Category Archives: Values

Another Letter to Read

By | November 22, 2021

[November 22, 2021]  Portland State University has a problem and it’s a problem of a self-inflicted variety; the worst kind.  Portland State has slowly drifted into the realm of illiberalism and it stinks … according to Peter Boghossian, a professor who just resigned his position that he held for a decade.  Here is his letter to the Provost. … Read More »

A Parent’s Letter to Read

By | November 21, 2021

[November 21, 2021]  Brearley, it’s a private all-girls school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  It costs $54,000 a year and prospective families apparently have to take an “anti-racism pledge” to be considered for admission. Gutmann chose to pull his daughter, who has been in the school since kindergarten, and sent this missive to all 600 or… Read More »

More Poor Leadership: a “Diplomatic Boycott”

By | November 19, 2021

[November 19, 2021]  The 2022 Winter Olympics are scheduled to begin February 4, 2022, in Beijing, China and the neighboring Hebel province. Communist China is a repressive, totalitarian state that uses slave labor, genocide and aggressively destroys the economy of various nations, to name a few.  The U.S., in the Biden Administration, has chosen to exercise poor leadership… Read More »

Core Socialist Values (China)

By | November 16, 2021

[November 16, 2021]  In 2012, China formally adopted an idealistic set of 12 “core socialist values” at their 18th National Congress.1  This set of values, not unlike core values I’ve written about here in my blog, attempt to set the stage for how citizens of China see themselves in relation to citizens of other nations and among themselves. … Read More »

Veterans Day 2021

By | November 11, 2021

[November 11, 2021]  For more than two centuries, ordinary men and women held their hands up as they were sworn to “protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”  From that small beginning, our Veterans began a journey that took them where very few go. Why do people, and our society, look up to our Veterans?  The… Read More »

Men, Go from “Woke” to the Great Unwoke

By | November 3, 2021

[November 3, 2021]  Why can’t the U.S. military find good men for great leader jobs? You know why.  A decade of “woke” (political progressive activism) mandates, posturing, and propaganda has had its way with our young men.  The results are predictable.  Throw in suppression of free speech, destruction of the nuclear family, easy drugs, a victimhood culture, and… Read More »