Everybody hates everybody else and always has

by Miriam Sawyer I've been reading "The Mask of Command," by John Keegan.  Keegan discusses four commanders, Alexander, Wellington, Grant, and Hitler.  I was particularly keen to learn something about Alexander, about whom I knew nothing, except that he was the son of Philip of Macedon. Now I have a smattering of information about Alexander, … Continue reading Everybody hates everybody else and always has

CNN Not Letting the Charleston Shootings go to Political Waste

Today I had CNN on in the background as I was writing. As you might guess they were talking about the Charleston Shooting. In watching Wolf Blitzer's coverage I learned two lessons: Lesson 1:  The murders of Black Christians at Prayer show that the gun laws of South Carolina are not sufficient. Lesson 2:  Every … Continue reading CNN Not Letting the Charleston Shootings go to Political Waste

The ‘Outrage Industry’ Ties To Education

By A.P. Dillon One can't watch a simple news broadcast these days without being hit in the face by the Outrage Industry.  Whatever happened to that 'new tone'?  All we seem to have these days is shutuppery. What used to be hyperbolic umbrage reserved for public figures and politicians, is now taking aim at regular citizens … Continue reading The ‘Outrage Industry’ Ties To Education

A Federation of Republican Women Vote

On June 15th the Federated of Republican women had its annual luncheon.their luncheon. This an event that I've covered in the past but alas I was unable to be there in person this year but Mike Rogers from Granite Grok was. Mike reports that as in the past several groups turned up or sponsored tables. … Continue reading A Federation of Republican Women Vote