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  • Ta-Nehisi Coates Likens Captain America to Obama

    03/11/2018 10:27:06 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 24 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | March 10, 2018 | Natalie Jarvey
    Ta-Nehisi Coates was interested in taking on Marvel's Captain America in a new comic book series because of the character's idealism. "He's like Barack Obama," Coates told a packed house during a Saturday afternoon keynote at the SXSW festival in Austin. "I want to clarify that. I don't mean that as praise or criticism. He's somebody who believes in the ideal of America, really, really believes in it." The author announced the new comic endeavor on Feb. 28 via a column in The Atlantic, where he is a national correspondent. In the essay, he wrote that "what is exciting here...
  • Everyone Thinks I'm Working (vanity)

    01/28/2018 10:39:41 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 22 replies
    Eddie would go... (Eddie Akai) ^ | Jan 28, 2018 | Eddie01
    Everyone I meet down the Pub thinks I'm some brilliant businessman forging and empire. They see me engaged in my work, deep in thought and driving ahead. They comment, your the guy who always works. The chick bartenders whisper they wish their husbands we 1/2 as ambitious. They know what I want, pour before I ask and are happy to be part of my insane drive. They just don't realize I'm Freepin' ...and yes it takes immense concentration and a great sense of humor. Love FreeRepublic! Class of '98.
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #695 Brings STEVE to 'America's Heartland' (& Out of HYDRA's Shadow)

    11/05/2017 2:50:45 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 91 replies ^ | October 31, 2017 | George Marston
    This week, the fan-favorite Daredevil creative team of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee bring Captain America out of Secret Empire and into “Legacy.” And despite the initiative’s focus on the past, Waid and Samnee are all about moving Steve Rogers forward - out of Hydra, and out of New York. Starting with November 1’s Captain America #695, Rogers will leave the big city to get back in touch with the heartland of America. Newsarama spoke to Waid and Samnee on the eve of the issue’s release to find out what it takes to get Steve Rogers back in America’s good...
  • Marvel Abandons Fan Base: Un-American ‘Captain America’ on 24/7 Anti-Trump Rant

    05/30/2017 7:33:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 58 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | May 30, 2017 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    From actor Chris Evans (Captain America) to director Joss Whedon, the Marvel Comics franchise is committing harikari in the most unbecoming of ways: through unapologetic, partisan bashing of a democratically elected president they can’t stand. Evans has expressed deep contempt for what he considers to be in the ignorant masses of Americans that voted Donald Trump into the White House. These are, however, the very masses that make up the core viewership of Marvel’s superhero movies. “People were just so desperate to hear someone say that someone is to blame,” Evans said in a recent interview with Esquire magazine. “They...
  • Captain America Actor Gives Tom Brady ‘A Pass’ For Supporting Trump

    04/13/2017 5:56:37 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-12-2017 | Daniel Leberfeld
    Right after Trump was elected on November 9, Evans tweeted, “This is an embarrassing night for America. We’ve let a hatemonger lead our great nation. We’ve let a bully set our course. I’m devastated.” This tweet didn’t sit well with some of his Twitter followers. Granted, it’s an easy thing to say as a privileged white male. Because there are plenty of people oppressed and victimized and in jeopardy at this stage.”
  • 'I Feel Fury': 'Captain America' Actor Chris Evans Blasts Trump

    03/17/2017 4:24:05 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 100 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | March 15, 2017 | Fox News Insider
    Actor Chris Evans, known as “Captain America” in the Marvel film universe, is not a fan of President Donald Trump. In an interview with Esquire, Evans, who supported Hillary Clinton, said he still cannot believe that Trump won the election and is commander-in-chief. "I feel rage," Evans said. "I feel fury. It's unbelievable. People were just so desperate to hear someone say that someone is to blame. They were just so happy to hear that someone was angry. Hear someone say that Washington sucks."
  • Marvel’s ‘Captain America’ parodies campus SJWs, but with company’s history fans can’t tell

