No Greater Love; Denying the Devil His Due

(A Memorial Day theme, cross-posted at, this is also one of the major themes of that entire site. Come show us some love.) In the mid 90s, before I began traveling to the Soviet...

Bachelor’s Corner on Memorial Day Sunday

First posted in 2007, my annual tribute and reminder. On Sundays, for over three years after my separation, I walked about a quarter of mile down the street to a Christian Church, in part because...

Regardez de Deluge! But from your Home Barricade

The timely, or untimely (your call) passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this past week may define the already-planned national insurrection landscape all the way up to Election Day, maybe even beyond, so whatever...

Robert Mueller, a Theory of the Man

There have always been two theories about Robert Mueller, actually three, which I laid out in a piece a little over a year ago. I still hold that how he sees himself in History...

Gotta Smoke? The Veteran’s Edition

  I once heard Paul Harvey say It’s the sound of work boots going up the steps, and the sound of bedroom slippers coming down. Mr Harvey was comparing America to Europe at the time, and...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.