Manifest Destiny

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You've no doubt heard the term "Manifest Destiny", as referring to the zeitgeist of our Nation as it expanded Westward, more specifically as Americans lined up wagon train after wagon train to emigrate to...

Mrs Brophy and the Ring Dang Doo

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I've told stories of my mountain home before, and also stories about the differences between racial feelings about blacks and whites in the South and in the North at the time of Martin Luther King. We had two major...

It’s Fear that Drives the Left’s Hate

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Only two weeks ago I published, "The Genesis of Hate as a Religion in America" which was a synopsis of Ayn Rand's book of essays about what she called "the Age of Envy" as...

Famous Common People I Have Known, Miss Spassky, the Little Sparrow

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My own school closing down, I spent my last three years of high school in another coal camp a few miles up the creek. I had many adventures there since I was still a virgin...

The Time I Took my Wife to Meet the Girls at Manos in Tokyo

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You already know the story of my first visit to Manos, the Russian spy-restaurant in Tokyo. It was 1972. It was run by two brothers from Pittsburgh, former OSS officers during WWII, and within shouting distance...

“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...