The Rio Olympics

Later on in the competition Saudi Arabian Joud Fahmy forfeited a first round Judo match against Israeli Gili Cohen. The Saudi’s are saying she had injuries to her arms and couldn’t compete. Most of the world isn’t buying it. Then…
The Establishment and the Media

That argument is the “secret sauce” of radical progressivism. The poverty of material assistance and the paucity of moral character can only be understood by those who have suffered the absence of these realities. Man is fallible, religions are fallible,…
My Friend Garry Marshall

Today, I'm going to forego writing anything about politics even though there is so much to say. I really have no choice because yesterday the world lost one of the greats of the entertainment industry, Garry Marshall. I couldn't say…
The Family Nobody Wanted

The Family Nobody Wanted is a book by Helen Doss.  It was published in the mid-1950s and tells the true story of the Doss Family, who adopted 12 minority children in a time when that simply wasn’t done.  I became…
Susan Sarandon Please Leave

There were many times when I felt that Ms. Sarandon had gone too far. The most recent occurrence was when she took time out of her busy schedule to protest the Scott Walker anti-union measures in Wisconsin. At that point,…
Miracles from Heaven

After her mother is encountered with some vile thoughts by members of her church in which they say the little girl is suffering because of her parents' sins, the mother refuses to go to church and has a real crisis…
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…