JACK CUNNINGHAM
~ LIGHTER--SIDE: Jack's Movie Script CARRIE'S TREASURE
WHO IS JACK CUNNINGHAM
Friends of the United States MASSACRED
VA Manager Mocks PTSD and Suicidal Veterans
John Kerry was dishonorably dismissed from the Navy for collaborating with Viet Cong
WHO IS JACK CUNNINGHAM
EQUAL JUSTICE Is A Joke, Especially In This State
Obama Earns a Hollywood Promotion
Is The Political-Left Planning To Drop "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Criticizing Obama Is Disobedience
Support America's PTSD Vets
Where do You stand with Chris Christie on the Issues
An act to deceive, to fraud and to manipulate due process.
Back on September 30, 1999, the New York TIMES Predicted Our Current Financial Crisis
Governor Calls for a Review of Fraud Charges Within State Supreme Court
Veterans Affairs (VA) bans the word 'God'
Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie
Is this political leader part of the Cover-up...
Insist on honesty in government and protection of our fundamental rights, Constitution
webmaster Jack Cunningham
Decorated Vet Mocked For His PTSD
How Many Lies Can This Politician Tell In a 107 Second Video
Please give these American veterans a stronger voice.
~ * Pictures: Grizzly Bear Attack * ~
Obama Earns a Hollywood Promotion
POLL:: Will You Be Voting On Election Day - November 6, 2012
ACTOR CHARLIE SHEEN BECOMES A POLITICAL SPOKESPERSON FOR HOLLYWOOD
After Americans leave village, terrorists turn 2,000 homes into ashtray
AMERICANS WORKING TOGETHER
~ LIGHTER--SIDE: COMPUTER FUNNIES
Hillary Clinton interned with Bob Truehaft, former head of the California Communist Party
BILL CLINTON'S TIMELINES
Disabled Vet Battles Corrupt Law Firm: Evidence Firms Contact, Invoices, Supreme Count Documents
Pit-bull Attacks Porcupine Pictures
America's Most Decorated Soldier
** AMERICAN VETERANS **
EUROPE - THY NAME IS COWARDICE (Commentary by Mathias Dapfner CEO, Axel Springer, AG)
HOMES of Oprah, John Travolta, Cruise, Al Gore, Bush and John Edwards
** Mountain Lions in New Jersey **
OPEN LETTERS TO VIETNAM VETERANS: Dear Hero / Dear Vietnam Veteran
War experiences of a combat veteran
Is New Jersey Governor Chris Christie the answer to USA problems...
It became a symbol of the Iraq conflict
Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie
It is time for a realistic, pro-American Troop television series
State of New Jersey gives free passes...
National Disgrace
Together We Can Take It Back
AN ARTICLE ON WEBMASTER JACK CUNNINGHAM
~ Why do these two U.S. Marines look drunk... ~
Military Affairs and Veterans' Committee PTSD Bill passed unanimously...
Combat Vet Mocked For His PTSD By State Ethics Official
Mountain Lions in New Jersey
Get your computer screen cleaned from the inside for free.
Best Footage Of Tea Party/Glenn Beck Rally Crowd.
Honorably discharged vet mocked in Supreme Court documents for having PTSD
~ ** Pearl Harbor USS ARIZONA Memorial Needs Your Support
Do You Understand: Theft of your constitutional rights and due process under the law, by deception
For All YOU Couch-Criminologists
~ WATCH YOUR ASS, MARINE! ~
Is this Government Cover-up a State Crime or Federal or Both
Republican Congressman to go over charges, evidence and details of New Jersey's 9 year cover-up
Coast Guard Issues Alert...
"You Americans are so gullible..."
PTSD Awareness Day
Let's Stand Shoulder To Shoulder And Get Our Country Back From Narcissistic Politicians
Which Political Party Supports Veterans Rights The Most...
Goals to Socialism/Communism in America
Help Stop the Disgrace Against This Vietnam Vets Memorial
Why the evident lack of concern in this blatant Political Cover-Up?
** My Lai Massacre **
Beautiful Women Soldiers from around the world
Photos That Make Teabaggers S@#$ Blood
Help Stop This Political Disgrace
Vets Forced to patrol Vietnam memorial
The True Meaning of Memorial Day
*** Minorities *** We need to show more sympathy for these people.
Veterans Affairs (VA) Statistics: Average of 18 vets commit suicide each and every day
The disgraceful treatment of our veterans
American Patriots are watching what happens...
John Kerry was one of those dishonorably dismissed from the Navy for collaborating with Viet Cong
Is it time for a realistic, pro-American Military television series
* AS THE PLAINTIFF AGAINST A CORRUPT LAW FIRM, HONORABLE VETERAN MOCKED IN COURT FOR HAVING PTSD *
What's going to happen to Congress in 2010
MAP OF THE FAR EAST: Korea, China, Philippines, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, Indonesia,
5 Things That Will Make You Happier
Major Tea Party 2010 Events
Campaign to Recall Democrat Senator
Dems Power Supreme and Somewhat Superior. At Least, they think so...
Corruption Collusion Runs Deep in American Politics
Obama Gives Our Soldiers His Famous Crotch Salute
November 1, 2009 TEA Party
I am afraid (Of Today's America)
Government ethics and corruption is the number one issue for Americans
Proof Government Officials Try To Make Themselves Above The Law
Obama Gives America His Message After The Massachusetts Special Election
Stop Obama In 2010
Its The End of the Road for What Barack and I Are Trying to Do
It's unimaginable to me that such a Veteran would be denied justice in the land he promised his life
There are still gracious, honorable and dedicated politicians in America
Democrat U.S. Senator calls for hearings on End-of-Life Care Guide for Veterans
Should a veterans rights be marginalized because he or she has PTSD
Ferrari hits a power post at 200 mph..... Phenomenal pictures.
New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine is NOT like any Marine that I know.............
Stand Behind Those Who Served America
Support America's Veterans
State Senator is a true advocate for disabled veterans
Don't Piss Off a PTSD Disabled Veteran
Will This New Rule Of Combat Lead To More American Deaths In Afghanistan
Jersey Devil seen by many, reportedly caught 100 years ago
** the little guy can win **
The slaps were audible from across the cemetery. The story about Navy Petty Officer Mike Monsoor
PROUD father of an American Soldier
Protecting their own reputation...
~~ ** MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN WASHINGTON DC ** ~~
PTSD Disabled Veteran Is Nearing The Impossible...
Pit-bull vs Porcupine: The dog survived, and hopefully learned a valuable lesson.
GOING AGAINST STATE CORRUPTION
Superior Court Transcript mysteriously goes missing before it could be typed...
Republican Political Disgrace
You be the Judge: A decorated, disabled vet denied justice, due to a Clerical Error or Part of a
Should ACORN Receive Federal Money As More ACORN Voter Fraud Comes to Light?
A Young Marine's Dream Job - Training Afghans As Bullets Fly
~ LADY WITH A ANGEL'S VOICE ~ AWESOME * Susan Boyle *
If you served on an U.S. Navy ship...
Those Goddamn American Marines
July 4th Celebrations of Our Freedoms (TEABAG PARTIES) across America
George Bush warned Congress starting in 2001, that this economic crisis was coming
Come be part of American history
The Smoking Gun for the Financial Crisis...
90 percent say it is a conflict of interest. What do you say...? *
Troubled Homecoming for America's Military Veterans
Lawyers' open lies to the Supreme Court (Accepted in Attorney Ethics Case)
American Freedom Foundation
TWO BIG BOOBS
Breaking News; Saddam has escaped
AMERICANS WHO SAY, "FUCK OUR TROOPS."
Huge Patriotic Rock in rural America
Corrupt Law Firm Is Protected By Corrupt State Politicians, Judges, Officials And Federal Government
Actor Val Kilmer: Most Vietnam Vets were borderline criminals or poor
Troops in Vietnam: Reached a peak of 543,000 in the last year (1968) of the Johnson Administration
Marine guard snaps to attention, Salutes, and says to President Obama
Senators slam Obama's plan for wounded vets
MSNBC: Give President Obama a grade
Lawyers' open lies to the Supreme Court (Accepted in Attorney Ethics Case)
Senate grants Social Security to Illegals, yet planned to cut disabled veterans' SSD
Veterans and PTSD
REVEILLE: For two old vets
Who knew What, When...
New York TIMES Predicted Our Current Financial Crisis
What combat feels like...
Disabled Vet Battles Corrupt Law Firm: Evidence Firms Contact, Invoices, Supreme Count Documents
~ ** DE-STRESSERS ** ~
~.......AWESOME.....PICTURES FROM IRAQ.......~
I dreamt that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around
WOMAN SPITS IN SOLDIER'S FACE
A Marine's Last Will and Testament
Corrupt lawyers and those, who have protected them for eight (8) years, may finally get Justice
What happens in Heaven...
PTSD vets need the American Public to become advocates for them.
Help Stop Political Corruption Now
I reported It To The Secret Service And FBI
Rate George Bush's presidency on a 1 to 5 scale.
Narcissistic ruthlessness moves to next stage
