An Open Letter To AMPAS

Dear Mothership, Please forgive me for suggesting this, but I can’t help but perceive your recent rules changes as little more than basic gerrymandering. I’ve been in the production end of “The Biz” as a Feature Film Editor for 55 years…
AMPAS and White Men

What bothers me most is that these sweeping changes do not address the real problem. Minorities were not nominated this year because there wasn't enough good minority films to warrant a nomination. You cannot nominate something that wasn't there. You've…
Benefits Surcharge

What happened to businesses having to absorb their overhead costs on their own. The company I'm employed by has about 50 employees and provides, health, dental and eye to all of its eligible employees. Ar current rates, this costs the…
Star Wars is Conservative

As for the politics, we hear the same argument as we see present in the first six episodes. Order takes precedence over liberty and freedom as General Hux unleashes the new Death Star on the fledgling Republic after giving a…
When Christmas Was the Holiday

I would like to know who first came out with the phrase ‘politically correct.’ Years ago, before the days of ‘politically correct,’ all the store windows were lit up with “Merry Christmas.” All the store employees cheerfully greeted everyone with…
United Airlines

A few months back, I wrote an article about the end of the Jeff Smisek era at United Airlines. If you recall, Smisek was forced to resign when some back dealing regarding some politically influential people became evident against the…
A Spotlight into the Shadows

The movie Spotlight is a marvelous “glimpse” into the underworld of clerical child molestation, very much alive and well today, driven underground by the effective embarrassment of the clerical and secular world, a culture, American, finally driven to action by…
Death of the Family

I’ve just completed reading “The Death of the Family,” by Christopher J. Green.  In this compelling narrative, Green sets out the Marxist plan developed in the early 20th Century to undermine Judeo-Christian values and create a Marxist Utopia in the…
Trumbo – Half Truths

What the film fails to mention is that Trumbo was a Stalinist through and through. There are many sites on the web which back this up. And, as a Stalinist, Trumbo was not a defender of the First Amendment as…