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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Category Archives: Rants and Raves
If voter i.d. laws were truly about identifying the voters so as to remove the possibility of fraud, voter registration cards would be issued with a photo on them as driver’s licenses are. Issuing a card without a photo and … Continue reading
Adult lesson of the day: Just because you don’t like a thing, that does not mean it’s wrong or that the people whose thing it is have to fix it to make it how you want. Sometimes, they have good … Continue reading
As we just had Mothers Day here in the USA, it struck me how some people fail to understand the meaning of the holiday. Simply put, it is to celebrate mothers, which we all had (and some of us still … Continue reading
In my experience, bigots and other intolerant people will generally self-identify by their own words and clothing choices. If you show up in public wearing a Nazi swastika or other Nazi or fascist symbol and it’s not for a WW2 … Continue reading
As an American who had ancestors who fought for the Confederacy and a Southerner whose family roots in the South go back for over 200 years, I am aware of the history of the Civil War, what led up to … Continue reading