All the President Men

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(Courtesy: Warner Home Video)

Care to guess which major movie star has played the president of the United States in a movie not once, but twice?

Well, that would be Anthony Hopkins:  Richard Nixon in "Nixon" and John Quincy Adams in "Amistad."
 
For just over an hour, In this presentation enhanced with PowerPoint images and film clips, we'll take a close look at gifted actors portraying actual U.S. presidents and a couple of fictional ones as well.
 
The fictional ones include Harrison Ford in "Air Force One" and Kevin Kline in "Dave," one of my favorites of the genre.

For availability and speaking fees, call 214-364-7364 or email moviememories@verizon.net.

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If I'm lion, you dirty rats are dyin'

Must-have items on today's shopping list:  Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla ice cream (half gallon now only $8.99!), a big ol' bag of Halloween candy and mountain lion urine.

What, you're shocked?

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Courtesy: wildlifecontrolsupplies.com

Me, too.  I can remember when a half gallon of Blue Bell was $2.99, or on sale for 3-for-$5.  That's at least a dollar less than what they're getting for a pint now.  If my math is right, there are four pints in a half gallon.  Shouldn't a pint be about $2.25?  Of course not.  That would make too much sense, and, apparently, way too little cents.

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What, that's not what shocked you?  Must be the Halloween candy.  The best bargain in town this week has to be leftover Halloween candy.  One of those giant gut-buster bags of bite-sized morsels such as BabyRuths, Whoppers, KitKats and Butterfingers, my personal favorite, are marked down to half-price now.  That means only 25 or 30 bucks a bag.

 

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