At one point, I thought I might try
blogging, but I don't have the discipline to keep it up
regularly. Instead, I've decided to use this page to post things
I've written of a non-legal nature that may be of interest.
I wrote my personal favorite on
April 1, 2003 (no
in the early stages of the Iraq invasion. I wanted to write a
stating all the reasons I opposed the war. The idea was to be
look back at my reasons later and judge them from the perspective of
ensued and, eventually, from the perspective of history. The
result was Thirteen Reasons Not to Invade Iraq. Only reason no. 4
appears to have been overruled by history, as I edit this page in 2008,
that one was wrong only because the administration goofed on the WMD
issue. This list may give me more satisfaction than
anything else I have written.
I am also proud of a recent project (begun January, 2008), Massacre Page. It
is an opinionated account of famous massacres in history, and it shows
that all races and cultures are GUILTY. As is
apparent, it is a work in progress.
A Republican friend once complained
"name-calling" by liberals, especially alleged smears claiming that
Pres. Bush is a "fascist." I seem to remember that fascism has
something to do with strong central government run by corporate
interests and relying on vulgar nationalism for popular support.
The reference to fascism called to mind my very
first published article, way back in 1972, in a mag called The Alternative, which
later morphed into The
American Spectator. The article was called "Nixon and/or Mussolini", and it
more or less made the same charge against RMN. The style is
youthful and embarrassing at times, but I dug it up from the archives
and reproduce it here unedited, including even my perceptive comment
that Mr. Nixon was "a decent man and hardly the reckless and ruthless
egomaniac that Mussolini was." Remember, I wrote that in May of
Here is an article I
wrote, The Case
of Johnny Jihad , that
was published in
the October, 2002 edition of Liberty Magazine
. This article earned me the distinction from one unhappy blogger
worst of the writers to appear in Liberty's pages after September 11".
At least he mentioned my name.
partner's resemblance to a certain MSNBC newschick: