Barbra Streisand is standing with Meryl Streep, who used her acceptance speech at Sunday´s Golden Globe Awards to criticize Donald Trump for lacking empathy and infamously mocking a disabled reporter in 2015. A day after Streep delivered her blistering rebuke of the president-elect, Streisand called in to Hardball With Chris Matthews and expressed her solidarity. I thought that [Streep] said what she said beautifully, Streisand remarked. Regarding Trump´s ridiculing of journalist Serge F. Kovaleski 14 months ago, Streisand added, I completely agree with Meryl. It was a heartbreaking moment and so beneath the dignity of the presidency, let alone any respectful person. What we need more in this world
Comments: I liked it better when droopy, old celebrities quietly faded away.
Poor babies, what this is all about is that now, their status has changed, no more going to parties at the White House. They are just ordinary mouth breathing, lip flapping citizens without power recognition.
No one cares who or what you agree with. You´ve been proven a partisan hack .....you and Meryl don´t speak for the voting public... you have no humility and Meryl used the wrong platform to froth at the mouth....,the blowback alone shows what fools you make of yourselves......
Wow, what NOT a shock that all the Hollyweird bobble heads are bobbing today. Streep took her moment on stage to shove her hypocritical, leftist opinions down our throats. We are used to this from Hollyweird and the media. We didn´t value them before and don´t now.
Babs just doubling down of stupidity. Who cares what BS has to say? I´m just going to cling to my Bible and my guns then watch some football and mixed martial arts cage fighting. It´s much more entertaining than Hollywood.
These ´celebrities´ do not understand that normal folks don´t care what THEY espouse. We have our own lives to live and we don´t need them to tell us how to live it. Obviously they can´t remember this line - " the election is over "- I think it was despicable to turn an awards show into a political diatribe, not that I have ever watched an awards show. They just entertain each other with their arrogance.
Barbra needs a teleprompter to sing her own songs at her concerts. It´s glorified karoake seeing one of her shows.
That line by Meryl about holding power to account? Didn´t seem to bother Hollywood when the power (democrat administration) was using the IRS against people, because it was against Republicans. Didn´t seem to bother the Hollywood crowd when the EPA was poisoning the water in Colorado and New Mexico.
OK. Meryl Streep. The thing to remember is that she’s an actor. She makes her living memorizing and delivering lines written for her by other people. She’s not a writer, and she doesn’t do improv.
So – who wrote her lines for her? Someone from Hillary’s camp? How long did she rehearse them? Did she rehearse in front of a mirror to get the facial expressions just the way she wanted them? Did she practice that little voice quiver, trying it out at different places? Did she practice different placements and durations of the pauses? How about her hand gestures?
As virtue signaling performances go, it wasn’t bad, but it didn’t really rise to the level of excellence, now did it? Because she is who she is, on a scale of 1 to 10 she always gets the gentlelady’s 3 just for showing up. So for this, I’d giver her a 4. I mean, she couldn’t even muster up a tear or two?
I saw La La Land. I’d like to see what Miss Stone could do with this script. Next!
Well of course you do dear, but no one cares.Love your voice but care about your politics, not much. Without the new social media no one would even hear your opinions-or care if they did, anymore then they care about mine. Please record a few more songs while you can still hit the notes.
Can we ask Streisand to show her HS diploma and an original copy of a porn movie she allegedly made while a teenager. I think her nose was used in place of a penis with Streep as the recipient. And why is she living in the US? What happened to her promise to leave if DJ Trump won? I´ll pay for a one way economy class ticket to Canada,New Zealand,Antarctica or Jupiter or was that last one from another genius Cher?
Isn´t it lovely to be lectured on morality by a bunch of Hollywood forks who are only actors? Hollywood, a din of sin if I ever saw one. They have no moral compass. They opened their checkbooks to a loser and now their hineys are chapped the Donald won.
Hey did you guys know that George Looney Clooney´s wife(beard) Amal is pregnant. Just like this news the fact that BS agrees with her idiot friend Streep Throat is something I don´t give a screeching RA about.
