Korea: Deal? What Deal?

President Trump, the self-declared master of the deal, bargained in Hanoi with Chairman Kim Jong-un to rid the Korean Peninsula of Kim’s nuclear weapons. No joy! To date, Kim has been generally affable and unusually agreeable in words. In deeds? As is often the case,...

“Presidents’ Day”

“Presidents’ Day” again befalls us. This paid-holiday for governmental employees and a few others derives from an Act of Congress in 1879 to honor the Father of our country on the anniversary of his birth, February 22nd not February 18th. It has become a...

Today, Yesterday, & Tomorrow

“I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.” -Jeremiah 17:10 According to Prophet Jeremiah, consequences of behavior are more important than behavior itself. That admonition...

Antidote to Toxin of “Democratic Socialism”

The new year brings the reïnauguration of Nation On Fire. First topic? So-called democratic socialism. Of note, the end of last August marked the release of a new novel, Retribution Fever. It represents the scientific antidote to the lethal toxin of “democratic...