** IMPEACHMENT: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Do you want the border fence up to stop illegal aliens and terrorists...
* PICTURE: * Great White Shark Following Kayak
Lawyers' Police Need Policing
Marines take care of Marines. As you may know, Marines are like that.
State Officials Protect Corrupt Lawyers. Checkout the evidence...
Help stop state government corruption
Is Yellowstone National Park About To Blow
HERE'S PROOF: State Government Cover-ups Do Work
Video of Al Qaeda combatants gunned down by an AC-130 Gunship
You heard of medical malpractice. Here's an example of clear Legal Malpractice
Does congress deserve a pay raise...
USATODAY: Young veterans face financial battles
Attorneys Negligence, Over-Charging, False Billing, Court Unpreparedness, Lack Of Communications
Politicians probe scat found in state.
Disabled Vet Needs Five Minutes Of Your Time
** GOVERNOR ACCUSED OF CORRUPTION SCANDAL COVER-UP **
Anniversary celebrates America's response to Japan's surprise attack
MOTHER'S LOVE FOR HER MARINE HERO SON
What Did State Politicians And State Officials Know; And When Did They Knew It
Corrupt Law Firm Still Being Protected By State Government After 8 Years
** WHAT IS PTSD **
Update: WebMaster Jack Cunningham's Corruption Charges Against His State's Government
** MEMORANDUM TO ALL VIETNAM VETERANS **
Col. John Ripley, Marine, Who Halted An Enemy Two Hundred Tank, 20,000 Troop Attack, Dies
DISABLED VETERAN NEEDS YOUR HELP...
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ON WEBMASTER AND VIETNAM VET JACK CUNNINGHAM AND HIS U.S. MARINE BUDDY
I may be soon forced to remove my websites from the internet.
The Last Two Months, We Had 404,663 Visitors And 3,446,781 Hits.
How Our Active Military Men And Women Are Voting For Barack Obama And McCain
Obama Calls Federal Immigration Law Enforcement Officers 'Terrorists'
IN BARACK OBAMA'S OWN WORDS: I will stand with the Muslims...
Obama's Special 845 BILLION DOLLAR World TAX For American Workers
Young Voters Are Going To Pay For Barack Obama's Global Poverty Act
Veteran PTSD Discrimination: VA doctor wants veteran to enter a 28 day PTSD program at a VA hospital
George Bush has been in office for 7 1/2 years.
The #1 reason to vote for John McCain
WHICH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE REFUSES TO SALUTE THE AMERICAN FLAG OR SAY THE PLEDGE
Disabled Veteran Hospitalized After Attacked By County Employees
** Federal Veterans Affairs (VA) Shreds 'New' Veterans Claims **
"Just Go Away."
CNN Investigation: Barack Obama is lying about Weathermen Terrorist Bill Ayers, his friendship and
Iraq War Disabled Veteran Beaten By Police, While The Veteran IS Hand-cuffed.
~ * Great American Military Non-combat Pictures * ~
The Marine Corps hymn by Jerry Lee Lewis. a.k.a. The Killer
** HEAR The Dear Vietnam Veteran Letter, Love America **
** What Is A Vet **
READ SOME OF JACK'S VIETNAM WAR EXPERIENCES LIVING AND SERVING IN A PEASANT-FARMING VILLAGE
Code Pink calls all United States Marines and all US military men and women war criminals.
* AS A PLAINTIFF, HONORABLE VETERAN MOCKED IN COURT FOR HAVING PTSD *
** CLERIC: PAUL (McCARTNEY) IS DEAD **
Which NBA basketball star played on what is considered History's best high school basketball team
I'm not able to vote for a Democrat for the first time in my Life.
John McCain's Vice-President Sarah Palin Is A Great American Woman
** 2008 Standardized Testing For All Voters **
** Star Spangled Banner ** Please press here for the story. **
Communist Goals for American Takeover, 1/10/1963 Congressional Record--Appendix, pp. A34-A35
** I'm So Impressed With The Democrat Convention. **
~ LIGHTER--SIDE: The Perfect Man (Husband)....!!
Marine Battles Corrupt Law Firm: Evidence Firms Own Contact, Invoices, Supreme Count Certifications
Barack Hussein Obama in upside DOWN American flag display for Democrat Convention
HOMES of John Travolta, Tom Cruise, Oprah, Al Gore and John Edwards
Pearl Harbor Marine Air Base was hit hard on the morning of December 7th
War Protester Spits On Iraq War Vet at Santa Barbara Demonstration
For all PTSD disabled Veterans, their families, their friends and their supporters ...IMPORTANT...
** Did you know? I didn't know! How could we? **
HELP PRESERVE: The Pearl Harbor Battlefields
Vietnam Veterans Day and calling on the American people to recognize such a day. * MARCH 29 *
A Disabled Vet Battles For Reasonable 'LEGAL' Disability Accommodations From The Supreme Court
Finding ways to help war vets experiencing traumatic stress
Anna Maria's Conversations With The Blessed Mother
Did You Ever Have An INTENSE Day... ?
Would You Pay An Attorney $612 For His Time, If He Came To A Proceeding Unprepared And Sat Silent?
American soldiers in Vietnam were falsely accused of being a barbarian horde, rapists, murderer
Combat Vets Mocked And Harassed By Military Superiors For Having PTSD
LIGHTER-SIDE: ** THREE STAGES OF MAN **
Read Some Of Jack Cunningham's Vietnam War Experiences, While He Lived (24/7) In A Peasant Village
Barack Hussein Obama's cousin Raila Odinga is accused of ethnic cleansing.
The New York Times, a U.S. Marine and The Bronx Zoo
Democrats are calling for nationalization of the oil industry. Should FARMLAND be next?
Congressman had accused United States Marines of killing 'in cold blood'
The Intelligence Test, better than any IQ test
Videos of Democrat Leaders talking about Saddam and his Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs).
Harvard Economists have found a link between negative Iraq media coverage and emboldening insurgents
Senator Barack Hussein Obama's Brother and Cousin Are Militant Moslems.
John McCain's Wife And Family Background And Pictures
Barack Hussein Obama's Family Story And Pictures
** Eat Crow, Iraq War Skeptics **
Hillary Clinton Supporters Unite Against Barack Hussein Obama
Superior Court Judge Sides With PTSD Vet Over A High Level Supreme Court Official
GOLDEN GIRLS: Betty White, Bea Arthur and Rue McClanahan reunite for the TV Land Awards. PHOTOS
** What We Owe Iraq War (and Warriors) **
Pictures: 260 Pound Mountain Lion Hit By Car
National Group Offers Free Psychiatric Care to War Vets
** Checkout This Ball-Playing Soccer/Basketball Playing Elephant Video **
You won't believe this... Another 'angel on your shoulder' event!
Barack Hussein Obama's APPEASEMENT Statements Are Already Helping Radical Iran...
** Post-traumatic stress soars in U.S. troops: IS THIS HOW THEY WILL BE TREATED **
NASA Found Water On MARS
** Post-traumatic stress soars in U.S. troops **
It was built out of respect for all those serving in Vietnam.
VA psychologist to staff: don't diagnose PTSD in Veterans
ILLEGAL ALIENS GIVE BACK TO AMERICA
MISTAKES OF THE VIETNAM WAR'S ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT. Please press here for details.
SENATOR JOHN KERRY TO COME CLEAN ON VIETNAM WAR CRIMES CHARGES
** WHAT IS APPEASEMENT **
Is Barack Hussein Obama a closet racist?
PICTURES ~ LIGHTER--SIDE: DO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS AND ANGELS
Purple Heart urged for veterans with PTSD
"I was exceptionally proud of that Marine," says Gunnery Sgt. Scott Guise.
** MEMORIAL DAY 2008 **
American Flag Desecration Project - University of Maine
United States Veterans Facing 'Major Health Crisis'
Our message is reaching some people: attorneygeneral.gov, uscourts.gov, usdoj.gov, senate.gov, house
William Ayers said that he regrets that he had not bombed more U.S. targets
"I was exceptionally proud of that Marine," says Gunnery Sgt. Scott Guise.
Obama and Hillary Accuse Each Other For Supporting American Home-Grown Terrorists
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in America's Veterans
Recall New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine. Please press here for details.
On March 11, 2008, my wife and I went to the F.B.I. office in Newark, New Jersey.
Most of them knew him as 'Holy CRAP.' BIG DOG
Pit-bull vs Porcupine: The dog survived, and hopefully learned a valuable lesson.
SIXTEEN BABY PANDAS
McCain doesn't care about people because he was a Navy fighter pilot who dropped bombs
Jane Fonda, the actress and ardent anti-Vietnam War advocate, endorses Barack Obama
A QUICK PULLOUT FROM IRAQ IS NOT THE ANSWER
OPEN LETTER TO VIETNAM VETERANS: Dear Hero / Dear Vietnam Veteran
Christian Church Supports Moslem Terrorist Group. Learn who has belonged to this church for 20 years
If you spent time in Southeast Asia and are having gastrointestinal issues for no apparent reason...
I guess someone on the YearBook Committee didn't like me.
Video: Al Qaeda Schoolyard Massacre In Progress (Not For Everyone)
It's time for Congress To Protect America's Military Recruiters.
Noble Peace Prize Winner Proclaims Iraq Was Supporting Terrorists Prior To President Bush's Invasion
** LAWYERS GONE WILD **
Al Gore Does Not Agree With Barack Obama About Terrorists And Iraq
Test Your Knowledge: WHO IS GUILTY OF OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
