Last week the director Oliver Stone caused quite a stir when, in describing his new Showtime mini-series, “A Secret History of America,” he declared that Adolf Hitler was an “easy scapegoat throughout history… [who]‘s been used cheaply.” “We can’t judge people as only ‘bad’ or ‘good,’” Stone continued. Even Hitler was “the product of a […]
Republican Scott P. Brown pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Massachusetts political history last night, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley to become the state’s next US senator and potentially derailing President Obama’s hopes for a health care overhaul. via Republican trounces Coakley for Senate, imperils Obama health plan – The Boston Globe.
President Obama carefully weighed his options this weekend. On the front of his desk were The Health of Obamacare and The Health of Haiti. On this day, our president judged Obamacare to be in more urgent need of his surgical superintendency. Haiti can Waiti. At this point, he had already dispatched Hillary, and he has [...]
At FrontPage this past week we ran an important report about how the Huffington Post has allowed a wave of anti-Semitic comments onto their site.
And then I discover this this afternoon on John Work’s recent post about the tidal wave of illegal immigrants:
Alfred Bodine · 11 hours ago
You are a joke! Fear mongers like [...]
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Thank heaven we no longer have to rely on scholars and historians, traditionally restricted by a silly standard called objectivity, to explain the past for us and put under-reported world events “in context.” Previously we, like the prisoners in Plato’s metaphorical cave, have [...]
As news began to pour in yesterday from Haiti, my thoughts turned to Mission of Hope , an orphanage-school which friends of mine volunteered at. I wondered about their safety, the safety of the children and staff, and the condition of the ministry’s infrastructure. I thought about the country, the stories I’d heard, the history [...]
Lori Ziganto at iOwnTheWorld.com
Oh, Hollywood! Never have so many been paid so much for so little worth. Their lack of rational thought astounds even me sometimes, and I have very low expectations. In fact, I propose a new term to replace the ickier bathroom version: Stone for Brains. Oliver Stone, that is, the man who never [...]