It hit me that the complaint from Conservatives about taxes is partly a complaint by them that their tax dollars are paying for the poor to live off their hard-earned money. Duh. For the longest time, I was thinking that the resistance against paying higher taxes was just because they want to hold onto more… Read More The Poor Be Damned!
I listen to and read a lot of history; it is fascinating to me, but it also helps me see the world with a little clearer lens. And one of the things I am seeing more clearly is the horror of war. Veterans come home with memories burned into their souls, as one veteran said,… Read More How We Romanticize War!