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  • 'Wonder Woman' Gal Gadot to star as Cleopatra, sparking dispute over Israeli in role

    10/12/2020 1:41:05 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 111 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | Oct 2020 | Staff
    Israel-born actress Gal Gadot announced Sunday that she would team up again with “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins in a new film about the legendary Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. The film will be produced by Paramount and written by Laeta Kalogridis in a retelling of the epic tale made famous by Elizabeth Taylor in the 1963 classic. The announcement drew criticism, with some railing against the casting of an Israeli as the Queen of Egypt... “Which Hollywood dumba** thought it would be a good idea to cast an Israeli actress as Cleopatra...instead of a stunning Arab actress like Nadine Njeim?” tweeted...
  • Patty Jenkins: "We Could Lose Movie Theater-Going Forever"

    10/09/2020 7:42:26 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 93 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | October 5, 2020 | Georg Szalai
    "If we shut this down, this will not be a reversible process," says the 'Wonder Woman 1984' director. Director Patty Jenkins has warned that the future of cinema-going is in peril amid the coronavirus pandemic. "If we shut this down, this will not be a reversible process," she told news agency Reuters in an interview from her home in Los Angeles. "We could lose movie theater-going forever." Jenkins, whose Wonder Woman 1984 has been delayed three times due to the coronavirus pandemic, is among top Hollywood names who have appealed to the government for financial help for cinemas. "While theater...
  • Was Notre Dame President Jenkins the super spreader from the SCOTUS Event that cause POTUS Trump Diagnosis?

    10/03/2020 7:19:00 AM PDT · by Sonar5 · 100 replies
    Pretty good chance Notre Dame President Jenkins was the super spreader, and gave it to President Trump and many others at SCOTUS event. Ask how I can figure this out and NO one else is discussing it.... So I’ll say it. Does anyone believe that a possibility exists that this was deliberate. When did Jenkins learn this “Colleague” (code word for?.?), had covid. Was it prior to Saturday’s scotus event in the rose garden? How is this not front page news regarding contact tracing. I find it interesting he comes back from scotus event and releases a statment last Monday...
  • County Judge To RNC: No Convention In Dallas Despite Governor’s Invitation

    06/10/2020 5:28:54 AM PDT · by DFG · 38 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 06/09/2020 | KAREN TOWNSEND
    It isn’t even clear if Dallas is on the RNC’s shortlist of convention sites now that North Carolina has lost it but Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins wants to make his opinion known – he’s a firm no on the city hosting it. Jenkins cites his concern for the potential of a large gathering spreading the coronavirus. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, also a Democrat, has not extended an invitation to the RNC to host the convention in that city, though the city bid on hosting the 2016 convention. But even if he did, Jenkins says he’s a hard no:
  • Dallas County extends stay-at-home order through May 15, but Abbott may overrule action

    04/21/2020 4:47:22 PM PDT · by TLI · 11 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | April 21, 2020 | Stefan Stevenson
    Dallas County extended its coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home order through May 15, two weeks beyond the statewide order from Gov. Greg Abbott. Tuesday’s 3-2 vote by county commissioners could be overruled by Abbott. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, who cast one of the three votes to extend the order, said he’ll leave it up to the state to decide.
  • Walter Williams: Gun rights endangered in Virginia

    12/28/2019 1:39:21 PM PST · by Perseverando · 53 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 26, 2019 | Walter E. Williams
    Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam will have much to apologize for if he signs into law a bill that attacks Virginia citizens' Second Amendment rights. The measure is Senate Bill 16, which would ban "assault" firearms and certain firearm magazines. Since Democrats have seized control of Virginia's General Assembly in the last election, they are likely to push hard for strict gun control laws. Those laws will have zero impact on Virginia's criminals and a heavy impact on Virginia's law-abiding citizens who own, or intend to own, semi-automatic weapons for hunting or their protection. As a friend once explained to...
  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg at Notre Dame — ‘Friends in High Places’

