“Good Night, Mike.” A Part Of My Past Goes With You.


No question.. Mike Wallace is one of the last of a dying breed.  There’s not a Boomer who doesn’t have some memory of the past that doesn’t include a Mike Wallace moment.  With his passing the memories conjure up all those other newspeople that were part of “the first TV generation”.  Yeah, as a kid in the 50’s and 60’s I didn’t much take an interest in what those early talking heads were talking about.. that was all adult stuff.  I was into cartoons and cowboys & indians… and other kid shows of the day.  But given there were just 5 local TV stations at the time (three network, one local that played old movies and Cubs and Sox games, and one being an early PBS station.. and no one watched that yawning stuff), just by the constant exposure when flipping channels you got to see familiar faces doing the news.  In the post-Edward R. Morrow years I was introduced to Mike Wallace (I had a 5th grade math teacher, Mrs. Golden, that looked just like him; I dunno who was worse off for that), Walter Cronkite… remember John Cameron Swayze?  No relation apparently to Patrick, he had little journalism background but he had a great TV persona with his photographic memory and voice.  You will remember him better being the spokesperson for Timex watches after he left NBC (“Takes a licking and keeps on ticking”); strapping a Timex on to just about anything that spun around.

John Cameron Swayze with yet another Timex test

I’m sure you all remember the Huntley-Brinkley Report.. that aired from 1956 to 1970.. and became the headliner during the Vietnam War years, along with Walter Cronkite… arguably the best and most respected newsman in TV history.  Douglas Edwards, John Chancellor, and Dan Rather made up the familiar faces.  Edward P. Morgan, Howard K. Smith, Frank Reynolds, Harry Reasoner; many of these folks became familiar during the space launches over the years (remember ABC science editor Jules Bergman showing all those graphics and models during the space shots?).  I got pretty good at recognizing their voices on various news specials or voiceovers in commercials and old black & white documentaries.  Walter Cronkite did a series called The Twentieth Century (loved the theme) and Mike Wallace did Biography decades before the cable network (“I’m Mike Wallace.. and this.. is Biography”).  Being a history buff I was voracious for all of that stuff.

Into the 70’s and 80’s the older seasoned news anchors were beginning to retire.  Mike did 60 Minutes, which gained him immortality (I recall the common joke for decades was, you know you’re not going to have a good day if you go to work and see Mike Wallace and a camera at your front door).  His son, Chris, is currently an anchor on Fox News (sadly, in my opinion) but has his father’s voice and assertive reporting style, although not likely to achieve his father’s notoriety.

Well, in the end all these guys had an indirect influence in my life, having become the words of unquestionable authority and integrity back when that seemed to mean something more than today.  Sorry to see them go.  There’s not going to be anyone of the same caliber to replace them.  Now Mike is likely with a camera crew at the entrance to the Pearly Gates…

Sir Walter the Great

Chet Huntely & David Brinkley ("Good night, Chet."... "Good Night, David.")

 

Mike Wallace & Harry Reasoner

 

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2 thoughts on ““Good Night, Mike.” A Part Of My Past Goes With You.

  1. Just as the gods used WWII to justify an influx of new technologies so will they use the impending pestilence which kills over half the world’s population to justify historical medical advances, including the “cure of aging”, initiating the “1000 years with Jesus on Earth”.
    We’ve seen this tactic used recently with AIDS, targetted at homosexuals and blacks in Africa.
    Then, as promised, The End will come with fire::::Global tectonic subduction.

    Anyone the gods role play telepathically or use for positioning in this Situation extensively have a legacy of hurting others. The more they hurt the more eggregious in history their legacy. Considering they tell me my auidence at any one time is nearly half a billion it is not inconceivable Adolph Hitler was reincarnated into the Situation.
    Due to the expansive accumulated audience in this Situation these individuals have now qualified for a legacy of hurting billions of people, and as a result own a very exclusive legacy which will qualify them to be used for the pestilence event which kills half the world’s population:::The monsters of tommarrow.

    The gods behave monsterously in the course of managing Planet Earth, matching our decay, but they demand people be good if you are to have a chance to ascend as a child in a future life.
    Not only is doing the right things important (praying, attoning for your sins, thinking the right way:::accepting humility, modesty, vulnerability), so is avoiding the wrong things important as well:::”Go and sin no more”.
    You NEED active parents who share wisdom to have a real chance to ascend into heaven in a future life, and you MUST be a good parent as well to have that opportunity.

    The dogs are dead.
    And they’re still incurring evil from their prior life(ves).
    Junior Seau is a good example::The real, a 20-something in her next life, making progress, so the gods allow her clone host fake to committ suicide, allowing her off the hook incurring evil in her prior life. AND close the restaurant, her legacy in capitalism.
    Al Davis should be so lucky.

