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  • Keith Richards Once Threatened Donald Trump With A Knife

    03/21/2016 3:02:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    The Inquisitr (citing Vanity Fair) ^ | March 21, 2016 | Jonny Hughes
    Keith Richards once threatened to pull a knife on Donald Trump during an altercation that occurred 27 years ago, Vanity Fair learned. The story has come to light through Rolling Stones tour producer Michael Cohl, who explained how Richards almost came to blows with Trump at a 1989 concert as part of the Steel Wheels tour, which is famed for being the reunion of Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.
  • Hillary Clinton Hires Daughter of Planned Parenthood’s President

    09/22/2015 8:43:05 PM PDT · by VinL · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/22/2015 | Patrick Howley
    As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton defends Planned Parenthood from the fallout over its baby part-selling scandal, the mainstream media conveniently ignores one very important detail: the Planned Parenthood president’s daughter is a top Hillary campaign operative. Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, has seen her abortion-providing organization come under fire after a series of videos caught top employees trying to trade aborted baby parts in callous fashion. Hillary Clinton, who said that she has only seen excerpts from the videos, strongly defended Planned Parenthood in her appearance this past weekend on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”...
  • Planned Parenthood and the barbarity of America

    08/01/2015 7:52:36 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 17 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Auust 1, 2015 | George Will
    Executives of Planned Parenthood’s federally subsidized meat markets — your tax dollars at work — lack the courage of their convictions. They should drop the pretense of conducting a complex moral calculus about the organs they harvest from the babies they kill. First came the video showing a salad-nibbling, wine-sipping Planned Parenthood official explaining how “I’m going to basically crush below, I’m going to crush above” whatever organ (“heart, lung, liver”) is being harvested. Then the president of a Planned Parenthood chapter explained the happy side of harvesting: “For a lot of the women participating in the fetal tissue donation...
  • Planned Parenthood President Visited WH 39 Times Since Obama Took Office

    07/31/2015 5:08:58 PM PDT · by jonatron · 21 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 7/31/2015 | Joe Schoffstall
    On Thursday, the White House came to the defense of Planned Parenthood calling the stream of damning videos against the organization “fraudulent.” The talking points used by the White House came straight from Planned Parenthood itself. Now, according to the visitor log, it was discovered that the president of Planned Parenthood has made 39 visits to the Obama White House since he’s taken office. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards made her first trip to the White House on Obama’s first day in office. Since then, she has met with numerous other former and current White House advisers, such as Obama’s...
  • Richard Richards, Republican Party icon, dies at age 82

    01/30/2015 6:30:34 PM PST · by seacapn · 11 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | Friday, January 30, 2015 | PAUL ROLLY
    Richard Richards, a key player in Utah Republican politics for three decades, was the first GOP chairman to endorse Ronald Reagan for president and was instrumental in Reagan's successful presidential campaign in 1980. An Ogden native who rose to become chairman of the National Republican Committee in Reagan's first term, Richards died at his home Friday. He was 82... Richards' work on Reagan's campaign earned him the chairmanship of the National Republican Committee in 1981-82.
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods suspends sales of modern rifles, takes guns off display at Conn. store

    12/18/2012 8:33:29 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 50 replies
    wapo ^ | 12-17-12 | ap
    <p>PITTSBURGH — A sporting goods chain says it’s suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut. Dick’s Sporting Goods also says it’s removing all guns from display at its store closest to Newtown, where the massacre took place.</p>
  • Why Planned Parenthood Won’t Provide Mammograms

    10/25/2012 2:42:12 PM PDT · by rhema · 10 replies
    First Things ^ | October 24, 2012 | Keith Riler
    President Barack Obama, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, and countless supporters have claimed again and again that Planned Parenthood provides mammograms. President Obama did so in the second presidential debate, describing the “millions of women all across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for . . . mammograms.” The problem is the mammogram claim is untrue, as was just cleverly highlighted by “Schedule Your Imaginary Mammogram Day,” a phone campaign that found no Planned Parenthood clinics capable of breast cancer screening. Planned Parenthood has neither the license nor the machines. The most the abortion giant has ever done is...
  • Mick Jagger: Two cheers for an aging frontman