    08/09/2019 12:50:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    Sycamore Trust via Church Militant ^ | August 7, 2019 | Sycamore Trust
    Mayor Pete Buttigieg at Notre Dame — ‘Friends in High Places’ A look at the inroads the gay and lesbian alumni association has made during the Fr. Jenkins administration Last March, Notre Dame gave the Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association of Notre Dame (GALA) and its gay marriage agenda a boost by allowing GALA to honor presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg and to stage a panel supporting same-sex married teachers in Catholic high schools. We describe these events below and take a look at the inroads GALA has made during the Jenkins administration. GALA and Same-Sex Marriage In a previous bulletin, we...
  • Notre Dame President Won’t Ban Campus Porn

    04/14/2019 12:37:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 34 replies
    Church Militant ^ | April 12, 2019 | David Nussman
    [Catholic Caucus] Notre Dame President Won’t Ban Campus Porn Fr. John Jenkins snubs petitions for porn filter on Notre Dame's wifi system SOUTH BEND, Ind. ( - The president of Notre Dame has pushed back against calls to block access to pornography on the campus wifi.  In October last year, a group of around 80 male Notre Dame students called for a campus-wide porn filter in a letter to the editor in student-run newspaper The Observer. The open letter noted that an online petition supporting the cause already had about 1,000 signatures from students, faculty and staff. Enough Is Enough (EIE), a group promoting...
  • Malcolm Jenkins calls Jerry Jones a 'bully' for Cowboys' anthem policy

    07/27/2018 12:57:31 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 70 replies
    ESPN ^ | July 27, 2018 | Tim McManus
    PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins issued a strong response to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Friday, referring to him as a "bully" for requiring his players to stand for the national anthem, while urging owners around the league -- including Eagles Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie -- to speak up in support of the players on this issue. "Jeffrey has been very supportive of us from the beginning. I don't see Jeffrey as a bully like Jerry Jones is. Lucky for me, I don't play for the Cowboys. Nor would I want to. I think it's unfortunate that...
  • Meet Andrea Jenkins, the first openly transgender black woman elected to public office in the U.S.

    11/09/2017 10:06:20 AM PST · by simpson96 · 61 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/8/2017 | Marwa Eltagouri
    The nation’s transgender community, after a year of tremendous opposition from state legislatures and the president, is rejoicing Tuesday over the election of Andrea Jenkins, who gender advocates say has made history as the first openly transgender black woman elected to public office in the United States. Jenkins, who has been elected to the Minneapolis City Council, became the second openly transgender candidate to win a race Tuesday night. Democrat Danica Roem is poised to be the first openly transgender person elected and seated in a state legislature in the country, beating a 13-term Virginia incumbent who called himself the...
  • Minneapolis elects 2 black transgender City Council members

    11/08/2017 6:12:55 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 8, 2017 5:41 PM EST | Kyle Potter
    Minneapolis has elected two black transgender representatives to its City Council, adding to what advocacy groups have described as a banner election for transgender people in public office. Andrea Jenkins easily won the race Tuesday night for an open seat in south Minneapolis, with roughly 73 percent of the vote. Jenkins, a 56-year-old poet and historian who transitioned in her 30s, spent years as a policy aide to two previous council members in the same ward. Phillipe Cunningham’s victory took longer because of Minneapolis’ instant-runoff voting system. But by Wednesday afternoon, the city announced Cunningham — a 29-year old transgender...
  • Dallas Proclaims Itself First ‘U.N. Human Rights County’ in Texas

    07/08/2017 6:58:02 AM PDT · by DFG · 38 replies
    breitbart ^ | 07/07/2017 | MERRILL HOPE
    Dallas proclaimed itself the first “human rights county” in Texas. The commissioners court embraced the United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an initiative that claims to cultivate communities worldwide, although the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) has come under fire for anti-Israel bias and member countries with poor records. “Human rights abuses occur in our community, our country, and our world every day,” said Democrat Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, who pushed the resolution to a vote on July 5. “We must lead at the local level. We can’t do everything but we can all do something.” Democrat commissioners...
  • Leftist Activists Get Kicked Out Of A Food Court, But Not Before Showing Porn To A Reporter

