How Hollywood Sells Us War – Second Thought

Ever notice how just about every single depiction of the US military on film and TV is positive? There’s a reason for that. Come learn about just how long the military has been “adjusting” Hollywood scripts, and what that means for us as a society.

Polish official fired after calling Holocaust law ‘stupid’

A Polish diplomat charged with improving contacts with Jews worldwide has been fired after he criticized his own government’s approach to regulating Holocaust speech, the Foreign Ministry said Monday. Jaroslaw Nowak, the plenipotentiary for contacts with the Jewish diaspora described a Holocaust speech law passed by his country’s ruling party as “stupid,” in an interviewContinue reading “Polish official fired after calling Holocaust law ‘stupid’”

Canada: Disgust growing over vaccine protesters’ Holocaust comparisons

Demonstrators seen wearing yellow stars, holding pictures of Anne Frank At the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa on Tuesday, they gathered to remember the Babi Yar massacre. Over two days in late September 1941, nearly 34,000 Jewish men, women and children were herded through the streets of Kyiv in Nazi-occupied Ukraine, stripped of their clothingContinue reading “Canada: Disgust growing over vaccine protesters’ Holocaust comparisons”

Tories want every school in Oldham to display a portrait of the queen as people ‘should not be ashamed to be British’

They also want the council to agree to reject ‘cancel culture’ and ‘cherish’ freedom of speech Tory councillors want all of Oldham’s schools to display a portrait of the queen and teach pupils to sing the national anthem as they say people ‘should not be ashamed to be British’. In a motion entitled ‘for queenContinue reading “Tories want every school in Oldham to display a portrait of the queen as people ‘should not be ashamed to be British’”

Let’s talk about patriotic education, dogs, and civic mindedness – Beau of the Fifth Column

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