Journal Entry #37

Nature boy. NORFOLK, CONN., JULY 15— For no obvious reason at all, I share a simple pleasure on a very fine Sunday afternoon. If there is a thought behind it that fits into words, it is only that we must…

If it’s hard for you to deal with Korean peace talks because of Trump, maybe get your head checked

If it’s hard for you to deal with Korean peace talks because of Trump, maybe get your head checked

The military-industrial-national-security-media complex now lines up steadfastly in defense of the wrong choice It is now more than a week since the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, and still Americans have not come to terms with precisely what happened that fateful…

Journal Entry #36

Letters from a Reader and Friend. NORFOLK, CONN., JUNE 22—I am blessed with some loyal readers, among whom one or two or three stand out for their encouragement of the work, their support of the work, and a certain kind…

Journal Entry #35

A Second Pair of Eyes. LAKE WARAMAUG, CONN., JUNE 10—I do not know exactly when it was I realized what I had been doing all those years in Asia as a paid observer, an officially sanctioned outsider, someone who made…

Journal Entry #34

Epistle to the Australians. NORFOLK, CONN., MAY 31—Every time I pick up an edition of Quarterly Essay I envy Australians. It is published by Black Inc., a book publisher with discerning judgment, in Carlton, near Melbourne, and is among the…

Trump Cancels Summit, FBI Spying, Pompeo vs Iran, Weinstein in Court

Trump Cancels Summit, FBI Spying, Pompeo vs Iran, Weinstein in Court

On today’s episode of Loud & Clear, Walter Smolarek (sitting in for Brian Becker) and John Kiriakou are joined by Jim Kavanagh, the editor of ThePolemicist.net, and Patrick Lawrence, author of “Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century” whose…