Gotta Love Mitt Romney – Postscript

What are the odds? On a flight from New York’s JFK airport to Salt Lake City on January 24, 2014, Scrubs actor Zach Braff and Governor Mitt Romney ended up sitting next to one another.

Mitt Romney & Zach Braff

Mitt Romney & Zach Braff

Governor Romney and Mr. Braff exchanged tweets and posted selfies.

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I Put a Spell on You, Because You’re Mine

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins (1929-2000) may well have been a man born ahead of his time. His best known song, I Put A Spell On You, recorded in 1956 when he was drunk and in a blackout, sold more than a million copies. This is the perfect theme song for the second term of the Pop-Culture President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama:

I put a spell on you
’cause you’re mine

You better stop the things you do
I ain’t lyin’
No I ain’t lyin’

Screamin Barack Hussein Obama

Screamin Barack Hussein Obama

When Barack Obama first ran for President in 2008, unlike Screamin Jay Hawkins, he was a man without a record. Now, of course, he has a record. It’s an abysmal one. But for some reason, a majority of voters decided to give this man another shot. (And you gotta love the way Barack Hussein Obama pronounces the word “shot” with his Chicago accent. He was fond of electioneering on the basis that he was the One who would give everyone a “fair shot.” Unless of course you are an entrepreneur, a small business owner, an investor, a Medicare recipient, a Christian, an hourly wage earner, a coal miner…. Well, maybe it’s not exactly fair, but you do get a shot if you are in certain labor unions, or if you want someone else to pay for your birth control and abortions. That’s not just me talking. No. It’s that straw man. You know. The one over there.)

Speaking of the straw man, there is another character from The Wizard of Oz who bears a striking resemblance to the leader of the Free World. It’s not just me saying it:

Apologies to Margaret Hamilton

Witch is the Real Obama?


Does this man look angry a lot? Other people have noticed. Haven’t you? And how’s this for a coincidence? The Leader of the Western World and the Wicked Witch of the West are in practically the same pose. What are the odds?

And here they go again:

Wicked Witch of the West & Leader of the Western World

Wicked Witch of the West & Leader of the Western World


I don’t know about you, but so far this week I have watched a lot less Fox News and a whole lot more reruns of The Big Bang Theory.

No one is recommending that you stay drunk and in a blackout for the next four years. But maybe listening to that great recording by Screamin Jay Hawkins will lift your spirits, if only for a couple of minutes.

Have a nice day.

Is the Secret Service Ignoring Threats Against Mitt Romney?

Is the Secret Service Ignoring Threats Against Mitt Romney?.

Mockumentary-maker Michael Moore recently released a video featuring mature Americans threatening to burn down the country and physically assault Mitt Romney should Barack Obama be defeated on November 6, 2012. Should he be investigated for inciting violence? Probably not.

But is there a double standard when Ted Nugent gets a visit from the FBI after making incendiary comments, and Michael Moore does not? Furthermore, Democratic National Committee chairperson Debbie Wasserman-Schultz tried to connect Governor Romney to Mr. Nugent’s remarks, and called upon the Governor to denounce them.

In fact, Governor Romney’s campaign spokeswoman Andrea Saul responded with the statement, “Divisive language is offensive no matter what side of the political aisle it comes from. Mitt Romney believes everyone needs to be civil.”

Has Congressperson Wasserman-Schultz called upon her party’s leader to denounce Michael Moore’s offensive video? President Barack Obama was quick to film an apology for Pakistani television in response to an anti-Muslim video made by a Coptic-Christian Egyptian. (In fact, the filmmaker has been sitting in an American jail cell now for several weeks, allegedly for a probation violation, for using a computer and the internet “unsupervised.”)

Mr. President, are you going to apologize for Michael Moore’s video?

Zeffirelli and Bocelli Pay Tribute to Rome

Franco Zeffirelli’s Omaggio a Roma (Tribute to Rome) premieres this week at the 4th Rome International Film Festival.

In the 20-minute film, Monica Bellucci performs the role of Tosca and Andrea Bocelli is featured in the role of Mario Cavaradossi.

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October 16, 2009: Franco Zeffirelli and Andrea Bocelli at press conference for Omaggio a Roma

American movies in the film festival lineup include the Coen brothers’ A Serious Man, Nora Ephron’s Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child, and James Ivory’s The City of Your Final Destination.