On the Crisis of the American Military

The fall of the Roman Empire did not occur over night. It is widely understood that there was no one cause of the fall of the Empire. This fact is particularly true for all great nations at the end of their power cycle. That said, one of the many reasons Rome did fall was the … Continue reading On the Crisis of the American Military

Congressional Communication for 23 July 2020

Below you will find a communication that I sent to my Senators and Representative. If you so wish please use these words to communicate to your own. Right now you, and your colleagues in the GOP, are watching the news. You are seeing that the President of the United States is utilizing not the military, … Continue reading Congressional Communication for 23 July 2020

On the Structural Racism of Conservative Politics

The topic of this post will, and probably should, raise a number of eyebrows. Some will be raised due to the boldness of it, others due to anger at the accusation. To both those I will first state this: not all that belong to a conservative wing of politics are explicitly racist. That fact does … Continue reading On the Structural Racism of Conservative Politics

Top US health official Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ new US surge (A reaction)

The only thing disturbing is the cavalier way in which large swaths of Americans, and their elected officials, are disregarding the danger of this virus. The only reason we are seeing an increase in new cases is due to the immoral behavior of the President, and the political weakness of state governors. Compounding the immoral … Continue reading Top US health official Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ new US surge (A reaction)

“Trump announces new visa restrictions” (reaction)

While COVID-19 continues to kill Americans, and action against systemic racism is being called for, the Trump Administration has slipped another new attack against immigrants. Using a hard hit economy as an excuse the Trump Administration is once more limiting those who can enter the Nation for work. The argument is of course complete rubbish … Continue reading “Trump announces new visa restrictions” (reaction)

The Great Need of Now

Over the last few days I have been attempting to come to grips with what is going on in the United States and what is needed. I will not call it a madness; I will not call it a chaos; I will not call it an insanity. I will call it pain. Such great pain … Continue reading The Great Need of Now

Revisiting “On a Call for Social Revolution”

On November 27 2018 I wrote “On a Call for Social Revolution." At the time I knew that it was likely a vain call for Americans to take a stand against what was, and since then has escalated into, one of the most dangerous Presidencies of this Nation. Vain in that I am but one … Continue reading Revisiting “On a Call for Social Revolution”

On a Call for Social Revolution

What is the necessary and proper roll of a nations body politic? Moreover, do the people have an obligation to rise up against a governmental power that no longer represents it? To the latter, Yes. A simple answer, but one that must be more deliberately answered nonetheless. To begin then let us start in the … Continue reading On a Call for Social Revolution