ONCE A MARINE ALWAYS A MARINE
Berkeley, CA Police Department Supports CHAOS AND ANARCHY Against United States Marine Corps
This corruption is poisoning the Legal Atmosphere in the whole State.
This draws sharp contrasts with honorable, professional attorneys.
March 29, 2008 will mark start of annual Vietnam Veterans Day
Politicians are quick to praise veterans... Is It Real?
What the hell is going on here?
This could save a life. If you, a love one or friend spent time...
Again, Cindy Sheehan Cowers to Gathering of Eagles (GOE)
John Kerry was one of those dishonorably dismissed from the Navy for collaborating with Viet Cong
Free Counsel to America's Honorably Discharged Vets Dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs
Law Students To Help Vets
Free Trauma Treatments for Veterans
Senate VA Committee To Examine Disability Benefits Commission Recommendations - Boost Vets Benefits
WE SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
Webmaster & American Veteran Jack Cunningham Asks For Your Support
~ ATTORNEY GENERAL QUITS OVER ETHICS ~
`` ** We are positive... ** ~~
How Swift Boat Veterans, POWs and the New Media Defeated John Kerry - To Set The Record Straight
Contact Jack Cunningham
WHEN I WAS IN VIETNAM MY HOMETOWN'S VETERAN MEMORIAL WAS ATTACKED TWICE BY WAR PROTEST
Read Some Of Jack's Vietnam Experiences
We shouldn't really be too surprised that this could happen.
This picture is worth 10,000 words...! GOD BLESS OUR MILITARY.
** HOLLYWOOD RELEASING PATRIOTIC MOVIES **
What is your position on illegal immigration?
Hollywood Celebrities Coming Forward to Highlight Today's Vietnam
Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians for 2007
Is Yellowstone About to Blow? A blob of molten rock the size of Los Angeles has been discovered 6 mi
USMC Silent Drill Platoon - Amazing Video
How each of the presidential candidates feel about illegal immigration.
Who Was The Best U.S. President Since 1953
Help needed for Iraq war widow with three children (6, 9, and 15). Please Press HERE For Details
Another Vietnam Combat Veteran is running for president and he is NO John Kerry.
BLUE STAR: We are mothers who now have, or have had, children honorably serving in the military.
Being ordered to NOT wear your uniform for "fear" of being targeted by War Protesters.
** OUR SUCCESS IN IRAQ IS TRUST **
American Vet Took On 100 Taliban To Save Unit
WAR RELATED PTSD AND HEAD INJURIES
It is guys like THIS that make this country great...
What all good veterans wear, when their wives give them chores to do around the house
ON THE FUN SIDE...
Is America Telling Hollywood "No" In It's Always Condemning America First
~~ ** POLITICAL CARTOONS ** ~~
Mature Adult Bumper Stickers
CODE PINK PICTURES
BIPARTISAN COMPACT ON IRAQ
Desecration of At Least SEVEN Veterans Memorials Around The United States Since May 2007... Incl
Vietnam Memorial Wall Defaced (September 7-9, 2007)
UPDATE on the 'Death Threat' on Jack's life and FBI Tips, please press
"Men have forgotten God; that's why all this has happened." Voice From the Gulag
Try to figure out, which house belongs to which politician and celebrity:
Oliver Stone recruits Bruce Willis for My Lai massacre film
SUPERIOR COURT TRANSCRIPT GOES MISSING WITHIN SUPERIOR COURT
Memorandum to All Vietnam Veterans
Jack's Recommended Music On U-Tube - LINKS
FEDERAL COURT: "Trumps the law designed to protect the rights of veterans." PRESS HERE
2008 will mark start of annual Vietnam Veterans Day
Carrie Underwood heading to Persian Gulf
~ LIGHTER--SIDE: ADULT JOKES AND PICTURES (NOT X RATED)
TERRORISTS TURN JACK CUNNINGHAM'S VILLAGE INTO AN ASHTRAY
Is this what 59,000 Americans Died For...?
WHY WE LOVE CHILDREN
WHAT HAPPENS AFTERWARDS IS ALWAYS AN IMPORTANT QUESTION.
~ ** JOHN KERRY VISITS IRAQ TO MEND SOME FENCES... ** ~
Have fun and be healthy.
~ THE MARINE ~
~ LIGHTER--SIDE: 2006 WET T-SHIRT CONTEST
MUSIC IS THE WINDOW TO HISTORY
Have you heard of the Proud American Organization "Gathering of Eagles" - Free Message Board Thread
GREAT FREE MESSAGE BOARD
Feds find 3,000 pounds of explosives in New York City.
HOW ONE WOMAN GIVES BACK TO OUR SOLDIERS AND AMERICA.
Cindy Sheehan criticizes Charlotte police for supporting Freedom of Speech
Read the Experiences of Jack Cunningham Living and Serving (24/7) in a Vietnamese Peasant Village
GREAT MEMORIAL VIDEO TO WORLD WAR I VETERANS
Superior Court Judge Believes PTSD Vet Over An Attorney Ethics Vice-Chairman.
WHY THEY FIGHT: As The Homefront Sours On War, Marines Pull Together
Jack Cunningham Unit's Command Chronologies
DID YOU KNOW THIS PATRIOTIC EVENT TOOK PLACE...?
ROLLING THUNDER AND GATHERING OF EAGLES: MEMORIAL DAY WASHINGTON DC
To the Shores of Tripoli by Fred Thompson
AMERICAN VETERANS
NOW THIS IS STRANGE: I ONCE WORKED WITH A SERIAL KILLER
Man who claimed war crimes in Iraq charged with falsifying record
~ ** Pearl Harbor USS ARIZONA Memorial Needs Your Support
WHEN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND POLITICIANS ARE ABOVE THE LAW, ALL AMERICANS LOSE.
** CLIMATE CHANGE ** ~ IMPACT ON EARLY CIVILIZATION
Iraq Is Next, Followed By The Other Nations Of The Region
May, 2007, the National Park Service Will Bulldoze an United States Marine Corps National Memorial
Which set of pictures fits your beliefs in America?
OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR GATHERING OF EAGLES
Rolling Thunder to oppose Fonda, anti-war protesters
~ ** SIXTEEN BABY PANDAS PICTURES ** ~
ANTI-WAR PROTESTORS ATTACKED VETERANS MEMORIAL
Attention Veterans or Surviving Family Members
"Not so fast, Fonda"
It is being called a "Gathering of Eagles."
~ Grievance: The State Of New Jersey Vs. John Jack Cunningham
~ ** SOME DOMAINS WHO VISIT OUR WEBSITE ** ~
JOHN KERRY COPYCAT
VETERAN PTSD DISCRIMINATION
THE MAJOR NEWS TOPICS OF 2007
A GUIDEPOST FOR ALL CORRUPT STATE POLITICIANS AND GOVERMENT OFFICIALS.
~ ** TODAY'S SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD ** ~
~ ** JOHN KERRY ** ~
PIECE OF AMERICAN HISTORY: The bloodiest single day battle in U.S. history
AMERICAN SHIP WINS ITS WAR FOR FREEDOM
~ UNKNOWN * WAR ~
95% OF AMERICANS DO NOT LIKE JOHN KERRY: COLLEGE POLL
~ * PRESS HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE ALL-TOO-OFTEN FORGOTTEN GROUP OF VETERANS. * ~
~ ** 21st Century Global War on Terror Veterans: Great Links ** ~
RIDING A SIXTY- SIX CORVETTE WITH PRIVATE MALONE
ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST BELOVED POLITICIANS AT PLAY
Love and Respect Me that I may fly proudly for another two hundred years.
~ *** PREPARING FOR THE PULLOUT FROM IRAQ *** ~
Demonstrates creativity (perhaps ingenuity)... and a bit of lunacy in some of these.
When was your last visit to a VA Hospital to say thank you...
~ Americans Who Support PTSD Veterans ~
~ Serious folks, I'm between Iraq and a Hard-Place...
TWO DIFFERENT JOHN KERRY'S
WHO IS CONGRESSMAN JOHN MURTHA
MONTAGNARDS THEIR HISTORY AND CULTURE
~ CAN YOU HELP THIS DISABLED VETERAN... ~
Experiences Of Jack Cunningham Living And Serving In His Peasant-Farming Village For July 17, 1970.
SURRENDER WAS NOT AN OPTION THAT DAY
Democrats are now in power. How will they support America's New & Older Veterans...
Americans Who Support PTSD Veterans
80 Nations of the World endorse USA Initiative.
"I was exceptionally proud of that Marine,"
corruption charges have former Governor Jim McGreevey's name all of them.
YOU DECIDE: See 20 Second Video: Kerry says sorry for "botched joke" / Congressman John Murtha is
SENATOR JOHN KERRY INSULTS AMERICA'S SERVICEMEN AND SERVICEWOMEN AGAIN (10/30/2006)
REMOVE JOHN KERRY FROM THE SENATE BY USING THE US CONSTITUTION'S 14th AMENDMENT
THE MEDIA
TO KEEP A VILLAGE FREE
White House and Senator John Kerry exchange accusations
I'M PROUD TO BE CALLED A SCUMBAG BY CONGRESSMAN JOHN MURTHA
A Group of musicians, veterans and an American celebrity team-up for success...
LAWYERS PROTECT THEIR OWN KIND...
~ LIGHTER--SIDE: Jack's Movie Script CARRIE'S TREASURE
SLEASY POLITICIANS
An Absolutely True Story About Senator John Kerry
~ LIGHTER--SIDE: HOOTERS CALENDAR
Al Qaeda's second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri calls Bush a failure over war on terrorism.
President Bush Is Pushing For Improved Trade As Human Rights Suffering Is Getting Worse.
Should 'Spitting on Veterans' be an accepted protest against the War on Terror.
Jane, We Hardly Knew Ye Died...
9-11 PTSD Sufferers: There is still a negative stigma associated with PTSD.
BOYCOTT THE DISNEY CORPORTION
Horror Of 9-11 Engraved Upon Volunteer's Soul (And Now Possibly His Lungs.)
If Hezbollah Attacks America Should America Attack Iran and Syria? POLL ~
DOES NEW JERSEY HAVE ANY CONCEPT OF ETHICS AT ALL... ?
CURRENT STATUS
~ I SUPPORT JACK CUNNINGHAM'S FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS IN DUE PROCESS. ~
REALITY COURT TV THAT BRINGS DOWN A CORRUPT STATE GOVERNMENT.
The New Vietnam Myths
 
