Donald Trump

The Real Story On Syria

President Trump announced a U.S. pullout from Syria, and the media promptly labeled it akin to treason. Here’s the real story on Syria and why it was a brilliant move. The reason the usual suspects gave for bashing Trump over this were pregnant with irony. He was ‘pulling out and [Read More]

Donald Trump

THE TRUMP DOCTRINE AND THE GENERALS

Vassar Bushmills Apparently almost every president had a foreign policy doctrine. One even got it’s own teaching bloc in public schools, at least until the 1980s. It was called the Monroe Doctrine, which stated that the US would use force to repel foreign (mostly European) incursions into the western hemisphere. [Read More]

Culture

A Matter of Rape in Japan

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills In October I promised you a second case-story about rape, the first story trying to give you some sort of idea about why neither good cops nor defense lawyers will take a female victim’s word as gospel. This next case in about a rape charge that [Read More]