All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Politics’

Monica Lewinsky: A Political Card 20 Years Later

Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton are in the news! No, this isn’t a 90s flashback. Thanks to Rand Paul, their shenanigens really are back in the headlines. In an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, he declared that Hillary’s possible occupation of the White House in 2016 would give ol’ Bill a means to take up his old …

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Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout?

Health insurance is taking a mighty turn for the worse after this ill-fated attempt at “affordable care” by the Obama administration. Things are looking very bleak indeed after Thursday’s Moody’s rating downgrade of the outlook for inurance industry from “stable” to “negative”. The downgrade was put in effect because of “ongoing unstable and evolving environment,” as the Obama administration fumbles …

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Ukraine Protests Continue: At Least Two Protestors Slain

Reports indicate that turmoil is amplifying in Ukraine as protests stretch beyond its capital. On Friday, protestors in cities near Kiev surrounded government buildings, confronting authorities. The demonstrations, which began in November, were initially spurred after Ukraine opted out from signing an accord on more cooperation with the EU, and instead decided to strengthen its relationship with Russia. The discord …

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Ann Coulter Sounds Off On Wendy Davis

Controversial political commentator Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity’s self-titled Fox News channel talk show Monday night to sound off on Texas Senator Wendy Davis. Coulter, who appears frequently on Fox News, jumped at the chance to weigh in on the maelstrom that has surrounded Davis since The Dallas Morning News broke a story suggesting that key facts in Davis’ …

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Maria Conchita Alonso Faces Backlash Over Tea Party Ad

Actress Maria Conchita Alonso is receiving  backlash over her support of  Tea Party Republican Tim Donnelly. Donnelly is a California State Assemblyman known for his vigorous opposition of undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. He is also the founder of the state chapter of the armed vigilante border patrol group known as the Minutemen. The fallout forced Alonso to withdraw from her …

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Romney Shows Up At Sundance Premiere For Netflix’s ‘Mitt’

Mitt, the Netflix documentary following former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, premiered at Sundance over the weekend, and Romney himself made a surprise appearance. “The ending I probably won’t like, but nonetheless, I think it will be a good experience and probably give my family and others a chance to see what it’s like to run for president, which by the …

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Chris Christie Heads Florida Fundraisers After Traffic Fiasco

This weekend, Chris Christie heads south – and hopes that his political future doesn’t. As he travels to Florida, the New Jersey governor will be making be his first out of state trip following his lane closure scandal last year. During the event, also known as “Bridgegate”, a traffic holdup on the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee resulted in …

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Director Of Netflix’s ‘Mitt’ Amazed At How ‘Cheap’ Romney Is

While The Square is getting a lot of publicity this week for its Oscar nomination, another Netflix original documentary will debut next week on the 24th. Mitt follows the six years that filmmaker Greg Whitely had exclusive access to former presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Here’s the trailer Netflix put out last month: Reuters has put out an interview with Whitely …

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More Americans Than Ever Identify as Liberal

As Republicans debated Mitt Romney’s loss in the aftermath of the 2012 presidential election, one factor that came up repeatedly is that Republicans simply are not appealing to the growing demographics in the U.S. Pundits suggested that reaching out to Hispanics or young people might be essential for he party’s future, but a new poll this week show that a …

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Trey Radel Apologizes To GOP For Cocaine Use

Trey Radel said Wednesday in an interview with The Washington Post that he has already issued a “heartfelt apology” to his Republican colleagues following his recent drug use charges to which he pleaded guilty. “I’m thankful I had that opportunity, but I have a whole lot to do to make amends,” said Radel, who has been on a month-long rehabilitation. …

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Steven Seagal Talks About Running For Governor

One of Hollywood’s toughest action fighters is thinking about running for governor. Steven Seagal, 61, mentioned the idea in an interview while talking about his reality show “Steven Seagal – Lawman: Maricopa County.” The Arizona-based TV series, which airs on the Reelz Channel, is a team effort between he and the “toughest sheriff in America”, Joe Arpaio. Recently, he has …

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Obama Hawaii: Back to Reality Today

President Obama comes back to cold and blustery D.C. after two weeks in his hometown Hawaii. As the country watched his hair go from black to almost white in the past five years, the Associated Press tell us that the Obama leaves from his longest vacation since his presidency today. In the last two weeks, the Obama family has spent …

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