A Not So Well Regulated Militia

“A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be...

A Celebration of Politics Working…

It would be easy – even inevitable – given the dysfunctional state of American politics to just say the heck with it – nothing works any...

The Big Burn

As I noted in this space a while back, Tim Egan’s new book – The Big Burn – is a winner both as western (especially Idaho) history and as...

How the West Was Saved

Douglas Brinkley’s fine new book – The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America – tells the great story of how...