Besieged By Our Mentees

Besieged By Our Mentees

Another war, with yet another Middle Eastern adversary, this time Iran, seems closer than ever. Iran’s response to the killing of their hybrid-war-terrorism mastermind, Qasam Soleimani, seems a calculated saving of face, but the bloodshed is unlikely to end...
Nattering Nabobs of NATO

Nattering Nabobs of NATO

I choose not to watch television news. At all. No CNN, no Fox, no MSNBC, none of the broadcast networks. I much prefer to read my news, because the data rate is so much greater and because I don’t care for the curating, drip-feeding, and editing-by-omission that...
Progressives’ Plank Walk

Progressives’ Plank Walk

Election season has taken a bit of a break in the past few weeks, with the Trump impeachment show dominating the news and social media. That’s not to say stuff hasn’t happened, though. Kamala Harris just joined Beto O’Rourke, Bill De Blasio, Kirsten...
When Liberty Is Racist

When Liberty Is Racist

A cornerstone element of the principle of free speech is that speech that one disagrees with, or finds offensive, must be as protected as speech one likes. Many have echoed this premise, with various forms of: I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the...