The Story of the American Flag, by Mabel Lee Carter, 1913

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There are actually several stories found here, all of which are pertinent to the matters of just what this coming election is all about. Believe it or not, this story is about why we fight...

Why We Fight…A Momentary Pause in this Current War

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               This is not about wars, or hard times, or even the plague, but about the type of people it takes to persevere and emerge victorious.      ...

The Justified Bloody Lip

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OK, it's time we brought this up. In March 2016 I wrote about "The Justified Bloody Nose"  because some old coot my age at a Trump rally cold-cocked a 20-year old paid bully sent there...

Covid-19, a Report from Bulgaria from an Old Friend

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Her name is Maria Georgieva, and I have known her for over 20 years. I last saw Mimi in 2008 just after I began writing at RedState. Their baby, Georgi, was only two or...

Judging the “Expert Class” in Times of Crisis, the John Cleese Axiom

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A few weeks ago I posted a short 3-minute clip of John Cleese, of Monty Python fame, as he introduced his 2020 comedy tour. I had planned to see him in Richmond this Fall,...

Wyatt Earp’s Justifications for Killing off the Cowboys

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"For my handling of the situation at Tombstone, I have no regrets. Were it to be done over again, I would do exactly as I did at that time. If the outlaws and their friends and allies imagined that they could intimidate or exterminate...