What are American Core Values?

What are American Core Values? Journalists, politicians, religious leaders, and even large companies often assert that citizen or employee actions violate “our core values.” However, these same individuals rarely define what “our core values” are. For instance, Joe Biden claims over ten times on one policy document that President Trump has undermined “our values.” His… Continue reading What are American Core Values?

Star Wars and the Concept of Power

Regular listeners to Battlecast will note I often define power as the capacity to nullify the enemy. Some listeners have written in asking what does that really mean? Watch this Star Wars clip and I’ll answer their question below. Darth Vader and the Concept of Power In this clip, Darth Vader clearly encapsulates the concept… Continue reading Star Wars and the Concept of Power

Is the Family Political? Feminism vs Political Reality

Recently, at a luxury hotel cocooning immense wealth, surrounded by a city enveloping immense poverty, I had a private debate with a feminist. The feminist, herself a product of immense wealth and privilege (annual salary $93,000 a year before fringe benefits like pensions) was adamant that the family is political. This is a lie. Objective… Continue reading Is the Family Political? Feminism vs Political Reality

Wild Beauty – the Work of Grainger McKoy

Mankind has reflected on lessons from nature since time immemorial. Consider the book of Proverbs: “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest” (Proverbs 6:6). We could also cite the widespread… Continue reading Wild Beauty – the Work of Grainger McKoy

Brutal Romance: A Foreign Legion Memoir

Legionnaire: Five Years in the French Foreign Legion Simon Murray There are books that are not quite great but are still touching – books like plain women with beautiful souls – and Legionnaire by Simon Murray is one of them. Murray, a privileged, nineteen-year old Englishman, possessed with an ill-defined malaise, turned his back on… Continue reading Brutal Romance: A Foreign Legion Memoir