Tag Archives: JFK

Turning our backs on space, and ending the American century

With tomorrow’s launch of the Space Shuttle, the age of manned space exploration, after more than 50 years, will officially draw to a close in America. It’s a sad day, and I think that it speaks volumes concerning where we are as a country. The optimism that we once had as a nation is gone. […]

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Mel Gibson, Mark Lane and the JFK assassination

It’s been hard for me to work up too much interest in the recent Mel Gibson revelations. I mean, I already knew that he was a self-righteous racist prick with a fetish for violence. But, there’s a new twist today that’s captured my attention. It seems as though Oksana Grigorieva, the woman the devout Catholic […]

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Erykah Badu, naked and assassinated in Dallas

I don’t know the first thing about Erykah Badu. Our worlds, to my knowledge, have never overlapped in the past. I am, however, intrigued by this news story: Neosoul singer Erykah Badu faces a disorderly conduct charge for her nude music video shoot in downtown Dallas’ Dealey Plaza, officials announced Friday. Badu, a Dallas native, […]

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the confession of e howard hunt

I’ve written about Bay of Pigs veteran E Howard Hunt here before. Most recently, I mentioned that the loveable old tramp was dead at 88, after a long, full and unquestionably evil life in the shadows of the CIA. Prior to that, I think that I’d mentioned on a few occasions that I’d spent way […]

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