Saturday, April 10, 2021
For nearly 20 years I traveled regularly to the Eastern Orthodox regions of the old Soviet Bloc, the last 15 years or so almost every Easter season, including two Easters. For one, I loved Orthodox choir music, and my wife, a devout Catholic, found their music moved her almost...

Antifa Chic

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I've linked a piece below, by Erin Smith, who runs a program called the Contextual Insurgent Project and is titled "Case Study, Grant Park Assault", which occurred In Chicago, July 20, 2020. It was an attempt to take down the Christopher Columbus statue in Grant Park. I recommend the writer,...
I'm not sure when American public schools began skimming over the first era of our history, 1787-1824, but I'm going to guess sometime after the Civil War, when the two-party system emerged as representing America's popular choice by around 90% of the electorate. And when third parties were able to...
Conservatives have been on a tear from coast to coast, overtaking precincts that had people in them too long or actually had no one in them at all (hello is anybody out there?). Some precincts haven't upgraded their websites since 2013, they didn't care about you or the...

Making Mock

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If you were ever given four lines to remember to speak in a school play, or had to stand before the church congregation and recite a short Bible verse from memory, then you will know why a 78-year old man raced up an airplane-staircase, then stumbled not once, not...
From an old grizzled veteran (my age) named Mike, who contributed a lot of wisdom to our Veterans’Tales site for a few years: You’re asleep when  you hear  a thump outside your  bedroom door. Half-awake, and nearly  paralyzed with fear, you hear muffled  whispers. At least two people have  broken into your house...
The Democrat Socialists of America, a Marxist offshoot, have been making inroads in Nevada since the rise of Bernie Sanders You Can Vote Yourself Into Socialism You Have To Shoot Your Way Out On March 6, a coalition of progressive candidates backed by the local chapter of the Democratic Socialists...
March 11, 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of any American life lost to hostile fire in Afghanistan and Iraq. The last deaths in Iraq were March 11,2020, where two soldiers died in Baghdad in a rocket attack, and last ones in Afghanistan were February 8, 2020, when two Army sergeants...