Ira Schwartz

Boots on the Ground

October 15, 2014
Boots on the Ground

So as Isis/Isil approaches Bagdad the United States and the Iraqi government still stand firm behind not using US ground troops to combat this latest threat.  Every military expert asked says and has said that this threat cannot be eliminated without US and allied boots on the ground.  While strategic airstrikes do damage they cannot […]

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Freedom

October 6, 2014
Freedom

Freedom is a tough thing to explain to those that are currently not living under its protection.  It is a complicated form of existence with numerous variables.  It is generally defined as, “the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.”  Most simply put it is the power […]

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The Dogs of War

September 15, 2014
The Dogs of War

No matter how you flip what is presently going on in the Middle East it is abundantly clear the United States is at war with the fanatical Islamic group ISIS/ISIL.  Having said that I think it’s time we realized that to eradicate this latest infestation air strikes will not be enough.  It will take “boots […]

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Icons

September 5, 2014
Icons

In the last few weeks the world has lost 3 irreplaceable stars in the world of entertainment.  Robin Williams, who passed away on August 11th, Lauren Bacall who died on August 12th and Joan Rivers who passed yesterday September 4th.  All three have left their mark on the world and all three will be greatly […]

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Bacon

August 25, 2014
Bacon

A town in Vermont is in the middle of a free speech controversy all over the use of the word “bacon” by a restaurant and a muslim women that didn’t like it.

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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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