Monthly Archives: June 2024

That Which is Hidden: President Joe Biden

By | June 30, 2024

[June 30, 2024]  The U.S. presidential debates between Joe Biden and Donald Trump this past Thursday were eye-opening for many in America.  Say what you will about the format of the presidential debates.  Yet, when we see the two presidential candidates on stage and answering questions without a written script, that is truly democracy in action.  The problem… Read More »

Wanted: Adult Supervision at Columbia

By | June 25, 2024

[June 25, 2024]  One of the most difficult challenges to a new Army Company Commander is an external evaluation of his leadership abilities.  I don’t know if these are conducted anymore, given the horrific stories coming out of our woke military today.  A recent opinion piece by the Washington Free Beacon editors strikes to the heart of leadership. … Read More »

The Boxer Rebellion

By | June 23, 2024

[June 23, 2024]  In June 1900, Chinese nationalists began the siege on Peking’s diplomatic district (later Beijing).  They were known as the “Boxers” because they believed in calisthenics and martial arts.  Their goal was to drive out all foreign influences in China, and they killed Christian missionaries and diplomats from foreign countries.  The Boxer Rebellion was a formal… Read More »