Tag: John Podhoretz

A real-deal movie critic joins us on “A Christmas Ham” this week to talk about the history and hypnotic effect of cheesy TV Christmas movies. Also, we somehow touch on the opioid crisis. I didn’t even know there was a dark side to my movie obsession until I talked to John!

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The Coen Bros. have a new movie, a comedy remarkably free of the sordid, & it’s trying to tell important truths about ’50s America, which is a meeting of past & future America, & has much to recommend it to both left & right. The movie makes fun of the nostalgia on both sides, but […]

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Jeb Bush Addresses The Chicago Council On Global AffairsFrom John Podhoretz’s latest in the New York Post:

Democrats have spent years raging about the rise of Super PACs and the millionaires and billionaires who fund them. Maybe they should start laughing instead, because the largest Super PAC in history may come to be best-known for taking down the Republican candidate who may have had the best chance to win in 2016.

On Thursday, we learned that 35 percent of the money spent so far by the Super PAC supporting Jeb Bush has been used to target the candidacy of his fellow Floridian, Marco Rubio.

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After listening to John Podhoretz bash Mark Levin on the Glop podcast and reading comments from Nick Stuart’s post Who Else Should Stop Talking? I am disappointed in my fellow members’ profound ignorance of who Mark Levin is, and what he says and does.  According to them, he yells. He calls people names. And (because […]

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John Podhoretz’s sister, Ruthie Blum, writes in her Israel Hayom column: It is one thing to be convinced, as I was and still am, that a ground incursion (with Israeli soldiers going literally and figuratively door-to-door to snuff and stomp out terrorists and tunnels) is the way to go. It is quite another to cheer […]

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