April 17, 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. […]
April 7, 2014
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.
February 27, 2014
I Ain’t Afraid of no Ghost Ghostbusters, Stripes, Animal House, Groundhog Day, Caddyshack are just a few of the blockbuster comedies either starring in, written by, directed by or produced by the comic genius of Harold Ramis. Ramis was born in Chicago on November 21st, 1944. He was the son of Ruth and Nathan Ramis, […]
February 13, 2014
Sid Caesar is the second Hollywood Icon to depart us this week. The laughter brought by Sid Caesar will be remembered always.
February 11, 2014
Child Star and diplomat Shirley Temple Black has died. The whole world sheds a tear.
January 6, 2014
Phil Everly, half of the singing duo “The Everly Brothers” passed away Friday in Burbank, California. Reports say he died from complications caused by COPD and a life time of smoking. The Everly Brothers, Don and Phil, were at their best in the 60’s and 70’s with such hits as “Bye Bye Love” 1957 which […]
October 1, 2013
Well at 12:01 Eastern Day Light time this morning the government of the United States was officially closed for business for the second time in 17 years. Thousands of people were laid off, thousands of National Parks and monuments were closed to the public; the men and woman in our armed forces, who place their […]
September 19, 2013
“Boy, the way Glen Miller played. Songs that made the Hit Parade. Guys like us, we had it made. Those were the days!” That was the Song that opened every episode of “All in the Family” from 1971 to 1979. The series produced by the great Norman Lear starred Carroll O’Connor as the grumpy and […]
September 6, 2013
“Fools”, said I, “You do not know Silence like a cancer grows Hear my words that I might teach you take my arms that I might reach you” But my words, like silent raindrops fell and echoed in the wells of silence” As I began to write this article the lyrics from the great Simon […]
August 28, 2013
Using chemical weapons is probably the worst war crime a government can commit against its peoples. Those governments that commit this heinous crime need to be removed from power as quickly as possible and punished as an example to others. The pictures and reports out of Syria seem to indicate chemical weapons were used against […]