Obama banked checks from stars such as actors
George Clooney, Barbra Streisand, and Morgan Freeman, Natalie
Maines of the Grammy-winning Dixie Chicks, and director
Ron Howard. The private fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton Hotel
was attended by 300 contributors who donated at least $2,300
The Associated PressPublished:
February 20, 2007
Obama and other 2008 candidates flock to California
After watching this footage, Maines repeats the president's
comment about how the group shouldn't have their ''feelings
hurt,'' incredulous, and then says, ''What a dumb f---.''
She then looks into the camera, as if addressing Bush, and
reiterates, ''You're a dumb f---.''
Heart of Dixie EW's Chris Willman got
a sneak peek at the Dixie Chicks' sure-to-be-controversial
documentary ''Shut Up and Sing,'' in which Natalie Maines
calls the president a ''dumb f---''
"I think people were misled and I think people are fighting
a war that they didn't know they were going to be fighting,"
Maines said Friday in a television interview.
"And I think they were misled by people who
should have been asking questions and weren't."
Tuesday, November 25, 2003
Dixie Chicks Singer Still Speaking Mind
"[Arnold Schwarzenegger] is a great film star," banjo player
Emily Robison told a German newspaper, "but I find his run
for governor absolutely insane."
"America should be governed by people who have a clue,"
Robison continued. "I hope he doesn't win."
AUGUSTIN SEDGEWICK (September
Dixies Blast Schwarzenegger
Robison casts her vote against Arnold in Governor's race
"Just so you know, we're ashamed the president
of the United States is from Texas," Natalie Maines told a
London audience - which roared its approval.
March 16, 2003
Jab at Bush a flop for Dixie Chicks
The Washington Times