Will Establishment Elitism Win Again in 2016?

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This is one of my favorite "Famous Common People I Have Known" stories (available at Amazon) about a man who personified the turned-up-nose imagry we are seeing once again in this new election cycle. It...

Why the Media Can’t Censor Itself Back Into Credibiity

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If you have a truth or a fact, be able to assert it with evidence. If not, admit it's something else, something less; hearsay, or, as many media people like to say "from reliable sources",...

“Their Majesties the Mob” and Liberal Hypocrisies of Vigilantism (Revised)

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The answer to any conundrum begins with a unified theory   The title is from a book published in 1960, while Eisenhower was still president, that title coined by a Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe, a...

A Natural History of Elitism

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From an interesting 50-minute discussion between Tucker Carlson and Ben Shapiro in November, while discussing common backgrounds in California, Carlson made the offhand comment, "We're both elites". Well, as a matter of fact, they are. Only do they...

Riff Raff Runways

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(First written in 2010 at RedState.com, reprised, without edit, by popular demand. A little dated but still a good tale.) Are riff-raff runways in America’s future? I’ll bet you didn’t know that Europe has had them...

“Sex”- Innocence is Worth Protecting

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Why I oppose sex ed for children. Corrie ten Boom was a Dutch Christian who helped Jews hide from the Holocaust during the Nazi era. She and her older sister, and two brothers and her father, a watch-maker, were arrested, and put into prison. Her...