March 29, 2017
About Scott Kirwin
Scott Kirwin is a husband, a parent, and animal rescuer obsessed with Ancient Rome. He is a gun toting libertarian, and dedicated gentile Zionist who dreams of one day reading the carbonized scrolls in the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum. He's been blogging since Sept 2001 at http://www.therazor.org
Guns & 2nd Amendment

My Journey from Gun Control to Gun Ownership

March 13, 2017 Scott Kirwin 1

By Scott Kirwin I am a recovering hoplophobe. I grew up fearing guns and actively supported gun control and voted for the politicians who promised it. But reality has a way of seeping into our fantasies no matter how elaborate. This is the story of how I went from gun [Read More]

Sports

For The Love Of The Game

March 11, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

By Scott Kirwin There’s something about the game of baseball that maintains its place in the American imagination. It’s an egalitarian sport compared to football. All players get a chance at scoring, and there is no position that dominates play the way the quarterback does in football. It’s pace is [Read More]

Social Issues

Obamacare: Let It Be

February 15, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

Sometimes the smartest course in life is to do nothing, and that is exactly what President Trump and the Republican congress should do with Obamacare. Read all about it here    

Economics

Playing By The Rules

February 14, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

Things had become quiet on the project thanks to her efforts. Sri was a diligent worker, and I relied upon her to keep the jackals at bay that seemed to circle any IT project which busted their timelines and bled money. Once she got her feet I knew I could [Read More]

World

Gambia: The Country With 2 Presidents

January 20, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

By Scott Kirwin With all the noise of the inauguration it’s easy to miss what’s happening elsewhere. Take Gambia, the tiny West African nation of about 2 million people all living within spitting distance of the Gambia river. The nation is 1/870th the size of the United States and embedded [Read More]

World

Gambian Leader Ponders Clash Song

January 17, 2017 Scott Kirwin 1

By Scott Kirwin Things are getting interesting in West Africa. Gambian President Yahya Jammah who conceded defeat in December’s elections only to days later change his mind has declared a state of emergency as a Nigerian sails off the coast and Senegalese troops prepare to install his successor Adama Barrow. Barrow’s swearing [Read More]

Politics

Sympathy for the Devil

January 11, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

By Scott Kirwin Democrats are cheering the war on President-elect Trump being waged by the intelligence community. Journalist Glenn Greenwald points out why they have gone insane. Click to read more  

Economics

Oh, the Taxes You’ll Pay!

January 11, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

It’s tax season here in the United States, and just for kicks I decided to list out the taxes Americans pay. It makes for depressing reading unless you are a liberal.  Click here to read more.

Race Relations

The Real Deplorables: The Movie

January 5, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

Straight from the liberal paradise of Chicago comes this heartwarming tale of 4 friends who prove that nothing says “black lives matter” like torturing a white disabled man.      

World

The Enigmatic Japanese

December 30, 2016 Scott Kirwin 0

Want to find out the difference between secular Japan and the secular West? How about what it feels like to be a white guy in Japan? From a guy who spent 5 years living there so you don’t have to, I compiled several of my responses to such questions and [Read More]

Israel

The Emperor and the Jewess

December 16, 2016 Scott Kirwin 0

By Scott Kirwin About three years ago I started collecting ancient Roman coins. Ancient Rome has 1,200 year history, and the focus of my collection is on a very particular slice of that history, a 250 year period from the death of Julius Caesar to the death of the Severan [Read More]

War

Do Democrats Want to Start World War 3 With Russia?

December 12, 2016 Scott Kirwin 1

By Scott Kirwin Since when did America’s “mommy party” the Democrats suddenly get freaked out by Russia? As our own Bookworm summarized in her must-read piece, “This whole “scary Russia and Trump” position is a set-up. Until Trump appeared on the scene, the Democrat party was all over Putin and Russia. Hillary [Read More]

World

Shock! Gambian Dictator Rejects Election Results

December 10, 2016 Scott Kirwin 0

Well that didn’t take long. In this post I wondered what insanity had gripped Gambian dictator Yahya Jammah to allow free and fair elections and then lose them. Now it appears to be the  case that the leopard hasn’t changed his spots after all. Jammah is now refusing to accept the election [Read More]

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