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Great political movies (No59) Argo

F Scott Fitzgerald once said there were no second acts in American lives, but Ben Affleck seems determined to prove him wrong. Originally part of the indie scene in the 1990s he quickly became a Hollywood leading actor. Thanks to … Continue rea...

John McCain…

… and Republicans like him? They are unquestionable, prime, grade A assholes. Yup. These morons are even more partisan than the Harperites. Democracy sucks, eh Tea Brains? (5) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario...
by Trashy's World on Nov 15, 2012

I should feel sorry for them, right?

Naaawwwww! (16) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario...
by Trashy's World on Nov 8, 2012

Barak Obama: Four More Years....

So, Barak Obama did it! He won the Presidential Election of 2012, despite the hard fought efforts of his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney. He now has four more years to work on leaving a legacy to be proud of, not the insipid disappointment of his fi...
by BW Christopher's Blog on Nov 7, 2012

My prediction…

For what it’s worth… (11) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario...
by Trashy's World on Nov 6, 2012

What was really an earthquake not far from Ottawa…

… Was first mistaken by me to be the thundering feet of millions of Americans heading to Ottawa en masse in the event of a Romney win tonight. I suspected the border guards were overridden! But no, it was just an earthquake. (10) Trashy, Ottawa...
by Trashy's World on Nov 6, 2012

Obama vs Romney – US 2012 Election

Barack Obama faces Mitt Romney in the final showdown as voters get ready for the 2012 US Elections. Wonkie examines the difference between the positions of Obama and Romney in this classic election cartoon about political campaigning.This post Obama...
by Wonkie Cartoons on Nov 5, 2012

My nightmare scenario for Wednesday morning…

(5) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario...
by Trashy's World on Nov 5, 2012

Obama vs Romney – US 2012 Election

Barack Obama faces Mitt Romney in the final showdown as voters get ready for the 2012 US Elections. Wonkie examines the difference between the positions of Obama and Romney in this classic election cartoon about political campaigning.
by Wonkie Cartoons on Nov 5, 2012

امریکی صدارتی انتخاب کے بارے میں چونکا دینے والے حقائق

امریکہ کے صدارتی انتخاب کے بارے میں کچھ ایسی معلومات ہیں جنہیں جان کر آپ چونک جائیں گے۔انتخابات ہمیشہ منگل کو ہی کیوں ہوتے ہیں؟امریکہ میں...
by Funsole on Nov 3, 2012

Great political documentaries (No27) Chicago Ten

The 1968 Democratic Party Convention in Chicago is notorious for a lot of reasons, all of them deserved. The war in Vietnam had spun out of control and an increasingly beleaguered Lyndon Baines Johnson had decided not to run again … Continue re...

Obama

Unscripted. Cares. Warm. Praised by GOP Governor Christie. Firm leadership. Sincere. Words written around this pic today. First time a hurricane has propelled a President back into office, I reckon. (6) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario...
by Trashy's World on Nov 1, 2012

Great political movies (No56) Too big to fail

Whenever a big event happens in American politics these days it’s almost a guarantee that sooner or later HBO will turn it into a movie. They’d already done the 2000 election in Recount, and Too big to fail was their … Continue read...

Great political documentaries (No26) Page One – Inside the New York Times

It’s no secret that print media has been in trouble for some time. Newspaper sales are declining, and more and more people are getting their information for free from the internet. As a result mainstream news outlets have been cutting … C...

Yes, there are wackos on the left as well as the right, but…

… those on the right sure as hell seem to be coming out of the woodwork more often these days. We in Canada have the pride of Saskatchewan, Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott who thinks that rewarding and praising women who are clearly part of t...
by Trashy's World on Oct 24, 2012

Women are hiding somewhere in there!

You just can’t see them. But I bet that Mitt can!   (14) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario...
by Trashy's World on Oct 22, 2012

Great political movies (No54) Blue Collar

Movies about trade unions can usually be divided into two types. The first is where the union rallies the workers together in order to fight for better pay and conditions (for instance Bread and Roses and the documentary Harlan Country … Contin...

Why Do Some Americans call Obama, an Authentic Black American Christian, a Muslim?

Our law is by definition a codification of morality, much of it grounded in the Judeo/Christian Tradition. - Barack Obama  In many ways, the election of a black man, Barack Obama, as the most powerful leader in the world indicates that the Jud...
by The Judeo-Christian Tradition on Sep 18, 2012

Great political documentaries (No25) Hearts and Minds

There have been hundreds of films and documentaries over the years attempting to explain what went wrong in Vietnam. Hearts and Minds was one of the first and best, and is notable for being released while the conflict was still … Continue readi...

An Interview with Nona Hendryx

Nona Hendryx has never been one to play it safe. In fact, the avant-garde icon has spent nearly the past half-century pushing boundaries and other people's buttons; whether as a founding member of funk/soul pioneers LaBelle ("Lady Marmalade&quo...
by Write On Music on Jul 31, 2012


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