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  • After Trump's Indiana Win, GOP Loyalists Prepare for End Times

    05/03/2016 6:28:50 PM PDT · by Milhous · 65 replies
    Slate ^ | May 3 2016 8:51 PM | Christina Cauterucci
    Donald Trump's victory in Indiana came down quick as a guillotine—but even before the election results rolled in, the GOP faithful were jumping ship. Former John McCain aide Mark Salter declared his allegiance to Hillary Clinton earlier today. the GOP is going to nominate for President a guy who reads the National Enquirer and thinks it's on the level. I'm with her. — Mark Salter (@MarkSalter55) May 3, 2016 RedState blogger Ben Howe, who's promised to phone bank for Clinton if Trump gets the nomination, followed suit. #ImWithHer — Ben Howe (@BenHowe) May 3, 2016 Once it became clear that...
  • If Trump Is Nominee.... [my opus]

    05/01/2016 4:50:43 PM PDT · by Calpublican · 321 replies
    Self | 5/01/05 | Calpublican
    As a 5th generation Republican and Lifelong Conservative the political events of recent years have been frustrating. None are more frustrating than this election cycle. We prayed and hoped for a real Conservative to counter the leftward pull of Obama. We wanted someone to pull the country to the right so we could possibly be, at least, center America, where we typically like to land in national politics. We have had several Conservative candidates this cycle, but many who have called themselves "Conservative" have coalesced behind a man who is the farthest thing from Conservative as is imaginable and why?...
  • Michael Savage: Trump wrong about bathroom law

    05/01/2016 7:51:41 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 44 replies
    Talk-radio host Michael Savage, a strong supporter of Donald Trump’s campaign for president, took issue with the Republican front-runner’s opposition to North Carolina’s bathroom law, which requires people to use gender-specific public facilities according to their biological sex. “Trump is 100 percent wrong. Cruz supports the North Carolina measure, as I have and as I do,” Savage told his listeners. Savage said Trump’s supporters need to acknowledge the candidate made a mistake. “People do make mistakes,” he said. “I agree with Ted Cruz on this issue.”
  • Poll: Trump winning big in California (Trump 41%, Cruz 23%, Kasich 21%)

    Ted Cruz called California "the big enchilada” on Wednesday and said it would be the state that ultimately decides the Republican nomination. But a new poll from Capitol Weekly/Sextant Strategies shows Donald Trump in a dominant position across the state. The results, provided to POLITICO, show Trump leading statewide with 41 percent of the vote and Cruz trailing far behind with 23 percent. John Kasich is in third with 21 percent, and 15 percent of Republicans said they remain undecided. California is worth 172 delegates when it votes on June 7 — with the winner of each of the state’s...
  • Nothing Changed Yesterday—And Trump Is Still Not on the Path to Nomination

    04/21/2016 8:20:11 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 124 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/20/2016 | Jeremy Carl
    Before we begin debunking, let’s start with the obvious: It was undoubtedly a good night for Trump and unsurprisingly so, as NR’s Henry Olsen predicted on election eve. Trump looks to have taken 90 delegates and 60 percent of the vote, somewhat better than projections, although most election-eve forecasts had him taking at least 85 or so of New York’s 95 delegates (Olsen had him pegged for 87). But despite his victory, Trump got only a very modest bump from New York last night. And despite the breathless TV and print commentary from our New York–centered media, he still faces...
  • Trump donated to group that promotes homosexuality to 5-year-olds (trunc)

    02/29/2016 7:06:05 PM PST · by ConservativeTeen · 162 replies
    Life Site News ^ | February 29, 2016 | Ben Johnson
    Donald Trump donated $30,000 to homosexual activists, including a $20,000 grant to an organization that promoted "fisting" to middle school students, recommended books excusing homosexual pedophilia, and proclaimed its mission is "promoting homosexuality" in the public schools to children as early as kindergarten. According to a 990 form filed with the IRS, the Donald J. Trump Foundation donated $20,000 to the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) in 2012 and another $10,000 to Gay Men's Health Crisis.
  • Whoopi Goldberg Mistaken for Oprah Winfrey in Oscar Night Gaffe

