Category Archives : Politics




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Enter the Poll Troll As of this writing, Donald Trump is riding comfortably at the top of the GOP’s herd of hapless hopefuls.  (Those reading this in the future will, I pray, laugh quaintly at the silly notion that Trump could have ever become the actual real President [إن شاء […]

The “Appeal” of Donald Trump




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Let’s take a moment to talk about someone. We all know who this person is.  You know it isn’t you. And I know it isn’t me.  So how do we talk about this other person (behind his/her back, naturally) without naming specific names?  For the sake of ease, let’s refer to this […]

The Other Guy





Taking part in an OPFOR exercise at Mt Fuji as a Combat Interrogator.
I never went to war.  I wasn’t Marine Recon.  I wasn’t Army Special Forces.  I wasn’t a Navy SEAL.  I wasn’t a USAF PJ or TACP.  I never strangled a Nazi with my bare hands to prevent him from trying to destroy your freedoms or murder your puppy. Much of […]

On Service




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“Remember.” “Never Forget.” The sentiment echoes especially loudly today, eleven years later.  And eleven years later, I find myself asking two questions:  What, precisely, are we to never forget? Does this never forgetting improve our world? Regarding question #1, I think it is a natural, theraputic thing to keep alive […]

Remember