My Question for the LGBT Community – Is It Inevitable?

  Val and I look forward to the day we can contribute to, volunteer for, and vote for the campaign for marriage equality in some...

The Coming Military Option in Ukraine

Photo by Alexander Noskin of the Soviet/Afghanistan War Memorial in Kiev. Friends rather publicly asked me at a recent dinner function what I thought of...

The Nazi Comparison

The grave as I first discovered it surrounded by hundreds of Battle of Britain dead buried in common graves. Of late we have suffered through...

Volgograd’s Children Under Fascist Attack Again

In 1942 Volgograd was Stalingrad.  And it was here in a desolate winter that the Soviet Army inflicted the first strategic defeat on Hitler's...

Why Pushing STEM Degrees is Wrong

I am working on my second installment on how to pass Bipartisan Gun Control, but in the meantime wanted to comment on the news...

How the Republican Party Wins In 2016

I received some pointed thoughts regarding my last post on "Forgetting What Being A Democrat Is All About".  Essentially, that there was no way...

Forgetting What Being A Democrat Is All About

I just read Orwell's The Road to Wigan Pier.  It is Orwell's classic spanking of British Socialists in the 1930s.  In the midst of...

A Hopeful Legacy for Trayvon Martin

I watched more of the George Zimmerman trial than I expected.  It was a  fascination with watching the usual court criminal process turned upside...

Embarrassment Is Not A National Security Issue

Let me stipulate that Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden are not obvious whistleblowers.  They deserve fair trials. But what have they revealed? Mostly information in...

Getting the Paula Deen Story Right

One of the reasons I have trouble with legal dramas on television is they are  predominantly bu**sh*t.  It is always a focus on the...

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