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  • Mo Dowd: "Trump Hits Alps, but Melania Is Frosty in Florida"

    01/29/2018 10:46:52 AM PST · by seanmerc · 74 replies
    New York Times ^ | 27 Jan 18 | Maureen "Not CZJ" Dowd
    Melania has learned a few things from the master. The first lady will never be as brilliant at trolling as her husband. He is an idiot-savant who plays in the roiling ocean of Twitter as naturally as a blubbery-necked sea lion. Only Donald Trump, a Rat Pack relic who spurred the reckoning with his transgressions toward women, could send out a tweet taking credit for the women’s march. But the Slovenian Sphinx has her moments. It started when she seemed to sartorially upbraid Trump for his Billy Bush vulgarities by wearing a pussy-bow blouse to the St. Louis debate. Then,...
  • Exclusive: Roy Moore rebounds in polls as accusations are discredited

    11/22/2017 7:25:25 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 50 replies
    Alabama’s special U.S. Senate election is less than one month away and a new poll shows Republican nominee Roy Moore holding a solid lead over his Democratic opponent Doug Jones. In a poll conducted by Sky Research on Tuesday Nov. 21 among registered Alabama voters, the results show Moore with 46.7 percent support to Jones’ 39.6 percent. 13.7 percent of voters polled remain undecided. With a margin of error of 3.1 percent, Moore maintains significant lead over Jones, but the undecided voters could swing the election either way. When asked “Do you consider your political views to be more in...
  • ABC’s Raddatz Disgusted by Skeptics of Allegations Against Roy Moore

    11/12/2017 11:19:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 111 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | November 12, 2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Last week, The Washington Post reported that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore allegedly pursued relationships with teenagers when he was in his 30s and that he allegedly molested a 14-year-old girl. It was the latest in the avalanche of recent sexual misconduct allegations sweeping the nation. And while many believed the claims, other took them with a grain of salt citing the timing as suspicious. On Sunday’s Good Morning America, ABC’s Martha Raddatz used her analysis to express her frustration and contempt for such people. “I don't really know what those voters are waiting for,” she huffed. ABC’s Chief Global...
  • Hillary Clinton to 'View' pals: 'I won the popular vote'(Barf)

    09/13/2017 10:11:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 103 replies
    Fox News. com ^ | September 13, 2017 | Sasha Savitsky
    Hillary Clinton's visit to "The View" started with warm, long hugs, and ended with a gift. The former Democratic presidential candidate entered the stage to Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger" and "The View" co-hosts' eager greetings. Whoopi Goldberg's introduction was interrupted several times by cheers from the audience as Clinton took her seat. oy Behar expressed how shocked she was when Clinton lost the election. "I was sure you were going to win" Behar told Clinton, to which Clinton responded to a laughing crowd, "So was I." "I went into mourning" Behar said, as the screen behind her showed the liberal host...
  • Dem Sen. Harris Told To Stop Interrupting And Let Sessions Speak At Hearing

    06/13/2017 3:01:46 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 125 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | June 13, 2017 | RealClearPolitics
    At Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Cali.) was reprimanded by her colleagues for a combative line of questioning that often left the witness unable to answer without being interrupted by the freshman California Democrat.
  • Mo Dowd: "Donald, This I Will Tell You" [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE]

    03/28/2017 12:04:57 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 64 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 25 Mar 17 | Maureen "Time has passed me by" Dowd
    Dear Donald, We’ve known each other a long time, so I think I can be blunt. You know how you said at campaign rallies that you did not like being identified as a politician? Don’t worry. No one will ever mistake you for a politician. After this past week, they won’t even mistake you for a top-notch negotiator. I was born here. The first image in my memory bank is the Capitol, all lit up at night. And my primary observation about Washington is this: Unless you’re careful, you end up turning into what you started out scorning. And you,...
  • Michelle Obama: The Spring of Her Own Discontent

    06/09/2015 12:38:35 PM PDT · by Fay · 35 replies
    Mychal Massie The Daily Rant ^ | June 9 , 2015 | Mychal Massie
    In my May 31, 2011 article titled “Our First Lady: Bitter Harridan,” I wrote that in her Princeton thesis Michelle Obama lamented: “I have found that at Princeton no matter how liberal and open-minded some of my professors and classmates try to be toward me, I sometimes feel like a visitor on campus – as if I really don’t belong.” She [specifically] complained that whites made her feel “black first and a student second.” Therein is the true elephant in the room of which the majority of America appears oblivious. Blacks by their own insistence have reduced themselves to a...
  • Hillary’s Ungainly Glide

