Happy New Year

Another year slips away…they’re not really anything after a while, you know. Nothing more than a notch on the hilt while we slip further into a voyeuristic embrace of bestial instinct. We are the watchers, gathering ourselves around a glowing cube to satiate our hunger for meaning with […]

The Loss Of Sensibility

There is still a Republican organization, but it long ago abandoned any pretense of being a normal parliamentary party. Conservative commentator Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute describes today’s Republicans as “a radical insurgency — ideologically extreme, scornful of facts and compromise, dismissive of the legitimacy of […]

An Elegy For Empire

Many look at the advent of unmanned drones, particularly in combat situations that in that past would have called for a human element, as progress, as a success. To quote Patton, “The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard […]

The Death of Yesterday

We destroy what we cannot possess then mourn the loss. People die for just being Ambitions burn the brightest as all the bridges burn Becoming a pyre of conscience and humanity So the bridges must burn No surreptition Nothing sublime The only way up is down The only […]