Reparations
Politics

Reparations: The Holy Grail Of Identity Politics (Part II)

Reparations that economically penalize modern Americans for ancient acts to benefit other modern Americans are not justified by any fair reading of history. 2020 Democrat presidential candidates immersed in race-obsessed identity politics (as a substitute for the class-based politics of pure Marxism) are pushing the for the Holy Grail of [Read More]

Culture

Independence Day, 2017

By: Mike McDaniel   I originally wrote this article for July 4, 2013.  I chose the photo of the B1 because I was fortunate enough to know a B1 instructor pilot who arranged for me to “fly” a B1 simulator for 45 minutes.  It was a fascinating experience, all the more so [Read More]

Education

It’s About Time

By: Mike McDaniel    Science fiction often uses time as a plot device. We live in linear time, one thing happens after another, one thing comes before another, sometimes causing what follows. My recent movie critique on Arrival, somewhat explores that issue. What if time were not linear? What if [Read More]

Obama

If We Can Keep It

By: Mike McDaniel    The story goes that as he was leaving the hall, the newly drafted Constitution approved and signed, a woman approached Benjamin Franklin and asked him what kind of government the delegates gave America. Franklin replied: “a republic, if you can keep it.” To read the rest, go [Read More]