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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for August, 2012

August 31st, 2012 - 4:43 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: Romney’s Republicans Reject Steele

Steele the Outsider Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, ousted as party chief in 2010, told Jon Stewart he was now “all by myself” in the Republican party. Said Steele: “Yeah, I had no invitation, no credentials. I had to crash the joint, that’s what happens.” Seems as [...]

August 31st, 2012 - 3:26 pm § in Misc.

Real Estate Coming Back: Son of De Niro makes it big

Most expensive apartment in US listed for $100m New York, July 31 : You can be the proud owner of the most-expensive apartment in the United States — a triplex, wrap-around penthouse on W. 56th Street – if you have 100 million dollars to spare. Raphael De Niro, the son of actor Robert De Niro, [[...]

August 31st, 2012 - 1:57 pm § in Misc.

Clint Eastwood auditions for Hamlet Role

At the Republican National Convention, it was the kind of audition monologue your drunk uncle thinks will make him a shoo-in for community theater “Hamlet.”[...]

August 31st, 2012 - 12:29 pm § in Uncategorized

Fire Commander in Chief Romney Flies In to New Orleans

With the suspense of the Republican campaign done, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney  scheduled a last-minute visit Friday to Lafitte, La., to ltour damage with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. In Louisiana, Romney will thank emergency first responders for their work. Mr. Romney may want to r[...]

August 31st, 2012 - 10:49 am § in Uncategorized

BREAKING NEWS: Mitt’s performance gets a B

1.) Mitt’s mediocre moment – A FOX spin off. The Daily Caller” n a less than stunning speech, Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination Thursday night: Read more: For other views of the grade B speec[...]

August 31st, 2012 - 9:26 am § in Uncategorized

BREAKING NEWS: Clint Eastwood’s Amazing Performace at the Republican Convention

Watching Ann Romney during the Eastwood address, according to NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson, was like watching “the mother of the bride listening to a drunken wedding toast.”[...]

August 31st, 2012 - 8:23 am § in America

ROMNEYISMS: “The audience cooed”

The biggest problem for Mitt Romney is the lack of enthusiastic supporters!  Click the image for a video. How did the speech go? Here is one view from The Age of Australia (excerpts) In the tone of a wise and forgiving father Mitt Romney has given permission to the millions of people who voted for [...]

August 30th, 2012 - 11:56 pm § in Misc.

Threats from the past

Oh for the good old days … when the only threat to the US labor force was robots,  At least they were our robots not Chinese workers![...]

August 30th, 2012 - 4:34 pm § in Misc.


Tim Wieland, news director at KCNC, explained the conditions that the Romney campaign wanted BEFORE allowing a reporter to interview Mtt: We were contacted by the Romney campaign yesterday morning, late morning, and were told that we would receive an opportunity, one of just a few in the country, to[...]

August 30th, 2012 - 11:20 am § in Misc.

The Election