I haven’t blogged since the beginning of September (Note: I just updated the “Darwinocracy” post), so I have some catching up to do. The weather is chilly, the colors are changing, and there is a fire crackling in our fire place right now.

On Friday I attended a speech given by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain. Details of the Anniston, Alabama event and video and transcription of Cain’s speech can be seen in my latest column.

Saturday, October 29, 2011Herman Cain comes to Alabama

(Bill Wilson/The Anniston Star)

The unconventional Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain gives a speech in Anniston, Alabama.

The night before the event I had happened to stay up to complete this column…

Friday, October 28, 2011Piers Morgan, Herman Cain and the role of government in the abortion debate

Cain seemed to be suddenly taking an extreme libertarian stance on abortion when he was actually stuck explaining something he shouldn’t have to explain.

Earlier this month, I participated in the Values Voter Summit 2011 from home, watching the webcast and providing commentary through Twitter as a featured tweeter (thanks to a recommendation from Ray Nothstine). I was honored to win Tony Perkins’ “Tweet of the Day” on October 7th for the following post:

The consistency of my column has been fluctuating due to a busy college schedule. I’m currently taking classes on Antebellum, Civil War and Reconstruction history, the history of the French Revolution and Napoleon, and the Foundations of Political Science.

In short…

I’m studying lots of historical mobs, which is actually appropriate in light of current events.