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Will Smith films are hit and miss, and this movie was pretty derivative. (I swear I remember this title from Sci Fi in my youth). But I wanted to see HFR (High Frame Rate) escapism, and there was a big reviewer/viewer spread (26/84) that's usually a sign that it'll be interesting/good, so we went and saw it. I was on the viewers side, it was pretty good.
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I'm not hugely a fan of self help books, after you read a few dozen, they all seem to look alike with just a different schtick. But the book was "The Subtle Art of not giving a fuck". Chapter one is beating the title into the ground, but after that it gets interesting with anecdotes about perspective. Some of the stories were brilliant (even if I knew them from before), and I walked away quite happy having listened to it.
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DC comic movies are generally darker than Marvel ones. And this was the darkest of the DC Comic films. It's not really a superhero or super villain movie... it's more just a deep, dark, psychologically exploration into what broke a mentally disturbed man and turned him into the Joker (anti-Hero) and why did people follow him? Was it good? Not really. It was slow, cerebral, incredibly well acted, a little twisted, low action, all for the final crescendo that you knew was coming. But it was interesting telling of the darker side of the Batman saga, and it had some interesting messages/reflections on society. So if you want to watch an psychological snuff film that created Batman's nemesis, and has inferred commentary on the nihilists depressive under-society, then it's the best thing in the theaters. And it feels like a kind of movie that you don't "like", but will have an impact, and you will think about in the future. Kinda like the two suicides I discovered.
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, in a Quinten Tarantino film... a lot of things I'm not real fans of, so I went in bored and figuring it'd be something to do, but with low expectations. And it proved if you set the bar low enough, it can exceed them. Still, this isn't a glowing a review, but it was watchable and somewhat entertaining. I thought Pitt did an exceptionally good job as an aging stuntman. DiCaprio may be a douche in real life, but he can act and sold his part. And Tarantino does know how to film and add drama. My problem was the story was somewhat boring, deviated a lot from historical accuracy, and I'm not sure those liberties did much for the film. But while I would want to give it a 1 star for who is involved and their sanctimonious attitudes, I have to give it a solid middle of the road performance as it was slow for an action film, but damn if it didn't have somewhat interesting characters and the film style was Tarantino but watchable.
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The fifth installment in the Rambo franchise was predictable revenge-porn against the Mexican Cartel who kidnap Rambo's niece. Basically, it's the troubled rangers version of Home Alone, with punji sticks and claymores. Slow(er) at the start, with a lot of backstory and setup, then a frenetic end to a lot of bad guys... but come on, what did you think you were going to Rambo film to see? If you liked the others (or especially the first) it's sort of the other book-end to the series. I went basically because reviewers loved it, and SJW's were outraged because it showed that some Mexicans are bad guys? They really had to reach to be offended, but that's not new. Frankly, I think both sides are overstating it: it wasn't that bad and had plenty of good Mexican people in the film. And it wasn't that good just because it outraged the snowflakes. But for those of us that watched the first one in theaters, you should probably watch and enjoy the last one as well...
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The Sequel to Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016) is... Angel Has Fallen (2019). In a completely predictable plot, an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan (Barack) Trumbull is foiled by Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, who is wrongfully accused and taken into custody... he escapes, and it's up to him to prove his innocence and save the conveniently comatose President from the would-be-assassins. Will he do it, like the last two times, or will Hollywood give up on it's money-making sequel potential? But despite the predictability, it has the prerequisite explosions, chases, and foreshadowed under a spotlight twists and turns that made it an enjoyable matinee excuse to eat popcorn and watch bad guys drop like hotdog wrappers at a carnival.
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The Constitution of the United States created a representative republic marked by federalism and the separation of powers. The biggest failure in our Republic has been activist (leftist) judges on the Supreme Court that have expanded the power of that Court, Courts in general, and have then used their imagined powers to encroach or rewrite the Constitution into areas that it, and thus they, never had any authority. (While the Congress and President did little, because that encroachment suited them in the moment). This book details a lot of that devolution from Republic into an Oligarchy of 9, that often don't even pretend to defend the Constitution, but only their own opinions, using prior imagined precedent as cover.


