Backtalk, March 28, 2008

Hollywood’s New Censors Mr. Pilger is certainly one of the best among Western artists and social critics. This article on Hollywood censorship is another example of his acute thinking, highlighted by personal experience and pervasive knowledge of his subject. That said, I believe he could have gone even further in his analysis. Certainly, Hollywood is … Continue reading “Backtalk, March 28, 2008”

Backtalk, January 27, 2009

Prosecute George W. Bush for Illegal Acts Mr. Eland, You have omitted, whether intentionally or not, one of the most significant impediments, from Obama’s point of view, to a full-scale investigation of Bushco war crimes and, in the Valerie Plame case, outright treason: The complicity of the Democrats. The illegal spying program was cleared with … Continue reading “Backtalk, January 27, 2009”