Donald Trump

Why the EPA, and every other DC bureaucracy must be reigned in

The Left has been screaming that President-Elect Trump is picking people to lead federal agencies they are critical of. Of course picking people who are critical is a positive, or could be anyway. These people might actually bring some positive changes, like, less regulations, lower budgets, and yes, common sense! [Read More]

Politics

The Horse and the Sports Car: A Parable

An old farmer was stuck in the horse and buggy age. Whenever he wanted to go into town, which really wasn’t that far away, he’d have to go out to the barn, hitch his ornery old horse, kicking and biting, to his buckboard, for a bumpy ride into town. Coming [Read More]

The Forum

Forum: What Are Your Predictions For 2017?

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:What are your predictions for 2017? Don Surber : President Trump will kick ass and take names, [Read More]

Education

Deconstructing Shakespeare

By: Mike McDaniel    As a long-suffering teacher of English, I watch with dismay at what is happening in all too many colleges. When, in the not too distant future, I retire and become a former English teacher, who will replace me? Will they be eager, dedicated young people that believe [Read More]

World

Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh City)

On behalf of Bookworm, I’m re-posting Bookie’s journal of her latest travels.  Enjoy!   By Bookworm Dead tired so just a few impressions: Hot and steamy, but delightfully unpolluted air compared to Beijing. Lush greenery and gorgeous lights to celebrates the holidays. Death walks at your side every time you [Read More]

Nominations

Beijing

On behalf of Bookworm, I’m re-posting Bookie’s journal of her latest travels.  Enjoy! By Bookworm I’m not a good photographer, but these capture a little bit about Beijing — including the appalling smog. It’s an impressive city, though, and we had a wonderful day.   Continue Reading

World

How the other half lives

On behalf of Bookworm, I’m re-posting Bookie’s journal of her latest travels.  Enjoy! By Bookworm I am doing something I’ve never done before — flying business class. This opportunity came about because Mr. Bookworm is masterful at finding credit cards that give points. So it is that I’ll be in [Read More]

Just Plain Funny

The Necessity Of Tactical Yoga Pants

By: Mike McDaniel Home, home on the range, where the deer and the yoga pants play. Where seldom is heard, a discouraging word, tactical clothing marketers are not pouty all day. Writing for the Internet is sometimes a surreal experience. One of the most popular articles I’ve ever written was Montana: [Read More]