Todd Starnes, I earned that badge of honor back in 2013 when Facebook blocked my page and removed a message I had posted that invoked Paula Deen, the National Rifle Association and Jesus Christ. Here’s what I wrote: “I’m about as politically incorrect as you can get. I’m wearing an NRA ball cap, eating a
Todd Starnes Your friendly neighborhood columnist has once again run afoul of Facebook’s elusive community standards. Now before you call up the preacher and put me on the church prayer list – let me assure the posting was neither unseemly nor ungentlemanly. This time I was censored for writing something about Rancher Cliven Bundy. I
A New York man was arrested Friday on charges that he tried to extort $250,000 from celebrity chef Paula Deen over what he said were “true and damning” statements that would cost her a discrimination lawsuit, the FBI said. Thomas George Paculis, 62, of Newfield, New York, was arrested and charged with extortion, the FBI
Diana West As practically everyone knows by now, multimillionaire TV chef Paula Deen was yanked from the pinnacle of free-market success after admitting to a lawyer taking a deposition in a racial and sexual harassment lawsuit (already Orwellian) that she had used what is referred to as “the N-word” some 25 years ago. “The N-word”?
John Leonard The real story behind the Paula Deen scandal can be summed up in a single word: greed. The American judicial system and the media are being used as formidable weapons in a brazen attempt to extort money from Ms. Deen, in my opinion. This isn’t a story about racism. It’s all about the
If celebrity cook Paula Deen is out because of her decades-old private use of the “n” word, what about its public AND private use by MSNBC’s Al Sharpton? What about HBO host Bill Maher’s use of the “c” word? The crisis Deen must deal with confirms the observation of a former editor of the conservative