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  • GI and Baby Boomers Encounter the Worst Generation of All

    09/04/2020 8:44:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | September 5, 2020 | Lloyd Pettegrew
    The Greatest generation, or G.I. generation, is generally defined as people born from 1901 to 1927; many of our parents populated that generation. The Baby Boomer generation was born between 1946 and 1964, after WWII and at the beginning of Vietnam. Both generations are being accosted, sometimes physically in blue check cities, but certainly psychologically and spiritually, by the Gen Z generation born between 1996 and 2013 and the late Millennial generation born from 1990-1996. New York Magazine’s Eric Levitz has identifies this group as America’s most socialist and misanthropic generation—dystopian socialists.  One only has to review the sickening recordings...
  • ‘Watchmen’ Actress Frances Fisher: ‘They Want a Race War. We’ll Give Them a Race War’

    05/28/2020 12:19:31 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 136 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 28 2020 | DAVID NG
    Hollywood actress Frances Fisher posted an inflammatory tweet this week calling for a “race war” in apparent response to the death of George Floyd who was arrested by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was seen on video putting his knee on Floyd’s neck. The Titanic and HBO’s Watchmen star also quoted convicted cop killer Assata Shakur before deleting the tweet. “They want a race war. We’ll give them a race war,” Frances Fisher wrote on Tuesday, according to an archived screenshot of the deleted tweet. She also expressed her support for the Black Lives Matter movement. “I’m with...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Clint Eastwood

    04/08/2020 8:22:53 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 4/8/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Clint Eastwood. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Clint Eastwood is an iconic American actor who personifies the badass Western hero and the badass pre-#woke San Francisco cops of yore. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on...
  • Clint Eastwood’s Pick For President May Surprise You

    02/22/2020 8:38:32 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/22/2020 | Karen Townsend
    Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood was interviewed by the executive editor of Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. On Friday the piece was published as The Weekend Interview in the Wall Street Journal. The interview took a newsworthy twist when the topic of politics came up. Eastwood is supporting Michael Bloomberg.Say it ain’t so, Clint. It seems Mr. Eastwood is joining the ranks of other Hollywood movers and shakers in support of Bloomberg. Bloomberg began courting voters in California back in December, focusing on smaller cities and their mayors instead of large cities like Los Angeles. Perhaps Bloomberg appeals to Eastwood as...
  • Clint Eastwood backs Mike Bloomberg, wishes Trump would be 'more genteel' in office

    02/22/2020 3:29:33 PM PST · by DoodleDawg · 140 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/22/20 | Melissa Roberto
    Clint Eastwood is breaking his silence over the 2020 presidential hopeful he believes is best fit for office. The 89-year-old discussed the #MeToo movement, career highlights and dished on his political views in a revealing interview with the Wall Street Journal, and it turns out Mike Bloomberg has the actor's support. "The best thing we could do is just get Mike Bloomberg in there," Eastwood told the outlet.
  • A Hollywood Legend Talks Politics; Actor-director Clint Eastwood, 89, weighs in on Bloomberg, Trump, #MeToo and the dispute over a reporter's depiction in his latest film.

    02/21/2020 6:23:52 PM PST · by Zhang Fei · 90 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Feb. 21, 2020 1:56 pm ET | Tunku Varadarajan
    The Hollywood actor and director was staying at a hotel owned by Steve Wynn, the casino billionaire. "Steve called me up in the room and said, 'Do you want to go play golf? We're going out with Trump.' I said, 'Who?' and Steve said, 'Trump. You know Trump?' " So Messrs. Eastwood and Wynn ventured out for a morning on the course with Donald Trump. "It was funny," Mr. Eastwood says, "because every time I was together with Steve"—with the future president out of earshot—"he would say, 'You know, Trump is doing those damn casinos. He's going to lose his...
  • NEW: Libertarian Clint Eastwood endorses anti-gun-stop-and-frisk-sugar-cop Mike Bloomberg

    02/21/2020 5:59:53 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 73 replies ^ | 8:11 pm on February 21, 202 | Greg P.
    In an interview with the WSJ, libertarian Clint Eastwood endorsed Mike Bloomberg:
  • The 4 Best Manly, All-American Movies Of 2019

