Category Archives: Movies

I Believe In Captain America

I was born in 1948, three years after WW2 ended. My schoolteachers were veterans of that war. One, in particular, I remember was a navigator on a B-17 dropping bombs on Nazi Germany. Another fellow was a vet too, was … Continue reading

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Growing Up Racist

As I was growing up in the 1950s, my dear Mother (may she rest in peace) did everything she could to convince me that White was Superior, and that Blacks needed to stay “in their place”. She was a good … Continue reading

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The Sky Is Falling! (Or Maybe Not.)

Reports are out that George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-four is having peak sales on Amazon, followed at a distance by Sinclair Lewis’ It Can’t Happen Here. Allegedly, this is due to those of the political persuasion trying to understand what’s going on in … Continue reading

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