“What was achieved last night in Geneva is not an historic agreement; it is an historic mistake. Today the world has become a much more dangerous place because the most dangerous regime in the world has taken a significant step toward attaining the most dangerous weapon in the world. For the first time, the world’s leading powers have agreed to uranium enrichment in Iran while ignoring the UN Security Council decisions that they themselves led. Sanctions that required many years to put in place contain the best chance for a peaceful solution.
Tonight’s Saturday Night Cinema features the great Edward G. Robinson in a inventive film noir, stylish detective story, Fritz Lang’s The Woman in the Window. Robinson is brilliant, as always. I can watch him in anything. The film speaks to a morality that was murdered in the late 20th century by the left’s cultural annihilation and moral equivalence.
This is the same UN that awarded the same diplomatic status to the vicious war criminal and Hitler ally, the Supreme Leader of the Moslem Council Haj Amin el-Husseini (who was responsible for the slaughter of over 400,000 Jewish women and children during the Holocaust) as it awarded to the Jewish Agency for Palestine, the internationally recognized representative of the Jewish people, to testify before it on the question of Israel.
Continuing his investigation into the lively details of private lives, Alexander Korda, who produced the entertaining biography of Henry VIII, now contemplates that legendary scourge of inattentive husbands, Don Juan. A visually attractive costume comedy, the film is gently indiscreet in its discussion of the ubiquitous Iberian lover, but its humor is never more violent than that contained in one of its typical polite epigrams: “Marriage is like a beleaguered city: those who are in are trying to get out, and those who are out are trying to get in.” Nor is Douglas Fairbanks’s performance in the principal part of any vast assistance.
Tonight’s Saturday Night Cinema is a biopic but more: a Jerome Kern musical, with some well done Vincente Minnelli musical numbers added to the mix. Clearly this star MGM musical is more about Jerome Kern’s music than about Kern himself. But so what? It is a light, sweet confection. Thoroughly enjoyable and perfect holiday fare.
His feckless, reckless and anti-freedom foreign policy has weakened the United States. Obama is a one-man wrecking ball. He has destroyed decades-long alliances, proving American an unreliable, fickle ally. Not only has he destroyed America’s word, her bond, he has taken our allies down with him, and in doing so, Tehran’s ayatollahs, Russia’s KGB state and Mao’s successors must take immediate steps to mitigate the damage Obama is causing. Congress could step in to clip his radical wings.