 

I like writing ghost stories for young teenagers.  I have one that I wrote called Carrie's Treasure.  It's really for all ages.  It's about two ghost brothers, who promise to help bring a girl's divorced parents to be friends again.  The funny thing is though, the two ghost brothers don't get along themselves.  They fought on opposite sides of the Civil War.

I wrote it into a movie script a while back, but never really pushed it. 

 
 
COPYRIGHTED   2003

 

FADE IN:

EXT. FOREST ACRES VIRGINIA -- DAY

It is early morning in late summer. Forest Acres is a small town in Virginia that is encircled by the forest and rolling hills of the state park. Deer, raccoons, skunks, and black bears roam the open back yards of the homes that border the forest. A mother duck and her ducklings float across a small pond.

Forest Acres is a town that spans the ages of American history. A restored log cabin serves as the town's museum from it's frontier days. A street plaque describes its place in history. A Civil War monument with two soldiers, one for the north and one for the south, represents the pasts split political views of the border line states.

A supermarket and its mini-mall of stores represents Forest Acres' position in the 1990's.

EXT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

The house is a pre-Civil War Victorian. It looks like someone has not lived in it for many years. There is no paint on the wooden boards, the windows have been broken, there are holes in the roof, and the shutters are hanging off. The property outside is overgrown with grass and shrubbery.

Two twelve year old boys, CALVIN and JACK, are standing on the front grass of the house next door looking up at the attic. Jack turns towards Calvin.

JACK

Do ya think they're really up there?

CALVIN

Mary Sue said she saw one walking around the house with a candle.

JACK

You can't believe her, she's your sister.

CALVIN

If she says they're in there, then they're in there.

A large water balloon hits the ground between them. They look at each other with their eyes wide.

INT. MRS. BERGER'S HOUSE -- DAY

In the well kept Victorian home next door, MRS BERGER, 60, a gray haired, chubby, eccentric, nosey-body, yells out of her window.

MRS BERGER

Hey you brats, get off of my grass!

The two boys take off running.

INT. APARTMENT -- DAY

It's moving day. There are neatly stacked boxes all around the living room. Each box is labeled, indicating what is enclosed; Carrie's Personal Things, Tommy's Personal Things, Mom's Personal Things, Books, Paintings, Mom's Job, Family Room Things, etc.

CARRIE SULLIVAN, 11, tomboy, clad in a New York Giant's shirt, makes her way through the maze of boxes until she comes up her own. She opens it takes out her football. TOMMY SULLIVAN, 13, glasses, nerd, clad in a Batman T-shirt and Batman cap takes a book 'The American Civil War' from his own box, and closes the box very carefully.

INT. ELEVATOR -- DAY

Tommy and Carrie are in the elevator with a BOY, Tommy's size. As the elevator drops through the floors, the boy intentionally knocks Tommy's cap off, and laughs. Carrie glances back at the boy. Tommy leans over to get his cap just as the door opens in the lobby. The boy kicks Tommy's rear, sending him flying out of the elevator. Carrie presses the 'door hold' button and turns towards the laughing boy. He YELLS IN PAIN. Carrie runs out of the elevator LAUGHING as she tosses the football to herself. The boy exits the elevator holding his nose. He looks at his hands and screams.

BOY

You little freak. You made my nose bleed.

Carrie spins around to look at him, smiles, then exits the building.

EXT. APARTMENT -- DAY

There is a large interstate moving van directly in front of the building. DONNA SULLIVAN, 33, attractive, red hair, blue eyes, soft spoken, is waving the DRIVER to come to her.

DONNA

Are you sure you know where Forest Acres is? I don't want any problems.

DRIVER

Lady, you asked me that over the phone, three times in two days. I know where it is. It's in the middle of the state forest.

A cab arrives for the children.

CARRIE

Mom, the cab's here!

DONNA

Okay kids!

Donna helps the CAB DRIVER put the luggage into the trunk. She hugs the children.

DONNA

Have a good time with your Dad. I'll see you in a week.

Tommy kisses his mother and jumps into the back seat. Carrie hugs her mother around the waist.

CARRIE

I'm not gonna like this trip Mom. You know I don't get along with Brenda.

Donna brushes Carrie's hair back with her hand.

DONNA

It's only for a week, Carrie. Do it for your Dad.

DRIVER

Lady, this is costing you money.

Donna motions to him for one more minute. She pulls Carrie close and hugs her, then she looks into the back seat.

DONNA

(To Tommy)

I want you to take care of your sister while you're on vacation.

Tommy rolls his eyes.

DONNA

(To Carrie)

No match making, young lady. Promise?

Carrie smiles.

INT. CAB -- DAY

The cab takes Carrie and Tommy over a bridge into Manhattan. Carrie has the football on her lap. Tommy's reading his book. The driver has the radio on.

RADIO ANNOUNCER

That's our program for today. I hope you enjoyed our musical trip down the yellow brick road.

There's background music from "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Two dialogue clips come on.

DOROTHY

Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore.

