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Salem-News.com (May-16-2011 17:36)
`I Got Vision and the Rest of the World Wears Bifocals`James M. Wall Salem-News.com
If a single phrase could capture the sentiment that motivated thousands of Arabs to try to cross Israel’s borders on Sunday to “retake Palestine” from the Jews, it would be this: Yes, we can. - Uriel Heilman writing from Tel Aviv
Butch Cassidy is talking to the Sundance Kid: ”Boy, I got vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals.”
Salem-News.com (May-13-2011 00:18)
Mortenson Remains Unconfirmed for Telluride`s MountainfilmSalem-News.com
The festival focus on making each screening into a special event
Greg Mortenson, the controversial author of “Three Cups of Tea” was once scheduled to appear at the 2011 Mountainfilm but now is missing from the roster of announced speakers.
Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2011 15:58)
Free Congressional Trips to Israel: Learning to Embrace Your NarrativeJames M. Wall Salem-News.com
At the slightest sign that any narrative contrary to the Israel narrative might emerge in a film, AIPAC and its media allies claim: This Film is Not Yet Balanced. That usually frightens away film makers and distributors, until now.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2011 13:56)
The Bucket List: Spiritual Notes from the Popular MediaDebbie Jordan for Salem-News.com
What are your answers to the Two Questions?
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From the day of its release, "The Bucket List" was bound to be a box office hit. How could a film miss in which Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson jet around the world participating in activities most people only dream of?
Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2011 15:28)
`Miral` Asks Questions The Israel Lobby Does Not Want You to HearJames M. Wall Salem-News.com
Miral is the story of two Palestinian women after the creation of Israel in 1948.
In an early scene from the new motion picture Miral, the school principal Hind Husseini, tells a group of teenage Palestinian girls that “an uprising some people call an intifada has started”. Miral whispers to a student next to her: “It means ‘stand up straight’”
Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2011 07:02)
Iran Designed and Built Jet Fighter `Saeqeh` Enters Air Force ServiceTim King Salem-News.com
Iran Announces first all-Iranian aircraft squadron.
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Iran takes a unique step forward in the world of military aviation with the announcement of the country's first jet fighter squadron comprised of all Iranian aircraft. The Saeqeh jet fighter; Iranian built and designed- now has become part of Iran's Air Force.
Salem-News.com (Mar-18-2011 17:08)
Lawmakers Voting in Favor of Defunding NPR Received Over $24K From Conservative Leaning Groups, On AverageSalem-News.com
Over a two year period, lawmakers voting in favor of passage received 26 times more in contributions ($24,424) from these interest groups than lawmakers voting against the measure ($948).
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The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to stop federal funding for National Public Radio.
Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2011 17:43)
Church v. Military Funerals, U.S. Supreme Court Rules 8-1Poetry by Luke Easter Salem-News.com
This week the Daily's Show's Jon Stewart took the Westboro Baptist Church to task, comparing their religious position's actual position as a church with 'Church's Chicken'.
Last week a Veteran wrote to Salem-News.com deploring the acts of these people who offend everyone from the most patriotic redneck, to the gay militant, equally.
Salem-News.com (Mar-03-2011 07:44)
Give Charlie Sheen a BreakTim King Salem-News.com
He's one of if not the best male actor on television, and with the way sports personalities are paid such ridiculous salaries, why not let Hollywood's royalty have some room?
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Nobody is going to convince me that NBC didn't light Charlie Sheen poorly this week during his interview with Jeff Rossen; and one of the network shows this week put on the chump hat by using an ultra wide fisheye type filter to make Sheen appear distorted.
Salem-News.com (Feb-27-2011 20:26)
`Inside Job` Wins Oscar, But Will Financial Reform Be Gutted?Salem-News.com
Congressional Attacks on Funding Could Cripple Protections for Consumers, Economy.
(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Tonight’s Best Documentary win for “Inside Job” serves as a reminder of the critical importance of financial reform even as implementation of reform is under attack by congressional Republicans seeking to cut off funding, policy experts at The Greenlining Institute said tonight.Read Full Article