America’s Most Deified Politician

Gettysburg, 1863. . . . has a birthday today that is celebrated throughout the land, especially at neocon think tanks and tabloids.  I speak of course of the man the “Straussian” wing of neoconworld refers to as “Father” Abraham Lincoln.  So I thought I’d offer some reading suggestions as part of today’s birthday celebration. Lincoln […]

Statism Kills

“Death solves all problems – no man, no problem.” – Joseph Stalin Government is a death cult. It is the most profound mechanism outside of planetary extinction events to rid the globe of human beings.  There have certainly been disease vectors like the plague in medieval times that wiped out significant parts of Europe but […]

Marcellus Jerome Clarke

a.k.a., “Sue Mundy.” Marcellus Jerome Clarke (1844 – March 15, 1865) was a Confederate captain who in 1864 became one of Kentucky’s most famous guerrillas. He was rumored to be “Sue Mundy”, a character publicized by George Prentice, editor of the Louisville Journal. Marcellus Jerome Clarke was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1844. At age […]

“Capitalism Has Failed”

Today, more than at any time previously, Westerners are justifying a move toward collectivist thinking with the phrase, “Capitalism has failed.” In response to this, conservative thinkers offer a mindless, knee-jerk reaction that collectivism has also had a dismal record of performance. Neither group tends to gain any ground with the other group, but over […]

Israel’s Humanitarian Disaster In Gaza Is By Design

Israel’s deliberate targeting of Gaza’s health sector and denying those in need of humanitarian care from obtaining it constitute a crime against humanity by any definition. Some describe Gaza as either the world’s largest “concentration camp” or “open air prison”, while others liken it to the modern-day equivalent of the Warsaw ghetto. Whatever appropriate analogy […]