Tag Archive: Chris Kyle

Success of American Sniper Stokes Anti-Military Derangement

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This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, reporter Ayman Mohyeldin was on the panel to discuss the runaway success of the film American Sniper. “If you don’t know anything about Chris Kyle… if you don’t know this is a true story, this is a great movie,” said Mohyeldin. After detailing some of the elements that made…

Why Jesse Ventura’s Lawsuit Speaks Louder Than the Verdict

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This week, a jury awarded former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of Chris Kyle. Kyle was a United States Navy SEAL and author of the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. The basis for the lawsuit was Ventura’s insistence…

The Art of the Spit Take is Needed Now More Than Ever

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I admit it. I’m jealous of my daughter. She’s only six years old and she has already mastered a talent that I’ve never been able to acquire. I’m talking about something I used to practice from time to time, well into my teenage years before finally accepting that some people’s bodies just aren’t designed to…

Remembering the Moral Integrity of Chris Kyle

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Prior to the untimely death of Chris Kyle, all I knew about the former Navy SEAL was what I learned from a single appearance he made on The O’Reilly Factor when he was promoting his book, American Sniper, several months ago. I never read the book, and I never saw another interview with him. So…