The Myth of Guns and the Wild West

First published on April 10, 2017. Ordinance No.9: “To Provide against Carrying of Deadly Weapons” (effective April 19, 1881). Section 1. “It is hereby

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The Myth of the Libertarian Wild West

The Pink Flamingo first ran this article on January 3, 2011. NOTE: For those who don’t know The Pink Flamingo, in my real life

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By Your Friends & Associates You Are Known

“…I took office at a time when many around the world had come to view America with skepticism and distrust. A part of this was due to misperceptions and misinformation about my country. Part of this was due to opposition to specific policies and a belief on, on certain critical issues, America had acted unilaterally without regard for the interests of others.

And this is has fed an almost reflexive anti-Americanism which, too often, has served as an excuse for collective inaction….” Barack Obama

Years ago when I started researching the life of Wyatt Earp, I came across two different men. The Wyatt Earp of Stuart Lake’s Frontier Marshal is a cross between Superman, The Lone Ranger, and Abraham Lincoln. The Wyatt Earp of Frank Waters’ The Earp Brothers of Tombstone is a cruel, vindictive, psychopathic monster.

Wyatt Earp, 1923

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American Lawyers

I was going to write something rather humorous about the Democrats lovely little sex abuse problem, but everyone else is, so I will stick

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Triggering a Liberal

I wish I were a nice person.  The problem is, triggering and upsetting liberals is so darn much fun, I can’t help it. I’ve

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