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  • WINNING: Vanity Fair Reveals Silly Nostalgia for Democrat Fantasy of 'The West Wing'

    09/22/2019 8:21:10 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 22, 2019 | P.J. Gladnick
    President Jed Bartlet, you were just too good for us.  It has long been known that liberals hold the television show The West Wing in a high esteem that feeds into their fantasies, especially in times where cold reality has not exactly gone as they (and creator Aaron Sorkin) would have hoped.  And this fantasy will only be intensified since this is the twentieth anniversary of the show's premiere. Another reason for liberals to fantasize ever more deeply in the parallel liberal world of The West Wing is obviously due to the the one they consider to be the intruder in...

    10/31/2018 4:47:30 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 27 replies
    Hollywood in Toto ^ | 31 Oct 2018 | Christian Toto
    Hollywood's biggest stars are back, begging you to support the Blue Wave. But is anyone watching them? We’re days before another major election, so you know what that means. Hollywood stars shooting celebrity PSAs to boost the proverbial “Blue Wave.” Only the results this time around are far from viral. The star-studded “Save the Day” video, dropped weeks before the 2016 presidential election, drew massive views. Today, the number stands at more than 8 million, a figure likely amassed during that year’s campaign. The clip, directed by Joss Whedon, featured some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Scarlett Johansson Robert Downey, Jr....
  • Robert DeNiro speaks, most hollywood snobs ought to listen... (my title)

    01/10/2003 6:55:01 PM PST · by ICE-FLYER · 17 replies · 268+ views
    Esquire Magazzine ^ | Jan 10, 2003 | Ice Flyer
    Quote from Robert DiNiro from "What I've Learned" in the January issue of Esquire Magazzine: The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You're in a conversation and everybody's agreeing with what you're saying—even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don't want to hear.
  • Celebrities urge electors not to vote for Trump

    12/15/2016 1:17:46 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 14, 2016 | By Jennifer Calfas
    A group of celebrities created a video to urge Electoral College members to cast their votes for someone other than President-elect Donald Trump on Monday. “You have the position, the authority, and the opportunity to go down in the books as an American hero who changed the course of history,” several celebrities say in turn. Unite for America, a group formed to try to prevent Trump from becoming president, created the video published Wednesday, which features actors Martin Sheen, Debra Messing and Bob Odenkrik, among others. . . . . .Despite media coverage, chatter and protests from a handful of...
  • Martin Sheen to produce documentary saying O.J. Simpson didn’t do it

    03/31/2016 6:42:41 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/31/16 | Matt Bonesteel
    With FX’s fairly successful “The People vs. O.J. Simpson” miniseries about to wrap up its 10-episode run and ESPN set to debut an already-hailed five-part documentary about Simpson and the murder trial that drove a nation bonkers, we’ve reached the saturation point of televised O.J. Simpson reminiscences. Or so I thought.
  • Martin Sheen Hopes His New O.J. Is Innocent Docuseries Will Find Nicole Simpson’s Real Killer

    03/31/2016 8:47:08 AM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies
    vanityfair | March 30, 2016 | JOANNA ROBINSON
    Linky only.
  • Pope Francis Arrives For 20,000-Strong Mass At Madison Square Garden After 80,000...

    09/25/2015 3:59:52 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 26 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | September 25, 2015 | OLLIE GILLMAN
    Pope Francis Arrives For 20,000-Strong Mass At Madison Square Garden After 80,000 Lined Central Park For A Glimpse Of The Pontiff • Pope Francis was met with a monumental roar from the crowd as he arrived at Madison Square Garden for mass • There were emotional scenes as the Pontiff blessed a young disabled child, whose parents openly wept • Jennifer Hudson sang a powerful rendition of Hallelujah as Francis arrived for the 20,000-strong gathering • The Pope was earlier driven through Central Park in his popemobile as 80,000 cheering people lined the roads • By OLLIE GILLMAN 25 September...
  • 'Grace And Frankie' Looks At Life Unexpectedly Alone [TV: More Homosexuality & Broken Marriages]

