Considering False Flags

  My publisher, upon reading my last piece, asked me “A quick question for you sir…   do you ever consider or give credence to those who will say incidents like this one are a false flag….  intended to launch the US into a war.   Or is that more conspiracy theory stuff?”   I typed out my…

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Chicken of the Sea Revisited

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Here’s a cuppa, pull up a chair.  Back in October of last year, I ran a piece on “chicken-of-the sea”, because China played that particular game with us.     In case you don’t remember Chicken-of-the-sea, that’s much like the school game of chicken we used to play,…

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The Longest Day

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   On any other weekly chat, we would talk about the cowardly excuse for a cop that’s finally been charged for the mass shooting there. Or the rather interesting case about to be heard by the SCOTUS on suppressors, and whether the BATFE is about to get it broken…

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I’m No Hero

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Have one of whatever you’re drinking, and let’s talk.   The flowers are still fresh on the graves, and my ears are still ringing from the tolling of the boats.  This day just past is not for me, nor for you, no matter how you served if you…

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The Most Neglected Right

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Let’s talk about the Bill of Rights, and while we’re at it we’re going to end up discussing some current events.   This is not yet another screed on my favorite amendments, the first and second. Nor is it about the forgotten amendment #3.  Do you even remember…

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Service. The Highest Calling?

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Let me get you a cup of coffee, and let’s chat.   I was going to go political this week, gosh there SOOO many targets, from the ridiculous with Milano’s “sex strike”, to the sublime with Idaho’s accidental repeal of their ENTIRE regulatory code.  In fact, I’m unable…

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