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How to Explain Who We Are

May 28, 2020


Not too long ago I read two pieces that got me to thinking. The first was a piece in an online journal, The Daily Signal, titled “The Virus Before the Virus” by Armstrong Williams, and the second was “How a civilization ends,” a review of a new book, The Abandonment of the West, by Michael […]

Spanish History, 101

September 14, 2017


I first went to Spain in the late summer of 1964, sent by the USN as a newly minted Ensign to join my ship then in the Sixth Fleet. I landed in Rota, across the bay from the more famous city of Cadiz, and lingered there a few days waiting for a flight, first to […]

How the Swiss Handle Their Muslim Community

July 3, 2017


  Nationalism is on the rise in the Western world and it is pushing globalism down as a priority among nations in Europe, and, most definitely, in the new Trump administration in Washington, D.C. The signposts are not subtle or difficult to discern. They are more like strikes of lightning in a nighttime sky. Trump’s […]