    12/27/2019 10:55:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 27,2019 | Titus Techera
    It goes against every piety of the liberal elites to portray the hippies as evil, but Quentin Tarantino points out that the new liberation spawned a murderous cult in Hollywood. The nearly closed 2019 was a surprisingly good year for conservatism at the movies, thanks to work by Quentin Tarantino, Clint Eastwood, James Mangold, and Roland Emmerich. Famous directors made wonderful movies, some successful at the box office, some likely to gain more prestige in awards season than popularity and therefore likely to be remembered.Most recently, Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” continued his series of true stories about citizen-heroes. Audiences apparently have...
  • Richard Jewell and Donald Trump: Both Victims of a Corrupt Media, Academia, and FBI

    12/24/2019 9:46:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    American ^ | December 24, 2019 | Trevor Thomas
    I still vividly recall watching the live announcement in September of 1990 by the International Olympic Committee awarding the Centennial Olympic Games (held in the summer of 1996) to the city of Atlanta. As the boisterous cheers after the initial announcement demonstrated, much of the whole state of Georgia was giddy with excitement. From Gainesville to Savannah, Olympic venues were built or otherwise prepared all over the state, and Georgia comedian Jeff Foxworthy promised the world that the Georgia Olympics would have its own distinct Southern flavor. I’m not much of a fan of the Olympics, so I didn’t get...
  • Why Mainstream Critics Are Panning Clint Eastwood's Latest Film, Richard Jewell

    12/23/2019 2:58:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/23/2019 | T.R. Clancy
    Not every mainstream movie critic hates Clint Eastwood's highly affecting Richard Jewell.  But the critics who hate it hate it an awful lot.  The story of how an out-of-control FBI and a "completely irresponsible press" ruined the life of the heroic security guard whose quick action saved many lives during the 1996 Centennial Park bombing is legitimately viewed as Eastwood's take on what's happening in America right now.  The irony that the movie was released the same week as the I.G. report exposing the FBI's lawlessness in Crossfire Hurricane must be particularly galling for mainstream journos who staked their reputations on...
  • Clint Eastwood Movie, **Richard Jewell**, Reviewed by Larry Schweikart

    12/14/2019 10:24:12 AM PST · by gaijin · 55 replies
    Facebook, Larry Schweikart ^ | Dec 13th, 2019 | Larry Schweikart
    Years ago a professor of film studies told me that "Breaking Away" was one of the best "coming of age" films he'd ever seen because it didn't involve sex, but rather a boy being disillusioned with his cycling childhood heroes. "Richard Jewell" is in many respects a coming of age movie. Most people know the story: Atlanta Olympic Games security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser), who had been fired from a police department and from a college for excessive enthusiasm, finds a bomb in a backpack left at the Atlanta Centennial venue. He calls the police, assists in moving...
  • SF Chronicle Review: ‘Richard Jewell’ is Clint Eastwood’s best movie in years

    12/13/2019 4:00:28 PM PST · by rintintin · 98 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Dec 11 2019 | Mick LaSalle
    He just seemed the type. He lived with his mother. He had lots of guns in the house. He dreamed of being a police officer. He wanted to be important. He knew everything about bombs. And so, for 88 days Richard Jewell — who was not only an innocent man, but a hero, who’d saved lives — had his own life torn apart, when he became the prime suspect in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta. 1996. “Richard Jewell,” which tells his story, is a suspenseful, beautifully composed film from Clint Eastwood, his finest since “Hereafter” (2010) —...
  • Richard Jewell: A Movie for Our Time" (Movie review by Larry Schweikart)

    12/13/2019 4:30:34 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 41 replies
    LS ^ | 12/13/2019 | By Larry Schweikart
    Years ago a professor of film studies told me that "Breaking Away" was one of the best "coming of age" films he'd ever seen because it didn't involve sex, but rather a boy being disillusioned with his cycling childhood heroes. "Richard Jewell" is in many respects a coming of age movie. Most people know the story: Atlanta Olympic Games security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser), who had been fired from a police department and from a college for excessive enthusiasm, finds a bomb in a backpack left at the Atlanta Centennial venue. He calls the police, assists in moving...
  • Richard Jewell and Badly Flawed News

    12/11/2019 5:26:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | cember 11, 2019 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    Over the last few years, journalists have responded to accusations of "fake news" with arrogant proclamations that they are the misunderstood Guardians of Truth and Providers of Fact. But not every news story is a perfectly baked slice of Facts or Truth. Sometimes reporters merely recount what they heard but what they were told was wrong. We should all cringe whenever we hear the two words "breaking news." Time and again, news breaks out but the details are anyone's guess -- literally. "(ABC/NBC/CBS/CNN/Fox) hasn't confirmed this, but others are reporting ...," they say, and then they proceed to repeat rumors...
  • Warner Bros. says newspaper out to 'malign' Richard Jewell by requesting disclaimer for female reporter

