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De Pasquale’s Dozen with Jonah Goldberg

Blair31 Wrote: May 14, 2012 11:45 AM
Back in 1939, Frank Capra, who made the classic It's A Wonderful Life, seven years later, made another movie with Jimmy Stewart, called Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. (The short-lived Jack Albertson sitcom Grandpa Goes To Washington was based on it). Mr. Smith Goes To Washington was about a junior senator named Jefferson Smith, (the aforementioned Jimmy Stewart), who was chosen by the party bosses of his home state to replace a senator who was arrested for, and charged with, corruption. The party bosses wanted someone who was pliable, and would compromise his principles. They got just the opposite. The filibuster scene is the most memorable scene of the movie.
peaceman Wrote: May 14, 2012 6:10 PM
Yes, a great scene with Jimmy Stewart, and his character reflected an integrity that is desperately lacking in how the Republicans are using the filibuster...people need to remember what the Repub leadership said when Obama took office, that they would do everything they could to create a failed Obama presidency. Not exactly the kind of cooperative spirit you would hope for from your 'representatives'; a gross lack of integrity as they are only grasping for power...
A few years ago I was at David Horowitz’s Restoration Weekend in Palm Beach, Florida.  As a friend and I settled in for the next panel on Islamofascism, I decided to make it a little more interesting.  I said to my friend, “I’ll bet you $5 that Jonah Goldberg mentions The Simpsons during his...