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The J6 Hostage Crisis now at 324 days!

The Iran Hostage Crisis, (Nov 4, 1979- Jan 20, 1981) lasted 444 days, and all national media mentioned it nightly to begin their nightly broadcasts:   ABC’s Ted Koppel led every evening broadcast with “America Held Hostage,...

The Times They are A’Changin’, So, Do we Need to Change the Names?

…just to avoid confusion between “classical”, “modern” and “new-and-improved” Republicans and Conservatives. I watched Peter, Paul & Mary sing this live in 1964 on the campus of the University of Kentucky. Of course, Bob Dylan wrote...

Science and History and Facts

Science began as a logical and reasoned inquiry into how Nature works. Isaac Newton and gravity always comes to mind first with me. You'll note it's tied together with mathematics, and how many times have...

The Plan; or How Shite Happens…by Anonymous

(Sent to me several years ago, and just re-found while going through my stack of stuff.) (Deep and prescient on more than one label) In the beginning was the Plan. And then came the Assumptions. And the Assumptions were...

People Who are Lost That Don’t Know They’re Lost…a Teaching

If the shoe fits, this qualifies as a “teaching”…for those under 55. The situation both American history finds itself in is one which my generation can do little about except to issue a heads-up and perhaps...

The Problem of Christian Passivity by Ian Huyett (2019)

Ian Huyett is an Associate in the PretiFlaherty Law Firm of Manchester NH. As you will soon find out, he is also a religious scholar that extends beyond Law. The belief that boldness is for God...

Assuming We’re Still the American Melting Pot….

"American Exceptionalism" is not defined merely as a passing phase in history but is defined by Natural Law...which defines larger collective human endeavors by either being "survival-enhancing" or "survival-endangering"...and sometimes even "survival-neutral", as where certain...

As Christian Cold War Heats Up, The Faithful Are Equipping For Battle by Joy Pullmann

By Joy Pullmann, Religion Editor at Federalist Along with the rest of the country, American Christianity is in the middle of a cold war. As this war heats up, it will mean church splits, takeovers, fights...

Bluff King Hal, a satire of English History

(VB: The funniest thing is I could teach this to college freshmen today and they’d all believe it.) Henry VIII was a strong king with a very strong sense of humor and VIII wives, memorable amongst...

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Nehi Grape and Moon Pies

This is one of my "Famous Common People I have Known" series. The Hag Ramsey Every Thanksgiving the women of our church fixed about a dozen...

The Idea of Private Ownership of Property

How Things First Began to Work: Man's Natural Thirst for Freedom to Acquire Property In my Introductory article, asking "Just How Important is Public and...

HomoBureaucraticus and Self-Destruction

(photo credit: Haitian passports dumped in the ground in Brazil as they prepared to make their (organized)way to Texas. I'm going to reprint a few...

The J6 Hostage Crisis now at 324 days!

The Iran Hostage Crisis, (Nov 4, 1979- Jan 20, 1981) lasted 444 days, and all national media mentioned it nightly to begin their nightly...

Miscarrying Social Justice

"Equality" and "Equity" cannot be reconciled with each other as a practical matter.