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  • Trump-Hating Late Night Hosts Colbert, Kimmel and Fallon to Co-Host Coronavirus Benefit Show for the World Health Organization

    04/06/2020 4:20:09 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 52 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 6, 2020 | Kristinn Taylor
    A “virtual” concert benefiting the World Health Organization co-hosted by Trump-hating late night hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon will be streamed and broadcast on April 18, organizer Global Citizen announced Monday. The show is being curated in coordination with Lady Gaga and is scheduled to feature Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, John Legend, Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Lizzo and many others...
  • Stevie Wonder expresses his wishes for Cosby as he serves jail time

    10/02/2018 2:48:56 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    TMZ via Hot New Hiphop ^ | recently | unattributed
    Former actor Bill Cosby was recently served a 3 to 10-year sentence in a maximum security facility after the judge presiding over his case determined that he is a sexually violent predator. Bill Cosby's prison sentence has sparked an outcry of emotions and reactions from individuals around the world. Women's rights attorney and activist Gloria Allred told CNN, "This is a very important day. Judgment day has come. We're so very proud of what law enforcement did to make sure we had a just outcome." Writer and actress Quinta Brunson tweeted, "As a Philadelphian and fan of his shows and...
  • It’s simple: Global warming worsens wildfires

    08/20/2018 11:40:07 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 19, 2018 | by Associated Press
    As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hottest temperatures, an Associated Press analysis of fire and weather data found. As human-caused climate change has warmed the world over the past 35 years, the land consumed by flames has more than doubled. Experts say the way global warming worsens wildfires comes down to the basic dynamics of fire. Fires need ignition, oxygen and fuel. And what’s really changed is fuel — the trees, brush and other plants that go up in flames. “Hotter drier...
  • Global warming can make extreme weather worse. Now scientists can say by how much.

    08/20/2018 11:36:26 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | August 19, 2018 | by James Rainey
    Researchers no longer hesitate to blame climate change for floods, fires and heat waves. Here's how the science works. When the heat waves, droughts, wildfires and deluges come - as they seem to with increasing regularity these days - the question inevitably arises: Did climate change play a role? The answer scientists gave for years was that greenhouse gases created by humans likely contributed to extreme weather, but it was hard to definitively tie the warming atmosphere to any single episode. But that cautious approach, repeated in thousands of news reports for more than a decade, has been changing in...
  • Watch: Stevie Wonder Blames Global Warming for Aretha Franklin’s Cancer

    08/20/2018 11:45:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | August 20, 2018 | by John Nolte
    During an appearance on Friday’s CBS This Morning, and without being challenged by the pro-science “journalists” of the morning show, Wonder was allowed to spread his conspiracy theory about Global Warming being linked to cancer: "I just feel that all these various diseases that we have and all that is happening in the world in part is because there are those who don’t believe in global warming, don’t believe that what we do affects the world,” he said. “Heat affects the world and affects us. I just hope that people will grow up out of the foolishness and know that...
  • Stevie Wonder blames Aretha Franklin’s cancer on ‘global warming’?! (tr)

    08/20/2018 8:19:09 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 62 replies
    Climate Depot ^ | August 20, 2018 | Admin
    Stevie Wonder visited the ailing star days before she died and said that at that point she was unable to speak. “We have to celebrate her life and continue the legacy by letting people of all the various genres hear the music that influenced us all,” Wonder told CBS This Morning’. Wonder drew a line between the increase of cancer and the ignorance of global warming. “I just feel that all these various diseases that we have and all that is happening in the world in part is because there are those who don’t believe in global warming, don’t believe...
  • Donald Trump urges NFL boycott as Wembley stars #takeaknee during anthem

