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Archive for September 3rd, 2017

The week in review with Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda

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Guest: Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda………Labor Day 2017 and a few interesting signals from the US economy……..confidence is up and 3% GDP growth is back again…….President Trump in Texas and some in the press get worked up about the First Lady’s shoes………….North Korea seems to be in the news again…….a more disciplined week for President Trump………….Congress is back in town……DACA and President Trump…….

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Source: The week in review with Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda 09/03 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

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September 3, 2017 at 9:00 pm

So do we burn that movie of Chuck Connors playing Geronimo?

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As every smart Democrat has to know, this madness over historic symbols, and now movies, is not going to end well for them.

The latest insanity from the left is actors and the characters they play in movies.

Please check this out:

Mandy Patinkin isn’t an A-list movie star. He’s a huge draw on Broadway all the same.

It’s why the minds behind “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” cast him to boost lagging ticket sales.

 

Not so fast.

The veteran performer wasn’t the right skin color, apparently. The “Homeland” star dropped out after some complained he was replacing an actor of color.

The play subsequently closed.

A similar event happened this week. Actor Ed Skrein (“The Transformer Refueled,” “Deadpool”) snared a role in the upcoming “Hellboy” reboot. Skrein celebrated the news on Twitter. 

Then the Social Justice Warriors pounced. The character in question was of mixed Asian descent in the comic books. Skrein is white.

So the actor voluntarily bowed out, announcing the decision via a tweet that read like a hostage’s coerced note.

This is insanity. This is what wipes out political parties between the coasts.

It does raise a couple of questions.  What happens to that movie Geronimo, where Chuck Connors (The Rifleman) plays the famous Indian warrior?  I caught that movie a few months ago, and it was entertaining.  It was probably not “culturally pure,” but who cares?  It’s a movie, people, and you don’t have to watch it if it offends you.

Will the left now call on Hollywood to burn that movie because Connors was white and Geronimo was an American Indian?

It gets more interesting when you come to today’s Broadway.  Hamilton is played by Javier Muñoz.  He was born to Puerto Rican parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., as I learned.

The bad news is that this is insanity, and it’s angering people who don’t want political correctness spoiling the Saturday matinee.

The good news is that this is not going to end well for the left or the party the left stands with.

PS: You can listen to my show (Canto Talk) and follow me on Twitter.

 

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September 3, 2017 at 6:50 am

An update about Europe from Joao Cerqueira, author

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Guest:    Joao Cerqueira, author………we will discuss the immigration crisis and threats of terror in Europe………and other stories….

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Source: An update about Europe from Joao Cerqueira, author 08/28 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

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September 3, 2017 at 6:00 am

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The Texas storms & violence from left wing groups with George Rodriguez

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We will look at the storm in South Texas…..Governor Abbott and the recovery efforts……..President Trump in Texas…..What happened to common sense in California……………..also the growing evidence of left wing violence………………..and other stories………

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Source: The Texas storms & violence from left wing groups with George Rodriguez 08/29 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

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September 3, 2017 at 4:00 am

Houston after the storm with Frank Burke, author

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Guest: Frank Burke, author, businessman and contributor to American Thinker, joins me for a chat about the future of Houston………what opportunities does Houston have to rebuild its infrastructure and prevent these floods in the future………….and other stories….

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Source: Houston after the storm with Frank Burke, author 08/31 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

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September 3, 2017 at 2:00 am

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