Category Archives: History

Some Thoughts on September 11

On September 11, 2001, terrorists defeated the United States. We got our ass kicked. The September 10 United States is nothing but a memory. Since 9/11, we have created the very government the Founding Fathers feared: a government with sweeping and largely unchecked powers resting on the hope that they will be used wisely. However,… Read More »

Let’s Keep the Χ in Χmas

It’s getting to be that time of year again when people that can’t tell a Χ (chi) from an X (ex) start trying to take the X out of Xmas. Xmas is usually considered an abbreviation of Christmas, but it was written Xmas long before it was written Christmas. It’s a trick that’s played on the… Read More »