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2019.11.19 Child Detentions

The AFP and Reuters breathlessly reported, according to the UN the U.S. had "the world’s highest rate of children in detention.” Then they found out the numbers were by a different metric (accounting) and the U.S. was far lower -- but the article/study came during 2015 Obama era, and the Press had been trying to bury that story, and the numbers had gone down under Trump. Instead of correcting/reporting that, they pulled the story and whitewashed history to keep from Obama looking bad and Trump from looking better. (NBC did a poor job of correcting the record, but at least tried). more...

2019.10.09 SPLC mis-labels Oath Keepers as Anti-Government

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The SPLC refers to Oath Keepers as, "one of the largest radical antigovernment groups in the U.S. today". This is a libelous delusion that has no basis in reality. Oath Keepers has ≈35,000 present and former law enforcement officials, military veterans, and first responders as members, whose self-stated objective is "a non-partisan association... who pledge to fulfill the oath all military and police take to 'defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic'". That is all: they voluntarily full-fill their oath of duty, even though they have left public service. Since the Constitution is in the way of some progressive power grabs, the far left likes to label the Oaths of our Military/Police/Firemen as anti-government, when it is just pro-law of the land. Of 35,000 members, the media has found a handful that did scummy things, and tars the whole organization by those exceptions. But by that standard, those media agencies or the SPLC would be labeled far worse. more...

ABC Tanked Epstein Story

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This is what FakeNews and bias looks like (burying and spinning valid stories and shifting the narrative):
  • Project Veritas caught Amy Robach admitting on hot-mic. that she had Epstein story 3 years ago, with interviews and witnesses, but higher ups tanked it because it make the Clinton and Royals look bad.
  • ABC's defense (and they forced Amy to repeat) that the story didn't meet their standards... despite Epstein already being convicted of related crimes, direct witnesses and tons of evidence. This is the same organization that had far lower standards when they ran uncorroborated claims with the only witnesses refuting those claims about Brett Kavanaugh: proving their hypocritical double-standards at defending Democrat Pedophiles while being willing to attack Conservatives who did nothing wrong, with far less evidence.
  • ABC pulled out all stops to find the leaker and not why the story was tanked. Once identified, they conspired with CBS to have the whistleblower fired for exposing the truth. These are the same organizations that refuse to even mention the name of Democrat Operative that conspired with Democrats/Adam Schiff and was the leaker in the Trump/Ukraine case. (Another double standard).
  • Meanwhile ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC all put a black-out on mentioning anything about this newsworthy story in their "so called" News shows (some for the first day, some indefinitely), while in their talk shows or on-line they are trying to play off Project Veritas as a far right wing group that could/should be ignored. (Lying for an agenda). more...

Emoji

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If you want to see how stupid we are becoming, you need look no further than Emoji. Not just that comic hieroglyphics are becoming the new way to communicate because reading is hard. It's that the PC-thought police intrude on language in a way that Orwell warned about in 1984: truthspeak, double-speak and so on, are all real. Some examples include: Condom Emoji, Facebook war on Emoji, Handgun Emoji, Unicode, I Am A Witness, and so on. Each of these tweaks is relatively harmless... but additively they change the lexicon, pervert the language, and make the meanings of things we say today, mean something completely different in the future. That's not a good thing. more...

Facebook war on Emoji

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Section 16 of Facebooks ephemeral standards allows them to ban and block people for the high crime of using Emoji's. Eggplant is substitute for penis, Peach for butt or girly bits -- so the two o used together to imply "horny", and is a violation of terms because it's a solicitation for sex. (Rolls eyes). Of course they don't document their standards, or apply them equally to both sides of the aisle, which is the real problem. Adult actress Kendra James was banned from Instagram because a man demanded free nude pics, and she said that was her job and if wanted that, he could join her site. I have an emoji or two for that: 🖕👉🤥📘 more...

Globe corrects falacious story about DailyWire

Only after community pressure did the Boston Globe correct a malicious slander about Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire an an ‘Alt-Right Outpost’. Ben Shapiro is Jewish. The Daily Wire is a moderate right website and news aggregator. more...

Jeffrey Epstein

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Investment banker, billionaire, friend of the Clinton's, Democrat bundler. Trump kicked him out of Mar-a-Lago for being creepy and went to the police and helped them. Later Epstein was convicted sex offender (for molesting 36 girls that the FBI found, as young as 14), he plea bargained to avoid the charges of sexual slavery. Epstein owned an island nicknamed pedophile island by those who knew him. Bill Clinton rode on his plane (the Lolita Express) a couple dozen times, about half of them without his witnesses, er. secret service detachment. Epstein was arrested again in July 2019 for sex trafficking, where he died in prison on his second "suicide" attempt (3 weeks after his first) while in a Manhattan prison cell. more...

