Salt and Mad Men

The new spy yarn Salt, starring Angelina Jolie and helmed by Mace Neufeld, the director of Tom Clancy epics Clear and Present Danger and Patriot Games, puts a salty new spin on the Kennedy assassination. Secret soviet murder squads and diabolical doubles have always been part of JFK assassination lore, but this particular film plays…

Disorderly Conduct: Courage in Dealey Plaza

When the President of the United States was gunned down like a common thug in the streets of Dallas, the city’s internal disciplinary mechanisms barely quivered. To this writer’s knowledge, not a single police officer or secret service member was directly reprimanded in response to the grievous negligence which occurred on that tragic day. And yet recording artist Erykah…