Gordon Osmond's Blog – January 2016 Archive (3)

A Dark Day for Conservatives

A Dark Day for Conservatives

The gang rape of Donald Trump by the editors of and contributors to the latest issue of the National Review magazine honors neither the magazine nor the conservative cause.

National Review, founded by William F. Buckley, Jr. has a largely noble history. Buckley himself was incredibly bright, articulate, and one hell of an entertainer. His public evisceration of the likes of Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, and William Baldwin are…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on January 23, 2016 at 7:47am — 6 Comments

Oscars in Racial Trouble?

Storm Clouds Gather Over the Oscars



The usual excitement that builds up as Oscar Night approaches, with everyone anticipating the silliness, occasional outrage, and stars garbed and scrubbed to the max, is threatened by the unbelievably depressing possibility that Jada Pinkett Smith may not attend.



Putting aside the preliminary question of who exactly JPS is, inquiring minds need to know the cause of this cataclysmic threat to the festivities.… Continue

Added by Gordon Osmond on January 17, 2016 at 6:36am — 2 Comments

Obama's Bedtime Story to His Subjects

Obama’s Bedtime Story to His Subjects

 The function of a bedtime story is to lull into a peaceful and carefree sleep a child who may have a perfectly dreadful day in the real world.

Obama’s SOTU (Soap Opera Tears Unlimited) speech before Congress followed this template with incredible exactitude.

His account of the U.S. economy, which has recovered more slowly than any recession in recent memory, was pure sentiment, larded with anecdotes designed to…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on January 14, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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Remembering Julie Johnson

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