Hypocrite Sean Penn Uses 'Cowardly' Guns in New Action Flick
December 13th, 2014 3:40 PM
The actor famously dubbed guns “cowardly killing machines,” turning his own gun collection into art work in the process. Now, Sean Penn is prepping his latest film, a revenge saga with guns a-blazing according to the film’s new trailer.
Sean Penn Defends Venezuela's Leftist Leader, Compares to Obama
May 10th, 2014 7:02 AM
Sean Penn is taking a page out of President Barack Obama's playbook but twisting it to his own socialist-friendly liking. Obama has gotten plenty of mileage for blaming his predecessor for the country's woes.
Now, Penn is blaming Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's problems on what the leader inherited from his predecessor--Hugo Chavez. Only Penn doesn't blame his late friend at all,…
Four Outrageous Celebrity Supporters of Venezuelan Socialism
February 20th, 2014 4:32 PM
Liberal celebrities finally did something useful: they proved that it’s easier to support socialism when you have toilet paper and electricity.
Wealthy Hollywood-types have the luxury to fawn over Venezuela and its authoritarian leaders, but many Venezuelans do not have share this rosy perspective. Reuters reported that anti-government activists have taken to the streets in protest against…
Piers Morgan Offers $1.3 Million for Artwork Made of Sean Penn's Guns
January 13th, 2014 6:53 PM
On Saturday, at Sean Penn's Help Haiti Home gala fundraising auction, CNN's Anderson Cooper paid $1.4 million on a work of art from American artist Jeff Koons.
As amazing as it might seem, although the as-yet unmade piece will be created using Penn's collection of old firearms, Cooper's outspoken anti-gun colleague Piers Morgan was actually second in the bidding offering $1.3 million.
Sean Penn: Ted Cruz and Other Tea Partiers in Congress Need To Be Comm
October 29th, 2013 11:11 AM
Actor and activist Sean Penn said Monday that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) and other Tea Partiers in Congress need to be committed by executive order.
Such was said to a laughing Piers Morgan on the CNN program bearing his name (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Maria Conchita Alonso on Chavez Passing: ‘I’m Very Happy
March 6th, 2013 11:53 AM
As the liberal media predictably gushed and fawned over Hugo Chavez on the occasion of his death Tuesday, someone that was raised in Venezuela was actually quite pleased by the announcement.
Appearing on NewsMaxTV’s Steve Malzberg Show Tuesday, Maria Conchita Alonso said, “I’m very happy” (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):
Sean Penn Expresses 'Love' for Ailing Chavez: 'One of the Most Importa
December 11th, 2012 6:04 PM
Actor Sean Penn attended a candlelight vigil for ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in La Paz on Monday.
"He is one of the most important forces we’ve had on this planet," said a choked up Penn to those assembled. "I do it in love and I do it in gratitude" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Kid Rock Tells Sean Penn 'F--king Suck It, Commie' in Ad to Not Let Po
October 12th, 2012 10:11 AM
The odd couple of Kid Rock and Sean Penn have teamed up to create a public service announcement to not let politics divide us.
After the pair trade caustic barbs that include Rock telling Penn "F--king suck it, commie," and Penn referring to Rock as a troglodyte, they finally bury the hatchet, and present a positive image of what America is supposed to be (video follows with transcribed…
At 25th Anniversary Gala, Katie Couric 'Wins' MRC's 'Worst Reporter in
September 28th, 2012 10:00 AM
NewsBusters's parent company the Media Research Center (MRC) today proudly announces that perky Katie Couric is the “winner” of the DisHonor of the Worst Reporter in the History of Man for her outrageously pathetic bias as chronicled by the MRC over the past quarter century.
The competition was fierce, but Couric was selected from a competitive field of finalists that included Bryant Gumbel,…
Maria Conchita Alonso: Obama Reelection Moves U.S. Towards Becoming Ch
August 9th, 2012 8:53 AM
As NewsBusters has reported over the years, Venezuelan actress Maria Conchita Alonso is no fan of her native country's current despotic ruler Hugo Chavez.
During a Spreecast interview with Steve Malzberg Wednesday, Alonso said that if Barack Obama wins reelection in November, America would be making a step towards becoming like Chavez's Venezuela "in the near future" (video follows with…
Sean Penn Campaigns for Hugo Chavez's Reelection in Venezuela
August 7th, 2012 9:49 AM
Venezuelan despot Hugo Chavez is one of America's sworn enemies.
Despite this, actor Sean Penn visited Venezuela Sunday to campaign for one of the world's most despised dictators.
NBC's Curry Swoons Over Sean Penn: 'You Are One of the Greatest Actors
May 23rd, 2012 4:37 PM
In an interview she conducted with left-wing actor Sean Penn at the Cannes Film Festival that aired on Tuesday, Today co-host Ann Curry behaved like an adoring fan rather than a journalist: "And through all of these years and all these characters....You have trained us to believe you, to believe your transformation, almost instantly. Do you accept that you are one of the greatest actors of our…
Sean Penn: Rick Santorum Is 'Anti-American' - 'Did Not Read the Consti
April 23rd, 2012 10:14 PM
Sean Penn on Monday said former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) is "anti-American" and "did not read the Constitution."
Rather hysterically, the Oscar-winning actor also told CNN's Piers Morgan, "I am very pro-American in the sense of a Constitutional America" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Worst Quotes of 2011: Yesterday’s Media ‘Thrills’ Replaced by Bi
December 30th, 2011 9:32 AM
Back in 2008 and 2009, the Media Research Center’s year-end awards for the Best Notable Quotables were dominated by journalists fawning over the greatness of Barack Obama. In 2008, our winner for “Quote of the Year” was Chris Matthews for his on-air exclamation that upon hearing Obama give a speech, “I felt this thrill going up my leg. I mean, I don’t have that too often.”