    12/10/2019 2:40:37 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 71 replies
    EW ^ | 12 10 2019 | Sydney Bucksbaum
    The controversy surrounding Richard Jewell is heating up. Warner Bros. has released a statement responding to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s demand for a disclaimer saying the late journalist Kathy Scruggs (portrayed in the film by Olivia Wilde) did not sleep with an FBI source for information in real life. “The film is based on a wide range of highly credible source material,” the studio’s statement, obtained by EW, says. “There is no disputing that Richard Jewell was an innocent man whose reputation and life were shredded by a miscarriage of justice. It is unfortunate and the ultimate irony that the...
  • Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’: Atlanta Newspaper Demands Disclaimer on Depiction of Female Reporter

    12/09/2019 6:38:35 PM PST · by kiryandil · 64 replies
    Variety ^ | December 9, 2019 | Brent Lang
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is asking Warner Bros. and the makers of “Richard Jewell” to release a statement acknowledging it took dramatic license when it portrayed journalist Kathy Scruggs as trading sex for tips. The Clint Eastwood film looks at the media circus that broke out around Jewell, a security guard who came under suspicion for orchestrating the Centennial Olympic Park bombing before being exonerated. Scruggs, an employee at the paper, broke the story that Jewell was under investigation by the FBI. The film shows Scruggs, portrayed by Olivia Wilde, sleeping with an FBI agent (Jon Hamm) to get the story....
  • Daily Beast: Clint Eastwood’s New Film 'Richard Jewell' Is A ‘Poisonous Pro-Trump Effort’

    12/04/2019 7:47:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/04/2019 | John Sexton
    I knew this review was coming, I just wasn’t sure where it would appear first. Today the Daily Beast published a nakedly partisan review which barely spares a thought for its artistic merit or quality. What matters is that this film seems to make a point that could be seen as Trump friendly: Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell wants to be a gripping, outrage-inciting drama about an innocent victim persecuted by—and driven to fight back against—institutional power. Unfortunately, what it turns out to be is a MAGA screed calibrated to court favor with the red hat-wearing faithful by vilifying the...

    12/03/2019 4:24:22 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 27 replies
    Hollywood in Toto ^ | 2 Dec 2019 | Christian Toto
    “You ready to start fighting back?” Sam Rockwell asks the title character that question deep into “Richard Jewell.” The Clint Eastwood film recalls how the FBI and media aligned to punish a security guard who saved lives at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Only the film feels like Eastwood is channeling a certain Commander in Chief. Conservatives have spent the last three years fighting against a culture calling them racist, sexist, homophobic and more. They’ve been maligned for wanting to keep the borders secure and jobs from fleeing overseas. Reporters and celebrities alike led the charge against Red State America, forgoing...
  • "Booing" of Hillary Clinton Electronically Transformed into "Applause" for TV Viewers!

    09/06/2002 4:37:40 PM PDT · by vannrox · 108 replies · 2,021+ views
    Media Research Center - Cyber ALERT! (Media Bias; Pro-Liberal & Pro-Facist) ^ | Friday August 30, 2002 (Vol. Seven; No. 133) | Editorial Staff
    A holiday weekend video treat: How cable music channel VH1 turned booing of Senator Hillary Clinton into cheering. Senator Clinton was booed when she walked on stage last October at a rock concert in Madison Square Garden to benefit 9/11 victims. It was shown live by VH1 but, as ABC's John Stossel illustrated in a July 20/20 special on media distortions, when the Viacom-owned cable channel replayed it sound technicians replaced the booing with cheering and applause. And that version is the permanent record VH1 put onto its DVD of the event. During his July 12 20/20 look at media...
  • Carole Simpson: Nets Feared Military Coup During Nixon Resignation Address

    11/24/2019 11:30:54 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 38 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How paranoid were the Nixon-hating TV networks during Watergate? Far enough out there that, according to liberal former ABC correspondent Carole Simpson, they feared that instead of resigning, President Nixon would announce a military coup supporting him. [snip] CAROLE SIMPSON: I have to tell you, though, on the night he gave the resignation speech, I was a baby reporter then. But they had me out in Chicago, we were in major cities across America waiting for the riots or whatever that's going to happen after his announcement because people weren't sure that he wasn't -- the camera wouldn't pull back...