How Things Work

After spending 20 years learning how things worked on the upper floors of government (military) bureaucracy and Fortune 500 corporate management I spent another 20 years at the other end of the economic and...

Another April Augury, April 20, Wart-Hogg Day

Yesterday, 20 April, 2018 thousands of high school students walked out of class to commemorate the mass school shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999. What students yesterday didn't know is that...

The Bolsheviks Among Us

Maybe we should all agree one a single term for this enemy confronting us, now that it's showing its face more clearly. Even with bastards, it's sometimes important to know where they were born, and...

Columbine and Parkland, the Common Thread

I'm not a student of school shootings, except to take note of the shooters, many of whom, from Virginia Tech to Sandy Hook in Connecticut to even Dylan Roof in South Carolina, were mentally...

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...

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.