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Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat

...to see Forrest Dunbar sort of stirring his stick in the muck," McBeath said. "Because I don't think that any political leader, any official in the United States, in our democratic republic, ought to be unchallenged."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-30/upstart-challenges-congressional-vet
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Ideology vs. reality

...on their remarks by cutting taxes. Like many other politicians, these men tried to have it both ways.The next political leader who will be forced to adjust his left-wing ideology to reality is the new mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-06/ideology-vs-reality
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Alaskans should be rewarded for fighting government waste

...expansion. We used every avenue open to us, short of litigation. But Bill Sheffield and his cronies pushed on and no political leader had the courage to question the crazy assumptions used to rationalize the project. Now, taxpayers have lost hundreds...

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Coriolanus

Opens Friday, Jan 13, 2012 Synopsis: Ralph Fiennes' directorial debut, Coriolanus, scripted by John Logan, updates one of Shakespeare's more difficult play, without sacrificing the Bard's original dialogue. Set in modern times, the movie stars Fiennes as the title character, a fierce General able to fight Rome's most dreaded enemies as well as quell civil unrest from a lack of food. When politicians convince Coriolanus to become a political leader, is natural fierceness and lack of political instincts lead to him being disgraced by other politicians and eventually forced to leave Roma after being branded a traitor. He then joins with his former enemies to invade Rome, and the only person who may be able to talk him out of this revenge plan is his mother (Vanessa Redgrave). The film, which features a portion of the play's dialogue transferred into the mouths of talking-heads on television news shows, played at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Jessica Chastain Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Killer Elite

Opens Friday, Sep 23, 2011 Synopsis: This second-string Sam Peckinpah action film features James Caan as ex-CIA agent Mike Locken, who has retired due to injuries received at the hands of his ex-partner George Hansen (Robert Duvall). But Mike is lured out of retirement to protect Yuen Chung (Mako), an Asian political leader. There's a contract out on Yuen Chung's life -- and the killer assigned to rub out Yuen Chung is none other than Mike's former partner, George Hansen. The confrontation between the two leads to a showdown on a decaying naval vessel between Mike's forces and a group of ninja warriors. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi Cast: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill, Bo Hopkins, Mako Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Killer Elite

Opens Friday, Sep 23, 2011 Synopsis: This second-string Sam Peckinpah action film features James Caan as ex-CIA agent Mike Locken, who has retired due to injuries received at the hands of his ex-partner George Hansen (Robert Duvall). But Mike is lured out of retirement to protect Yuen Chung (Mako), an Asian political leader. There's a contract out on Yuen Chung's life -- and the killer assigned to rub out Yuen Chung is none other than Mike's former partner, George Hansen. The confrontation between the two leads to a showdown on a decaying naval vessel between Mike's forces and a group of ninja warriors. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi Cast: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill, Bo Hopkins, Mako Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Coriolanus

Now Playing Synopsis: Ralph Fiennes' directorial debut, Coriolanus, scripted by John Logan, updates one of Shakespeare's more difficult plays without sacrificing the Bard's original dialogue. Set in modern times, the movie stars Fiennes as the title character, a fierce General able to fight Rome's most dreaded enemies as well as quell civil unrest from a lack of food. When politicians convince Coriolanus to become a political leader, his natural fierceness and lack of political instincts lead to him being disgraced by other politicians and eventually forced to leave Rome after being branded a traitor. He then joins with his former enemies to invade Rome, and the only person who may be able to talk him out of this revenge plan is his mother (Vanessa Redgrave). The film, which features a portion of the play's dialogue transferred into the mouths of talking-heads on television news shows, played at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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