    05/18/2012 7:15:39 AM PDT · by Oratam · 40 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 17, 2012 | Scott Galupo
    Mick Jagger will close out this season of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" as both host and, along with Foo Fighters and Arcade Fire, musical guest. He does so at a moment when his professional reputation is not exactly at its high water mark.[snip] I will take the admixture of flops and gems that Late Jagger yields over what I'm getting from Late Richards — which is not much of anything.
  • When a Pirate Is the Voice of Chivalry

    10/27/2010 6:46:03 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 26, 2010 | Maureen Dowd
    It’s the Year of the Woman, all right. In a bad way. Some of the women running in high-profile races are not my cup of Tea. And some of the male candidates could be part of the Little Rascals’ He-Man, Woman-Haters Club. The misogyny reached its zenith outside a Rand Paul debate in Lexington, Ky., on Monday night when a group of Tea Party toughs roughed up a woman from because she wouldn’t move on. In a campaign season when many men — and women — are taking harsh stances that could hurt women, a chivalrous voice has at...
  • A Funeral For Heroes

    12/08/2009 11:25:28 AM PST · by Stoutcat · 2 replies · 365+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 12-08-09 | Gerry Ashley
    know this will infuriate some, but perhaps we would be able to grasp the enormity of some tragedies like this if we had more information. But only if we process that information and absorb the scope and full impact. I’m beginning to wonder if we’ve lost that ability from our collective souls as a society. But I believe it’s important to know, on this day when the four slain members of the Lakewood, Washington Police department are laid to rest, that even during the final moments of their lives, the final acts of these four souls was to think of...
  • Soros-linked group hit with huge fine [$775,000 for using unregulated cash]

    08/29/2007 11:09:38 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 52 replies · 1,383+ views
    <p>The Federal Election Commission has fined one of the biggest liberal political action committees $775,000 for using unregulated cash to boost Democratic candidates during the 2004 elections.</p> <p>America Coming Together (ACT) raised $137 million for its get-out-the-vote effort in 17 states in the 2004 elections, but the FEC found most of that cash came through contributions that violated federal limits or were otherwise barred by campaign rules.</p>
  • Keith Richards: 'I DID snort my dad's ashes'

    08/07/2007 8:53:19 AM PDT · by Bladerunnuh · 4 replies · 232+ views
    NME ^ | 08-07-07
    Richards originally claimed he was misquoted, after his publicists attempted to quash the story. Richards, who last weekend claimed he would live to the age of 150, revealed that although he did snort his father, he did not mix his ashes with cocaine, as his previous NME.COM quote implied. "The cocaine bit was rubbish," he said. "I said I chopped him up like cocaine, not with. "I pulled the lid off [my father's urn] and out comes a bit of dad on the dining room table," Richards continued. "I'm going, 'I can't use the brush and dustpan for this'. "What...
  • Keith Richards Wants to Play Shrek's Father Next

    05/18/2007 1:14:46 PM PDT · by bedolido · 8 replies · 438+ views
    pugbus ^ | 5-18-2007 | Chip Hilton
    HOLLYWOOD - Fresh from his appearance as Captain Jack Sparrow's father in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards says he wants to play Shrek's father in Shrek Four: The Donkey's Revenge because he doesn't want to wind up being typecast. "Papa's got a brand new bag," snorted Mr. Richards in the library of his neo-Victorian Connecticut house, "but let's face it, who wants to play a spaced-out, ragamuffin drunk all the time?" Such is Mr. Richards' fear of being typecast that he has informed Pirates star, Johnny Depp, that he doesn't want to be included...
  • Pelosi has a Sheehan of Her Own

    04/18/2007 12:35:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies · 615+ views
    American Thinker ^ | April 18, 2007 | Ray Robison
    It was in the summer of 2005 that the Bush Administration began to lose the support of the American public for the war in Iraq. A principal catalyst of this momentous transformation was the mother of a soldier killed in Iraq. Casey Sheehan's mother Cindy Sheehan famously camped outside the President's ranch in Texas and demanded a meeting with him. (In fact, she demanded a second meeting, since they had met before.) President Bush's refusal to meet with her again in such a public fashion was the opening that Democratic leaders like Nancy Pelosi had been waiting for -- a...
  • Marine's mom arrested at Pelosi's office

