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  • Tony Awards Hail ‘Hamilton’ and Denounce Hate

    06/13/2016 4:23:19 AM PDT · by wbarmy · 18 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 6/13/2016 | Michael Paulson
    “Hamilton,” an improbable hip-hop musical about America’s first Treasury secretary, completed its rapturous march across America’s awards landscape on Sunday, picking up Broadway’s highest honor: the Tony Award for best new musical. The prize capped an amazing season for the show, a smash hit that has been sold out from the start, captivating audiences and the broader culture through its use of today’s sounds and a largely nonwhite cast to explore America’s revolutionary origins and their contemporary relevance.
  • Ties of Hillary Clinton’s Brother Invite Scrutiny (Tony Rodham)

    05/11/2015 1:48:47 AM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    NY Times via MSN ^ | 5/10/15 | STEVE EDER
    **SNIP** “I deal through the Clinton Foundation. That gets me in touch with the Haitian officials,” Mr. Rodham said, according to a transcript of his testimony. “I hound my brother-in-law, because it’s his fund that we’re going to get our money from. And he can’t do it until the Haitian government does it. “And he keeps telling me, ‘Oh, it’s going to happen tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow.’ Well, tomorrow hasn’t come yet.” Mr. Rodham’s Haiti project never did happen. The Clinton Foundation said in a statement that it was not aware of Mr. Rodham’s Haiti project and had no involvement...
  • Povero: No politics involved in pace of Stewart investigation

    09/08/2014 6:36:02 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 14 replies
    With an unprecedented amount of attention focused on the Tony Stewart investigation, many are eager to know the outcome amid calls by some that politics might play a part in the report's release. As the probe into the Aug. 9 crash at Canandaigua Motorsports Park drags into its fourth week, the Ontario County District Attorney’s Office is refusing calls and Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero said reporter inquiries are coming from as far away as Japan... Some are already drawing conclusions — about whether Stewart will face charges and whether the political race between Povero and his challenger, ex-road patrol...
  • R.I.P. James Gandolfini

    06/19/2013 4:30:14 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 79 replies
    deadline ^ | 6/19/13
    I’ve learned that actor James Gandolfini died suddenly in Italy after a suspected heart attack. He was 51. Gandolfini will be forever known for his portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano on the seminal HBO series The Sopranos, which won him three Emmy Awards. MORE
  • Kill Whales, but not Wolves

    01/27/2005 7:23:36 AM PST · by tomjohn77 · 95 replies · 12,383+ views
    I am all for whaling, but against killing the wolves. In Norway we have a very small population of wolves. More sheeps die from falling down cliffs and other natural things than being killed by wolves. Actually more sheeps are killed by another wild animal. Whales on the other hand there are many of in the sea.
  • What ever became of the assault on Steven Crowder?

    04/08/2013 5:47:03 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 15 replies ^ | April 08, 20123 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    What ever happened to the man who punched Steven Crowder? He's allegedly a union official by the name of Tony Camargo. Here's a photo of him throwing a punch at Crowder. Was he ever prosecuted for the assault?
  • Obama bemoans ‘people hurting out there’ at Sarah Jessica Parker’s $40,000-per-person fundraiser

    06/15/2012 5:31:01 AM PDT · by Qbert · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 6/14/2012 | Twitchy
    Obama bemoans ‘people hurting out there’ at Sarah Jessica Parker’s $40,000-per-person fundraiser Mark Knoller ✔ @markknoller At the 4-story brownstone that is the home of Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Brokerick, Pres Obama addressed 50 ppl paying $40K per. 14 Jun 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller reported from the glitzy $40,000 a person Obama fundraiser at the home of Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. Yes, you read that right, $40,000 each.  Ponder that as you read this next tweet: Mark Knoller ✔ @markknoller Pres Obama said he knows there are "still a lot of people hurting...
  • Doug McIntyre: Tony an NYC hit; big flop at home

    03/06/2012 9:51:53 PM PST · by OddLane · 7 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | March 6, 2012 | Doug McIntyre
    Like a beautiful butterfly emerging from his cocoon, a remarkable political metamorphosis is taking place right before our eyes. You won't see this on the Nature Channel; instead you have to watch the savants on CNN and MSNBC to witness Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa transform from a "Failure," as Los Angeles Magazine called him in 2009, into a statesman. From their offices high above New York's Sixth Avenue the editors of Time Magazine have also discovered mayoral virtues invisible from Ventura Boulevard. Adam Nagourney of The New York Times gave "Tony the Butterfly" two thumbs up, claiming, "His record is substantial...
  • Federal Government Sells Forclosed Homes To Cronies To Collect Rent For HUD

    08/18/2011 10:25:35 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 19 replies
    RealMoney ^ | 8-18-2011 | Roger Arnold
    A Huge Housing Bargain -- but Not for You Roger Arnold 08/18/11 - 05:49 PM EDTThis column by Roger Arnold originally appeared on RealMoney on Aug. 11. For a free trial to RealMoney, follow . NEW YORK () -- The largest transfer of wealth from the public to private sector is about to begin. The federal government will be bulk-selling the massive portfolio of foreclosed homes now owned by HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private investors -- vulture funds. These homes, which are now the property of the U.S. government, the U.S. taxpayer, U.S. citizens collectively, are going...
  • Oscar-Nominated Actor Dies At 85 (Tony Curtis)