    01/07/2017 7:41:21 AM PST · by Hube · 4 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 1/7/2017 | Dave Huber
    The latest issue of Marvel Comics’ Captain America: Sam Wilson features writer Nick Spencer taking jabs at campus social justice warriors (SJWs). Which seems quite, well, odd given Spencer’s far-left politics and hatred for all things conservative/Republican. As confirmation, readers and fans on Twitter and elsewhere couldn’t figure out whether to take the writer’s latest creation, the “Bombshells,” seriously or not. The Bombshells show up at a college to thwart an appearance by what Heat Street’s Ian Miles Cheong calls an amalgam of right-wing provocateurs Lauren Southern and Milo Yiannopoulos (although the woman’s name is Ariella Conner which indicates to...
  • ‘Captain America’ tweets his displeasure with Trump (Chris Evans)

    11/22/2016 5:09:58 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 41 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | November 22, 2016 | Mark Shanahan
    “Captain America” actor Chris Evans isn’t cool with President-elect Donald Trump. The Sudbury-bred movie star has been tweeting his intense displeasure ever since The Donald was elected. Evans first expressed outrage when Trump chose controversial Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon as his chief strategist, tweeting:
  • ‘Captain America’ comic likens critics of Syrian refugee programs to Nazis (Red Skull Pro-Trump)

    06/03/2016 1:32:31 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5-23-2016 | Douglas Ernst
    The relaunch of Marvel’s red, white and blue avenger puts the ideological views of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s critics into the mouth of Nazi villain “Red Skull.” “I have just come from Europe — my homeland, in fact. And do you know what I saw there? It was an invading army. These so-called ‘refugees’ — millions of them — marching across the continent, bringing their fanatical beliefs and their crime with them,” Captain America’s nemesis says. “They attack our women, and bomb our cities. And how do our leaders respond? Do they push them back and enforce the borders, as...
  • Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic

    05/30/2016 2:32:32 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 48 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 5/29/16 | JTA
    When fans ran out to grab Marvel Comics’ “Captain America: Steve Rogers #1” on its release Wednesday, they were not expecting this. Captain America discloses in the issue that he is in fact a secret operative of the evil, formerly Nazi organization, Hydra. The dramatic twist happens right on the last page, as Captain America prepares to throw his supposed ally, Jack Flag, off an airplane, presumably to his death, and exclaims, “Hail Hydra!” Even Chris Evans, who plays Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, most recently in “Captain America: Civil Wars,” was shocked. Writer Nick Spencer assured readers...
  • Media pretty excited that hashtag jockeys want Captain America to be gay

    05/26/2016 7:56:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 30 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/26/16 | Dan Calabrese
    What's going on behind that shield? Understand this about the media’s pursuit of agendas: It’s often not so much how they cover stories, as it is which stories they choose to cover at all. Let a bunch of people on social media start using the hashtag #IndictHillary, and I seriously doubt it gets any attention. A bunch of people on social media wanting something is not a story.
  • VIDEO: Parody MERCILESSLY Mocks Liberal "Gay Captain America" Agenda!

    05/25/2016 5:16:38 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 15 replies
    There has been a major push lately to gay all the things (read Dear Hollywood: Stop Gaying All the Things, Especially Straight Characters…. Surely you’ve noticed. Speaking of penises in your face, the latest move for the Gaystapo is heterosexual appropriation; that is taking a heterosexual character and turning him/her homo. Currently in the gaydar’s sights? Captain America. Yes, THAT Captain America. Well, we figured if the left wants to see Steve Rogers all gayed up, who are we to deny them said wish? VIDEO AT LINK OR HERE:
  • Social Justice Warriors Want Captain America to be Gay

    05/24/2016 4:13:48 PM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 71 replies ^ | 05/24/16 | Ricardo R. Galvan
    Earlier today, SJWs on Twitter managed to get their demands for a gay Captain America to trend. Here's an article: [snip...] The thing about these "let's make this super hero gay" campaigns is that 99.99 percent of everyone calling for it doesn't actually read or watch Super Hero stuff anyway. We're talking about the most neurotic people on Earth who are literally offended by everything. These are the people I met at university who would randomly tell me that they wished their own parents would die. These people merely keep pushing and pushing their bizarre agenda to the point that...
  • I swear this is the last Marvel film I see: Captain America reviewed

