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Posted 07 April 2018 - 07:42 AM

Don’t miss Chappaquiddick!

The movie Chappaquiddick exceeded my very high expectations. Not only is it a truthful exploration of the events that led up the death of May Jo Kopechne  and the criminal cover-up of Ted Kennedy’s culpability therein, it goes deep into the character of the man, and how he got to the depraved state of indifference to the life of a young woman who had devoted herself to “the cause” of the Kennedy family. 


The process of the cover-up is laid out in fascinating detail, revealing the ruthlessness of the Kennedy family coterie of high powered advisors, especially Ted Sorenson and Robert McNamara. I could not help but reflect on the resonance with the deep state issues of today  of the way that laws and procedures and professional responsibilities of the government officials dealing with the car wreck and the corpse meant nothing to them in the face of “the cause” of protecting the Kennedys. The local, state, and federal officials we see are a kind of Kennedy Deep State that had absolute control over the handling of the matter.






 “Men think in herds and go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one.” 

― Charles MacKay

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 02:49 PM



Obama ducks calls to release his collegiate transcripts
"The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. "