Refugees at Vienna West Railway Station during the European migrant crisis 2015. Source: Bwag/Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-SA-4.0.
Culture

Riff-Raff Runways

Vassar Bushmills (First written in 2010, a reflection on the traveling season.) Are riff-raff runways in America’s future? I’ll bet you didn’t know that Europe has had them for years, at least since the fall of the Berlin Wall nearly 30 years ago, I’ve flown through most every major European hub, [Read More]

Elections

Did Marcia Fudge’s Letter Supporting Domestic Abuser/Alleged Wife Killer Sink Pelosi Challenge?

Wouldn’t you know that in the age of the “Me Too” movement, “I Believe Her,” “Nasty Women” and “No Due Process, No…” that the hypocrisy from those spearheading these movements in the heart of the D.C. swamp are that or maintain that which they claim to take up arms against? Enter [Read More]

Culture

Will GOP Wilt If Educated Women Leave?

There is nothing that Progressives can say to guilt trip and shame women out of supporting Republicans or President Donald J. Trump. They need only to look within their own party to figure out why. Published on Nov 23, 2018 on YouTube by Bill Whittle College-educated women — offended by Trump, [Read More]

The twelve Apostles receiving inspiration from the Holy Spirit and composing the Creed Illumination by Somme_le_Roy_f.10v Date 1295 (Wikipedia)
Culture

THE CANONS OF CONSERVATISM, “THOSE OTHER GUYS”, AND THE VETERANS, A PREAMBLE

Vassar Bushmills William F Buckley, Jr. was the founding figure of modern conservatism in America. He wrote God and Man at Yale when he was 25, and wrote many books afterward until he died in 2008. But he had an extra dimension which seems to have been lost on the newer generations of conservatives, which I’ll [Read More]

Elections

WAS ARIZONA A ROBBERY OR A GIVEAWAY?

Vassar Bushmills They say it’s official, that Kyrsten Sinema is Arizona’s new senator-elect, in the US Senate until 2024. Think about it. In an election year when this election had all the smell and taste of a heist-in-the-making, as I’d been warning for several months, August thru last week, it only seemed natural to assume [Read More]

Elections

Broward County Election Dept’s History of Malfeasance and Voter Fraud.

In 2000, Broward County’s corrupt election board earned its reputation as ground zero for endless irregularities ranging from machines that malfunctioned and/or rigged, misplaced ballot boxes, depressing votes, you name it which to a challenge of the 2000 presidential election George W. Bush and Al Gore. Democrat and climate change [Read More]

Nominations

The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills November 11th is both a celebration of America’s Veterans and a commemoration of the Anniversary of the ending of World War I, once called Armistice Day, when the Germans, (the bad guys) formally surrendered to England and France (the good guys) in a railroad car at Compiegne, [Read More]

The Five Senses: Smell by Adriaen Brouwer Circa 1631 (cropped)
Economics

“AN EXTREMITY OF NOMINAL DEMOCRACY”

Vassar Bushmills Barbara Tuchman was one of my two favorite historians, (the other is still alive). She published The First Salute in 1988, then died of a stroke early the next year, so this book was to have been her last salute. I have three well-underlined volumes on my bookshelf, and this last [Read More]

National Security

Trump Is Right. Ending Birthright Citizenship Is Constitutional.

The Daily Signal by Hans von Spakovsky President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he is preparing an executive order to end birthright citizenship has the left and even some conservatives in an uproar. But the president is correct when he says that the 14th Amendment to the Constitution does not require [Read More]