Harvey Fierstein: Phil Robertson doesn’t speak for all country folk

http://twitter.com/#!/carasld/status/414047839866478593

Amid the controversy over comments made by “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson, actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein wants to remind us not to stereotype  “country folk.” Why not? Because prejudice is prejudice.

http://twitter.com/#!/HarveyFierstein/status/414046776321011712

“Ill informed” is up for debate, or course, but it’s good to hear someone stand up for country folk.

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Besides…

http://twitter.com/#!/HarveyFierstein/status/414082646432440320

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/12/20/harvey-fierstein-phil-robertson-doesnt-speak-for-all-country-folk/

This Adorable 3-Year-Old Girl Donated Her Hair To Kids With Cancer

“I don’t want any kid to be sad that they have no hair.” So many feelings.

1. This is Emily James, a 3-year-old girl who loves frilly dresses and the movie Tangled.

This is Emily James, a 3-year-old girl who loves frilly dresses and the movie Tangled .

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2. She saw the effects cancer has on kids and she wanted to donate her hair to make them a little more happy.

This Adorable 3-Year-Old Girl Donated Her Hair To Kids With Cancer

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“Sometimes kids get sick and then their hair falls out. That’s really, really sad.”

3. So first her Uncle Matthew cut Rapunzel’s hair, Emily’s favorite doll.

So first her Uncle Matthew cut Rapunzel's hair, Emily's favorite doll.

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4. And then he went to work with Emily’s hair.

And then he went to work with Emily's hair.

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“I have more hair, just cut some of it off.”

5. After they were done, Emily and Rapunzel showed off their new look.

After they were done, Emily and Rapunzel showed off their new look.

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6. And then Emily mailed her hair so it could be made into wigs for children with cancer.

This Adorable 3-Year-Old Girl Donated Her Hair To Kids With Cancer

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7. Watch the whole thing here!

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So sweet. <3

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/ariellecalderon/this-3-year-old-donated-her-hair-to-kids-with-cancer

President Empty Chair skips Saturday’s national security meeting?

http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/439871305970876416

When CBS News’ Mark Knoller said that President Obama had no scheduled events this weekend, he wasn’t kidding.

http://twitter.com/#!/JimAcostaCNN/status/439861804723105793

At least Vice President Biden made an appearance via video conference.

http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/439861221287002112
http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/439871319803719680
http://twitter.com/#!/hale_razor/status/439873680168861696
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http://twitter.com/#!/hale_razor/status/439879655705698304

The president might have skipped Saturday’s national security meeting, but he did speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone.

http://twitter.com/#!/20committee/status/439880836670701568
http://twitter.com/#!/GrimstonJack/status/439880888135200769
http://twitter.com/#!/Storyful/status/439882276433051648

Here’s the Kremlin’s take:

The two presidents discussed in detail various aspects of the extraordinary situation in Ukraine.

In reply to Mr Obama’s concern over the possibility of the use of Russian armed forces on the territory of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin drew his attention to the provocative and criminal actions on the part of ultranationalists who are in fact being supported by the current authorities in Kiev.

The Russian President spoke of a real threat to the lives and health of Russian citizens and the many compatriots who are currently on Ukrainian territory. Vladimir Putin stressed that in case of any further spread of violence to Eastern Ukraine and Crimea, Russia retains the right to protect its interests and the Russian-speaking population of those areas.

http://twitter.com/#!/hale_razor/status/439878047827623936

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Update:

As expected, the White House released a picture of Obama on the phone — photographic proof that he is on it.

http://twitter.com/#!/petesouza/status/439894829162831872

 

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/03/01/president-empty-chair-skips-saturdays-national-security-meeting/