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Karen Finley

Entries by Karen Finley

Michael Richards and the NYPD -50 Shots 50 Years

(42) Comments | Posted November 27, 2006 | 7:06 PM

Fifty shots were fired. Fifty shots were fired by NYC police upon a vehicle of unarmed, African American men leaving a bachelor party in Queens this past weekend. The man who was killed was to be married the following day.

This horrific incident happened within days of Michael Richards' racist...

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Far Right, Down Low - Secret Sexual Shame

(8) Comments | Posted November 6, 2006 | 1:23 PM

It has always been suspect the tremendous amount of latent, repressed, sexual energy transferred into creating "LUST BOUNDARIES" for the far right.
The Evangelical minister, Haggard continues his sexual urgency in public: his private, lusting "massage" sessions with crystal meth as national porn . We are given the...

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George Bush -Silver Dollar for a Brain

(20) Comments | Posted November 1, 2006 | 8:21 PM

Kerry 's "joke" reminds us of the other truth -George W never went to war as a young man and poorly served in the reserves. But George W was born with a silver dollar for a brain, a family's wealth and connections so average George never went to Vietnam....

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Madonna, Material Mother

(87) Comments | Posted October 13, 2006 | 2:28 PM

Meredith Viera was right to quietly question Madonna's choice to adopt David, a Malawi 1 year old boy on the Today Show this morning. The 13 month boy was brought to the Malawi orphanage by the still living father who could not care for the child after the mother died...

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Tour de Testosterone

(11) Comments | Posted August 1, 2006 | 11:10 AM

So Floyd Landis tested positive for synthetic testosterone.

If this is accurate I don't know what all the fuss is about. He is in good company. Jackson Pollack made some of the greatest contributions while being under the influence. Sigmund Freud used cocaine. Billy Holiday was on drugs while...

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Supreme Court Lotto, Harriet Miers has LOTTO experience

(5) Comments | Posted October 14, 2005 | 1:01 PM

An anonymous source reveals, close to the White House, the real reason why President Bush has nominated Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court. The reason insiders explain is Harriet Miers’s former position as the Lottery Commissioner of Texas. Mr. Bush would like to put to use her experience in...

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The Beat Goes On

(35) Comments | Posted October 13, 2005 | 11:25 AM

We watched in horror and fear as Robert Davis, a retired 64-year-old man was beaten by police in the streets of New Orleans. Is this how our senior citizens, our teachers are treated? The retired, 64 year old schoolteacher was beaten to a pulp by police to teach him a...

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Our Unbearable Grief, Our Unbearable Sorrow

(3) Comments | Posted July 9, 2005 | 4:29 PM

Oh London Town, London
Our hearts and prayers are with you
Your streets and way of life
The never ending WHY’S
The loss of Innocent Lives

For us
Tragedy struck the sky above
Home of birds and heaven
Of stars...

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LIve 8 /Bob Geldof - White Band Day

(11) Comments | Posted June 22, 2005 | 12:06 PM

Live 8 is a well intentioned, global event slated for early July. The international concert series will coincide with this year’s G-8 summit meeting. Sir Bob Geldof, the event organizer and creator of the successful 1985 Live Aid Concert, is concerned with raising consciousness and not raising money. Already there...

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Not In Our Town, The Olympic Stadium

(9) Comments | Posted June 14, 2005 | 8:36 AM

Last week, Bloomberg’s quest to build a stadium on the West Side of New York City died. Although I wasn’t for the stadium, I could imagine Bloomberg’s reasoning. Lower Manhattan’s office space is not filling up. If New York City can be a showplace in hosting the Olympics in 2012,...

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Michael Jackson, About Face

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2005 | 10:32 AM

Mr. Jackson as a child star, was placed on a silver platter as Baby Jesus, Infant of Prague to the delight of culturally depressed baby boomers. We were children too. His early fame catapulted during the midst of the Vietnam War, while Black and White youth rebelled against our government....

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Michael Jackson's Best Bets

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2005 | 12:22 AM

Some Potential Options For the King Of Pop

1. Jesus Juice.

In association with Red Bull, Michael Jackson promotes a Soda Wine called Jesus Juice. It is a soft drink wine in a can. But the deal has problems. Red Bull insists that the design be simple, with only...

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Tom Cruise, George W and Religion

(16) Comments | Posted June 6, 2005 | 12:45 AM

For God’s Sake, or should I say, for Ron Hubbard’s sake? I don’t see what all the fuss is, with Tom Cruise and Scientology. Tom Cruise, is no different than our President, or many of our world citizens, in expressing church rhetoric, finding religion and expressing their faith on company...

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