    05/12/2015 7:47:57 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies ^ | 5/8/15 | Linda Holmes
    The opening credits of the new Netflix comedy (maybe comedy-drama) Grace And Frankie lay out the show's high concept using the song "Stuck In The Middle With You" and a set of wedding cake toppers. You see two couples, then two couples with kids, then the husbands kissing, then the abandoned women falling through the broken cake. ....two women with a tense acquaintanceship who find out that their husbands — played by Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen! — have been in love with each other for decades and want to take advantage of the age of same-sex marriage by getting...
  • Communists Thank SEIU for Help in Releasing Cuban Mass Murderer

    02/19/2015 1:52:11 PM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 19 Feb 2015 | Spyridon Mitsotakis
    Gerardo Hernandez, a spy for Communist Cuba and the man responsible for the murder of four humanitarian workers (three of whom were American citizens) over international waters, was freed from prison last year by the Obama administration, due in part to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). This was revealed at a February 6, 2015, celebration of Hernandez’s release, along with two of his fellow Cuban agents (collectively known as the “Cuban 5.. At the beginning of the event, an IPS official thanked all who who took part in the 17-year campaign and singled out a number of organizations that...
  • Martin Sheen Leads "The Way"

    10/21/2011 6:13:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | October 21, 2011 | John Hanlon
    “We’re all on Daniel’s terms,” Tom (Martin Sheen) says referring to his adventure- seeking son in the new film, “The Way.” Daniel (Emilio Estevez), a born explorer, spends much of his time travelling the world as the story begins. Unfortunately, that leads to a tragic accident and Daniel is killed early on while taking a pilgrimage down the Camino de Santiago (“The Way of Saint James”). Directed and written by Estevez, “The Way” finds Tom travelling overseas to pick up his son’s remains. Daniel had encouraged his father to travel with him but Tom was always too busy. However, when...
  • Mahony blesses L.A.'s rally [pro-(illegal)immigration rally]

    05/02/2010 8:45:38 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 37 replies · 580+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 01, 2010 | Robert Faturechi
    Cardinal Roger Mahony was smiling widely Saturday as he navigated the crush of immigrant rights supporters rallying in downtown Los Angeles, enlivened by the throngs of adoring supporters who kissed his hand and asked to be blessed. "Thank you, Arizona," he said, to no one in particular. "Thank you, Arizona." For the cardinal, the thank-you was two-pronged. Mahony compared Arizona to Nazi Germany after the state passed a strict new law that allows police to check the legal status of anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant. But Mahony said the Arizona legislation might turn out to be a net...
  • 14 Principled Anti-War Celebrities We Fear May Have Been Kidnapped

    09/06/2013 3:44:05 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 74 replies
    buzzfeed ^ | 09/06/13 | JohnEkdahl
    Our government is yet again marching us towards a war of choice in the Middle East and our non-partisan, peace-loving celebrities have gone missing since late 2008. We fear the worst. 1. Sheryl Crow LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “I think war is based in greed and there are huge karmic retributions that will follow. I think war is never the answer to solving any problems. The best way to solve problems is to not have enemies.” — Sheryl Crow 2. Bruce Springsteen LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION: “War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.” — Bruce Springsteen
  • Ed Asner Explains Hollywood Silence on Obama, Syria: They 'Don't Want to Feel Anti-Black'

    09/06/2013 9:27:43 PM PDT · by oxcart · 65 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 09/06/2013 | Paul Bond
    In 2003, ahead of a U.S. attack on Iraq, a robust anti-war movement in Hollywood included [2] a TV commercial starring Martin Sheen and Sean Penn visiting Baghdad. There were online petitions signed by Ed Asner; letters to President George W. Bush pleading for peace were signed by Matt Damon, Tim Robbins, Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin; former M*A*S*H star Mike Farrell fronted multiple press conferences where celebrities denounced war. In interviews, Janeane Garofalo stopped identifying herself as an actor -- she preferred to be called a member of the U.S. anti-war movement. The good news for President Barack Obama...
  • Celebs Beg Obama to Keep Promise on Nuclear Disarmament

