Grant is a retired law enforcement officer and native of Vancouver, BC. He has also lived in Brazil. He has written fifteen books.
Justin Trudeau's Pyhrric Victory
I have long maintained to anyone who will listen (a list that grows shorter by the day) that we are living in the Golden Age of Bullshit.
General Milley Crosses the Rubicon
On the 10th of January, 49 BC, Gaius Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River with the army he had led to victory in Gaul. Facing a campaign of politically motivated prosecution in the Roman Senate, Caesar’s choices were bad and worse.
The Afghan Disaster, Vietnam, and Biden's Role in Both
After the President’s rationale for his Afghan bug-out, a little history refresher is in order. The philosopher George Santayana once said; “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.”
The Best Cop Movie You've Never Seen
As a veteran of seventeen years in law enforcement, I think I can make the following statement with some authority: Most cop movies are total bullshit.
This is The End
Francis Ford Coppola’s surrealistic masterpiece Apocalypse Now begins with helicopters dancing before a jungle backdrop, to the sound of The Doors, just before a napalm strike incinerates the area.
Another Impossible Lab Leak
Oh, “Trust the Science.” Isn’t that what we’re always being told? Whether the subject is global warming…or climate change…or whatever it’s called, or the origins of a deadly pandemic, science is something done by humans. Humans, while no doubt quite intelligent, every bit as fallible as the janitor who fails to use a clean mop, or the fast-food employee who forgets your pickles.
In Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the human race is described in the fictional Encyclopaedia Galactica as “mostly harmless.”
Excuse Me, Your Dog Whistle Is Broken
Bear with me, Americans. This one takes some ‘splaining. Yesterday, the latest shot in Canada’s culture wars, a relatively recent, and so far, less virulent cousin of the American variety, was fired.