LION

I do believe in spooks...I do believe in spooks...I do...I do...I do believe in spooks.

EXT. HI-RISE APARTMENT -- DAY

The cap pulls up in front of the Eastside building. The black doorman, TOM, opens the cab door and Carrie jumps out. They 'slit each other five.'

CARRIE

How ya doin' Tom?

TOM

I'm doing fine Carrie. How are you doing?

Carrie tosses him the football.

CARRIE

I got the football I wanted.

JEFF SULLIVAN, 34, handsome, blonde hair, blue eyes, exits the lobby with his girlfriend. BRENDA STOREWELL, 29, beautiful, short black hair, dark eyes, shapely. The children run up and hug their father.

TOMMY

Hi Dad!

JEFF

Hi kids, we have to leave right away. We have a 12:30 flight to Orlando.

The cab driver and doorman place the luggage in the cab trunk. Carrie gives Brenda a dirty look, then waves good-bye to Tom as she is getting into the cab.

CARRIE

Tom, say hi to your daughter for me.

TOM

I will. You write and tell me about the new house. Don't forget.

Once everyone is in the cab Carrie taps her father on his shoulder.

CARRIE

Do ya got it, Dad?

Jeff smiles at his daughter, reaches into his pocket and hands her a cassette. Carrie quickly pops it into her 'walk-man.' Brenda glances at Jeff.

JEFF

She likes my Eric Clapton tapes.

EXT. CANDY STORE -- DAY

In Forest Acres a small candy store is wedged between the town's lone real estate office and the supermarket. Customers are rushing in and out for their morning papers and coffee, greeting each other by their first names, AD LIB.

BEN HILL, 30, a dark skinned, burly, black park ranger rushes from his ranger car and holds the door to the candy store for a woman who has just exited the real estate office. CHARLOTTE GRACE, 36, short brown hair and brown eyes, clad in a business suit, smiles and bows slightly to Ben.

BEN HILL

Good morning Charlotte, you're here early.

Charlotte enters the store and turns around to Ben.

CHARLOTTE

I have a woman flying in from New York City this morning. She's renting the old Wilson place.

Ben stops short in his tracks. He has to move away to let a man out, and apologizes, AD LIB. Ben's eyes are wide open.

BEN HILL

You've gotta be kidding me. Why would anyone rent that place?

Charlotte picks up a newspaper, grabs a bag of M&M's, and turns towards Ben.

CHARLOTTE

She needs a place right away and it's the only thing in her price range. She just got a job down here and she starts a week from Monday.

Ben shakes his head in disbelief and chuckles.

BEN HILL

Yeah, but the Wilson place?

Charlotte holds her hand up to cut Ben's word off.

CHARLOTTE

Don't believe everything you hear, Ben. No one ever proved any of those stories about that house. It's old and it needs work, that's all.

Again, Ben chuckles and shakes his head.

BEN HILL

I usually don't believe in ghosts, but there are so many stories about the Wilson house, I just don't know what to believe.

EXT. AIRPORT PARKING LOT -- DAY

Charlotte is walking to her car with Donna Sullivan, who's clad in a business suit.

DONNA

It's really very nice of you to pick me up at the airport like this.

CHARLOTTE

Don't mention it. I know what it's like to be a single parent. Having to do everything for your children.

DONNA

It's almost impossible. I never seem to have enough time to do anything for myself. I really appreciate this.

Again, Charlotte smiles.

EXT. WINDING ROAD -- DAY

The car passes through the state park. Charlotte glances over to Donna.

CHARLOTTE

What's your children's names again?

Donna smiles with pride.

DONNA

Carrie and Tommy.

Suddenly, Charlotte has to stop short when she notices a mother black bear and her cub crossing the road right in front of them.

DONNA

Wow! I haven't seen a bear so close since I moved from Pine Grove.

CHARLOTTE

Pine Grove, Virginia?

Donna gives a proud, sweet smile.

DONNA

That's where I was born. I moved to New York when Jeff and I married after college.

(pause)

I couldn't afford moving back there with the kids. The housing is so expensive now.

The car begins moving along the road. Deer stand at the edge of the road and dash into the woods as the car passes them.

CHARLOTTE

Don't you have family there?

DONNA

They all offered, but I want to try and do things on my own.

EXT. FOREST ACRES -- DAY

As the two women drive through the picturesque community, children of all ages are walking toward their school. The women see the school bully, MOOSE, 13, pushing a boy, 11, to the ground. Charlotte rolls down her window and yells.

CHARLOTTE

Leave the boy alone, Moose! You're much bigger then him.

(To Donna)

That kid is always beating up on someone.

DONNA

We have a few of those bullies in our old neighborhood. You get them all over, no matter where you live.

EXT. CANDY STORE -- DAY

Charlotte pulls in front of the store and stops.

CHARLOTTE

It sure is nice that your children's father took them to Florida so you can get the house set up.

DONNA

Yes, he's like that. It's just that with his manager's job in computers, he doesn't find that much time for them. We never got to see him much.

(pause)

The only time I get to talk to him, is when we're arguing about the children.

Charlotte opens the car door.

CHARLOTTE

I'll be right out. I just have to get a bag of M&M's. I think I have an addiction to them.

Both women LAUGH.

EXT. STREET IN FRONT OF THE WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

Donna's eyes are wide open as she stares in disbelief.

CHARLOTTE

I know what you're thinking. With paint and a few new pieces of glass, this old place will look great.

DONNA

Come on, Charlotte. The only thing this place can use is a bolt of lightening.

Slowly, Donna exits the car. Charlotte runs around, place her arm around her new friend. It appears she supplies some encouragement. Donna is speechless as she inches forward. Jack and Calvin walk up, bound for school. They stop and watch as the women move closer to the porch. Just as Donna is about to touch the door knob, Calvin calls out.

CALVIN

I wouldn't go in that Wilson house, it's haunted.

Donna turns to Charlotte, her eyes are open even wider.

CHARLOTTE

There's no such thing as ghosts. This house is old, and needs work, but that's all.

Jack moves closer.

JACK

Everyone in town knows that it's haunted.

Donna's finger touches the door knob and suddenly the door falls off of its hinges and crashes to the floor in a cloud of dust. Charlotte and Donna jump back expecting the worst.

JACK

You'll see. This place is haunted.

INT. MRS. BERGER'S HOUSE -- DAY

The nosey-body peers through her blinds to watch what is going on next door. She turns toward her pet parrot, CHARLES, as she fingers her hair bun.

MRS BERGER

Brats! All I need is my prize flowers destroyed.

Mrs. Berger notices the two women leaving the Wilson house. She opens the front window a little.

MRS BERGER

Maybe you can hear them talking, Charles.

EXT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

Front yard, Donna back peddles as she looks towards the Wilson house. She shakes her head.

DONNA

I don't know about this place. Are you sure this is the only place in my price range. There has to be something better then this. Maybe a tent or something.

CHARLOTTE

I have a couple of days vacation coming. I can help you get it ready for the kids.

The old, worn curtains at the attic window move away as if someone was looking down at the two women below.

EXT. DISNEY WORLD -- DAY

The amusement park is crowded with young families. Carrie, clad in a Dallas Cowboy's shirt, and her brother, Tommy, clad in a Mickey Mouse shirt, are racing to the Small World amusement line. Carrie wins but Tommy sneaks ahead of her. Carrie pushes him. Tommy fixes his glasses and smiles. Their father and his girlfriend, Brenda, are coming in behind them. Carrie and Tommy are pushing each other.

JEFF

I told you two before to cut it out. If you don't stop, you won't get any ice cream later.

The children stop. Carrie looks around at all the families walking by. She turns towards Tommy, speaking loud enough for her father and Brenda to hear.

CARRIE

I wish Mom was here instead of Brenda.

Her father and Tommy are aghast that she said it so Brenda could hear it. Brenda shakes her head and a slight smile breaks her lips.

JEFF

Carrie! Apologize to Brenda right now!

Carrie steps back slightly.

BRENDA

It's okay, Jeff.

CARRIE

Apologize? You told us we were allowed to say anything to each other as long as it wasn't insulting or mean. Besides, I wasn't talking to Brenda. I was talking to Tommy. It's not my fault she heard me.

JEFF

I said to apologize.

CARRIE

It's not fair. I didn't do anything wrong.

JEFF

I told you to do something, Carrie. I'm not telling you again.

Brenda holds Jeff's arm.

BRENDA

Don't worry about it sweetheart. I understand. Carrie just misses her mother.

Jeff gives his daughter a dirty look.

CARRIE

(fast)

I'm sorry.

