September 18, 2017

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A few passing thoughts on Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”

September 18, 2017 0

Ken Burns’ documentary about the Vietnam War is beautifully crafted and visually stunning, but very subtly sides with the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong. I watched the first episode of Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War, a 16 hour documentary on PBS. It is, as is true for all of Burns’ [Read More]

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Culture

WoW! Forum: Is Pro Football Committing Slow Suicide?

September 18, 2017 0

Every week on Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s Question: Is Pro Football Committing Slow Suicide? Don Surber:Pro football is the most popular television entertainment in [Read More]

Economics

PragerU: If You Hate Poverty, You Should Love Capitalism

September 16, 2017 0

Published on Aug 31, 2017 by PragerU Did you know that since 1970, the percentage of humanity living in extreme poverty has fallen 80 percent? How did that happen? Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, explains.

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Politics

The Bookworm Beat 9/15/17 — the illustrated edition and open thread

September 15, 2017 0

This Bookworm Beat doesn’t have a huge collection of illustrations but what it has are damn fine. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll laugh some more. I’ve been paying bills and taxes, and plowing through Hillary’s What Happened? — and I’m really not sure which task is most distasteful. All I [Read More]

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