    All it takes is one tweet for things to go horribly wrong. Beauty website Total Beauty learned that lesson during the red carpet arrivals at the 88th annual Academy Awards. After Whoopi Goldberg walked the red carpet, showing off a prominent tattoo on her shoulder, the website tweeted, “We had no idea @Oprah was #tatted, and we love it.” Perhaps whoever is in charge of social media for Total Beauty should go ahead and acquaint themselves with the people they’re tweeting about.
  • Oprah just lost $27 million on Weight Watchers

    02/26/2016 11:43:04 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 32 replies
    cnn money ^ | 2-26-2016 | Paul R. La Monica
    Oprah Winfrey may have shed some pounds using Weight Watchers. But she may have lost something else -- influence. And money. Shares of Weight Watchers (WTW) plunged nearly 30% Friday after the diet company reported a surprise $11 million quarterly loss. The company's sales fell and, most alarmingly, so did the number of Weight Watchers subscribers and attendance at meetings. Shares of Weight Watchers surged in October after Oprah announced she was taking a 10% stake in the company, joining its board and becoming a member as well. The hope was that Oprah's blessing would lead to a surge in...
  • One-Third of Iowa Voters Could Bail on Their Candidate, Pollster Warns

    01/28/2016 1:40:44 PM PST · by Mariner · 54 replies
    the Weekly Standard ^ | January 28th, 2016 | By Chris Deaton
    The Republican presidential primaries have been chaotic thus far. And the chaos could continue. Nearly a third (31 percent) of likely GOP caucus goers say they could change their vote before Monday, according to a fresh survey from Public Policy Polling. The new data suggest that “there are still a lot of votes on the table," PPP wrote in a release accompanying the results. What the numbers imply, though, is a mixed bag. On the one hand, Trump may be insulated from such fickle caucus goers, as 80 percent of his supporters say they're "firmly committed to him". Compare that...
  • Fox was planing on railroading Trump with questions from Muslims at debate

    01/28/2016 1:01:36 PM PST · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 123 replies
    .breitbart.com ^ | 26 Jan 2016 | NEIL MUNRO
    Fox News and Google have invited three YouTube personalities to ask questions at the Jan. 28 GOP debate including a Muslim advocate who describes Donald Trump as a bigot and who visually portrayed him as being in agreement with national socialist Adolf Hitler. We have a presidential candidate whose loudest message reeks of hatred and Islamophobia… turning on the news now is scary, and oftentimes, humiliating, the Muslim woman, Nabela Noor, says in a December YouTube video.
  • Political class just absolutely fascinated Trump is bailing on the next debate

    01/27/2016 9:04:07 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/27/16 | Dan Calabrese
    No one else cares. Since the political class is still in a quandry over how Donald Trump keeps rolling even as he does things they are sure will bring about his end, let’s use tomorrow night’s Fox News debate as the perfect case in point. Trump is apparently going to skip the debate because of his antipathy toward Megyn Kelly, or hers toward him, or whatever. Upon learning this, the entire world of political people immediately went into overdrive analyzing the move. Is it shrewd? Does this present an opening for Cruz? Does he look like a baby? How will...
  • Donald Trump Campaign Manager: Other Candidates Thinking About Skipping Fox Debate

    01/27/2016 9:18:07 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/27/16 | Charlie Spiering
    Speaking on Good Morning America and Morning Joe this morning, Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski hinted that other candidates were thinking of dropping out of the upcoming Fox News debate after Trump decided to bail. He asserted that anchor Megyn Kelly was "obsessed" with his boss, which was one reason why Trump decided not to participate. "Megyn Kelly is totally obsessed with Mr. Trump," Lewandowski said on Good Morning America. "She's done multiple shows on why he shouldn't be even involved in the race on television. She's completely obsessed with him. It's impossible to have a fair and honest...
  • ISIS Terrorist Released in Plea Deal Months Ago in Illinois