    09/30/2010 2:31:11 AM PDT · by prisoner6 · 144 replies
    Metro Source News | 09/30/2010 | Dave Ficere
    Tony Curtis Obit URGENT >> Oscar-Nominated Actor Dies At 85 (Undated) -- Actor Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85. A representative for his daughter Jamie Lee Curtis' has confirmed the passing of the legendary actor, but no further details are available. Curtis, whose real name was Bernard Schwartz, was perhaps most known for his comedic turn in Billy Wilder's 'Some Like It Hot' with co-stars Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon.
  • Kyron Horman's Stepmother Allegedly Tried to Hire Hit Man, Report Says

    07/05/2010 4:26:23 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 1,037 replies · 30+ views
    One month after the disappearance of 7-year-old Kyron Horman, police reportedly said a landscaper told them the Oregon boy's stepmother tried to hire him to kill her husband, Kaine Horman. After a month with no trace of Kyron the family still hopes for his safe return.The allegation, first reported in The Oregonian but confirmed by ABC News affiliate KATU-TV in Portland through a source close to the investigation, thickens the cloud of suspicion surrounding Terri Horman, the last person to see Kyron before he went missing on June 4 The landscaper allegedly told police that Terri Horman approached him about...
  • Tony Rezko cut Patti Blagojevich $40,000 check at the same time Blagojeviches needed $40,000

    07/05/2010 6:01:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    chicago sun times ^ | 7/5/10 | Natasha Korecki
    Through its latest witness, prosecutors are following the money trail from Tony Rezko to pay for contractors who worked on a major Blagojevich home renovation. Prosecution witness Robert Williams, Rezmar Chief Financial Office, read off the list of contractors who did work on the Blagojevich family's Ravenswood Manor home.
  • Alexi Giannoulias: He'd Make Tony Soprano Proud

    05/06/2010 8:35:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 394+ views
    nrsc ^ | 5/6/10 | nrsc
    Blagojevich, Rezko, and The Mob. Alexi Giannoulias would make Tony Soprano Proud.
  • VIDEO: Khalid Al-Mansour on Tony Brown - Pt. 1

    05/05/2010 2:56:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies · 130+ views
    you tube ^ | 5/5/10 | Tony Brown
    The Tony Brown interview with the infamous Khalid, Al-Mansour.
  • London Papers: Tony Blair has Middle East Financial Interests

    03/19/2010 5:05:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 243+ views
    INN ^ | 3/19/10 | Rachel Sylvetsky
    ( The London Daily Telegraph and the London Daily Mail have published findings on former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Middle East financial interests as disclosed by the official UK government committee which vets former ministers’ business interests. The Daily Mail described Blair as waging an “extraordinary two-year battle to keep secret a lucrative deal with a multinational oil giant which has extensive interests in Iraq”, referring to the just revealed fact that Mr. Blair serves as advisor to a South Korean firm, UI Energy, since August 2008, and has made at least Ł20million since leaving Downing Blair had convinced the...
  • Complaint hits Rezko land deal--Fired official says appraisal replaced

    12/09/2008 9:07:13 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 17 replies · 1,578+ views
    WashingtonTimes ^ | 12/9/08 | Jerry Seper
    Antoin "Tony" Rezko leaves federal court in Chicago in this Oct. 19, 2006, file photo. Mr. Rezko spent years pouring thousands of dollars in campaign contributions into Barack Obama's climb from the Illinois legislature to Capitol Hill, and helped him raise tens of thousands more. A former Illinois bank official, now claiming whistleblower status, says bank officials replaced a loan reappraisal that he prepared for a Chicago property that was purchased by the wife of now-convicted felon Tony Rezko, part of which was later sold to next-door neighbor Barack Obama. In a complaint filed Thursday in the Circuit Court of...
  • Obama Is Anti American: Michelle Bachmann Defeats Chris Matthews And She Does It Perfectly

    10/21/2008 10:37:44 AM PDT · by TheFourthMagi · 31 replies · 3,056+ views
    YouTube ^ | October 21, 2008 | The iJoeThePlumber Channel at YouTube
    Video HERE. Please only watch it if you don't mind seeing Chris Matthews COMPLETELY DESTROYED by Republican Representative Michelle Bachmann.
  • In Remembrance of Tony Snow

    07/15/2008 7:22:17 PM PDT · by Jo Nuvark · 21 replies · 135+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 7-15-08 | Arnaud de Borchgrave
    It was the best decision in my 62 years of professional life as a journalist. I was the Washington Times' editor in chief and looking for a new editorial page editor. Tony Snow was the first and last recommended name I interviewed. The year was 1987. ..... Tony was 32 years old. We had breakfast, lunch, and dinner the same day in a secluded beach location, away from...
  • O'Reilly Live Thread: Taking The AP To the Woodshed Over Tony Snow Insult

    07/14/2008 5:04:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 68 replies · 856+ views
    O'Reilly is doing what he does best. Calling out evil for what it is.
  • A Farewell to Tony Snow

    07/14/2008 1:37:21 PM PDT · by Dukes Travels · 1 replies · 81+ views
    North Star Writers Group ^ | July 14, 2008 | Llewellyn King
    Now we must turn down an empty glass for Tony Snow. The expression comes from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, as translated from the Persian by the English eccentric Edward FitzGerald. The FitzGerald translation also gave us “The moving finger writes and having writ, moves on . . .” and many other quotable lines. Anyway, at one time, journalists, particularly those who worked for newspapers, liked to treat “The Rubaiyat” as a kind of drinking song without music. It was very popular in saloons frequented by journalists, who insisted on being called newspapermen or women. It wasn't really until the...