Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – As most of you who read this column know, I have finished my two major writing projects – the History of the Sarawak River Valley, and on Ali of Alfred Wallace fame.
There are plenty of words in the English language to express and condemn the odious events of the past weekend in Charlottesville, VA. All are appropriate for the unpeaceable assembly where haters had their day.
I’ve recently discovered the Weinberg Center for the Arts in downtown Frederick is not the only place where good theater comes to life and the community gets invited to participate.
Transgenderism is a present focus of social change, both part of the assertion of special rights by the LGBTQ community, and a demonstration of political correctness by so many others, even in the medical community.
In memory of Ernie Pyle, the late great, real war correspondent of World War II, and perhaps my third favorite Harry, here's a history lesson for yesterday's date, August 9. It comes from that fateful year of 1945.
Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – I have gotten back into stamp collecting. I had put my book on Malayan stamps away for about 20 years and decided, during my last illness, to attack and bring it up to date.
The business of peace on city streets continues to grab attention, as it should. The idea of a ceasefire in Baltimore was an attention-getter quite naturally.
The death of Charlie Gard demonstrates what is wrong with assisted-suicide laws and socialism. By design, social programs cannot address individual’s needs. Within a socialist health care system, like that in the United Kingdom, the value of human life is assessed by economic class and economic utility/cost to the state. It is called economic determinism.