    06/15/2013 5:28:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | June 13, 2013 | Christian Toto
    Several A-listers are banding together to beg President Barack Obama to keep his word about seeking a world [free] of nuclear weapons. Apparently, they've been cycling through the Superman movies to ready themselves for Man of Steel and stumbled upon Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. Actors Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Martin Sheen and Alec Baldwin, among others, appear in a new video for Global Zero urging the president to address the issue at next week’s G-8 summit.... Freeman and Sheen conclude, “For if we believe that the spread of nuclear weapons is...
  • The Sad End of the Priestly Ministry of Mr. Roy Bourgeois

    11/19/2012 8:10:38 PM PST · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 11/20/12 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    Disobedience and preaching against the teaching of the Catholic Church about women's ordination led to his excommunication, dismissal and laicization. Then Fr. Bourgeois engaged in an obstinate crusade which involved public and direct defiance of the Holy See and a repudiation of the unbroken teaching of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church concerning sacred ordination. MARYKNOLL, N.Y. (Catholic Online) - The short Press Release from the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers confirmed some sad news on Monday, November 19, 2012. The priestly ministry of Roy Bourgeois has come to an end: ***** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Congregation For The Doctrine Of The...
  • Moonbat Martin Sheen Predicts Obama Will "Beat the Hell" Out of GOP and Romney

    06/12/2012 10:56:07 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 48 replies
    (Politico) -- Martin Sheen’s 2012 prediction: Obama by a landslide. The “West Wing” star thinks the president will easily win another term, he told The Australian. “Don't get me started on the Republicans,” Sheen said. “They're going to jump on all the things he didn't do, but I think he'll beat the hell out of them, frankly.
  • Life Fest to Honor Martin Sheen with 2012 Spirit of Life Award

    The Way Nominated for Best Film at 2nd Annual Film Festival LOS ANGELES – Today, organizers of the Life Fest Film Festival, the premiere showcase for films that honor the value of human life and the unique importance of each life, announced that actor/producer Martin Sheen will receive the 2012 Spirit of Life Award. Now in its second year, the Festival will be held May 5-6, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. “Martin Sheen has been outspoken in his opposition to legalizing assisted suicide, a form of voluntary euthanasia, and in his opposition to abortion,” said Brian Johnston, director of...
  • Actor Martin Sheen says his Catholic religion saved him

    04/16/2011 3:24:11 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 31 replies ^ | April 13, 2011 | PATRICK COOPER
      Powered by       | |     Actor Martin Sheen says his Catholic religion saved him Charlie Sheen’s father says ‘we all look for the sacred.’ ByPATRICK COOPER, Staff Writer Published Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 7:38 AM Updated Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 10:07 AM Read more: Pierce Brosnan talks about his deep Catholic faithCharlie Sheen’s father Martin Sheen says his Catholic religion has taken him through very tough times.Sheen, now 70, gave an interview about his upcoming film projects that appeared in last Saturday’s Irish Times.Though he broke with the church for a while, Sheen says...
  • In 911 call, woman says Sheen threatened her

    12/28/2009 2:48:41 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 15 replies · 803+ views ^ | Dec. 28, 2009 | Associated Press
    ASPEN, Colo. -- A woman who identified herself as the wife of Charlie Sheen said in a 911 call to Aspen police that the actor threatened her with a knife and that she feared for her life.
  • Weapon Involved in Charlie Sheen Domestic Dispute

    12/26/2009 1:46:56 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 42 replies · 1,621+ views
    E!Online ^ | Dec. 26, 2009 | Brandi Fowler
    Oh, Charlie Sheen. E! News has exclusively confirmed that a weapon "of some sort" was involved in the domestic violence dispute the actor was hauled off to jail for on Friday. The 44-year-old Two and a Half Men star was arrested yesterday morning in Aspen, Colo., and released that night after posting an $8,500 bond. Aspen Police Department spokeswoman Stephanie Dasaro tells E! News the felony menacing charge Sheen is facing would not go into further detail—for the record, they aren't naming the victim, either—other than to say the count does involve "a weapon of some sort." Aspen Chief Deputy...