Why We Fight…A Momentary Pause in this Current War

               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

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

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

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,...

Famous Un-Common People I Have Known, Jefe

(Note: I wrote this a few days ago under the assumption Jefe was no longer able to correspond and eve have passed away. He wrote me yesterday from Hawaii he was just fine, Thank...

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.