Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers is a thought-experiment of a stable republic able to withstand the swarming, dehumanized anthill of collectivism. It is more philosophical tract than science fiction adventure, a true “science” fiction novel revolving around political science and sociology.
The Fall of Kabul and the Kabul Airlift
The "Fall of Kabul" colloquially refers to the capture of the city of Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on 15 August 2021 and, only slightly tangentially, the ensuing debacle at Kabul Intl Airport. While capture might be something of a misnomer to purists, there can be...
Liquid Sunshine – Garrison Brothers
George Bernard Shaw once said, “Whiskey is liquid sunshine”. While most of you knuckle-draggers have no clue as to who Shaw was (not necessarily a bad thing), this statement is possibly the only thing he and I would have ever agreed on. He was an Irish playwright, a...
The Spanish Civil War As Historical Precedent for Syria
The more things change, the more they stay the same: looking at how the Syrian Civil War echoes that of Spain nearly a century ago.
That’s just like your opinion man
That’s just like your opinion man. That’s sometimes the best response, for many reasons. Things don’t always have to be a point of contention.
Autism. F**king Autism.
Autism affects a helluva lot of our readers. Here’s some straight talk on the subject, and why Reeder wears that Perry the Platypus hat.
Trump’s Tweets: the Trump Twitter Suspension by the Numbers
The Trump Twitter account has been suspended due to the most recent bout of President Trump’s tweets. Is it censorship, a public safety necessity, or the righteous application of a private business to do what it likes within the law?
California: Gun Justice for All | the move to make 80 Percents illegal
The State of California is suing the BATFE to make 80% lowers and frames like those of 80 Percent Arms illegal across the entire country.
Welcome To Prison!
For those who believe going to prison is better than being dead, let me introduce you to the prison system. For nearly 29 years, I worked in a state correctional system. But I’ll tell you what… If you can get away without using any physical force, do that. In no way, shape, or form do you want to go to prison. It’s worse than you can possibly imagine.
An American Brown Immigrant Man’s Perspective on Police and Racial Tensions
I am a brown guy with an accent. I’ve been pulled over by the police several times and never felt I was treated unprofessionally. Here’s my perspective and some suggestions for minorities, white liberals, and law enforcement personnel.