    11/22/2015 11:40:25 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 29 replies
    judicialwatch.org ^ | November 16, 2015
    The Paris terrorist attacks bring to mind the frightening case of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) operative arrested in Chicago last fall and released earlier this year to serve probation in Illinois for a state crime that secretly drew federal intervention. His name is Emad Karakrah, the ringleader of a sophisticated narco-terror operation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) facilitated his release from Cook County Jail in January. Judicial Watch uncovered Karakrah's terrorism record and has reported extensively on his extremist activities, including a 2009 plot to bomb talk-show host Oprah Winfrey's Chicago studios and the...
  • And the Award Goes To…

    11/09/2015 6:23:29 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-9-2015 | MOTUS
    The Guardian finds it weird that Ben Carson’s house (that he paid for through his honest efforts) contains a room in the basement, next to the pool table, where all of the awards and citations he’s received (by virtue of his God-given skill combined with honest effort) are displayed. My! That’s a lot of awards!I wonder if they find it equally weird and egotistical that people like Michael Jordan have a trophy room in his home, Or that Beyoncé and Jay Z might have a room in one of their many homes where they display all their Grammys.Or that Oprah...
  • “Jihad” is “misunderstood” spiritual struggle, Muslim scholar tells Oprah

    11/08/2015 8:11:33 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 41 replies
    Oprah doing a show on jihad could do enormous good. Instead, she did a show with an Islamic scholar who laughably claimed that jihad is merely a spiritual struggle. Oprah’s single “teachable moment” devastated the cause of truth and freedom. It is breathtaking. Little in Islamic text and teachings speak to a “spiritual struggle.” It’s all holy war. And that is exactly why hundreds of millions are waging war in the cause of jihad. Oprah has taken a page from the media, academia and political elites who have all but declared war on the truth and scrubbed motive and ideology...
  • Oprah Winfrey to buy 10 pct stake in Weight Watchers, joins board (stock soars)

    10/19/2015 7:16:49 AM PDT · by varyouga · 20 replies
    CNBC ^ | USA Today
    Oprah Winfrey to buy 10 pct stake in Weight Watchers and join board.
  • Video of Trump on Oprah from 1988. He said then what he is saying now.

    09/16/2015 8:01:08 AM PDT · by georgiegirl · 19 replies
    This video is a MUST to see, especially by those who don't quite trust that Trump is geniune about his belief that America is getting ripped off. He was saying almost the same exact words in 1988 on Oprah.
  • Donald Trump: Oprah Would Be A "Great" Vice President

    09/12/2015 1:44:02 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 66 replies
    CBSNews ^ | June 16, 2015 | STEPHANIE CONDON
    <p>After his splashy announcement Tuesday that he's running for the Republican presidential nomination, billionaire businessman Donald Trump made another bold declaration: Oprah Winfrey would be a "great" running mate.</p> <p>"I think Oprah would be great. I'd love to have Oprah," Trump told ABC's George Stephanopoulos. "I think we'd win easily, actually."</p>
  • Did Black Lives Matter Organizer Shaun King Mislead Oprah Winfrey By Pretending To Be Biracial?

