June 27, 2012 |
Real-life action figure Chuck Norris is blasting President Obama for allegedly working behind the scenes to create a "pro-gay Boy Scouts of America. " Norris -- an action star and well-known conservative and gun-rights activist -- made the charges in a piece posted Tuesday on Ammoland.com , a site dedicated to shooting-sports news. Norris suggests that Americans take a closer look at the recent headlines made when James Turley, a Boy Scouts of America national board member, announced that he will work from within the scouting organization to change its long-standing position barring gay Scouts and gay Scout leaders.
January 31, 2012 |
Desperate to blunt the onslaught of Mitt Romney's attack machine and survive a likely loss in the Florida Republican primary, Newt Gingrich is branding Romney as a Massachusetts liberal and proclaiming himself the only true champion of Ronald Reagan conservatism. He's got Sarah Palin rooting - - or should I say “rootin' ” - - for him. B-movie tough guy Chuck Norris is in his camp. Herman Cain, who shares Newt's penchant for quirky ideas and marital elasticity, has endorsed him. And Reagan's elder son, Michael, a right-wing radio host, is campaigning at his side.
June 20, 2010 |
Reporting from Asheville, N.C. — They stand four rows deep in the movie theater parking lot, men in leather motorcycle jackets and women in tank tops and tattoos and teenage boys wielding cellphone cameras. They look toward the sky, in part as a symbolic gesture — because heaven is the only place, really, that one should look when a film divinity like Chuck Norris is so near — but also because that's where the man with the jet pack is hovering. The crowd has gathered on this warm April weekend in Asheville, N.C., for a stunt show at ActionFest, the world's first — and, one can presume, only — "film festival with a body count."
January 21, 2008 |
Campaigning for Mike Huckabee, actor Chuck Norris said Sunday that Sen. John McCain is too old to handle the pressures of being president. "I didn't pick John to support because I'm just afraid that the vice president would wind up taking over his job in that four-year presidency," Norris said. At 67, he is four years younger than McCain, who will be 72 in August. "So we need to find someone that can handle it for four years or eight years . . .
November 30, 2007 |
AN A-list celebrity endorsement can lift a presidential campaign. But Chuck Norris' seal of approval can kick-start the Airbus. Take Mike Huckabee's political efforts, for example. A month ago, few even knew that Huckabee was a former governor of Arkansas, let alone a Republican candidate for president. Then karate-movie tough guy Norris -- with a cult following big enough to populate three continents -- announced he was in Huckabee's camp. (They share evangelical Christian views.
May 21, 2006
Last summer, for no particular reason, Ian Spector, a computational biology major at Brown University, created the Random Chuck Norris Fact generator and put it up on a page on his website, www.4Q.cc. So far, the page has registered more than 3,000 "facts" about the actor and martial arts champion. "I'm asked a lot which facts are my favorites and my stock reply is that they all are," Spector says. He admits he answers that way because he doesn't want to hurt posters' feelings.