Sep 022015
Bryan Cranston to Portray LBJ

Wow! This is news. Bryan Cranston to portray LBJ in HBO adaptation of stage play All the Way. See larger image All the Way with LBJ: The 1964 Presidential Election All the Way with LBJ mines an extraordinarily rich but underutilized source – the full range of LBJ tapes – to analyze the 1964 presidential

Feb 192015
When you grow up, I want you to be...but as a kid

Honey, when you grow up I want you to be assertive, independent, and strong willed. But while you’re a kid, I want you to be passive, pliable, and obedient. I suppose there’s a lot of truth to the mother’s words. Getting past that childhood message is tough. Parenting a child who possesses that adult attitude must also

Jan 242015
Pope Francis to Jesus: "You shouldn't have provoked them" ~ by Heathwood & Lee

This cartoon commentary by Heathwood and Lee illustrates so brilliantly my reaction to Pope Francis’ recent…advice…that one should expect a physical or violent reaction if criticizing another’s faith, so just don’t do it. Would Pope Francis have said the same to Jesus Christ, whose life was devoted to exposing the hypocrisy of the Jewish leadership