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  • The New Blacklist by Pat Buchanan (fired by MSNBC)

    02/16/2012 11:53:12 PM PST · by iowamark · 76 replies
    Creators.com ^ | 02/16/2012 | Pat Buchanan
    My days as a political analyst at MSNBC have come to an end. After 10 enjoyable years, I am departing, after an incessant clamor from the left that to permit me continued access to the microphones of MSNBC would be an outrage against decency, and dangerous. The calls for my firing began almost immediately with the Oct. 18 publication of "Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?" A group called Color of Change, whose mission statement says that it "exists to strengthen Black America's political voice," claimed that my book espouses a "white supremacist ideology." Color of Change...
  • Whit Stillman breaks Hollywood taboo, says he was ‘blacklisted’ from directing TV

    04/15/2012 10:35:04 AM PDT · by chuck_the_tv_out · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Apr 12 | Peter Suderman
    Whit Stillman doesn’t want to talk about politics. Ask the famed indie film director for his thoughts about the current Republican primary race, and he politely — but flatly — declines. “No, I have nothing,” he says. Lightly pressed further, he changes the subject, turning the tables to ask questions of his own. [....] Mr. Stillman recalls directing an episode of the TV show “Homicide: Life on the Street.” He had a script he liked, but a rewrite turned a yuppie victim — whose family had been murdered — into “this awful, caricatured yuppie villain.” “We don’t necessarily want to...