Throwing Tomatoes: Poliwood on Tom Hanks’ Anti-Americanism


At Pajamas TV, Roger L. Simon (author of Blacklisting Myself and Oscar-nominated screenwriter) and Lionel Chetwynd (Oscar-nominated filmmaker) talk about actor Tom Hanks’ recent outrageous statements about World War II. For those of you who don’t remember, Hanks said that America fought against the Japanese not because the latter were fascists bent on dominating and [...]

Tom Hanks Is At It Again, Says Overcoming Racism Is Taking US “An Awfully Long Time” and Calls WWII a War of “Racism and Terror”


Can a sane friend or relative of actor Tom Hanks please tell him to stop talking? Seriously, what’s wrong with that guy? First he says that the U.S. wanted to “annihilate” the Japanese “because they were different,” now he adds, in a sad tone of voice, that it is taking his country “an awfully long [...]

Former Texas Rep. Charlie Wilson dies at 76 – washingtonpost.com


DALLAS — Charlie Wilson, the former congressman from Texas whose funding of Afghanistan's resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie “Charlie Wilson's War,” died Wednesday. He was 76.Wilson died at Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin after he started having difficulty breathing while attending a meeting in the eastern Texas town where he lived, said […]