Don Rickles nearly hijacked the American Film Institute’s tribute to Shirley MacLaine on Thursday night at Sony Pictures Studios, unleashing a trademark barrage of insults that took aim atPresident Obama, Warren Beatty, Jack Nicholson and the honoree herself.
“I shouldn’t make fun of the blacks,” Rickles said, and then proceeded to do just that: “President Obama is a personal friend of mine. He was over to the house yesterday, but the mop broke.”
The black-tie crowd, gathered to [...]
By Warren Beatty
While campaigning for president, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, in Ohio in October 2008, was approached by plumber Joe Wurzelbacher, who asked Obama about his tax plans. Senator Obama used very twisted logic to explain to Wurzelbacher that he was going to raise Wurzelbacher’s taxes in order to “spread the wealth around.”
“Spread the wealth around” has been Obama’s tax policy since day 1. Indeed, one example is the Supplemental [...]
National Taffy Day
It reminds us of childhood, summers at the shore, fairs and Eastern boardwalks. It’s taffy. Did you know that the texture of taffy is due to its cooking temperature? If you bite into a piece of taffy and find it brittle, it’s not old; it was simply cooked at higher temperature than chewier taffy, according to the National Confectioners Association . Where [...]