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  • Don’t Abolish The Police Procedural Entertainment

    06/08/2020 8:13:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 8, 2020 | Paulina Enck
    As the protests condemning the tragic death of George Floyd continue and the opportunistic riots rage on, the media has turned against the entire concept of the police with a vengeance. As such, several media outlets have decided to attack a staple of the American television landscape – police procedurals. With recent unjust demonization of the police as a whole becoming a popular political stance from the woke crowd, their positive portrayal on television has come under fire. Some have argued that the issue with this sub-genre of shows is their focus on the perspectives of their police protagonists at...
  • Fat Cops Are Weighing Down the NYPD

    02/18/2018 9:38:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 18, 2018 | Shawn Cohen, Aaron Feis and Bruce Golding
    The NYPD is being dragged down by overweight cops — and the brass isn’t doing anything about the ballooning problem, police sources told The Post. “We really are the world’s largest police department,” said one veteran cop who’s worked in Manhattan, Brooklyn and The Bronx. “We’re the fattest police department in the country … because we have no requirement to stay in shape.”
  • RIP, Movement Conservatism

    02/27/2017 5:53:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 27, 2017 | J.R. Dunn
    Among his other accomplishments, Donald Trump, without ever intending to, has fractured conservatism – something that was long overdue. The American conservative movement has come quite a distance since the middle of the last century, from a small coterie viewed with contempt by the larger culture to the front ranks of a juggernaut that set back the plans of this country’s left-wing collectivists to a degree that its founders would not have considered possible. (Recall William F. Buckley’s statement that the role of conservatism was to “stand athwart history, yelling “stop.” Incredible as it may seem, “history” did stop.) Today,...
  • 'Blue Bloods' Season 6 Episode 7 Spoilers: Danny And Baez Help A Man Get Back His Prized Ride

    11/07/2015 8:26:30 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 55 replies
    christianpost ^ | November 6, 2015 | Arvin Donguines , Christian Post
    The sixth season of CBS' hit police procedural drama TV series "Blue Bloods" is airing this week with a brand new episode that will reportedly veer away temporarily from the Reagan family crisis storyline. Meanwhile, Erin finds herself at odds with her father. The spoiler report from Latin Post for the episode titled "The Bullitt Mustang" indicates that partners Danny and Baez will be tasked to investigate a robbery case involving a rich man whose Mustang got stolen. What makes the vehicle so special is that it is the only remaining Mustang from the 1968 film by Peter Yates, "Bullitt,"...
  • Tom Selleck: 'Blue Bloods' is 'as good as any dramatic show on television'

    03/12/2015 8:00:39 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 62 replies
    Fox ^ | March 12, 2015 | By Paulette Cohn
    LOS ANGELES – Despite being Friday night's most-watched program, "Blue Bloods," which averages 13.69 million viewers, doesn't get the ink from the critics that other shows do, and series star Tom Selleck, who plays Police Commissioner Frank Reagan, doesn't understand the reason. "The work on the show is superb," Selleck tells "It is truly an adult drama. I have no idea why. I think that kind of perception is fostered by people who haven't really seen it. I say that we are as good as any dramatic show on television." This Friday, March 13, "Blue Bloods" airs an episode...
  • CBS Drives Away 'Anti-Gay' Catholics

    10/17/2014 7:36:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies ^ | October 17, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    While the cultural commissars keep throwing praise and awards at raunchy shows on trendy Internet streaming channels, CBS has a series of highly-rated traditional police or military shows that get no attention or respect. "NCIS" keeps spinning off shows -- this year in New Orleans -- and "Blue Bloods" is a consistent Top 20 performer despite airing on Friday night. You won't see its star Tom Selleck at Emmy awards time. "Blue Bloods" deals with an Irish-Catholic family of cops, headed by New York police commissioner Frank Reagan, played by Selleck. Some Catholics became fans of the show as a...
  • Tom Selleck’s “Blue Bloods” Reflects the Conservatism of its Star