    04/16/2007 2:50:53 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 32 replies · 2,064+ views
    Marine's mom arrested at Pelosi's office By FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press Writer 53 minutes ago The mother of a Marine who tried to kill himself after two tours of duty in Iraq was arrested Monday while protesting the war outside the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (news, bio, voting record). Tina Richards of Salem, Ore., was charged with disorderly conduct, said Sgt. Kimberly Schneider, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman. Schneider said Richards would be issued a citation and released. Drew Hammill, a spokesman for Pelosi, D-Calif., said Richards was with a group of 15 to 20 protesters when...
  • Comic 'Thinks' He's A Jew (Kramer simply “feels Jewish”)

    12/01/2006 9:39:32 AM PST · by dead · 22 replies · 471+ views
    December 1, 2006
    MICHAEL Richards was mistaken when he told his recently hired publicist, Howard Rubenstein, he was Jewish. Rubenstein, an expert in crisis management, said last week that Richards was Jewish after The Post reported the former "Seinfeld" star had spewed anti-Semitic insults at hecklers earlier this year, long before he screamed racial epithets at black audience members at an L.A. comedy club. But it turns out neither of Richards' parents is Jewish, and he never converted. But Richards wasn't lying, Rubenstein said: "He thinks he's Jewish. There were two mentors in his life who raised him and had a big influence...
  • A Genetics Lesson For Michael Irvin

    12/01/2006 8:57:34 AM PST · by Miami Vice · 42 replies · 2,078+ views
    The Evening Bulletin ^ | 12/1/06 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    Rush Limbaugh was vilified and damn near lynched in 2003 for saying that sportswriters do not harshly criticize Donovan McNabb because they want a black quarterback to succeed. Now in 2006, we have Michael Irvin saying that the only explanation that Dallas Cowboys quarterback phenom Tony Romo is as good a football player as he is must be because he has some African ancestry somewhere in his family history. While appearing on a radio show on Nov. 20, ESPN analyst Irvin said, "He (Romo) doesn't look like he's that type of an athlete, but he is. He is, man. I...

    11/30/2006 7:48:31 AM PST · by Nachum · 179 replies · 4,676+ views
    NY Post ^ | November 30, 2006 | DON KAPLAN
    November 30, 2006 -- THE K-K-Kramer scandal murdered Michael Richards' career - but it's doing wonders for sales of the latest "Seinfeld" DVD. Season 7 of the popular sitcom is outselling the Season 6 set (released on the same day last year) by more than 75 percent, and more than 90 percent over season 5 at some online DVD retailers, according to
  • Michael Richards: Still Not a Jew

    11/29/2006 11:16:53 PM PST · by ChicagoHebrew · 24 replies · 1,641+ views
    The Jewish Journal ^ | 11/27/2006 | Staff
    Michael Richards is not a Jew. As Cosmo Kramer in "Seinfeld," Richards played one on TV. But he himself is not Jewish -- not that there's anything wrong with that. Richards lashed out a heckler at the Laugh Factory last Friday, spitting out the "N" word without humor and with abandon. Audience members booed, several walked out, then Richards himself walked off stage. The incident was caught on a cellphone camera and posted at the Web site, where it ignited a firestorm of criticism against Richards. Richards apologized on "The Late Show With David Letterman" Monday night. "I was...
  • Mel Gibson Feels Michael Richards' Pain

    11/29/2006 6:36:05 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 17 replies · 523+ views ^ | 11/29/06
    NEW YORK - Though he's lost many fans after being captured on video hurling racist epithets at a comedy club audience, Michael Richards has an ally: Mel Gibson. "I felt like sending Michael Richards a note," Gibson says in an interview in Entertainment Weekly's Dec. 8 issue. "I feel really badly for the guy. He was obviously in a state of stress. You don't need to be inebriated to be bent out of shape. But my heart went out to the guy." The 50-year-old actor-director added: "They'll probably torture him for a while and then let him go. I like...