War and greed are still crouching at the door. This is the motivating principle of democracy itself, since it teaches us no man can be trusted too little or for too long.
I hung a flag out on the porch yesterday, as I always do for Memorial Day and the Forth of July. It’s the flag from my grandfather’s casket. Pop, as I knew him, was a gentle old man with a drinking problem. He returned from the Pacific after World War II, where he had served… Continue reading in memoriam: Joel A. Metts