Glenn Beck and Goldline, the Weiner Link: Meltdown with Keith Olbermann Part 49


Just to prove to David Swindle that I take his injunctions against time-wasting debates seriously, I am going to open with a skill-testing question.
I walk into Tiffany’s—flush with blogging income–and purchase their very reasonable 18k Gold Paloma’s Marrakesh Bangle (inspired by the intriguing patterns of Morocco) for $4,950. Later I discover to my horror that [...]

A Twitter Trap


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From a Jew-hating liar with no remorse.

Elena Kagan: A Cookie-Cutter Leftist Nominee


It’s official: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is President Barack Obama’s second nominee to the US Supreme Court.  Today on the Daily Beast, Peter Beinart revisits Kagan’s anti-military zealotry over “don’t ask, don’t tell”—unsurprisingly, it doesn’t bother him enough to oppose her confirmation (though he does offer an intriguing nugget about administration allies offering to help [...]

Hollywood Gets It Right, Again


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Iron Man 2 delivers a pro-free market, anti-government control message that is crucial for our contemporary culture.

NewsReal Blog Book Club: David Swindle’s Distractions From Moving


What to do after a long day of moving arrangements and packing?
NRB’s managing editor, David Swindle, described what’s been on his reading agenda the past few weeks:
While flying out to Los Angeles last week to find our apartment I finished Howard Bloom’s first book, The Lucifer Principle. (I’d previously raved about Bloom’s newest book The [...]

NewsReal Blog Film Club: Is It Now Time to Buy The Lord of the Rings Trilogy?


NRB’s Managing Editor David Swindle used to be a film critic. He’s still a cinema enthusiast and DVD/Blu Ray collector.
“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy came out on Blu Ray on Tuesday. He had this to say:
Most reviews of the set are pretty negative for one reason: the films released are the theatrical editions, not [...]

Sean Hannity Calls Obama the S-Word


“What’s in a name? That which we call a socialist
By any other name would smell as putrid.”
The above mangling of Romeo & Juliet was called to mind by a new CNSNews.com interview with Sean Hannity, in anticipation of the release of his new book, Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda, next week.  The conservative star [...]

From Hero to Goat: Bart Stupak is Jar Jar Binks


Stupak makes the same mistake Jar Jar Binks did. He gave too much power away based on lies.

Horowitz Could Find The Cure For Cancer – Feinstein and Feingold Would Probably Ban It


David Horowitz could find the cure for cancer.  Senators Dianne Feinstein, Russ Feingold et al would probably ban it from public access and use – forever.  The American Left, long ago the purported champions of freedom of speech and civil rights, has bloomed into a repressive, liberty-suffocating, truth-killing stalker, ever looking for another patriotic fact-finder [...]

“The Stoning of Soraya M.” Out on DVD


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Make a statement by getting the DVD that sits on Iran’s banned films list.