Give McCain a Break

Hate John McCain if you want. Call McCain a traitor, even. I look at John McCain and marvel at his strength. Many do. Everyone knows about McCain being shot down over Vietnam and spending 5 years in a POW camp. But most people don't know about the deep emotional scar McCain brought home with him. … Continue reading

The Joy of Trump

What bothers you most when you're in a bad mood? You can imagine what it's like be in a bad mood, can't you? People go through periods of deep funk when nothing seems bright or cheerful, don't they? And when you're in those moods, what's the worst thing? That's right, it's being around a bunch of … Continue reading

Slouching Toward the Climax

Soon thereafter, this great gate is sealed by the Crisis resolution, when victors are rewarded and enemies punished; when empires or nations are forged or destroyed; when treaties are signed and boundaries redrawn; and when peace is accepted, troops repatriated, and life begun anew. One large … Continue reading