Op-Ed

Originally called Decoration Day, it was an occasion for people to go to cemeteries and decorate the graves of those who fought and died for the North in the Civil War to preserve the Union.


There is a pervasive idea in today’s American society that regardless of political philosophy or party affiliation, one must never criticize the members of the United States military.





Let’s be honest, we as Americans really don’t like each other. So let’s make this an amicable breakup. Let’s end the USA. Americans are not happy with each other, whether we are talking political parties, economic statuses, racial lines, sexual orientations, etc etc.


This past Tuesday evening I delivered a lecture about my book Chameleo: A Strange but True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction, and Homeland Security to a group of Freemasons at The DeMolay Masonic Anaheim Cente








This shirt is prolific in India, and no one here seems to know what Playboy is. He shares some foreign words with his dad, then all three of them look at me in sober silence.