Expatriate Owl

A politically-incorrect perspective that does not necessarily tow the party line, on various matters including but not limited to taxation, academia, government and religion.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Paul Newman, R.I.P.

Many of my fellow right-wingers have looked askance at the late actor Paul Newman's political and social views and activities.

Whatever else might be said about Paul Newman, it must be noted that a significant amount of his charitable largesse was directed to the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum, and to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. You really cannot get much more patriotic and pro-American than the Interpid!

Paul had his own ideas of what was right, and he acted upon them.

Rest in peace, Paul Newman!

[And, as I write this post, the Interpid is in the process of being towed back to its berth at Pier 86, at 12th Avenue and 46th Street in Manhattan, after a refurbishing in drydock. My own family membership in the museum has been in lapse for the past few years, but perhaps now is the time for us to reactivate it.]

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