About J.P. Thomas

J.P. Thomas has worked in politics and public relations for much longer than any sane person ought. He makes his home in the Rocky Mountains, because there’s simply no better place to live life and raise a family than beneath the western skies.

Iraq and the Rhymes of History

By |2014-07-16T10:27:42-05:00June 27th, 2014|Categories: History|Tags: |

Mark Twain said that “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” Mark Steyn is fairly adept at spotting the rhymes, and today, as Iraq disintegrates, he eyed another one. After the U.S. government withdrew its support for Cambodia, it offered Prince Sisowath Sirik Matak an escape route from the communists. Prince Matak then penned an open letter to United States Ambassador John Gunther [...]

Confessions of a Hired Gun

By |2016-07-11T16:37:02-05:00April 15th, 2014|Categories: Government, Politics|

C.S. Lewis and Russell Kirk aimed at the same target when one referred to politics as the preoccupation of the quarter-educated, and the other reminded us that when we come to regard politics as the natural food of the mind rather than something we ponder only so that we are able to think of something [...]

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