    09/24/2017 7:26:01 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 135 replies
    Sky News ^ | September 24th 2017 | Sky News
    Donald Trump has renewed his attack on NFL stars kneeling during the national anthem, by urging fans to stop going to games "until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country". In tweets posted on Sunday morning, the US President told fans if they boycott matches "you will see change take place fast. Fire or suspend!" He added: "...NFL attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN. Boring games yes, but many stay away because they love our country. League should back US." https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/911904261553950720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fnews.sky.com%2Fstory%2Fdonald-trump-urges-nfl-fans-to-boycott-games-over-takeaknee-anthem-protest-11051259 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/911911385176723457?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fnews.sky.com%2Fstory%2Fdonald-trump-urges-nfl-fans-to-boycott-games-over-takeaknee-anthem-protest-11051259 Mr Trump's latest criticisms of the protest brought an immediate response at Wembley Stadium, which hosted the NFL...
  • Stevie Wonder “Takes A Knee” For America At Global Citizen Festiva

    09/23/2017 8:04:12 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 46 replies
    Deadline ^ | September 23, 2017 | Dino-Ray Ramos
    Before performing a medley of his classic hits like “Higher Ground,” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours,” and “Overjoyed,” at the Global Citizen Festival, Stevie Wonder made a passionate speech about unity saying, “It is only through life we can make life happen through ourselves and each other.” He added, “Our global brothers and sisters, I didn’t come here to preach, but I’m telling you, our spirits must be in the right place all the time.” After encouraging everyone to “stand down bigotry” and “condemn sexism,” he insisted that everyone “find love.” Then with the help of his son Kwame, he...
  • Hollywood Idiots Ruin George Strait’s Noble Idea

    09/13/2017 4:59:50 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 21 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 9.13.2017 | David Blackmon
    Why do Hollywood leftists have to ruin everything they touch? – My first reaction when I heard that the great George Strait would be putting on a nationally televised hurricane benefit fundraiser was great! Awesome! Greatest country music artist ever, native Texan, truly good ol’ boy in every sense of that title, it’ll be a fantastic show and raise a ton of money. Good for George. But then I saw that he would be joined by notorious cop hater Beyonce’, and I thought, oh, no, here we go. But hey, Beyonce’ is also a native Houstonian, so I figured she...
  • CELEBRITIES TURN HURRICANE BENEFIT CONCERT INTO LEFT-WING SERMON

    09/12/2017 9:08:39 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 48 replies
    Grabein.com ^ | 9/12/2017
    Mere seconds into the celebrity-filled benefit concert for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma did these stars turn the ostensible charitable event into a platform for left-wing sermonizing. Stevie Wonder, who kicked off the show, began with call for unity, but then turned to mock anyone who questioned the global warming theory. "When love goes into action, it preferences no color of skin, no ethnicity, no religious beliefs, no sexual preferences, and no political persuasions," Mr. Wonder began. "It just loves. As we should begin to love and value our planet." But after calling for love, he singled out skeptics...
  • White House says Prince concert for 500 was ‘private’

    06/16/2015 6:55:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    politico.com ^ | 6/15/2015 | Sarah Wheaton
    When is a White House event for 500 people considered “private?” They won’t say. Nor would they say, in advance, that hundreds of guests were expected on Saturday night for a soiree and serenade from Prince, as guests of the President and First Lady. All White House spokesman Josh Earnest would say about the Saturday event was that the First Family paid for it (though he wouldn’t elaborate on how much it cost, or whether things like security were also covered).
  • Baltimore prosecutor appears onstage with singer, Prince during tribute concert to Freddie Gray

    05/11/2015 1:17:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/11/2015 | AllahPundit
    A weird thing to do during a pending case for an officer of the court who’s already been accused, and not just by police, of ramping up the charges against the Baltimore cops who arrested Gray for political reasons. Maybe save the pop-star grandstanding until after we figure out whether Mosby was right or wrong when she told the universe Gray was arrested unlawfully, no?On the other hand, how could a young aspiring mayor/governor/senator resist a photo op like this? The audience spanned a wide range of ages and backgrounds, much like Prince’s fanbase. Many were surprised to see...
  • Prince releases Freddie Gray protest song ‘Baltimore’

    05/09/2015 3:11:52 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 64 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 9. 2015 | Jim Farber
    Prince released his much-anticipated protest song about “Baltimore” on Saturday — one day before his scheduled “Rally 4 Peace” concert in the troubled city.
  • Prince Records Tribute to the People of Baltimore, Shares Artwork

