‘Birdman’ Review

24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

Odds are audiences will notice that Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance doesn’t quite feel like any other film they’ve seen. But they may not be sure why, at first. Constantly in motion, yet contained almost entirely within and around a smallish Broadway theater and a nearby ba

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24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

John Wick is a perfect movie. Note: I’m not saying it’s the perfect movie or the best movie or even a great movie. I’m saying it’s a perfect movie.

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24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

Last month, addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Benjamin Netanyahu made a connection between the Islamic State and Hamas. These terrorist entities, Netanyahu said, have a lot in common. Separated by geography, they nonetheless share ideology and tactics and goals: Islamism, terrorism, the destruct

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24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

Francis Fukuyama ought to be locked up and forbidden from writing again, if only for his crimes against the noble profession of book reviewers. This class of scribblers likes to start formulating their thoughts about a book early in the reading process. It’s best if the author lays out their e

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The American Spectator

Rudy Throws a Fastball Near Charlie’s Chin

“I’ve never met a person in politics I disrespect more than Charlie Crist,” former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said while campaigning for incumbent Republican governor Rick Scott in South Florida Wednesday. Strong stuff, even from Da Mare, who has never been a non-directive couns

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24 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

With exquisitely bad timing, and amid furious protests, this week the Metropolitan Opera premiered a new version of John Adams’ controversial opera, The Death of Klinghoffer. The opera focuses on the 1985 murder of a disabled American tourist, Leon Klinghoffer, by Palestinian terrorists durin
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The Federalist

Is Greg Abbott ‘Exploiting His Handicap’? Listen To Wendy Davis’s Answer

A Texas morning radio show asked Wendy Davis if Greg Abbott was "exploiting his handicap." You won't believe her answer.

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Rand Paul previews his foreign policy address, in which he intends to lay out the case for "conservative realism".
If you like indignant children dressed as princesses screaming at you about imaginary oppression while dropping F-bombs, you will love this video.
No program has reversed the disincentive for marriage among the poor caused by America’s current welfare programs. Contraception won't, either.

The Washington Free Beacon

‘Birdman’ Review

Odds are audiences will notice that Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance doesn’t quite feel like any other film they’ve seen. But they may not be sure why, at first. Constantly in motion, yet contained almost entirely within and around a smallish Broadway theater and a nearby ba

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24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

John Wick is a perfect movie. Note: I’m not saying it’s the perfect movie or the best movie or even a great movie. I’m saying it’s a perfect movie.


24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

Last month, addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Benjamin Netanyahu made a connection between the Islamic State and Hamas. These terrorist entities, Netanyahu said, have a lot in common. Separated by geography, they nonetheless share ideology and tactics and goals: Islamism, terrorism, the destruct


24 Oct 2014, 4:00 am

Francis Fukuyama ought to be locked up and forbidden from writing again, if only for his crimes against the noble profession of book reviewers. This class of scribblers likes to start formulating their thoughts about a book early in the reading process. It’s best if the author lays out their e

Big Government

Could Our Serjeant-At-Arms Protect The British Parliament?

This week most of the world has been struck by the remarkable sight of the Canadian Sergeant-At-Arms walking around in his traditional regalia with a gun, having personally fought off a terrorist attack. Although the attack was a dreadful moment for Canada, there was undoubtedly a great sense of p

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Greedy Brussels has demanded an extra £1.7bn from the UK tax payer because our economy is better than others in the EU. The astonishing bill is due on 1st December, just days after the Rochester and Strood by-election which the Tories are set to lose to Mark Reckless and UKIP. In contrast,
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan punked Buffalo Bills receiver Sammy Watkins by jumping in at the end of a conference call with the first-round draft pick and pretending to be a reporter asking a question. Ryan's own son, Seth, played at Clemson University with Watkins last year. Coach Ryan put in th
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American Thinker

Paul Krugman's Indefensible Defense of Barack Obama

For Krugman, an economically equitable society, drained of all prejudice and bigotry, where man pays obeisance to Nature and where its abundant resources are distributed equally amongst the world's citizens, should apparently be the goal of our presidents

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Whatever Vladimir Putin’s objectives may be in general, Russia while he has been in power has been more cordial, or less hostile, towards Israel.
If the GOP hopes to win in November – and actually make a difference afterward – it will have to stand for something!
The Supreme Court puts the kibosh on a last-minute attempt to play the race card in the 2014 Texas midterms.

Heritage Foundation

Bioterrorism Should Be a Bigger Concern than Ebola

The Ebola virus has been headline news in America as of late. While it is a dangerous disease that Washington needs to take seriously, America... Read More The post Bioterrorism Should Be a Bigger Concern than Ebola appeared first on Daily Signal.

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HILLSDALE, Mich.—Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn introduced him as “the best statesman I’ve ever known.” But on Tuesday night, Sen. Mike Lee seemed less politician... Read More The post A Republican Majority Won’t Cut It for Mike Lee. He Wants Something More. ap
Following over a year of rave reviews and prestigious awards at film festivals worldwide, this week the short film “Crescendo” attracted attention thanks to a... Read More The post Justin Bieber’s Mom Helps Propel a Pro-Life Film to Successful Release appeared first on Daily Signa
Ebola is still leading news coverage, but this week, the headlines were joined by a fashion designer and an honorable Canadian soldier. Thanks to talented... Read More The post Images from this Week’s News You Should See appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Turkey Reluctantly Allows Kurds to Defend Other Kurds

Iraqi Kurdish leaders have agreed to send fighters to help defend Kobani, now that Turkey said it would allow them to cross Turkish territory.

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The Metropolitan Opera in New York City is hardly a site for hundreds of angry protesters. But they have erupted over their current selection, an opera called "The Death of Klinghoffer." Leon Klinghoffer was the 69-year-old paralyzed New Yorker who in 1985 was aboard the hijacked cruise ship Achille
When twenty-eight current and former Harvard Law School professors issued a public statement decrying the universitys new procedures regarding the handling of sexual assault accusations on campus, it may have been a game changer.


23 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

Do you remember what real American leadership looks like?

The Corner

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Why not get amazing wines delivered right to your door by joining the National Review Wine Club!  Join today and you’ll save $100 on 12 world-class wines. Plus, you’ll get two bottles of elegant Gracenote Pinot Noir worth $50 at no additional cost. For more information, click here.

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From the Wall Street Journal this evening: A physician who had returned to New York City 10 days ago after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease, according to an official familiar with the findings. Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old physician who worked with
On Thursday’s Special Report, George Will criticized President Obama’s decision to link a potential victory by Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn to a Democratically controlled Senate. “It’s just folly to go on radio and say a vote for Michelle Nunn is a vo
Columbia University, the alma mater of President Obama and myself, is outstanding in many areas, but football isn’t one of them. Their last win of any note came in 1947; a few decades ago, they had a 44-game losing streak; and last year they lost every game they played, by an average score of

Red State

This is Horrifying

As you know by now, ISIS was able to capture a military shipment dropped into the Syrian/Iraq area that was meant for Kurds. The shipment of weapons and supplies for The post This is Horrifying appeared first on RedState.

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The Georgia Senate race is one of the closest races this election cycle. Democrat Michelle Nunn has found herself in the complex situation faced by so many other red state The post #GASen: Obama Knows What a Michelle Nunn Victory Would Mean appeared first on RedState.
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