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  • Meghan McCain Says Washington Doesn’t Get Millennials

    05/09/2014 8:07:21 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 44 replies
    Time ^ | 05-03-2014 | Maya Rhodan
    “Washington is getting so many things wrong about young people,” McCain, the host of an upcoming TV series on politics for cable channel Pivot, told TIME at the Time/People pre-White House Correspondents’ Dinner cocktail party on Friday. The district, she said, needs to start paying more attention to the demographic. Youngsters can be socially liberal and fiscally conservative, she said, but politicians such as her father, former Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R—Ariz)—can’t seem to fully grasp that. “Washington is not having a nuanced conversation about young people,” McCain says. But the host of the new late-night series hopes...
  • Meghan McCain: Bush's 'act of love' immigration comments likely mean he's running for president

    04/28/2014 10:58:55 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 37 replies
    KTAR ^ | 04-08-2014 | KTAR.com
    Meghan McCain, daughter of former Republican presidential candidate and Arizona senator John McCain, was asked by KTAR's Mac & Gaydos Tuesday if she agreed with Bush's viewpoint. McCain didn't quite go that far, but she offered up some interesting insight as to what they might mean in regards to a possible run at the presidency. "I understand what he's saying meaning that America is this shining beacon at the top of the hill as Ronald Reagan once said," McCain told KTAR. "I think everyone wants to be an American if you can be, especially if you come from a place...
  • Lena Dunham may quit acting; rails against women getting typecast

    03/12/2014 10:49:16 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 95 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 11 Mar 2014 | Nardine Saad
    Perhaps we'll be seeing less of Lena Dunham on screen in the future: The "Girls" talent says she might consider quitting acting to focus on some of her other work. But don't worry, she's not going far. "I don't know if I'm going to want to act anymore. I'm always relieved on the days I don't have to. I'd rather give parts to other women than be the woman having the parts," the Golden Globe-winning 27-year-old said in the April issue of Glamour, which hits newsstands March 18. Appearing in the critically acclaimed HBO series about four 20-something women growing...
  • Meghan McCain: Some say ‘I’m the second coming’ of Republicanism

    11/06/2013 12:51:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 29, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    <p>Meghan McCain said she’s already defied the odds by not disappearing from the public stage after her father’s failed 2008 presidential campaign, and that part of the reason is some regard her as the new face of the Republican Party.</p>
  • Daughter: McCain 'Depressed, Down-Trodden' by State of GOP (Like father, like Daughter)

    10/27/2013 6:19:43 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 117 replies
    newsmax ^ | 10/27/13 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Sen. John McCain's daughter says the tea party revolution within the Republican Party has left him in a state of emotional distress. "I’ve never heard him this depressed other than maybe after the ‘08 election," Meghan McCain said. "He’s so depressed, so down-trodden. The way he’s talking about it, he's never seen it this bad in his 30-plus years in office." Meghan, who describes herself as a liberal Republican, said she shares his sense of despondency. "We’re both frustrated with the idea that only the hyper-conservative wing of the party is going to represent the masses,” said McCain, 29, who...
  • Meghan McCain: ‘We’re not all crazy rednecks’

    09/09/2013 8:19:19 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 69 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 9/9/13 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Meghan McCain said she respects the Republican Party, but wants to make clear: Some GOPers are crazy rednecks. She’s just not one of them. In an interview with Politico, she also tried to make clear that she’s not a voice for young Republicans. “I don’t espouse myself to be the voice of young Republicans at all
  • Leathers a bathing ‘booty’

    07/29/2013 5:04:20 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 78 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/29/13 | JEANE MACINTOSH
    Anthony Weiner’s online paramour took time out from her “15 Minutes of Fame” tour to cool off on a Santa Monica beach — looking more like a frumpy schoolmarm than sultry sext kitten. Sydney Leathers — who sent Weiner a racy, bun-baring shot of herself in a pink thong during their 6-month dalliance — sported this unflattering two-piece halter bathing suit with high-waisted, cover-it-all-up bottoms late last week.
  • Ignore Lena Dunham's 'Girls' at Your Own Peril, Conservatives

