Mass Shootings, False Flags and False Logic

I wrote this essay in 2016 after the Pulse massacre in Orlando. I rerun it now in the wake of another Floridian tragedy—the Valentine’s Day massacre at a Parkland, Florida high school, which took 17...

Wrong + Wrong does not equal Right

There’s an idea making the rounds of social media, blogs and news reports that all Muslims in a given area know about any jihadists among them and simply aren’t talking. As one public figure put...

Games People Play—from earlier this year

The Bergdahl family is on my mind today as I watch the “outrage” grow over the POW trade involving their son, Bowe. The way Fox News has handled this has been especially jaw-dropping. “Can you...