It’s taken some time for the Trump Administration to hit their stride on talking points. They’ve been chaotic and prone to self-inflicted wounds like the firings of an FBI Director and much […]
I was deployed to Iraq with when Congress introduced the legislation to repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. The response from the troops I served with was mixed.
January 4th, 2010. That was my hardest day. It’s not close. In a parking lot behind SEAL Team One I said goodbye to my wife. It had been a month since my […]
America turned 154 years old today. There were few celebrations. There were few parades or fireworks. There was no national holiday. But America, the version we live in now, was born 154 […]
The incentive system in politics has a structural flaw. Our elected representatives are aptly named. They represent our values or our policy preferences. Hopefully both. Those representatives are people though; subject to […]
Dick Winters became a production supervisor at a plastics adhesive factory after the war. He eventually bought a farm and started a business selling animal feed in Pennsylvania. The books and movies […]
I try not to write about gun violence. The gun violence won’t let me though. In the three years I’ve hosted this blog, I’ve written 200 essays, give or take. 11 of […]