Category: Feature


A Pagan Reads John, V: The Kingdom of God

Joannes tells us that many Jews at this time, seeing the signs, put their trust in Jesus.  I asked a Roman friend, familiar with the sect, what they meant by “put their trust,” and he used the Roman verb “credere,” but that rathe begs the question.     I don’t have to tell you that our word pisteuo does not mean simply to think something is so, as in, “I believe you are right” or “I believe Socrates is wise” or “Zeus is god.”….



Who in his right mind wants to ignite a World War between America’s NATO Empire and Russia?  In addition to the obvious motive of blind greed, the masters of war always use crisis to consolidate their power and subjugate the American people.


Ukraine: Deja Vu.

Ukraine will never be an independent nation–or even any kind of nation.  It is nothing more than a sandbox where NATO and Russia play their games.  Where a line is drawn between the two subject spheres is not a matter of right and wrong but of who is to be master.


America in Chains, III

If we survey human history, looking for examples of subjugation, there is no lack of material: the Children of Israel in Egypt and later under the rule of Babylonians, Persians, Babylonians, and Romans; the not-quite indigenous peoples of the Americas, subjugated by European colonists…


America In Chains I: The Land of the Unfree, the Home of the Slaves

I am  going to argue a simple thesis: That the ordinary men and women who work hard, pay their taxes, take care of their children, and are trying to preserve some of what has been handed down to us a a legacy from previous generations, are not only strangers in our own land:  We are the conquered subjects of a ruling elite that is made up of moral aliens who despise us and our traditions