History

In Honor of Margaret Thatcher

October 13, 1925 – April 8, 2013 “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” The only female prime minister of Great Britain. Called the Iron Lady, for her personal and political toughness. Only British prime minister of the 20th century to win three consecutive terms. She emphasized the […]

North Korea and Kim Jong-un – Bark or Bite?

We’ve spent the past two decades fighting wars in the Middle East and before that we had the Cold War with Russia. So little attention has been given to North Korea in the media until very recently, making it difficult for the average citizen to understand how much of a threat, if any, North Korea […]

Why I’m Boycotting Steven Seagal

I’ve been a martial artist for more than three decades. Singing the praises of the benefits of the martial arts is second-nature to me: self-respect, self-confidence, self-defense. Just to name a few. And, I’ve enjoyed watching talented martial artists in movies over the years, even if the acting wasn’t always the best. The athleticism of […]

The “Nature” of Gun Control

The Constitution of the United States secures every law-abiding citizen’s right to keep and bear arms without infringement. Yet today, 224 years after the Constitution was fully implemented as the supreme law of the land, there have been a number of laws passed and bills proposed to curtail law-abiding citizens’ right to bear arms. Why […]

Daylight Savings in the Modern World?

Yes, I know. Set the clocks ahead one hour tonight. As a friend of mine wisely noted today, “All of these reminders to set my clock 1 hour forward. Too bad we didn’t have Facebook in the ’80s. My smartphone and computer automatically takes care of these things now.” Welcome to the modern world!. But […]