    04/15/2015 11:31:34 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 13 replies
    WSJ ^ | April 14, 2015 | Peggy Noonan
    [SNIP]...Republican candidates get grilled, sometimes impertinently, and pressed, sometimes brusquely. And it isn’t true that they’re only questioned in this way once they announce, Scott Walker has been treated like this also, and he has yet to announce. Republicans see this, and then they see that Mrs. Clinton isn’t grilled, is never forced to submit to anyone’s morning-show impertinence, is never the object of the snotty question or the sharp demand for information. She gets the glide. She waves at the crowds and the press and glides by. No one pushes. No one shouts the rude question or rolls out...
  • Maaco Apologizes After Worker Tells Woman's Husband to "Get Her in Check"

    04/04/2015 8:53:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    A Maaco body shop worker will be suspended for leaving a profane, threatening message telling a customer's husband to "get her in check" after her she posted a scathing review on Facebook, the company said Friday. Ella May Rudd posted the recording she says was left on her husband's phone, triggering a torrent of withering comments from social media users and an apology from Maaco Franchising LLC of Charlotte, North Carolina. "I'm a strong woman," said Rudd, 32, a stay-at-home mother of two young boys. "I walked into Maaco and confronted" the employee "myself after he left that voicemail. I...
  • 'Please Look After Mom': A Guilt Trip To The Big City(racist feminist?)

    04/14/2011 8:22:53 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    NPR ^ | 4/5/11
    'Please Look After Mom': A Guilt Trip To The Big City by Maureen Corrigan April 5, 2011 Mama Mia, who knew that Koreans outstrip Italians and Jews when it comes to mother guilt! How else to explain why Please Look After Mom, a new novel by Korean novelist Kyung-sook Shin, has already sold over one-million copies in her native South Korea? This literary phenom is scheduled to be published in 22 other countries and has just come out in the U.S. The back cover of the American edition, brought out by Knopf, is filled with blurbs by heavyweights like Gary...
  • Remember To Fly Alaskan Air

    07/12/2010 8:17:36 PM PDT · by Mier · 10 replies
    Remember to fly Alaskan Airlines Do you remember the scene? The Senate. Barbara Boxer hearing from a Brigadier General? Silly General! He addresses Barbara as "Ma'am", and she CORRECTS him, telling him she's "worked SO hard to earn the title, "Senator", so please to use that when speaking to her. Get a load of this letter! Read the letter sent to Sen. Barbara Boxer from an Alaskan Airlines pilot below. Many of us witnessed the arrogance of Barbara Boxer on June 18, 2009 as she admonished Brigadier General Michael Walsh because he addressed her as "ma'am" and not "Senator" before...
  • White Dominance, Patriarchy, and Avatar

    02/05/2010 11:00:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies · 637+ views
    The Daily Iowan ^ | JANUARY 22, 2010 | GRETA HAGEN-RICHARDSON
    It is difficult to know where to begin when one is considering the insidious nature of the film-award ceremonies. Roughly 82 years in, praising mediocrity and pandering to the white liberal elite are the norm. Still, somehow, this past weekend’s Golden Globes left me feeling particularly distraught and a bit flabbergasted. Among the many issues I had — from the Christina Hendricks weight comments to the absurdly excessive parade, while hundreds of thousands go days without food or water — I feel compelled to elaborate on the focus of the evening’s events. Avatar, a film that examines white guilt in...
  • Comme Segolene, like Hillary

    05/10/2007 7:04:40 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 12 replies · 816+ views
    The Hill | 10 May 2007 | Dick Morris
    This week brought good news for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) — post-debate polls all suggest that she scored a significant victory in the first meeting of the Democratic candidates. For the moment, at least, she seems to have arrested Sen. Barack Obama’s (D-Ill.) momentum and re-established a lead. But the defeat of Segolene Royal in France at the hands of Nicolas Sarkozy may be a bad omen for the long-term health of her candidacy. Royal’s defeat was not primarily due to ideological issues. French President Jacques Chirac has long since worn out his welcome and Royal’s Socialist Party would,...
  • Stronach remark dogs MacKay ( as usual, Liberals barking up wrong tree)

