Human Liberty

Jefferson was the only southerner on the committee, and had arrived in Philadelphia accompanied by three of his many slaves. Still, it was he who was given the task of drafting the Declaration of Independence, which would become the foremost statement of human liberty and equality ever written. 

Read More Human Liberty

A Declaration of Sentiments

It was 1919 all over again. Except it was 1972 ¬†then 1977, then, the 203 years of convincing     ¬†   An alternative strategy for ERA ratification has arisen from the “Madison Amendment,” concerning changes in Congressional pay, which was passed by Congress in 1789 and finally ratified in 1992 as the 27th Amendment […]

Read More A Declaration of Sentiments


He knows not that he is royalty. We know not what this form of royalty means. This is the beginning of the pursuit for his truth: By the four opposing coigns Which the world together joins, Is made with all due diligence That horse and sail and high expense Can stead the quest. // The […]

Read More [EXIT]

Sumptously vibrant, occasionally ominous

With its sumptuously vibrant, occasionally ominous Technicolor tones courtesy of George J Folsey (who also shot Million Dollar Mermaid and The Harvey Girls), its American songbook classics, including Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and The Trolley Song, and its evocation of an idyllic, untroubled fin-de-siecle St Louis that surely never existed until Vincente Minnelli […]

Read More Sumptously vibrant, occasionally ominous

And here’s how the story goes…

How did we get here? -We have backtracked, hit 1969 into 1970 and now in 1971 Thelonius drives across the middle of the country and something he finds there sets the stage for what is happening right now. This confederate flag, he is listening to “California” from “Blue” and leaving the ER NYC woman (and […]

Read More And here’s how the story goes…