    08/19/2015 6:13:03 AM PDT · by maggief · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 19, 2015 | MILO YIANNOPOULOS
    An investigative blogger has accused Shaun King, a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement, of misleading media icon Oprah Winfrey by pretending to be biracial in order to qualify for an “Oprah scholarship” to historically black Morehouse College. The blogger says King is white and has been lying about his ethnicity for years.
  • Pope Francis Invites Oprah, Ari Emanuel to the Vatican

    08/06/2015 5:02:37 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 30 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8/5/15 | Matthew Belloni , Chris Gardner
    The pontiff has shortlisted Hollywood heavy-hitters for a special meeting at the Vatican this fall. The topic? Improving the church's portrayal in Western entertainment. Ari Emanuel might soon get a chance to hug it out with the pope. Sources say the William Morris Endeavor superagent and his co-CEO Patrick Whitesell are on a shortlist of media players whom reps for Pope Francis have approached for a special meeting at the Vatican this fall. The pontiff apparently is interested in discussing how the church is perceived by Western media influencers and ways to improve its portrayal in entertainment. The Vatican, which...
  • Trump Enters Presidential Race [semi-satire]

    06/20/2015 9:51:49 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 27 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 20 June 2015 | John Semmens
    Real estate baron and reality TV star Donald Trump threw his hat into the ring in the race for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination this week. In his announcement in front of a crowd—many of whom were paid $50 apiece to cheer him on—Trump pledged to secure government entitlements. “With the other Republicans in the race, you never know whether they might end up cutting or privatizing Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid,” Trump alleged. “Right here and right now I’m promising that these programs will be fully funded for as long as there is money to pay for them.” Trump...
  • Baltimore featured in Obama documentary

    06/20/2015 3:16:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | June 19, 2015 | John Fritze
    Baltimore County schools are featured in a documentary that will air this weekend about President Barack Obama's initiative to help young men of color.. The film, which will run Sunday on the Discovery Channel and the Oprah Winfrey Network, is focused on the president's My Brother's Keeper effort, which uses private money to target job training and educational programs at young men. "I always see myself in them," Obama said in a portion of the documentary released Friday. "I do know what it means to come of age uncertain about your place and not clear about what it means to...
  • Trump wants Oprah as his 2016 running mate

    06/17/2015 4:13:37 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 66 replies
    NY Post ^ | 06.16.15 @ 9:00 pm | By Joe Tacopino
    <p>After declaring his run for the White House Tuesday, Trump appeared on ABC and said Oprah Winfrey would complete his presidential dream ticket.</p> <p>“I think Oprah would be great. I’d love to have Oprah,” Trump said. “I think we’d win easily, actually.”</p>
  • Trump wants Oprah on his ticket

    06/16/2015 10:51:26 PM PDT · by z taxman · 156 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/16/15 | Ben Kamisar
    Newly minted Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump believes he has a way to guarantee that he’ll win the White House: Oprah Winfrey on the ticket. "I think Oprah would be great. I'd love to have Oprah," Trump told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in an excerpt from Trump's first interview after his Tuesday morning presidential announcement. "I think we'd win easily, actually.”
  • Oprah Winfrey Talks Keys to a Meaningful Life at Stanford University

    04/21/2015 2:22:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 4/21/15 | Ian Cull
    The keys to a meaningful life. That’s what Oprah Winfrey was asked to give hundreds of students and faculty at Stanford University on Monday night. Winfrey was welcomed into the Stanford Memorial Church with a standing ovation. She started by sharing stories of her upbringing and faith. “I knew how to pay attention. I was a great observer of life, and I grew up believing that I was indeed for sure, God's child,” she said. Oprah spoke about what she finds important in life: choosing love over fear, becoming self-aware, and if you ever lose sight of your goals or...
  • Team-Obama: We Mark on the Curve Around Here

    04/10/2015 8:41:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-10-2015 | MOTUS
    It’s not for lack of humility that Big Guy gave his eponymous healthcare law a rating of 8 out of 10. “And the reason I don't put it at a 10 is because you can always improve something," he said in an interview with ABC News published Wednesday. It’s because it’s magnificence hasn’t been fully actualized yet. Watch out when that happens! Until then let’s just say it’s one of the more interesting applications of the 80/20 rule: having achieved 20% of the desired results we’re taking 80% of the credit.The high scoring is most likely due to one of...
  • Weebles Wobble Butt They Don’t Fall Down

