Gaslighting America

The Founders believed a free press was critical to the success of the American experiment and envisioned it as the unofficial fourth branch of government.  Jefferson & Madison in particular wanted the press to act as a watchdog to keep the government in check by... Read More

It’s Human Nature

The expression, “close enough for government work” is an idiomatic, humorous, and disparaging way of saying that something isn’t worth investing the time to do correctly.  For example:  “The fence posts aren’t quite perpendicular, but they’re close enough for... Read More

Is this really necessary?

Recently a friend forwarded an article citing how the French are becoming concerned with America’s ‘woke leftism’ & identity politics, and the effects those notions are having on French culture.  Normally I’m not overly concerned with the opinions of other... Read More

Just Sayin’

The FBI released its crime data for the first 9 months of 2020 revealing a 21% percent increase in murders compared to the same period in 2019. I’m not a criminologist but I suspect this has more to do with the defund the police movement than the pandemic. If we... Read More