JEFF

Say it nicely.

CARRIE

Fine. I'm sorry Brenda.

INT. SMALL WORLD -- DAY

Carrie and Tommy get into the car and the vehicle pulls away.

TOMMY

I worry about you, Carrie. I'm much older then you, I can see more. You have to give Brenda a chance.

CARRIE

Not! You're only 13 and I'm 11. Besides, I'll never give her a chance. She's not good enough for Dad! Plus I don't trust her. She's up to somethin'.

TOMMY

Don't tell me you're still trying to get Mom and Dad back together.

CARRIE

I'll never give up. They still love each other. They're just to stubborn to show it.

TOMMY

You're the stubborn one.

In the next car, Jeff and Brenda are sitting with their arms around each other.

JEFF

I'm sorry Carrie said those things to you. Sometimes, I just don't understand her.

BRENDA

It's hard for her to accept the divorce.

(pause)

So, when are you going to tell her and Tommy we plan on getting married on Thanksgiving?

JEFF

I don't know yet. Tommy shouldn't be a problem. I know he can adjust. But Carrie, she's gonna be tough.

Brenda leans over and kisses Jeff on the cheek.

BRENDA

You better do it soon, sweetheart. I don't want any trouble with her the day of the wedding. I want my wedding day to be perfect.

EXT. DISNEY WORLD -- DAY

Together, Tommy and Carrie go on the different amusements. Jeff and Brenda are close by, holding hands. The children continue to push each other. Carrie gets angry from one push, and punches Tommy in the arm.

TOMMY

(rubbing his arm)

Why'd you have to do that? We were just playing.

CARRIE

Yeah, but you didn't have to push so hard.

Carrie turns to Brenda and gives her a dirty look, and at one point sticks her tongue out. Tommy catches her.

TOMMY

Don't let Dad catch you doin' that.

Angry, Carrie shakes her fist at Tommy.

CARRIE

Why don't you mind your own business and leave me alone. You're just mad because I punched you.

Tommy follows his father and Brenda, who are walking to a food booth. A ten year old boy, who is eating an ice cream cone, mimics Carrie's fist shaking. Moments later, Carrie's LAUGHING as she runs to catch up to Tommy. The boy is CRYING as his ice cream cone is now sticking from his forehead.

INT. HOTEL ROOM -- NIGHT

Jeff and the children have a two bedroom suite, with Brenda's room right next door. Jeff pours Brenda a glass of wine. Brenda takes a sip of the wine and lays her glass down.

BRENDA

Well, did you get a chance to tell the children we're getting married?

Jeff fingers the rim of his glass.

JEFF

No, I want to do it tomorrow at breakfast while you're out shopping.

Brenda takes a potato chip from a bowl in front of her and holds it to her lips.

BRENDA

I want this wedding to be the year's best social event on the eastside. I don't want Carrie causing a scene on our day, sweetheart.

The children's bedroom door is slightly open. Tommy, who has been listening, glances over towards his sleeping sister.

EXT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

It is early morning. Donna and Charlotte are in front of the house, ready to go in and start the cleaning and repair work. Donna looks discouraged. A tool box and cleaning materials are at their sides. Three car loads of YOUNG ADULTS and TEENAGERS arrive at the curb, followed by two pickup trucks loaded with supplies of wood, glass, and paint. Donna is astonished, and glances toward Charlotte for an answer. Charlotte smiles and holds Donna's hand.

CHARLOTTE

The Church just started up a youth group and I volunteered to be the director, so I thought this would be a good first service project for them. I hope you don't mind.

Donna smiles.

DONNA

I'd be crazy to mind.

The teenagers GREET THE WOMEN, AD LIB, as they pass them on their way into the house. Once the volunteers are inside, the two women follow them in.

SERIES OF SHOTS:

HIGHLIGHT THE CONDITION OF THE HOUSE, REPAIR AND CLEANING PROCESS. SOME SHOTS ARE COMIC WITH CLOUDS OF DUST ENGULFING EVERYTHING AND EVERYONE.

INT. HOTEL RESTAURANT -- DAY

Breakfast is half eaten when Carrie pushes her plate away

CARRIE

How could you, Dad?! I don't believe you could do this to Mom.

Jeff goes to hold her hand across the table and Carrie quickly pulls it away.

JEFF

Your mother and I are divorced, Honey. I have to live my life and she'll live hers. Brenda will be like your second mother.

Carrie pushes her chair back and stands up. Her eyes highlight that she can not believe what she just heard.

CARRIE

Brenda will never be my mother! I hate her!

Carrie runs out of the room and into the lobby. Jeff and Tommy glance around at all the staring families. Tommy decides to go after her and finds her sitting on the sofa.

INT. LOBBY -- DAY

He sits down next to her on the sofa.

TOMMY

Carrie it might be fun. Look at all our friends who have two mothers. They seem happy. Yeah, look at Charlie Gallo, he loves his stepmother, and still loves his real Mom.

CARRIE

I'm not going to love her and she's not going to love me, or Dad. She's two faced.

INT. JET PLANE -- DAY

Flying over the ocean, Jeff is working with his lap top computer as his children are asleep next to him. Carrie's wallet drops to the floor and spills out it contents. Jeff picks them up and notices his wedding picture with Donna. He looks at it and releases a slight SIGH. Trying to act as if she is asleep, Carrie watches him with one eye. She motions as if she is waking up and her father quickly shoves the picture back into the wallet.

INT. WASHINGTON D.C. AIRPORT TERMINAL -- DAY

Jeff and the children exit the plane gate and look around the crowd for Donna. Tommy notices her and points.

TOMMY

There's Mom! Over there by the pay phones.

Jeff hugs Tommy and shakes his hand.

JEFF

Remember to listen to your Mother, and don't give her a hard time about moving to Virginia. You're gonna like living there. I did when I was in college.

Jeff goes to say good-bye to Carrie, but she walks away.

JEFF

You're still not talking to me, Carrie? You're not even gonna say good-bye?

Ten feet away, Carrie toward her father, but walks backward toward her mother.

JEFF

Good-bye Carrie. I'll call you.

Carrie dashes back to her father grabs hold of him. Tears are rolling down her cheek.

CARRIE

I love you, Daddy. I love you so much.

Jeff pushes her away slightly so that he can see her face.

JEFF

I love you too. I don't want you to be angry with me over this wedding. I want you to be happy.

CARRIE

I can't stay mad at you, Dad.

Jeff smiles

JEFF

You never give up. You better go to your mother. She'll think you got lost in the crowd.

As Carrie makes her way through, Jeff eyes Donna, who looks very attractive in her business suit. Their eyes meet. As Donna and the children walk through the terminal, Jeff watches them. His New York connection is announced, AD LIB. As his plane lifts off, Donna watches.

INT. SULLIVAN CAR -- DAY

Before the car starts, Carrie leans over the seat and gives Donna a hug and kiss on the cheek.

CARRIE

You look so pretty today, Mom. Are you going somewhere?

DONNA

Yes honey. I've got to go to work. But first, I have to drop you and your brother off at home with the babysitter.

CARRIE

Babysitter! I was hoping you would stay home today. Please Mom stay home. Your boss won't miss you one day.

DONNA

I can't honey. It's my first day at the new job. I want to make a good first impression. Besides, we can really use the money. I've asked the boss if I could go in late tomorrow, so that I can take you and Tommy to school in the morning.

CARRIE

Why can't we stay home the rest of the week?

Donna puts her seatbelt on and glances back to make sure the children have theirs on.

CARRIE

Come on Mom, can we stay home tomorrow? You can show us Forest Acres.

TOMMY

I don't wanna stay home. I wanna get started as soon as possible. They've got a really cool computer department.

DONNA

Your brother's right, honey.

Carrie shakes her fist at him, Tommy smiles.

EXT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

The children stand next to each other, looking at the house. It has a completely different look, with its new paint job, fixed shutters, and window panes. Donna is very proud.

DONNA

So, what do you think? It's beautiful isn't it?

CARRIE

I'll tell you one thing, it's big.

TOMMY

It's old. The architecture looks like it was built before the Civil War.

Donna places her hands on his shoulders.

DONNA

I don't know when it was built. It could have been built last year for all I know. Let's go inside, I want you to see your rooms.

As they walk on the porch's wooden floor, Donna's foot breaks through the plank. She rolls her eyes.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

At the attic window, the old curtains close. Downstairs in the hallway, MRS ANDERSON, the babysitter, middle aged woman, built like a Marine drill instructor, and facial expression to match, meets the Sullivans. Carrie rolls her eyes at Tommy.

