The Red-Hatted League

There has been a lot of blame going around the United States this past year over our dumpster fire of a political climate. Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton. Bernie Sanders. “Illegal” Immigrants. Voters. Those who chose NOT to vote. The GOP. The DNC. Refugees. Anthem kneelers. Tiki carriers. Angry teenagers. Angry coal miners. Protesters. Counter-protesters. That’s...

A Well Regulated Militia

Let’s talk about the words “a well regulated militia.” Here’s the whole Second Amendment for absolute context: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Our country up until and including now has followed this principle:...

The Bottle of Zima with Two Names

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away and not so different from ours, lived a lonely bottle of Zima. This bottle of Zima had no name, for bottles of Zima were not different enough to need names. Zima thought he had a good life, for a Zima, and couldn’t quite understand...