A Knucklehead exception

US-AFGHANISTAN

  This afternoon while you are at Starbucks consuming your second cup of $4 coffee, I will be sitting in the far corner of the classroom listening to students in the First Amendment Rights class present their final projects. These projects are worth 45 percent of their grade. They are charged with one thing — implementing [Read More...]

The Ignorant & the Innocent

books burning

The Koran burning that has led to the vengeance killing of American troops in Afghanistan is grievous, all the more so since it was our soldiers who incited it by violating  the very principles they are supposed to be upholding. At the heart of this war is the age-old argument between Hobbes & Locke: Should [Read More...]

We are a Gold Star Family: Sucks 2 be U

Gold Star

  Daddy was the first dead person I ever saw. A child never forgets that image of their father in uniform, dead in a shiny metal casket. I remember the bloat in his face, the result of dying in jungle heat. That swollen face made Daddy look like somebody else’s father. My daddy wasn’t a [Read More...]


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