Following is a recording of former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s “Peace in our Time” speech. It is followed by a Peter Cook spoof. At a time when The EU and the US are contemplating a similar act of perfidy, it remains relevant today.
Fernwood Tonight was a spoof on television talk shows that ran from July 4, 1977 – September 30, 1977. It was set in the fictitious town of Fernwood Ohio. Its host, Barth Gimble (Martin Mull) interviewed local personalities and ran commercials for local businesses. The show was succeeded by America 2-Night, which was set in […]
Being fat in America today is a special challenge with the emphasis on physical fitness and maintaining ideal weight.Especially when Mike Bloomberg was mayor, the issue of healthy foods and exercise was constantly discussed in the media. It got so bad for me that I felt defensive whenever a truck pulled in front of me […]
A radical Muslim group has angrily demanded that Muslims change the name of their central prophet. Imam Habib Ana Khanzir, who recently competed an on line course in English, was horrified to note that the second syllable of the name Muhammed spells the name of a food that is odious to believing Muslims. Khanzir embarked […]
Even Saturday Night Live is slamming President Obama on his replacement of Congress with executive orders. A staple of liberal criticism of the presidency during the Vietnam era was that of a President being able to wage de facto war with no permission from Congress. Now that Obama has the lberal seal of approval, such […]
One would think that a presidential press conference would be minutely managed so that every detail of the decor and protocol would reinforce the underlying message.Yesterday’s speech by President Obama was a clear case of pesky details obscuring the presidential message. The Western Journalism web site showed a still shot that many observers think looks […]
In a perfect world, tenacious journalists would function as critics and watch dogs. One would expect that when fibs and outright lies are being spewed “fast and furious“, that journalists would blow the whistle. Unfortunately, most “journalists” who are paid to write are little more than cheer leaders, shilling for the Obama administration. In the […]
The rise of radical Islam has put me in a difficult position. Jews, like Muslims, do not eat pig meat. ISIS, Hamas and other malevolent offshoots of the Muslim Brotherhood have turned this dietary restriction into a fetish. Murder, rape and robbery are all condoned when done in the course of jihad. All pretense of […]