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Conservatives Avoid Fine Arts at Their Peril in Culture War Fight

Conservatives Avoid Fine Arts at Their Peril in Culture War Fight

Our longest engagement to date is the culture war currently taking place in our own back yard. And with no end in sight, liberal/progressive/collectivists have been kicking some serious conservative ass–seemingly without resistance–for the last few decades. And where the culture goes–so went

Steve Martin: Renaissance Man

Well…ok…he’s no Michelangelo and he’s definitely no Leonardo…but then…who is? Besides, that was then and this is now. In this time of excruciatingly mediocre talent, where the line between reality show contestants and some of our entertainment superstars is…ummm…blurred, Steve

2009: The Year the Pretense Died?

What happened? When did I become such a cynic? How can it be that my immediate reaction is skepticism to people, organizations and/or movements that outwardly seem to be selflessly asking for my support to help the less fortunate. Who

There Is a New Movement…

…and it is us! We are proud! We are united! We are loyal! We are kind and giving! We are decent! We are diverse! We are always seeking to improve ourselves and lift others! We are always the first ones

Are You Artists or Propagandists?

Count me as one of the proud, independent and struggling painters who will not be a shill for the current administration. Let me make it clear — the NEA and artists who take orders from Obama’s henchmen are nothing more

Ignorance = 'It Ain't No More, Okay?'

In this painting, the meek are those who are easily led, ignorance is a tool used against them and red represents the communist countries that should have erased all doubt by now about the abysmal failures they have proven to

Our Agenda…

…NO FEAR! “We The People” are here to take back our house! IF YOU’RE A FEMINIST–MAKE UP IF YOU’RE A CHAUVINIST–CATCH UP IF YOU’RE A MODERATE–FESS UP IF YOU LEAN RIGHT–STRAIGHTEN UP IF YOU’R A LIBERAL/PROGRESSIVE… WHATEVER-GIDDY UP & MOVE

Fear…

…their motives, not their strength! “We The People” are the majority and we are on the right side of this struggle. Move On-NOW-Pink-Os, we will not Accept Criminals Legislating Us!

Happy Flag Day

I painted my first American flag in 1997 after viewing Robert Hughes’ PBS series “American Visions” about the history of American art and its coming of age in the fifties. This left me wanting to see Jasper Johns 1954 flag

Art 101: I am an American!

“Colors” [click to enlarge] I made the above painting: A. To point out to the art community who I am? B. To make clear to my Latino brothers and sisters who I am? C. To leave no doubt to anyone

Acceptable Hate Mongering?

Yeah-I think I get it? If you’re a media personality of mediocre talent and dubious intelligence like…uh…gee, there’s so many to choose from? Oh, I know, let’s go with Janeane Garofalo now that she’s decided to be a spokesperson for