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Reaching Across the Divide on Moral Issues in the GOP

In Rand Paul’s most recent speech on Saturday, (at the California Republican Convention), he made a pitch for diversity in the GOP. Now, Libertarians, like conservatives, and leftists, have a strong ideological base that cannot be compromised. So, when a politician of the right mentions diversity, I often wonder whatRead More

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By an Angel’s Kiss, SGT Charles C Strong, 28, USMC

Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony. SGT  Charles C Strong, 28, of Suffolk, VA died 15 September in Herat Province, Afghanistan while conducting combat operations He was of 2nd Marine Special Operations Bn, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Rest in Peace, MarineRead More

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Obama’s Proxy War on American Exceptionalism

You know me and my thing with Lucifer. Still,  I’m not one of those who believe that Satan personifies himself in any man. We are too quick to say that so-and-so is “pure evil” when in fact, that is not likely the case. For one, that is not how Satan works. HeRead More

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Let’s Discuss Wave Elections

With 49 days until the election people are wondering if there will be a wave election this year. First we need to agree about what constitutes a wave election. One clear measurement is that a percentage of gains in the US House, US Senate, and Governors should be 10% orRead More

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Maybe We Need Hoofs on the Ground Instead of Boots

I’m sure someone has mentioned this already, but I was thumbing through a stack of books and came across a 2009 book by Doug Stanton about the soldiers who first went into Afghanistan in advance of the air campaign to remove the Taliban from power if Afghanistan. The book isRead More

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How Ed Gillespie Can Defeat Mark Warner in Virginia’s Senate Race

I offer this analysis under the assumption that Ed Gillespie is not in this senate race just for the Bob Dole of it, as a party loyal slot-filler. I assume that Ed Gillespie 1) actually wants to defeat Sen Mark Warner in November, and 2) believes he has a strategy thanRead More

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