Patrick Leahy signals he’ll run for ninth Senate term

This man needs to be Court marshaled- removed from office and sentenced to life in prison not life in office for his use of office to pillage the American public by his sordid bill deals that line his own pockets Patrick Leahy signals he’ll run for ninth Senate term If he ran again, Leahy would be in line to pass the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) as the longest-serving senator of all time. Senate Appropriations Chair Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing to examine the American Jobs Plan, focusing on infrastructure, climate change, and investing in our nations future on April 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Senate’s longest-serving Democrat, long assumed to be on the cusp of retirement, is leaning toward giving it another go. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who has served since 1975 and is in the line of presidential succession, is asking colleagues to support his potential campaign for a ninth term, according to Democratic senators who have spoken to him. The 81-year-old has also indicated to them that he believes he’s “the only Democrat that can win the seat,” said a… Read More

‘Final Account’ Holocaust film was late director Luke Holland’s mission

Luke Holland’s last mission to bring his “Final Account” to the world has been fulfilled with the Friday release of the late director’s searing Holocaust documentary. Spurred to urgent action in 2008, the documentary filmmaker, whose grandparents were murdered in the Holocaust, sought to interview the last living architects of Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. Not the monsters from the history books, but ordinary German men and women who participated or were silent through the monstrous atrocities of the Holocaust – from former SS members and concentration camp guards to farmers and housewives. After completing 300 interviews and editing the completed work, Holland, 71, died in July after a prolonged battle with cancer. “The film itself is the culmination of a lifetime’s work and mission,” says his longtime friend and film associate producer Sam Pope. “Luke was supremely happy to have finished it, to make it over the final line. He completed his mission.” Pope, who met the filmmaker at age 6 when his family moved to his small village in East Sussex, England, believes his filmmaking mentor was building towards making the “Final Account” his entire life. The U.K-born Holland… Read More