Ira Schwartz

Maverick Was His Name

July 23, 2014
Maverick Was His Name

Long time TV and Movie star James Garner passed away at his home in Los Angeles Saturday from natural causes.  Best remembered for his TV series “Maverick” and “The Rockford Files” James Garner’s acting career spanned both Television and Motion pictures.  Garner had more than 80 movie and TV credits in his 50 year career. […]

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Hamas – Same Old Story

July 18, 2014
Israel-Hamas

Hamas is up to their old tricks with Israel. What we cannot understand is how Israel continues to get the blame for Hamas’ acts.

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Quicksand

July 1, 2014
Quicksand

Yesterday the bodies of the three Israeli teens kidnapped by the terrorist group Hamas were found on a beach in the West Bank.  Israel’s response was immediate as they hit terrorist camps in the Gaza strip with missiles and airstrikes. We need to understand that the Hamas the Israeli’s are targeting is not only the […]

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June 30, 2014

In October of 2011 I wrote an article for “A Hollywood Republican” titled “In My Opinion.”  This article dealt with the U.S’s pending troop withdrawals from Iraq.  In it I warned…. “In my opinion this is a good thing for the United States and a very bad thing for the fledgling Bagdad government.  Their army […]

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Ruby Dee

June 13, 2014
Ruby Dee

Actress, playwright, civil rights activist, journalist, poet, all these and more combined to make Ruby Dee a force to be reckoned with.  Born Ruby Ann Wallace in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1922, her family moved to New York’s Harlem when she was a child. She began acting in New York in the 1940’s Her first onscreen […]

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All Gods Creations

May 30, 2014
All Gods Creations

Over the last week we have lost two iconic personalities who were at total opposite ends of the Entertainment spectrum.  On Saturday May 24th comedic actor and long time game show host Richard Dawson passed away and on Wednesday May 28th we lost world famous Poet, Writer, Actor and Director Maya Angelou. RICHARD DAWSON Richard […]

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Shadows in the Mist

May 25, 2014
Shadows in the Mist

The day was cold and damp not typical weather for the end of May.  No sunshine or warmth just dark and dreary.  Somehow this fit the mood of the small group of elderly men who slowly walked past the simple white stone markers.  Their jackets closed tight against the chill covering their well-worn uniforms from […]

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A Time of Tears

April 28, 2014
A Time of Tears

With all the talk of the economy, problems in the Middle East, Ukraine and Russia, today, Holocaust Remembrance Day has probably taken a back seat in most peoples thoughts.  But to those who vowed never to forget, Holocaust Remembrance Day is a day set aside so the world could pause and remember the tragic, horrific deaths […]

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2014

April 17, 2014
2014

Well the year 2014 is now almost 4 months old and in those short four months there have been numerous significant news stories.  The Affordable Care Act, which is neither affordable or provides Care, rolled out to a dubious start in October, became officially active January 1st and has had nothing but problems ever since.  […]

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Life’s Too Short

April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney

When one talks about Hollywood legends the names Gable, Lancaster, Hepburn, Streep among others come to mind. But yesterday Hollywood and the world lost a giant of a man despite his height being only 5 foot 3; Mickey Rooney.

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Feature

Gary Oldman Comes Out Libertarian

In a Playboy interview out this month, Gary Oldman puts political correctness to the test and comes out as a Libertarian.

V.A. Punished Critics on Staff Doctors Assert

The V.A. Scandal is widening. Whistleblower's are now coming out of the woodwork and have suffered as a result. As reported by the NY...