Tag Archives: culture

Creating Democrats One Squirrel at a Time

A lack of affordable housing forced me to move 24 miles south of the Fort Hunt area in Fairfax County, VA. I couldn’t find an affordable house that had a view of the Potomac River. We had been renting a home there for five years and each winter, after the leaves fell from the trees… Read More »

Conservatism and Music

We politicize everything, it seems. Lately, it’s been seeping into the world of entertainment, particularly music. And if there’s one quick and easy way to make me furious, it is by screwing around in that arena. Anyone that pays attention to me on Twitter knows by now that I am a Spotify addict, but what… Read More »

Little Daniel Sings “God Bless The USA”

You’ve probably heard the story about the New York school principal who decided to scrap the singing of Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” because she “didn’t want to offend other cultures”. Little Daniel Mitchell is in the class that was supposed to sing “God Bless the USA”, but wasn’t allowed to, so Fox and… Read More »

#JoePa 1926 – 2012 | Uncle Sam 1776 – ?

What in the world could that headline possibly mean? Some of my best thinking occurs in the shower (no, but we’ll get to that later) and when I saw the text alert that Joe Paterno had passed away from complications of lung cancer I was heading to the shower this morning, and naturally started thinking… Read More »