Category: "History"

The Brains of the Operation

Our Lost Constitution: The Willful Subversion of America's Founding Document by Senator Mike Lee (Sentinel, 256 pages, $27.95 list; $17.94 at Amazon.com) In recent years there has been a welcome infusion of young Constitution-minded Republican… more »

Dear Bess

My friend and colleague, Mike Rosen, the dean of Denver talk radio hosts, received the following letter from a listener. Please read it, and then afterwards I will give you a little more information about it. (I have corrected minor spelling errors.)… more »

9/11 Memories

The morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001 started off like any other work day for me...and more importantly for my New York-based business partners and employees. My office was in downtown Chicago, but our NYC office was at the northwest corner of… more »

Got this at the bank

The very nice people at my bank (Advantage Bank in Boulder) know that I like to collect interesting or unusual coins and bills, even if they're really not worth more than their face value. I stopped in to the branch yesterday just to see if they had… more »

Last WWI veteran dies at age of 110

http://www.redstate.com/bk/2011/02/28/our-last-wwi-vet-passes-away-at-age-110/ more »

18th Century ship found at World Trade Center site

Even with all the gripping current political news, this story is by far the most interesting news story I’ve seen today: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/14/18th-century-ship-found-at-trade-center-site… more »

My 9/11

[These are my recollections as best I can recall. You can imagine that between the chaos and the years, some details may be slightly incorrect…but only slightly.] Eight years ago today, I was sitting in my office in Chicago when I saw news of an… more »

More echoes of fascism in our schools

Like it or not, I can’t help but think of the 1940’s “Hitler Youth"… http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/sep/02/wh-withdraws-call-students-help-obama SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'More echoes… more »

Book Review: "The Old Man and the Harley"

Some months ago, I reviewed “Doorknob Five-Two” by Fredric Arnold. It remains, as I said then, a remarkable book by a remarkable man, who happens to be the father of a friend of ours. So it was a most enjoyable coincidence when another friend, John… more »

D-Day in one sentence

As we remember those who suffered and died on D-Day for the liberation of nations which now offer insufferable anti-Americanism, it offers a chance for reflection not only on the valor of those soldiers but on the repugnant state of our society and… more »
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