Monthly Archives: September 2016

Do you want to play a game? Let’s talk about nuclear weapons

  Donald Trump has been excoriated by the liberal media (the “liberal” label is actually redundant) for his ideas on nuclear weapons. Chicago Tribune windbag David Chapman, for example, had this to say: “In a campaign that appears to be … Continue reading

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The End is Near-And What You Can Do About It

I’m talking about the US dollar, which soon will no longer be the world’s reserve currency.

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Are you a 9/11 Falser?

Like everyone else, I remember exactly where I was on 9/11. I was in my local gym working out, and the news on the TV was broadcast live above my Stairmaster. At first, I thought it must have been an … Continue reading

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K2-Glacier Landing -Denali

  I’m driving down Alaska’s Parks Highway when I see it. “That’s McKinley,” I say, as I pull over for a better view. My mouth is dry. Even though we’re 80 miles away, it looms large in the distance, its … Continue reading

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Seward Day Trip on the Gold Star Dome

I am standing on the open-air viewing platform of Alaska’s Gold Star Dome railcar, a mimosa in one hand, camera in the other, and the view is spectacular. We are passing by Kenai Lake, and the scenery, a reflection of … Continue reading

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Denali-pristine and uncompromising

  Wilderness is important, and not just to preserve the environment that we live in, but also to preserve our collective sanity. Yes, it’s important to protect endangered species simply because they deserve it, but it’s more important to preserve, … Continue reading

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M/V Island Spirit Cruise Review

  This is a difficult review for me to write because while the trip met or exceeded my every expectation for exploration and sightseeing, the quality of the accommodations, service, and food were often so poorly provided that it’s hard … Continue reading

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