Donald Trump

Fixing Gaza…Permanently

Since March 30th, much of the world’s press and a chunk of the so-called ‘international community’ has been focusing on a series of what can only be called violent riots emanating from Gaza against Israel’s border. Of course the media refers to them as protests, and the rioters as protestors [Read More]

Government

Forum: Should The U.S. Leave The UN?

Every 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:Should The U.S. Leave The UN? James Kirwan: Good question. I believe the US should leave the organization and [Read More]

Donald Trump

WHAT IF? ARE CHILI RELLENOS THE ANSWER?

Vassar Bushmills You all know by now about the assault on a swank DC Mexican Restaurant by a group of American political terrorists. The story and video are available from several sources, some sympathetic, others outraged. This one runs over 10 minutes, providing the full scope of the “battle area”. Rather than get your panties [Read More]

World

My First Adventure at Manos in Tokyo, 1972

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills (Editor’s note: There is today a Manos Russian restaurant in the Asakusa area of Tokyo, but the one of which I speak here was just a short walk from the original Sanno Hotel in Akasaka, who’s history can be seen here.) I could tell a dozen [Read More]

Social Issues

You Nazi! The Hysteria Over Child Separation

Are you as offended as I am over the comparisons between US government policy towards illegal immigrant children and the Nazis? This is just the latest in countless comparisons made since Trump announced his candidacy 3 years ago. All of these comparisons reflect a fundamental ignorance of history that is [Read More]

Social Issues

How Does the Opioid Crisis Reflect On Our Country?

I’m a recovering alcoholic with 17+ years of sobriety. The first “pill-head” I met was in rehab in 1988, a man injured in a car accident who got hooked on painkillers during his recovery. Opioid abuse has been around for much longer than the current “crisis”. Photographer Larry Clark documented [Read More]

Donald Trump

Comm. on Oversight & Govt. Reform Hearing of the FBI, DOJ (06/19/2018)

Below is Tuesday’s testimony of Department of Justice Inspector General, Michael Horowitz before the Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The subject of the hearing was “Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in Advance of the 2016 Election” and boy was it lively and long. Despite a [Read More]

Elections

Senate Judiciary Comm. Hearing re Report on DOJ/FBI Actions Pre-2016 Presidential Election

Below is Monday afternoon’s testimony by Christopher Wray, FBI Director and Michael Horowitz, Department of Justice Inspector General before the U. S. Committee on the Judiciary. (See Wray and Horowitz statement at bottom of post.)  Hearing begins at 09:05 of video — Source: YouTube/Washington Post  – 06/19/2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee [Read More]

Conspiracies

Forum: What’s Your Reaction to the FBI IG Report?

Every 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’s Your Reaction to the FBI IG Report? Bookworm Room: The report seems like a proper, and rather ironic, [Read More]

Culture

DEFINING CONSERVATISM BACK TO REALITY

Vassar Bushmills GK Chesterton, writing about English Progressives and Conservatives, wrote in 1924: The business of progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of conservatives is to prevent those mistakes being corrected. Even if the revolutionist might repent of his revolution, the conservative will still cling to it as [Read More]

Immigration Illegal Alien Children
Politics

Is Trump a Nazi monster for separating illegal alien children and parents?

Obama deliberately encouraged an influx of illegal alien children as a means of circumventing immigration law. Trump is merely reinstating the rule of law. I should have known that the weekend would explode into talk about Trump’s policies towards illegal aliens when I had an . . . ahem . [Read More]

Media Bias

Illegal Alien Kids Crossing Border Enjoy Higher Standard of Living than 13M American Children in Poverty.

  Oh yes, the conversation that Progressives do not want to have.  When Progressives aren’t talking Russia, Russia, Russia or Stormy Daniels, they’re accusing President Trump of not having a heart when it comes to illegal alien children. Left out of this heated wave of propaganda is the plight of [Read More]

Education

Prager U: Dangerous People Are Teaching Your Kids

 Published on Jun 11, 2018 by PragerU Dangerous people are filling the heads of young people with dangerous nonsense. Who are these people? They are what Jordan Peterson calls “the post-modernists:” neo-Marxist professors who dominate our colleges and universities. And here’s the worst part: we are financing these nihilists [Read More]

National Security

Sports Tickets, Other Freebies for FBI Leakers Raise ‘Bribery’ Issues, Legal Experts Say

The Daily Signal by Fred Lucas The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is investigating FBI leakers, as legal experts say revelations about gifts in an inspector general’s report this week raise new legal and ethical issues. The Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General noted that “dozens” of FBI agents had contact [Read More]