An American living in Japan

Melancholy observations of an expat.

I am an American and have lived in Tokyo for most of my adult life. I am married to a Japanese woman with whom I have one child…….


Proud to be American

In the above video, college students are asked if they are proud to be American. Most of their responses reflect the results of a Gallup poll released this week indicating that Americans are less patriotic than ever. As today is the Fourth of……


Why I am not a conservative

A conservative is someone who prefers traditional views and values. Conservatives resist change. The whole ideology of conservatism is based on the desire to preserve and maintain the existing system and traditional order.

Conservatives want to maintain the U.S. government. They want to maintain the financial system. They want to maintain capitalist……


From a chill to the deep freeze

Someday, in the not too distant future, this website may be considered illegal in the EU. So keep reading, before it is too late!

I started this site in 2013 after the Edward Snowden psyop—which is exactly what I think that whole affair was. For several years, I had suspected that our……


Not the right kind of immigrant for Ireland

Earlier this year, I visited Ireland for the first time to trace my family history. I spent nearly one month traveling around that amazing country, and after a lifetime of trying to find myself by looking in all the wrong places (read about that here), I had finally found what I have……