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Cindy McCain Waves Bloody Shirt Over Gwyneth Paltrow War Remark

Cindy McCain, the wife of Arizona Sen. John McCain, took a cheap shot at liberal-minded Gwyneth Paltrow when she criticized the actress for comparing Internet abuse with the “dehumanizing” experience soldiers face in war. McCain called Paltrow a “joke” and urged her to sit down with injured soldiers to see the real effects of war. John, of course, was a prisoner of war in Vietnam. ...

Eliot Spitzer’s Back in the Game, Not Politics, But a Love Scandal

Eliot Spitzer is back in the game. No, not politics; he got shut down in the last election. But he’s apparently scoring big time in the Love Game. And, he’s reportedly getting it for free! Well he was… Spitzer, who infamously was forced to resign as governor after a call girl scandal, is reportedly seeing hot New York City Pr whiz Lis Smith....

Ed Snowden Profile Rises on Bus Ads in Nation’s Capital (video)

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden continues to cool his heels in Russia to escape prosecution in the United States, but his profile is rising in the nation’s capital on buses plying the streets of Washington, D.C. The bus campaign to call attention to Snowden’s dilemma is in its second day, according to the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF), a D.C-based public interest group....

Jackie Kennedy Still Sealed Talks May Hold Secrets to JFK’s Death

Jacqueline Kennedy, wife of President John F. Kennedy, may hold the secrets to her husband’s assassination on Nov. 22, 1963. On the 50th anniversary of the President’s death many of those secrets are still hidden and may not be revealed for another half century. Jackie expressed her deepest secrets about her marriage, her husband’s serial philandering, her own affairs and her theories on JFK’s tragic assassination....

Jon Stewart Returns, Learns Carlos Danger Running for Mayor

Jon Stewart was back in the anchor chair at Comedy Central, after a summer-long stint in the Middle East for a film project. He required a little cultural re-assimilation before catching up on the news. Yes, Carlos Danger really is running for New York City Mayor. John Oliver, who subbed for Stewart while he was off directing the Iranian political feature, “Rosewater,” had his hands full bringing Jon up to speed. First, though, he had to ween Stewart, who had gone native, of his Middle Eastern mannerisms....
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Kathryn Bigelow 'Zero Dark Thirty' Trailer Draws Right Wing Ire (watch)

Kathryn Bigelow’s latest film, “Zero Dark Thirty,” about the U.S. raid on Osama Bin Laden, has come under fire by right-wing nabobs. They claim it’s a political commercial for President Obama. Only one problem; it comes out weeks after the election. So what’s the beef? Apparently it’s not the film, but its first trailer that’s causing the rub. It has just been released to promote the picture. The 2:14 clip doesn't even mention the president. Even so, critics are complaining. They claim it could remind the public that the Obama gave the order to take out the Al Qaeda leader, something the Bush administration failed to do....
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Anti-Obama Movie Message: People Still Don't Know Him

Dinesh D’Souza’s anti-Obama movie has become the second-most-successful political documentary in history, not because people don’t like Obama, but because after four years in office, they really still don’t know him. The Obama campaign finally lashed out at the film this week, claiming it is full of “insidious” lies and distortions. It’s right, but who’s fault is that? The film may be one of the overt pieces of mass political propaganda since “Triumph of the Will” by legendary Nazi Director Leni Riefenstahl. ...

OMG! President Obama Was Briefed on Nicki Minaj! WTF! (listen!)

President Obama is leaving no detail unchecked in his campaign for re-election. He clearly had been briefed about rapper Nicki Minaj’s supposed endorsement of Republican Mitt Romney, and had the right answer when asked about it. Minaj apparently had become a lightning rod in the presidential campaign after a number of news outlets reported that the “Roman Reloaded” singer had endorsed Romney. They took their cue from a new Lil Wayne mixed tape called Dedication 4.On the tape, she raps: “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney / You lazy bit*hes is fu*king up the economy.”...

Paul Ryan’s Marathon Lie: Should This Worry Us?

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan was forced to acknowledge he lied when he said he ran a marathon in under three hours, but only after he was called out on it by the news media. Is this just braggadocio or does it raise questions about his grip on reality. Ryan’s convention speech was riddled with factual inaccuracies that went beyond mere misstatements of facts. He engaged in outright, seemingly willful distortions. Is there a pattern here?...
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Obama Pit Bull Joke Bites at White House Press Dinner (watch!)

President Obama spared no one, including himself, during his White House Correspondents Dinner speech last night (Apr. 29), but there were a few awkward moments, especially when he joked about eating dogs. The audience seemed baffled and slightly taken aback when the president asked if they knew the difference between a pit bull and a hockey mom. “The pitbull is delicious,” he said to nervous laughter...
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Rocker Ted Nugent Goes Off Obama Hating Rocker (watch!)

Rocker Ted Nugent came out strongly for Mitt Romney at this weekend’s National Rifle Association convention, blasting the Obama administration for “wiping its ass with the Constitution.” His metaphor for the campaign also leave a lot to be desired. “We need to ride into that battlefield and chop their heads off in November. Any questions?” he said....
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Tom Hanks Blackface Incident Spurs Right-Wing Outcry (video)

Tom Hanks, who just provided a stirring narrative for President Obama’s re-election video, showed a different side of his character at a tony private school attended by his children. He mocked racial diversity with a man wearing blackface makeup. Hanks, who has been Hollywood’s liberal conscience, wasn’t quite so politically correct way back in 2004 during a function at St. Matthew’s Parish School, in Pacific Palisades, Calif....
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Robert De Niro Scolded by Michelle Obama for Racial Joke

Robert De Niro is in hot water with First Lady Michelle Obama over a joke he told during a New York City fundraiser for the president. He drew the rebuke because the joke had racial overtones. Michelle Obama attended the $5,000 a plate fundraiser at his Tribeca restaurant, which was filled with prominent Democrats and celebrities....
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Tom Hanks Adds Hollywood Gravitas to Obama Video (watch!)

Tom Hanks’ solemn voice leads off President Obama’s slick Hollywood produced video touting the accomplishments of his last four years in office. No wonder conservatives are crying foul at Hollywood. Now the full video has been released. Hanks, who has become a symbol of America’s virtue and patriotism after appearing in the 1998 film “Saving Private Ryan,” throws the full force of his personality behind the Obama re-election campaign....
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George Clooney, Dad Arrested Outside Sudanese Embassy

George Clooney engaged in some good old fashioned civil disobedience in the nation’s capital today and was promptly arrested. He was protesting along with several congressmen outside the Sudanese embassy when police cuffed him. Also arrested were Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.), Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), Rep. Tom Andrews (D-Mass.), the actor’s father Nick Clooney, NAACP President Ben Jealous and Martin Luther King III, according to NBC....