Monthly Archives: January 2016

Campaign Ads Go Negative in Iowa and New Hampshire

Negative attack ads are flooding the airwaves in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Front runner Donald Trump, Trump’s chief rival Ted Cruz, climbing centrist Marco Rubio, and mainstream media favorite John Kasich are the targets of countless advertising buys that are crafted to direct attention toward the perceived shortcomings of each of the GOP presidential candidates.

Florida Senator Rubio is being targeted in New Hampshire and in national ads by Right to Rise, a Jeb Bush-friendly super PAC. One political advertisement depicts Rubio as a perpetually twirling weathervane that changes positions on immigration with the fluctuating political winds.

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Hollywood Celebrities Launch Trump Attack

When members of the far-left in Hollywood are using the same script as the editors of National Review, we know that we are living in very surreal times.

“Stop Hate, Dump Trump” is a new slogan that has been adopted by a group of Hollywood liberals in the hopes of derailing Donald Trump’s campaign bullet train.

In an almost simultaneous effort, National Review has devoted almost every page of the most recent issue of its magazine to essays that urge voters to withhold support from the GOP front runner, something that most likely would have appalled conservative icon and magazine founder William F. Buckley Jr.

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Benghazi Film Set to Shake Up the Presidential Primaries

Poised to make its impact on the first presidential primaries of 2016 is a compelling major motion picture about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya.

Michael Bay’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” contains content that is likely to test the nerves of those who are working for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton while simultaneously pleasing those who are supporting Hillary’s chief opponent, the currently surging Bernie Sanders.

Despite the fact that the movie never once mentions Hillary by name, her presence is felt at key points in the drama that unfolds on the screen.

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Ricky Gervais Makes Golden Globes a Politically Incorrect Event

The most interesting thing about the 2016 Golden Globe Awards was not the highly predictable winners but rather the highly predictable barbs thrown Hollywood’s way by contentious host Rick Gervais.

After referring to the audience as “disgusting, pill-popping, sexual deviant scum,” Gervais announced the following: “I’m going to do this monologue and then go into hiding. Not even Sean Penn will find me … snitch.”

The brash Brit launched an early attack at the television network that aired the program.

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Streaming to Revolutionize Delivery of Entertainment, Sports, and News in 2016

Those who opt for the streaming of their entertainment, sports, and news fare are about to be treated to an even bigger selection of choices in 2016.

The unpopular bundling model commonly used by the cable and satellite television industries is going by the wayside.

What has happened up until recently is that bundling has created a situation in which far too many television viewers have been forced to subscribe to a huge number of aggregated channels that they do not need or desire to receive. Additionally, programming that may not have otherwise survived has been subsidized by unwitting cable and satellite TV customers.

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