    04/09/2015 8:02:35 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 25 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-9-2015 | MOTUS
    Who ARE these strange Weeble people, and why are they here? “Nikki Giovanni, Michelle Obama, Megan J. Brennan, Oprah Winfrey and Ross Rossin stand on stage during the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp Dedication at Warner Theatre on April 7, 2015 in Washington, DC.” Of course it has now been revealed that the quote attributed to Maya wasn’t actually hers: “Her stamp features the phrase, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song,” which the USPS attributed to Angelou—though the direct quote may actually be from a different author.” Normally that would be...
  • #dcpowerout: Lights go out on Oprah's speech in packed DC theatre

    04/07/2015 5:31:28 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 50 replies
    myfoxdc.com ^ | April 7, 2015 | MyFoxDC.com Web Producer
    WASHINGTON - Power outages left many wondering who turned out the lights in D.C. on Tuesday-- including OprahWinfrey. The power went off at D.C.'s Warner Theatre, right in the middle of Ms. Winfrey's speech honoring Maya Angelou. Winfrey was part of the dedication ceremony of a new U.S. Postal Service Forever Stamp that honors Angelou. "I am honored to be here to stand her as her daughter, sister-friend at the unveiling of the Maya Forever-- FOREVER-- stamp," Winfrey said, and then the lights went out.
  • That Old (Irish) Gang of Mine

    03/17/2015 7:49:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 3-17-2015 | MOTUS
    I have a special St. Patrick’s Day greeting for you from my time vault; it’s a special performance from 2011, when all the gals - ValJar, Oprah, SanFran Nan, Hillz and Lady M - were still Bffs:Cherish this timeless memory because the time when you could get this group of dames together to don red wigs and do an Irish jig is long gone.This video was made before the Tea Party stole Nan’s control of the House, before Oprah was forced to cancel her own show, before the words “Benghazi” and “what difference, at this point, does it make” were...
  • Rob Bell, Gay Marriage, and the Movie Tombstone

    02/24/2015 9:55:33 AM PST · by Gamecock · 20 replies
    Canon Fodder ^ | 2/23/2015 | Michael J. Kruger
    It seems that Rob Bell and Oprah Winfrey are pretty good friends these days. Bell has appeared on Oprah’s show numerous times, and just recently appeared, along with his wife Kristen, on her “Super Soul Sunday” episode over Valentine’s Day weekend. Their appearance was designed to promote their new book, The ZimZum of Love: A New Way of Understanding Marriage (HarperOne: 2014). Now, I have to confess that I have no idea what the main title means. But, the subtitle is pretty bold. Given that marriage dates back to the very creation of mankind in Genesis, do we really need...
  • Rob Bell Not Faring Well

    02/19/2015 6:05:46 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 34 replies
    RCSproulJr.com ^ | 2-18-15 | R.C. Sproul Jr.
    Rob Bell believes the Bible is irrelevant. The Bible says Rob Bell is irrelevant. Transcript: At some level, I’m happy when this happens, it’s not that unusual. We have someone who makes a splash in our little world, the evangelical world. And he typically makes that splash because he’s quite effective at gathering large numbers. But after a while we begin to doubt his loyalty to the core convictions of evangelicals. Well, it’s not unusual when this happens that about this same time, our hero with the wide reach determines to turn on we evangelicals and embrace the broader world....
  • Oprah and Sharpton attack Black Lives Matter movement

    02/15/2015 12:16:15 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Florida Courier - Sharing Black Life, Statewide ^ | February 12, 2015 | Glen Ford, executive editor, Black Agenda Report
    Al Sharpton and Oprah Winfrey are scared witless that the Black Lives Matter mobilization will become a sustained, independent political movement – one that challenges both the rich White rulers and their junior partners in the Black Misleadership Class. The viciousness of Winfrey’s and Sharpton’s assaults on the new crop of organizers is a good barometer of the nascent movement’s effectiveness, to date, in discomforting the comfortable. If one thing is clear to African-American youth, it is that so-called Black leadership has been complicit in the catastrophe that has engulfed their communities – that the “leaders” are part of the...
  • Why The Oprah Went to Selma

