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Here we go again. Three days ago I reported on what turned out to be the first of two consecutive temporary bans that prohibit me from posting on Facebook.

If you thought the Mickey Rooney incident was ludicrous, feast your eyes on this. Blame Reader critic David Elliott's scathing review of Madonna's W./E. for getting me into hot water. It is not my policy to take to The Big Screen and second guess Dave's reviews, but in this case he once again nailed it: W./E. is wee.

While reading the review, I was reminded how quickly Madonna glossed over The Duke and Duchess of Windsor's meeting with Adolf Hitler at the Berchtesgarden in 1937. Wallis Simpson was a world-class anti-Semite who married well, yet according to Madonna's biopic she come's off as a victim. The following photo and caption appeared on my Facebook wall:


"Hey, Madonna, did you forget something? Stick to entertaining football fans with your calisthenics and leave the historical documentation to greater minds."

Posting a photo of Hitler is no more an endorsement of his policies than disliking Schindler's List is an indication that one is pro-Holocaust. It's not as though a glowing endorsement of David Hoggan's The Myth of the Six Million appeared on my wall for all to see. The point was to call Madonna out for her willingness to trample the truth in order to bolster a wobbly cinematic "vision."

No one individual narced me like the last time. This was a case of the Facebook Gestapo keeping an eye on my every questionable move. When I'm once again reinstated in two or three days they leave me no recourse but to post pictures of Barney and Kitten videos.


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SurfPuppy619 Feb. 16, 2012 @ 10:19 a.m.

Kitten Natividad !!! I remember her from the 70's and 80's. She sure seemed to like to sport her.... errr...........whatever.

I feel sorry for women like her, b/c they have only one thing to sell, and when the looks go south they have nothing left.........


Scott Marks Feb. 16, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m.

I'm in Facebook hell and all you see are mammary glands?! Thanks, Surf!


David Elliott Feb. 16, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m.

Scott, Sorry if my unloading on Madonna's pathetic, google-eyed movie on the royal idle rich got you flushed by the censors (calling them the Facebook Gestapo will not endear you further, or even Fuhrer).

In Madonna's movie the Nazoid sympathies of the Windsors are dismissed as mere "rumor," yet in this photo for over 70 years is public visual evidence that Hitler grasped (to kiss?) Wallis's hand as they prepared to lick his boots. Even when the Duke was put superficially in charge of the Bahamas during WWII, far from Hitler, the British secret service kept very close watch on W and E. Sadly, he was not made ambassador to Argentina after the war.

By the way, Hitler's famous mountain retreat was not "the Berchtesgaden," like Ye Olde Biergarten in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, or Der Surf und Turf. But then, you were never a welcome guest there, as I often was. Sieg kitsch, D


Scott Marks Feb. 16, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m.

I stand corrected, Reichsführer Elliott and salute your fine attention to detail. I must have been in another part of the Alps when I wrote this and have since gone back and corrected the spellin.


denfrank Feb. 17, 2012 @ 10:33 a.m.


They double the time for each offense. I got up to a month for friending too many dead celebrities. That was when I said goodbye to Suckeyberg and hello to Last.fm. Music soothes the white noise.


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