Category: Essay

I’m not a huge fan of afterwards, especially to novels.  However, since The Water Thief was written as a rebuttal to Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged (and to the body…

A lawyer once told me that he had a perfect record, that in 10 years of practice, he never lost a case. I fled his office, arms flailing, because I knew…

Sir Winston Churchill was a two-time Prime Minister of England, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, leader of Great Britain through World War II, and the first person to…

“The interpretation of the laws is the proper and peculiar province of the courts.” Alexander Hamilton   One of the most common arguments I hear from the “Tea Party” is…

There is an interminable dispute in this country over who is the most American, who has the strongest values, who’s the most patriotic. But when proof of patriotism and courage…

It is a new year, and as we consider whom to vote for in this presidential election, the state of our economy, our environment, our society and culture, and the…

“That’s some nappy-headed hos there” Don Imus, Radio Host and Shock Jock “Nothing a white man with a penny hates more than a n***** with a nickel.” Chris Rock, Comedian…

“Killing infidels assures you of Paradise.” Qur’an, 47:4-6 “Certain Men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying ‘Let…