    01/30/2013 6:35:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | January 29, 2013 | Kurt Schlichter
    There’s plenty about Girls to annoy conservatives, yet this often creepy, usually skeevy, critically-acclaimed HBO series is also a test for conservatives. Will we finally heed Andrew Breitbart's warnings about the importance of taking pop culture seriously or just keep fiddling as the culture burns? If conservatives are going to be in the popular culture – and act to change it – they can’t simply ignore shows like Girls that capture the zeitgeist, even if the zeitgeist makes their skin crawl. Season two is well under way, and conservatives need to participate in the discussion. Girls is about four young,...
  • Meghan McCain on Why Newt Gingrich Should Quit After Florida Primary ("Daddy, make bad man leave!")

    01/31/2012 6:13:29 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | January 31, 2012 | Meghan McCain
    Today is the day of the Florida primary, and it will most likely be the day that Mitt Romney clinches the 2012 Republican nomination for president. I admit that I have a terrible track record of predicting the outcome of elections, but I think it’s pretty safe to say Romney is going to win Florida. The most recent Rasmussen poll has him leading Gingrich by 16 points. The right wing of the party might have fought tooth and nail against Romney, but after a long and arduous primary process, he has now proven that he is in fact the strongest...
  • Meghan McCain on the Future of the Republican Party

    03/16/2011 4:54:48 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 57 replies
    “Incivility is everywhere,” Meghan McCain said during a presentation at Kennesaw State University on Monday. “It’s on television, it’s in real life, but most especially, it’s in the political arena.” McCain, the daughter of former Presidential candidate and Arizona Sen. John McCain, spoke at the Prillamin Hall auditorium before opening up the floor to questions. The Daily Beast writer and author of the books “My Dad, John McCain” and “Dirty Sexy Politics” addressed a number of political and social issues during her lecture, specifically the future of the Republican Party in the United States. “The town hall really is the...
  • McCain Visits Valley, Shares Political Forecast (of GOP pushing "very extreme conservative" in '12)

    02/23/2011 9:15:17 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 29 replies
    Meghan McCain, daughter of U.S. Senator John McCain spoke at Indiana State University tonight. McCain shared her experience on the campaign trail with her father as well as where she sees the country going politically. One big goal of hers is to redefine republicanism."I have two theories. The first is in the next election Republicans will nominate a very extreme conservative. If that happens I think that the idea of a third party rising up could happen for the first time in history," McCain said.
  • ISU Speaker Series invites Meghan McCain (to publicly attack, rip GOP conservatives)

    02/21/2011 5:01:26 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 21 replies
    Meghan McCain will offer her insight on the Republican Party this week as part of the University Speaker Series. McCain, the daughter of former GOP presidential candidate and Arizona Sen. John Mc- Cain, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Tilson Music Hall. Her speech is titled "Redefining Republicanism: No Labels. No Boxes. No Stereotypes." McCain gained attention for her political and social commentary during and after her father's campaign. She is the author of "My Dad, John McCain," an illustrated children's book, and "Dirty Sexy Politics," a political memoir. "She will bring a different view on what happens today...
  • Meghan McCain: Sarah Palin must be anti-education because she uses common phrases I don't understand

    12/01/2010 2:43:17 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 89 replies
    Meghan McCain: Sarah Palin must be anti-education because she uses common phrases I don't understand Ace of Spades flags this revealing passage in Meghan McCain's latest column which is -- surprise! -- another attack on Sarah Palin. Anyway, remember how Sarah Palin called the Bush family "blue bloods" after they tacitly endorsed Romney? Well, here's what Meghan McCain had to say about that: The reference to "blue bloods" was made after former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara said in an interview that they thought Mitt Romney was essentially the man to watch in 2012, followed by an...
  • Sea Shepherd’s New Interceptor Vessel Revealed

    10/28/2010 7:04:18 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 30 replies
    Ecorazzi ^ | October 24, 2010 | Michael dEstries
    The Sea Shepherd officially announced their new replacement for the sunk Ady Gil at a fundraising benefit in the Hollywood Hills this evening — and Ecorazzi’s Megan Blanchard was on the scene interviewing celebrities and supporters. More on the evening later, but for now, here are some first (cell phone) shots of the new ship that will be joining the Bob Barker and the Steve Irwin during Operation No Compromise this coming December. Anyone else think this thing looks like a Klingon ship from “Star Trek”? [UPDATE: All signs currently point to this ship being the former "Ocean Adventurer 7"...
  • Meghan McCain slams Bristol Palin on 'Daily Show'

