By Lloyd Grove for The Daily Beast.
Poor Bill O'Reilly. The beleaguered Fox News star—who in recent days has faced unwelcome scrutiny for his tall tales about covering the 1982 Falklands war, and on Tuesday had his veracity further challenged by a report that he fabricated an account of his journalistic exploits in his supposedly nonfiction book, Killing Kennedy—is upset that rival media outlets are being so mean and nasty to him.
On Monday, January 26th, Brave New Films President Robert Greenwald spoke with Lila Garrett about the horrors of Clint Eastwood's newest films American Sniper. Listen to the full episode of Connect The Dots below.
The box-office smash "American Sniper" is a hands-down hit with audiences, but it's triggered a culture war in Hollywood — with conservatives battling complaints by some liberals that the movie glorifies war and late Navy SEAL sharpshooter Chris Kyle.
2014 was a good year for US killer drones. In October, the US celebrated (if that is the word) its 400th drone strike on Pakistan. Unable to attend the festivities were the 2,379 Pakistanis killed by US drones since 2004. Of these, only 12% of the victims who have been identified have been linked to militant organizations, this according to an October report from the independent British-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
On Monday, January 19th Robert Greenwald was a guest on The Ed Show to discuss and Debate the film American Sniper. View the interview below.
Liberal filmmaker Robert Greenwald sparred with ex-Congressman Patrick Murphy on MSNBC today over the movie American Sniper, which Greenwald denounced as a war-hungry “neocon fantasy.”
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It's no secret that Walmart is the nation's largest retailer and that the family who owns Walmart, the Waltons, are mega-billionaires worth more than $144.7 billion, but what you might not know is that Walmart is the the largest private employer in the United States employing over 1.3 million workers.
Brandy Brown was in her kitchen when she heard the gunshots.
“I thought it was fireworks at first. But I looked outside and I saw a police car down the street. My first instinct was to get my nephew inside the house,” she said.