Memes-Tattoo

I don't mind body modification, or people that want tattoos to mark and event/milestone or say something about them. (My wife and I each got a small tat). But some bad decisions are permanent... more...

Joy Behar

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Ignorant, spiteful ex-commedian, most famous for her role as steaming partisan Bitch-Queen on ABC's the View. I just track some examples of why having Michael Moore in Drag, doesn't help ABC's credibility, especially since they moved "The View" from their entertainment division to their News division. Seriously, they think it's a News show. more...

Guns in school

Guns in schools aren't a problem. For 200 years, it wasn't uncommon for kids to carry guns to school, for in school or after school shooting clubs/programs. Including High School ROTC, or kids would often have have rifles in their pickup windows that they drove to school. School shootings were virtually non-existent. It wasn't until liberals took over education that things got violent. more...

Trans athletes

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I have nothing against trans folks. Their mental disorder gives them a harder life, and the last thing I want to do is to make someones life harder than it needs to be. But biological men competing in women’s sports, ruins women’s sports. At work we had a health day, and one of the tables had a grip meter. I squeezed and my Grip Strength went beyond pro athlete... for women, but avg for men. It was eye opening that an out of shape average male could easily crush what professional women’s athletes could do. Biology isn’t fair. And like it or not, what you wish you were doesn’t change your chromosomes. So while I love when women beat men in sports, I never forget how much harder they have to work to do it. more...

If your only tool is a hammer (and sickle)

They say if your only tool is a hammer, then all problems look like nails. Well if your only tool is a hammer and sickle, all solutions look like authoritarian marxism. You can tell how much the Climate Activists care about the environment, by how many solutions they support, or don't support. Like: Biggest Polluters are exempted from Climate treaties, Nuclear Energy, and so on). If it was important enough that they believed that the climate was the problem, they'd stop doing what they're doing and take the low hanging fruit. That the U.S. and our economy is the target, tells us all we need to know about that they really care about (attacking our liberty and economy). It's never been about the climate. more...

LAX Rideshare Policy

California asshats banned Uber/Lyft from curbside pickups (they had to shuttle to a remote lot) under the false premise that this would reduce congestion (really it was because they hate free enterprise than the Gig-economy represents, and they're beholden to Taxi lobby). The completely predictable results were hour long waits and Carmageddon. It's not like nobody warned them, virtually everyone warned them that would happen. Now they pretend to care, and apologize.... but not fix the problem by reversing their brain dead policy. Yet. more...

Reagan emptied mental institutions and caused homeless crisis

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"Reagan did it" is the TDS of the 1980s, but a persistent myth is that Reagan emptied the mental institutions and shut them down, and that's why we have a homelessness problems that California (or nationally) today. Like most things the left believes, it's utter bullshit. The facts are:
  • In the late 50s, warehousing of people in institutions had gone too far, and media exposés on bad conditions had people eliminating federal and state institutions over the failure of state psych wards and the freeing of patients. (They thought the communities would do better). It was national phenomenon, not a state one.
  • Movies like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (based on a book from 1962) or Clockwork Orange (based on a book from 1962) were examples of the propaganda against mental institutions of the time: consider it a consequence of the rise of the hippie baby boomers, and backlash against “the man”. Sex, drugs, and stop being so judgmental against the mentally ill... it was another failure of progressivism.
  • By the time Reagan took office (1966), the housed population had already halved over his predecessor under Pat Brown (D), and the momentum was already in motion, he didn't increase the trend at all (the policies continued), and it continued under Jerry Brown (D) at the same rate (after him). And it was happening nationally at a higher rate.
  • Since the Democrats/left refuse to take responsibility for anything, they point fingers at someone who did less than they did, forgive both the Browns, and ignore that they've controlled all the houses in California for nearly 50 years since then, and did nothing to fix it. The problems had gotten better through the 80's, 90's and 2000's and only crashed after Barack Obama and 2008+. Those that claim it's all the Republicans fault are either fools, dishonest partisans, or both. more...

