Politics

Guns, Ignorance, and Fear

My heart goes out to the families who lost loved ones in Aurora, Colorado this weekend. The kind of fear, pain, and horror their loved ones experienced in that theater, […]

Myke Cole wrote an intriguing piece over on Jim C. Hines blog the other day. It was entitled Uniform in the Closet: Why Military SF’s Popularity Worries Me. In it […]

I’m in Capitan, New Mexico right now. The birth and final resting place of Smokey Bear. (Not Smokey THE Bear just Smokey Bear. Get it right you soft-shoed urbanite.) I’m […]

Or should I say Irresponsible News Media? Or even Cynically Deceptive News Media? They all fit. One weekend while I was in Afghanistan (during my second straight year of combat […]

In the days after the 9/11 attacks I was treated to footage of ecstatic crowds on the ‘arab street’ celebrating our tragedy. This joined the many years of footage from […]

This story has set me thinking. To summarize: Man comes home to find his home burglarized. Man sees the burglar crawling out of his neighbor’s window. Man yells at the […]