Kyle Rittenhouse – The Price of Patriotism

Well, because I was hard at work all day on a boat engine, I’m kind of a late arrival as far as covering this story goes. The internet is already swirling with videos, images, and opinions concerning this young man and his experiences last night in Kenosha, Wisconsin. So, re-telling the story is kind ofContinue reading “Kyle Rittenhouse – The Price of Patriotism”

If they are afraid of cops, then why….?

Correct me if I’m wrong, but haven’t we been told over and over that black Americans are scared of cops? I’m pretty certain that I’ve heard one politician after another, one activist after another, one “community leader” after another, tell us that black people spend every day in fear that today will be the dayContinue reading “If they are afraid of cops, then why….?”

So, Another Shooting, More Knee-Jerk Reactions, and More Riots

Sunday, August 23, 2020 – Kenosha, Wisconsin ***See Update Below *** Police responded to a domestic disturbance at around 5:11 pm. At some point, cellphone video captures the scene of Jacob Blake walking around the front of a grey SUV with two officers following him, their guns drawn, and pointed at him. Blake opens theContinue reading “So, Another Shooting, More Knee-Jerk Reactions, and More Riots”

Why does a 50 year-old ex-cop want to tell you his story?

As far back as human history is recorded, every civilization has required some organization of people to “keep the peace.” And, there have always been those who resent authority figures. There is a war going on right now, the likes of which we in the United States have never seen before. It’s an open warContinue reading “Why does a 50 year-old ex-cop want to tell you his story?”