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The Apprentice

Did Trump's birtherism stain "Apprentice"

Prolly. I haven't spoken to ANYONE who's seen it.  (Mar 5, 2013 | post #1)

Los Angeles, CA

Hollywood stars largely absent at Romney fundraiser

True. :)  (Jun 9, 2012 | post #36)

US Politics

Obama Invokes God, Conservatives Cry Foul

Some "liberal " you are. Obama is running uncontested as the Democratic candidate. If you can't support him, you'll vote for a Republican. Hate to break it to you, but that makes you a "conservative ."  (Feb 5, 2012 | post #926)

US Politics

Will racism hinder Obama's re-election?

If Hilary had won, she would have had male challengers from the right (and maybe the left, too), accusing her of being an incompetent witch. This country is so incredibly SEXIST that even though we have yet to have a female President, we had our first African American (male, of course!) President instead. I do not think this is an accident, and I fear that it will probably be a long, long time before we will have a female President. Racism is a factor, but the sexism with Hilary would have been so much worse, IMO.  (Feb 5, 2012 | post #569)

Top Stories - Supreme Court

How ethical are these Supreme Court justices?

Correcting the previous post: So we're beginning to see that the Supreme Court will consistently favor conservatives whenever there's an issue like this. And they were supposed to be the de-politicizing final arbiters of "fairness. " Ironic, isn't it?  (Jan 1, 2012 | post #7)

Top Stories - Supreme Court

How ethical are these Supreme Court justices?

The court has become politicized. It's why these ethical issues have developed in the first place, because Thomas and Scalia spend their spare time at right-wing fund-raisers attended by big conservative donors like the Koch brothers. Justice Thomas is getting a $1.3 million favor from Harlan Crow to have a cultural museum built in his birthplace of Pin Point, Ga: http://www.huffing tonpost.com/artinf o/is-clarence-thom ass-humbl_b_883999 .html So it's getting to the point that we're beginning the Supreme Court to consistently favor conservatives whenever there's an issue like this. And they were supposed to be the de-politicizing final arbitors of "fairness. " Ironic, isn't it?  (Jan 1, 2012 | post #6)

Top Stories - Supreme Court

How ethical are these Supreme Court justices?

That guy keeps pushing Kagan to recuse. But Kagan has already recused herself on certain cases, so she is demonstrating a lot more sensitivity toward ethical issues than the others. I don't recall any of the others recusing themselves even once. Anybody?  (Dec 30, 2011 | post #4)

Los Angeles, CA

Why are most Cali women phony and plastic

Not all attractive women are shallow, folks. But all of the attractive women, from all over the country come to California to try to break into the entertainment industry. So a certain tone is set in terms of how women are expected to look. I don't see that as an inherently bad thing, because as I said in my previous post, being attractive and being a well-rounded person aren't mutually exclusive. Most women don't make a living at looking good, so as a result their focus tends to be primarily on other things. Those that do make a living in that way, often think ahead (I am thinking of Brooke Shields, who had the foresight to attend Princeton, where she graduated in 1987, among others.)  (Nov 30, 2011 | post #58)

Los Angeles, CA

Why are most Cali women phony and plastic

I'll read the other comments later. But when I saw the thread title, I had to say, "Huh?" And the second thing I said was, "I'll bet the person who is saying this, isn't from here." I was born and raised here. I do not have that impression at all - I hate phony people and I have been blessed with great friends in the local area, none of whom are the shallow bimbettes you presume them to be. I think the problem is that we have a huge entertainment industry out here, not movies so much anymore, but definitely television. People come here from all over the country, and they are looking for the fullfillment of a myth. Women who play into that, either naturally or in an enhanced way, are able to do very well over here. But it is the result of the positive reinforcement that occurs in this kind of environment. But I did see one poster's comment - "Beauty fades, but dumb is forever," and I think that pretty much sums it up. Most reasonably intelligent people tend to be well-rounded and that keeps them from being too shallow, you know?  (Nov 26, 2011 | post #50)

Opinion

Cain, conservatives look foolish blaming scandal on race

Mr. Cain is an African American man. But race is not always a relevant detail. In this case it isn't. He isn't qualified to be President, and this has nothing to do with his political persuasion or his ethnicity. Whoever competes against President Obama is going to need some serious "gravitas " (to quote Karl Rove), because President Obama was a Constitutional Law professor and was President of the Harvard Law Review, and sponsored 137 pieces of legislation in his 3 years as a US Senator. And here is Herman Cain, bragging about the fact that he doesn't read. I don't think so. Why anyone would be tempted to even mention Mr. Cain's ethnicity in the face of this kind of contrast, is beyond me. And you will notice that the sexual harrassment situation did not need to be used to disqualify this man. He should have disqualfied himself when he saw who he would be running against.  (Nov 23, 2011 | post #298)

Opinion

Cain, conservatives look foolish blaming scandal on race

Copy-pasted: Nation of Imbeciles wrote: <quoted text> ...The time period for these incidents spanned a period when Cain was in his late 40's to his early 50's which also happens to be a period when Cain's wife experienced the change of life or menopause. How in the living <bleep> did you deduce from these comments that I was blaming his wife? I never did and you keep repeating yourself which is even more telling. When Cain's wife was going through menopause, it could have been a contributing factor to these incidents as it also likely means he wasn't getting as much action from the menopausal Ms Cain not to mention the continuing PMS, etc.<end quote> You can compare what I copy-pasted with what you wrote - it;s still there. And once again, you're welcome.  (Nov 22, 2011 | post #293)

Opinion

Poll: 59% Of Americans 'Don't Know Enough' About Occupy W...

It's interesting that that people who do think they know enough to have formed an opinion, have formed a negative one. Thank you, Fox News...  (Nov 21, 2011 | post #1)

Opinion

Cain, conservatives look foolish blaming scandal on race

So I guess you've decided not to defend Mr. Cain anymore. Good decision! I'm glad to have been of assistance! :)  (Nov 20, 2011 | post #285)

Opinion

Cain, conservatives look foolish blaming scandal on race

So indiscretions of any kind wouldn't disqualify anyone, even Clinton, as long as their wife was menopausal? Sorry, I don't buy it.  (Nov 20, 2011 | post #282)

Opinion

Cain, conservatives look foolish blaming scandal on race

You originally said that he was in his 40's or 50's AND that his wife was going through menopause, at which point I asked you if it was his WIFE'S fault. But it is noted that this time you aren't mentioning his wife's menopause. I am still not sure why you would have mentioned that. BTW, "40 or 50" is ALSO an age where a man is assumed to have fully matured...  (Nov 19, 2011 | post #278)