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You Be the Judge: Dr. Laura’s Rights

Recently Dr. Laura Schlessinger has decided to end her radio show due to the recent controversy, in which she repeatedly spouted the N-word to a caller. On Larry King, she offered the following explanation for ending her show: “The reason is I want to regain my First Amendment rights,” she told King. “I want to be able to say what’s on my mind and in my heart and what I think is helpful and useful without somebody getting angry, some special interest group deciding this is the time to silence a voice of dissent and attack affiliates, attack sponsors. I’m sort of done with that.”

She is not alone in this school of thought. Former Alaskan Governor and Future Reality Star Sarah Palin tweeted “Don’t retreat…reload!” to the good doctor, as well as “her 1st Amend.rights ceased 2exist thx 2activists trying 2silence” and “Dr.Laura=even more powerful & effective w/out the shackles, so watch out Constitutional obstructionists. And b thankful 4 her voice,America!”

Some pretty power words, however I’m not sure they really understand what the first amendment means. Freedom of speech protects people from government censorship, and should not be an excuse for someone to use racial slurs. As far as I understand, no one is really forcing her to quit; she is doing this all on her own.

So my question to you is this: Was Dr. Laura’s freedom of speech violated? You be the judge!

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Posted by on August 19, 2010 in Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Sarah Palin

 

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Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston: Reality Stars?

the bristol/levi show?

My my my, I have know idea why I didn’t see this one coming.

TMZ reports that Bristol Palin and baby daddy Levi Johnston are shopping around multiple reality show ideas that will focus on parenting issues. The duo have a son together, two-year-old Tripp.

The pair recently announced their engagement after a well publicized break up. The young couple made headlines when it was announced that Palin, who is daughter to former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, became pregnant by then boyfriend Johnston during the elder Palin’s bid for the White House.

It is unclear where the show will take place, and if Palin’s famous (to put it loosely) mother will appear (three guesses on that one. Anyone?)

Would you watch the Bristol/Levi Show?

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Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston Engaged

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I guess it’s true: if a girls parents don’t like a guy, then they’ll love him even more.

Us Magazine reports that Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska governor and possible Tea Party Poster Girl Sarah Palin has become engaged to baby daddy/Playgirl stud Levi Johnston. Both of their parents were unaware until now.

“We got engaged two weeks ago,” Palin, 19, told the magazine. “It felt right, even though we don’t have the approval of our parents.”

This is the second time Palin and Johnston have been engaged to each other. The pair broke up soon after son Tripp was born, however they reconnected three months ago.

The Palins issued the following statement: “Bristol at 19 is now a young adult. We obviously want what’s best for our children. Bristol believes in redemption and forgiveness to a degree most of us struggle to put in practice in our daily lives.”

Sarah Palin has referred to Johnston as “Ricky Hollywood” and wasn’t too happy with him posing in Playgirl.

I wonder how she truly feels? What do you think? Should Bristol have taken him back?

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Posted by on July 15, 2010 in Bristol Palin, Levi Johnston, Sarah Palin

 

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My DVR Moment of the Week

Well, I never said my top moments were always going to be what was the best on T.V. Case in point: Kate Gosselin’s odd (and not in a good way) performance on this weeks Dancing With the Stars. The song choice (Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi)  was pure inspiration, since it’s a subject Kate faces on a daily basis, however she was just unable to channel that emotion into anything worth watching. She did get another week, so maybe she’ll finally get her act together. But I honestly doubt it.

Runner up: Never one to pass up an opportunity, Jimmy Fallon Parodies Kate’s dance.


Missed Moment:
Tina Fey brings back her Sarah Palin impersonation on SNL. I could kick myself for missing this.

 

The Sarah Palin Show???

Well, I guess after you criticize a network for one joke on a particular program, the next step is to pitch a show to them. Sarah Palin and Survivor creator Mark Burnett are reportedly shopping around a new reality series that will focus on Palin’s home state of Alaska. The show will  reportedly  be a “Planet Earth” style creation, which will feature the Palin family.They have already visited Fox (home of Family Guy), ABC, and CBS, and will later visit NBC.

I know people criticize President Obama for always being on T.V.(he’s going to honor America’s Most Wanted this Saturday, though honestly, for a show like that to have been on for 1,000 episodes and which brings so many to justice, I think it is fitting for the president to do so)  but I feel we can safely say the same about Palin. In a short amount of time she has become a guest correspondent for Fox News, appeared on The Tonight Show, and now this. Plus, as mentioned above, she was all over the media with the whole Family Guy thing, and also had some beef with David Letterman that was very well publicized. If other politicians are this way, I’m beginning to realize why it is taking forever to get things done. Hopefully they start to remember that they are not rock/movie/T.V. stars and set out to make good on their promises. Well, I think that’s enough of my soapbox for now.

 

Family Guy Actress Responds to Palin

Now here’s an interesting turn of events I found off of CNN.com: Andrea Fay Friedman, the actress who voiced the character that sparked an angry response from Palin, has down syndrome, and saw the scene as nothing but satire.Friedman states that she was simply playing a role, and the line was part of that role, which she had fun doing. She also goes on to say that her parents raised her to laugh and have a sense of humor, which is part of having a normal life.

I would have to agree, especially since I do not feel that the episode showed her character in a negative way (except for being a bit high maintenance.) I’m beginning to wonder if Palin saw the episode at all, or just merely heard about it. What do you all think?

 
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Posted by on February 20, 2010 in Andrea Fay Friedman, Family Guy, Sarah Palin

 

Question of the Day 2/19/2010

Taking a cue from Sarah Palin (and this will probably be the only, ONLY time I do that) and the whole Family Guy situation, how far is too far for a comedy to go? Is there a line that should be drawn? Comment away!

 
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Posted by on February 19, 2010 in Family Guy, Question of the Day, Sarah Palin