“Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” ~ Henry David Thoreau I am asked frequently why I do not write about fly fishing […]
Tomorrow morning I begin my New Constitution series, in which I set forth a blueprint for a more just, free and prosperous future for the citizens of the United States. The project […]
College, marriage, children, and my career have demanded that I abandon most of my many hobbies over the years, but my hobby of playing and game mastering tabletop role-playing games has lasted through it all.
Tiger Woods would like history to compare him to Jack Nicklaus, but if history is paying attention, the more apt comparison is Jack Johnson. Like Johnson, he is the undisputed black champion […]
The latest book from the 2013 reading list is another regional anthology. Eccentricities of Geography is a compilation of literary fiction, essays, and poetry edited by Teresa Milbrodt a talented “fictioneer,” as she calls herself, and published by Western Press. The […]
In February of 2005 we lost Hunter S. Thompson, one of the brightest lights of his generation. In eulogizing him, I concluded this way: Although I never heard him say it in […]
Like others, I’ve got a couple of hobbies. I don’t include reading, since that’s more like breathing, but I admire people who list reading as one of their hobbies. Good for them—maybe […]
Overwhelming evidence is why the vast majority of climate experts agree industrial climate disruption is real. But climate disruption deniers want you to believe it’s all a popularity contest.
We launched Scholars & Rogues in April of 2007. In the six-plus years since I have been responsible for over 1,500 posts, with more than 500 of them touching upon politics (see them […]
The central figure here is not an idiot or moron. The idiotic expression was produced by a sudden poke in the middle of my back by Uncle Will’s thumb and the reaction […]