I did not intend to post this week, and have not done three posts per month since last summer, but recent events impel me to make this post today. The Tulsi meme fest is over; Yang Gang is here. Anyone who follows politics has by now heard of Andrew Yang’s bid for the Democratic nomination … Continue reading A Statement on Yang, UBI, and Ideology
Today I would like to review Colin Woodard’s 2011 book American Nations, which is subtitled A History of The Eleven Rival Regional Cultures Of North America. This 372 page softcover book was published by mainstream publishing house Penguin Books. Woodard is a journalist by profession, author, and native of Maine. I bought a used like-new … Continue reading Book Review: Woodard’s “American Nations”
I would like to briefly address why your author wears a beard. There are several reasons. Well, first of all, I have not always had a beard. My Dad often grew one in the wintertime when I was a boy. I grew a mustache the Summer I turned 22, and upgraded to a full beard … Continue reading Why Am I Bearded?
Well, the big thing earlier this month in the frayed coalition that is the Alt-Right was Tulsi Gabbard’s 2020 run for the Presidency. The Presidency of the United States, not of the Alt-Right; it is generally recognized that the Earl of Spencer holds that position by hereditary right. (Just kidding!) The 37 year old, racially … Continue reading Tulsi, McDonald’s, and 22 Trillion
With this post I would like to examine the subject of evangelism, or converting others to one’s own ideology. What am I trying to accomplish with blogging at GKS and my printed works? Have I been incorrectly focused in my methods (not my ideology)? What is evangelism? The word evangelism is rooted in the concept … Continue reading Evangelism: Religious and Political?
Recently, after doing some intensive brush clearing for about three hours, and feeling beastly hungry, I decided to go to an online calorie calculator to see how that labor might calorically compare to “exercise” activities like walking and running. I found one site that had dozens of activities listed, a form to put in your … Continue reading An Agrarian Take on Exercise vs. Labor
In a post a few months ago, I examined whether or not the U.S.A. is or ever was a Christian nation. In this post I wish to continue this line of thought. Has the ideology of “Americanism” for all practical purposes became a religion in itself? First off, let us be frank. America is not … Continue reading Is Americanism A Religion?