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Clint Eastwood Says He And 'American Sniper' Are 'Anti-War'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

After fierce debate over whether "American Sniper" glorifies war, Clint Eastwood has said he sees the film -- and himself -- as "anti-war." Speaki...

Navy SEAL: 'American Sniper' 'Got Almost Everything Right' About Iraq War

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.09.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

"American Sniper" has been crowned 2014's top-grossing film -- as well as the highest-earning war movie of all time -- but still, the controversy surr...

Is It Racist? How Words Shape Your World

Michelle Tennant Nicholson | Posted 02.27.2015 | Black Voices
Michelle Tennant Nicholson

Just like Seinfeld's comedic line, "Not that there's anything wrong with that," when referring to homosexual behavior, "Is it racist," has become the new tagline to uncomfortable words ushered between people.

Man Accused Of Killing 'American Sniper' Is Schizophrenic: Psychiatrist

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - A psychiatrist told a Texas court on Thursday that the man accused of murdering U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle had paranoid schizophreni...

American Sniper and the War Story We Cannot Tell

Zachary Moon | Posted 02.09.2015 | Religion
Zachary Moon

The movie entertains because it follows a standard Western format: Good-guys who are rough-around-the-edges, but lovable nonetheless. And bad-guys who are underdeveloped, one-dimensional foils of all things good and just.

Texas Jury Selection Begins In 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2015 | Crime

By Marice Richter DALLAS, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The first steps in jury selection began on Thursday in a Texas court for the trial of the man charged w...

Is Chris Kyle a Patriot?

Garrett Jennings | Posted 02.04.2015 | College
Garrett Jennings

Liberals criticize the movie for not being historically accurate and for progressing damaging views of Islamophobia while conservatives praise the movie for honoring a brave American patriot who risked his life fighting enemies of the United States. So, what side is correct?

'American Sniper' Attracts the Fly By Night Patriot

Dustin DeMoss | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment
Dustin DeMoss

Calling members of the military "cowards" is fine. There is a tacit understanding many members of the military have come to and that's that you can't please everyone. What is more insulting than seeing this man being called a "coward" are the people who believe they are patriots by seeing a film and expressing a pro-war mantra.

A Conversation With Taya Kyle: Widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle

2BoomerBabes | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment

Chris' widow, Taya Kyle, joined us shortly after his death to share her personal remembrances of a husband, father, son and friend to so many. Here's the link to our interview with Taya Kyle.

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Bradley Cooper Says Playing Chris Kyle Changed His Life | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

"American Sniper" was life changing, Bradley Cooper stated Monday at the annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills. And he wasn't talking about ...

Texas Governor Dedicates Day To Controversial American Sniper

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Tani | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics

Groundhog Day isn’t the only holiday on Feb. 2 this year. In Texas, it is also Chris Kyle Day. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed an official proc...

Texas Governor To Declare 'Chris Kyle Day' In Honor Of Famed Sniper

Reuters | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Friday he would officially declare Feb. 2 "Chris Kyle Day" in the state, in honor of the late ...

Michael Moore Was Right... and Wrong

Neal Wooten | Posted 03.22.2015 | Entertainment
Neal Wooten

Michael Moore is a great documentary maker and as American as anyone else. He just happened to stick his foot in his mouth like all of us are prone to do.

Jesse Ventura Slams 'American Sniper' Subject Chris Kyle

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — "American Sniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a theater fo...

American Sniper Chris Kyle: A Conversation That Lingers

2BoomerBabes | Posted 01.28.2015 | Entertainment

Shortly before his tragic death, we had the great fortune to interview American sniper Chris Kyle. His brutal honesty and unwavering sense of good and evil were remarkable, and at times haunting, and remain with us to this day.

Man Found With No Opinion Whatsoever About 'American Sniper'

Spencer Green | Posted 01.27.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a stunning news development, a Trumbull County, Ohio resident has been discovered who claims to have no opinion whatsoever about the Clint Eastwood-directed film American Sniper.

'American Sniper' Dominates The Weekend Box Office Again

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 01.25.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again. The military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyl...

Bill Maher Says 'American Sniper' Is About A 'Psychopath Patriot'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 02.03.2015 | Comedy

Bill Maher has addressed the recent controversy surrounding the Clint Eastwood film "American Sniper." The film -- based on the autobiography of C...

American Sniper Dials in on the Reality of War

Zachary Bell | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
Zachary Bell

The hardest battles are not fault in the streets of Iraq or in the poppy fields of Afghanistan, but instead they are fought far from the front line back on the homefront.

American Sniper and the Politics of Ignorance

Tom Young | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics
Tom Young

Between the time the wars start and the movies begin coming out, for God's sake pay attention. Follow the news enough to know that Arab allies are helping us and snipers aren't cowards doing an easy job. How can you support the troops if you don't understand what they do?

What's Really Behind The 'American Sniper' Controversy?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" has audiences asking lots of questions. For example: Is the film a piece of war propaganda? Should real-life sniper...

Matt Taibbi: American Sniper 'Almost Too Dumb To Criticize'

Rolling Stone | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

I saw American Sniper last night, and hated it slightly less than I expected to. Like most Clint Eastwood movies – and I like Clint Eastwood movies ...

Zaki's Review: American Sniper

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The very fact that American Sniper asks to be accepted as an artifact that will stand for time immemorial virtually necessitates a higher degree of investigation then the film is able or willing to offer.

Chris Kyle's Religious Faith Plays Small Part In 'American Sniper'

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 01.20.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Chris Kyle, often described as the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, wrote in his autobiography that he prioritized his life in the f...

A Look at the Essential Navy SEAL Books of the Global War on Terrorism

Scott DiMarco | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Scott DiMarco

With the latest news about controversies of Navy SEAL Mark Owen writing a book about killing Osama bin Laden, and the naming of former SEALs involved in the mission, SEALs are on everyone's mind.