    05/01/2015 8:03:45 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 39 replies
    Billboard ^ | May 01, 2015 | Lars Brandle
    Prince will share his feelings on the unrest in Baltimore in the way he knows best -- in song. The legendary artist has recorded a “tribute to all of the people of the city of Baltimore,” a spokesperson tells Billboard. Though release plans haven’t been announced, it's understood the track will address Freddie Gray's death in Baltimore police custody, and the socio/political issues around the nation following a spate of killings of young black men.
  • Stevie Wonder Advocates For Gun Control Mid-Concert

    08/20/2015 9:52:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/19/2015 | Kaitlan Collins
    Stevie Wonder spouted off about gun control in the middle of his concert in New York Monday night. “As much as we have made some incredible strides, we have also really gone to this crazy place, like them against us and us against them,” Wonder said. “We really need to do that thing called fixing the planet, by fixing each other, fixing ourselves. That includes everyone, me and us, in the spirit of love.” “What we have to do, whether you’re NRA or whatever, is find a place of everyone being accountable for every gun we have here.”
  • White House Defends ‘Private’ Prince Concert With 500 People: ‘They Did It On Their Own Dime’

    06/15/2015 3:52:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/15/15 | Charlie Spiering
    At the White House today, Press Secretary Josh Earnest defended Saturday night’s “private” concert with Prince. Although rumors had surfaced about the concert, the White House was silent about the event that brought up to 500 people to the event and did not inform the press about it. News of the event quickly leaked on social media – including posts from Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Rev. Al Sharpton. Earnest indicated that the Obama family paid for the event at the White House, telling reporters that the first couple “did it on their own dime.” When repeatedly questioned about
  • The Obamas appear to have hosted a Prince concert, but the White House isn’t talking

    06/15/2015 12:47:27 PM PDT · by ghost of stonewall jackson · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 6/15/15 | Juliet Eilperin
    In subsequent questioning, Earnest said that "the president and first lady paid for the event," although he did not detail the exact cost. The concert audience included prominent business leaders, celebrities, senior administration officials and fashion heavyweights close to the Obamas, according to The New York Post's Page Six. Among them were American Express chairman Ken Chenault, D.C. philanthropist David Rubenstein, fashion designer Naeem Khan and ABC stars Connie Britton and Tracee Ellis Ross. The Wall Street Journal's Carol Lee, who will assume the presidency of the White House Correspondents Association next month, questioned why the administration decided to treat...
  • The Obamas had a secret party at the White House with Prince, Stevie Wonder

    06/15/2015 2:42:06 PM PDT · by McGruff · 51 replies
    CNN ^ | June 15, 2015 | Kristen Holmes
    Administration officials are remaining tight-lipped on a private party featuring Prince and Stevie Wonder at the White House over the weekend. During Monday's daily briefing, reporters drilled White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest for details on the star-studded event, which was not included in the President's public schedule, but was documented by guests on social media. "The President and First Lady did hold a private party at the White House over the weekend, but given the private nature of that event I don't have a lot of details to discuss from here," Earnest said.
  • Famous Today, Forgotten Tomorrow (We've forgotten Hope & Crosby. Will we forget the Beatles?)

    12/18/2014 2:10:08 PM PST · by presidio9 · 127 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Dec. 9, 2014 | Jim Fusilli
    Tributes to two of the most famous American entertainers of the 20th century serve as a reminder of how fame flees. The entertainers are Bing Crosby and Bob Hope; the reminders are the documentary “American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered,” which had its premiere last week (and will run again on Dec. 26 ) on PBS, and “Hope: Entertainer of the Century,” a new biography by Richard Zoglin. Neither Crosby nor Hope have much cachet with contemporary consumers of art and culture, but the accounts of their careers make convincing cases that their contributions still influence their respective fields, even if...
  • Stevie Wonder headlining fundraiser for Landrieu

    11/18/2014 8:31:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 18, 2014 2:17 PM EST
    Stevie Wonder is lending a hand to endangered Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu. The legendary musician is performing at a $1,000-per-person fundraiser Dec. 1 in New Orleans to drum up campaign cash for the Big Easy Committee, a joint committee that supports Landrieu and the Democratic State Central Committee of Louisiana. …