Conquête de passage Credit: Don Comtesse Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec en 1904 (Wikimedia Commons)
media bias

THE CARE AND CLEANING OF THE TWITTER ACCOUNT

Vassar Bushmills The Grand Game Almost everyone has a opinion about Twitter and Facebook. Conservatives consider them capricious in the way they handle “political speech” on their sites, rewarding Leftist views while punishing flag-waving Love-America attitudes. Both are hostile to American-style democracy and values. But as long as the American political class, including Republicans, is [Read More]

Photo: Battle of Chosin Reservoir, Korean War by Corporal Peter McDonald, USMC - Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain.
Heroes

Tootsie Rolls and “The Chosin Few”

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills From our friend Mike Collins and his pals: (Note: My wife’s uncle Phillip was one of those Marines. Her father was oder and served on a tin can in the Phillipine Sea but saw no real action. He always looked up to his baby brother [Read More]

Government

Congressman Lee Zeldin Rips Anti-Semite, Ilhan Omar, on House Floor (video)

The three stooges (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar) in the House of Congress are the gift to cowering Republicans that keeps on giving.  Kudos to Congressman Lee Zeldin for daring to go where Kevin McCarthy among others are too spineless to go. Published on Mar 11, 2019 by GLOBAL [Read More]

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Economics

Steve Hilton: Beware the populism of the left (video)

In between dozing off last night with the television on in the background  I caught tidbits of The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton which airs Sunday night’s on the Fox News channel.  One such block was Hilton’s discussion on “The Right kind of Populism” and populism of the left’ 

The border fence between El Paso and Juarez has an elaborate gate structure to allow floodwaters to pass under. The grates prevent people being able to cross under, and can be raised for floodwaters carrying debris. Beyond the fence is a canal and levee before the Rio Grande; the Border Patrol cars hang out on the levee. Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Culture

MEXICO LINDO, A BRIEF HISTORY

Vassar Bushmills Three men, standing at the Mexican border, looking south: Man #1: Mexico Lindo. Man #2: I don’t see nothin’ so ‘lindo’ about it. Man #3: Just looks like more of Texas to me. Man #1: You have no eyes! (Iconic lines from a film, anyone want to guess which one?) It’s an interesting history, [Read More]

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Heroes

Army Air Corps, WWII, “OK Boys, Put Some Clothes on those Girls”

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills “Ok boys, put some clothes on those girls.  We’re going home!” Apparently no one worried about nose art on the bombers…over there. (I don’t know who originally wrote this, but it was provided by one of our regular contributors, Ray Kasey, of New Jersey. Did you know that more [Read More]

Donald Trump

Politics and National Survival

Vassar Bushmills I think it was Konrad Lorenz, the Nobel winning natural scientist, who told of a team of animal behaviorists observing baboons in the South African savannah when a much smaller monkey was spied by a much larger baboon. The vervet turned and scampered back toward the forest cover, the baboon [Read More]

War

Save One For Hachioji

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills When my family and I first came to Japan, in Spring,1972, we flew on an American contract airline, via Honolulu and Wake Island, from Travis AFB, California. We arrived at Yokota AFB in the northeast outskirts of greater Tokyo at night. An Army staff car [Read More]

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Elections

THE ABORTION GULAG AND THE LAW

Vassar Bushmills From a political fad in 2016, to a trend after the 2018 mid-terms, Infanticide has become a full blown rallying cry for Democrats around blue state America. Our Lady Penguin laid this development bare just a few days ago in her “a murder by any other name is [Read More]

Education

Instruction Page for Veterans’ Lecture Series

Vetarans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills These lectures are free. Print out and use as you please. We’re putting these out into the public domain, as it will help get these lectures in front of the several veterans groups, civic organizations and interested school-parent groups. If you’ve got a knack, and itch [Read More]