Sen. Tim Kaine´s youngest son was one of eight people charged in Minnesota Friday in relation to their alleged disruption of a rally supporting President Trump. Linwood Kaine, 24, was charged with one gross misdemeanor count of obstructing the legal process and misdemeanor counts of fleeing on foot and concealing his identity in public. A criminal complaint says Kaine and others changed into black clothing during the March 4 rally and entered the state Capitol. One group member threw a smoke bomb inside. The complaint says the 24-year-old Kaine was among those who ran away, and he initially resisted arrest. Two
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DEARBORN, Mich. -- A Muslim man is suing Little Caesars for $100 million in Michigan, claiming he was served pepperoni made with pork, which is a food prohibited by Islamic law. CBS Detroit reports Mohamad Bazzi says he ordered halal pizza twice from a pizza shop in Schaefer in Dearborn. He claims the boxes were labeled "halal," but the pizzas inside were topped with regular pepperoni. According to the lawsuit, Bazzi ate the pepperoni without realizing it was pork. The suit includes a copy of a complaint filed with the Dearborn Police Department following the alleged incident. Halal is the Muslim
BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Democratic defeat in a hard-fought special House election in Montana on Thursday highlighted the practical limitations on liberal opposition to President Trump and exposed a deepening rift between cautious party leaders, who want to pick their shots in battling for control of Congress in 2018, and more militant grass-roots activists who want to fight the Republicans everywhere. (Snip) This tension — between party leaders who will not compete for seats they think they cannot win and an energized base loath to concede any contests to Republicans — risks demoralizing activists who keep getting their hopes up.
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Republican Greg Gianforte has an early lead in Montana´s special House election, as returns trickle in a day after he was charged with assault for allegedly attacking a reporter covering his campaign. The race between Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist captured national attention this week after Gianforte’s on-tape blow-up with The Guardian’s Ben Jacobs, which was described by him and three other journalists who witnessed the episode as a “bodyslam.”Gianforte´s lead over Quist was at 50 percent to 45 percent with about 230,000 ballots counted. Private polling indicated the campaign was getting closer, with Gianforte’s lead shrinking, even before the incident
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Montana´s special election day is here, and it arrives with a whole lot of drama. Just days after Bernie Sanders stumped for Democratic candidate Rob Quist and Vice President Mike Pence recorded a robocall for Republican Greg Gianforte, the fight for the Treasure State´s only House seat made national headlines. Gianforte, a 56-year-old businessman, was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly body-slamming Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs at a Wednesday night event. (Snip) RealClearPolitics points to three polls, all from Gravis, conducted in late April, early May and last week. Gianforte was leading in all of three, though the size of his edge varied. In
The Atlantic Ocean could see another above-average hurricane season this year, with 11-17 big storms and as many as nine hurricanes, U.S. forecasters said on Thursday. The expected absence of El Nino, an ocean warming trend that tends to reduce the likelihood of hurricanes, is a major reason for the expected rise in the number of storms. Other factors include above-average sea surface temperatures and weaker vertical wind shear across the tropical Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. An average season produces 12 named storms of which six become hurricanes. "The outlook reflects our expectation of a weak or non-existent El
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The Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the state’s special election, breaking his glasses and shouting, “Get the hell out of here.” Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech millionaire endorsed by Donald Trump, about the Republican healthcare plan when the candidate allegedly “body-slammed” the reporter. GOP candidate Greg Gianforte has financial ties to US-sanctioned Russian companies Read more “He took me to the ground,” Jacobs said by phone from the back of an ambulance. “I
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Republican Greg Gianforte won Thursday’s special election for the U.S. House in Montana, defeating Democratic challenger Rob Quist despite being charged with misdemeanor assault the day before. Gianforte will now take over former Navy SEAL Ryan Zinke’s House seat. Zinke vacated the seat when he accepted the post of Secretary of the Interior in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The election results — with Gianforte winning over 50% of the vote and leading by a seven-point margin — were a major blow to Democrats’ anti-Trump efforts, and to the media’s expectations, after Gianforte had allegedly “body-slammed” a reporter before his final
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Bozeman, Montana - Republican Greg Gianforte has won the special election for Montana´s open US House seat, CNN projects, defeating Democrat Rob Quist and capping off a whirlwind final 36 hours of the campaign that saw Gianforte being charged for allegedly assaulting a reporter. With 83% of precincts reporting, Gianforte had 171,149 votes -- or 50.3% of the vote, compared to Quist who has 149,138 votes, 43.9% of the vote, according to Edison Research. Gianforte was considered the favorite heading into Thursday´s election to fill the seat once held by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, but that was before he allegedly "body-slammed" a
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