Hollywood and the Lazy Cowboy

"I created 'The Westerner' because of anger - anger at never-miss sheriffs, always-right marshalls, whitewashed gunfighters ... anger at TV's quick-draw tin gods who stand behind a tin star or ten cents' worth of righteous anger and justify their skill and slaughter with a self-conscious grin or a minute's worth of bad philosophy." Sam Peckinpah … Continue reading Hollywood and the Lazy Cowboy

Lovely Conspiracy

"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists, and will persist. U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Lovely Conspiracy Conspiracies are fun. One takes a small single fact and then creates a … Continue reading Lovely Conspiracy