September 26, 2018
Economics

TRADE BRINKSMANSHIP, NOT TRADE WAR, VERSUS GLOBALISM

July 30, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills “Trade War” is a term the enemies of Donald Trump use to denigrate his proposals for restoring a balance to American trade policies. Only it’s not “trade war” but trade brinkmanship, which, as it was first used to define JFK’s strategy against the USSR in his years in the White House, were intended [Read More]

The Forum

Forum: What Was Your First Job?

July 30, 2018 William of Ockham 1

Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: What was your first job? Doug Hagin: First job? A friends dad hired me to work at his welding [Read More]

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Iran

Israel uses social media to expose the corrupt Iran regime

July 30, 2018 Bookworm 0

Bibi Netanyahu releases another powerful video speaking directly to the Iranian people — and the world — about the corrupt Iran government. One of the complaints I’ve had for decades is that Israel utterly failed to understand that, in today’s world, it’s not enough to win a military victory; you [Read More]

Nominations

The Return of a Korean POW, a local story, 1954

July 29, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

  Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills The return of the remains of 50 soldiers’ remains from North Korea put me in mind of my first encounter parades for military heroes. It was a parade in my town for a returning POW from Korea. His name was John Gallagher. And I was 9. I [Read More]

Donald Trump

Fusion GPS ordered by judge to give full deposition.

July 29, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

In the case of Gubarev Et Al v Buzzfeed Et Al., Miami Judge Ursula Ungaro issued a 16-page ruling (further down in post) last week ordering Fusion GPS to give a full deposition and to turn over communications it had with former MI-6 spy, Christopher Steele, pertaining to the salacious anti-Trump [Read More]

Culture

DIGGSTOWN, A CULT CLASSIC BY JAMES WOODS.

July 25, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills I first saw “Diggstown” in a theater, which means I saw it in 1992 after returning from the recently-collapsed USSR. In Cincinnati. I immediately tagged it as classic, passed it onto my sons, more avid movie-goers who concurred. But I didn’t go to see James Wood. I had [Read More]

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Culture

San Francisco, the City that no longer knows how

July 23, 2018 Bookworm 0

The once proud, shiny San Francisco of my youth has turned into a feces ridden hell hole thanks to unabated Leftist policies. I grew up in San Francisco. Moreover, my time in San Francisco goes back long enough that I remember when it transitioned from a working- and middle-class City, [Read More]

Social Issues

Forum: Russia, Friend Or Enemy?

July 23, 2018 William of Ockham 0

Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Russia, Friend Or Enemy? Rob Miller: I think President Trump is taking exactly the right stance on Russia. They are [Read More]

Culture

The Time I Took my Wife to Meet the Girls at Manos

July 17, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills You already know the story of my first visit to Manos, the Russian spy-restaurant in Tokyo. It was 1972. It was run by two brothers from Pittsburgh, former OSS officers during WWII, and within shouting distance of the Soviet embassy, where, at the end of every visit, I’d [Read More]

Conspiracies

Forum: What’s Your Reaction to Mueller’s Indictment?

July 16, 2018 JoshuaPundit 0

Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question:What’s Your Reaction to Mueller’s Indictment? Don Surber: Indicting Mueller could not come soon enough. All joking aside, this latest [Read More]

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