    10/20/2006 7:02:18 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 22 replies · 596+ views
    CP via Canoe ^ | October 20, 2006 | Alexander Panetta
    Stronach remark dogs MacKay cnews.canoe.ca October 20, 2006 By ALEXANDER PANETTA OTTAWA (CP) - Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay referred to Liberal MP Belinda Stronach - his ex-girlfriend - as a dog Thursday in the House of Commons, the Liberals say. MacKay denies saying any such thing. The purported slur prompted Toronto-area Liberal Mark Holland to lodge a complaint with the Commons Speaker, and other Liberals expressed disgust at the alleged remark. Holland says the foreign minister made the slur while exchanging jeers with the Liberals during a debate on the environment. While the government was being peppered with...
  • Expat's feral attack reflects elitist conceit (Greer slammed)

    09/09/2006 10:31:12 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 11 replies · 776+ views
    The Australian ^ | 7 September 2006 | John Birmingham
    I WAS standing just down from the radio station 3RRR at ... in Melbourne when my phone rang.... I flipped open the batphone ... and found out that Steve Irwin was dead. I swore loudly as the moment fused, possibly forever, into memory. Something similar happened millions of times over in this country alone. Perhaps hundreds of millions of times across the world. You almost certainly remember exactly what you were doing when you heard. ... Not everyone is mourning, however. ... ... Germaine Greer pulled on her redundant fright mask and charged into print to bitchslap and rake at...
  • Germaine, try this for size

    09/08/2006 6:26:42 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 33 replies · 1,160+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (Australia) ^ | 9 Sept. 2006 | Luke McIlveen
    THIS is the muzzle The Daily Telegraph has sent to batty loudmouth Germaine Greer on behalf of all Australians furious over her comments about Steve Irwin. Today The Daily Telegraph calls on all Crocodile Hunter fans to tell the controversial academic exactly how they feel - and ... this afternoon we can also publish a new address to contact her. Greer raised the ire of a nation this week when she made the bizarre claims that the animal world had taken "revenge" on Steve Irwin when he died tragically from a sting ray attack in northern Queensland. A furious Queensland...
  • MORFORD: Which Way To The Apocalypse?

    06/09/2006 7:46:33 AM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 474+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/9/6 | Mark Morford
    When all the fanatical Christians disappear, will traffic finally improve? Wait, did I miss it? Did it happen three days ago, on 6-6-06, a.k.a. Tea Time with the Beast, a.k.a. the Great Day of Reckoning, a.k.a. the National Day of Slayer, all the world crashing down in a heap of hissing steam and belching smoke and balmy gusty breezes sometime around noon just after lunch but not before rush hour and hitting right around siesta? I might have been napping. Did the Apocalypse finally hit? Did the deep wish of roughly a half-billion zealous believers come to pass and were...
  • Bring on 6$ a Gallon Gas

    05/10/2006 7:56:48 PM PDT · by Tzimisce · 50 replies · 2,161+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | Mark Morford
    No wait, not six. To hell with that. Make it 10. Ten bucks a gallon, no matter what the going rate for a barrel of light sweet crude. That would so completely, violently, brilliantly do it. Revolutionize the country. Firebomb our pungent stasis. Change everything. Don't you agree? Here's what we could do: Give gas discounts to cab drivers (at least initially) and metro transit systems and low-income folks, those who have to drive their busted-up '78 Honda Civics to their jobs scrubbing restaurant toilets and flipping burgers and vacuuming the residual cocaine from the seat cushions of numb SUV...
  • MORFORD: Christian Virgins Are Overrated

    05/12/2006 5:59:51 AM PDT · by SmithL · 19 replies · 1,740+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/12/6 | Mark Morford
    Think sex and drugs destroy America? Try naive chastity. Oh, and "Purity Balls" There are these things. These unholy events called "Purity Balls" and you should probably fall to your knees right this minute and thank a merciful and lubricious and happily polyamorous God that you do not know what they are and that you have access right this minute to vast quantities of wine to deflect their nasty karmic arrows because, you know, oh my God. But hey, free country. Purity Balls. No, not some sort of newfangled spherical chastity device to be inserted using vacuum tubes and pulleys,...
  • MORFORD: Can You Still Hate Wal-Mart?

    05/24/2006 7:44:47 AM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies · 1,087+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/24/6 | Mark Morford
    It's a shockingly eco-friendly plan from the world's most toxic retailer. Did hell just freeze over? Sometimes you just have to let the possibility breathe. Sometimes you just have to allow that something grand and good and healthy might actually be born from the bowels of the dank and ravenous megacorporate world, like flowers from a dung heap, like vodka from old potatoes, even if it comes right alongside the nastiest, most abusive federal environmental policy you will see in your lifetime. Take Wal-Mart, the most famously offensive, town-destroying, junk-purveying, labor-abusing, sweatshop-supporting, American-job-killing, soul-numbing, seizure-inducing, hope-curdling retailer in the known...