Almost Democracy

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “We are usually told that democracy originated in ancient Athens— like science, or philosophy, it was a Greek invention. It’s never entirely clear what this is supposed to mean. Are we supposed …

Third Time Is Charming

For the third installment of the current incarnation of The Cowboy Cabaret at The Starlite Room, I had a total of 11 people in the audience. Fortunately, they were a gracious audience that gave me a standing ovation at the end. Overall, though it wasn’t the showing I would have …

The Wall of Ignorance

When I questioned why I would have to pay more for avocados in order to pay for a wall I don’t want built yesterday on Facebook, I was given plenty of advice on growing my avocados, but the point of my statement was about much more than that. The truth …