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  • Oprah Prefers Community Organizer Over Alaska Governor, Will Not Book Palin Until After Election

    09/05/2008 9:42:03 AM PDT · by Quaker · 54 replies · 251+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | Sept. 5, 2008 | Quaker
    Oprah Winfrey will not have Sarah Palin on her show until after the November Elections. Will she have Sarah on after she wins?
  • ROSEANNE BLAMES OPRAH FOR RIFT IN DEM PARTY......(Moonbat cat claws out !)

    08/21/2008 6:01:34 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 55 replies · 321+ views
    EURWeb ^ | August 20, 2008
    Comic goes on another tear, vows to vote Cynthia McKinney for president. Roseanne Barr has followed up her Brangelina tirade with a verbal assault on Barack and Michelle Obama, Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, DNC Chairman Howard Dean, and Democrats overall. The liberal comedian's latest blog rant also blames Oprah Winfrey's support of Obama for taking away primary votes that would've gone to Sen. Hillary Clinton. Below is Barr's posting in its entirety: democrats want to lose and therefore did not fully vet the candidate they shoved down everyone's throat. I am the first blogger to blog about...
  • The Tolle Way

    04/21/2008 6:44:34 AM PDT · by stan_sipple · 16 replies · 154+ views ^ | 4-18-2008 | Bob Reeves
    Ryan Alberti had a pretty good idea what to expect when he signed up for the Web class jointly taught by Eckhart Tolle and Oprah Winfrey. He’d already listened to a CD of Tolle reading his books “The Power of Now” and “Stillness Speaks” and liked his simple, gentle way of speaking. “I think he’s really a genuine guy that has an ability to translate some spiritual things in a very down-to-earth way,” Alberti said. Alberti doesn’t watch Winfrey’s daily TV show, but his wife is a big fan and tells him about it. “Even though I haven’t seen (the...
  • Is Oprah Starting Her Own Cult?

    04/17/2008 10:59:02 AM PDT · by kingattax · 69 replies · 1,658+ views
    FOXNews ^ | April 17, 2008 | Roger Friedman
    Oprah Winfrey may have gone too far in exploiting and distributing the teachings of a questionable New Age writer. On Monday night, Winfrey conducted her weekly Web "event" seminar with New Age writer Eckhart Tolle. His message: "Life is the dancer and you are the dance." Got that? The seminar was No. 7 in a series of 10. On the first 90-minute Webcast with Tolle, Oprah extolled the author’s virtues, calling his best-selling "New Earth" book "one of the most important books of our time," the seminars one of "the most exciting things I’ve ever done." Imagine that Winfrey considers...
  • Obama supporter Oprah takes a big dive

    04/08/2008 9:14:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies · 604+ views
    Politico ^ | 4/7/08 | COSTAS PANAGOPOULOS |
    Much hay was made nearly a year ago when Oprah Winfrey announced that she would support — and campaign for — Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama. Her effect in boosting support for Obama in early primary and caucus states like Iowa (which he won), New Hampshire (which he lost) and even South Carolina (which he won) is debatable. After all, according to a national survey of Democrats conducted in December 2007 by ABC News and The Washington Post, 82 percent of respondents claimed Oprah’s endorsement would make no difference in their vote, while 8 percent said it would make them...
  • Together Oprah and Obama are giving a soul to the Culture of Death

    03/15/2008 10:58:05 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 27 replies · 1,101+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/13/08 | John Jalsevac
    Eckhart Tolle, the New Age guru, who numbers amongst his disciples the wildly influential talk show host, Oprah Winfrey, who, in turn, is herself Barack Obama's most enthusiastic supporter, proclaims that history is at a moment of crisis. According to his theory, if humanity does not collectively achieve a state of "higher consciousness," then the race will soon violently destroy itself and the planet in a final conflagration of "egoic consciousness". It is a little eerie to hear a man who falls so firmly on the left echoing the apocalyptic theories of the religious right, and proposing much the...
  • Oprah Abandoned 'The Hot-Flash Cohort'

    03/09/2008 10:06:41 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies · 1,427+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Look for NOW to be setting up picket lines outside Rush's Southern Command, protesting the way Limbaugh has demeaned mature women, writing them off as the "hot-flash cohort." What an outrageous slur! You know, these right-wing men just don't -- What? It wasn't Rush? It was that avatar of elite liberal thought Tina Brown, writing in Newsweek? Never mind. Here's how Brown put it in Hillary and the Invisible Women [emphasis added]:
  • Mayor of New Orleans: "I Am A Vagina-Friendly Mayor"

