Floaters & Sinkers: The Media, Casting & Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston
Original Post: Floaters & Sinkers: The Media, Casting & Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston Recently, we have seen a lot of leaks about who is going to play what role in upcoming expected blockbusters. We have seen Ben Affleck for Batman, Matt Damon as his sidekick Robin, Ryan Gosling in the upcoming “50 Shades of Grey,” and, the latest, Bryan Cranston playing Lex Luthor in the | Read More »
How Unions Make Superman A Mere Mortal…
Once upon a time, as a young idealistic union representative grousing about catching a particular grievant lying about the reason she was given a final warning notice by management, a veteran union rep. stated to me, “Don’t you know, we represent the sick, lame and lazy.”
Of course, that conversation took place prior to the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (the lame) and the Family Medical Leave Act (the sick).
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Obama is like Lincoln… My take on Hollywood’s heartwarming paean to Barack Obama
I’ve just sat through the 17 minute homage to Barack Obama narrated by Tom Hanks. How is it possible that Barack Obama’s approval rating is even close to 50%? Why isn’t it 100%? According to Hanks, Barack Obama is the real deal. Fearless. Intrepid. Selfless. And most of all: Successful. Like Lincoln before him, the events of the day forced his hand and the resulting | Read More »
The Teacher’s Unions are more dangerous to America than Al Qaeda
I’ve just returned from watching the movie Waiting for Superman. (The title refers to waiting for the Man of Steel to come to the rescue…) My first reaction was to think back on my post from last month about the voters of DC throwing out Adrian Fenty, and with him Michelle Rhee, his Schools Chancellor. My second reaction was remembering something that I’ve heard Neal | Read More »
Opiate Addicted Obama-ites
Religious belief can manifest itself in faithful devotion to an acknowledged reality and does not always include the worship of a deity. Political piety can involve scrupulous and conscientious faithfulness to a person, idea or movement, which is the type of devotion evident in politics down through history as well as today. Karl Marx, demeaned belief in God saying, “Man, has found only the reflection | Read More »
Why Superman Doesn’t Fly At Night
The definitive answer, at least for my three year old, is found here.