Wikipedia and the Killing of History, a Guide

This will be a short note to highlight a link to a subject I researched for a commentary about Manifest Destiny mentioned in historian Bernard DeVoto's book 1846, the Year of Decision (1943). Almost...

Can Grown-Ups Save Conservatism? an Observation

Considering what has happened to conservatism, and conservatives, politically, ideologically, culturally, even morally, in the past eleven months because of the rise of Donald Trump, it may come as a surprise to you that I wrote the...

The Natural Law Case for Violence Against AntiFa

In some instances the only thing that will work is some form of violence. Think about it. America was born because a few Americans planted their swords, not their pens, into a set of ideas, and...

Will there be any 9-11 Observances in 2041?

I was born 169 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776. I remember my first 4th of July celebration when I was 6, when my parents took me to...

Is the Red-White-and-Blue Line Dying Out: a Conversation for Veterans

Posted slightly different at our Veterans site,, where I invite you to read and join the conversation.) My father was a WWII veteran, leaving college as a freshman after Pearl Harbor, enlisting, embarking for...

If violent crime is to be curbed, it is only the intended victim who can do----LTC Jeff Cooper, USMC