We Still Hold These Truths
In a world of moral confusion, and of arbitrary and unlimited government, America’s founding principles are our best access to permanent truths and the best ground from which to question the current direction of our nation. Join Matt Spalding, author of We Still Hold These Truths and an authority on American political thought and religious […]
The Criminal Justice System is Corrupted
A few years ago I was Chairman of the Harris County Grand Jury Association and tried to make some small steps to eliminate blatant misuse of the Criminal Justice System. I wrote and argued and sent petitions all in vain to eliminate one of the most flagrant abuses that not only discredits the Justice System, […]
Congress Begins Destruction of CIA, Again
After September 11, 2001, as the CIA has undertook a massive recruiting program (of analysts and field operators), and introduced lots of new technology (especially for the analysts) and techniques. All this was largely the result of the CIA being put into a sort of semi-hibernation since the late 1970s. This was an aftereffect of […]
My Name Is Murphy. I Am a Mongrel, Too.
Until last week I tried to keep the subject of my origins quiet, but after the President of the United States admitted to being a mongrel, I thought it is time for me to come out of the closet and also fess up. I heard him talk on the TV . When asked about his […]
What Made George Soros Who He Is?
When George was just a teenager he had experiences that no teenager has ever had. It has been published that he was using false papers prepared by his father, who was a well-connected and shrewd attorney in Budapest. These papers proved that George was not Jewish and his father was able to have George assist […]
A Sucker for Soccer
I am watching with curiosity the World Cup games. I was raised playing soccer in Hungary. Between the ages of 10 and 16 my knees never healed. We did not have those fancy knee protectors, shin guards or shoes. When we hit the ground we bled. Peeling scabs off knees was a national pastime. Soccer […]
Could You Tame the Capricious Pendulum?
Let me start with my often-repeated first rule of the secret of survival: adjust to circumstance. In order to adjust you must, however, understand the circumstances. I will now proceed to the third level of the survival problem. A pendulum in motion best depicts the problem. World events, economy, warfare, power structure, social developments, etc. […]
Will a Domestic Crisis Transform Our Government?
Throughout the country the division is mounting and more and more are talking about the possibility of civil unrest, violence and a coming chaos. Many are frustrated with the flagrancy of corruption in the political establishment. Polls clearly indicate a division with a widening gap.I thought it would be time to revisit an issue that […]
Who Is a Conservative?
“I have always been against abortion; it’s not possible for me in my own concept of Christ to believe that Jesus would favor abortion.” If this were the only criteria to be considered a conservative, then the person who spoke those words should be a likely candidate. He is a born again Christian, a Sunday school teacher […]
Polo Is Dead
Often when I read obituaries I wish I could have known the departed so impressed I am with their accomplishments and talents. Unfortunately there are no obituaries for dogs or cats except many great books written about the relationships between a loving human and their pet. This short obituary is not about a pet I […]