DONNA

Hi, Mrs. Anderson. I was just going to show the kids their new rooms.

Mrs. Anderson pulls Carrie by the shoulder.

MRS ANDERSON

That's alright, Mrs. Sullivan, I'll take the children around the place, you just go off to work.

DONNA

Are you sure?

MRS ANDERSON

Handling kids is my specialty.

Carrie turns her back on her.

CARRIE

(sotto)

This is one kid she's not gonna handle.

Donna takes Tommy to the side. She brushes his hair back with her hand.

DONNA

I want you to keep an eye on your sister. Try and play with her as much as possible over the next few weeks.

Tommy rolls his eyes.

TOMMY

Come on, Mom. You know how she is.

DONNA

At least keep an eye on her until she gets some new friends.

TOMMY

Alright.

DONNA

I knew I could count on you.

Donna says good-bye to Tommy and Carrie, AD LIB, then leaves. Mrs. Anderson watches Donna pull away in the car, then turns around toward Tommy and Carrie.

MRS ANDERSON

I'm gonna tell you both once, and only once, I'm not here to be your maid, I'm only here to make sure you do the right thing.

MRS ANDERSON

No rough housing, no raiding the ice box, no television, and no playing music. I like it quiet when I'm watching my soaps.

She points to the children's luggage.

MRS ANDERSON

Now get those bags upstairs before I make you do fifty. Now! Get moving!

In the family room, Mrs. Anderson is setting up a lunch tray in front of the television. In the kitchen, unknown to the woman, Carrie is putting something into Mrs. Anderson's sandwich. The babysitter takes her lunch to the television. As Carrie watches, Mrs. Anderson looks at her watch, then turns on the television to a soap opera. The woman unwittingly puts her sandwich close to her mouth. A worm sticks its head from between the bread slices. The sandwich is only an inch away from Mrs. Anderson's mouth as she continues to stare at the television. Carrie takes something from a bag in the hallway. Mrs. Anderson pulls her sandwich away from her mouth in reaction to something on the soap. She takes a big bite out of it, and MAKES A SOUND that she likes it. Carrie's laughing to herself. Mrs. Anderson's about to take another bite when half of a worm falls on her tray. She jumps up SCREAMING, and runs into the hallway. Carrie shoves a snake into her face. The woman locks herself in the bathroom. When Donna arrives home, Mrs. Anderson rushes past her out the door.

MRS ANDERSON

Let me out of this house!

DONNA

What about tomorrow?

Mrs. Anderson's in a trot down the street.

MRS ANDERSON

You don't need a babysitter! You need a zoo keeper!

Donna turns toward a LAUGHING Carrie.

DONNA

What'd you do to that poor woman? Now she's doesn't want to come back.

Donna turns her back and watches Mrs. Anderson. Carrie does a slight victory dance, and Donna catches her.

DONNA

Go to your room.

CARRIE

It's not fair. I didn't tell her to leave like that.

DONNA

Get!

INT. GRAMMAR SCHOOL -- DAY

Beginning of the school day. The hallway is crowded with children, parents, and teachers. Dressed for work, Donna kisses Carrie and Tommy good-bye and exits the school building. Moose, the school bully, and his friend, BILLY, are watching the scene. Billy pushes Tommy into Moose. Moose grabs Tommy by the collar, knocking his glasses to the floor.

MOOSE

Who do you think you are pushing into me?

TOMMY

(nervous)

I...I didn't do it on purpose. Someone banged into me.

BILLY

Ya gonna take that from a nerd?

Billy shakes his head.

BILLY

This is not like you Moose.

Moose pulls Tommy close and lifts him off the floor.

MOOSE

You talk funny. Where ya from, nerd?

Carrie moves through the crowd and pulls her brother from Moose, then hands Tommy back his glasses.

CARRIE

Leave my brother alone! He didn't do anything to you.

Billy's eyes go wide.

BILLY

You know who you're talking to, girl?

Moose goes to grab Tommy's collar and Carrie SLAPS his hand. A HUSH sweeps the hallway.

CARRIE

I don't care who I'm talking to. You don't mess with my brother.

Moose LAUGHS. Billy follows suit. Carrie holds her ground and Tommy hides behind her.

CARRIE

Go start with someone else.

MOOSE

Don't this beat it all. This four eyed clown has to be protected by his little sister.

BILLY

Break his face for him.

Moose raises his hand to cut off Billy from talking. He points at Tommy.

MOOSE

Listen ya little mouse turd! Your mother and little sister ain't gonna be around all the time to help ya.

Moose then points to Carrie. Carrie SLAPS his hand away.

CARRIE

Develop some manners.

Moose smiles and shakes his head in disbelief.

MOOSE

Listen, sweetheart. You're lucky you're a girl. But next time, I won't be so nice. I don't like people making a fool out of me in front of my friends.

CARRIE

Don't blame that on me. You were a fool before I met you. I'm sure your friends know that.

Billy CHUCKLES and Moose gives him a dirty look. He starts to walk away, then turns around to Carrie and Tommy.

MOOSE

I'm gonna be looking for you two.

Carrie shakes her whole body as if she is afraid.

BILLY

Why'd ya let that girl do that, Moose? Everyone's gonna talk how you backed down from a girl.

Moose smiles at Billy.

MOOSE

This is just the beginning between us. I'm gonna have them beggin' for mercy.

BILLY

I think ya shoulda done it when everyone was looking. This is not good for our rep.

Moose shoves Billy against the wall, and walks away alone.

INT. MARINO BUSINESS SYSTEMS -- DAY

It is a modern computer office. Terminals are set up in the many office cubicles. Donna Sullivan is hard at work at her terminal. Piles of computer manuals are on the desk next to her along with a case of beautiful flowers. Pictures of Tommy and Carrie are near by. She leans over to smell the flowers then gets back to work. ROBERT FOX, 60, black, bald with neatly trimmed hair on the sides, thin mustache, clad in a business suit, passes by Donna's cubicle. Donna notices him and call him.

DONNA

Mr. Fox.

He enters with a big smile and points at the flowers.

FOX

I can see you received our welcoming gift. I hope you like them.

Donna smells then again and fingers a flower.

DONNA

I love them. They're so beautiful.

FOX

I'm glad you like em'.

Mr. Fox sits on the edge of the desk.

FOX

I just got off the phone with your former boss, Mr. Stewart. He said nothing but great things about you and your work.

Fox CHUCKLES.

FOX

In fact, he said he did everything in his power to keep you there.

DONNA

Yes, Mr. Stewart was a great boss. I couldn't have been happier there.

Donna presses the enter key on her computer.

DONNA

I was happy there, but I wanted to move back to Virginia.

FOX

The way you've been pounding out on that terminal of yours, I can see New York lost a great resource.

DONNA

Thank you.

Donna smells her flowers.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

CARRIE BRINGS A FIELD MOUSE INTO THE HOUSE IN A SHOE BOX, AND SHOWS THE NEW BABYSITTER. THE WOMAN JUMPS ON THE KITCHEN TABLE TO GET AWAY FROM IT. CARRIE PICKS UP THE SMALL ANIMAL BY THE TAIL AND BRINGS IT CLOSE TO THE WOMAN. WHEN DONNA RETURNS FROM WORK, THE BABYSITTER RUNS OUT. CARRIE DOES HER VICTORY DANCE AND IS SENT TO HER ROOM. ANOTHER BABYSITTER, WHO LOOKS LIKE A WITCH, CHASES CARRIE WITH A BROOM. THEY GO OFF THE SCENE AND RETURN WITH CARRIE CHASING THE BABYSITTER WITH THE BROOM.

The fourth babysitter, PAM, a teenage high school girl, is talking on the phone in the family room. Carrie enters the room in a panic.

CARRIE

Come quick! Come quick!

The girl puts the phone down and runs out into the hallway. Tommy is watching from the kitchen. Carrie sneaks back into the family room and sticks a huge wad of gum on the ear piece of the phone. Pam reenters as Carrie hides behind the sofa.

PAM

I don't know what...

She pulls the phone away and the gum is attached to her hair. She SCREAMS. Donna returns home and Pam shoves ten dollars into Donna's hand.

PAM

Take this money and please don't ever call me again.

Pam runs out the door. Donna CALLS OUT.

DONNA

Carrie, get to your room.

Tommy meets Carrie at the top of the stairs.

TOMMY

I know what you're trying to do, and so does Mom.

Carrie makes a face and moves her head from side to side.

