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Should Britain Apologize For The Amritsar Massacre?

A little over 100 years ago, a British officer - Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer - ordered his troops to open fire on hundreds of unarmed Indian civilians.…

How To Confuse English Speakers With English

Did your mother or grandparents have any phrases that made no sense at all to you? Mine did. I spoke English perfectly well, albeit with a northern accent.…

Human Trafficking, Robert Kraft, and the Trump Junta

Most people will stare blankly when Florida's Treasure Coast is mentioned. I won't relate the story about the sunken 1715 Spanish treasure fleet.…

The Power Of the Mob

No, I'm not talking about the Mafia. I'm talking about human beings - not that the Mafia aren't human beings of course. Unpleasant ones perhaps.…

The Arresting Story of Julian Assange

The WikiLeaks case, as far as the United States is concerned, has really raised very profound issues about press freedom and spying.…

Reparations Are the Republican Way

There's been lots of talk about reparations for the descendants of slaves lately. Of course, we all know it's a pander to get Blacks to vote.…

Don’t Drink And Drive—You Might Spill It

Drinking and driving has long been a taboo. That's alcohol by the way, although, I suppose, drinking a milkshake while you're driving along is unwise.…

Please Don’t Die On Me—A Short Story

Michael was exhausted from his flight home. Ten hours in coach, flying back from Europe was like being sealed in an iron maiden without the spikes. …

Will Britain Become More Politically Extreme?

Trust and faith in Britain's 'mainstream' political parties had been at an all-time low for quite some time. More lately not just dropped through the floor.…

Pete Buttigieg: First Things First

The candidacy of Pete Buttigieg is a test and I'm afraid we're going to fail it. I want to believe that a candidate with enlightened ideas could win.…

In One Second- A Short Story

Everything was black, although it felt like the world was spinning. I want to open my eyes, but it feels as if my lids have gone from being made of…

Just Believe and God or Donald Will Smile Upon Us

Scholars debate questions about who the command was directed at if nothing yet existed to hear it. I'm told the Hebrew means something.…

Obstruction Is Legal Whenever It Is Successful

We now have Mr. Barr’s 4 page book report. We can give it a passing grade, as long as we agree on something else, like Mr. Barr.…

A Quick Word About ‘Creepy’ Joe Biden

In the 1983 film, D.C. CAB, comedian Paul Rodriguez had a tagline that still resonates today- “It’s tough to be a man, baby!”…

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