An elected official of a different stripe was treated demeaningly as she opposed Communism — and barely a politically-correct bleat has been heard about it.
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Scarlett Johansson offers some thoughts on marriage — Hooray! Now there’s a sentence I didn’t envision myself writing. Ever.
One would be hard pressed to confound Mary Tyler Moore’s “Laura Petrie” or “Mary Richards” characters with the caterwauling harridans showcased last weekend in our nation’s capital.
I do recall my eyes settling on some kind of Coca-Cola product — festooned with the colorful, luminous, and now wonderfully familiar depiction of the Santa Claus.
It was not until my freshman year of college that I first heard of It’s a Wonderful Life. I know, hard to believe — but true.
I’m speaking, of course, of Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine. In last Tuesday night’s VP debate, the Virginia Senator went on and on about what a doozy of a Roman Catholic he is.
When I first saw the trailer for this year’s Ben Hur, I was intrigued; also mildly skeptical: Why remake one of the greatest films ever released?
Oddly, Gibson came to my mind while I was reading an excellent piece by Veronique de Rugy outlining the grisly, economic collapse of the Motor City.
Solzhenitsyn summarized, pungently: “[T]he line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being.” Mankind’s dilemma.
Then there’s O’Reilly’s recent, post-Orlando-shooting declamation on gun control. To his credit, he’s argued pretty consistently for the inviolability of general 2nd Amendment guarantees.
I confess to being a tad surprised — even a wee bit disappointed — finding out how CNN’s Anderson Cooper ambushed Florida attorney general Pam Bondi in the aftermath of Orlando’s “gay nightclub” slaughter.
Kid Rock’s startlingly crass, tone-deaf presentation, with at least nine f-bombs, at this year’s 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.
I’m a little fuzzy on specifics, but one day after musical icon Prince’s sudden death, Fox News’ Megyn Kelly reported he was garnering more internet attention than had Michael Jackson following his 2009 passing.
When I was a teenager, Captain America was probably my favorite comic book hero. Every month I’d eagerly look forward..
IN DEFENSE OF NATIONAL REVIEW: Last Time I Checked, Conservatives Are Still Allowed to Criticize Donald Trump
I’ve read National Review for thirty years — it was the mid-1980’s Tom Selleck television advertisements, I think, which originally snagged me..
I wasn’t a fan of David Bowie’s music — candidly, his widespread popularity rather bewildered me. I simply never got..
I confess, my tastes generally run to “manly-man” kind of stuff: I like watching professional football, I’m a big fan..
So, upwards of one-hundred-thirty slain and hundreds more injured in ISIS-engineered terror attacks across half-a-dozen sites in France’s capital; the worst..
History indicates Jim Webb, former Democratic presidential candidate, qualifies as a bona fide “tough guy”. He’s been awarded the Navy..
So, Playboy is taking a stab at standard-issue decency? At least a vague stab? It was just announced that, starting..
With maddening predictability, in the wake of each grievous firearm atrocity the first sound heard nationally is a sudden, collective..
As a still-proud citizen of the US of A, I’ll take whatever “attaboys” (“bon travails“?) the French want to send..
Friday before Labor Day 2015, the Bravo network featured back-to-back Rocky films – in this instance II and III. O’Reilly..
Really, it should have been a perfect day: high August sun in a cloudless blue sky, summery warmth, out for..
Life — more precisely, I’d emphasize, the God of Life — has this dogged habit of serving up uncomfortable circumstances..
Here and there, reports have dribbled out about the demonic, July 4th slaughter of a passenger on a D.C. Metro..