The Glorious Loyalty Oath Crusade

I want loyalty, I need loyalty No writing has influenced my work more than Joseph Heller's Catch-22. Not the Bible. Not the Constitution. Not even The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which is a pretty great book and should be thrown full force at anyone who tries to ban it. I wrote my first novel, Two … Continue reading The Glorious Loyalty Oath Crusade

The Anatomy of Political Implosion

Top 10 list requiring no preface or introduction--- 10. Bubba. She enabled him. He enabled her. Until they didn't. 9. BO. The Affordable Care Act. Its moral necessity was lost on the selfish many. 8. Vlad. Great spook. Spooky guy. Data thief. Exposer of secrets. 7. Gowdy (hair!) & Chaffetz. Drawn out hearings to reveal nothing again … Continue reading The Anatomy of Political Implosion

An Interview with Fred

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing an old friend who pops up at inconvenient times, Frederick Butts-Insky. He's got a job not a lot of people know about, though he works for an organization we're all familiar with. They are charged with protecting, among other things, the integrity of our great democracy, and I … Continue reading An Interview with Fred