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REMEMBERING A FATHER ON FATHER’S DAY

This story is for those people who don’t always have the best relationships in families, especially fathers.

    Marshall Strauss was ten years of age when the man he called “Dad” passed away after a long illness. His mother came home from the hospital, sobbing, telling of what a good man William Strauss had been. Later that afternoon, she composed herself and called her son over to have a serious talk.

     “What’s the matter, Mom?”

     “I have something to tell you. The man who died this morning loved you and wanted the best for you. But…he wasn’t really your father.”

     Marshall was stunned. “Wha…what do you mean?”

     “He adopted you when you were two years old, that’s why your name is Strauss. Your real father’s name was Arthur Frank.”

     Many thoughts swirled through the boy’s mind, most of all, why he was never told the truth before. “Do you mean my name is really Marshall Frank?”

     “Yes, honey. We wanted for you to not have any confusion, so that we all had the same name. We didn’t think it was necessary to tell you.”

     “But I want to know. I want to know more.  Who was my real father? Where is

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SHARIA LAW: WILL IT PREVAIL

We’ve been hearing more and more about the creeping intrusion of Sharia (Islamic) Law around Europe and North America. The Muslim Brotherhood’s doctrines, as laid out in many of their secret documents, sets out specific goals to conquer western civilization from within and establish Sharia Law, ultimately to replace the Constitution in future decades.

     England has been so overrun and intimidated by Islamists, that they capitulated in allowing “Sharia Zones” in various sectors of the country. This means, when you see a sign on a wall or post in Birmingham or Manchester, which states “You Are Now Entering a Sharia Zone” it is a warning that different laws exist in that neighborhood/region which are strictly enforced…and are separate and apart from British law. In essence, it’s like being inside a foreign country, while in a country. France has evolved similarly, as well as other sectors in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, and other places. The target is western civilization in general.

     So what do we need to know about Sharia Law. Here’s one definition found in Wikipedia:

     “Sharia Law, or Islamic Law, is the religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly

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A FRANK MOVIE REVIEW: MEGAN LEAVEY = 8

“Megan Leavey”  – 8 out of 10

 

In a word:  Emotional

If you’re prone to jerking tears, bring a tissue box.

     The only thing wrong with this movie was that it was mostly predictable. Young woman from a dysfunctional family looks for a place to be worth something. She joins the Marines and ends up drawn to working with explosive sniffing dogs and develops a strong attachment to “Rex,” a beautiful German shepherd with whom she develops a loving relationship. So, the plot is set, the outcome is expected to be heartbreaking. 

     The setting is Iraq’s war in 2007. The IEDs explode and the young female Marine is injured along with “Rex.”  She is devastated when the Corps orders a separation of the two.

     Megan then spends all her energy, love, money and resources to recover “Rex” so she can adopt him for the remainder of his years.

     Based on a true story, the audience knows they’re being set up for a tear jerk, but it’s all okay because it’s about unconditional love and all the right reasons.

    Acting is good, particularly from the main character, “Megan” played by Kate Mara.  Rex also plays a magnificent role. (Woof Woof)

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HATE-FILLED CELEB DEMS ON PATH TO SELF-DESTRUCTION.

This will finish Kathy Griffin’s career:

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This is what it’s come to, folks. Americans against Americans. KIDS will see these kinds of images.  What’s ironic, is the left wing of America accusing conservatives of organized “hate.” Are you kidding me? What message does THIS send?
 
It’s just one picture you say?  How about another celebrity embarrassment named Snoop Dog.  Check this out:Image result for snoop dogg shooting trump
Then there’s the hundreds of posters, carried by demonstrators – like:
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 Had enough?  Imagine the array of accusations of “Racism” if Obama had been depicted by the right as this president is enduring?
 
Celebrities have gone on the hate stump against Trump, like never before. Check out these videos by famous idols, like movie star, Ashley Judd:
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jRe-ijwmrE
 
Madonna:
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKhVp–feJk
 
Robert DeNiro:
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55fJ0FgPSQk
 
This can go on for a hundred pages. In reality, we are seeing horrible rhetoric, organized and structured by celebrities who have become emboldened as spokespersons for the Democratic Party, in essence, soldiers in the hate campaign against the president. There are not Americans. They are anti-Americans doing what they do best: Acting.
 
Barack Obama was elected though he had no credible experience as a businessman or political leader. His entire life, from early childhood,
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A FRANK MOVIE REVIEW: “BAYWATCH” – 1

“BAYWATCH”  –   Rating:  1

 

In a word: Junk

     This is among the worst of first-run movies I’ve seen, at least the first excruciating hour before walking out.

     Some might say — being among the senior set — we should have expected that.  We expected silliness, we expected light comedy and sexual references. We knew this was going to be a movie aimed toward young people. But we didn’t expect garbage.

     The movie is nothing more than an expose’ in skin and muscle ad nauseum, with Dwayne Johnson’s monstrous body consuming most of the screen, and then the little people along the beaches. If you like stupid dialogue, stupid plots and horrible acting, you’ll like this movie.

     Hardly a scene went by that the characters were not referring to or featuring some personal body parts, male and female. The “action” scenes were pathetically contrived.

     All things considered, the movie will probably be a big hit at the box office because of the target audiences who think the plethora of foul language and sex-based body appendages are a great source of humor.

     I wasn’t going to waste my time writing a review, but then I figured the bad deserves ratings as

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RANKING OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY

Barack Obama was the worst president in American history. That’s my humble opinion. And no, I am not a racist.      

     My opinions are based on what he did and did not do in office that affected America, or affected the free world and our allies. I’ll try to keep it short. (Not easy)

     On the international stage, nowhere is America, or the world, better off now than in 2009, which includes Russia, North Korea, Europe, Israel and virtually all of the Middle-East and North Africa. It’s all worse today than it was when Obama took office. Obama was great at speeches, photo ops and pandering to minorities and immigrants as a cool guy. But his motives and lack of achievements tell the real truth.

     Israel and its leadership, our staunch ally, were treated like crap by the administration. Obama was the first president to support Israeli boundaries back to the pre-1967 war, which we all know would be suicide for Israel. And, he oversaw the first time America did not support Israel in the UN Security Council by voting against the Jewish state. Countries like Iran, who have sworn to destroy Israel and constantly chant “Death to America,” were coddled

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A FRANK MOVIE REVIEW: “THE ZOOKEEPERS WIFE” – 9

“The Zookeepers Wife”  –  9

In a word:  Intense

     First thing potential viewers need to know, this is a WWII story based on true events based in Warsaw, Poland, at the beginning of the war. It’s theme is much like Schindler’s List, which spiraled Oscar Schindler into a hero of sorts for saving the lives of hundreds of people from Nazi bullets, torture and ovens.  The characters of Antonina and Jan Zabinski, zookeepers at the Warsaw Zoo, are deftly played by Jessica Chastain and Johan Heldenbergh who also had saved hundreds of lives by hiding Jews in zoo basements over a five year period. Because it’s a true story, we are even more engrossed.

     Complete with Polish accent, Jessica Chastain plays the role of her life, worthy of an Oscar if only this movie was released in November, not April. Before the Nazi invasion on September 1st, 1939, life was good for the zookeepers. Chastain is portrayed with a number of otherwise wild animals that are her extended family, loving and caressing elephants, lions, camels and so much more. Then came the invasion of Hitler’s army which changed lives of millions.

     Scenes portrayed in the Warsaw ghetto were

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