Why So Many Politicians Are Crooks

Why So Many Politicians Are Crooks

Why are so many politicians crooks? How did an obvious crook get to be the nominee for one of the country’s two major parties? The answer is unbelievably obvious. Think about it. We ask our politicians to provide almost unlimited goods and services. We don’t just want...
Left-Wing Fascism in Germany

Left-Wing Fascism in Germany

Germany succumbed to fascism once before; it’s happening again: A couple appeared before a court to answer to charges of incitement because the man had established a Facebook group that was “hostile to refugees”. Peter M. founded a secret group called AFB (Anti...
Muhammad Ali and the Military Draft

Muhammad Ali and the Military Draft

In 1964, at the age of 22, Cassius Clay [who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali] defeated Sonny Liston to win the heavyweight championship. The smooth-talking, clean-living Clay could have become a popular and marketable champion, but just days after the fight he...
Fear of Aging

Fear of Aging

Q: I’m terribly afraid of aging. I’m only in my forties, but I think about it a lot. Is there anything you can do to help? A: You’re aging — we’re all aging — from the minute we’re born. Ruminating about something over which...