Category: My America

On the Eve of the Eve of the 2020 Election

Or, Sunday before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in a presidential election year. For a month now or more, I’ve wanted to write an article about the upcoming election, about the future of the country being at stake, about how we must be at an(other) inflection point in history. I’ve daydreamed

Independence Day

In the 10+ years I’ve been writing at the Unofficial View, I have never written an Independence Day piece. I write frequently about the topic, about freedom and liberty and about infringements and encroachments by bureaucrats and elected officials on our unalienable rights as Americans. My family and friends — and others — know my

What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Cancel CultureCancel Dominos based on an 8 year old tweet? EIGHT YEARS!! You must be miserable, going through life with so much hate in your souls. Somebody has a different opinion on politics or religion or education or on anything from art to the meaning of life than you do and you’re going to not

Did We Forget Who We Are?

This was originally posted on my personal facebook page. Felt it might be something worth exploring in more detail in this particular forum. Pretty sure I’ve managed to get my name on the list of “prime reeducation candidates” at least once over the last several years. However, just in case my name has inadvertently dropped

Aftermath

There is a certain pall in the air right now, pervasive, almost tangible. Here, in the late winter, early spring of 2020, schools are closed, millions of people are recently out of work and tens of thousands — likely to be hundreds of thousands — are infected with the virulent Wuhan novel coronavirus. As of