The Winter of Our Discontent

One wonders if the unique American experiment in liberty is already too far gone to save. One must wonder if Lady Liberty is just a zombie, unaware she is dead as she wanders the landscape. Many of our elitist punditry class say that our current separation is due to a stark partisan divide – but…

Boss Tweed: Normalizing the Deep State

The most dangerous aspect of what the Democrats have done over the past 3 years ((and are continuing to do) isn’t really the process or the damage they have done to our governing institutions – it is that they have actively encouraged and condoned actions which, in the Obama years, would have had them screaming…

Fearing Fear Itself

If everyone who protests racism, sexism, misogyny, bigotry or any other “y” or “ism” actually experienced such things, there would be no argument that America is a pretty bad place. But they don’t and it isn’t. These are people who have been taught to fear those “y’s” and “isms” the same way people are scared…

We Become That Which We Hate

“By intensity of hatred, nations create in themselves the characters they imagine in their enemies. Hence it is that all passionate conflicts result in the interchange of characteristics.” ~ George William Russell (1867-1935) In a shorter version, “We become what we hate” is an old yoga maxim. I would extend this expression to include fear…

Neo-Galtism

I had a meeting in Denver yesterday, so I took a quick roundtrip over and back flight. On the way back yesterday afternoon, I wound up sitting next to an acquaintance from another lifetime ago and we got caught up on each other’s lives. As we once did, we talked about our families, ourselves and…

A Proposal to End Mass Shootings

“A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” ~ Second Amendment, “The Constitution of the United States of America” As is more than often true, many answers to seemingly modern problems can be found in transcendental principles…

Destroyed From Within

“While our country remains untainted with the principles and manners which are now producing desolation in so many parts of the world; while she continues sincere, and incapable of insidious and impious policy, we shall have the strongest reason to rejoice in the local destination assigned us by Providence. But should the people of America…