The Freedom Forge


  • Star Wars Vs. Star Trek |

    Years ago, I adapted Timothy Zahn’s Heir to the Empire for Dark Horse, an easy job due to Tim’s clarity. I parlayed this into a visit to Skywalker Ranch, with my late wife. I’d visited Skywalker once before with Brent Anderson. Skywalker Ranch contains myriad beautiful buildings in a sylvan setting in Marin County. The

  • Shooting With Colorado Women of Influence |

    Last Sunday I went shooting with the Colorado Women of Influence. My wife Ann, through her good offices with the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, has been inducted into many secret and recondite societies including the Colorado Women of Influence. We were invited to a barbecue at a ranch west of Loveland and advised to bring

  • Political Correctness is Evil |

    Here at the Freedom Forge we’re against censorship. We’re also against the tyranny of political correctness, which is a form of censorship. All across the western world, political correctness and its proponents are revealing themselves as extreme fascists. An example today in the UK is a perfect example. A YouTuber named Count Dankula, who is

  • A Post Literate Society |

    Remember Borders and B. Dalton’s? They were chain bookstores that are no longer with us. Barnes & Noble struggles to survive, slashing book inventory, turning more and more floor space over to toys, collectibles, DVDs, and games. New DVDs cost anywhere from twenty to fifty dollars. While there are fans who are happy to pay