Top Ten (or so) Films of 2016

This has been one of those rare years where (most) of the films I saw that I really liked the best came out in the first half of the year. Or, at least, well before the traditional start of awards season. But, with one exception, most of the year-end “awards bait” left me totally cold.

White House On Defense After Being Exposed as Architect of Anti-Israel U.N. Action

NY: With US Abstention, UN Security Council passes Resolution condemning Israeli settlements

Senior Obama administration officials are scrambling to provide explanations after multiple reports, including in the Washington Free Beacon, identified the White House as being a chief architect of a recent United Nations resolution condemning the state of Israel, according to conversations with multiple former and current U.S. officials.

Congress Moving to Cut U.S. Funding to U.N. in Wake of Anti-Israel Vote

Congress is already setting the stage to cut off United States funding to the United Nations in the wake of a hotly contested vote last week in which the Obama administration permitted an anti-Israel resolution to win overwhelming approval, according to Congressional leaders, who told the Free Beacon that the current administration is already plotting to take further action against the Jewish state before vacating office.