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Friday Talking Points -- Past, Present and Future

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forty years ago today, President Nixon addressed the nation to announce he would be resigning the next day -- the only time in US history this has happened. Today, President Obama announced the US will be dropping bombs on Iraq once again. That's a pretty heavy-duty amount of the past to contemplate, in one week.

Week to Week News Quiz for 8/8/14

John Zipperer | Posted 10.08.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It's been a bad week for tea partiers, African health officials, and Saudi TV anchors. Find out why by taking our Week to Week news quiz. Here are s...

Bad News For Victoria Jackson

AP | Posted 10.08.2014 | Comedy

THOMPSON'S STATION, Tenn. (AP) — Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson has lost her bid as an independent candidate for a seat o...

Former SNL Star Files To Run For Political Office

AP | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

THOMPSON STATION, Tenn. (AP) — Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson has filed to run as an independent candidate for a seat on ...

A Look At 2 Stars Besides Phil Robertson Who Faced Backlash For Anti-Gay Comments

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.20.2013 | Gay Voices

When "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson's anti-gay views became national news this week because of his GQ profile, the consequences were immediate: A&...

How We See in the Dark: A Blind Chef & the Recipe for a Miracle

Victoria Jackson | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Victoria Jackson

If you've been hungry lately for some soul-charging inspiration -- or for a cookbook by a true Master Chef -- I highly recommend Christine Ha's Recipes from My Home Kitchen.

An Open Letter to Victoria Jackson: If You Want a 'White History Month' You'll Have to Earn It

Jason Kitchen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

The notion that simply acknowledging Jackson's absurd statements lends them credence is a valid one. Granted, her lunacy doesn't deserve any additional attention. However, it's important to note that Jackson is, for better or worse, a public figure with a following.

Victoria Jackson Wants 'White History Month'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.01.2013 | Black Voices

Victoria Jackson, former "Saturday Night Live" comedian turned ultra-conservative gadfly, delivered a rant on Thursday in which she targeted "Black Hi...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Victoria Jackson Doesn't Regret Controversial Comments About Newtown Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 12.19.2012 | Celebrity

Tea Party enthusiast and former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson isn't backing down from her controversial comments following the sh...

Victoria Jackson Loses It Again

Posted 12.14.2012 | Comedy

Victoria Jackson sank to a new low with a post on her Facebook page just hours after the tragedy began unfolding at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Co...

Excerpt: Saving Each Other: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

Ali Guthy | Posted 01.21.2013 | Books
Ali Guthy

Everything begins with fire. Then me alone, age 14-and-a-half. Not used to being all on my own. I'm in a dark place, a very dark place. Everything is burning around me, just burning. I run.

Victoria Jackson LOSES IT Over Obama's Win

Posted 11.08.2012 | Entertainment

Victoria Jackson hasn't exactly been a beacon of rational political analysis, but her post-election meltdown on Twitter may take the cake. After Barac...

WATCH: 'Don't Make My Child A Homo'

Posted 11.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Victoria Jackson's notorious anti-gay views are usually no laughing matter, but one veteran comedian is offering up a hilarious spoof that skewers the...

Excerpt: Saving Each Other: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

Victoria Jackson | Posted 12.29.2012 | Books
Victoria Jackson

I'm the Victoria Jackson of infomercial fame who challenged the status quo of the makeup world by honoring the natural beauty of all women. My foundation for the "no-makeup makeup" look became the crown jewel of my cosmetics company that today has sales of more than a half-billion dollars.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Former 'SNL' Cast Member: 'If You Are Gay, Go To Hollywood'

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 10.16.2012 | Celebrity

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson is not afraid to air her radical conservative views. However, she is aware that not everyone...

Victoria Jackson: 'I Don't Think There Is Such A Thing As Gay Marriage'

Posted 10.16.2012 | Gay Voices

Victoria Jackson continued her anti-gay crusade with an appearance on "The Howard Stern Show," declaring she doesn't support same-sex marriage because...

Former SNL Star: 'If I Was Raped, I Would Have The Baby'

Posted 10.16.2012 | Comedy

Victoria Jackson has outdone herself this time. The former SNL star, who hadn't made headlines in years until she vocally embraced the Tea Party, rece...

Naughty But Nice Rob

'SNL' Writers Not All Liberal, Claims Former Cast Member

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 10.10.2012 | Celebrity

Victoria Jackson planned to make her return to the "Saturday Night Live" set last Friday to visit friends, revealing that she would love to make a cam...

DNC 2012: Clinton and the Crazies

Susie Sampson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Lesbians, and liberals, and Clinton, oh my! What a week! I spent time in the belly of the beast: Charlotte, NC for the DNC. I have to admit, they put on a good show.

Know Thine Enemy: The Worst Anti-LGBT Moments Of The Week August

Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Every weekend we bring you a round up of either the best LGBT moments from the week before -- our "Something To Celebrate" series -- or, as you'll see...

Michelangelo Signorile

Former 'SNL' Star Makes Shocking Comments About Rape And Gay Friends

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 10.31.2012 | Gay Voices

Reacting to the controversy surrounding Rep. Todd Akin's controversial comments regarding rape and abortion, former "Saturday Night Live" star and con...

Kirk Cameron, Victoria Jackson, It Was Nice Knowing You: Defriending Celebrities Who Make Anti-Gay Remarks

Dan Steadman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Dan Steadman

I used to write for Christian magazines. I profiled Hollywood celebrities of the Christian faith throughout the years, and every now and then I became friends with actors who turned out to be "not good for the gays." Victoria Jackson was my first famous friend.

Victoria Jackson Asks 'What Is Homosexuality?'

Posted 07.03.2012 | Gay Voices

Victoria Jackson is back at it. The former "Saturday Night Live" cast member, Tea Party activist and right-wing pundit has sounded off on the lesb...

LISTEN: Former 'SNL' Star Has Strong Words For Obama

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 04.29.2012 | Comedy

Jon Lovitz doesn't seem to be a fan of President Obama. The former "Saturday Night Live" star, who made a name for himself playing characters such ...

Gag Me With A Spoon: The '80s Are Back!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

This trifecta of intolerance -- Kirk Cameron, Victoria Jackson, and Chuck Woolery -- have opinions that are as outdated as their careers. They have made brief pop culture comebacks by voicing their ignorant opinions in public forums.