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Jobs Hope and Future in the Reagan era: part II

Last time, we reintroduced the “me” generation.  We told you that one writer represented everything good about the eighties.  And you asked us who that was. In the 1980s, everything was planned ahead.  Before a film was made, they had a screenplay.  So while Back to The Future didn’t hit the screens until 1985, many people already […]

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Kung Fu Panda 2: review

When I first saw Kung Fu Panda 2, I was under the impression that it was banned in China. I thoroughly enjoyed watching Po battle the evil peacock, but the “news” affected what I saw on screen. If you’ve been following show business “news”, you know that China has been accused of banning American films.

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Did Jefferson support a Balanced Budget amendment?

Back in 1997, when a Balanced Budget amendment was put forth by the US Senate, the Committee on the Judiciary quoted Thomas Jefferson almost from the start. Towards the top of Senator Orrin Hatch’s report it affirms that “the public debt is one of the greatest dangers to be feared by a republican government.” On […]

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Ten great British history films.

On screenjunkies.com, Honora James made a list of the top ten “English historical movies”, whatever that means.  Not only did Honora list a flick about a Scot as the top “English movie”, but she left out a few of the treasures that show the Sceptred Isle in its true splendor. So, I’ve made my own list […]

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