    01/19/2015 11:29:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 19, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Here we are at what many people think is the most depressing day of the year, Blue Monday. And, no, it's got nothing to do with Martin Luther King Day. By the way, I may be engaged in one of the greatest career risks ever taken. I mean, given all this controversy out in Hollywood, showing up here on Martin Luther King Day could be seen as an act of disrespect. What I'll do is just fall back on the idea I had no idea, the staff didn't tell me again that this was a celebrated Monday holiday, and...
  • Not Just a Movie (Selma: Maureen Dowd labels depiction of LBJ as "Artful Falsehood)

    01/19/2015 6:58:09 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 88 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 17 Jan 15 | maureen dowd
    I WENT Friday morning to see “Selma” and found myself watching it in a theater full of black teenagers.Thanks to donations, D.C. public school kids got free tickets to the first Hollywood movie about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday weekend — an effort that was duplicated for students around the country. The kids did plenty of talking and texting, and plenty of fighting over whether there was too much talking and texting. Slowly but surely, though, the crowd was drawn in by the Scheherazade skills of the “Selma” director, Ava DuVernay. The horrific scene...
  • Oprah Winfrey, ‘Selma’ filmmakers to march in Alabama town to mark Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

    01/17/2015 7:50:48 AM PST · by PROCON · 28 replies
    dailynews.com ^ | Jan. 16, 2015 | Kirthana Ramisetti
    The creative team behind the Oscar-nominated film will march in Selma on Monday, as an homage to the events depicted in the film.The filmmakers of “Selma" will celebrate civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday by marching in his honor. The creative team behind the drama, which received an Oscar nod for best picture but was snubbed in other major categories, will march in Selma, Ala., on Monday to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • Oprah’s In Town For That White House Screening of ‘Selma’ [Insufferable Woman Just Go Away!]

    01/16/2015 9:37:42 PM PST · by Steelfish · 15 replies
    WashingtonPost ^ | January 16, 2015 | Emily Heil
    Oprah’s In Town For That White House Screening of ‘Selma’ By Emily Heil January 16 at 10:45 AM But you might need to breathe rarefied air to catch a glimpse: the TV mogul will be attending that screening of “Selma” (she’s the film’s producer) at the White House on Friday afternoon that we told you about. President Obama invited members of the cast and crew, along with some Washington dignitaries, to chow down on presidential popcorn and watch the civil-rights-era flick.
  • Selma and the Sanctimony of Liberals

    01/17/2015 10:50:39 AM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    pjm ^ | January 16, 2015 | Mary Grabar
    The film's portrayal of LBJ has the left up in arms. It’s always interesting to witness the sanctimony of liberals (usually Democrats) when their narratives of history are challenged by those they say they “helped.” Thus it has happened with the movie Selma, which has focused negative attention on President Lyndon Johnson ... in The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr., Garrow reported on the delight Johnson took in listening to the surveillance tapes of King (whom Garrow approvingly presented as a radical and socialist). Garrow wrote, “When one aide attempted to defend King’s sincerity on the issue of [opposition...
  • Oprah Winfrey snubs Al Sharpton, says protesters lack leadership

    01/04/2015 7:18:10 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 57 replies
    Washington TImes ^ | January 4, 2015 | Jessica Chasmar
    In what appeared to be a snub to Al Sharpton, Oprah Winfrey recently argued that demonstrators in New York City and Ferguson lack the same motivation and leadership of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. “I think it’s wonderful to march and to protest, and it’s wonderful to see all across the country people doing it,” Ms. Winfrey told People magazine while promoting her upcoming movie “Selma” in the magazine’s new issue. “ What I’m looking for is some kind of leadership to come out of this to say, ‘This is what we want. This is what has to...
  • Oprah on Recent Protests: 'I'm Looking For Leadership'

