Of Kent State’s Brick-Throwing Pacifists


Years ago, I made the mistake of asking an American student about her university, Kent State. Then, I made an even bigger mistake and mentioned the shootings – a lame pickup strategy, to be sure.  Anyway, she told me about the “massacre” from a lefty’s perspective. And if my memory serves me right, she talked [...]

Hippies: still not dead enough


No need to drill in Alaska, folks. One of our great untapped natural resources remains the sheer red hot hatred that Gen Xers like me feel towards unrepentant hippies and radical boomers, the people who saddled us with drugs, divorce and fourteen minute guitar solos.
You catch a whiff of this contempt in the comments at [...]