Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Religion of Kim in North Korea

North Korea worships the Kim Dynasty. Religion takes many forms. Some find various forms desirable, some find them undesirable. This article looks at religion in North Korea, where there is little if anything to find desirable from a Western perspective … Continue reading

Posted in Death of Kim Jong-il, Funeral of Kim Jong-il, History, Hitchens, Kim Dynasty, Kim il-Sung, Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un, Korea, Religion | Tagged , | 36 Comments

The U.S. Constitution and civil war

Emasculating the Constitution is bad way to preserve the nation. The first shots in the United States Civil War were fired by the South during an attack on Fort Sumter a century and a half ago on April 12, 1861, … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham Lincoln, Abuse of Power, Civil War, Constitution, Democracy, Democrats, Freedom, General Lee, History, Impeachment, Justice, Republicans, Robert E. Lee, States' Rights, United States | 67 Comments

The Center of the Earth, North Korea and Different Cultures.

Reality is often not as we think or wish it were. I spent the past couple of days writing this article about the impacts of Korean culture and history on its future as well as ours now that Kim Jong-il … Continue reading

Posted in Appeasement, China, Cultural differences, Death, Death of Kim Jong-il, Facts, Food for North Korea, Freedom, History, Idiocy, Kim Dynasty, Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un, Korea, Korean Conflict, Stalin | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Korea are Necessary.

Although from the same culture, the two Koreas are now very different. In February of this year, North Korea celebrated the sixty-ninth birthday of Dear (not really) Leader Kim Jong-il. Following the official announcement at noon on December 19th of … Continue reading

Posted in Appeasement, Border closings, China, Cultural differences, Culture, Death of Kim Jong-il, Facts, Food for North Korea, JAG, Kim Dynasty, Kim Jong-un, Korea, Korean Conflict, Military, North Korea's nukes, Regime change, Russia on Korea, Stalin, United States | Tagged | 19 Comments

Kim Jong-il has passed to his long hoped for reward.

Will the son of the Wicked Warlock be any better? Here is my article, published this afternoon at PJ Media, on the unlamented (except perhaps by those in North Korea who know their place) passing of North Korean dictator and … Continue reading

Posted in Death of Kim Jong-il, Food aid, Food for North Korea, Kim Dynasty, Kim Jong-un, Korea, North Korea's nukes, Regime change | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Let’s declare victory in the war on street drugs.

Brother’s keeper? Big Government is no kindly brother; it’s a bully. Remember the Darwin Awards? They are said to be given posthumously to those whose irresponsible antics prevent them from continuing to pollute the gene pool. Voluntary users of street … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Appeasement, Deportation, Drug legalization, Freedom, Government reliance, health care, Legalization, Prohibition, Street drugs, Tough love | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Christopher Hitchens’ Death and Conservative Blogs

As almost everyone living in the West and able to read already knows, Christopher Hitchens (1949 – 2011) died yesterday at the age of sixty-two. Conservative fairness toward and even appreciation of Agnostics,  Atheists and others with whom many disagree … Continue reading

Posted in Agnosticism, Conservatives, Hitchens, Merry Christmas!, Religion | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Another death in the family.

Yesterday afternoon, our Colombian Paso Fino gelding, Flash, died at the age of about nine. That amounts to three horses dead in about six months, all apparently from piroplasmosis, a tick borne disease that affects red blood cells. First Teka … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Horses, Panama, Piroplasmosis | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Conservation for the sake of our children is far more important than mere cost.

Green stuff is scarce and is too important to waste. According to this article, Last week, the Navy signed a contract with two biofuel companies to purchase 450,000 gallons of advanced biofuels at $12 million to assist in President Obama’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bio-fuel, Church of Global Warming, EPA, Global Warming, Humor, Money, Navy, Nonsense, Satire | Tagged | 1 Comment

Ex General Noriega Returns to Panamá

What happens next? After being jailed in the United States and then in France for more than twenty years, the former Panamanian dictator was extradited to Panamá, where he arrived on the evening of December 11th.  He is now in … Continue reading

Posted in Murder, Noriega, Panama, Torture | 1 Comment