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1/6/2017
China is the biggest national security threat to the United States of America. And the U.S. government gave it the ability to target me when it allowed the Chinese to infiltrate the computer networks ...
1/5/2017
I make fun of progressives getting triggered. A LOT. In my politically conservative view, someone is triggered when any viewpoint that is shared and followed by the left is challenged, usually with re...
12/29/2016
Superhuman abilities are emerging, and they will become more pronounced and widespread in the future. Advances in research and development are such that civilian and military leaders are now discussin...
12/28/2016
People die. Except Keith Richards, but I'm convinced he's not people and that's a story for another post. But yes, people die. This year, millions did - over 55 million, worldwide. It seems that a la...
12/28/2016
Villains are tortured souls, somehow wronged years ago (often in childhood) and they only turned to evildoing because of that pain … or so the modern storyteller portrays them. This is wrong. Villains...
12/27/2016

American troops have fought and died in Afghanistan for 15 years under a strategy designed to give Afghans a safe and free nation. And because of this, the U.S. should deny Afghan Capt. Niloofar Rahma...

12/26/2016
Omniscience is a blessing and a curse. Those possessed with omniscience, to one degree or another, have the ability to see into the future, and make predictions. The ability to see the future is usual...
12/26/2016
In January, before the craziness of 2016 got going, I wrote post for GeekMom called "Bad Advice To Follow in 2016." It included this advice I sincerely hope everyone heeds in 2017: Enable a “junkie?”...
12/26/2016

The Quiet Man with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara is one of the all-time great movies. Hollywood initially released it in 1952. It is fascinating to watch it today while considering the relationship be...

12/24/2016
American leaders and media continue claiming that Russian interference with the U.S. presidential election resulted in Donald Trump winning. Yet others are beginning to find problems with this accusat...
12/22/2016

AMC is promoting an upcoming series called, The Son, based on the novel by Philipp Meyer. And while it looks like it might have elements that could make it a hit, Pierce Brosnan’s Texas accent is goin...

12/22/2016
Rebooting (or remaking) old movies has been a trend for the past few years. People are divided on whether this is a good or bad thing. But here is the case for remaking some old films: Rebooting them ...
12/21/2016
Government officials and public leaders are claiming that Russia manipulated the 2016 presidential election so Donald Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton. And as they make this clam, it is important to...
12/20/2016
What makes the portrayal of young conservative Alex P. Keaton from the eighties show “Family Ties” or “30 Rock’s” Jack Donaghy so funny and Seth Meyers’ monologue and Stephen Colbert’s faux conservati...
12/20/2016
Poor Santa. Every Christmas season the man in the red suit in the magical North Pole workshops tends to gets dragged through the murky mud of reality, piety and cynicism. This year is no exception, as...
12/19/2016

Movie buffs who didn’t get enough trailer excitement today with the premier of the Blade Runner 2049 teaser can also geek out over the just-released full trailer for John Wick: Chapter 2. (Lionsgate M...

12/19/2016

Warner Brothers released the first teaser trailer for Blade Runner 2049. The forthcoming movie is a sequel to, Blade Runner, which was released in 1982 and starred Harrison Ford. Enjoy watching this ...

12/18/2016
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, FLOTUS Michelle Obama said of Donald Trump’s election, “We feel the difference now. See, now, we are feeling what not having hope feels like.” This quote has occasi...
12/17/2016

Well 2016 has been full of absurdity and things that make you go "Whaaaa?". Apparently the run up to 2017 is going to be no exception. During 2016, Texas passed a law allowing concealed carry on coll...

12/16/2016
Welcome to political discourse in 2016. In case you missed the complete trainwreck Thursday night between Tucker Carlson and Kurt Eichenwald, you can watch it here. Prepare to lose a brain cell or two...
12/15/2016

Well, what a ride. As a verified member of the Star Wars generation, meaning I saw the original movie in its first release at an actual theater, I was not disappointed. Even in my tiny town, the theat...

12/15/2016

The guy who brought respect and gravitas to the position of TV President of the United States of America and his friends have a message for the Electors: "The people who voted are morons you can't ref...

12/15/2016
Welcome to 2016, if you've not been paying attention the political world has been turned upside down this year. At the same time, in Syria, it has largely been more of the same. Death, destruction, fe...
12/15/2016
If you think about it, you only have five good years in life. Does this seem like a strange thought? I’ll explain what I mean. As I enter the later years of my life, I reflect on my youth. In some wa...
12/13/2016
When I really want to get in the spirit of the season, I like my Christmas carols not just Old School, but Old World. I prefer a Celtic-tinged instrumental version of "The Holly and the Ivy" or "Silen...
12/12/2016
The latest outrage is that Susan Olsen, the actress who played Cindy Brady from The Brady Bunch, was fired from the LA Talk Radio show “Two Chicks Talkin’ Politics” after getting into a public online ...
12/11/2016

Dogs are a popular pet. But they can be more than that when someone properly trains them. And a canine that people train to be a military working dog is a particularly special beast. Dogs are animals...

