The attacks on September 11, 2001, happened 13 years ago today. The memory is still fresh and I relive it every year. After all, it was my generation’s watershed moment.
It has long been an official policy of the United States to not negotiate with terrorists. Like so many other policies, this sounds good on paper and in theory. In the real world, however, things are a little more complicated.
Twelve years ago yesterday, I had arrived back in Waynesboro from a two-week trip to Mexico. I had enough leave and a brand new Jeep Wrangler that I wanted to show my dad, so I drove down there (all 20+ hours of actual driving time) and then drove back at […]
Two very bad things happened in the United States this week. Well, two things that caught the attention of the media. On Monday, two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. I was very upset by that because it was a deliberate terrorist attack on very […]
You know those horror movies where the bad guy never seems to die? Where the monstrous villain is struck down only to come back to life and continue to hunt down its victims? Tom Young‘s “The Mullah’s Storm” uses this very same formula to keep you reading (or listening) to […]