AMERICA: The Blog
AMERICA: The Blog
In 1953, the House Un-American Activities Committee unearthed a disturbing fact: Lucille Ball was a member of the Communist Party. This revelation came only two years into the I Love Lucy phenomenon that besotted Americans simply called "The Show." Now the future of The Show and Lucille Ball's hard-won career hung by a thread.
As it turns out, Lucy was no more Communist than you or I. As a young woman, she'd signed a Communist Party card to please her beloved grandfather who became a Communist after he lost his entire life's savings in a court battle after a freak accident left a neighbor child paralyzed. It was enough for the FBI to keep a file on her.
Still, The Show must go on. Desi Arnaz handled the situation beautifully. In the first I Love Lucy episode taped after Lucy's Communist link hit the headlines, he introduced her to the studio audience as, "And the only thing red about her is her hair, and that isn't even real." Lucy ran out on stage and bowed, ran to the other side of the stage and bowed. There was thunderous applause and Americans love Lucy to this day.
So why did I tell you that story?
Joe Biden and Son Crime Syndicate: The Brilliant Journey of Hunter Biden's Hard Drive Data From Repair Shop to Rudy Giuliani
Hunter Biden's hard drive. The biggest news story of last week (and perhaps the whole year!) and the gift that keeps on a-giving.
Late Thursday (10/16/2020) evening, Rudy Giuliani granted an exclusive interview to the Daily Caller. Here's what we learned.
On the rare occasions I got to watch TV growing up, I always begged for a few extra minutes after Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood ended. The show that followed as always PBS's Film du Jour and the film of the day was always Life with Father starring William Powell.
I loved it when William Powell exploded, "Why did God make so many dumb fools and Democrats?!". That was my first clue that politics is damned funny!
100% AD FREE!
~ or ~
Wife, caregiver, writer, patriot. Click here to learn more about me, my husband Michael and his courageous battle against terminal lung disease.
Download the 1776 Commission Report here and share!
www.LenoraThompsonWriter.com welcomes and permits the republishing of up to 250 words of any article, provided the content is directly and obviously hot-linked to the original article on this site.
Please respect my original content as I would prefer not to take legal action to protect my copyright.