Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Based on John le Carre’s 1974 novel, this movie looks old, even though it was made in 2011. That’s because it’s set in the Cold War. Given the prominence of Russian spying in the news, it’s worth revisiting the Cold War, because spying hasn’t changed. Most Americans...

Top War Movies? Your Thoughts?

Ah, when men were men and the sheep ran scared! Esquire recently ran a “10 Manliest War Movies” which I thought was a bit lacking; but it was by a movie critic not a veteran, so forgiveness. I wouldn’t even put The Green Berets in the top 25, and I’m a former Green...
What We Need In Our Car

What We Need In Our Car

We spend a lot of time driving. Odds are you will experience 3 to 4 accidents in your life. You will definitely have breakdowns and other issues. Do you know how to escape a car that goes into the water? A video clip that is very much worth watching is embedded. Here...
Update on On Arming Teachers

Update on On Arming Teachers

Since the president has proposed, out of all possible courses of action, arming teachers, I’m updating this post from a few days ago. His suggestion was 20% of teachers be armed. Which must thrill the NRA no end. Let’s discuss the practical aspects of the idea...