Yeah, that’s right, I love it. In a time when it’s oh so trendy to hate society and all this country’s flaws, I love the United States of America.
And yes, I do acknowledge the flaws. It does suck that there’s still widespread racism and sexism and it sucks that same-sex marriage isn’t nationally recognized. (It also sucks that marijuana isn’t legal everywhere but ya know, I can let that go.)
I love America because I’m free. I love America because I’m free to love it or I’m free to hate it. I can choose. I...
Again Disney has wrapped its magical fairy hands around this tale making it two movies, when in reality this tale is quite short.
There is a young girl, who is working out in the fields. Her sandal falls off and a eagle (or hawk) then picks up the shoe. She chases after it leaving her family just for the shoe, which the bird drops on the kings lap. The king orders her beheaded but sees her beauty and declares her his wife, also ending in forced child birth of several sons.
Sure Disney may have spun a lovely tale of a prince and a princess with the evil queen and occasional fairy friend but that's not what really happen. There was no gifts bestowed to the princess at her birth there was no curse put on her to activate at her 16th birthday, there was no worrying kingdom that mourned her, and there was no Prince Charming or evil dragon queen. No none of that.
There was simply a young princess who fell into a coma. Her family presumed her dead but could not bear to bury her body. So they kept her locked away in her room for years. Then a neighboring...