Movie Review: Hombre (1967)

The best small Western of all time? ___ 9/10
Review by Brian Wright

HombreJohn Russell: Lady, up there in those mountains, there’s a whole people who’ve lost everything. They don’t have a place left to spread their blankets. They’ve been insulted, diseased, made drunk and foolish. And you call the men who did that Christians and you trust ‘em; I know ‘em as white men and I don’t….
Jessie: Russell, if nobody ever lifted a finger until people were deserving the whole world would go to hell. We’d better deal with each other out of need and forget merit. Because none of us have too much of that, not me, not you, not anybody.[1] Continue reading

Brian’s Column: World According to Russell Means

The Dalai Lama of America speaks his mind
by Brian Wright
(originally composed 02/07/2011)

Please everyone find an hour and a half today or within the next few days to watch the video “Welcome to the Reservation,” linked to the image on the right. It is an exclusive interview conducted by with American Indian activist and libertarian hero Russell Means. Means’ assessment of the political plight in this country: Tyrannical US government (USG) is increasingly treating everyone else just like it has been treating the American Indian from the gitgo. RM: “The US is the largest Indian reservation in the world.” Continue reading