    03/08/2008 3:12:26 AM PST · by chemicalman · 69 replies · 2,913+ views
    99.5 ^ | Friday, March 7, 2008 | 99.5 fm
    Ray Nagin welcomes "V-Day" Founder, Eve Ensler to city Friday, March 7, 2008 New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin says he is "a vagina-friendly Mayor." Nagin made the remark while welcoming the author of the Vagina Monlogues, Eve Ensler to the city to promote the "V-Day" celebration in New Orleans next month.Scheduled to appear during 2 days of educational, cultural and entertainment events at the New Orleans Arena and Louisiana Superdome, are Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda, Glenn Close, Salma Hayek, Sally Field, Christina Lahti and Faith Hill. Ensler says they will celebrate V-Day's 10 years of ending violence in the world....
  • If Only That Texas Pol Cornered by Matthews Had Said This

    02/20/2008 4:08:03 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies · 40+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Someone should tell Chris Matthews to go pick on someone his own size . . . Matthews enjoyed himself at the expense of a local legislator during last night's MSNBC coverage of the primaries. Kirk Watson [shown in a clip from today's Morning Joe] is a state senator from Texas and an Obama supporter. Matthews cornered Watson at length over his inability to name specific accomplishments by Obama. Credit Kirk for keeping a smile on his face, but there's no denying he was put badly on the spot. View the exchange here, via HuffPo.
  • Some folks shouldn't be voting

    01/27/2008 12:44:28 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies · 274+ views
    The Cartersville Daily Tribune ^ | January 26, 2008 | Chuck Shiflett
    If any recent day typifies life in this crazy modern world, it was probably this past Tuesday. World financial markets were in a meltdown and the Federal Reserve held an emergency meeting to cut the interest rate a massive three quarters of a point in an attempt to stave off a precipitous stock market drop. President Bush was working with congressional leaders on an economic stimulus package to reduce the likelihood of a recession. Meanwhile the U.S. presidential campaign was in full swing with Hillary and Obama having just ripped each other to shreds at a debate, and Fred Thompson...
  • Oprah Winfrey gets her own network

    01/15/2008 9:36:27 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies · 339+ views
    Gossip Boulevard ^ | January 15, 2008
    Queen of chat shows Oprah Winfrey is getting her own TV network. Discovery Communications and Winfrey have announced a deal where the Discovery Health network will be turned over to Winfrey next year, becoming the Oprah Winfrey Network. “This is an evolution of what I’ve been able to do every day. I’ll now be able to do that 24 hours a day. I’m thrilled about this opportunity. I’ve been asking myself for several years, what is the NEXT, capital N-E-X-T, after The Oprah Winfrey Show,”said Oprah in a press conference held on Tuesday. She didn’t say anything about specific programming...
  • Women vs. Oprah

    01/12/2008 5:30:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies · 170+ views ^ | September 12, 2008 | Robert D. Novak
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The absence of Oprah Winfrey from the frantic four last days of the New Hampshire primary campaign after her heavy schedule in Iowa backing Sen. Barack Obama may be traced to heavy, unaccustomed post-Iowa abuse of the popular entertainment superstar by women. Winfrey did not publicize it, but her Website was swamped with complaints after she went to Iowa. The principal complaint was that she betrayed women by not supporting Sen. Hillary Clinton. The criticism was described as personal. Several of these critics identified themselves as African-Americans, indicating that gender is more important than race for many...
  • PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FATE DETERMINED IN IOWA - Explain that to other countries (Barf Alert)

    12/24/2007 6:36:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies · 172+ views
    San Francisco Sentinel ^ | December 24, 2007
    Not even three million people live in the U.S. state of Iowa. But on Jan. 3, voters there will determine the fate of those seeking to become America’s next president. The battle has begun in earnest. The United States is a country that likes to explain democracy to other nations. It is also a country that starts wars to bring democracy to the world. It allows the candidates for its highest office, the presidency, to spend a year and a half campaigning, leaving no stone unturned as it delves into their past. Its political mood is gauged on a daily...
  • Randi Rhodes Slams 'Unbelievably White' Oprah