    01/02/2015 3:29:07 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    People Magazine ^ | January 1, 2015 | Mary Green
    Oprah Winfrey has been watching the protests in Ferguson and New York like everyone else. "I think it's wonderful to march and to protest and it's wonderful to see all across the country, people doing it," she tells PEOPLE exclusively. But it's not enough to march, says Winfrey. "What I'm looking for is some kind of leadership to come out of this to say, 'This is what we want. This is what has to change, and these are the steps that we need to take to make these changes, and this is what we're willing to do to get it.'"...
  • One Weird Trick From Dr. Claus To Make Your Life Perfect this Christmas

    12/21/2014 5:25:55 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-21-2014 | MOTUS
    In our golden age of charlatans, shills, and hucksters…Oh look! Weasels!…why is this even news? “Half of Dr. Oz’s medical advice is baseless or wrong.” I mean, he calls himself Dr. Oz for crying out loud.I know: he’s a heart surgeon, with degrees from TWO Ivy League schools, ipso fatso, he must be smart. He was discovered by Oprah, thus given a platform on which to address the scientifically (and otherwise) illiterate American public, and the rest is history. Or at least history repeating itself. It’s an old story – medicine man shows up in town one day, set’s up...
  • Oprah’s network releases sneak peek of ‘The Rob Bell Show’

    11/25/2014 11:03:51 AM PST · by Gamecock · 30 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | Nov 24, 2014 | Jonathan Merritt
    Riding on the success of a pile of bestselling books and a hit video series, Pastor Rob Bell became one of the most sought after religious speakers in America during the early 2000’s. But after Bell questioned whether hell was real in his New York Times bestselling book Love Wins, many conservative Christians tried to oust him from the inner circle of evangelicalism. How did Bell respond? By quietly bidding his haters adieu, leaving his church, and attaining even more success. In 2011, Bell was named one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and, after finding his...
  • Hall Of Heroes': Michigan School Replaces Mural With Paintings Of Oprah, Obama..

    11/18/2014 7:29:32 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 19 replies
    Inquisitr.com ^ | Nov 14, 2014
    Hall Of Heroes': Michigan School Replaces Mural With Paintings Of Oprah, Obama, And Other Celebrities Michigan parents are infuriated that the “Hall of Heroes” mural depicting historical figures at South Arbor Charter Academy has been replaced with paintings of Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, and other celebrities. South Arbor Charter Academy in Ypsilanti, Michigan, removed the likes of Albert Einstein, Betsy Ross, Gandhi, astronauts, Mother Teresa, and other accomplished historical figures and replaced their images with those of Oprah, Obama, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, and J.K. Rowling. “This is no longer a hall of heroes. Now we have a hall of...
  • Oprah Car Mishap Sends Broward Mom Onto The Sidewalk, And Into Media Stardom!

    10/28/2014 5:06:16 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Gossip Extra ^ | 10/27/14
    ....Broward mom of two Lori Geller Bender reacted rather well to her close encounter with Oprah’s SUV Saturday night in Miami Beach. She took a selfie with the queen of television talk (above) moments after the Cadillac Escalade ran over foot on Ocean Drive!
  • Raven-Symoné Tells Oprah Winfrey: "I Don't Want to Be Labeled Gay," "I'm Not an African American"

    10/06/2014 9:53:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 53 replies
    E! ^ | October 6, 2014 | Zach Johnson
    The star of TV's The Cosby Show and That's So Raven sat down with Oprah Winfrey and attempted to clarify the misconceptions about who she is. One of the topics the women addressed occurred in August 2013, when the Supreme Court ruled that the ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. At the time, she tweeted, "I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you." Many people saw it as her way of publicly coming out. Asked to explain, Raven replied, "That was my way of saying I'm proud of the country. But, I will say that I'm in...
  • Bill Gates Tops Forbes’ Richest Americans List For 21st Straight Year

