Our Skin-Walker Culture

Our Skin-Walker Culture

We find, in many religions and the lore of many cultures, unusual beings, beasts, and creatures. Considered from a secular viewpoint, these translate into archetypes, to be either emulated or shunned. In contemporary pop culture, many are often adapted into fantasy...
Sacrificed To Ideology

Sacrificed To Ideology

A COVID-19 vaccine arrived, a product of human ingenuity motivated by crisis. In months, not years. Then, a second. Soon, a third. And, now, the politics. It was inevitable that there’d be debates about who should get immunized first. In a rational society, the...
Emperor Cuomo and The First Amendment

Emperor Cuomo and The First Amendment

I’ve long held the belief that NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has presidential aspirations. That belief has been bolstered of late by a number of his actions and public postures, including his myriad bits of self-congratulation regarding his handling of the COVID-19...
The Gatekeepers’ Panic

The Gatekeepers’ Panic

Remember 2005? It wasn’t that long ago. George W. Bush started his second term in office. The Iraq War entered its third year. Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became Iraq’s President, and pressed forward with a nuclear program...