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Waco: A New Revelation [Video]

On Monday, 19 April 1993, the federal government of the United States sanctioned and executed the murder of 86 people, including 27 children, by CS gas asphyxiation, automatic weapons fire and incineration, all to get at three adults who were wanted on nonsensical tax and paperwork charges related to firearms and explosives. 97 more words

Politics

Rerun Junkie--They Didn't Have Native Americans Back Then

As I discussed in a previous post, all of your favorites are problematic. All of my favorites, too.

One problematic aspect of reruns that’s probably the most glaring is the racist casting. 682 more words

Rerun Junkie

Scourge of the West, The

Fearsome title given to Private Wilton Parmenter (Ken Berry), a bumbling city dude from Philadelphia on the military comedy F TROOP/ABC/1965-67.

Parmenter earned this nickname when he accidentally lead a troop of Union soldiers in the wrong direction (a sneeze on horseback was taken for the order “Charge!”) and defeated a sneak attack of Confederate forces. 718 more words

Westerns

Melody Patterson 1949 – 2015

Melody Patterson: born 16 April 1949, Inglewood California, played ‘Wrangler Jane’ in ‘F Troop’ (TV 1965 – 1967), retired from acting 1974.

American

Melody Patterson 1949 - 2015

Melody Patterson: born 16 April 1949, Inglewood California, played ‘Wrangler Jane’ in ‘F Troop’ (TV 1965 – 1967), retired from acting 1974.

American

Holiday Road

Chuck was kind enough to impart a few thoughts from his most recent beachside excursion:

From Chuck:

Diane (attempting to ask me about the upcoming weather): “How long rain harder?” 219 more words