Daily Archive: January 15, 2013

    Superstorm Aid

    Conservatives Look to Strip $50 Billion Sandy Aid Package

    (AP) — House conservatives opposed to more deficit spending tried Monday to chip away at the $50.7 billion Hurricane Sandy aid package by requiring offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts and by stripping money for projects they say are unrelated to the Oct. 29 storm or not urgently needed. The push by budget hawks for …

    Kerry Washington and Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino Wins Golden Globe For ‘Django Unchained’, Drops N-Word

    After all the speculation, last night’s Golden Globes was the first time that observers caught up in the controversy surrounding “Django Unchained” got to see how the movie would be rewarded in Hollywood. Quentin Tarantino took home the big prize, Best Screenplay, and not two minutes into his backstage interview, he dropped the n-bomb. “If somebody is …

    Dick Gregory. Spike Lee

    Activist, Comedian Dick Gregory: Spike Lee is a Punk and a Thug

    Legendary social activist, comedian and author, Dick Gregory weighed in on the controversial Quentin Tarantino film, “Django Unchained” and he did so in explosive fashion. In an interview posted to YouTube.com, Gregory says that the movie spoke to him in ways that no film had in all his years on earth. He then calls out Director Spike Lee for …