Monthly Archives: November 2018

E Pluribus Unum Forever

Last May sixty male attendees of of Baraboo, Wisconsin junior prom gathered on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse and more than 50% of them gave the Nazi salute. No one said anything, until someone posted the photo online and people questioned the school administrators about the picture. Lori Mueller, the Baraboo School District […]

John ‘Wabbit’ Wayne

In 1969 John Wayne appeared on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In as a pink rabbit. His performance got plenty of laughs, but not as much as Sean Connery for his he-man throng outfit in ZARDOZ. The things actors do for their art. Hairy balls alert.

The Searchers – Ending Scene

Without a doubt the ending of John Ford’s THE SEARCHERS is one of the best closing scenes in a western movie or any movies when John Wayne bringing his niece home from years of being a Comanche captive. She is free, but Uncle Ethan is haunted by his ghosts. Perfection. To view this scene, please […]

Honest To Goodness Patriot

“I didn’t vote for him but he’s my president, and I hope he does a good job.” John Wayne – On John F. Kennedy’s election Disgruntled GOP voters should learn from that as well as Democrats. We are one. e pluribus unum. Latin for ‘out of many one’. ps Donald Trump is no president of […]

No Thanks Day

Half my family arrived in the Americas on the Mayflower. The Hamlin clan owed its survival that first autumn to the Wamanpoags or People of the Dawn. The Saints and Strangers of the Old World showed their gratitude by forcing the disease-weakened natives from their ancestral home, much as the Moses’ ancestors had evicted the […]