We Never Learn

“As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man There are only four things certain since Social Progress began. That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire, And the burnt Fool’s bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire; And that after this is…

Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials represented the peak of witch hunting hysteria in America but in fact, they were at the end of a centuries long, church sponsored war to destroy alleged witches and witchcraft all across Europe. Lampooned in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the real tests to determine if someone was a witch…

Does Mattis Matter?

Doug Adler. Does anyone reading this remember this guy or anything about him? Probably not – if you do, you are either a big tennis fan or you have an affinity for the collection of arcane information – like me. How my mind made a connection between Doug Adler and James Mattis is a mystery…

Honey, It’s Over

The miracle of the Constitution of the United States of America is that, when followed, it allowed a nation to be ideologically and theologically segregated without actually being physically segregated. But the identity politics of the modern progressive movement has changed all of that. There are cities, like St. Louis, where violation of the law…

The Cacophonous Din

We have seen several notable white people claim that it is the white people who must change, that whites are the root of all violence and that maybe whites should not even exist. White people are kneeling and apologizing to black “protesters” for their whiteness. Do not apologize for me. Do not implicate me in…

The Coming Chaos

Judge Emmet Sullivan’s required response to the filing of the Writ of Mandamus illustrates the problem with the pandemic, the riots and governance. It’s reason. Or more accurately, the total lack of it. Sullivan’s response was more or less “Don’t worry about law, precedent or whether or not the parties agree there is nothing to…

Modern Martyr Complex

I’m sorry if this sounds harsh, and no doubt I will be called a racist, but it sure seems to me that the Civil Rights movement’s quest for equality has given way to the martyr complex created by #BlackLivesMatter.   Before anyone tells me that I can’t understand because I’m not black – I grew…