Richard Gleaves

Trump the Pagan Icon

There are a lot of articles popping up trying to analyze the hatred of Trump as well as his appeal. I’d like to have a go. It would be easy to start with a litany of concretes — we’ve had two years of scandals, incidents, media kerfuffles, times when Trump’s been a dick to his…

Amazon is one of the best tools we have

I’m beginning to feel like Amazon is one of the best tools we have for changing the world. Hear me out. I’ve been self-publishing for about a year and watching how the community of Amazon creators work together and function. I’ve been impressed by the way so many writers, editors and designers help each other…

Free lunches

Some of the folks on the left don’t realize is that ‘corporatism’, is only possible once you’ve injected government into the economy.

Philosophical Sleight of Hand

Most philosophers and politicians are too clever to admit what they’re advocating. They don’t say “man has a right to take what he wants” they say “man has no right to keep what he has” and they leave the rest to implication. They don’t praise thieves, they merely damn property. They don’t advocate theft, they…