Ladies and gentlemen, Our President: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuVfD6Dr85I
The March For Life begins tomorrow and since I can't be there, I thought the least I could do is post in solidarity with the marchers. This year will be particularly historic for it will be the first time A US President Addresses the Crowds in Person! Below, Live … Continue reading The True Story Behind Roe v. Wade
The Senate Impeachment Trial begins today and I find myself of two minds on the question of witnesses. (Yes, I know it's going to be a week before the issue comes up properly.) Part of me wants the whole thing over as quick as possible. Acquit the President and let's get DC on to … Continue reading Impeachment
Another Show not to give a rodent's rump about. https://youtu.be/iYtyQAXkUkc
As last evening tilted towards nighttime in my part of the world, my social media feeds began filling with the news that Christopher Tolkien had died. The last living Inkling, Christopher John Reuel Tolkien (21 Nov 1924 to 15 Jan 2020), may well have been merely an interesting historical note, a minor scholar or writer always overshadowed by … Continue reading Christopher Tolkien R.I.P.
Canada has produced the two of the three greatest song lyricists in modern history, Leonard Cohen and Neil Peart. And while I've always liked Cohen, I absolutely loved Peart. I've never liked big crowds, so I didn't go to many of the large scale concerts. There's probably less than a half-dozen other big name bands … Continue reading Neil Peart R.I.P.
I confess that I judge books by their covers all the time. For Instance, if I see one or more cool looking starships or mechs on a cover, I'm going to judge that book worthy of closer look. I will click on the description or, if it's a dead tree version, flip it to read … Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers
And by 'we' I mean those of us who eschew the nihilism of Grimdark. Hugo and Dragon Award nominee, Benjamin Cheah Kai Wai recently posted: 'This world is a dark world. Open a newspaper and see for yourself. Murder, genocide, civil war, assaults, rapes, kidnapping, sex trafficking, corruption, on and on, and endless litany of … Continue reading Why We Write What We Write
Al Capone, as we all know, was finally brought down by an investigation into tax fraud. Perhaps it shall likewise be investigations into fiscal mischief that finally relieves our Church of her present inept and immoral leadership. https://youtu.be/vfoiNytkP2Q