Remembering those who served

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” That quote is ascribed to George Orwell. He actually wrote: “Those who ‘abjure’ violence can do so only because others are...

Phil Everly, RIP

Lately I’ve been playing the Everly Brothers station on Pandora for my grand kids. The music is sweet, the songs are catchy and often quite short. One clocked in at 1:54. They love it, and often feel moved to dance. Phil Everly just died and the LA Times has a...

Nelson Mandela, RIP

National Review Among world leaders, Nelson Mandela had unmatched moral authority. When George W. Bush awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002, he said, “It is this moral stature that has made Nelson Mandela perhaps the most revered statesman of our...