    09/10/2010 4:41:17 PM PDT · by pissant · 57 replies · 2+ views
    CNN ^ | 9/10/10 | staff
    The business of politics got a little dirty on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday night. Meghan McCain (yes, daughter of Arizona Senator John McCain) joined Stewart last night to chat about her book, "Dirty Sexy Politics," and the conversation soon veered into Palin territory. The book, Stewart pointed out, "is a view of the campaign trail that’s very personal" - almost like he was reading someone's diary, he said. “I basically wrote a very real book," McCain explained. "It’s very sad and I talk about everything – I talk about sex and politics and everything in between and...
  • Obama's Oil Spill Insanity (Meghan McCain would be okay with Romney as president) (BARF BARF BARF)

    06/09/2010 10:01:51 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies · 127+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 2010-06-07 | Meghan McCain
    The president may say he’s “furious” about the spill, but he sure doesn’t show it—and he’s managed to hang out with Paul McCartney and Kelly Clarkson in the meantime. Would the media have let Bush off so easy?BY MEGHAN MCCAINI want, just for a second, to pretend that there is a Republican president in office right now. It doesn’t matter which Republican—George W. Bush, my father, Mitt Romney. Any Republican.As we push Day 50 of this oil spill, I find myself questioning why it has taken so long for the mainstream media, aside from James Carville and Chris Matthews, to...
  • Shannyn Moore: "I am in contact daily with Democratic leadership in Juneau." (War on Sarah)

    07/16/2009 8:15:21 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 27 replies · 1,278+ views
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | July 16, 2009 | Daniel Terrapin
    In a tweet yesterday, Amanda Carpenter alerted us to another example of the close relationship between Democrats and leftwing bloggers intent on destroying Governor Palin: "Anti-Palin blogger cites close ties with "Dem leadership in AK" while angling for a Netroots scholarship." The Anti-Palin blogger is Shannyn Moore, and here's what she wrote: " I am in contact daily with Democratic leadership in Juneau."
  • Caption the Healthcare Voter (Vanity)

    09/20/2007 4:08:23 PM PDT · by mnehring · 61 replies · 966+ views
  • NBC Exec Says He Will Do Anything to Get Rosie O'Donnell

    06/07/2007 11:56:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies · 1,035+ views
    Fox News ^ | June 7, 2007 | Roger Friedman
    <p>Look out, ABC -- NBC wants Rosie O'Donnell in a bad way. New programming chief Ben Silverman is telling friends he will do anything to get O'Donnell onto the network, and not just in daytime. Silverman is talking to O'Donnell about hosting a prime-time game show he has up his sleeve as well as a daytime hour a la "The View." O'Donnell, meanwhile, is sitting pretty. Her final ratings on "The View" skyrocketed the show to unprecedented success. Barbara Walters will have quite a gap to fill over the summer as she looks for replacements. It's not like O'Donnell is going into semi-retirement while Silverman prepares his offer. On Monday, Rosie will give friends a sneak peek "hard hat" look at the new arts center she's building on West 45th Street named for a teacher who inspired her love of Broadway. The building, bought for her For All Kids and Rosie's Broadway Kids foundations, will open officially this fall. The facility is set to contain two dance studios, a music studio, practice rooms, a library, study café, changing rooms, administrative offices and a rooftop terrace. The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs will assist in the funding. Circle your calendars for Nov. 19. That's the day Rosie and Kelli Carpenter will host a 10th anniversary gala for O'Donnell's charities and the completion of the building. Who knows? If Silverman has anything to say about it, Rosie may already be back on the air by then.</p>
  • Rosie O'Donnell Thinks Shock Jock Don Imus Headed to Gitmo

