June 26, 2017
Opioid crisis
Culture

Losing friends and family to America’s opioid crisis

June 25, 2017 Bookworm 0

A decent HBO documentary about America’s opioid crisis raises questions perhaps you can answer and elicits observations based on my own experiences. Last night, I finally got around to watching HBO’s Warning: This Drug May Kill You, a documentary about the opioid addiction problem America is facing. It’s a decent [Read More]

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Handel’s Revenge On Planned Parenthood

June 22, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Republican Karen Handel not only became the first woman to win a congressional seat in Georgia last night, but she exacted revenge on Planned Parenthood — which had relentlessly worked to get Handel fired five years ago. In 2012, Handel worked for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation [Read More]

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How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World

June 19, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

An amusing and informative piece from the Atlantic on how ancient DNA tells the story of cats, their dispersal worldwide and ummm, dominance! By Sarah Zhang Sometime around the invention of agriculture, the cats came crawling. It was mice and rats, probably, that attracted the wild felines. The rats came [Read More]

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When Lawmen Go Corrupt- The Hanging of Jake Spoon

June 8, 2017 Vasser Bushmills 0

What happens when lawmen go corrupt? When those charged with enforcing the laws go astray and join the other side in corruption? I’ve written on this subject before, using Larry McMurtry’s “Lonesome Dove”, which first appeared as a TV mini-series in 1989. And it’s a cautionary tale for the political [Read More]

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Forum: Are America’s Universities Fixable?

May 29, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

Every week on 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: Are America’s Universities Fixable? Mike McDaniel: America’s universities are fixable, but only if there is sufficient [Read More]

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Remember

May 29, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

Today is Memorial Day. In our headlong rush towards long weekends many Americans have forgotten that today is the day on which we recall those who have died in war, particularly those who died in the American Civil War and among those particularly the Union dead. The holiday has its [Read More]

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A Few Words On Stephen Colbert

May 3, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

As many of you know, Stephen Colbert went on Monday’s broadcast of CBS’s The Late Show and unleashed one of the most hate filled Obscene rants in media history. You can see the entire thing here, as I’d rather not besmirch the site with it. YouTube even refused to post [Read More]

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Peanut

April 20, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    In March of 2016, I wrote Do Dogs Go To Heaven?, about–well, the topic is obvious, gentle readers. May I suggest you visit that article before you move on in your reading today? To read the rest, go here…

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Were Slaves Immigrants? The Truth Of The Matter

April 20, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Dr. Ben Carson came under quite a bit of fire  last month for remarks he made calling slaves immigrants while speaking to Housing and Urban Development employees Monday about his vision for the department’s future: “That’s what America is about, a land of dreams and opportunity,” Carson said, speaking about [Read More]

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The Elephant’s Graveyard Revisited

April 18, 2017 Proof Positive 2

When I was a lad, and the Earth was young, there were rumors of a so called “elephant’s graveyard”. Legend had it, that when an elephant realized it was about to die, it instinctively went to the place where all the other elephants went to die, because elephants are excellent [Read More]