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White. Male. Raised in the deepest of the Deep South. Retired Navy. Strong Christian. Proud Liberal. Thus, Contrarian!

Les Miserables – The Best Movie I’ve Ever Seen

Les Miserables is storytelling greatness for those who can appreciate the achievement for what it is. Read More »

Disproved: Guns Don’t Kill People, People Kill People

They say an armed society is a polite society. So do our preteens need to be armed to protect themselves, too? Read More »

The Downsides of Owning a Mercedes

It seemed like a good idea at the time, easily the best car I've ever owned, and affordable – and I wish I hadn't bought it. Read More »

If Found Guilty, Bradley Manning Deserves a Very Long Prison Sentence

Manning may have thought he was doing the right thing, but the way he went about it is inexcusable and unforgivable. Read More »

Republicans Wipeout on Minority Tsunami

The GOP chose William F. Buckley's path against Barry Goldwater's warnings, and the 2012 election proved their error. Read More »

America’s Thorniest Foreign Policy Challenge

110 nuclear weapons. On trucks. In a third-world country. Not good! Read More »

The National Benefit of Higher Taxes

Conservatives are quite right that taxes are wealth redistribution. They just don't realize how this benefits all Americans. Read More »

“I Hope Obama Fails” Just Took On a Whole New Meaning

The GOP path back to power comes with a price that I doubt very many of them would want to pay. Read More »

True Love, Downside and All

Even in the greatest of loves, many tears will be shed, but oh, it's worth it! Read More »

A Choice for Conservatives

It's gut-check time for America's conservatives. Just how far to the right do they really want to go? Read More »