The new Red Dawn remake is a fine example of a number of dispiriting trends in the filmmaking industry. The picture was based on a brand name instead of a heartfelt original tale. The studios mutilated it in order to placate Chinese Communists. And it was served up to audiences that studios assume will eat whatever they are served.
Sudan has played a key role in arming Hamas militants with sophisticated Iranian-made rockets, experts said. The Israeli Defense Forces’ (IDF) principal objective in Gaza was to rid Palestinian terrorists of sophisticated Iranian-produced rockets that are capable of striking deep into Israel’s heartland, including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) called for an investigation Tuesday into the alleged use of secret email addresses by top Environmental Protection Agency officials, adding another voice to the growing chorus demanding answers from the federal agency.
Last night on Hardball, MSNBC Executive Editor Richard Wolffe levied the charge that Senator John McCain’s opposition to Ambassador Susan Rice’s potential nomination to Secretary of State was based on racial prejudice.