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The Bin Laden Files: Excerpts From Osama's Captured Diary

The Navy SEALs who dropped in on Osama bin Laden’s hideout on May 1st did not just rid the planet of its most notorious oxygen thief. Recognizing that the compound’s papers and computer files would provide a bonanza of intelligence,

Going On the Offense: Some Lessons for Our Side

Andrew Breitbart’s recent epic battle with the forces of liberal tolerance is not the most important lesson he offers – not by a longshot. There has got to be someone surprised by the way the Huffington Post fell to its

The Problem With Asymmetrical Warfare

The idea behind asymmetrical warfare is not a bad one – it just has one fatal flaw. That thought was probably the second to last thing that went through Osama Bin Laden’s mind when the SEALs came calling. The last

Trig Slimer Jack Stuef: Take That, Disabled Child

I hate to point out that the photos of Wonkette’s Jack Stuef looks just like you would expect a guy who thinks it’s cool to trash a three-year old with Down ‘s syndrome because he disagrees with the child’s mother’s

Top 10 Great Movie Opening Sequences

The critical moments of a movie are the first moments, the first few minutes where it either grabs you or loses you for good. That’s what we mean when we talk about the movie experience, the wonder and delight of

Revenge of the Conservanerds

There is a misconception that the mainstream media hates all conservatives. That’s just not true. The MSM loves some conservatives – the ones who combine a willingness to stick their conservative brothers and sisters in the back with a stereotypical,

The 10 Worst Winners In Oscar History

Let’s be clear – the upper echelons of Hollywood are dominated by weirdos, losers and mutations. I’m not judging – I live in LA, so naturally some of my best friends are weirdos, losers and mutations. I’m simply pointing out

Reagan and Me

If you didn’t live through the Seventies, it’s probably hard to fully grasp what Ronald Reagan meant to those of us who grew up then. Today, the Seventies evoke images of disco music, bad hairstyles and whimsical fashion choices. But

The 10 Dumbest Liberal Messages in the Movies, Part II

[Editor’s Note: This list is arranged in no particular order. Read Part I here.] 6. “Nuclear weapons are awful.” – Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) There are probably a few inventions

The 10 Dumbest Liberal Messages in the Movies, Part I

Selecting the stupidest liberal messages in movie history is sort of like trying to pick the world’s most annoying rapper – the competition is intense. There are just so many candidates, and they each suck so badly in their own

Top 10 Great Conservative Messages in the Movies, Part II

[Editor’s Note: This list is arranged in no particular order. Read Part I here.] 6. “Being exploited is different from being empowered ” – Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) Often too-easily dismissed as a raunchy teen sex comedy, Fast

Top 10 Great Conservative Messages in the Movies, Part I

We conservatives spend a lot of time criticizing Hollywood’s failings, calling out its errors and pointing to its hypocrisies – and this is entirely appropriate since so much of the crap spewing out of the Tinseltown cookie cutter is borderline

Alan Simpson Is Back In the Spotlight, As If We Care

Like some sort of hack zombie, former Wyoming senator Alan Simpson has stumbled back onto the political stage, basking again in the media limelight and sounding off after putting his name on President Obama’s debt commission’s liberal dream prescription –

Time to Send the Libel Tourists Packing

When someone calls my office and wants to sue somebody for libel or slander, assuming they manage to get through my phalanx of people devoted to keeping me insulated from time burglars, the first thing I say to them is,

Movies We Love: 'Heat' – The Action Is the Juice

There are certain things that make you a man. It’s not a matter of mere plumbing or chromosomes. A man is more than that. A true man defeats his enemies. A true man can make it happen with the ladies.

Part 3: The VFW's Suicide PAC(t)

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has doubled-down on failure. Ignoring the growing protests of its outraged members, the supposedly “independent” VFW Political Action Committee (VFW-PAC) has issued a new statement refusing to back off on the disgraceful set of

The VFW's Suicide PAC(t)

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has doubled-down on failure. Ignoring the growing protests of its outraged members, the supposedly “independent” VFW Political Action Committee (VFW-PAC) has issued a new statement refusing to back off on the disgraceful set of

The Wachowski's 'Cobalt Neural 9': Bush Assassination Porn

We may have just found the outer edge of the Hollywood taste envelope, all thanks to Andy and Larry Wachowski, the creators of The Matrix. Formerly known as the Wachowski Brothers – that is, until Larry decided after making zillions