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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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‘Indivisible’ Review: Uplifting film about the power of faith without getting preachy

Another faith-based biopic tackles the discussion of faith, but manages to keep an appeal for non-Christians by staying on target with the story and never getting too preachy. The true story of Army Chaplain Darren More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Rand Paul: Larry Kudlow gets a thumbs up, Not so much for Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel

President Trump announced some important cabinet and administration moves this week to include Larry Kudlow as Gary Cohn’s replacement as Director of the National Economic Council and after the firing of More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Colgate University’s Barbara Regenspan attacks Cornell for allowing Dick Cheney to speak, he’s an ‘extremist demagogue’

An educational studies at Colgate University penned an objection to former Vice President Dick Cheney speaking at Cornell University. Barbara Regenspan wrote a letter to The Cornell Daily Sun, calling Cheney More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Michael Kelly previews ‘The Long Road Home’: it’s story about the ‘true cost of war,’ a ‘story about humanity’

National Geographic’s new miniseries “The Long Road Home” centers on the fame ambush in Iraq, April 4, 2004 – “Black Sunday.” House of Cards star Michael Kelly stars at Lt. Col. Gary Volesky, the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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‘Thank You For Your Service’ highlights PTSD struggles for Vets but falls short on the ‘thank you’

The struggles of returning soldiers never appeared on screen in the way Thank You For Your Service highlights PTSD, the incompetence of Veterans Affairs and the arrogance of military leadership. American Sniper More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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Michael Moore blames press for role in Donald Trump’s success but doesn’t attack true liberal bias

The attack on the media has worked well for Donald Trump and during Friday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” leftist documentary filmmaker Michael Moore partially blamed the press for President-elect Donald Trump’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Bradley Manning’s suicide attempt leads to new charges as ACLU calls for transgender treatment

Whistleblower/traitor Chelsea Manning, who is known to Americans as Bradley Manning, is serving out his 35-year sentence for disclosing US secrets at Fort Leavenworth prison, but now faces new charges related More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Georgia State professor Mia Bloom debates Buck Sexton on Islamic State, Muslim victims and terrorists

CNN  again host a raging debate between two guests, Georgia State professor Mia Bloom and former NSA analyist Buck Sexton, clashing over Sexton saying “they’re coming after us” in reaction to the terror More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Imam Musri lies on radio show about blaming Gulf War for radicalizing terrorists against the US

cover of a Quran photo by crystalina via wikimedia commons In the wake of the Orlando terrorist attack by Omar Mateen, Central Florida’s Imam Muhammad Musri was asked on The Mike Gallagher Show about his 2011 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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War against ISIS costs $10 million per day, $400K per successful strike

The Pentagon has spent nearly $4 billion fighting Islamic State across Syria and Iraq since operations began a year ago, according to statistics released this week. The average daily cost of the campaign is $9.9 More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Council on Foreign Relations magazine warns against reporting on ISIS success

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), an influential organization which publishes Foreign Affairs “a multiplatform media organization with a print magazine, a website, a mobile site, various apps and social More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Jeb Bush muddles questions on Iraq, Karl Rove defends Bush

The war in Iraq became a topic for likely 2016 Presidential candidate Jeb Bush when he was asked if “knowing what we know now, would you still invade Iraq.” After bumbling the response, Bush is trying More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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CIA head John Brennan: the ‘War on Terror’ will never end

Move over “War on Drugs,” there is now a new perpetual conflict for America and Central Intelligence Agency boss John Brennan took part in a question and answer session at Harvard confirming that the More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Blackwater Iraqi massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets life, Paul Slough, Evan Libery, Dustin Heard – 30 years

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year prison terms on Monday for the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad facility in 2007. The four guards More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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‘American Sniper’ crosses $200 million, Michael Moore adds Jesus to insults

Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper and Warner Bros are laughing all the way to the bank as Michael Moore tries to stay in the headlines by attacking the fans of American Sniper, which eclipsed $200 at the domestic box More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Karl Rove linked to covering up WMDs in Iraq, soldiers exposed to chemicals

Many President Bush supporters pointed to satellite images, on ground testimonies from Iraqis and the Saddam papers to fend off assertions that Saddam Hussein didn’t have weapons of mass destruction. Now, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan costs $75,000 for every American household: Kennedy School report

In a new report from the Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, the costs of the two very lengthy wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are quite exorbitant. Image/W123 at Wikimedia Commons The Kennedy School More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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George Miller discusses ‘Mad Max’ delays, Heath Ledger casting, ‘Fury Road’ cast

Speaking to The Playlist, Miller talked about his reluctance to go back to Mad Max after making three films, but confessed some characters are difficult to be rid of. “They’re sort of part of your family in More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 11th, 2011
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Max Boot: ‘The problem isn’t that we are engaged in nation-building. The problem is that we do it so poorly’

Here is Max Boot doing what he does best from his perch at the Council of Foreign Relations, trying to scare the bejesus out of people with threats largely imagined. And the fact that Boot claims the necessity of More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
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10 reasons to end the wars now

I have written numerous times about our overseas intervention and undeclared wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, our desire to attack Iran and our use of force in Pakistan using deadly drones. U.S. Air Force photo by More...


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