12/10/2016

Christmas song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” has become a controversial song. And with this latest anger at American culture, it’s an interesting time to look back at how Hollywood used to portray relation...

12/9/2016
This missive proves that I am a risk taker. I am about to secularly blaspheme a US icon, and do so with written violence. Yes, I am going to take on the Star Wars franchise regarding a frustrating plo...
12/9/2016
There is something magical about cooking. Some of my fondest memories are wrapped up in aromas - the heady savory smell of sage stuffing in the Thanksgiving turkey, my mom’s Sunday pot roast simmering...
12/9/2016
Dear busybodies. (And dear is only a salutation, I assure you.) You've carried on your crusade against smokers and cigarettes for heaven knows how long now. Smoking rates are down. Your hysteria over ...
12/9/2016
One of the common problems of modern storytelling is that creators often make their villains so smart that they sometimes seem to be all-knowing characters. They do this to make the hero’s struggle ha...
12/7/2016

I love this clip. Absolutely love it. Primarily because I think the concepts of safe spaces and microagressions are counterproductive to raising young adults who can think critically and handle advers...

12/7/2016
Whoa. I don’t get surprised too often, but this morning, I did. In real life I’m a PI. While I was working on a case for one of my clients, I had occasion to make a few futile phone calls. Enough that...
12/7/2016
We need to talk about the Evan video. It’s gone viral, so it’ll be relevant for about five minutes; referenced by pundits for another five days; and watched by your elderly parents in five weeks, who ...
12/7/2016
Do you feel saddled with white guilt? Do you try to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter but feel something is missing? Well, you are in luck this Christmas season with the launch of the Safety...
12/6/2016
November 8, 2016 was an interesting day. Donald Trump was not my first (or twelfth) choice for the Republican nominee for President. By the same token, Hilary Clinton was not my 10 millionth choice fo...
12/6/2016
It's that time of the year! Your little Zim or Zher is coming home for the holidays. So gather round the table, bring out the gluten-free rolls and play the game that's sweeping the nation! Victimo...
12/6/2016
Disclaimer: The author is not a medical professional and is discussing her personal experience and results. The Loftus Party does not recommend this treatment or any other treatment without consulting...
12/6/2016
Okay. I fangirled. Gene Simmons, yes the KISS frontman with a legendary tongue who spit blood, wore platform shoes, and put on all that make-up showed up on Fox Business. To talk politics and 2016. N...
12/5/2016
Perhaps nothing so clearly illustrates the American divide better than the fact that society is on a jihad against Chip and Joanna Gaines for being Christian even as society welcomes the foulest ranti...
12/5/2016
Three weeks in, Disney’s latest animated offering, Moana, is still topping the box office. This tale is colorful, entertaining, funny, and everything you want from family adventure. However, talk of ...
12/5/2016
You can't make this stuff up, folks. Whether you consider Cuba to be a socialist or communist country, it doesn't really matter. Either system couldn't take Fidel Castro and his ashes to the final res...
12/5/2016
This morning it was announced that Dr. Ben Carson will assume the duties of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in President Elect Trump's administration. The resultant flutter and fuss in ...
12/5/2016
I asked and you responded. While A Christmas Story  tops my list of favorite holiday movies, readers overwhelmingly told me I was wrong.  According to them, Die Hard is the perfect Christmas movie. @...
12/3/2016
Dear DirecTV: As I look out at the big fat snowflakes falling here this morning, and double check the temperature (19° with a wind chill of negative fuggedaboutit°), I smile an especially big smile. ...
12/3/2016
It was off to a promising start. The risky adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s Exorcist from film to a weekly television show immediately won me over. Supernatural scares, a slowly developing possess...
12/2/2016
Admittedly, I am late on delving into this - mostly because I have made a conscious decision to keep my knickers as unknotted as possible this holiday season - but, oh heck yes, let me contribute my t...
12/2/2016
How could I possibly create THE GREATEST YEAR END LIST EVER, you're probably asking yourself? With all the different types of lists available, spanning the landscape of genre and taste, and even some ...
12/2/2016
The countdown has begun. Only 23 more days until Christmas and a whole lot of movies to watch. We all have holiday favorites, but can you list your top 5 Christmas movies of all time? Here's my list -...