Trunkline 2012: Saturday Political News in Review and the Cinema Politico Movie of the Week 11/05/11

Bookmark and ShareSaturdays edition of Trunkline reveals standout performances at Iowa’s Reagan Day Dinner, Scott Brown delivery of the weekly republican radio address, Mark Levin’s rousing Defending the Dream speech at the AFP conference, the top 10 Joe Bidenisms, Romney’s plan to cut $500 billion from the federal budget, and this week’s Cinema Politico Saturday night movie feature.

Doris “Granny D” Haddock was the nation’s oldest political newcomer. At 90, she laced up her sneakers and walked across America to rally against the influence of big money in elections-making both friends and enemies inside the Washington beltway. At 94, still fed up with politics as usual, she jumped at an unexpected chance to run for U.S. Senate. With just four months until Election Day, Doris and her motley crew of political aces and amateurs craft a feisty campaign that personifies her democratic ideals of a government of, by and for the people.   This flick is largely promo for a liberal agenda that tries to exploit a 94 year old woman by pulling at your heart strings, but if you keep that in mind, its an interesting political profile.         

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Trunkline 2012: Saturday Political News in Review and the Cinema Politico Movie of the Week 10/29/11

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President Obam steps in it, Occupy WallStreet gives Mitt Romney a hand, Perry’ s ethanol problems, Cain campaign chatter picks up, Rick Santorum gets areound, Republicans deliver their weekly radio address, and White House 2012 gives you a peek at the Sunday morning talk shows and offers you a free ticket to this week’s Cinema Politico Saturday Night at the movies feature film.

  1. Fox News Sunday: Texas Governor Rick Perry is the headliner
  2. ABC’s This Week: Guests include Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas),  Austan Goolsbee, the former chairman of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates,
  3. CNN’s State of the Union: Texas Congressman Ron  Paul and the President Obama’s chief campaign strategist, David Axelrod.
  4. CBS’s Face the Nation: Herman Cain
  5. NBC’s Meet the Press: White House senior adviser and ormer 2008 Obama campaign manager David Plouffe,
  6. Bloomberg TV’s Political Capital: Republican National  Committee Chairman Reince Priebus.
  7. C-SPAN’s Newsmakers: Federal Housing Finance Agencyt acting director, Edward DeMarco, will be interviewed by the Wall  Street Journal’s Nick Timiraos.

Described as shocking and informative, SPLIT: A DIVIDED AMERICA takes a behind the scenes look at the partisanship dominating our politics. Balancing candid discussions with citizens coast to coast and commentary from some of the sharpest minds analyzing government and society today, it’s a cross-country investigation of democracy in America.    The film is from IndieFlix Studios and offers  a relativley surprising unbiased analysis that, while politically naive, is interested and worthy of a political junkies time.        

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