Patriot Dispatches

The Nature of the Dark Side

The Private Life is Dead Remember Commander Strelnikov in the film classic, “Dr Zhivago” (1965)?  He was the intellectual communist who had turned into a Red …

Chernobyl

My wife and I watched the 5-episode mini-series, “Chernobyl” two evenings this past weekend. It was better than good, and has as much relevance today …

The Ease of Erasing History

I’ve always had an interest in the history of history. For one, that historians are even remotely interested in the lives of ordinary people is a …