    The antients will offer clues with press releases, most recently about arsenic in rice. Asian herbal therapy may account for this cancer risk but typically not in whites, a reminder to eat within your own culture as well. Recall years ago the gods released a similar report about arsenic in apples. It’s no coincidence our grossly disfavored culture feed our candidates (children) with all manners of apple products.

    There was a very real perception that bi-racial was much worse for the white than it was for the person of color. The liberal culture, which was designed and promoted with the god’s tools to achieve their Apocalyptic goals, screamed racism when there was a very reasonable explanation for this reality::::
    In this white punishment known as the United States the person of color has already adopted the disfavors/temptations intended for another race. But by associating/mating with a person of color the white is newly adopting the disfavors of another culture.
    And this is the reason why people of color are not welcome in the United States. The gods control everything:::The perception they want to create, the thoughts they want you to have.
    People of color can’t recover from absorbing the temptations from two cultures. And why they become more and more like so many blacks in America:::Veterans at absorbing the temptations of two cultures.
    To further illustrate this is why California’s educational system/funding was ranked #1 when California was white:::Education being the basis of the affluent economic system. Now even public higher education has become unaffordable.

    The gods placed us all into our own corners of the globe. As such for thousands of years we spent time and reproduced with out own kind.
    This is why mobilty/travel, biracial unions/offspring and partaking of other cultures is a sin::::
    Each has it’s own elements of disfavor, and by experiencing other cultures you are being exposed to these disfavors, which if people may adopt will make their state even worse than prior.
    The United States has been considered a “melting pot” where rejects from around the world were sent when kicked out of their motherland.
    Remember, this concept of cultural diversity is an element of the liberal platform the gods used to promote societal decay, revealed on the map with the “beast” that is the SanFranciscoBayArea and the spread of social deterioration that spread to the rest of the country and eventually to the entire globe.

    Don’t forget the lessons the ‘ole white preacher taught:::Dancing is a sin.
    The gods used the liberal tool to ridicule away so many taboos, paving the way for the decay of society and ultimately the End Times::::::
    Black behavior was controlled by the KKK. Men’s behavior was controlled by marriage for thousands of years.
    When married by 15 men never gained the taste of promiscuity. Once the gods used the budding liberalism tool the men set the tone for the deteriorating enviornment centered around their gross disfavor.
    Women’s relinquishing control of pre-arranged marriage will be what costs mankind everything in The End. It’s all their fault. The Apocalypse, Rapture, the End Times is women’s fault. Men are pigs, essentially just primally responsive disfavored beings who if given the freedom will abuse based on the impulses the god’s push them into. Whereas under pre-arranged marriage this behavior was contained now the promiscuous fraternity house epitomizes the pinnicle of what a “real man” should be like. And sadly the women fall into line.
    The end of the world is because of the females.

    As with so many things in this life “less is more”. Sex is one of those things. They used the liberal age to promote casual “free” sex intentionally::Combined with “women’s lib” and their initiation into the “trenches” of the workplace as well as other issues like alcohol consumption the people experienced a mass masculinization of the females.
    The gods use sex as temptation. This is why the most disfavored among us are preoccupied with it. While some may feel being well-endowed is a sign of favor the truth is just the opposite. And often the result is misogyny, a belittling of the favored gender, and stagnation of the people as a whole.
    Less is more. When young women experience passing thoughts which say you’re doing something wrong instead of fighting or dismissing the thought you should heed the warning. Sadly in today’s world too many experience prolonged periods of promiscuity in their lives, whereas if married by 15 like throughout human history this disfavor was avoided.
    Don’t forget:::It is children who ascend into heaven, and the absence of sexual activity is one reason. Their general innocence is another, which should help you see the destructive nature of adult life in today’s society.

    Ronald Reagan spent the communist block into submission with defense buildup, and in the process increased the National debt from $1 trillion in 1980 to $6 trillion when he left office.
    W charged both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to the national debt, honest numbers to come.
    The gods used W to initiate the “Great Recession” with deliberate legislation/regulation changes, allowing the sub-prime fiasco and corporate irresponsibility/criminal behavior which led to the multi-trillion dollar stimulous package, pocketted by Republican friends and donors::::$5 trillion charged to the National credit card.
    This corruption is one element of evil in the party of good. War mongering is another.
    Damned if you do, Damned if you don’t::::With the Democrats you subscribe to social decay via liberlism, which WILL lead to the Apocalypse. Republicans are being used by the gods to bankrupt the United States, ultimately motivating people to the point of “desperation prayer” once anarchy presides::::Punishment designed to correct your behavior.

