John Wayne found True Grit towards the end of his career and now Clint Eastwood has done the same with an unforgettable performance in Gran Torino.
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When hate or smugness affects one of our neighbor's quality of life and places him or her on a pedestal below, it deprives that person of the chance to be happy and fulfilled.
Amazingly, with all the frenetic emotion of the 2000 election nothing was done -- to abolish our outmoded and increasingly stupid Electoral College.
Change is coming no thanks to many in the media, who, perhaps looking at the gloomy economic forecasts, are more concerned at being downsized themselves.
The TV panel has to justify its salary and keep interest in the campaign for the next few weeks, so most of these folks propped up McCain.
What Gertrude Stein said about her hometown Oakland could also be said of Sarah Palin. "There is no there, there." Sarah Palin is simply without substance.
I felt bad for Obama, who treated McCain with a level of respect, even as McCain often had a frozen condescending grin while the Democrat spoke.
In their attempt to sell newspapers and build ratings, the major media outlets have accentuated Sarah Palin's so-called virtues, and in so doing made her more appealing than the reality of her public and personal life.
Watching the Republican convention tonight, I was struck by a number of things, most notably how the prime-time star speakers whipped up the audience ...
On TV panel discussion after another, no matter what obvious shortcoming of Palin is presented, these so-called knowledgeable and pure Americans have a ready answer no matter how illogical.
John McCain sold his soul in the bleakest of hopes that he could convert angry Hillary voters to his cause.
If Donald Trump is so concerned about the woes of his fellow man or woman, why stick only to those whose names he recognizes?
It's intriguing how the writers' strike rumor mill builds everybody up and then shoots him or her down.
I'm not saying Mitch Reinholt will have the career of someone as talented as John Travolta -- nor do I know if he even wants to try -- but who knows?
Is his bad luck a legitimate news story? Yes. But the real question is why he has not been lambasted for stupid behavior.
Thanks to the WGA strike, management now takes the artistic community seriously, but it couldn't have been accomplished without the support provided by the Screen Actors Guild.
I've been refeeding meters for years and never gotten a ticket. Apparently, according to the meter maid, I'd been lucky in all cases.
Whatever you think about the war in Iraq or how we got there, suggesting that those who are in opposition are less than patriotic is irrational and undemocratic.
Have you ever traveled and been less than satisfied? It may take a bit of time doing research in how to complain, but in the end it's more than likely you will receive some measure of success.
If the superdelegates had any cajones they'd be calling each other tonight and say, What have we done? There's still time to set this thing right.
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