A View of British Politics

After three years of a parliament in chaos, Boris Johnson’s 2019 General Election victory has stabilized the House of Commons and left the Labour Party in disarray. But why do politicians go so wrong in believing certain individuals are worthy of power when from the outset some leaders have little hope of winning? My theories of the qualities a leader must possess and the kind of policies he/she must espouse are detailed in this essay on British Political History (1964-2019). My unique vi... [Read More...]

Progress, Really?

An average man and first-time writer’s condensed review of social progress in the United States of America. The author makes observations of some very controversial topics and hopes to inspire the reader to ask some very important questions. Where is social progress taking our country? Has the march of progress become a sprint? Is America approaching a second revolution? $0.99 on Kindle ... [Read More...]

Free: Out of Stone

Set in a small New Jersey town in 1920, Out of Stone tells the story of three neighbors whose lives become intertwined by the war and tragedy: Bruce Minton, a shell-shocked World War I veteran, who lives alone in the house his great-grandfather built; Marion Blauvelt, a sculptor, whose fiancé was killed in the battle of the Somme; Suzanne Girard, a twelve-year-old girl with an abusive father. The war memorial Marion is creating exemplifies the novel’s main theme: “A war memorial sh... [Read More...]

Free: Beyond 2020: A Story of Liberty Lost, Hope and Recovery

No one could have predicted it. After nearly four years marked by an impressive list of accomplishments — even in the face of harsh resistance from the opposition party — the administration looked forward to successfully completing the final year of the President’s first term, winning re-election and moving on to four more years of service to the country and her people. What, then, could possibly have derailed the President’s plan, denying him what was believed to be an assured victory ... [Read More...]

Who Let the Old Fart into the Classroom: Why Globalism, Socialism and Environmentalism Won’t Work

This fact-based novel revolves around an irascible retired businessman Leonard Whittle who takes his granddaughter Lisa to interview at a liberal university. During her interview Lisa announces that she is interested in the school’s globalism program. The Principal Dean invites she and Leonard to audit a few classes which they do. What ensues is, for poor Leonard, a mind-blowing collection of progressive views neatly promoted in courses that are global in scope. The courses run the gamut ... [Read More...]

The Stranger Among You

Flying under the radar of the national media is a faith-based refugee resettlement movement that sees people from across the political spectrum working shoulder to shoulder to help refugees. Trump voters and Clinton voter, pro-choicers and pro-lifers, the religious and the secular, conservatives and liberals stand on common ground on an issue that looks polarizing in the headlines but on the ground is unifying. And it’s happening in places that will surprise you: the Bible Belt and other ... [Read More...]