In Celebration of the Neocons

0
In 2004, awaiting a vote in the newly liberated Iraq, their first democratic vote ever, I wrote my first published essay, "Prospects for Democracy in the Middle East", a 5500 word opus, and a pro-Iraq...

Lawyers in Foxholes

3
  Some Army JAG out there is likely pissed. In 2010 Maj Matt Goldstyn, a Special Forces officer killed an Afghani bomb-maker. He was stripped of his medals in 2011, retired, then after another investigation he was...

If It Sneaks in the Night like a Raid, and Targets Like a Raid

0
It's a raid. Dammit. And not a war. A raid is designed to achieve a limited objective. Raids are not impetuous, born of anger or moral indignation...so no, Ivanka seeing children dead from gas did not...

“One of These Day I’m Gonna Run This Construction Company!”

0
For those of you old enough, there was a beatnik comedian from the 60s named Brother Dave Gardner. He told a story about going to a construction site where he saw a fellow standing over by the gravel pile with his foot on his...