The Same Despised Category as KingsJanuary 24, 2020
Good morning. How would you like to feel even worse about the Espinoza v. Montana Supreme Court case that was argued on Tuesday? I got you covered. Here’s Monica Kristin Blair at the Post on how the push “school choice” is really about white flight: In addition to breaking down the separation of church and …
Excommunicate MeJanuary 23, 2020
Ed Powers at The Independent memorializes Terry Jones, here looking at his approach to the film Life of Brian: His target – and it’s hard to imagine the historic Jesus objecting – were the frauds cashing in on the public’s credulity. Hence his enduring bafflement that anyone could consider Life of Brian blasphemous. “The definition …
‘1917,’ War, and The Frailty of KnowledgeJanuary 22, 2020
As advertised, the World War I film 1917 takes place in April 1917, when two British soldiers, William Schofield (George MacKay) and Tom Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman), are rousted from a weary daytime slumber. They’re ordered to cross enemy territory (a no man’s land littered with death and decay) and deliver an urgent message to another …
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