    12/16/2007 2:28:51 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 111 replies · 1,534+ views email | December 16, 2007 | Newsmax
    Air America radio host Randi Rhodes unleashed a torrent of what's being called "liberal racism" and accused Oprah Winfrey of "acting" when she stumped for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. On her show last week, Rhodes discussed Oprah's appearances on Obama's behalf, and told listeners: "She was blacker than Obama yesterday . . . Let me tell you something. Everyone who watches Oprah are the whitest people in the world . . . Even the black men who watch Oprah are white women while they watch Oprah . . . "She's like so unbelievably white . . . Why is...
  • (Rape/Assault Victim) Central Park Jogger: Oprah Offended Me

    11/16/2007 10:06:02 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 59 replies · 1,753+ views
    Newsday ^ | November 15, 2007 | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Central Park Jogger: Oprah offended me THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 8:09 AM EST, November 15, 2007 The victim of an infamous 1989 sexual attack in Central Park was shocked at what Oprah Winfrey asked her when she broke her silence 13 years later, the victim said in a new interview. In a 2002 interview for O, the Oprah magazine, the talk show host asked victim Trisha Meili -- known as the "Central Park Jogger" -- why she was running alone in the park at night. At the time, Meili, whose name was withheld, told Winfrey she realized it was "not a...
  • U.S. team probes Oprah's school (Sex abuse alleged)

    10/26/2007 7:53:19 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies · 244+ views ^ | 10/25/07 | Verashni Pillay
    Johannesburg-The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy has brought in an elite team of professional investigators from America to probe claims of abuse by an employee, the school told News 24 on Thursday. "We have engaged professional investigators of the highest standing from South Africa and the United States to conduct a fair and impartial inquiry into these claims," said school CEO John Samuel. Provincial co-ordinator of the police units investigating child abuse, superintendent Andre' Neethling, met with the team which included a retired Chicago policeman. The academy also provided psychological support and counseling services to pupils, following the scandal at the...
  • Matron at Oprah Winfrey's £30m girl school accused of 'sexually abusing pupil'

    10/23/2007 8:00:48 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies · 95+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/23/07
    Matron at Oprah Winfrey's £30m girl school accused of 'sexually abusing pupil' Last updated at 10:23am on 23rd October 2007 Oprah Winfrey made a weekend dash to South Africa amid allegations of sexual abuse at her girls' school. It was the chat show host's second visit in 10 days after serious claims of misconduct were made against a matron at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, a school for underprivileged children near Johannesburg. Chief executive John Samuel said the South African police child protection and sexual offences unit had been told of the internal investigation. Oprah Winfrey at the...
  • Two Lewd Tuesdays: Oprah promotes, Whoopi volunteers for irresponsible sex

    10/07/2007 4:25:30 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 80 replies · 2,386+ views
    Culture and Media Institute ^ | 10/3/07 | Colleen Raezler
    What is going on with women’s talk shows? On Tuesday, October 2, Whoopi Goldberg told The View’s audience that she would like to “do” the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, along with her husband, Paul Pelosi. On Tuesday, September 25, Oprah Winfrey featured a couple who have an open marriage, along with experts that encourage women to have “friends with benefits” and use pornography. Whoopi’s comments stemmed from an exchange earlier in the show in which she needled Barbara Walters about interviewing “her man,” Paul Newman. The good-natured ribbing quickly descended into dialogue more befitting a...
  • Enough with the Uncle Tom Name calling

    08/01/2007 10:45:48 AM PDT · by Lloyd Marcus · 26 replies · 1,111+ views
    Enough with the Uncle Tom Name Calling Black Americans, who love their country, are not separatists and do not view everything through the prism of race are called “Uncle Toms” by black civil rights dinosaurs that refuse to acknowledge black progress. Imagine the absurdity of a sports team winning the championship refusing to accept the trophy. Civil rights pioneers fought a great fight and won. And yet, many of them reject victory and seek to punish contemporary blacks who are prosperously moving forward in their lives thanks to the heroic efforts of these civil rights pioneers.
  • Oprah Winfrey to Raise Money for Obama

    07/17/2007 5:32:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies · 791+ views
    My Way News ^ | July 17, 2007 | DEANNA BELLANDI
    Forget the girl of YouTube videos. The real Obama girl is doing her part for the candidate. Talk show host Oprah Winfrey plans to hold a Sept. 8 fundraiser for Democratic hopeful Barack Obama at her palatial estate near Santa Barbara, Calif., according to campaign spokesman Dan Pfeiffer. Obama has raised more than $58 million for his White House bid. Forbes magazine estimates that Winfrey, the Chicago-based host who boasts a lot more, including a magazine, is worth $1.5 billion. Obama already enjoys the support of Hollywood moguls like David Geffen and Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Winfrey's fundraiser is another chance...