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To be patriotic

December  25th was the day some Americans  headed out to the local theaters to show love for the nation.  They  did it by watching  a movie  that was a sure box office  flop.  Had not The Interview  been a victim  of hackers attempting  to deny Americans freedom , the movie was a box office failure.  Yet thanks  to North  Korea  and hackers  this movie  will make  millions.  I'm  not claiming  to be the Miss Cleo of movies but I am good at knowing  when a film will be a box office  hit.  There are times I watch movies  that are not box office  hit but they normally  are movies of some importance  to society.  The Interview holds no societal  importance  and would not have been a box office hit. I am not a movie snob.  I love movies.  I love  the art  in the process of creating  movies.  I love the writing , story boarding, set creation, cast selection , location selection ,  directing, acting, filming, sound mixing , and the actual  screens used to show a movie.  I love movies.  I…

Meetings are like committees

The items below came from the meeting  President  Obama  had with members  of the current  protests  regarding  the inequality  of law in America via Www.dailykos.com.  I have added my comments.  Among other avenues for change, the group’s demands include:
*The federal government using its power to prosecute police officers that kill or abuse people.== Civics & Constitution  be returned  to our high  schools. This demand opens the door  for  countless  government  over reach suits.  The first step is to establish it at state level. The people  must vote in local  and state  elections. ==*Removing local district attorneys from the job of holding police accountable, and instead having independent prosecutors at the local level charged with prosecuting officers.== Again  another demand that opens  up the Pandora  box of government  over reach . Again people  must take part in local  & state elections . ==*The establishment of community review boards that can make recommendations …