    04/12/2007 10:22:40 AM PDT · by meg88 · 50 replies · 2,581+ views
    The National Ledger ^ | 4/12/07 | Joanne Way
    The resident shock jock at 'The View' has had a difficult time on the show since returning from vacation. Rosie O'Donnell makes her living blasting away on ABC's morning show and it is all justified in the name of ratings by ABC. That's pretty much the case with Don Imus and NBC. Rosie and Imus are both are unfunny and past their primes, but both can still get a decent audience in their time slots with their cheap humor. Whether it's Rosie mocking the Chinese or Imus mocking young black women athletes bigotry is all done in the name of...
  • Doug Giles: Rosie and Khalid Sittin’ in a Tree . . . K-I-S-S-I-N-G

    03/17/2007 5:18:33 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 21 replies · 1,028+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 3/17/06 | Doug Giles
    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) painted himself during his trial this week at Club Gitmo as employee of the decade for Al Qaeda’s Death Monkey Squad. This piece of Samsonite prattled on with Islamic glee about his noxious brain farts such as . . . • The suicide hijackings of 9/11. Remember 9/11/2001? Think back, way back to like . . . uh . . . 5 ½ years ago when 3,000 people died during a terrorist attack here in the U.S. Does that ring a bell? It doesn’t? Just google it. It was pretty bad. • Personally cutting off...
  • OUTRAGE: Rosie O'Donnell Feels Bad for 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

    03/15/2007 9:42:14 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 258 replies · 8,560+ views
    Debbie Schlussel ^ | 3/15/2007 | Debbie Schlussel
    ...Among the worst of her comments, O'Donnell derided airhead pseudo-conservative Elisabeth Hasselbeck (who is ZERO match for O'Donnell on the intellectual scale) for calling KSM a "terrorist," saying, "So, calling him a terrorist robs him of all of his humanity?" WHAT?!!!!! This man planned the 9/11 attacks that murdered 3,000 Americans. And Rosie O'Donnell is worried we will "rob him of all humanity" because we call him a "terrorist." Hello . . . ?! O'Donnell's comments were not only outrageous, they showed her utter stupidity about the entire Khalid Sheikh Mohammed history and situation. O'Donnell showed the well-known photo of...
  • Lewinsky Mulls '08 Run (Alternative to Hillary)

    09/25/2006 1:48:47 PM PDT · by Rb ver. 2.0 · 107 replies · 3,894+ views
    Borrowitz ^ | 9/22/06 | Borrowitz
    Former White House Intern Offers Self as Alternative to Hillary In a development that could drastically alter the playing field of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, former White House intern Monica Lewinsky confirmed today that she was considering making a bid for the Democratic nod in 2008. According to those familiar with her political plans, Ms. Lewinsky plans to offer herself as an alternative to the presumptive frontrunner in the race, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-New York). Rumors of Ms. Lewinsky's intentions spread like wildfire this week when the erstwhile intern made a series of stops in New Hampshire,...
  • HOUSE APPROVES DRILLING IN ANWR! BREAKING ON FOX

    05/25/2006 12:46:14 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 280 replies · 13,582+ views
    fox news
    SHEPARD SMITH JUST ANNOUNCED: HOUSE APPROVES ANWR DRILLING!!
  • Rosie O'Donnell rant about America today

    11/01/2005 8:10:30 AM PST · by lotsaguns · 14 replies · 464+ views
    Rosie O'Donnell's personal website ^ | Oct 30, 2005 | Rosie O'Donnell
    "the VICE PRESIDENTS chief of staff 5 criminal charges i watch the republicans dodge this historic moment in our nations history “we must stay focused…we have a job to do blah blah blah” - over 2000 dead in iraq - over 45 million without health care - 1 in 5 american children live in POVERTY - 50% of black and hispanic kids DO NOT graduate high school THIS IS AMERICA TODAY dick c knew what scooter was doing lying like they all did to get us into this INSANE war - for the benefit of those who already have too...
  • Caption Hillary and Barbara Mikulski (barf alert)

    10/31/2005 12:32:06 PM PST · by lotsaguns · 75 replies · 2,449+ views
    lotsaguns
  • NUDE SAILORS RAPPED FOR JOLLY RODGERING

