A Tribute To My “Uncle” George


In the South we have a tradition, a tradition not well understood in much of the rest of the country. Most of us who are dyed-in-the-wool Southerners grew up with more uncles than those we are actually related to. As for myself, even at 41 years of age, I still have quite a few. IContinue reading “A Tribute To My “Uncle” George”

Some Advice from a First-time Author


This column was published in the Laurel Leader Call newspaper (Laurel, MS) on May 8, 2012: Recently, I published my first book, The Last Jeffersonian: Grover Cleveland and the Path to Restoring the Republic.  It re-examines the life of a great, but largely forgotten President and extolls the policies he used to solve the political problemsContinue reading “Some Advice from a First-time Author”

Are You Star Trek or Star Wars?


With the release of Episode III, the final installment of George Lucas’s classic saga, we can now ask ourselves what is the true legacy of Star Wars. But better yet, while doing this, let us also consider that other famous space flick Star Trek. For both series’ have far different outlooks on the future. SimplyContinue reading “Are You Star Trek or Star Wars?”