    04/05/2014 11:23:38 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 80 replies
    newsrealblog ^ | November 12 2010 | David Forsmark
    The television season’s best surprise is easily Blue Bloods starring Tom Selleck as the New York City Police Commissioner, and the head of a multi-generational family of cops. What looked in trailers to be a clunky cop drama is both a surprisingly original take on the genre and a provocative look at some hot-button issues. But looking at the lineage of Blue Bloods would have given us a clue. Producers Mitchell Burgess and Robin Green have a lot of Sopranos episodes under their belts, (another family drama in a crime context) and Tom Selleck—other than a brief stint on Vegas—has...
  • "Blue Bloods" Season 3, Episode 14) - 'Men In Black'

    02/08/2013 7:00:45 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 25 replies
    CBS ^ | Fri, Feb 8th, 2013 | CBS
    Your local ComCast or CATV has it on Basic Cable on CBS Affiliate, at 10pm EST, and it's also available on CBS' Site, but you have to poke around under "Shows" Past Episodes, in their entirety, are availble on CBS, under "Shows", in chronological order. Besides the 8 amazing DVDs of "Jesse Stone Mystery Series", this may be Selleck's best effort. "Magnum PI" was a good 80s show - and I was an extra on "Little Girl Who" in the airport shootout scene, with Tom, his Wife and kid. Fun times.
  • Anyone see "Blue Bloods" last night? Vanity

    01/05/2013 4:31:08 PM PST · by Dartman · 34 replies
    I'm not going to spoil the story for anyone who has PVR'd or taped it for later viewing, but I think last night's episode was maybe a first. It involved a sniper who was picking off random drivers in NYC. Turns out the shooter is an extreme LEFT-wing environmental wacko, and the detectives basically come right out and call him that. Wow. I thought the only "extreme" people were right-wing. /s Gotta love anything with Tom Selleck in it.
  • Network Wars? CBS's "Blue Bloods" takes a great shot at Al Sharpton and MSNBC

    11/05/2011 9:14:00 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 31 replies
    one man's opinion
    Wow..The culture of Political Correctness hasn't totally overtaken Hollywood. CBS's "Blue Bloods", is a hit series, now in its second season, and a favorite of mine. It stars Tom Selleck as the NYC Commissioner, surrounded by several family members who are also cops. It's tough, gritty, and filmed in NYC. A pretty accurate portrayal. Last night's episode was very kewl...
  • Was Blue Bloods Episode for 10/28/2011 pulled?

    10/30/2011 5:31:57 AM PDT · by 2SterlingConservatives · 40 replies
    The 10/28/2011 episode of Blue Bloods was not shown. In it's place was a CSI NY. This is the Episode Synopsis: Frank deals with a political crisis after Jamie and Renzulli are injured by a church security team that refuses to let them enter a religious center in response to a 911 call. Original Air Date: Oct 28, 2011
  • Sarah Palin and the Haters of American Normal

    12/13/2010 3:13:43 AM PST · by Scanian · 52 replies · 4+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | December 13, 2010 | Stuart Schwartz
    We are just south of Christmas, and the nation's insiders -- self-proclaimed blue-bloods by birth and/or worldview -- have declared open season on Sarah Palin. Crazed left and sclerotic right have united in common purpose -- "hellbent," as Politico put it -- to rid this nation of the possibility of a presidency that would most assuredly end in "apocalyptic disaster" after which "the survivors will envy the dead" (or so says that fading leftist icon, The New Republic). Stop her now -- or we may end up with a normal American at the helm. Sarah Palin is just too dumb...
  • Analysis: Some Republicans urge Palin not to run ("Morning" Joe, Babs, McKinnon, et al)

