I am pleased to announce that my latest work, Rethinking The Propositions, is now live for sale at Amazon.com. Rethinking The Propositions is a small book of 13 chapters, plus an extended Epilogue. It numbers 101 pages, and retails for $8.95. Here is the link to it on Amazon. I took time off from blogging … Continue reading *Rethinking The Propositions* Now Available On Amazon!
Last weekend I did my sweet potato harvest. Last year I had a much better (per capita) harvest of sweet potatoes than of regular potatoes. This year remained true to that pattern. I planted regular potatoes (both red and white varieties) and sweet potatoes (the New Orleans variety this year instead of Beauregard). I got … Continue reading Sweet Potato Harvest and Upcoming Book Release
My current book project, Rethinking The Propositions, is nearing completion. I finished the rough draft in early August, and have since polished it here and there, and done a complete proof reading. This book will consist of fourteen all new essays focused on different aspects of “American civic mythology”. In it I am systematically looking … Continue reading My Newest Project Nearing Completion, and a Change in Indie Publishing
When I started GKS in late October 2017, after taking a brief hiatus from blogging, I did *not* intend for it to be a politics/current events themed blog. I wanted to examine history, agrarianism, Southern culture, theology, and the preservation of the heritage of the sons of Europe who settled America. My fire to blog … Continue reading A New Day at GKS
With the emphasis on “political science” in our culture, and especially among the highly literate, I will be deemed a fringe figure by most because of this post, a heretic against the status quo. Is politics and government really a science, or just a bunch of competing theories? The meaning of the English word “science” … Continue reading Maybe Political Science Isn’t?
Today I would like to review one of the late Jeff Cooper’s books, Fireworks: A Gunsite Anthology. I recently reread it, and decided to share it with my blog readers. For those unfamiliar with him, Jeff Cooper (1920-2006) was a Marine officer during WWII and the Korean Conflict, big game hunter, advocate of the 1911 … Continue reading Book Review: Jeff Cooper’s “Fireworks: A Gunsite Anthology”
Today I would like to post a brief remembrance of Tsar Nicholas Alexandrovich Romanov, ruler of Russia. He and his family were brutally executed by Communists forces on July 17, 2018, a century ago this week. I am not an expert on Russian history or all of the Tsar's policies. But what I do know … Continue reading Remembering the Romanovs