    07/26/2005 5:38:09 PM PDT · by Rodney King · 53 replies · 1,243+ views
    UK Times Mirror ^ | today | some guy
    AN AMOROUS couple who took to sea in a dinghy sparked a major rescue operation when their lovemaking was mistaken for cries for help. Police and lifeboat crews were scrambled to waters off Torbay, Devon, after a passer-by raised the alarm. When they reached the tiny boat, the rescuers realised nobody was in danger - but the man and woman on board were naked. A police spokesman said the couple put their clothes back on after returning to the shore and were given "words of advice".
  • Hunger Strike against the Minutemen

    04/24/2005 6:55:59 PM PDT · by Boston Blackie · 245 replies · 4,829+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | April 21, 2005
    Diana Ponce talks on a phone in the yard of her San Pablo home Wednesday, the fifth day of a hunger strike to protest the gathering of armed volunteers, the Minuteman Project, at the Arizona-Mexico border to keep illegal immigrants from entering the United States. Chronicle photo by John O'Hara
  • Whale and hippo 'close cousins'

    01/26/2005 6:59:18 AM PST · by presidio9 · 23 replies · 1,199+ views
    BBC News ^ | Monday, 24 January, 2005
    A water-loving mammal that lived 50 to 60 million years ago was probably the "missing link" between whales and hippos, according to a new analysis. Biologists have argued over the relationship between hippos and whales for a period of almost 200 years. The findings come from an analysis of features in different animal groups carried out by a US-French team. Their report is published in the science journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Jean-Renaud Boisserie, Michel Brunet and Fabrice Lehoreau found that the semi-aquatic ancestor of whales and hippos split into two groups: cetaceans and the anthracotheres. Cetaceans...
  • Liz Edwards: W Guilty of "Character Assassination," Military Families Fear W's "Recriminations"

    11/01/2004 6:43:22 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 224 replies · 470+ views
    Larry King Live - CNN | governsleast governsbest
    Two 'highlights' from Elizabeth Edwards' just-completed interview on the Larry King show: 1. in describing the need to bring the country back together after the election, she expressed the fear W would be incapable of doing it, because he engaged in "character assassination" during the campaign; and 2. asked what her priorities would be if her husband and Kerry are elected, she mentioned her desire to be an advocate for military families, saying they haven't been fairly treated, and that military families hesitate to criticize W for fear of "recriminations by the Commander-in-Chief."
  • Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam

    09/29/2004 3:32:13 PM PDT · by BCrago66 · 47 replies · 14,367+ views
    USDA Forest Service ^ | 9/29/04 | USDA Forest Service
    This is an image of Mount St. Helens, taken from the Johnston Ridge Observatory. The Observatory and VolcanoCam are located at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet, about five miles from the volcano. You are looking approximately south-southeast across the North Fork Toutle River Valley.
  • ROSIE TRYING RADIO (Failure is Not Enough!)

    09/27/2004 6:34:26 AM PDT · by IncPen · 27 replies · 867+ views
    NY Post ^ | 9.27.04 | John Mainelli
    -snip- The former daytime TV star — who recently launched a gay- family cruise line — is trying out a talk show tomorrow night by subbing for Jim Bohannon Bohannon is syndicated by Viacom/CBS's Westwood One, causing rampant industry speculation that the network is testing O'Donnell for her own radio show. -snip- "I think she'd do fine because she's a colorful, offbeat, opinionated character with a showbiz background, but strong interests in politics and controversial lifestyle issues," said Talkers magazine publisher Michael Harrison. "However, radio is very demanding," said Harrison, warning that a three-hour talk show, live each day, is...
  • Kennedy is Confident Kerry Will Right His Ship

    09/14/2004 10:46:25 AM PDT · by Area Freeper · 57 replies · 1,623+ views
    The New York Times ^ | September 14, 2004 | CARL HULSE
    Senator Edward M. Kennedy says he is not too worked up about the shape of the presidential race right now despite the fact that his junior colleague from Massachusetts is trailing in the polls. Meeting with reporters this morning, Mr. Kennedy, an ally of Senator John Kerry, exhibited his long memory about political events. He recalled that the polls were swinging wildly in the 1968 race between Richard M. Nixon and Hubert H. Humphrey and that Mr. Humphrey gained 10 points in a matter of days as the race went into the final stretch, though he ultimately lost a close...