The Species Ignoramus Americanus

The Species Ignoramus Americanus

“OPTING FOR TYRANNY” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016 (Oct. 17, 2016) — “The evil that is in this world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.” ~ Albert Camus For quite some time now I have referred to the majority of Americans, especially those who […]

The Democrats and Civil Rights

The Democrats and Civil Rights

IS “RACISM” A PRODUCT OF FACTIONALISM? by Dr. Thomas E. Davis, Col., USA (Ret.), ©2016 (May 18, 2016) — This piece is not intended to be a dissertation on civil rights.  However, this nation has had to deal with the problem of slavery since 1619. History records that on one day in late summer of […]

It’s Not Your Flag!

It’s Not Your Flag!

“RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Apr. 13, 2016) — “Some wear the color of the sky in the winter Some were as blue as the night They came like a storm with the light of the morn And they fell through the whole day and night Colors flew […]

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (III)

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (III)

“A STUPENDOUS NATIONAL DEBT” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Mar. 28, 2016) — “The financiers’ motives in the war were not as glorious as the motives of many fine young men when they marched in ranks mowed down at Second Manassas, Fredericksburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Second Cold Harbor, and other such […]

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (II)

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (II)

“‘MASTER’ OVER THE PEOPLE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Mar. 25, 2016) — “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” ~Soren Kierkegaard Written in the pages of our own sometimes inglorious history is the […]

Unrepentant, Unreconstructed Rebel

Unrepentant, Unreconstructed Rebel

“AN EFFORT IN FUTILITY” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jan. 3, 2016) — I awoke this morning to the terrible realization that decades of revisionist history and teachings from my betters had failed to accomplish their intended purpose. I’m sure those who were forced to endure my ignorance in the Public […]