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When Hollywood takes Washington. Keep tabs on the celebrities influencing politics with their activism, opinions, campaign endorsements and more.

Patrick Wilson21 days ago
Is Western Civilization in Jeopardy?
Contrarian feminist scholar Camille Paglia is an acquired taste. In a short exposé interview with The National, she is described as “an anti-feminist feminist [and] a transgender person critical of so...
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Roger Smith23 days ago
Aslan's Deception
Clearly, as Reza Aslan so eloquently demonstrated, obscurantism is the new black. With an all but creepy smile, Aslan has been lionized, sniffing things like Islam does not need a reformation. Really?...
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Dan Johnsona month ago
American Ostrich
Americanus Ignoramus. Successor to the now extinct American Eagle. Symbolic emblem for a nation of 350 million people unwilling to face increasingly unpleasant realities. Icon of a country spoiled by ...
10 People Who Should Replace Sean Spicer and Why
After just a few months, the Trump administration has been a clown car of scandal. The mouthpiece for this, alongside the golden-skinned leader himself, is former Easter Bunny, Sean Spicer. Among the ...
Jeremy Frommera month ago
Dear Donald... Sorry, Not Sorry
Why apologize? Why should actors and other creatives keep apologizing to you for expressing their feelings? You have never apologized. In some ways that wouldn't be such a big deal, or at least not un...
What Was Johnny Depp Thinking?
Actor Johnny Depp has drawn sharp criticism for recent remarks that suggested he - or someone else - might attempt to assassinate United States President Donald Trump. "Threatening to assassinate a si...
Zane DeYounga month ago
The Wonder Woman of Tel Aviv
There’s a billboard on the Tel Aviv highway that proclaims “We Love You” under a picture of Wonder Woman. More accurately, under a picture of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. In Israel, she’s kind of a big ...
The Pulled Show
The Carmichael Show was a surprise hit for NBC when they debuted it 2 summers ago. It won over critics by tackling controversial, and timely topics while still managing to be funny. It's a rare feat i...
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Paul Masona month ago
Musings From A Moderate
So I am a bit of an American news junkie. I don't subscribe to any of the major cable news networks, but I try to stay current largely through my Facebook groups. I do belong to a few news feeds from ...
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Edward Anderson2 months ago
Golden Sexism
When it's late at night, there's nothing better than cuddling up with your favorite sexy, senior ladies. Who are also known as The Golden Girls. As they fight, date, and eat cheesecake, you can imagin...
Medieval Maid2 months ago
Kathy Griffin: Only Funny Through Irony
If you're anyone who's been watching the news or scrolling through Facebook lately, you've probably seen Kathy Griffin's "tearful" (her fake-crying abilities are ... odd) almost apology about the vide...
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Edward Anderson2 months ago
An Open Letter To Kathy Griffin
Dear Kathy Griffin, I love you. Truly I do. Your special brand of saying what's on your mind, with a side of crass jokes is what has made you one of the most successful female comics in the business. ...
Emily Rose Thorne2 months ago
Kathy Griffin Apologists, You Aren't Helping Our Resistance
Kathy Griffin, comedian and TV host on CNN’s annual New Year’s Eve show with Anderson Cooper, apologized this week for participating in a video and photoshoot by Tyler Shields depicting her holding a ...
Michael Blair2 months ago
The Grief Industry
On the evening of the Manchester bombing, there were several tweets of condolence from a variety of people. Some "celebrities" many of the public and some leading politicians. I noticed a few tweets a...
Christina St-Jean2 months ago
Manchester Tragedy Sees Suicide Bomber ID'd, Humanity Rising
Terror has hit the world's youngest, and once again, humanity is showing its resolve. Pop sensation Ariana Grande had just finished her concert in a packed Manchester Arena when concertgoers heard a l...
Sophie Heller2 months ago
Dear Donald...
...Do you mind if I call you that? I’ve never been much of a “political person” which I think explains why I’m following the events of the past few months so closely. Rather than politics, I feel like...
Christina St-Jean3 months ago
Caitlyn Jenner To Run For Office? Kris Jenner "Full of S**t?"
It's been a busy few days for Caitlyn Jenner. After seeing her image on the promotional posters for the remake of It throughout Los Angeles, courtesy of the artist Sabo, Jenner made an appearance on T...
Christina St-Jean3 months ago
Bill O'Reilly Out At Fox
The O'Reilly Factor is done, and so is its host, Bill O'Reilly. On Wednesday, 21st Century Fox made a statement that really surprised no one: "After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, t...