US Forces…


The Academy Awards ceremony was just dedicated to US military forces serving overseas.

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Mark Bahnisch is a sociologist and is the founder of this blog. He has an undergraduate degree in history and politics from UQ, and postgraduate qualifications in sociology, industrial relations and political economy from Griffith and QUT. He has recently been awarded his PhD through the Humanities Program at QUT. Mark's full bio is on this page.
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9 Responses to US Forces…

  1. Darlene says:

    Mmmm, you don’t need an excuse to put a picture of Cate up on the blog.

    Did she win something?

  2. Mark Bahnisch says:

    Yep, best supporting actress for The Aviator.

  3. Jason Soon says:

    nice pic, mark, nice.
    there is something about cate blanchett, those cheekbones and those intelligent eyes that translate into a presence and classy screen sultriness that is simply lacking in her more vacant-looking fellow blonde, Gwyneth Paltrow, yessiree.

  4. Evil Pundit says:

    Perhaps Hollywood, after the failure of its attempts to influence the election, is attempting to make amends to middle America? We will have to wait and see.

  5. wbb says:

    worst acceptance speech ever from H Swank

  6. Nabakov says:

    “We will have to wait and see.”

    But not in your case Evil Pee. We already know what’s coming, even before yer handcrank your synapse into action again.

  7. suzoz says:

    That dedication is a reflection of a militarist society. (Not to mention an imperialist one.)

  8. says:

    I’m reminded of the Bill Hicks’s liberal-inverted quip (about Gulf War 1), “I was in the difficult position of being for the war but against our troops.”

  9. harry says:

    Makes sense: Hollywood likes to do quick rewrites before they start shooting too.

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