Tag Archives: dictatorship


There is a boundary line between exercising authority and being authoritarian. People who find themselves in positions of power must be keenly aware of the differences if they will be effective leaders or tyrants. Once someone becomes drunk on power … Continue reading

Posted in Contemplation, Hometown, philosophy, Politics | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Stalin’s Curse (Review)

I’m often asked why I enjoy studying history so much.  I frequently answer the question by saying that I really love great stories.  What more compelling and thrilling tales can be found than are the accounts of events and people … Continue reading

Posted in Books, History, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment