As much as I miss my Dad, I am often glad he does not have to see today’s America. Like so many of his friends… Read More »What Would The Greatest Generation Think About Today?
World War II
Thursday’s horrific bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan were many things. They were shocking and they were infuriating. They were preventable and they were embarrassing. And make no mistake,… Read More »America In Afghanistan: From The Greatest Generation To The Softest In Just 80 Years
The leaders of our country have demonstrated once again that they cannot be trusted to make intelligent, logical, or sane decisions regarding when it is… Read More »Viet Nam to Afghanistan – When Will We Learn?
Fifty years ago, in Nuremberg, Germany, 23 physicians and scientists stood trial for war crimes committed before and during the second world war. The medical… Read More »The 1947 Nuremberg Code and Covid Vaccine Mandates – Will History Repeat?
One of the greatest Western leaders was Winston Churchill. Standing alone against the weight of the Third Reich and Imperial Japanese, he weathered one of… Read More »Review of Lays of Ancient Rome by Thomas Babington Macauley
The Silver Waterfall: A Book Everyone Interested in World War II Should Read Many of us, in America, at least, have heard of the Battle… Read More »Review of “The Silver Waterfall: A Novel of the Battle of Midway” by Kevin Miller
A common refrain from the left is that the US should mimic Europe and its “socialist” systems. Often they’re referring to the Scandinavian countries, which… Read More »The US is Subsidizing European Socialism. We Must Stop Doing So
Biden’s Reichstag Fire: How the Left is Using an Unfortunate Event to Erase Liberty The Reichstag Fire of 1933 In my view, the Reichstag Fire… Read More »The Reichstag Fire of 2021: The Attack on the Capitol will Lead, and Has Led, to Tyranny
Winston Churchill’s “We Shall Fight on the Beaches” Speech: “Turning once again, and this time more generally, to the question of invasion, I would observe… Read More »“We Shall Fight on the Beaches”: Wise Words in 1940 and 2021
Introduction Few books that I have read have made a deep impression on me. Atlas Shrugged was one that did and The Forgotten Soldier by… Read More »Review of “The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill” by William Manchester
The Quote by Ayn Rand on Compromise between Good and Evil “In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.”… Read More »Ayn Rand on Compromise Between Good and Evil
Introduction A defining feature of the modern American way of war is a reliance on high-tech weapons and a prodigious amount of airpower. But, that… Read More »Review of “The Rise of American Air Power: The Creation of Armageddon”
This article on how historical firearms build our connection to the past was originally written by me for The Truth About Guns, an excellent site… Read More »Historical Firearms Build Our Connection to the Past
Review of Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson
Introduction There are few things as reviled in the modern world as imperialism and colonialism. We as a society have been taught that it was… Read More »Review of Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson
Introduction The Father of Us All is a book by Victor Davis Hanson that is absolutely fantastic. In it, Hanson shows not only his immense… Read More »Review of The Father of Us All by Victor Davis Hanson
Introduction My Share of the Task by former General Stanley McChrystal is, like Hunting in the Shadows, a book I bought years ago but forgot… Read More »My Share of the Task by General Stanley McChrystal