Articles and Posts by Clyde-n-wilson:
Even More Ugly Questions(2)
Does television corrupt American morals or do American morals corrupt television? If there had never been any racist, sexist, homophobes, would the United States exist to give affirmative action to minorities?
More Ugly Questions(11)
Isn’t a great example of bipartisan statesmanship that all our leaders got together to save “our” economy by giving billions to the New York banks and stock speculators?
What This Country Needs(0)
A Presidential contender who has once in his life done something that is truly worthwhile, notable, patriotic, or unselfish.
The Return of the Mossback—With a Few Ugly Questions(0)
Do you look forward to living in a majority nonwhite country, which the U.S. is predicted to be in a few decades? Will you take a lie detector test about this?
Three Score and Ten: A Meditation(0)
Well, Old Man, 70 today. Who’d have thought? And still in pretty good condition, considering how little care I have taken of the old carcass. I understand now how the accumulation of minor miseries in aging is mercifully designed to let us down slow and easy till we are ready.
Might Have Been(29)
President George W. Bush addresses the American people on September 13, 2001.
Just Asking Some More(24)
Wouldn’t it be much better if skilled people from the Third World did something for their own countries rather than emigrate to the West for more money? Where will they emigrate to after they help the West fall apart?
Is the conquest and permanent occupation of Iraq an appropriate response to acts of Saudi Arabian terrorists operating from Afghanistan?
Those Were the Days(61)
Things I miss: When you seldom had to call up a corporation, but when you did you reached friendly, helpful Americans instead of recorded messages, Procrustean menus, and Hindu sing-song.
Like it or not, movies are the main art form of our time, the storytelling medium that reaches the largest audience and captures the attention of us all, high and low, wise and foolish. It is also arguable that movies, like literature and architecture, reflect something of the soul of the particular nation that produces them. If so, we indeed need to be concerned about the American soul.