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War: The Good, the Bad And the Ugly

My favorite 'war quote' is from Apocalypse Now - "I love the smell of napalm in the morning." What, precisely, does war mean to us pampered souls.…

Donald Trump and the Gathering Darkness

t's important to Trump that everyone is deemed innocent unless proved guilty - unless you're a political opponent like Clinton or Obama.…

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test Isn’t the Problem

Now we have Democrats and the left-leaning press taking Warren to task for her DNA test that shows she does have some Native American blood in her veins.…

A Whopping 11% Of Republicans View Climate Change As A Threat

The inescapable fact is the United States won't be working to mitigate the horrific effects of climate change as long as Donald Trump is president.…

Don’t F*cking Call Me Big Guy

There often comes the realization that perhaps staying bed might have been a better option.  I stared directly at Tim and told him I needed a fucking spoon.…

Evangelicals and the Virtue of Sluttiness

I’m not very religious. In fact, the last few times I stepped into a church, I’m amazed that I didn't burst into flames, but it's not like I don't believe.…

The Englishman Who Is Addicted To Brexit

Brexit. When will it all end? Well, March next year. At least, it will be provided when we are completely free of the shackles of the European Union.…

Book Review: Kristin Hannah’s ‘The Nightingale’

I can't remember the last time I actually shed tears over a book but Kristin Hannah's, 'The Nightingale,' had just that effect on me. …

What’s Old Is New Again—Only the Words Have Changed

These days even some deliberate and poisonous interference comes from foreign enemies. Same old lies and distractions and evasions.…

Are People Who Hang Out In Hurricanes Mostly Trump Supporters?

Are people in this country so damned stupid that news and weather reporters have to go out and stand in these storms to show us what it is like.…

Chief Justice Finally Orders Investigation Into Kavanaugh Misconduct Complaints

Chief Justice John Roberts has referred allegations of judicial misconduct claims against Justice Brett Kavanaugh to outside judges for investigation.…

The True Signs of a Dying Republican Party

A cheapening of things is common. A failing restaurant buying cheap ingredients to increase profit, or a retailer marketing cheaper merchandise.…

Creeping Fascism, Little by Little…

Fascism creeps at its petty pace comes in on little cat's feet and goose steps down our boulevards. And we watch football we read about video games.…

An Englishman Observes the Dumbing Down of Britain

Trying to establish who is and isn't stupid is pretty much impossible. It is, generally, subjective. It is, generally, a matter of opinion. …

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