    The gods have positioned this Situation to look good. They destroyed lives just so they would look good in the public eye. Denying they ruined my childhood entitled them to destroy my health, making my loss complete. They deliberately exceed the deserved abuse in me and others and created bitterness to ensure people fail to recover from their loss.
    “We’ll make it up to you.”::::”We really like you. Everybdy esle got only 1000 years (with Jesus on Earth). You got 10,000. We really like you.”
    If people understood they’d see what vicious, depraved shit the gods can be. They pick someone out to use for their purpose and follow through with the agenda they scripted long, long ago whether in the wrong or not.

    “That’s your alternate.”:::The sole element of disfavor in the next Garden of Eden, setting our new planet on a collision course with an Apocalypse.
    It’s true:::Believers in Jesus can have “everlasting life”. Unfortunately, this is life on Earth, or whichever planet is currently “in play”, and this means thousands of years of slavery, 18 hour days and back-breaking misery 7 days a week. But as long as you dodge the god’s tactics minimizing the numbers of true believers you too can have “everlasting life”.
    Guess it’s better than the KKK.
    Had to fuck my chances up first though, hun? Stack the deck so hard the cards had to fall in one certain direction?
    All these years you could have allowed organic growth of the Situation, but since I would have earned a legacy you’d be compelled to grant me a minimum amount of time. But your compulsion for control (anal) compells you to create the freedom necessary to accomplish your preferred strategy:::Minimizing your culpability. And since you have absolute power there is little chance of any other senario occurring.

    The god’s goal is to create the freedom necessary to justify employing their strategy. German 5th century invasion enabled WWII, Moorish invasion of Italy justified black misery.
    The gods don’t fight fair. Their positioning is a good example, because you will have to negotiate this theater to succeed. THEN the gods will begin their tactics which will be revealed as unfair.
    So many of you invested your whole lives believing “earning” through being evil was the way. When you learn you were hurting yourselves instead of helping yourselves, when you realize you will be punished HARD if you choose to reclaim your chance you too will understand loss.
    The antients created freedom through future health issues. Early was dental isses they prevented from being treated professionally to prepare for inevitable ROger Ebert surgury. Wicked, black heart.

    The gods used the Black Plaugue to motivate Europeans to pray hard and ascend before Christianity ruined European cultures.
    “Virgin” Mary was a hooker and Jesus’s legacy was as a pimp. Mary Magdeline was the woman who made his money for him on the street:::Hedonistic, wicked Mediterreanean hammered by the gods with Noah’s Flood. This is why the gods used this region to launch the Beginning of The End.
    I will bet you this is the truth. He didn’t associate with that prostitute because he was a good guy. That woman made his money for him. And you Christians pray to this monster. You are chumps the gods play for fools.

    If you must chose an organized religion Judism is the best choice. Remember::You’re not there to socialize. Don’t let that tactic cost you; everywhere are people whom the gods have convinced they are “earning”. Even a house of god.
    Temptation has misled you into wickedness:::You’re all going the wrong way, misled by the deception that is our society.

    Repeatedly the gods warned against eating fish. Not shellfish, mind you, for organinisms like crab and lobster have a consciousness of power, one where they can and do defend themselves (clams/muscles bottom feeder toxic filters).
    Any Catholic can attest shellfish on Fridays during lent was like “cheating”, for the gods hold Catholics in condemnation and compell them to hurt themselves as severely as possible.
    But typical fish exhibit a consciousness of constant fear and escape from preditors. This is why the gods like women/girls. And as our envionrment changes, the antients position the masses to be increasingly under control of Artificial Intelligence, this risk of rape dissipates, giving the gods freedom to alter their attitudes towards the female gender and therefore the people as a whole.
    Equality. Be careful what you ask for.
    The leveling of the playing field.

    The gods behave monsterously in the course of managing Planet Earth but they demand people be good if you are to have a chance to ascend in a future life.
    Not only is doing the right things important (praying, attoning for your sins, thinking the right way:::accepting humility, modesty, vulnerability), so is avoiding the wrong things important as well:::”Go and sin no more”.
    You NEED active parents who share wisdom to have a real chance to ascend into heaven in a future life, and you MUST be a good parent as well to have that opportunity. Once your children have been raised something changes, something has been decided about you. This is exactly that.

    • ???? Ummm… hooo-kay.
      I tell ya what, friend… seems like you have it all figured out, but it also seems like you lack some direction on who to share it with. If you are misdirecting your posts or endeavoring a hack-job to spread your unsolicited pearls of wisdom to the uncaring, you might wanna gaze into a mirror.. preferably naked.. and ask yourself this question… “What if this is as good as it gets?”

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