    09/29/2014 8:14:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Headlines and Global News ^ | 09/29/2014 | Emily Morgan
    An American worth less than $1.55 billion could not land on this year's "The Forbes 400," the annual ranking for the richest people in America. The cut-off increase from last year's $1.3 billion disqualified 113 poor billionaires for this year's list. Bill Gates once again lorded over his fellow wealthy Americans for the 21st consecutive year with a healthy $81 billion, up $9 billion from 2013. He outpaced Warren Buffet ($67 billion), Larry Ellison ($50 billion) and the Koch brothers' Charles and David (each worth $42 billion) to round out the top five. Michael Bloomberg ($35 billion) managed to slide...
  • Rob Bell Joins Oprah’s ‘Life You Want’ Tour

    Rob Bell will be out on the road as part of a new speaking tour. But unlike the intimate theater shows he used to host, his new platform will be in arenas around the country. Oprah has announced that Bell will be among the guests on her eight-city “The Life You Want Weekend” tour, kicking off this fall. In a press release, Oprah said, “All of my life I have wanted to lead people to an empathy space. To a gratitude space. I want us all to fulfill our greatest potential. To find our calling, and summon the courage to...
  • Oprah’s network sends Iyanla Vanzant, spiritual life coach, to ‘heal’ Ferguson

    08/27/2014 8:27:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Washington Post's Style Blog ^ | August 27, 2014 | Emily Yahr
    Last week, Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network announced that it was sending Iyanla Vanzant — minister, spiritual life coach, host of OWN’s “Iyanla, Fix My Life” — to Ferguson, Mo., following the death of Michael Brown and the “subsequent unrest” in the town. The stated goal was for Vanzant to film a special episode of her TV show and “to listen to the people who have been adversely affected and to join the community in finding a path from violence into healing.” This news was met with a hefty amount of skepticism. It’s one thing for news cameras to be in...
  • 'Group-think' school program 'turns kids into sheep'

    08/25/2014 6:48:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/23/2014 | Paula Bolyard
    An Oprah-inspired program in public schools described by critics as an intrusive, emotionally manipulative effort with the laudable goal of ending bullying, cliques, gossip and other such behaviors, has been presented to a million students in 400 cities in 47 states. Challenge Day, the subject of the 2010 MTV series, “If You Really Knew Me,” promises to provide schools and communities with “experiential programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth, and full expression.” But critics contend Challenge Day, an independent, nonprofit program, can do more harm than good and pose a danger...
  • Oprah's New Movie,"Hundred Foot Journey".Anyone Anxious To See It?,What If It Bombs?

    08/06/2014 6:13:21 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 49 replies
    Did anyone see the ad for this film?God,how pathetic!"It's Deliciously Funny",according to some far left critics."Can't Wait To Taste The Movie"!Well,more or less,something like that.The movie promo is making it sound like it's going to be the next Forrest Gump or Titanic.We can only hope that "The Hundred Foot Journey" debuts at number 10.America gave up on Oprah way back in 2007/08 when she had declared that Obama was our modern day Jesus and was going to bring World Peace!&Will Keep Putin In Check!
  • Why Sarah Palin TV makes perfect sense ("Oprahesque")

    07/29/2014 7:58:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Washington Post's She The People ^ | July 29, 2014 | Nia-Malika Henderson
    Although it took six years for her to do it, former mayor of Wasilla/Alaska governor/GOP vice presidential nominee, and current author/Fox analyst/Tea Party favorite/social media pioneer/reality TV star and all around muckraker Sarah Palin has finally landed on her most perfect title: founder, The Sarah Palin Channel. Looking back, shouldn’t we have seen this Oprahesque turn coming all along? Palin, a communications major, always made for great TV. Even when she stumbled her way through those Katie Couric and Charlie Gibson interviews in 2008, it was cringe-worthy, but hard to turn away. Well, maybe, she hasn’t always made for great...