Solving America’s Problems Requires Clear Thinking

Yesterday I stumbled across a rather insightful editorial by Bart Hinkle at the Richmond Times.  He demonstrated such clear thinking that I wrote the author a letter, presented here with minor corrections for spelling, punctuation, and grammar: I found your recent article to be very insightful.  It is a fascinating look at what ails America […]

Reality vs. Idealism

I’ve had some interesting conversations with my oldest cousin, lately. He’s struggling with the fact that his idealism keeps running smack into the wall of reality. Here’s my latest response to him: Reality only knows one truth, hence my watch phrase: Truth is. Idealism involves picking a position, cherry-picking facts which tend to support it, […]