Transformation

Last week I read the title of this article (ban on transgender troops to be lifted July 1) and wrote: Cost? (special bathrooms, special meds, expensive surgeries, time off for surgeries) Tactics? (Fight in same sex unit or assumed sex unit) What’s the rush? 4th of July statement? After reading the article, it turns out…

Killing JFK – A Progressive Tipping Point

You have to keep one thing in mind about a committed progressive – which almost every Democrat is these days – they are only about the glorious people’s revolution and as such there is only the revolutionary truth – that collection of words that support the aforementioned revolution. Whether those words are true or not…

New Boss = Old Boss

Just a few words about the current wave of anti-establishment sentiment washing around the world – electing new people to helm a preexisting establishment structure will not change a thing. Unless the people elected have expressed a commitment to tear the establishment down (not alter, change or “improve” – because the inertia of an established,…

Brexit: The Gods of the Copybook Headings Fall

“Society is produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our affections, the latter negatively by restraining our vices. The one encourages intercourse, the other creates distinctions. The first is a patron, the last a punisher.” ~ Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776) Given the disdain the socialist…

Brexit Stage Right

Brexit was not solely about economics, tax policy or being part of a greater union with the Continent – Brexit was a reaction to both elected and unelected elites demanding total obedience and fealty to often absurd commands simply because some official said so. I can remember at time when I lived in Edinburgh when a…

Fearing Fear Itself

“This great Nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper. So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.” FDR, Inaugural Speech, 1932 America has become the…