    12/03/2010 4:30:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 3, 2010 | Steve Holland
    As Sarah Palin ponders a 2012 presidential campaign, some prominent Republicans are urging her to resist the temptation to run even as her devoted followers flock to her book tour. In recent days, a debate has broken out among Republicans over whether the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and popular activist would be able to defeat a politically weakened President Barack Obama in two years. The criticism, rejected by Team Palin, reflects concerns among establishment Republicans that the former Alaska governor lacks the gravitas to oust a sitting president, even a struggling one. Palin has a very strong following in...
  • Palin rebukes Barbara Bush, family as 'blue bloods' after remark

    11/24/2010 11:29:45 AM PST · by ColdOne · 438 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/24/10 | Elise Viebeck
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) denounced the Bush family as "blue bloods" in an interview posted Wednesday and remarked that a mentality like theirs helped to cause the economic downturn. Her comment came in response to a statement made by former first lady Barbara Bush during an interview with CNN's Larry King earlier this week. Asked for her take on Palin, Bush told King: "I think she's very happy in Alaska, and I hope she'll stay there." Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham followed up with Palin, asking if she thought Bush's comment had been planned ahead of time. Palin...
  • Former President Bush Will Be On Leno's Show Tonight

    11/18/2010 6:08:28 PM PST · by Retired Chemist · 53 replies
    I thought some of you might be interested
  • Base to GOP: Hasta la Vista, Baby! [Tough To Lead When You Have No Base Left]

    06/11/2007 11:34:03 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 60 replies · 2,572+ views
    TownHall ^ | June 11, 2007 | Ken Conner
    Success in politics depends on the ability of a candidate or a party to forge and maintain coalitions. One of the most successful coalitions in modern political history has been the "Reagan Coalition", which brought together economic and social conservatives under the umbrella of the Republican Party. Preserving that coalition brought the Republicans great success, including occupancy of the White House and twelve years of control over the House of Representatives. The coalition that Reagan fashioned is fraying, however, and is on the verge of unraveling. The causes are many, but the coup de grace is likely to be the...
  • Former congressman backs Giuliani (N.H)

    03/24/2007 1:03:12 PM PDT · by veronica · 233 replies · 2,236+ views
    Manchester Union-Leader ^ | Mar. 23, 2007 | JOHN DISTASO
    Former U.S. Rep. Bill Zeliff is joining Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign. A source in the campaign told that the former Jackson innkeeper “will help with federal and New Hampshire issues as an adviser and will help raise money in Washington, D.C.” Zeliff, a Republican, was first elected to New Hampshire’s 1st District U.S. House seat in 1990. He left the House after three terms and ran unsuccessfully for the GOP nomination for governor in 1996. Zeliff has been a Washington lobbyist for the past 10 years, currently employed by The Livingston Group, headed by former Republican Rep. Bob Livingston...
  • Massachusetts: Great State, but How Do You Explain Kennedy and Kerry?

    02/08/2005 7:46:08 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 24 replies · 804+ views
    The people of Massachusetts enjoy a beautiful landscape rich in history, some of our nation’s most prominent universities, and the fourth highest per capita income in the country. Yet they can’t come up with better representatives than John Kerry and Teddy Kennedy. How is this possible? One, the nation’s most prominent coward, the other called traitor by his band of brothers, our country's two most socialist senators, the two biggest national embarrassments of modern times, and both from Massachusetts. I’m afraid this does not look good for the people who keep electing them… I suspect that Senator Kennedy has garnered...
  • Clash of Titans

    03/06/2004 12:43:55 AM PST · by neverdem · 13 replies · 195+ views
    NY Times ^ | March 6, 2004 | DAVID BROOKS
    We're so full of it. We pretend to be a middle-class, democratic nation, but in reality we love our blue bloods. We love our Roosevelts, Rockefellers, Kennedys, Bushes, Deans and Gores. We love the prep school manners, the aristocratic calm, the Skull and Bones mystery, the dappled lawns stretching before the New England summer homes. How else can you explain the Bush vs. Kerry matchup that confronts us this year? In Britain neither of these guys could lead a major party. Their upper-crust pedigrees would be disqualifying. But here in the land of Ralph Lauren wannabes, one all-scion campaign follows...