TOMMY

Well, it's not going to work. Mom has a plan.

Carrie pushes him as she enters her room.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

The large country kitchen is done in with simple but quaint furnishings. The PHONE RINGS and Carrie and Tommy race from the family room to get it. Tommy trips and his glasses fall to the floor. As he picks them up, Carrie answers the phone.

CARRIE

Sullivan's truck stop. You got the money, we got the mush.

JEFF

Carrie honey, can you hold on?

Carrie covers the mouth piece and turns towards Tommy.

CARRIE

It's Dad!

INT. JEFF'S WORK OFFICE -- DAY

Jeff's office is neat, yet there are stacks of papers and computer listings everywhere. Jeff's sitting at the desk holding the phone with one hand and an office memo in the other. An EMPLOYEE enters, and hands Jeff a report.

EMPLOYEE

Can you sign this report for me, Jeff. Mr. Cunningham's waiting for it.

Jeff flips a few pages then signs it.

JEFF

Did you fix those spelling words?

The employee smiles and closes the door as he leaves.

JEFF

Thank you for waiting Carrie. I'm very busy today. I've been working very hard.

Jeff takes a sip from his coffee mug, labeled 'World's Best Dad.'

JEFF

I have to talk to you about something very important, honey. Let me say everything before you cut in.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

Carrie's smile turns to a frown as she listens to her father over the phone. She sits down.

CARRIE

You've moved the wedding day to Columbus Day! Why? You can't do that. Columbus Day is only a month away.

Carrie's eyes begin to fill with tears.

CARRIE

Dad, why are you letting Brenda do this? Don't you have a say in this? What, are you afraid of her?

She snaps a pencil that was laying on the table.

CARRIE

I want to see you before then. Can you come visit us this weekend? Please!

JEFF

I can't, honey. Not this weekend.

CARRIE

Then can Tommy and me go up to visit you in New York? We won't be any trouble. You won't even know we're there.

JEFF

Brenda and I will be very busy.

CARRIE

What do you mean you're going to be busy with Brenda? We're you're children. I don't believe you, Dad!

Carrie throws the phone, runs out the back door, and into the yard. Tommy picks up the phone.

TOMMY

Dad...Dad? Are you still there?

EXT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

The Wilson backyard borders the state park. Carrie walks behind the old carriage house and sees a young deer. She inches toward the animal.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

The old worn curtains move away as if someone is looking down at her.

EXT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

CARRIE

Are you lost little deer? I'll help you find your parents.

The deer runs off into the woods and Carrie follows. She tries to keep up, but slips while crossing the stream and falls into the mud.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

In the family room Tommy is changing the channels on the television when he comes to a channel showing black bears. There's an interview with Ben Hill.

BEN HILL

During the summer months, park bears develop some bad habits with the help of our tourists, maybe even some of our own town's people.

(pause)

People spoil the animals by feeding them scrapes from the table or picnic baskets. Now the bears want more and they won't take no for an answer. They'll do anything to get it. Even steal from garbage cans.

INTERVIEWER

Ben, are these bears dangerous to the public? Are they something we should be afraid of?

BEN HILL

Normally, bears are more afraid of people, then you are afraid of them. They won't bother you unless they feel threatened or think their young are threatened. They're extremely protective of their young.

Donna comes in from work. As the television interview continues. Tommy speaks to his mother. The television shows garbage left on a picnic table and a bear rummaging through it. A cub is at it's side.

TOMMY

Did you ask your boss about your plan?

Donna lays her briefcse down, and Tommy turns the television low.

DONNA

He likes the idea. He said he was going to recommend it himself.

Donna kicks off her shoes and rubs her feet.

DONNA

Where's Carrie? Is she out playing?

TOMMY

She went out back, about two hours ago. Dad and her had a disagreement. It really upset her.

DONNA

Two hours? She could be lost in those woods!

Tommy glances at the telvision which is still showing the bears.

EXT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

Near the face of the woods, Donna and Tommy are CALLING OUT TO CARRIE, AD LIB. Mrs. Berger sticks her head out from her back window.

MRS BERGER

Stop the yelling before I call the police.

Carrie exits the woods, covered in mud.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

In the kitchen Donna is on the phone, arguing with Jeff.

DONNA

Why can't you see past your own nose? You know how this child feels about your relationship with Brenda!

JEFF

My getting married is not selfish. Getting remarried happens everyday.

DONNA

You know I'm not talking about you getting remarried. It's your lack of understanding about how she feels. She's just a kid!

Up at the top of the stairs, Carrie is listening to her parents aruge who's fault everything is, AD LIB. The young girl hates to hear her parents argue and you can see it on her face. She hears her mother hang up the phone. When she thinks her mother is coming up the stairs, Carrie backs up into a door, and a skeleton key falls from a door ledge. After realizing that no one is coming uo the stairs, she tries the key on the door, and finds it to be an empty closet. she tries another door, and finds the stairs to the attic. She climbs slowly through the layers of cob webs. She sees a spider and tries to pick it up, but the insect runs into a hole.

INT. WILSON HOUSE -- DAY

In the kitchen, Donna is sitting on a chair when Tommy comes up behind her and hugs her.

TOMMY

It's okay, Mom. Things will settle down with Dad once the wedding's over.

Donna hugs Tommy's hand and pulls him in front of her.

DONNA

I have a surprise for you, young man. I can tell you my plan.

(pause)

We're getting a computer installed tomorrow in the family room.

Tommy's face turns to all smiles.

DONNA

My boss is giving me one at home, so I can do a lot of my work here. This way I can be home with you and Carrie more.

TOMMY

I can use it right?!

DONNA

Only if I'm not using it for work.

INT. WILSON ATTIC -- DAY

Carrie is walking around the attic which is filled with antigue furniture and novelties. She is sad. She picks up a porcelain doll, and hugs it.

CARRIE

I wish you were a real friend. Then at least I would have a friend.

She brushes the dust off the dress.

CARRIE

We could talk. Tell each other our problems.

She wipes a smudge from the doll's face.

CARRIE

I wish you could understand about parents and divorce. About brothers, and school, and things like that.

(pause)

It so hard being a kid. No one really understands you.

She takes the doll and walks around looking around at everything. She hears a noise downstairs, lays the doll on a chair and walks to the top of the stairs and looks down. Suddenly, she hears her NAME BEING CALLED, AD LIB, from a corner of the attic. She walks over to where the elderly voice came from. She is standing before an old painting of two elderly men, and a small black and white spotted dog, sitting on a 19th century sofa. Confused, she walks back to the stairs. Again her NAME IS CALLED, AD LIB. She returns to the painting. Suddenly, the dog BARKS and wags its tail. Carrie jumps back and falls into a chair. GEORGE WILSON, grey hair and long mustache, stands up in front of their sofa.

GEORGE

Don't be afraid. We're here to help you. I'm George Wilson and this is my brother Ulysses.

He opens his hand toward ULYSSES, a tall, lanky, bald man, with a long beard. Carrie pinches herself repeatedly. Her eyes are open as wide as they go.

CARRIE

(sotto)

This can't be happening. This isn't real.

GEORGE

We're ghosts, but we're not here to scare you, Carrie. We want to be your friend.

Carrie shakes her head as Ulysses pulls on his beard. The dog continues to wag her tail. She BARKS, and Carrie jumps back in her seat

GEORGE

Oh, I'm sorry. This is our dog, Happy. She's the brains of this outfit, and the one who keeps us in line.

Carrie slowly inches forward on her chair.

CARRIE

Wilson. You're the people this house was named after.

George gives a warm smile.

GEORGE

Yes, that's us. Our father built this place in 1845, with the help of his family.

Ulysses is silent, but continues to pull of his long beard. Happy continues to wag her tail.

CARRIE

I can't believe this is happening. I must be dreaming.

George CHUCKLES.

GEORGE

It's true. We're ghosts

(pause)

We're stuck in this house.

Carrie stands up and moves closer to the painting.

CARRIE

Why are you talking to me and not the rest of my family.

GEORGE

We want to help you. Your parents.

Carrie makes a facial expression like she is shocked.

CARRIE

How do you know what's going on?

GEORGE

We saw and heard everything. Our father made a strong house, but he didn't make the walls too thick. He always wanted to here if our ma was calling for him.

Downstairs, Donna CALLS UP TO CARRIE, AD LIB.

CARRIE

I can't stay. My turn for the television is now. My mother's probably wondering what I'm up to.

Moments later, Carrie's smiling, as she runs downstairs, holding a small wooden box in her hands.

 

END  OF  ACT  I.

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