No-spoiler review of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

NO SPOILERS

‪#‎starwars‬ review.

It is good. 98 on rotten tomatoes good? No.

Star Trek good? No.

But better than four of the six in Star Wars series.

I actually felt bad for J. J. Abrams because I think the next one is going to be amazing and he had to do the heavy lifting.

(Of course that is what they want me to believe and say). I am hooked. We all are.

The "trouble" with this episode is that they had to tie up the old story line and introduce new characters. BTW, trouble is way too strong of a word for what I feel about this movie. I just wanted more than I got.

Maybe I was alone but I spent a lot of time thinking things like "man Carrie Fisher's voice has gotten deep" and "wow, Harrison Ford is moving like he hurts". (He had a rough accident while filming and he is too old to be a rouge in space). I also thought to myself too many times things like: "I don't think he should be wearing that jacket, they both look like they are trying to look young." What is funny, I thought that about the characters not the actors. So they still had me.

I know, stupid stuff. But for me it was all a distraction.

The new characters were great! I love all of them which for the next few weeks will go nameless and unexplained by me. I don't want to spoil it as you should see it without ANY spoilers. It was fun to see it unfold with no idea where it was headed.

Go see it as it is an event. Bring the entire family everyone will enjoy it. Everyone will remember when they went to see it.

Maybe it is getting a 99 because we are so used to seeing stupid characters geared toward seven year olds (jar jar) and HORRIBLE acting (little Aniken). Woof.

In seeing that neither of those two things happened in this episode, one can hear the intergalactic cheers that George Lucas was kept clearly in a galaxy far far away from this movie.

4 out of five.

Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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