“Support the Troops” or “Hate the game, not the player”

It seems that one can’t come out criticizing the Iraq war without some right wing nutjob accusing you of not supporting the troops.  You see a lot of Democrats (and even some Republicans) squirming around the issues, trying to not sound like they are ‘anti-troop’ or some such nonsense.  I can’t take credit for this […]


A leader is best when people barely know that he exists. Less good when they obey and acclaim him. Worse when they fear and despise him. Fail to honor people, and they fail to honor you. But of a good leader, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say, “We did this […]