    02/03/2017 5:37:29 PM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/2/17 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Anti-fascist activists had a difficult time pushing back against James O’Keefe’s investigative reporting during a planned press conference Thursday. They got kicked out of a food court, but not before showing pornography to a reporter. The DC Antifascist Coalition had booked a room at the National Press Club to hold a press conference in which they would unveil damaging information about O’Keefe and his group Project Veritas. In the lead-up to President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Project Veritas released videos which resulted in the arrest of a member of DisruptJ20 and foiled a plot to use stink bombs at an inauguration...
  • Cantor's fall haunts lawmakers (RINO says "worst Birthday ever")

    07/08/2015 7:06:55 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 24 June 2015 | Scott Wong
    One year later, the aftershocks from Tea Party favorite Dave Brat’s stunning win over then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) are still rippling across Washington. (SNIP) Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) had just arrived at a birthday fundraiser for Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) at Del Frisco’s Grille, a steakhouse near the White House. She would later tell McHenry that Cantor’s unexpected loss had made it her worst birthday ever. A few blocks away, Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) was sitting down to dinner with Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman
  • Jenkins Defeats Longtime Incumbent Rahall for District 3 U.S. House Seat in W.Va.

    11/04/2014 7:53:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    WSAZ.COM ^ | Nov 04, 2014 | The Associated Press
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Republican Evan Jenkins has defeated 19-term Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall in West Virginia for the District 3 U.S. House race, the AP reports.
  • ['RAT] Dallas mayor: 'I was scared, mad' about Ebola

    10/31/2014 8:54:28 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 43 replies
    WFAA ^ | 7:30 p.m. CDT October 31, 2014 | David Schechter
    <p>I was mad at the State. I was mad at the county. I was mad at the city. I was mad at myself. I was mad at each team member. I was mad at Presbyterian.</p> <p>The idiot 'RAT mayor, among those who have accelerated the descent of Dallas to a third world cesspool is right. He's scared and he is MAD, as in insane. What an idiot but so typical of leftists.</p>
  • Plans in place to make new hospital primary Ebola facility (TX)

    10/19/2014 8:38:25 PM PDT · by bgill · 27 replies
    wfaa ^ | Oct. 19, 2014 | David Schechter
    <p>To pick up the load, he says Parkland Hospital will now stand up a Go Team, including 50 medical specialists who can assist at any local hospital.</p> <p>There are also plans to identify a new hospital as the primary Ebola facility as soon as tomorrow. Back at Presbyterian, the health care workers enter another week of closely monitoring their temperatures for any signs of fever -- a symptom of Ebola.</p>
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 October 2014

    10/19/2014 4:26:48 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 147 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 19 October 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows October 19th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Dr. Anthony Fauci, infectious disease chief at the National Institutes of Health; Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman; Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., head of the Democratic National Committee; Tim Murphy, R-Pa.; and Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Fauci; Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Fauci; Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association; Dr. Robert...
  • GOP leaders plead colleagues to help Lynn Jenkins

    10/18/2014 4:21:18 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    Politico ^ | Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan
    House Republican leaders are maneuvering behind the scenes to shore up Kansas Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins, who is suddenly battling for her political life in her Topeka-area district. Senior members of the leadership have called rank-and-file lawmakers, asking them to cut Jenkins a check after internal polling showed the race tightening, with multiple sources saying the contest is within single digits.
  • Dallas Official Confronts City’s Fear of Ebola in Person (Democrat Ebola Pimp Clay Jenkins)

    10/12/2014 8:51:16 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 47 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10/10/14 | MANNY FERNANDEZ
    Shortly after he tried to reassure this city at a news conference that he did not put himself at risk of Ebola by coming into contact with the quarantined family of the nation’s first Ebola victim last week, Judge Clay Jenkins had a smaller audience to convince. His neighbors. And his wife. Hours after driving the quarantined family from their potentially contaminated apartment to their new temporary home on Oct. 3, Mr. Jenkins, 50, pulled up about 10 p.m. to the house in the upscale Highland Park area where he lives with his wife and 8-year-old daughter. His wife greeted...