2019.10.30 WaPo publishes ChiCom Propaganda

Since at least 2010, WaPo has periodically published an insert entitled “China Watch,” which is produced by the English-language communist mouthpiece China Daily, that includes effluent praise of mass killer Mao Zedong like, "Seventy years ago on this day, Comrade Mao Zedong solemnly declared here to the world that the People’s Republic of China was founded and the Chinese people had stood up." They omitted that then Mao murdered 65 million of them. But other than that, he's a great guy. more...

2019.10.27 Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

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The founder of ISIS, terrorist, rapist and murderer died by blowing himself up (and the children with him) as U.S. special forces were closing in. The leftstream media fucked up this victory as much possible:
  • Washington Post (Bezos Blog) reported it with the headline, "Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State, dies at 48" This generated a twitter storm (#WaPoDeathNotices) of mocking. Like, "Mohamed Atta, skilled aviator and leader of men, dies at 33.", and hundreds of other like examples of downplaying enemies of the U.S. and freedom. WaPo modified their headline, a couple of times, to settle on, "Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, extremist leader of Islamic State, dies at 48."... which was a little better, but still had this "austere religious scholar" bullshit in the article, and showed how much they were downplaying the victory by the Trump administration by ending him.
  • MSNBC, took ISIS's side claiming this would help ISIS, and that it shows how bad Trump is.
  • NBC criticized Trump for "taking a victory lap" (unlike Obama, who did 30 laps when he finally got Bin Laden), and screwed up their SNL skit mocking Trump for supporting ISIS (as news of this was leaking out)
  • CNN put on discredited perjurer James Clapper to criticize the action and Trump.
  • NYT (and others) were outraged that Trump wouldn't inform the leakers and terrorist supporters in the DNC (Pelosi/Schiff) in advance of the raid. (While if it had leaked, and he'd gotten away because of it, they would have criticized the President for botching it). They also said this had nothing to do with his foreign policy, despite it obviously having to do with it.
  • Obama Photographer (Pete Souza) suggests Trump Situation Room Photo was doctored/made-up and not taken during the Baghdadi Raid -- and a bunch of leftwing sources jumped on that and retweeted it. It was shown that he was wrong and can't do time zones, but only after the damage was done and rubes on the left bought in. more...

2019.10.22 Lynchgate

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Trump tweets the secret tribunal Scampeachment that violates all historical norms (doing it without a formal vote, not being able to confront/cross-examine witnesses, behind closed doors, etc), is a political lynching. The wokescold Democrats are outraged, other than half a dozen Democrats (including Joe Biden) saying that (or worse) about Clinton's more above-board and justified impeachment, on the house floor, and the Democrats media using the term (or worse) when it suits them, this time is different... because a Republican used it... with more justification. If Democrats didn't have double standards, they wouldn't have any standards at all. more...

Walkie Talkies

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If the person who created walkie talkies named everything:
  • Stamps = Lickie Stickie
  • Defibrylator = Hearty Starty
  • Bumble Bees = Fuzzy Buzzy
  • Pregnancy test = Maybe Baby
  • Bra = Breasty Nesty
  • Fork = stabby grabby
  • Socks = feety heaty
  • Hippo = floaty boaty
  • Nightmare = screamy dreamy
More... more...

Jessica Yaniv

A trans-activist in Canada (previously known as Jonathan Yaniv) was trying to force women to wax his genitalia. Since one refused (they didn't offer Manzilians), he filed a complaint with the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal citing gender identity discrimination, demanding financial restitution. The defendants pointed out safety concerns since testicles are different than women's bikini lines, but they couldn't afford the $20,000 it would take to fight the case, so it forced them to close their businesses, and JY celebrated the hostile act as a victory. It came out that s/he did that to 15 other estheticians, is a proud bigot that joined a women's gym to avoid dirty immigrants, and that s/he sent inappropriate tweets to early teenage girls, such as "show me your used tampon". Then he went one to harass people on twitter, and when they responded he cried trans-bigotry and got them banned: Meghan Murphy and Lindsay Shepherd -- while s/he gets to keep her account in gleeful bigotry. Yaniv was raided by the RCMP over concerns about being a predator posing as a trans person, as well as illegal weapons and running afoul of speech laws (with an anti-immigration rant). It couldn't happen to a nicer activist predator, that still qualifies for a blue-checked twitter account. S/he later lost a lawsuit against an esthetician showing that Canada might be nuts, but they're not fucking nuts. more...

2019.10.23 Facebook suspends Candice Owens for telling the truth

Candice Owens was again suspended (blocked) for telling the truth. What did she say that was so offensive? "Liberal Policies Incentivize Fatherless Homes"... what are those policies? That they pay people to have kids without Fathers. Facebook seems to deny the reality that you get what you incentivize. more...

