Category Archives: Film

Capitalism: A Love Story

Whether you agree with every one of his policy prescriptions or not, one thing is for sure: Michael Moore consistently manages to enrage both wings of the respectable Washington political establishment, so he must be doing something right. His new … Continue reading

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"9/11 truthers": a persecuted minority?

In response to my post about this past weekend’s Ron Paul rally in DC, commenter David Stratton accuses me of engaging in the same sort of bigotry toward so-called “9/11 truthers” — those who believe the terrorist attacks on the … Continue reading

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Another look at "Charlie Wilson’s War"

Chalmers Johnson, the author of Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire, reacts to the Hollywood-version of U.S. support for the Afghan mujahideen as portrayed in the film, “Charlie Wilson’s War“, and he’s none too pleased: What to make … Continue reading

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Charlie Wilson’s War

A few weeks ago I went to a screening of the film “Charlie Wilson’s War”, which attempts to depict Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson’s efforts to increase U.S. support for the Afghan mujahideen in their war against the Soviets during the … Continue reading

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