Why family matters.
“I’m so relieved to be an elite” –tweet from Roger Ebert
Most public figures have done or said something they wish they could take back. When it comes to public intellectuals and film critics specifically, they generally pride themselves on their ability to analyze what they see. Therefore, their responses to culture should be very measured [...]
A regional war may well be approaching. The actions and statements of Iran and its Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian proxies over the past week or so indicate that this is what Israel’s enemies are gunning for.In preparing for this growing threat, Israel’s leaders need to consider more than just the military challenges it faces. They [...]
It was supposed to be a good game.
The kids were napping as my husband and I ate lunch, enjoying some Newcastle, watching a decent match up of two top ten teams, Duke and Georgetown. Until…Barack Obama, ubiquity personified, was revealed on the sidelines with his entourage: Joe Biden, David Axelrod, Robert Gibbs, and Reggie Love, [...]
Welcome to a News Real Blog exclusive pre-oration analysis of President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Having obtained excerpts of the actual speech, we turn for perspective to one of history’s most experienced and consulted statesmen, Niccolo Machiavelli. Mr. Machiavelli has graciously agreed to comment on the highlights of Mr. Obama’s dissertation. We [...]
Former candidate for president John Edwards dropped a bombshell this morning. Despite the mainstream media’s attempt to cover up for Edwards‘ many lies about his affair with former staffer Rielle Hunter and his fatherhood of her baby Quinn, he admitted today that he is indeed the baby’s father.
In a statement released to NBC, Edwards says, [...]
That clunking sound you hear is the Media Matters spin machine breaking down.
The George Soros Steno Pool is so unglued this morning that they’ve either lost their ability to read simple English, or more likely, they’re just twisting simple facts into pretzels in sheer desperation.
Today they announce: “Poll undermines conservative claim that Brown victory is [...]
This week, President Obama finds himself facing his first public opinion crisis as several different national surveys showed his job approval below 50% over the past 10 days. The Marist and Quinnipiac surveys both put his job approval at 46%. CNN had it at 48% while Ipsos/McClatchy had it at 49%. But it was the [...]