Recent Reviews

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Will Smith films are hit and miss, and this movie was pretty derivative. (I swear I remember this title from Sci Fi in my youth). But I wanted to see HFR (High Frame Rate) escapism, and there was a big reviewer/viewer spread (26/84) that's usually a sign that it'll be interesting/good, so we went and saw it. I was on the viewers side, it was pretty good. more...
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I'm not hugely a fan of self help books, after you read a few dozen, they all seem to look alike with just a different schtick. But the book was "The Subtle Art of not giving a fuck". Chapter one is beating the title into the ground, but after that it gets interesting with anecdotes about perspective. Some of the stories were brilliant (even if I knew them from before), and I walked away quite happy having listened to it. more...
Joker (2019 film) poster.jpg
DC comic movies are generally darker than Marvel ones. And this was the darkest of the DC Comic films. It's not really a superhero or super villain movie... it's more just a deep, dark, psychologically exploration into what broke a mentally disturbed man and turned him into the Joker (anti-Hero) and why did people follow him? Was it good? Not really. It was slow, cerebral, incredibly well acted, a little twisted, low action, all for the final crescendo that you knew was coming. But it was interesting telling of the darker side of the Batman saga, and it had some interesting messages/reflections on society. So if you want to watch an psychological snuff film that created Batman's nemesis, and has inferred commentary on the nihilists depressive under-society, then it's the best thing in the theaters. And it feels like a kind of movie that you don't "like", but will have an impact, and you will think about in the future. Kinda like the two suicides I discovered. more...
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, in a Quinten Tarantino film... a lot of things I'm not real fans of, so I went in bored and figuring it'd be something to do, but with low expectations. And it proved if you set the bar low enough, it can exceed them. Still, this isn't a glowing a review, but it was watchable and somewhat entertaining. I thought Pitt did an exceptionally good job as an aging stuntman. DiCaprio may be a douche in real life, but he can act and sold his part. And Tarantino does know how to film and add drama. My problem was the story was somewhat boring, deviated a lot from historical accuracy, and I'm not sure those liberties did much for the film. But while I would want to give it a 1 star for who is involved and their sanctimonious attitudes, I have to give it a solid middle of the road performance as it was slow for an action film, but damn if it didn't have somewhat interesting characters and the film style was Tarantino but watchable. more...
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The fifth installment in the Rambo franchise was predictable revenge-porn against the Mexican Cartel who kidnap Rambo's niece. Basically, it's the troubled rangers version of Home Alone, with punji sticks and claymores. Slow(er) at the start, with a lot of backstory and setup, then a frenetic end to a lot of bad guys... but come on, what did you think you were going to Rambo film to see? If you liked the others (or especially the first) it's sort of the other book-end to the series. I went basically because reviewers loved it, and SJW's were outraged because it showed that some Mexicans are bad guys? They really had to reach to be offended, but that's not new. Frankly, I think both sides are overstating it: it wasn't that bad and had plenty of good Mexican people in the film. And it wasn't that good just because it outraged the snowflakes. But for those of us that watched the first one in theaters, you should probably watch and enjoy the last one as well... more...
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The Sequel to Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016) is... Angel Has Fallen (2019). In a completely predictable plot, an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan (Barack) Trumbull is foiled by Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, who is wrongfully accused and taken into custody... he escapes, and it's up to him to prove his innocence and save the conveniently comatose President from the would-be-assassins. Will he do it, like the last two times, or will Hollywood give up on it's money-making sequel potential? But despite the predictability, it has the prerequisite explosions, chases, and foreshadowed under a spotlight twists and turns that made it an enjoyable matinee excuse to eat popcorn and watch bad guys drop like hotdog wrappers at a carnival. more...
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The Constitution of the United States created a representative republic marked by federalism and the separation of powers. The biggest failure in our Republic has been activist (leftist) judges on the Supreme Court that have expanded the power of that Court, Courts in general, and have then used their imagined powers to encroach or rewrite the Constitution into areas that it, and thus they, never had any authority. (While the Congress and President did little, because that encroachment suited them in the moment). This book details a lot of that devolution from Republic into an Oligarchy of 9, that often don't even pretend to defend the Constitution, but only their own opinions, using prior imagined precedent as cover. more...