 1,855+ views
    Texas Cable News ^ | 7/26/04 | TCN