    05/23/2016 6:56:03 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 51 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 30 April 2016 | Deborah Ross
    Captain America: Civil War is the 897th installment — or something like it — in the Marvel comic franchise. This time round, the superheroes take sides, with the marketing asking if you’re #TeamCap or #TeamIronMan but not if you’re #TeamNeither, as would be most useful in my case. I swear this is the last Marvel film I will see as I never get anything out of them and whatever I say only sets the fans against me, which is not what you want at my age.
  • "Captain America: Civil War" (Movie Review/Spoilers)

    05/10/2016 2:28:10 PM PDT · by LS · 41 replies
    self | 5/10/2016 | LS
    After some unintended delays, I finally got to see "Captain America: Civil War" today. It did not disappoint. Marvel continues to roll out highly entertaining, funny, and engaging movies that nevertheless address serious issues, and not in a typical liberal-pap way. "Captain America: Civil War," is no different. To understand the film, though, one really has to have watched the previous Captain America, Iron Man, and Avengers movies. The plots are deeply interwoven and the characters introduced over a period of some seven or eight films. In the previous Captain America film, "The Winter Soldier," Steve Rogers, who has been...
  • Captain America’s ‘heterosexual virility’ lamented by Vanity Fair [Just Kill Me Now...]

    05/10/2016 1:14:34 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 34 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 05/09/2016 | Douglas Ernst
    Vanity Fair has weighed in on the blockbuster movie “Captain America: Civil War” to lament the hero’s “heterosexual virility.” Marvel Studios and Disney’s latest installment wowed audiences in North America to the tune of $181 million last weekend, but Vanity Fair writer Joanna Robinson left the theater disappointed. Her reason: Chris Evans’ character, super soldier Captain America, got nostalgic for his “skirt-chasing” days with best friend “Bucky” Barnes. Robinson said directors Joe and Anthony Russo should not have said fans may “interpret the relationship [with Bucky] however they want to interpret it” since the character explicitly makes clear his attraction...
  • Film review: 'Captain America: Civil War' Affirms Liberty and Justice for All

    05/09/2016 11:22:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/09/2016 | Walter Hudson
    Hollywood, typically regarded by those of us on the political right as a bastion of hedonistic leftists, has lately been flouting that stereotype. Still in theaters, Disney's The Jungle Book boasts subtle but articulate themes affirming human liberty and the value of capitalism. Dropping over the weekend from the related Marvel Studios, Captain America: Civil War likewise takes a firm philosophical stance in favor of choice over control. Its politics prove so prominent that they moved Salon writer Amanda Marcotte to denounce Captain America as "a douchey libertarian."Exploring the politics of the film will require delving into some particulars...
  • Is Captain America Shield really Bulletproof?

    05/09/2016 8:26:42 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 5/9/2016 | C Cocoles
    Captain America has to be the all time favorite super hero, as he fights the bad guys with his famous round shield. We are also, fascinated with bulletproof objects like the Captain America shield. Gun retailers took this thought a step further and actually tested a Captain America shield weighing 12 pounds. Miculek did make a modification on the shield, he used a titanium one, where as in the comic, the shield was made by Vibranium. Stan Lee the comic creator came up with the term because he wasn’t a metallurgist. So Miculek crew took the shield out to...
  • Film Review: Captain America celebrates ideological civil war

    05/06/2016 7:06:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/06/2016 | Armond White
    Captain America: Civil War confirms our national dumb-down. While the mainstream media pretzel themselves over the presidential primaries, Marvel Studios has steadily accomplished a rejiggering of the American public’s cultural and political consciousness. Civil War completes this devolution in its story of superhero combat where one faction of pop icons, led by Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), faces off against another faction, headed by billionaire genius Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). As momentary adversaries, Captain America and Iron Man almost represent the schism that now divides American voters, politicians, and pundits. I say “almost,” because the film’s comic-book...
  • Can Captain America's Shield do Damage?

    05/05/2016 9:00:45 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 5/5/2016 | C Buckner
    Last week the full titanium model of Captain America’s shield stood up to the test against 8 rounds .45 ACP caliber. This week we get to find out if it can be successfully used as an offensive weapon to go for the kill. The titanium model that Jerry Miculek is using is a 12-pound shield that matches exactly that of Captain America. Take a look at the video as Miculek tries his hand at throwing the shield as a weapon at a ballistics dummy to see what the damage may look like. See the result here.