Illiberal Left Blasts Matthew McConaughey for Wanting Compromise

Culture
January 14th, 2021 9:18 AM

One thing the left won’t abide is anyone or anything out of Hollywood not marching in lockstep with progressive heterodoxy. Actor Matthew McConaughey is the latest to draw the ire of the left-wing gestapo for thought crimes because he called out the “illiberal left” for being arrogant towards 50 percent of the population and talked about the country getting "aggressively centrist" instead of…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Former NBA Star Demands More Big Tech Vigilance Of The Non-Woke

Culture
December 21st, 2020 5:40 AM

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has once again really stepped in it with his size 16 shoes, and he’s getting plenty of blowback for dunking on celebrities for straying from left-wing talking points. They deserve cancellation, the former NBA star wrote in the Hollywood Reporter on December 17.

Abdul-Jabbar: Trump Supporters Have ‘Blind Faith’ In ‘Cult Figure’

Culture
October 30th, 2020 3:31 PM

Does President Trump have more votes than Joe Biden? Kareem Abdul-Jabbar seems to think so, given the fearful tone that pervades one of his latest columns.

Cari Champion, left, and Stacey Abrams
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'The Arena,' Part 2 Features Dem-heavy Politics

Culture
July 22nd, 2020 2:03 PM

There's no pretense of political impartiality on TNT's The Arena (partnering with fellow AT&T property) Bleacher Report. Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the race for governor in Georgia in 2018 and then cried "voter suppression," used the second installment of the program Tuesday evening to continue that accusation.

Now Abdul-Jabbar Comparing Trump to Nazis in Hunters Series

Culture
March 22nd, 2020 6:05 PM
NBA legend and Trump hater supreme Kareem Abdul-Jabbar leveled a double-barreled attack on the president in recent days. In The Guardian, he claimed the NBA is providing a patriotic response to the pandemic, but President Trump is promoting his own self interests. In The Hollywood Reporter, Abdul-Jabbar says the president reminds him of the Nazi's exploiting people of color in the Hunters…

Abdul-Jabbar Writes Plan for Dems to Recapture White House

Culture
October 18th, 2019 10:00 AM
Fearing another loss by Democrats in the 2020 elections, would-be political adviser Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is offering a game plan to progressives in hopes that their nominee will defeat "liar and cheater" President Donald Trump in the UK Guardian.

Claim: SNL Hired Comic Who Made Racist Remarks to Appeal to the Right

September 20th, 2019 10:24 AM
It’s no surprise that people in the “mainstream media” in news and entertainment are tilted so far to the left that they very likely could not be much more liberal. Nevertheless, in a ridiculous effort to bring more conservative viewers to NBC’s Saturday Night Live program, producer Lorne Michaels saw his clumsy strategy blow up in his face after it was discovered newly…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wants Politics In Sports ... If MAGA Hats Allowed

Business
September 18th, 2019 10:00 AM
While beefing about Major League Soccer (MLS) banning the anti-fascist Iron Front banner at its games, retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes in a UK Guardian rant that curtailing the free speech of athletes or fans is not consistent with our vision of democracy. His is a slanted view of democracy, though, because he also says that if sports leagues allow fans to wear MAGA hats or play the…

Stuck in the 60s: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Doesn’t Get Gratitude

Culture
August 28th, 2018 3:50 PM
There really are second acts in American life. Just look at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. One of the greatest college and NBA players of all time, he’s since reinvented himself as the unofficial apologist for dissident black athletes, a superstar joining the ranks of race pimps like Al Sharpton and Jemele Hill.

Abdul-Jabbar: Trump to Blame for Social Justice Movie Villains

Culture
July 17th, 2018 12:16 PM
Have you noticed that today’s movie villains are “motivated not by avarice but by social injustice?” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has and he blames … Donald Trump. Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA legend, is now a contributing editor for the Hollywood Reporter and an elite social justice warrior -- back in 2017 his finely tuned outrage censor detected bigotry in La La Land.

Woke SI Reveres Blackballed QB Kaepernick, Making U.S. ‘Better Place’

December 9th, 2017 11:46 AM
Sports Illustrated magazine fawned over Colin Kaepernick after the magazine awarded him its 2017 Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. Eleven pages of the December 11 print magazine were devoted to worship of the out-of-work quarterback. SI writer Michael Rosenberg was positively reverent in his article “Truth Teller," which avoided the word "flag," the very thing Kaepernick was…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Takes Issue with La La Land

February 19th, 2017 12:40 AM
In case you missed it, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has joined The Hollywood Reporter as a contributing editor. Under such arrangement, he’ll write a regular column and conduct celebrity interviews. His first column set be featured in THR’s February 24 print publication (currently available online), talking race, history, romance and the “bigoted” message of the Academy…

Blacks and Politicians

November 16th, 2016 4:36 PM
Donald Trump's surprise win has millions of Americans, many of whom are black, in a tizzy. Many, such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, are writing about what it means to be black during a Trump administration even though Trump's presidency has yet to begin. My argument has always been that the political arena is largely irrelevant to the interests of ordinary black people.  

Bozell & Graham Column: No Respect for National Anthem Haters

September 3rd, 2016 7:55 AM
The “Black Lives Matter” movement is two years old, so it’s a little odd that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick suddenly has become a convert. He must certainly be pleased that everyone knows he refused to stand up during the National Anthem at a preseason game in Green Bay.  “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that…